KV ANAND

  • 'Kochadaiiyaan': Rs 125 crore Rajinikanthstarrer set to rock the box office May 4, 2014

    New Delhi: At last the long wait is over and the Rajinikanth fans across the globe will get to see his muchawaited and anticipated Tamil film 'Kochadaiiyaan', a directorial debut of the matinee idol's younger daughter Soundarya. When it unravels on the silver screen Friday, the film will introduce moviegoers...
  • Alia Bhatt falls prey to a 'fake' Facebook update July 10, 2013

    Chennai: Cinematographerturneddirector KV Anand has refuted rumors that he has cast young Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt in his upcoming yettobetitled Tamil film starring Dhanush. Following a Facebook update from a fake profile under the name of K.V. Anand, it was reported in some section of the media that Alia had been...
  • Dhanush to star in KV Anand's next? May 23, 2013

    Mumbai: 'Kolaveri Di' hitmaker Dhanush who is all geared up for his debut Bollywood release 'Raanjhanaa', has revealed that he will work with filmmaker K V Anand in his untitled Tamil film. "Yes guys... Much to the delight of you all and myself, I am doing a film with K V Anand...
  • Rajinikanth is not part of KV Anand's next February 26, 2013

    Chennai: Reacting to rumours that he has roped in superstar Rajinikanth for his next Tamil outing, cinematographer-turned-director KV Anand said it is not true. "Friends, all are nothing but rumours. Unless otherwise a 'Maatraan' (twin) of mine went around signed the film," posted Anand on his Twitter page. "I haven't signed my...
  • Actor Asin to pair up with Vijay after 'Kavalan' February 22, 2013

    Actress Asin hasn't been seen in Ktown for a while now. This young actress's dream came true when called in for Bollywood films and we thought she was settled there for good. Now, it seems like Asin who was missing from Kollywood for quite some time is coming back! Rumours are...
  • Actor Vijay is not a part of Anand's next film February 18, 2013

    Tamil directorturnedcinematographer KV Anand is reported to have met Ilayathalapathy Vijay recently, to discuss the possibility of casting him in his next film. From a couple of months ago, this has been making buzz in the Ktown. But when asked earlier, Anand refused to comment, saying, "It is too early...
  • We need more cinematography schools: Shanmugasundaram November 2, 2012

    Cinematographer Shanmugasundaram, known for his slick camera work in Tamil films such as 'Rowithram' and 'Aarohanam', feels there is a need for more schools to hone the skills of aspiring cinematographers. "When I was studying visual communication, there were only two schools in Tamil Nadu that offered courses in cinematography. Today,...
  • 'Thuppakki's' director denies slamming 'Mattrraan' October 26, 2012

    Social networking has its own share of controversy. One such latest buzz is about AR Murugadoss, and it is being alleged that the director implicitly slammed 'Maattrraan' team in one of his tweets. Reacting to this, the 'Ghajini' maker, whose 'Thuppakki' will hit the screens soon, says, "The tweet in question...
  • Suriya carries 'Maattrraan' oh his shoulders October 17, 2012

    'Maattraan' has gone through its opening weekend and is continuing to get mixed reviews from audiences across the world, with viewers enjoying different parts of the movie while complaining about a few others. However, if there is one thing most of them seem to agree upon, it's that Suriya has...
  • Video: 'Maattrraan's' review by Bosskey October 13, 2012

    'Maattrraan' is an actionthriller film, directed by cinematographer turned filmmaker KV Anand. It's the story about two brothers born as a conjoined twins. It stars Suriya in dual role along with Kajal Aggarwal. The film is produced by Kalpathi S Aghoram under the banner of AGS Entertainment. ...
  • Tamil Review: 'Maattrraan' is good but predictable October 13, 2012

    'Maattrraan' brings together Suriya and KV Anand once again after the success of their first film together, 'Ayan' and has managed to get a personality for the title even before the release. For the first time in Tamil cinema, the hero is not just portrayed in a double role, but...
  • Video: Director KV Anand on 'Maattrraan' October 12, 2012

    Earlier KV Anand has said that completing the film 'Maattrraan' was a herculean task and he doesn't want to repeat it. 'Maattrraan' is one of the years big release and stars Suriya alongside Kajal Aggarwal. ...
  • Video: Suriya talks about 'Maattrraan' October 12, 2012

    Amid huge expectations and backed by strong promotions, Suriya's 'Maatraan' has hit the screens today. Directed by K V Anand, who had earlier made 'Ayan' with Suriya, 'Maatraan' produced by Kalpathi S Aghoram of AGS Entertainment has Kajal Agarwal as the heroine. Music is by Harris Jayaraj. The film's Telugu version...
  • 'Maattrraan' gets Ucertificate from censor board October 4, 2012

    Suriya's much awaited 'Maattrraan' was cleared by the Censor Board with a clean U certificate on October 3, which means the film is fit for viewing for all age groups. If sources are to be believed, Censor authorities also appreciated the hard work of the cast and crew of the film,...
  • I will not remake 'Maattrraan': KV Anand October 3, 2012

    Cinematographer turned filmmaker K.V. Anand will not remake his upcoming Tamil film 'Maattrraan' in any other language. He says completing the film was a Herculean task and he doesn't want to repeat it. "We spent a lot of time making the film once and the effort that has gone into the...
  • Suriya never gets tired of second take: KV Anand October 1, 2012

    Southern filmmaker KV Anand, who has directed hit films such as 'Kana Kandaen', 'Ayan' and 'Ko', said unlike established actors, Suriya never gets tired of second take and he is always willing to give as many takes as possible. "As a cinematographer I've worked with the likes of Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya...
  • Karthi wished he was born conjoined with Suriya: Anand October 1, 2012

    Southern actor Karthi, who has dubbed for his brother Suriya for the first time in the Telugudubbed version of 'Maattrraan', wished he was born conjoined with his brother after watching the film, director KV Anand said. "Karthi was so touched by the film that he wished he was born as conjoined...
  • 'Maatrraan's' right sold for Rs 3.25 crore in Kerala October 1, 2012

    'Maatrraan's' distribution rights in Kerala have been reportedly bought for a whooping Rs 3.25 crore. It has been bought by Thameen movies and is the highest distribution cost for Suriya in Malayalam. The film, directed by KV Anand, will be releasing worldwide on October 12 in 1300+ screens. Surya will be...
  • Karthi dubs for Suriya in 'Brothers' September 29, 2012

    Karthi and Suriya are yet to be seen on the big screen together, but the brothers will now be heard in the film 'Brothers', the dubbed Telugu version of Tamil movie 'Maattrraan'. Suriya plays conjoined twins in the film and his younger brother Karthi dubbed for one of the twins in...
  • 'Maattrraan' goes to censor board for approval September 29, 2012

    It has been reported that 'Maattrraan', the SuriyaKajal starrer, has officially completed its post production works as of this week. The producers and the director will be submitting the entire picture to the censor board for approval on Sept 29 or by Sept 30. The technical aspects of the film has...
  • Jiiva to share screen with Thulasi Nair in his next September 28, 2012

    After getting on the cast list of Mani Ratnam's next flick 'Kadal', actress Thulasi has signed her next film and will be pairing up with Jiiva. The project, titled 'Yaan' will be cinematographer Ravi K Chandran's directorial debut in Tamil Cinema. The producers of the film decided to choose Thulasi instead...
  • Suriya's 'Brothers' audio to be released on Sept 22 September 18, 2012

    KV Anand's 'Maattrraan' will be released as 'Brothers' in Telugu. Starring Suriya in the roles of conjoined twins, the film sees Kajal Agarwal as the heroine. The good news is that Suriya has dubbed for himself in the Telugu version. 'Brothers' audio launch is scheduled to take place sometime on...
  • Suriya to dub 'Maattrraan's' Telugu version September 7, 2012

    Tamil actor Suriya will dub for the first time in Telugu for 'Mattrraan'. Directed by KV Anand, Tamil film 'Mattrraan' is an actionthriller starring Suriya as conjoined twins along with Kajal Aggarwal and Sachin Khedekar. It has been dubbed in Telugu. Confirming this, the makers tweeted: 'Mattrraan' Telugu version has been titled...
  • Prabhu Deva to direct the Hindi remake of 'Ayan'? September 4, 2012

    It's said that AVM has sold the Hindi remake rights of blockbuster 'Ayan' to TIPS for a whooping price of Rs 1.5 crore! It's further rumored that the production house is trying to rope in Prabhu Deva to direct the remake in Hindi. An official announcement will be made only once...
  • 'Maattrraan' to hit the screens on October 12 August 26, 2012

    Suriya's 'Maattrraan' will grace worldwide screens on October 12. This has been made official by the makers of the film. Following rumors about the much anticipated flick's release date the makers AGS Entertainment have announced the release date as October 12. Starring Suriya as conjoined twins in parts of the film...
  • I'm not on any social networking pages: Suriya August 24, 2012

    Even as it was announced and it went viral that Suriya Sivakumar's biggie, 'Maattrraann' will be released on September 19 as a Vinayagar Chathurthi special, Suriya and the makers have denied this rumor. "I'm not on any social networking pages, please don't be mislead by my fake profiles on Facebook or...
  • I never had the drive to do Hindi films: Suriya August 20, 2012

    Everybody loves Suriya, he makes both critics and the masses happy. The 37yearold is currently busy with KV Anand's 'Maattrraan' ('Duplicate' in Telugu). In a quick interview, the actor tells us about his new movie and more. What do we need to know about 'Maattrraan', besides the fact that you play...
  • Video: Suriya's 'Maatraan' trailer released August 10, 2012

    KV Anand, Suriya, Harris Jayaraj's Maatraan's audio launch is currently being unveiled at Singapore and the event sees some power packed performances by several actresses, Harris Jayaraj, Suriya and others. Meanwhile a 66 second teaser of the movie has been released and boy oh boy. The teaser oozes style and showcases...
  • Why 'Maatraan' is called 'Maattrraan' now August 8, 2012

    Suriya Sivakumar's 'Maattrraan' has undergone a title change, apparently in sync with the film's theme all the letters have doubled, 'Maatraan' to 'Maattrraan', Suriya plays conjoined twins in the film. The makers are currently busy with the audio launch of the movie. The event's satellite rights have been bagged...
  • All track details of Suriya's film 'Maatraan' August 2, 2012

    Suriya Harris Jayaraj KV Anand's 'Maatraan' is seeing an audio launch on August 9 at Singapore is no longer news. The audio of the film is red hot in trade, thanks to the coming together of the 'Ayan' trio, in fact, it is said that Sony Music snapped...