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Visaaranai: Trailer

National Award winning writer-director Vetrimaaran,known for films like Polladhavan (2007) and Aadukalam (2011) is now back with his next film Visaaranai (inquiry) which is produced by him along with Dhanush. Featuring Attakathi Dinesh, Kishore,Aadukalam Murugadoss, Anandhi, Samuthirakani etc, the film is supposedly based on real incidents and is a hard hitting tale of a group…

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Kallapadam Movie Review: Meta Heist!

The closing sequence of Subbaraj’s Jigarthanda attempted to slap a radical yet relevant thought on our faces, sugar coated with the saccharine feel of a juicy heroic retribution. On the surface, it is about a struggling film-maker getting back at someone, who once humiliated him, not with any sort of creative subtlety, but by royally targeting the…

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In Conversation with the Team of ‘Kallappadam': Part Two

Here is the link to Part- 1 of this interview. “I am equally responsible for Kallappadam. Hope you realize that its tougher for a cinematographer to don the grease paint than a director!”, Sriram Santhosh interrupts my discussion with Vadivel with a playful grin. I ask him about his contribution to the Kallappadam project. “Ideally I…

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In Conversation With the Team of ‘Kallappadam': Part One

It is not every day that you get to hear of a full length feature film, that features its core technicians (director, cinematographer, music director and the editor) playing themselves in the movie. So, when I hear of  this new indie Tamil movie, Kallappadam, apparently based on the struggles, a gang of four friends have to endure…

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In Conversation with Producer Anand Ponniraivan: From Medicine to Films, on Producing Kallappadam and More

Kallappadam is a unique independent Tamil film produced by first time producer Anand Ponniraivan. A medical practitioner based in Australia, he is now keen to be involved with the film business as well. In a freewheeling conversation with MAM, Anand discussed  a variety of topics and shared a lot of details about his debut film…

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Kallappadam: Trailer

J.Vadivel, a former associate of Mysskin now turns director with the forthcoming Tamil film-Kallapadam. Produced by Iraivan Films,it is slated for release on 20th March. A tale of four youngsters who aspire to make it big in cinema (as a director,DOP,music composer & editor respectively), the film features Vadivel, Santosh, K and Venkat in the…