REPRESENTATION OF DISABILITY IN MALAYALAM CINEMA: AN IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS OF SELECTED FILMS OF THE ACTOR DILEEP
Keywords:Malayalam Cinema, Films, Character Development
This research paper offers a comprehensive analysis of the portrayal of disability in Malayalam cinema, focusing on five carefully selected films: Kunjikoonan, Pacha Kuthira, Sound Thoma, Ring Master, and Kodathi Samaksham Balan Vakeel. The objective is to investigate how disability is depicted and the impact it has on character development, societal perceptions, and the overarching themes of the films
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