Articles by Sowmya Rajendran

The boxing matches are superbly staged, but the film is much more than just about the sport.
Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 07:22
The politics of the remake, directed by Srikanth Addala, is intentionally muddled by the references to rich and poor.
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 16:59
The plot examines the relationship between religion, politics, gender and individual ambitions. It’s a complicated mix, but director Mahesh Narayanan steers the screenplay expertly.
Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 07:47
Abortion has often been demonised on screen, and 'Sara's' is refreshing in taking a different view of the issue.
Tuesday, July 6, 2021 - 16:14
The screenplay in the first half is intriguing, with the viewers grappling with the case as much as the lead characters, but the plot becomes less and less convincing as the film progresses.
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 09:29
Vismaya was let down by the man she married, but she was also let down by a society that conditions women into believing marriage is their destiny.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - 15:42
There are some wildly fun moments in the film, but they don't add up to give us anything meaningful.
Friday, June 18, 2021 - 18:14
Director Amit Masurkar draws out the human-animal conflict in all its complexity by bringing in several threads into the story.
Friday, June 18, 2021 - 10:17
Currently, vaccination is open to everyone above the age of 18 in India.
Friday, June 11, 2021 - 14:30
As an adult, you recognise that CSA is horrifying and criminal. However, your child may not give it as much importance as you do.
Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 16:59