Kaththi Movie Review: A Social Message Delivered via a Commercial Film

Over the years writer-director A.R.Murugadoss has made an impact with his films in Tamil (and their remakes in Telugu-Stalin and Hindi-Ghajini and Holiday). One may or may not like his films but I guess there is no debate about the fact that he does manage to bring in a variety of subjects with his films, with no film of his so far having any resemblance to any of his previous works. Even in case of an ambitious project like 7 Aum Arivu (2011) while the final outcome wasn’t all that satisfactory, the premise was quite interesting. When Murugadoss and Vijay joined hands for the first time for Thuppakki (2012) what emerged was a good commercial Tamil film which according to me is the best Vijay film since Pokkiri (2007). So with both of them coming back together for Kaththi obviously the expectations were clear and the questions were many. Continue reading “Kaththi Movie Review: A Social Message Delivered via a Commercial Film”

Andaz Apna Apna: The Mystery of its Release Date

andaz-apana-apana-movie-review1These are confusing times. And when there is a film of the stature that Andaz Apna Apna has achieved; then it becomes even more intriguing for the cult who has stood by the film.

The release date of Andaz Apna Apna is referred in IMDB and Wikipedia as 11/04/1994. Fair enough but the only part being that it falls on a Monday.

Our author Ajay Nair who is hell bent on proving his memory right argues the fact that he has viewed Andaz Apna Apna FDFS at Metro(Dhobi Talao) which released in the Diwali of 1994 along with Suhaag; a film starring Akshay Kumar & Ajay Devgn (20 Oct 1994)Continue reading “Andaz Apna Apna: The Mystery of its Release Date”