Gypsy movie review: Strong ideology in a not-so-strong film

“You could argue that Gypsy is posited as the ideal man by this film. He’s a man without a last name, without a religion or caste. He speaks several languages and can do many jobs. Perhaps because society and its humans can scarcely understand him, his closest friend is a horse named Che (no points for making the evident connection to that over-romanticised Cuban revolutionary, Che Guevara).”

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…