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Quick Review: Avengers Endgame

by Rinku Gupta  One of the most awaited films in the franchise, its also the film fans will be most emotionally attached to as it marks the end of an era. Avengers Endgame is an experience and without giving away any spoilers here, one can say that its an emotional ride that will keep the tear glands working from time to time as memories come flooding back with references to how things were for the Superheroes in thier prime, in past films. There is warfare and the fight between good and evil, but its driven with a gravitas, after much reflection, self-doubt and nostalgia, heroism and a leap into the unknown. All this makes for some great viewing time as you get to feast on each of the Super heroes, their past and present, thier weak and thier strong moments, with moments of self-decripating humor and witty one liners thrown in. There is regret but also acceptance, angst but also joy in doing whats needed and right for the world. And of course, for his fans, Thanos in all his gl

Shanthnu Bhagyaraj in Madha Yaanai Koottam's Vikram Sugumaran 's “Raavana Kottam”

Filmmaker Vikram Sugumaran of ‘Madha Yaanai Koottam’ fame is now all set to deliver a nativity  film titled  ‘Raavana Kottam’ featuring Shanthnu Bhagyaraj in the lead role. Kannan Ravi, an NRI entrepreneur  embarks on his journey as producer  for his Kannan Ravi Group. Says he ,  “Having spent more time abroad, I have always carried a penchant liking for movies that emphasize the inherent nativity of Indian soil, especially Tamil Nadu. When I decided to produce films, I was keenly looking forward to bring up such a movie, which isn’t merely due to self-interest, but as a means of projecting the native elements of Tamil Nadu. During this juncture, I happened to meet filmmaker Vikram Sugumaran coincidentally and he narrated me a script that sounded completely perfect in accordance to what I was actually looking for.” Speaking about Shanthnu Bhagyaraj Kannan Ravi says, “When it was time to finalize the lead actor, we didn’t want a well established actor with a strong image,