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Movie Review : Theeran – Adhigaram Ondru – A valiant attempt

Tamil cinema directors have always stayed away from real-life stories fearing a backlash. They used specific incidents as scenes but shied away from making full-length movies on real-life stories except...

/ November 23
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50 Tamil movies to watch before you die – 36 – Captain Prabhakaran

When you choose such a list, it’s one of the toughest things to make choices. A few weeks back, I had to choose between Aboorva Sagotharargal and Michael Madana Kamarajan,...

/ September 28
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Movie Review: Thupparivaalan – The Sleuthing of Mysskin

In movie making, I idolise directors who change their style and not modify the story to their style. Some directors choose stories that suit their style, but there are movie...

/ September 22
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Movie Review : Magalir Mattum – Happy Trip

There is a single shot scene where Subbulakshmi (played by Saranya) goes about doing her daily chores with a stone face while her husband Mangalamurthy (Livingstone) is singing after a...

/ September 21
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Vivegam: The Ajith Ecosystem – Not a movie review

When I was watching Vivegam, my thoughts were moving in different directions, and I was thinking how the current movie reviewers would have reviewed a film like Aayirathil Oruvan or...

/ August 26
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Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 170/365 – Muthirai Eppodhu

Whenever I listen to sensuous songs of Ilaiyaraaja, one thing stands out, his playfulness. I remember SPB making a remark about Maadathile Kanni Maadathile, in which he asked him to...

/ July 6
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Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 169/365 – Enna Solli Paduvatho

This is one of the songs that resides on my “Love Duets” playlist. A song that I will instantaneously sing along. It’s that catchy because of the beautiful yet simple...

/ July 5
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Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 168/365 – Unnaithan Nitham from Maapillai

If I am not wrong, this is the third song from this album to be on the list, and of course, I haven’t used the popular ones. The versatility of the...

/ June 30
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Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 167/365 – Ninaithathu Yaaro

I would call 1988 to 1994 as the golden period of Vijayakanth. He acted in 41 movies in that period, and a majority of them were hit. This is the...

/ June 29
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Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 166/365 – Ompula Vaikiri/Kanmani Kanmani

April 1 Vidudala was one of those comedy movies in Telugu that got remade in every other South Indian language. It’s a story of a cheater who tries to be...

/ June 28