Articles by Aradhya Kurup
The 1988 film is placed in an old Namboothiri tharavadu that has seen better days, but its inhabitants still live in their own superficial world of kingship and glory.
Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 15:52
The film industry generally has a derisive attitude towards reviewers but they also dread them in equal measure.
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 16:02
The 1979 film is a perceptive commentary on how society magnifies violence, and romanticises a certain kind of masculinity by lending a sheen to the perpetrator.
Sunday, January 5, 2020 - 17:18
From Srividya in ‘Kattathey Kilikoodu’ to Mohanlal in ‘Thenmavin Kombathu’, these subtle performances are some of their best acts.
Sunday, December 29, 2019 - 16:52
Based on a story by Nedumudi Venu, the 1983 film had a stellar cast in Bharath Gopi, Srividya, Revathy and Mohanlal.
Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 17:12
From PJ Antony to Surabhi Lakshmi, here is a list of talented actors who made their way to movies from theatre.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 14:43
An apparently content woman shoots herself for no apparent reason; her distraught husband's friend investigates the case to find her motive.
Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 13:27
When you talk about some of the best/most popular films in Malayalam cinema, you will invariably talk about a Mammootty and/or a Mohanlal film.
Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 16:43
During the festival of Attukal Pongala, when their wives are away, three men decide to spend the day with a sex worker: that forms the crux of the story.
Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 17:56
Though there are many amazing films dealing with the intricacies of being a single father, most of the narratives are stereotypical and unduly romanticised.
Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 17:48