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  • Akshara Haasan: I never thought I will work with Amitabh Bachchan in my debut film 14 hours 20 minutes ago

    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 5 days ago

    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...
  • 'Uttama Villain' trailer dissected: Kamal Haasan shines in this story of an artiste and a villain January 13, 2015

    Bangalore: While the wait for Kamal Haasan's 'Vishwaroopam II' grows indomitably, his ambitious next 'Uttama Villain', directed by his friend Ramesh Aravind is hitting the screens sooner than we thought it would. Our first take: the trailer for 'Uttama Villain' is refreshing. Having said that we're still not sure...
  • 'Uttama Villain' trailer: Kamal Haasan shifts effortlessly between the roles of a Theyyam performer and a film star January 13, 2015

    'Uttama Villain' is a Tamil film directed by Ramesh Aravind and produced by N Lingusamy. Kamal Haasan has scripted and co-produced the film under his production banner Raaj Kamal Films International. ...
  • 'Uttama Villain' trailer to release on Pongal January 12, 2015

    Chennai: The much awaited trailer of Kamal Haasan-starrer Tamil comedy drama 'Uttama Villain' will be unveiled Jan 14 on the festive occasion of Pongal. Directed by Ramesh Arvind, the film also stars Andrea Jeremiah, Pooja Kumar and Parvathy Nair in lead roles. "Curious to know your reaction to #UttamaVillain trailer releasing Jan...
  • Telugu star Mahesh Babu may be seen in three films in 2015 January 8, 2015

    Chennai: It's almost impossible for stars to have two releases in a year, but superstar Mahesh Babu, whose last outing "Aagadu" failed to hit the bull's eye, may have three, going by the number of films he has in his kitty. Mahesh is currently busy wrapping up yet-untitled film with Koratala...
  • Whenever Balki comes to me with a script, my initial reaction is that he must be drunk: Amitabh Bachchan January 8, 2015

    Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan is teaming up with frequent collaborator R Balki in upcoming film 'Shamitabh' and the megastar says he is amazed how the director always comes up with unique scripts. The 72-year-old actor has previously worked with Balki in films like 'Cheeni Kum' in which he played a 60-plus chef...
  • Watch: Dhanush and Amitabh Bachchan 'mix' to become 'Shamitabh' in the new trailer January 7, 2015

    The first trailer of R Balki's 'Shamitabh' is out! Featuring Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush in the lead, the title is a 'mixture' of both the actor's first name. The trailer doesn't give out much except for the fact that the both Dhanush and Amitabh Bachchan's characters belong to the showbiz. Big...
  • Vijay's upcoming fantasy drama is titled 'Puli'; will feature Sridevi as Hansika Motwani's mother January 4, 2015

    Chennai: Actor Vijay's 58th Tamil film, a fantasy drama, has been titled 'Puli'. The title was announced Sunday. "It gives us immense pleasure and happiness to announce the title as 'Puli' for our most prestigious project with Vijay and director Chimbudevan," said a statement from the film's production house SKT Studios. The...
  • Shruti Haasan set for six releases in 2015 January 3, 2015

    Chennai: The New Year is going to be extremely busy for actress Shruti Haasan, who is gearing up for the release of six films - four in Bollywood and one each in Tamil and Telugu. In Bollywood, Shruti has 'Gabbar' opposite Akshay Kumar, 'Rocky Handsome' and 'Welcome Back' opposite John Abraham...
  • Watch: New song 'Piddly' from 'Shamitabh' features Amitabh Bachchan sitting and singing fully-clothed on a commode December 31, 2014

    It is hard to imagine Amitabh Bachchan drunk and singing to himself in the toilet. But try. In this funny video, Bachchan is seen sitting on a toilet, singing loudly to himself. With the music composed by Ilaiyaraaja, and lyrics by Swanand Kirkire, the song sounds unique.Starring Big B, Dhanush...
  • Kamal Haasan: 'Uttama Villain' trailer to be out soon; currently working on sound mixing December 30, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan has revealed that the trailer of his upcoming Tamil film 'Uttama Villain' is ready and will be unveiled soon. In a video released on Youtube channel, Haasan said the sound mixing work of the film is currently underway in Los Angeles. "The trailer is ready and should be...
  • Telugu star Mahesh Babu refuses to go shirtless for Koratala Siva's upcoming film 'Srimanthudu' December 28, 2014

    Chennai: Mahesh Babu, who is against going shirtless in his films, has once again refused to do it for his tentatively titled Telugu movie "Srimanthudu" despite being requested by the director. Shruti Haasan is paired with Mahesh in "Srimanthudu", directed by Koratala Siva. "Director Siva wanted Mahesh to sport his worked out...
  • Kamal Haasan to miss his mentor K Balachander's last rites; will meet the filmmaker's family and pay respects tonight December 24, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan will miss saying a final goodbye to his mentor, veteran filmmaker K. Balachander, who will be cremated here Wednesday afternoon. Balachander died here Tuesday following prolonged illness. He was 84. "We had planned to cremate Balachander on Thursday, but it has now been advanced to today (Wednesday). Between...
  • Veteran Tamil filmmaker K Balachander passes away December 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Veteran filmmaker and doyen of Tamil cinema, K Balachander is no more. The 84 year old was admitted to Cauvery hospital in Chennai in the second week of December for treatment of urinary infection. The director was said to be critical and was in the Intensive Care Unit...
  • Snapshot: SS Rajamouli releases Tamannaah Bhatia's first look from 'Baahubali' on her birthday; celebs wish her on Twitter December 21, 2014

    The south Indian beauty Tamannaah Bhatia, who's also forayed in Bollywood, celebrates her 24th birthday today. Word on the street is that Bhatia will be celebrating her birthday with the cast and crew of her upcoming magnum opus, 'Baahubali'....
  • Watch: New song 'Madamiyan' from 'Tevar' shows Arjun Kapoor comparing Shruti Haasan to delicious 'mithai' December 18, 2014

    "Every girl deserves a Mad Lover and there's no one better than Agra ka Pintoo," reads the description for the song 'Madamiyan'. ...
  • Kamal Haasan wishes guru K Balachander a speedy recovery December 16, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan has wished his guru K. Balachander, who has been hospitalised due to fever and some age-related ailments, a speedy recovery. Meanwhile, the veteran filmmaker's health is improving, doctors have said. Balachander, 84, was admitted to Cauvery Hospital here Monday. Haasan is currently busy with the post-production work of...
  • Kamal Haasan wishes guru Balachander speedy recovery December 16, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan has wished his guru K. Balachander, who has been hospitalised due to fever and some age-related ailments, a speedy recovery. Meanwhile, the veteran filmmaker's health is improving, doctors have said. Balachander, 84, was admitted to Cauvery Hospital in Chennai on Monday. Haasan is currently busy with the post-production...
  • Have you seen Amitabh Bachchan's 'Shamitabh' sketch? November 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan, who is active on many different social networking platforms, shared a sketch of R. Balakrishnan's ambitious project 'Shamitabh' on his official blog. The director, fondly called Balki, is helming 'Shamitabh', which also features Dhanush and marks the Bollywood debut of southern superstar actor Kamal Haasan's daughter Akshara. The...