Madhu C Narayanan

40 Breakthrough Indian Directorial Debuts

On the 20th anniversary of Farhan Akhtar’s Dil Chahta Hai, we look at directorial debuts that changed the game

Kumbalangi Nights And The Four Pillars Of The Male Psyche

The brothers exhibit similarities to Gillette's and Moore’s four archetypes and stand in contrast to the antagonist Shammi

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…

Uri – The Surgical Strike Vs Kumbalangi Nights: The Gollapudi Best Debut Director Award Goes To… Both!

Aditya Dhar and Madhu C Narayanan have won the Gollapudi Srinivas National Award for 2019. For the first time since…

Lucifer to Moothon – 5 Fascinating Uses of The Mirror In Recent Malayalam Cinema

From Prithviraj to Geetu Mohandas, filmmakers in Malayalam are making great use of mirrors to add layers to a story

Southern Lights: Men, Maleness, Masculinity And Family In Kumbalangi Nights

The many facets of an intricate drama from director Madhu C Narayanan and writer Syam Pushkaran. (Be warned. Spoilers ahead.)

Kumbalangi Nights Movie Review: A Compelling Narrative On Love, Life And Hope

Shyam Pushkaran’s script and dialogues, which imbibes the local culture and dialects, adds a new dimension to the storytelling