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K Praveen

July 3, 2021
7: 20 PM

Spellbound [1945]: Portrait of a Poignant Dream

Spellbound dignifies the art of making movies about dreams – the literal ones. Hitchcock, a master of the craft takes a wafer-thin brush and strokes an inquisitive picture of human mind on how it reconciles guilt through memories or the lack of them. Filmed in black and white, the characters’ emotions get naturally accentuated…

May 4, 2020
7: 13 AM

Forgotten [2017]: Takes a Piece of You

Forgotten catches you off guard at times and when it does, you’d feel you are watching a different thing altogether. In a strangely twisted story, your emotions as the viewer are allowed to be exaggerated but never apart from a grim realization of how devastatingly humanity can die in the wake of inevitable circumstances…

2018 – Top 20 Tamil Songs >> Song of the Year

Song: The life of RamMovie: 96Composer: Govind VasanthaSinger: Pradeep KumarLyricist: Karthik Netha This song has monopolized my thoughts ever since its release. There have been many travel movies and songs over the years and every time they are done right, they just make us feel that it’s just the right way to go…

2018 – Top 20 Tamil Songs >> 2

Song: RaajaliMovie: 2.0Composer: AR RahmanSingers: Blaaze, Arjun Chandy, Sid SriramLyricist: Madhan Karky Though Rahman swept the National Award in ‘Roja’ for his soulful music and announced to the world that he was here to stay, it was his audacious dance beats and rampant high-pitched singing that made him an icon among…

2018 – Top 20 Tamil Songs >> 3

Song: Vasantha KaalangalMovie: 96Composer: Govind VasanthaSinger: ChinmayiLyricist: Uma Devi It is a like a painting that vibrates hypnotically. The composer has gone full Zen here! It’s a minimalist’s dream. The sheer meditative quality in Mithun Raju’s serene guitar play elevates this track to a league of its own. If…