Uma Padmanabhan

  • 'Kalyana Samayal Saadham' review: This Tamil film is bold, quirky December 28, 2013

    Cast: Prasanna Venkatesan, Lekha Washington, Delhi Ganesh, Uma Padmanabhan and Crazy Mohan Director: R.S Prasanna Rating: 4 out of 5 What makes a man a 'man'? The premise of the boldly entertaining 'Kalyana Samayal Saadham' surrounds whether the answer to the question is a man's ability to perform in bed. The film's...
  • Content key to debutant director's success: Madhan Kumar April 23, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil director Madhan Kumar, who is making directorial debut with forthcoming Tamil comedy-thriller 'Yaaruda Mahesh', says success of a debut director depends on the content of his or her film. 'Yaaruda Mahesh' features Sundeep Kishan, Dimple Chopda and Jagan in the lead. "The film is about the search for an...
  • Want to make films I can watch with family: Vijay November 16, 2012

    Chennai: Popular Tamil TV actor Vijay Adhiraj, who has been in the industry for over two decades, has turned director with upcoming Tamil entertainer 'Puthagam'. He says he is keen on making films suitable for family viewing. "'Puthagam' can be tagged as a complete family entertainer, and the reason I call...
  • I didn't do homework for 'Aarohanam': Viji October 25, 2012

    Tamil actress Viji Chandrasekhar says playing a character with multiple shades in 'Aarohanam' was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, adding that she pulled it off without any homework. Viji plays a vegetable vendor affected by bipolar disorder in the family-drama. "Playing Nirmala was like once-in-a-life time opportunity. The biggest challenge was transforming into...
  • My biggest reward will be audience response: Lakshmy October 18, 2012

    Lakshmy Ramakrishnan, director of Tamil drama 'Aarohanam', which will be released on October 26 after months of delay, feels the film will be an acid test and her biggest reward will be the audience's response. "I've struggled through every stage in the making of this film. The release is equivalent to...
  • Tamil cinema's 1st hard rock song in 'Puthagam' September 29, 2012

    Popular film personality Vijay Aadiraj, who has done many TV shows in Tamil TV channels is moving to the silver screen. He will turn director with his debut film 'Puthagam'. The film will have newcomers Sathya and Rakul Preet Singh in the lead roles and also include more established faces like...
  • It's tough to find buyers for indie films: Lakshmy September 26, 2012

    Veteran Tamil actress Lakshmy Ramakrishnan has moved to direction with 'Aarohanam', a low budget film about a free-spirited woman that was loved by critics but is yet to reach the big screen. That it was made in just Rs 33.5 lakh actually worked against the film, she says. "We completed 'Aarohanam'...
  • 'Mirattal' to released in Tamil, Kannada on July 27 July 19, 2012

    Produced and directed by R Madesh, Tamil - Kannada bilingual 'Mirattal' stars Vinay and Sharmila in the lead roles with Santhanam providing comic relief. The film will simultaneously release in both the languages on July 27. The film also stars Prabhu, Ganja Karuppu, Pradeep Rawat, Mansoor Ali Khan, Pandiarajan, Uma...