THAMBI RAMAIAH

  • Working with AR Rahman for 'Kaaviya Thalaivan' is a rare privilege, says actress Vedhika Kumar September 23, 2014

    Chennai: Southern actress Vedhika Kumar considers working with Oscarwinning composer A.R. Rahman for the second time in upcoming Tamil drama "Kaaviya Thalaivan" a "rare privilege" as everybody longs for one opportunity to work with the maestro. "I have worked with Rahman sir previously in "Sakkarakatti". I have grown up listening to...
  • 'Thalaivaa' song leaked, director files police complaint June 4, 2013

    Chennai: After one of the songs from the soundtrack of upcoming Vijaystarrer Tamil thriller 'Thalaivaa' was uploaded illegally on the Internet, its director A.L. Vijay filed a police complaint here Tuesday. Director Vijay filed the complaint at the office of the Chennai police commissioner. In his complaint, he has asked the police...
  • Alphonse Putharen to make 'Neram' in Hindi? May 29, 2013

    Chennai: Debutant director Alphonse Putharen impressed the adudience with his simple yet quirky narration in TamilMalayalam bilingual 'Neram', will soon remake the film in Hindi. "I plan to direct the Hindi version as well, but at the moment we are in talks with few producers who have expressed interest in the...
  • 'Neram' review: It reminds the viewers of karma May 18, 2013

    Cast: Nivin Pauly, Nazriya Nizam, Simhaa, Thambi Ramaiah, Nasser Director: Alphonse Putharen Rating: 4 out of 5 'Neram' tops a list of films that come once in a while to make us believe that Tamil cinema is not dead. Surprisingly, it's the firsttime filmmakers, not the veterans any longer, who are keeping this...
  • Trisha Krishnan signs Tamil films after two years April 22, 2013

    Trisha Krishnan is all set to feature in Tamil films after a gap of two long years. The actress has signed 'Boologam' and 'Endrendrum Punnagai', which are gearing up for release. Meanwhile, the actress will also feature in director Paandian's upcoming film. Trisha will be seen in the title role of...
  • Actor Sarath Kumar takes special interest in production March 23, 2013

    Chennai: Buoyed by the news that Malayalam comedy 'Ustad Hotel' pocketed three National awards this year, Tamil actor R Sarath Kumar has expressed interest to coproduce more films with the film's producer Listin Stephen. Listin and Sarath are awaiting the release of Tamil drama 'Chennaiyil Oru Naal', Tamil remake of Malayalam...
  • Mohanlal to play a Godfather in Tamil film 'Jilla' March 15, 2013

    In Ilayathalapathy's upcoming flick 'Jilla', news is that Malayalam superstar Mohanlal plays a crucial role in the film. The latest on this is that he portrays the role of a Godfather. In 'Jilla', the actor is said to play a respectable head in Madurai, while Vijay is his successor in...
  • 'Lokpal' Review: The Malayalam film is a one time watch February 9, 2013

    'Lokpal' has actor Mohanlal palying the character of Nandagopal, with a tainted past , who runs a cafe, a small hangout for families. But he is also potrayed as a committed fighter of human rights aka 'Kayamkulam Kochunni'. The film also does a flashback to Nandagopal's life which...
  • 'Kadal': Christian fishermen offended wants a ban February 5, 2013

    Viewers have become very sensitive to offense after the issue with Kamal Hassan's 'Vishwaroopam'. The week long row over the film was followed by Surya's 'Singam 2' and Jayam Ravi's 'Aadhi Bhagavan'. The latest addition to this list of offenders is Maniratnam's film 'Kadal'. Seems like this movie offended the...
  • Video: Teaser of Mohanlal's 'Lokpal' January 25, 2013

    An upcoming Malayalam thriller, the movie is written by S. N. Swamy. Direction is by filmmaker Joshiy and 'Lokpal' stars actors like Mohanlal and Kavya Madhavan in the lead roles while Meera Nandan, Manoj K. Jayan, Vijayaraghavan and Saikumar features in supporting roles. The film however is scheduled to release on 31...
  • Kadal: Thulasi Nair wasn't nervous on the 1st day January 18, 2013

    Chennai: Thulasi Nair faced the camera for the first time for forthcoming Tamil romanticdrama 'Kadal' and didn't experience any butterflies in her stomach. "This may be my first appearance in front of the camera but I had no problem facing it because it was just an object for me", Thulasi told...
  • 'Kumki' earns Rs 8.51 crore in three days December 18, 2012

    Chennai: Debutant Vikram Prabhu's Tamil romanticdrama 'Kumki' has raked in Rs 8.51 crore at the boxoffice in the first three days in Tamil Nadu. "The film (Kumki) collected Rs 8.51 crore at the boxoffice in Tamil Nadu in the first three days, making it a dream start for debutant Vikram Prabhu,"...
  • 'Kumki' Review: This film is visually evocative December 15, 2012

    Cast: Vikram Prabhu, Lakshmi Menon, Thambi Ramaiah, Asvin Raja Director: Prabhu Solomon Rating: 3.5 out of 5 After the critically acclaimed 'Mynaa', filmmaker Prabhu Solomon returns with an equally uplifting film, in which an elephant plays the eponymous character. 'Kumki' is the kind of film that reminds us yet again that we don't...
  • Lakshmi Menon plays tribal girl in 'Kumki' September 21, 2012

    16 year old actress, Lakshmi Menon who played college student in 'Sundara Pandian' is waiting for her next release to hit the screens. Daughter of an artist, Lakshmi is passionate about dancing and acting. She is a trained dancer in many forms Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi and Kathakali. In 'Sundara Pandian', Lakshmi played a...
  • Tamil Review: 'Saattai' is an interesting watch September 21, 2012

    2012 seems to be a year of movies that speak about the need to reform the education system. First came 'Nanban' and then followed 'Dhoni'. Now it is the turn of 'Saattai'. 'Saattai', directed by debutant M Anbhazhagan, speaks about the pitiable condition of primary education, especially in government schools. The need...
  • 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,...
  • Thambi as a 85yearold in his new 'Neer Paravai' August 1, 2012

    Actor turns director Thambi Ramaiah, who won a National Award for his beautiful performance in 'Mynaa', is playing a 85yearold retired Tamil teacher in 'Neer Paravai', a film directed by Seenu Ramasamy. The movie produced by Udhayanidhi Stalin's Red Giant Movies has Vishnu and Sunaina as the lead actors. Nandita Das...
  • Prakash Raj to play hero in Thambi's next May 30, 2012

    Thambi Ramaiah, before making his mark as an actor and winning a National Award (for 'Mynaa'), was known in the industry as a director. The filmmaker in him is still active and is set to start his fresh directorial venture soon. According to sources, the film titled 'Irandu Paayum Puliyum Oru...
  • Four national award winners in Tamil film 'MPMK' May 16, 2012

    Director Vasanths upcoming flick, Moondru Per Moondru Kaadhal (MPMK), is nearing the finishing line, with almost 75 per cent of the shoot complete. Actors Cheran, Arjun and Vimal play the three leads in the film. Thamirabarani fame Muktha Banu and two new actors Shruti and Surveen Chawla play the female...