Tamil News

Winds of change

There’s a lot that needs to change, a lot that has also changed over the years when it comes to ‘portrayal of women’ onscreen. Take, for example, the proverbial ‘falling in love’ scene from the 60s.

published : 08 Mar 2021

I don’t evaluate my songs based on likes and views: Shakthisree Gopalan

While discussing her new original, Nee Podhumey, Shakthisree Gopalan touches upon the indie music
scene, the state of songs in cinema, and more…

published : 08 Mar 2021

Representation of the disabled in Tamil cinema is not all it’s cracked up to be

Tamil lyricist with cerebral palsy, who worked on Sivakarthikeyan’s Nenjamundu Nermayundu Odu Raja, believes that the differently abled are mostly used by writers to create ‘sympathy’.

published : 07 Mar 2021

'Teddy will be as visually convincing as ted': Arya

Arya's 'Teddy' has been directed by Shakti Soundar Rajan and will premiere on Disney+Hotstar on March 12.

published : 04 Mar 2021

Mirnalini Ravi: When a heroine swooned

When actress Mirnalini Ravi landed in Theni for the shoot of 'MGR Magan', she was a bundle of nerves.

published : 02 Mar 2021

Aelay: A dream realised

Aelay is the decade-long dream of director Halitha Shameem, a film that finally managed to reach the audience last week through a direct TV premiere.

published : 02 Mar 2021

Narain, Joju, Sharafudheen join big-budget multi-starrer

A group of established names are coming together for debutant Zac Harriss’ big-budget multi-starrer planned as a Malayalam-Tamil bilingual.

published : 02 Mar 2021

'Aelay' review: A warm, funny tale bogged down by some missteps

The film begins with a voiceover that introduces us to Parthi (Manikandan making yet another case of his potential to be a lead hero) and his father Muthukutty (a brilliant Samuthirakani).

published : 01 Mar 2021

INTERVIEW | ‘Tamil cinema can now compete with Bollywood’, says Satizz Vijayan

It was all because of two films - Thavamai Thavamirundhu and Onbadhu Roobai Nottu - that I watched during my 12th grade, Vijayan shared.

published : 01 Mar 2021

Gautham Menon roped in for Sandy’s 3:33

We earlier reported that choreographer Sandy of Bigg Boss Tamil-fame is making his debut as a hero in the horror film 3:33, directed by debutant Nambikai Chandru.

published : 27 Feb 2021

Bharath and Janani team up for 'Munnarivaan'

When he goes to intervene in something that’s about to happen, he faces a set of issues,” says Vejayaraj. “The film will be shot in two schedules in and around Chennai.

published : 25 Feb 2021

An actor should be able to break stereotypes: Regina Cassandra

Regina Cassandra who was recently seen in Chakra, talks about straddling multiple industries, charting her career, and more

published : 24 Feb 2021

Pooja Entertainment unveils the logo of R S Vimal’s Suryaputra Mahavir Karna

The film is a retelling of the Mahabharata from Karna’s perspective.

published : 24 Feb 2021

Actor Bindu Madhavi on 'shooting problems' during Pagaivanuku Arulvai

On the first day of her shoot for Pagaivanuku Arulvai, the film’s female lead Bindu Madhavi was a picture of excitement.

published : 23 Feb 2021

WATCH | Dhanush-starrer 'Jagame Thandhiram' teaser out

Dhanush plays the character of Suruli - a quirky gangster with an upbringing that makes him seem like the most unlikely person to become a thug.

published : 22 Feb 2021