Ajith

  • Tamil films 'Veeram', 'Jilla' take foreign film markets by storm 13-01-2014 11:44 AM

    New Delhi: Tamil films are doing exceedingly well in key foreign markets. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweets, "Tamil films #Veeram and #Jilla have taken Malaysia by storm. Mind-boggling collections!" Earlier there were reports that these films collected good money in advance booking in Britain and America. 'Veeram' starring Ajith Kumar...
  • 'Veeram' review: Too much violence kills the idea 12-01-2014 02:03 PM

    Cast: Ajith Kumar, Tamannah Bhatia, Vidharth, Suhail Chandhok, Nassar Director: Siva Rating: 2.5 out of 5 In a constant effort to churn out a commercially successful product, our filmmakers completely ignore the fact that entertainment is not about hero-worshiping. 'Veeram' is a classic example, which elevates Ajith and leaves the...
  • SLC to make security assessment ahead of Bangladesh tour 11-01-2014 08:54 PM

    Colombo: Two senior Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) officials are all set to visit Bangladesh to make a security assessment there ahead of their national cricket team's tour to the country. A SLC spokesman said that vice-president Mohan de Silva and Ajith Jayasekera, a former CEO of SLC and national team...
  • Stars and upcoming talent to rule southern cinema in 2014 31-12-2013 04:46 PM

    Chennai: Along with an interesting line up of films featuring superstars such as Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan', Kamal Haasan's 'Vishwaroopam 2' and Mahesh Babu's '1: Nenokkadine' for next year, works of a new breed of actors and filmmakers will also rule the roost in the New Year. In Tamil filmdom, 2013 was...
  • Is K Manju remaking 'Veeram' in Kannada? 26-12-2013 05:17 PM

    New Delhi: If reports are to be believed then Kannada producer K Manju is set to remake Tamil film 'Veeram' in Kannada. 'Veeram' is yet to be released in Tamil, and it features Southern superstar Ajith in the lead role. The Tamil version of the film has been directed by...
  • Watch: Teaser of Ajith's 'Veeram' is out 06-12-2013 05:32 PM

    The new trailer of Ajith Kumar's 'Veeram' is finally out. The teaser starts with the line 'Naalavanga solvom nambidathinga...yena ketavanu sonalum'. The forthcoming Tamil action film is directed by Siva and produced by Vijaya Productions, and features Ajith Kumar and Tamannaah in the lead roles. As far as the ensemble...
  • 'Arrambam' collects Rs 9.21 crore on release day in Tamil Nadu 03-11-2013 01:03 PM

    Chennai: Ajith Kumar-starrer 'Arrambam', which released Thursday, has registered a blockbuster opening of Rs.9.21 crore in Tamil Nadu on the first day. The festival weekend will help it mint more during the weekend, feel trade experts. "This is the best opening for an Ajith film. The film has approximately collected...
  • 'Arrambam' review: This Tamil film works solely on Ajith's charisma 02-11-2013 02:57 PM

    Cast: Ajith Kumar, Nayanthara, Arya, Rana Daggubati, Tapsee Pannu, Mahesh Manjrekar, Atul Kulkarni, Suman Ranganathan Director: Vishnuvardhan Rating: 2 out of 5 Remember how the 'Die Hard' series in the fourth and fifth instalment was all about Bruce Willis performing age-defying stunts and entertaining fans of the franchise; likewise Tamil...
  • Ajith to join hands with Gautham Menon for a mass entertainer 26-10-2013 02:41 PM

    Chennai: Following the twin treats for his die-hard fans for the upcoming festival seasons, top Tamil star Ajith Kumar will join hands with filmmaker Gautham Menon to deliver a 'mass stylish entertainment fest.' Menon will wield the megaphone for the venture starring Ajith for Sri Satya Sai Movies, shooting for...
  • Ajith Kumar's 'Arrambam' gets 'U' certificate 20-10-2013 04:19 PM

    New Delhi: Tamil film actor Ajith Kumar's upcoming film 'Arrambam' has been given the 'U' certificate by the regional Censor Board. It has been declared a suitable for all film now. The news has paved the way for the film's hassle free release on October 31, 2013. Directed by Vishnuvardhan,...
  • Cyclone Phailin: Work to restore damaged infrastructure starts 13-10-2013 06:53 PM

    With the subsiding of Cyclone Phailin, steps to restore snapped communication lines, power transmission and rebuild damaged infrastructure in coastal belt of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh started on Sunday. Official sources said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is personally monitoring the situation and has directed central agencies to extend "full...
  • Will 'V' continue Ajith's dream run at the Box Office? 12-08-2013 02:35 PM

    Chennai: Ajith Kumar's upcoming Tamil action-drama, which has been on the floors without a title for few months, has now been titled 'Veeram'. The question now being asked is whether he will score another blockbuster after delivering hits like 'Vaali', 'Villain' and 'Varalaaru'. "Ajith's 54th film, which is being directed...
  • Ajith to join hands with Rana Daggubati in 'Arrambam' 25-07-2013 11:58 AM

    Chennai: Top Tamil actor Ajith will join hands with actor Rana Daggubati in his upcoming flick 'Arrambam' (The Start), which also has Atul Kulkarni, Mahesh Manjrekar and Arya in the cast. Actress Nayanthara will be seen with Ajith after their successful 'Billa' (2007). Vishnuvardhan, who had directed the movie, will...
  • Tamil superstar Ajith to be a part of Vishnuvardan's next 11-05-2013 07:50 PM

    Thala's new teaser has been the hottest topic recently, so many unanswered questions haunt the team, yet unscathed by the publicity the cast and crew are briskly progressing with the shooting. The untitled movie of Ajith is directed by Vishnuvardan, who shares a great rapport with Thala and quite recently...
  • Tamil singer Krish names Vijay as his favourite actor 28-04-2013 12:38 PM

    Seems like Tamil singer Krish has been appreciated by Ajith for his honest answer on being asked about his favorite actor. And we all know what Krish's answer would have been. Ilayathalapathi Vijay! Krish tweeted saying, "Some people ask me.. why I'm a fan of Vijay anna. Seriously...!!! Donno guys..I...
  • Makers of Ajith's next plans to release trailer on May 1 28-04-2013 11:57 AM

    Seems like its a good news for all the Ajith fans is on its way. Well, its all about the Ajith Vishnuvardhan's untitled project for which the makers have planned to release a trailer on the actor's birthday which falls on May 1st. Also for the same, composer Yuvan Shankar...
  • Ajith Shalini celebrate their 13th anniversary 24-04-2013 10:29 PM

    It is a special day for our very own 'Thala'. Yes, the star couple Ajith and Shalini are celebrating their 13th wedding anniversary today. They met on the sets of 'Amarkalam' directed by Saran. The couple got tied a knot on April 24, 2000. The couple has a five year...
  • Indian-origin marathoner, family escape Boston twin bombings 16-04-2013 07:55 PM

    Boston: An Indian-origin runner and his family escaped the twin bombings during the Boston Marathon as he finished the run about an hour before with a personal best time. Ajith Pai said his father had cheered him at the finish line right at the international flags, where the first explosion...
  • Tamil actor Ajith to star in Siva's next project 05-04-2013 09:58 AM

    Thala had successfully wrapped up 'Valai' with Vishnuvardhan and was just about to jump to the 'Siruthai's Siva's next project, which is yet to be titled, when the actor postponed the shooting in lieu of the Nadigar Sangam token fast in support of Sri Lankan Tamils. But as promised, he...
  • Newcomer Vidyullekha finds Junior NTR 'benevolent' 04-04-2013 06:58 PM

    Chennai: He may be a superstar, grandson of legendary actor Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao (NTR) senior, but at heart he is very 'kind', feels southern actress Vidyullekha Raman, who recently worked him in an upcoming yet-to-be-titled Telugu project. "I was extremely nervous to act opposite him (junior NTR) since the...
  • Tamil film industry unites for Sri Lankan Tamils 01-04-2013 10:44 AM

    Chennai: For a second time within two weeks, the Tamil film industry will join hands to observe a day long fast on Tuesday against the reported genocide of Tamils in Sri Lanka. The first fast was observed March 19 here. While the Tamil Nadu Film Directors Association (TANTIS) and Film...
  • Suriya, Karthi fans to observe fast for Sri Lankan Tamils 31-03-2013 02:08 PM

    Chennai: Members of the fans associations of Tamil actors Suriya and Karthi are observing a fast on Sunday across Tamil Nadu against the reported genocide of Tamils in Sri Lanka. "Fans' associations of actors Suriya and Karthi are going to observe one day fast for Tamil Eelam on March 31...
  • Ajith postpones his next to support the Lankan Tamils 29-03-2013 12:04 PM

    With the Nadigar Sangam coming together to support a noble cause, 'Thala' Ajith has decided to postpone the starting date of his next project, in lieu of the token hunger strike in support of Sri Lankan Tamils, to be held on the 2nd of April. The strike will be held...
  • Telugu actor postpones the shoot of his next film 28-03-2013 11:00 PM

    Telugu actor Ajith has joined the strike along with other members of the Kollywood industry and has decided to to postpone the start date of his next project, in lieu of the token hunger strike in support of Sri Lankan Tamils, to be held on the 2nd of April. With...
  • Ajith postpones shoot to support Lankan Tamils 28-03-2013 10:25 AM

    Chennai: Tamil actor Ajith Kumar Wednesday said he has postponed his untitled film's shooting in order to participate in the day-long fast April 2, to be observed by actors from the Tamil film industry against the reported genocide in Sri Lanka. "Ajith Kumar, with mutual consent of the producer, has...