Articles by Bharathy Singaravel
The four-minute video offers a short history of VO Chidambaranar Pillai, better known as VOC, famous for starting the Swadeshi Shipping Company among other acts of opposing Colonial rule.
Saturday, January 22, 2022 - 12:35
The fashion brand’s new collection has drawn flak from Eelam Tamils for the tiger-print, militaristic look of some of the pieces, which resemble the uniform worn by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 18:40
The two short films, ‘Loners’ and ‘Nizhal Tharum Idham’ hold a mirror up to the wounds lockdown and isolation has left, yet tries to offer hope as a salve.
Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 15:45
Police personnel from three stations in Tamil Nadu’s Namakkal district had detained Prabhakar and his wife Amshala, who are from Salem district, on alleged charges of theft.
Monday, January 17, 2022 - 13:49
The filmmakers ask not to expect logic in a fantasy-comedy. They should have told us not to expect the comedy either.
Friday, January 14, 2022 - 11:50
In Tamil films, when women police officers aren’t being infantilised, they are shown as stone-like characters and hardly ever as multi-dimensional human beings.
Monday, January 10, 2022 - 16:56
In an interview with TNM, Franklin Jacob talks about his politics, defying the hero-mould for a protagonist, the film’s sharp focus on the cost of denying Scheduled Caste status to Dalit Christians, and more.
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 18:11
A wing of the TNUHDB building in Chennai’s Tiruvottiyur collapsed on December 27, leaving residents in neighbouring buildings fearful of their own living arrangements.
Tuesday, December 28, 2021 - 16:43
The system of categorising only Hindu, Buddhist, and Sikh Dalits as Scheduled Caste exposes those who are not contained within these formal categories to harassment from hostile bureaucrats.
Friday, December 24, 2021 - 17:35
Releasing in mainstream venues, in the same theatres that run big budget cop films to full houses, this film helps spread a political language tuned to the systemic failures in this country.
Friday, December 24, 2021 - 09:45