RAJINIKANTHS

  • Happy anniversary Rajinikanth and Latha: Fans celebrate Thalaivar's special day on Twitter with vintage photos 1 week ago

    Chennai: On his 34th wedding anniversary Thursday, superstar Rajinikanth briefly spent some time with his fans here at his residence. Several of his fans came to convey their wishes to the 'Thalaiva'. Rajinikanth married Latha Feb 26, 1981. They have two daughters -- Aishwarya and Soundarya. ...
  • Tamil film producers condemn the distributor's strike against Rajinikanth over 'Lingaa' losses February 17, 2015

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Film Producers Council (TFPC) has strongly condemned the decision of the distributors of 'Lingaa' to go on a mass begging protest and hold superstar Rajinikanth accountable for the film's losses. "Rajini sir's films have always had very high success rate. People who are usually associated with his...
  • Distributors of Rajinikanth-starrer 'Lingaa' to 'beg' for compensation February 16, 2015

    Chennai: Distributors of superstar Rajinikanth-starrer "Lingaa", who demanded compensation for the heavy losses incurred while distributing and exhibiting the film, have decided go on a mass begging protest. The distributors and theatre owners have decided to beg for compensation after their plea for refund of Rs.35 crore was declined by producer...
  • 'Lingaa' makers to settle losses, distributors happy January 26, 2015

    Chennai: Several distributors of Rajinikanth-starrer "Lingaa", who have been demanding compensation over losses, can finally breathe a sigh of relief as the makers have agreed to look into the losses and settle them. Superstar Rajinikanth has appointed distributor Tirupur Subramaniam, who's had the experience with several such issues, to settle...
  • 'Lingaa' distributors again plan to fast January 22, 2015

    Chennai: Several distributors of Rajinikanth-starrer "Lingaa" are planning to again go on an indefinite hunger strike from Jan 27 since no "amicable agreement" has been reached yet between them and the film's producer over compensation of the film's failure. Seven distributors are likely to participate in the fast. "It's been over ten...
  • Photo of the day: Sridevi, Rajinikanth, Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan honour music maestro Ilaiyaraaja January 21, 2015

    His contribution to the showbiz industry is huge. And the impact of his works remains unmatched. That's why 'Shamitabh' which is the 1000th film of which music maestro Ilaiyaraaja remains special for him. And to ensure his feat didn't go unnoticed, filmmaker R. Balki organised an event to felicitate him....
  • To impress Rajinikanth, you just have to be honest and simple: Dhanush January 15, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Dhanush, who is married to superstar Rajinikanth's daughter Aishwarya, says he is still trying to impress his wife. Asked how he managed to impress the superstar and his daughter, Dhanush said: "To impress Rajinikanth, you just have to be honest and simple, and I am still trying to impress...
  • Have not cheated distributors; if they had any problems with the release date, they should've requested us to change it: 'Lingaa' producer January 11, 2015

    Chennai: Producer Rockline Venkatesh on Saturday asserted he did not cheat distributors of Rajinikanth-starrer 'Lingaa'. He said if proven guilty, he is ready to give in to the demands of the distributors, who staged a fast here Saturday seeking compensation for the heavy losses incurred by them. Venkatesh told reporters here that...
  • Rajinikanth-starrer 'Lingaa' in trouble again; distributors and theatre owners complain of losses, demand money back January 8, 2015

    Less than a month after Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's Tamil film 'Lingaa' hit the screens, several distributors and theatre owners are complaining of huge losses and demanding their money back. Rroduced by Rockline Venkatesh the theatrical rights to 'Lingaa' were bought by Eros International for around Rs 100 crore. Eros International, in...
  • 'Lingaa' box office collection row: Demanding compensation for his loss, distributor seeks HC permission to go on a fast January 7, 2015

    Chennai: Demanding compensation for the loss incurred in Rajinikanth-starrer 'Lingaa', distributor R. Singaravadivelan, who distributed the film in Thanjavur and Trichy districts, has sought the permission of the Madras High Court to go on a fast here. Singaravadivelan of Marina Pictures submitted his petition to the court Tuesday. In his statement, he...
  • 'Kochadiyaan' producers assure bank to repay loan dues December 30, 2014

    Chennai: The Rs 20 crore loan taken from EXIM bank in connection with the production of Rajinikanth-starrer 'Kochadiyaan' will be paid by March next after notice was issued for its recovery and the actor's wife, who was the guarantor, will not be burdened, the film's producers said today. This was stated...
  • 'I' will make more money than 'Lingaa'; that's why Shankar is bigger than Rajinikanth, says filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma December 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma is all impressed with upcoming Tamil romantic-thriller 'I' and said the film's director Shankar is bigger than superstar Rajinikanth and former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa. The much-awaited trailer of Shankar's 'I', starring Vikram and Amy Jackson in the lead, has been released last week. "After...
  • K Balachander cremated; Rajinikanth, M Karunanidhi pay last respects to the legendary director December 25, 2014

    Chennai: Legendary Tamil filmmaker K Balachander was cremated here on Wednesday amid members from film fraternity and thousands of his fans. Police and volunteers had a tough time in controlling the surging crowds. Men and women stood in long queues to have a last glimpse of the thespian, who died at...
  • Rajinikanth: K Balachander was not only my guru but also my father; he was like a God in human form December 24, 2014

    Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth, who is shocked over the death of legendary filmmaker K Balachander, said he always treated him like his father and not just as his mentor. Balachander, 84, died at a private hospital here Tuesday following prolonged illness and age-related ailments. Popularly known as KB, he was instrumental in launching...
  • Veteran Tamil filmmaker K Balachander passes away December 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Veteran filmmaker and doyen of Tamil cinema, K Balachander is no more. The 84 year old was admitted to Cauvery hospital in Chennai in the second week of December for treatment of urinary infection. The director was said to be critical and was in the Intensive Care Unit...
  • Snapshot: Actress Radikaa Sarathkumar takes her kids to meet Rajinikanth; shares experience on Twitter December 21, 2014

    Television and film actress Radikaa Sarathkumar knows that there's only one reason why her children would wake up early on a Sunday morning. The actress-turned producer shared photos of her excited children posing for a photograph with legendary actor Rajinikanth on Twitter on Sunday evening. ...
  • Rajnikanth to become a grandfather again; daughter Soundarya pregnant December 19, 2014

    Chennai: Filmmaker Soundarya Rajnikanth is expecting her first child with industrialist husband Ashwin Ramkumar. The 'Kochadaiiyaan: The Legend' helmer, who is the younger daughter of Rajinikanth and Latha, took to Twitter to express her excitement. Soundarya and Ashwin tied the knot in 2010 in Chennai. ...
  • What happens when you watch Rajinikanth's film 'Lingaa' on the big screen: You don't just see the movie, you live it December 18, 2014

    Pune: Sometimes I feel like I don't know my own city -- the city I was born and raised in, the city that taught me the difference between being a Punekar and a being a Puneite. As a features writer, I'm good with weird. Artwork that looks like it has been...
  • Sonakshi Sinha is 'happy' with her film 'Lingaa's' success, thanks fans for appreciating her work December 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Sonakshi Sinha is elated that her Tamil film debut 'Lingaa' opposite superstar Rajinikanth is doing well at the box-office. The 27-year-old actress is playing a village belle Bharathi in the K S Ravikumar directed film, which hit theatres last week. "So happy to see #Lingaa doing so well! And thank you...
  • Kamal Haasan wishes guru K Balachander a speedy recovery December 16, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan has wished his guru K. Balachander, who has been hospitalised due to fever and some age-related ailments, a speedy recovery. Meanwhile, the veteran filmmaker's health is improving, doctors have said. Balachander, 84, was admitted to Cauvery Hospital here Monday. Haasan is currently busy with the post-production work of...
  • Watch: Rajinikanth's journey from bus conductor to megastar December 13, 2014

    On Friday megastar Rajinikanth celebrated his 64th birthday along with his much awaited release 'Lingaa'. Rajinikanth fans thronged movie theatres, PVRs to watch the superstar's latest release. This video celebrates his journey from being a bus conductor to megastar. ...
  • Rajinikanth thanks PM Narendra Modi, Amitabh Bachchan and Kamal Haasan for birthday greetings December 13, 2014

    Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth Friday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his good friend Amitabh Bachchan and millions of fans for wishing him on his 64th birthday. In a string of tweets, Rajinikanth first thanked Modi, saying: "My heartfelt thanks to you dear @narendramodi ji, for your thoughtful birthday wishes amidst your busy...
  • 'Lingaa' review: Because two Rajinikanths are always better than one December 12, 2014

    Film: 'Lingaa' Director: KS Ravikumar Cast: Rajinikanth, Anushka Shetty, Sonakshi Sinha Rating: 3/5 Through his numerous films, interviews and his illustrious career, many Rajinikanth fans have asked the quintessential question that has given birth to several legendary folklores - is there nothing Rajini can't? 'Lingaa' seems to have been made to answer that very question....
  • 'Lingaa' release: Rajinikanth mania takes over Mumbai, Hyderabad December 12, 2014

    Rajinikanth fans thronged movie theatres, PVRs to watch the superstar's latest release 'Lingaa'. ...
  • Rajinikanth keeps everyone guessing even political parties woo him December 12, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu has seen several of its leading heroes and heroines take the plunge into politics. Parties across the political spectrum have been trying to woo superstar Rajinikanth for several years. But Rajinikanth has kept everyone, especially his fans guessing on whether he will take the plunge into politics....
  • Watch: Rajinikanth fans pour milk, flowers on the superstar's king-sized portrait on his 64th birthday December 12, 2014

    On his 64th birthday, Rajinikanth fans pour milk, flowers at his king-sized portrait and dance in merriness. This is the first time Rajinikanth's movie 'Lingaa' has coincided with his birthday. Fans all over flock to theatres to catch a glimpse of the superstar. ...
  • Actor Rajinikanth fans flock to theatres to watch 'Lingaa' December 12, 2014

    Actor Rajinikanth fans flock to theatres to watch his latest release 'Lingaa'. "I cannot wait to go and watch this movie on his birthday. Rajinikanth movies are always a treat to watch," said an admirer. ...