VIJAY SETHUPATHI

  • 'Pannaiyarum Padminiyum' review: This Tamil film is emotionally uplifting February 8, 2014

    Cast: Vijay Sethupathi, Jayaprakash, Thulasi, Aishwarya Rajesh, Sneha, Neelima Rani, Balasaravanan Director: SU Arun Kumar Rating: 4.5 out of 5 In a list featuring films that tug at your heart strings, debutant Arun Kumar's 'Pannaiyarum Padminiyum' deserves to be right on the top. An emotionally uplifting work, the film steers away from the commercial...
  • Vijay Sethupathi promotes 'Pannaiyarum Padminiyum' in a tricycle February 6, 2014

    Chennai: Vijay Sethupathistarrer Tamil drama 'Pannaiyarum Padminiyum' is releasing Friday and its makers, who have been actively promoting the film, pushed the envelope Wednesday when Vijay pedaled through the city in a tricycle. Vijay, who plays the driver of a Premier Padmini car in the film, pedaled through the city with...
  • Impressed by story, Vijay Sethupathi turns producer January 10, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi, who tasted success in the film industry last year, says he has turned producer with upcoming Tamil film 'Aaranju Mittai' because of its impressive storyline. "I chose to become a producer because of the film's good story. There are no other reasons that forced me to...
  • I'm more interested in the story than the director: Vijay Sethupathi December 11, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil cinema's overnight poster boy Vijay Sethupathi, who has scored multiple hits with films such as 'Pizza', 'Soodhu Kavvum' and 'Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom' with debut directors, has signed thriller 'Mellisai' with another firsttime director. 'Mellisai' is being directed by debutant Ranjith. "I'm more interested in the story than the person...
  • Vijay Sethupathi's 'Soodhu Kavvum' to be remade in Hindi October 13, 2013

    Chennai: Filmmaker Rohit Shetty will team up with Imran Khan for the Hindi remake of recent Tamil crimecomedy drama 'Soodhu Kavvum'. The film is expected to go on the floors soon and Shraddha Kapoor is being considered as the female lead. "The necessary formalities took place in Mumbai. Imran Khan will...
  • 'Idharkuthane Aasaipattai Balakumara' review: It's a film with purpose October 3, 2013

    Cast: Vijay Sethupathi, Ashwin Kakumanu, Swathi Reddy, Nandita, MS Bhaskar, Livingston Director: Gokul Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Not all comedies are made with a purpose to entertain and educate viewers. It's a rarity in Tamil cinema to expect a film to even remotely try anything beyond merely entertaining its audiences, let alone...
  • 'Soodhu Kavvum' , 'Sukumarudu' disappoint overseas May 15, 2013

    Chennai: Despite good opening in the domestic market, Tamil crimecomedy 'Soodhu Kavvum' and Telugu romanticdrama 'Sukumarudu' have failed to keep the cash registers ringing in the overseas market. 'Soodhu Kavvum' collected Rs 15.68 lakh in US, while Aadi Pudipeddistarrer 'Sukumarudu' raked in merely Rs 89,735," according to a tweet posted by...
  • Vijay Sethupathy to turn producer? May 8, 2013

    Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathy is still basking on the success of his film 'Soodhu Kavum', but the actor is also busy with other projects. He has always surprised his fans with different roles that he has played. The latest buzz is that Vijay has donned the hat of a...
  • Tamil review: Romcom 'Soodhu Kavvum' is a one time watch May 3, 2013

    Cast: Vijay Sethupathi, Sanchita Shetty, Radha Ravi, M S Bhaskar, Simha, Ashok Selvan, RJ Ramesh Thilak and Karuna Karan Director: Nalan Kumarasamy Packed with several funny, outrageous twists, 'Soodhu Kavvum' (SV) makes for a great one time watch. You can't possibly enjoy the film a second time because most of the plot...
  • Tamil actor Vadivelu in 'Kasethan Kadavulada' remake? April 8, 2013

    After a long hiatus, the ace comedian Vadivelu is gearing up to hit the screens once again, this time with a bang. He has a string of projects lined up for him. Having already signed in to be a part of a historical flick, where he will play the role...
  • I don't jump to signing films: Vijay Sethupati March 31, 2013

    Chennai: Although he has nine Tamil films in his kitty and is considered one of the busiest actors in filmdom, Vijay Sethupathi doesn't "jump" to signing films and says he scans script thoroughly before zeroing on any project. "I don't jump to signing films one after another. I take special...
  • Never wanted to cast Vijay in 'Soodhu Kavvuma': Director March 30, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi, who struck gold with two Tamil blockbusters 'Pizza' and 'Naduvula Konjam Pakkathom Kannom' last year, had to literally beg to be cast in upcoming Tamil romanticcomedy 'Soodhu Kavvum'. Nalan Kumarasamy, the director of the film, said he was not keen on casting Sethupathi in the role....
  • Vaibhav to play the lead in 'Pizza 2: Villa' March 5, 2013

    Chennai: Southern actor Vaibhav Reddy has been roped in to play the lead in the upcoming Tamil film 'Pizza 2: Villa', a sequel to Tamil horror-thriller "Pizza". 'Pizza' starred Vijay Sethupathi and was one of the biggest low-budget hits of 2012. Directed by Karthik Subbaraj, the film's story revolved around the...
  • Karthik to direct the Hindi remake of 'Pizza' January 6, 2013

    Chennai: Karthik Subbaraj, who directed Tamil superhit 'Pizza', says he would love to direct the Hindi remake of the film provided he gets the opportunity. "I am very much interested in directing the Hindi remake of my film. I haven't got any confirmation yet, but the talks are on about who...
  • 5 Tamil films which impressed in 2012 December 25, 2012

    Chennai: Sensitive subjects and outofthebox ideas of the 143 Tamil films released in 2012, only a handful of contentrich movies impressed the audience. Of these, IANS lists five notable ones that were unanimously welcomed by critics and fans alike: Aarohanam: Directed by debutant Lakshmy Ramakrishnan, 'Aarohanam' is about freespirited women, who...
  • 'Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom' Review: Watchable November 30, 2012

    In the past few months, over halfadozen films that belong to light hearted comedy genre have managed to rake in the moolah at the box office. Joining the list is 'Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom' (NKPK). Directed by debutant filmmaker Balaji Tharanitharan, the film is apparently based on a reallife incident. It...
  • Tamil films 'Neerparavai' and 'NKPK' hit the screens November 30, 2012

    The box office is witnessing a buzz today as two expected films, 'Neerparavai' and 'Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom' are hitting the screens. 'Neerparavai' directed by National award winning filmmaker Seenu Ramasamy is set in the backdrop of a fishing village. Vishnu, Sunaina, Nandita Das and Samuthirakani play pivotal roles. 'Naduvula Konjam Pakkathai...
  • Tamil Film 'Pizza' won at southern box office in Oct November 3, 2012

    Chennai, Nov 3: Of the 13 Tamil films released in October, horrorthriller 'Pizza', which raked in Rs 1.85 crore in first two weeks, evolved as the major winner at the box office. ",'Pizza' was made on a shoestring budget and it collected Rs 1.85 crore in the first two weeks. The...
  • 'Pizza' Review: The film is simple and well narrated October 20, 2012

    If the success of a thriller lies in bringing the filmgoer to the edge of the seat, 'Pizza' does it. With right toppings in the form of a taut screenplay, deft camera work, eerie sound effects and nice background score, the movie manages to leave a mark. Vijay Sethupathy is having...
  • 'NKPK' to hit the screens in October September 21, 2012

    'Naduvula Konja Pakkatha Kaanom' (NKPK) that was scheduled to release this Friday has been postponed to October so that it could be released on more screens. Initally four films 'NKPK', 'Saattai', 'Charulatha' and 'Kovalanin Kadhali' were supposed to hit the screens on September 21. The flick's director Balaji Tharaneetharan said they...
  • Video: 'Pizza' trailer got good internet response August 6, 2012

    The teaser of 'Pizza', a thriller starring Ramya Nambessan and Vijay Sethupathi in lead roles, has emerged a hot cake. Within five days it was released, it has been viewed by 1.3 lakh visitors on a popular video sharing site on internet. The movie is directed by Karthik Subburaj, a techie...
  • Tamil Review: 'Varnam' is a must watch October 10, 2011

    Director: SM Raju Cast: Giri, Adhish, Monica, Ashwatha, Sampath, Vijay Sethupathi, Muthukumar, Karate Raja It is a coming of age story, but with a difference. It centres around a carefree adolescent, who finds his perception of life and people around him undergo a drastic transformation, after certain events cloud his life. The...