Haasan

  • 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...
  • Shruti Haasan confirms film with Tamil superstar Vijay July 16, 2014

    Chennai: Shruti Haasan, who has become one of sought-after actresses in southern filmdom, will team up next with Tamil superstar Vijay in a yet-untitled 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: Dhanush-starrer 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: Actor-filmmaker 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: Actor-filmmaker 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...
  • Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan to lead official Indian delegation to Cannes May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who is also chairman of FICCI Media and Entertainment Committee-South, will lead the Indian delegation to the 67th Cannes International Film Festival, which begins Wednesday. Apex business chamber in India - the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), for the first time this...
  • Shruti Haasan poses as the contemporary bride on the cover of a fashion magazine April 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Shruti Haasan has put her fashionable foot forward as the cover girl of the May issue of fashion magazine Harper's Bazaar Bride. There are multiple shots of the actress, who has made a unique style statement with the traditional sari, but with a contemporary twist to the look. She...
  • Watch: Jayalalithaa, Kamal Haasan, Kanimozhi vote in Tamil Nadu April 24, 2014

    39 seats in Tamil Nadu are voting in the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha elections on April 24. Even though Tamil Nadu is witnessing a multi-corner contest, the main fight is between chief minister J Jayalalithaa led AIADMK and M Karunanidhi-MK Stalin led DMK. ...
  • Snapshot: Rajinikanth, Aamir Khan, Kamal Haasan, and Vidya Balan cast their votes early this morning in Mumbai and Chennai April 24, 2014

    The Mumbai and Chennai polls saw mega stars turning up at polling booths early in the morning. Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan were out to vote in Chennai, while Vidya Balan and Aamir Khan were among the first few in Mumbai to cast their votes. Vidya Balan voiced the importance of...
  • I did the item song in 'Gabbar' for a friend: Kareena Kapoor April 3, 2014

    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 stars...
  • e Lounge: Vidya Balan, Kamal Haasan recieve Padma Awards 2014 April 1, 2014

    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 April 1, 2014

    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 March 21, 2014

    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 March 19, 2014

    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 for...
  • Snapshot: Akshay Kumar wraps up 'Gabbar' shoot, praises co-star Shruti Haasan March 12, 2014

    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 February 21, 2014

    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 Down Duppa!...
  • 'Cuckoo' has intricacies you find in novels: Kamal Haasan February 19, 2014

    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 philosophies, but...
  • Kamal Haasan is my inspiration: Suriya Sivakumar February 18, 2014

    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 that we...
  • Kamal Haasan: Despite being my senior, Balu Mahendra was a friend February 16, 2014

    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 as...
  • Mohanlal's 'Drishyam' crosses Rs 1 crore mark in UK February 14, 2014

    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 film...
  • Kamal Haasan to shoot 'Drishyam' remake from mid-2014 February 5, 2014

    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 sir...