Vignesh Madhu

I don’t like to show my characters belonging to any caste: Arunraja Kamaraj

The challenge of living up to the original always looms large, and there’s also the question of whether the native audience would find it relatable.

19 May 2022

‘Vikram is a fanboy sambavam’

The loudest of all the cheers was, of course, reserved for Kamal Haasan, who greeted his fans with his Maiam hand gesture.

17 May 2022

Disciples to directors

Directors of Koogle Kuttappa Both Sabari and Saravanan began their filmmaking journey as assistants of veteran director KS Ravikumar.

12 May 2022

Beast of a beginning

In today’s world dominated by social media, you can never tell when good fortune will shine on you. Take, for example, Aparna Das.

25 Apr 2022

History and horror

Malaysian Tamil film Poosandi Varan is set to hit screens in Tamil Nadu on April 1. The film directed by JK Wicky had its theatrical release in Malaysia on January 27, 2022.

31 Mar 2022

Movie Review| Passable family drama with most things sweet

Madhu Wariar’s directorial debut is a familiar but harmless watch.

22 Mar 2022

‘The process is more important than the result’

Bheeshma Parvam actor Anagha on working with Mammootty and Amal Neerad, recreating 80s fashion, and not being image-conscious and hasty with scripts 

16 Mar 2022

Romantic dramas offer great scope for performance: Aditi Rao Hydari

Hydari, who, along with Dulquer Salmaan, talks about their recent release 'Hey Sinamika', the Mani Ratnam influence, their tryst with multiple industries and more.

15 Mar 2022

‘I wrote the script with Nadiya ma’am in mind’: Director Sharan Venugopal

Oru Pathiraa Swapnam Pole, set in a serene Fort Kochi, revolves around a family of three —Sudha, her teenage daughter, Theertha, and her politician husband, Wahab.

11 Mar 2022

Middling commentary on sensationalism

Aashiq Abu’s Naradan tries to explore the falling standards of journalism and its takeover by the phenomenon of sensationalism. 

05 Mar 2022

A hero who can read minds

Tamil cinema’s tryst with the thriller genre has resulted in several superhits and the latest film hoping to join that illustrious list is debutant director Bryan B George’s Koorman.

10 Feb 2022

‘I’m eager to work with new-age filmmakers’

Almost every family has that genial, beloved uncle, the type of character actor Lalu Alex seems to often embody.

08 Feb 2022

Home Team: A moderately entertaining sports drama

The film has quite a few similarities to the Indian classic Chak De India, which is arguably a benchmark film in this genre.

05 Feb 2022

'Home Team': A moderately entertaining sports drama that whitewashes the bigger issue

Home Team is based on the real-life story of New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton, and the core narrative kicks off with him being suspended by America’s National Football League.

04 Feb 2022

Makers of Kavalthurai Ungal Nanban reunite for B.E. BAR

Actor Suresh Ravi is teaming up with his Kavalthurai Ungal Nanban (KUN) director RDM for a new film titled B.E. BAR.

29 Jan 2022