The moment a film is a success in another region, Bollywood almost immediately snaps up its remake rights. But there are some films we hope it doesn’t touch
This is already an absurd genre. But the premise amps up the absurdity levels to the stratosphere. Sample line: “Simbu CM aana eppidi irukkum?”
What if the iconic crime drama about drug lords was set in India? Here’s our dream cast
The Covid-19 pandemic has got us thinking about the ideal isolation partner. Team Film Companion looked at movie characters who would not make the cut
There’s a time in every comedy actor’s career where even mere presence on screen can elicit laughter. In this film, several actors were going through such a phase.
Anirudh AR on places that go far beyond Central Station to establish a film as being unmistakably Chennai.
As Samantha completes 10 years in Tamil/Telugu cinema, she looks back at her early days that were filled with insecurity and doubt. She tells Hemanth Kumar CR how she learnt to channel them to take on newer challenges and thrive in a male superstar-dominated industry.
For more than 15 years now, Karthikeyan’s iconic address books have helped innumerable strugglers try their shot at stardom
Despite the many changes Tamil cinema has undergone, the routine of aspiring actors remains much the same. But they persist, dropping off photos, attending auditions and waiting in hope, usually to face disappointment.
The actress on rediscovering her music career, her new Telugu film Krack and working with Vijay Sethupathi
The actors discuss learning new languages and accents, the idea of ‘neutral cinema’ that isn’t rooted culturally and Mumbai’s intense paparazzi culture