The Girl with a Halo

Maalan Narayanan

For the original Queen of the South, some dreams still remained unfulfilled

Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan: Two Heroes and a Theory of Chaos

The combined force of Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan shifts Tamil politics from the ideological to the personal

The Power of Two

Kamal Haasan has drawn out a light sabre, but Rajinikanth appears to have put his aside

Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth: Star Wars

They are the twin pillars of heroism in Tamil cinema. Will Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth now reinvent heroism in Tamil politics?

Saif’s Acid Test

The Release Date Crisis | All in Good Humour

Lakshmi Pratury: Inking Ideas for India

Lakshmi Pratury and the art of investing in people

The Robotic Politics of Rajinikanth

A divine comedy featuring an enigmatic superstar

Tamil Heroes: The Avengers’ Day Out

Two angry Tamil heroes caught between damnation and salvation 

Kabali: Movie Review

The Don with a difference

The Making of Kabali: Just Rajini

The mythology of India’s most saleable cultural icon is built on popular catharsis and emotional kitsch


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