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  • 'Welcome Back' first look: Anil Kapoor, John Abraham, Nana Patekar form the wedding party Yesterday

    Anees Bazmee's sequel to his 2007 film 'Welcome' looks like a perfect concoction for a laugh riot. Titled 'Welcome Back', the film stars Anil Kapoor, Nana Patekar, Paresh Rawal and John Abraham, who has replaced Akshay Kumar in the sequel. Shruti Haasan, Dimple Kapadia, Shiney Ahuja and Naseeruddin Shah. ...
  • Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan now has a YouTube channel; plans to share his writing, poems 2 days ago

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan now has an official YouTube channel titled Ulaganayagan Tube. It was recently launched and has over 2,000 subscribers and over 50,000 views. The channel, which is managed by K Vaai Mozhi team, already features two Q and A sessions with Kamal Haasan, writer-director R.C Shakti and music...
  • IFFI 2014: Rajinikanth is the heartthrob of India; IFFI not a commercial award show, says Raveena Tandon 3 days ago

    Panaji: Raveena Tandon, who had hosted the opening ceremony of 45th edition of International Film Festival of India which opened on November 20 at the Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium, shared with us the reason to be in Goa. "I'm really excited to be here at IFFI. It has always...
  • 'Aval Appadithan' filmmaker C Rudhraiya passes away 5 days ago

    Chennai: Tamil filmmaker C. Rudhraiya, who was popular for his critically acclaimed film "Aval Appadithan", passed away here late Tuesday night. He was 67. According to a family source, Rudhraiya breathed his last in a private hospital. "He was suffering from health-related issues. After being briefly hospitalised, he passed away yesterday (Tuesday),"...
  • Proper guidance needed for environmental campaigns: Kamal Haasan November 10, 2014

    Mumbai: That's the way he 'lakes' it! Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who has decided to help in the cleaning up of 25 lakes in Tamil Nadu in support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Clean India campaign, says such efforts can only make an impact with right guidance. While several actors of the...
  • Controversies, progressive themes or 'cop out'? What makes Kamal Haasan the greatest artiste of our times November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: It was the year 1990, when this writer first saw critically-acclaimed actor Kamal Haasan on the big screen. It was in a crowded theatre in Maharashtra, this 4-year-old had watched 'Appu Raja' with her parents. I don't remember a lot, nor did I understand much of that film; only...
  • Big B, Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan to come under one roof October 29, 2014

    Bangalore: Indian cinema's stalwarts such as Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Chiranjeevi, Mammootty and Mohanlal will come together under one roof here Nov 29 for the inaugural ceremony of late Kannada superstar Rajkumar's memorial. "Our entire Kannada film fraternity will be joining hands for this programme. We've sent invitations to Amitabh...
  • Actress Shruti Haasan travels to Bhopal for Tigmanshu Dhulia's 'Yaara' shoot October 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Shruti Haasan is currently in Bhopal for the shooting of filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia's next 'Yaara', an official remake of the 2011 French film 'Les Lyonnais'. The movie, which went on floors in June this year, also stars Irrfan Khan, Vidyut Jamwal, Amit Sadh besides the 28-year-old actress. "Hello Bhopal!...
  • Kamal Haasan gets injured on the sets of 'Papanasama', assures 'all is well' October 17, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who is currently shooting in Kerala for Tamil thriller "Papanasama, said Thursday that he wasn't injured while shooting as being speculated and "all is well" with him. "Before various new ailments are endowed upon me, I hasten to clarify that all is well. It is not true...
  • Kamal Haasan invites millions for Clean India campaign October 3, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who was nominated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to work towards a cleaner India, humbly accepted the invitation and invited nine million people to make this a "nation building" initiative. Modi on Thursday also nominated actors Priyanka Chopra, Salman Khan and cricketer Sachin Tendulkar among others. Modi has...
  • Kamal Haasan discharged from hospital September 17, 2014

    Chennai: Actorfilmmaker Kamal Haasan, who was admitted to a private hospital here following a bout of food poisoning, was discharged Wednesday. He will resume shooting from Thursday, said his manager. He was admitted to Apollo hospital Tuesday. "Kamal sir has been discharged. He's perfectly fit and will start shooting from tomorrow (Thursday),"...
  • Actor Kamal Haasan hospitalised for food poisoning; out of danger now September 17, 2014

    Chennai: Actorfilmmaker Kamal Haasan, who was Tuesday admitted to a private hospital here following suspected symptoms of food poisoning, will be discharged Wednesday morning, said a hospital source. Kamal's manager Nikil Murugan had told IANS that the star was admitted to Apollo Hospital on Greams Road here. "We ran some tests to...
  • Robin Williams left project 'Absolutely Anything' incomplete? August 17, 2014

    The makers of "Absolutely Anything" are reportedly planning to remove actor Robin Williams' contribution in the film as the late star couldn't complete his work due to his sudden death. Williams gave his voice to the animated character of Dennis the Dog in "Absolutely Anything" a liveaction British comedy...
  • Was Kamal Haasan right in calling Robin Williams' suicide a 'copout'? August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: What must have Robin Williams be thinking while taking his life? In a rather graphic report released by Marin County assistant deputy chief coroner, the authorities have said that Williams was found hanging by the roof of his room, by his own belt. With more gruesome details coming...
  • If the alleged story about Robin William's suicide is true then I dislike him: Kamal Haasan August 12, 2014

    Chennai: Actorfilmmaker Kamal Haasan, whose "Chachi 420" was based on actor Robin Williams "Mrs. Doubtfire", mourns the death of the Oscarwinning star and also credits him for revolutionising the portrayal of men on the big screen and bringing dignity to male crying. Williams was found dead Monday in his home in...
  • Akshara is in good hands: Kamal Haasan on daughter's Bollywood debut July 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Kamal Haasan feels his daughter Akshara, who is making her debut in Bollywood with R Balki's 'Shamitabh', is in good hands and does not need his advice. "I think she should not take any advice from old time actors. I think she knows her way. And she will...
  • Writers should script roles for older actors: Kamal Haasan July 19, 2014

    Mumbai: South superstar Kamal Haasan feels writers usually don't script roles for older actors but its time they took on the mantle. "Writers do not write roles for older people... they always write for younger people so we all try to look young. But times are changing... Amitji (Amitabh Bachchan) is...
  • Shruti Haasan confirms film with Tamil superstar Vijay July 16, 2014

    Chennai: Shruti Haasan, who has become one of soughtafter actresses in southern filmdom, will team up next with Tamil superstar Vijay in a yetuntitled film in the language. She says it will be an epic film. "Am super happy to be vijay sirs leading lady in Chimbudevan's next! Time to make...
  • Dhanush helped with Tamil film 'Vellai Illa Pattathari' script: Director July 9, 2014

    Chennai: Dhanushstarrer Tamil film 'Vellai Illa Pattathari' is slated for release July 18, and its director Velraj says that the actor, who is a pleasure to work with, chipped in with suggestions for the script wherever needed. "This is the first time I've directed Dhanush. The experience was so different from...
  • Kamal Haasan: Talking to Telugu filmmakers, but haven't signed any film yet July 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: Actorfilmmaker Kamal Haasan has admitted that he's in talks with a few Telugu directors to do a film, but says he hasn't signed a film yet in the language. He also says if a Telugu film happens, his home banner will produce it. "There's no truth in the recent statements stating...
  • Snapshot: A disheveled Amitabh Bachchan is spotted wearing shabby clothes on the sets of 'Shamitabh' June 2, 2014

    There is no denying the fact that Amitabh Bachchan has often stunned and shocked his fans by taking up challenging roles and sporting different looks in his films. The megastar sported yet another shocking look for one of his drastically different roles. Big B, who is often appreciated for his...
  • 'Manam' made me emotional: Kamal Haasan May 29, 2014

    Chennai: Actorfilmmaker Kamal Haasan, who saw the Akkineni family's Telugu drama 'Manam' at a private screening here, said the film made him nostalgic and very emotional. Kamal also lauded the team for making the movie the best tribute to late actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR), who starred alongside son Nagarjuna and...