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Revathy Convinced Me To Act in Modern Love Hyderabad: Suhasini Maniratnam

Ahead of Modern Love Hyderabad's release, actress Suhasini Maniratnam speaks about her role in the anthology, Mani Ratnam's influence on…

Directing A Film Gives Total Satisfaction: Santosh Sivan

“You never stop learning as a cinematographer, every shot you take is like a new beginning for you and that…

Thalapathi | Mani Ratnam | 50 Films I Love | Anupama Chopra | Film Companion

  A friendship sturdier than family ties. The desperate yearning of a mother for a son she abandoned and the…

50 Films I Love: Thalapathi

Thalapathi presents, in all its heartache and splendour, the unshakable bond between a mother and her child

I’d Call Ram Gopal Varma A Very Chilled-Out Director: Priyamani

The National-Award winning actor on working with greats like Ram Gopal Varma, Mani Ratnam and Bharatiraaja and the draining shoot…

15 Films That Grapple With Infidelity

Ahead of Shakun Batra's Gehraiyaan, here are 15 films that delved into the murky territory of adultery and infidelity

Once Upon A Time In Kollywood: Ilaiyaraaja And The Electro-Synth Pop Revolution In Tamil Film Music

Ilaiyaraaja’s most prodigious output in ‘computer music’ came in the years between 1986 and 1992. Here’s a curated list through…

Yuva: An Ever-Relevant Political Thriller

It’s the artistry, and attention to detail in its subplots that make it such a riveting watch

Iruvar Is So Much More Than A Political Movie

As a political drama, this movie stands apart because of the way art is portrayed in the movie

Arvind Swami On His Directorial Debut With Roudhram From Navarasa

“I thought the best place to start for Roudhram would be exploring the different kinds of anger,” says the director…

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…

Looking Beyond The Simplicity Of Mani Ratnam’s Dil Se

This story is about so much more than love - it's a story about fate, retribution, and the morality surrounding…