Articles by Sowmya Rajendran

Are men, of whichever political hue, prepared for women who are not ready to wait — not just for temple entry, but for gender justice in all spheres?
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 14:28
Starring Nimisha Sajayan and Suraj Venjaramoodu as newlyweds, the film rips through patriarchy, the bedrock of the institutions of family and religion.
Friday, January 15, 2021 - 15:44
Safe to say, it’s not just the land that is barren in the film, it’s also the director’s imagination.
Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 13:35
If you are a parent who wishes to have these conversations with your child but are unsure about how to do it, here are some tips by Sowmya Rajendran.
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 18:33
If Parvathy in the original brought a certain mischievous rebelliousness to her interpretation of the role, Shraddha plays it in her own way.
Friday, January 8, 2021 - 13:24
Unlike the average murder mystery where the question is who did it, the puzzle in 'Drishyam' is how did he do it.
Thursday, January 7, 2021 - 17:16
It is a unique premise but director Balaji Tharaneetharan takes a predictable route.
Friday, December 25, 2020 - 15:10
A look at performances from Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada cinema that left us impressed.
Wednesday, December 23, 2020 - 13:11
It is worth asking what impact the filmmakers wished to achieve through their respective films — shock, sympathy or inspiration to push for change?
Tuesday, December 22, 2020 - 14:42
In this interview with TNM, Sai Pallavi dissects her role in 'Paava Kadhaigal' and also speaks of her own experiences with gender, caste, community and prejudices.
Saturday, December 19, 2020 - 10:45