Articles by Hemanth Kumar
Dec 11, 2017
Akhil Akkineni says ‘Hello’: How Nagarjuna, Vikram Kumar changed the actor's approach to cinemaIn an exclusive interview to Firstpost, Akhil Akkineni talks about being a part of Telugu films, the hard work put into his upcoming film Hello, working with his dad Nagarjuna and director Vikram Kumar.
Dec 10, 2017
Vijay Antony on his choice of films, limitations and why he stopped composing musicVijay Antony’s life as a music director and actor has been that of perseverance and paradox. He admits that he isn’t a good actor, yet he has been acting consistently since 2012
Dec 08, 2017
Malli Raava movie review: This Sumanth, Aakanksha Singh starrer is a pleasant surpriseFor a film which doesn’t really have much to say or say anything differently, it’s a surprise that Malli Raava tugs your heart strings in the end.
Dec 01, 2017
Jawaan movie review: Sai Dharam Tej-starrer has thrills aplenty — and mundane subplotsFor every good ounce of thrills it provides, Jawaan is also weighed down by its rather mundane and awkward subplots.
Nov 28, 2017
Mudbound movie review: Dee Rees’ gut-wrenching tale of racism and love is a must watchFor all the horrific things that Mudbound focuses on, it also packs in a surprising amount of love and tenderness.
Nov 26, 2017
Mental Madhilo, Fidaa, Pellichoopulu: How Tollywood is turning weddings into a powerful narrativeTelugu films like Mental Madhilo, Fidaa, Ninnu Kori, and last year’s runaway hit Pellichoopulu have made way for fresh ideas about how to treat their female protagonists.
Nov 23, 2017
Mental Madhilo movie review: Love trumps confusion in Vivek Athreya’s sparkling debutA clash of personalities is what makes Mental Madhilo an interesting film right from the beginning
Nov 20, 2017
Mana Mugguri Love Story: The characters in Nandini Reddy's Telugu web series are the real winnersMana Mugguri Love Story doesn’t reinvent the wheel with respect to its genre and it doesn’t even push its characters into a complex set of incidents. What it does, rather effectively, is give us characters who are quite relatable and quirky at the same time.
Nov 20, 2017
Theeran Adhigaram Ondru, Singham, Thani Oruvan: What makes an action crime thriller clickTheeran Adhigaram Ondru shows how how chase sequences are not the be all and end all of a crime action thriller.
Nov 17, 2017
Nandi Awards row hits Tollywood: A lowdown on the allegations of political favours, casteism, negligenceThe debate surrounding the Nandi Awards sends a clear message that there’s a desperate need to overhaul the selection process for state film awards