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  • 'NC 10' teaser: Telugu star Akkineni Naga Chaitanya's character might be tough, but his heart belongs to Kriti Sanon Yesterday

    The actor released the teaser for his upcoming film 'NC 10' on the occasion of his 28th birthday. Directed by fimmaker Sudheer Varma of 'Swamy Ra Ra' fame, the film also stars Brahmanandam, Ravi Babu, Posani Krishna Murali and Pooja Ramachandran in key roles. ...
  • Watch: AR Rahman talks about working with Rajinikanth on 'Lingaa' 2 days ago

    Be it songs like 'Mona Gasolina' and 'En Mannavaa', the soundtrack of 'Lingaa' is already making news. Catch Oscar-winning music composer AR Rahman talk about his music in Rajinikanth's eagerly-awaited film 'Lingaa'. ...
  • Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan now has a YouTube channel; plans to share his writing, poems 2 days ago

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan now has an official YouTube channel titled Ulaganayagan Tube. It was recently launched and has over 2,000 subscribers and over 50,000 views. The channel, which is managed by K Vaai Mozhi team, already features two Q and A sessions with Kamal Haasan, writer-director R.C Shakti and music...
  • Telugu actor-producer Mohan Babu dedicates 40 years of his movie career to his friends and fans 2 days ago

    Chennai: Actor-producer Manchu Mohan Babu, who has completed four decades in Telugu filmdom, has dedicated the proud moment and his success to fans and friends who have stood by him in this journey. "I must thank all those people who were around me and supported me during these 40 years. But...
  • Things turn bitter between Tamil actor Vishal Krishna and South Indian film artistes' association president R Sarath Kumar 3 days ago

    Chennai: Actor Vishal has hit out at South Indian Film Artistes' Association president R Sarath Kumar for threatening to remove him from SIFAA for allegedly making derogatory remarks. Vishal has denied making any such remarks against the association and asked Sarath to produce proof. Sarath Kumar had stated in Tiruchirappali yesterday that...
  • 'Rangoon' first look: A lungi-clad Gautham Karthik stares you down from the first poster of the Rajkumar Periasamy film 4 days ago

    'Rangoon', the latest offering from Fox Star Studios and AR Murugadoss, began its shooting this month. Starring actor Gautham Karthik in the lead, the film is being directed by Murugadoss' protege Rajkumar Periasamy. ...
  • Akkineni Nagarjuna's new Telugu film 'Soggade Chinni Nayana' launched in Hyderabad 5 days ago

    Hyderabad: Akkineni Nagarjuna's next Telugu film tentatively titled "Soggade Chinni Nayana" was launched here Wednesday. The film features the actor in a dual role as grandfather and grandson. "The film was officially launched in Annapurna Studios with a puja. Regular shooting will start shortly in Rajahmundry," a source from the film's...
  • Actor Ravi Teja to play Akshay Kumar's role in Telugu remake of 'Special 26' 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Telugu superstar Ravi Teja is all set to play the role of actor Akshay Kumar in Telugu remake of "Special 26". Confirming this Ravi, who is at the moment shooting for the sequel to the Telugu version of "Kick" says: "The Telugu-Tamil producer Thyagarajan who is actor Prashanth's father has...
  • Happy birthday Arun Vijay: Tamil actor posts adorable cake-smeared photo with his kids 5 days ago

    Look who turned 36 today! Tamil actor Arun Vijay posted an adorable photo of him, all cake-smeared, laughing with his two cute kids. That's quite a family pic, we must say.The actor, who will be seen in the eagerly-awaited flick 'Thala 55', just finished shooting a peppy song for the...
  • Comic actors Shiva, Bobby Simhaa to collaborate in Tamil entertainer 'Masala Padam' 5 days ago

    Chennai: Actors "Mirchi" Shiva and Bobby Simhaa, who are popular for their comical screen presence, have joined hands for upcoming Tamil commercial entertainer "Masala Padam". "Shiva and Simhaa play the lead heroes in the film. Their combo is sure to attract lot of attention. It's a commercial film quite contrary to...
  • 'Aval Appadithan' filmmaker C Rudhraiya passes away 5 days ago

    Chennai: Tamil filmmaker C. Rudhraiya, who was popular for his critically acclaimed film "Aval Appadithan", passed away here late Tuesday night. He was 67. According to a family source, Rudhraiya breathed his last in a private hospital. "He was suffering from health-related issues. After being briefly hospitalised, he passed away yesterday (Tuesday),"...
  • 'En Mannavaa': Sonakshi Sinha glows in red as she dances with Rajinikanth in this new song teaser from 'Lingaa' 6 days ago

    Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who is making her Tamil debut opposite superstar Rajinikanth in upcoming Tamil actioner 'Lingaa', says she thoroughly enjoyed working in the film and also learnt from the experience.Directed by KS Ravi Kumar, 'Lingaa' marks Rajinikanth's third film with the filmmaker after 'Muthu' and 'Padayappa'. The film is...
  • Trisha Krishnan: I'm not engaged; you will hear it from me directly when I do 6 days ago

    Chennai: Southern actress Trisha Krishnan, who is currently busy shooting for yet-untitled Telugu film with Balakrishna, has denied rumours that she secretly got engaged to producer-businessman Varun Manian in a hush-hush ceremony recently. On Monday, news broke out on Twitter that Trisha was engaged to Varun. "Ola people. FYI I am NOT...
  • R.S Prasanna's Tamil film 'On A Quest' is inspired heavily from 'Hey Ram' 1 week ago

    Chennai: Tamil filmmaker RS Prasanna says Kamal Haasan's 'Hey Ram' had a big influence in the making of his upcoming English period film 'On A Quest', about Swami Chinmayananda, a Hindu spiritual leader who inspired the formation of Chinmaya Mission. "During the making of 'On A Quest', meant for the film...
  • Snapshot: Sonakshi Sinha glows in a delicate pink Manish Malhotra sari at 'Lingaa' audio launch November 16, 2014

    Sonakshi Sinha, who's part of the eagerly-anticipated Rajinikath-starrer film 'Lingaa', was at the audio launch event yesterday. ...
  • Snapshot: Kichcha Sudeep posts a selfie with Ilayathalapathy Vijay; says he's in awe of Sridevi's presence on the sets November 16, 2014

    Who says showbiz is all about rivalry? Actor Kichcha Sudeep who will be seen sharing screen space with Ilayathalapathy Vijay and Sridevi in the upcoming Tamil film 'Vijay 58' was all praises for his co-stars on a cool Sunday morning. ...
  • Filmmaker Samuthirakani all set to play a baddie in upcoming Tamil film 'Rajini Murugan' November 15, 2014

    Chennai: Samuthirakani, who not very long ago was passionately directing films, is currently busy being an actor. Popular for his character roles, the actor-director will next be seen playing a villain for the first time in upcoming Tamil film "Rajini Murugan". "Samuthirakani is playing the villain in our film. Audiences have...
  • Rajinikanth-starrer 'Lingaa' lands in legal trouble November 13, 2014

    Chennai: The Madras High Court here has issued a notice to the makers of Tamil actioner "Lingaa" on a writ petition filed by aspiring filmmaker K.R. Ravi Rathinam who accused them of stealing his script. The petition, which was filed Wednesday, also named superstar Rajinikanth, director K.S. Ravi Kumar, script writer...
  • Snapshot: Ajith Kumar, Vivekh dress in the same getup in 'Yennai Arindhaal' November 12, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Ajith Kumar and Vivekh, who are currently shooting for Tamil action-drama "Yennai Arindhaal", are expected to appear in the same getup in the Gautham Vasudev Menon's film.Vivekh, who has reunited with Gautham after a decade, was last seen in the filmmaker's 2001 film "Minnale". Also starring Anushka Shetty...
  • South Indian actress Padamapriya marries her old friend November 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Popular southern actress Padmapriya Wednesday married old friend Jasmine at a private ceremony here. She met him while they were pursuing their Masters from New York and Columbia University respectively.According to a statement, the wedding was attended by family and close friends of the couple.Padmapriya, who made her debut...
  • Actor R Madhavan narrowly escapes major injury during 'Saala Khadoos' shoot November 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor R Madhavan is upset because the shooting of his upcoming film 'Saala Khadoos' got affected due to his injury. He will be seen as a retired boxer-turned-coach in the Tamil-Hindi bilingual, which is being directed by Sudha Kongara, former associate of filmmaker Mani Ratnam. The film is titled 'Irrudhi Suttru'...
  • Snapshot: Trisha Krishnan posts funny selfies with legendary actor Balakrishna November 12, 2014

    Actress Trisha Krishnan posted selfies with legendary actor Balakrishna on her official Twitter account today. The actress captioned the photo as: "Uber cool, multi-talented and one of the nicest people I've worked with (sic)." ...
  • Controversies, progressive themes or 'cop out'? What makes Kamal Haasan the greatest artiste of our times November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: It was the year 1990, when this writer first saw critically-acclaimed actor Kamal Haasan on the big screen. It was in a crowded theatre in Maharashtra, this 4-year-old had watched 'Appu Raja' with her parents. I don't remember a lot, nor did I understand much of that film; only...
  • Tamil actor Karthik joins Congress; dissolves his own party November 6, 2014

    Chennai: Hit by the recent loss of its popular leader GK Vasan in the state, the Tamil Nadu Congress Wednesday got star power in popular Tamil actor Karthik. Dissolving his own party, Akila India Naadalum Makkal Katchi, Karthik formally joined the Congress in the presence of state party chief EVKS Elangovan. Karthik's...