June 01, 2020
the fully loaded magazine
Saluting the bravest
Eat, Pray, Live
Darkness Talks Back
A film championing caste conservatism scorches the box office in Tamil Nadu
Mar 04, 2020
The Subcontinental Menu
Jul 17, 2019
A Box Office Conundrum! Tamil Producers Mull Tier System To Manage Fees of Cine Stars
A distributor feels without a rating system, Tamil heroes will continue to live in a fantasy that all their films are massive hits and will continue to charge a bombshell
Jun 19, 2019
Mani Ratnam Set To Can Kalki's Epic Tamil Novel Ponniyin Selvan
After MGR made an announcement in 1950s, Mani Ratnam has finally assembled a team to make a film out of RA Krishnamurthy's famous book that has five volumes and about 2,400 pages!
May 08, 2019
Reel Life Vs Political Life: Can Tamil Superstars Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan Be Thalapathi?
Theatre and films plays a big role in Tamil politics. MGR was a crowd-puller and Jayalalitha was a gamechanger. Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan are slowly making their political ambitions clear
May 02, 2019
The Real Mozhi Of New Madras
These women are subverting what older Tamil cinema held as the tacit norm
Mar 07, 2019
Age Of The Brawny Male Demigod
Kannada films still shy of women-centric storylines
Mar 06, 2019
Baahubali Has Opened Doors For Regional Cinema On Pan-India Level: Prabhas
Telugu actor Prabhas tells Outlook if it is intimidating for him to live up to humongous expectations arising out of the mega success of Baahubali.
Feb 20, 2019
A King Without Royalty: Ilaiyaraaja Fights For His Due
Composer Ilaiyaraaja fights for his due, and the industry shows cracks
Dec 06, 2018
Alms And The Superman
The Tamil film
stirred uproar and protest. It’s only the latest of actor Vijay’s political forays.
Nov 14, 2018
Cinema As Healing Balm
A film on caste oppression and honour killings has touched Tamil hearts
Oct 17, 2018
The Sub-Plot In Mani Ratnam’s Saga
The veteran director returns with a violent mafia movie after a string of flops
Oct 04, 2018
A Secret Ballot At The Box Office
The success of Rajnikanth’s latest film, Kaala, will be vital for his political ambitions
Jun 06, 2018
Kollywood’s No-Show Blues
A stand-off between producers and digital service providers keeps Tamil movies off the theatres
Mar 22, 2018
Two Heroes, Twin Roles
Kamalahaasan launches his party, Rajnikanth another movie
Feb 28, 2018
A regular column on the essential buzz
Feb 16, 2018
Good Deed That Paid Off
Actress Nayanthara takes professional risks. The latest makes her a big hit in Tamil.
Dec 14, 2017
A Rosary Of Rudraksha Beads
There exists a blur in the Tamil Christian identity. That is to smoothen proselytisation, argue critics.
Nov 02, 2017
In And Out Of The Script
Tamil heroes have kept multiple relations at the same time both in real life and on screen
Oct 12, 2017
No Space For A Cigarette Trick
Short accounts of the four cinemas of the South discuss threadbare the caste and political realities underpinning them. Only, a colossus is missed.
Sep 01, 2017
Delhi's Borders To Be Sealed For One Week, All Shops Allowed To Open: CM Kejriwal
Braving The COVID Odds! Why This Bihar Teenager Will Make Lance Armstrong Blush
Man Travels 200 km With Wife And Kid On Stolen Bike, Returns It After Reaching Home
Delhi Riots: Arvind Kejriwal Aiding Long Arm Of Law To Shorten Justice?
Real Vs Virtual: Is COVID-19 Changing The Idea Of Who We Are?
Atmanirbhar Bharat And A Clueless Government
Shashank Manohar's Decision To Put Off Major ICC Decisions Till June 10 Is Nothing But A Delaying Tactic
Rahul's Interaction With Migrants Led To Predictable Political Storm, But What Have His Critics Done?
The Silver Lining Of Lockdown: Living Vicariously Through My Child
The Unmourned Of Kashmir
Lockdown Diary: Whatever It Takes To Stay Upbeat And Beat Coronavirus
Depression May Intensify Into Severe Cyclonic Storm; Will Impact Mumbai
Protesters In US Start Fires Near White House Amid Calls To End Police Violence
Wajid Khan Of Music Composer Duo Sajid-Wajid Dies Due To Coronavirus
India Records Biggest Single-day Spike In Covid-19 Cases
Coronavirus May Be 'Invisible', But Health Workers 'Invincible': PM Modi
In Conversation With Dr Naresh Trehan: Is It Safe To Go To Hospitals?
Sancho Breaks English, Bundesliga Records With Dortmund Hat-Trick
Jasprit Bumrah Feels Cricket Needs An Alternative To Saliva
The Gulf Boomerang: India's Biggest Reverse Migration From A World Devastated By COVID-19
Why China, India Will Suffer The Worst Economic Disaster In Almost A 100 Years
Temporary Setback? Why Most Indians Won't Give Up On Their Dubai Dreams
Hike In Taxes On Petrol, Diesel: Congress-Ruled States Can't Douse Fire, So Why Call BJP 'Anti-National'?
Nutrition Warriors | A Mizo Village's Fight To Ward Off Stunted Growth, Underweight Children
Union Budget 2020: What FM Nirmala Sitharaman Can Do To Pull Economy Out Of The Rut
Is Judiciary Living Up To The Indian Constitution @ 70?