A beautiful woman with a bruised heart and a broken body who still refuses to be circumscribed by her horrific reality.
As the wacky and nonchalant Mathi, Aparna Balamurali adds liveliness to Nitham Oru Vaanam which weaves together three different stories.
Arjun Rampal as Rudraveer in Dhaakad
Razneesh Ghai’s film, starring Kangana Ranaut, is arguably the biggest box office failure of the year, but the film does have a silver lining in the form of a silver-haired Arjun Rampal.
It feels like I've spent the year being consumed by Aubrey Plaza’s smoldering, scornful and smileless gaze – starting with Emily the Criminal at the Sundance film festival and ending, of course, with the second season of The White Lotus.
Clad in a pink pantsuit, gyrating and stringing the guitar, Austin Butler as Elvis dominated the screen with his charisma.
FaFa might not be the central spy that Lokesh Kanagaraj’s Vikram revolves around, but he is still the film’s most compelling one.
Playing the spunky yet soft-hearted Shobana in Thiruchitrambalam, Nithya Menen brings a refreshing vigour to the Betty archetype and embodies its girl-next-door essence to near-perfection.
There is something about a man who lives with his mother, who smokes in hiding, and whose moods are placated by food the mother prepares.
As SS Rajamoulli tells it, these two were superheroes without capes.
On one hand, it can be easy to attribute Gu-ssi’s (Son Seok-ku) magnetism to the Bad Boi Syndrome. On the other, it can feel terribly reductive.