Monday, October 23, 2006

In Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu, where's the first murder, which DCP Raghavan starts investigating, committed?

Keeranur - the place where Gautham's alma mater, Mookambigai College of Engineering, is situated. He did his mechanical engineering there before switching to a career in films.

One of the four lead characters in MMKR is named after a Tamil literary figure. Who?

Subramaniya Raju, popularly known - and mostly referred to in the film - as just Raju, the fireman with artistic ambitions. ("Naa.. romba artist-unga!" he says wistfully, in a scene from the film!)

A nod to the Tamil writer of the same name.

Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Apparently, someone was so inspired by S. Balachander's 1950s classic Andha Naal that he made a whodunnit thriller of the same name. Who?

Krodham Prem.
Heh, it's been a while since someone came up with a B-movie trivia.

In the recently released film Sasanam, Arvind Swamy plays a role with a bit of an autobiographical strain. How?

He plays Muthiah, a man who is adopted by a rich landlord, just like how he was adopted by an industrialist in real life.
The film, directed by Mahendran, was completed years ago, but stayed in cans till its release.

In Pithamagan, Sakthi (Surya) is killed when returning after watching a film with his friends. Which film?

Anbe Sivam.
In Pithamagan, Bala directly referred to two recent films that he loved, but which bombed at the B.O. - Anbe Sivam and Kannathil Muthamittal.

In Indian, Chandru (Kamal Haasan) plans to go for a famous film with Aishwarya (Manisha Koirala). Which one?

Schindler's List.
In the hope that the film will be playing to an almost empty hall, which it apparently did, when released in Chennai.

Saturday, October 07, 2006

Which is the only tamil movie to be shot in St.petersberg?

Student No.1