2019 Elections: Twists & turns in Tamilnadu politics

Political observers say it is just the beginning of many things to come as just nine days are away for counting of votes. Continue Reading

Mom is the word in Kollywood

Tamil cinema is incomplete without mother-son bonding films. Since the days of MK Thyagaraja Bhagavathar, MGR, Sivaji till Dhanush and Sivakarthikeyan, several movies on the genre were made and they managed to make it big at the box office too. Continue Reading

Why comedians prefer to play lead roles in K’town

Who said comedians hesitate to play lead roles in Kollywood? Tamil cinema has seen a few, who go the extra mile to do the lead role after establishing themselves as a successful comedian. The likes of Vadivelu, Vivek, Santhanam till the recent Yogi Babu are standing examples. Continue Reading

Why do sequels fail in Kollywood?

Sequels that failed to create any impact include ‘Visawaroopam 2’, ‘Maari 2’, ‘Sandakozhi 2’, ‘Saamy Square’, ‘Goli Soda 2’, ‘Charlie Chaplin 2’, ‘Thiruttu Payale 2’ and ‘Pasanga 2’ Continue Reading

2019 elections: Scorching sun takes heat out of campaign

With the mercury soaring, the candidates and campaigners are literally sweating it out with Lok Sabha elections around the corner. Continue Reading

Remembering dreaded villain Nambiar on his birth centenary

He was the epitome of evil on screen in Tamil cinema for over three decades. He poured venom through his eyes. With stiff body language and his trademark scowl, he sent shivers down the spine of the audience. Often at the receiving end of MGR and Sivaji fans in cinema halls for his villainous acts, he has worked with seven generation of actors. The name is M N Nambiar. Continue Reading