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  • Vikram's 'I' hits the bull's eye; collects over Rs 100 crore in its opening weekend worldwide 1 week ago

    Chennai: Filmmaker Shankar's Tamil magnum opus "I", despite mixed reviews, has managed to set the box office on fire by collecting over Rs.100 crore in its opening weekend worldwide. "The film has done exceptionally good business outside Tamil Nadu as well. In Kerala, it has set new records for a Tamil...
  • Shankar's 'I' was distinctly homophobic in the portrayal of a transgender make-up artist January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Picture this: A supermodel picks up a simple young body builder and takes him out for a makeover. He's grateful for the gesture and can't wait to impress her -- that is until, he sees that her "star" make-up person is a transgender. That's when he breaks into...
  • 'I' filmmaker Shankar seeks police protection following protest by a group of transgenders outside his house January 19, 2015

    Chennai: Filmmaker Shankar has sought police protection following protest by a group of transgenders outside his residence here after they found objectionable scenes about their community in his latest Tamil magnum opus "I". The transgender community is upset with the way Shankar has portrayed the character essayed by popular make-up artist,...
  • 'I' review: There's a lesson in I for makers of masala movies January 16, 2015

    Cast: Vikram and Amy Jackson Director: Shankar The highly anticipated romantic thriller I from visionary Tamil director Shankar is a work of staggering ambition, somewhat weighed down by the filmmaker's own indulgence. Clocking in at a butt-numbing three hours and six minutes, the film works off a busy story that's centered on...
  • 'I' Tweet Review: The film has a thin plot, but Vikram manages to look convincing, earnest and real January 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Larger-than-life canvas, beautiful locations, a dazzling beauty, and a hero that plays four startlingly different roles. Shankar's latest film 'I' has all the ingredients of an interesting watch. Starring Vikram, Amy Jackson and Upen Patel in key roles, 'I' has been released all the major south Indian languages, as...
  • Watch: The making of 'I' January 15, 2015

    Directed by Shankar, the tamil movie 'I' stars Vikram, Amy Jackson, Suresh Gopi, and Upen Patel in lead roles. ...
  • Golden Globes television audience dips to 19.3 million; declines nearly 8 per cent in total viewership January 13, 2015

    Los Angeles: The television audience for Sunday's 72nd Golden Globe Awards dipped to 19.3 million as comedians Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted the Hollywood awards show for the third and final time, NBC said on Monday. The three-hour show, which Fey and Poehler helped reached a 10-year high last year,...
  • Golden Globes 2015: Here's the complete list of winners January 12, 2015

    Beverly Hills: The following are film and television winners at the 72nd Golden Globe Awards handed out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association on Sunday. FILM BEST DRAMA "Boyhood" BEST COMEDY OR MUSICAL "The Grand Budapest Hotel" BEST ACTOR, DRAMA Eddie Redmayne, "The Theory of Everything" BEST ACTRESS, DRAMA Julianne Moore, "Still Alice" BEST ACTOR, COMEDY OR MUSICAL Michael Keaton, "Birdman" BEST...
  • Amy Adams wins Golden Globe for best actress in musical, comedy January 12, 2015

    Beverly Hills: Amy Adams has won the Golden Globe for best actress in a musical or comedy for 'Big Eyes'. Adams plays American painter Margaret Keane, whose unstable and deceptive husband took credit for her highly popular artwork for years before she eventually proved at a dramatic trial that she was...
  • Tina Fey, Amy Poehler kick off 72nd Golden Globes; say they're celebrating 'all the movies North Korea was OK with' January 12, 2015

    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler welcomed Hollywood's "despicable, spoiled, minimally talented brats" to the 72nd annual Golden Globes to celebrate "all the movies that North Korea was OK with." The hosts, in their third time presiding over the Globes, delved right into the hacking attack that roiled Sony Pictures ahead of...
  • Madonna: Media wants to create feuds between strong women January 2, 2015

    Los Angeles: Pop diva Madonna says there is no bad blood between her and fellow singer Lady Gaga. Madonna, 56, took to Instagram to set the record straight after her manager Guy Oseary shot down rumours that the diva dissed Gaga and called her "a copycat" on a leaked song called...
  • 'I' is going to be a step forward for me as an actor; I get to play four different characters: Vikram December 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Southern superstar Vikram, who promoted his film "I" here, said it's a step forward for him as an actor. The actor who will be seen in different looks in the film said: "Body building took me three years to achieve that body for the film. It took me three to...
  • 'American Hustle' star Amy Adams spoof film on 'Saturday Night Live' December 27, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'American Hustle' star Amy Adams parodied Christmas classic film 'Love Actually' in a sketch on 'Saturday Night Live'. SNL's Pete Davidson declared his love for the 40-year-old 'Big Eyes' actress in a scene reminiscent of Andrew Lincoln's grand gesture towards Keira Knightley in the 2003 movie, reported Ace...
  • 'I' theatrical trailer: Vikram wrestles with goons, catches a cycle with one hand, and ties shoelaces with a flick of his foot December 19, 2014

    The wait is over! The first theatrical trailer for Chiyaan Vikram's sci-fi film, 'I' is out. And as expected, the teaser has begun to gain massive publicity on social media. Directed by Shankar, the film features Vikram, Amy Jackson and Upen Patel in key roles. It is interesting to see...
  • Amy Schumer to host 2015 MTV Movie Awards December 11, 2014

    Stand-up comedienne Amy Schumer will host the 2015 MTV Movie Awards, the network has announced. The 24th annual event show will take place at the Nokia Theatre here April 12, 2015. The comedienne broke the news by taking over all of MTV's social media accounts, including Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr, Twitter and...
  • 'Raanjhanaa' star Dhanush to star opposite Amy Jackson in Velraj's next Tamil film December 3, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Dhanush is all set to team up with British model-actress Amy Jackson in a yet-to-be titled Tamil film.The film, which is scheduled to go on floors next year, marks the second film of the 32-year-old 'Raanjhanaa' star with director Velraj after 'Vela Illa Pattathari' (VIP).In her four-year-old career,...
  • Amy Adams' connection with dogs December 1, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Amy Adams says her "spiritual animal" is a dog because she is always "hyper and friendly" with new people. The 40-year-old told Vogue magazine that she lashes herself into a frenzy of eager anticipation when she meets new people on sets just like a puppy, reports femalefirst.co.uk. "When I...
  • 'I' behind the scenes: Vikram fashions himself after Arnold Schwarzenegger, then loses 25 kgs; Shankar transforms Amy Jackson into a motorcycle November 27, 2014

    Did you know that many parts of Shankar's upcoming film 'I' were shot in China? Or that Vikram's look in the film has been inspired by a young Arnold Schwarzenegger? Now you have a chance to wrap your head around these and several other little-known details from the film in...
  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots in India becomes an issue in USA's California election race October 18, 2014

    Sacramento: Anger stemming from a 30-year-old religious clash in India that left thousands dead has crept into one of the closest congressional races in the country. Some Sikh political activists and the California Republican Party are campaigning against Democratic Congressman Ami Bera, saying he refuses to acknowledge the alleged involvement of...
  • Hitler was asexual and climaxed just by looking at Eva Braun rather than touching her, new book claims October 13, 2014

    Adolf Hitler probably had sex with his mistress Eva Braun without touching her, author Martin Amis has said in a new book 'The Zone of Interest', set during the Holocaust, according to a report in the Telegraph. In all the records about the Nazi dictator, his sex life remains a hazy...
  • US lawmakers disappointed over FIBA decision on Sikh players September 18, 2014

    Washington: Two leading US lawmakers have expressed disappointment over the decision of FIBA to continue with its policy to ban players from wearing headgears in international matches, even though it allowed them to sport religious headgear as part of a "trial period" for two years. "We are deeply disappointed with the...