Kadal

  • Gautam Karthik banks on fans to finalise film title May 30, 2013

    Chennai: Toying with names for his upcoming yettobetitled Tamil remake of Telugu blockbuster 'Ala Modalaindi', Gautham Karthik is now seeking help from fans and wellwishers to zero in on an apt title. "Hey guys, Ravi (director) and I were discussing possible titles for the 'Ala Modalaindi' remake. (I) would love to...
  • Camera rolls for 'Ala Modalaindi' Tamil remake May 23, 2013

    Chennai: The untitled Tamil remake of Telugu blockbuster 'Ala Modalaindi' starring Gautham Karthik went on the floors here Thursday. "The shooting of Tamil remake of 'Ala Modalaindi', which is being produced by Raviprasad Productions, has begun in full swing," said a statement from the production house. Rakul Preet Singh is paired with...
  • Tamil actor Madhu joins Gautham Karthik's 'Sippai' April 26, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil actor Madhu, who was lauded for his performance in recently released Tamil film, 'Sundattam', has joined the cast of Gautham Karthikstarrer Tamil actiondrama 'Sippai'. "Even though Madhu was flooded with offers post 'Sundattam', he patiently waited for an interesting role. He plays a prominent role in 'Sippai', in which...
  • Malayalam actor Dulqar Salman to star in 'Pattom Pole' April 14, 2013

    Though he hasn't got any definite plans to land in Tamil cinema soon, young star Dulqar Salman seems to be in the right track to create an impression among Tamilians too . He will be soon acting as a Tamil Brahmin boy for the new film 'Pattom Pole'. To be...
  • Actors Gautham and Lakshmi to star in Saravanan's next April 8, 2013

    As reported earlier, the 'Kadal' hero, Gautham Karthik has signed up for a film with director Saravanan of 'Silambattam' fame. However now the latest buzz is that actress Lakshmi Menon has been roped in for the female lead role of this film too. And the two young actors recently posed for...
  • Director Samir Thahir is busy shooting his next March 15, 2013

    Cinematographer turned director, Samir Thahir has been calling the shots for his new movie titled as 'Neelakasham, Pacha kadal and Chuvanna Bhumi' which is currently being shot at Wagamon. A road movie which explores politics, religion and identity through a graceful love story, has Dulqar Salman and Sunny Wayne playing...
  • Gautham Karthik to play a college goer in his next September 13, 2013

    Chennai: He played a fisherman in his Tamil debut 'Kadal', and now actor Gautham Karthik is set to go back to college life for a role in his upcoming untitled film. "The film will be an out and out commercial youth entertainer set against a college backdrop. We are yet to...
  • Distributors can't enter Mani Ratnam's office: HC March 14, 2013

    Chennai: Madras High Court has restrained any distributor of the film 'Kadal' from entering the office of 'Madras Talkies' and threatening staff to settle losses incurred by them and also from causing damage to the reputation to the film's director Mani Ratnam. Passing interim orders on applications filed by Mani Ratnam...
  • Curfew imposed in 10 areas in Kashmir Valley March 6, 2013

    Srinagar: Curfew was imposed on Tuesday night in 10 police station areas of Kashmir Valley as a precautionary measure with the authorities apprehending law and order problem following the killing of a youth in firing allegedly by security forces in Baramulla district. Curfew has been imposed in Rainawari, Khanyar, Navhatta, Safar...
  • Kadal: Distributors won't ask compensation from Ratnam March 3, 2013

    Chennai: Director-turned-producer N Linguswamy says he won't demand compensation from Mani Ratnam for distributing Tamil romantic-drama 'Kadal', which flopped at the box office. He distributed 'Kadal' in three areas in Tamil Nadu - Kovai, Madurai and Chennai. Released on Feb 1, the Rs 50 crore film bombed at the box-office. Following...
  • Veteran actor Arjun now dons the director's hat March 1, 2013

    Veteran actor Arjun, who returned to the big screens after a long time, in 'Kadal' and 'Vanayudham', will now be donning the director's hat. He made his directorial debut with 'Sevagan' in 1992, and directed a total of 9 movies so far, including 'Madrasi' in 2006 and now he will...
  • Kadal actor Thulasi Nair to appear for board exams February 24, 2013

    The 'Kadal' actress Thulasi Nair admits that after her dream launch in a Mani Ratnam's film, life has not been the same for her. "I was born into a family of film stars and got a dream debut in cinema under Mani sir's direction. Naturally, expectations ran sky high" says,...
  • Madras Talkies responds to 'Kadal' distributors February 11, 2013

    The distributors of Maniratnam's 'Kadal' demanded compensation for their loss investing in the movie and complained to the producers, Madras Talkies about this recently. The producers remained quite for a while much to the anguish of the distributors. But now, Madras Talkies put out a press release in response to...
  • Madras Talkies not a reason for 'Kadal's loss: Ratnam February 10, 2013

    Chennai: Reacting to distributors' complaints, filmmaker Mani Ratnam has clarified that his production house Madras Talkies is not responsible for the losses incurred by the recent Tamil romantic drama 'Kadal' because it had sold the film rights in March 2012. Produced and directed by Ratnam, 'Kadal' released February 1 to...
  • Mani Ratnam and my character were the reasons I chose 'Kadal': Arvind Swamy February 8, 2013

    Actor Arvind Swamy joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his new movie 'Kadal'. Q. What made you choose this film? Asked by: vinny A. It is directed by Mani Rathnam, whom I consider one of the greatest directors of our times. Moreover, we have worked together on...
  • Simply South: 'Kadal' and 'David' fail to impress at the box office February 6, 2013

    Mani Ratnam's 'Kadal' and Bejoy Nambiar's 'David' which released last Friday have both failed to impress at the box office. Coming up next is Kamal Haasan's much delayed 'Vishwaroopam' which will hit the screens in Tamil Nadu on February 7. ...
  • 'Kadal': Christian fishermen offended wants a ban February 5, 2013

    Viewers have become very sensitive to offense after the issue with Kamal Hassan's 'Vishwaroopam'. The week long row over the film was followed by Surya's 'Singam 2' and Jayam Ravi's 'Aadhi Bhagavan'. The latest addition to this list of offenders is Maniratnam's film 'Kadal'. Seems like this movie offended the...
  • 'Kadal' Review: Washes out before the storm February 1, 2013

    So it's time we saw a Mani Ratnam film again. The director appears once every three years, with his insurmountable reputation and brings along a ton of critics who try to pass judgement. Every film of his is intriguing in oneway or the other irrespective of whether it tastes commercial...
  • Friday Releases: 'Vishwaroop', 'Midnight's Children' hit screens February 1, 2013

    Apart from 'Vishwaroop' and Deepa Mehta's adaptation of Salman Rushdie's book 'Midnight's Children', movie goers also have four other films to take a pick from this Friday. ...
  • Kadal: Thulasi, Gautham are ready to surprise you January 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Over the years, Mani Ratnam has built a reputation for himself. Be it in Tamil or be it in Hindi, he has always targeted the social evils. Once again, the acclaimed director has returned with 'Kadal' which talks about how faith leads to the evolution of a conscience....
  • Kadal: Advance booking starts two days before the release January 29, 2013

    February is the most awaited month for the Tamil fans this year, it seems. Reason being, Mani Ratnam's 'Kadal' and Bejoy Manbiar's 'David' will get released on February 1. With the audio of both the films having gone viral, fans are eagerly waiting for it's release. Also, AR Rahman's 'Kadal' have already topped...
  • Prefectionists Rahman, Ratnam rerecord 'Kadal' music January 23, 2013

    Renowned director Mani Ratnam who is mainly for his unique style and depth in movies is a thorough professional who worships perfection than any thing. This attitude can be well observed in his various works of art. Mani Ratnam stays throughout the post production, and nothing passes on to the...
  • Amitabh Bachchan is floored by Rahman's 'Kadal' magic January 22, 2013

    A R Rahman is one legend who has fans all over the globe. Anyone and everyone who loves good music will be in love with his creations. And now, after the release of 'Kadal's music, even Amitabh Bachchan is head over heels in love with Rahman's music. "The music of AR...
  • Kadal: Thulasi Nair wasn't nervous on the 1st day January 18, 2013

    Chennai: Thulasi Nair faced the camera for the first time for forthcoming Tamil romanticdrama 'Kadal' and didn't experience any butterflies in her stomach. "This may be my first appearance in front of the camera but I had no problem facing it because it was just an object for me", Thulasi told...
  • Kadal: AR Rahman plays some of his favourite tunes January 16, 2013

    Kadal is an upcoming Tamil film directed and produced by Mani Ratnam. The film stars Gautham Karthik and Thulasi Nair. AR Rahman has scored the music for the film. ...
  • 'Kadal' trailer: Love knows no barrier January 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The first trailer of 'Kadal' is out. Directed by Mani Ratnam, the film stars Gautham Karthik and Thulasi Nair in the lead roles. It will also feature Arvind Swamy in an important role. ...
  • Simply South: 'Kadal' new song is out January 4, 2013

    Ace Tamil director Mani Ratnam released the first teaser of his closely protected film 'Kadal' a few weeks ago. And now film's new song is out, which is composed by AR Rahman. ...
  • Tamil film 'Kadal' to hit screens on February 1 December 24, 2012

    It's a great news for Deccan cine buffs!!! The release date of 'Kadal' is at last out. Director Mani Ratnam who has made his 'yet another' creation titled 'Kadal' in association with AR Rahman and Rajiv Menon for the music and cinematography respectively has decided to release the movie on...
  • I think 'Kadal' is AR Rahman's best album in recent times: Sreedhar Pillai December 18, 2012

    Senior film journalist Sreedhar Pillai joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the music composed by AR Rahman for Tamil film 'Kadal'. Q. Sir, how about Telugu version of 'Kadal' audio, is it already released simultaneously with Tamil? Asked by: M.Z Ahmed A. I think it will be launched shortly. Q. Why...
  • Kadal: Why audio was released before scheduled date? December 18, 2012

    The audio launch of the film 'Kadal' has created waves around the world already. Sony Media Entertainment, who hold the audio rights of the film created a record on December 16 by releasing the album two days ahead of it's official release day. The popularity of the two promo songs...