SAMPATH RAJ

  • Tamil Review: 'Vathikuchi' has a strong narrative March 16, 2013

    Cast: Dileepan, Anjali, Jagan, Sampath Raj, Saranya Ponvannan, Jayaprakash, Raja, Vatsan Chakravarthy and Rajshree; Director: P Kinslin; A little bit of romance, action, comedy, suspense and few heroic moments make a good entertaining film of standards that can attract audiences from all categories. Debutant Kinslin's slick crime thriller with ignorable...
  • Tamil actor Dileepan meets his idol Akshay Kumar March 14, 2013

    Chennai: A die-hard fan of Akshay Kumar, Tamil actor Dileepan flew to Mumbai to meet the Bollywood star ahead of the release of his debut film, crime-thriller 'Vathikuchi'. "Dileepan is a big fan of Akshay Kumar, especially his stunts. He flew to Mumbai on March 15 to meet Akshay and even...
  • Wacky promotional strategy for Tamil movie 'Vathikuchi' March 12, 2013

    Chennai: With just days away from its theatrical release, the team of forthcoming Tamil crime-thriller 'Vathikuchi' will be promoted through flash mobs and auto drives in the state. "Four to five branded auto-rickshaws starting today will ply to places such as Madurai, Trichy and Coimbatore promoting the film. A bunch of...
  • Anjalli is a natural actor: Tamil director March 10, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil director P Kinslin says Anjali acts naturally in front of the camera and says she has the ability to slip into her character with ease and precision. He has teamed up with Anjali in his forthcoming Tamil crime-thriller 'Vathikuchi'. "She (Anjali) is one of the few actresses who can effortlessly...
  • Not all film scripts demand stars: Director Kinslin March 4, 2013

    Chennai: Debutant Tamil director Kinslin feels it is very important to have the right actor for the right script because not all scripts demand stars. "Not all scripts are suitable for star heroes because it is very important that you cast the right actor, suitable for the script. I chose a...
  • 'Vetadu Ventadu' Review: The movie is a borrowed thriller January 25, 2013

    Director: Thiru Cast: Vishal Krishna, Trisha Krishnan, Sunaina, Manoj Bajpai, J.D Chekravarthy, Jayaprakash and Sampath Raj 'Vetadu Ventadu' is the Telugu dubbed version of Tamil action thriller 'Samar', which is heavily inspired by the Spanish thriller 'Dot The I'. Quite different from several run of the mill type films of the...
  • Vishal Krishna explains why is he choosy with work December 4, 2012

    Chennai: Tamil actor Vishal Krishna states he is neither a winner, nor a loser, but an inevitable chooser when it comes to his films and roles. "I don't consider myself a winner or loser and neither do I believe in it. I don't accept any project that comes my way, because...
  • I didn't do homework for 'Aarohanam': Viji October 25, 2012

    Tamil actress Viji Chandrasekhar says playing a character with multiple shades in 'Aarohanam' was a onceinalifetime opportunity, adding that she pulled it off without any homework. Viji plays a vegetable vendor affected by bipolar disorder in the familydrama. "Playing Nirmala was like onceinalife time opportunity. The biggest challenge was transforming into...
  • My biggest reward will be audience response: Lakshmy October 18, 2012

    Lakshmy Ramakrishnan, director of Tamil drama 'Aarohanam', which will be released on October 26 after months of delay, feels the film will be an acid test and her biggest reward will be the audience's response. "I've struggled through every stage in the making of this film. The release is equivalent to...
  • It's tough to find buyers for indie films: Lakshmy September 26, 2012

    Veteran Tamil actress Lakshmy Ramakrishnan has moved to direction with 'Aarohanam', a low budget film about a freespirited woman that was loved by critics but is yet to reach the big screen. That it was made in just Rs 33.5 lakh actually worked against the film, she says. "We completed 'Aarohanam'...