Showing posts from August 16, 2019

Prashanth in Andhadhun Tamil remake

by Rinku Gupta The Hindi Andhadhun has created a record Box office collection in India as well as in China and also won the accolades from all the critics and went on to win the coveted three National Awards for Best Actor, best film and best screenplay. Andhadhun has also won Australian awards for Best Actor, best film and Best Director for Sriram Raghavan   in the recent Australian film festival in Melbourne - Australia. Thiagarajan has already remade Director Sriram Raghavan's Johnny Gaddar titled as Johnny  in Tamil with Prashanth in the lead. Now his father, producer Thiagarajan has revealed the Andhadhun story revolves around a Piano Master and Prashanth is a trained piano player and he has studied in the Trinity College of Music - London in Western music and Piano. Being a pianist reprising the role in the Tamil remake will be child's play (cakewalk) for Prashanth, he added. There was news that many actors name featured as if they have acquired the rights and

Two cameramen in one frame !

By Rinku Gupta They have a lot in common.. Both are cinematographers from TN who have made it big in Bollywood and Kollywood. When Jab We Met fame cameraman turned Sathuranga Vettai hero Natty Subramaniam heard that his good friend DOP Ravi Varman was in the building, he seized the opportunity to wish him. The occasion was the press screening of the Akshay Kumar starrer Mission Mangal  today,  where Ravi Varman was present. Natty was at the same venue to catch up with another team for his film work. " When I came to know Ravi was here, I came to say Hi immediately," said Natty. " We both go back a long way and started out at around the same time, " said the normally reticent Mission Mangal cameraman Ravi Varman, cherishing the moment. "I will catch up in Mission Mangal soon," said Natty after a brief chat with his old friend. It was good to see the camaraderie between the ace technicians!

Quick Review : Comali

By Rinku Gupta Comali is the debut direction of the young Pradeep Ranganathan. Vels International Films has produced the Jayam Ravi - Kajal Agarwal starrer with Samyukta Hegde from Karnataka making her debut in Tamil. The story is about a teenage boy ( Jayam Ravi ) who goes into a coma for 16 years due to an accident. He wakes up after 16 years, in 2016, and finds the world has changed drastically. This gives rise to funny situations, since he is now having to get used to the Internet era, but through the mind of a 16 year old. His best friend ( Yogi Babu) stands by him all through like a rock. In the midst of all this, the director throws in bad guys, an ancient idol, a heist and unsrupulous politicians, all with a ' local' touch, deviating from the main coma and its interesting aftermath story, adding action and romance and some bits of preaching to the audience. Jayam Ravi fits into the 16 year old's role with absolute ease and transforms effortlessly into the