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Sukumar schmaltzes through his movies. The highbrowed themes in his movies don’t appeal to many. While his fans consider his movies akin to Jesus walking on water, detractors think otherwise.  The above lines might not make sense to many people because they are like Sukumar’s films: they need to be explained to make sense to…

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It was during the audio release function of ‘Temper’  that Jr. NTR goaded his fans into watching Temper. The movie also marked the beginning of a purple patch for him. Before the release of Temper many had dubbed him as a waning force, but he proved the naysayers wrong on two counts after the release.…

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It’s easy to describe when sportsmen perfect a skill. They put in hours of practice and perfect that skill. Like Djokovic shifting to another invisible gear when he finds himself under pressure; like Kohli unleashing cover drive after cover drive regardless of where the ball pitches. How do you then explain Trivikram coming up with…

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When Nuvve Nuvve released in October 2002, I remember watching it with my father in Vizag. I liked the movie. It was one of the first movies that made me listen. Yes, I liked the movie. So, it was a little disappointing that Trivikram said he could deliver about 80% of what he thought. It…

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When the song ‘Raakasi Raakasi’ was released I couldn’t help but wonder as to why box office success is eluding NTR for a long time. He can act well, dance well, emote well and probably is the best modulator of voice in Telugu Film Industry now. Now we can add singing to the repertoire as…

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While speaking at the Manam Sangeetham function, Nagarjuna said, “My father made his debut in 1944. It means that he was involved with the film industry for 70 years. The Movie industry has been in existence for 100 years (sic)”. The statement didn’t hit the nail then, but it did when I was watching the…

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