Archive for authorDeepan

Deepan is a voracious reader with a keen interest in contemporary cinema, and is a firm believer in gender equality. He is a member of the Orinam group and mailing list.

Vishwaroopam: a queer critique

Kamal in Vishwaroopam

A movie like Vishwaroopam takes us even farther back in its retrogressive portrayal of queer masculinity as deviance. Such portrayal by a mass hero will only reinforce the already prevalent hatred and prejudice against the much maligned sexual and gender minorities.