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Remembering Rajasekhar…

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Last week I stumbled upon a conversation involving a Rajnikanth film of the early nineties. The name of the film was, “Dharma Durai”. Rajnikanth was paired opposite Gouthami in this mainstream masala entertainer which went on to become an inevitable blockbuster. Incidentally the title of this yesteryear blockbuster is being …

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Adieu, 2015

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It would be an understatement to say that the year that has just departed was an eventful year for Tamil Cinema. It was the year that Nasser became the president of the South Indian Artiste’s Association along with Vishal as its General Secretary and Simbu was hounded by all and …

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A Roller Coaster Ride…

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he year 2014 was an eventful one and it was one huge roller coaster of a ride for us in Cinema. There were quite a few ups and many more lows and some eventful times too. Let us take a look at all that was which made 2014 the roller-coaster …

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What is CINEMA?

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e have been talking and seeing so many aspects of Cinema, that I asked myself the question, What is Cinema? Have any of you asked yourselves this question? Some very intellectual people term a movie as, “A series of still images which, when shown on a screen, creates the illusion …

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Of Crackers and Controversies…

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ello readers! The season of festivals is here and the festival of lights – perhaps the most widely celebrated festival across our country is here too… The sound of crackers, the sight of fancy fireworks and lamps and colourful new clothes and more importantly, the aroma of delicious sweets and …

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Rajapattai to Rajaangam…

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ith no respite from the searing heat, there was a very small break thanks to the occasional shower. Meanwhile, the biggest play on our national stage – The Lok Sabha elections has just wound down and India’s 15th Prime Minister – Mr. Narendra Modi has assumed office. A lot of …

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Star Wars in Tamil Cinema…

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he blistering heat is sure getting to a lot of us and with the mercury rising by the day, I am sure that each of you would be looking at different vistas for some escape route. Mine has been a lot of fluids (purely of the cooling variety) and lazing …

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