RAJINIKANTHS

  • 'I' will make more money than 'Lingaa'; that's why Shankar is bigger than Rajinikanth, says filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma 1 hour 10 minutes ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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. ...
  • PM Narendra Modi tweets birthday wishes to Rajinikanth in Tamil December 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi has sent out birthday wishes in Tamil to cinestar Rajinikant, who turned 64 Friday. The prime minister wished the "legendary" artist a long life. Modi took to Twitter to reach out to the cinema czar on the special day, when his film 'Lingaa' also hit the screen. "On...
  • Remain hale, hearty: Amitabh Bachchan wishes Rajinikanth on 64th birthday December 12, 2014

    Mumbai: On the occasion of cinestar Rajinikanth's 64th birthday Friday, his good friend and 'Hum' co-star Amitabh Bachchan has wished the "phenomena" good health and happiness. "And the 12th of December cometh the birthday of the Phenomena Rajnikanth...Happy birthday dear friend and remain in happiness and good health always," Big B...
  • 'Hardcore' Rajinikanth fans await 'Lingaa' December 12, 2014

    Actor Rajinikanth is known to have a wide fan base. Many of them have come to Chennai from various parts of the world to watch his latest movie 'Lingaa'. "I am a hardcore Rajinikanth fan," said one admirer. ...
  • Rajini mania begins! Posters of 'Lingaa' take over Chennai, fans wake up early to catch the first show December 12, 2014

    Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth's much-anticipated project 'Lingaa' may have made headlines for its recent controversy, but it hasn't failed to dampen the buzz surrounding the film. Going by the fact that multiplexes are scheduling multiple shows to fans smearing his posters with milk, and as pictures show his Japanese fans waking...
  • 'Lingaa' tweet review: A complete entertainer; could have benefited with better editing December 12, 2014

    Pune: We are almost sure that today is one of those days where young Rajinikanth fans won't mind getting out of bed early. On the auspicious occasion of the Thalaiva's birthday, fans from all around the world are getting ready to see their hero on the big screen after four...
  • From taming steel tigers to breaking the coconut with his head: 10 gifs show how there is no one like Rajinikanth December 11, 2014

    The Tamil superstar who is unequivocally one of the most admired actors in India, is known for his extravagant, mind-boggling and many times gravity-defying stunts. The larger-than-life actor Rajinikanth has acted in scores of films and has been a part of the south Indian film industry for close to 40...
  • Has the release of Rajinikanth starrer 'Lingaa' been stalled? December 11, 2014

    Chennai: The Madurai bench of Madras High Court has asked the producer of superstar Rajinikanth starrer 'Lingaa' to deposit Rs.10 crore before 12 noon on Friday with the registrar of the Madurai bench. Until the the film will not be released in the theater. The division bench of the Madras high...
  • PM Modi leads in retweets, BigB has largest following in India December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi leads the list of retweets with his election winning post on Twitter being shared by over 70,515 people on the micro-blogging site. "India has won! Bharat ki vijay! Achhe din aane wale hai" remains the most retweeted tweet on Twitter till date from India. Following...
  • Latha Rajinikanth: For me Rajinikanth's birthday celebration is with his film 'Lingaa' December 10, 2014

    CNN IBN's Anna Isaac spoke to Rajinikanth's wife Latha Rajinikanth ahead of 'Lingaa' release. Here's an excerpt from the interview. 12th of December is Rajinikanth's birthday and Lingaa is also releasing on the same day, so how special a day is it for you? It is indeed a very special...
  • If God is to punish an artiste, it is by letting him do a duet after the age of 60: Rajinikanth December 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: He may have worked in about 170 films in a career spanning nearly four decades, but superstar Rajinikanth says he was tensed while shooting duets with Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha for his upcoming film 'Lingaa'. "I worked very hard for this film. Working hard does not mean the action scenes...
  • Rajinikanth: Romancing Sonakshi Sinha was more challenging than performing stunts December 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: Superstar Rajinikanth said that romancing Sonakshi Sinha in his forthcoming Tamil action movie 'Lingaa' was a challenge. Rajinikanth said he didn't feel so nervous even on the first time he faced the camera as much as he did when asked to shoot duets with Sonakshi. "The worst punishment god can give...
  • Sonakshi Sinha: Southern films are rich in content, that's why there are so many remakes in Bollywood; don't want 'Lingaa' to be my only South Indian film December 8, 2014

    Chennai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who feels southern movies are "content-rich", says her forthcoming Tamil cinematic debut "Lingaa" won't be a one-off film in her career as she's keen to find more work in the industry. "I would love to do more projects (down south) provided I get good scripts," Sonakshi told...