M Bharat Kumar

Review: Vaigai Express- Brainy & brawny

`After Ellam Avan Seyal, the RK – Shaji combination is back with a suspense thriller Vaigai Express. A film set on a moving train, it is a murder mystery and how a police officer cracks the case forms the crux. The movie boasts of a huge star cast that includes Neethu Chandra, Ramesh Khanna, Suman, John Vijay, M S Baskar, Nasser among others. Director Shaji Kailash, a popular name in

Review: Kadugu - Small is beautiful

Cinematographer-filmmaker Vijay Milton, after a mass attempt in 10 Endrathukulla, is out with Kadugu. An emotional drama on crime against women, the movie carries a strong message and is character-driven. Vijay Milton makes it clear from the very first frame that it is a different movie that strives to serve a purpose. He clearly steers away from commercial elements. Kadugu explores human relationships and discusses loud and clear the need

Review: Kanna Pinna - Man & mission

Amidst horror stories comes a fun-filled entertainer. Kanna Pinna is a laughathon that speaks about a boy who comes from Trichy to Chennai with a dream of getting married. The harrowing experiences and people he comes across during his stay in Chennai make up the film. Directed by ‘Naalaya Iyakkunar’-fame Thiya Nair, the movie has a few light-hearted moments that tickle your funny bone. Besides wielding the megaphone, Thiya Nair

Review: Kattapava Kanom - So 'meen'

After a successful comeback in Naaigal Jakirathai, Sibiraj has been very choosy about his scripts. Now comes Kattapava Kanom. The storyline is new to Tamil cinema for a ‘vaasthu’ fish plays the lead. Sibiraj and Aishwarya Rajesh don the role of a couple, who are behind the fish. What happens in their lives forms the crux. Directed by Mani Seiyyon, the movie is a dark comedy that features Mime Gopi,

Review: Nisabdham- Anger and agony

Amidst mindless masala entertainers these days, comes Nisabdham, a film that speaks about paedophile. A dark film based on a real life incident, it speaks about the agony of victim, trauma of parents and social condemnation that they face. Michael Arun, who has worked in many films in RB Choudhary’s Super Good banner, makes his debut as filmmaker. Ajay plays the lead while Nadodigal fame Abhinaya dons a key character.

Dass speaks about Nayanthara's Pan'dora'box

Nayanthara’s Dora, a fantasy horror-thriller, is hitting the screens on 31 March. A woman-centered subject, it is produced by filmmaker Sargunam and directed by his associate Dass Ramaswamy. Says Ramaswamy, “Nayanthara’s role will be a major highlight in the movie. Harish Uthaman dons the role of an police officer while National Award-winning actor Thambi Ramaiah will be seen as Nayanthara’s father”. Dinesh Krishnan is cranking the lens, while Gopichand will

Review: Mupparimanam, an intigruing tale

Shanthanu Bhagyaraj has right looks and talent, yet success was eluding him. 2017 has been good for him. Much recently came Koditta Idangalai Nirappuga and his performance was widely acclaimed. He is back to prove his worth in Mupparimanam. Directed by Adhiroopan, the movie is a romantic thriller set around two youngsters. Srushti Dange plays the female lead. Actor Prasanna is also there in the cast. Produced by Pollachi V

Review: Kutram 23 - A taut thriller

After a surprise show as baddie Victor in Yennai Arindhaal, Arun Vijay is back in khakhi uniform in Kutram 23. This time he plays an upright police officer, who fights for a cause. A medical thriller directed by Eeram-fame Arivazhagan, the movie has story by crime novel writer Rajesh Kumar. Arun Vijay plays Vetrimaran, an IPS officer on a mission. The actor has worked hard to fit the role. His

Review: Yakkai- A murder mystery

Chennai: Director Kuzhandhai Velappan’s Yakkai is a medical thriller that is a whodunnit story. It is about a series of murders and how a police officer cracks it. Starring Kreshna, Swathi, Prakashraj, Radharavi, Guru Somasundaram, among others, the movie has music by Yuvan Shankar Raja. Th e story unfolds in Chennai and Coimbatore. Kuzhandhai Velappan deserves credit for a gritty wrong and the screenplay is crisp and clean. He has

Thrilled to play cop in Kuttram 23: Arun Vijay

Arun Vijay’s long wait to fame ended with Yennai Arindhaal. His performance as Victor, a youngster with grey shades opposite Ajith in  the movie, won him plaudits. Now he is hoping to repeat the magic playing a super cop on a mission in Kuttram 23. Directed by Eeram fame Arivazhagan, the medical thriller stars Mahima Nambiar opposite Arun Vijay, who plays an police officer called Vettrimaran. Speaking to News Today, Arun Vijay, says, “It is

Review: Kanden Kadhal Konden- Romance & rumblings

Chennai: Noted television anchor-turned actor Bala plays the lead role in romantic entertainer that features newcomer Ashwini Mohan as heroine. Kanden Kadhal Konden is about a lover couple who elopes and the difficulties they face. Seemingly inspired by Kadhal, filmmaker Venkat C Samy has managed to keep it more emotional. A major portion of the movie unfolds in Kodaikanal. Mayilsamy, Vinod, Sindhu are also in the cast. Music is by