Chellappa
Entertainment

50% rule opens space for small budget films

Ajith fans were eagerly looking forward to celebrate Pongal through Valimai. But the release was put off owing to the 50% restrictions imposed by government on cinema theatre occupancy. The head of the cinema halls owners association, Tiruppur Subramaniam, had said that since Valimai is a big...

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Why can’t Simbu have a doctorate?

Ever since Vels University announced a honorary doctorate for T R Silambarasan, popularly known as Simbu among his fans, the online space is buzzing. Simbu’s fans are excited but a section questions the sanctity of such degrees given to actors, in the context of Simbu. The actor is likely to be...

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Entertainment

2021 showed Tamil movies could ascend to world class

The film, Writer, released towards the end of 2021 seemed to capture the year well. Directed by Franklin Jacob, yet another talent to emerge from Pa Ranjith’s stable, the film’s core was its story. Writer has shown that films with a highly original story, well researched plot, and believable...

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Vadivelu returns as Naisekar. Here’s a tribute

With Naisekar Returns, ace comedian Vadivelu will return to films after four years. The director of the movie, Suraj, had directed Thalainagaram and Marudhamalai in which Vadivelu’s comedy acts were some of the most memorable the comedian has done. Vadivelu fans believe Suraj’s direction will...

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