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Articles by Sowmya Rajendran
Don’t want to do films where I stand near the hero and praise him: Jyothika to TNM
Ahead of the release of ‘Kaatrin Mozhi’, Jyothika speaks to TNM about how naive women are when they come into the industry, the swear word controversy in ‘Naachiyar’, and discussions at home on cinema.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 12:16
'The doors close the minute we know the dead person was Dalit': The Pa Ranjith interview
In this interview, Pa Ranjith speaks to TNM about the responses to 'Pariyerum Perumal', caste glorification in cinema, Me Too movement and the recent murder of a young Dalit girl in Salem.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 14:42
'Sarkar' row: Has the AIADMK learnt zero lessons from the BJP's 'Mersal' fiasco?
The controversy over 'Mersal' ensured that the film was in the news, and with 'Sarkar', the AIADMK seems keen to make the film achieve national fame.
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 15:49
‘Me Too’: How women in south cinema are considered commodities on screen and off it
Actors Aishwarya Rajesh, Shraddha Srinath, Aishwarya Lekshmi and filmmaker Leena Manimekalai speak to TNM about how the public views the bodies of women in cinema.
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 11:34
Vijay and Maran's 'Sarkar': What AIADMK's objection to the movie is all about
An AIADMK minister said that 'Sarkar', a film made by Maran brothers of Sun Pictures, has business motives to destroy the image of 'Amma who is worshipped as God by Tamils all over the world.'
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 15:38
'Sarkar' review: Vijay's film is fun but falls short of earlier Murugadoss films
'Sarkar' has the Murugadoss stamp all over it and Vijay is dependable as usual but the film feels like a muted effort.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 13:56
Which star rules the Deepavali box office in Tamil Nadu?
Is Deepavali still the biggest release date for a Tamil movie? And which star dominates the box-office on the special day?
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 10:07
The price for speaking up: How the Malayalam industry treats women with an opinion
Actors Parvathy, Remya, make-up artiste and hair stylist Rehana, and a woman technician spoke to TNM about the systematic way in which they're being denied work.
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 17:45
'This is the wake-up call': Actor Sruthi Hariharan on Arjun Sarja and ‘Me Too’
In an interview with TNM, Sruthi talks about the backlash and support she has received after she spoke up about Arjun Sarja, and about the Me Too movement.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 16:03
Dalit women are wrongly represented in media: ‘The Blue Club’ filmmaker Priyadharsini
Through The Blue Club, Priyadharsini conducts filmmaking workshops for marginalised women and also amplifies their life experiences through interviews.
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 12:54