Prabhakaran

  • SL: Indian journalist arrested for clicking photos of sensitive places December 27, 2013

    New Delhi: A freelance journalist Prabhakaran has been arrested for clicking pictures of sensitive installations on a tourist visa in Sri Lanka. The journalist is being questioned in Colombo. The Indian High Commission has been informed of the developments in the case. Junior Vikatan, the magazine for which he contributes said...
  • AVM productions releases 'Idhuvum Kadandhu Pogum' for internet users November 24, 2013

    Chennai: AVM Productions, which has catered to audiences for over four decades on the big screen across multiple languages, now plans to roll out content exclusively for internet users. AVM has come up with a 55-minute Tamil film titled 'Idhuvum Kadandhu Pogum', completely for netizens. "The internet is the future and since...
  • Why 'Madras Cafe' is a genuinely 'hatke' Bollywood film August 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The proud proclamations of the moviemen (and women) of their upcoming film being different has become so stale a joke that the same filmwallahs, notwithstanding their undying love for the banal, have drastically reduced their usage of the word 'hatke'. Interestingly, more 'hatke' movies are being made now...
  • Madras Cafe: How neutral and realistic is the film? August 26, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Madras Cafe' has been released amidst controversy about the portrayal of LTTE in the film. Shoojit Sircar, the director of 'Madras Cafe', talks about the idea, controversy and premise of the film in a candid chat with IBNLive. Q: Quite clearly, 'Madras Cafe' is not about the complexities of...
  • John Abraham defends his film 'Madra Cafe' August 20, 2013

    Actor John Abraham has defended his new film 'Madras cafe' which has been attacked by some Tamil groups for its portrayal of LTTE chief Prabhakaran. The actor-cum-producer spoke to IBN 18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Madras Cafe: Naam Tamizhar won't allow its release in Tamil Nadu August 19, 2013

    Chennai: After attending the special screening of John Abraham-starrer 'Madras Cafe' here on Sunday, members of Tamil activist group Naam Tamizhar vowed not the allow the film's release in Tamil Nadu contending it portrays LTTE cadres as terrorists. The private screening was attended by Tamil filmmaker and group chief Seeman and...
  • War crimes: From the killings of Lankan Tamils to a teen's torture March 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Sri Lanka has been in the line of fire over alleged human rights violations against Lankan Tamils for almost four years now. Allegations of war crimes and human rights abuses have swirled and eddied around the Sri Lankan Army since the killing of LTTE supremo Prabhakaran, but the...
  • Nayanthara will be in a de-glam avatar in her next March 16, 2013

    The team of 'Idhu Kathirvelan Kadhal' has packed off to Coimbatore, for their second schedule, that is to be shot between 19th and 28th of this month and their first schedule was completed in Chennai. However, the movie stars Udhayanidhi Stalin and a de-glam avatar of Nayanthara, and is directed...
  • Will ask Sri Lanka for independent probe of rights violations, says Khurshid March 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Describing the plight of Tamils in Sri Lanka as a "huge humanitarian problem" which has to end, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said on Thursday that India will ask the island nation's government for an independent inquiry into allegations of human rights violations there. While stating that "a closure...
  • Debate on Sri Lankan Tamils issue in Lok Sabha on Thursday March 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Amid sustained pressure by political parties from Tamil Nadu, Government on agreed to have a discussion on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue in Lok Sabha on Thursday. "The issue is planned to be discussed tomorrow. It will be discussed tomorrow," Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath told the House. The...
  • Chennai: MDMK, other groups protest against alleged atrocities on Tamils in Sri Lanka March 4, 2013

    MDMK and other groups protested outside the Sri Lankan Deputy High Commission against alleged atrocities on Tamils in Sri Lanka. ...
  • Uproar in Rajya Sabha over Sri Lankan war crimes February 27, 2013

    New Delhi: There were noisy scenes in the Rajya Sabha as the government came under fire from the AIADMK over war crimes committed by the Sri Lankan government in the last days of the crusade against the LTTE in 2009. The AIADMK's V Maitreyan lashed out at the government for...
  • Lankan Army rebuts rape charges in HRW report February 27, 2013

    Colombo: Sri Lanka on Tuesday dismissed as "fabricated lies", a report by a leading rights group alleging that its military used rape and other forms of sexual violence to torture suspected Tamil rebels since the end of the island's civil war in 2009. The 141-page report by New York-based Human Rights...
  • Tamil actress Manmadha Raasa to make a comeback in films February 25, 2013

    Tamil actress Manmadha Raasa, who rose to fame with the song from the film 'Thiruda Thirudi', is all set to make a comeback with the film 'Idhu Kathiruvelin Kaadhal' to be directed by Udhayanithi Stalin. She will enact the role of actor Udhay's sister on-screen. The movie will also feature Nayanthara,...
  • Hyderabad blasts: Who said what in Parliament February 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The issue of the Hyderabad blasts on Friday resonated in Parliament with the government facing the flak for "failing" to check such incidents despite having intelligence inputs about them. This even as Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde promised "more firm action" to eliminate terror from the country. Here...
  • Special report: Protests in Bangladesh over war crimes tribunal February 23, 2013

    This week on World View: Protests in Bangladesh over war crimes tribunal, a special report from Dhaka and the documentary No Fire Zone has set off a new round of protests over alleged human rights violation by Sri Lanka forces during 2009. Is it propaganda or proof of brutality: Should...
  • TN won't host Asian Athletics Championships: Jaya February 21, 2013

    Chennai: Amid protests over the alleged brutal killing of slain LTTE chief V Prabhakaran's son, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday called off the 20th Asian Athletics Championships scheduled to be held in Chennai in July, saying Lankan players have no place in the state. Jayalalithaa said her government...
  • Slogan shouting during President's address to Parliament February 21, 2013

    New Delhi: DMK and AIADMK MPs on Thursday shouted slogans over Sri Lankan Tamil issue during the maiden Address of President Pranab Mukherjee in Parliament. As soon as the President began his Address to the joint sitting in the Central Hall, DMK and AIADMK members raised slogans. The exact contents of...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Prasada Kariyawasam February 20, 2013

    Sri Lankan High Commissioner Prasada Kariyawasam speaks to CNN-IBN on the allegations of war crimes against the LTTE. ...
  • Sri Lanka accused of war crime, India in a spot February 20, 2013

    Colombo/New Delhi: Sri Lanka is once again surrounded by allegations of war crimes as a video of LTTE chief Prabhakaran's son has re-emerged. The pictures of the 12-year-old son of Prabhakaran have put the UPA government in India in a spot. The photographs have sparked off protests in Chennai, with both...
  • Killing Prabhakaran's son is a war crime: Jayalalithaa February 20, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Wednesday condemned the alleged killing of LLTE chief Prabhakarans son by the Sri Lankan army and demanded that the matter should be tried in International Court as a war crime. She said the evidences presented in a British TV channel documentary that has...
  • Photos of Prabhakaran's son morphed: Sri Lankan envoy February 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Sri Lankan High Commissioner Prasad Kariyawasam on Wednesday rejected claims made by a documentary that showed LTTE's chief Prabhakaran's son dead with five bullet wounds and said the photos in the documentary are "morphed". He added the documentary was the propaganda of LTTE backers and that the Sri...
  • LTTE chief's son's death: Filmmaker claims he has more evidence February 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The US plans to introduce resolution on Sri Lankan war atrocities at the United Nations meet after report on cold-blooded murder of LTTE Chief Prabhakaran's 12-year-old son. Meanwhile, 'No Fire Zone' documentary maker Callum Macrae told CNN-IBN that he has more evidence of atrocities on tape. The US plans...
  • SL calls film on Prabhakaran's son's murder 'motivated' February 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The Sri Lankan government has rejected a report on the army's cold-blooded murder of LTTE chief Velupillai Prabhakaran's 12-year old son. A British documentary had earlier shown photos of the late LTTE chief's son being fed while in the Sri Lankan government's custody. The next set of pictures...
  • Was Prabhakaran's son shot in cold blood by Sri Lankan army? February 19, 2013

    Some photographs have shown LTTE chief Prabhakaran's son shot dead with five bullet wounds. ...
  • Lanka dismisses TV show on Prabhakaran son's death February 19, 2013

    Colombo: A British channel has come out with a documentary featuring the pictures of the alleged cold-blooded killing of LTTE chief Velupillai Prabhakaran's 12-year-old son, which was on Tuesday dismissed by Sri Lanka as "lies, half truths and numerous forms of speculation". The Channel 4 documentary titled 'No War Zone:...
  • Dr Manmohan Singh wisely kept awake while Tamils were killed in Sri Lanka: R Rajagopalan February 8, 2013

    Political analyst and 'Vaartha' bureau chief R Rajagopalan joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on Rajapaksa visit protest. Q. India in a Catch-22 situation? Asked by: vinny A. Yes. All due to UPA-2 failures. In UPA-1 the Indo-Sri Lanka policy was given a burial. Centre did not ask...
  • Prabhakaran's next film to go on floors in January December 25, 2012

    Chennai: Tamil director S.R. Prabhakaran, who reaped gold in the Tamil industry with his debut comedy drama 'Sundarapandian', will begin working on his next project from January-end. "I will start my next project with Udhayanidhi Stalin and Nayantara in the lead by January end. This untitled project will be produced by...
  • Nayanthara does a photoshoot with Udhayanidhi Stalin December 5, 2012

    Actress Nayanthara was reportedly involved in a photo shoot with Udhayanidhi Stalin recently. The event was conducted by the Venkat Ram, who shot pictures of the couple together ahead of their film together. It was earlier reported that Nayanthara would be teaming up with Udhay in his next film. The project...
  • Nayanthara to act in Udhaynidhi Stalin's next film November 25, 2012

    Actress Nayanthara has reportedly signed up to act in Udhayanidhi Stalin's next film. The actress is said to have put pen to paper on a whopping deal to be Udhay's heroine in his upcoming romantic comedy with Director Prabhakaran. Sources suggest that the shooting for the project will begin this...