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Kaththi Movie Review: A Social Message Delivered via a Commercial Film

Over the years writer-director A.R.Murugadoss has made an impact with his films in Tamil (and their remakes in Telugu-Stalin and Hindi-Ghajini and Holiday). One may or may not like his films but I guess there is no debate about the fact that he does manage to bring in a variety of subjects with his films,…

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Kaaviya Thalaivan: Trailer

Vasanthabalan who is known for his Tamil films like Veyil, Angaadi Theru, Aravaan etc now returns with his latest film, Kaaviya Thalaivan. Written by Vasanthabalan along with Jeyamohan,the film is set in early 20th century and talks about the lives of two theatre artistes and the competition that exists between them in a small drama…

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Top 15 Friendship Songs of Tamil Cinema

Friendship is one emotion that Tamil cinema has never failed to celebrate. Right from heartfelt childhood reminiscences to crazy ‘buddy’ fun, we have it all in our films. With brilliant and unconventional depictions of college ties, gangster pals, platonic intimacies and inspirational bonds, our filmmakers have never failed to surprise us with their takes on…

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Ula: Sneak Peek

Rajan Madhav who made his directorial debut with the Tamil film Muran (2011), is now back with his second film, Ula. Produced by L. V. Srikanth, SN Ezilan,Yugesram and Vijayan Veloo, Ula features an ensemble cast including Ajmal Ameer, Vidharth, Ashok, Nandan, Gayathrie, Radhika Apte, Priya Banerjee, Aaduklam Naren, Subbu Panchu, Shammi Thilakan etc. The film got noticed…

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Most Influential Non-living Props/Elements in Tamil Cinema: A Perspective

Engrossing tales have been woven around special props/elements right from the birth of storytelling. Tamil cinema too has had its share of experimentation with scripts based on unique elements, now and then. The latest movie to portray a non-living element with unmatched style and sensitivity was Ranjith’s Madras. The looming shadows, the eerie feel and…