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  • Southern Railway to observe 'Swathi Day' in honour of blast victim May 5, 2014

    Chennai: Remembering the twin blast victim Swathi Parchuri, a software engineer, and rededicating itself to passenger safety, Southern Railway will observe every first working day May as "Swathi Day", a top official said on Monday. 24year old Swathi, a software engineer with TCS, was killed and 14 injured when two lowintensity...
  • Sunny Leone to groove for Tamil film 'Vadacurry' November 25, 2013

    Chennai: IndoCanadian adult film actress Sunny Leone, who has featured in Bollywood films like 'Jism 2' and 'Shootout at Wadala', has been signed to feature in a special song in upcoming Tamil comedythriller 'Vadacurry'. She will feature with actor Jai in the number. "She's not grooving to an item number. We have...
  • 'Idharkuthane Aasaipattai Balakumara' review: It's a film with purpose October 3, 2013

    Cast: Vijay Sethupathi, Ashwin Kakumanu, Swathi Reddy, Nandita, MS Bhaskar, Livingston Director: Gokul Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Not all comedies are made with a purpose to entertain and educate viewers. It's a rarity in Tamil cinema to expect a film to even remotely try anything beyond merely entertaining its audiences, let alone...
  • Malayalam film 'Amen' completes 50 days in theaters May 12, 2013

    One of the rare tastes of magical realism to Mollywood, Lijo Jose Pellissery's 'Amen' has completed 50 days in selected theaters down south. Providing the first big hit to the talented young director, the movie is still continuing in 20 release centers. The movie seems to have made a clear...
  • 'Amen' is now leading at the Mollywood Box office March 31, 2013

    Among the three big releases of the last week, the most unlikely and less promoted film 'Amen' has emerged the most victorious at the Box Office counters. Directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery, the movie is registering cent percent collections in metros in the weekends while centres in rural areas have...
  • Debutants are more focused: Telugu actress February 25, 2013

    Chennai: Actress Swati Reddy also known as 'Colours Swathi' says, I love to work with young team because she feels youngsters are more focused and don't have ego hassles. In fact, her forthcoming Telugu crime-comedy 'Swamy Ra Ra' features three newcomers. "Most of my films have been with debutant directors or...
  • Telugu director K Vishwanath turns 84 today February 19, 2013

    Known for his oscar nominated film 'Swathi Muthyam', legendary director K Viswanath celebrates his 84th birthday today. On this occassion the director says, "Mine is a voluntary retirement from direction. Actually I am very lazy. But when it comes to work, I am very sincere. I even forget eating and sleeping....
  • Archana's family didn't consider acting a profession October 10, 2012

    Southern actress Archana Kavi, who is making her debut in Telugu films with '123', says once she finishes a project, she doesn't worry about its outcome and neither does she find language a barrier. "I don't have expectations from a film because I sign a project only if I find the...
  • Actordirector Sasikumar celebrates his birthday September 28, 2012

    We extend our warm wishes to M Sasikumar who is celebrating his birthday today. The directorproduceractor is on a roll after the success of his latest film 'Sundarapandian' and would be looking forward to a prospective year in Kollywood. Sasikumar started his work in the industry as an assistant director and...
  • Tamil Review: 'Mannaru' has a good storyline September 7, 2012

    At a time when commercial clich's rule the roost and herodriven stories are the order of the day in Tamil cinema, comes a film where the story holds the key and characters are woven around a script. 'Mannaru' is one such attempt by debutant filmmaker Jai Shankar. The film which has Appukutty,...
  • Kannada Review: 'Navika' is an ordinary revenge tale September 2, 2012

    The only release of the week 'Navika' suffers badly from the performance front and for making a screenplay, the director Sen Prakash has taken lot of interest, it seems. This is usually seen in every tale of brothers younger is killed and elder taking revenge is not at all new...
  • 'Naavika' is a hero oriented film: Shravanth August 15, 2012

    Talented actor Shravanth moves to Tamil cinema with the film 'Nallathane Poittirukku'. The film was launched in the middle of July and its first schedule is completed. Another hero appearing as hero in Tamil film is a good sign. Back home Shravanth is expecting good results for his first solo film...
  • Mohanlal expresses wish to donate his organs July 22, 2012

    Superstar Mohanlal Saturday expressed his desire to donate his organs, citing the case of a schoolgirl who recovered from a severe liver disease because her aunt stepped forth to donate a slice of her own organ. He made his desire public while speaking at a function organised by the Amrita Institute...
  • Tamil Review: 'Raatinam' depicts power of love May 19, 2012

    Wellmade love stories always manage to leave an impact with the masses. At regular intervals come such movies and set a trend in the industry. The one for this season is 'Raatinam'. Directed by Thangasamy, the film set in Tuticorin is all about romance, the hurdles the lover couple face and...