Prathibha Parameswaran

  • Ang Lee: Stunned by Kamal Haasan's brilliance 02-11-2012 12:31 PM

    Chennai: Hollywood director Ang Lee was here in Chennai for promoting his upcoming film 'Life Of Pi'. All are aware how the news that two great legends including the director and our very own Universal Hero Kamal Haasan whined up in an amazing interview. Our hero too saw the exclusive...
  • Man arrested for tweets against Chidambaram's son plans legal action 01-11-2012 10:32 PM

    Ravi Srinivasan, a businessman from Puducherry was arrested and later released, for his tweet on the Finance Minister's son Karti Chidambaram. ...
  • Media conclave kickstarts in Chennai 18-10-2012 11:51 PM

    The fourth edition of the FICCI entertainment and Business Conclave kick-started in Chennai and the first day of the conference had in attendance some biggies including the Chairman of the Conclave Kamal Hassan along with noted Hollywood producer-director Barrie Osborne. The evening saw a felicitation of greats of the industry...
  • Tamil star Vikram's 'Thandavam' is a revenge story 14-09-2012 03:10 PM

    After 2001's 'Kasi', Tamil star Vikram once again plays the role of a visually impaired man in his forthcoming 'Thaandavam.' But what makes it special is the use of echo location - a technique that helps his character detect objects around him, using the echoes of his tongue-clicks. ...
  • Rajinikanth's 'Sivaji' to be released in 3D 20-07-2012 10:56 AM

    Chennai: There's good news for all Rajinikanth fans. The 'boss', as he is fondly referred to by his fans, will get more real on the silver screen. His 2007 hit 'Sivaji' will now be released in 3D, tentatively this September. It just cannot get bigger than this - the stylish...
  • Suriya teams up with KV Anand for 'Maatran' 15-07-2012 04:33 PM

    Suriya once again teams up with cinematographer turned director KV Anand for 'Maatran,' which hits the screens on Independence Day. ...
  • Review: Watch sluggish 'Billa 2' only for Ajith 13-07-2012 05:48 PM

    There was much in favour of 'Billa 2' right from when it went on floors. First of all it was touted as a prequel to 'Billa' the remake of Rajinikanth's original classic - the stylish film that worked wonders for the star at the box office. He then topped up...
  • Tweet Review: 'Billa 2', first day, first show 13-07-2012 10:09 AM

    Chennai: Ajith Kumar's 'Billa 2' is the prequel of 2007 film 'Billa' which was directed by Vishnuvardhan. The new edition is directed by Chakri Toleti who has wielded the megaphone for films such as 'Unnaipol Oruvan' and 'Eenadu' in the past. The films story probes the history of a dreaded...
  • Chennai couple goes online to recycle waste 23-05-2012 10:20 AM

    Chennai: A software engineer couple in Chennai have been troubleshooting all 'trash' problems. Chennai grapples with over 3,200 tonnes of solid waste everyday and much of it is recyclable. This struck two young software engineers, Sujatha and Jegan, the couple who started Kuppathotti.com in November, 2011. Kuppathotti, when translated in...
  • Sneak Peek: First song promo of Ajith's 'Billa 2' 25-04-2012 05:48 PM

    Ajith's 'Billa 2' is one of the most waited films of 2012. Touted as a prequel to Ajith's 2007 release 'Billa', a remake of yesteryear Rajinikanth starrer by the same name, will tell the story of the David Billa's history and how he became a gangster. ...
  • 'Mayamohini' creates waves at the box office 16-04-2012 11:26 AM

    Malayalam actor Dileep's portrayal of female seductress in the film 'Mayamohini' is creating quite a buzz at the box office. ...
  • K Soundarajan: making Maths easy 06-01-2012 08:13 AM

    Chennai: Kannan Soudarajan is someone who revolutionised the mathematical world with his number theory. He is the winner of the Infosys Foundation Science Prize 2011. Kannan Soudarajan showed that mathematical analysis can influence our day-to-day life - be it tips to become a champion billiards player or even creating a...
  • Rajinikanth fans celebrate his 61st birthday 12-12-2011 10:18 AM

    Superstar Rajinikanth has acted in more than 150 films across various film industries of India. ...
  • DMK celebrates as Kanimozhi returns home 03-12-2011 11:25 PM

    Chennai: After over six months in Tihar Jail, DMK MP Kanimozhi finally arrived in Chennai to a rousing welcome by her party cadres on Saturday. It was an emotional homecoming. There were drum beats, banners and celebrations all the way from airport to her CIT colony residence. Kanimozhi came back...
  • Dhanush, Aishwarya talk on Rajini, 'Kolaveri' 23-11-2011 02:24 PM

    Aishwarya Rajinikanth is directing her husband Dhanush in her next movie which is already making headlines with the song 'Kolaveri Di'. ...
  • Hindu's music fest Novemberfest kicks off 12-11-2011 01:40 PM

    Chennai: There's still days to go before the music festival officially sets in to Chennai. But for those who cannot wait--here's a treat in store for you--the Hindu's annual music festival--Novemberfest. The festival was launched in Chennai on Thursday evening with a performance from the Madras String Quartet--a quartet that...
  • Chennai: The Hindu November fest for all music lovers 11-11-2011 10:02 AM

    The annual music event organized promises to be a treat with a performance by U Srinivas, the Mandolin maestro. ...
  • IIT engineer gives cerebral palsy patients a voice 12-10-2011 08:50 AM

    Chennai: Technology can be glamorous. But can it have a human touch? This is the story of a young IIT engineer who bent technology to give sick children the gift of speech. Ajit Narayanan, founder of Invention Labs, has invented a computer that helps patients suffering from cerebral palsy communicate....
  • Ajith hits a milestone with 'Mankatha' 31-08-2011 03:33 PM

    All eyes in the Tamil film industry are on the upcoming Ajith starrer 'Mankatha'. ...
  • Chennai police summons Kalanidhi Maran 13-07-2011 09:41 AM

    New Delhi: The Chennai police on Wednesday summoned the Sun Network chief Kalanidhi Maran after film distributors filed a complaint against the Sun Network. The distributors have accused him of cheating and criminal intimidation. Kalanidhi Maran is former textiles minister Dayanidhi's Maran's elder brother. Earlier DMK leader M K Azhagiri,...
  • Concerns over Rajinikanth's health ease 19-05-2011 08:01 PM

    Chennai: Concerns over superstar Rajnikants health have been easing. The condition of Rajinikanth, who was admitted to the Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre (SRMC) on May 13, was stable and his vital parameters are fine. While reports suggest that the 61 year old has been put on dialysis after developing kidney...
  • Rajinikanth shifted to ICU, but stable 19-05-2011 07:17 AM

    Chennai: Tamil superstar Rajinikanth has been put on dialysis and shifted to the ICU after developing kidney problems. Doctors attending to Rajinikanth, however, say there is no need to worry as he is responding well to the treatment and is stable. Rajinikanth, who was admitted to the Sri Ramachandra Medical...
  • Tamil film industry worried over Rajini's health 18-05-2011 09:36 PM

    Chennai: The Tamil Film industry is worried over superstar Rajinikanth's ill health as he has been admitted to the hospital twice in the last fortnight. Rumours are rife that his next mega-movie 'Rana' may be shelved. If his last year's blockbuster 'Endiran' saw Rajinikanth in a double role, then his...
  • Kamal Haasan at Maaveeran music launch 01-05-2011 11:45 AM

    Kamal Hasan, Mani Ratnam appeared at the audio release of the remake of the Telugu blockbuster 'Magadheera'. ...
  • Devotees mourn Sathya Sai's death 24-04-2011 01:42 PM

    Devotees have been visiting the Sai Baba's temple to offer prayers after the news of his passing away came. ...
  • Tamil Nadu: will poll freebies work? 11-04-2011 09:27 AM

    New Delhi:When you are stung by allegations of corruption and anti incumbency how do you face an electorate? Karunanidhi's answer was in his manifesto - free grinders, mixies, and laptops to the voter. The party seems to have institutionalised its 2006 victory mantra which was free colour TVs and rice...
  • TN polls: Grinder, laptop, mixer for votes 07-04-2011 08:07 PM

    Jayalalitha added a free fan and even went to the extent of promising free goats to the voter. ...
  • Chepauk Stadium wall collapses, 2 injured 02-02-2011 11:44 AM

    Chennai: Two people were injured when a wall collapsed at the Chepauk Stadium in Chennai. The incident happened on Wednesday morning after ticket sales for World Cup matches started at the Chepauk Stadium. A heavy crowd gathered outside the stadium and some of them leaned on to the compound wall...
  • Sehwag the new Viv Richards: Srikkanth 13-03-2009 09:37 PM

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