The Guindy Times

The campus magazine of CEG, AC Tech and SAP



From One Fan to Another

Thanvi Srikant

Let me honestly tell you that I am being shamelessly hedonistic as I weave words of flattery to describe a recent film of my favourite actor. Shah Rukh Khan. Naam toh suna hi hoga! I can almost hear a few of my readers shirk with apparent disgust that I am a big fan of an ‘aging’ actor who plays...



Ayushmaan Bhava, Vikram and Suriya!

Prasanna Balakrishnan

A new attempt by director Vikram Kumar, in the form of time-travel concepts, is surely a gamble. As Tamil film viewers are so used to witnessing commercial potboilers, Vikram Kumar wanted to present to the audience a deviation from the norm, executing his own take on time-travel.  He turned to...


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Movie Review: Idhu Namma Aalu - Idhu Nalla Padam

Prasanna Balakrishnan

Idhu Namma Aalu is more than just a breezy romantic comedy that is lifted by performances by Silambarasan, Nayanthara, Andrea and of course, Soori. Pandiraj has brought out a decent amalgam of love and comedy in the right proportions, although you might feel that it could have been less...


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Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen: Why this book isn’t just a rom-com

Jerlyn Manohar

There comes a point in the middle of reading a book when its title makes sense. In ‘Pride and Prejudice’ written by Jane Austen, the undisputed Queen of rom-com, the reason the book is titled thus is evident immediately after the lead characters converse for the first time. The two hundred year...


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A Humorous Entertainer that Left us in 'Splits'! A Review of Theatron's Aathmika

Prasanna Balakrishnan and Prem Sylvester

Theatron's latest production in Tamil- Aathmika, helmed by first-time director Aswath Narayan and written by Aadithya Rajan, was performed on the 4th of September at the Chettinad Hari Shree Vidyalayam auditorium.The play was an entertaining rom-com with strong performances by the actors and...