By Preminda Jacob
Jacob analyzes the juxtaposition of cinematic and political imagery within the extra-cinematic terrain of Chennai's urban streets and the way this placement used to be pivotal to the elevation of neighborhood celebrities to cult prestige. while reading those photographs and discussing their political and cultural resonance in the Tamil Nadu group, Jacob attracts upon a number of views to provide acceptable context to this interesting kind of visible media.
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