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

Six films to hits screens next weekend

Chennai: In recent times, December had always seen the best in Kollywood. It was Dhuruvangal-16 in 2016 and Aruvi in 2017. In that row, this December will see Vijay Sethupathi’s Seethakathi, Dhanush’s Maari 2 and Jayam Ravi’s Adangamaru getting ready to hit the screens. Continue Reading

Delta diaries: Cyclone Gaja flattened many schools in delta districts

When one’s house is lost, it impacts one’s lifestyle. But, when a school is lost, it collapses your livelihood – that is the importance education has in the growth of life. Continue Reading

School teacher distributes 10,000 saplings in Gaja-hit areas

What’s equally important to that of a relief measure, for a geography that has lost its major resource to a disaster is retaining the same. In this case, Cauvery delta’s huge loss during the landfall of Cyclone Gaja was its green cover. Continue Reading

Chennaiite comes out with a book on Lord Vishnu

Renowned rehabilitation psychologist, educational consultant and soft skills trainer Padmini Janardhanan from Saligramam released her latest book, ‘Less known avatars of Vishnu,’ recently. Continue Reading

Sarkar fails when it comes to working with logic

They use this escape term ‘cinematic liberty’, to stop all criticism. But these commercial-political filmmakers miss the point of ‘cinematic responsibility’, and fail to visualise the impact their propaganda makes after their movies hit the screen. Continue Reading

Young danseuse in Chennai also excels in other art forms

I am a professional singer too. I love singing and there are some proud moments for me as a singer. Once I rendered BharatiyarÂ’s Pancha Ratna Keerthanas at Sivagami Petachi auditorium, which I still remember as a proud moment.

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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