Avinash Ramachandran

From print to screen

While the film might be ‘small’, the presence of Yuvan Shankar Raja added much weight to Raja Ranguski.

6 hours ago

Cinema Express columnist wins gender sensitivity award

Krupa says that the column that looks at cinema through the prism of gender portrayal was born out of a question that kept at her.

18 Sep 2018

Atharvaa turns arts college student

The first look of Atharvaa’s next film, Othaikku Othai, a campus-based story, was released on Saturday.

17 Sep 2018

‘Rocket’ Ramanathan, veteran Tamil comedian and mimicry artiste, passes away

Ramanathan was known for his impeccable impressions of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MG Ramachandran and thespian Sivaji Ganesan.

06 Sep 2018

Give an adult certificate, but don’t ask to remove scenes: 'Vanjagar Ulagam' director Manoj Beedha

The debutant director discusses Hollywood inspirations and local issues, as he opens up about this week’s release, Vanjagar Ulagam that stars Guru Somasundaram and Chandini Tamilarasan.

06 Sep 2018

Simbu sings for Kalaiyarasan’s Titanic

'I felt that Simbu anna singing the song would elevate it and take it to the masses,' says Kalaiyarasan.

27 Aug 2018

'Mile 22' movie review: An action movie with no substance

Mile 22 is filled with well-shot explosions, gruesome killings, counter-terrorism initiatives and more importantly, its repercussions, but heavily misses out on a coherent

25 Aug 2018

Sundeep Kishan’s next, a mystery drama

Sundeep Kishan’s bilingual directed by Thirudan Police-fame Caarthick Raju is in its final leg of shooting in Chennai.

25 Aug 2018

City theatre Rohini Silver Screens decide to screen short-film 'Nagarum Nodigal'

This is the first time a single Tamil short film, as opposed to an anthology like Stone Bench Creations’ films, is getting a big-screen release.

23 Aug 2018

Filmmakers have finally accepted me as an actor: Prabhudheva

Prabhudheva talks about his preference for full-blown commercial entertainers, his acting comeback, and this week’s release, Lakshmi

23 Aug 2018

'Marainthirunthu Parkkum Marmam Enna' review: Well-intentioned, but fizzles too early

MPME, a film that tries hard to toe the line of realism, gets frequently bogged down by such contrivances.  

18 Aug 2018

Can the Muslim protagonists please stand up? 

In the National Award-winning R Parthiepan-directed 1999 film, Housefull, Suvalakshmi’s character, a Hindu, is in love with a Muslim named Hamid (Vikram).

16 Aug 2018