Petta: A reasonably charming tribute film with some unforgettable flourishes

“Narai koodi kizha paruvam eidhi, kodum kootruk kiraiyenappin maayum, pala vedikkai manidharai pole naan veezhven endre ninaithayo?”, which roughly translates to, “Like those aging, with greying hair, who suffer the fate of death, did you think I, like contemptible people, will fall?” Petta is Karthik Subbaraj reminding us that the Superstar hasn’t fallen.

Mercury: A worthy experiment with some memorable stretches of filmmaking

Towards the end, the actual version of Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata takes centrestage. It’s quite appropriate not just because one of the characters is a self-confessed Beethoven fan, but because the story in a sense is actually Moonlight Sonata.