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Documentary on Schizophrenia, a Laudable Effort

Paranoid Schizophrenia

Filmmaker M. Nehru’s, 35, documentary on schizophrenia victims in Tamil Nadu showcases not just their plight but also casts light on his commitment as he spent three years interacting with them and their families for the project. The 36-minute documentary titled Theruvil Irakkum Kudhiraigal (Dying Street Horses) talks about the lack of awareness among the public, superstitions about mental illness and ill-treatment of victims.

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