Mani Ratnam on the successful O Kadhal Kanmani. When languishing in unrequited love, Mouna Raagam. When bullied by circumstances, Nayagan. When warmed by friendship, Thalapathi. When falling in love, Bombay. When faced with marital discord, Alaipayuthey.
Karthika Nair returns with Purampokku Engira Podhuvudamai in which she plays one of four ‘heroes’. Karthika begins by correcting me when I ask her about playing the heroine of Purampokku Engira Podhuvudamai. “I play one of the four hero
‘Kovai’ Sarala talks about her rollicking act in Kanchana-2, and her long stint in filmdom. About 30 years ago, a teenager with acting dreams made her theatre debut in her hometown Coimbatore. It was a nightmare. She forgot her lines and end
Irrfan Khan, who was in Budapest for a week to rehearse for his upcoming Hollywood film Inferno, says he is looking forward to working with Hollywood superstar Tom Hanks. About his experience, he says, “It was good to meet the entire cast of Inferno.
Akshay Kumar on playing a vigilante in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s production, Gabbar Is Back Of late, it seems you are bent on doing diverse roles. I have been trying to give different types of films. In OMG — Oh My God, we dealt with religio
Scenes from the sets of Vai Raja Vai Genre: Comedy, drama Director: Aishwarya R. Dhanush Cast: Gautham Karthik, Priya Anand, Vivekh, Taapsee Cinematographer: Velraj Producer: AGS Entertainment
Fun ten-fold The first look of 10 Endrathukulla has already whetted the appetite of Vikram fans. So, how would director Vijay Milton describe it? “10 Endrathukulla is a commercial film but with a down-to-earth storyline. It is based on a journey,
What is your idea of happiness? When people tell me that I’m a good man as opposed to a good actor or a good director, I feel happy. What is your greatest fear? Answering questions about my fears. If you could change one thing about yourself
Songs you have to listen to this week ‘Vasanthamallike’ Chandrettan Evideya (Malayalam) Music: Prashant Pillai At one point in the start of the music video (from the film, of course), Dileep sings aloud the verses he has so painstakin
In 2003, a filmmaker friend of mine and I decided to attack the BFI London Film Festival in tandem. He was armed with an industry pass and I with a press pass. Apart from the films that I had to write about, the idea was to watch as many films ...