Uday Padagalingam
Entertainment

PS-1: Mani Ratnam lost in the Chola maze

Ponniyin Selvan sticks to the script. It's less a Mani Ratnam movie and more a faithful adaptation of Kalki's novel. Raja Raja Chozhan was a glorious emperor, about whom Kalki wrote a well-researched story Ponniyin Selvan in the early 1950s – serialized in the Kalki magazine for nearly...

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Entertainment

Cobra movie: Long film short on depth

In Cobra movie, Mathialagan, played by Vikram, is a socially conscious man who teaches poor and other children lacking support so they can advance in life. College teacher Bhavana (Srinidhi) loves him but Mathialagan doesn’t return her love. Vikram is not only a maths teacher he is also a...

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Culture

Liger: The pan-India marketing gimmick

If Liger is Bollywood's foray into pan-Indian films, then it shows Bollywood hasn't learned how to make those films. In the past, Hindi films were naturally considered pan-India merely because Hindi was spoken by more people than other languages. Others were called regional cinema. But each...

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