R Madhavan

  • If you love your country, then do vote: R Madhavan 07-04-2014 05:05 PM

    Mumbai: Actor R.Madhavan has urged citizens to be a responsible "aam aadmi" (common man) and to step out and vote for the love of their country. The general election started Monday. "This is most important election of our (country's) history and I would want everyone to go and vote," Madhavan...
  • Aamir Khan's '3 Idiots' nominated for Japan Academy Awards 27-01-2014 12:45 PM

    New Delhi: Aamir Khan-starrer '3 Idiots' has been nominated for the 37th Japan Academy Awards in the best Outstanding Foreign Language Film category. Directed by Rajkumar Hirani, the movie, which released in India Dec 23, 2009, was a blockbuster. It also featured Sharman Joshi, R. Madhavan and Kareena Kapoor. According...
  • Kangana Ranaut, Vidyut Jamwal named PETA's hottest vegetarians 04-01-2014 04:28 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood heartthrob Vidyut Jamwal and diva Kangana Ranaut have been named PETA India's hottest vegetarian celebrities of 2013. After garnering thousand's of votes, Jamwal, 33, and Ranaut, 26, bagged the top spot to be named the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India's hottest star. They...
  • India is the new flavour in Hollywood: R Madhavan 06-10-2013 05:53 PM

    Mumbai: Actor R Madhavan says filmmakers in West have realised the potential of Indian actors being able to take a film to wider audience which is why they want to rope them in Hollywood films. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan and others have been part of Hollywood films....
  • Indian actors lack bandwidth to succeed internationally: R Madhavan 28-09-2013 11:31 AM

    New Delhi: Bollywood's big names Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor and Irrfan have tasted the Hollywood flavour. But R Madhavan, who has finally crossed over with international project 'Night Of The Living Dead: Origins', says Indian actors lack the capacity to establish themselves in an international set-up. "We have a long...
  • Just a good script is not enough, says R Madhavan 26-09-2013 09:28 AM

    New Delhi: The script is not the only thing that R Madhavan looks at while deciding a film. The producer and cast are equally important for him. "I used to only look at the script. Now, I look at the set up, producer and rest of the team," Madhavan told...
  • Hindi remake of 'Vettai' to be a commercial potboiler: Karan Johar 30-07-2013 03:40 PM

    Mumbai: In a first for filmmaker Karan Johar, he will be co-producing a remake of a south Indian masala film 'Vettai'. 'Vettai' is a 2012 Tamil action film directed by N Linguswamy. The original film starring Arya, R Madhavan, Sameera Reddy and Amala Paul was a huge hit. "I was...
  • Night of the Living Dead: R Madhavan to star in Hollywood horror 28-07-2013 02:00 PM

    Mumbai: R Madhavan is the latest Bollywood actor to join the Hollywood bandwagon with producer Simon West's horror remake of 1968 film 'Night of the Living Dead'. The 3D reboot, directed by Zebediah De Soto, is a reimagining of George A Romero's hit black-and-white movie. It revolves around a group...
  • Madhavan-Kangana to unite again for 'Tanu Weds Manu' sequel 25-07-2013 03:32 PM

    Mumbai: Actors R Madhavan and Kangana Ranaut, the lead pair of 'Tanu Weds Manu', are all set to take the hit romantic comedy ahead in its sequel, to be helmed by Aanand L Rai. The 2011 film was the love story of an NRI and a feisty girl (Kangana) from...
  • Why 'Raanjhanaa' director prefers to work with southern actors 21-06-2013 12:11 PM

    Chennai: Bollywood director Anand L. Rai prefers working with southern actors because his scripts demand simple characters and he finds these in them. While he worked with Tamil actor R. Madhavan in 'Tanu Weds Manu', he roped in Dhanush for 'Raanjhanaa'. "I think it's because the scripts I write require...
  • Naga Chaitanya is a fast evolving mass hero: Sunil Varma 25-04-2013 12:10 PM

    Chennai: Telugu actor Sunil Varma, who shares screen space with Naga Chaitanya in upcoming action drama, 'Thadaka', feels that the latter is one of the fast evolving mass heroes in the industry. "I played his (Chaitanya) friend in his debut film 'Josh' and play his co-star in 'Thadaka'. The transformation...
  • Salman Khan's fitness impresses actor Madhavan 25-03-2013 01:47 PM

    Chennai: It took actor R Madhavan a workout session with Salman Khan to convince himself that he is not all that super strong. "All misconception of me being super strong and fit were laid to rest when I worked out with the one and only Salman Khan sir," posted Madhavan...
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  • 'Tanu Weds Manu' remake better than original: Producer 15-11-2012 05:33 PM

    Chennai: Telugu producer NV Prasad feels his upcoming romantic comedy 'Mr. Pelli Koduku', a Telugu remake of Bollywood hit 'Tanu Weds Manu', will be superior than the original. "We are confident that our film will be better than the original. We've presented the story in such a way that it...
  • 'Jodi Breakers' inspired by a French film? 09-01-2012 01:35 PM

    Mumbai: The first look of the R Madhavan and Bipasha Basu starrer 'Jodi Breakers' seems uncannily similar to a 2010 French rom-com that starred Romain Duris and Venessa Paradis (Johnny Depp's partner of 14 years). Avinash Jumani, the Indian distributor of the French film that is soon to release here...
  • Watch: Trailer of 'Jodi Breakers' 05-01-2012 07:08 PM

    New Delhi: The first trailer of director Ashwini Chaudhary's 'Jodi Breakers' is out. The trailer features R Madhavan and Bipasha Basu in the lead roles while Omi Vaidya and Dipannita Sharma will be seen in the supporting roles. Apparently the film is about two break up experts who eventually fall...
  • R Madhavan denied entry to IFFI 2011 01-12-2011 05:30 PM

    Panaji: R Madhavan's fame as a Bollywood star with films like 'Rang De Basanti' and '3 Idiots' didn't help him gain access to the biggest film festival in India. The actor did not have a pass to the IFFI here and security guards denied him entry at the gate. Madhavan...
  • R Madhavan not in 'Tanu Weds Manu' sequel? 12-10-2011 06:32 PM

    Mumbai: Kangna Ranaut, who played Tanu in Tanu Weds Manu might romance a new Manu in the sequel of the film directed by Anand L Rai. After the film raked in a lot of moolah at the box office, it was reported that the sequel would star the same pair....
  • I have a market in both the worlds: Madhavan 04-06-2011 12:28 PM

    New Delhi: A chocolate-faced hero who has achieved cult status down south as well as immense popularity in Bollywood, R. Madhavan is against the term "thinking actor". He believes it is simply used for those who can't do song-dance and fighting sequences. "I think the term thinking actor is meant...
  • Zindagi Live: R Madhavan relives childhood 15-05-2011 08:37 PM

    In this episode of Zindagi Live, we speak to actor R Madhavan about his childhood dreams. ...
  • And now 'Tanu Weds Manu' in German 15-03-2011 01:36 PM

    Mumbai: You may think that the hardcore desi small-town ambience of this season's surprise hit "Tanu Weds Manu" is unlikely to go down well with foreign audiences. But hang on. Now there will be a dubbed German version of the romantic comedy. A delegation from Germany landed in Mumbai last...
  • '3 Idiots' coming to US on DVD 10-03-2011 01:23 PM

    Washington: Bollywood's highest grossing award winning hit film 3 Idiots is all set to be released in DVD in the US and Canada on April 26 by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. The DVD of the film starring award winning actors Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor and Sharman Joshi has some...
  • Janta verdict: Tanu weds Manu 26-02-2011 10:44 AM

    People have appreciated the music of the movie. ...
  • Now Showing: Film reviews and chat with 'True Grit' stars 26-02-2011 10:01 AM

    Rajeev Masand reviews latest movies including 'Tanu weds Manu' and talks to the stars of 'True Grit'. ...
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    Rajeev Masand says, 'Tanu Weds Manu' is bizarre. What do you feel. Write your review and win prizes. ...