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

Sangathamizhan: Watch it for Vijay Sethupathi

Sangathamizhan is not a 'Vijay Sethupathi kind of film' but it hits its spots.

I didn’t want to be a one-film wonder: Lokesh Kanagaraj

Released alongside Bigil, Kaithi, directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, has touched the Rs 100 crore mark. We chat with the man behind the Karthi-starrer.

Sports – Kollywood’s next hit formula?

Thanks to the commercial success of Bigil, yet again, the sports genre is believed to be the winning formula in Kollywood.

Had a controversial opinion on Gandhiji while growing up: Kamal Haasan

Also starring Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukerji, Vasundhara Das, Atul Kulkarni and Naseeruddin Shah, Hey Ram is still relevant after a good two decades.

Apoorva Sagotharargal is my favourite Kamal Haasan film: Rajinikanth

Speaking at Kamal Haasan's 65th birthday celebrations, Rajinkanth also added that his favourite movies included Kamal Haasan’s Hey Ram and Thevar Magan.

The Kamal Haasan we don’t know

As Ulaganayagan turned a year older, indianexpress.com spoke with a few of his staff members. They reveal what they like the most about Kamal Haasan.

Is Vijay trying to emulate MG Ramachandran with his films?

Does Vijay have political ambitions or is he merely using politically-charged dialogues to get his films a wider reach?

Karthi: I miss being on the Kaithi sets

Kaithi, which was shot in 36 days is Karthi's first film sans a heroine and songs. The film was released on October 25 alongside Vijay starrer Bigil.

Bigil on rampage, rakes in Rs 100 cr at box office in three days

Vijay starrer Bigil has wreaked havoc at the box office crossing Rs 100 crore within three days of its release. The film has occupied the third position after 2.0 and Sarkar in the highest opening day collection list at the Chennai box office.

Bigil movie review: A star is forced to remain a star throughout

Bigil movie review: Atlee panders to Vijay's star image once again, and delivers a not-so-satisfying sports drama.

Bigil guarantees solid entertainment for Vijay fans: Atlee

The cast and crew of Bigil talk about what went into the making of this sports-drama. Bigil is actor Vijay's third collaboration with director Atlee.

Bigil tickets sold at exorbitant prices

Ahead of the big Diwali release of Thalapathy Vijay's Bigil, ticket prices go through the roof.

Asuran was an instant ‘yes’: Manju Warrier

Manju Warrier discusses her Tamil debut Asuran starring Dhanush in the lead. The film has crossed the Rs 100 crore mark within three weeks of its release.

I’d love to play Sridevi on screen: Tamannaah Bhatia

Tamannaah Bhatia's recent release Petromax is running in cinema halls currently. The actor, who will next be seen in films including Action and Bole Chudiyan reflects upon her career choices and talks about her dream role.

Meera Mitun: Have gotten calls that I will have acid poured on my face

Meera Mitun has moved to Mumbai after bidding goodbye to Kollywood. She was last seen on Bigg Boss Tamil Season 3, hosted by Kamal Haasan.

Petromax movie review: A ‘horror-comedy’ of errors

Petromax movie review: This Tamannaah starrer wants to do more than just make you laugh, scream. This is the film’s biggest issue.

Aruvam movie review: A good idea gone horribly wrong in execution

Aruvam movie review: There are plot twists, perhaps too many. And it all ties up in the flashback.

The emotional experience of making Asuran wasn’t good: Director Vetrimaaran

Vetrimaaran discusses his latest film Asuran, starring Dhanush and Manju Warrier, that was released last week.

Samantha Akkineni to foray into digital space with The Family Man Season 2?

Starring Manoj Bajpayee, Priyamani and Sundeep Kishan, The Family Man, a spy thriller that has 10 episodes, premiered on Amazon Prime Video in September.

Nana Patekar in Jayam Ravi-Ahmed film?

Nana Patekar is likely to be a part of Jayam Ravi's 25th film, tentatively titled Jana Gana Mana, directed by I Ahmed of Manithan-fame.