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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

A Study of Priyanandanan's films NEYTHUKARAN & PULIJANMAM

This is a study of Media Culture with reference to the Malayalam director Priyanandanan's two movies "Neythukaran" and "Pulijanmam". Published in the Malayalam magazine ETHIRDISA:

A deconstructive study of Tagore's poem from GITANJALI

This is a Marxist deconstructive study of  one of the poems from Tagore's "Gitanjali" by me published in a Malayalam magazine ETHIRDISA.
(The same has been translated by me into English titled "when the poor read Tagore". You can read it on this same blog)

Saturday, December 17, 2011

YODHA UNNIKUTAN in Kerala Kaumudi

The Malayalam daily Kerala Kaumudi on how i discovered the YODHA child Unnikutan(rimpoche, akosoto)
Sunday suppliment-Oct.2nd,2011. 

(thanks to Kerala Kaumudi)

Saturday, December 3, 2011

YODHA-2 my journey continues

After discovering Siddharth, our Unnikutan, i continued my search for more locations and people associated with the movie.

Do you remember the scene where Unnikutan gets kidnapped near a bridge?

I could make it to that place:

the bridge is closed now and a new one has been built adjacent to it. 

YODHA has left deep visual imprints in our mind for the excellent cinematography by Santosh Sivan. Bhaktapur, Patan, Boudhanath..... all received an extra mystical effect on screen.
The song "Kunu Kune...":
My journey to the locations of the song:

my visit to Bhaktapur:
The men after Unnikutan:
these are the locations where he is chased by them:

i met Unnikutan and his father a couple of days back:
His father, Sri Yubaraj Lama said,
"Santhosh, like a Yogi you have gone deep into every aspect of the movie YODHA".

My journey continues......