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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

DR.Ramdass Dr. Ramdass is the name which comes to any Pudukkottaian's mind, for he is involved in several welfare activities, which includes running a scholarship programme, serving as a patron of Ramalinga Adikal School for Orphans, maintaining the district crematorium, cremating the abandoned bodies with proper rites it is such a long list of activities,  he had been doing this for more than a decade.  Really a great soul.  He visited the children at the Covid-19 camp, supplied massive amount of rice,  was really a great inspiration to all the volunteers. His Highness Karthik Thondaiman His Highness Karthik Thondaiman is the royal prince of the Pudukkottai State, he was one of the active field workers of the Covid-19 disaster. His loyal followers like Bell, (Ex. Ward Member of Periyar Nagar) were assisted  by him. It is really sad that he had lost in the Election, yet he decided to assist the people.  JBR Bell Bell is one of the top volunteers of the district, if Cuddlore is stru