Articles by Saradha U

Helmed by Prabhu Solomon, ‘Sembi’ revolves around the lives of Veerathaayi (Kovai Sarala) and her 10-year-old granddaughter Sembi (Nila).
Friday, December 30, 2022 - 20:12
Singer Chinmayi Sripada was axed from the South Indian Cine, Television Artistes and Dubbing Artistes Union in 2018, weeks after she voiced support to women who accused union president Radha Ravi of sexual misconduct.
Thursday, December 29, 2022 - 08:13
The makers of ‘Yuddha Kaandam’, screened at the Chennai International Film Festival (CIFF) this year, promoted it as the ‘first proper commercial single-shot film’.
Tuesday, December 27, 2022 - 15:23
Set in rural Tunisia, the film tracks a sunny day in the lives of a group of fig harvesters consisting of old-timers as well as teenagers taking up the job during their summer break from school.
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 - 13:10
In ‘Hadinelentu’, director Prithvi Konanur skillfully shines light on the deep-seated gender, caste, and class divides that play out in favour of and against two teenagers from different socio-economic backgrounds.
Tuesday, December 20, 2022 - 15:25
If ‘Love Today’ simply wanted to be a logic-defying entertainer, critics may have overlooked its problematic approach towards gender and caste. But the film seeks to ask questions, and often arrives at the wrong answers.
Sunday, December 18, 2022 - 14:40
Director Deepak and actors Rohini and Shraddha Srinath speak to TNM about their recently released Tamil film ‘Witness’, which narrates the heartbreaking tale about the death of a 20-year-old caused by manual scavenging.
Tuesday, December 13, 2022 - 18:47
Actors like Vasanthi, Samantha, Regina, and Darshana have recently featured in action sequences, designing a new imagination of women who fight on screen.
Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 17:45
The poetry reading event was organised by The Prajnya Trust in association with poetry collective Mockingbirds on December 2.
Saturday, December 3, 2022 - 12:37
TNM takes a look at the representation of plus-sized characters in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, and Hindi films.
Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 19:45