Jayaprakash

  • Lok Satta Party decides to fight LS polls alone 05-04-2014 06:51 PM

    As talks between TDP and BJP over forging an alliance were still caught in a deadlock, the Lok Satta Party (LSP) that initially showed inclination to join hands with them, has now decided to go it alone in the April 30 elections in Telangana. "We will have no tie-up with...
  • Tamil Review: 'Vallinam' attempts to blur the line that divides one sport from another in our country 02-03-2014 10:56 AM

    Movie: 'Vallinam'; Cast: Nakul, Mrudhula Basker, Atul Kulkarni, Anupama Kumar, Aadi Pinisetty, Jayaprakash, Y.G Mahendran and Krishna Kulasekaran; Director: Arivazhagan; Rating: *** In India, the fate of a sport lies in the hands of those with power and political influence. Only those who are privileged get to represent the country...
  • Tamil Review: 'Thegidi' is a taut film executed in style 02-03-2014 10:46 AM

    'Thegidi'; Director: P. Ramesh; Cast: Ashok Selvan, Chakrapani, Govardhan, Janani Iyer, Jayakumar, Jayaprakash, Kaali, Kamalakannan, Madhavan and Pradeep Nair; Rating: ***1/2 According to a line from "Thegidi", "the core concentration of a detective's job is shadowing and surveillance". It's after you hear this line and understand what it means completely,...
  • 'Pannaiyarum Padminiyum' review: This Tamil film is emotionally uplifting 08-02-2014 03:55 PM

    Cast: Vijay Sethupathi, Jayaprakash, Thulasi, Aishwarya Rajesh, Sneha, Neelima Rani, Balasaravanan Director: SU Arun Kumar Rating: 4.5 out of 5 In a list featuring films that tug at your heart strings, debutant Arun Kumar's 'Pannaiyarum Padminiyum' deserves to be right on the top. An emotionally uplifting work, the film steers...
  • 'Rey' promises globetrotting experience 13-11-2013 05:37 PM

    Chennai: Filmmaker YVS Chowdhary is confident that his much delayed Telugu romantic-drama 'Rey', which is slated to release during Sankranti next year, will give audiences a worldwide travel experience. 'Rey' featuring debutant Sai Dharam Tej from actor Chiranjeevi's clan has been on the floors for nearly a year. "While the...
  • AP CM forced to cancel mass contact programme in Medak 12-11-2013 08:42 PM

    Faced with stiff opposition from pro-Telangana forces, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy cancelled his programme at Sangareddy in Medak district scheduled for tomorrow. With the Deputy Chief Minister Damodara Rajanarasimha and other pro-Telangana forces saying that the CM is "not welcome" to tour their region, the Chief...
  • Hunkar Rally: BJP unleashes Narendra Modi to challenge Nitish Kumar 27-10-2013 07:30 AM

    Aiming to kill two birds with one stone, Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will address the Hunkar Rally at Patna's historic Gandhi Maidan on Sunday. Modi's first target will be his bete noire Nitish Kumar, the Chief Minister of Bihar, while the second...
  • 'Moodar Koodam' review: The film steers away from stereotypes 14-09-2013 11:15 AM

    Cast: Naveen, Sentrayan, Kuberan, Rajaj, Jayaprakash, Anupama Kumar, Oviya Director: Naveen Rating: 3.5 out of 5 The success of films such as 'Soodhu Kavvum', 'Pizza', 'Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom' and 'Neram' has proved that Tamil cinema doesn't rely anymore on hero-worshipping, big ticket films. Debutant Naveen's 'Moodar Koodam' (MK), which...
  • 'Aadhalal Kadhal Seiveer' review: It's about careless romance 16-08-2013 11:05 AM

    Cast: Santosh Ramesh, Manisha Yadav, Poornima Jayaram, Jayaprakash, Thulasi, Arjun Director: Suseenthiran Rating: 3 out of 5 Tamil cinema has always turned a blind eye to social problems such as honour killing, incest and even same-sex marriage for a very simple reason that such subjects might not click at the...
  • Tamil director Cheran shoots for a song worth 25 lakh 29-05-2013 11:22 AM

    Chennai: A set worth Rs 25 lakh was recently erected for actor-director Cheran's directorial Telugu-Tamil bilingual drama 'JK Enum Nanbanin Vaazhkai' to shoot a special song, which focuses on dating through Facebook. "We had to recreate a set that would look like the inside of Facebook. That approximately costed us...
  • Telugu Review: 'Tadakha' is illogical and predictable 12-05-2013 07:21 PM

    Cast: Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, Sunil Varma, Tamannaah Bhatia, Andrea Jeremiah, Ashutosh Rana, Rama Prabha, Brahmanadam, Raghu Babu, Jayaprakash Reddy, Vennela Kishore and Srinivasa Reddy Director: Kishore Kumar Pardasani Rating: 2 out of 5 I think we have come to the point in Indian cinema where there is no room for...
  • One shall learn to compromise as a debutant: Senthil Kumar 04-05-2013 01:49 PM

    Chennai: A film is not a one-man show, but the output of a team and, therefore, it's important to compromise wherever needed, says first time director R S Durai Senthil Kumar, whose debut Tamil film 'Ethir Neechal', released recently. "It's easy to get carried away after you don the hat...
  • Tamil flick 'Ethir Neechal' spells profit for Dhanush 03-05-2013 06:17 PM

    Chennai: Dhanush's production venture 'Ethir Neechal' raked in approximately Rs 4 crore on its release day in Tamil Nadu despite getting mixed reviews. Said to be made on a budget of Rs 9 crore, Sivakarthikeyan-starrer Tamil romantic-drama hit the screens on May 1. "The film released in over 300 screens...
  • Tamil review: 'Ethir Neechal' nothing exceptional, yet watchable 03-05-2013 03:09 PM

    Cast: Sivakarthikeyan, Nandita, Priya Anand, Jayaprakash, Ravi Prakash, Suza Kumar, Manobala, Dhanush and Nayantara Director: Durai Senthil Kumar "Ethir Neechal" is one of those films where the first and second halves are vaguely connected. The film oscillates between a cliched romantic-comedy and a sports movie at regular intervals only to...
  • Telugu drama 'Rudhramadevi' to be completed by year-end 28-04-2013 01:16 PM

    Chennai: The shooting for Gunasekhar's Telugu period-drama 'Rudhramadevi' has started and the filmmaker says he aims to wrap up the film by December. The camera started rolling for 'Rudhramadevi' Saturday. "We are planning to complete the shooting in five long schedules by the first week of December. Visual effects will...
  • Naga Chaitanya to play the lead in 'Thadakha' 21-04-2013 04:47 PM

    Naga Chaitanya has become popular with the young audience and the actor is all set to share screen with Sunil in his upcoming film 'Thadakha'. The film is a remake of Tamil superhit film 'Vettai'. Tammannah and Andrea will be seen as the leading ladies in the film. 'Konchem Istam...