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Happy Birthday Aditi Rao Hydari: From Padmaavat to Kaatru Veliyidai, looking at the actress' best performances
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Happy Birthday Aditi Rao Hydari: From Padmaavat to Kaatru Veliyidai, looking at the actress' best performances

The actress didn’t limit herself to only the Hindi film industry but has also wooed the audience of Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam speaking belts.

Aditi Rao Hydari talks about Psycho, collaborating with Mysskin, Mani Ratnam and Dhanush
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Aditi Rao Hydari talks about Psycho, collaborating with Mysskin, Mani Ratnam and Dhanush

Aditi Rao Hydari termed working in Psycho as a very intense process due to the grim nature of the film

Aditi Rao Hydari joins Vijay Sethupathi, Fahadh Faasil, Aishwarya Rajesh in Mani Ratnam's next
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Aditi Rao Hydari joins Vijay Sethupathi, Fahadh Faasil, Aishwarya Rajesh in Mani Ratnam's next

After her short yet impressive role in Padmaavat, Aditi Rao Hydari will reunite with her Kaatru Veliyidai director Mani Ratnam this year.

Aditi Balan in Aruvi to Nayantara in Aramm: 2017 has been a year of strong female characters in Tamil cinema
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Aditi Balan in Aruvi to Nayantara in Aramm: 2017 has been a year of strong female characters in Tamil cinema

A few films saw the emergence of actresses – against all odds –in a hero-worshiping Tamil film industry.

What Taramani, Kaatru Veliyidai, Iraivi tell us about abusive men, and the women in their lives
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What Taramani, Kaatru Veliyidai, Iraivi tell us about abusive men, and the women in their lives

Iraivi, Kaatru Veliyidai and Taramani all follow their male protagonists' journey towards the epiphany that they are sexist scum

Arjun Reddy: How Vijay Devarakonda's film is a nod to toxic masculinity
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Arjun Reddy: How Vijay Devarakonda's film is a nod to toxic masculinity

Stripped off the cinematography, style and treatment, Arjun Reddy isn’t that revolutionary after all, it is still a nod to the male ego.

Vivegam's Yazhini shows how Tamil cinema balances out macho heroes with hyper-feminine heroines
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Vivegam's Yazhini shows how Tamil cinema balances out macho heroes with hyper-feminine heroines

The relationship between Ajith and Kajal Aggarwal's characters in Vivegam depicts how Tamil cinema needs its female protagonists to be traditional, feminine and perfect rather than autonomous and flawed.

Kaatru Veliyidai: What Mani Ratnam gets so wrong in his Aditi Rao Hydari-Karthi starrer
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Kaatru Veliyidai: What Mani Ratnam gets so wrong in his Aditi Rao Hydari-Karthi starrer

Abuse might be the central theme of Kaatru Veliyidai, but Mani Ratnam also taps into his often explored subject of the coming together of two people who don’t normally go together — diametric opposites falling in love

From Mouna Ragam to Kaatru Veliyidai, Mani Ratnam is the master of romance
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From Mouna Ragam to Kaatru Veliyidai, Mani Ratnam is the master of romance

With every film, Mani Ratnam tries to bring in changes to the man-woman relationship on screen as reflected in society.

Kaatru Veliyidai and HBO's Big Little Lies: Love in the time of abuse
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Kaatru Veliyidai and HBO's Big Little Lies: Love in the time of abuse

Kaatru Veliyidai could have been the progressive film that triggered a conversation about emotional or physical abuse in relationships — as the HBO mini-series Big Little Lies has; instead it normalises it

Kaatru Veliyidai, and the problem of glorifying abuse as an intense, eternal romance
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Kaatru Veliyidai, and the problem of glorifying abuse as an intense, eternal romance

In the opening sequence of Mani Ratnam’s Kaatru Veliyidai, VC (Karthi) is locked in a prison in Pakistan, pining for his lover, Leela (Aditi Rao Hydari).

Kaatru Veliyidai movie review: Karthi gives career best act in Mani Ratnam's intense romance
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Kaatru Veliyidai movie review: Karthi gives career best act in Mani Ratnam's intense romance

Kaatru Veliyidai boasts of an intensity in romance that Mani Ratnam is known for. But in this Karthi and Aditi Rao Hydari starrer, the romance is peppered with shades of grey.

Kaatru Veliyidai: Mani Ratnam's film looks like a painting; Karthi and Aditi shine, says twitter
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Kaatru Veliyidai: Mani Ratnam's film looks like a painting; Karthi and Aditi shine, says twitter

Twitter is filled with mixed reviews of Mani Ratnam's film: some have loved the poetry and background music in the film, but haven't been able to keep up pace. However, the visuals of Kaatru Veliyidai are a winner.

Kaatru Veliyidai is an acid test for Mani Ratnam; can he stay relevant amid box office slump?
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Kaatru Veliyidai is an acid test for Mani Ratnam; can he stay relevant amid box office slump?

Kaatru Veliyidai has already taken this year’s best ever advance booking opening for a film in Chennai city and suburbs.

Mani Ratnam on Kaatru Veliyidai: 'It's a classical drama; not an intimate setting like OK Kanmani'
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Mani Ratnam on Kaatru Veliyidai: 'It's a classical drama; not an intimate setting like OK Kanmani'

Mani Ratnam on his upcoming Kaatru Veliyidai, working with Rahman and his next idea — here's a peek into the mind of the master filmmaker in this Firstpost exclusive.

Kollywood's problem of plenty: Too many Tamil films are releasing, to too little screen time
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Kollywood's problem of plenty: Too many Tamil films are releasing, to too little screen time

Too many Kollywood films are releasing every week, resulting in none of them realising their box-office potential.

Kaatru Veliyidai: Don’t expect a breezy, romantic story like OK Kanmani, says Karthi
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Kaatru Veliyidai: Don’t expect a breezy, romantic story like OK Kanmani, says Karthi

In this exclusive interview, Karthi talks about going from being Mani Ratnam's assistant to his actor in Kaatru Veliyidai, working with Aditi Rao Hydari and doing a role without a moustache for the first time.

Kaatru Veliyidai new trailer: This Mani Ratnam love story is packed with layers
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Kaatru Veliyidai new trailer: This Mani Ratnam love story is packed with layers

There is extreme love, pain, drama, action and intensity in this new trailer of Kaatru Veliyidai, and Karthi seems to have two roles to play.

Mani Ratnam's Kaatru Veliyidai cleared with a 'U' certificate, no cuts
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Mani Ratnam's Kaatru Veliyidai cleared with a 'U' certificate, no cuts

Mani Ratnam's romantic drama Kaatru Veliyidai stars Karthi and Aditi Rao Hydari. AR Rahman has composed the music of the film.

Kaatru Veliyidai trailer: Does Mani Ratnam work his magic again with this love story?
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Kaatru Veliyidai trailer: Does Mani Ratnam work his magic again with this love story?

With a ballroom sequence featuring dapper Air Force officers, the trailer of Kaatru Veliyidai gets off to a fine start. But does this glimpse offer us what most Mani Ratnam films promise?