Rajnikanth

  • Chennai @ 375: History of the British town 4 days ago

    The city earlier called Madras is now Chennai, one of the metropolitan city of South India. ...
  • Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony: Rajinikanth to skip, but wife Latha to attend June 14, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil superstar Rajnikanth, who had been invited to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi today, will not attend the function, sources close to the actor said. CNN-IBN reports that the star's wife Latha will attend the ceremony. They said the actor was not in town and, therefore, would not...
  • Rajnikanth's 'Kochadaiyaan' release delayed only due to technical reasons May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Makers of 'Superstar' Rajnikanth's much-awaited 'Kochadaiyaan' today made it clear that the film's release was being delayed due to technical reasons only and assured that the multi-lingual film will hit the screens on May 23 as announced last week. The reschedule was on account of delay in rendering of...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 5, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Modi attacks Rahul, calls Amethi the worst constituency in UP May 5, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi took the Lok Sabha election battle straight to the Congress stronghold of Amethi on Monday and challenged the Gandhis in their pocketborough. ...
  • Police foil protest attempts against Modi visit:100 detained April 13, 2014

    Chennai: About 100 people were on Sunday detained for attempting to protest against the visit of BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, who arrived here for an election rally, police said. They were attempting to protest near Guindy area, since the Gujarat Chief Minister was to drive to 'Superstar' Rajinikant's residence...
  • Modi to meet superstar Rajinikanth before addressing rally in Chennai April 13, 2014

    Chennai: BJP's prime ministerial candidate and star campaigner Narendra Modi is likely to visit superstar Rajnikanth at his Chennai residence on Sunday for a "personal meeting." "Narendra Modi is visiting cine super star Rajinikanth at his residence in Chennai tomorrow evening," BJP's General Secretary-in-charge of Tamil Nadu, P Muralidhar Rao, said...
  • Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' to be released on April 11 February 4, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil 'Superstar' Rajinikanth's multi-lingual film 'Kochadaiiyaan' will release worldwide on April 11, the film's producers announced today. Shot using Photorealistic Peformance Capture technology, earlier used in Hollywood superhit 'Avataar', the film is an "epic dramatisation" of good versus evil, producer Eros International Media Ltd said in a statement. The...
  • Modi praises 'Hugging Amma' Mata Amritanandamayi in Malayalam September 26, 2013

    Kollam: The BJP's prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi started his South India tour in Kerala on Thursday. Modi praised the state's 'Hugging Amma' Mata Amritanandamayi on her birthday. "I have come here for this function to seek the blessings of Amma and not as a political leader,"...
  • I'm much confident about 'Policegiri' success: KS Ravikumar July 4, 2013

    'Policegiri,' starring Sanjay Dutt, now in jail of course, releases this week. Director KS Ravikumar joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the film, the challenges in making it and the experience of working with Sanjay Dutt. Q. Will this film enter 100cr club? Asked by: Gama A....
  • Snapshot: Rajinikanth seen dubbing for Kochadaiyan March 30, 2013

    Tamil superstar Rajnikanth, Oscar-winning sound editor Resul Pookutty, directors KS Ravikumar and Soundarya Rajinikanth Ashwin at the dubbing of the upcoming film Kochadaiyan in Chennai. ...
  • Sanjay Dutt turns Rajinikanth's bodyguard for a day January 24, 2013

    Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt was immensely happy to meet Rajinikanth in Tamil Nadu recently. The actor was shooting for his Hindi movie 'Policegiri' directed by K S Ravikumar, when he expressed his desire to meet Rajini to the director of the film. Sanjay Dutt celebrated Pongal and also met Rajinikanth. "Sanjay had...
  • 'Sivaji 3D' to be released before Diwali? August 20, 2012

    Superstar Rajinikanth has asked those behind the 3D version of his blockbuster film 'Sivaji' to release it before Diwali, after he learnt that Vijay's 'Thupakki' and Suriya's 'Maatraan' is a Diwali release. According to sources, Rajini felt that his film should not pose a hindrance to the collection of the film,...
  • Release of Rajnikanth's 'Kochadaiyyan' postponed June 24, 2012

    Rajnikanth is known to go to any lengths to keep his fans happy. This time, he will break a promise. The superstar’s new release 'Kochadaiyyan' won't make it into theatres in time for Diwali, as he had promised. This is the actor's first release after his recent health scare; his only...
  • Rajnikanth meets Ambreesh on his 60th birthday June 1, 2012

    The importance Superstar Rajinikanth gives to friendship came to the fore once again, when the numero uno actor of south India made a stunning presence at the 60th birthday celebrations of popular Sandalwood actor Ambareesh. According to sources, Rajini was one of the early birds to the event and he left...
  • Dhanush's '3' goes to New York Indian Film Festival June 1, 2012

    New York: National award winner Dhanush starrer "3", which became famous for 'Kolaveri Di' song, will be screened for the first time at the New York Indian Film Festival. Aishwarya Rajnikanth Dhanush, 30, who is the director of the film, is attending the festival with Shyam Benegal, Bedobrata Pain, Raju and...
  • We do not mix family and work: Kasthoori Raja May 24, 2012

    For the most part till its release, '3' garnered publicity like no other movie, be it for its cult song Kolaveri Di, for the casting and for being the directorial debut of Aishwarya Rajinikanth. But after it hit the screens in late March, the bad press that the movie earned...
  • Dhanush to cast Hrithik in his directorial debut December 15, 2011

    Mumbai: Post the Kolaveri mania, there couldn't have been a better time for South star and Rajnikanth's son-in-law Dhanush to announce his directorial debut in Bollywood. The actor is planning to take the leap into direction with a fantasy flick. It is learnt that Dhanush is keen on casting Hrithik...
  • I'd do anything Rajni asks me to: Kamal Haasan December 14, 2011

    Mumbai: As Rajnikanth turned 62 this week, close friend and biggest archrival, Kamal Haasan spoke with admiration, love and a sense of solidarity about the South superstar. Said Kamal Haasan, "Rajni and I have been leaning on each other's shoulders for so many years. In fact, once during a shoot in...
  • 'Raana' shoot dates to be announced in December October 12, 2011

    Chennai: The shooting dates of tri-lingual 'Raana' featuring Tamil superstar Rajnikanth and Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone would be announced in December. The statement from Mumbai-based Eros International -- producers of the film -- came amid reports that the production of the movie was abandoned after Rajinikanth suffered from exhaustion on...
  • Coming soon: A biopic on Rajinikanth September 7, 2011

    After striking gold with 'Bodyguard', starring brother in law Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor, actor turned producer Atul Agnihotri is now working on a biopic on southern superstar Rajinikanth. "There is a huge responsibility involved in making a film on Rajinikanth. We need his approval and contribution. Making a film on...
  • Superstar Rajnikanth may return home on July 13 July 11, 2011

    Chennai: Superstar Rajnikanth is likely to return to the country on July 13 after over six weeks of treatment for kidney-related ailments in Singapore. Sources close to the actor's family remained tight-lipped about the star's return, while airport sources said flight tickets have been blocked for him and family members for...
  • 'Rana' will be made at any cost: Co-producer June 10, 2011

    Chennai: Murali Manohar, co-producer of Tamil superstar Rajinikanth starrer Rana, has denied reports that the film has been shelved, saying shooting has only been temporarily suspended. Rajinikanth fell ill during the first day's shooting of Rana in April end and has not been keeping well since. Currently the 60-year-old is in...
  • Bollywood prays for Rajnikanth's quick recovery May 20, 2011

    Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities like Dharmendra, Priyanka Chopra and Arshad Warsi wish a speedy recovery to Tamil superstar Rajnikanth, who is admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a Chennai hospital. Rajnikanth, admitted in the ICU of the Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre here, is improving after advanced treatment, including hemodialysis, according...
  • Will Rajnikanth's 'Rana' see the light of day? May 16, 2011

    Mumbai: The big budget film, Rana starring superstar Rajnikanth went on floor this April. There has been a lot of talk about the leading ladies in the film. Deepika Padukone and Ileana D'Cruzare signed to do pivotal roles in Rana. But the film has been facing major issues with respect...
  • Rajinikanth's condition stable May 5, 2011

    The condition of Tamil superstar Rajnikanth is stable and he has been advised rest for a couple of days, a doctor here said Thursday. The 60-year-old was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of St. Isabel Hospital Wednesday night. "He is suffering from allergic bronchitis and fever. The cause is exhaustion....
  • Rajnikanth is taken ill, hospitalised April 29, 2011

    Chennai: Tamil movie superstar Rajnikanth was admitted in the intensive care unit (ICU) of St. Isabel Hospital on Friday after a bout of vomiting in the morning, doctors said. According to hospital officials, Rajnikanth has been admitted in the ICU for discomfort. Speaking to reporters, the actor's wife Lata Rajnikanth said the...
  • Superstar Rajinikanth: 'Boss' turns 60 December 13, 2010

    New Delhi: Rajinikanth has a career spanning 35 years in which he has delivered more hits than any other star.His story has fascinated fans world over.He has also been a recipient of the "Padma Bhushan" award. Born Shivaji Rao Gaikwad on 12 Dec 1949, into a Maharashtrian family. It took many...
  • ‘Rajini jokes are funny, imaginative’ December 1, 2010

    Super star Rajnikath has made us laugh for decades with his super hero stunts and one liners. ...
  • No Rajnikanth in 'Dhoom 3': YRF November 2, 2010

    New Delhi: Yash Raj Films (YRF) has described as untrue reports that southern superstar Rajnikanth might feature in a key role in action-adventure film Dhoom 3. "An article in a trade publication suggests that Mr. Rajnikanth may be approached for a pivotal role in Dhoom 3. While Yash Raj Films has...