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Visaranai at Venice International Film Festival

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Visaranai, written and directed by Vetrimaaran, the film features Attakathi Dinesh, Anandhi, Samuthirakani and Aadukalam Murugadoss in the leading roles. The film will compete in the Orizzonti section at the Venice International Film Festival (la Biennale di Venizia), which will begin in September. This is the first time a Tamil film …

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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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Evolution of Cinema…

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ello everybody! The summer has begun and exam time and vacations are not far behind! The summer is a wonderful season for movies as many filmmakers opt to release their projects around this time, to capitalize on the vacations. It is not just the children but families as a whole …

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