Rajiv Menon

Aparna Balamurali On Soorarai Pottru On Amazon Prime Video: Suriya Did Not Let Us Face Any Pressure

Actress Aparna Balamurali speaks to Soumya Varier about working with director Sudha Kongara, and how she has honed her craft…

The Many Mirrors Of Mani Ratnam: The Audience Views His Characters Framed Inside Them Through Another Prism

Working with trusted cinematographers such as PC Sreeram, Santosh Sivan, Rajiv Menon and Ravi Varman, the veteran filmmaker uses mirrors…

Putham Pudhu Kaalai On Amazon Prime Video: Some Sharp Moments In A Mostly Pleasant But Generic Anthology

Karthik Subbaraj's short is the ‘late-a vandhalum latest-a varuven’ of the bunch. GVM's is nice, too.

I Was Editing Jagame Thanthiram During The 21-Day Lockdown: Karthik Subbaraj Talks About His Short In Amazon Prime Video’s Putham Pudhu Kaalai

Directors Rajiv Menon, Suhasini Mani Ratnam, Gautham Vasudev Menon, Karthik Subbaraj and Sudha Kongara speak about shooting with a limited…

Moments Of The Struggle That Ajith’s Character Manohar Experiences Are What I’d Faced As A Youngster: Rajiv Menon On 20 Years Of Kandukondain Kandukondain

In a conversation with Baradwaj Rangan, Rajiv Menon speaks about moving closer to reality as a filmmaker, the 18-year-gap before…

New-Age Tamil Cinema: 25 Recent Films With Subtitles And Where To Find Them

You've all heard about the big Vijay and Ajith entertainers. What about small films with big hearts, like Sillu Karupatti…

Sarvam Thaala Mayam Movie Review: An Affecting, Feel-good Drama About A Dalit Musician Who Dreams Big

The film's simple, old-fashioned, feel-good, aspirational, make-the-world-a-better-place quality tides over its many “cinematic” passages

‘I Have Seen The Healing Powers Of Music’: Rajiv Menon

Why did it take the director 16 years to return to film making after Kandukondein Kandukondein?