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- From: Sridhar (@ 184.108.40.206)
on: Thu May 17 15:10:50 EDT 2001
I am surprised that some ppl say that Rahman doesnt work for new directors. How many movies had Shankar directed before he did Gentleman?
- From: yaaro (@ 220.127.116.11)
on: Thu May 17 16:41:26 EDT 2001
shankar was new-but kunjumon was a mega producer in malayalam films before he came to tamil.
- From: raju (@ 18.104.22.168)
on: Sun May 20 18:45:50 EDT 2001
shanker had worked as assistant director for a few films that kunjumon had done (with kadir?) and kunjumon was impressed with the story of gentlemen.
- From: Comments (@ 22.214.171.124)
on: Sun May 20 19:31:26 EDT 2001
Before the 90's we did not have cable TV. If a movie had good songs one had to go to the theater to watch it or even to listen to it. But these days, one can watch it as many times you want on cable or pirated versions!!
- From: cosmician (@ 126.96.36.199)
on: Mon May 21 01:30:20 EDT 2001
I'd herard that Shankar was assistant to Pavithran (of Suriyan fame...one-hit wonder?)
- From: bharath (@ 188.8.131.52)
on: Tue May 22 12:06:07 EDT 2001
i refute the 3 below
it was also known for state-of-the-art music videos than... plus i didnt see many story lines resembling this movie in tamil movie history... maybe the movie isnt a great movie but its a good movie...
* Idhayathai Thirudathe
this movie was a class movie again unique story.... new faces and good picturization... nah... more than songs made this movie run ....
* Pudhu Pudhu Arthangal
no way man! u seem to trash manirathnam and KB bcoz their movies normally have good songs.... its not their fault if both songs and movie is good ....
i totally agree with china thambi.....
but ya'll missed "Meera" by P.C.Sriram.... thats a splendid example of a movie which will be rejected inspite of good songs and good picturization.. it shows that tamil people r intelligent .....
view the other movies from the meera perspective and you will understand what good movies are....
- From: bm (@ 184.108.40.206)
on: Tue May 22 13:45:22 EDT 2001
Idhayathai thirudadhe is a take off on the Hindi Mili..* ing Amitabh and Jaya bhaduri..nothing is unique about it i guess other than the heroine asking all and sundry ..oorai vittu odi poidalama..?!
- From: raju (@ 220.127.116.11)
on: Thu May 24 19:00:35 EDT 2001
u r right, it was PAVITHRAN
- From: Pozhudhu pogadhavan (@ 18.104.22.168)
on: Thu May 24 21:12:33 EDT 2001
"Hit movies without any good songs"
1. Ennamma Kannu
- From: Common Friend (@ 22.214.171.124)
on: Fri May 25 08:10:27 EDT 2001
Pozhudhu pogadhavan :
Include vanjinathan also in that list.
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