Sarathkumar

  • '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...
  • Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' gets 100 shows across 16 screens in Chennai's Mayajaal May 23, 2014

    Superstar Rajinikanth's magnum opus Kochadaiiyaan's release may have got delayed, but it has failed to dampen the buzz surrounding the film with a leading multiplex planning 100 shows on Friday. Mayajaal, one of the leading multiplexes in Chennai, will have 100 shows across 16 screens on the opening day. "When Rajini's Enthiran...
  • Snapshot: Rajinikanth's fans turn up in huge numbers to watch 'Kochadaiiyaan', organise torch rally to celebrate the film's release May 23, 2014

    Finally, Rajinikanth's fans across the globe will get to see his much-anticipated film 'Kochadaiiyaan', a directorial debut of his daughter Soundarya. While many of Rajinikanth's loyal fans are busy anointing his large cut-outs with milk, others have been spotted making a beeline for the film outside cinema halls and yes,...
  • Rajinikanth tweets best wishes to daughter Soundarya as 'Kochadaiiyaan' releases today May 23, 2014

    While his fans are busy visiting temples and anointing his posters with milk before the first show of 'Kochadaiiyaan', Rajinikanth is doing his bit to ensure the film manages to wow his supporters. The superstar took to Twitter to wish his daughter and the team of 'Kochadaiiyaan' good luck. Rajini's...
  • Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' and Tiger Shroff's 'Heropanti' battle it out at the box office today May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Newcomer Tiger Shroff's ability to perform daredevil stunts has been the talk of tinsel town for a while, but now he will be in a different battlefield when his debut film "Heropanti" will release alongside mammoth star Rajinikanth's "Kochadaiyyaan" May 23. Director Sabbir Khan's "Heropanti" boasts of some high...
  • Kochadaiiyaan: Madras High Court not to interfere with tax exemption to Rajinikanth's magnum opus May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Madras High Court on Thursday declined to interfere with Tamil Nadu Government's order granting entertainment tax exemption to Rajinikanth's latest film "Kochadaiyaan", releasing on Friday, and asked authorities and exhibitors not to collect the levy from the viewers. A vacation bench comprising Justice MM Sundresh and Justice R...
  • Kochadaiiyaan: Rajinikanth's fans smear his posters with milk, cinema hall owners expect the film to register a record opening May 23, 2014

    Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth's magnum opus "Kochadaiiyaan" release may have got delayed, but it has failed to dampen the buzz surrounding the film with a leading multiplex planning 100 shows on Friday. Mayajaal, one of the leading multiplexes in Chennai, will have 100 shows across 16 screens on the opening day. "When Rajini's...
  • Deepika Padukone accepted 'Kochadaiiyaan' for emotional reasons March 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone, who will be next seen in Rajinikanth-starrer 'Kochadaiiyaan', gave her nod to the film primarily because of the South megastar's association with it. In 'Kochadaiiyaan' Deepika will be seen alongside the cinema legend for the first time. According to sources, Deepika agreed to be part of it...
  • Radikaa returns to Telugu films after a decade October 31, 2013

    Chennai: Actress Radikaa Sarathkumar, known for her memorable performances in Telugu films such as 'Swati Mutyam' and 'Swati Kiranam', is returning to the industry after a decade with romantic-drama 'Undile Manchi Kaalam Mundu Munduna' (UMKMM). Radikaa's last Telugu outing was Ram Gopal Varma-directed 'Prema Katha' (1999), which earned her the Nandi...
  • Radikaa Sarathkumar returns to Telugu films after a decade October 29, 2013

    Chennai: Actress Radikaa Sarathkumar, known for her memorable performances in Telugu films such as 'Swati Mutyam' and 'Swati Kiranam', is returning to the industry after a decade with romantic-drama 'Undile Manchi Kaalam Mundu Munduna' (UMKMM). Radikaa's last Telugu outing was Ram Gopal Varma-directed 'Prema Katha' (1999), which earned her the Nandi...
  • Varalaxmi Sarathkumar to star in Kannada remake of 'Mirchi' September 2, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil actress Varalaxmi Sarathkumar has been roped in to pair with superstar Kiccha Sudeep in the untitled Kannada remake of Telugu blockbuster 'Mirchi', which went on floors recently. "We have roped in Varalaxmi to play one of the heroines in the film. We are on the lookout for the rest...
  • Welcome resolution passed by TN Assembly on SL: Actor Sarathkumar April 2, 2013

    Members of the Tamil film industry are on a one-day token fast in protest against the alleged human rights violations by the Sri Lankan government and Army. ...
  • Tamil review: 'Chennaiyil Oru Naal' is a gripping thriller March 30, 2013

    Director: Shaheed Khader Cast: R. Sarathkumar, Radikaa Sarathkumar, Lakshmy Ramakrishnan, Prasanna Venkatesan, Cheran, Iniya, Parvathi Menon, Jayaprakash and Mithun As a regular Tamil cinema viewer, I found 'Chennaiyil Oru Naal' (CON) not brilliant, but far, far better than the usual, run-of-the-mill commercial Tamil film. It takes guts to even attempt to make...
  • Thahir's 'Chappa Kurisu' is having a Tamil remake February 28, 2013

    One of the first movies that started the flow of new generation movies in Malayalam is likely to have a Tamil version soon. Radaan Media owned by Radhika Sharath Kumar has shown a big interest in the movie's remake. Actor Sarathkumar, who is currently playing a prominent role in...
  • Remakes are prone to comparisons: Actor Lakshmy February 28, 2013

    Chennai: Having completed filming for the upcoming Tamil thriller 'Chennaiyil Oru Naal', a remake of Malayalam hit 'Traffic', actor Lakshmy Ramakrishnan says she has tried to push the envelope to avoid comparison with Fathima Babu. "There is a tendency to believe the original is always the best and, therefore, a remake...
  • Indian film industry is male dominated: Varalaxmi February 11, 2013

    New Delhi: She is just one film old, but actress Varalaxmi Sarathkumar has earned praise for her performance in director Vignesh Shivan's 'Poda Podi'. The feisty actress said women usually do not get to play pivotal roles in Tamil cinema and the Indian film industry is generally male dominated. Varalaxmi's next...
  • Tamil actor Vishal to feature in 'Madha Gaja Raja' January 23, 2013

    Renowned Tamil actor Vishal is flying high with the success of his latest film 'Samar'. And at a recent interview, the actor reportedly said that he wants to direct a film too! Vishal has already written a story and the heroine he has in mind for it is, Shruti Haasan. The...
  • Rajinikanth goes on hunger strike January 7, 2013

    Chennai: The imposition of service tax on actors will induce tax evasion and create black money, said leading actors, directors, theatre owners and others here who are on hunger-strike demanding the tax be scrapped. Tamil superstar Rajinikanth too joined the day-long protest fast Monday. A certain section of the showbiz industry,...
  • Suriya to star in his next 'Chennaiyil Oru Naal' December 20, 2012

    'Chennaiyil Oru Naal' which is captained by Shaheed Khader under the joint production of Radhika Sarathkumar and Listen Stephen will have Suriya doing his cameo in it who is already on the sets of 'Singam 2'. The film already brimming with stars such like Sarath Kumar, Prakash Raj, Nasser, Mithun,...
  • Madha Gaja Raja: Sneak peek of this Tamil film November 23, 2012

    'Madha Gaja Raja' is an upcoming action comedy,directed by Sundar C. It stars Vishal, Anjali and Varalaxmi Sarathkumar in the leading roles. Varalaxmi has been brought in replacement of Taapsee, as the later had some date issues ...
  • 'Poda Podi' Review: It disappoints the viewers November 15, 2012

    Cast: Silambarasan, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, VTV Ganesh and Shobana Director: Vignesh Shivan Rating: 1 out of 5 Pray to god that he blesses you with immense energy and patience to sit through this disappointing film that is bereft of, forget entertainment, not even moments of laughter. Undeniably, the lead actors in the film are...
  • Kochadaiyaan: Each scene shot with 48 cameras October 26, 2012

    With Superstar Rajinikanth's much awaited 'Kochadaiyaan' in its final stages of completion, some interesting details about the movie are emerging out. Since the film was shot using performance capture technology, 48 cameras were used to shoot each and every scene. "The 48 cameras captured performance of artistes 48 angles," say sources...
  • Vishal Krishna to turn singer for 'Madha Gaja Raja' October 13, 2012

    Following footsteps of several actor-turned-singers, Tamil actor Vishal Krishna is set to prove his singing capabilities in action-comedy 'Madha Gaja Raja'. "Vishal has decided to croon a solo love number in the film on a special request from the composer," a source in the industry told IANS. The film, starring Vishal, Anjali...
  • Video: Simbu and Varalaxmi on 'Podaa Podi' October 4, 2012

    Written and directed by debutant Vignesh Shivaa, 'Podaa Podi' is an upcoming Tamil romantic film. It features Silambarasan and Varalaxmi Sarathkumar in the lead roles. ...
  • Arya to do a cameo for Vishal in 'MGR' September 11, 2012

    Arya and Vishal are good pals are known to all and together they delivered 'Avan Ivan' with Bala. It's now said Arya has flown to Hyderabad from Chennai for a cameo appearance in Vishal's forthcoming, 'Madha Gaja Raja'. It's said Vishal requested Arya to do a cameo appearance and the latter...
  • Vishal suffers head injury while shooting for 'MGR' September 7, 2012

    During the shoot of Tamil film 'Madha Gaja Raja', actor Vishal got hurt in the head during some fight sequences. Although nothing is serious, the actor has been advised to take complete rest for a couple of days. The action flick has a good dosage of comedy and sees...
  • Vishal and Sundar C team up for next Tamil film August 14, 2012

    Vishal will be seen as a cable operator in 'Madha Gaja Raja' also known as 'MGR', his next with Sundar C. The shoot is currently taking place in a fast pace at Jaipur. 'Madha Gaja Raja' will be an action flick with no dearth for comedy, well that goes without saying...