This is the Arena for

Genre: Tamil

Vanamagan : Harris 50

It took Harris 16 years to make 50 albums, inarguably not as prolific as his peers, Yuvan, GV Prakash and Imman, who grew professionally alongside and also have hit great peaks during this period. But Harris has always been a model of consistency –whether it is for the good or bad in…

May 30, 2016
2: 50 AM

Tamil Cinema

You wait in a queue leading to the counter. It maybe a short queue but the wait is long enough to bother you. Sometimes, it’s the excitement, the build-up to the show that keeps you hanging there. You do a rapid scanning of the seats and choose the center…

Inspired Poetry

Robert Frost said, “Poetry is what gets lost in translation.”It’s a great truth. Translating poetry can even make you carve your own noose with the very rope that was used to create the original. The following song from the Tamil movie, Mythili Ennai Kaathali (1986) is an inspired poetry that…

Viswaroopam (2013)

For a movie that begins with quite an artistic excellence of a Kathak dancer, Viswaroopam could have created wonders had it carried the same level of excellence even after twisting itself seriously into the world of spies, terrorist camps, dirty bombs that is unfortunately gate-crashed by a few cartoon-like agents…

Naan (2012)

Classic plots never fail unless they are overdone. They are classic because they have been told time and again and yet you want to watch them to know how characters respond to situations this time. Is the plot that’s supposed to be kept intact stays so? Are new situations built…