Genius of MSV Part 1: Why Old Songs Will Melt Cold Hearts

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(No matter where you are right now, no matter how old you are, I am sure you always have your favorite old songs by these dynamic duo that you don’t mind humming the whole day long. Image source: Silverscreen India)

Despite “starting off” with the music of Illayaraja and later discovering the new age music of A R Rahman and then Yuvan Shankar Raja, Harris and all the new music directors, I always had soft spot for the music from the 1960s and 1970s in particular songs composed by MS Viswanathan – Ramamoorthy (MSV) and penned by the great poet Kannadasan (I also liked songs composed by KV Mahadevan and AM Raja).… [Click to read the rest] “Genius of MSV Part 1: Why Old Songs Will Melt Cold Hearts”

Indian Cinema 101: Please Stop Making Stupid Movies!


(A movie that is full of big names but also full of holes in the plot. Image source: the Net)

All of us watches movies (some on daily basis) and at some point of life, you will come across movies that can only be classified as “great”. A first-class classics like this and new ones like this.… [Click to read the rest] “Indian Cinema 101: Please Stop Making Stupid Movies!”

Kamal’s Ponmaanai Theduthey Classic

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(The many faces of the great man in multiple roles all these years and he still making headlines even now. Image source:

In terms of acting, after the great Sivaji Ganesan, we were lucky to have Kamal Haasan taking up the lead when it comes to powerful acting. And over the years, he has not let us down with powerful storyline and acting (still remember this?).… [Click to read the rest] “Kamal’s Ponmaanai Theduthey Classic”

Indian Cinema 101: Seeing Double Roles On Screen

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(Seeing Sivaji Ganesan in action is one thing but seeing the two of them could be a double whammy. Both interacted well on screen but still, there are some limitations as to how both characters blended in on-screen. Image source: Business Line)[Click to read the rest] “Indian Cinema 101: Seeing Double Roles On Screen”

Reviews Outsourced

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I started blogging in 2005 – it seems to be “in” thing back then

I started blogging mainly because I wanted an avenue to put my thoughts in writing and improve on my mastery of English (I am still trying). And along the way, I have picked something on presentation, html and coding.… [Click to read the rest] “Reviews Outsourced”

Indian Cinema 101: Tamil Movie Sad Scenes That Can Make Anyone Cry


It is a fact that we cannot separate “crying scenes” from Tamil movies especially when you watch the old movies. but sometimes sadness can come in other forms as well especially when you have Kamal in the lead role.

I may have my “bad moments” with Tamil movies (and worse ones are the Tamil Serials) but I have to admit that some Tamil movies or some scenes are simply gems.… [Click to read the rest] “Indian Cinema 101: Tamil Movie Sad Scenes That Can Make Anyone Cry”

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