Tamil cinema

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Tamil cinema, Ajith, Vijay

A tale of two stars, Vijay and Ajith, in an insecure Tamil cinema ruled by unruly fans

Ajith has opened a new chapter, which may just about check fans from going berserk.

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The Robot, Enthiran, 2.0, Kabali

Like Rajinikanth jokes, the superstar too is getting old and repetitive

Thalaiva's fans will be livid to hear this, but their hero needs to start essaying characters closer to his age.

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Tamil cinema, Jab Harry Met Sejal, Internet trolls

Vijay fans abusing journalist on Twitter is nasty, but not shocking

It is a crime as cowardly and dastardly as stalking or molestation.

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Nagesh, Server Sundaram, Tamil cinema, Santhanam

Can Tamil actor Santhanam and director Anand Balki do justice to Server Sundaram?

The two must understand that their work will be placed under a magnifying glass.

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Senthil, One actor movie, Tamil cinema, Kargil

Kargil - a unique Tamil movie that experiments with a single actor

Although a one-actor movie may seem unique in the history of Tamil cinema, we have seen such works elsewhere.

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Jayalalithaa, Kamal Haasan, MG Ramachandran, Tamil cinema

Tracing Tamil cinema's love-hate relationship with political parties

Dravidian parties' overwhelming success may be attributed to the intelligent use of cinema by men like CN Annadurai, Karunanidhi and MGR - who were all CMs.

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Pon Ondru Kandein, MGR, Tamil cinema, Gautham Vasudev Menon

Tamil romcom title, Pon Ondru Kandein, shows filmmaker's fixation with blockbuster songs

Gautham Vasudev Menon-produced upcoming movie name has been lifted from a Sivaji Ganesan song.

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Tamil cinema, Vijay Sethupathi, Vikram Veda

Badman Vijay Sethupathi may steal the show in Vikram Veda

Even in some of his ruthlessly murderous moments, the actor seems so innocently alluring.