For me, Sivaji Ganesan is the greatest actor the world has seen. Period. Of the 288 films he has acted, more than 80% movies are probably trash. But in the remaining movies, he has left a legacy which cannot be even matched let alone surpassed. First the name. Only people who were contemporary to him,... Continue Reading →
Situation Song & Six Commandments.
I published a blog last year (What’s the Magic? You Asked Time to Stop!) where I have written about two great lyricists of Tamil Movies namely Kannadasan and Vali. I thought I would follow that up with couple of more songs from these great poets but never got around to it. You always need a... Continue Reading →
Independence Day – Some Thoughts
The first Independence Day I remember is, the 25th ID celebration in 1972. I was in Class V and as a part of the celebrations, the elementary school where I studied, conducted a debate competition for school students from nearby villages and I won the first prize (thanks to my teachers who wrote the script).... Continue Reading →