articles by Subha J Rao

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Karthi on working with Lokesh Kanagaraj in Kaithi: I accept a film because something about it strikes a chord with me

In an interview with Firstpost, actor Karthi talks about a film that is self-admittedly close to his heart: Kaithi.

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Pailwaan movie review: Sudeep, Suniel Shetty are earnest in an overlong film riddled with stereotypes

Even though the performances by Sudeep and Suniel Shetty are arresting, Pailwaan's super-flabby first half, with its numerous detours, slows the film down

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Sudeep on his physical transformation for Pailwaan, and sharing the screen with 'Anna' Suniel Shetty

Sudeep speaks about being part of films like Pailwaan, Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy and Dabangg 3 and how cinema has been 'fairly sweet' to him

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Aadai director Rathna Kumar on Amala Paul's Kamini, and why the film is about personal freedom, not feminism

Days after the release of Aadai, Rathna Kumar is still giving interviews, explaining why a section of the audience felt the climax of his film went against everything the film set out to convey.

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Prakash Raj on how Girish Karnad encouraged dissent: His works, written in the 60s, are still alive and relevant

Over the past few years, Girish Karnad and Prakash Raj bonded over their ideology, especially after their friend Gauri Lankesh was gunned down.

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Girish Karnad passes away: Master Manjunath revisits fond memories of working with him during Malgudi Days

Master Manjunath looks back at his 'fond memories' of Girish Karnad, working on Utsav and Malgudi Days

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Kannada cinema undergoes commercial crisis as indie films with immense potential fail to recover costs

2018 saw a handful of small, beautiful Kannada films release in theatres. While only a few managed to recover costs, the others enjoyed a longer run on streaming services.

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Ramya Krishnan on her upcoming film Super Deluxe, staying relevant, and why she envies today's heroines

The timeless Ramya Krishnan opens up on her career choices, navigating a caravan-less era and Super Deluxe, her upcoming film