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COURT [ Marathi ] – 2015.   The germ idea for a film is more important. For ex. One in few lakh lunchboxes, gets wrongly delivered. For us it’s a plain fact. But the writer Ritesh Batra was curious on that wrongly delivered lunchbox and made his film ‘The lunchbox’.Read More →

Maaveeran The tamil ver­sion of Mag­a­d­heera has run equally well in the con­text of a tel­ugu dub­bing film. This once again proves the power of a good film. The good out­come is that this film is saved from a Tamil remake. Remakes and sequels will come out good in veryRead More →

  Vaadu leftlo Veedu rightlo I’m not com­fort­able with remake or remix or any tin­ker­ing to an orig­i­nal piece of art — even though it’s mostly done based on the busi­ness aspects. Good or bad or ugly — once the piece is done, it’s done. There’s no point in redo­ingRead More →

This is the 2nd part of my previous blog ‘Kite runners-I’ – pls click the link below.http://film4thwall.blogspot.com/2009/09/kite-runner-not-afghan-film.html As usual, the next part is in our home town. Along with other sports[?!], [ Goli [ heard of “oorgaa bendha” ?!:) ] , Tops, Gilli [ for every sport I know theRead More →

ஆத்தாடி.. என் காத்தாடி Out of the mighty sports of Aminjikarai, I was fascinated much towards flying kites. Anything related to kite is a form of art and for every sport, there’s a season. I remember, mostly the quarterly exam leaves in September was the period, when people choose to flyRead More →

அமாவாசையும் அவ‌ர் சைக்கிளும் If someone asked me in 6th or 7th std about the goal in life, I would have said nothing but owning a BSA SLR. Nobody in our families owned a bicycle, those days. My uncle was the only person in the family who knows how to rideRead More →

ஊராட்சியும் மாந‌க‌ராட்சியும்   Due to enormous emails and requests from friends [ ப‌ச்சைப் பொய்.. ஒரே ஒருத்த‌ன் தான் கேட்டான் 🙂 ], I share about the video experiences during the school days. My school days were of mixed experiences – ranging from a town to city. I have had the opportunity ofRead More →

Daily 4 shows – II [ Chennai : 600029 ]. This post is dedicated to Kathirvel – my only friend from ‘Arumbakkam’ area. The period is set between 1981-85 [ 1st to 5th std – Skipped 2nd std – double promotion 🙂 ]. I was taken [ obviously ! ]Read More →

தின‌ச‌ரி 4 காட்சிக‌ள் Cinema should make you forget you are sitting in a theater – Roman Polanski Disclaimer:This is definitely not an autobiography to test your patience [ ச‌த்திய‌ சோத‌னை ‍ – ப‌டிக்க‌ற‌வ‌ங்க‌ளுக்கு 🙂 ]. Just registering my thoughts about my hometown theatres. Gents, Ladies, bench, chair, balcony, fire, exit,Read More →