Balaji Shakthivel

  • 'Love Failure' director Balaji Mohan ties the knot July 16, 2012

    Director Balaji Mohan, who struck gold with his debut in Tamil, 'Love Failure' ('Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Eppadi' in Tamil), recently tied the knot with his childhood sweetheart Aruna. Attending the wedding were directors Balu Mahendra, Balaji Shakthivel, Lingusamy, writer Madhan Karky and actor Sidharth, who featured in and co-produced the filmmaker’s debut. ...
  • Rajaputhra Ranjith to direct 'Black Butterflies' June 24, 2012

    After producing a dozen films under his home banner, Rajaputhra Ranjith will soon turn a movie director. He will be calling the shots for his first movie which will be produced by Manianpillai Raju, one of his long time friends. Tentatively titled as 'Black Butterflies', the movie will have its...
  • Tamil Review: 'Vazhakku Enn 18/9' is a must watch May 16, 2012

    Most films are inspired from real life. An incident or an event can give a spark to a filmmaker to conceive a movie. They dwell on anything that happens around us. But at the same time, hardly do they reflect realism. Driven by commercial cliches, filmmakers take a safe bet...
  • Telugu Review: 'Premalo Padithe' is juxtaposing May 16, 2012

    The strength of 'Premalo Padithe' lies in the climax: Here suspense is neatly unravelled and a love story develops into an immortal affair. This is a film where two underdogs are at the receiving end of circumstances. The villains of the piece comprise of an alliance of police-politician-capitalist troika, at...