Articles by Sreedhar Pillai
Feb 09, 2018
Kalakalappu 2 movie review: A typical Sunder C slapstick comedy similar to Rohit Shetty's Golmaal seriesSundar C’s Kalakalappu is now a franchise like Rohit Shetty’s Golmaal series, as part 2 ends with a promise of a part 3
Feb 02, 2018
Oru Nalla Naal Paathu Solren: Vijay Sethupathi's latest is a black comedy; but is the joke on the audience?The quirky, black humour-laced Oru Nalla Naal Paathu Solren has its moments — although these are few and far between
Jan 13, 2018
Rajinikanth will have to prove mettle as statesman to rise above criticism from Tamil fringe groupsRajinikanth has to ensure that he is not one of the actors who made a political plunge thinking that they can transform their box-office clout into votes.
Jan 12, 2018
Sketch movie review: Vikram's charisma is the only saving grace of this formulaic filmSketch is designed as a festival film packaged for mass audiences and strictly for fans of Vikram
Jan 04, 2018
Thaanaa Serndha Koottam, Sketch, Gulebagavali, Bhaskar Oru Rascal: Which film will ace the Pongal weekend?Kollywood is gearing up for the biggest ever Pongal weekend, starting from Friday, January 12. The confirmed releases are Suriya’s Thaanaa Serndha Koottam (TSK) , Vikram’s Sketch, Prabhu Deva’s Gulebagavali, Aravind Swamy’s Bhaskar Oru Rascal and Vijaykanth’s son Shanmughapandian’s Madura Veeran.
Dec 20, 2017
Velaikkaran is Sivakarthikeyan's most important film to date: There's a lot at stake for the rising starA lot is riding on Velaikkaran for Sivakartikeyan. The film has to take a terrific opening and become a super hit, if it has to be profitable for its stake holders.
Dec 16, 2017
Thaanaa Serndha Koottam, Sketch among five Kollywood films vying for biggest Pongal releaseThis year, five films — Thaanaa Serndha Koottam, Sketch, Gulaebaghavali, Kalakalappu 2 and Madura Veeran — are vying to get the biggest Pongal release
Dec 14, 2017
Maayavan movie review: Sundeep Kishan, Daniel Balaji shine in CV Kumar's riveting thrillerBeyond its flaws, Maayavan is a fairly engaging watch.
Dec 12, 2017
Superstar Rajinikanth turns 67: A low-key birthday, but massive plans ahead for films and politicsWith nearly Rs 600 Crore riding on Rajinikanth — 2 Point O (Budget Rs 450 Cr) and Kaala (Budget Rs 150 Cr) — trade sources have warned that it is better to keep his mouth shut regarding politics. He is now said to be eyeing the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Dec 05, 2017
Tamil actor Vishal joins politics: 'I'm here as a commoner, I look up to Arvind Kejriwal'Elections are nothing new to Vishal, as he contested and won two important Tamil film association elections against stiff opposition