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Streaming success

CHENNAI: Bored of rewatching Narcos, House of Cards and Stranger Things? Binge-watched Indian web-series like Inside Edge and Breathe already? Don’t worry, for your options…

Not a happy new year

Deepavali, Pongal and Tamil New Year have traditionally been terrific occasions to release big-budget films in. Festival releases are a matter of great pride, and…

The show goes on

The ongoing strike by the Tamil Film Producers’ Council (TFPC) against the Digital Service Providers (DSP) may have brought the industry to a grinding halt,…

Covering up a myth

One device that has undergone much change during the past decade has to be the telephone. Growing up, I remember being so fascinated by the…

Turkish delight

Dhanush and Megha Akash in Enai Noki Paayum Thota Megha Akash, who loves travelling, was thrilled by the prospect of a trip to Turkey for…

Almost a wrap for Junga

It’s well-known that the team of Junga went to Portugal despite the ongoing strike, to wrap up the remaining portions of the Vijay Sethupathi-starrer. Now,…

Not a key solution

A still from from Raja Rani There are few debut films that have catapulted people to such heights as Raja Rani did to director Atlee.…

Clash of the filmmakers

It all started so well last February, when Gautham Menon took to Twitter to announce he’d be co-producing Karthick Naren’s next, (later titled Naragasooran, starring…

Sounds of a sequel

Third generation music director and the man behind the music of the upcoming Goli Soda 2, Achu Rajamani, credits it all to his three heroes…

March of the monsters

Perhaps no other film has made ‘Kaiju’, which means ‘strange beast’, as popular among the masses as the 2013 sci-fi monster film, Pacific Rim, but…

Bharath’s next titled 8

After making heads turn with last year’s Spyder, Bharath has signed a new film. Titled 8, the film, touted to be a romantic comedy thriller,…

Ghibran calls Ratchasan his toughest project, yet

Vishnu Vishal’s cop film Ratchasan, co-starring Amala Paul, is being directed by Ramkumar, who made his debut with Mundasupatti. Ghibran, who is composing the film’s…

The Naachiyaar problem

A social media post reminded me that Naachiyaar completes a month, this week. It reminded me that there was something rather discomfiting about it I’d…

Gone too soon

It’s been a week, and Sridevi’s sudden demise has still not sunk in. One of the chief laments is that her life and career was…

Karate kids

Vivekh, Devyani during the shooting of ‘Ezhumin’. Comedian Vivekh, who has shifted his focus to supporting roles in recent times, will next be seen in…

Nights of terror

Shooting for Ramkumar’s psychological thriller Raatchasan changed Vishnu Vishal’s temperament. The actor plays an assistant director who later becomes a cop.For about twelve days, he…

James Ivory becomes oldest-ever Oscar winner

New Delhi: James Ivory, the writer of Oscar nominated ‘Call Me By Your Name’, has become the oldest Oscar Winner in the history. The 89-year-old…

‘Coco’ Helmer Dedicates Oscar Win To Mexico

New Delhi: Disney/Pixar’s colourful Day of the Dead-inspired ‘Coco’ has nabbed an Oscar for ‘Best Animated Feature’ at the 90th Academy Awards. This was the…

Basketball Star Kobe Bryant Wins Oscar

New Delhi: Tonight’s Oscar Awards saw a new first in its history – A sportsperson was awarded the golden statuette for the first time. Kobe…

Full List Of Oscars 2018 Winners And Nominees

New Delhi: The Hollywood’s biggest night has culminated while adding more stars to the industry elite’s list. The 90th Academy Awards came out to be…