Friday, June 21, 2024

Topic: Tamil Movies

Farhana: Shaping a Muslim woman in unprecedented settings

Enough reasons to watch. Gladly, Farhana is not a disappointment in terms of representation and aesthetics, to a large extent. At least it stays away from fooling around Muslim sexuality – often, stereotyping Muslim sexuality is a tool of otherisation. 

Hindutva campaign and FIR: Netflix withdraws Nayanthara’s Annapoorani, Zee Studios apologies

Following a targeted hate campaign by Hindutva social media handles and a Mumbai Police FIR for 'hurting Hindu religious sentiments,' Netflix withdrew the Tamil movie 'Annapoorni,' starring Nayanthara and Jai.

A critical reading of Pa.Ranjith’s Natchathiram Nagargiradhu

When Natchathiram Nagargiradhu teasers with the corporatized "Rainbow" backgrounds were released, I was wondering if Pa.Ranjith is trying to blend in with the status-quo liberal mainstream rainbow narrative.

Kuthiraivaal; A work of art in the age of OTT productions

Kuthiraivaal daringly takes a blind leap with its culturally rooted approach and technical proficiency.

New films in Tamil reinforce ideas of Dravidian politics: Director Vetrimaran

New films in Tamil reinforce the ideas put forward by Dravidian politics, said award-winning director Vetrimaran.

Filmmaker legend KS Sethumadhavan who won 10 national awards, no more

Legendary filmmaker KS Sethumadhavan died on Friday at his residence in Chennai. He was 94.