Tamil Features

Manikandan, Inconspicuous Yet Striking

Inspired by the adulation his mother was getting for her effervescent performances in front of family, Manikandan took to mimicry.…

20 Years, 20 Deepavali Clashes

Rajinikanth finally gets a Deepavali film since Muthu (1995) with Annaatthe releasing alongside MGR Magan, Enemy and Jai Bhim. Here’s…

Thala60, Thalapathy65, RC15: A Brief History Of The Extremely Hard-Working, Working Titles Of South Cinema

A combination of hashtags, fan-made posters and super-late title announcements have given rise to an interesting naming culture. From the…

Will The OTT Revolution Create The Utopia Independent Filmmakers Have Fought For?

Seven filmmakers from across industries weigh in on the the boon, the bane and the banal aspects of the post-pandemic…

Vijay Sethupathi’s 63-minute ‘Mughizh’ And The Intricacies Of Programming A ‘Short’ Film In Theatres

The star’s seventh release in 2021 is also the debut of his daughter Shreeja. With a limited release in 20…

20 South Indian Films With The Most Number Of Remakes

Andhadhun’s second remake, Bhramam, released today. With a Tamil one underway, it's among the most remade Hindi films in the…

The Doctor As Hero: Memorable Men of Medicine in Tamil Cinema

From Sivaji Ganesan in ‘Ooty Varai Uravu’ to Vijay in ‘Mersal’, here is a list of memorable doctors in Tamil…

SP Balasubrahmanyam Brings Back Old School Goodness In His Last Rajini Intro Song ‘Annaatthe Annaatthe’

Produced by Kalanithi Maran of Sun Pictures, directed by Siva, and starring Rajinikanth, Meena, Khushbu, Nayanthara and Keerthy Suresh, Annaatthe…

Susi Ganeshan – Leena Manimekalai Case History, Explained

For over three years, Leena Manimekalai has been running pillar to post defending herself in a criminal defamation case that…

‘Glimpses Of Valimai’ Is All About Ajith’s Bike Racer Persona

Produced by Boney Kapoor’s Bayview Projects, directed by H. Vinoth, and starring Ajith, Huma Qureshi, Yogi Babu and Karthikeya, Valimai…

Annaatthe Motion Poster: Rajinikanth’s Swagger On A Motorbike

Produced by Kalanithi Maran of Sun Pictures, directed by Siva, and starring Rajinikanth, Meena, Khushbu, Nayanthara and Keerthy Suresh, Annaatthe…

Before Thalaivii: Narratives About Jayalalitha In Tamil Cinema

Given that we’ve only had mostly reductionist and caricatured portraits of Jayalalitha on screen, Queen tells us her side of…