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In the current scare with #COVID19, every one should be watching this Malayalam film, Virus (2019), on how the state of Kerala handled the 2018 Nipah virus outbreak swiftly and effectively. The film directed by Aashiq Abu, can be described as a documentary on the deadly episode. Under normal circumstance I may not have liked this film as much as I did now, but I did and it eased my current anxiety a bit. It is available in Amazon Prime Video. What starts with a single case of a young male, dying under mysterious conditions, quickly snowballing into an outbreak…

Normally I am sceptical about Vikram Prabhu’s film, he is a fine actor but his story selections have been bad (Kumki was an exception). With that mindset, I saw Asuraguru (அசுரகுரு) and was better than I expected. The story is…

வால்டர் (2020)

I wish Sibiraj and Director U.Anbarasan had worked harder with Walter (வால்டர்). They had a lot riding on the title that established his father (Sathiyaraj) as a main stream hero, sadly they have failed. The movie had most of the…

Gypsy (ஜிப்ஸி) was a roller-coaster. The story is about a baby, orphaned due to the sudden death of his parents, growing up to be a nomad (Gypsy) travelling around the vast lands of India.  Director Raju Murugan and Jiiva, along with Cinematography Selvakumar S. K. serve a visual feast during the first 30 minutes of the film, which was breathtaking to watch and makes the whole film worth. After this part, the hero while in Nagore sees the heroine (Natasha Singh) and wants to keep seeing her. I liked the sequence leading to Waheeda (the heroine), a muslim lady hailing…

கண்ணும் கண்ணும் கொள்ளையடித்தால் (2020)

Dulquer Salmaan starring Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal [கண்ணும் கண்ணும் கொள்ளையடித்தால்] was a thorough entertainer. Starting as a typical love story, it morphs into a conman story – Director Desingh Periyasamy has managed the transition effortlessly – I totally didn’t expect the twist. The…