Hasyam movie review: Jayaraj captures the banality of callousness through a tragi-comic tale of a cadaver agent
Although Hasyam sets out to invoke hasya rasa, it elicits a range of moods including, in my case, bewilderment at my lack of revulsion towards the oddballs in this story.
Thoothukudi police tell RJ Suchitra to take down Instagram video on Jayaraj and Bennix custodial deaths
In a statement released on Twitter, the district police said that the RJ's video seems to be a "figment of imagination" and promotes "hatred against the police"
Jayaraj-Fenix custodial deaths: Policing powers are sovereign powers; privilege and lack of accountability narrows scope for victims
The recent death of a father and son due to alleged custodial torture by the Tamil Nadu police has reverberated the cries to end unjust incarceration and institutional culture of police brutality in India.
Tuticorin custodial deaths: Rajinikanth says those involved in 'brutal killing' of father-son duo should be aptly punished
Rajinikanth also expressed shock over the ''inappropriate behaviour'' of some policemen.
'Bloodstains on lathis, no CCTV footage': P Jayaraj and Fenix thrashed all night by Sathankulam Police personnel, finds Judicial Magistrate’s report
Mentioning Head Constable Revathy's statement in a four-page report to the Madras High Court Madurai Bench, the Judicial Magistrate probing the deaths said she feared to receive threats if she revealed the facts. In her statement, Revathy told the JM that the two persons were 'beaten up the entire night by police personnel there (Sathankulam PS) using lathis.'
Custodial deaths of P Jayaraj and Fenix: Police reforms possible only when privileged class acknowledges their role in promoting broken system
A transparent police force that functions within the law will ensure broader social prosperity.
While he initially created music for theatre, Master Arjunan started his career as a composer in cinema in 1968 with Malayalam film Karutha Pournami.
Both Jayaraj, Bhayanakam's director, and lead actor, writer and journalist Renji Panicker who attended the festival received the award.
Acclaimed Malayalam filmmaker Jayaraj discusses his new film Bhayanakam, why he cast Renji Panicker and what he learnt from working with Bharathan.