Articles by Sowmya Rajendran

In a state and country where women’s sexuality is tightly controlled because of ideas of “honour” associated with caste, what “protection” can those infused with caste pride offer them?
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 16:29
The film, which is about an acid attack survivor, forces us to turn away from the popular male-centric narrative of 'love failure' and look at the horror from the eyes of a woman.
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 15:40
The mystery in ‘K13’ begins right from the first scene and has us on edge but the denouement isn't entirely satisfying.
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 16:56
A middle-aged woman was so offended by a young woman’s dress, that she exhorted men in the restaurant to rape her. But the reactions to this horrific incident aren’t exactly ‘woke’.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 16:14
Sarath Appani, who plays the lead, shoulders the entire series bravely but the other characters have limited story arcs.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 10:09
Actor Alencier was accused of sexual harassment by his colleague Divya Gopinath as part of the Me Too movement which took the entertainment industry by storm.
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 13:51
Both Shraddha and Nani are terrific together, portraying two guilt-ridden people who don’t know how to bridge the widening gap between them.
Friday, April 19, 2019 - 14:03
The second film in the #VoteOutHate campaign has been directed by Jeny Dolly who has worked with Pa Ranjith since 'Kabali'.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 12:32
The short film has been directed by Rajesh Rajamani and is about an arguing couple making up over a beef dish.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 13:27
There have been several child characters in Tamil cinema who are still remembered by audiences, years after the films’ release.
Monday, April 15, 2019 - 16:09