Shankar

I – The Movie

I – The Movie

[Cast: Vikram, Amy Jackson, Santhanam; Music: AR Rahman, Direction: Shankar] Shankar had a knack of telling simple and direct stories. Like primary colours, his films used to deal with primary emotions. Sometimes they even border on banality, but they always worked with the audience. Sujatha must have been a key factor in establishing such simplicity […]

Vazhakku En: 18/9

Vazhakku En: 18/9

Cast: Muthuraman, Muralidharan, Sri, Urmila Mahanta, Manisha Yadhav; Music: R Prasanna; Direction: Balaji Sakthivel With the exception of Simbudevan, Shankar’s assistants have tried the formula of blending neo-realism, melodrama and social criticism. The commercial and critical success of these usually depended on which flavour dominated the work. In Kadhal, it was the melodrama and in […]