Gabbar is back
Director: Chaitanya Tamhane
Cast: Akshay Kumar, Shruti Haasan, Kareena Kapoor Khan
After Gabbar Singh’s (Kumar) wife and children are killed in a building collapse, he learns that the person responsible for the tragedy is a corrupt government official. Thus begins his battle against corruption.
Did you know? In a recent interview, Kumar said, ‘‘I don’t think Narendra Modi has too much time because there are several other problems in our country. But I would love to show the film to our prime minister.’’
Director: Ramesh Aravind
Cast: Kamal Haasan, Jayaram, Andrea Jeremiah, Pooja Kumar
The story revolves around an eighth century theatre artist and a modern-day superstar.
Did you know? About working with K Balachander, Haasan says, ‘‘It’s another angle. I’ve worked as his assistant, I’ve written a story for him, I’ve done several roles and even choreographed for him. So it is yet another angle. It didn’t feel strange. It felt like it was long overdue.’’
Small is beautiful
Rendevous, a club for movie buffs, recently held a competition, Cinema Minima, for short filmmakers. The winning film
will be screened on May 9, followed by a discussion on the subject of contemporary trends in film making. The event will also see film personalities. The films follow the genre of fiction. At The Savera Hotel. Details: 9841125522
— Team Indulge