DHANUSH

  • Happy anniversary Rajinikanth and Latha: Fans celebrate Thalaivar's special day on Twitter with vintage photos February 26, 2015

    Chennai: On his 34th wedding anniversary Thursday, superstar Rajinikanth briefly spent some time with his fans here at his residence. Several of his fans came to convey their wishes to the 'Thalaiva'. Rajinikanth married Latha Feb 26, 1981. They have two daughters -- Aishwarya and Soundarya. ...
  • Sivakarthikeyan: Wearing the khaki uniform was an emotional moment for me; brought back memories of my father February 17, 2015

    Chennai: Actor Sivakarthikeyan, who plays a policeman in his forthcoming Tamil action-drama "Kaaki Sattai", said wearing the khaki for the first time in his career made him emotional as it reminded him of his late father. His father, who was a police officer in real life, passed away while on duty. "My...
  • 'Anegan' review: Welcome back Karthik! You are in a love story in 2015? Wait. Dhanush is the hero? Who are you in the film then? February 14, 2015

    Film: Anegan Cast: Dhanush, Amyra Dastur, Karthik, Jagan Rating 3.5 What's fascinating about Dhanush is that he doesn't hesitate to experiment with the roles the scripts have to offer. His performances seem to echo - forget how an actor should look, come have a look at what the actor does. Turn of the...
  • Amyra Dastur: Dhanush helped me with Tamil lines in 'Anegan'; kept me motivated February 11, 2015

    Chennai: "Issaq" fame Amyra Dastur, who is making her Tamil debut in forthcoming romantic-drama "Anegan", says her co-star Dhanush helped her overcome the fear of the language, which was alien to her. "When I started shooting, I didn't know a word of Tamil. I'd fumble with my lines. Dhanush came to...
  • Photo Of The Day: Dhanush takes a selfie with Nagarjuna on the sets of Telugu 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' February 10, 2015

    Dhanush, who's awaiting the release of his Telugu film 'Anekadu', has been busy with the promotions. ...
  • R Balki: Marathi films are commercial and beautiful February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker R. Balakrishnan aka Balki, known for his unusual and high on content films, says he loves Marathi movies for their entertainment value and commercial viability. "I like a lot of good films. I'm a huge fan of Marathi cinema. They are so commercial and so beautiful. Our Marathi films...
  • Is Dhanush playing the role of a slum chieftain in Balaji Mohan's 'Maari'? February 9, 2015

    Starring Dhanush and Kajal Aggarwal, the shooting for 'Maari' has already begun. According to our sources, a huge set of a slum has been modelled for the same. The major portion of the film will be shot here. Earlier, there were rumours that Dhanush was set to play the character of...
  • 'Shamitabh' review: The promising film comes undone by the curse of the second half February 6, 2015

    Director: R Balki Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush, Akshara Like his previous films "Cheeni Kum" and "Paa", director R Balki's "Shamitabh" is constructed around a terrific, refreshingly original premise. A superstar is born when a talented but mute struggling actor (Dhanush) 'borrows' the booming baritone of an ageing alcoholic drifter (Amitabh Bachchan). Balkiskillfully...
  • Aishwarya Rai loved father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan's performance in 'Shamitabh' February 6, 2015

    Mumbai: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan hugged father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan after watching 'Shamitabh' here. Amitabh, 72, who shared pictures on the blog from last night's screening of his latest release, said his mind remained "stagnant and alone" despite the praise and compliments. "The show is over... The apprehensions remain... The praise and the compliments...
  • e Lounge unwind: Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush, Akshara Haasan on their latest movie 'Shamitabh' February 6, 2015

    Actors Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush and Akshara Haasan talk about their latest film 'Shamitabh'. Directed by R Balki, expectations around the movie are big. Dhanush hopes to repeat his 'Raanjhana' success one more time with this film. While, Akshara Haasan hopes to prove her acting prowess. ...
  • Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush, R Balki stood by my side and helped me grow as an actor: Akshara Haasan February 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Sharing the frame with a stalwart like Amitabh Bachchan and a star actor like Dhanush in her debut movie "Shamitabh" has helped Akshara Haasan imbibe a valuable learning for her film journey - that she must treat every new project as her first. The 23-year-old, younger daughter of acclaimed...
  • 'Shamitabh' tweet review: Dhanush, Amitabh Bachchan make an experimental, slightly erractic story believable February 6, 2015

    R Balki and Amitabh Bachchan have earlier teamed up for two unique films- 'Cheeni Kum' and 'Pa'. Their third outing together on the big screen 'Shamitabh' also features Dhanush and debutant Akshara Haasan. Based on the two characters belonging to the film industry, 'Shamitabh' has Dhanush playing a struggling actor who...
  • Dhanush: Don't have a set image in Bollywood; I get the liberty to experiment with roles here February 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Superstar Dhanush wears his stardom lightly. The National Award Winning actor, who is a huge star in the Tamil film industry, has already made quite an impact in Bollywood with his first film 'Raanjhanaa' and states that he is thankful to director Anand L Rai for giving him...
  • I am an actor's director, says R Balki February 4, 2015

    New Delhi: 'Piddly Si Baatein' and 'Ishq-e-Phillum' are up there as ringtones and caller-tunes of mobiles, on the chartbusters of radio and television, and also on the loudspeakers for local celebrations! And we have Lifebuoy and Benadryl singing with 'Shamitabh' already! Not unusual that these brands have been strategically roped...
  • Went through some 33 scripts before 'Shamitabh': Dhanush February 4, 2015

    New Delhi: After 'Raanjhanaa', Dhanush waited for about eight months and went through some 33 scripts before 'Shamitabh' happened, which he feels is the toughest role in his career. "A lot of scripts came my way after 'Raanjhanaa'. I think I read about 33 scripts but there was nothing solid to...
  • Prabhu Solomon to direct Dhanush in his next big budget movie February 4, 2015

    Chennai: Filmmaker Prabhu Solomon, whose last Tamil outing 'Kayal' failed to hit the bull's eye, will team up with actor Dhanush in a yet-untitled action entertainer. It is set to be a big budget project. Sathya Jyothi Films' T.G. Thyagarajan "is happy to announce the coming together of Solomon with Dhanush...
  • Dhanush: Working with Amitabh Bachchan is a great learning opportunity February 4, 2015

    New Delhi: He's that rare humble, grounded and modest talented actor who considers stardom "nothing more than a little extra attention than the normal crowd". That's Dhanush for you. "I think stardom is all about little extra attention than normal people. Among all the normal people, a few get some extra...
  • Amitabh Bachchan: I have great admiration for Dhanush and Akshara February 3, 2015

    New Delhi: In his over four decade tryst with the Hindi film industry, Amitabh Bachchan has witnessed a continuous shift in the movie-making business, and he credits most changes to the 'different and unusual' demands of the youth. "It has changed a lot and is changing," the 72-year-old veteran told IANS...
  • Amitabh Bachchan: Must give compliment to today's generation for provoking us to make constructive cinema February 3, 2015

    New Delhi: In spite of being in the film industry for more than four decades, superstar Amitabh Bachchan refuses to slow down. Having won accolades, awards and adulation for his work, the actor still believes there is much to learn from the younger generation. During his visit to the capital to...
  • Akshara Haasan: I never thought I will work with Amitabh Bachchan in my debut film February 1, 2015

    Mumbai: Akshara Haasan, set for Bollywood debut with 'Shamitabh', says she doesn't want to restrict herself on-screen. Does she have any limitations on going bold on screen? "If you limit yourself, you can't reach where you can. If there is a requirement for a role, I will do it. Why to limit...
  • I don't think I can reach the level that my parents have achieved: Akshara Haasan January 30, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Akshara Haasan, ready to make inroads in Bollywood with "Shamitabh", finds comparisons with the talent of her parents - Kamal Haasan and Sarika - unfair. Akshara, who is sharing screen space with actors like Amitabh Bachchan and Dhanush in the R. Balakrishnan-directed "Shamitabh", told IANS, "It's unfair to compare...
  • Kajal Aggarwal overcomes her fear of birds for upcoming Tamil film 'Maari' January 27, 2015

    Chennai: Southern actress Kajal Aggarwal is relieved that she has overcome her fear of birds thanks to the experience of shooting with them for upcoming Tamil film "Maari". "'Maari' helped me get rid of one of my worst fears. There are a lot of birds in our film and I'm really...
  • Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush, R Balki come together to celebrate Ilaiyaraaja's 1000th film project January 21, 2015

    Amitabh Bachchan and Dhanush joined their 'Shamitabh' director R Balki to celebrate music composer Ilaiyaraaja's 1000th film project on Tuesday evening in Mumbai. ...
  • 'Shamitabh' is about ego clash, has amazing humour: Dhanush January 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Southern superstar Dhanush, who made a successful Bollywood debut in 2013 with "Raanjhanaa", is gearing up for the release of his second Hindi film "Shamitabh". He says its concept may sound serious, but at heart it's a fun-filled entertainer. "This film is about ego clash. The concept might sound serious...
  • Dhanush: I'm not qualified enough to to star in the remake of an Amitabh Bachchan film January 18, 2015

    Mumbai: Dhanush loves Amitabh Bachchan's films, but says he is not qualified enough to star in remakes of the megastar's movies. Asked if he would like to do a remake of Amitabh's films, Dhanush, who will be seen with Bachchan in "Shamitabh", told IANS: "I will definitely not do a film...