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  • 'Yennai Arindhaal' : Director Gautham Vasudev Menon says he discovered his commercial side with the Ajith Kumar-starrer 4 days ago

    Chennai: Filmmaker Gautham Vasudev Menon, who is basking in the success of his latest Tamil release 'Yennai Arindhaal', says he realised he can also make commercial films through his experience of working in the film. "The initial response to 'Yennai Arindhaal' was that it didn't have all the quintessential commercial elements,...
  • News 360: China says will back India for UN Security Council permanent membership February 12, 2015

    Ahead of Narendra Modi's Beijing visit, China on Thursday softened its stand on India's bid for a permanent membership in United Nation's Security Council. After decades of denial, it is for the first time that China said it supported India's bid. A senior Chinese official said Beijing has no problem...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories February 12, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • Kamal Haasan's 'Uttama Villain' to release on April 2; Eros International bags theatrical rights February 11, 2015

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan-starrer Tamil drama "Uttama Villain" will hit the theatres April 2. Eros International has bagged the theatrical rights of the film along with its Telugu dubbed version. "We are extremely proud to associate with Eros, the most powerful and successful name in contemporary Indian cinema to co-produce our...
  • Vikram to work with 'Yennai Arindhaal' director Gautham Vasudev Menon next February 10, 2015

    Gautham Menon has moved on to his next movie after the reaping laurels which he got from 'Yennai Arindhal'. The director has, according to a source, narrated a script to Vikram, who's apparently impressed by it. And so, the duo will be working together, soon. "Gautham and Vikram had a script-discussion...
  • Sunanda Pushkar murder: Shashi Tharoor likely to be summoned again by SIT, says Delhi Police chief February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress MP and former Union minister Shashi Tharoor is likely to be summoned again by the Delhi Police in the death case of his wife Sunanda Pushkar. The Delhi Police is likely to examine him following the interrogation of Pushkar's son Shiv Menon. Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi said...
  • Actress Lakshmi Menon plans to quit acting; not happy with the kind of roles offered February 6, 2015

    Actress Lakshmi Menon says she is planning to quit the industry soon, as she is not happy with the kind of roles being offered to her. "Most filmmakers in Kollywood bring to me scripts that have me either playing a village girl or a girl-next-door. I am extremely bored essaying the...
  • 'Yennai Arindhaal' review: Ajith Kumar as the cop, the gangster, the father and the lover will win you over February 6, 2015

    Cast: Ajith Kumar, Arun Vijay, Trisha, Anushka, Vivek, Parvathy Nair, Baby Anikha Director: Gautham Vasudev Menon Rating: 4/5 'Yennai Arindhaal' is a step forward from Gautham Menon's previous decade's cop films 'Kaakha Kaakha' and 'Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu', but first things first, Arun Vijay's performance in this particular film puts his entire filmography to shame....
  • Sunanda's son quizzed, police may call Shashi Tharoor again February 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Sunanda Pushkar's son Shiv Menon on Thursday was questioned by the SIT in connection with her mysterious death even as the police are likely to question former Union minister Shashi Tharoor and his domestic help again to reconstruct the chain of events in the case. Menon reached the ...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's son Shiv Menon interrogated by Delhi Police SIT today February 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Sunanda Pushkar's son, Shiv Menon recorded his statement on Thursday in connection with his mother's death probe. He was summoned earlier this week by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the case but could not appear as he was out of the country. The SIT had been formed...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's son Shiv Menon to be interrogated by Delhi Police SIT today February 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Sunanda Pushkar's son Shiv Menon is to be interrogated by Delhi Police Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Wednesday. "Shiv Menon will be interrogated by Wednesday afternoon," said Delhi Police Commissioner, BS Bassi. Menon could not be a part of the murder probe last week as he was out...
  • Vivekh: Gautham Vasudev Menon's passion for cinema has not changed at all February 2, 2015

    Chennai: Actor Vivekh says filmmaker Gautham Vasudev Menon's passion for cinema hasn't changed even after a decade since they first worked together in Tamil romantic-drama 'Minnale', and now in 'Yennai Arindhaal'. Vivekh has joined hands with Gautham after 13 years. "The last time I worked with Gautham in 'Minnale', he was this...
  • From 'Kaakha Kaakha' to 'Yennai Arindhaal': A look at Gautham Menon's understanding of righteous cops and passionate women February 2, 2015

    Bangalore: Gautham Menon has directed more than a dozen movies in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi in a decade and a half. The genres he has sunk his teeth into are a handful - romantic drama, crime, psychological thriller. His filmography can be put into any of those drawers. He's one of...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's son, Shiv Menon likely to record his statement on Sunday: Sources February 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Sunanda Pushkar's son, Shiv Menon is likely to record his statement on Sunday in connection with his mother's death probe. Delhi Police's Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing Sunanda Pushkar death on Wednesday examined former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh. Singh had claimed that Sunanda had accepted the blame for IPL...
  • 'Rahasya' review: Movie's implausible script quickly ditches real events January 30, 2015

    Director: Manish Gupta Cast: Tisca Chopra, Kay Kay Menon, Ashwini Khalsekar The teenaged daughter of a pair of doctors is found murdered in her room one morning, her throat slit with surgical precision. Not long after, the bloodied corpse of the family servant is discovered in their home too. Evidence seems...
  • Chennai theatre receives a bomb threat against the release of 'Yennai Arindhaal' January 28, 2015

    Chennai: Udhayam Cinemas here Tuesday received a bomb threat against the release of Ajith Kumar-starrer Tamil actioner-thriller "Yennai Arindhaal", which is slated for release Feb 5. "We received an anonymous letter last night. It was a bomb threat warning us to not release 'Yennai Arindhaal'. It has been reported to the...
  • 'Bombay Velvet': Ranbir Kapoor looks rugged and lean as boxer Johnny Balraj in the new Anurag Kashyap film January 28, 2015

    Produced and directed by Anurag Kashyap, 'Bombay Velvet' is reported to be based on historian Gyan Prakash's book 'Mumbai Fables'. The film, which is set to hit the theatres on May 15, features Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Karan Johar in lead roles with Kay Kay Menon, Siddharth Basu and...
  • Ram Gopal Varma changed definition of filmmaking: Kay Kay Menon January 26, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Kay Kay Menon, who worked with Ram Gopal Varma in "Sarkar", says the filmmaker gave a new definition to filmmaking with movies like "Satya" and "Rangeela". "With 'Satya', 'Rangeela' and 'Sarkar' he changed the definition of filmmaking," Kay Kay told IANS. "Our industry went into coma after watching these films....
  • Vignesh Shivan: When you're writing a song for Ajith's film, it's meant for millions of his fans January 21, 2015

    Chennai: Director and writer Vignesh Shivan, who penned one of the songs in actor Ajith Kumar-starrer Tamil actioner 'Yennai Arindhaal', says he was very conscious about writing the lyrics. "When you're writing a song for Ajith's film, it's also for millions of his fans. I was aware of this right from...
  • Tisca Chopra: Casting couch is prevalent in the film industry; both men and women suffer from it January 16, 2015

    Kolkata: Actress Tisca Chopra who faced a casting couch-like situation in her career said here Friday that both men and women get 'accosted' in Bollywood and there are ways to avoid it. "It's a question of supply and demand. The supply of actors is far greater than their demand and so...
  • 'Komban' trailer: Karthi is the angry young man, and Lakshmi Menon is the sweet village belle January 15, 2015

    Directed by Muthaiah, 'Komban' has been produced by KE Gnanavel Raja; features Karthi and Lakshmi Menon as the lead pair. It also features Raj Kiran, Kovai Sarala in key roles. ...
  • Riteish Deshmukh, Kay Kay Menon, Juhi Chawla: The villains who outshined the heroes in 2014 December 26, 2014

    In Hindi cinema, a villain makes a hero. He is complete anti-thesis of the lead. Often, the actors who play negative characters outshine the lead actor making their characters memorable. The notion of a typical hero and a villain has changed in Bollywood over the years. Yet, in 2014, there have...
  • '100 days of love': Not in good shape December 12, 2014

    Rumors are there that prominent filmmaker Kamal's son Jenuse Mohammed's debut directorial film '100 days of love' is not in a decent shape to wrap up. Recent reports say that the film has gone over the budget and schedule and the producer is furious about the huge variation. Film has created...
  • No double-meaning comedy in 'Gun Pe Dance': Vijay Raaz December 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Vijay Raaz, who is known for his comic timing, will be next seen in 'Gun Pe Done' and the actor says there is no double-meaning comedy in the film and it is a clean family entertainer. "I said yes to this film the moment I read the script. There is...
  • Mani Ratnam's Tamil romantic-drama 'Okay Kanmani' is almost complete December 9, 2014

    Chennai: Filmmaker Mani Ratnam seemed to have shot upcoming Tamil romantic-drama 'Okay Kanmani' at such a breakneck speed that it's almost complete. It is touted to be his quickest project. The film's shooting started in October. The film's cinematographer P.C. Sreeram recently tweeted: "Travelling time to reach our next destination. Mani...
  • Arun Vijay sports chiselled six-pack abs in 'Yennai Arindhaal'; shares his new look on Twitter December 8, 2014

    The eagerly awaited Tamil action-drama 'Yennai Arindhaal' will see actors Ajith Kumar, Arun Vijay, Trisha Krishnan, Anushka Shetty working with director Gautam Vasudev Menon. ...