Articles by Lakshmi Priya

The film is by no means a ‘grand return’ for Lal Jose. But it is still a gripping crime thriller that pulls off several twists and turns, aided by convincing performances from its lead actors.
Friday, August 19, 2022 - 13:04
The Malayalam film, directed by Vishnu Raghav, has brought back to spotlight one of the most divisive aspects of India’s rape-related laws— does sex on the false promise of marriage amount to rape?
Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 18:21
This Kerala state award winner seamlessly intertwines the lives of people living in an ecologically fragile region with the surreal existence of a man sharing an uncanny relationship with nature.
Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 11:02
Director Indhu VS has made a daring, promising debut with her unambiguous politics, which is the biggest plus of the film.
Friday, July 29, 2022 - 15:15
Nivin Pauly-Asif Ali starrer can be viewed as a political commentary. Unfortunately, the film does not make it easy for the viewer to analyse that politics.
Thursday, July 21, 2022 - 21:10
The Kerala Minister has stoked a controversy by claiming that the Indian Constitution “condoned exploitation", in what many see as a violation of his oath. Legal experts tell TNM about the possible consequences.
Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 18:15
A discussion on disabled-friendly theatres came up after Paresh Palicha, a movie critic with cerebral palsy, wrote about his experience with a Kochi cinema house.
Monday, June 27, 2022 - 17:17
They were starved, abused and forced to do hard labour, besides being threatened that they would be sold to ISIS if they refused to cooperate.
Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 20:13
Bigg Boss is endorsed by Mohanlal, and is loved and watched by lakhs of people in Kerala. The awareness and visibility that proper queer representation on a show like this offers is unprecedented, a gay rights activist tells TNM.
Monday, June 20, 2022 - 20:35
For a long time, Malayalam and Tamil movies have resorted to using dwarf persons for humour, which often borders on the cruel. Are we any better now, TNM explores.
Sunday, June 12, 2022 - 17:05