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Varane Avashyamund Movie Review: Anoop Sathyan Mixes Nuance With Nostalgia To Give Us A Charming Relationship Comedy

Varane Avashyamund Movie Review Anoop Sathyan Mixes Nuance With Nostalgia To Give Us A Charming Relationship Comedy

Director: Anoop Sathyan Cast: Shobana, Suresh Gopi, Kalyani Priyadarshan, Dulquer Salmaan What’s the deal with second-generation Malayali filmmakers and their love for all things ‘feel-good’? Vineeth Sreenivasan may have birthed this sharkara-sweet sub-genre in Malayalam but Anoop Sathyan (son of Sathyan Anthikad) does a fine job of taking it forward …

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Movies Ahead Of Their Time: Panchavadi Palam

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In this series, we revisit films that deserve another look with fresh eyes What’s the film about  A car splashes muddy water onto a devious politician at the neck of a narrow bridge, urging him to co-opt with fellow politicians to first pull the bridge down and then rebuild it, …

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Tamil Cinema And The Evolution Of The Romcom

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Genuine rom-coms are few and far between in Tamil cinema. Of course, there have been films such as Meyaadha Maan (2017) and Pyaar Prema Kaadhal (2018) in recent times. ‘Crazy’ Mohan and Kamal Hassan made Wodehousian comedies in which romance invariably played a part. But they weren’t really romcoms, because …

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