Thaandavam

  • Telugu music composer GV Prakash to marry Saindhavi April 22, 2013

    Chennai: Composer G V Prakash Kumar, nephew of Oscar-winning musician AR Rahman, will marry his childhood sweetheart Saindhavi, a popular playback singer, here on June 27. "G V Prakash will marry Saindhavi on June 27 at 9 am. followed by reception at 6 p.m. on the same day. Parents of the...
  • ''Thaandavam's "Uyirin Uyire" wins the the MTV awards March 22, 2013

    Well there is great news! The video of "Uyirin Uyire ..." from the Tamil action drama 'Thaandavam' won the MTV-VMAI awards for the Best Regional Music Video recently. Produced by UTV Motion Pictures, the film has music by composer GV Prakash Kumar, and lyrics by NA Muthukumar The Tamil flick...
  • 'Alex Pandian' Review: Entertaining but offers nothing new January 11, 2013

    Masala entertainers have carved themselves a special category in Tamil cinema in recent years and Alex Pandian will perhaps be the biggest representation of films in the class. Promoted with much zeal and enthusiasm through ads and promo songs before launch, the film appears to be the biggest contender this...
  • 2012: Year of small films at southern box-office December 25, 2012

    Chennai: Believe it or not but 2012 has sounded the death knell for hero-worshipping scripts. Out of the 423 films released to date in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam, the most successful have been the ones sans any superstar or mega budget. Some of the small wonders of 2012 include Tamil...
  • Vijay and Amala Paul do a photo-shoot together November 21, 2012

    Ilayathalapathy Vijay and Amala Paul, who are coming together in their next film with Director AL Vijay did a photo shoot at the AVM Studios in Chennai on November 20. The film is yet to be titled but the lead pair have been confirmed to play the lead. Nirav Shah, the...
  • Amala Paul to act in Vijay's next October 30, 2012

    It has been officially confirmed that Amala Paul would be the leading lady of Vijay's next flick, which is to be directed by Vijay of 'Thaandavam' fame. Shooting for the film will start in November at a foreign location, said a press release from Chandra Prakash Jain, who will produce this...
  • Vijay and Sathyaraj team up for AL Vijay's film October 10, 2012

    It is too early to forget the powerful role performed by Sathyaraj in Vijay starrer 'Nanban' directed by Shankar, which hit the screens earlier this year. Now the Ilayathalapathy and the 'Puratchi Thamizhan' are joining hands once again, this time for a film to be helmed by AL Vijay of 'Thaandavam'...
  • 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...
  • Video: People's reaction to 'Thaandavam' September 30, 2012

    Action thriller 'Thaandavam' is a revenge story. It is directed by AL Vijay, who earlier worked with Vikram for 'Deiva Thirumagal'. It stars Vikram in the lead role opposite Anushka Shetty. Amy Jackson and Lakshmi Rai will also be seen in the film. ...
  • Tamil Review: Vikram completes 'Thaandavam' September 28, 2012

    Having gotten an early chance to see 'Thaandavam', I was all excited when i reached the Sathyam Cinemas parking lot. I was greeted by a large crowd and even a band of blind artists performing at the entrance. It's hard not to say that the expectations were huge for this...
  • Ameer resigns from Directors Association post September 28, 2012

    In a shock to his colleagues in the industry, Ameer on Septemebr 27 resigned from the post of the secretary of Directors Association, since he was upset with the allegations made against him with regard to 'Thaandavam'. In a letter, the 'Paruthiveeran' maker said, he did not want to continue in...
  • Vikram's 'Thaandavam' hit the screens today September 28, 2012

    This week clearly belongs to 'Thaandavam', which is hitting the screens in a big way on September 28. Film Producers, UTV Motion Pictures have ensured that the movie releases in as many theatres as possible. And the advance bookings were promising, say trade sources. Directed by Vijay, the film has Vikram, Anushka...
  • AL Vijay wants Ameer to reconsider decision September 28, 2012

    Director Vijay, whose 'Thaandavam' has hit the screens today, came out with a detailed statement on September 27, urging Ameer to reconsider his decision to resign from the post of Directors Association's secretary. In the statement, he said that the film is hitting the screens with the permission of the court....
  • 'Thaandavam' team to donate Rs 20 lakh to charity September 28, 2012

    'Thaandavam' and its production house UTV motion pictures not just focus in carrying out their business but also have come forward with a philanthropic vision for the blinds. The premiere show of 'Thaandavam' was screened at Sathyam cinema complex by 10 pm on 27th September. The entire movie crew and...
  • Thaandavam: Vikram flaunts six pack abs September 28, 2012

    'Thaandavam' is being released today and it is for the first time, Vikram fans can find him in six packs! Vikram will show off his well built six packs for a fight sequence in the movie. He has never done this before for any movie and his first six pack abs...
  • Bollywood will happen sometime later: Lakshmi Rai September 26, 2012

    Whenever actress Lakshmi Rai comes to Sandalwood, she creates a stir. This Kannada actress will now have back-to-back releases in the coming weeks apart from her Tamil film, 'Thaandavam' opposite Vikram. Throwing light about her two films, 'Kalpana' and 'Attahasa', Lakshmi says, "In 'Kalpana', I play the same character picked from...
  • 'Thaandavam' to be released in 40 locations in US September 26, 2012

    Vikram's movies have always been treating the audiences with its huge opening and multiple show times in theatres. 'Anniyan', the most expensive south Indian film was released with 400 prints all over India. Whereas 'Raavanan' overtook this with its worldwide release in more than 2200 theatres. Now it's the turn for...
  • Video: 'Thaandavam' cast and crew talks about film September 26, 2012

    Thaandavam is an upcoming Tamil action film directed by AL Vijay, starring Vikram, Jagapati Babu, Anushka Shetty, Amy Jackson and Lakshmi Rai. ...
  • Jyothika is toughest counterpart: Vikram September 23, 2012

    Vikram was asked about the heroine who gives the toughest competition as counterpart in movies for which he listed three heroines in his reply - Jyothika, Anushka and Tabu. He is now been paired with Tabu for a Bollywood movie. Vikram and Anushka have already worked in two projects - 'Dheiva...
  • Bala to direct Vikram in his next? September 22, 2012

    The huge victory of Vishal-Bala combo in 'Avan Ivan' gave a breakthrough to Vishal. This movie gave him an inestimable opportunity to prove himself as an accomplished actor. Recently, there prevailed rumors that Bala had an avid view on the same actor again. Sources also said that Bala had a script...
  • 'Thaandavam' gets U-certificate from Censor Board September 21, 2012

    Vikram's next 'Thaandavam', which is slated to hit the screens on September 28, has been cleared by the Censor Board with a clean U certificate. This means there will be no age restrictions to watch the film. Meanwhile, producers' UTV Motion Pictures are making elaborate arrangements to ensure that the movie...
  • I rewrote my portion in 'Thaandavam': Daniel Kish September 19, 2012

    The crew of 'Thaandavam' had earlier promised that they would bring Daniel Kish, believed to be the inspiration for the lead character played by Vikram in the film. As promised, Daniel Kish is now in Chennai. Having lost his eyesight completely 13 months after he was born, he hardly had any...
  • 'Thaandavam' to be released in USA on Sept 28 September 18, 2012

    The most awaited 'Thaandavam' directed by Vijay is to be released in USA by Prime media. This is going to be on 28th September 2012. 'Thaandavam' is an action thriller with a main touch of revenge in the story. Vikram is visually challenged in the movie and he navigates with the...
  • 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...
  • Tamil star Vikram's 'Thandavam' is a revenge story September 14, 2012

    After 2001's 'Kasi', Tamil star Vikram once again plays the role of a visually impaired man in his forthcoming 'Thaandavam.' But what makes it special is the use of echo location - a technique that helps his character detect objects around him, using the echoes of his tongue-clicks. ...
  • Director AL Vijay and Vijay teams up for a film September 9, 2012

    Director AL Vijay has completed 'Thaandavam' and is eagerly waiting for the film's release, on September 28. While actor Vijay is on the verge of finishing off 'Thuppakki' with A R Murugadoss. Starting second week of October, the two are expected to kickstart their already announced project, which is touted as...
  • Thaandavam: Vikram's role inspired by Daniel Kish September 6, 2012

    Actor Vikram's role in upcoming Tamil action film 'Thaandavam' is inspired from Daniel Kish, a blind American expert in human echolocation. Directed by A L Vijay, the film is going to be released in about 900 screens on September 28 worldwide. "One part of the character played by Vikram is inspired from...
  • 'Thaandavam' to be released on September 28 September 5, 2012

    A press note confirms the release of UTV Motion Pictures 'Thaandavam' on September 28 as earlier announced by the makers. Vikram plays a blind man, inspired by Daniel Kish from the United States who is coming down to Chennai on September 12 to share his experience with the press. Its one...
  • Vikram's 'Thaandavam' gets a grand music launch August 16, 2012

    The music release of Vikram starrer 'Thaandavam', the 25th venture of G V Prakash Kumar, was a grand affair in Chennai on 15th August evening. Since it was Independence Day, the event started with AR Rahman's Vandemataram. The audio was released by filmmakers Bala and Lingusamy amid huge applause from the...
  • Thaandavam: Vikram plays a RAW official August 6, 2012

    Post the stupendous success of 'Deiva Thirumagal', UTV Motion Pictures, AL Vijay, Vikram, Anushka Shetty and GV Prakash are coming together with yet another promising film, 'Thaandavam'. However, this is visibly different in every way from their earlier offering. The film also stars Jagapathi Babu (a top Telugu hero) with negative...