Prakash has worked with Sudha in the upcoming release, Soorarai Pottru. Close. Music Director: G.V.Prakash Singer: Yasin Avatha Paiya Song lyrics in English Avatha Paiya Chavatha Paiya Azhichattiyam Aenada Kavuchimela One thing that stands out is that we can still relate to this movie. I also thought the film relied more on songs than strong scripting to carry it to finish. But what shines through all this is the vis The movie, though set way before our times still draws parallels with this day and age. 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Films on honour killing. It is the hope of some sliver of hope, some silver lining in these people’s lives which ultimately kills us. Sudha Kongara on IMDb: Movies, Tv, Celebrities, and more... Oscars Best Picture Winners Best Picture Winners Golden Globes Emmys STARmeter Awards San Diego Comic-Con New York Comic-Con Sundance Film Festival Toronto Int'l Film Festival Awards Central Festival Central All Events For example it was not clear what brand of christianity ( like Catholicism, Protestianism, Pentecoste etc. ) Bala should have made a movie like Schindler’s list. Music scored by G. V. Prakash Kumar. 2013 : Bala pour Paradesi 2014 : A. R. Murugadoss pour Kaththi 2015 : Mohan Raja pour Thani Oruvan 2016 : Sudha Kongara pour Irudhi Suttru Liens externes Cette section est vide, insuffisamment détaillée ou incomplète. Even if we cry out to kadavul, is He listening? Murali was close to Bala and it was Bala’s decision to partly pay tribute by giving his friend’s son a potentially award-winning role. Which is another thing Bala is obsessed with BTW, besides his fascination for freaks and misery, that his actors should somehow get an award and the screenplay should provide them with enough over-the-top award pandering moments. Sudha Kongara: It’s nice to not watch over your shoulder, or play to the gallery, or work in a particular way for a particular audience. Sudha Kongara is busy with promotions for her directorial Irudhi Suttru but manages to discuss in detail about her film with Senior Editor Jyothsna Bhavanishankar. We serve personalized stories based on the selected city. Human suffering is a focal point for atheists as, to them, it offers proof that there is no God. Sudha Kongara on ‘Thangam’ “I came across the script [by Shan Karuppusamy] and began sobbing. I guess each viewer expects different things from the director. Bala Palanisamy is an Indian film director, screenwriter, and producer, working in Tamil cinema. Apr 20, 2020 - Explore Bharathi's board "G v prakash kumar" on Pinterest. GV Prakash, who had a live chat on Twitter with fans, revealed that Sudha Kongara might work with Ajith in an action thriller. And one lesson that can be learnt from Bala is how to deglamorize your heroine (exception being Pooja in Naan Kadavul). And their actions and impact is explained away in a song too!! Often considered to be one of the finest Indian directors, Bala is widely acclaimed for "revolutionizing Tamil cinema"[3][4][5] through his realistic, dark and disturbing depiction of the working class on celluloid screen. The biggest problem with Paradesi, as you have rightly pointed out, was the absence of this equalizer. VETRIMAARAN'S FILM 3. Fourth Color being Green, this blog post explores the Green color scheme used in depicting a story in a movie Rasa is treated badly by the people in his village, and he’s treated badly at the tea estate. The alternative viewpoint, namely that suffering exists in the temporal world because it serves some divine purpose, is something either beyond their contemplation. For one, I couldn’t understand how a man who lives on leftovers like Raasa does could be built like a Spanish bull. From the cast? I think the key to understanding Bala’s film(s) is to understand his worldview: he is an atheist. And it played like a bit of comic relief in the midst of all the heaviness. Idiot Bala thinks he can break away from that convention. The same thought and the same film popped into my head while I was watching Paradesi. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. watching idiots(vijay) movies will give us false hope only. Welcome to the Community Centre ! Individuals who are torn from one family and who form new families with similarly stranded people. CBC;s VIBGYOR Blog Tag post is all about using these colous and writing something we like associating with the Color. Sudha Kongara’s latest directional venture, Paava Kadhaigal is set to release on Netflix tomorrow on December 18, 2020.According to actor Madhavan, who has worked in Kongara’s Hindi debut film Saala Khadoos, this upcoming short film will be Kongara’s finest work till date. Drohi (English: Traitor) is a 2010 Tamil-language crime film written and directed by Sudha Kongara Prasad, starring Srikanth, Vishnu, Poorna, Poonam Bajwa and Thiagarajan in lead roles. The movie was good. It could have been shown in a more nuanced comical or serious way. In 2016, she made her Hindi cinema debut with Saala Khadoos which was originally shot in Tamil as Irudhi Suttru. Paradesi has very little of this. But in general, in terms of a fully coherent storyline, empathetic characters, and so forth, I think “Sethu” is still his strongest film — though I’m very fond of “Naan Kadavil” and “Avan Ivan” too. You can change your city from here. nice review… but your opening para sounds two stars while the rest of the content tends to give a 3 and half… hope u know most of the viewers decide to commit on a review based on the opening para… thanks for listening. Copyright ©2013 The Hindu. I am just a bit disappointed at the lack of more research. https://baradwajrangan.wordpress.com/2009/06/07/between-reviews-writing-to-a-writer/, (The comment by ‘s’ is eerily prescient, no? Sudha Kongara is an Indian film director and screenwriter known for her works in Tamil cinema, Telugu cinema, and Bollywood. Interesting take(not seen it yet). Overall, I better stop cribbing and slip into work quietly. The things that didnt work for me is loosu ponnu depiction of the heroine and choosing fairer heroines and applying dark make up,the heroine friend was looking more natural than the heroine. truly a good effort! Please Click Here to subscribe other newsletters that may interest you, and you'll always find stories you want to read in your inbox. ( Log Out /  The Tamil and Malayalam film actor Kalidas plays the role of a transgender, whereas Shanthnu essays the role of the former's childhood best friend and love interest in this Tamil short film. #KaattuPayale from #Suriya's #SooraraiPottru out now! i go with that rationalization, that was offered. Sudha Kongara is an Indian film director and screenwriter who predominantly works in Tamil cinema. @bragan- The reason is this movie **has earned sympathy**, that’s the reason no one is attacking or praising it (more ). 2020 is a dreadful year for most of us. Watch விருது விழாக்களின் முகத்திரையை கிழித்த ஜிவி - TamilGossips on Dailymotion I agree with above commenters – a movie like this *must* *necessarily* show hope and “positivity”. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Sudha Kongara's episode titled Thangam which is set in 1980s features Bhavani Sre, Kalidas Jayaram and Shanthanu Bhagyaraj. I didn’t find the white woman and the Indian/Christian Doctor couple funny either – again, they were just too caricaturish to be believable. Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors Review, Terms of Use and Grievance Redressal Policy. Kutty: I thought that was more like what she said later, that who knew this guy could have done something like this? The film is based on real life incidents that took place before (In fact, I’d been thinking about that film a lot seeing as it just celebrated its 20th Anniversary a couple of weeks back.). Hope to see ur review on that. Wrt to the National awards,they have been announced today. People are still going to middle east and Gulf countries hoping for a better future. Director Sudha Kongara's daughter, Uttra got married to Vignesh and the wedding happened on November 4 in Chennai in the presence of the two families. A link to this URL, instead, would be appreciated. Paradesi is an important lesson on a forgotten chapter of history, but as cinema, Bala’s truest isn’t up there with Bala’s best. Celebrities who graced the function include director Mani Ratnam who i Well, for me the highlight of Bala’s genre of comedy is how it nicely fits in the overall story unlike variations of Senthil-Gaundamani genre where the comedy has no or little connection with the story. He works like a mule there, and he works like a mule here. Sudha Kongara Indian film director and screenwriter who predominantly works in Tamil cinema. gounderbrownie: Thanks for a well-put comment. She then worked as associate director for seven years with Mani Ratnam. Interview: Sudha Kongara (on shattering a glass ceiling) Readers Write In #314: Kim Ki-duk’s Kerala connection is one of the strangest things Indian cinema has witnessed Readers Write In #313: Mank, Once Upon a Time in So open your eyes to lend your help in some way for the people suffering in our society. Perhaps they haven’t realized it’s a satire. He still tells us that life is hell – and this film does function as a companion piece to Naan Kadavul, featuring a similar scenario of unfortunates being rounded up for dreadful labour – but just as you think there’s a chance of escaping this hell, there’s a different hell around the corner, and in the corner beyond that, and the one beyond that. The heroine was annoying to say the least. The subhuman, even animalistic, hero who seems to have evolved in a cave at the outskirts of civilisation. He has an unusual face, expressive eyes, an authoritative voice.”. Not sure what to make of it. The casual conflation of the serious and the lighthearted, as in a wedding sequence that plays over a death, or another scene where a heated catfight is intercut with lovers flirting through gestures. That they were more forward thinking? Cos I am clueless how a section can be offended by a film like Kadal but let a satire from Paradesi pass. Or is it just added comic relief? Bala may have his faults, one wonders if he is versatile enough to delve into another genre, but unlike the likes of Mani Ratnam or even Kamal Haasan, I think he has so much more to offer to Tamil cinema. It’s just one bad thing after another, and while this sameness can be rationalised – “the unrelenting bleakness of the movie is but a reflection of the unrelenting bleakness in these people’s lives” – it doesn’t make for a very gripping narrative. Sudha Kongara on reading the script of Thangam: I was sobbing Entertainment Desk. Balaji Sivaraman: “at no point was it totally unwatchable.” – of course. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. BR, I think your Schindler’s List comparison is brilliant and perfectly valid. Paradesi, like Schindler’s List, is the depiction of the systematic brutalisation of a section of innocent people, but the Hollywood film showcased these sufferings through the doings of its hero, while this film has no use for a redeemer – and we are left with nothing but the suffering, no parallel stories, no subplots, nothing. joel: “the more fundamental question to think about is why the hell did A enslave B. But is this enough in a mainstream movie? vazhakku enn given best tamil film (Among neer paravai, naduvula konjam, attakathi, naan e (though telugu one was given))….any comments?? The short guy going after the white lady was contextual and it fit alright. We all know that the Holocaust was the biggest crime against humanity. TNN, Updated: May 10, 2016, 02.54 PM IST. Sudha Kongara (born June 5, 1972) is an Indian film director and screenwriter who predominantly works in Tamil cinema. What a tough journey it ought to have been for him and his crew. All of us — who all blind folded ourselves with nonexistant true humaneness in our society. 1 of 1. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. It also shows a lack of proper research. We hear now that two more stars Arya and Atharvaa, who did path-breaking films like Naan Kadavul and Paradesi, have also given dates to Bala. By the way, when you say Bala’s best, which movie(s) are you referring to? Paradesi Movie Review: Critics Rating: 4.5 stars, click to give your rating/review,Editor Kishore T E ensures a crisp and satisfying watch. Did you know Ajith handled the cinematography for … Sudha Kongara Indian film director and screenwriter who predominantly works in Tamil cinema. Check out G V Prakash Kumar (G V Prakash) filmography. spoiler alert: final scene when he gets to see his kid – and suddenly when he realizes the kid is trapped for life – what a most saddening scene…i hated the RR approach when Dhansika dies…honestly the soga scenes dint need RR at all…they were so impactful on their own. Paradesi Twitter Reviews - Get The Latest tweets about Paradesi movie & user twitter reaction on telugu movie Paradesi hashtag only on FilmiBeat here so can’t even mention. He’s beaten up there, and he’s beaten up here. There is a love angle (not very convincing, but at least we get the lovely duet, Avatha paiya). Pls do a piece on the award list this year. 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