Navein Darshan

A dull revenge drama

The film’s meandering screenplay tries so hard to cover up the wafer-thin story.

19 Feb 2022

Music composer Devi Sri Prasad opens up about Pushpa: The Rise and his much-awaited acting debut

His recent film, Allu Arjun-starrer 'Pushpa One: The Rise', continues to trend on social media in the form of reels and new recreated videos.

19 Jan 2022

Acting is a goal I have left unchecked for a long time: Musician Devi Sri Prasad

The composer, fresh from the success of his pan-Indian film 'Pushpa: The Rise' talks about his acting dreams, working for over two decades, working in other languages and more.

19 Jan 2022

Reel gets reality check in Kollywood in 2021

The interim closure from April to August didn’t deter the audience from thronging the screens following the reopening.

28 Dec 2021

When society made a robber

Chandra goes on to reveal that the film is a fictionalised take on real-life events she witnessed growing up in a small village in Theni.

16 Dec 2021

‘Films shouldn’t turn into moral lessons’

Stunt choreographer-turned-filmmaker Stunt Silva discusses his directorial debut Chithirai Sevvanam, starring Pooja Kannan and Samuthirakani

13 Dec 2021

Baahubali showed more violence than we did: Kadaseela Biriyani director Nishanth Kalidindi

Kalidindi hasn't assisted directors, isn't aware of how mainstream Kollywood functions, and yet, has managed to deliver a film that has turned heads in the film industry.

24 Nov 2021

'Kadaseela Biriyani' Review: A dark, yet hilarious film

Despite being filled with newcomers, this film pleasantly surprises by delivering a finished product.

20 Nov 2021

I want to reinvent myself as a director: Ponram

Director Ponram's recent OTT release, MGR Magan, starring Sasikumar, Samuthirakani and Sathyaraj, has not exactly replicated his previous success in the comedy genre.

16 Nov 2021

'Enemy 'movie review: A no-frills action thriller that strikes the right emotional chords

Enemy is not only a film with lots of weaponry, but also one that takes a different type of gun—the Chekhov’s gun—quite seriously.

06 Nov 2021

'Yennanga Sir Unga Sattam' movie review: Too many ideologies spoil this social drama

Debutant Prabhu Jayaram’s Yennanga Sir Unga Sattam is a marriage of two unrelated stories separated by the interval.

30 Oct 2021

Spot boys were, are and will forever be our guardians: Choreographer Brinda

... says actor Khushbu Sundar and choreographer Brinda, who have joined hands to judge the new dance reality show, Dance Vs Dance Season 2

28 Oct 2021

Tamil film Koozhangal is India’s Oscar pick

Director PS Vinothraj’s Tamil feature Koozhangal (Pebbles) is India’s official entry in the International Feature Film category at the 94th Academy Awards.

24 Oct 2021

Samuthirakani interview: ‘I aspire to be as pure as my characters’

...says director-actor Samuthirakani, talking about his latest release Vinodhaya Sitham, the importance of projecting goodness in cinema, and more

21 Oct 2021

Dance battle with a twist

Shaam, Ineya and Abhirami Venkatachalam will be working on a new project. Furthermore, they will be joined by the likes of Khusboo and choreographer Brinda.

20 Oct 2021

Vimal-Ineya join hands for third time in a web series

The yet-to-be-titled series is produced by Escape Artists Motion Pictures and it is said to be a family drama that evolves into a thriller.

19 Oct 2021

Endravathu Oru Naal: Good intentions alone don’t make a film

A couple raising cattle as their children, farmers taking up a 100-day employment scheme to meet ends, and underage children forced into work… these angles aren’t new to cinema.

09 Oct 2021

'Sivakumarin Sabadham' review: A rudderless, even if fairly self-aware, message film

Tamil cinema or Indian filmmakers, in general perhaps, suffer from their misunderstanding of what constitutes a ‘wholesome entertainer’.

02 Oct 2021

Entertainment for everyone: 'Annabelle Sethupathi' director Deepak Sundarrajan's vision for future films

While the horror-comedy genre has been the mainstay of our cinema over the last decade, Deepak doesn’t believe he needs to worry about being stereotyped.

23 Sep 2021

'Kodiyil Oruvan' movie review: A film that ticks off all the boxes for masala entertainment

During a crucial scene in Ananda Krishnan’s Kodiyil Oruvan, the protagonist gets beaten black and blue in front of the public.

18 Sep 2021

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