Prasanna Venkatesan

  • Was nervous about 'Kalyana Samayal Saadham': Kamal Haasan January 2, 2014

    Chennai: Actorfilmmaker Kamal Haasan said he wanted the recent Tamil romanticcomedy 'Kalyana Samayal Saadham' to succeed because the makers had told him that he had been their biggest inspiration and that made him nervous. The film, which has been popularized as KSS, revolves around a soontobe married couple who deal with...
  • 'Kalyana Samayal Saadham' review: This Tamil film is bold, quirky December 28, 2013

    Cast: Prasanna Venkatesan, Lekha Washington, Delhi Ganesh, Uma Padmanabhan and Crazy Mohan Director: R.S Prasanna Rating: 4 out of 5 What makes a man a 'man'? The premise of the boldly entertaining 'Kalyana Samayal Saadham' surrounds whether the answer to the question is a man's ability to perform in bed. The film's...
  • Social media is an effective film marketing tool: RS Prasanna November 26, 2013

    Chennai: Director R.S. Prasanna is using social networking platforms to create the right buzz for Tamil romanticcomedy 'Kalyana Samayal Saadham', releasing Dec 6. He believes it's an effective marketing practice. "Of course, there's money involved in marketing and my distributors know it better. But social media is a cheap and effective...
  • Misconception that anybody can do commercial films: Prasanna May 5, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil actor Prasanna Venkatesan feels that an actor should accept commercial roles only after having enough experience and confidence that audiences is ready to accept him in such a avatar. "It's a misconception that anybody can do a commercial film after two or three hits. You can tread that path...
  • Tamil actor Prasanna to lead in 'Kalyana Samayal Saadham' April 21, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil actor Prasanna Venkatesan, who has been only doing multistarrer Tamil films since 2009, says even though he enjoys doing these projects, he wants to do a solo hero movie. He has gone solo in Tamil romanticcomedy 'Kalyana Samayal Saadham' (KSS), his next release, and now he wants to do...
  • Tamil actor Prasanna to star in 'Kalyana Samayal Saadham' April 16, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil actor Prasanna Venkatesan, who plays a bridegroom in the upcoming Tamil romantic comedy 'Kalyana Samayal Saadham'(KSS), a story about a big fat South Indian wedding, says he missed remarrying his wife cum actor Sneha on screen. "It would have been a wonderful experience to marry Sneha all over...
  • Tamil thriller 'Netru Indru' has been shot in dense forests April 1, 2013

    Chennai: An increasing number of films is being shot at picturesque international locales, but the unit of upcoming Tamil thriller 'Netru Indru' shot the movie in uninhabitable forests of Tamil Nadu and on edges of bordering states. The director admits it was challenging. "It's a suspensethriller shot completely in the forests...
  • Tamil review: 'Chennaiyil Oru Naal' is a gripping thriller March 30, 2013

    Director: Shaheed Khader Cast: R. Sarathkumar, Radikaa Sarathkumar, Lakshmy Ramakrishnan, Prasanna Venkatesan, Cheran, Iniya, Parvathi Menon, Jayaprakash and Mithun As a regular Tamil cinema viewer, I found 'Chennaiyil Oru Naal' (CON) not brilliant, but far, far better than the usual, runofthemill commercial Tamil film. It takes guts to even attempt to make...