Articles by Neelima Menon

No one looking at Bhadra would think of her as a femme fatale, her face is stripped of makeup, her eyes indolent. But this charade of naivety is all part of a larger plan.
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 20:16
For someone who started as an assistant director in Malayalam cinema, with the hope that it will eventually help him find his way through, Shine has come a long way.
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 14:52
While you can shrug off the ignorance of a senior actor like Mallika Sukumaran, it’s disheartening to watch the entitlement of a young actor like Mamta Mohandas. Then there are the likes of actors like Dhyan Sreenivasan.
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 19:02
In ‘Pakshe’, Mohanlal plays a man who is forced into a marriage, and opts to stay and suffer silently in an abusive relationship. But is he really a victim?
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 18:15
Written by John Paul, who passed away recently, and directed by Bharathan, Oru Minnaminunginte Nurunguvettam is one of the most beautiful love stories of all time.
Sunday, May 1, 2022 - 11:33
TNM caught up with CBI series writer SN Swamy for a chat, as the fifth edition of the movie, titled ‘CBI 5: The Brain’, gets ready for release on May 1.
Monday, April 25, 2022 - 17:37
Even today, before signing up for a film, Manoj is nervous whether he will be able to live up to the director’s expectations, despite his impressive body of work.
Wednesday, March 30, 2022 - 12:35
‘Big B’ started yet another new wave in Malayalam cinema because it not just introduced a brand-new stylised action genre, but also subverted some of the tropes associated with mass heroes till then.
Saturday, March 26, 2022 - 11:09
Ahead of ‘Upacharapoorvam Gunda Jayan’, his big solo hero release and his 100th film, Saiju talks to TNM about how he chooses roles, his discomfort with comedy roles and the kind of films he loves to watch.
Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 16:45
Director Blessy’s 2011 film starring Mohanlal, Jaya Prada and Anupam Kher is complex, intense and often messy, but tugs at our heartstrings.
Monday, February 14, 2022 - 16:37