Articles by Sreedhar Pillai
Nov 17, 2017
Theeran Adhigaram Ondru movie review: Karthi, Rakul Preet in a well-researched, realistic cop filmkudos to director Vinoth and Karthi for taking the road less travelled in a commercial cop story. Theeran Adhiragam Ondru is an engaging watch
Nov 03, 2017
Mersal vs Vivegam: Battle between Vijay, Ajith fans illuminates power of Kollywood fandomThe Mersal vs Vivegam battle is only the latest instance of the extents fans will go to, to prop up their preferred Tamil superstar
Oct 21, 2017
Mersal: Vijay-starrer is a super hit at the box-office, but stirs up hornet's nest in politicsVijay's Mersal, directed by Atlee, offers criticism of GST and the Digital India initiative
Oct 18, 2017
Mersal movie review: A rollicking entertainer to satisfy hardcore Vijay fans, and family audiencesMersal, the perfect film for the larger-than-life image of its superstar Vijay, has something in it to satiate viewers with varied tastes
Oct 05, 2017
Jai Lava Kusa, Vivegam, Spyder — How South Indian films are owning the international film marketthe trend set by Baahubali 2 continues with NTR’s Jai Lava Kusa, Ajith’s Vivegam and now Mahesh Babu’s Spyder doing exceptionally well in the overseas markets.
Sep 29, 2017
Karuppan movie review: Vijay Sethupathi's performance is saving grace of this old wine in an old bottleKaruppan, Vijay Sethupathi’s first attempt at doing a rural mass entertainer, will be liked only by a section of the audiences
Sep 16, 2017
Magalir Mattum movie review: In melodramatic feminist film, lead actors' camaraderie only saving graceIn Magalir Mattum, a road trip film directed by Bramma, the flashback scenes are excessively long and the protagonist's characterisation is a let-down.
Sep 15, 2017
Thupparivaalan movie review: Director Mysskin and actor Vishal deliver a solid thrillerIn Thupparivaalan, actor Vishal delivers his best-ever performance in the role of a detective inspired by Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes.
Aug 24, 2017
Vivegam movie review: Ajith plays a one-man demolition squad in this stylishly visual spy thrillerVivegam is largely targeted at Ajith fans, and while it lacks logic it looks super stylish, and is a well-shot action entertainer.
Jul 31, 2017
Kamal Haasan shows Rajinikanth how he is the Big Boss of Tamil Nadu politicsKamal Haasan's controversial statement on Tamil Nadu politics has also increased his popularity, and the TRPs of Bigg Boss Tamil, right when he needed it the most.