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Caste in Casting

Caste in Casting



According to Kailin Gow, authenticity in casting is when you cast someone into a role that is authentic to that role’s race and ethnicity. As a partial response to a series of articles published in EPW on the Malayalam film industry and opening up a new arena of discussion, this letter brings the readers’ attention to one of the other important factors of the film industry—casting, precisely “the role of caste in casting” in the Malayalam film industry.

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