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  • Open Mike: Does any party care for the rights of the disabled? April 30, 2014

    In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, CNNIBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Centre for 'Action for Ability Development and Inclusion' (AADI) in New Delhi as a part of special series 'Open Mike' and asks the people with disability whether any party really do care for their...
  • Rajnikanth launches much anticipated animated film 'Kochadaiiyaan' March 31, 2014

    Four years after the release of his last film 'Robot' in 2010, superstar Rajinikanth is back with the animation film 'Kochadaiiyaan'. On Sunday evening, the actor was spotted the legend promoting his film in Mumbai. ...
  • Rajinikanth-starrer 'Kochadaiiyaan' cleared with U-certificate March 20, 2014

    Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil period-drama 'Kochadaiiyaan' has been passed with a U-certificate by the Central Board of Film Certification. Directed by the southern matinee idol's daughter Soundarya Ashwin, the film, touted to be India's first motion capture photo-realistic 3D animated movie, is slated to release April 11 worldwide. "'Kochadaiiyaan' has been censored...
  • Tamil Review: 'Vallinam' attempts to blur the line that divides one sport from another in our country March 2, 2014

    Movie: 'Vallinam'; Cast: Nakul, Mrudhula Basker, Atul Kulkarni, Anupama Kumar, Aadi Pinisetty, Jayaprakash, Y.G Mahendran and Krishna Kulasekaran; Director: Arivazhagan; Rating: *** In India, the fate of a sport lies in the hands of those with power and political influence. Only those who are privileged get to represent the country in a...
  • Cong moves EC against Kejriwal, demands action for waving tricolour at dharna January 23, 2014

    Taking exception to waving of the tricolour by AAP supporters during the sitin protest of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, a Congress leader on Wednesday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission alleging the act amounted to insulting the national flag. Kishore Varshney, a member of Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee, threatened...
  • 'Kochadaiiyaan' audio to be released on February 15 January 5, 2014

    Chennai: The much awaited soundtrack of superstar Rajinikanthstarrer Tamil perioddrama 'Kochadaiiyaan', which has music by double Oscar winning composer AR Rahman, will be released on February 15. "The production house has just informed us that the audio of 'Kochadaiiyaan' in A.R. Rahman's music will release on the 15th of February 2014,"...
  • Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' to be released on January 10, 2014 November 15, 2013

    Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanthstarrer 'Kochadaiiyaan' is readying for theatrical release Jan 10, 2014, while its music is likely to be unveiled in December, based on the availability of its composer AR Rahman. "Our coproducer Murali Manohar has zeroed in on Jan 10 as the release date of 'Kochadaiiyaan', which is inching closer...
  • Why 'Kochadaiyaan' trailer didn't make it to Cannes May 19, 2013

    Chennai: The trailer of Superstar Rajinikanthstarrer Tamil perioddrama 'Kochadaiyaan', which was supposed to be unveiled at the ongoing Cannes film festival, was called off at the last minute because the team is still working on the final output of the trailer. "(The) trailer (is) shaping out well. (I'm) working on more...
  • Will sept 27 prove lucky for Junior NTR again? May 16, 2013

    Chennai: On Sep 27, 2001, Junior NTR's earliest blockbuster Telugu film 'Student No 1' released and catapulted him to stardom. Now, on the same date this year, he plans to release his upcoming Telugu actiondrama 'Ramayya Vasthavayya' hoping for the same result. "The unit is currently shooting in Ramoji Film City...
  • AR Rahman in awe of 'Kochadaiyaan' May 15, 2013

    Chennai: Oscarwinning composer A R Rahman, who managed to have a glimpse of one of the songs from superstar Rajinikanthstarrer Tamil perioddrama 'Kochadaiyaan', describes it as "epic". "(I) had a sneak preview of Rajini sir's motion capture results for one of the songs from 'Kochadaiyaan'. (It) looks like animation on...
  • 'Soodhu Kavvum' , 'Sukumarudu' disappoint overseas May 15, 2013

    Chennai: Despite good opening in the domestic market, Tamil crimecomedy 'Soodhu Kavvum' and Telugu romanticdrama 'Sukumarudu' have failed to keep the cash registers ringing in the overseas market. 'Soodhu Kavvum' collected Rs 15.68 lakh in US, while Aadi Pudipeddistarrer 'Sukumarudu' raked in merely Rs 89,735," according to a tweet posted by...
  • Working in multiple languages increases fans: Tamil actor May 13, 2013

    Chennai: If you want to have a large fan base then it's very important to diversify to other languages, feels Telugu actor Aadi Pudipeddi, who wants to make his presence felt in other languages soon. "Doing films in multiple languages certainly helps you increase fan base. But what is most important...
  • 'Kochadiyaan' teaser not coming out on Tamil New Year April 12, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil director Soundarya R Ashwin has rubbished rumours that the teaser of her father Rajinikanth starrer upcoming Tamil period drama 'Kochadiyaan' will be released on the occasion of Tamil New Year. "Hey guys teaser release on April 14 (Tamil New Year) is a rumour. We are all working hard...
  • Kochadaiyaan: Rajinikanth begins dubbing, finishes first half March 28, 2013

    Chennai: Rajinikanth has started dubbing for his upcoming Tamil perioddrama 'Kochadaiyaan' and the work pace of the southern superstar has amazed Oscarwinning sound engineer Resul Pookutty. Directed by Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya, 'Kochadaiyaan' is India's first motioncapture film, made along the lines of 'Tin Tin' and 'Avatar'. The film also features R...
  • Telugu film 'Gundelo Godari' to be released overseas March 5, 2013

    BlueSky Cinemas, one of the leading players in overseas market for South Indian movies is bringing another real incidents based Gundello Godari to the overseas market which is to be released on March 8th. Aadi Pinisetty and Tapasee Pannu starrer Gundello Godari is Manchu Lakshmi's dream project which she also acted...
  • 'Sukumarudu': Audio to be released in March January 30, 2013

    Plans are on to release Aadi's Sukumarudu's audio in March. The producer was heard saying saying that the film features upto 60 per cent of all the popular Telugu cinema artists in it. "Scenes involving Superstar Krishna and Sharada will be another highlight. riram's cinematography is great. Nisha Agarwal and Nisha...
  • 'Sukumarudu' First Look: It's a family entertainer January 29, 2013

    New Delhi: An upcoming Telugu film starring actors Aadi and Nisha Aggarwal in the lead roles,'Sukumarudu' is a family entertainer. The movie will also have, veteran actors Ghattamaneni Krishna, Chandra Mohan and Sharada playing key roles in it. Directed by filmmaker G. Ashok the movie is produced by K Venugopal...
  • Saikumar's son to star in director Ashok's next December 23, 2012

    Ace actor Saikumar's son, Aadi, made his debut as hero with 'Prena Kavali' and the film was a big hit and he to proved as a good actor in all aspects. His second film 'Lovely' too proved a hit. Now he is looking for a hattrick with 'Sukumuradu', directed by Ashok...
  • I am getting offers from Bollywood: Aadi Pinisetty September 14, 2012

    He's primarily spotted in Tamil films. However, after debuting in Tollywood through his film 'Oka Vichitram', actor Aadi Pinisetty will be seen again by the Telugu audience in his upcoming bilingual 'Gundello Godari'. A film shot around the banks of the river Godavari, the TeluguTamil bilingual falls under the genre of...
  • TN: Allow us to pull temple car, demand Dalits August 7, 2012

    Villupuram: Members of the Dalit community took to the streets here on Monday, demanding that they be allowed to proceed with the ritual of pulling a temple car along a particular stretch, in view of the Aadi festivities at Sesasamudhram village. Their threehour road blockade brought traffic to a grinding...
  • 'Sukumarudu' shows hidden sentiments, says director August 5, 2012

    Aadistarrer 'Sukumarudu', directed by Ashok G of 'Pilla Jamindaru' fame, is 60% done. Producer KVV Sathyanarayana is presenting the film, while K Venu Gopal is producing it under the banner, Sri Soudamini Creations. "The film is a family entertainer. A new schedule will be commenced from August 15. We are sure...
  • Actor Aadi all set to relive the previous success July 25, 2012

    He is known as actor Sai Kumars son. However, lately actor Aadi's name has become synonymous with the film 'Lovely', which recently completed 100 days of successful running in theatres. My first film 'Prema Kavali' ran for 100 days and 'Lovely' also scored a ton. This feels great, says an allsmiling...
  • Clean story key to success of 'Lovely': B Jaya July 19, 2012

    Starring actors Aadi and debutant Shanvi, film Lovely recently completed 100 days of its successful running. And director B Jaya believes that credit to the films success goes to its clean story. Nowadays people in the industry think that the formula behind a successful film is double meaning dialogues and...
  • 'Lovely' team celebrates 100day run in 12 centres July 18, 2012

    'Lovely' is one of the few hits of the year. It has completed its 100day run in 12 centres, a record for a small film. This Aadistarrer has been in for praise from many Tolly celebrities in the recent past. A neat film, its success has come...
  • Life is good with Sneha: Tamil actor Prasanna July 13, 2012

    Ever since a teaser was published in the media that Prasanna and Sneha had parted ways, the mobile phones of the actor couple were ringing nonstop, as many took it in literal sense. In fact, that was part of an advertisement series planned for a mobile showroom chain, to promote its...
  • I feel confident after 'Lovely Rock Star': Aadi May 31, 2012

    After his latest hit, Aadi has come to be referred to as 'Lovely Rock Star.' He is thoroughly enjoying this new image, and says that he has become confident about himself. "I never thought I could dance so well. Thanks to Jaya Garu, I pulled off good steps in the...
  • 'Lovely' completes 50 days in 34 centres May 18, 2012

    B Jaya's Lovely has scored a hit at the Box Office by completing its 50days run in 34 centres. Hero Aadi is quite happy on having achieved his second hit, the first one being Prema Kavali. The director has said that a wellmade film would be accepted by the audience...