Gandhi takes different hues in Tamil films of today

Gandhi has been given a peculiar part to play in movies in not just serious shades, but comical and feel good ones as well. But, whatever the tone, the ideals of the leader have been reiterated in a way that would suit the audience of this age. Continue Reading

Sarkar’s second single ‘Oru Viral Puratchi’ goes viral

Starting off with the words ‘Nethu vara… Yemaali yemaali yemaali… Indru mudhal… Poraali poraali poraali…’, the song in its very first line takes a dig at the state of people. Going a level up, the song also criticises the voters for selling their right for money. ‘Thiruppi adikka irukku neruppu… Viralin nuniyil vilattum karuppu… Un murai aiyoo nee thoonginaai… Kaasai pettru pin yenginaaai… Maanam vittru yedhai vaanginaai,’ say the lines Vivek. Continue Reading

Review: Imaikka Nodigal – Gripping entertainer

After a bold district collector (‘Aram’) and a drug peddler (‘Kolamavu Kokila’), now Nayanthara’s avatar in ‘Imaikka Nodigal’ is that of a CBI personnel investigating a serial murder case. Continue Reading

Vadivelu memes help understand science better

A meme relating to the ‘Minnal’ comedy scene of Vadivelu from the movie ‘Maayi’ with length contraction factor of Einstein’s Theory of Relativity: ‘An object looks distorted when travelling at speed of light’. Sharing that, a Facebookite, Thiyaga Saravanan, said, ‘Finally Physics Explained in a Better Way !!!’ Continue Reading

Stalin elevation as DMK prez set Facebook, Twitter on fire

‘Thalapathy becomes Thala’ was the comment seen across social media as M K Stalin took charge as the president of the DMK on Tuesday. Continue Reading

Man runs a maritime museum in the heart of Chennai

Having converted almost 70 per cent of his house into a museum, Hemachandra Rao wants the world to know what he has learnt about history from his young age. Continue Reading