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  • 'Biriyani' review: This Tamil film doesn't have a convincing climax December 21, 2013

    Cast: Karthi, Premgi Amaren, Hansika Motwani, Naseer, Sampath Raj Director: Venkat Prabhu Rating: 2.5 out of 5 A sumptuous Biriyani may not always be filling because at times it's too starchy to be digested. This is applicable to Venkat Prabhu's 'Biriyani', which despite being fairly satisfying is not excellent because it gets too...
  • Tamil film 'Biriyani' to have its next shoot in Chennai April 19, 2013

    'Biriyani' is an upcoming Tamil comedy film directed by Venkat Prabhu with Karthi, Hansika and Premgi in lead roles. The shoot for this film has started long since now and is pacing good. The team was present at Hyderabad few days back and has wrapped up the schedule there and...
  • Now Ajith to be back with Tamil flick 'Mankathaa 2'? April 6, 2013

    The block buster hit of Ajith's, 'Mankathaa', directed by Venkat Prabhu was a phenomenal turn towards success for every entity in the team. Ajith's 54th project, which is with 'Siruthai' Siva has kick started today in Hyderabad. Meanwhile, Venkat Prabhu, Premgi Amaren and cinematographer Sakthi Saravanan are also in Hyderabad,...
  • Arya-Hansika starrer 'Settai' gets a U certificate March 23, 2013

    UTV's upcoming Tamil flick, 'Settai' gets 30% tax exemption. If one asks the reason why? It is because the Arya-Hansika starrer 'Settai' has just acquired 'U' certificate. The running time of the movie is two hours and six minutes, and it is an out-and-out family entertainer. 'Settai' also has Anjali and...
  • Tamil review: 'Onbathula Guru' lacks a good script March 9, 2013

    Director: P T Selvakumar Actors: Vinay Rai, Premgi Amaren, Lakshmi Rai, Aravind Akash, Sathyan, Jagan, Mantra, Roopashree and Sona Heiden Imagine and write down a list of things that could possibly make a bad, really bad film. Having made your list, carry it along and go to the nearest cinema hall to...
  • Jiiva's 'Yaan' is inching closer to completion March 5, 2013

    Producer Elred Kumar is currently working with actors Jiiva and Thulasi Nair on their upcoming film 'Yaan'. However, the producer confirms, "Shooting of dialogues has been completed. Music for the movie is by Harris Jeyaraj and right now, only a 25 day schedule of shooting in Morocco is pending with...
  • Music Review: No 'DK Bose' in music of 'Settai' March 4, 2013

    The soundtrack of 'Settai', the Tamil remake of the adult comedy 'Delhi Belly', doesn't have the cuss words and expletives of the original. The songs are catchy, hilarious and, most importantly, short. Each song is less than four minutes, and therefore holds the attention of the listener. The opening track 'Agalardhey...
  • Tamil actor Narain joins 'All In All Azhagu Raja' March 3, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil actor Narain, known for films such as 'Mugamoodi' and 'Anjathe', has joined the cast of Karthi Sivakumar-starrer comedy 'All In All Azhagu Raja'. "Narain, Prabhu and Saranya join the cast of 'All In All Azhagu Raja'," a statement from the production house said. The film, helmed by M. Rajesh,...
  • 'Onbathula Guru' to star Tamil actor Vinay February 22, 2013

    Undoubtedly when there is stardom, there sure is a deluge of rumours. That ranges from the Bachchans of B-town to even the choreographers in K-town, there are only a handful of celebrities who haven't gotten their hands dirty of buzz. Now, it is Vinay's turn, and so is Laksmi Rai's,...
  • 'Settai' First Trailer: Tamil remake of 'Delhi Belly' February 8, 2013

    An upcoming Tamil comedy directed by R Kannan, 'Settai' is a remake of the 2011 Hindi film, 'Delhi Belly'. The Tamil version will star actors Arya, Anjali, Santhanam, Premji Amaren and Hansika Motwani.'Settai' will also be dubbed in Telugu as 'Naughty Boys'. However, the film is ready for a April...
  • Translated real life friendship for 'Settai': R Kannan January 31, 2013

    Chennai: Southern director R Kannan says he translated the real life friendship of his lead actors to make the upcoming comedy 'Settai', a Tamil remake of Bollywood film 'Delhi Belly'. The movie features Arya, Santhanam, Premgi Amaren, Anjali, Hansika Motwani and Nassar in key roles. "Arya, Santhanam and Premgi are good friends...
  • Karthi croons for his next named 'Biryani' December 5, 2012

    Chennai: Tamil actor Karthi Sivakumar, brother of actor Suriya Sivakumar, has crooned for the first time in his upcoming Tamil comedy 'Biryani'. Further the production company of 'Biryani' stated "Karthi recorded a song, which has lyrics by Vairamuthu, along with his co-star Premgi Amaren." Directed by Venkat Prabhu, the movie also...
  • Karthi to portray a new look for Tamil film, 'Biriyani' November 9, 2012

    Actor Karthi who has successfully finished filming for 'Alex Pandian' has joined Venkat Prabhu's 'Biriyani'. The shoot for the film began on the 5th of November and Karthi is said to portray a new look in the film. Sources have confimed that the shooting went live at a house near Nungambakkam...
  • Settai: Shooting heads towards the completion October 26, 2012

    Chennai, Oct 26: The maker of upcoming Tamil comedy 'Settai', a remake of adult comedy 'Delhi Belly', claims that it will be a youthful and family entertainer. "Our screenplay is slightly different from the Bollywood version and is intended to reach out to larger audience. 'Settai' has unlimited comedy and moreover...
  • Jiiva to shoot non-stop for 'Yaan' October 19, 2012

    Tamil actor Jiiva, currently busy shooting for romantic-entertainers 'Neethaane En Ponvasantham' and 'Endrendrum Punnagai', will soon embark on a 30-day shooting schedule for 'Yaan'. "Jiiva will wrap up work on for 'Neethaane...' and the first leg shooting for 'Endrendrum' and then he will join 'Yaan' team on Dec 3 and will...
  • 'Barfi' likely to be remade in Tamil October 2, 2012

    After making it big in Bollywoood, 'Barfi' is likely to be remade in Tamil and a top notch southern star has reportedly shown interest in the project. Dhananjayan of Disney UTV told IANS: "It is too early to talk about the remake of 'Barfi'. Although one of the leading heroes has...
  • Settai: Trailer gets 2.8 mn hits on internet September 3, 2012

    The trailer of 'Settai', Tamil version of hit Bollywood adult comedy 'Delhi Belly', has got 279,139 lakh hits on YouTube within three days of its launch. Directed by R. Kannan, 'Settai' stars Arya, Premgi Amaren and Santhanam in the roles originally reprised by Imran Khan, Vir Das and Kunal Roy Kapur. Its...
  • Watch: Trailer of 'Settai', Tamil remake of 'Delhi Belly' September 1, 2012

    Directed by R Kannan, the film 'Settai' is a remake of Bollywood blockbuster 'Delhi Belly' starring Arya, Santhanam, Premgi, Hansika Motwani and Anjali. The film is based on the original 'Dehli Belly' but will roll sans the offensive dialogues as the makers are keen in delivering a family laugh riot. 'Settai'...
  • Kannan celebrates birthday and sets 'Settai' to run July 22, 2012

    Kannan who forayed in Tamil cinema as a director with 'Jayam Kondan' celebrates his birthday on July 21. He had also directed 'Kanden Kadhalai' and 'Vandhaan Vendraan'. He is currently working on 'Settai', the Tamil remake of Delhi Belly. 'Settai' is taking shape in a fast pace and more than...
  • Venkat: Tamil film 'Biriyani' to hit floors soon July 19, 2012

    Expectations are obviously high for Venkat Prabhu’s 'Biriyani', which will be his next offering after 'Mankatha'. The film’s muhurrat was held on Sunday, but shoot will begin only next month, confirmed the filmmaker. Shoot will commence only in August after he finds all the ingredients for the 'Biriyani', that is, the...
  • Veyilodu Vilayadu: Mahesh to do a cameo July 14, 2012

    Tamil: It seems everything falls in place for a good script or that’s what you would think as far as the film 'Veyilodu Vilayadu' is concerned. While there have been movies about different sports like cricket, football and kabbadi, debutant director N V Ramkumar has woven a story around a...
  • Yuvan gears up for century composition July 14, 2012

    Tamil: Yuvan Shankar Raja, a favorite composer of the young, will be composing tunes for his 100th film shortly! The young and effervescent talent will be working on Biriyani which is his 100th innings in Tamil cinema. "Good news to my fans and friends, Biriyani is my 100th movie, really excited...
  • Is 'Veyilodu Vilayadu' Ilayaraja's family film? July 12, 2012

    Tamil: The entire family of Ilayaraja, including the maestro, Yuvan Shankar Raja, Venkat Prabhu and Premgi Amaran have rendered songs in Veyilodu Vilayadu. The film has music by Karthik Raja, the elder son of the Isaignani. For the song which was crooned by Ilayaraja, he himself has penned the lyrics, it...
  • Actress Samantha to act with Karthi in 'Biriyani' June 7, 2012

    This is the latest buzz in tinsel town. Rumor mills are working overtime suggesting that Samantha who is red hot in Tamil-Telugu cinema has been approached to share screen space with Karthi in Venkat Prabhu's next. 'Biriyani', a romantic comedy will be produced by Gnanavel Raja's Studio Green. The film will...
  • Tamil film 'Settai' to offer a family laugh riot May 11, 2012

    It looks like the 'Settai' team is having a gala affair at the sets. UTV Motion Pictures' forthcoming offering 'Settai' features Arya, Santhanam, Premgi, Hansika Motwani and Anjali. The film is a remake of Bollywood cult blockbuster 'Delhi Belly' and Kannan in lead role. It's based on the original film but...