Uday Padagalingam
Culture

Maanadu: Why Simbu should bury Simbu style?

Simbu is one of the imponderables of Tamil cinema. His movies are rare and they are not always hits. Yet, every movie release of his comes with a buzz and gets talked about. Simbu has had many comebacks in his career. He changes tack in the characters he portrays to stay relevant. Simbu has...

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Culture

In Tamil cinema, rain melodies are a flood

In Tamil Nadu, where various seasons are just shades of summer, rain is a respite. The chilly weather after copious rainfall is sensual and romantic. No, we are not talking of the terrifying cyclones that are upon us now, but a normal rainy day accompanied by melodious Ilayaraja songs and spicy...

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