A weekday afternoon in Chennai. The show was housefull. The film was not Kaala, but Veere Di Wedding.
11 Jun 2018
Nayanthara’s life, much like Savitri’s, has had a lot of turning points, and moments of despair and determination.
28 May 2018
Season 1 of Big Boss benefitted from Kamal Haasan's biting wit, instinctive humour that reflected an awareness of current affairs, and of course, his command over the Tamil language.
17 May 2018
Perhaps for the first time since the 80s, the National awards reflect audience's verdict.
16 Apr 2018
I ran a questionnaire on Twitter and Facebook asking fellow music lovers to list out three songs they felt SPB could have pulled off better. And what a wide variety of songs we got!
02 Apr 2018
Jyotika doing the Tumhari Sulu remake made me reminisce about times when Hindi cinema looked up at Tamil, Bengali, and Malayalam films for the pivotal women characters.
26 Mar 2018
With no new films in the theatre, Sujatha Narayanan catch up on some of my favourite classics.
19 Mar 2018
How many heroines can be said to have carried the police uniform with panache? Vijayashanthi aka Vaijayanthi IPS, sure, and before her, Lakshmi, in Udhaya Geetham and Rudra.
19 Feb 2018
Last year, and this year—so far—have been tremendous for Ilaiyaraaja.
05 Feb 2018
The 80s brought into Tamil cinema some of the better actresses we have known, and some of them continued to rule the industry well into the 90s (Khushbu, for example).
22 Jan 2018
A good film must leave you sated. Like a good meal
08 Jan 2018
Like in the late 70s and 80s, we can again expect our beloved icons, Superstar and Ulaganayagan, to engage with us through films, interviews, and surprise announcements.
11 Dec 2017
A good film is like a good meal. It leaves you with happiness that goes beyond a sated palate. The last two weeks saw me hop in and hop out of three movie halls.
27 Nov 2017
The number of views has crossed 1.2 million. The feminist and anti-feminist voices that marginally support and highly oppose the content, respectively, seem to increase with every hour.
13 Nov 2017
We are about 48 hours away from Deepavali and Tamil cinema is still grappling with the soaring ticket prices.
16 Oct 2017