Vedhika

  • Tamil actor Vikram moved after watching 'Paradesi' March 29, 2013

    Director Bala's 'Paradesi' has moved almost everyone and actor Vikram is no exception to the news. After having watched the film in the big screen, Vikram immediately headed to Bala's office to congratulate him. The two discussed in detail, over each scene nuance in the film. It is believed that...
  • 'Paradesi' gathers Rs 4.86 cr in its opening weekend March 20, 2013

    Chennai: Critically acclaimed Tamil period-drama 'Paradesi' raked in Rs 4.86 crore in its opening weekend in Tamil Nadu. "The Rs 40 crore budget film collected approximately Rs 4.86 crore in its opening weekend in Tamil Nadu," trade analyst Trinath told IANS. Directed by Bala Pazhanisaamy, 'Paradesi' is based on the novel 'Red...
  • I'm honoured to recieve National Award: Poornima March 19, 2013

    Chennai: Poornima Ramaswamy headed straight to director Bala Pazhanisaamy's residence after hearing that she had won the National Award for best costume designer for Tamil period-drama 'Paradesi'. "I'm honoured to receive a National Award for my debut film. How many would be blessed with such an honour for their first film?...
  • Poorna Ramaswamy wins Best costume for 'Paradesi' March 18, 2013

    Chennai: Poornima Ramaswamy headed straight to director Bala Pazhanisaamy's residence after hearing that she had won the National Award for best costume designer for Tamil period-drama 'Paradesi'. "I'm honoured to receive a National Award for my debut film. How many would be blessed with such an honour for their first film?...
  • Tamil film 'Paradesi' to be released on March 15 February 26, 2013

    After receiving global acclaim Tamil movie 'Paradesi' directed by Bala is all set to be released in India after being screened at the Festival De Cannes. "The film 'Paradesi' will release on March 15th" tweeted GV Prakash, the music director. The storyline revolves around tea plantation workers of the pre-independence era....
  • Anurag Kashyap to release 'Paradesi' in north India February 10, 2013

    Chennai: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who recently lauded Tamil period drama 'Paradesi', about affliction of tea plantation workers in southern India, after watching it at a private screening, now wants to promote the film in the northern region of the country. Set in pre independent India, 'Paradesi', based on Paul Harris Daniel's...
  • Anurag Kashyap lauds Tamil film 'Paradesi' February 8, 2013

    Chennai: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap said he was "absolutely blown" by Tamil period drama 'Paradesi', which he watched at a private screening. "Just saw Bala's 'Paradesi'. Absolutely blown by it. His best yet," tweeted Kashyap, known for his offbeat Hindi films. 'Paradesi', based on English novel 'Red Tea' by Paul Harris Daniel, is...
  • Tamil actress Vedhika bags Kannada remake of 'Brindavanam' January 25, 2013

    Chennai: Southern actress Vedhika Kumar has been roped in to play the female lead in the upcoming Kannada family drama by K. Madesh. Named 'Brindavanam' this Kannada movie is a remake of Telugu film 'Brindavanam'. "Nowadays family films have become a rarity in our film industry, and therefore I'm excited to...
  • Tamil director Bala's 'Paradesi to hit screens soon December 31, 2012

    First it was expected that Bala's 'Paradesi' would hit the screens by the third week of December. Now it is said the film will see the light of the day by January. Meanwhile, the latest buzz is that a leading production house has evinced interest to acquire the distribution rights of...
  • Raghava Lawrence launches 'Muni' part two December 21, 2012

    Owing to the success of his 'Muni' which was his first venture into making a horror film, Raghava Lawrence gained confidence and went to try his hands on the second version of his 'Muni' as the title 'Kanchana'. The first part of it had Rajkiran and Larencce in the lead...
  • 'Paradesi' gets U certificate from Censor Board December 12, 2012

    Director Bala's next film, 'Paradesi', which is set to release next week on December 21, has been approved by the Censor Board. The panelists, after thoroughly going through the movie, has given it a 'U' certificate. The distributors can now be sure of the film's release and push out more...
  • Bala wants to assist Mani Ratnam in a film December 10, 2012

    Mani Ratnam and Bala are mutual admirers. While the former says he liked very much the latter's films, the 'Pithamagan' maker always maintains that he was inspired by the 'Alaipayuthey' director's movies. And now, Bala has expressed wish to assist Mani Ratnam. "I would like to work as Mani Ratnam's assistant...
  • Bala carries a hypnotising aura: Vedhika C Kumar December 6, 2012

    Chennai: Southern actress Vedhika C Kumar will soon be seen in Tamil perioddrama 'Paradesi', directed by Bala Pazhanisaamy, and she feels that the hypnotizing aura of the filmmaker brings out exactly what he wants from his actors. "Bala sir is very passionate in his work and working with him is...
  • Atharva explains why is he indebted to director Bala December 6, 2012

    During the audio launch of upcoming Tamil movie 'Paradesi' recently, director Bala said he has fulfilled one of his foremore duties by casting Tamil actor and Atharva Murali in his movie. These remarks by Bala paved way for a guessing game in the industry, even as there is no further explanation...
  • Paradesi: Watch the trailer of Bala's Tamil film November 28, 2012

    Directed by Bala, the film stars Adharvaa, Dhansika and Vedhika in the lead roles. The film is based on real life incidents that took place before independence in the 1930s. It is based on the novel 'Red Tea'. ...
  • Don't judge films by boxoffice success: Balu Mahendra November 25, 2012

    Chennai: Veteran Tamil cinematographerturneddirector Balu Mahendra feels that a film's success should be measured by the impact it has on the audience and not by its boxoffice collections. A film can truly be called successful if it becomes a memorable experience for the audiences, said Balu and added that "films made...
  • Bala's 'Paradesi' audio release on November 25 November 24, 2012

    In less than 24 hours from now, the music of National Award wining director Bala's 'Paradesi', composed by GV Prakash Kumar, will be out. A function is scheduled in Chennai on Sunday (November 25), during which the music will be released. It is said the making of the movie will be...
  • Tamil Film 'Paradesi' audio to be out on November 25 November 10, 2012

    It was a dream come true for GV Prakash Kumar when director Bala roped in him for 'Paradesi'. Now that the shoot is over and the stage is set for audio release, the music composer is all thrilled. The audio launch function was initially scheduled in London. However, the latest update...
  • 'Kammath and Kammath' to hit the floors next week October 17, 2012

    The shoot for 'Kammath and Kammath', the new movie from Thomson will start this week at Ernakulam. Featuring Mammootty and Jayaram together as brothers after a gap of almost 20 years, this humorous entertainer will have them as brothers who run a chain of hotels. The movie will also feature Dileep as...
  • Bala has an amicable approach: Vedhika September 27, 2012

    'Paradesi' heroine Vedhika has experienced Bala's nature and has a very unique view about the director. He was initially told to be very forbidding if the actors do not perform well. There were other scary comments too! Vedhika didn't want to step backward because of all these and got committed to...
  • Cinema is going beyond borders: Vedhika Kumar September 26, 2012

    Vedhika Kumar has worked in Kannada, Telugu and Tamil films and says she would love to explore opportunities in other industries as well because language is not a hurdle for her. "I have been lucky to have worked in Tamil, Telugu as well as Kannada films. Kannada is my mother tongue...
  • Paradesi: GV Prakash tries something unique August 13, 2012

    G V Prakash Kumar is all thrilled, since he has completed composing music for 'Paradesi'. Since this is the first time for him to work with director Bala, the young composer is eagerly waiting for the reaction from the audience. ",'Paradesi' music is totally different from what I have done so...
  • 'Paradesi' is raw and rustic, says Vedhika August 11, 2012

    Bala's every film varies entirely from the other, however, his signature will be stamped all over the style of his screenplays. His next, 'Paradesi' starring Atharva, Vedhika and Dhansika is said to throw light on the lives of tea leaf pickers and those who involve in tea plantation and the...
  • First Look: Atharvaa starrer 'Paradesi' August 8, 2012

    The first look poster of Bala's film 'Paradesi' has been unveiled. The posters have been revealed in English, Tamil and Telugu and has 'Paradesi' written in a parched paper, the film is based on real life incidents that took place before independence in the 1930s. The film that was wrapped in...
  • Bala seems to be busy on his birthday July 12, 2012

    Tamil: National Award winning director Bala celebrates his birthday yesterday (July 11). The ace talent who has contributed quality films in Tamil cinema is known to be a tough taskmaster and for being a path-changer in his leads' careers, for they rise to the next level post his films, and the...
  • Vedhika: I am a friendly person May 25, 2012

    Vedhika, who completed her education in London, had a penchant for dance and acting right from childhood. She entered into the tinsel town to satiate her thirst towards the arts. She made her debut as heroine through Sivakasi. She then paired up with popular choreographer-turned-director and artiste Raghava Lawrence in...
  • Dhansika replaces Pooja in Bala's next May 5, 2012

    Pooja was recently in the news after she was roped in by Bala for his forthcoming film, tentatively titled 'Paradesi'. But the 'Attagasam' and 'Jay Jay' actress is no more part of the project, and she has been replaced by Dhansika. With Atharva and Vedhika playing the lead pair, the film...