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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
enna solli paduvatho

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
Oh Janani oh janani

Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 165/365 – Oh Janani from Pudhiya Raagam

Pudhiya Raagam was an audacious attempt by Jayachitra to revive her fortunes at the fag end of her career. The movie was written, directed and produced by Jayachitra. And of...

/ June 27
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Projekt Ilaiyaraaja Season II – 164/365 – En Manasa Parikoduthu

Ullam Kavarntha Kalvan was directed by Thooyavan. I wrote a bit about this writer, producer and director in an older post about this movie. He had a string of movies...

/ June 26