Nostalgic Tamil Song 101: Unnidam Mayangugiren by V Kumar 1975

Then Sindhudhe Vaanam Kamalahasan Sivakumar 1975 Tamil Song

Tamil movie from the 1970s, Then Sindhudhe Vaanam (translated as the sky is spilling honey) had Sivakumar and Kamal Haasan in the lead roles. Image source: IMDB

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Favourite Hindi Song 101: Mesmerising Bichdann by Himesh Reshammiya 2012

Hindi Sonakshi Sinha Song Movie Son of Sardaar

I am not sure why but it seems like most of my favourite Hindi songs in my playlist has Sonakshi Sinha as the lead actress (a mere coincidence?). This is from the 2012 Hindi movie, Son of Sardaar starring Ajay Devgn, Sonakshi Sinha. Image source: BHM Pics.

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Movie Review 101: 5 Reasons Why The Empire Strikes Back is the Best Star Wars Movie

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It started off in this post and I then realised that I have yet to make a proper review of The Empire Strikes Back which I personally think is the best movie in the whole Star Wars universe. Poster source: Pinterest

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Tamil Movie Review: Thiagarajan Kumararaja’s Super Deluxe 2019

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Many thanks to Behindwood’s list of top 150 cult Tamil movies to watch consolidated due to the lock down in India, I found a real gem in these 2 movies – Aaranya Kaandam (2010) and Super Deluxe (2019). Both written and directed by the brilliant Thiagarajan Kumararaja. Image source: The Hindu

When it comes to watching a movie, I would also check on who is the director of the movie.… [Click to read the rest] “Tamil Movie Review: Thiagarajan Kumararaja’s Super Deluxe 2019”

Tamil Movie Review: Rajavukku Check 2020, Thriller Gripping Storyline

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Rajavukku Check means Check Mate in Tamil and I managed to catch up watching this action thriller Tamil movie starring Cheran recently. WARNING ahead – this is not a movie to watch with the whole family. Movie poster source: IndiaGlitz

The lock down has unfortunately confined us to our homes with little things to do unless you are very creative and make the best of the lock down.… [Click to read the rest] “Tamil Movie Review: Rajavukku Check 2020, Thriller Gripping Storyline”

Movie Review 101: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker 2019

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Probably no thanks to the bad reviews (or not), we had been setting aside the urge to watch this third instalment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy which incidentally also is the final episode of the nine-part “Skywalker saga” as soon as it comes to the cinemas. Poster source: www.starwars.com[Click to read the rest] “Movie Review 101: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker 2019”

Comedy 101: Dave Chappelle, The Greatest Stand-Up Comedian Of All Time?

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It is said that in modern times, we listen seriously to what comedians say and laugh at what politicians say. This is unfortunately true in recent times especially when the comedian saying it is Dave Chappelle. Image source: https://www.mysanantonio.com[Click to read the rest] “Comedy 101: Dave Chappelle, The Greatest Stand-Up Comedian Of All Time?”

Indian Cinema 101: When the Hero Actually Kills the Villain!

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When was the last time you saw one of the most famous Tamil movie hero MGR actually killed a villain in a movie? The harshest response from MGR that I can recall is whipping back his “Uncle” Nambiar in the movie, Enga Veettu Pillai. Image source: Google.

Back in the 1950s, all the way to the 1990s, the Tamil movie heroes are literally worshipped as being good, kind, and helpful and will never hurt anyone.… [Click to read the rest] “Indian Cinema 101: When the Hero Actually Kills the Villain!”

Genius of MSV Part 2: Alex in Wonderland’s Keep It Simple

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Continuing from Part 1 on the late Mellisai Mannar MS Viswanathan (MSV), this comedy segment by Indian stand-up comedian Alexander Babu’s Alex in Wonderland is simple amazing!

Alex truly breaks down the creativity and simplicity of MSV using the 4-beat on the bongo drums which is applicable to a number of MSV hit songs.… [Click to read the rest] “Genius of MSV Part 2: Alex in Wonderland’s Keep It Simple”

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