A critical analysis of the contemporary popular malayalam motion pictures as compared to the malayalam movies of 1980s /

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Title

A critical analysis of the contemporary popular malayalam motion pictures as compared to the malayalam movies of 1980s /

Subject

Communication, Media Studies

Description

Malayalam new wave films prominently made by Adoor Gopalakrishnan and Aravindan bagged several national awards which helped to make a mark in the history of Indian cinema. But these movies were not reaching the wavelength of general audience who found it difficult to relate to it. Later the types of movies were produced which was a synthesis of art films and commercial films. It was called middle stream cinema because it contained the aspect of realistic portrayal of human life and social issues. It was also easy for the general audience to grasp the content of those movies. So the period of 1980s where the middle stream films flourished was a mile stone in Malayalam cinema. The movies which were produced after 2000 in Malayalam also showed a sense of social reality in it compared to the previous decade. With the kind of technical advancement filmmakers of current era are able to experiment in the narratives maintaining the realistic feel of movies. The analysis showcases changing trends of the movies from the Malayalam movie industry taking into consideration the technological advancements, socio-economic and cultural factors.

Creator

Paul, Ajith. - 1134001

Publisher

CHRIST (Deemed to be University)

Date

2012

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

MPhil

Collection

Citation

Paul, Ajith. - 1134001, “A critical analysis of the contemporary popular malayalam motion pictures as compared to the malayalam movies of 1980s /,” CHRIST (Deemed To Be University) Institutional Repository, accessed July 19, 2024, https://archives.christuniversity.in/items/show/939.

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