RAJINIKANTH

  • ISL Tour Diary: Chennai, the land of many hues 8 hours 15 minutes ago

    "Vanakkam, Sir! Your driver Balu is at your service!" These were the first words I heard upon my arrival in Chennai from Delhi. Draped in a white half-sleeve shirt and cream-colour dhoti or vaetti - as it is known here, a man in his late 50s holding my name plate...
  • Salman Khan takes broom in his hands to support PM Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'; nominates Aamir Khan, Rajinikanth 2 days ago

    We have seen him act, do towel dance and croon for his films. But watching Salman Khan hold the broom and contribute to PM Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat initiative' campaign might just end up being the most memorable sight for his fans. The actor, who had accepted Modi's invitation for...
  • 10 films directed by Shankar that you need to see before 'I' hits the theatres September 18, 2014

    With the filmmaker's magnum opus about to hit the screens, you might want to catch up on Shankar's previous gems. ...
  • 'Main Hoon Rajinikanth' a tribute to thalaivar: Adithya Menon September 18, 2014

    Chennai: Southern actor Adithya Menon, who has worked in films such as 'Villua' and 'Eega', says his upcoming Hindi film 'Main Hoon Rajinikanth' is a a 'tribute' to the Tamil superstar and is not intended to portray him in a 'bad light'. Actor Rajinikanth Wednesday petitioned in Madras High Court for...
  • Rajinikanth gets stay on the film 'Main Hoon Rajinikanth' September 17, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth has moved the court against the makers of 'Main Hoon Rajnikanth'. Rajinikanth alleged that his name is being misused and the makers of the movie didn't seek his permission before using his name. After hearing the petition the Madras High court has granted interim stay to...
  • Snapshot: Arnold Schwarzenegger arrives in Chennai, will meet Rajinikanth September 15, 2014

    Chennai: Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger arrived here Monday morning amidst tight security to attend the audio launch of Vikramstarrer Tamil romanticthriller "I". The audio launch will take place Monday evening at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, where the star of the "Terminator" film series, will share the dais with Tamil...
  • Rajinikanth's 'Lingaa' shoot reaches climax September 10, 2014

    Chennai: The shooting of superstar Rajinikanth's "Lingaa", which is currently taking place in Shimoga district of Karnataka, has reached its final stages of completion. Some important stunts sequences involving Hollywood stunt choreographer Lee Whitaker are currently being shot. "We are currently shooting the climax sequences. Hollywood stuntman Lee Whitaker is busy...
  • 'Golden Star', 'Crazy Star' and 'Supreme Star': A definitive guide to the honorary titles of filmstars in southern film industries September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: They wear no cape and they have no super powers. Yet people on the streets recognise them on sight, and add superlatives to their names. The actors, nay, superstars from the Tamil, Telugu and Kannada film industry are superheroes to their fans. Most Indians have heard of the prefix...
  • Presenting the first look of RajinikanthSonakshi Sinha starrer 'Lingaa' August 31, 2014

    Rajinikanth is back! And if we go by the first look of his new film 'Lingaa', the actor is back in his popular avatar. The film which is currently being shot in parts of South India also features Sonakshi Sinha and Anushka Sharma in key roles. Sonakshi shared the fist...
  • Rajinikanth keeps everyone guessing as BJP tries to woo him into Tamil Nadu politics August 29, 2014

    Chennai: It was only a few months ago that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's photoop with Tamil superstar Rajinikanth ahead of the Lok Sabha elections went viral on social media. Now, it appears that the Bharatiya Janata Party is trying to woo the actor fulltime into state politics. Rajinikanth has kept...
  • Rajinikanth in party's good books; will welcome him: BJP August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday down played reports of it wooing Tamil superstar Rajinikanth, but said that the actor was welcome to the party fold. Tamil Nadu BJP President Tamilisai Soundararajan said that Rajinikanth was already in the good books of the BJP and recalled his meeting...
  • Chennai @ 375: All about superstar Rajinikanth phenomenon August 24, 2014

    As Chennai is celebrating its 375th birthday this week, we bring to you the story of superstar Rajinikanth. ...
  • Double take: Rajinikanth to play a district collector and a 'secret character' in 'Lingaa' July 2, 2014

    Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth, who is currently busy shooting for Tamil actioner 'Lingaa', will be seen in dual avatar in the film. He will be playing a district collector and an unknown role in a flashback sequence. "Rajini sir is playing double role in the film. He plays a district collector in...
  • Rajinikanth shoots for 'Lingaa' June 24, 2014

    Hyderabad: Post the release of 'Kochadaiiyaan' Superstar Rajinikanth is busy shooting for his next film 'Lingaa' at Ramoji Film city here. Apparently the 'muhurat' shot of the movie was shot in May this year at Chamundeshwari Temple in Mysore. The shooting for the film is going on in full swing at...
  • Rajinikanth praises Tamil comedy 'Mundasupatti' June 16, 2014

    Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth recently watched Tamil comedy "Mundasupatti" and lauded its makers for giving audiences a perfect family entertainer. He also heaped praise on the performances of the film's lead actors. A story set against a superstitious village, the film features Vishnu Vishal, Nandita, Ramadass and Kaali Venkat in lead roles. "I...
  • Snapshot: Bollywood celebrities wish a happy Father's Day to their dads June 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities like Karan Johar, Sonakshi Sinha, Bipasha Basu and Ajay Devgn wish the best man in their lives on Father's Day Sunday.Here's what they tweeted: ...
  • 'Kochadaiiyaan' sequel on, says coproducer Murali Manohar June 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Murali Manohar, the coproducer of the latest Rajinikanth starrer "Kochadaiiyaan", which opened to mixed reports, admits the film has not done as well as expected in the north Indian belt. Nonetheless, he is confident that the team will work harder on its sequel. "We did what we could, given restrictions...
  • Sonakshi Sinha was nervous about working with Rajinikanth May 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who is making her southern film debut with megastar Rajinikanthstarrer 'Lingaa', says she was nervous about working with him. On her experience of working with the icon, the young actress said: "He is a wonderful person. I may not have seen many of his films, but I...
  • 'Kochadaiiyaan' A.R Rahman's toughest movie May 27, 2014

    Chennai: Double Oscarwinning composer A.R Rahman said that superstar Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' was the toughest film in his career of composing because of the importance of music in the narrative. "'Kochadaiiyaan' was one of the toughest movies to score and mix for, due to the responsibility and role music had in the...
  • Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' breaks all records in Tamil Nadu, grosses Rs 42 crore worldwide May 27, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth's latest film 'Kochadaiiyaan' has generated collection of Rs 42 crore worldwide in the opening week, producers said today. "Eros International Media Ltd, has announced a blockbuster opening of 'Kochadaiiyaan The Legend' at the box office with Rs 42 crore gross worldwide," Eros International, the producers...
  • This is why you can't ever have enough of Rajinikanth: See him tame steel tigers to OWN a grenade jacket in 10 gifs May 24, 2014

    The Tamil superstar who is unequivocally one of the most admired actors in India, is known for his extravagant, mindboggling and many times gravitydefying stunts. The largerthanlife actor Rajinikanth has acted in scores of films and has been a part of the south Indian film industry for close to 40...
  • 'Kochadaiiyaan' review: This is kindergarten storytelling with noisy set pieces thrown in to hold your attention when the narrative doesn't May 23, 2014

    Cast: Rajinikanth, Deepika Padukone, Jackie Shroff and Nasser Director: Soundarya Rajinikanth Kochadaiiyaan, starring 64yearold Tamil superstar Rajinikanth, isn't likely to be mentioned in the same breath as James Cameron's Avatar or Steven Spielberg's Tintin film, although it was achieved using the same performance capture technology. The animation in Kochadaiiyaan is embarrassingly amateurish,...
  • Watch: Rajini fever gears up in Chennai for 'Kochadaiiyaan' May 23, 2014

    Rajinikanth is back! After three long years, the superstar is back on the silver screen with a period drama called 'Kochadaiiyaan'. The film just like its name is unique as it introduces animated motion capture technology in 3D for the first time in India. ...
  • Expectations high from 'Kochadaiiyaan', say Rajini fans May 23, 2014

    Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's latest film 'Kochadaiiyaan' opened to packed theatres on Friday. His fans in Chennai were seen smearing his posters with milk and beating drums. Watch the video for more update on the blockbuster. ...
  • Narendra Modi's swearingin ceremony: Rajinikanth, Amitabh Bachchan and Lata Mangeshkar invited May 23, 2014

    The swearingin ceremony of Prime Ministerdesignate Narendra Modi, which will be attended political heavyweights, is also expected to witness the presence of several popular celebrities. Narendra Modi's government has decided to invite Lata Mangeshkar, Amitabh Bachchan and Rajnikanth to his oath ceremony as prime minister, which is scheduled for...
  • Rajinikanth would love to go to a dhaba for a meal, he is grounded, says wife Latha May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Latha Rajnikanth calls her superstar husband very grounded. Few days before Rajinikanth's film 'Kochadaiiyaan' released in theaters, the actor's wife spoke to CNNIBN and stated that how he is very spiritually connected and gave him credit for reinventing himself even at this stage in his career. "Like Amit Ji...
  • 5 reasons why it will be really awkward to date the CGI Rajinikanth of 'Kochadaiiyaan' May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Three years is a long, long wait for any Rajinikanth fan and while after a long hiatus, the actor returns to the screen in a double role in 'Kochadaiiyaan', the film isn't your typical Rajini film. Firstly it doesn't have the actor physically present in the frames just...
  • 'Rajini mania' in Chennai as 'Kochadaiiyaan' releases today May 23, 2014

    After its release being delayed twice, Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' is finally due to hit the theatres today. Excited fans lined up for the first show as a special screening was organised in Chennai at 7.00 this morning. ...
  • Soundarya Rajinikanth makes her directorial debut with 'Kochadaiiyaan' May 23, 2014

    After its release being delayed twice, Southern star Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' is released on Friday. It is said to be the country's first film made using motion capture technology and it marks Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya's directorial debut. The film which will see Rajinikanth in both younger and older avatars of a...
  • 'Kochadaiiyaan' Tweet Review: Watch the film for its technical brilliance; it's new to Indian cinema May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Rajinikanth is back! After three long years, the superstar is back on the silver screen with a period drama called 'Kochadaiiyaan'. The film just like its name is unique as it introduces animated motion capture technology in 3D for the first time in India. The film has been in...