FIR, the new Vishnu Vishal movie directed by Manu Anand, feels like a thriller written by someone who only went through the headlines of every news article. Manu Anand wants to create this Muslim hero character who had to go through a lot of trauma because he was a suspected terrorist. Not every Muslim is… Continue reading FIR


Like any other anthology that got released during the lockdown, the new one in Netflix presented by Mani Ratnam, Navarasa, is a mixed bag in terms of quality. While the eldest one in the lot, Priyadarshan, came up with the banalest creation, the young gun Karthick Naren impressed me the most with his grip on… Continue reading Navarasa

Paava Kadhaigal

When you hear that four directors, who have made movies in their distinctive zones, are making stories in an anthology movie that deals with honor killing, there will be an evident curiosity to know how they will achieve that in their way of storytelling. From someone like Vignesh Sivan, who is known to make fun… Continue reading Paava Kadhaigal

Putham Pudhu Kaalai

Putham Pudhu Kaalai, the new Tamil anthology film is a diverse mix of interesting stories set in the backdrop of these unprecedented days of lockdown. These are pretty much a scaled-up version of short films that the makers had to shoot in a very constrained environment. The philosophy ultimately is to offer the viewer something… Continue reading Putham Pudhu Kaalai

Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal

The trailer of Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal was nothing short of mediocre and in my opinion and that wasn’t a pleasing invitation card to watch a movie. If you also had the same feeling watching the trailer of Desingh Periyasamy’s Dulquer Salmaan- Ritu Varma starrer Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal, then I have good news for you.  The… Continue reading Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal