I know a section of the audience who felt Jallikkattu from Lijo Jose Pellissery was just Girish Gangadharan running behind some hyper-active locals. And for the same audience, his new film Churuli will feel like a movie where he decided to cut loose all his actors and allowed them to abuse each other to the… Continue reading Churuli

Thinkalazhcha Nishchayam

Thinkalazhcha Nishchayam, directed by Senna Hegde, is an absolute laugh riot with fabulous layers of politics. Senna Hegde and cinematographer Sreeraj Raveendran use the premise of a wedding to making a satire that mocks the patriarchal system brutally and hilariously. With admirable minimalism and an astonishing cast, this one-day black comedy is a brilliantly made… Continue reading Thinkalazhcha Nishchayam


The synopsis of the new Sony Liv release Naduvan is an interesting one. You have the old Saheb Biwi Gangster texture getting a different approach as it gets intertwined with another parallel plot. So, you wouldn’t really wonder why they decided to make this movie. Morally grey areas and the coincidences tightening the thrill factor… Continue reading Naduvan


The fragility of the human mind and those grey areas of the moral dilemma have always produced interesting content with some peculiar characters. Kaanekkaane, the second directorial of Manu Ashokan after Uyare taps into those areas. Manu’s second collaboration with writer duo Bobby and Sanjay is a much more refined drama that focuses on the… Continue reading Kaanekkaane

Thittam Irandu

SPOILER ALERT! Without revealing a major element in the script, which is also a suspense factor, it will be impossible to review the new Aishwarya Rajesh film Thittam Irandu. So please keep that in mind if you have plans to read the rest of the review. Thittam Irandu is far from perfect for sure. In… Continue reading Thittam Irandu


Arun Prabhu Purushothaman’s second film after Aruvi, Vaazhl, has aspirations to be visually surreal. He is pushing a very used out theme in the modern day to a visceral level. But the jumps are extremely jarring. He is trying to narrate this story of asking people to live your life fully, do what you love,… Continue reading Vaazhl


There are times when history shows you peculiar scenarios that were never expected to happen. Maharani, the new SonyLIV show created by Subhash Kapoor and directed by Karan Sharma, is one series that takes the catchy element of a historical event and tries to give it a creative interpretation. Maharani is basically a What-if version… Continue reading Maharani