HAASAN

  • Shruti Haasan lands in legal trouble Yesterday

    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 3 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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...
  • 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...