Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Ben's Corner #10: Mysterious cruiser revealed!

Come November 7, and we are going to see a Japanese cruiser on our roads for the first time after more than a decade. Yes, Suzuki Motorcycles Ltd is going to launch an all new bike on that day opening up a new segment of affordable cruisers in the country.

Saturday, 28 October 2017

Quick read: Mersal isn't Aboorva Sagodharargal remake

Just watched Mersal with mom and dad. Personally, for me, it's the nth time I'm watching this. However, when everytime I watch Mersal, there would be comments from any random person in the cinema hall, trolling it Aboorva Sagodharargal part 2, Ramana part 3, and so on.

Thursday, 12 October 2017

Speaking two languages ain't an easy job

It all started when veteran film producer SS Vasan showed Tamil film industry a new gen marketing technique by releasing the all time epic blockbuster Chandralekha(1948) in two languages. Probably, it should be the first Tamil movie to be released in an another subcontinental language. Though, the Hindi version of Chandralekha released a couple of months after the Tamil version, it had created buzz among the producers across the country by showing a 700 per cent profit and inspired them to make multi lingual films.

Monday, 9 October 2017

"Bro, we're all singles only" - A fun chat with team Nee Yaaruda Komali

What started as a fun time material now has more than 60,000 subscribers. Here is a young team of six from one of the sensational YouTube channels, named after the infamous counter to Vadivelu's Naai Sekar, 'Nee Yaaruda Komali (NYK)', with whom I recently encountered. With revolutionary videos like 'Ramzan Biriyaani', NYK has already set a signature in the YouTube world with a row of political and social satires.

Sunday, 8 October 2017

Grey Scale #5: Unskool, unteacher and so on

Education is not just relying on pen and paper but, is a holistic phenomenon. When one steps into class 5D of Chennai Middle School in MGR Nagar, this sense of being holistic could be felt right away.

The environment of the classroom and the way the 26-year-old teacher and my bestie Gilbert Ram, handles the class makes one want to go back to school and pursue studies under his guidance.

So, what’s special about Gilbert’s classroom? I recently visited his classroom and it was not a conventional one. Gilbert, along with his friends, was giving a makeover to the old government school classroom. The theme was the famous Minions.