Depicting Hero In Mainstream Tamil Cinema: The Mould That Changes

  • Prabakaran V & Dr. G Balasubramaniaraja


The Protagonist, a hero, generally is the central character of any film. The antagonist, a Villain, performs against the Hero and negative side of the story. However, at times hero characters come with a negative shade. The films come up with the reasonable (at least to them) flashback stories in antihero subjects. They justify their harmful protagonist activities. For example, all the don stories of Tamil cinema have a flashback explaining why he has become so. MGR used the medium to communicate the positive elements only to maintain his image among the audiences and to convey his ideologies. He even made sure that his film titles convey the positivity. In this paper, the researcher analyses the changing image of the hero characters in Tamil cinema

How to Cite
Prabakaran V & Dr. G Balasubramaniaraja. (2020). Depicting Hero In Mainstream Tamil Cinema: The Mould That Changes. International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, 29(12s), 09 - 14. Retrieved from