There’s something to be said about the excitement in the air, as one walks into the theatre for a Rajinikanth movie. The old cliché about a Rajinikanth movie being an event didn’t ring true for a while, what with the critically reviled Kochadaiyaan and Lingaa and mixed feelings with regard to Kabali, but with Kaala, it seemed like the star for a change made way for the actor, and 2.0 was for the fans and fans alone.Continue reading “Petta Movie Review: The Stars Are Out Tonight”
Director Vincent Selva has been making Tamil films for a long time but is mostly known for the 2 films he made with Vijay– Priyamudan and Youth, apart from Jithan (the Tamil remake of Gayab). Of late he has been out of the radar though he has been making the sporadic small film on and off. He is now ready with his new film Inga Enna Solludu (what does it say here?) and the film has been in the news from the time it got announced as it has VTV Ganesh making a transition as hero. Continue reading “Inga Enna Solludhu: Trailer”
Dedicated to the memory of the late Sujatha Rangarajan whose contribution to Enthiran is immense.
Director Shankar’s much in the news Enthiran finally hit the theatres this weekend and I was one among the curious onlookers on the first day. Curious for various reasons- 1. Shankar’s last film- Sivaji- The Boss had created a mass hysteria in the box office, proving that Shankar + Rajinikanthwas a very lethal combination.2. Also Enthiran was Shankar’s dream project, something which he had conceived nearly a decade ago and so was all the hype justified? 3. How was Shankar going to present the 2 different Rajinikanth’s in the film? 4. With the film receiving such a widespread release (even in the Hindi belt with the dubbed Hindi version) would the strategy work?Continue reading “Enthiran Movie Review : Man Vs Machine”
Being Ajith’s 50th movie Mankatha has been in the news right from the day it was announced. For one, Venkat Prabhu had come into the picture after Gautham Menon moved out of the venture. Continue reading “Mankatha Movie Review: ‘Strictly No Rules’ as the makers say”