Showing posts from May 27, 2019

Team Monster celebrates successful run

By Rinku Gupta Entering its second week, Monster seems to be on  dream run. Just last week hero SJ Suryah held a thank you meet at the response to his role and the film. Now the elated  Monster  producers Potential Studios held a Thank You meet post the grand success of the film. Director Nelson Venkatesan thanked SJ Suryah for reposing faith in the script and the producers for taking up the unusual script. 'I promise to do more such scripts in future as well,' he said. Cameraman Gokul Benoy was grateful for the reviews and response to his work. He thanked the entire camera and lights and crane departments for all thier help. Editor VJ Sabu had the tough job of editing the rat's portions. 'Nelson retained the same successful team of Oru Naal Koothu. So we felt a sense of responsibility. After Kashmora this is my second film with producer SR Prabhu. They made us feel at home in the production. ' Writer Sankar Dass had some advice for the industry ,'

Quick Review: Neeya 2

By Rinku Gupta Neeya 2 was a much awaited multi -starrer given the success of the original few decades ago. The story is not a sequel but quite different from the original though the vengeance angle is common. Malar ( Raai Laxmi) a rich pannaiyar's daughter, falls in love with a middle class boy Vikram ( Jai) but due to opposition from her family they flee the town. On the way they find a thali hanging from a statue and use it to marry in a remote spot. But that unleashes a series of tragic events since the thali was intended for the wedding of 2 snakes in love ( Varalaxmi in a brief appearance, being one of them). Malar is cursed to turn into a snake and pine forever for her lover. Cut to the present, Malar finds that Vikram is now in another birth and had forgotten her completely and is going to marry his lady love ( Catherine Teresa). A desperate Malar then tries to make him recall her lovers previous birth and unite with him. Does she succeed? Raai Laxmi as Malar is th