Revathi

  • '2 States' stereotyping of North and South India: I am from Karnataka and I find nothing wrong in laughing at myself once in a while April 18, 2014

    New Delhi: There are many pointers by which you can tell whether a person is from northern, or the southern part of the country. By the amount of butter he/she slaps on her paranthas or the dexterity with which a person can eat rice with bare hands. Lungis, kurtas, turbans,...
  • I felt like Revathi was my mother: Alia Bhatt April 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Two-film old Alia Bhatt, who worked with actress-director Revathi in their upcoming film '2 States', says they share a strong bond akin to that of a mother and daughter. "Towards the end of the film, I developed mother-daughter relationship with her (Revathi). The way she touched my face, I kind...
  • '2 States' trailer: Watch Alia Bhatt, Arjun Kapoor stuck in the North-South divide February 28, 2014

    New Delhi: After the release of the posters, the makers of '2 States' are out with the first trailer of the film. Alia Bhatt will be seen playing a Tam-Brahm girl studying in IIMA in Sajid Nadiadwala and Karan Johar's film '2 States'. Based on Chetan Bhagat's best selling novel...
  • Snapshot: Rajinikanth, Chiranjeevi party at Mohanlal's home January 22, 2014

    Malayalam superstar Mohanlal brought together the actors of 80s for a reunion at his beach house in Tamil Nadu. Southern stalwarts like Rajinikanth, Chiranjeevi, Venkatesh came to the reunion. They were also joined by actresses like Khushboo, Revathi and Ramya. Mohanlal tweeted the pictures of the party and wrote, "Class...
  • IBL names U-19 players for franchises August 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian Badminton League (IBL) on Friday named five of the six Under-19 promising players for its franchises. According to IBL rules, each franchisee must include one promising India Under-19 shuttler in addition to those bought at the auction. The players were chosen by each franchisee from their respective...
  • 100 Years of Indian Cinema: How we got our first English film March 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The mainstream Indian filmmaking has always enjoyed the abundance of people whose sensibilities find an inspiration in the western way of thinking. It was inevitable because the art of cinema was developed in the West and when Indians started to purchase equipment they also bought the ideas. Filmmaking...
  • 'Ammavin Kaipesi' Review: It hits the right chords November 15, 2012

    Cast: Shantanoo Bhagyaraj, Iniya, Revathi, Thangar Bachchan and Meenal Director: Thangar Bachchan Rating: 3 out of 5 Filmmaker Thangar Bachchan, known for his offbeat films such as 'Azhagi' and 'Thendral', weaves an emotional tale of motherly love and how relationships are distanced by technology. With no big names associated with it, 'Ammavin Kaipesi'...
  • Shobana to direct her next venture October 15, 2012

    Senior actress Shobana who is currently taking much of her time to her dance assignments will soon return to cinema directing one. The National award winner who had been cherishing this dream has made this public while interacting to media man at the Soorya festival at the capital city. Shobana had...
  • 'Ammavin Kaipesi' revolves around abandoned mother October 5, 2012

    Southern filmmaker Thangar Bachan, known for his artistic and emotional Tamil films such as 'Azhagi' and 'Thendral', says his upcoming movie 'Ammavin Kaipesi' will shake up those who've disowned their mothers. "My film is about a mother, who is abandoned by her son. Those, who have done something similar in their...
  • Ilayaraja's daughter composes for 'Vellachi' October 4, 2012

    Singer and daughter of Isaignani Ilayaraja, Bhavatharini, has composed music for a film titled Vellachi. Although, this will be her first Tamil film as a composer, she has worked on a couple of films including 'Mitr, My Friend' directed by actor Revathi, which went on to win the National Award...
  • Malayalam Review: 'Molly Aunty Rocks' is average September 17, 2012

    After an enthusiastic debut with 'Passenger' and a dismal followup with 'Arjunan saakshy', soft ware techie turned director Ranjith Shankar, is back to grace with the new movie 'Molly Aunty Rocks'. More a social critic than the tale of middle aged women, the movie is special in crafting a determined,...
  • Molly Aunty Rocks: Revathy enjoyed the role September 17, 2012

    Molly aunty is leagues apart from the forty-plus domestic goddess you are familiar with. She is spunky, spirited and stands up for her rights- The very reason Revathy couldn't resist putting on the greasepaint for her. "I was completely floored by my characterization in 'Molly Aunty Rocks'. She is a middle-aged...
  • Video: Trailer of Malayalam film 'Molly Aunty Rocks' September 15, 2012

    'Molly Aunty Rocks' is a Malayalam movie starring Revathi and Prithviraj and is directed by Ranjith Sankar. ...
  • Kannada Review: 'Rambo' is a complete entertainer September 9, 2012

    'Rambo' is the 100th film of popular comedian Sharan, who has jointly produced the film with Atlanta Nagendra, a NRI who made a successful film like 'Joke Falls' earlier. Srinath makes his debut as a director with 'Rambo', which is a neat and highly enjoyable film. With well written dialogues, some superb...
  • 'Maad Dad' amalgamates sentiments with humour August 18, 2012

    She has her roots in Kerala and speaks chaste Malayalam, but prodding Revathy S Varma for a burst of nostalgia will be a futile exercise. The ad woman-turned-filmmaker attributes her Mollywood entry to nothing but her unending romance with cinema. "When I was ten I declared before my family that...
  • Revathy and Prithviraj in 'Molly Aunty Rocks' June 24, 2012

    After the much acclaimed 'Passenger' and 'Arjunan Saakshy', director Ranjith Sankar has started shooting for his next 'Molly Aunty Rocks' at Nenmara in Palakkad. Featuring Revathy in the title role, this curiously titled movie will also feature Prithviraj in an important role. A different type of emotional drama, the movie will...
  • Actor Revathy to return with 'Molly Aunty Rocks' June 6, 2012

    Acclaimed director and actor Revathy is all set to return to Mollywood with a comic role in Ranjith Sankar's upcoming film 'Molly Aunty Rocks'. ...
  • Actor turned Director Revathy on her work May 16, 2012

    Actress Revathy, who has wielded the megaphone for films like ‘Mitr: My Friend’ and ‘Phir Milenge’, feels it's difficult to deceive the audience with poor content even though their attention span has decreased over the years. "Audience's attention span is very less these days; so you need to give them a...
  • 'Viewers cannot be cheated' says Revathy May 6, 2012

    An actress of repute for nearly three decades, Revathy's short film 'Red Building Where The Sun Sets' was selected for a National Award this year. The actress, who was in New Delhi to attend the awards ceremony, said "viewers can not be cheated easily". "Despite the attention span of audience has...
  • Revathy's short film wins National Award May 5, 2012

    Actress-director Revathy's short film 'Red Building Where The Sun Sets' was selected for a National Award this year. The actress, who was in New Delhi to attend the awards ceremony said that viewers cannot be cheated easily. "Despite the fact that attention span of the audience has decreased considerably over the...
  • India doesn't make many children films: Revathy May 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Actress Revathy, who has won a national award for her short film 'Red Building Where The Sun Sets' that shows how fights between parents affect children, says there are films about children, but very little for them. "India doesn't make too many films for children, we make it about...
  • 'Wandering Falcon' wins Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize November 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Jamil Ahmad's The Wandering Falcon has won the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2011. As the name suggests, the winner is always a first-time author, and what better start to a literary career than to win an award with your first book? Ahmad, a 78-year-old retired civil servant completed...
  • Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize shortlist announced November 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Amidst all the big ticket literary prizes on the Indian landscape, the one that still has the most hearts racing is the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize. After all, as the name suggests, the winner is always a first-time author, and what better start to a literary career...
  • Regional writers find a place at Jaipur lit fest January 23, 2011

    Bold regional writers are drawing lot of takers at the festival across age, region and language. ...
  • Raveena joins PETA's campaign against leather March 27, 2009

    Mumbai: Actress Raveena Tandon is a lady with a mission. She has been urging one and all to say no to leather. Joining a new campaign for PETA the actress tells us that one can do without flaunting that expensive leather bag or those branded boots. Raveena is all set...
  • Tamil actors know what women want June 20, 2007

    Chennai: Top Tamil actresses and social activists – Revathi, Suhasini and Rohini along with actor Prakash Raj raised a few questions at the Sathyam Cinemas recently: Why does Kollywood not have more women film directors? They also asked why are there no women-centric scripts and what does it take to...
  • Mumbai's new cab service all female June 20, 2007

    Mumbai: Sleek silver and white taxis sporting a blue and pink logo bearing the name ‘Forsche’—a play on the name of the luxury German carmaker and the words ''for she''—will hit the roads for the first time on Thursday to coincide with International Women's Day, said the new taxi company's...