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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 […]

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 […]

Mohanlal announcing Randamoozham
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Randamoozham – Apprehensions on the 1000 Crore Project

A while back Mohanlal made an announcement through Facebook Live on Randamoozham. Among other important updates, what has caught everyone’s attention is that an Abu Dhabi based Billionaire, B.R Shetty has agreed to invest 1000 crore rupees for Randamoozham project. This, if everything falls in place, would make it the most costliest movie ever in […]

Priyadarshan might have been caught up in controversy after National awards to Mohanlal and Akshay Kumar
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National Awards 2017 – Quick Review

64th National awards was announced by the jury headed by director Priyadarshan a while back. Among those here are the awards that brought a smile to most of us. 1) Zaira Wasim (Best supporting actress) – I still remember how stunned I was with this young kid’s act. She was the main reason Dangal’s first half […]

Tovino Thomas in Guppy
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Tovino Thomas’s Meteoric Rise

Last August I had to sit in a theater with only 8-10 ppl while watching Guppy. I remember how I was particularly impressed with a scene towards the end . Tovino Thomas sits on a bench with Sreenivasan, has a very calm conversation and says – “Ithonnum ee paalam paniyaan vanna enikku ariyillallo ikka”. There […]

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Decoding Ezra’s Incredible Success

Horror movies are often a risk compared to other genres because they do not attract families with kids to theaters. Ezra doesn’t really deviate from the usual horror movie templates you see in other languages. There are not much jump scare moments that stay with you . There are few unanswered questions that linger in […]

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Padmarajan – The Man who loved Magical Endings

Padmarajan is my most favorite filmmaker in Malayalam. I could keep on listing the reasons for the same but at the top of the list lies his wonderful consistency in catching us by surprise and leaving us spellbound at the end of his movies. As today, Jan 24th marks the director’s 26th death anniversary, here […]