MADHAVAN

  • 'Tanu Weds Manu Returns': The first day of the shoot was freaky, says R Madhavan 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The makers and the stars of the upcoming sequel of the 2011 film 'Tanu weds Manu' flew down to New Delhi to launch the motion poster of the much-awaited 'Tanu Weds Manu Returns'. The lead actor R Madhavan, who plays the shy and tamed Manu, while interacting with...
  • Kangana Ranaut releases the first poster of 'Tanu Weds Manu Returns' on her birthday 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The makers of 'Tanu Weds Manu Returns' on Monday launched the motion poster here in a glitzy event to mark the birthday of its leading star Kangana Ranaut, who turned 28. In the first look of the Anand L Rai's film, which is a sequel to the hit 2011...
  • Noted Malayalam comedian Mala Aravindan passes away; he was 76 years old January 28, 2015

    Thrissur: Malayalam film industry's popular comedian Mala Aravindan, who acted in close to 400 films in the last 37 years, died Tuesday morning, his family said. He was 76. He suffered a cardiac arrest Jan 19 and was hospitalised. He breathed his last at a private hospital in Coimbatore. A noted theatre...
  • 'Tanu Weds Manu Returns' to release in June January 21, 2015

    Mumbai: Director Aanand L Rai will release Kangana Ranaut and R Madhavan-starrer 'Tanu Weds Manu Returns', a sequel to his 2011 hit romantic comedy, on June 12. The 'Raanjhanaa' director has collaborated with Eros International for the film, which has been co-produced by Color Yellow Productions. "We are happy to...
  • R Madhavan, Prakash Raaj, Varu Sarathkumar mourn the death of filmmaker K Balachander on Twitter December 23, 2014

    Veteran director K. Balachander, who was admitted to a private hospital recently, passed away on Tuesday. He was 84. There who's who of the South Indian film industry mourned the veteran filmmakers loss on Tuesday. Popularly referred to in the Tamil film industry as 'Iyakunar Sigaram,' Mr. Balachander received the Dadasaheb Phalke...
  • 'Irudhi Suttru' teaser: R Madhavan is relentless as the tough, passionate boxing coach December 19, 2014

    Written and directed by Sudha Kongara, the bilingual sports drama is titled 'Saala Khadoos' in Hindi. The film also features Ritika Singh and Mumtaz Sorcar in the female lead roles, along with Radharavi and Nassar in supporting roles. Songs for 'Irudhi Suttru' have been composed by Santhosh Narayanan who has...
  • Floppy hair, aviators, bulging muscles: R Madhavan looks rugged as the retired boxer-turned-coach in 'Saala Khadoos' December 18, 2014

    Take a look at the R. Madhavan's 'Saala Khadoos'/'Irudhi suttru' second poster. The Tamil actor has beefed up to fit his character in the movie.He plays a retired boxer turned coach in the sports drama directed by Sudha Kongara Prasad. This look shows him in a very different light. Ritika...
  • Snapshot: R Madhavan reveals his clean shaven look from 'Tanu Weds Manu' sequel November 18, 2014

    To beard, or not to beard? Actor R Madhavan, who's been sporting a full beard of late, surprised his fans with a brand new look for his upcoming Hindi film 'Tanu Weds Manu 2', a sequel to the hit 2011 film by Anand L Rai. ...
  • Actor R Madhavan narrowly escapes major injury during 'Saala Khadoos' shoot November 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor R Madhavan is upset because the shooting of his upcoming film 'Saala Khadoos' got affected due to his injury. He will be seen as a retired boxer-turned-coach in the Tamil-Hindi bilingual, which is being directed by Sudha Kongara, former associate of filmmaker Mani Ratnam. The film is titled 'Irrudhi Suttru'...
  • To work with Mohit Suri again is the reward of 'Aashiqui 2': Shraddha Kapoor June 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Post the success of 'Aashiqui 2', actress Shraddha Kapoor, who is three films old in Bollywood, wants to "conquer" a lot more and is willing to work hard. Shraddha, daughter of popular actor Shakti Kapoor, made her acting debut with 'Teen Patti' alongside megastar Amitabh Bachchan, R Madhavan...
  • R Madhavan sheds 15 kg for boxer's role in 'Laal' June 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor R. Madhavan, who turned 44 recently, is stationed in Los Angeles for the last six months preparing for a new film "Laal" in which he'll be seen as a boxer. He has lost 15 kg to look like a boxer. "It's been a time of a complete physical revamp...
  • If you love your country, then do vote: R Madhavan April 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor R.Madhavan has urged citizens to be a responsible "aam aadmi" (common man) and to step out and vote for the love of their country. The general election started Monday. "This is most important election of our (country's) history and I would want everyone to go and vote," Madhavan said...
  • Tamil Review: 'Thegidi' is a taut film executed in style March 2, 2014

    '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, you realize...
  • Aamir Khan's '3 Idiots' nominated for Japan Academy Awards January 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Aamir Khanstarrer '3 Idiots' has been nominated for the 37th Japan Academy Awards in the best Outstanding Foreign Language Film category. Directed by Rajkumar Hirani, the movie, which released in India Dec 23, 2009, was a blockbuster. It also featured Sharman Joshi, R. Madhavan and Kareena Kapoor. According to the...
  • Kavya Madhavan to star in Jeethu's next film January 26, 2014

    After the success of 'Drishyam', director Jeethu is all set to make his next Malayalam film. However, the director will not team up with Mammootty for his next, but will instead make women centric film. If reports are to be believed, Jeethu has roped in actress Kavya Madhavan in...
  • Sifting through The Life and Times of Layla The Ordinary January 17, 2014

    The Life and Times of Layla The Ordinary is one of the best books released for the young adult section in recent times, for more reasons than one. This is Minna Madhavan's first work for the young adult sphere, and has been published by the Penguin Group, under the young...
  • Kangana Ranaut, Vidyut Jamwal named PETA's hottest vegetarians January 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood heartthrob Vidyut Jamwal and diva Kangana Ranaut have been named PETA India's hottest vegetarian celebrities of 2013. After garnering thousand's of votes, Jamwal, 33, and Ranaut, 26, bagged the top spot to be named the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India's hottest star. They...
  • PSLVC25 will leave earth's orbit within 2030 days: Madhavan November 5, 2013

    After the launch of India's Mars Mission from Sriharikota, former ISRO chairman G Madhavan Nair said the scientists will carry a check out of the spacecraft and then the rocket engine will be fired. He added PSLVC25 would leave the earth's orbit within 2030 days. ...
  • Meera Jasmine, not Kavya Madhavan finalised for 'Onnum Mindathe' October 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Meera Jasmine is ready to make a comeback. The actress, who made headlines for signing 'Mazhaneerthullikal' opposite Anoop Menon, is doing another film. Is reports are to be believed, she has replaced Kavya Madhavan in 'Onnum Mindathe'. While she plays the female lead, Jayaram plays the male...
  • India is the new flavour in Hollywood: R Madhavan October 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor R Madhavan says filmmakers in West have realised the potential of Indian actors being able to take a film to wider audience which is why they want to rope them in Hollywood films. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan and others have been part of Hollywood films....
  • Indian actors lack bandwidth to succeed internationally: R Madhavan September 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Bollywood's big names Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor and Irrfan have tasted the Hollywood flavour. But R Madhavan, who has finally crossed over with international project 'Night Of The Living Dead: Origins', says Indian actors lack the capacity to establish themselves in an international setup. "We have a long way...
  • Just a good script is not enough, says R Madhavan September 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The script is not the only thing that R Madhavan looks at while deciding a film. The producer and cast are equally important for him. "I used to only look at the script. Now, I look at the set up, producer and rest of the team," Madhavan told IANS...
  • Hindi remake of 'Vettai' to be a commercial potboiler: Karan Johar July 30, 2013

    Mumbai: In a first for filmmaker Karan Johar, he will be coproducing a remake of a south Indian masala film 'Vettai'. 'Vettai' is a 2012 Tamil action film directed by N Linguswamy. The original film starring Arya, R Madhavan, Sameera Reddy and Amala Paul was a huge hit. "I was very...
  • Night of the Living Dead: R Madhavan to star in Hollywood horror July 28, 2013

    Mumbai: R Madhavan is the latest Bollywood actor to join the Hollywood bandwagon with producer Simon West's horror remake of 1968 film 'Night of the Living Dead'. The 3D reboot, directed by Zebediah De Soto, is a reimagining of George A Romero's hit blackandwhite movie. It revolves around a group of...
  • MadhavanKangana to unite again for 'Tanu Weds Manu' sequel July 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Actors R Madhavan and Kangana Ranaut, the lead pair of 'Tanu Weds Manu', are all set to take the hit romantic comedy ahead in its sequel, to be helmed by Aanand L Rai. The 2011 film was the love story of an NRI and a feisty girl (Kangana) from Uttar...