(This piece was written for the news website thenewsminute.com and was first published on the 26th Dec, 2019 and can be read here: https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/moving-beyond-rajini-isms-can-filmmakers-still-give-fans-endearing-superstar-films-114807 A few days ago, the trailer of Superstar Rajinikanth’s upcoming film Darbar hit our personal screens. It quickly garnered a few million hits. The 105-second clip had the usual Rajinikanth’s swag walk, fleeting glimpses of... Continue Reading →
Kabali and the teaser da!
(This post was first published on the satire website theunrealtimes.com on 22nd June, 2016 as a satirical piece when the Kabali teaser became a smashing hit!) http://www.theunrealtimes.com/2016/06/22/kabali-producers-decide-to-cancel-the-release-of-the-film-and-release-the-same-as-many-teasers/ Kabali producers decide to cancel the release of the film and release the same as many “teasers” In a first for the entire film industry, V. Creations, the producers of... Continue Reading →
(This post was first published on my personal blog http://anandkumarrs.com on 14th Dec, 2014) The feeling is almost the same. That feeling when India fails to win inspite of Sachin (or for that matter Kohli now) scoring a masterly century under trying circumstances in a second inning of a test match. Because others fail to... Continue Reading →