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Articles in Journals

Sl.No. Title Name of Journal Date of Publication Volume No/Issue No/Page No
1 Out of Frame: The State and Film Labour in the Indian Film Industry The Indian Journal of Labour Economics 01-Jun-2013 56 / 3 / -

Additional information

Category Article in Research Journal
Sole Authored /Co Authored Sole
Author Name (s) NIRMALA M N
Title of Article Out of Frame: The State and Film Labour in the Indian Film Industry
Name of Journal The Indian Journal of Labour Economics
Volume No 56
Issue No 3
Page No -
URL https://link.springer.com/journal/41027/volumes-and-issues
Date of Publication 01-Jun-2013

Participation in Seminars/Conferences/Symposium

Sl.No. Type of Program Role Name of Program Title of Paper Date Organising Institution Level
1 Conference Presenter International Conference on Media and Communication - Media Spaces, Cultural narratives, Creative Industries: (Post) Pandemic Reconfiguration Consent and Boundaries on a film set: Intimacy Coordinator in Indian Film Industry in the (post)pandemic Era 28/09/2023 Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication International
2 Conference Presenter Two Day International Conference on Gender Studies (ICGS) 2023, NIT Surathkal Banning Women from Work: A Case Study of Make-up Artist in Bollywood 21/09/2023 National Institute of Technology(NIT) Surathkal International
3 Seminar Organizer National seminar - Rethinking region and regional media 28/03/2023 Christ University National

Invited Talks

Sl.No. Title of the Program Name of the Program Date Name of the Institution
1 South Indian Blockbusters vs Bollywood: South Indian Blockbusters vs Bollywood: Rise of Southern Indian superheroes IISc Webinar 19/08/2022 Centre For Society And Policy, IISc

Own MPhil/PhD Thesis

Sl.No. Title Guide Name Institution Month Year
1 Acting Bodies: A Study of Junior Artistes in Indian Film Industry H Nikhila Other

MPhil/PhD Guided/Adjudicated

Sl.No. Title Name of Student Institution Month Year
1 Role of Women in Hindi cinema: A critical study on Urban women sexuality in the film Piku and Pink Prarthana Bekal Christ University June 2016
2 Role of Caste, Gender and Age in Regional Broadcast newsroom: A study of News Anchors in Kannada News Channels Christ University June 2018
3 The Role of Cinema in Enhancing Empathetic Communication Skills Among Nursing Students in Jalandhar PRETHIVARAJ P Christ University February 2023

Research Project

Sl.No. Name of the Research Project Investigator(s) Sponsors Internal/External
1 Film workers and South Indian Cinema: A Study of the Unionisation of Film Workers in Kannada Film Industry NIRMALA M N National Film Archive of India(NFAI) External

Workshop/FDP/Training programme Attended

Sl.No. Name of the Workshop/FDP/Training programme Name of Oraganiser Level Date
1 Quality Improvement Programme Department of Media Studies 25/03/2024
2 Seven Day FDP programme on Digital Media Research Department of Media Studies National 18/01/2024
3 Harnessing AI in higher Education Empowering Educators Centre for Artificial Intelligence, CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Institutional 14/12/2023
4 Leadership Workshop CHRIST University Higher Education Leadership Institute Institutional 03/11/2023
5 FDP Staff Development College, CHRIST University Institutional 05/12/2022
6 Workshop - International communication University of Mysore - UGC UPE University with potential for excellence focus Area II project National 02/11/2017
7 FDP School of Business Studies and Social Sciences, Christ University Institutional 18/11/2016
8 FDP Christ University Institutional 24/05/2016


Sl.No. Name of the Awards/Achievements/Others Description Organisation Month/ Year
1 CSDS-ICSSR doctoral fellowship CSDS-ICSSR doctoral fellow 2012 CSDS and ICSSR 01 March 2012
2 National Film Archive of India(NFAI) Research Fellowship Project Title: Film workers and South Indian Cinema: A Study of the Unionization of Film Workers in Kannada Film Industry National Film Archive of India 18 September 2018
3 UGC-NET Eligibility for lectureship UGC 15 June 2012
4 Sub Ethics Committee member I have served as sub ethics committee member of the Department of Mental Health Education at NIMHANS for past three years - November 2019 to October 2022 National institute of Mental health and Neuro Sciences 29 November 2023


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