Tv Chandraan Film Analysis

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TV Chandran and ‘concept of alienation’
TV Chandran is an ace Indian film director, screenwriter, and actor, mainly working in Malayalam cinema. Born in in Thalasseri, (Kerala), he was a Reserve Bank of India employee before entering into the film industry. He began his film career as an assistant director to P. A. Backer and John Abraham, and also acted the central role in Backer 's much-admired political drama Kabani Nadi Chuvannappol (1975). T V Chandran made his directorial introduction with the unreleased feature Krishnan Kutty (1981), and continued with the Tamil film Hemavin Kadhalargal (1985). Chandran came into eminence when he was nominated for the Golden Leopard at the Locarno International Film Festival through Alicinte Anveshanam (1989. Later, he made Ponthan Mada (1993), and critics consider this as his most admired film to
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T V Chandran 's film Danny is a parallel history about an individual named Daniel Thompson who was born in the year 1930 and died in 2000. Danny too lived with the course of history, but never being the part of it. If history of a nation can be considered as the happenings in that nation during the course of time, Danny never understood the nation or the nation never felt the presence of Danny. But, Danny understood and experienced the society around him. Or looking from Danny 's view point, he was never the part of this society, but a mere instrument of the society. A feeble instrument used and abused excessively by the society. Often Danny 's presence itself is not experienced in the society. At such times he tries to announce his presence by playing his saxophone. Even when the music produced by Danny 's saxophone was considered by the society as irksome, it was the only factor the reiterated the existence of Danny in the society. But, it is his death, which gives him a permanent identity. The carving on his death tomb 'Danny: Born-1930, Died- 2000 ' ultimately becomes the only proof that such an individual too was a part
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