I’m looking for the name of an actor in S.Ve. Shekar’s Natakhapriya. He has a distinct voice, and features in almost all of S.Ve. Shekar’s pre-2000 dramas. Generally he plays a cameo, but very memorable ones. Some of his most enjoyable roles are as S.Ve. Shekar’s father in Crazy Thieves in Palavakkam (“Maargazhi thingal…”), and [...]
Suppose a neutral fan had been told at the start of the just-concluded Euro 2008 qualifier between England and Croatia that one of these teams had already booked its place in next year’s finals, and the other needed a draw to qualify, he / she would have told you at the end of the game [...]
What is the claim to fame of Sundarrao Nadkarni with respect to Tamil cinema? Update: Ok, that turned out to be a damp squib. Shri Nadkarni was the director of Haridas, the most successful Tamil movie pre-1950.
Check out Customers Vote on Amazon.com. You get to vote on 6 products out of 18. And those products with the maximum votes will be offered for Black Friday prices (a 1000-dollar laptop for 300, an 1800-dollar LCD TV for 700, Nintendo Wii for $79 etc) to lucky customers after a draw. I think this [...]
The Hindu has published a long-pending editorial on the ongoing credit crunch in the US which is a result of housing lenders competing against each other in the recent past to provide home loans to unqualified people without properly assessing the long-term risk of their actions. Promptly, the editorial cites the chances of a similar [...]