If you are a listener of Tamil indie music, you have probably heard about Kaber Vasuki. The indie musician is known for his philosophical, brutally honest lyrics that are designed to penetrate your soul. Kaber Vasuki, the man, is no different. I ask him about his chosen name, Kaber Vasuki, and he shares that he didn’t like the name his parents gave him. “I did not want my name to reflect my gender, religion, or where I am coming from.” Why this specific one though? “Nothing in particular. A lot of people have asked me this, but I tell a different story to each one of them depending on my mood. Siladhu lam en epdi nu theriyadhu, apo thonum pannuvom,” he says, with a chuckle.
Meesaya Murukku actor Hip Hop Adhi: Cinema is my profession but independent music is my passion
In a way, the weekend of July 21 was important for Kollywood. Fresh from a theatre strike over movie taxes, makers and distributors were not sure if the price hike will affect the theatre turnout. But the astounding success of two movies changed that perception for us – one was Pushkar-Gayathri’s Vikram Vedha and the other was Hip Hop Tamizha Adhi’s Meesaya Murukku (MM). The latter’s success is more significant, only due to the fact that it had no big names barring Aadi himself and Actor Vivekh; it held its own ground very well in the BO clash with the Madhavan-Vijay Sethupathi starrer. In an exclusive chat with indianexpress.com, Hip Hop Tamizha’s Adi talks about directorial debut Meesaya Murukku, independent music and much more. Here is the excerpt Continue reading “Meesaya Murukku actor Hip Hop Adhi: Cinema is my profession but independent music is my passion”