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Kalki Koechlin's Poem 'The Printing Machine' Is Going Viral

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. 

Kalki Koechlin's Poem 'The Printing Machine' Is Going Viral

Kalki Koechlin's Poem 'The Printing Machine' Is Going Viral

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"Drink to ink that makes our stomach sink.."

"Drink to ink that makes our stomach sink.."

The entire poem aims to show the profound effect that media (printing machine) has on our thoughts and opinions.

The machine is busy pushing an agenda

The machine is busy pushing an agenda

The entire society is controlled by the busy printing machine.

Make way for the printing machine!

Make way for the printing machine!

"Crisp and clean on our newspaper stands, making way into our morning routine"

"Heads for one side or another"

"Heads for one side or another"

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Printing Machine pushes a political agenda

Printing Machine pushes a political agenda

Kalki talks about how official statements made by establishments are blown out of proportion!

Everything is controlled by the Printing Machine

Everything is controlled by the Printing Machine

A series of images of text printed on her body show how the mainstream media influences our thoughts.

Kalki is controlled by the text printed on her face

Kalki is controlled by the text printed on her face

"Tak Tak Taka Daka Tak"

"Tak Tak Taka Daka Tak"

The entire poem has a powerful rythem as it mimics the sound of printing machine.

Kalki's stand on multiplicity for women is a strong one!

Kalki's stand on multiplicity for women is a strong one!

The irony of ironies...

The irony of ironies...

"The Irony of Ironies how the great Indian Democracy fell victim to the little innocent printing machine!"

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