Andha Naal | Difference between inspiration and copy | Video Essay with Tamil Subtitles

What is the difference between true inspiration and “inspiration”? In the recent years, Tamil cinema audience have come to label certain films, scenes, and even style as “inspiration”. While the word inspiration has a different meaning, in this context the meaning is more in line of copying. So what is true inspiration and what is not?

EDIT : I forgot to mention that the storyline of Andha Naal was loosely based out of a British film “Woman in question (1950)”. It is hard to say which film inspired Andha Naal more but the end product was truly unique.

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