Articles by Sujatha Narayanan
Jun 11, 2018
Vishwaroopam 2 marks 59 years of Kamal Haasan in Indian cinema; actor plays RAW agent in the filmFor a Kamal Haasan fan, the release of Vishwaroopam 2 is a big deal — here's why.
Feb 25, 2018
Sridevi passes away: How the actress sparkled in South films before Bollywood wooed herWhen Sridevi left the South film industry for Bollywood, she broke our hearts. But now she has left us forever, writes Sujatha Narayanan
Feb 11, 2018
Anushka in Bhaagamathie, Nayanthara in Viswasam: How South film actresses are redefining heroine's roleThe misogynistic treatment meted out to heroines has been shattered to bits now, and Anushka, Nayanthara and Trisha’s careers are proof of this reality.
Dec 21, 2017
Aramm, Vikram Vedha, Aval: Most impactful Tamil performances and films in 2017From Nayanthara in Aramm, to Vijay Sethupathy in Vikram Vedha, here are those performances, directors and producers from Tamil cinema who made 2017 a year to reckon with.
Oct 25, 2017
IV Sasi made stars out of actors, without losing craft: A look back at some of his most notable workIV Sasi is also the only filmmaker to bring Mammotty and Mohanlal together for over a dozen films.
Oct 20, 2017
Mersal may be a triumph for its star Vijay, but what does it say about its director Atlee?While Mersal is a triumph for Vijay — be it in terms of his acting prowess, screen presence or hitting the right notes for the mass audience — what does it really say for Atlee, the young filmmaker at its helm?
Oct 11, 2017
Amitabh Bachchan turns 75: How the veteran superstar established a strong south Indian baseA lot of Amitabh Bachchan films were remade in the south and the actor starred with a number of south Indian actresses which only consolidated his fan base.
Aug 13, 2017
Bigg Boss Tamil: Has Kamal Hassan's popularity on the small screen raised Vijay TV's TRPs?The drama in the Bigg Boss household notwithstanding, the weekend episodes get maximum viewership thanks to Kamal Haasan's candor and open chats with the housemates.
Jun 24, 2017
Ahead of Selvaraghavan's Nenjam Marapathillai, an analysis of how horror genre works for Tamil cinemaHorror, fear and a dash of comedy have come together to stand for a successful formula in Tamil cinema.
Jun 21, 2017
As I'm Suffering From Kadhal: This urbane Tamil web series is bold, funny and relatableThe story of As I'm Suffering From Kadhal is bold with a capital B - without harming value systems or taking sides or passing judgement.