Sivaji

  • 10 films directed by Shankar that you need to see before 'I' hits the theatres Yesterday

    With the filmmaker's magnum opus about to hit the screens, you might want to catch up on Shankar's previous gems. ...
  • Maharashtra MPs take oath hailing Shivaji, Bal Thackeray in Lok Sabha June 5, 2014

    New Delhi: They hailed Chattrapati Shivaji, late Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray and BR Ambedkar before taking oath in Lok Sabha and ended it with the trademark 'Jai Maharashtra'. Most of the elected members of Shiv Sena took oath in Marathi and started it by hailing Maratha warrior Shivaji and Thackeray....
  • Indian airports now amongst world's best service providers June 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) and Mumbai's Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) have found place in the top five of the best service quality providers in the world. While IGIA has been adjudged as the second best in the 25-40 million passengers per annum (MPPA) category in the world...
  • This is why you can't ever have enough of Rajinikanth: See him tame steel tigers to OWN a grenade jacket in 10 gifs May 24, 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...
  • Rajinikanth, naam toh suna hoga... December 12, 2013

    Rajinikanth aka Sivaji Rao Gaikwad was born on December 12, 1950. He has achieved an unbelievably 'cult' status among the youngsters who never bothered to watch his earlier films. ...
  • Dear birthday, happy Rajinikanth to you December 12, 2013

    New Delhi: I remember last year I was writing something on Rajinikanth and somewhere in the article I referred to him as a powerful Southern superstar. Somebody, obviously one of his fans, took offense and asked me to not call him a Southern star. He further suggested Rajinikanth should be...
  • Finally! Rajinikanth's 'Sivaji - The Boss' is now on YouTube and you can watch it for free December 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The makers of Rajinikanth's 'Sivaji: The Boss' have uploaded the film's Tamil version on YouTube, where one can watch it for free. Directed by S Shankar, the film features Rajinikanth, Suman and Shriya Saran in the lead roles. The film was released on June 15, 2007. ...
  • Nagababu to imitate brother Pawan Kalyan in his next November 26, 2013

    Chennai: In upcoming Telugu comedy 'Choosinodiki Choosinantha', actor Nagababu will imitate the role of his young brother Pawan Kalyan from his recent release 'Attarintiki Daaredhi'. The film's director hopes the audience takes it in the right spirit. "Nagababu sir will essay the role of Pawan Kalyan from 'Attarintiki Daaredhi' and his...
  • AVM productions releases 'Idhuvum Kadandhu Pogum' for internet users November 24, 2013

    Chennai: AVM Productions, which has catered to audiences for over four decades on the big screen across multiple languages, now plans to roll out content exclusively for internet users. AVM has come up with a 55-minute Tamil film titled 'Idhuvum Kadandhu Pogum', completely for netizens. "The internet is the future and since...
  • UP govt not providing funds for projects initiated by Mayawati: BSP September 10, 2013

    Amid protests over increase in power tarrif, BSP on Saturday accused the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh of not providing fund for the projects initiated by the previous Mayawati regime to increase power generation. "The BSP government had worked to increase generation to about 8000 to 12,000 MW, but today, all of it has...
  • Vijay awards: Shah Rukh Khan gets Chevalier Sivaji Award May 14, 2013

    Shah Rukh Khan on Saturday was conferred with Chevalier Sivaji Award, constituted after veteran Tamil actor Sivaji Ganeshan, in Chennai at the 7th edition of Vijay awards. Shah Rukh received the award from the hands of Kamal Haasan, Vijay and members from the family of Sivaji Ganeshan. ...
  • Vijay Awards: Shah Rukh Khan gets Chevalier Sivaji Award May 12, 2013

    Chennai: Bollywood baadshah Shahrukh Khan was conferred with Chevalier Sivaji Award, constituted after veteran Tamil actor Sivaji Ganeshan, Saturday here at the 7th edition of Vijay awards. Shahrukh received the award from the hands of Kamal Haasan, Vijay and members from the family of Sivaji Ganeshan. "I have enjoyed working with...
  • Shah Rukh Khan to attend Vijay awards in Chennai May 9, 2013

    Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will reportedly attend Vijay awards in Chennai where he is to be honoured with Sivaji Ganesan award. Vijay TV has invited King Khan to be the guest of honour at the 7th edition of the award ceremony on May 11. Earlier recipients of this award...
  • Vysakh's 'Sound Thoma' to get released on April 5 March 29, 2013

    As the visual magic and associated hoopla set by 'Amen' is getting discussed more day after day, Mollywood will have its next big releases by April 5. The day will have two big films, Mammootty's lal jose film 'Immanuel' and Vysakh's Dileep flick 'Sound Thoma' on theatres across Kerala. Produced by...
  • Veteran Southern actress Rajasulochna passes away March 5, 2013

    Veteran Telugu actress Rajasulochana passed away at her residence in Chennai on March 5, 2013. She was 77 and is survived by two daughters. "She was suffering from breathing problems over the last few days and passed away this morning in her sleep," said a family member. She was born on August...
  • 'Dhorakadu': Telugu movie is closer to completion February 25, 2013

    Telugu actors Sivaji and Gayathri are playing the lead pair in a film titled 'Dhorakadu'. Directed by filmmaker Vara Prasad the film is produced by Master R U Sriram Ajay and is presented by Smt. Chandrakala under the Chandrakala Arts Creations banner as production No.1. The shooting of the film is...
  • Sivaji hopes for busier 2013 January 8, 2013

    Chennai: Telugu actor Sivaji, who had six releases to his credit last year, wishes to do more films this year. He says he never gets tired of acting. "I kept myself busy throughout last year with films releasing almost every two months. I hope to do more films this year...
  • Vikram Prabhu is busy with his 'Ivan Vera Madhiri' December 20, 2012

    The success of his maiden heroic venture 'Kumki' has made Vikram Prabhu a household name, so to say. The actor is now busy with his second flick, 'Ivan Vera Madhiri'. Directed by Saravanan of 'Engeyum Eppodhum' fame, the film is being produced by Lingusamy's Thirupathi Brothers. "Ivan Vera Madhiri is a...
  • Rajinikanth gives away half his income to charities: biographer Naman Ramachandran December 14, 2012

    Rajinikanth is, quite simply, the biggest superstar cinema-crazy India has ever seen. His stylized dialogues and screen mannerisms are legion, and his guy next door-cum-superhero image has found a hysterically appreciative following among millions of moviegoers. Naman Ramachandran's marvellous biography recounts Rajini's career in meticulous detail, tracing his incredible cinematic...
  • Rajinikanth is India's biggest one-man entertainment industry: Sreedhar Pillai December 13, 2012

    Senior film journalist Sreedhar Pillai looks back at Rajinikanth's contribution to Indian cinema on the actor's 62nd Birthday in an interaction with IBNLive readers. Q. Sir how do you manage to get tickets to a FDFS Rajini movie? In a sense this question answers it all about the Rajini phenomenon...
  • 'Kumki' to hit the screens on December 14 December 12, 2012

    The countdown has started and all eyes are on 'Kumki', Prabhu Solomon's next venture after the much talked about 'Mynaa'. The film produced by Lingusamy's Tirupathi Brothers Film Media Pvt Ltd will be released on December 14 by Studio Green and aggressive promotional activities are on. The movie marks the acting...
  • Rajinikanth@62: 12 superstar moments December 12, 2012

    South Superstar Rajinikanth affectionately referred to as Thalaivar turns 62 today. Coincidentally this day falls on 12-12-12, a unique day which occurs once in a 100 years. The day itself is as unique as this superstar, whose magic in cine industry is limitless. Nothing can be made to understand why...
  • At 62, Rajinikanth still every producer's dream actor December 12, 2012

    Rajinikanth celebrates his 62nd birthday on this special day, 12.12.12, which happens once in a century. ...
  • Rajinikanth turns 62: The humble superstar December 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Rajinikanth is almost a mythical name now. He can spark up conversations and make strangers the best of friends without asking for a pay back, which means one doesn't need to see his films to know him. He has achieved an unbelievably 'cult' status among the youngsters who...
  • 'Sivaji 3D' Review: Tamil cinema raises its standard December 10, 2012

    Cast: Rajinikanth, Shriya Saran, Suman and Vivekh Director: S Shankar Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Watching superstar Rajinikanth sizzle on screen despite how cliched it appears, as some may call it, is an experience worth a million smiles and the thumping of as many hearts. Now, watching him recreate the magic in 3D,...
  • Tamil movie 'Kumki' promises a pleasant surprise December 9, 2012

    Even as the film is getting ready to hit the screens next week, the cast and crew of 'Kumki' met the media in Chennai on Friday and shared some interesting details. Speaking on the occasion, director Prabhu Solomon said that the film is not just about an elephant and its caretaker....
  • 'Devaraya' Review: The story lacks the flow December 8, 2012

    'Devaraya' falls under those army of movies that attempt to marry socio fantasy with modern day drama. Spearheaded by Srikant, who also happens to be the saving grace, this film neither inspires nor entertains any. Actor Srikant plays the role of Dorababu, a happy go lucky villager living life to his...
  • 12.12.12: 'Sivaji 3D' on Rajinikanth's birthday December 6, 2012

    Megastar Rajinikanth's Tamil political thriller 'Sivaji 3D' will be India's first to be released with Dolby Atmos, a new audio platform that will change the experience of sound and transport audiences into a different planet with a lifelike, sensory experience. 'Sivaji 3D', which is directed by S Shankar, opens in cinemas...
  • Kollywood eagerly awaits 'Sivaji3D' release December 7, 2012

    A huge number of theaters in Tamil Nadu are ensuring that their screens are 3D-enabled, since the countdown has started for the release of the 3D version of Superstar Rajinikanth's 'Sivaji'. M S Guhan of AVM Productions says there were 65 3D screens in Tamil Nadu and 50 more screens are...
  • 'Sivaji 3D' to be released in a number of theaters December 5, 2012

    A huge number of theaters in Tamil Nadu are ensuring that their screens are 3D-enabled, since the countdown has started for the release of the 3D version of Superstar Rajinikanth's 'Sivaji'. According to MS Guhan of AVM Productions, there were 65 3D screens in Tamil Nadu and 50 more screens are...