Tamil News

  • Director Prabhu Solomon to face arc lights December 25, 2013

    Chennai: Filmmaker Prabhu Solomon, known for films such as "Lee" and "Kumki", is facing the arc lights for the first time in a cameo role in upcoming Tamil drama "Thavamindri Kidaitha Varama". "I'm only doing a cameo because the role has a very strong social message to convey. I'm not an...
  • Watch:'Chennai Express' star cast in an interview with Rajeev Masand August 8, 2013

    Shah Rukh Khan starrer 'Chennai Express' is being released with much hype with King Khan going all out to promote the film. The movie is being released in 3500 screens across India. CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand caught up with the star and his leading lady Deepika Padukone to make...
  • Bharatbala states why he chose Parvathi Menon for 'Mariayan' May 4, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil filmmaker Bharatbala chose Parvathi Menon for his upcoming romantic drama 'Mariyaan' because he finds her rooted to the landscape of the film a factor he believes is very important while casting. Parvathi, a Malayalee actress, is known for her work in Tamil films such as 'Chennaiyil Oru Naal' and...
  • 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...
  • Indian migrants in Sudan, the focus of 'Mariyaan' April 2, 2013

    The latest buzz doing the rounds in Kollywood is about filmmaker Bharat Bala's upcoming Tamil thriller 'Mariyaan' which has music by Oscar winner composer AR Rahman. The film, which has Rajinikanth's son-in-law Dhanush as the lead star, revolves around the hardships of the South Indian fishing community in countries such...
  • Watch: The First teaser of Dhanush's 'Mariyaan' March 30, 2013

    The first poster of Dhanush's Tamil thriller 'Mariyaan' was released recently. The film, which has music by AR Rahman, is directed by Bharat Bala. The plot revolves around the plight of Indian migrants held hostage in Sudan. It also stars Parvathi Menon and Salim Kumar. ...
  • Tamil film 'Idhu Kathirvelan Kadhal' to complete soon March 17, 2013

    The team of 'Idhu Kathirvelan Kadhal' has packed off to Coimbatore, for their second schedule, to be shot from March 19 to 28; their first schedule was shot in Chennai. The movie stars Udhayanidhi Stalin and Nayanthara, and is directed by SR Prabhakaran. The music for the movie is scored by...
  • Haven't signed any actor for my next film: Magizh Thirumeni March 7, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil director Magizh Thirumeni has quashed rumours that he has signed Arya for his next film. He says he is busy scripting his next project and hasn't signed any actor yet. "I am really amused by the story doing the rounds that I have finalised a particular actor for my...
  • Full text: Kamal Haasan's statement thanking fans February 4, 2013

    Kamal Haasan writes about how thankful he is to the current Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, the people who helped him out financially and his die hard fans who waited with never ending patience without causing a riot. He also is grateful for the support he got from his fellow...
  • Ajith teams up with Tamannah in Shiva's next December 1, 2012

    Actor Ajith, who is currently working on Vishnuvardhan's project also has another film with director Shiva, who earlier came up with 'Siruthai'. Though there were uncertainities with the heroine, Tamannah has been confirmed to do the role now. Director Shiva revealed that apart form Tamannah, Santhanam will be playing the role...
  • Women welfare organisations support actress Sona November 21, 2012

    A day after members of a Men Protection Group protested in front of actress Sona's residence for her reported comments against men, women organisations and South Indian Film Artistes Association have come for her support. Says Sona, "I am happy that Nadigar Sangam and women welfare organisations have offered their support...
  • Neethanae En Ponvasantham: Samantha talking about film November 10, 2012

    Directed by Gautham Menon, 'Neethanae En Ponvasantham' stars Jiiva and Samantha in the lead roles. ...
  • Shiva to get married in November? November 2, 2012

    Actor Shiva has taken a break from the shooting of 'Thillu Mullu' for a month. While rumors are flying around already regarding the issue, the most interesting one states that the actor might get married. While Shiva is denying reports regarding the issue whenever he is asked, we have good reason...
  • 'Thuppakki' new trailer: Watch Vijay and Kajal Aggarwal October 27, 2012

    The film is directed by AR Murugadoss and stars Vijay and Kajal Aggarwal in the lead roles. It is a grand budget project and has already created a buzz in the market. ...
  • Actress Anushka on roll recently on Tamil cinema October 1, 2012

    Actress Anushka has been on a roll recently. Her latest film, 'Thaandavam' just hit the screens and is getting good collections across India. She is also quickly wrapping up the shooting of 'Alex Pandian' with Karthi and 'Irandam Ulagam' with Arya. In addition, she is also set to work on...
  • Suriya never gets tired of second take: KV Anand October 1, 2012

    Southern filmmaker KV Anand, who has directed hit films such as 'Kana Kandaen', 'Ayan' and 'Ko', said unlike established actors, Suriya never gets tired of second take and he is always willing to give as many takes as possible. "As a cinematographer I've worked with the likes of Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya...
  • A Rajinikanth memoir from director Suresh Krishna September 28, 2012

    Southern director Suresh Krishna, who has worked with superstar Rajinikanth in successful Tamil films like 'Annamalai' and 'Baasha', has penned a memoir of the superstar. The book, titled 'My Days With Baasha - The Rajinikanth Phenomenon', will be released in English, Tamil and Telugu end-November by Westland Books. "Every interview I participated...
  • 1000 kg cake to pay tribute to Ilayaraja September 26, 2012

    Rush out to Express Avenue by 2nd October 2012, you can find an interesting display awaiting your visit! The longest photo event by French loaf bakery is back! As a part of 'Joy of Giving week', a single cake of 1000 Kilograms and 100 metres will be created. This mainly aims...
  • No intentions to perform in an item numbers: Shruti September 26, 2012

    Shruthi Haasan was about to perform an item song for the upcoming Telugu movie 'Nayak'. But she has now dropped the plan due to several defaming chit-chats. "No intentions to perform item numbers," added Shruti. She is now working on a Bollywood project with Prabhu Deva which is the remake of...
  • My next will be full-length comedy entertainer: Ravi Babu September 23, 2012

    Actor-director Ravi Babu, who scared the living daylights out of the audience with his Telugu thriller 'Avunu', promises that his next film will be a light-hearted entertainer. "My last film ('Avunu') was for open family audiences, however, my next film will be for the entire family. I haven't started working on...
  • Prakash Raj visits Taj Mahal on his wife's birthday September 18, 2012

    It was Pony's birthday recently and husband Prakash Raj decided to gave a pleasant surprise to her. The actor-producer-director took his wife to Taj Mahal, which she had not seen ever. And what more? Prakash Raj also ensured that Pony's parents too joined them at the monument. "We all had nice...
  • Tamil film 'Paagan' to be remade in Hindi September 18, 2012

    A couple of Bollywood producers, who had watched Srikanth starrer 'Paagan' recently, were impressed by the film and expressed interest to remake the movie in Hindi. "They are happy with the content and the way a nice message has been conveyed. I have asked director Aslam to direct the movie in...
  • Shriya Saran to watch 'Sivaji 3D' in Tokyo September 15, 2012

    As reported by IndiaGlitz a few days ago, Shriya Saran has left for Tokyo, the capital city of Japan, to attend the premier of the 3D version of Superstar Rajinikanth starrer 'Sivaji'. The actress is the heroine of the Shankar directed film, which was produced by AVM. In association with Prasad...
  • Power star Dr Srinivasan arrested for fraud September 15, 2012

    Power Star Dr Srinivasan, who was arrested on September 14 by the Chennai Police on charges of cheating a businessman of Rs 65 lakh, was remanded in judicial custody and lodged in Puzhal prison. The doctor-turned-actor was arrested on a complaint by G U Balasubramanian, a businessman and proprietor of UBS...
  • Is 'Thaandavam' not an original story? September 15, 2012

    An assistant director has lodged a complaint with the Directors Association, alleging that he was the original owner of the story of 'Thaandavam'. According to Ponnuswamy, a former associate of Radhamohan, he had narrated a script to the movie's producer in 2011. "Though the producers initially promised to make the script as...
  • 'CGTR' to be wrapped up by Sep 20 September 14, 2012

    Producer DVV Danayya informs the world that 'Cameraman Ganga Tho Rambabu' is all done but three songs of the film is still left to finish. "A song is currently being filmed in a huge set erected at Padmalaya Studios. The remaining two songs will be filmed by Sep 20. We...
  • Anushka Shetty gifts car to her driver September 14, 2012

    Anushka Shetty, known for taking care of the needs of her staff members well, has gifted a brand new car to her driver, whom she respects a lot. "The driver is one of the senior most staff members and he is a thorough professional. Impressed by his dedication, Sweety (Anushka's pet...
  • 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....
  • 'Sundara Pandian' is for all sections of audience September 14, 2012

    Clearing the hurdle before its release, Sasikumar's 'Sundara Pandian' is hitting the screens on September 14. "It will be a film for all sections of the audience," says its director, Prabhakaran. At a time when it was expected that the movie would have a smooth release on September 14, a stay...
  • Tamil film 'Charulatha' got a U certificate September 13, 2012

    Priyamani's horror thriller 'Charulatha' has been certified with a clean U certificate in Tamil. The film will now release simultaneously in four languages- Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada on September 21 as Priyamani is popular in all these south industries. The film by Pon Kumaran, a former associate of K Bhagyaraj...