Articles by Lakshmi Priya

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
The blatant sexism in Kerala’s political domain continues to show itself to the world in a number of ways, whether it be through the statistics of gender representation or the statements made by mainstream political leaders.
Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 12:45
As Kamal KM’s ‘Pada’ brings to limelight the sensational ‘hostage’ drama for Adivasi land rights that took place in 1996 in Kerala’s Palakkad, TNM catches up with the real protagonists of the story.
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 18:44
“Tamil is the link language,” AR Rahman said on Monday, seemingly in response to Amit Shah’s controversial remark on Hindi being the “link language”. Here are some instances in which the Oscar winner has let his love for Tamil be known.
Monday, April 11, 2022 - 19:26
Former Palakkad District Collector WR Reddy, held hostage by four men seeking to highlight the issue of tribal land rights in 1996, speaks to TNM on the film 'Pada' and the cause espoused by the group.
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 11:51