Articles by Sowmya Rajendran

This is not an attempt to slam the film for trying; it's an earnest appeal for filmmakers to think, read and research more when they do the trying, instead of lazily wetting their feet in sociopolitical issues.
Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:09
Written by Padmarajan and directed by Joshiy, this 1990 film is still considered to be among the best thrillers that the Malayalam film industry has produced.
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 16:51
While veteran actor Shankar's performance is a letdown, Prithviraj and Mamta Mohandas more or less hold the film up in a watchable remake.
Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 10:28
Even his biggest fans would agree that Vijay Sethupathi needs to think some more about his film choices, instead of saying ‘yes’ to everything that comes his way.
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 10:31
These Malayalam domestic thrillers revolve around uncomfortable and horrifying family secrets, and the focus is not so much on the investigation but on how this affects them psychologically.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 16:00
Small films like this that revolve around the story and not the star are rare to come by; it, therefore, feels like a lost opportunity when here too, the characters are involved in obvious political messaging full-time.
Friday, September 24, 2021 - 09:51
In an interview with TNM, Sai Pallavi shared her views on the film, how her life has changed since stardom, her thoughts on the NEET suicides in Tamil Nadu and more.
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 14:18
Annabelle Sethupathi is neither funny nor scary. But the most horrifying fact comes at the end. Apparently, there is a Part 2 planned for this. Oh dear.
Friday, September 17, 2021 - 19:32
Within its runtime of just over two hours, Kaanekkaane keeps us on the edge, for the most part, unable to choose which of the characters should triumph.
Friday, September 17, 2021 - 15:46
Samantha is 'S' on Twitter, 'Samantha Ruth Prabhu' on Instagram and 'Samantha Akkineni' on Facebook. This inconsistency has become a roadblock for investigative journalists probing a matter of national importance.
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 16:02