“Kharaak Kita Oi!”: Masculinity, Caste, and Gender in Punjabi Films

@article{Sevea2014KharaakKO,
  title={“Kharaak Kita Oi!”: Masculinity, Caste, and Gender in Punjabi Films},
  author={I. Sevea},
  journal={BioScope: South Asian Screen Studies},
  year={2014},
  volume={5},
  pages={129 - 140}
}
  • I. Sevea
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology
  • BioScope: South Asian Screen Studies
This article explores the representations of masculinity and gender in Pakistani Punjabi films. From the 1970s, Punjabi films that depicted the quest for revenge in rural backdrops emerged as the most lucrative films produced in Pakistan. This article focuses specifically on a series of films that center around the character of Maula Jatt, a rebellious and violent figure, who was pivotal to the emergence and popularity of rural-based Punjabi vendetta films. Questioning notions of fixed or… Expand
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