Manivannan

  • Manivannan's death: An end to committed filmmaking June 16, 2013

    Chennai: The death of popular Tamil actor-director Manivannan, who passed away due to a cardiac arrest here Saturday, has sent shock waves through the Tamil film industry. Celebrities say they will remember him as a 'great soul' who was versatile, talented and humble. One of the most influential writers, actors and...
  • Tamil actor-director Manivannan passes away June 15, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil actor-director Manivannan passed away at his residence here today following a cardiac arrest, family sources said. He was 59. He is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter. Manivannan started his career as an assistant with well known...
  • Nakul Jaidev prefers one hit over ten flops April 24, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil actor Nakul Jaidev has done just seven films in a decade and says he believes in quality and not quantity. "What is the point in doing 10 films that are likely to fail at the box-office? I would rather do one film that people will remember for a long...
  • 'Nagaraja Cholan MA MLA' to hit the floors soon October 24, 2012

    The combo of Manivannan and Sathyaraj took a comical dig at many political happenings in 'Amaidhi Padai'. Now that they are coming together for its sequel, they are all set to repeat the act. If sources are to be believed, the sequel of 'Amaidhi Padai', which has been titled 'Nagaraja Cholan...
  • Director Manivannan set for comeback October 12, 2012

    Southern director Manivannan is set to make a comeback after 11 years with 'Nagaraja Cholan MA, MLA', a sequel to his 1994 political drama 'Amaidhi Padai'. "The sequel will have Sathyaraj and Seeman in lead roles. We are planning to shoot the film in Coimbatore and hope to release by mid...
  • 'Sundara Pandian' to be released on September 14? September 12, 2012

    The topic of the guessing game is currently on in Kollywood, regarding the release of Sasikumar's forthcoming movie 'Sundara Pandian'. The release of the film, which was originally slated for September 14, hit a roadblock after a Chennai court issued a stay order against its title, following a case filed by...
  • 'Amaidhi Padai' sequel is ready to hit the floors July 31, 2012

    Lovers of political satires can't forget 'Amaidhi Padai'. The film starring Sathyaraj, which hit the screens in the 1990s, was a trendsetter of sorts, and catapulted Sathyaraj's career to great heights. The latest buzz is that a sequel is being planned for 'Amaidhi Padai'. "Actor-director Manivannan is gearing up to start...