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  • Sequels likely to become a fad in Tamil Cinema: Director Hari June 17, 2013

    Chennai: Awaiting the release of his highly anticipated sequel 'Singam 2', Tamil director Hari Gopalakrishnan feels it's very likely that sequels may become popular provided filmmakers create opportunities to make them with conviction. 'Singam 2' is the sequel to highly successful Tamil action-drama 'Singam' and it is coming out July 5. "Sequels...
  • Tamil director Pandiraj to play a role in 'Moodar Koodam' May 2, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil filmmaker Pandiraj was offered a key role in his upcoming production venture 'Moodar Koodam', but the filmmaker couldn't take out enough time from his busy schedule for it. "Naveen (director) told me that there was an important role that I could play in the film. Initially, I was game...
  • Southern films fail to impress at the box-office April 14, 2013

    Chennai: The first quarter of 2013 saw approximately 130 releases in the southern film industry. Unfortunately, not even 10 percent of the films turned out to be successful. While most big-budget, star actors' films bombed, a handful of low-budget films managed to break even and do average business. Malayalam and Tamil...
  • Tamil review: 'Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga' fails to entertain March 31, 2013

    Cast: Vimal, Sivakarthikeyan, Bindu Madhavi, Regina Cassandra, Delhi Ganesh and Parota Soori Director: Pandiraj What you get to see in Pandiraj's 'Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga' (KBKR) is not out of the box, intelligent or not even inspiring, but just plain entertainment that will make you leave the cinema hall with a sigh...
  • Actor Arya's 'Irandam Ulagam' is nearing completion March 28, 2013

    While half the world is concerned about his chemistry with the gorgeous Nayan, Tamil actor Arya seems to be too busy to even think about it. However, the actor is currently shooting in Uzbekistan for Selvaraghavan's 'Irandam Ulagam'. According to sources, the shooting for this film is marching at a...
  • Comedy gives liberty to be comically creative: Pandiraj March 23, 2013

    Chennai: Wonder why National award winning Tamil director Pandiraj always prefers making films with good amount of comedy? He says as a filmmaker, this genre gives him the liberty to address varied topics by being comically creative. "I choose to make comically creative films because it gives me the freedom to...
  • Tamil film 'Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga' gets a U certificate March 21, 2013

    Pandiraj's forthcoming romantic comedy 'Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga' (KBKR) recently got a clean chit from the Censor Board. Much to the relief of the film's team, the film was passed with an 'U' certificate. According to our sources, the team happy over the certificate. Having created a well-acclaimed impression with his...
  • Tamil actor Simbu gets busy post 'Love Anthem' February 22, 2013

    Silambarasan, the 'Little Superstar', fondly known as Simbu or STR, has a career that speaks more than the list of his nicknames. Also, he has been a familiar face in Kollywood right from a very young age, when he performed as a child artiste. The very next step that he...
  • Actor Simbu to sing in 'Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga' February 7, 2013

    Upcoming movie 'Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga' was supposed to have it's audio launch on February 6. This event was cancelled due to unavoidable circumstances according to actor Siva Karthikeyan's tweet yesterday. This Kannada comedy has a cast including actors Siva Karthikeyan, Vimal, Bindhu Madavi and Regina Cassandra. This movie is a...
  • Audio launch of the movie 'Kedi Billa Killadi' on February 6 January 30, 2013

    Yuvan Shankar Raja, a noted soundtrack composer, singer and son of one of the most acclaimed music composer and lyricist Illaiyaraaja, will now unite with Silambarasan Rajendar, the multifaceted actor-director and singer to compose songs for Pandiraj's next movie. Pandiraj who won the National Award for his movie Pasagna, has...
  • 2012: Year of small films at southern box-office December 25, 2012

    Chennai: Believe it or not but 2012 has sounded the death knell for hero-worshipping scripts. Out of the 423 films released to date in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam, the most successful have been the ones sans any superstar or mega budget. Some of the small wonders of 2012 include Tamil...
  • Rajinikanth gives away half his income to charities: biographer Naman Ramachandran December 14, 2012

    Rajinikanth is, quite simply, the biggest superstar cinema-crazy India has ever seen. His stylized dialogues and screen mannerisms are legion, and his guy next door-cum-superhero image has found a hysterically appreciative following among millions of moviegoers. Naman Ramachandran's marvellous biography recounts Rajini's career in meticulous detail, tracing his incredible cinematic...
  • 'Alex Pandian', 'KKBR' to be released during Pongal November 30, 2012

    Looks like this Pongal will be a big release date for Studio green as KE Gnanavel Raja's house is coming out with two films around the date. 'Alex Pandian', produced by Studio Green will be joined by a film they are distributing, 'Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga'. Reports have confirmed that...
  • 'Thuppakki' is all set to be released in South Africa November 24, 2012

    After it's huge success at the Kollywood box office, 'Thuppakki' is all set to release in South Africa. It will be promoted by Kavin Media and Ster Kinekor cinemas who were the ones behind the release of 'Billa 2' and 'Maattrraan' in the country. This is certainly great news for...
  • Escape Artistes to make two remakes in Tamil October 3, 2012

    It is being reported that Escape Artistes Motion Pictures, the ones behind pictures like 'Vinnai Thaandi Varuvaaya' and 'Raattinam' are looking for new projects to take over. The team recently bought the remake rights of two films to be made in Tamil. One of them is a Bengali horror-comedy titled 'Bhooter...
  • Ajith to start shooting for his next in November September 7, 2012

    Ajith is working sans any break ever since 'Mankatha' happened. The actor, immediately after the release of 'Billa 2', kept himself busy with his next, which is being helmed by Vishnuvardhan. Also, he has signed a film of Vijaya Productions, which will be directed by Siva of 'c' fame. The fresh...
  • Actress Bindu Madhavi injured in an accident September 5, 2012

    Bindu Madhavi of 'Kazhugu' fame suffered minor injuries when the car in which she was travelling collided with another vehicle on an arterial road in Tiruchi. According to sources, the actress was shooting for 'Thozhan', a remake of 'Sattam Oru Iruttarai', in Tiruchi. The accident took place when she was heading...
  • Bad boy Vidyut Jamwal turns hero in his next August 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Vidyut Jamwal's good looks, sculpted body and impressive performance as a villain in his first Hindi movie 'Force' earned him brownie points. Set to play a protagonist in his next Hindi film, he says that finding a place in Bollywood is not so tough, but admits that sometimes...
  • Size of my role in 'Billa 2' surprised me: Parvathy August 10, 2012

    Parvathy Omanakuttan has said that many scenes that she had shot for 'Billa 2' were cut in the final print, resulting in her role becoming a blink-and-miss one. "The size of my role in 'Billa 2' was a surprise to me, since I shot more scenes for the movie," she said...
  • 'Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga' got its leading lady August 2, 2012

    Pandiraj's 'Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga' is making headlines even before it goes on floors and the director has found his second lead lady, Ragini of SMS, a Telugu film fame. Shooting of the commercial laugh riot goes on floors on August 2 in Chennai. Thambi Ramaiya and Parota Soori playing pivotal...
  • Ajith's new philosophy: 'Talk less, work more' August 2, 2012

    'Talk less, work more'. This is the principle which is strictly being followed by Ajith for the last few years. The actor maintained silence when his latest offering 'Billa 2' witnessed a phenomenal opening and he did not speak anything when the movie evoked mixed response from the media and the...
  • Rana Daggubati may star in Ajith's next film July 28, 2012

    Telugu actor Rana Daggubati’s foray into the Tamil film industry might have been delayed, but it is definitely happening. The suave actor was initially supposed to appear in an important role in director Vetrimaran’s Vada Chennai, but he later opted out of the project as he was not comfortable with one...
  • Leading filmmakers to make series of short films July 26, 2012

    Mumbai: This is nothing ‘short’ of a coup. Leading filmmakers Anurag Kashyap, Sudhir Mishra and Chakri Toleti (of Billa 2 fame) have joined hands to make a series of short films that will be released in the digital formal across the country. A source says, “They promise to give music, drama...
  • Ajith Kumar to act in director Siva's next July 22, 2012

    This is the latest buzz in tinsel town. Rumor mills are working overtime that Ajith has called 'Siruthai' Siva and requested few changes in the script they are getting together for and has requested him to make a commercial package. It's further said that the reason for this is the...
  • Nagarjuna to play Sai Baba in his next July 18, 2012

    After giving successful films like Annamaya and Sriramadasu, Telugu superstar Nagarjuna is back with yet another spiritual film - 'Shirdi Sai’ which stars him in the lead role. The movie is set to hit the theatres on Septemeber 6. ...
  • 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...
  • 'Billa 2': Makers bring back hit 'Idhayam' song July 19, 2012

    Just as word was going around that the hit melody, 'Idhayam' from 'Billa 2' has been removed in Indian screens, sources have it that the makers will be adding it during the second week to keep the promotion of the film up and going and having something new for the...
  • 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...
  • Billa 2: 'Idhayam..' song removed July 15, 2012

    The hit melody from 'Billa 2', 'Idhayam...' has been removed from the movie for Indian screens alone as the makers reportedly feel it brings about a lag in the screenplay. The song is crooned by Shwetha Pandit and features the lead lady, Parvathy Omanakuttan. However, the track has been retained...