Articles by Sreedhar Pillai
May 23, 2018
Sudani From Nigeria to Aravindante Athidhikal, small films lead summer box office collections in KeralaFamily films laced with humour, a feel-good factor and sentiments, with novelty in treatment worked best at the Kerala box office from 23 March to 18 May.
May 18, 2018
Kaali movie review: Kiruthiga Udhayanidhi's slow-paced film is an out and out Vijay Antony showVijay Antony's latest film Kaali, directed by Kiruthiga Udhayanidhi, has a new concept at its core. But the way it unfolds is slow and the film looks a bit dated.
May 17, 2018
Kollywood strike continues to cripple industry; higher footfall for Avengers: Infinity War than Tamil filmsKollywood strike has left a huge backlog and producers are trying to push out films before Rajinikanth-starrer Kaala hits the screens on 7 June.
May 03, 2018
Rajinikanth's Kaala promotions style a departure from signature simplicity: His sartorial statements decodedDoes Rajinikanth want to attract the youth audiences with his stylish get-ups and bring their attention to Kaala, that releases on 4 June?
Apr 24, 2018
Bharat Ane Nenu may become Mahesh Babu's biggest hit; film all set to break record of Ram Charan-starrer RangasthalamMahesh Babu-starrer Bharat Ane Nenu has crossed the Rs 100 crore-mark on 23 April.
Apr 22, 2018
Avengers: Infinity War expected to release in 2000 screens in India, unprecedented for any Hollywood filmEarlier Avengers: Infinity War was scheduled to release in India, one week ahead of its US release on 27 April, but now it is releasing on the same day worldwide
Mar 29, 2018
TFPC president Vishal on the ongoing Kollywood strike: 'We will withdraw once our demands are met'In an exclusive interview with Firstpost, TFPC president Vishal speaks about recent developments around the Kollywood strike.
Mar 20, 2018
Rajinikanth's Kaala among 37 films affected as new releases stall due to ongoing strike in Tamil NaduNearly 37 films, big and small, are waiting to get released in Tamil Nadu. Some of them are in the final stages of post-production and include films like Rajinikanth’s Kaala, Kamal Haasan’s Viswaroopam 2, Jayam Ravi’s Tik Tik Tik.
Mar 13, 2018
Rajinikanth starrer Kaala may face delay in release if fight between producers and DSPs in Tamil Nadu continuesRajinikanth starrer Kaala, slated to release on 27 April, may not release as per schedule given the Tamil producers' claim of industry shutdown from Friday.
Feb 19, 2018
No new South Indian film releases from 1 March? Fight between producers, digital service providers escalatesThe South Indian film industry comprising Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada films, have jointly decided to opt for a shutdown from 1 March, to take on the Digital Service Providers (DSP).