One hell of a year it was! An agonisingly busy one, to say the least. An unscrupulous virus ambushed the world, the planet came to a standstill as millions of lives were disrupted and our lives were never the same again. The Pandemic has changed the dynamics of how this world operated. Today, we callContinue reading “The Forgettable Year”
Sorry, Christopher Nolan! ‘Tenet’ was a visible disappointment. With or without COVID-19, I still think that the film would have bombed. I am okay with the theme as such – a futuristic thriller that means business when it sets the ball rolling to save this world from a so called ‘Nuclear Holocaust’ with a relentlessContinue reading “Tenet – Incredibly Predictable”
A very early adaptation of crime and treason set in the backdrop of Second World War, Andha Naal (அந்த நாள்) was the first film noir in Tamil cinema. Even though it is heavily inspired from Kurosawa’s acclaimed ‘Rashomon‘, it was a landmark film that has since achieved a cult status. Inspiring performances from the leadContinue reading “Andha Naal – Classic Corner”
I grew up listening to his maverick voice in the cassettes that Appa used to play in the vintage tape recorder that used to be our constant companion in those days. He used to hum the songs along with Rafi Saab’s inimitable flair and in turn, I used to hum them, along with Appa andContinue reading “Voice of God”
This is happiness. Watching him grow, watching him smile, watching him enjoy all those super little moments, which when beautifully summed up, is called Life. We love you for making us smile, every day.
The journey towards redemption, breaking barriers and to gather the spoils of civilisation has begun. The process to fight and requite evil continues.
The advent of brightness is an interesting theory. Shining upon us over eternity, it’s existence is relative to our moods and repercussions. Often acknowledged, sometimes not.
Many believe that he is not a Mahatma, a honorific bestowed upon him by the inimitable and peerless Rabindranath Tagore. Some, do consider him as an ambassador of peace, non violence and solidarity. World Leaders like Martin Luther King Jr. found an inspiration and a reason to live in Gandhi’s devout and adamant ideologies. Worldwide,Continue reading “Do we really celebrate Gandhi?”
If anyone across the globe has a fondness towards Tamil playback music and music in general, then SPB should be a regular feature in your playlist. Perhaps, the most versatile and mellifluous voice in the modern generation, his flair remains untouched and undisputed. Today, is a sad day. We have lost the voice. This PandemicContinue reading “The Eternal Voice”
Masks have become the order of the day. Thanks to the impending dangers of the pandemic, the way we indulge in our daily chores and commitments has drastically and phenomenally changed. In fact, the way our mornings begin, the way we dress up to work (again that is hugely subjective since WFH has become theContinue reading “Can we ever unmask?”
We don’t go searching for eternal presence. It lives with us, within us. In some form, in some way, in a language that is beyond our comprehension. At unexpected places, in startling situations, like a ‘bolt out of the blue’. Watch out for the signs that ooze brightness in the dawn of darkness.
A day to remember. A day to forget. Everything changed, yet nothing has changed.