Manoj Kumar R

The writer is a new media journalist with a keen interest in films, topics of popular interests and social media trends.

Articles By Manoj Kumar R

Rajinikanth: Akshay Kumar is the hero and villain of 2.0

Superstar Rajinikanth said Akshay Kumar's supervillain role is more important than his characters Vaseegaran and Chitti in 2.0.

Taxiwaala movie review: Vijay Deverakonda’s horror comedy is watchable

Taxiwaala movie review: Barring a few glaring gaps in the story, Rahul Sankrityan has managed to whip up a pretty decent potboiler that leans heavily on Vijay Deverakonda's charms and his newfound stardom.

2.0 making: Here’s how Akshay Kumar turned into India’s most expensive supervillain

2.0: The video shows prosthetic makeup experts turning Akshay Kumar into a two-legged beast. His makeup has two distinct variations, including an alien-esque avatar, which we are familiar with.

Amar Akbar Anthony movie review: This Ravi Teja starrer is an incoherent mess

Amar Akbar Anthony movie review: Ravi Teja's Amar Akbar Anthony is an incoherent mess that sets a new benchmark for unintelligent films that disrespect the knowledge, time, and money of the audience.

Vijay’s next film with Atlee announced, AR Rahman on board

AGS Entertainment on Wednesday announced that Vijay's next film will be helmed by director Atlee.

Petta new poster: Rajinikanth, Simran play a happy couple

Petta new poster: Rajinikanth's Petta is all set to clash with Ajith starrer Viswasam during Pongal 2019.

Telugu film industry is the cleanest: Allu Arjun on #MeToo movement

At the pre-release function of Vijay Deverakonda's Taxiwaala, Allu Arjun said Telugu cinema treats its women with maximum respect.

Taxiwaala trailer: Vijay Deverakonda is haunted by a car possessed by a ghost

The trailer of Taxiwaala is out, and it gives a glimpse at what's in store for the audience. Vijay Deverakonda headlines the horror comedy which will hit screens on November 17.

Can KGF make Yash a national sensation?

The much-awaited Kannada film KGF will be released on December 21 this year. The magnum opus, touted to be the most expensive film in Kannada, stars Yash and Srinidhi Shetty in lead roles.

Vinaya Vidheya Rama teaser: Ram Charan is a one-man army in Boyapati Srinu’s next

Vinaya Vidheya Rama teaser: Vinaya Vidheya Rama is Ram Charan's maiden collaboration with director Boyapati Srinu, whose expertise lies in making masala movies.

Kaatrin Mozhi trailer: Jyotika plays a self-assured woman

Kaatrin Mozhi trailer: Kaatrin Mozhi, starring Jyotika, Lakshmi Manchu, Vidharth, MS Bhaskar, Manobala, Uma Padmanabhan and Mohan Raman, is the official remake of Bollywood comedy drama Tumhari Sulu.

Vijay’s Sarkar: Same hero, different game

The character arc and traits of CEO Sundar Ramaswamy in Sarkar are not very different from Major Jagadish Dhanapal in Thuppakki and convict Kathiresan in Kaththi.

Dev teaser: Karthi’s road movie looks beautiful

Dev teaser: Karthi starrer Dev marks the debut of Rajath Ravishankar, who had said earlier that the film was inspired by the life of Kapil Dev.

2.0 trailer: The Rajinikanth starrer promises to be a never-seen-before cinematic experience

2.0 movie trailer: The trailer of superstar Rajinikanth starrer 2.0 is out and it looks every bit the visual spectacle we had hoped it would be. The movie, which also stars Akshay Kumar, will release on November 29.

Savyasachi movie review: Naga Chaitanya-Madhavan starrer is a damp squib

Savyasachi movie review: Naga Chaitanya is a damp squib with plenty of eye-rolling that doesn't really go with the mood of the circumstances. He only thrives in dance sequences.

Adanga Maru trailer: Jayam Ravi plays a cop who fights the corrupt system

Adanga Maru trailer: In the Karthik Thangavelu directorial, Jayam Ravi plays an upright police officer who enforces the rule of law without fear or favor.

Dhilluku Dhuddu 2 teaser: Santhanam’s horror-comedy promises a lot of fun

Dhilluku Dhuddu 2 teaser: The film has a similar setting as its predecessor - A hero whose love for a girl puts him in a depleted house which is haunted by ghosts.

Vairamuthu’s son Kabilan Vairamuthu disapproves of MeToo movement

Kabilan Vairamuthu's father Vairamuthu has been accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women.

Amar Akbar Anthony teaser: Ravi Teja promises an interesting thriller

Amar Akbar Anthony teaser: Amar Akbar Anthony is slated to hit the screens on November 16. This will be Ravi Teja's third film to release this year after Touch Chesi Chudu and Nela Ticket.

Savyasachi trailer: Madhavan plays the villain in Naga Chaitanya film

Savyasachi trailer: Savyasachi will be Madhavan’s first full-fledged role in the Telugu film industry. He had a cameo appearance in 2010 Telugu film Om Shanti.