Aravind

  • Allu Aravind to distribute 'Kaalicharan' 01-11-2013 03:21 PM

    Chennai: Producer-distributor Allu Aravind has got the distribution rights of upcoming Telugu political revenge saga 'Kaalicharan', which is coming out Nov 8 after fighting a legal battle for nearly six months. The film, reportedly, depicts the controversial story of MLA Erra Satyam and its release was stalled after not getting...
  • Fahad Fazil to team up with Sreenath Bhasi? 24-10-2013 01:25 PM

    New Delhi: Actor Fahad Fazil who had to undergo a tough phase following the failure of his film 'Olipporu', is presently busy with the shooting of his forthcoming film 'One By Two'. The film has been directed by Arun Kumar Aravind. If reports are to be believed, Fahad has been...
  • Kamal Haasan is writing script for Ramesh Aravind's movie 09-10-2013 03:23 PM

    New Delhi: Kannada actor-director Ramesh Aravind, who is directing 'Uthama Villain', says that Kamal Haasan is not only playing the lead, but also writing the script of his movie. The film will go on floors in November. "The current working title is 'Uthama Villain', we are working on the script...
  • Will do a Tamil movie in Karnataka: Kamal Haasan 06-10-2013 04:22 PM

    Bangalore: Filmmaker and actor Kamal Haasan said he is planning to do a Tamil movie in Karnataka as he wants bilinguals to reach out to larger audience in the south. "We are planning to do a movie. We want to do it in Karnataka. It is a Tamil movie which...
  • TN: BJP state general secretary V Ramesh murdered in Salem 19-07-2013 11:49 PM

    Salem: BJP Tamil Nadu unit General Secretary V Ramesh was hacked to death by unidentified assailants near his house in Salem on Friday night, police said. The 52-year-old Ramesh alias Auditor Ramesh was attacked with sharp-edged weapons and he died on the spot, they said. The identity of the assailants...
  • 'Nandigayin Diary' review: This Tamil film is a sleaze fest 25-05-2013 11:32 AM

    Cast: Sana Khan, Aravind, Suresh Krishna and Irshad; Director: K Viyasan; Loosely inspired by lesser known true story about Silk Smitha's life, 'Nadigayin Diary' is a bad homage to the late actress, who once ruled the industry with her dare bare roles. Even though the film claims it is not...
  • Actors Gautham and Lakshmi to star in Saravanan's next 08-04-2013 07:46 PM

    As reported earlier, the 'Kadal' hero, Gautham Karthik has signed up for a film with director Saravanan of 'Silambattam' fame. However now the latest buzz is that actress Lakshmi Menon has been roped in for the female lead role of this film too. And the two young actors recently posed...
  • Mani Ratnam shoots for 'Kadal' during cyclone Nilam 03-11-2012 06:25 PM

    That 'Kadal' is set in the backdrop of the lives of fishermen is an open secret. And fishermen are known for venturing into sea braving all odds, especially the weather conditions. So when the Nilam cyclone stormed Chennai earlier this week, Mani Ratnam, who was waiting to shoot some important...
  • What the Adigas and the Khairs read in 2011! 28-12-2011 07:37 PM

    New Delhi: The year 2011 saw a lot on the writing front but prominent writers like Aravind Adiga, Tabish Khair and Manu Joseph, who were also reading a lot. "I've enjoyed "The Essential Tagore," an anthology published by the Harvard University Press, which has selections from Tagore's essays, poems, and...
  • It needs more than love to write about India 18-08-2011 03:28 PM

    New Delhi: Stepping into the soul of India is not easy for a foreign writer; the journey needs more than mere love for the country. The process requires an identification with history, facts at fingertips and an uncanny nose for immediate socio-political contexts, show landmark books written over the years....
  • 'Last Man in Tower' a dark tale of stereotypes 14-07-2011 06:37 PM

    Vishram Society is a middle class building. Once pink, now a rainwater-stained, fungus-licked grey, surrounded by mangroves and malarial clouds in Vakola - a cluster of ambiguous dots that cling polyp-like to the underside of the domestic airport. It is home to respectable middle class people - a retired accountant,...
  • Which book will you prefer to read, Amitav Ghosh's 'River of Smoke', or Aravind Adiga's 'Last Man in Tower'?

    Which book will you prefer to read out of this summer's awesome twosome? Amitav Ghosh's 'River of Smoke', the second novel in the Ibis Trilogy...
  • Summer solstice: new novels from Ghosh, Adiga 11-05-2011 08:12 PM

    June will be a big bang month for English fiction from Indian writers with global reputations. If you're compiling your summer reading list, make sure you include what promises to be an awesome twosome: Amitav Ghosh's 'River of Smoke', the second novel in the Ibis Trilogy. And Aravind Adiga's 'Last...