Ajith Kumar

  • Tamil films 'Veeram', 'Jilla' take foreign film markets by storm January 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Tamil films are doing exceedingly well in key foreign markets. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweets, "Tamil films #Veeram and #Jilla have taken Malaysia by storm. Mind-boggling collections!" Earlier there were reports that these films collected good money in advance booking in Britain and America. 'Veeram' starring Ajith Kumar in...
  • 'Veeram' review: Too much violence kills the idea January 12, 2014

    Cast: Ajith Kumar, Tamannah Bhatia, Vidharth, Suhail Chandhok, Nassar Director: Siva Rating: 2.5 out of 5 In a constant effort to churn out a commercially successful product, our filmmakers completely ignore the fact that entertainment is not about hero-worshiping. 'Veeram' is a classic example, which elevates Ajith and leaves the rest of the ensemble...
  • Stars and upcoming talent to rule southern cinema in 2014 December 31, 2013

    Chennai: Along with an interesting line up of films featuring superstars such as Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan', Kamal Haasan's 'Vishwaroopam 2' and Mahesh Babu's '1: Nenokkadine' for next year, works of a new breed of actors and filmmakers will also rule the roost in the New Year. In Tamil filmdom, 2013 was a...
  • Is K Manju remaking 'Veeram' in Kannada? December 26, 2013

    New Delhi: If reports are to be believed then Kannada producer K Manju is set to remake Tamil film 'Veeram' in Kannada. 'Veeram' is yet to be released in Tamil, and it features Southern superstar Ajith in the lead role. The Tamil version of the film has been directed by Siva and...
  • 'Arrambam' collects Rs 9.21 crore on release day in Tamil Nadu November 3, 2013

    Chennai: Ajith Kumar-starrer 'Arrambam', which released Thursday, has registered a blockbuster opening of Rs.9.21 crore in Tamil Nadu on the first day. The festival weekend will help it mint more during the weekend, feel trade experts. "This is the best opening for an Ajith film. The film has approximately collected Rs.9.21...
  • 'Arrambam' review: This Tamil film works solely on Ajith's charisma November 2, 2013

    Cast: Ajith Kumar, Nayanthara, Arya, Rana Daggubati, Tapsee Pannu, Mahesh Manjrekar, Atul Kulkarni, Suman Ranganathan Director: Vishnuvardhan Rating: 2 out of 5 Remember how the 'Die Hard' series in the fourth and fifth instalment was all about Bruce Willis performing age-defying stunts and entertaining fans of the franchise; likewise Tamil film 'Arrambam'...
  • Ajith to join hands with Gautham Menon for a mass entertainer October 26, 2013

    Chennai: Following the twin treats for his die-hard fans for the upcoming festival seasons, top Tamil star Ajith Kumar will join hands with filmmaker Gautham Menon to deliver a 'mass stylish entertainment fest.' Menon will wield the megaphone for the venture starring Ajith for Sri Satya Sai Movies, shooting for which...
  • Ajith Kumar's 'Arrambam' gets 'U' certificate October 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Tamil film actor Ajith Kumar's upcoming film 'Arrambam' has been given the 'U' certificate by the regional Censor Board. It has been declared a suitable for all film now. The news has paved the way for the film's hassle free release on October 31, 2013. Directed by Vishnuvardhan, the...
  • Newcomer Vidyullekha finds Junior NTR 'benevolent' April 4, 2013

    Chennai: He may be a superstar, grandson of legendary actor Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao (NTR) senior, but at heart he is very 'kind', feels southern actress Vidyullekha Raman, who recently worked him in an upcoming yet-to-be-titled Telugu project. "I was extremely nervous to act opposite him (junior NTR) since the...
  • We stand for Sri Lankan Tamils: Sarath Kumar April 2, 2013

    Chennai After the Tamil film industry observed a day long fast Tuesday to protest alleged "war crimes" against Tamils in Sri Lanka, actor R Sarath Kumar said the entire Tamil film industry stands united for Sri Lankan Tamils. "We as an industry will stand united for our brothers and sisters in...
  • Rajinikanth, Kamal join fast to support Sri Lankan Tamils April 2, 2013

    Chennai: Stalwarts like Rajinikanth, Ajith Kumar, Kamal Haasan and many more Tuesday joined the members of the South Indian Film Artistes Association (SIFAA) in a day-long fast here to protest alleged 'war crimes' against Tamils in Sri Lanka. Spearheaded by SIFAA, commonly known as 'Nadigar Sangam', the film fraternity is observing...
  • Suriya, Karthi fans to observe fast for Sri Lankan Tamils March 31, 2013

    Chennai: Members of the fans associations of Tamil actors Suriya and Karthi are observing a fast on Sunday across Tamil Nadu against the reported genocide of Tamils in Sri Lanka. "Fans' associations of actors Suriya and Karthi are going to observe one day fast for Tamil Eelam on March 31 (Sunday)...
  • Ajith postpones shoot to support Lankan Tamils March 28, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil actor Ajith Kumar Wednesday said he has postponed his untitled film's shooting in order to participate in the day-long fast April 2, to be observed by actors from the Tamil film industry against the reported genocide in Sri Lanka. "Ajith Kumar, with mutual consent of the producer, has decided...
  • Tamil actress Taapsee Pannu praises Ajith February 12, 2013

    Taapsee Pannu is playing the lead with Ajith in Vishnuvardhan's film 'Valai'. The young actress says, that she is very impressed with the Ajith. At a recent interview, when asked about her experience on working with Ajith, she praised the actor for his charismatic personality and acting skills. "I was initially...
  • Sridevi willing to turn item girl for Big B October 21, 2012

    Sridevi, who just made a come back to cinema with the 'English Vinglish' has stated that she would gladly do an item song for Amitabh Bachchan or Ajith Kumar if they were to ask it. Both Ajith and Amitabh played the same guest role in the Tamil and Hindi versions of...
  • Ajith Kumar's next is titled as 'Vetri Kondan' September 29, 2012

    The title of Ajith Kumar's next film has been revealed and it will be titled 'Vetri Kondan'. Director Siva, who worked on 'Siruthai' before, will handle the project and it might have Anushka playing the lead. The film will be Ajith's 53rd film. Asked why the film is titled so, Director...
  • English Vinglish: Special screening for Rajinikanth September 29, 2012

    Ahead of the release of Sridevi's return flick 'English Vinglish', the movie was showcased to Superstar Rajinikanth and his entire family in a special screening. 'English Vinglish' marks the return of Sridevi to cinema after a prolonged absence and has already got standing ovations at Cannes. The film is being dubbed...
  • Ajith's 'Billa 2' continues to rule the box office July 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Ajith Kumar's 'Billa 2' didn't get good reviews on its release but the film has done well at the box office. It has done well in the overseas markets also. As per trade analyst Taran Adarsh, "In its opening weekend, the film has collected £ 72,120 [Rs. 61.20...
  • Ajith Kumar is fantastic in 'Billa 2': Simbu July 16, 2012

    STR, a hardcore fan of Ajith that he is, watched the 'first day first show' of 'Billa 2' at a cinema hall in Chennai on Friday. "Had a blast!!! Each and every punch line was awesome :) thala was fantastic and marana mass ..." posted the actor on his microblogging...
  • Find out who's who of Tamil film 'Billa 2' July 15, 2012

    New Delhi: One of the popular stars of Tamil films, Ajith Kumar's new film 'Billa 2' has opened to mixed reviews. While his ardent fans are praising the film for its good production values, his critics are talking about the lack of interesting plots in the film. Here is a...
  • Friday Release: 'Billa 2', return of the don July 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian film audiences don’t have much experience of watching prequels, so Ajith Kumar’s ‘Billa 2’ can be an interesting watch for them. ‘Billa 2’ is the prequel of 2007 film ‘Billa’ which was directed by Vishnuvardhan. The new edition is directed by Chakri Toleti who has wielded the...
  • Why Bollywood fans should watch 'Billa 2' July 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Ajith Kumar may not have the same status as Rajinikanth but his film ‘Billa 2’ is all set to give Rajini’s ‘Endhiran’ a competition when it comes to grabbing the most number of screens in the foreign markets. So far the distributors of ‘Billa 2’ have ensured the...
  • Watch: The trailer of Ajith Kumar's 'Billa 2' July 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Directed by Chakri Toleti, 'Billa 2', a prequel to blockbuster 'Billa' is releasing simultaneously in Telugu on July 13 as 'David Billa'. The high voltage action thriller unravels the mysteries that led to David, an Eelam refugee becoming a dreaded don. The film stars Ajith Kumar, Parvathy Omanakuttan...
  • 'Billa 2' expected to hit theatres on July 13 June 25, 2012

    At last, the producers of Ajith's 51st film 'Billa 2' seem to have finalised the release date. If sources are to be believed, the much awaited movie will hit the screens on July 13. While some say that the film will be released with the A certificate given by the Chennai...
  • Watch out for Gabriela Bertante in Puri's next June 20, 2012

    Imagine a nameless and faceless girl, born to store-keeping parents in distant Brazil, trying to carve an image for herself in Andhra Pradesh. Trust Puri Jagannadh for this wonder to happen. Gabriela Bertante, the Brazillian model, will be seen in Puri's two forthcoming films. If she has an item song...
  • Ajith Kumar's 'Billa 2' release in trouble June 19, 2012

    It looks like there's some serious confusions with 'Billa 2's release date. Inside sources tell us that there was a meeting convened this evening (June 18) to inform distributors that the release date has been pushed but none of the dates were listed even as probabilities. This hasn't gone down too...
  • Actor Ajith reveals race secrets May 25, 2012

    Ajith Kumar was in Chennai for a short break in between his inaugural race at Silverstone, which took place on April 18 and the forthcoming races at Morocco on May 2. Ajith took time off to answer a few questions pertaining to his current year''s race season at FIA 2010 Formula...
  • Ajith have made his fans proud in 'Billa 2'. April 27, 2012

    Fondly referred to as the 'Thala' by fans, Ajith is known for his love for perfection in his films and performing risky stunts without a double. The actor has performed some near death defying stunts in 'Billa 2' surprising everyone. The teaser apart from touching a 4 lakh mark within few...
  • Sneak Peek: 'Billa 2' April 20, 2012

    The Tamil action thriller is slated to release later in May. ...