12 Angry Men

Can anyone believe this? An entire movie, which is shot inside  a single room would become one of the classics, and yet become a top grosser?  Can a 1957  movie  still be relevant?  Is that possible? The answer is yes, and the celluloid classic is 12 Angry Men from the director Sidney Lumet, produced by Henry Fonda, who also starred in the lead character.  In one word this movie just stripped off the American Judiciary.  The movie begins with the Judge's order to deliberate a case of a young man who was acquiesced of stabbing his own father to death.   The Judge asks the members of Jury to give an unanimous verdict, and the poor boy's face fades out as the Juries assembles themselves inside their room.  Except only one of the juries all the members decide that the lad is guilty. Only one man differs and he argues with the fellow members and eventually lead to the acquittal of the lad.  What makes this film so special and very relevant even today is the way it handles the charac

Angels of Love - TAMS Thiyagarajan

During this Covid-19 disaster many of the volunteers were hesitant to jump into action, for  the nature of the pandemic is so horrible. Against such odds few brave hearts spring into the field and provided help. Thiyagarajan is one among those angles of love, who were active on the field from the very beginning.  

Thiyagarajan is a teacher, and the vivacious president one of the well known teacher welfare federations of the state, namely Tamil Nadu Asiriyar Munetra Sangam. He is known for his fervor and battle spirit thorough out the state. Whenever the system does something adverse towards the public education system, he is the first to raise voice, he very outspoken and brave. 

He is reaching out the interior villages and provide help and create awareness about Covid-19, Seiyoor is an interior pamphlet which is served by him and his colleagues. 

Along with his members the president had assisted 100 families of Kundrathoor with grocery and rice bags. He had also assisted an old age home with necessary materials. This kind of active participation in every need of the common folk endeared him to the teaching community. 

His initiative has inspired his district level office bearers and they started assisting people and resulted in relief activities around Tamil Nadu. For this we should thank this gentleman! 

TAMS is always in the field helping the needy, during the Chennai Floods, Gaja Cyclone this federation stood with the afflicted. 

angles will fly around  

Kasthuri Rengan  


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