The Best of Tamil Cinema in 2016

2016 was an interesting year for Tamil Cinema with a variety of topics being explored. Some big films didn’t do well, while some small films made impact. Certain stars did well,while some of them didn’t really do well. Here are the films in my opinion which stood a little apart from the rest of the pack and made an impact this year.The movies aren’t sorted in any order of merit. Sorting is done based on release dates.

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Kadhalum Kadanthu Pogum Movie Review: Unlike Poles Attract Each Other

Back in school and college I was quite patchy when it came to sports. Unlike academics or extra-curricular activities I could somehow never become consistently good when it came to sports. On my good day I would perhaps have a blast be it while playing Volleyball or Ball Badminton. But there were days when I would routinely hit the net with a pass or fail with my serve, to the desperation of all others in my team. So I can in a way relate to someone who feels that he has it in him to be a big gangster, someone who can trade off punches quite well and win any brawl. But in reality the person actually turns out to be diametrically the opposite, failing in form and technique very often when facing his opponents in a fight. Added to this is the burden of the person in question being a loner of sorts (here I defer), both wanted and unwanted by the people he works with, depending on the situation.Continue reading “Kadhalum Kadanthu Pogum Movie Review: Unlike Poles Attract Each Other”

Kadhalum Kadanthu Pogum: Trailer

Kadhalum Kadanthu Pogum Poster 2Nalan Kumarasamy shot to fame with his very first Tamil film Soodhu Kavvum (2013). He also shot a crucial segment in the collective film, X: Past is Present and is now back with his second Tamil film, Kadhalum Kadanthu Pogum (love shall also pass too). Produced by C.V.Kumar and K.E.Gnanavel Raja, this is an official remake of the Korean hit, My Dear Desperado (2010). Interestingly the Hindi version of the same, Jayantabhai Ki Luv Story (2013) was not well received. Kadhalum Kadanthu Pogum or Ka Ka Ka Po as its also referred to features Vijay Sethupathi in the lead along with Madonna Sebastian of Premam fame and Samuthirakani.Continue reading “Kadhalum Kadanthu Pogum: Trailer”