S Subhakeerthana

An armchair philosopher. Procrastinator. Fledgling screenwriter. Subhakeerthana is a Copy Editor at Indian Express. She spends her time watching Tamil classics and listening to Ilaiyaraaja. Moved by films, characters and books.

Articles By S Subhakeerthana

2.0 receives Golden Reel Award nominations in two categories

Rajinikanth starrer 2.0 is continuing to make waves. The film has been nominated a Golden Reel Award for Sound Editing in the Foreign Language Feature category. As per Variety, the film has also received a nomination in the Feature Film: Foreign category.

Charlie Chaplin 2 press meet: Highlights

Directed by Sakthi Chidambaram, Charlie Chaplin 2 stars Prabhudheva, Nikki Galrani, Adah Sharma and Aravind Akash among others.

Indian 2 shooting to begin tomorrow: The ‘older, wiser, deadlier’ Senapathy is back

The latest Indian 2 poster has actor-politician Kamal Haasan sporting the look of the popular octogenarian character Senapathy, a vigilante in khaki.

Vijay Sethupathi’s 26th film titled Sindhubaadh

Vijay Sethupathi starrer Sindhubaadh is helmed by Arunkumar. The film also stars Anjali, Vivek Prasanna and Linga.

Never pay ‘extra money’ and watch anyone’s film: Simbu

In a two-minute video, Simbu asked his fans not to spend money on erecting cutouts and banners.

What makes Kamal Haasan’s Anbe Sivam a timeless classic

Anbe Sivam is a 2003 Tamil film which starred Kamal Haasan and R Madhavan in significant roles. The movie was helmed by Sundar C with a script by Kamal Haasan himself.

Jiiva goes to Bollywood

Jiiva has been roped in for Kabir Khan directorial 83, which is based on India’s spectacular victory in the 1983 Cricket World Cup.

Gautham Menon to don the greasepaint for Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal

Filmmaker Gautham Menon's role in Dulquer Salmaan starrer Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal will be his first full-fledged role as an actor.

It’s a wrap for Suriya starrer NGK

Suriya starrer NGK is Selvaraghavan’s comeback film. NGK also stars Sai Pallavi, Rakul Preet, Jagapathi Babu, Bala Singh and Sarathkumar.

Vijay Sethupathi plays an auto driver in Maamanithan

Gayathrie will share screen space with Vijay Sethupathi in Seenu Ramasamy directorial Maamanithan. This is the seventh collaboration of Sethupathi and Gayathrie.

GV Prakash to play the lead in Mani Ratnam’s next production

GV Prakash is set to play the main lead in Mani Ratnam’s untitled production venture which will be helmed by Dhana of Padaiveeran fame.

Top Tamil actors unite to celebrate Ilaiyaraaja 75

Ilaiyaraaja is expected to perform with a live orchestra at Ilaiyaraaja 75. The tribute event will also see top south Indian actors and technicians in attendance.

Kathir joins Vijay’s Thalapathy 63

Kathir of Pariyerum Perumal fame is the latest to join Vijay’s upcoming film tentatively titled Thalapathy 63.

Celebrating 25 years of Kamal Haasan’s Mahanadi

When you see Mahanadi, you don’t see Kamal Haasan. You only see Krishnaswamy. You feel for him. You empathise with him and his pain.

Petta review: More celebration, less film

Petta movie review: What is important is that the filmmaker has written a screenplay that does justice to the Superstar’s stature (which wasn’t the case with Kabali and Kaala), while catering to his loyal fan base.

Sigai review: Another watchable ‘message-film’

Sigai movie review: The problem with Sigai is that it feels like two different films weaved into one, though Jagadeesan Subu seems clear about what he was going to present to the audience.

It’s Thalaivar vs Thala this Pongal

With Petta and Viswasam releasing the same day (January 10), who will emerge on top after the ‘big clash’? Let’s wait and watch.

Kanaa success meet: Highlights

Kanaa success meet live updates: Aishwarya Rajesh, Sathyaraj and Sivakarthikeyan starrer Kanaa is still holding strong at the box office.

Kangana Ranaut: Manikarnika The Queen of Jhansi has made me stronger as a person

Kangana Ranaut is upbeat about playing the queen of Jhansi, which she terms as “challenging”. Manikarnika will be released on January 25.

Manikarnika Tamil trailer launch highlights: Kangana Ranaut was initially unsure of how to approach the role

Manikarnika Tamil trailer launch highlights: Kangana Ranaut released the Tamil trailer of her upcoming Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi in Chennai today. Here are all the highlights from the event.