Thanu: Kabali has a bigger, better punchline

Kalaippuli S. Thanu unhurriedly recites Thirukkural 517 that emphasises the importance of assigning work to the right people (“Ithanai ithanaal ivan mudikkum enraaynthu athanai avankan vidal”). He cites that as the single answer to several questions: Why has Kabali’s teaser been received so well? What caused Lingaa’s failure? What incited the spat between the Chengalpet…

Kabali: Not a brooding don, apparently

  Sorry, but there’s no getting away from Kabali, this week. Its teaser has raked in astonishing figures—almost 60 lakh views in a little more than a day; on average, about 3,300 people watching it every minute since its release. The teaser has also helped dispel a few general notions about the Ranjith-Rajinikanth collaboration. For…