T he Kerala Story, released on May 5th, is clearly not just another badly made film using tropes and stereotypes to appeal to audiences already influenced by dominant communal and bigoted ideologies – rather, perhaps. . .
T his year, in the mainstream media discourses, there was considerable discussion, celebration and often chest thumping about “India’s Oscar Story”. The song Naatu Naatu from S.S. Rajamouli’s Telugu film RRR won the Oscar for. . .