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  • Cheating case against Shruti Haasan withdrawn 5 days ago

    Chennai: A city-based company has withdrawn a case of cheating against actor Shruti Haasan filed in Hyderabad following the intervention of cinema industry bodies. The actors have been asked by the respective associations to adhere to contractual agreements. "Picture House Media Ltd has withdrawn its case against Shruti Haasan after...
  • Cheating case against Shruti Haasan withdrawn 6 days ago

    Chennai: A film production company has withdrawn a case of cheating against actor Shruti Haasan filed in Hyderabad following the intervention of cinema industry bodies. "Picture House Media Ltd (operating out of Chennai and Hyderabad) has withdrawn its case against Shruti Haasan after Tamil Film Producers Council (TPFC) and South Indian...
  • Being vegetarian a personal choice: Kamal Haasan on beef ban 1 week ago

    After Maharashtra government has put a ban on beef, veteran actor Kamal Haasan said being a vegetarian should be a matter of personal choice. In an exclusive interview to Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Haasan said, "According to scriptures, Brahmins used to be beef eaters. I don't eat beef anymore, it's...
  • Watch: In conversation with Kamal Haasan April 17, 2015

    "As an ex-Vaishnavite and ex-Shailvite, I can only sympathise with them. This is Prahlad Charitra and you will have antagonist talking against protagonist. I am answerable to my muslim friends who can hold me accountable," said Kamal Haasan in an exclusive interview with CNN-IBN. ...
  • Censor Board stifles my freedom: Kamal Haasan April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan says he has an ongoing struggle against the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC) to achieve creative freedom. The 60-year-old actor, whose 2013 film 'Vishwaroopam' was initially banned in Tamil Nadu for 15 days and saw a release only after muting certain scenes, has always...
  • Kamal Haasan, Shruti Haasan to clash at the box office with their films April 14, 2015

    Chennai: Come May 1, actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan and his actress-daughter Shruti Haasan will lock horns with their respective films - 'Uttama Villain' and 'Gabbar Is Back' - at the box office. "This is the first time in Shruti's career that her film is releasing on the same day as her father's...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob April 8, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob. ...
  • News 360: Andhra Pradesh Police kills 20 wood smugglers, Tamil Nadu pays compensation April 8, 2015

    Massive uproar by human rights activists and politicians continue in Chennai and Chittoor over the killing of 20 alleged red sander smugglers by the Andhra Pradesh police. The encounter has snowballed into a political war between Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. The Tamil Nadu government announced a compensation of Rs...
  • VHP calls for ban on Kamal Haasan-starrer Tamil drama 'Uttama Villain' April 8, 2015

    Chennai: Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has called for a ban on actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan-starrer Tamil drama 'Uttama Villain', claiming it will affect the religious sentiments of Hindi speaking people. The VHP is reportedly upset with the lyrics of a song in the film, say it will upset the followers of Hindu...
  • Snapshot: Kamal Haasan's daughter Akshara can't keep her eyes off Shah Rukh Khan April 2, 2015

    She may be a celebrity now, courtesy the success of her Bollywood debut 'Shamitabh'. But as a kid, she was also a fan of Shah Rukh Khan. And the photo which Akshara recently shared on Twitter goes on to prove her fondness for the star. Akshara, as evident from the...
  • Shruti Haasan lands in legal trouble March 27, 2015

    Chennai: A leading media and entertainment house, has initiated legal proceedings against popular actress Shruti Haasan, who signed a contract to be the female lead in a film starring Nagarjuna, but later pulled out of the project, citing clashes of dates. The media house claims the dates were earlier discussed with...
  • Kamal Haasan: Trouble and controversies always follow me March 25, 2015

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who is busy promoting forthcoming Tamil release 'Uttama Villain', has wrestled with so many controversies over the years that he feels they follow him and will continue for the remainder of his career. "Even till last week, we were fighting a case in connection with my film...
  • 'Gabbar Is Back' trailer: Akshay Kumar gives Bollywood's favourite villain a positive twist March 24, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Akshay Kumar on Monday unveiled the trailer of his much-awaited film 'Gabbar Is Back' in the presence of the entire cast of the movie. 'Gabbar Is Back' is a remake of 2002 Tamil film 'Ramanaa'. The actor also performed a small stunt before the event started. "The entire nation knows...
  • Love the way Kanikka Salluja designs, her creations are unique: Akshara Haasan March 22, 2015

    Mumbai: After making her big screen debut with "Shamitabh", Akshara Haasan stepped onto the fashion ramp for the first time as a showstopper for Kanikka Salluja, whom she called a 'fashion soulmate'. "I saw Kanikka's work and after watching it, I felt as if I found my soulmate in fashion. I...
  • Shruti Haasan: 'Gabbar Is Back' is a great chance to work with Akshay Kumar, offers me a good role March 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Shruti Haasan is happy with the response to the teaser of her upcoming film 'Gabbar Is Back', and says the project is a good opportunity for fulfiling her dream to work with Akshay Kumar. "I'm very happy with the response to the teaser of 'Gabbar Is Back'. It is...
  • Shruti records song for 'Gabbar Is Back' in one hour March 16, 2015

    Chennai: After lending her voice to two successful songs -- 'Joganiyan' and 'Sannata' -- this year, Shruti Haasan has sung a song picturised on herself for her film 'Gabbar Is Back'. What's more incredible is that she recorded the song in one hour without any break. "Shruti was shooting in the...
  • Oscar winning sound mixer Craig Mann collaborates with Indian technicians for Kamal Haasan's 'Uttama Villain' March 4, 2015

    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 March 3, 2015

    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 February 27, 2015

    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 February 26, 2015

    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...