Vignesh

  • Telugu director JD Chakravarthi gears up for his next May 2, 2013

    Though director J D Chakravarthi failed to impress the audience with his earlier films such as 'Homan' and 'Siddham' he hasn't lost hope. The director is now gearing up for a his next untitled film. The latest buzz is that the movie will be produced by Gangapatnam Sreedhar under the...
  • 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...
  • Podaa Podi: Regressive Tamil film or stark reality? December 14, 2012

    Written and directed by Vignesh Shivan, 'Podaa Podi', which released on Diwali this year along with 'Thuppakki', might not have done wonders at the box office, but the film has got people debating its controversial storyline. The story starts out simply enough. A man and a woman fall in love....
  • I take criticism as I take praise: 'Poda Podi' director December 11, 2012

    Tamil film director Vignesh Shivan joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his latest movie 'Poda Podi'. Q. Where did you study? and was there any opposition from your parents for taking up direction? Asked by: Vishal A. I studied in Hindustan and then my school was Vanavani IIT and Santhome, my...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • National tennis: Ranjeet, Vignesh bow out October 10, 2012

    New Delhi: It was curtains for two of the top four seeds in the men's singles with P.C. Vignesh and V.M. Ranjeet withdrawing owing to injuries at the Fenesta Open National Tennis Championship here on Wednesday. With scores locked at one-all after the first two sets, second seed Ranjeet was trailing...
  • 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. ...
  • Podaa Podi: Audio to be released on October 10 October 3, 2012

    After several months of filming, 'Podaa Podi' finally seems to be ready and the audio launch is being scheduled for October 10. The film is currently in post production and is expected to come out this Diwali. 'Podaa Podi' features Simbu and is directed by Vignesh Shiva. The music has been...