Showing posts from February 12, 2022

Film Review : Mahaan

 Chiyaan Vikram's Mahaan, streaming  on Amazon Prime, is the much awaited next Karthik Subbaraj film. The film centres around an upright Gandhi Mahaan ( Vikram) whose staunch upbringing following Gandhian principles reaches a breaking point at age 40, when circumstances lead him away from the path.  His Gandhian wife Nachi ( Simran) leaves him when he starts drinking, along with her son Dadaboy Naoroji (Dhruv Vikram). Thereafter, Gandhi Pa as he is called,  embarks on a life of crime and becomes a big liquor magnate with the aid of friend Sathya ( Bobby Simha, brilliant in an aged version). On the other hand,  his son Dada becomes an officer of the law.  What happens when father and son meet? How does the estranged son now react to the father who had abandoned him and his mother? What is Mahaan's reaction and how does he cope to the new situation, with father and son on opposites sides of the law? Kartik Subbaraj weaves a hard hitting action tale, with vibrant color blocks, mov

Grand Aha Tamil OTT launch in Kollywood!

  The grand launch of Aha Tamil OTT app happened last evening in  Chennai. The occasion witnessed the coming together of the eminent personalities from the Tamil movie industry. The event started on a traditional note of the  invitees lighting the Kuthu Vilakku followed by a classical dance performance. Here are some of the excerpts from the event. Producer Kalaipuli S Thanu said, "I welcome Allu Aravind sir back to Tamil domain. My friendship with him dates back to days of Superstar Rajinikanth's Maapillai. He is such a congenial personality and his calculations never go wrong. I wish him great success with this new mission, and he is sure to take Tamil media to next level." Producer Allu Aravind, Founder, Aha Tamil delivered his welcome speech by sharing his special moments with his industry friends said, "I left Chennai before 20 years, and this is an emotional moment for me to come back home. I thank my father for introducing me into film industry.  The idea behi

It’s a wrap for Arya’s ‘Captain’!

  Following the grand success of Teddy, Actor Arya and Film maker Shakti Soundar Rajan are collaborating on an action sci-fi movie titled ‘Captain’. The movie is produced by Think Studios in association with actor Arya’s The Show People. The shooting commenced last year in October and is now completed. The crew has shot the major sequences of this movie in the thick forests of North India followed by the last leg of the shoot in Kulu Manali. Actor Arya is elated both as an actor and producer as filmmaker Shakti Soundar Rajan has completed the shoot on time as planned. The postproduction work has already started, and the team is planning to unveil  ‘Captain’ has an ensemble star cast comprising Simran, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Harish uthaman, Kavya Shetty, Gokul Anand, Suresh Menon, Bharath Raj, Ambuli Gokul and a few more prominent actors. D Imman is composing music, and S. Yuva is handling cinematography. The other technicians include Karky (Lyrics), Pradeep E Raghav (Editing), R. Sakthi Sa

கைதி’ ரீமேக்கிற்கும், ‘கைதி 2’ படத்துக்கும் தடையில்லை: நீதிமன்றம்

  லோகேஷ் கனகராஜ் இயக்கத்தில் கார்த்தி, நரேன், அர்ஜுன் தாஸ் உள்ளிட்ட பலர் நடிப்பில் மாபெரும் வரவேற்பைப் பெற்ற படம் ‘கைதி’. ட்ரீம் வாரியர் பிக்சர்ஸ் நிறுவனம் பெரும் பொருட்செலவில் தயாரித்து வெளியிட்டது. இந்தப் படத்தின் கதை தன்னுடையது என்று கேரளாவில் தொடரப்பட்ட வழக்கில் படத்தை வேறு மொழியில் ரீமேக் செய்வதற்கும், ‘கைதி 2’ எடுப்பதற்கும் தடை கோரப்பட்டது. இருதரப்பு வாதங்களையும் கேட்ட நீதிமன்றம் இடைக்கால தடையை ரத்து செய்து மனுவை தள்ளுபடி செய்து உத்தரவு பிறப்பித்துள்ளது.

Fans celebrate Chiyaan Vikram's 60th release, Mahaan !

  On the occasion of Chiyaan Vikram's 60th Blockbuster release, fans of the ‘Mahaan’ actor, set out on a motorcycle-journey to spread joy Chiyaan Vikram's 60th film ‘Mahaan’ opened up to a blockbuster response on the midnight of February 10th, on Prime Video. The movie has been receiving appreciation from fans and critics all across with one unanimous roar - Chiyaan Vikram is back with a bang. To salute the spirit of this Mahaan actor, 60 die-hard fans of the versatile actor set out on their motorcycles in multiple groups, covering the nooks and corner of Tamil Nadu, marking the 60 film-milestone of the much loved actor. Biking across Chennai, Coimbatore, Kanyakumari and Madurai, they spread the infectious and super positive energy of Chiyaan Vikram. The activity was an effort by fans to appreciate Chiyaan Vikram's brilliant and unmatched method acting performance and skills. Mahaan is currently streaming exclusively and globally in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam and as Maha P