जिस थाली में खाया, उसी में छेद – Naseeruddin Shah et al

Does any reader recognise the above collage ? Chances are no one does. Here’s the story behind these pictures…. On Nov 7th 1966, there were 300,000 to 700,000 people on the streets of Delhi demanding a ban on cow slaughter which is provided for in the constitution of India. The then Prime Minister Mrs. Indira … Read more

A journey left midway …

Today morning KTV was showing the movie “Johnny”. Its a Tamil movie made in 1980 starring Rajinikanth in a double act and Sridevi, as the actress. The storyline is interesting and simple – Sridevi is a popular singer, and Johnny (Rajinikanth) is her ardent fan. Rajinikanth as Johnny is a small time thief and is crazy about … Read more

“மெர்சல்” Mersal, “மிரட்டல்” Mirattal, “முட்டாள்” Muttaal

For the past ten days, TamilNadu has been in the news, for what is happening or not happening to “Mersal”, the movie. Mersal means anger, fear.. basically disillusionment. So Mersal was being displayed by all the parties involved – Joseph Vijay the actor, his dad, the director Atlee, all other actors especially the ones who … Read more