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: 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

G V Prakash learnt mridangam to play his part in ‘Sarvam Thaala Mayam’

I am basically a pianist and keyboard player. For me, playing a percussion instrument like mridangam had only been part of my songs, that, too, by other musicians. First I had to learn that art and so I was sent to learn to play it from the legendary Umayalpuram Sivaraman – G V Prakash. Continue Reading

Vijay Sethupathi and Ayya are inseparable for ‘Seethakathi’ star Archana

When asked about her co-star Vijay Sethupathi, she instantly says, “Yes, as I said, it’s Ayya and I am not able to separate him from Vijay Sethupathi. It is not just during the shoot, even when I see his pictures and visuals from the film, I can’t think of separating them. I am sure it is not just for me but everyone else in the team. It will be so for the audience as well.” Continue Reading

Review: Thuppakki Munai – Bang on target

Thuppakki Munai would have turned out to be filmmaker Hari-isque movie, as the screenplay has every potential for becoming just as engaging. But, Dinesh’s idea of bringing out something unique with his own film language’s treatment puts this 127-minute drama in a different league and is still engaging. Continue Reading

Assembly results: Meme creators pull out all the stops against BJP

For meme creators from the south, the BJP has always been troll material. Adding spice to their creativity was the beating the party is taking in the Assembly polls in five states, of which four are from north India. It has acted as a trigger to flood social media with memes since morning. Continue Reading

Delta Diaries: Electricity staff rushed off their feet restoring poles

It is estimated that two lakh electric poles were damaged or brought down when the cyclone barrelled down the districts of Thanjavur, Pudukottai, Tiruvarur and Nagapattinam. All these poles have to be either replaced or re-installed to restore power supply to the affected areas. Continue Reading