In Conversation with Rekhs, the Doyen of Subtitling in South India (Part 2): On Subtitling-the Competition, Recognition, Memorable People/Movies, Kabali and More

In part 1 of our conversation with popular subtitling expert Rekhs we discussed a variety of topics including her journey into films and subtitling, the process involved, subtitling for songs, challenges involved etc. Here is Part 2, the concluding part of the freewheeling chat with Rekhs.

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In Conversation with Rekhs, the Doyen of Subtitling in South India (Part 1): On Subtitling-the Journey, Process, Challenges, Milestones Etc.

Rekhs is someone who hardly needs any introduction as far as people who have been following Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu cinema are concerned. After all she is the one who has gone on to bring subtitling to the attention of the common viewer so wonderfully. In a relatively interesting span of 6+ years she has already gone on to take care of the subtitling for more than 350 films, mainly across Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu. This Friday (22nd July) sees the release of Pa.Ranjith’s Kabali, one of the most eagerly anticipated films of the year and this is again a film which has seen the involvement of Rekhs. Here in the first part of our conversation with Rekhs she shares a lot of insights on how it all started, how her journey has been so far, the challenges that she has faced and some remarkable films that she has been part of so far.Continue reading “In Conversation with Rekhs, the Doyen of Subtitling in South India (Part 1): On Subtitling-the Journey, Process, Challenges, Milestones Etc.”

Lingaa Movie Review: The King’s Speech lacks the Punch!

Cast:  Rajinikanth , Anushka Shetty, Sonakshi Sinha, Santhanam, Karunakaran, Jagapati Babu, Dev Gill

Directed by K.S Ravikumar

Music by A.R. Rahman

During the course of the movie Lingaa, we are introduced to a man in the year 1939, travelling in a train, reading a copy of ‘The Hero with Thousand Faces’.  From behind the book emerges our hero, Rajinikanth- the hero with a single face. The same ‘you have seen it once, you have seen it all’ face that is enough to send a frenzy amongst his die hard fans.Continue reading “Lingaa Movie Review: The King’s Speech lacks the Punch!”

Raja Rani: Trailer

Raja RaniTamil filmmaker A.R.Murugadoss is now popular all over India thanks to Ghajini (2008), a remake of his own Tamil film of the same name and his recent Tamil blockbuster Thuppakki which is being remade in Hindi as well. In the meanwhile in a very smart move he had also turned producer with a 3 film deal with Fox Star Studios.Continue reading “Raja Rani: Trailer”

12 Interesting Facts About the 12/12/12 Man-Rajinikanth

Rajnikanth CollageThis post is dedicated to the one and only Superstar Rajinikanth who celebrates his 62nd birthday today ( 12/12/12 ). So how about looking at 12 interesting details about the person on this occasion? If you are an ardent Rajini fan then I guess you should be aware of most of these facts.So here we go- Continue reading “12 Interesting Facts About the 12/12/12 Man-Rajinikanth”

Enthiran & the Magic of Rajinikanth

As I write this there are lakhs of people across various parts of the Country especially in the Southern States who are all sharing something unique- the joy of celebrating the arrival of the latest movie of their favourite movie star. Continue reading “Enthiran & the Magic of Rajinikanth”