Review: ‘Pachai Vilakku’- Lights on

Pachai Vilakku (Green Light) is a film on traffic policemen and road safety. It hails the traffic policemen and talks about the sacrifice they make Continue Reading

‘Pachai Vilakku’ audio is out

The audio of Pachai Vilalkku that speaks about road safety is ready for release soon. The movie is directed by Maran, a graduate from a film institute. He has obtained doctorate from a deemed university on his research on road safety. Besides wielding the megaphone, Maran also plays one of the lead roles in the movie.
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The Inside Jobs

The election battlelines have been drawn no doubt. But it is a rather hazy line that hardly delineates or divides anything. Despite the bugle having been sounded, warring troops are still shuffling in and out of formations with the poll call only setting off skirmishes within several party ranks. The battlefield instead looks like a chaotic arena that you see in sci-fi movies wherein a voltage trip triggers a jarring clash of metals amidst jaded robots, ending in a jumble of twisted debris. Continue Reading

Futile flashback

No doubt, as CAG, Vinod Rai’s staggering estimated loss of Rs 1.76 lakh crores stumped the nation and put spectrum at the top of the heap of the sackful of scandals that marked Singh’s sleazy sojourn in power. But are we surprised by his recent ‘revelation’ that the ‘PM kept quiet even as the 2G scam unfolded?’ Continue Reading

Life of Poi

The sum and substance of their stuff is bluff. Of course, that is the stock-in-trade of the entire political tribe, but Mulayam and Maya are stand out ‘stall’-warts, specialising in this sacred (p)art of politics. That their political lives are littered with lies is no secret Continue Reading

It’s party time for media

On the face of it, it looks quite ironical that the idiot box should catch the imagination of our super-intelligent rationalists. But thanks to enterprising grand-nephews and their not-so-entertaining mischiefs, every rationalist worth the towel on his torso seems to have now come alive to the possibilities that a ‘kept’ media on air offers to their political prospects. Continue Reading