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  • 'Lingaa' trailer: Rajinikanth fights goons on trains, gets felicitated by an elephant; Sonakshi Sinha plays a village belle November 16, 2014

    Breathe. The moment you all have been waiting for is finally here. The first Tamil, Telugu and Hindi trailers for Rajinikanth's upcoming film 'Lingaa' are finally here! The offical theatrical trailers, which showcases Rajinikanth doing death (and gravity) defying stunts, also features Anushka Shetty and Sonakshi Sinha....
  • 'Inga Enna Solludhu' review: This Tamil film is really boring February 2, 2014

    Cast: VTV Ganesh, Meera Jasmine, Santhanam, Srinath, Pandiarajan, Swarnamalya, Mayilsamy, Silambarasan and Andrea Jeremiah Director: Vincent Selva Rating: 1 out of 5 It's brave on the part of producerturnedactor VTV Ganesh to play the lead in a film which is more or less a semiautobiography based on events from his own life. It is...
  • 'Vaalu' delayed, director cites financial crunch November 21, 2013

    Chennai: Director Vijay Chander says that the release of his Tamil comedy 'Vaalu' has been delayed due to a financial crunch. 'Vaalu', which stars Silambarasan aka Simbu, was slated to release in December, but now it is likely to come out on Simbu's birthday Feb 3 next year. "Due to some financial...
  • Vikram shaves head for Tamil romanticthriller 'Ai' September 23, 2013

    Chennai: Actor Vikram is giving his role in upcoming Tamil romanticthriller 'Ai' everything he can. After losing nearly 15 kg for the movie, he has now shaved his head to shoot a crucial portion of the film. The film has been on floors for over a year now. Vikram gave his first...
  • 'Ya Ya' review: This Tamil film banks on stereotypes September 22, 2013

    Cast: Shiva, Santhanam, Dhansika, Sandhya, Srinivasan, Illavarasu and Devadarshini Director: I Rajasekaran Rating: 2 out of 5 We all love to sit back and laugh our way through a film. But, what if this happens week after week for months on end? Tamil cinema has been going through this phase for nearly a...
  • 'Pattathu Yaanai' review: This Tamil film is full of humour July 27, 2013

    Cast: Vishal Krishna, Aishwarya Arjun, Santhanam, Jagan, John Vijay, Murali Sharma, Seetha, Mayilsamy Director: Bhoopathy Pandian Rating: 3 out of 5 'Pattathu Yaanai' delivers more entertainment as a comedy entertainer than as an action flick. It could have been a wholesome comedy entertainer provided Vishal stayed away from his aspiration to don the...
  • 'Singam 2' review: This Tamil film is bigger but not better July 6, 2013

    Cast: Suriya, Hansika Motwani, Anushka Shetty, Santhanam, Vivek, Radha Ravi, Nasser, K. Vishwanath, Mukesh Rishi, Danny Sapani, Anjali and Rahman; Director: Hari Gopalakrishnan Rating: 2 out of 5 In 'Singam 2', Suriya as Duraisingam spends most of his time running and chasing baddies. This explains why he is trim with...
  • Watch: Vijay romance Amala Paul in 'Thalaivaa' new trailer June 25, 2013

    New Delhi: The official theatrical trailer of upcoming Tamil thriller 'Thalaivaa' is finally out. The film has been directed by AL Vijay and produced by Chandra Prakash Jain. With Vijay and Amala Paul playing the lead roles, the film also stars Rajiv Pillai, Santhanam and Sathyaraj. The film's background score...
  • Content, cast and packaging important for a film to be a hit: Khushboo June 19, 2013

    'Theeya Velai Seiyyanum Kumaru' is a Tamil romantic comedy film directed by Sundar C and produced by Kushboo Sundar starring Siddharth, Hansika Motwani, Santhanam, Ganesh Venkatraman, Balaji, Vidyullekha Raman, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Vishal Krishna, Mano Bala and Bosskey. Khushboo has played a cameo appearance in thirittu pasanga song, which marks...
  • Tamil review: 'Theeya Velai Seiyyanum Kumaru' is entertaining June 15, 2013

    Cast: Siddharth, Hansika Motwani, Santhanam, Ganesh Venkatraman, Balaji, Vidyullekha Raman, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Vishal Krishna, Mano Bala and Bosskey Rating: 2.5 out of 5 It's extremely difficult to make a highly entertaining film sans cliches, and proof to that is 'Theeya Vela Seiyyanum Kumaru' (TVSK). The film manages to be a...
  • 'Thalaivaa' song leaked, director files police complaint June 4, 2013

    Chennai: After one of the songs from the soundtrack of upcoming Vijaystarrer Tamil thriller 'Thalaivaa' was uploaded illegally on the Internet, its director A.L. Vijay filed a police complaint here Tuesday. Director Vijay filed the complaint at the office of the Chennai police commissioner. In his complaint, he has asked the police...
  • Tamil film 'Mapillai Vinayagar' to hit the screens soon May 31, 2013

    The Tamil film 'Mapillai Vinayagar' is a comedy entertainer featuring Santhanam, Lollu Sabha fame Jeeva in leading roles. The movie is directed by Sriram Padmanaban. The music is composed by Abhishek and Lawrence. The storyline of the movie is about a guy and his obessed to get married and the funny...
  • Tamil film 'Endrendrum Punnagai' teaser to unveil today May 31, 2013

    Tamil actor Jiiva's upcoming film is titled 'Endrendrum Punnagai' to be directed by I Mueenuddin Ahmed of 'Vaamanan' fame. After Tamil films 'Singam', 'Biryani', 'Endrendrum Punnagai' has joined the league of most innovative promotion strategy by releasing its first look teaser while the film is inching its completion. The film will...
  • SS Rajamouli's 'Maryada Ramanna' to be made in Tamil May 29, 2013

    Ace filmmaker SS Rajamouli and Sunil's super hit film, 'Maryada Ramanna' will now be remade in Tamil. Bollywood film 'Son Of Sardar' starring Ajay Devgn has been a Hindi remake of the film 'Maryada Ramanna'. Tamil comedian actor Santhanam will reprise the role of Sunil in the film. Tamil actor Udhayanidhi...
  • Tamil director Cheran shoots for a song worth 25 lakh May 29, 2013

    Chennai: A set worth Rs 25 lakh was recently erected for actordirector Cheran's directorial TeluguTamil bilingual drama 'JK Enum Nanbanin Vaazhkai' to shoot a special song, which focuses on dating through Facebook. "We had to recreate a set that would look like the inside of Facebook. That approximately costed us Rs...
  • Karthi to spend his 35th birthday on the sets of his next May 25, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil actor Karthi Sivakumar, who will turn 35 Saturday, will spend his birthday on the sets of his upcoming Tamil comedy 'All In All Azhagu Raja' (AIAAR). "We are currently shooting the second schedule of the film in Kumbakonam. Karthi will celebrate his birthday on the sets with the entire...
  • 'Theeya Vela Seiyyanum Kumaru' passes with U certificate May 23, 2013

    Chennai: Siddharth Suryanarayanstarrer Tamil comedy 'Theeya Vela Seiyyanum Kumaru' (TVSK) has been passed by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) with a 'U' certificate with no cuts . It is releasing June 14. "TVSK censored with clean 'U' with no cuts. The board said they loved this romantic entertainer," said...
  • 'Singam 2' First Look: Once again, Suriya is ready to break bones May 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Ace filmmaker Hari is back with the sequel of Suriya starrer 'Singham II'. The film is the sequel of film 'Singham' (2010). Anushka Shetty and Hansika Motwani as the leading ladies of the film. Vivek and Santhanam will be seen in supporting roles. The first look trailer is...
  • Tamil film 'Singam 2' is set for a June release May 12, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil actor Suriya starrer action drama 'Singam 2' is expected to release in the second of week of June. "The film ('Singam 2') is currently undergoing post production work. It will have a grand audio launch on June 1 followed by worldwide release in the second week of the same...
  • Tamil film 'Singam's sequel to be released on June 14 May 11, 2013

    Roaring with confidence the 'Singham' team has some news out finally. The sequel to the blockbuster 'Singam' will be having an international release on June 14th. That said, the audio launch should take place at least two weeks earlier to garner some publicity. Devi Sri Prasad will be crooning the...
  • Can't fool audiences with clichd humour: Ganesh April 30, 2013

    Chennai: Producer turned actor V T V Ganesh, who is busy wrapping up his upcoming Tamil production venture 'Inga Enna Solludhu', says comedy can click at the box office at any time of the year provided it is entertaining and fresh. "At any time of the year, one of the...
  • 'Pattathu Yaanai' is Tamil actor Vishal's next April 29, 2013

    'Pattathu Yaanai', an upcoming Tamil film starring actors Vishal and Aishwarya Ajun in lead roles is next to hit the screens. Film maker Boopathy Pandian will be directing this film under Michael Royappan's production. Santhanam, Seetha, Jagan and Manobala are the other cast in the film. The news for the...
  • Actor Aishwarya Arjun faints on sets of 'Pattathu Yaanai' April 28, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil actress Aishwarya Arjun fainted on the sets of upcoming Tamil romanticcomedy 'Pattathu Yaanai' Sunday in Trichy due to extremely hot weather. "We were shooting outdoors in extremely hot conditions of Trichy for the last few days. Since we were shooting nonstop, she couldn't handle the heat and fainted. We...
  • Anirudh, Arjun Coomaraswamy team up for 'Vanakkam Chennai' April 27, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil composer Anirudh Ravichander, composer of 'Kolaveri di', has roped in Londonbased R&B singer Arjun Coomaraswamy, to perform a song in upcoming romanticcomedy 'Vanakkam Chennai'. Known by his stage name Arjun, he became popular after composing the R&B cover version of the song 'Why this Kolaveri Di'. "Vanakkam Chennai, my next,...
  • Tamil actress Erica Fernandez to star in 'Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu' April 25, 2013

    Chennai: Southern actress Erica Fernandez grooved like late singer dancer Michael Jackson (MJ) when she performed one of his signature moves in her upcoming Tamil debut 'Ainthu Ainthu Ainthu'. "I got to do MJ's signature 'stand on the toes' finisher move. I thoroughly enjoyed doing it and I'm looking forward to...
  • Siddharth gears up for Sunder C's upcoming film April 23, 2013

    Ace filmmaker Sundar C's upcoming comedy caper 'Theeya Vela Seiyanum Kumaru' is gearing up to be released soon in the month of May. The film stars Siddharth, Hansika, Santhanam and Ganesh Venkatraman in the lead, and the team completed shooting in Japan recently and now the film is inching its completion. The...
  • On his birthday Vikram sweats it out in China April 17, 2013

    Chennai: Southern actor Vikram, who celebrates his 47th birthday Wednesday, is busy shedding weight in China for his upcoming Tamil romanticthriller 'I'. He has already lost eight kg for the film, touted to be a Rs 100 crore project, since it went on the floors. "He (Vikram) has gone to China....
  • Know more about 'Singam 2' at click of a mouse April 17, 2013

    Chennai: Now fans can know more about Suriya starrer Tamil actiondrama 'Singam 2' at the click of a mouse as its makers are planning to launch an official website and hold contests to keep the fans engaged. "An official website is being launched for 'Singam 2' to share information about the...
  • Tamil actor Nakul to star in Arivazhagan's next April 15, 2013

    Actor Nakul who is known for films like 'Kadhalil Vizhundhen' and 'Masilamani' has already completed shooting his portions of his upcoming flick, 'Vallinam', directed by film maker Arivazhagan. While the actor is eagerly awaiting the release of this film, he has also signed another film. However, the comedy caper is tentatively...
  • Tamil film 'Singam 2' an extension of its prequel April 15, 2013

    Chennai: Director Hari Gopalakrishnan says his upcoming Tamil action drama 'Singam 2' will be an extension of 'Singam', but not a sequel. The second part is a continuation of the first with additional characters. "I have retained all the characters from the first part and I have also added a few...