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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Naaigal Jaakirathai Movie Review: Canine Thrills

Having raved about the name of the female protagonist appearing first in the opening credits of a film just a couple of weeks back, here I was, smiling sheepishly at the screen when the name of a Belgian Shepherd popped out from nowhere, much before the name of the lead actors. For a moment, I felt like the guy who had rubbed the lamp and unlocked the genie. Well, if you are the kind of person who falls for a film based on its first twenty minutes, man you are gonna love this one! Shakti Soundar Rajan, who debuted with the adapted heist thriller Naanayam starring Prasanna and Sibiraj, returns with a thriller in a rarely explored genre with ‘Naaigal Jaakirathai’. Continue reading “Naaigal Jaakirathai Movie Review: Canine Thrills”