R KANNAN

  • Real-life friendship with Soori helps him on screen as well, says actor Vemal about their upcoming Tamil comedy 'Oru Oorla Rendu Raja' November 4, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Vemal credits his long-time friendship with co-actor Soori for their on screen camaraderie. The duo's latest Tamil comedy "Oru Oorla Rendu Raja" is slated for release Friday. "Soori and I are great friends, and then actors. Our friendship helps us bond on screen and that's why our pair is...
  • Director Kannan's next not a remake November 1, 2013

    Chennai: Director R Kannan, who has so far remade 'Jab We Met' and 'Delhi Belly' in Tamil, says his next yetuntitled film will be based on his own script. "I'm not doing any remakes for now. My next film is a neat family entertainer laced with romance. It is based on...
  • Comparisons could be harmful for remakes: Kannan April 4, 2013

    Chennai: If films are watched for entertainment, it is important to enjoy them as they are, even if it's a remake, says Tamil director R Kannan, known for remaking Hindi films 'Jab We Met' and 'Delhi Belly' in Tamil. "I don't understand why two films should be compared even if...
  • Casting was the biggest challenge in 'Settai': R Kannan March 24, 2013

    Chennai What does Tamil director R Kannan find most challenging in remakes? It's casting, he says as he anxiously awaits the release of his upcoming Tamil comedy 'Settai', a remake of Hindi adult comedy 'Delhi Belly'. "This is not the first time when I have faced this situation. Even when...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 'Settai' First Look: The Tamil remake of 'Delhi Belly' January 30, 2013

    Directed by filmmaker R Kannan, 'Settai' is the Tamil remake of 'Delhi Belly'. Starring actors Arya, Anjali, Santhanam, Premji Amaren and Hansika Motwani the Tamil film is scheduled for a April release. Also, 'Settai' will be dubbed in Telugu as 'Naughty Boys' and will have it's audio launch on January...
  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • 'Delhi Belly' now in Tamil with Arya in the lead April 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Hit adult comedy 'Delhi Belly' will now be remade in Tamil and director by R Kannan will start shooting for the film May 7 with Arya in the main lead. The yet to be titled Tamil version will be produced by UTV Motion Pictures and and it will be...