SIMBU

  • 'Golden Star', 'Crazy Star' and 'Supreme Star': A definitive guide to the honorary titles of filmstars in southern film industries September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: They wear no cape and they have no super powers. Yet people on the streets recognise them on sight, and add superlatives to their names. The actors, nay, superstars from the Tamil, Telugu and Kannada film industry are superheroes to their fans. Most Indians have heard of the prefix...
  • Simbu, Trisha to team up again for a Tamil film March 6, 2014

    Chennai: After the success of Tamil romantic-drama 'Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya', actors Silambarasan aka Simbu and Trisha Krishnan are teaming up again for yet-untitled Tamil project to be helmed by filmmaker Selvaraghavan. The film will be produced by Varun Manian and will have music by Yuvan Shankar Raja, who has scored music for...
  • 'I am single now and I have nothing to do with Hansika': Tamil star Simbu announces his breakup with actress Hansika Motwani February 26, 2014

    It's official. Actor Simbu has issued a formal press statement saying that he has broken up with actress Hansika Motwani, the movie website Cinemalead.com reported. His statement read: "I had gone through enough in this relationship, and after much of thoughts invested into this I here by declare that I am single...
  • 'Vaalu' delayed, director cites financial crunch November 21, 2013

    Chennai: Director Vijay Chander says that the release of his Tamil comedy 'Vaalu' has been delayed due to a financial crunch. 'Vaalu', which stars Silambarasan aka Simbu, was slated to release in December, but now it is likely to come out on Simbu's birthday Feb 3 next year. "Due to some financial...
  • Yes, I'm seeing Simbu, confirms Hansika Motwani July 20, 2013

    Chennai: Southern actress Hansika Motwani and Tamil actor Silambarasan aka Simbu have confirmed that they are in a relationship. However, Simbu says any decision related to their marriage will be taken by their respective families. Hanskika had been rubbishing rumours about her linkup with Simbu, but she has finally opened up...
  • Simbu finds solace in pilgrimage May 29, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil actor Simbu, who recently returned from a pilgrimage to Haridwar, says such trips are not undertaken in search of god but to help him find solace away from his busy work schedule. While shooting for upcoming Tamil comedy 'Inga Enna Solludhu' recently, Simbu took few days off to pay...
  • Now international pop star Rihanna to sing for Simbu May 10, 2013

    After the RNB sensation and Akon hitting the floor with Tamil star Simbu, it seems like it's Rihanna's turn to woo the audience. Apart from being an eloquent actor, Simbu is also an impressive singer and composer. This talent of his was first showcased for silver screen with the track...
  • Simbu's 'Love Anthem' to feature Akon in a Dhoti? May 8, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil actor Simbu made international R&B singer Akon wear a veshti (dhoti) while shooting for the music video of the global version of his hit love single 'Love Anthem'. "It was fun shooting with Akon. The music video has come out really well and I'm sure audiences will love it...
  • Snapshot: Akon in Chennai to record Simbu's new love anthem May 5, 2013

    Chennai: International R&B singer Akon has flown here to record global version of Tamil actor Silambarasan aka Simbu's hit love single 'Love Anthem', which was originally released in 2011 for world peace. ...
  • Tamil actor Simbu's album 'Love Anthem' to feature Akon May 4, 2013

    Tamil actor Simbu is a gung ho lately and why not! The reason is that International star Akon is scheduled to fly in to Chennai soon to join hands with Simbu for the 'Love Anthem'. After SRK's 'Ra.One' this will be the second time Akon is shuttling to India for...
  • Simbhu supports Tamil students for a noble cause March 15, 2013

    Recently ace Tamil actor Silambarasan made his presence felt at the protest event against Srilanka, organised by the city students. Simbu, who turned up dressed in simple white casual shirt and khaki trouser, was immensely impressed with the efforts put by students to host such an eye opening protest in...
  • Tamil actor Simbu lends his voice for 'Baadshah' February 25, 2013

    Simbu's singing skills is on a high demand in all of South India. This time, he has rendered his voice for a track titled 'Diamond Girl', for Junior NTR's upcoming film 'Baadshah' (Telugu). Music for this movie has been scored by Thaman. Fans in both the states are excited about...
  • Tamil actor Simbu gets busy post 'Love Anthem' February 22, 2013

    Silambarasan, the 'Little Superstar', fondly known as Simbu or STR, has a career that speaks more than the list of his nicknames. Also, he has been a familiar face in Kollywood right from a very young age, when he performed as a child artiste. The very next step that he...
  • Actor Simbu to play an Ajith fan in his next February 18, 2013

    Tamil actor Simbu's, most awaited film this year is 'Vaalu'. The upcoming Tamil comedy is directed by debutante filmmaker Vijay Chander. However,Simbu and Hansika Motwani will be seen in the lead roles. Sources say that actor Simbu will play a great comic role along with Santhanam in the film. Remember the duo...
  • Actor Simbu to sing in 'Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga' February 7, 2013

    Upcoming movie 'Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga' was supposed to have it's audio launch on February 6. This event was cancelled due to unavoidable circumstances according to actor Siva Karthikeyan's tweet yesterday. This Kannada comedy has a cast including actors Siva Karthikeyan, Vimal, Bindhu Madavi and Regina Cassandra. This movie is a...
  • Happy Birthday Simbu: The actor turns an year older February 3, 2013

    Tamil actor Silambarasan Rajendar son of producer T Rajender is celebrating his birthday on February 3, 2013. He has worked as a child artist before he made a debut as a lead hero in the film 'Kadhal Azhivanthillai'. He is popularly called as Simbu by his fans. The actor turns...
  • 'Vaalu' is set to hit screens on Pongal December 20, 2012

    After 'Podaa Podi' actor Simbu will be seen in Vijay Chander's next comedy film, 'Vaalu' which also has, Hansika, Santhanam and VTV Ganesh. It is a surefire formula of characters to bring the roof down with laughter. 'Vaalu' is nearing completion at an amazingly brisk pace and the climax...
  • Podaa Podi: Regressive Tamil film or stark reality? December 14, 2012

    Written and directed by Vignesh Shivan, 'Podaa Podi', which released on Diwali this year along with 'Thuppakki', might not have done wonders at the box office, but the film has got people debating its controversial storyline. The story starts out simply enough. A man and a woman fall in love....
  • Simbu: I am proud to have introduced Santhanam December 11, 2012

    'Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya' is a comedy film, directed by Manikandan. It stars Santhanam and Power Star Srinivasan in the lead roles. The film is jointly produced by Santhanam and Narayanan. Simbu at the audio launch of this film said, he is proud to have introduced Santhanam. ...
  • I take criticism as I take praise: 'Poda Podi' director December 11, 2012

    Tamil film director Vignesh Shivan joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his latest movie 'Poda Podi'. Q. Where did you study? and was there any opposition from your parents for taking up direction? Asked by: Vishal A. I studied in Hindustan and then my school was Vanavani IIT and Santhome, my...
  • Tamil film 'Podaa Podi': Will Simbu get lucky on Diwali? November 12, 2012

    The last we heard of 'Podaa Podi' was when the film appeared at the censor board for review. Simbu has been busy getting the film ready and doing promotions amidst reports that it has edits in the second half. The actor has been enthusiastically tweeting updates about the film keeping...
  • 'Vaalu's director denies targeting Dhanush October 12, 2012

    A teaser trailer of Simbu starrer 'Vaalu' was in the news some time back, for its apparent dig at Dhanush, since it seemed to be a reply to a popular dialogue of Dhanush in 'Padikathavan'. However, Vijaychander, the director of 'Vaalu', has denied any such idea (teasing Dhanush) behind the trailer....
  • Podaa Podi: Audio to be released on October 10 October 3, 2012

    After several months of filming, 'Podaa Podi' finally seems to be ready and the audio launch is being scheduled for October 10. The film is currently in post production and is expected to come out this Diwali. 'Podaa Podi' features Simbu and is directed by Vignesh Shiva. The music has been...
  • Simbu to work in Tamil remake of 'Barfi'? September 28, 2012

    The Kollywood rumor mill is spinning again and this time it brings us news that Silambarasan will be working on the remake of 'Barfi' in Tamil. The news comes after 'Barfi', India's entry to Oscar's Best Foreign language film category, became a roaring hit and managed to impress everyone. UTV is...
  • Simbu asks media to stop writing on 'Manmadhan 2' September 11, 2012

    Simbu is already juggling between a number of projects. Meanwhile last week it was buzzed that Kolaveri music composer Anirudh is composing the tunes for his 'Manmadhan 2'! The star is trying to put an end to all the speculations now. "I request media to stop writing about 'Manmadhan 2' as...
  • Simbu and Hansika working together generated rumours September 10, 2012

    With backtoback projects with STR aka Simbu and with both of them being 'single', rumors seem to have cropped up about STR and Hansika dating each other and the actor reportedly being head over heels for her. It was said that he threw a birthday party for her spending Rs 5...
  • Simbu and Srinivasan together for a dance number September 10, 2012

    It's now said that Silambarasan aka STR will be seen with Powerstar Dr Srinivasan in 'Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya' for a dance number! Dr Srinivasan has conveyed to his 'extended family', that is his tweet pals; on his Twitter page that along with Simbu and Santhanam, he will be dancing for...
  • Kolaveri fame Anirudh to compose for 'Manmadhan 2'? September 9, 2012

    With Simbu and Dhanush burying the hatchet, Dhanush's friend and relative Anirudh, the Kolaveri boy, is said to be working with Simbu! Rumors are rife that Anirudh will be composing the tunes for Simbu's sequel, 'Manmadhan 2'. However nothing has been announced and the concerned weren't available for a comment. The...
  • Simbu can't stop praising director Vijay Chander August 24, 2012

    Nearly 40% of Simbu aka STR's 'Vaalu' has been wrapped and the team is gearing up for a single release. The song that goes 'Lovenraven Nee Yaru Da? Yen Munnadi Vandhu Ninu Paaru Da...' will be released shortly. The team has edited whatsoever been shot till date and STR is going...
  • Ajith and Simbu to indulge in lengthy conversation August 24, 2012

    Ajith and his ardent fan, Simbu aka STR seem to have bonded big time in Mumbai as Ajith was shooting for his cameo appearance in Sridevi's 'English Vinglish' and Simbu was shooting for 'Vaalu' scenes. Simbu and Ajith have reportedly had a lengthy conversation about fitness and gymming! Simbu is currently working...