All stories by DIVYA NAIR
Why Is My Partner So Toxic?Rediff.com4 days ago
According to experts, one of the primary causes of toxic behaviour is a lack of adulting in men and women.
Review: Dhootha Keeps You HookedRediff.com5 days ago
At the end of eight episodes, the climax is bound to leave you with questions but it would be fair to say that the two-episode backstory and the characters seemed far more interesting than the six-episode drama and tension that led to it, observes Divya Nair.
Review: The Village Fails To ImpressRediff.com24 Nov 2023
The Village starts off pretty well, but it required something more convincing than a bunch of creepy Gollum-like monsters to deliver the impact it should, observes Divya Nair.
Is Your Partner Toxic Or Are You Judgmental?Rediff.com23 Nov 2023
Relationship coaches help you decode toxic behaviour and how it can potentially damage your mental health and your relationship with your partner.
Duranga 2 Review: PredictableRediff.com26 Oct 2023
What should have ideally been a slow-burn thriller pretty much turns into a game of predictive, uninteresting moments that simply delay the almost obvious climax, notes Divya Nair.
'We Are Angry Because They Failed Us Again'Rediff.com26 Oct 2023
'We want to send Indians on the moon and create history, but we don't want to accept the reality that is happening on earth.'
Leo Review: Among Vijay's BestRediff.com19 Oct 2023
Leo is a good entertainer with interesting twists you wouldn't guess, applauds Divya Nair.
'Acceptance of LGBTQIA+ is like Vande Bharat Express'Rediff.com18 Oct 2023
'As it happens in any society, when progress happens, hate also comes out.' 'There is always a bit of a risk and possibility of rejection, particularly by an orthodox section of society.'
Bigg Boss 17: Will She Steal Your Heart?Rediff.com17 Oct 2023
The competition between Dil, Dimaag and Dum promises much entertainment in the days to come, expects Divya Nair.
Kushi Review: Decent Watch, Good PerformancesRediff.com4 Sep 2023
If you are looking for a fluffy rom-com without much pravachan, Kushi is worth a watch, recommends Divya Nair.
Don't Waste Your Onam On King Of KothaRediff.com25 Aug 2023
Dulquer may be good looking but how long can you watch him with a cigarette in his mouth, giving that deadpan expression, wonders Divya Nair.
Taali Review: Sushmita Is Applause-worthyRediff.com15 Aug 2023
It would be unfair to accommodate Gauri's incredible journey in six episodes, but the makers have done justice by casting Sushmita Sen. She adds a touch of elegance and reform in some of the most challenging scenes, applauds Divya Nair.
Jailer Review: A Rajinikanth You Have Never Seen BeforeRediff.com10 Aug 2023
I don't remember Rajinikanth beheading anyone so brutally in any of his previous films. Or glamourising so much of blood and violence. This is an altogether different version of a brutal Ra1jinikanth, something you and I had probably never imagined before, observes Divya Nair.
Decoding Atlee's Recipe For Blockbuster CinemaRediff.com1 Aug 2023
Atlee gives temporary relief from reality, by blinding us into a make-believe world where the perfect family hero and messiah makes the world a safer and equal place for all, explains Divya Nair.
The Very Best Of DhanushRediff.com28 Jul 2023
Dhanush, who turns 40 on July 28, still defies his age and can transform into an unemployed college graduate, an obsessive, one-sided lover or the doting father of a teen with equal integrity and maybe even lead a badly written film to commercial success.
Recipe: Beetroot Rasam With No TomatoesRediff.com24 Jul 2023
Beetroot Rasam is a great soup for a chilly day or may be relished with steamed rice and poriyal/upperi/bhaji.
The Trial Review: Kajol Is Brilliant!Rediff.com14 Jul 2023
Kajol's mere presence has the potential to overshadow her co-stars, but surprisingly, we get to see her modest camaraderie light up the talents of the stunning supporting cast, observes Divya Nair.
Review: Sweet Kaaram Coffee Takes Us On A JoyrideRediff.com6 Jul 2023
This is the kind of essential saas-bahu banter we don't mind tolerating on our screens, Divya Nair tells us.
School of Lies Review: It's ComplicatedRediff.com4 Jul 2023
After making you uncomfortable, the series ends abruptly, leaving you with a bitter aftertaste of a self-absorbed world that is too eager to move on, notes Divya Nair.
Maamannan Review: Udhayanidhi Stalin's The Weak PointRediff.com3 Jul 2023
Maamannan could have been so much better with an alternate lead actor and a tighter, more gripping storytelling, sighs a disappointed Divya Nair.