Multiple Colours of Gandhi in Post-Colonial Cinema
A. Ajai1, G. Bhuvaneswari2
1A. Ajai, Research Scholar, SSL, English Division, VIT University, Chennai (Tamil Nadu), India.
2G. Bhuvaneswari, Assistant Professor, SSL, English Division, VIT University, Chennai (Tamil Nadu), India.
Manuscript received on 10 February 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 06 April 2019 | Manuscript Published on 28 April 2019 | PP: 191-195 | Volume-7 Issue-5C February 2019 | Retrieval Number: E10460275C19/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: Cinema is considered as the powerful medium for conveying ideas and documenting the history and cultures of the world. Every filmmaker has their style of expressing their ideas through their portrayal. Sometimes, the ideas may be conflicting and even controversial. Any individual once into public life is prone to criticism. Mahatma Gandhi, father of our nation who put forth Ahimsa, non-violence, Love for all is criticized for his stand on the partition of the nation, double side on Casteism, etc. This paper discusses the colors, herecolor refers to the stand or the faces of Gandhi as portrayed in different movies.
Keywords: Mahatma Gandhi, Post-Colonial Cinema, Filmmaking, Mass Media.
Scope of the Article: Social Sciences