Haasan

  • I did the item song in 'Gabbar' for a friend: Kareena Kapoor 03-04-2014 04:17 PM

    Mumbai: 'Fevicol', the number she performed with Salman Khan in 'Dabangg 2', was meant to be her career's last item song, but Kareena Kapoor has broken her no-item-song policy for the sake of friendship. When her close friend Shabina Khan asked her to do an item song in 'Gabbar', which...
  • e Lounge: Vidya Balan, Kamal Haasan recieve Padma Awards 2014 01-04-2014 01:00 PM

    The names of the recipients of the prestigious Padma Awards for the year 2014 were announced on Monday. The list featured some faces from the film world as well. Bollywood actors Vidya Balan, Kamal Haasan were among the Padma Award 2014 winners. ...
  • Kamal Haasan pledges commitment to the country 01-04-2014 11:06 AM

    Chennai: Tamil cinema star Kamal Haasan, who had last year threatened to leave India in the light of controversies surrounding his film 'Vishwaroopam,' today pledged his "commitment" to the country and expressed hope he would not leave it. Hours after arriving here after receiving the prestigious Padma Bhushan award in...
  • Telugu directors strive to glorify heroes: Allu Arjun 21-03-2014 06:02 PM

    Chennai: Actor Allu Arjun points to a unique phenomenon in the Telugu film industry and says that here directors strive to portray heroes exactly the way their fans want to see them on the screen. He is confident his fans will like watching him in his forthcoming action movie "Race...
  • Don't sell your self-respect for a pittance: Kamal Haasan 19-03-2014 11:46 AM

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu state election commission has roped in actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan to campaign against cash for votes. In a video released by the election commission, Kamal has urged people to not sell their future and self-respect for a pittance. "Don't vote by comparing which leader is paying more...
  • Snapshot: Akshay Kumar wraps up 'Gabbar' shoot, praises co-star Shruti Haasan 12-03-2014 12:58 PM

    Akshay Kumar, who was busy shooting for his upcoming action thriller 'Gabbar', finally wrapped up the shooting in Pune. The actor not just posted a picture on Instagram but he also praised co-star Shruti Haasan. "Last day of shoot for #Gabbar in Pune :) Well done Shruti.. Sooo looking forward...
  • Race Gurram: Shruti Haasan sings 'Down Down Duppa' for the film 21-02-2014 03:40 PM

    Chennai: Actress Shruti Haasan, who is equally popular for her singing prowess, has crooned a dubstep number in upcoming Telugu actioner 'Race Gurram'. She says the entire team worked hard on the song. Composed by S.S Thaman, the song is titled 'Down Down Duppa'. "What an awesome shoot for Down...
  • 'Cuckoo' has intricacies you find in novels: Kamal Haasan 19-02-2014 03:00 PM

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan is impressed by the trailer of Tamil drama 'Cuckoo'. He says it features details as intricate as one would find in a novel. The trailer was shown Tuesday at the film's audio launch, where Kamal was the chief guest. "I may not have the regular cinema...
  • Kamal Haasan is my inspiration: Suriya Sivakumar 18-02-2014 04:04 PM

    Chennai: Tamil actor Suriya Sivakumar said Tuesday that he has shaped his career in the footsteps of actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, whom he considers his biggest inspiration. Suriya shared the dais with Kamal here at the audio launch of Tamil drama 'Cuckoo'. "We all need inspiration. It's only because of inspiration...
  • Kamal Haasan: Despite being my senior, Balu Mahendra was a friend 16-02-2014 07:54 AM

    Mumbai: Kamal Haasan has fond memories of his bonding with prolific filmmaker Balu Mahendra, who recently breathed his last in Chennai. The actor says it was tough to question the creative choices of the director, who helmed 'Sadma'. "Balu Mahendra and I shared a very close relationship. His debut film...
  • Mohanlal's 'Drishyam' crosses Rs 1 crore mark in UK 14-02-2014 03:31 PM

    Chennai: Superstar Mohanlal-starrer Malayalam thriller "Drishyam", has crossed Rs 1 cr mark in UK. The film, which released on December 19 last year, was reportedly made on a budget of Rs 4.5 crore. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to share the box office numbers of the film. "Malayalam...
  • Kamal Haasan to shoot 'Drishyam' remake from mid-2014 05-02-2014 04:29 PM

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan will commence filming the yet-to-be-titled Tamil remake of recent Malayalam blockbuster 'Drishyam' from the second half of 2014, says director Jeethu Joseph. Superstar Mohanlal-starrer 'Drishyam', which was helmed by Jeethu, released during Christmas weekend last year. It has emerged as the biggest hit in Malayalam filmdom....
  • Kamal Haasan to act in the remake of Malayalam thriller 'Drishyam' 04-02-2014 02:39 PM

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan will commence filming the yet-to-be-titled Tamil remake of recent Malayalam blockbuster 'Drishyam' from the second half of 2014, says director Jeethu Joseph. Superstar Mohanlal-starrer 'Drishyam', which was helmed by Jeethu, released during Christmas weekend last year. It has emerged as the biggest hit in Malayalam filmdom....
  • Kamal Haasan on receiving Padma Bhushan: There are thousands who are more deserving than me 28-01-2014 12:26 PM

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who has been named for a Padma Bhushan, says it is a "good fortune" that he has been chosen for India's third highest civilian honour, but the artiste in him will only be satisfied when he takes Indian cinema to the international arena. "I think it's...
  • Padma Bhushan is an impetus to do more good work: Kamal Haasan 26-01-2014 07:24 AM

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who was conferred with the Padma Bhushan award on Saturday, said it was his "good fortune" to get chosen for the award. The 59-year-old actor said he doesn't consider it an honour for his work, but as a driving force to continue doing good work. "I...
  • Actor Kamal Haasan, 25 others awarded Padma Bhushan for year 2014 25-01-2014 10:31 PM

    Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, known for his work across all southern languages, was on Saturday named for the Padma Bhushan award on the occasion of the 65th Republic Day. Haasan will get the award for his contribution to Indian cinema over the last five decades. The 59-year old, who has so...
  • Nageswara Rao was my spiritual guru: Kamal Haasan 24-01-2014 02:50 PM

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan says that late movie icon Akkineni Nageswara Rao was his spiritual guru, who left a lasting effect on him. Nageswara Rao, also known as ANR, died Wednesday due to intestinal cancer. He eas 89. "ANR was my spiritual guru. He was my guru not just in...
  • Uthama Villain: K Balachander to work in Kamal Haasan's film 18-01-2014 04:29 PM

    Chennai: Legendary filmmaker K. Balachander will essay an important role in Kamal Haasan-starrer Tamil comedy 'Uthama Villain', which will go on floors soon after the release of 'Vishwaroopam 2'. Balachander, known for shaping Kamal's career, worked with the actor in over 30 films since 1973 Tamil drama 'Arangetram'. "It's true...
  • 'Vishwaroopam 2' sneak peek: Kamal Haasan promises an action packed film 03-01-2014 03:50 PM

    New Delhi: Kamal Haasan, the director of 'Vishwaroopam 2', has released a video which features the high points during the shooting. The video suggests that the film will be high on action and full of daredevil stunts. The film also features Pooja Kumar and Waheeda Rehman in important roles. Take...
  • Was nervous about 'Kalyana Samayal Saadham': Kamal Haasan 02-01-2014 01:01 PM

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan said he wanted the recent Tamil romantic-comedy 'Kalyana Samayal Saadham' to succeed because the makers had told him that he had been their biggest inspiration and that made him nervous. The film, which has been popularized as KSS, revolves around a soon-to-be married couple who deal...
  • '1 Nenokkadine' trailer: Rohit Shetty, here's the next potential remake for you 02-01-2014 12:03 PM

    Chennai: There's darkness, gunshots, exotic locales, bike and car chases, suspense and lots of action in the first trailer of superstar Mahesh Babu-starrer Telugu action-thriller '1: Nenokkadine', which was unveiled online on New Year's Day. The trailer promises that the film will have a lot of action and suspense for...
  • Watch the first trailer of Mahesh Babu's '1: Nenokkadine' 01-01-2014 03:30 PM

    Chennai: There's darkness, gunshots, exotic locales, bike and car chases, suspense and lots of action in the first trailer of superstar Mahesh Babu-starrer Telugu action-thriller '1: Nenokkadine', which was unveiled online on New Year's Day. The trailer promises that the film will have a lot of action and suspense for...
  • Stars and upcoming talent to rule southern cinema in 2014 31-12-2013 04:46 PM

    Chennai: Along with an interesting line up of films featuring superstars such as Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan', Kamal Haasan's 'Vishwaroopam 2' and Mahesh Babu's '1: Nenokkadine' for next year, works of a new breed of actors and filmmakers will also rule the roost in the New Year. In Tamil filmdom, 2013 was...