K Balachander and Sridhar were two filmmakers who used the actor in consistently challenging roles: he fit easily into them because his on-screen persona was like water, capable of taking the shape of the vessel
This 1970 melodrama is a great place to begin looking for Sivaji Ganesan’s transition point from an actor who elevated a scene to someone who needed to keep acting far beyond the requirements of a scene.
Tamil cinema has focussed on social and economic disparities between lovers, rarely throwing the spotlight on their relationship. However, films such as Adutha Veetu Penn, Mozhi and Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi have stuck to their romcom roots.
A week before the release of the mega-budget bi-lingual ‘Saaho’, touted to be ‘The Biggest Action Thriller From India’, we get people from different generations to recollect the biggest film of their lifetime