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Podaa Podi Review

Podaa Podi Review

Banner: Gemini Film Circuit Cast: Silambarasan, Varalaxmi Direction: Vignesh Shivaa Production: Mano Akkineni Music: Dharan   It’s not usual for a Diwali release to come in without enough promotion, especially when it shares screens with a big name Vijay flick like Thuppaki. Despite everything, Poda …

Mayilu Review

Mayilu Review

Cast: Shri, Shammu Direction: Jeevan Production: Prakash Raj Music: Illayaraja   After a long delay, finally ‘Mayilu’ has hit the screens this week-end. It’s a rural tale on a woman who falls in love. Debutant filmmaker Jeevan has touched upon the life of innocent people …

Aarohanam Review

Aarohanam Review

Banner: AVA Productions Monkey Creative Labs Cast: Jayaprakash, Viji Chandrasekhar, Uma Padmanabhan, Rajee Vijayasarathy Direction: Lakshmi Ramakrishnan   Women filmmakers are a rarity in Tamil cinema. A few of them had went on to make movies that touched emotional issues. Joining the list is Lakshmi …

Thiruthani Review

Thiruthani Review

Cast: Bharath, Sunaina, Rajkiran Direction: Perarasu Music: Perarasu   We know Perarasu follows a patented formula. His films will have an overdose of action, racy songs and punch lines. No different from his earlier ventures is ‘Thiruthani’. The only big difference in ‘Thiruthani’ when compared …

Pizza review

Pizza review

Cast: Vijay Sethupathi, Ramya Nambeesan Direction: Karthik Subbaraj Music: Santhosh Narayanan   If the success of a thriller lies in bringing the film-goer to the edge of the seat, ‘Pizza’ does it. With right toppings in the form of a taut screenplay, deft camera work, …

Maatraan Review

Maatraan Review

Banner: AGS Cast: Suriya, Kajal Agarwal Direction: K V Anand Production: Kalpathi S Aghoram Music: Harris Jayaraj   Maatraan brings together Suriya and K.V.Anand once again after the success of their first film together, Ayan and has managed to get a personality for the title …

English Vinglish Review

English Vinglish Review

Banner: Hope Production Eros Internationl Cast: Sridevi,Amitabh Bachchan Direction: Gauri Shinde Production: Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, Sunil A Lulla, R. Balki Music: Amit Trivedi   Is language a barrier to communicate our emotions? Wonder why people look down or take jibe at those who lack knowledge of …

Thaandavam Review

Thaandavam Review

Cast: Vikram, Jagapati Babu, Anushka Shetty, Amy Jackson Direction: A L Vijay Production: Ronnie Screwvala Music: G V Prakash Kumar   Having gotten an early chance to see Thaandavam, I was all excited when I parked my two-wheeler at the Sathyam Cinemas parking lot. I …

Charulatha Review

Charulatha Review

Cast: Priyamani, Skanda, Saranya Ponvannan, Seetha Direction: Pon Kumaran Production: Ramesh Krishnamoorthy Music: Sundar C Babu   We have grown up seeing movies where the lead actors do a double or triple act. But for the first time, here comes a story on conjoined twins. …

Saattai Review

Saattai Review

Cast: Ajmal Khan, P Samuthirakani, Swasika, Yuvan, Magima, Thambi Ramaiah Direction: Anbazhagan Production: Prabhu Solomon,John Mex Music: Imaan   2012 seems to be a year of movies that speak about the need to reform the education system. First came ‘Nanban’ and then followed ‘Dhoni’. Now …

Sundara Pandian Review

Sundara Pandian Review

Banner: Company Productions Cast: Sasikumar Direction: SR Prabhakaran Production: Sasikumar   Director Sasikumar knows the knack of rendering rural entertainers laced with romance and friendship. Starting with ‘Subramaniapuram’, he followed it up with ‘Nadodigal’. Now in ‘Sundarapandian’, which is more of ‘Subramaniapuram’ meeting ‘Nadodigal’, the …

Paagan Review

Paagan Review

Banner: V P Productions Cast: Srikanth, Janani Iyer, Kovai Sarala Direction: Mohammed Aslam Music: James Vasanthan   Comedy sells. ‘Paagan’ is one such film. It is a light-hearted take on a youth, who is obsessed with his bicycle. It is no nonsense stuff as debutant …

Mannaru Review

Mannaru Review

Cast: Appukutty, Thambi Ramiah, Mallika… Direction: Jai Shankar Production: Venkat   At a time when commercial clich`s rule the roost and hero-driven stories are the order of the day in Tamil cinema, comes a film where the story holds the key and characters are woven …

Perumaan Review

Perumaan Review

Cast: Arjun, Shruti, Ashwin, Krishna, Madan, Jai Direction: Rajesh Kannan Music: Luiji With a sub-title (The Rajinikanth) that’s enough to kindle the interest of the audience, debutant director Rajesh Kannan has come out with ‘Perumaan’, a film with newcomers Arjun and Sruthi in lead roles. …

Mugamoodi Review

Mugamoodi Review

Banner: UTV Motion Pictures Cast: Jiiva, Narain, Pooja Hegde, Nasser, Anupama Kumar Direction: Mysskin Production: Ronnie Screwvala, Siddharth Roy Kapur Music: Krishnakumar   We grew up listening to childhood stories involving superheroes. No different is this ‘Mugamoodi’. Mysskin, in a different style, has attempted to …