FILM DIRECTOR

  • Film fraternity urges Tamil Nadu government to erect a statue in memory of late filmmaker K Balachander December 31, 2014

    Chennai: The members of the Tamil Nadu Film Directors Union (TANTIS) have urged Tamil Nadu government to erect a statue in memory of legendary filmmaker K. Balachander, who passed away here last week. "Balachander sir deserves to be remembered for many generations. We were moved to see how many people showed...
  • 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 daylong 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...
  • The Tamil film industry to observe a day's fast March 17, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Film Director's Association (TNFDA) has on Sunday announced that the Tamil film industry will observe a day's hunger strike on March 19 here against reported genocide in Sri Lanka. "On March 19, we will go on hunger strike between 9 am and 6 pm against the ongoing genocide...
  • The ANR Award is special for me: Shyam Benegal February 12, 2013

    Shyam Benegal, the famous Indian film director, who has won many awards for his for his contribution to Indian cinema said in a press meet that, out of all the awards he has received, the ANR national award is special for him as he has received it in his...
  • I take criticism as I take praise: 'Poda Podi' director December 11, 2012

    Tamil film director Vignesh Shivan joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his latest movie 'Poda Podi'. Q. Where did you study? and was there any opposition from your parents for taking up direction? Asked by: Vishal A. I studied in Hindustan and then my school was Vanavani IIT and Santhome, my...