MADHAVAN

  • Snapshot: R Madhavan reveals his clean shaven look from 'Tanu Weds Manu' sequel 1 week ago

    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...
  • Why 'Raanjhanaa' director prefers to work with southern actors June 21, 2013

    Chennai: Bollywood director Anand L. Rai prefers working with southern actors because his scripts demand simple characters and he finds these in them. While he worked with Tamil actor R. Madhavan in 'Tanu Weds Manu', he roped in Dhanush for 'Raanjhanaa'. "I think it's because the scripts I write require characters with...
  • Kamal Haasan is Madhavan's god May 13, 2013

    Chennai: Southern actor R Madhavan looks up to actor filmmaker Kamal Haasan as his deity, and when he met him recently at an award ceremony, he felt like a teenager again. "Had a great time at the Vijay Awards. Met my god Kamal sir again after a while. (I) was a...
  • Naga Chaitanya is a fast evolving mass hero: Sunil Varma April 25, 2013

    Chennai: Telugu actor Sunil Varma, who shares screen space with Naga Chaitanya in upcoming action drama, 'Thadaka', feels that the latter is one of the fast evolving mass heroes in the industry. "I played his (Chaitanya) friend in his debut film 'Josh' and play his costar in 'Thadaka'. The transformation I...
  • Salman Khan's fitness impresses actor Madhavan March 25, 2013

    Chennai: It took actor R Madhavan a workout session with Salman Khan to convince himself that he is not all that super strong. "All misconception of me being super strong and fit were laid to rest when I worked out with the one and only Salman Khan sir," posted Madhavan on...
  • Ranjan Promod experiments with his new Malayalam movie February 15, 2013

    Kochi: Director Ranjan Pramod, who is back after a sabbatical of six years with his latest film 'Rose Guitarinal', seems to be in an experimental mode. He has teamed up with new faces and even canned a song in a single shot with no cuts. "The song 'Chutti Varum Katte' from...
  • 'Lokpal' Review: The Malayalam film is a one time watch February 9, 2013

    'Lokpal' has actor Mohanlal palying the character of Nandagopal, with a tainted past , who runs a cafe, a small hangout for families. But he is also potrayed as a committed fighter of human rights aka 'Kayamkulam Kochunni'. The film also does a flashback to Nandagopal's life which...
  • Arshad Warsi to play conman in Ken Ghosh's next February 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Arshad Warsi is looking forward to play a conman in Ken Ghosh's upcoming film alongside R Madhavan. The actor would be teaming up with R Madhavan for the first time on big screen for Ghosh's yettobetitled film. "The film with Ken Ghosh is about two conmen. It has...
  • Notables not on Celebrity 100 February 1, 2013

    Javed Akhtar He was hailed in creative circles for his efforts in getting the Copyright Act amended in May 2012. He also penned the lyrics for 'Ekk Deewana Tha'. But he doesn't feature in the Celebrity 100 because there was no specific category for lyricists. Irrfan Khan Despite all the accolades he...
  • Video: Teaser of Mohanlal's 'Lokpal' January 25, 2013

    An upcoming Malayalam thriller, the movie is written by S. N. Swamy. Direction is by filmmaker Joshiy and 'Lokpal' stars actors like Mohanlal and Kavya Madhavan in the lead roles while Meera Nandan, Manoj K. Jayan, Vijayaraghavan and Saikumar features in supporting roles. The film however is scheduled to release on 31...