THUPPAKKI

  • 'Kaththi': First motion poster unveiled on superstar Vijay's birthday June 22, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil superstar Vijay, who will turn 40 Sunday, will receive the first look motion poster of his upcoming film 'Kaththi' as his birthday gift. The makers plan to release it at midnight on Saturday. "The film's first look motion poster will be released at midnight on the occasion of Vijay...
  • Why Bollywood actors can't quite imitate the 'swag' of their South Indian counterparts in Hindi remakes June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: If you are a fan of south Indian films, you will understand when I argue that while Hindi films adapt the script, locations and situations from the original movies well, they are unable to do so when it comes to the personal "draw" of the actors. Take the latest...
  • AR Murugadoss, Vijay to team up again November 14, 2013

    Chennai: Filmmaker AR Murugadoss, who is currently busy working on a Hindi project 'Holiday', confirmed on Wednesday that he will be working with actor Vijay again on a yetuntitled Tamil project. Murugadoss and Vijay came together last for Tamil actionthriller 'Thuppakki', which released last year and went on to be a...
  • Southern cinema will touch Rs100 crore club soon: Nagarjuna September 18, 2013

    Chennai: It's ironical that superstar Rajinikanth-starrer 'Enthiran' was the first Indian film to cross the Rs 200 crore mark at the box office. After that, quite a few Bollywood films minted more than Rs 100 crore, but not a single southern film could replicate the success. Popular actor Akkineni Nagarjuna...
  • Sneak peek of Ilayathalapathy Vijay's highly anticipated film 'Thalaivaa' June 28, 2013

    After delivering a blockbuster like Thuppakki in 2012, Ilayathalapathy Vijay is back with Thalaivaa this year. ...
  • Kajal Aggrawal to star opposite Kamal Haasan? May 29, 2013

    After the latest 'Thuppaki' success it seems to be raining offers for Kajal Aggarwal. She will once again share screen with Vijay in the upcoming film 'Jilla'. The latets buzz is that Kajal has bagged a role in Kamal Haasan's next venture. Kajal Aggarawal has done various roles opposite noted actors...
  • Tamil actor Vijay to sing once again? May 29, 2013

    Tamil actor Vijay has proved his mettle not only as an actor but also as a dancer and a singer. The actor sung a song in the film 'Thuppakki', 'Google Google' and in 'Thalaaiva'. Vijay is currently shooting for 'Jilla' alongwith veteran actor Mohanlal. However, it is the music composer of the...
  • Dhanush, Samantha win top honours at the Vijay awards May 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor Dhanush won the Best Actor award at the 7th Annual Vijay Awards in Chennai recently. The glittering star studded event took place at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai on May 11, 2013. An elated Dhanush, who won the Best Actor Award for his performance in the...
  • 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...
  • Tamil actor Vijay to make a cameo in his next March 2, 2013

    Tamil actor Vijay, music maestro Ilayathalapathy and Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar will work together again. Vijay performed a cameo dance in Akshay's 'Rowdy Rathore'. Now, he is going to do a similar performance in Akshay's upcoming 'Pistol', which the remake of Tamil 'Thuppakki'. However, there is no official confirmation yet....
  • HC to rehear case on certification of 'Thuppaki' March 2, 2013

    Chennai: The Madras High Court will rehear a case after June relating to the certification of Tamil movie 'Thuppakki'. A division bench comprising justices R Banumathi and K K Sasidharan had earlier recalled its January 28 order directing the Centre to consider a plea for withdrawal of 'U' certificate to the...
  • Tamil movie 'Thupakki' to have a Hindi remake February 23, 2013

    Without a doubt, 'Thuppakki' was one of the greatest successes that Tamil cinema has seen in recent times. Directed by AR Murugadoss, the Vijay and Kajal Aggarwal starrer continues to bag profit, even beyond 100 days now. Now the magazine is gearing up to shoot out in Hindi too. The story...
  • Tamil film 'Thuppakki' completes100 days of running February 20, 2013

    Ilayathalapathy Vijay's 'Thuppakki' seemed to be the only relief in Kollywood last year. The movie that did extremely well in the box office hasn't stopped at that. Today, the movie completes a glorious 100 day mark in the Tamil Nadu box office too! This is quite a feat in recent...
  • 11 upcoming southern remakes in Bollywood February 6, 2013

    Chennai: With as many as 10 remakes in the offing and some already being made, south Indian movies will again provide fodder for Bollywood filmmakers this year. 'Okkadu' and 'Kandireega' are the most recently announced southern remakes in Bollywood. In the last two years, six southern remakes 'Bodyguard', 'Ready', 'Singham',...
  • Vijay to sing in GV Prakash's next January 4, 2013

    Vijay's upcoming film with Amala Paul is being directed by AL Vijay and the progress on the film is going good. The music director for this film is GV Prakash. Most of the shooting has been completed and the team has started on the songs now. The recording has begun and...
  • 2012: Year of small films at southern boxoffice December 25, 2012

    Chennai: Believe it or not but 2012 has sounded the death knell for heroworshipping scripts. Out of the 423 films released to date in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam, the most successful have been the ones sans any superstar or mega budget. Some of the small wonders of 2012 include Tamil...
  • Big Tamil films to hit screens this Christmas December 18, 2012

    Things are abuzz in Kollywood with one film lining up after the other for release. But it appears that this Christmas season will see few bignames getting released. Vishal's 'Samar' which was originally planned to release on December 21 has been pushed to Dec 28 since it needs to be...
  • Parineeti chooses Sushant Singh Rajput over Akshay December 17, 2012

    Mumbai: While Ranveer Singh has happily signed films outside the Yash Raj banner, his 'Ladies v/s Ricky Bahl' costar Parineeti Chopra seems tied down by a binding contract that doesn't give her the same freedom. It is being said that Parineeti was very keen to sign for the Hindi remake...
  • 'Thuppakki' Remake: Akshay Kumar to lose weight December 7, 2012

    Mumbai: Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, with his lean look and super fit physique, would need to lose more weight for his role as an army captain in AR Murugadoss's remake of his Tamil hit 'Thuppakki'. Akshay has been asked to lose seven kgs. The movie's shooting begins on December 20, since...
  • Kajal to play lead role in 'Thuppakki's Hindi version? December 5, 2012

    Kajal Aggarwal, who plays the female lead opposite Ilayathalapathy Vijay in 'Thuppakki' is likely to be signed up for the Hindi version of the film too. AR Murugadoss is already planning to remake the film in Hindi with Akshay Kumar in the lead and we might just see the actress...
  • Vijay completes 20 year in Tamil cinema December 5, 2012

    Ilayathalapathy Vijay is completed 20 years in Kollywood on December 4. The actor has completed 54 films in this time and has delivered several hits periodically in the Tamil industry. The actor has just completed his success run with 'Thuppakki' after delivering another hit in the form of Nanban early...
  • Vijay to shoot in Mumbai for his next December 2, 2012

    Ilayathalapathy Vijay was seen in the streets of Mumbai in his film 'Thuppakki'. The actor supposedly spent a large part of the film's schedule in Mumbai along with Director AR Murugadoss. Now that the film has been declared a hit, the actor has started working on director AL Vijay's next...
  • Jayaram to play a pivotal role in Ajith's next November 30, 2012

    Popular Mollywood actor Jayaram sizzled the screen recently in 'Thuppakki', in the company of Vijay. Now he is all set to do an important role in Ajith's next. The yet to be titled movie will be directed by Siva of 'Siruthai' fame and its shooting will get a kickstart soon. "Jayaram...
  • Vidyut Jamwal to model designer towel at IRFW November 29, 2012

    Chennai: Bollywood actor Vidyut Jamwal, who is basking in the success of his recent Tamil hit 'Thuppakki', will walk the ramp at the ongoing India Resort Fashion Week (IRFW) for a leading bed and bath brand. "Vidyut will walk wearing a Wimbledon towel manufactured by Welspun on the last day of...
  • Tamil film 'Thuppakki' enters Rs 100 crore club November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: It's not just Bollywood films that are making their way into the elite Rs 100 crore club. AR Murugadoss's film 'Thuppakki' has not just become a blockbuster down South, but the film has also set the cash registers ringing at the box office. 'Thuppakki' has become the second...
  • Ajith congratulates Murugadoss, Vijay for 'Thuppakki' November 24, 2012

    Actor Ajith has reportedly congratulated AR Murugadoss and Illayathalapathy Vijay for their success in 'Thuppakki'. The Diwali release saw one of Vijay's biggest releases and went on to get positive reviews from both fans and critics. On this occasion, Ajith has wished both the personalities for making a great film. Ajith...
  • 'Life of Pi' Tamil version hits the screens today November 23, 2012

    Though there seems to be no direct Tamil release in the boxoffice today, the Tamil version of 'Life of Pi' is hitting the screens. Needless to say, the movie has already generated enough expectations. The Diwali releases, especially 'Thuppakki', are still going strong and the trend is expected to continue till...
  • 'Thuppakki' earns Rs 65.32 crore in opening week November 20, 2012

    Chennai: Vijaystarrer Tamil actionthriller 'Thuppakki' collected Rs 65.32 crore worldwide in its opening week. "The film collected Rs 65.32 crore worldwide in the first week. In Tamil Nadu, 'Thuppakki' raked in Rs 40 crore and above in the first six days and it continues to run to packed houses. It is...
  • Tamil film 'Thuppakki': Excellent business overseas November 20, 2012

    Tamil film 'Thuppakki' which starred Vijay in the lead role has done excellent business in USA, UK and Australia. The film in its opening weekend grossed; "Rs 1.18 crore in Uk, Rs 1.76 crore in USA and Rs 37.99 lacs in Australia', tweeted movie critic Taran Adarsh. The Diwali release,...
  • Vijay to work with Mohanlal? November 20, 2012

    With Vijay's popularity getting bigger in Kerala with each passing day, the actor is apparently planning to impress his fans there in more than one way. If sources are to be believed, one of the forthcoming films of the Ilayathalapathy will feature top Malayalam star Mohanlal in a key role. "When Vijay...