Articles by Sowmya Rajendran

In the Mysuru gangrape case as well as the rape and murder of a minor in Saidabad, politicians have suggested that a police encounter is the answer to the crime.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 13:23
Although the film, at its heart, is a love story between two young people who become social outcasts due to circumstances, it is placed within the context of a society that views education as job-centric rather than as a means to enrich an individual.
Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 16:12
Coming as it does 13 years after 26/11, one would expect the series to provide more insights on what really happened but what we get are fictional stories that try too hard to be 'balanced'.
Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 14:17
Though Mamukkoya appears for hardly a few minutes in most of his films, the audience remembers all of his one-liners and goofy grins.
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 15:12
'Home' falls in the category of light-weight, 'feel good' Malayalam cinema that wets its feet in an issue of concern but doesn't dare to take the plunge.
Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 07:57
While the first half is mostly taut, setting up a cat and mouse game, the second half is overly long and sentimental.
Friday, August 13, 2021 - 18:19
The film is a tense exploration of religion, politics and human relationships within the framework of a home invasion film.
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 07:42
As with any anthology, some films work better than the others. And some, not at all.
Friday, August 6, 2021 - 20:49
Whenever a woman behaves badly or commits a crime, feminists are blamed for it — as if the misbehaviour of one woman invalidates the feminist struggle in a patriarchal society.
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 16:13
A classic case of good intentions gone horribly wrong, thanks to poor research.
Friday, July 30, 2021 - 10:44