Ameer

  • Malayalam actor Ajmal's brother makes his acting debut April 5, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Askar, brother of actor Ajmal Ameer of 'Madambi' fame, is set to make his acting debut with the oddly titled 'Holy Shit'. The film will be directed by debutant Johnson. Askar, a businessman, has earlier done short films and also appeared in ad films. 'Holy Shit' is about four youngsters...
  • Tamil film industry fumes against Sri Lanka March 20, 2013

    Chennai: Spearheading the Tamil film industry in support of the protest against alleged atrocities on Sri Lankan Tamils, filmmaker Ameer Sultan says they won't back down and if needed, will break all ties with Sri Lanka if no favourable solution is reached. Members of Tamil film industry observed a day-long fast...
  • Tamil directors observe a day's hunger strike today March 19, 2013

    In the recent meeting of the UN Human Rights Council, it was stressed that the Srilankan Tamils be left in peace. In the raging protest to insist the Centre, for the decision of the State, the latest addition is the Tamil Film Industry. Today, the Tamil Directors Association is observing a...
  • Tamil film director's body call for a strike on March 19 March 18, 2013

    Chennai: Pressing for a five-point demand, including reconsideration of bilateral ties with Sri Lanka in the light of the ethnic Tamils issue, Tamil cinema director's body gave a strike call on March 19. Tamil Nadu Film Director's Association (TNFDA) general secretary M Ameer said a hunger strike will be observed from...
  • The Tamil film industry to observe a day's fast March 17, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Film Director's Association (TNFDA) has on Sunday announced that the Tamil film industry will observe a day's hunger strike on March 19 here against reported genocide in Sri Lanka. "On March 19, we will go on hunger strike between 9 am and 6 pm against the ongoing genocide...
  • I don't make films in a hurry: Telugu director March 13, 2013

    Chennai: Having made 24 Telugu films in a little over three decades, southern director Vamsi, who is currently busy working on his 25th Telugu romantic-drama 'Love', says he never makes films in a hurry. "I don't see the need to make films in a hurry because I am not competing with...
  • Tamil film 'Ameerin Aadhi Bhagavan' to have a sequel March 4, 2013

    Though an average runner at the box office, 'Ameerin Aadhi Bhagavan' earned Jeyam Ravi critical accolades for his bold acting skills. The latest is that Ameer has announced a sequel to this flick, which will kick start shortly. This is believed to be a racy script where Aadhi and Bhagavan...
  • Playing a typical south Indian was challenging: Aparnaa Bajpai March 1, 2013

    Chennai: Draping a south Indian sari and playing two roles from two different eras in upcoming Tamil romantic drama 'Karuppampatti' was an uphill task for Aparnaa Bajpai, who hardly wears a sari in real life. "I draped the sari twice before the film in my life, but never a south Indian...
  • Choreographing 1980 disco song was challenging: Ashok Raj February 26, 2013

    Chennai: It's a Herculean task to get everything right in a song from the 1980s, says Tamil choreographer Ashok Raj who directed a disco number of that period in the upcoming Tamil romantic-drama 'Karuppampatti'. The disco number, 'Naughty Raja', was crooned by Bappi Lahiri. "Typically, choreographing isn't a big worry for me...
  • Tamil Review: 'Aadhibhagavan' is violent and irrational February 24, 2013

    Last June, when Bollywood director Anurag Kashyap released his film 'Gangs of Wasseypur', he dedicated it to three specific directors filmmakers from Tamil cinema - Ameer, Sasikumar and Bala. He stated that the 'Madurai triumvirate' was responsible for bringing him back to his grassroots and making him plot a story...
  • 'Aadhi Bhagavana' is a special film: Neetu Chandra February 21, 2013

    Chennai: Actress Neetu Chandra says that more than her enthusiasm to work with Tamil filmmaker Ameer Sultan, it was a challenge to learn the language that persuaded her to be part of forthcoming Tamil action film 'Aadhi Bhagavan'. "Having heard about Ameer's work, I expressed my interest to work in his...
  • 'Aadhi Bhagavan' to be released on Feb 22 February 20, 2013

    Debutant director Ameer Sultan who made a debut in Tamil films in 2007 with 'Paruthi Veeran' is all set to charm the audience once again with his next, 'Aadhi Bhagavan', starring Jayam Ravi and Neetu Chandra. 'Aadhi Bhagwan' is a Tamil thriller, it is to be produced by DMK politician J...
  • Hang the rapists says Tamil actor Ameer December 22, 2012

    In the backdrop of the growing outrage against the gangrape of a 22 yearold student in New Delhi, director actor Ameer has said the rapists should be hanged in public. In a statement, he urged the government to ensure that those involved in the brutal crime are hanged in public before...
  • Hang the rapists, says Tamil actor Ameer December 22, 2012

    In the backdrop of the growing outrage against the gang rape of the 23 year old student in New Delhi, directoractor Ameer has said the rapists should be hanged in public. In a statement, he urged the government to ensure that those involved in the brutal crime are hanged in public...
  • Tamil actor Jayam Ravi features in Ameer's next December 21, 2012

    After a gap, director Ameer's name will reappear in the lime light when 'Aadhi Bhagavan', which has Jayam Ravi in the lead role, hit screens. "It will be an entertainer with a difference. The film will bring out a different dimension of Jayam Ravi," says the maker of 'Ram' and 'Paruthiveeran'. Meanwhile,...
  • Aadhi Bhagavan: Jayam Ravi, Neetu to shoot in poland December 10, 2012

    If you are of the opinion that the shooting of 'Aadhi Bhagavan' is over and the film is ready for release, it's time to change your idea. For, only one song is left to be canned and it will be shot on the lead pair, Jayam Ravi and Neetu Chandra...
  • Tamil film 'Aadhi Bhagwan': Film's team gets candid November 10, 2012

    'Aadhi Bhagavan' brings together Ameer and Yuvan once again after the success of 'Paruthiveeran'. ...
  • Neetu Chandra to be the first Indian Taekwondo expert October 27, 2012

    Actress Neetu Chandra is known to us for being glamorous and sensual from films like 'Yaavarum Nalam', 'Theeradha Vilayattu Pillai', etc. However, the actress seems to have another side to her in which she is a top class Taekwondo fighter. Recently, she got awarded the 2nd Dan Black belt and...
  • 'Aadhi Bhagavan' to be released on Pongal 2013 October 26, 2012

    Director Ameer's next film, 'Aadhi Bhagavan', starring Jayam Ravi and Neetu Chandra has been long in the making. But reports have now confirmed that the film will be coming out for next Pongal, in the beginning of 2013. The film will mark the return of Jayam Ravi who has been absent...
  • 'Aadhi Bhagavan' music review: It's different tracks October 24, 2012

    'Aadhi Bhagavan' brings together Ameer and Yuvan once again after the success of 'Paruthiveeran'. It truly has some totally different tracks packed into it and is a versatile song. But will it be able to satisfy the thirsts of a regular chartbuster album. It's time we found out. Eisalaamey Eisalaam: Manasi, Rahul...
  • 'Digitisation ensures bumper openings for films' October 17, 2012

    Chennai: Actorfilmmaker Kamal Haasan Tuesday lauded digitisation of films and said it has changed the scenario by helping reach out to a wider audience and generating bumper openings at the boxoffice. "Today, films across all languages are able to generate bumper openings because of digitisation compared to films that were released...
  • South cinema is worth Rs 21,190 crore: Kamal Haasan October 16, 2012

    Chennai: Actorfilmmaker Kamal Haasan on October 16 said that the south Indian film industry is worth Rs 21,190 crore and accounts to 6570 percent of total movies produced in the country. "I may sound like I'm bragging, but it's true. National cinema resides in the south because filmmakers there are not...
  • 'Aadhi Bhagavan' trailer set for big launch October 7, 2012

    After 'Aadhi Bhagavan's' audio launch in Canada on Sept 6, director Ameer has decided to launch the trailer of the film in a big way in Chennai and preparations are simultaneously on for the same. The entire crew is expected to present for the trailer launch and interact with the media....
  • Actor-director Sasikumar celebrates his birthday September 28, 2012

    We extend our warm wishes to M Sasikumar who is celebrating his birthday today. The director-producer-actor is on a roll after the success of his latest film 'Sundarapandian' and would be looking forward to a prospective year in Kollywood. Sasikumar started his work in the industry as an assistant director and...
  • Ameer resigns from Directors Association post September 28, 2012

    In a shock to his colleagues in the industry, Ameer on Septemebr 27 resigned from the post of the secretary of Directors Association, since he was upset with the allegations made against him with regard to 'Thaandavam'. In a letter, the 'Paruthiveeran' maker said, he did not want to continue in...
  • Telugu film 'Marina' deals with sensitive issues September 2, 2012

    In 'Marina', the famous Marina beach not only forms a backdrop but also seems like a character. Directed by Pandi Raj, the film is the dubbed version of the a Tamil film of the same title. Shobha Rani is bringing the film to Telugu audience. Though the story revolves around the...
  • Neetu Chandra in Tamil film 'Aadhi Bhagavan' July 31, 2012

    At last, the shooting of 'Aadhi Bhagavan' is over. The last day shoot took place at Bikaner and the cast and crew of the project are happy about the way the movie has taken shape. Reflecting the mood on Twitter, protagonist of the film 'Jayam' Ravi wrote: "Last day of shoot...
  • Yuvan in Germany for 'Aadhi Bhagavan' shooting July 24, 2012

    Yuvan Shankar Raja is currently in Germany, working on the song mixing for 'Aadhi Bhagavan', a film directed by Ameer with 'Jayam' Ravi and Neetu Chandra in lead roles. "The particular song belongs to a totally different genre and hence, it required some unique mixing. So Yuvan is working with musicians...
  • Jayam Ravi shoots a stunt scene in Thailand July 13, 2012

    Tamil: A stunt sequence was shot recently in Thailand for Aadhi Bhagavan. Sources have it that Jayam Ravi performed the risky scene without any body double. "It was a spine chilling action sequence and Jayam Ravi was suggested to have a dupe. But he rejected the idea and performed the scene...
  • Ameer, Rajkiran together in new Tamil film July 6, 2012

    Director Karu Palaniappan, who is known for films like 'Parthiban Kanavu' and 'Mandhira Punnagai', is busy giving the final touches to the script of his upcoming flick 'Paandiya Vamsam'. The filmmaker has cast director-actor Ameer and actor Rajkiran to play the titular roles of the film. While the director is not...