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‘Meenakshi Sundareshwar’ review: Let the memes flow

Scroll | 05/11/2021 10:02 PM | Click to read full article

Since Hindi movies are overstuffed with Punjabi slang and big fat Delhi weddings and all things North Indian, the makers of Meenakshi Sundareshwar find new land and culture to fetishise: the Tamil Brahmin community in Madurai.

Vivek Soni’s debut feature isn’t a comedy about community stereotypes. Rather, Meenakshi Sundareshwar embraces the stereotype and then tries to subvert it with a zeal that can only be admired.