How do you not end up watching a dud, and missing out on a masterpiece?
‘Superstars like Rajini sir and Shah Rukh Khan had to be villains before they could be heroes, right?’
In a recent chat with me, the director expressed frustration at being repeatedly asked about it. Imagine being asked about your love for something, when it’s all you’ve done to try and lobby against that very thing.
Sometimes, when you look at your mother, perhaps as she is watching television or reading a newspaper, it’s easy to forget that she too bristled with your youth and harboured the promise of an exciting life once. It’s easy to assume that mothers were born looking the way they do today, saree and all. Of…
For a man who’s as stone-faced, it’s rather preposterous when he later breaks into a Nayagan-like lament. Kaniyan would have been the sort to stare without blinking, perhaps well up a bit, and maybe… lose his footing.