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Thegidi is an interesting and well-made thriller about a criminology student who is motivated by his professor to take up a detective job.
Thegidi is an interesting and well-made thriller about a criminology student who is motivated by his professor to take up a detective job.

Debutante Ramesh’s Thegidi is an interesting and well-made thriller which is small, tight and contained.  A strong attempt which doesn’t oversell anything and moves.

“The First Female Superstar of the Indian Cinema.” She has won four Filmfare Best Actress Awards – two for Hindi films, and one each for Tamil and Telugu films.

Sridevi has captivated audiences with her beauty, charm, and extraordinary performances, and is regarded as one of the greatest actresses of Indian cinema. A prodigious talent, she ruled the screens.

Ginger is a natural anti-inflammatory and has has been used for thousands of years to relieve pain.

Ginger is a rhizome that is an important ingredient in most of the Asian cuisines, especially in Tamil Nadu, India. Zingiber officinale – as this plant is botannically referred to.

The Opinion Pages
What can Happen when Fiction Wins Out Over Facts in Academia

We all love a great underdog story.  There is nothing more emotionally satisfying than watching someone, against all odds, score a big victory. When this

NRI’s and the pre-conceived notion of Brain Drain

In a world that generalizes the act of an individual who goes overseas to demonstrate his / her capabilities and earn a living in a.

Arts
Story Telling with a Message Set to Music!

Storytelling is an art form greatly revered by the Tamil people. The art of narrating tales has flourished in Tamil Nadu…

Tamil Nadu’s Multimedia Paintings from the 16th Century

Get ready to read about an amazing art form of Tamil Nadu. Experience a wonderful world of rich, colorful paintings, adorned…

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