My friends and I wanted to book tickets for a Friday evening show of Kurangu Bommai last week, based purely on hearsay and the good reviews.
11 Sep 2017
The week that went by saw plenty of outrage directed at two legendary men.
17 Jul 2017
By the time this column goes to print, theatres in Tamil Nadu may have called off the anti-GST strike. But in case the strike continues, you have to wonder what will constitute as weekly entertainment
03 Jul 2017
What constitutes as entertainment today depends on where you see it. Television has competition from digital Apps.
19 Jun 2017
The 80s saw songs filmed in the-then ‘foreign location’, Ooty (!), and now Kodaikanal is fast turning into that shooting hub.
05 Jun 2017
The more powerful the villain, the more interesting the film.
08 May 2017
So, Sathyaraj went on record expressing his regret for what he said nine years ago.
24 Apr 2017
When was the last time you saw a black and white Tamil film on television? While you may find them in the afternoon slots on KTV, Sun Life, Raj TV and Murasu channels, the mainstream TV networks devot
10 Apr 2017
A rather quaint song is Nallai Allai from Kaatru Veliyidai. It was heartening to notice the instant updates on Twitter and Facebook on the reference for the last line from Kurunthokai – verse47 — Nall
27 Mar 2017
For Anil Srinivasan, the piano is Hobbes to his Calvin! He dislikes the word ‘fusion’ and wants to be known as a pan-genre artiste
23 Mar 2017
The International Women’s Day saw the emergence of IWCC — Indian Women Cinematographers Collective and the total number of women DOPs (director of photography) registered there will make you go ‘Wow’!
13 Mar 2017
Had Visaranai (2016) been in the nominations for Best Foreign Film category, the 89th Academy Awards would have had more viewing interest for me.
27 Feb 2017
Danseuse Anita Ratnam, who is known to fuse different art forms with Bharatanatayam, talks to our columnist about ageing and fashion on stage
23 Feb 2017
Violin maestro L Subramaniam talks to our columnist in an exclusive interview about his father, playing with international artistes and more
16 Feb 2017
TM Krishna says his so-called activisim is an extension of his music, and tells our columnist about his all-consuming passion, which is, music of course!
09 Feb 2017