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"Akam" is a 2013 Indian Malayalam film written and directed by Shalini Usha Nair. The film is a contemporary retelling of Malayattoor Ramakrishnan's classic psycho-thriller novel Yakshi. The story is about Srini, a young architect, who starts suspecting that his beautiful wife Ragini is a yakshi.
- also known as Palas in Bloom, 魔女
- country: India
- languages: Malayalam Language, Hindi Language
- written by Shalini Usha Nair
- based on "Yakshi" by Malayattoor Ramakrishnan
- casting by Geetu Mohandas
- cinematography by Christopher John Smith
- edited by Arunima Shankar
- music by Deepak Raghu, Murari Vasudev
- genres: Psychological thriller, Thriller, Drama
- released in (4 years ago)
- award: - Kerala State Film Award for Second Best Actor, received by Fahadh Faasil
- official website: www.akamthefilm.com
Akam is one of two genres of Classical Tamil poetry which concerns with the subject of love, the other concerns the subject of war. It can also be translated as eroticism and heroism. It is further subdivided into the five thinai. The type of love was divided into seven ranging from unrequited love to mismatched love.
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Akam amak-nya it w cannot be the subject, grammatically, because akam is a preposition used to connect a verb with its object.
The Life and Work of Edward B. Lewis by Howard D. Lipshitz
Akam is an MRC Senior ...
Encyclopedia of Hinduism (2012)
by Denise Cush, Catherine Robinson, Michael York
While akam poetry concerned itself with matters of love, desire and longing, pur. am poetry depicted kings, war and ethics. The akam world was governed by dividing the world and emotions into five landscapes (tin.ai), each of which ...
by Ganga Ram Garg
Akam. Tamil Sangam works are conventionally grouped ...
in two parts. I.- Efïk and English. II.- English and Efïk
Bon akam, To upbraid publicly, or remonstrate with one receiving benefits and makiny a bad return, recapitulating those benefits. A-kam', II. n. Prayer to God. Used with Bon. Bon akam no Abasi, Pray to God. The latter meaning is probably ...
by Kuśa Satyendra
of poetry is divided into main genres, akam (erotic poetry) and puram (war poetry). In fact, the themes covered by these two terms are Ettuttokai / 65 broader: the akam genre deals with many Ettuttokai .. .
Durorp-English Dictionary (2013)
by Ekpe Inyang
akam (n) a prayer; prayers e.g. Borng akam ongo kporkpora daikwai.
by Khomdan Singh Lisam
dance is performed during the Akam festival both by man and woman. (see plate- l23) Angamese The Angamese numbering about 650 (2001 -Census) are very small tribe in Manipur inhabiting areas which are contiguous with Nagaland.
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Lt Akam served with the Bradford Pals. He was reported wounded and missing on 1 July 1916 at the start of the Battle of the Somme. He is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.
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