Navein Darshan

'Work It' review: A simple teenage dance drama with a twist

Unlike in your typical high-school dance film, ‘dance’ isn’t the strongest aspect of Work It. Even the final face-off feels more like a Zumba class.

19 hours ago

Opportunities for brown actors are limited in Hollywood: Aasif Mandvi

Aasif Mandvi plays one of the leads in the supernatural drama, evil that is being aired on  ZEE CAFE.

05 Aug 2020

'Uma Maheswara Ugra Roopasya' review: An enjoyable remake that manages to retain its own identity

Humiliation makes the tears and bruises of Mahesh more personal, and as a consequence, makes this remake feel original.

01 Aug 2020

Your background doesn't guarantee your success in South cinema: Shruti Haasan

The actress' film, Yaara, directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia and co-starring Vidyut Jammwal, is releasing on Zee5 today.

30 Jul 2020

'Animal Crackers' review: A tasteful treat

While experts state that we will need magic to bring circuses back to their old glory, Animal Crackers is film that does exactly that.

28 Jul 2020

A true actor can touch the souls of people regardless of screen size: Actor-director Sripriya

Sripriya is also grateful that people still shower her with love.

22 Jul 2020

Remembering K Balachander: The man who made stars

I was just a school kid in Class 9 when K Balachander sir signed me for Aval Oru Thodar Kathai. But I barely felt a difference between my school and KB sir’s sets.

16 Jul 2020

INTERVIEW| Kadhal Kottai was originally supposed to be a tragedy: Director Agathiyan

In this exclusive interview, director Agathiyan rewinds time to discuss his classic love story, Kadhal Kottai, that completed its 24th anniversary recently.

15 Jul 2020

K Balachander: The eternal teacher

‘When K Balachander sir stepped into cinema, there were two legends ruling the film industry: MGR sir and Sivaji sir, whose films were largely driven by their star power.

09 Jul 2020

'Chippa' a children's movie that packs life lessons

Chippa, the character, is a lovely combination of many things good. He lives in the moment, while remembering to retain distant dreams.

13 Jun 2020

Devi Cinemas golden jubilee celebrations, theatre heads plan of resurrecting it post COVID-19

On the occasion of the golden  jubilee anniversary of Devi Cinemas, we spoke to its heads, Venkateswaran and Praveen Mohanram, who reminisce on the good times and their plans to resurrect the theatric

27 May 2020

Our film with a female lead is going to reach people in over 200 countries, says Jyotika

Jyotika, whose courtroom drama Ponmagal Vandhal, directed by JJ Fredrick, is set for an OTT release on May 29.

21 May 2020

'Tandoori Idly' review: A dreadful experience

The title tries to convey that it is a Delhi-girl-meets-Madurai-guy story, but the writers fail to create any engagement with the never-ending verbal spats between both parties.

16 May 2020

Stand up comedian Praveen Kumar is here with Mr Family Man to ease your lockdown woes

I don’t have my roots in Mylapore, don’t use Machan in every sentence, and most-importantly, am not a big fan of filter coffee.

09 May 2020

Why veteran production houses in Tamil cinema aren’t bankrolling films

Changing distribution patterns, business models are hindering old production houses to bankroll new projects.

09 May 2020