Thangar Bachan takes a different route

Popular filmmaker-actor Thangar Bachan, who last made ‘Kalavaadiya Pozhuthugal’, is back to directing films and he is launching his son Vijith Bachan as a hero with the new film titled ‘Takku Mukku Tikku Thaalam’. Continue Reading

Review: Petromax- Devil, delight

The movie begins narrating Kerala floods and the death of two parents. Their son, Saravanan (Prem), who lives in Malaysia is shocked and wants to sell the house that his parents lived in. But, the house is haunted by four spirits. Meera (Tamannaah) lives with three other people in the house without knowing that they’re dead….. Continue Reading

Tamannaah: ‘Quality matters the most for me’

“I want to be part of good films. An artiste should do full justice to the role offered to him/her,” says Tamannaah. Speaking about her recent release ‘Petromax’, a heroine-driven movie, Tamannaah, says, “Though I have acted in horror genre before (Devi), I chose to be part of ‘Petromax’ because it is an eerie thriller with a different storyline.” Continue Reading

Review: Miga Miga Avasaram – ‘Urgent’ message

When a producer turns filmmaker. one can expect a mass masala venture from him. However, breaking the cliche is Suresh Kamatchi. His maiden directorial venture ‘Miga Miga Avasaram’ speaks about the travails of women not just in their personal life but also on the professional front. The need for humanity is the message conveyed by him in a gripping story that runs little over two hours. With limited characters, the movie begins on a hot afternoon and ends the same evening. Continue Reading

Sri Priyanka: ‘Never ignore small films’

Sri Priyanka of Kangaroo fame eagerly awaits the release of Miga Miga Avasaram. She plays a woman cop cop who is deployed on security duty, her predicaments in the job and how she solves them intelligently form the crux. Directed by Suresh Kamatchi, the movie will hit the screens 11 October. Continue Reading

Sasikumar: ‘Will direct a movie soon’

“Direction is my passion. I will certainly helm a film in 2020”, says actor-filmmaker Sasikumar. Having started his journey with ‘Subramaniapuram’, Sasikumar has come a long way acting and producing several ventures in K-town. Continue Reading

Review: ‘Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy’ – Grand & glossy

Movies on freedom fighters that kindle the patriotism in you have come now and then. For Tamil audience, Sivaji Ganesan’s ‘Veerapandiya Kattabomman’ set a benchmark. One of the earliest films on freedom fighters in south India, it is a subject matter of study for aspiring historians even today. Continue Reading

List of movies that depict the life of Mahatma Gandhi

The nation gets ready to celebrate 150 years of Mahatma Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the ‘Father of Nation’. On Gandhi Jayanthi’s eve, let’s take a look at list of films, inspired from the life of Gandhi. Continue Reading

Review: ‘Namma Veetu Pillai’ – Earthy & emotional

Filmmaker Pandiraj has made a name for himself with films on emotional bonding. And when Sivakarthikeyan, who enjoys a boy-next-door image, joins hands with him, comes ‘Namma Veetu Pillai’ which is a roller coaster ride of emotion, humour and action. Amidst gun-totting heroes, Sivakarthikeyan has preferred the family route. Continue Reading

Sivakarthikeyan speaks to ‘NT’ about cinema, cutouts & comedy

“Content is the key in today’s cinema. ‘Namma Veetu Pillai’ is about family values. Every character in the film will remind us of our kith and kin,” says actor Sivakarthikeyan. Continue Reading