Saranya Chakrapani

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is correspondent, India Today

ART & CULTURE

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Perumal Murugan's freedom is our own. He must resurrect

Artists are our puzzles’ greatest misfits, and yet, the only ones that can complete them.

ART & CULTURE

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Could Rajinikanth as Kabali be the anti-hero we love?

The vengeance for all his characters has always been to live well.

POLITICS

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7 reasons Tamil Nadu voted for Jayalalithaa again

Many of the voters did not want DMK back, even if they didn't feel convinced with Amma's policies.

POLITICS

 |   7-minute read

Tamil Nadu must challenge politicians by analysing their manifestos

The population that counts has been conditioned to make decisions without understanding that the more attractive a claim, the more unfeasible it usually is.

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

ART & CULTURE

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Visaaranai exposes our brutality, leaving the truth unanswered

In this brilliantly subjective narrative, Vetri Maaran chooses to explore man's bestial instincts.

POLITICS

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Tamil Nadu is being taken by the horns over Jallikattu

With state elections approaching, political parties are determined to conduct the event this year – with or without law favouring them.

POLITICS

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ART & CULTURE

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Why Vetri Maaran says every Tamil film cannot be Baahubali

Most things for the new-age director are simple. And illustrating this sense of no-nonsense best are his movies like Visaranai.

ART & CULTURE

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How Kamal Haasan makes grey beautiful in Papanasam and Uttama Villain

We love this superstar who decided to 'cut the crap and show us how it’s done - hand on heart'.