In Conversation with Rekhs, the Doyen of Subtitling in South India (Part 2): On Subtitling-the Competition, Recognition, Memorable People/Movies, Kabali and More

In part 1 of our conversation with popular subtitling expert Rekhs we discussed a variety of topics including her journey into films and subtitling, the process involved, subtitling for songs, challenges involved etc. Here is Part 2, the concluding part of the freewheeling chat with Rekhs. (You can check out Part 1 of the conversation…

In Conversation with Rekhs, the Doyen of Subtitling in South India (Part 1): On Subtitling-the Journey, Process, Challenges, Milestones Etc.

Rekhs is someone who hardly needs any introduction as far as people who have been following Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu cinema are concerned. After all she is the one who has gone on to bring subtitling to the attention of the common viewer so wonderfully. In a relatively interesting span of 6+ years she has…

In Search of A.R.Rahman

There’s an interesting paragraph in Baradwaj Rangan‘s post about A.R. Rahman‘s music for “I“, Shankar‘s latest magnum opus where he tells how he feels that the album is wholly individual and free.   “Free from the constraints of Tamil cinema. Free from hewing to situations. Free to leap off a cliff and land on a passing…

Inga Enna Solludhu: Trailer

Director Vincent Selva has been making Tamil films for a long time but is mostly known for the 2 films he made with Vijay– Priyamudan and Youth, apart from Jithan (the Tamil remake of Gayab). Of late he has been out of the radar though he has been making the sporadic small film on and…

Love Is A Sour Emotion….

At the onset, let me clarify that though this post might draw reference to Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya (a film I absolutely adore) or Ekk Deewana Tha (I am yet to see it), it is neither a review of either of them nor a comparative analysis between the two. This post is purely about the sour emotion…

Movie Review: Ekk Deewana Tha

“Ekk Deewana Tha”-Review More than 50% of the Indians are below 25 years of age. There was a time in Indian cinema when stories were made of a girl and a boy, falling in love, and society and families and religions etc. would not let them be together. This went on to develop into films…