Ganga Film Analysis

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The quiet and calm presence of Ganga reminds us of the dangerous stillness of the water and the strength of rain that could destruct everything silently. The rain acts there as the stimulating excitant(uddipanavibhava) which stands for the tears of both woman. The rain speaks of the sorrows of both women. Both cried together when they realize that their pain is same – the pain of losing the dear one. When they lose the self- control and make a scream- crying then the rain covers their face and their tears mixes with rain and becomes one. The rain that Raziya sheds is her deep sorrow but by forgiving Akbar Ganga becomes the rain of sacrifice, compassion and mercy. The white attire of Ganga becomes the symbol of sacrifice which finally lead…show more content…
As each dramatic performance arouses aesthetic pleasure in the sahrdaya, this movie arouses roudra, veera, sringara and beebhatsa with their stayibhavas krodha, utsaha, rati and juguptsa respectively. Roudra is the stayi bhava of Bhadra – the iron lady who thrives to be the ‘VeeraBhadra’ of her father’s dreams. Rain is the omniscient presence in the movie though it is not shown to the audience until the last seen. As Bhadra furiously waits for the substantial annihilation, so is the rain waiting to pour down with its massive power. Rain is Bhadra incarnated as one among the panchabhoothas – the water. The furious thunder and lightning that the character holds in her is indicated through the back ground score, when she stops for a moment at the ‘mada’ or the tomb where her father Chandrappan - the revolutionary political activist - was buried alive by force. The thunder that strikes breaking the horizons, when Bhadra stops there, is the first sign of the revenge that lurks in

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