Tere Naam (2003)
Director: Satish Kaushik
Duration: 02:16:59; Aspect Ratio: 2.353:1; Hue: 20.820; Saturation: 0.061; Lightness: 0.307; Volume: 0.146; Cuts per Minute: 22.528
Summary: A woman comes from a Hindu high caste family. Her name is Nirjala. Her family want her to get married to a Hindu upper caste man. She agrees to do so. But before the wedding, she meets with a poor Indian. This man belongs to a very low caste. This man also has a very hot temper and gets into fights all the time. But both fall in love with each other. Nirjala's family refuse to permit her to get married to him. They force her to get married to the man of their choice. In the meantime, Radhe gets into fight, and someone hits him very hard on his head. Radhe loses his senses and falls down. When he wakes him, he finds himself a mental patient. The hospital finds him very violent and they chain. He is unable to remember his past. Then Nirjala re-enters his life. Will this cure Radhe or make him even worse?
A poor madwoman appears and Radhe is kind to her.
The invocation of the majnu/deewana.
Falling in love is a disorder -- violence and anger as symptoms of madness
The majnu as violent madman.
The act of violence shown causing actual physical damage.
MRI and computerised scans show the physiological aspect Radhe's injuries.o
Doctor (neurologist/psychiatrist) speaks of dava and dua: biomedical model vs. religion/faith (shraddha)-based forms of healing.
Aslam and Bhabhi engage in a disagreement regarding this.
Aslam and bhabhi engage in a disagreement regarding home care over sending Radhe to Shreepurdham Asylum: love cures all.
The van from the Shreepurdham Asylum takes Radhe away.
Song set in mental asylum where Radhe is woven in with scenes in Nirjara's house featuring her own condition.
"Mann shareer se alag toh nahin hai": questioning the mind-body dualist understanding.
Life inside a place like the temple asylum.
Receiving the Baba's blessings.