In 2017, protests were held in several places in the Madurai district, including Alankanallur and Tamukkam Maidan, condemning the central and state governments while seeking permission for Jallikattu
Not only temples, but the Stalin government is also going after temple gold and funds to build so-called secular institutions
Pongal, which means “spilling over”, comes from one of the rituals observed in the festival, which sees freshly harvested rice is boiled, along with jaggery and milk, in a new clay pot until the substance overflows.
Tamil Nadu allows Jallikattu despite COVID-19 surge: Only 300 tamers allowed, negative RT-PCR mandatory
Tamil Nadu, which has witnessed a steep rise in coronavirus cases over the past few days, on Sunday reported 12,895 new cases while its active infections touched 51,335.
The assault on Diwali may well be part of a shadowy plan called ‘Project Thessalonica’: Remove festivals, remove the joy, destroy the livelihoods of the artisans like the fireworks makers, and then move in for the conversion kill.
Sensing a steadily growing nationalism since Narendra Modi came to power, millions of dollars are being spent on putting legal roadblocks for Hindu festivals, running high-profile NGO campaigns, and hiring celebrities to decry the traditions of the land
Oscars 2021: Jallikattu out of race for Best International Feature; short film Bittu moves to next round
Based on a true story, Bittu follows a close friendship between two girls, eclipsed by an accident at their school.
Rahul said the Centre is is under the impression that they can 'destroy the cultures of this country', but he came to Madurai to send a message that nobody can suppress Tamil spirit
Chasing 'normalcy' during a pandemic: How south Indian film industries coped with lockdown challenges, shutdown of theatres
Covid-19 outbreak in March, 2020 and the subsequent lockdown brought the four South Indian film industries to a grinding halt. Months later, when they resumed work, the world had changed around them, but there’s a glimmer of hope that there’ll be some sense of normalcy in summer of 2021.
Guneet Monga is one of the first Indian producers to be the part of the producer branch of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts And Sciences.
Shameless, written and directed by Keith Gomes, beat Vidya Balan's Natkhat to the Oscars race.
Lijo Jose Pellissery's Jallikattu, featuring Antony Varghese, selected as India's official entry to 93rd Academy Awards
Jallikattu was selected from a total of 27 Hindi, Malayalam, Oria, and Marathi films.
Critics' Choice Film Awards 2020 nominations: Gully Boy, Article 15 compete for best film; Nivin Pauly, Mammootty get best actor nods
Critics' Choice Film Awards will honour films from across Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Bengali, Marathi, Malayalam, Gujarati and Kannada language.
Aadukalam, Andhadhun, Sairat, Kammatipaadam, Mahanati, Village Rockstars: 100 great Indian films of the 2010s
Here is a list of 100 great films that India produced in the 2010s
Best Indian Films 2019: Poetry and courage across languages, from Assamese to Hindi, Khasi, Malayalam and more
2019 was a year in which small films in the Assamese and Khasi languages drew eyeballs, and the Kerala-based film industry aka Mollywood outdid itself.
Mollywood Awards 2019: Parvathy or Anna? Uyiril Thodum or Jaathikkathottam? A pick of the year’s best
2019 has been one of the greatest years in recent memory for Mollywood, the Kerala-based film industry that makes films largely in Malayalam.
Best Mollywood Films 2019: Kumbalangi Nights, Virus, Unda and more in perhaps the best year ever for God’s Own Cinema
This is a list of the best films in what has been a fabulous year for the film industry headquartered in Kerala.
From Jallikattu, Kumbalangi Nights to Uyare, Virus, ten recent Malayalam films to watch on OTT platforms
Two films directed by Liso Jose Pellisery, Jallikattu and Ee Ma Yau, make it to our list of top 10 recent Malayalam films worth streaming.
IFFI 2019 highlights: Amitabh, Rajinikanth felicitated; Particles, Jallikattu win big at 50th edition of festival
A special stamp was launched to commemorate 50 years of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Goa.
Dharamshala International Film Festival 2019: Gitanjali Rao's Bombay Rose closes event; Priya Sen wins top honour
Bombay Rose, which Gitanjali Rao has directed, written, edited and designed, has been frame-by-frame painted and turned into animation