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  • Oscar winning sound mixer Craig Mann collaborates with Indian technicians for Kamal Haasan's 'Uttama Villain' 14 hours 51 minutes ago

    Chennai: Sound designer Kunal Rajan says working with Oscar-winning sound mixer Craig Mann in Kamal Haasan's Tamil musical drama 'Uttama Villain" was fabulous. He says the two had a blast mixing the film, slated for release on April 2. "Craig and I have worked together on a few Hollywood projects. When...
  • After 'Uttama Villain', Kamal Haasan to start working on a thriller set in Mauritius Yesterday

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who is awaiting the release of Tamil period-drama 'Uttama Villain', will soon start working on a yet-untitled thriller in the language. He also plans to direct the film. "Kamal sir recently returned from locating scouting in Mauritius for his next film, which will be a thriller with...
  • 'PK' Tamil remake: Kamal Haasan says the producers have only initiated talks; says someone jumped the gun and leaked the news 5 days ago

    Mumbai: All the talk of Kamal Haasan doing the Tamil version of Rajkumar Hirani's directorial "PK", is just talk, no more, says the actor. "The producers have only initiated talks. I am in Mauritus on recce for my next film for my own production company. Someone has jumped the gun and...
  • Kamal Haasan congratulates Canadian sound mixer Craig Mann on his Oscar win 6 days ago

    Chennai: Canadian sound mixer Craig Mann, who pocketed an Oscar for his work in "Whiplash", has also worked on Kamal Haasan-starrer Tamil drama "Uttama Villain". Congratulating Craig on the win, Kamal said he felt like his team had won the award. "When I asked my sound designer Kunal to get the...
  • Kamal Haasan: I wish everybody had a friend like filmmaker RC Sakthi February 24, 2015

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan Monday said he has lost a great friend, following the sudden death of Tamil director R.C. Sakthi. Haasan said everybody should have a great friend like the Tamil veteran. Sakthi breathed his last here Monday at a private hospital following old age-related ailments. He was 75. "He was part...
  • 'Unarchigal' director R.C Sakthi passes away at 75 February 24, 2015

    Chennai: Popular Tamil director R.C Sakthi, who launched Kamal Haasan in a lead role, breathed his last Monday at a private hospital here. He was 75. "Director Sakthi passed away at SRM hospital due to old age-related ailments," a source close to the director's family told IANS. Sakthi started his career as...
  • Kamal Haasan: Daggubati Ramanaidu was truly a national filmmaker; it'd be unjust to introduce him as a Hindi, Tamil or Telugu producer February 19, 2015

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan feels visionary producer D. Ramanaidu, who lost his battle to cancer Wednesday, should be truly considered a national producer and not restricted to one industry. Ramanaidu, 79, had produced over 130 films in 13 Indian languages. "It would be unjust to introduce Ramanaidu saab to another generation as...
  • Kamal Haasan is like a magician; you want to see his every act, every film: Pooja Kumar February 17, 2015

    Chennai: Multi-talented actress Pooja Kumar, who will soon be seen in Kamal Haasan-starrer "Uttama Villain" and "Vishwaroopam 2", says she'd like to bring experiences of her life into acting. "I have a degree in finance and politics. I've produced short films and I'm a trained dancer too. I enjoy taking out...
  • Jacqueline Fernandez hopes to do 'Kick' sequel February 14, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Jacqueline Fernandez, who played the female lead in 'Kick', says she has no clue about reports that superstar Salman Khan would be scripting its sequel. However, she hopes for the sequel soon. "I don't know anything (about Salman writing 'Kick' sequel).... I don't know if it ('Kick' sequel) has been...
  • Kamal Haasan location scouting in Mauritius for next film; announces the audio release for 'Uttama Villain' February 12, 2015

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who has three films ready for release, is scouting locations in Mauritius for his next yet-untitled Tamil project. In a video, shared on Kamal's official Youtube account Thursday, he has revealed that he's busy searching locations for his next film in the scenic environs of Mauritius. He also...
  • Kamal Haasan's 'Uttama Villain' to release on April 2; Eros International bags theatrical rights February 11, 2015

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan-starrer Tamil drama "Uttama Villain" will hit the theatres April 2. Eros International has bagged the theatrical rights of the film along with its Telugu dubbed version. "We are extremely proud to associate with Eros, the most powerful and successful name in contemporary Indian cinema to co-produce our...
  • Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan to play Aamir Khan's role in 'PK' remake? February 9, 2015

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan is likely to play the lead in the Tamil remake of Hindi blockbuster "PK", if sources are to believed. The yet-untitled remake will be produced by Gemini Film Circuit, which had earlier remade Rajkumar Hirani's "Munnabhai M.B.B.S." and "3 Idiots" as "Vasool Raja M.B.B.S." and "Nanban", respectively. "Gemini...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • From 'Kaakha Kaakha' to 'Yennai Arindhaal': A look at Gautham Menon's understanding of righteous cops and passionate women February 2, 2015

    Bangalore: Gautham Menon has directed more than a dozen movies in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi in a decade and a half. The genres he has sunk his teeth into are a handful - romantic drama, crime, psychological thriller. His filmography can be put into any of those drawers. He's one of...
  • 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...
  • Shruti Haasan to celebrate her birthday with fans on social media; asks them to send her a picture of their act of kindness January 27, 2015

    Chennai: Actress Shruti Haasan, who will turn 29 this Wednesday, has decided to celebrate her birthday with her fans on a social networking platform. She has asked her fans to post details and pictures of a good deed they may have done. "Shruti has always believed in doing things that matter...
  • Photo of the day: Sridevi, Rajinikanth, Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan honour music maestro Ilaiyaraaja January 21, 2015

    His contribution to the showbiz industry is huge. And the impact of his works remains unmatched. That's why 'Shamitabh' which is the 1000th film of which music maestro Ilaiyaraaja remains special for him. And to ensure his feat didn't go unnoticed, filmmaker R. Balki organised an event to felicitate him....
  • Akshara Haasan wanted to give her 100 percent to 'Shamitabh' January 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Messing up the "amazing opportunity" that came to her in the form of 'Shamitabh' was not even on the mind of Bollywood debutant Akshara Haasan, who features in the movie with popular stars Amitabh Bachchan and Dhanush. Akshara, daughter of veteran actor Kamal Haasan, landed the role thanks to director...
  • 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...