Ezra, an Indian Malayalam horror thriller is a film both about black magic as well as the happenings of a Jewish family in the 1940s in Kerala; hence the name of the film which derives from the name of a murdered scion of that family. At the same time this film is about reincarnation as well and of how the soul of one dead individual gets transmogrified into another many, many years later.
Normally, a Mohanlal blockbuster needs no introduction but if one were to give it one it would be that humans in the outside world are more dangerous than wild animals. Such indeed is the message behind 'Pulimurugan.'
In a year conspicuous for deaths it's perhaps not amiss to venture into writing about the perils of air pollution as a health hazard in India. Central to this story, though by no means a sole case of its kind is Delhi.Though I am not currently resident of Delhi, I thought as fog turns to smog in that city this would be as good a time as any to draw attention to the problem of chronic air pollution in this country.