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Sambhar Mafia - Cooked To Kill!

Sunday, November 19, 2006

Romantic TR

(Pic Courtesy: Kumudam)
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  • Also you should not that unlike his son he doesnt "touch" the heroines

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 3:04 PM  

  • @Anon,
    Yup, I forgot to add that

    By Blogger Kaps, at 5:15 PM  

  • Only thing which we need to appreciate with TR is his confidence... and hope that 'Veerasamy' will click...

    thaanga mudiyalappaa....

    By Blogger Ram.C, at 5:33 PM  

  • kaps, heard somewhere this : asked once why he keeps continuing to make such films, TR's answer, "you are not my target audience. mine are the ones who sit & whistle to my dialogs in village touring talkies" or some such. the same applies to most kollywood movies, i suppose.

    By Anonymous arvind, at 10:41 PM  

  • @Ram,
    I don't think people can digest Veerasamy

    I guess there is more money to be made in multiplexes and big theatres in Tier I & Tier II cities. Touring talkies in villages can't provide so much money to keep TR running.

    By Blogger Kaps, at 11:14 AM  

  • Yes Kaps, that's the new strategy in these pirated VCD/DVD days. Most money is made within the first weekend (as most films get released on a Friday) / week. Guys like TR, Sathyaraj know this but they also know that people in Tier I/II can't digest them anymore. Their strategy hence is to act in very low-budget films which would make most of their collections in village / 'C' centres.

    By Anonymous Arvind, at 8:18 PM  

  • What happened to some TV Program in (i think Vijay TV) which our TR used to host? I remember seeing some episode where he cried on hearing some woman's sob story...

    By Blogger ramki830, at 3:06 AM  

  • I always believed TR's sustainable market is bacause he obviously has his own fans for whom his movie outings are a godsend treat.

    Tacky dialogues, exaggerated actions, over-the-top performances, a galaxy of mind-boggling colourised outfits...these are for the back benchers (pardon if this sounds a tad politically uncorrect)- who wolf whistle at every TR swagger. He rightfully makes movies for his target audience. Should he contemplate tackling the slightly "high-brow" youth or NRI market, he then has his protege Chimpu to utilise.

    It is all but an undertaking to make the cash-register ring...it was never about the fine art of aesthetic visual experience called movie-making.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 10:26 AM  

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