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I am from Kerala, Why I feel Telugu is the best movie industry in India today

I am from Kerala . But its not Malayalam Cinema, I feel Telugu is the best movie making industry in India today. More than the number of quality movies, its the “range” that is amazing – It can go from the mighty big scale Bahubali series to the small and beautiful Care of Kancharapalem. A […]

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How the consistent growth in Vijay’s superstardom has been an amazing story

In early 90’s , director S.A Chandrasekar introduces his son in Cinema . He really wants to see his son succeed and would keep on making films with him as some failures do not deter him. In 1996, Poove Unakkaga becomes a big breakthrough and then the son hasn’t really turned back. But even then […]

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10 years of the beautiful Vaaranam Aayiram

Just read that Vaaranam Aayiram completed 10 years today. I remember 10 years back how I was stunned during its interval sequence on its first day. If Meghana(Sameera Reddy)’s death was a shocker, the most beautiful scene from the movie and one of my most favorite movie scenes ever is a phone conversation that follows when Suriya […]

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 […]