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  • Why Bollywood actors can't quite imitate the 'swag' of their South Indian counterparts in Hindi remakes June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: If you are a fan of south Indian films, you will understand when I argue that while Hindi films adapt the script, locations and situations from the original movies well, they are unable to do so when it comes to the personal "draw" of the actors. Take the latest...
  • ELounge: Akshay Kumar on his forthcoming film 'Boss' October 9, 2013

    Directed by Anthony D'Souza, 'Boss' features Akshay Kumar, Mithun Chakraborty, Shiv Pandit and Aditi Rao Hydari in lead roles. The film is a remake of Malayalam movie 'Pokkiri Raja'. ...
  • 'Blue' failed because the script was not tight enough: Anthony D'Souza September 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Anthony D'Souza says even though his debut film 'Blue' failed at the box office, he is ready to make either a sequel or remake of that movie. 'Blue' (2009), an underwater action thriller film starred Sanjay Dutt, Akshay Kumar, Lara Dutta and Zayed Khan in lead roles. The film...
  • 'Boss' is my first big scale, masala film, says Aditi Rao Hydari September 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Working in a big scale masala entertainer was a whole lot of "fun" for actress Aditi Rao Hydari. "For me, 'Boss' was great fun because it is the first big scale, masala film that I have done. 'Boss' has everything - comedy, drama, a lot of action and the two...
  • Phata Poster Nikhla Hero: Ileana is Shahid's heroine June 12, 2013

    Mumbai: 'Phata Poster Nikhla Hero' will see Ileana D'Cruz teaming up with Shahid Kapoor for the first time on the big screen and she seems to be satisfied with the final product. "The film that I have done with Shahid has come out beautifully. I am extremely excited. It is something,...
  • Vijay-Asin to pair up again for Murugadoss's next March 4, 2013

    There is a buzz in K-town that post the hattrick victory of films with his lucky heroine Asin, Vijay may pair up with her yet again in AR Murugadoss's big budget. It is well known that 'Sivakasi', 'Pokkiri' and 'Sivakasi', 'Pokkiri' are turning point success stories in Vijay's career, and...
  • 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...
  • Boss: Aditi Rao Hydari roped in for Akshay's film November 30, 2012

    Mumbai: Actress Aditi Rao Hydari, who was last seen in 'London, Paris, New York' with Ali Zafar, has now been roped in to be part of Akshay Kumarstarrer 'Boss'. The film's director Anthony D'Souza told IANS: "Aditi is finalised for the film, but we can't talk exactly which character she...
  • Prabhu Deva to dance to his hit tracks at IIFA June 4, 2012

    From 'Urvashi' to 'Kay Sera Sera', actorturneddirector Prabhu Deva is all set to set the stage on fire dancing to his all time hit songs at the upcoming IIFA awards. The "Rowdy Rathore" director, who has choreographed all the star performances at he IIFA awards this year, will be dancing to...
  • RajinikanthShankarRahman team up again May 19, 2010

    Rajinikanth is back and how! This year sees the muchtouted release of his scifi film Robot, also starring Aishwarya. And guess what? The music of the film has been given by none other than AR Rahman. Ayngaran International and Eros Multimedia have officially announced that superstar Rajinikanth, ace director...
  • Vijay's new film bombs at BO April 28, 2007

    Chennai: A youth icon of sorts, he is a contender for the superstar title in Tamil cinema. The shy and reserved actor Vijay was his usual self at the launch of the Tamil edition of Filmfare magazine in Chennai on Wednesday evening. "We talk a lot during the interviews and when...
  • Tamil Nadu awaits new Rajini movie March 27, 2007

    Chennai: April 12, April 14 or May 8 whatever be the date of release, no one wants to compete with the biggest names in the Tamil film industry. Movies that waited for the World Cup and the exams to finish could now settle for a safer bet to...