Vettai

  • R Madhavan sheds 15 kg for boxer's role in 'Laal' June 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor R. Madhavan, who turned 44 recently, is stationed in Los Angeles for the last six months preparing for a new film "Laal" in which he'll be seen as a boxer. He has lost 15 kg to look like a boxer. "It's been a time of a complete physical revamp...
  • Abbas Mustan not directing 'Veetai' remake? March 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Director duo Abbas-Mustan, who was all set to direct the Hindi remake of Tamil movie 'Vettai', reportedly may not helm the project. A source close to the directors said: "The film was getting delayed and Abbas and Mustan wanted to go ahead with their other projects, which were in the...
  • Hindi remake of 'Vettai' to be a commercial potboiler: Karan Johar July 30, 2013

    Mumbai: In a first for filmmaker Karan Johar, he will be co-producing a remake of a south Indian masala film 'Vettai'. 'Vettai' is a 2012 Tamil action film directed by N Linguswamy. The original film starring Arya, R Madhavan, Sameera Reddy and Amala Paul was a huge hit. "I was very...
  • Simbu finds solace in pilgrimage May 29, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil actor Simbu, who recently returned from a pilgrimage to Haridwar, says such trips are not undertaken in search of god but to help him find solace away from his busy work schedule. While shooting for upcoming Tamil comedy 'Inga Enna Solludhu' recently, Simbu took few days off to pay...
  • Snapshot: Akon in Chennai to record Simbu's new love anthem May 5, 2013

    Chennai: International R&B singer Akon has flown here to record global version of Tamil actor Silambarasan aka Simbu's hit love single 'Love Anthem', which was originally released in 2011 for world peace. ...
  • 'Thadhaka' trailer: Watch Naga Chaitanya and Sunil in action April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Telugu film 'Thadhaka' is directed by Kishore Kumar Pardasani. The film will feature Naga Chaitanya, Sunil, Andrea Jeremiah, Tamannaah in leading roles. Actors like Nagendra Babu, Brahmanandam, Ashutosh Rana will be seen in pivotal roles. The film is a remake of Tamil film 'Vettai'. ...
  • Hansika Motwani laughs off link up rumours with Simbu April 22, 2013

    Chennai: Southern actress Hansika Motwani says she is not dating Tamil actor Silambarasan aka Simbu and adds "when I'm in love, I will inform". Hansika and Simbu are currently working on two Tamil films 'Vaalu' and 'Vettai Mannan'. "(I have) been hearing a lot of news about my link up. All...
  • Hansika to act in six big Kollywood films February 7, 2013

    Hansika Motwani has a very busy year ahead of her with 6 movies in Tamil. 'Settai', 'Vaalu', 'Vettai Mannan', 'Singam 2', 'Biriyani' and 'Theeya Velai Seyyum Kumaru' are the films this young actress has in her bag for now. In a recent interview, she spoke about her personal interests. "I love...
  • Hansika Motwani to start a production house October 6, 2012

    Hansika Motwani is set to take a new avatar- that of a producer. The actress will soon start her own production house and will churn out films in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. "It's my long-time dream to begin a production house. And I am happy that it is coming true now....
  • 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....
  • Simbu asks media to stop writing on 'Manmadhan 2' September 12, 2012

    Simbu is already juggling between a number of projects. Meanwhile last week it was buzzed that Kolaveri music composer Anirudh is composing the tunes for his 'Manmadhan 2'! The star is trying to put an end to all the speculations now. "I request media to stop writing about 'Manmadhan 2' as...
  • Simbu and Hansika working together generated rumours September 11, 2012

    With back-to-back projects with STR aka Simbu and with both of them being 'single', rumors seem to have cropped up about STR and Hansika dating each other and the actor reportedly being head over heels for her. It was said that he threw a birthday party for her spending Rs 5...
  • Tamanna replaces Hansika in 'Vettai' Telugu remake August 27, 2012

    On Friday, there were reports of how Tamanna piped Hansika out of the Telugu remake of 'Vettai'. The actress has now come forward to explain on what went wrong and why she had to opt out of it. "Unfortunately I had to back out of the Telugu remake of 'Vettai' due...
  • Remake of 'Vettai' in Telugu on floors from Aug 10 July 18, 2012

    It is known that Bellamkonda Suresh is producing a movie in which Sunil and Naga Chaitanya are playing the main leads. The film is the remake of Tamil hit Vettai, which was earlier planned to be released in Telugu as Bhale Tammudu. However, Suresh felt that it would...
  • Lingusamy to team up with Suriya for his next July 11, 2012

    The director in Lingusamy is getting ready to entertain the audience. The filmmaker, whose last venture was 'Vettai', is planning to team up with Suriya for his next project, it is learnt. "The yet to be titled flick will be produced by Lingusamy's own banner Tirupathi Brothers. It will have...
  • 'Vettai' to roll in Telugu with Hansika May 24, 2012

    Hansika is on a high, what with the promising projects she's bagging in Tamil - Telugu cinema! The latest buzz is that 'Vettai' will be remade in Telugu and Hansika Motwani is one of the two female leads in this action packed entertainer. It was earlier widely reported that the...
  • Hansika and Santhanam to team up for next few film May 24, 2012

    Hansika might soon have to find a way to hold back her laughter for the rest of the year. The bubbly lass who is now part of 'Settai', 'Singam 2', 'Vaalu' and 'Vettai Manan', will share screen space with comedian Santhanam in all of them. “Santhanam and I have become a...
  • Naga Chaitanya and Sunil to act in 'Vettai' remake May 17, 2012

    ‘Bhale Tammudu’ is not to be released in Telugu. The dubbed version of ‘Vettai’, the Tamil hit starring Arya and Madhavan, would have to remain a lie. It is because Bellamkonda Suresh has sensed an opportunity to make a film with an ensemble cast and dish out something novel as...
  • Ali Zafar replaces Shahid in 'Vettai' remake May 7, 2012

    Mumbai: Ali Zafar who has been till date cast in mushy, romantic roles is all set to break the mould. The actor-singer-composer-lyricist is said to be pumping iron for his first all-out action role. While there has been speculation that he's playing Shahid Kapoor's brother in the Hindi remake of the...
  • Why Vidya Balan said no to 'Vettai' remake April 30, 2012

    Mumbai: A source from Juhu says that Vidya Balan's producer beau, Siddharth Roy Kapoor is a very possessive kinda guy. He doesn’t want her to work with the actors she has been linked with. Apparently, when Tamil director Linguswamy suggested casting Balan for the Hindi remake of his film 'Vettai',...
  • Vettai: Shahid plays the lead in Hindi remake April 26, 2012

    Mumbai: "Get a good Hindi dialogue writer" is what Shahid Kapoor advised director Linguswamy when the Tamil-to-Hindi remake of his Tamil hit 'Vettai' was not working out. Now everything is sorted out and the movie is set to go on floors in June. Shahid joined the project on condition that a...
  • 'Kadhalil...' will be a trend setter: Amla Paul February 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The popularity graph of actress Amala Paul, who first shot to fame after her commendable performance in Mynaa, has consistently been on the rise, thanks to her back-to-back hits in Deivathirumagal and Vettai. Now, it seems that the lady's career graph is set to soar even...
  • SRK replaces Madhavan in 'Vettai' remake February 15, 2012

    Chennai: Even as the industry waits with bated breath for Vettai to get remade in Hindi, director Lingusamy is all set to fly to Mumbai in three days to finalise the cast of the film. While Lingusamy had already announced that actor Madhavan would reprise his role in the Hindi...
  • Madhavan reunites with Lingusamy for 'Vettai' December 19, 2011

    New Delhi: The movie 'Vettai' marks the coming together of actor Madhavan and director Lingusamy after 'Run' (2002), which was a turning point in both their careers. Talking to reporters, Madhavan commented,"Lingusamy and I have come together after a period of 10 years through this film. He has grown 10...
  • Hansika turns gangster for 'Vettai Mannan' December 14, 2011

    Chennai: After playing a village belle in Tamil movie 'Velayudham', Hansika Motwani has turned gangster for her next movie 'Vettai Mannan'. "I am playing a character not done by me before. I have a different look. I play a gangster girl," said the actress, who is currently shooting the Tamil...
  • Tamil director, Linguswamy signs three film deal July 11, 2011

    New Delhi: UTV Motion Pictures has inked a three-film deal with renowed Tamil producer-director N. Linguswamy to co-produce, market and distribute his movies. The studio will produce and distribute N. Linguswamy's three porjects - Vettai, Vazhakku Enn 18/9 and Kumki. Vazhukku Enn 18/9 will be written and directed by Balaji Sakthivel, who...