Kolaveri Di

  • 'Kolaveri Di' haunts me; want to stay away from it, says Dhanush 20-06-2013 05:24 PM

    Mumbai: 'Kolaveri Di' made him famous beyond south but actor-singer Dhanush says the Tamil song has started haunting him. The song, in English and Tamil, is from Dhanush's south movie '3' and talks about the heartbreak of a boy. It became an instant rage online and inspired many parodies soon...
  • Dhanush to star in KV Anand's next? 23-05-2013 06:17 PM

    Mumbai: 'Kolaveri Di' hitmaker Dhanush who is all geared up for his debut Bollywood release 'Raanjhanaa', has revealed that he will work with filmmaker K V Anand in his untitled Tamil film. "Yes guys... Much to the delight of you all and myself, I am doing a film with K...
  • Who knew 'Kolaveri' would go so far: Dhanush 03-01-2012 10:51 AM

    Mumbai: Kolaveri di might have become a landmark on the 2011 music calendar, but unfortunately, the man behind the popular number, Dhanush is unable to reap any monetary benefit out of the situation. Apparently, Dhanush sold the rights for Kolaveri to Sony Music for a pittance, not knowing how far...
  • 'Kolaveri Di' success proves online power 01-01-2012 12:23 PM

    New Delhi: The success of Tamil-English number 'Kolaveri di' even before its official launch has proved the power of online social networking platforms. Members of music group Shadow Band feel the online medium has given a window to new talent and can be a stepping stone to a career in...
  • Speaking English was a problem for me: Dhanush 28-12-2011 05:32 PM

    Mumbai: 'Kolaveri Di' lyrics are a hotchpotch mix of English and Tamil, the singing style doesn't conform to any particular style and it was sung by a non- singer, despite all that, it became a super hit. Tamil star Dhanush, who lent his voice to it, says his lack of...
  • Kolkata police to bikers: Why this herogiri di? 27-12-2011 05:14 PM

    Kolkata: Smitten by the national rage 'Kolaveri Di' sung by south Indian film star Dhanush, the Kolkata traffic police is literally humming 'Why this herogiri di?' these days, urging errant bikers to wear helmets. In a novel idea to promote safe riding, the Kolkata police have put up signboards with...
  • 2011: Dhanush, Babu ruled the game in South 26-12-2011 04:08 PM

    New Delhi: The year 2011 saw the emergence of a potential superstar Dhanush as his 'Kolaveri Di' garnered unprecedented success in all quarters. Probably this is the first time when a South Indian song has become so successful in the northern part of the country. However there were many more...
  • 'Kolaveri Di' is a silly, small song: Dhanush 26-12-2011 03:54 PM

    Chennai: Calling a song that has become a national sensation " Why this Kolaveri Di " a silly and small song, actor Dhanush asked people to forget it after they listened to it. "Listen to the song when youre in your car and then forget it. Don't discuss it on...
  • The five Freak Famous Indians of 2011 26-12-2011 01:23 PM

    New Delhi: Fame is a tricky goddess, bestowing her blessings on the most unusual bunch of people. The year 2011 saw 30 seconds of fame for a wannabe model, a porn star Indians hadn't heard of, an enraged self-styled crusader who slapped a minister, a song of jilted love that...
  • Dhanush's 'Kolaveri Di' in Hindi now 25-12-2011 11:08 AM

    Mumbai: Southern actor Dhanush, who sang Why this 'Kolaveri Di', a song from his upcoming movie '3', that has gone viral on YouTube, is ready with a Hindi version. After speculation that Akshay Kumar and Abhishek Bachchan are doing a Hindi version of the song, it has now come to...
  • Pakistan comes up with its own 'Kolaveri Di' 20-12-2011 01:34 PM

    New Delhi: Another version of 'Kolaveri Di' has surfaced. This time it's from Pakistan. A group of Pakistani enthusiasts have come up with their adaptation which is more of a political comment than a song. The song is called 'Where is democracy jee' and features five middle aged men who...
  • 'Why this Kolaveri B', Dhanush's tribute to Big B 19-12-2011 05:05 PM

    New Delhi: Southern star Dhanush sang a tweaked version of his hit Tamil-English song 'Kolaveri di', dedicated to Amitabh Bachchan at an award function in Mumbai, leaving the megastar highly impressed. The event, the BIG Star Entertainment Awards, was held Sunday. Amitabh received two awards, and he was overwhelmed. "Oh...
  • Kolaveri Di: Dhanush over the 'moon-u' 19-12-2011 02:39 PM

    Mumbai: Dhanush never expected Kolaveri Di to become such a rage. "It's ironical that the song is viral on the Net, even though I am not much of a networking person. I don't go beyond Twitter," says the soft-spoken South Indian actor who's known for films like Kadhal Kondein, Pudhupettai...
  • Dhanush to perform 'Kolaveri di' live in Mumbai 17-12-2011 06:54 PM

    New Delhi: It will be a perfect confluence southern star Dhanush will sing his hit number 'Kolaveri di', while TV actress Jiaa Manek, popularly known as Gopi of Star Plus' 'Saathiya', will match steps with his tunes at the BIG Star Entertainment Awards in Mumbai Sunday. Actor-singer Dhanush, son-in-law of...
  • Not taking credit away from Dhanush: Anu Malik 16-12-2011 06:30 PM

    New Delhi: The prominent social networking sites are abuzz with the rumour that music composer Anu Malik has called the song 'Kolaveri Di' a copy of his 2003 song 'Shehar Ka Jadu Re' from the film 'Mumbai Se Aaya Mera Dost'. Apparently, Malik has said this on a radio programme....
  • My son has inclination towards music, says Sonu 16-12-2011 04:43 PM

    Mumbai Nevaan Nigam is just four years old but his version of the popular song 'Kolaveri Di' has turned him into a singing sensation and papa Sonu Nigam is proud of the achievement. Sonu has said his son has inclination towards music but he does not want to force anything...
  • The 'Kolaveri Di' national integration map 15-12-2011 06:34 PM

    New Delhi: 'Kolaveri' has just won the YouTube Gold award, which is presented to viral videos from across the world. Here is a 'national intregration map' of the hit song, featuring various versions of the song sung by artists in different states of India. Following the footsteps of Bollywood actors...
  • Son too young to be over-exposed: Sonu Niigaam 13-12-2011 06:25 PM

    Mumbai: Ever since the orignal 'Kolaveri Di' song has been released, several other versions of the number also have hit the web, including one by Sonu Niigaam's son, but the singer does not want to over-expose four-year-old Neevan. "He is too small, he is just four years old, so he...
  • Over 20 mn hits for 'Kolaveri Di' 12-12-2011 06:12 PM

    New Delhi: Southern star Dhanush is perhaps the first Indian celebrity whose song 'Kolaveri di' has gone viral on YouTube with over 20 million hits so far. But the song is yet to make it as big as international hits 'Baby ft. Ludacris', 'On The Floor ft. Pitbull' and 'Bad...
  • Music completes me: Shruti Hassan 10-12-2011 11:47 AM

    Mumbai: If there's anything that Shruti Hassan is more passionate about besides films, it's music. The petite lady, lady who's taken professional training in music and is at present a part of a band, says that music completes her as a person. Basking in the glory of the unusual number...
  • Katrina, Kolaveri top downloads on mobile 09-12-2011 04:38 PM

    New Delhi: Kolaveri Di, Katrina Kaif and Shah Rukh Khan seem to have dominated the world of mobiles this year emerging as the most downloaded by cellphone customers. According to a new survey, 'Kolaveri Di', which has taken the nation by storm, has become the top downloaded track on mobile...
  • The anatomy of 'Kolaveri' 05-12-2011 05:15 PM

    Chennai: With a catchy tune and insane beats, Why this kolaveri di, has gone viral on the internet. The song, it turns out, was actually a behind-the-scenes shoot for the song that also features Dhanushs wife Aishwarya, actor Kamal Hasans daughter Shruti and debutant music director Anirudh Ravichander. The songs...
  • 'Kolaveri' shows regional cinema's mass appeal 05-12-2011 04:57 PM

    Panaji: South Indian superstar Suriya on Saturday said regional cinema had potential for success across the country, in the same manner in which the 'Tanglish' song 'Why this Kolaveri di' has become the contemporary chant of the nation. Suriya, who has starred in blockbusters like Ghajini (in Tamil) and the...
  • Sonu Nigam's 4-year-old son sings 'Kolaveri Di' 05-12-2011 03:21 PM

    New Delhi: Tamil actor Dhanush has stiff competition for his hit song 'Why this Kolaveri Di' - from playback singer Sonu Nigam's four years old son Nevaan. The pint-sized singer has modified the song to add new lyrics and his version is getting as much attention as the one sung...
  • It's 'Kolaveri' versus 'Pawar' slap song video 03-12-2011 12:10 PM

    New Delhi: If Tamil star Dhanush's 'Kolaveri Di' song has gone viral on the Internet by crossing 13 million hits on YouTube, the 'Chamaat song' on Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar being slapped has registered about 1 million hits. 'Kolaveri Di' was released on Nov 16. It has now spawned vesions...
  • 'Kolavari Di' an insult to sensibilities: Akhtar 02-12-2011 06:28 PM

    New Delhi: Dhanush's 'Kolaveri di', which has become an online rage and also found a fan in Bollywood mega star Amitabh Bachchan, has failed to impress lyricist Javed Akhtar. The 66-year-old, who has spent more than four decades in the industry and regarded as one of the sought-after lyricists, says...
  • Kolaveri: What does it actually mean? 24-11-2011 06:27 PM

    New Delhi: 'Kolaveri', a rage on the internet and elsewhere, is a highly popular slang among Tamil youth, normally used to silence a cranky person in a group. It is among several Tamil words which youngsters use between themselves without implying actual meaning. Kolaveri, which means murderous rage, is now...
  • 'Kolaveri' success overwhelming, says Dhanush 23-11-2011 06:38 PM

    New Delhi: Tamil actor-singer Dhanush says he is overwhelmed by the response to his song 'Kolaveri di', which has become a rage online, attracting fans like Amitabh Bachchan. The Tanglish (Tamil and English) song, a funny take on a heartbreak, is from the Dhanush's upcoming Tamil movie 3. It has...