Review: Viswasam – Ajit makes it VisAWESOME

One must say filmmaker Siva has learnt the art of handling the mass-quotient of Ajith Kumar on screen. Having worked together in three films already, the fourth outing of the director-actor combo, Viswasam makes it bigger than what it had originally promised. Continue Reading

Review: Sigai – Where is sensitivity?

It’s been a trend to defame transgenders. Not just in society, but this has been the trend in Tamil cinema as well. In the name of comedy, people belonging to the LGBT community get trolled for their romantic interests and biological characteristics. Continue Reading

Temple land serves as parking lot for devotees, people of film industry

Be it Kamal Haasan’s caravan, where he gets into the disguise of Indian thaatha, or the other vehicle that carries food and production equipment for films, every single van, caravan or truck of the cinema industry halts at Vadapalani. This barren land, located along Nerkundram Paathai, has a story which is as old as the Tamil film industry. Continue Reading

Eleven Tamil movies to look out for in 2019

The second-half of 2018 was on experimentation mode in Kollywood that witnessed versatile movies. Following up on that,  2019, too, is going to be an extension of this in K’town that has a bunch of movies to watch out for. This comprises mainstream and parallel cinema. Continue Reading

Vadivelu version of ‘Petta’ and ‘Viswasam’ trailers come out in memes

When the trailers of much-anticipated flicks of January 2019, Petta and Viswasam, were out on the Internet, there was also a ‘Vadivelu version’ that was released hours after the original. Not just Rajinikanth or Ajithkumar, whenever a trailer of a highly anticipated movie gets released, a Vadivelu version follows out of nowhere. Continue Reading

Year-ender: Women show their mettle in Kollywood

Women-centric movies are on the rise in Kollywood in recent years thanks to the two female superstars of the industry, Jyothika and Nayanthara, who pioneered and sent out a ray of hope in the male-dominant system by starring in heroine-led movies and laid a new path of feminism in K’town. Continue Reading

Year-ender: Kollywood gets new bunch of directors, artistes, technicians

From Bharathiraja’s 16 Vayathinilae to Karthik Naren’s Dhuruvangal 16, every debut film has been a gem from the makers. In that row, 2018 has enough of its share with a lot of freshers making it big at the box office. Continue Reading

‘Petta’ trailer electrifies: Get ready to be Rajinified Pongal 2019

When watching the trailer of much-awaited Petta that opened up in YouTube today, one would feel that Karthik has kept his promise and also brought back vintage Rajini to screen with all his spirit. Continue Reading

Kollywood’s brilliant but unnoticed league of movies in 2018

There were some films that should have got a positive reception either critically or by masses or even both. Here’s that list of unnoticed movies of 2018 that were worthy and still had gone with the wind. Continue Reading

Year-ender: Tamilnadu school education dept sees vigorous changes

The year 2018 has been one great year in recent times when it comes to education in Tamilnadu as it saw a lot of developments. There were also some shortcomings when it came to NEET examination. Here’s a look at events that happened in the education sector of the State. Continue Reading