Will TN people accept Rajini as ‘conductor’?

Rajinikanth, who started his career as a conductor, prefers to end it the same way, but in political bus. Last week, at a crowded press meet which attracted journalists from all over the country, the superstar said he never aspired to become the Chief Minister of Tamilnadu and said that he only wants a change in political system. Continue Reading

Sivaji Ganesan praised at trailer launch of ‘Vasantha Maligai’ (videos)

Laurels were heaped on thespian Sivaji Ganesan and his acting prowess was recalled at a function organised to release the trailer of the digital version of the actor’s 1972 blockbuster Vasantha Maligai here today. Continue Reading

MGR and Sivaji’s films ready for digital re-release

A few yesteryear films starring MGR and Sivaji still hold sway among movie-lovers. The likes of Ayirathil Oruvan (MGR) and Karnan (Sivaji Ganesan) were re-released in digital format to rousing reception. They both completed successful 100-day runs across the State. Continue Reading

MSV: My Soul’s Vibes

Some things are intensely personal. Music is such. Almost everyone loves music but the reasons you love it are your own. It is as if you dip into a community pond to scoop out your special share which you deem distinct. Any way, that’s how I justify my ‘exclusive’ bond with my favourites who all just ‘happen’ to be in public domain! Continue Reading

TN, World’s biggest open-air theatre!

Some months back we had wondered in these columns if governance in TN is a matinee show. The provocation then was the CM of the State, despite his pressing official businesses, finding time and mind to sit through a six-hour live filmy event, gleefully watching scantily clad celluloid nymphets dancing to peppy numbers. Continue Reading