The music in Illaiyaraaja’s collaborations with directors like Bala, Balki, Kamal Haasan, Prakash Raj and Mysskin isn’t about making independent hits, which could bring audiences to the theatre. This is music that captures abstract ideas in a story and makes them evocative by converting them to sounds
The Tamil film industry is giving new meaning to the phrase ‘Change is in the air’. Last year, Varma got scrapped after completion and a new remake of Arjun Reddy got made. Now, actor-producer Vishal has officially taken over the direction of Thupparivaalan 2 from Mysskin, citing non-cooperation and lack of financial planning.