MeToo: Following protests, lyricist Vairamuthu to return ONV Kurup literary prize

Though he said he was 'returning' the award, in effect he was declining the honour, saying he did not want the jury to face embarrassment and blamed 'vendetta' behind the decision.

published on : 29th May 2021

Panel to review selection of Vairamuthu for ONV award

The selection of Tamil poet and lyricist Vairamuthu for the fifth ONV Literary Award will be re-examined.

published on : 29th May 2021

Parvathy criticises jury of ONV Literary award for honouring #MeToo accused Vairamuthu

Parvathy took to Instagram on Thursday and slammed the jury for disrespecting Kurup by selecting an "accused of sexual assault" as the winner.

published on : 28th May 2021

ONV award courts controversy, actors call Vairamuthu out

Vairamuthu has been accused of alleged sexual misconduct by 17 women.

published on : 28th May 2021

Adoor Gopalakrishnan defends ONV Award for Vairamuthu

“The recipient is selected by the jury based on literary merit. One can’t check the character while giving an award and the basis of the award is purely literary work,” Adoor said.

published on : 28th May 2021

RIP KV Anand: Accolades for an ace artist

The films, that always showed a love for the big 'twist' and were built on a labyrinthine plot structure, were often noted for their commentary on socio-political issues.

published on : 1st May 2021

Chekka Chivantha Vaanam songs released: AR Rahman's music gives more insight into Ethi and Varadan's lives

As the audio launch of Chekka Chivantha Vaanam takes place in Chennai on Wednesday evening, the makers have uploaded two singles from the upcoming Mani Ratnam film.

published on : 5th September 2018