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  1. Naachiyaar

    February 21, 2018 by Ajay

    Bala prepares us for the nasty journey that we are about to witness by filling the whole screen with garbage for the most part of the opening credits. This merges on to what seems to be agricultural land, which then merges on to apartments in Pallikaranai(?). We get a deja vu of a similar auteur’s film Taramani that released last year but this auteur is rawer. A sea of metaphors run in our mind on what this movie might be about but Bala surprises us with something that not many would have guessed.


  2. Paradesi – The saddest nomad

    March 15, 2013 by Ajay

    Have you ever been in a situation where you are forced to feel the sadness just because everyone else around you is sad? Sounds more like a Bala movie? Yeah, something like that. But in Paradesi, I actually felt sad for some people in that movie, if not all. Every single character in the movie is either evil or a cowardly slave. If someone is happy for sometime, they either die in the next scene or become a slave for the rest of their lives.I could rather say that this was probably the saddest of all his films.