Drishyam v/s Papanasam – Mohanlal and Kamal Haasan give each other a firmer handshake

Action, comedy, romance , family drama, musical/dance – Take any movie genre under the sun , there are few actors in the world who could shine in whatever they do like Mohanlal and Kamal Haasan has done repeatedly over their glorious careers. These stalwarts have shared the screen only once – in Unnai Pol Oruvan […]

Kamal Haasan in Uttama Villain
Short Reviews

Uttama Villain Short Review

In Uttama Villain , before wrapping up the shoot of their movie, Kamal Haasan keeps telling his director that he feels a scene he has done is not perfect and he want to re-shoot it though he has to leave to the hospital soon. That reminded me of an article I read on Mohanlal long […]


Kamal Haasan and His Three National Awards

I saw an interesting discussion in a movie forum recently on how our Best Actor National Awards have mostly been for performances in offbeat or art house movies. That’s true. Winning Rajat Kamal (Silver lotus) , the most coveted award of the country ,in commercial movies have been often difficult and winning it so with a unanimous […]

All Time Favorites

All Time Favorites- NAYAGAN

In 2005, when TIMES magazine compiled a list of 100 all time best movies , it included 3 movies from India. Two of them were made prior to 1960 by legends – Guru Dutt and Satyajit Ray. Third was a Tamil movie released in 1987 – Nayagan. A lot of Indian movies had been inspired […]

All Time Favorites

All Time Favorites – MOONDRAM PIRAI

Sridevi had the author backed role in Moondram Pirai where she was expected to reap the maximum benefits and win the major awards. She played a girl who loses her memory and intelligence after an accident and hence had a greater room to display histrionics. She did a fantastic job too. Kamal Haasan gladly played […]