Tamil Film Producer Council vs FEFSI: What is happening and why is it important?

The logjam between Tamil Film Producers’ Council and the Film Employees Federation of South India (FEFSI) has seen no improvement after the latter instructed their members to not work from Monday until their wage demands are met by the former.

The move follows TFPC’s recent decision to work with both FEFSI and non-FEFSI members.

More than 20 film shoots including Superstar Rajinikanth’s Kaala have been affected, according to IANS. However, the shooting of TFPC president’s Thupparivalan is underway in Chidambaram. A video from the sets of the same was released by the film’s publicist on Twitter. Continue reading “Tamil Film Producer Council vs FEFSI: What is happening and why is it important?”

Dream Warrior Pictures’ S.R.Prabhu: We didn’t want to miss Aruvi due to financial reasons

Maya, Joker, Maanagaram, Theeran Adhigaram Ondru and now, the critically acclaimed Aruvi – the list of films Dream Warrior Pictures have chosen to back says a lot of the brand, and the people behind it. They have films with Suriya and SJ Suryah in the pipeline. Trade circles have begun to anoint them as the producers with the Midas touch. However their success did not happen by chance, it is backed by hard work, a shrewd sense of business and the desire to back good cinema. Excerpts from a tete-a-tete conversation with S.R.Prabhu from Dream Warrior Pictures. Continue reading “Dream Warrior Pictures’ S.R.Prabhu: We didn’t want to miss Aruvi due to financial reasons”

Aruvi movie review: This Aditi Balan film is a must watch

How do you review a movie like Aruvi? As someone who strongly believes that reviews should be spoiler-free, Aruvi is a movie that makes me want to break my own rules. For it is a movie that hits you so hard that you want to talk about everything in the movie, in detail. Aptly named Aruvi (waterfall), the movie is a cascade of emotions: laughter, tears, anger, loneliness, the film has everything in a neat package. It is a struggle to find a beginning point when a film has almost everything working in its favour. Continue reading “Aruvi movie review: This Aditi Balan film is a must watch”

Theeran Adhigaram Ondru movie review: This Karthi film walks the talk

When I met Director H Vinoth before Theeran Adhigaram Ondru’s release, he told me that the film would be a new experience if we forgive a few clichés. That is exactly how the movie turned out to be. A high-paced action flick, Theeran Adhigaram Ondru walks the talk in all aspects well aided by Ghibran’s music. Continue reading “Theeran Adhigaram Ondru movie review: This Karthi film walks the talk”

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