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Friday, May 15, 2015

Purampokku Engira Podhuudamai: Brave, even if a bit burdensome

A word I kept going back to again and again as I was watching Purampokku Engira Podhuvudamai was ‘interesting’. You can argue against many of the points the film subtly makes — and indeed... »
Friday, May 15, 2015

36 Vayadhinile: Worth a cheer, despite a broad TV-soap approach

In Rosshan Andrrews’s 36 Vayadhinile, based on his Malayalam hit How Old Are You?, Jyotika plays an alien. What else could the character, named Vasanthi, be? She’s 36. Her eyesight is no lo... »
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Friday, May 15, 2015

Purampokku Engira Podhuvudamai: A story of an uncompromising communist rebel

Filmmaker S. P. Jhananathan's Purampokku Engira Podhuvudamai comes at a time when activists and intellectuals, even those confined to a wheel chair, are muzzled, jailed and mocked for caring too m... »
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