Naanum Rowdy Dhaan Movie Review: Could Have Been a Swashbuckling Film, but Falls Short

Tamil Cinema seems to be continuously evolving these days, gone are the days when comedy meant just the typical slapstick variety. Today while slapstick and loud comedy might still work, there’s a lot more than that available on display. With horror comedies doing well of late including Kanchana 2 and Darling this year, there is a scramble for making more such films these days. Also thanks to the success of Soodhu Kavvum, Neram and to an extent even films like Jigarthanda and Moodar Koodam, there’s a whole new market for black comedy in Tamil films, we hear of more such films getting made regularly these days. When the teaser and trailer of Vignesh Shivan’s Naanum Rowdy Dhaan (NRD from hereon) were unveiled it looked certain that this was another film in the same category. The film looked promising, especially as Vijay Sethupathi seemed to be enjoying himself, Nayantara has been having a good run of late and the talented Parthiban was also playing an important role in the film.Continue reading “Naanum Rowdy Dhaan Movie Review: Could Have Been a Swashbuckling Film, but Falls Short”

Poda Podi-Sneak Peek

Poda Podi is a long in the making Tamil film which made news when it was launched as it has a fresh new lead pair, that of Simbu and Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, daughter of veteran actor Sarath Kumar. Directed by debutant Vignesh Shivan, Poda Podi is produced by Hitesh Jhabak and Nemichand Jhabak and has music by Dharan.Continue reading “Poda Podi-Sneak Peek”