The man who wrote and sang ‘Neruppu Da’

As you can imagine, singing and writing ‘Neruppu Da’ has completely transformed Arunraja’s career. He won’t blame you for not knowing that he’s written and sung for films like Pizza, Jigarthanda, and Theri previously. After all, “a Rajini sir film elevates everybody associated with it.” It all came about when his long-time friend Santosh Narayanan…

I don’t believe I’m eccentric: Jeff Goldblum

Jeff Goldblum, who reprises his role as David Levinson in Independence Day: Resurgence, tells me that the film is so much more than just rampant destruction Jeff Goldblum, top hat and all, towers over me in the conference room at the Park Hyatt, Sydney. Before taking his seat, he wants to know where I come from….

Podcast: 5 things we learned from the GoT episode, The Broken Man

This week’s podcast for The Hindu on S06E07 of Game of Thrones, The Broken Man, in which I discuss five things we learned including the return of a favourite character, and the introduction of a feisty child-queen. Spoilers ahead. Consider yourself warned.

For the love of horror

Days ahead of the release of The Conjuring 2 , the master of horror, James Wan, talks about his rediscovered love for the genre Do you know that The Conjuring was so well-received in India that the audiences were unusually quiet during the screening? (Laughs) Really? I did have the impression that the movie did…