Best of Tamil films from 2015

Note: None of the remakes or dubbed movies were considered fot this list. We had some amazing imports Great movies, but we're listing only original Tamil movies. #15. Tamizhuku En Ondrai Azhuthavum The time-as-a-ticking-bomb milked with a smart script and some decent acting. Plus, a geeky Tamil mom/son never got so much breadth and depth in…

Jayalalitha, the Singer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4CmzcNjAJA Few years ago, in a rare move, Jayalalitha launched into "Aaja Sanam Madhuru..." for Simi Grewal. Jayalalitha, indeed has a discography worth reeling out. Song: Amma Endraal Anbu (Adimai Penn | 1969) Singer: J Jayalalitha Music: K V Mahadevan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0tsvDUlzzg Song: Oh Meri Dilruba (Suryakanthi |1973) Singers: T M Soundararajan & J Jayalalitha Music:…

25 lesser-known Ilayaraja Songs (non-Tamil)

Major hit songs in their respective regions. Thanks to Illayaraja's legendary stubbornness, have never made it back into Tamil (mostly). A compilation of Ilayaraja songs seldom heard by the average Tamil movie fan. Of course, if you're an Ilayaraja fanatic, some of these songs should already be on your playlist. 1.Film: Hello Jai Hind (Ilayaraja's only…

15 of our favourite Tamil films from 2014

Not the top grossers. Not the popular choices. Here's the 15 tamil films we felt made the cut from 2014. 15.Inam The audacity to touch the Srilankan Tamil subject and to focus on elements that are guaranteed not to appeal to the average cine-goer, Santhosh Sivan (and Lingusamy) needs to be applauded for returning to…

Oscar 2014 Predictions

From all things watched, read and heard, my Oscar night predictions: Best Movie: Will win: Should win: 12 Years a Slave Spoil win: Gravity Best Director: Will win: Should win: Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity) Spoil win: David O. Russell (American Hustle) or Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave) Best Actor: Will win: Should win: Chiwetel Ejiofor…