Mugamoodi

  • 2012: Year of small films at southern boxoffice December 25, 2012

    Chennai: Believe it or not but 2012 has sounded the death knell for heroworshipping scripts. Out of the 423 films released to date in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam, the most successful have been the ones sans any superstar or mega budget. Some of the small wonders of 2012 include Tamil...
  • Language is not a barrier for musicians: K November 1, 2012

    Tamil composer K, known only by one letter and for his work in films such as 'Mugamoodi' and 'Aarohanam', says language is not a barrier for musicians. "Art is beyond barriers and music is universal. If you can understand the emotion of the film or a particular scene, then composing music...
  • Jiiva takes break from work, goes to Europe October 10, 2012

    After sweating it out in his recent films which include 'Mugamoodi' and 'Neethane En Ponvasantham', actor Jiiva has finally decided to a break from work. He has gone on a vacation with his family and will be in Europe for the next two weeks. The actor who has a huge fan...
  • Krishnakumar to compose music for 'Onbadhula Guru' September 30, 2012

    After successfully creating music for Tamil film 'Mugamoodi', southern composer Krishnakumar, fondly known as K, has signed his next project titled 'Onbadhula Guru'. It is a multistarrer comedy to be directed by debutant PT Selvakumar. "I've signed my next project with P.T Selvakumar, and it's an outright comedy entertainer", K told...
  • One should not get carried away by fame: Pooja Hegde September 15, 2012

    Former Miss Universe India second runnerup Pooja Hegde feels as an actress, she should be open to all kinds of roles and not restrict herself to any genre. "It's too early in my career to dedicate myself to certain type of roles. I want to play different kinds of roles with...
  • Established composers earn as much as hero: K September 14, 2012

    After creating melodies for three successful films, southern composer Krishnakumar, fondly called K, says successful composers can sometimes make as much money as a film hero. He also says the joy of recording music with live artists can never be replaced by digitally generated music. "I feel the career of a...
  • 'Endrendrum Punnagai' stars Jiiva in the lead role September 12, 2012

    'Mugamoodi' might have evoked mixed response. But there is hardly anyone who isn't impressed with the efforts Jiiva put for the role. And now, the actor is gearing up his next, 'Endrendrum Punnagai'. The film to be directed by Ahmed (who made his debut with 'Vamanan') was formally launched some weeks...
  • Neethane En Ponvasantham: Jiiva plays college student September 7, 2012

    Directed by Gautham Menon, 'Neethane En Ponvasantham' is a romantic film. Jiiva will opnce again be seen on the silver screen after his recent hit 'Mugamoodi'. Samantha is the lady lead and her chemistry with Jiiva can ensure initial footfalls in the cinema halls. Music of the film was released on...
  • Mugamoodi: Weekend collection about Rs.10 crore September 3, 2012

    Audiences have given the thumbs up to Jiiva's superhero image in Mysskin directed Tamil movie 'Mugamoodi'. Made on a budget of Rs.20 crore, it has reportedly earned in about Rs.10 crore at the box office over the weekend. "The film has been made on a budget of Rs.20 crore inclusive of...
  • Jiiva, Trisha team up for 'Endrendrum Punnagai' September 1, 2012

    As the actor's superhero film, 'Mugamoodi' graced screens on august 31, he will be starting work for romantic film 'Endrendrum Punnagai' by mid September. The first schedule will go on floors in Chennai on September 15 and will be a ten day one. An office set more like an IT...
  • Tamil Review: 'Mugamoodi' has a different flavour September 1, 2012

    We grew up listening to childhood stories, involving superheroes. No different is this 'Mugamoodi'. Director Mysskin has attempted to narrate the tale of a bravado in a different style. In a nutshell, 'Mugamoodi' is like a 'Batman' or a 'Superman' of the West, meeting the action films of the East. The...
  • Mugamoodi: Specially designed vacuum mask for Jiiva August 31, 2012

    Its said that Jiiva's mask was made in a specially designed vacuum chamber to get the perfect leathery fit and a smooth outer finish and the suit originally weighed 8 kilos but was brought down to 4 kilos by repeated experimentation. However it was still a nightmare for Jiiva to act...
  • Mugamoodi: There's a superhero in everybody August 30, 2012

    Among the film industry's newest craze for superheroes who are darker, less comical and fashioned for a mature audience, Tamil director Shanmugha Raja, more popularly known as Mysskin, will soon be releasing his take on the genre. Titled 'Mugamoodi' in Tamil, the film will be dubbed in Telugu and is...
  • Jiiva flown to Hong Kong for his superhero suit August 30, 2012

    Before the actual suit for Jiiva was finalized, around dozen suits and thirty masks were made to see if they're okay for the film! The makers didn't want to compromise on the design, fit and finish of Jiiva's superhero costume. Jiiva was flown to Hong Kong for a body head mold...
  • Mugamoodi: Sequel could be in 3D August 30, 2012

    As the clock is ticking for 'Mugamoodi' release, the film's producer G Dhananjayan of UTV Motion Pictures has expressed that the superhero flick's sequel will be bigger in scale, making will possibly in 3D! The makers will however take a call only after seeing the response to 'Mugamoodi' coming Friday, of...
  • Tamil superhero film 'Mugamoodi' to hit the screens this Friday August 29, 2012

    Actor Jiiva's superhero film 'Mugamoodi' will hitting the screens on Friday. Jiiva plays a vigilante superhero fighting injustice on the streets. Former beauty queen Pooja Hegde plays the romantic lead with Nasser and Girish Karnad playing important roles. The antagonist is being portrayed by Narain and his character is said...
  • 'Mugamoodi' to hit the screens on August 31 August 28, 2012

    Jiiva's 'Mugamoodi', that is his superhero costume was fabricated in Hong Kong by a veteran costume maker Gaebriella Wilkins. Gaebriella has immense costume fabrication experience in UK, Middle East, and Hong Kong. She earlier headed the Costume departments of Disney land, and Cirque du Soleil! Understanding that the costume of a...
  • Mugamoodi: Censor certificate awaited August 13, 2012

    There seems to be no rest for director Mysskin and his team, who have just returned from Switzerland after wrapping up the shoot of 'Mugamoodi'. Since the producers UTV Motion Pictures have decided to release the movie on August 31, post production works are on in a feverish pitch to make...
  • Mugamoodi: Last shooting schedule finished August 10, 2012

    After being shot nonstop for the past few months, the shooting of Jiiva's next 'Mugamoodi' has been wrapped up. Content with shooting some important scenes and songs in Switzerland, the team led by director Mysskin is now on its way back to India, to continue post production work in full swing. A...
  • Jeeva to act in director Hari's next Tamil flick August 3, 2012

    Jeeva is the one actor in Kollywood who is currently working with some of the finest directors. The actor, who is fresh from working with Shankar for 'Nanban', is eagerly expecting the release of 'Mugamoodi' with Mysskin. At present, he is shooting for 'Neethanae En Ponvasantham' with Gautham Vasudev Menon. His...
  • Jiva to be called as Bruce Lee in 'Mugamoodi' August 2, 2012

    Jiiva who plays Anand in 'Mugamoodi' will be called as Bruce Lee in the film due to his passion and craze for Kung Fu in it. The actor plays a commoner turned superhero in the Mysskin directorial. Padma Shri award winner Girish Karnad plays a scientist and Jiiva's father role in...
  • Mugamoodi: Mystery of Jiiva's superhero costume August 1, 2012

    Superhero films demand a costume that leaves a lasting impression among audience, that convinces them that the actor is a superhero and knows what he's doing on big screen. Mysskin is directing 'Mugamoodi' with Jiiva which he claims will suit the preferences of Tamil and Indian audiences and not be...
  • Team 'Mugamoodi' moves Europe for shooting songs July 25, 2012

    Two songs from 'Mugamoodi', 'Vaayamoodi Summa Iruda' and 'Maayavi' will be canned in the scenic locales of Europe. Buzz is that one of the songs will be shot in Switzerland. The team will be leaving on July 26 to Europe for a ten day schedule. Starring Jiiva, Pooja Hegde and...
  • Mugamoodi: TeluguHindi release on August 31 July 23, 2012

    RB Chowdhary is going to release Jiivastarrer 'Mugamoodi' in Telugu in partnership with NV Prasad and Paras Jain. This super hero movie, first of its kind on the South Indian screen, is a love story that is targeted at family audience and children. It has been produced by...
  • Mugamoodi: Audio hits the stores July 21, 2012

    Ilayathalapathy Vijay unveiled the audio disc of Jiiva's 'Mugamoodi' at Sathyam Cinemas on July 20. The disc was received by Kannada top star Puneet Rajkumar. Present at the dais were Vijay, Puneet Rajkumar, Lingusamy, Jiiva, Narein, Pooja Hegde, director Mysskin, music composer K and producer Dhananjayan. The presence of Vijay and...
  • South replaces Shahrukh with Jiiva July 21, 2012

    Oh yes, you read that right! But we're only talking about an ad endorsement in here. It's said that Jiiva will be endorsing a DTH service provider for the south. It's the same brand for which King Khan, Shahrukh has been advertising from ages. However Jiiva will be endorsing it...
  • Video: Music composer K on Tamil film 'Mugamoodi' July 20, 2012

    As the audio of first ever Tamil superhero film 'Mugamoodi' hit the stores lets here it from the horses mouth itself. Music composer K on Tamil film 'Mugamoodi' ...
  • No item number for Jiiva in Tamil film 'Mugamoodi' July 19, 2012

    Mysskin's item numbers are as popular as his films and the success of 'Vaala Meenukum...', 'Kathazha Kannala...' and 'Kannitheevu Ponna...' stand testimony to this. However, there won't be an item number in his next, Jiiva's biggie 'Mugamoodi' since the script doesn't demand an item number and the director doesn't want to...
  • 'Mugamoodi' is not Spiderman or Batman: Mysskin July 3, 2012

    Ever since UTV Motion Pictures announced India's first ever superhero flick, 'Mugamoodi', expectations are rocketing sky high on the film, what with the slick first look posters and teaser. However, speaking at the trailer launch of the film Mysskin asked the press and audience not to expect the film in...
  • Actor Suriya unveils Jiiva's 'Mugamoodi' June 30, 2012

    The First Look and trailer launch event of Jiiva's 'Mugamoodi' was a grand affair at the Sathyam Cinemas this morning, what with the presence of top celebs. Suriya who was the chief guest at the launch event, unveiled the first look and the trailer. The event also saw the presence...