Rajinikant

  • Modi visits Rajinikanth for a 'personal' meet ahead of elections April 13, 2014

    Chennai: For Chennai's press corps, squatting outside Poes Garden is routine. On Sunday, however, the door number was different. BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi met Tamil superstar Rajinikanth at his residence in Chennai while just doors away the actor's neighbour and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa had returned from...
  • Snapshot: Narendra Modi meets superstar Rajinikanth in Chennai April 13, 2014

    Chennai: Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi has caused a stir in Chennai after he met superstar Rajinikant at his residence on Sunday. Speculation is rife that Modi could seek the actor's endorsement for the Lok Sabha polls. ...
  • KS Ravikumar to direct hindi remake of 'Saami'? March 9, 2013

    The veteran director KS Ravikumar is currently working in Bollywood for the Hindi remake of 'Saami' with Sunjay Dutt in the lead. He has a long list of successful movies to his own credit, but why 'Saami'? When quizzed, he confirmed, "They had already acquired the copyrights for the film,...
  • Aishwarya Dhanush off to IFFK December 11, 2012

    Aishwarya Dhanush, daughter of legendary actor Superstar Rajinikant and wife of actor Dhanush will be travelling to Thiruvananthapuram to take part in the upcoming International Film Festival of Kerala. This year, major filmmakers spanning borders, including popular Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf are expected to be in Kerala to attend the event. One...
  • Corruption, poverty are major issues: Rajinikant April 13, 2011

    While actor Rajinikant cast his vote, eager fans waited to get a close glimpse of him. ...
  • The man behind Rajini's 'Robot' voice October 6, 2010

    Mumbai: Superstar Rajinikant is known for his punchy one-liners. But if you have seen 'Robot', the Hindi version of Rajinikant's latest release 'Endhiran', then it wasn't his voice. Rajini's style is easy to copy but his voice, well, It's not easy dubbing for him. Here's the man, who is Rajnikant's...
  • Rajini in Mumbai for 'Robot' special screening October 5, 2010

    He is 60, yet one of the most bankable stars in India. We are talking about none other than superstar Rajinikant. ...
  • Masand: 'Robot' is an adventure waiting for you October 8, 2010

    Cast: Rajnikant, Aishwarya Rai, Danny Denzongpa Director: Shankar In a climatic sequence in "Robot", thousands of Rajnikants link themselves together to form a huge drill, then a jumbo ball raining bullets, a massive python, and finally a towering giant who bursts from the underground. It's moments like these when you lean back...
  • After 3 years, Rajini back on the big screen October 1, 2010

    Superstar Rajinikanth's 'Endhiran- The Robot' has been released in three different languages -- Hindi , Tamil and Telugu. ...
  • Rajinikanth: From a bus conductor to super star October 1, 2010

    New Delhi: It took many flips, kicks and hits for the unassuming bus conductor from a Maharashtrian family to become one the biggest superstars of Tamil cinema! And now even at 60, Rajinikanth continues to be a producer's best bet at the box office- the super...
  • Endhiran is released - Rajini craze continues October 1, 2010

    Superstar Rajinikanth and Aishwarya Rai starrer 'Enthiran-The Robot', which is being touted as Asia's most expensive film finally releases today. And some true blue Rajini fans in Chennai caught the first day first show at 5 in the morning. ...
  • Rajinikant, Kamal Haasan win best actor awards March 28, 2010

    Chennai: Southern superstars Rajinikant and Kamal Haasan have bagged the best actor awards for Sivaji - The Boss and Dasavatharam respectively announced by the Tamil Nadu government. Chief Minister M Karunanidhi also won an award for the dialogues of Uliyin Osai. The awards were announced on Monday for the years 2007...
  • Movie first, Rajinikant rules out political career November 3, 2008

    Chennai: Tamil thespian Rajinikant on Monday ruled out a political career for himself till further notice. "I will take a serious look at a possible political future only after the release of my forthcoming film Robot (Enthiran in Tamil) and not before," Rajinikant said during an interaction with his fan club...
  • Rajini magic failing? Kuselan struggles at BO August 6, 2008

    Chennai: After all the opening hype and controversy Rajinikant starrer Kuselan is struggling at the box office. The movie, which opened to full houses, has already seen a huge drop in collections. But it seems it may not be entirely Rajinikant's fault. Theaters in Chennai, which are known for Rajini mania,...
  • Rajinikant show on: film opens in Karnataka August 1, 2008

    Bangalore: Tamil superstar Rajinikant’s film Kuselan was released in Karnataka on Thursday night with two special shows organised for the actor's fans at theatres in Bangalore, reports IANS. The movie was screened after the actor accepted his “mistake” for remarks that had angered Kannada activists. The activists started an agitation across...
  • Tamil star Shriya slaps man for 'misbehaviour' April 8, 2008

    Tirupati: Actress Shriya Sharan, who paired with Tamil superstar Rajinikant in Shivaji slapped a man who allegedly “misbehaved” with her in Tirumala temple on Monday morning. Shriya she had come out of the temple after prayers and was talking to journalists when a man standing behind her in the crowd misbehaved...
  • I'm not foolish that I'll abuse Kannadigas: Rajini April 8, 2008

    Bangalore: Under fire from pro-Kannada outfits and political party leaders for his reported remarks about the protests in Karnataka against the Hogenakkal water project, superstar Rajinikant on Sunday rejected the allegation that he insulted Kannadigas. “I'm not so foolish as to say that five crore Kannadigas should be kicked,” Rajinikant said...
  • I never spoke against Karnataka: Rajinikanth April 7, 2008

    New Delhi: Under fire from pro-Kannada outfits and political party leaders for his reported remarks about the protests in Karnataka against the Hogenakkal water project, superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday rejected the allegation that he insulted Kannadigas. He has clarified that during the fast by members of the Tamil film industry in...
  • I'm more director than actor: Rajini's daughter Soundarya January 31, 2008

    Mumbai: There would have been no dearth of roles for Tamil actor Rajinikant's daughter had she chosen to follow in his footsteps. Instead Soundarya Rajinikant became a filmmaker and is now making Sultan - The Warrior, a 3-D animation project that features her superstar father in the role of an...
  • Shah Rukh Khan ignores call to chuck the butt January 28, 2008

    New Delhi: A day after Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss appealed to Shah Rukh Khan and other actors to quit smoking onscreen, the King Khan chose creative liberty to 'no smoking'. “I agree with what Mr Ramadoss said. Having said that as filmmakers we should have creative liberties because cinema is all...
  • Please don't smoke in films: Ramadoss to SRK January 27, 2008

    Does the Government have a duty to discourage smoking? And if so, then how effectively is the Government doing it? That’s the key issue Karan Thapar discusses with Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss on Devil’s Advocate. Ramadoss said Shah Rukh Khan should not have smoked in the stands while watching a cricket...
  • Fans go gaga, pray for Rajini on his birthday December 12, 2007

    Tamil Superstar Rajinikant turns 58 on Wednesday. To celebrate the superstar's birthday many posters have come up across Chennai. Fans are gathering around his posters while those busy with work plan to offer prayers for the actor in temples in the evening. ...
  • e-stop: Rajini celebrates b'day and Aamir on his new film December 12, 2007

    Two superstars and the secret behind their success. ...
  • B'day Boss: Everybody loves Rajini | Gift flowers December 12, 2007

    Chennai: Over 175 days and still going strong, the success of Rajinikant's latest release Sivaji demonstrates the superstar's power over cinegoers in Tamil Nadu. And that’s not all, it's celebration time once again for Rajinikant fans as the superstar turns 58 on Wednesday. But, besides being a star and a...
  • Billa 2007, the new buzzword in the Tamil film industry November 28, 2007

    The new buzzword in the Tamil film industry now is Billa 2007 the remake of the Rajinikant starrer Billa. Prathibha Parmeswaran gets us more on the film, its look and its stars. Take a look. ...
  • e-stop: B'wood celebrates Dutt's bail and all about Billa '07 November 27, 2007

    Bollywood again has a reason to smile and gear up for a Rajini repeat. ...
  • Tamil superstar Ajith tries a Rajinikant at the BO November 24, 2007

    Chennai: Known to be an actor who's got the best opening for his films in Tamil Nadu after Rajinikant, Ajith is back in action with the remake of Rajinikant starrer Billa. Shah Rukh Khan tried to recreate the Big B’s charisma with a new age don and now actor Ajith will...
  • Rajini's Sivaji not releasing today June 16, 2007

    Chennai: If you're one of those who has been waiting for a glimpse of Thalaivar this Tamil New Year day then here's some bad news - Sivaji, Rajinikanth's latest film isn't hitting the screens on Saturday. And it's not just the superstar but all other big stars also have no...