SAMUTHIRAKANI

  • First look: Dhanush's 'Velai Illa Pattathaari' teaser showcases him as the quintessential angry young man June 17, 2014

    The trailer of Dhanush and Amala Paul's Tamil film 'Velai Illa Pattathaari' is set to be released later this month. The film is reported to be a romantic action entertainer, will star Vivek, Sathish, Saranya Ponvannan, Samuthirakani and Anita Ratnam in key roles. The music has been composed by Anirudh...
  • Have come a long way since the release of 'Nimirnthu Nil': Samuthirakani March 21, 2014

    Chennai: After making it big with corruption-based hit Tamil film "Nimirnthu Nil", filmmaker Samuthirakani is attempting at women-centric drama with "Kitna" and says it will feature Amala Paul in the lead role. "My next project 'Kitna' will be set against the backdrop of a forest. Amala Paul will essay a dual...
  • Trisha Krishnan signs Tamil films after two years April 22, 2013

    Trisha Krishnan is all set to feature in Tamil films after a gap of two long years. The actress has signed 'Boologam' and 'Endrendrum Punnagai', which are gearing up for release. Meanwhile, the actress will also feature in director Paandian's upcoming film. Trisha will be seen in the title role of...
  • Neer Paravai: Nandita Das plays a crucial role November 21, 2012

    Not all films reflect real life in today's commercialised world. However, 'Neer Paravai', directed by Seenu Ramasamy and produced by Udhayanidhi Stalin, belongs to this genre. Starring Vishnu and Sunaina in lead roles, the movie speaks about the lives of fishermen, who live in the coastal villages of Tamil Nadu. Director Samuthirakani...
  • Actress Amala Paul turns 21 today October 26, 2012

    Amala Paul is celebrating her birthday today. The actress, who has turned 21, has some promising projects in hand, in Kollywood and Tollywood. "I am indebted to my directors, producers, costars and of course, fans. Only because of them I have been recognised as an actress," says the 'Mynaa' girl. Amala is...
  • Tamil Review: 'Saattai' is an interesting watch September 21, 2012

    2012 seems to be a year of movies that speak about the need to reform the education system. First came 'Nanban' and then followed 'Dhoni'. Now it is the turn of 'Saattai'. 'Saattai', directed by debutant M Anbhazhagan, speaks about the pitiable condition of primary education, especially in government schools. The need...
  • 'Charulatha' competes with 'Saattai' in Tamil September 21, 2012

    After 'Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom' postponed, the race is now between 'Saattai' and 'Charulatha'. Both belong to different genres and hence, a variety fare is in store. Produced by director Prabhu Solomon, 'Saattai' directed by newcomer Anbazhagan has filmmaker Samuthirakani in lead role. The film is about the education system and...
  • Jayam Ravi plays boxer in 'Boologam' September 19, 2012

    Actor Jayam Ravi is completely busy with all his upcoming movies. The audio launch of his movie, 'Aadhi Bhagavan' is expected shortly and now he is tied up with two other movies 'Nimirnthu Nil' by Samuthirakani and 'Boologam' by Kalyana Krishnan. He was in a risky stunt sequence shoot last...
  • Amala takes dance lessons from Gayathri Raguram September 4, 2012

    Amala Paul has found a new dance teacher, in the form of Gayathri Raghuram. Yes, we are talking about the heroine of 'Charlie Chaplin' and 'Whistle' fame, who is now busy as a choreographer. In Samuthirakani's 'Nimirndhu Nil', which stars Jayam Ravi in the lead role, Gayathri has come to help...
  • 'Sattai': Audio to be released on August 20 August 4, 2012

    These are good times for music composer D Imman, who is having back to back audio releases. Only recently the music of his 'Kumki' was launched and its songs are now making waves. On August 20, the audio of 'Sattai', which too is composed by Imman, will be released at a...
  • Amala Paul to endorse an international brand July 21, 2012

    Amala Paul who shot to fame post the success of 'Mynaa' has made news ever since for either good or bad, considering she was once controversy's favorite child. The gorgeous lady has now signed an endorsement deal with an international soap brand. The actress will be flying to Austria for...
  • 'Rangrez' coming as remake of Tamil film 'Nadodigal' July 17, 2012

    It is no longer news that Samuthirakani's hit film 'Nadodigal' will be taken to the Hindi audience. The film will be helmed by Priyadarshan and star Jackky Bhagnani and '180' fame Priya Anand in the lead roles with newbies in supporting cast. The film has now been tentatively titled 'Rangrez'. ...
  • Jayam Ravi's next film named 'Nimirndhu Nil' June 14, 2012

    Jayam Ravi Amala Paul's Tamil Telugu bilingual by Samuthirakani has been christened 'Nimirndhu Nil'. The film will have music by GV Prakash and will be an out and out commercial venture. Amala Paul will be seen in a strong role in this movie for which she was roped...
  • Jayam Ravi goes for double role in his next May 7, 2012

    Jayam Ravi is all set to do a double role for the first time in his career. As per the sources, the actor will be seen as a 50 year old man and a youngster in his twenties in an untitled film, which is to be directed by Samuthirakani. The movie...