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Name – Vijay Sethupathi, Job – Breaking all conventions of a Tamil Leading Actor since 2012

Most popular Tamil leading actors have a familiar pattern to their careers. They start with normal earthy roles. They get to do experimental roles and just play a character in the screenplay in the initial part of their careers. But once they get the fame, popularity and fan following, things change. Now they get a […]

Short Articles

A.R Rahman Concert : If a Keralite responded similarly to SRK’s Jab Harry Met Sejal

P.S – This is a work of fiction imagining how a Keralite would have responded to Shah Rukh Khan’s movie if he reacted in the same lines of the Hindi speakers who walked out of A.R Rahman’s concert. So here is  an early snippet from a review that I would be putting on Aug 4th, […]

Dileep in actress attack case
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Actress Attack Case: Exploiting on the hatred towards Dileep could wait

Today on a news channel, I saw a reporter approaching the police van and asking Dileep – “There is news that you are behind Kalabhavan Mani’s death also. Is it true ?” Even though Dileep had nothing to reply, you could hear the reporter laughing on the air perhaps knowing himself the absurdity of the […]

Prithviraj and Indrajith in Tiyaan
Reviews

Tiyaan Review – Tests Your Patience Throughout !

In a scene from Tiyaan where Indrajith and Murali Gopi confront each other, Murali Gopi first utters 3-4 words. Then Gopi Sunder puts an annoyingly noisy BGM. The camera shows the faces of both the actors alternately. Then Murali Gopy utters his next 3-4 words. This goes on for several minutes. In another scene, Indrajith is […]

Suraj and Fahadh Faasil in thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum
Reviews

Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum Review- Reminds you why you fell in love with Cinema!

  ** Mild Spoilers ahead “Thaan enthu manushyanaado?” asks Suraj Venjaramoodu to Fahadh Faasil in a pivotal scene from Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum. In this movie, Fahadh Faasil doesn’t play a character that is one-dimensional like Mahesh in Dileesh Pothan’s debut. Here he is a thief and a crook. His character doesn’t even have a name. His […]

Nivin, Dulquer and Nazriya in Bangalore Days
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Bangalore Days – How Anjali Menon crafted a lovely entertainer

 In a scene from Bangalore Days, Aju (Dulquer Salmaan) and Kuttan (Nivin Pauly) are still sitting in the car without talking to each other for hours after the rift they had the previous night. Aju listens to a program in radio, turns to Kuttan and says, “Sorry”. Kuttan turns, smiles and says, “You are welcome”. This […]

Dulquer in CIA
Short Reviews

CIA Malayalam Movie Short Review

In CIA, Dulquer Salmaan and Siddique share great chemistry as Dad and son in the first half. Dileesh Pothan shines in the comedy scenes. Background score by Gopi Sunder is once again pretty good. Vaanam Thilathilakanu song is very nice though poorly placed in the movie. But these are about the only things I liked […]