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World Famous Lover – What In The World Were They Smoking?

MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD

The story of Gautham (Vijay Devarakonda) and Yamini (Raashi Khanna) perfectly mirrors my relationship with Vijay Devarakonda, the actor. Yamini falls in love with Gautham for his beautiful face and his ability to sell corny lines with charm. No, this is not the reason the film gives us, but I can’t figure out why else would Yamini fall for a man who sprouts lines like “Were you born beautiful, or you grew up to be beautiful?”

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Thoughts on Chola

MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD, READ ONLY AFTER WATCHING THE FILM!

It is not often that you come across a film that will leave you disturbed and unsettled for days. It has been three days since I watched Sanal Kumar Sasidharan’s Chola, and I still haven’t been able to shake it off my from my head. It is not a perfect film (the second half goes on for a bit too long) but it did make me think and ask some uncomfortable questions.

This post is NOT a review, but merely me trying to understand the underlying message of the film by laying down my thoughts.

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Best of 2019 Series Part 3 – Best Actors Of The Year (Male)

I know, I know. It is already the second month of 2020 and I still haven’t finished my Best of 2019 series ( Here is Part 1 and Part 2). In this part, I am listing out my favorite actors (male) of last year. This list is only based on the 2019 films I have watched, and is purely subjective. So here goes, in no particular order.

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