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IN Desi ON 16 Jan, 2016
Kalki Koechlin is of the most eccentric, eloquent and dignified actresses of all time. She is also a social activist and a feminist. This time, she is all set to amaze us with her powerful and captivating poem "The Printing Machine" which is a powerful satire and a huge dig on the print and social media.
The video brings to light, the power of media Aka "The Printing Machine" through which it influences the thoughts and opinions of people and as she rightly points out the irony of ironies, how India, one of the biggest democracies of the world falls at the mercy of a small, innocent printing machine.
The entire poem aims to show the profound effect that media (printing machine) has on our thoughts and opinions.
The entire society is controlled by the busy printing machine.
"Crisp and clean on our newspaper stands, making way into our morning routine"
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A series of images of text printed on her body show how the mainstream media influences our thoughts.
The entire poem has a powerful rythem as it mimics the sound of printing machine.
"The Irony of Ironies how the great Indian Democracy fell victim to the little innocent printing machine!"
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