Aarohanam

  • 5 Tamil films which impressed in 2012 25-12-2012 03:39 PM

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  • Indie films: Weaving movies with shoestring budgets 04-11-2012 12:24 PM

    Chennai: The next time when you feel you can't possibly make a film with a few lakh rupees, take a look at names like Srinivas Sunderrajan, Lakshmy Ramakrishnan and Hemant Gaba - all independent filmmakers who have successfully made movies with shoestring budgets. In times when multi-crore budget films shot...
  • We need more cinematography schools: Shanmugasundaram 02-11-2012 03:41 PM

    Cinematographer Shanmugasundaram, known for his slick camera work in Tamil films such as 'Rowithram' and 'Aarohanam', feels there is a need for more schools to hone the skills of aspiring cinematographers. "When I was studying visual communication, there were only two schools in Tamil Nadu that offered courses in cinematography....
  • Language is not a barrier for musicians: K 01-11-2012 01:11 PM

    Tamil composer K, known only by one letter and for his work in films such as 'Mugamoodi' and 'Aarohanam', says language is not a barrier for musicians. "Art is beyond barriers and music is universal. If you can understand the emotion of the film or a particular scene, then composing...
  • 5D camera controls the budget: Tamil cinematographer 29-10-2012 12:50 PM

    Tamil cinematographer Shanmuga Sundaram, known for his work in 'Rowthiram' and 'Aarohanam', says 5D camera helps in minimising effort and maximising output. "With the help of 5D camera, one can capture shots that are considered impossible with stand alone camera. It helps in capturing the most unconventional shot with minimum...
  • 'Aarohanam': A film you want to fall in love with 27-10-2012 12:51 PM

    With Lakshmy Ramakrishnan's 'Aarohanam', you can proudly bid adieu to cliched Tamil cinema and wait patiently for many such films to come and sweep you off your feet. Unarguably, this is one of the best films you will ever see from Lakshmy herself again. This film will make you weep,...
  • I didn't do homework for 'Aarohanam': Viji 25-10-2012 06:43 PM

    Tamil actress Viji Chandrasekhar says playing a character with multiple shades in 'Aarohanam' was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, adding that she pulled it off without any homework. Viji plays a vegetable vendor affected by bipolar disorder in the family-drama. "Playing Nirmala was like once-in-a-life time opportunity. The biggest challenge was transforming...