A general who obeys his king but also loves him as a son, an uncle who struggles to learn to love and discipline children, a brother who parents his orphan sister…here’s how some characters in films took on the role of a parent.
The actor, who turns 50 today, on the phase of his life he likes to call the “controlled free fall”
In a free-wheeling conversation with Baradwaj Rangan, Madhavan speaks about 20 years of Alaipayuthey, the audience reaction at Devi theatre, the gooseflesh he gets even now while narrating that reaction, how it ensured he made the move from Bombay to Chennai, and more.
That the same filmmaker has — over a 30-year period — made a defining love story for three generations is itself something special. What makes Alaipayuthey even more remarkable is… well, read on.
Have 20 years of marriage changed Karthik and Shakthi? Shaad Ali, who worked on the classic love story starring Madhavan and Shalini, and directed the film’s Hindi remake Saathiya, wonders…
The symbolism and metaphors in the movie, starring Madhavan and Shalini, render the film timeless and set its creator Mani Ratnam apart from the rest, writes FC Reader Hariharasudhen Nagarajan
Anirudh AR on places that go far beyond Central Station to establish a film as being unmistakably Chennai.
Did the industry miss a movie like Bahubali? Was 2018 a year of romances? Why is Ram Gopal Varma still making films? It’s a year that raised more questions than answers
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In this Amazon Prime Video web show, R. Madhavan plays a father who plots murders to save his dying son who is fourth on the organ recipient list
The actor says Savyasachi, which will be his first Telugu outing, is a fun film best suited for community viewing
‘Falling from grace for the audience that’s so discerning today is the biggest risk,’ says the actor