Articles by Karthik Keramalu
Sep 13, 2019
Gang Leader movie review: Nani shines in a film that uses his comic timing to its full potentialGang Leader seems like a comedy thriller, which it very much is, but if you look closely, it’s also about many other things.
Jun 17, 2019
Girish Karnad's filmography in Kannada cinema demonstrates his penchant for layered social commentaryEven a hundred years later, Girish Karnad's plays and films will teach many important lessons to viewers on the things that went wrong in the 20th century.
Aug 04, 2018
Katheyondu Shuruvagide movie review: Senna Hegde changes how love stories will be told in Kannada cinemaKatheyondu Shuruvagide boasts of an optimistic arc and lack of monotonousness in its breathing frames.
Jul 06, 2018
6ne Maili movie review: This Sanchari Vijay-starrer falls short of being an impressive thrillerThe roads, through which the characters travel, have more twists and turns than the plot of 6ne Maili.
May 19, 2018
Raambo 2 movie review: Sharan, Ashika Ranganath-starrer is part-funny, part-forgettableThe moral ambiguity present in the leads’ characters is kitschy – it does not do justice to the premise of Raambo 2.
May 13, 2018
Velaikkaran, Iru Mugan and SK13: Male actors get more screen time, and all the attention in film postersForget about pay disparity or screen time in Indian films, women are not even given importance in film posters.
May 04, 2018
Priyadarshan's Netflix film Sila Samayangalil, Aruvi have helped bring out the conversation around AIDS/HIVIn a way, Arun Prabu Purushothaman’s debut feature Aruvi can be called as a sequel to Priyadarshan's recently released Netflix film Sila Samayangalil.
Apr 30, 2018
Unfreedom director on censorship row: 'Showed me how important it is to make your art the way you want'Director Raj Amit Kumar tells us about his long battle to get his debut feature, Unfreedom, released.
Apr 28, 2018
Buckaasuura movie review: This Rohitt starrer is a confused, haphazard narrative posing as a thrillerThe few twists and turns that Buckaasuura has, can be easily predicted.
Apr 21, 2018
Gultoo director Janardhan Chikkanna discusses the cyber-crime thriller, Sonu Gowda's performanceGultoo — the small-ticket release starring Naveen Shankar, Sonu Gowda, and Ram Dhanush – has hit the bull's eye. Director Janardhan Chikkanna talks to Firstpost about what makes his directorial debut stand out.