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Vanakam sumo

Express News Service When an artist like Rajiv Menon is associated with a project, you make a few assumptions about it. It came as a…

When scores matter

Express News Service Music director Ron Ethan Yohann had some doubt before the release of Game Over, but he’s ecstatic now. “I knew that the…

Girls got game

Game Over is gold, so far as this column is concerned. Nearly every frame, every close-up, every conversation is about women. Directed by Ashwin Saravanan,…

For the love of Mylapore

Express News Service While shooting for director Chimbu Devan’s Kasada Tabara, heroine Regina Cassandra got to shoot in one of her favourite parts of Chennai…

The Call of Kollywood

Express News Service There was a time when aspiring actors crowded production houses distributing their portfolios. This practice is slowly changing with filmmakers bringing in…

Tears of a mother

Express News Service ‘The lady in the photo is my mother Chinnathayee. This picture was clicked by me using my own camera. Photography is actually…

One last ride

Express News Service ‘This picture was at the launch of a film; I’m unable to remember which one though. Since this event happened much before…

The Oviyaa factor

Express News Service After a struggle of three years, Oviyava Vitta Yaaru is releasing this week — at the right time, some would say, with…

A feast for the king

Express News Service ‘This photograph was taken around the release of Thevar Magan. Sivaji anna and I share a lot of memories together. He was…

Blink and miss

Express News Service Rakul Preet knew when she signed up for Selvaraghavan’s NGK opposite Suriya, that she would have a lot to learn. She didn’t…

A mother’s lone battle

Express News Service The success of blockbusters like Avengers: Endgame and Kanchana 3 meant that smaller films like last Friday’s release, the Sonia Agarwal-starrer Thanimai,…

Dancing in a storm

Express News Service Kolaigaran hero Vijay Antony travelled to Abu Dhabi to shoot a song in the desert. “I expected conditions to be hot in…

Food for thought

Express News Service On Friday last, Netflix released a documentary series that united two of my interests — food and cinema — and made my…

Fast and furious

By Express News Service Shooting for his upcoming release Devarattam was no easy task for Gautham Karthik. The action blocks were shot in quick succession…

Coming full circle

Express News Service Shakthisree Gopalan remembers the first time she was hooked to a TV show. “It was Pop Stars on Channel V. They used…

Motorcycle diaries

Express News Service Bike races form the backdrop of R Suresh’s directorial debut, Pattipulam, which is set for release this Friday. When researching the subject,…