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Serious Men – Not so Serious about Dalit Realities

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Neeraj Bunkar The recently released ‘Serious Men’ is an Indian Hindi language comedy drama film directed by Sudhir Mishra. The film is based on a book of the same name by Manu Joseph. This movie revolves around the issue of child genius scams. Nawazuddin Siddiqui (Ayyan Mani) plays a migrant Tamil Dalit man who lives …

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Manu Joseph’s Serious Men: A tale of two brahmins

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  Chanchal Kumar Manu Joseph’s award-winning debut novel has been lauded for breaking away from the norm in its depiction of the dalit male character as an intelligent but cunning person. In the words of the author, Ayyan Mani is an “exceptional” individual who is “a freak, in a way” (Joseph 2010). While historically, dalits …

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An urban adivasi’s perspective on Newton

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  Nolina Minj India’s official entry to the Oscars, Newton has done well for itself in the box-office. Critics have described it as ‘brilliant, subversive and one of the finest political satires we have seen in the last couple of years.’ With all this acclaim, I was curious to watch the movie, especially as its …

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ತಳಸ್ತರ ವೇದಿಕೆಯಿಂದ ಪುದುಚೇರಿಯ ಲೆ.ಗವರ್ನರ್ ಕಿರಣ್ ಬೇಡಿ ಕ್ಷಮಾಪಣೆ ಮತ್ತು ಅಮಾನತು ಬೇಡಿಕೆ

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  ತಳಸ್ತರ ವೇದಿಕೆ, ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಅಲೆಮಾರಿ ಬುಡಕಟ್ಟು ಮಹಾಸಭಾ ದಿನಾಂಕ: 09-08-2016 ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು ಪತ್ರಿಕಾ ಹೇಳಿಕೆ ಮಾನ್ಯರೇ, ಮಾಜಿ ಐಪಿಎಸ್ ಅಧಿಕಾರಿಯೂ, ರಾಜಕೀಯ ಪಕ್ಷವೊಂದರ ಸಕ್ರಿಯಕಾರ್ಯಕರ್ತರೂ, ಪಾಂಡಿಚೇರಿಯ ಲೆಫ್ಟಿನೆಂಟ್ ಗವರ್ನರ್ ಆಗಿರುವ ಕಿರಣ್ಬೇಡಿಯವರು ಆಗಸ್ಟ್ 2ನೇ ತಾರೀಕಿನಂದು ಡಿನೋಟಿಫೈಡ್ ಬುಡಕಟ್ಟುಗಳನ್ನು(ವಿಮುಕ್ತ ಜಾತಿಗಳು) ಅಪಮಾನಿಸಿ ನಿಂದಿಸುವ ಒಂದು ಟ್ವೀಟ್ ಮಾಡಿದ್ದಾರೆ.ಅದರಲ್ಲಿ ಅವರು ಹೀಗೆ ಬರೆದಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ‘ಮಾಜಿ ಕ್ರಿಮಿನಲ್ ಟ್ರೈಬ್‍ಗಳು ಅತ್ಯಂತಕ್ರೂರಿಗಳೆಂದೇ ಹೆಸರಾಗಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಅಪರಾಧಗಳನ್ನು ನಡೆಸುವುದರಲ್ಲಿ ಅವರುನಿಷ್ಣಾತರಾಗಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಅವರನ್ನು ಹಿಡಿಯುವುದಾಗಲೀ, ಶಿಕ್ಷೆ ನೀಡುವುದಾಗಲೀಆಗುತ್ತಿಲ್ಲ’. ಕಿರಣ್ ಬೇಡಿಯವರ ಈ ಮಾತುಗಳು ಈ …

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Caste in cinema and music: the Kerala experience (Part 2)

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  ~ Caste in cinema and music: the Kerala experience ~ A S Ajith Kumar talks to Dalit Camera   Dalit Camera: Through Un-Touchable Eyes This is the second part of an interview with A S Ajith Kumar, writer, musician and filmmaker based in Trivandrum (you can read the first part here). The interview was …

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Caste in cinema and music: the Kerala experience

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~ Caste in cinema and music: the Kerala experience ~ A S Ajith Kumar talks to Dalit Camera  Dalit Camera: Through Un-Touchable Eyes This is the first part of an interview with A S Ajith Kumar, writer, musician and filmmaker based in Trivandrum. The interview was conducted by Radhika Pai and Gopika Nangia after the …