SETTAI

  • Tamil review: Twists in 'Settai' fail to engage the audience April 6, 2013

    Director: R Kannan Cast: Arya, Premgi Amaren, Santhanam, Hansika Motwani, Anjali, Nassar, Ali, Neetu Chandra 'Settai', the Tamil remake of Hindi adult comedy 'Delhi Belly' has its moments of laughter to look forward to, but it definitely misses the soul of the original. As much as I tried not to compare...
  • Comparisons could be harmful for remakes: Kannan April 4, 2013

    Chennai: If films are watched for entertainment, it is important to enjoy them as they are, even if it's a remake, says Tamil director R Kannan, known for remaking Hindi films 'Jab We Met' and 'Delhi Belly' in Tamil. "I don't understand why two films should be compared even if...
  • Actor Arya's 'Irandam Ulagam' is nearing completion March 28, 2013

    While half the world is concerned about his chemistry with the gorgeous Nayan, Tamil actor Arya seems to be too busy to even think about it. However, the actor is currently shooting in Uzbekistan for Selvaraghavan's 'Irandam Ulagam'. According to sources, the shooting for this film is marching at a...
  • Casting was the biggest challenge in 'Settai': R Kannan March 24, 2013

    Chennai What does Tamil director R Kannan find most challenging in remakes? It's casting, he says as he anxiously awaits the release of his upcoming Tamil comedy 'Settai', a remake of Hindi adult comedy 'Delhi Belly'. "This is not the first time when I have faced this situation. Even when...
  • AryaHansika starrer 'Settai' gets a U certificate March 23, 2013

    UTV's upcoming Tamil flick, 'Settai' gets 30% tax exemption. If one asks the reason why? It is because the AryaHansika starrer 'Settai' has just acquired 'U' certificate. The running time of the movie is two hours and six minutes, and it is an outandout family entertainer. 'Settai' also has Anjali and...
  • II owe my success to my mother: Neetu Chandra March 8, 2013

    Chennai: Actress Neetu Chandra says had it not been for her mother, life would have been tougher for her. She owes her success to her mother, and therefore, wants to pamper her on Women's Day Friday. "I owe my success to my mother, without her the world would shut down on...
  • Music Review: No 'DK Bose' in music of 'Settai' March 4, 2013

    The soundtrack of 'Settai', the Tamil remake of the adult comedy 'Delhi Belly', doesn't have the cuss words and expletives of the original. The songs are catchy, hilarious and, most importantly, short. Each song is less than four minutes, and therefore holds the attention of the listener. The opening track 'Agalardhey...
  • 'Settai' First Trailer: Tamil remake of 'Delhi Belly' February 8, 2013

    An upcoming Tamil comedy directed by R Kannan, 'Settai' is a remake of the 2011 Hindi film, 'Delhi Belly'. The Tamil version will star actors Arya, Anjali, Santhanam, Premji Amaren and Hansika Motwani.'Settai' will also be dubbed in Telugu as 'Naughty Boys'. However, the film is ready for a April...
  • Hansika to act in six big Kollywood films February 7, 2013

    Hansika Motwani has a very busy year ahead of her with 6 movies in Tamil. 'Settai', 'Vaalu', 'Vettai Mannan', 'Singam 2', 'Biriyani' and 'Theeya Velai Seyyum Kumaru' are the films this young actress has in her bag for now. In a recent interview, she spoke about her personal interests. "I love...
  • 'Thalaivaa' put on hold till 'Vishwaroopam's release January 31, 2013

    Kamal Hassan's Vishwaroopam has been into a lot of problems for the past few days. Various celebrities have voiced out in support to the legend. However, It has been said that actor Vijay who has been remaining silent through out these days regarding this issue has now voiced out his support...
  • Translated real life friendship for 'Settai': R Kannan January 31, 2013

    Chennai: Southern director R Kannan says he translated the real life friendship of his lead actors to make the upcoming comedy 'Settai', a Tamil remake of Bollywood film 'Delhi Belly'. The movie features Arya, Santhanam, Premgi Amaren, Anjali, Hansika Motwani and Nassar in key roles. "Arya, Santhanam and Premgi are good friends...
  • 'Settai' First Look: The Tamil remake of 'Delhi Belly' January 30, 2013

    Directed by filmmaker R Kannan, 'Settai' is the Tamil remake of 'Delhi Belly'. Starring actors Arya, Anjali, Santhanam, Premji Amaren and Hansika Motwani the Tamil film is scheduled for a April release. Also, 'Settai' will be dubbed in Telugu as 'Naughty Boys' and will have it's audio launch on January...
  • Tamil remake of 'Delhi Belly' to hit screens soon December 23, 2012

    The Tamil remake of 'Delhi Belly' starring Arya, Santhanam, Premji, Hansika and Anjali is ready with it's audio release on January 30th 2013. 'Settai' is directed by Kannan and produced by UTV while Thaman has given music for it. The film got an exciting response for the release of their first...
  • Settai: Director appreciates cast and crew's work November 3, 2012

    The team of 'Settai' is on full swing shooting backtoback; dashing to complete the movie... The shooting, which was going on in Mumbai said to have been wrapped up recently which included few songs and outdoor action scenes, covering popular locales of the city namely Dhongri, Gate way of...
  • Settai: Shooting heads towards the completion October 26, 2012

    Chennai, Oct 26: The maker of upcoming Tamil comedy 'Settai', a remake of adult comedy 'Delhi Belly', claims that it will be a youthful and family entertainer. "Our screenplay is slightly different from the Bollywood version and is intended to reach out to larger audience. 'Settai' has unlimited comedy and moreover...
  • 'Settai' team is in Mumbai to shoot next schedule October 16, 2012

    'Delhi Belhi' remake, Settai is moving to Mumbai for their next schedule and is quickly progressing for a Pongal release next year. All the indoor sequences involving the actors Arya, Santhanam, Premji, Hansika and Anjali have been reportedly completed. The only shots left need to be shot in Mumbai as the...
  • Hansika Motwani to start a production house October 6, 2012

    Hansika Motwani is set to take a new avatar that of a producer. The actress will soon start her own production house and will churn out films in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. "It's my longtime dream to begin a production house. And I am happy that it is coming true now....
  • 'Barfi' likely to be remade in Tamil October 2, 2012

    After making it big in Bollywoood, 'Barfi' is likely to be remade in Tamil and a top notch southern star has reportedly shown interest in the project. Dhananjayan of Disney UTV told IANS: "It is too early to talk about the remake of 'Barfi'. Although one of the leading heroes has...
  • Hansika robbed at the sets of 'Settai' October 1, 2012

    Tamil actress Hansika has been reportedly robbed in Switzerland during the shoot of her latest film, 'Settai', which is the remake of 'Delhi Belly' in Tamil. The actress was shooting with Arya and Director Kannan when the incident happened. Hansika had apparently left her handbag in an SUV which was also...
  • 'Settai' team to shoot in Switzerland September 23, 2012

    'Settai' crew is moving towards Swiss Alps. The song shoots of this movie are in progress at Interlaken and Bern in Swiss towns. Sources say that Arya, Hansika and Anjali will leave to Switzerland by the weekend, exactly on 23rd of September. Two song sequences are planned to be shot there,...
  • Hansika has no plan to buy house in Chennai September 14, 2012

    There were reports that Hansika Motwani was hunting for a house in Chennai, since she has decided to focus more on Kollywood. However, circles close to her have denied this. "People are driven by technology today. Also, the entire world has become a global village due to advancements in various fields....
  • JK Bose replaces DK Bose in 'Delhi Belly' remake September 4, 2012

    The trailer of Delhi Belly's Tamil remake, 'Settai' was released along with 'Mugamoodi'. The makers have stuck to the original title track's theme music for the remake as well, thanks to the popularity of the song. However, the lyrics of 'Bhaag Bhaag DK Bose' that had several swear words have been...
  • Settai: Trailer gets 2.8 mn hits on internet September 3, 2012

    The trailer of 'Settai', Tamil version of hit Bollywood adult comedy 'Delhi Belly', has got 279,139 lakh hits on YouTube within three days of its launch. Directed by R. Kannan, 'Settai' stars Arya, Premgi Amaren and Santhanam in the roles originally reprised by Imran Khan, Vir Das and Kunal Roy Kapur. Its...
  • Watch: Trailer of 'Settai', Tamil remake of 'Delhi Belly' September 1, 2012

    Directed by R Kannan, the film 'Settai' is a remake of Bollywood blockbuster 'Delhi Belly' starring Arya, Santhanam, Premgi, Hansika Motwani and Anjali. The film is based on the original 'Dehli Belly' but will roll sans the offensive dialogues as the makers are keen in delivering a family laugh riot. 'Settai'...
  • Madhan wrote his 100th song for Tamil film 'Settai' August 18, 2012

    In less than two years he started his journey as a lyricist, Madhan Karky has penned 100 songs. It all began with 'Irumbile oru idhayam...', a chart buster in Superstar Rajinikanth's 'Enthiran' in 2010. And now, one of the songs he has penned for 'Settai' has turned out to be the...
  • Kannan celebrates birthday and sets 'Settai' to run July 22, 2012

    Kannan who forayed in Tamil cinema as a director with 'Jayam Kondan' celebrates his birthday on July 21. He had also directed 'Kanden Kadhalai' and 'Vandhaan Vendraan'. He is currently working on 'Settai', the Tamil remake of Delhi Belly. 'Settai' is taking shape in a fast pace and more than...
  • Hansika and Santhanam to team up for next few film May 24, 2012

    Hansika might soon have to find a way to hold back her laughter for the rest of the year. The bubbly lass who is now part of 'Settai', 'Singam 2', 'Vaalu' and 'Vettai Manan', will share screen space with comedian Santhanam in all of them. Santhanam and I have become a...
  • Tamil film 'Settai' to offer a family laugh riot May 11, 2012

    It looks like the 'Settai' team is having a gala affair at the sets. UTV Motion Pictures' forthcoming offering 'Settai' features Arya, Santhanam, Premgi, Hansika Motwani and Anjali. The film is a remake of Bollywood cult blockbuster 'Delhi Belly' and Kannan in lead role. It's based on the original film but...