Avinash Ramachandran

Arun Pandian's daughter Keerthi makes her film debut 

Keerthi Pandian is all set to make her film debut with yet-to-be-titled adventure film by debutant director, Harish. 

18 Feb 2019

'Podhu Nalan Karudhi' movie review: A disjointed and uninteresting public interest message

The only way you can be invested in the lives of these youngsters caught in the vicious world of 'kandhu vatti' is if the proceedings are compelling.

07 Feb 2019

The audience should decide if a film is big or small: 'Vaandu' director Vashan Shaji

Though 'Vaandu' is based on a true story that happened in North Madras in the 1970s, the film is set in present-day Chennai, and was shot in and around Kuppamedu for almost 63 days. 

06 Feb 2019

Pandimuni  is Kasthuri Raja’s dream project: Jackie Shroff

After his intriguing role in Maayavan (2017), Jackie Shroff is set to return to Tamil Cinema with Pandimuni, directed by Kasthuri Raja.

30 Jan 2019

Padma Awards: Artistes humbled by nation’s honour

Among the first-time Padma Awardees are the multi-faceted Prabhudheva, singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan, lyricist Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry, and actor Manoj Bajpayee.

27 Jan 2019

Goundamani will always be my favourite comedian: Senthil

The veteran comedy actor talks about his career, his views on today’s comedy scene, and his recent entry to television

24 Jan 2019

Online film reviews: Whose right is it anyway?

The sheer number of reviews for a big film is astounding, as more and more people continue to bite into this segment and look to monetise the large interest surrounding these films.

22 Jan 2019

'Maaniik' movie review: A promising plot undone by inconsistent writing

Maaniik promised to be a romantic fantasy love story. The fantasy portions are noteworthy, no doubt, but everything else, including the humour, is mediocre at best 

11 Jan 2019

It’s a wrap for Bharath’s Naduvan

Actor Sharang, who was last seen in Gitanjali Selvaraghavan’s Maalai Nerathu Mayakkam, is making his directorial debut with the Bharath-starrer Naduvan. 

07 Jan 2019

From Oru Nalla Naal Paathu Solren to Nimir: 2018's Tamil films that deserved more love

Who decides if a film is underrated or overrated? Each one of us consumes cinema in a particularly personal way, after all.

30 Dec 2018

Cheenu Mohan, veteran theatre artiste and noted film personality, passes away at 61

Cheenu Mohan's first role in the troupe was as a person with a speech impediment in Alavudhinum 100 watts bulb-um.

27 Dec 2018

A novel approach to filmmaking for Nanda-starrer Zhagaram

For the Nanda-starrer Zhagaram, debutant director Krish has adapted Kava Kamz’s Tamil fiction novel, Project AK.

26 Dec 2018

Udhaya’s next production titled Duplicate

Utharavu Maharaja music director Naren Balakumar will take up the composing duties of Duplicate too, and Ratsasan-fame San Lokesh will be the editor of this film. 

24 Dec 2018

Huma Quereshi, Vivek Oberoi and more: When Bollywood stars come down South

While the migration of South Indian stars into Bollywood has been a time-tested occurrence, the reverse crossover was done only by some heroines and character artistes.

17 Dec 2018

'Seemathurai' movie review: A middling love story that never hits its intended highs

The real story of the film is about Poorani (Varsha Bollamma, last seen playing a lovestruck student of Vijay Sethupathi in 96).

08 Dec 2018