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Remembering MN Nambiar: From ‘Anbe Vaa’ to ‘Thillana Mohanambal’, the menacing villain
The veteran actor, who passed away in 2008, would have been 100 if he were alive today.
Monday, March 18, 2019 - 18:31
A man who refused to pander to the box-office: Remembering Lenin Rajendran
The award winning Malayalam filmmaker passed away on January 14.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 18:24
From ‘Thulluvadho Ilamai’ to ‘Maari 2’: Dhanush’s journey in Kollywood
Dhanush is an actor, producer, director, scriptwriter, lyricist and playback singer, and has seen success in the various spheres of filmmaking.
Monday, January 7, 2019 - 12:30
Saying no to typecasting: Versatile actor Aishwarya Rajesh is one to watch out for
Aishwarya shot to fame with her performance as a slumdweller and mother of two young kids in the critically acclaimed ‘Kaaka Muttai’.
Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 18:01
250 films over 40 years: Madhu Ambat’s incredible journey as a cinematographer
Madhu has cranked the camera for films in nine different Indian languages and has also been a part of Hollywood films.
Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 17:07
From Raja Babu to Ali and Brahmanandam: The greatest of Tollywood comedians
From Kasturi Siva Rao in the silent cinema days to recent entrants like Vennela Kishore and Priyadarshi, a list of Tollywood’s popular entertainers.
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 15:55
Breaking the old ways: Tamil cinema's Vetri Maaran and Pa Ranjith
The two directors have only a handful of films to their credit but they have created a space for themselves in the industry.
Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 14:58
Remembering SV Ranga Rao: A versatile actor loved for his mythological roles
The actor, whose centenary is being observed this year, worked in 162 films, 109 in Telugu and 53 in Tamil, in a career spanning nearly 3 decades.
Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 15:11
Thilakan, Jagathy, Seema, Jalaja and others: The long list of Mollywood’s unsung stars
These stars have made handsome contributions but have remained unrecognised throughout their careers.
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 14:42
Ilaiyaraaja to Anirudh: Kollywood’s music composers and their contributions
What is gratifying about the music scene in Kollywood is that with production of films on the rise there is enough work for every music director.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 15:46