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One with the crowd

Express News Service Venkat Prabhu’s production RK Nagar was primarily shot in the RK Nagar area in Chennai. Vaibhav had to shoot there for around…

Our own Walt Disney

Express News Service Meet Rajiv Chilaka, the founder and CEO of Hyderabad-based Green Gold Animation. This man, the name behind the popular animation series, Chhota…

Headache of a scene

Express News Service Anaika Soti, whose last outing in Tamil was Kaaviya Thalaivan, is back with the Atharvaa-starrer Semma Botha Agathey. The actor, who plays…

Colours of labour

Express News Service Kaala has cinematographer Murali G working with Rajinikanth for the second time (after Kabali), but it didn’t stop him from being almost…

The X factor

Express News Service Getting off the block with an A-certified film isn’t an easy decision, but that’s exactly what director Sojo Sundar has done with…

A life well lived

Express News Service Typically, our biopics have been about politicians like Periyar, Bharathi, and Kamaraj. In recent times though, we have shifted away from solemn…

When films take a backseat

Express News Service For the last two years, it’s been rather stop-start for the Tamil industry. Demonetisation, implementation of GST, the self-enforced 50-day shutdown, and…

Second Superstar

Express News Service The success of Mahanati (Nadigaiyar Thilagam) is testimony to the powerhouse performer Savitri was. The tale of a superstar, whose tragic end…

A little piece of heaven

Express News Service With producers spending close to half the film’s budget on promotions these days, it’s no surprise that newer, more innovative ways are…

Being Savitri

Express News Service When director Nag Ashwin approached Keerthy Suresh to play Savitri, she was quite skeptical about pulling it off. “I had a lot…

Last tango in Thailand

Express News Service For Mr Chandramouli, heroine Regina Cassandra and co-star Gautham Karthik travelled to Thailand to shoot a romantic number on its beaches. But…