Showing posts from November 28, 2019

Quick Review : Adutha Sattai

By Rinku Gupta  Directed by M Anbazhagan, Adutha Sattai takes the story to a college campus. The film is produced by Dr Prabhu Thilaak and P Samuthrakani. Palani ( Yuvan)  is the son of the dictatorial principal ( Thambi Ramaiah) of Appa Arts snd Science. The professors put pressures on the students and even encourage casteism on campus. Podum Ponnu ( Athulya Ravi ) is thecclassmate Palani loves and therefore hates his classmate ( Koushik ) whom he sees as competition. The college is ridden with various issues of mismanagement by  the staff and administration, right from poor teaching standards, to rampant casteism, poor maintainenceand various other issues leading to poor morale amongst students. Samudrakani plays a Tamil professor who feels for the students and is determined to weed out problematic issues, enforce reforms and empower students to ensure a bright future. His measures are opposed by the principal and other vested interests, till a tragedy shakes th

Quick Review : Adithya Varma

By Rinku Gupta As the launch vehicle of star son Dhruv Vikram , Adithya Varma manages to do what it set out to do, with Dhruv making a mark as an actor. A faithful remake of Arjun Reddy in Telugu, the film has stuck to the storyline. Directed by Gireesaaya, it has Banita Sandhu ( from the UK) playing the female lead with Priya Anand playing a film heroine in the movie. The story is about how Adithya Varma, a medical student turned brilliant doctor, has anger management and substance abuse issues, which destroy his personal life. The girl he loves, Meera( Banita) , his junior in medical school, is a meek girl, who cannot stand up to her parents who are against their love, which infuriates Adithya. But when she does escape and come to his home, he has passed out with substance abuse, which leads to her wedding much against her will. But come what may, Adithya continues to obsess about her, turning into an abusive alcoholic. What happens to their love story? Dhruv Vikram car

Samantha Akkineni steps into Digital platform with Family Man !

By Rinku Gupta Actor Samantha Akkineni has created a buzz in filmi circles and amongst fans with her latest announcement. The actor is all set to enter the OTT digital platform with the Amazon Prime India show, a spy thriller,  The Family Man. The hit show is filming its second season and Samantha has announced that she is a part of it. Samantha said she is excited to make her digital debut with the show which stars Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee in the lead. Southern star Priyamani ( who was also part of a song with Shahrukh Khan in Chennai Express) plays his wife.                                Samantha Akkineni Manoj Bajpayee                                 Priyamani Samantha posted on instagram, “... #TheFamilyMan2 Yas finally... my web series debut with the most kicka** show @rajanddk my heroes. Thankyou for giving me a dream role." The show is directed by  Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK. Will this move pave the way for more reigning he