2007 – M Madhava Prasad
M Madhava Prasad is Professor of film and Cultural studies in the Centre for European Studies, Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages, Hyderabad, India and is currently Visiting
Senior Research Fellow at the Asia Research Institute. Madhava Prasad has published theories on cinema, literature and postcolonial questions. His contributions to the burgeoning area of Indian film studies marshals a panoply of Marzist, political, film theories and ideologies about the Indian state. Mr. Prasad will be delivering on melodrama, realism, and narrative form to trace the historical construction of Hindi cinema at the Aravindan Memorial Lecture scheduled to be held on the 12th of December 2007 5.30pm at Sree theater as part of the 12th International Film Festival of Kerala events.