Showing posts from November 30, 2019

Quick Review : Enai Noki Paayum Thota

By Rinku Gupta Enai Noki Paayum Thota is a love story in typical Gautham Menon style, with a gangster  angle thrown in. Basically its about Raghu ( an urban stylish avatar of Dhanush , in various get -ups , in a brilliant performance) a college student who falls for a budding actress ( Megha Akash, perfectly cast with a naivete, beauty and screen presence apt for the role). But there is her mentor ( Senthil Veeraswamy) who wants her to continue acting and forget about love, who acts as the obstacle in thier path. Do the lovers unite? Added to this is the angle of a long lost brother of Raghu's called Thiru ( Sasikumar, who doesn't really fit the role of undercover cop somehow) who is in Mumbai. How the lives of Raghu, his lady love and Thiru intersect and what outcome does it have is the story. Darbuka Siva's bgm snd songs take the film to the next level. Despite the long delay in release, the film seems fresh and contemporary. Dhanush plays the various stages i

Quick Review: MarketRaja MBBS

By Rinku Gupta Director Saran returns with Surabi Folms' Market Raja MBBS starring Arav of Bigg Boss Tamil fame in the lead with Nikesha and Kavya Thapar. Market Raja ( Arav ) is a don feared by everyone. Sundhari Bai ( Radhika Sarathkumar) is another don lady who pretends to be his mother and curry favour with people. He runs into a medical student, Vani Shri ( Kavya) who falls for him. But the don is not interested. A shy co- student is in love with Vani but scared to tell her of his love. In a strange turn of events the shy and timid med student is killed and his spirit enters Market Raja's body, transforming his menacing personality into a weakling. What chaos does this create in the life of Market Raja and Vani Shri? Arav makes a confident debut, aceing the changes in personality from don to timid guy. His physique and expressions are aptly suited for the don character. Kavya Thapar is adequate. Nikesha Patel plays the glam doll with total ease. Rohini adds gravit

Suriya, Jyotika and Karthi at grand Thambi audio launch!

By Rinku Gupta The grand audio launch of the Jyotika , Karthi starrer Thambi was held today. Speaking om the occasion, Jyotika said, " This film is special for me since my brother Suraj Sadanah turns producer with his Paralell Minds banner. And also, my brother-in-law , Karthi, is acting with me. I can hardly believe we are sharing screen space together!" About Sathyaraj who plays thier father she added, " My kids were very impressed that I was acting with him. They said, ' you are so lucky you are acting with Katappa!'" She revealed that she was thrilled to see herself on the first look poster of the film, something which is usually reserved for the heroes. The film is directed by Jeethu Joseph with musuc by Govind Vasantha of hit film 96 fame. Speaking on the occasion, Govind disclosed an interesting nugget, " After Uriyadi, I recieved the very first gift from a producer. It was Suriya who gifted me a Mac Book laptop. In fact, it was on this la