In "Vai Raja Vai", the lead actors are named after themselves. Gautham Karthik is Karthik, Priya Anand is Priya and Sathish is Sathish. We don't exactly understand why, but maybe Aishwarya felt it's a lot easier to connect with the characters if their names are already known to us.
Cinema is so closely intertwined with life that one mirrors the other like a man peeping into a lake and seeing his reflection. Will the story of cinema be complete without the mention of cinema halls - the citadels where the magic unravels on the silver screen?
The Sushant Singh Rajput starrer crime thriller 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!' is set to release on the big screens today. Writer Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay's character of the detective has been moulded into Bollywood style by filmmaker Dibaker Banerjee. Aparna Mudi of Zee News Online is watching the movie. Take a look at the tweet review:
We have seen a lot of northern India and heard the dialect which strikes a hit note with the audiences, recently. Still, when you open your eyes to the world of Arjun Kapoor aka Pintoo in 'Tevar', there is something you feel for Agra and Mathura.
Just like in the game of chess, how a move by your opponent might totally catch you off guard, the proceedings in Magilzh Thirumeni's impressive action film "Meaghamann" achieves that. Interestingly, most of the film's characters are inspired by chess pieces -- king, rook, bishop and pawn.
Unexpectedness is a given in Anurag Kashyap's world of the dreadful and the damned. "Ugly", his most sensitive film to date, comparable with perhaps "That Girl In Yellow Boots", begins with Tejaswini Kolhapure making a stunning comeback after years of uncertainty, contemplating death.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is set to carry out its own review of the protective gear it provides to the national team players following the tragic death of Australian batsman Phil Hughes this week.
Very few Indian films have had the enduring impact of M S Sathyu's "Garm Hawa". This is the kind of rare cinema that serves the very core purpose of art. And now this tale of imperishable resonance comes to us in a restored digitally mastered avatar.
As L Sarita Devi awaits "strict punishment" for refusing to accept her Asian Games medal after a controversial loss, the veteran has found support from the biggest name in Indian boxing, Vijender Singh, who feels the world body should review its officials' conduct instead of banning her.
Filmmaker Homi Adajania's much-talked about film 'Finding Fanny' has hit the theatres today, and with it rises the expectation from the movie. The film stars veterans such as Naseeruddin Shah, Pankaj Kapur and Dimple Kapadia, besides Deepika Padukone and Arjun Kapoor.
For a very long time nothing seems to be happening in 'Crossing Bridges'. We see the urbanised Tashi (Anshu Jamsenpa) return to his unspoilt untouched village in Arunachal Pradesh. Tashi hasn't been home for seven-eight years. He is lost. He is disoriented.
Packed with roller-coaster action, set in New York City, this science-fiction-action-adventure film is a reboot of a Gen-Y franchise that began in 1984 as a comic series, which was later adapted into television shows, video games and films.