Tamil Heroine

The Tamil Cinema Heroine: Mini Skirts and Bar Counters

Two years back, a Tamil movie had a female lead who drinks vodka, albeit unknown to her family and on seeing a girl she calls her “matter”, having seen her profile on desigirls.com. By all means, this was an unconventional Tamil heroine character in a very conventional commercial Tamil film. The film is “Thuppakki“, one…

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The Avatars of the Stalker

There’s a thin line between being in love and being obsessed – earnestly confessing your feelings for someone and coercing someone to reciprocate to your feelings. Writers, filmmakers and other artists have been universally enamoured by the psyche of the “stalker” – the innocuous or fiendish guy or girl who pursues the person he or…

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Velai Illa Pattadhaari: Trailer

Velai Illa Pattadhaari (unemployed graduate) or VIP has been in the news ever since it was launched late last year. This Tamil film sees ace cinematographer R.Velraj make his debut as writer-director and the film has been produced by Dhanush himself. Dhanush is paired with Amala Paul for the first time and this will be…

Naiyaandi: Trailer

Writer-director A.Sarkunam has been noticed with his 1st and 2nd Tamil films, Kalavani (2010) and Vaagai Sooda Vaa (2011) being commercially and critically accepted. His films have also been appreciated for the good use of humour which blends with the narration pretty well.