ASHOK SELVAN

  • Tamil Review: 'Thegidi' is a taut film executed in style March 2, 2014

    'Thegidi'; Director: P. Ramesh; Cast: Ashok Selvan, Chakrapani, Govardhan, Janani Iyer, Jayakumar, Jayaprakash, Kaali, Kamalakannan, Madhavan and Pradeep Nair; Rating: ***1/2 According to a line from "Thegidi", "the core concentration of a detective's job is shadowing and surveillance". It's after you hear this line and understand what it means completely, you realize...
  • 'Pizza 2 Villa' review: This Tamil film is a must watch November 15, 2013

    Cast: Ashok Selvan, Sanchita Shetty, Nasser, SJ Surya Director: Deepan Chakravarthy Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Film franchise is something new to Tamil cinema, which usually consists of commercial potboilers and senseless comedies, but Karthik Subbaraj's 'Pizza' is an exception. What most Tamil filmmakers couldn't achieve, CV Kumar (producer of 'Pizza') did in...
  • Pizza 2: Our film features a very young team, says Ashok Selvan October 9, 2013

    Chennai: Ashok Selvan, set to enthrall audiences as a lead actor for the first time in upcoming Tamil horrorthriller 'Pizza 2: Villa', says he worked with a young team in the movie, which was both challenging and inspiring. Ashok made his cinematic debut as one of the leads in the recent...
  • First time directors have winning attitude: Ashok Selvan October 5, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil actor Ashok Selvan, who has worked with three debutant directors in backtoback films such as 'Soodhu Kavvum', 'Pizza 2: Villa' and 'Thegidi', says he finds a winning attitude in them. "I haven't worked with experienced directors yet, and therefore, I can't compare them with newcomers. But one thing that...
  • Transformed from boy to man for 'Pizza 2': Ashok Selvan October 2, 2013

    Chennai: Ashok Selvan, who plays a writer in upcoming Tamil horrorthriller 'Pizza 2: Villa', says he had to transform himself into a man from a boy to play the role, which also required him to grow a beard and gain weight. "Fifteen days before the start of the shoot, my director...
  • Tamil review: Romcom 'Soodhu Kavvum' is a one time watch May 3, 2013

    Cast: Vijay Sethupathi, Sanchita Shetty, Radha Ravi, M S Bhaskar, Simha, Ashok Selvan, RJ Ramesh Thilak and Karuna Karan Director: Nalan Kumarasamy Packed with several funny, outrageous twists, 'Soodhu Kavvum' (SV) makes for a great one time watch. You can't possibly enjoy the film a second time because most of the plot...
  • Never wanted to cast Vijay in 'Soodhu Kavvuma': Director March 30, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi, who struck gold with two Tamil blockbusters 'Pizza' and 'Naduvula Konjam Pakkathom Kannom' last year, had to literally beg to be cast in upcoming Tamil romanticcomedy 'Soodhu Kavvum'. Nalan Kumarasamy, the director of the film, said he was not keen on casting Sethupathi in the role....