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

Kaappaan movie review: A nightmarish film that no star can save

Kaappaaan movie review: KV Anand fills Kaappaaan with props, in his never-ending endeavour to create that elusive surreal ambience. But the film has artificiality written all over.

Oththa Seruppu Size 7 movie review: Parthiban’s ‘solo act’ makes for a gripping watch

Oththa Seruppu Size 7 movie review: The ambiguity Parthiban maintains in the film as a storyteller works in a lot of places.

I like challenges: Pailwaan actor Sudeep

Pailwaan actor Sudeep on shouldering a pan-India movie, besides how he is immune to both success and failure.

Kaappaan isn’t a political film: KV Anand

Director KV Anand discusses Kaappaan, starring Suriya and Mohanlal in the lead roles.

Sivappu Manjal Pachai director Sasi: I am here to make films for the common man

Sivappu Manjal Pachai director Sasi discusses his film Sivappu Manjal Pachai and why he makes films around human relationships.

Sudeep is a director’s actor: Krishna

Director Krishna on what inspired him to helm Pailwaan, starring Kichcha Sudeep in the lead role.

I got gang-ragged by everyone except Kasthuri and Cheran: Madhumitha

Bigg Boss Tamil 3 fame Madhumitha discusses her stay in the controversial house.

I am not into the business of commercialising cinema: Magamuni director Santhakumar

Director Santhakumar discusses Arya-starrer Magamuni, which hit screens on September 6.

Sivappu Manjal Pachai movie review: A Vikraman-esque film made by Sasi in 2019

Sivappu Manjal Pachai movie review: Siddharth, GV Prakash Kumar-starrer Sivappu Manjal Pachai is a predictable family drama.

Zombie movie review: Downright silly, cringe-worthy and disturbing

Zombie movie review: Bhuvan R Nullan directorial Zombie, starring Yashika Aannand, Yogi Babu and Bijili Ramesh among others, is an utterly shoddy film that is best forgotten.

Magamuni movie review: Santhakumar and Arya deliver the goods

Magamuni movie review: Magamuni reassures there is an audience for smartly-packaged off-beat films.

Magamuni happened to me like Naan Kadavul: Arya

In a freewheeling conversation, Arya talks about Magamuni, life after marriage and upcoming projects.

Intention was to make a sensible commercial film: Mission Mangal director Jagan Shakti

Director Jagan Shakti discusses Mission Mangal and responds to criticism surrounding the Akshay Kumar-starrer.

Regardless of who bags the title, Bigg Boss is the ultimate winner: Kasthuri

Bigg Boss Tamil 3 wild card entrant Kasthuri Shankar talks about her brief stint on the reality show.

Nerkonda Paarvai happened when I was struggling for a breakthrough: Abhirami Venkatachalam

Despite new releases, Nerkonda Paarvai is in theaters. We chat with recently evicted Bigg Boss Tamil 3 contestant Abhirami Venkatachalam, who played one of the leads in the Ajith-starrer.

Saaho: A futile attempt to cater to the ‘mass appeal’ of Prabhas

If you are patient enough to sit through 170 minutes, you will see how disappointing Saaho is — in terms of making, acting and execution.

Sixer movie review: A tone-deaf brain drain

Sixer movie review: You know how desperate a film is when it tries to 'win' for all the wrong reasons.

Saaho: Behind the screens and beyond

The cast and crew of Saaho tell us about the making of the film.

Kudos to Ajith for doing Nerkonda Paarvai: Trisha

At an event in Stella Maris College, Trisha emphasised the importance of addressing the widespread violence against women.

Subtitlist Rekhs upset as team 2.0 hasn’t paid her yet

Rekhs, who claims Lyca Productions owes her money, has started a hashtag "Lyca2payRekhsfor2PointO" on Twitter.