Kamal

Viswaroopam

Viswaroopam

[Cast: Kamal Hassan, Rahul Bose, Pooja Kumar, Andrea Jeremiah, Shekar Kapoor; Music: Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy; Direction: Kamal Hassan] Viswaroopam is a very good film. Looks like Kamal Hassan has been preparing for this kind of film for a long time. Make no mistake, he is one of the best script writers in India. His greatest […]

The Grand Illusion Called Kamal – 2

The Grand Illusion Called Kamal – 2

A few years back, soon after the much-hyped Dasavatharam was released, I wrote a piece called The Grand Illusion Called Kamal. Despite my adverse review, the film turned out to be a a blockbuster. Thereafter Kamal went on to reprise the role of Naseerudin Shah in A Wednesday and then delivered a dud in Manmadhan […]

Greatest Tamil Films 1. Nayagan

Greatest Tamil Films 1. Nayagan

  ‘An essential element of any art is risk. If you don’t take a risk then how are you going to make something really beautiful, that hasn’t been seen before?’  – Francis Ford Coppola   How many Tamilians are there who don’t know the Nayagan theme song, including the prelude? How many Tamilians are there […]