Indian cinema and the Dalit identity: Kaala represents resurrection of masses in world of cinematic stories
It is not the case that Indian movies have never dealt with political subjects or politics in their stories, but they lacked aesthetics from the lives of the masses. Kaala breaks this monotony.
'How can you be an artiste and not reflect the times?' The inside story of Arivu's fight against oppression
From ‘Sandai Seivom’ (Let's Fight, a protest song against the CAA) or 'Snowlin' (about the teenage girl shot dead during the Sterlite protest), Arivu's music — like his existence — is political.
Arya's untitled film with Pa Ranjith will be his 30th project.
Filmmakers who transformed Tamil cinema in this decade, from Karthik Subbaraj to Pa Ranjith, Vetrimaaran
In Tamil cinema, 2019 has become a solid proof that if big stars opt for an experimental film, audiences embrace it with open arms.
Irandam Ulagaporin Kadaisi Gundu movie review: Athiyan Athirai's anti-war thriller is subtle, but effectively delivers its message
Irandam Ulagaporin Kadaisi Gundu is a meaningful anti-war film made in an entertaining fashion, without becoming too preachy or documentary-like
The Madras HC has also scheduled the hearing for Pa Ranjith's anticipatory bail for Friday.
Row over Pa Ranjith's remark: Focus on Chola emperor Rajaraja highlights apathy towards Dalits' land rights
It is not just in Tamil Nadu but throughout India that Dalits suffer from illegal land-grabbing activities.
Police sources told the publication that Pa Ranjith was booked under PC 153 (wantonly giving provocation with intent to cause riot) and 153 (A) (1) (a) (promoting enmity between different groups) of the IPC
Ishaan Khatter may play freedom fighter and tribal leader Birsa Munda in Pa Ranjith's Bollywood debut
Ishaan Khatter has reportedly heard the narration of the film and verbally consented to be a part of the project.
Pa Ranjith's documentary, titled BR Ambedkar Now and Then, will focus on the Bahujan communities in the country and will be from a 'feminist' perspective.
The Casteless Collective's producer on police decision to stop their performance: Any independent artist can be stifled
'Modi Masthan', the song by The Casteless Collective that was objected to, is about a magician, a mystic. The word has been used for many decades in Tamil households, as part of conversations, writes the band's producer
Kaala, Aramm, Pariyerum Perumal: Dalit-themed films are getting mainstream acceptance in Tamil cinema
This could easily be the best phase in Tamil cinema where Dalit-themed films are gaining mainstream acceptance.
Pa Ranjith's film is rumoured to be based on the true story of an 18th century warrior, who fought against social injustice.
After his back to back collaborations with superstar Rajinikanth in Kabali and Kaala, director Pa Ranjith is simultaneously working on two scripts.
Tamil filmmaker Pa Ranjith to make Bollywood directorial debut with historical drama under Namah Pictures
Pa.Ranjith is known for films like Kabali, Kaala, Madras and Attakathi
At a time when every star or director in Kollywood shows interest in plunging into politics, Ranjith has the right credentials to succeed. No wonder Rahul Gandhi spent two hours with him.
Rajinikanth's Kaala implemented 17 cuts ordered by CBFC; 'Pakistan beat India' visual one of the deletions
It has been revealed that Kaala, superstar Rajinikanth's latest release, was subject to a number of cuts by the censor board.
Kaala surpasses Rs 150 Cr mark in 3 weeks; Rajinikanth becomes only south Indian hero with three 150 Cr grossers
Rajinikanth's Kaala has pulled in a cumulative theatrical revenue of Rs 159.56 Cr in 22 days.
"It was an opportunity to work with Rajinikanth, I thought it’d be silly to pass the offer" — Huma Qureshi on Kaala.