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Theatre History: January 2007

PachaiKili MuthuCharam – Music Review

PaChAiKiLi mUtHuChArAm Gautham – Harris Jayaraj An Instant Favorite… This is not pathbreaking. This is mesmerizing. This is not agitated. This is calm and cool. This is not a “Bubblegum” album. This is a calm acheiver. Let me get submerged in the mood of the album, 1. Unakkul Naan…

VJ Lekha

It’s been a long time since I watched MTV, Channel V, VH1… Usually VJs are very expressive and eloquent in shows from these channels. Somehow I feel Indian Channel VJs lack that spirit. They are trying to be too intelligent when communicating with the callers. That’s a…

2006 – Top Ten Tamil Movies >> Movie of the year

1 Pudhupettai Director: SelvaRaghavan Cast: Dhanush, Sneha, Sonia Agarwal, Azhagamperumal Pudhupettai is the most underrated and forgotten movie of the year. Simply because, it seeded roaring expectations in viewers’ minds in a completely different way. This movie daringly provokes a certain section of the society. The intent is not to provoke…

2006 – Tamil Top 10 Tamil Movies >> 4 – 2

4. Veyyil Director: Vasantha BalanCast: Pasupathy, Bharath, Bhavana Guilt, shame and agony – How does a sombre man suffer from all these sultry emotions when he rejoins his family after a painful separation? This movie delivers exactly the same. Not more, not less. The director has done a serious travel into the…

2006 – Top 10 Tamil Movies >> 7 – 5

7. Imsai Arasan 23M Pulikesi Director: Simbudhevan Cast: Vadivelu, Vadivelu, Nasser Yes! I could register two different versions of actor-comedian Vadivelu in this movie. In multi-action movies, it’s very imporant to portray the uniqueness of each character. ‘Micheal Madhana Kama Rajan’ is the best example that…