Gautaman Bhaskaran

OPEN TO OPINION

The author is a writer, commentator and movie critic.

ART & CULTURE

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India needs films like Nude and S Durga. Dropping it from IFFI Panorama is a shame

Those who took the decision may not have watched the movies at all.

ART & CULTURE

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Prakash Raj's warning about Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan comes at right time

Let us not forget that Tamil Nadu is not a film set.

VARIETY

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Nude and S Durga out of IFFI Panorama, despite the jury choosing them, is appalling

What is the point of appointing a jury at public expense if the government is going to arbitrarily overrule it?

POLITICS

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Kamal Haasan, a big dream, but only a small sure step till now

He does not even have the kind of fan following which Rajinikanth has.

ART & CULTURE

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ART & CULTURE

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Why Disha Patani playing Sangamithra hurts my Tamil sensibilities

It is really unfortunate that Shruti Haasan walked out of the movie.

ART & CULTURE

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BJP must pay heed to Vijay-starrer Mersal to know what people feel about GST, digital transactions

Cinema being a medium which is so alive to its surroundings, will naturally talk about issues which people are worried about.

ART & CULTURE

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Why I think even Irrfan Khan can't do justice to Tamil cinema

Language is an undeniable means of expression.

ART & CULTURE

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Mersal: How Tamil superstar Vijay weathered one more storm of controversy

The movie is said to be a take on medical corruption which Tamil Nadu has been witnessing for many years now.

VARIETY

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Will Tamil films like Thupparivaalan, with no song and dance, ever work?

Indian cinema once relied on songs to push the plot, but now they usually stick out like sore thumbs.