Navein Darshan

One cannot make good films without passion: 'Mahanati' producer Priyanka Dutt

Swapna and Priyanka Dutt, sisters and the producer duo although thrilled about  Mahanati’s National Award, have a lot riding on them now.

18 Sep 2019

'Ongala Podanum Sir' review: Jithan Ramesh's comeback film a god-awful vulgarfest

Ongala Podanum Sir constantly got me wondering about the horribly sleazy ideas that must have gone through the director duo’s minds while penning the script.

14 Sep 2019

Under the banyan tree: 'Chinna Gounder' director RV Udayakumar on the Vijayakanth film

On the flip side, I wanted to show that people are good regardless of the community they belong to, through Goundamani’s Vellai.

12 Sep 2019

INTERVIEW | I played the female version of the director: 'Magamuni' actor Mahima Nambiar

The actor played the unconventional journalist in the recent Arya-starrer, Magamuni, talks about her initial hesitations to take up the role, the overwhelming response and her approach to cinema.

12 Sep 2019

'Zombie' film review: When the jokes are scarier than the zombies

Such horrendous wordplays in the name of humour are way scarier than the zombies which make an appearance much later in the film. 

07 Sep 2019

We have a lot to learn from Malayalam cinema: Ravi Chandran

Ravi Chandran, who has worked with directors Manivannan, Guru Dhanapal, and Mohan Raja, in this weekly column, tells us about various aspects of cinema.

02 Sep 2019

A climax that defied the 90s: Director Balasekaran talks about 1997 Vijay-starrer Love Today

'Love Today was born out of a what-if. What if a boy who dares to go to any extent for love, ends up opting out of it?' says director Balasekaran.

28 Aug 2019

'Angry Birds Movie 2': A fun ride underlined by progressive thoughts

Red who saved Bird Island in the first instalment becomes the Tony Stark of birds.

24 Aug 2019

Meet Prithvi Kumar, the newest composer in Kollywood

He is a firm believer in good placement of songs.

22 Aug 2019

I gained eight kilos to play a mother, says Samyuktha Hegde

If you follow Samyuktha on social media, you will know that she is a big fan of adventure sports.

21 Aug 2019

Team 'Saaho' interview | I want 'Baahubali' fans to be entertained by our film, says Prabhas

Ahead of Saaho's release, actors Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor, director Sujeeth, and production designer Sabu Cyril discuss the making of this ambitious film with us.

20 Aug 2019

'Tamil cinema cannot flourish until piracy gets abolished'

In this weekly column, we bring to you a promising assistant director, and their aspirations.

19 Aug 2019

You will see an upgraded Ravi in 'Comali': Jayam Ravi

Jayam Ravi shared that he thought of cinema as the only platform for him to express his social concerns and vent his rage on recent problems.

15 Aug 2019

People judged me for my looks: Composer Justin Prabhakaran

The man behind the soulful music of Dear Comrade, Justin feels that the toughest of the challenges he has faced in his career so far is his fight for identity.

12 Aug 2019

I predicted Baba’s result to Rajini sir: Assistant Director Chozhan

Chozhan has worked with directors Sundar C, Raghava Lawrence and Suresh Krissna.

10 Aug 2019