Halitha Shameem

I Used to Write Stories in Fourth Standard and Ask People to Give Those to Shankar Sir – Halitha Shameem

“I think the books I read and the films I watched helped me find my unique voice”, says the director.

Putham Pudhu Kaalai Vidiyaadhaa Review: Madhumitha Shines In This Otherwise Middling Anthology

Given the nature of emotions it explores, Putham Pudhu Kaalai Vidhyaadhaa is easy to relate to. But, it offers no…

Navarasa, The Much-Awaited Tamil Anthology, Will Release On August 6 On Netflix

Produced and presented by Mani Ratnam and Jayendra Panchapakesan, Navarasa features 9 short films with the proceeds set to go…

Review Of Halitha Shameem’s Aelay On Vijay TV, With Samuthirakani And Manikandan: A Low-Key Charmer Saddled With A Shrill Second Half

Is it possible to make a movie that feels like ‘Poovarasam Peepee’ crossed with a Pandiraj rural drama? The question…

Valentine’s Special: 16 South Indian Movies To Binge On During The Weekend

Here’s a list of the most beloved romance films from South Indian cinema – from Mani Ratnam’s breezy O Kadhal…

Download The Script Of Halitha Shameem’s Anthology Sillu Karupatti

Written and directed by Halitha Shameem, the film showcases the intricate messiness of human connections, while always keeping it sweet…

Time For Film Award Ceremonies To Undergo An Overhaul, Says Halitha Shameem

In a guest column, writer-director Halitha, who made the lyrical Sillu Karupatti, questions the goings-on in award ceremonies, and asks…

Sillu Karupatti Movie Review: Halitha Shameem’s Charming Anthology Serves Up Heart-Warming Content Without Excessive Sentimentality

The episodes are interconnected through people and objects and even stray animals and birds. These connections don’t appear contrived, because…

Sillu Karupatti Movie Review: Halitha Shameem’s Love Anthology Is A Cup Of Hot Chocolate On A Cold Rainy Day

With these four stories, we get an optimistic, yet deeply-moving takes on what constitutes the modern romance.