The teacher figure has been made familiar through countless Hollywood films: an initially-reticent protagonist who takes charge of a class full of “challenging”, “disadvantaged” or “impoverished” students, typically teenagers
Many Marvel/DC films have flown since Tamil cinema’s first, albeit disastrous, series of superhero movies. With Sivakarthikeyan’s Hero getting ready for release, will the concept of a masked saviour finally take flight here?
Where did all this madness begin? How did a mass entertainer like Vijay manage to create such a hardcore following in a State famous for the arty films of Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Aravindan, Padmarajan and Bharathan?