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  • Excited to be teaming up with Vikram: Kajal Aggarwal March 16, 2015

    Chennai: Actress Kajal Aggarwal, who has been teamed up with Vikram for the first time in a yet-untitled Tamil actioner, considers it an honour. She says she's excited to start working with him as she admires his work. "I'm super excited. I really admire Vikram's work and I'm looking forward to...
  • RSS to celebrate Vikram Samvat New Year on swadeshi theme March 16, 2015

    Lucknow: RSS has decided to celebrate 'Vikram Samvat' - the beginning of Hindu New Year - on a grand scale with swadeshi as its theme and asked Hindus to hoist flags with the 'Om' symbol on their houses to mark the day. The decision comes close on the heels of the...
  • A dream come true: Emraan Hashmi on playing Mr X superhero March 15, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Emraan Hashmi says playing a dark and intense superhero in 'Mr X' is a dream come true as he always wanted to essay such a role. In Vikram Bhatt's directorial 'Mr. X', Emraan's character has a dramatic past that leads to the birth of a new character, who becomes...
  • 'Ab Tak Chhappan 2' review: The film is an entirely pointless sequel February 27, 2015

    Director: Ejaz Gulab Cast: Vikram Gokhale, Govind Namdeo, Gul Panag, Nana Patekar, Ashutosh Rana Ab Tak Chhappan 2 is an entirely pointless sequel, a film that has frankly no business to exist. It has neither plot nor relevance, and even at a running time of 1 hour and 41 minutes, it feels...
  • Vikram to work with 'Yennai Arindhaal' director Gautham Vasudev Menon next February 10, 2015

    Gautham Menon has moved on to his next movie after the reaping laurels which he got from 'Yennai Arindhal'. The director has, according to a source, narrated a script to Vikram, who's apparently impressed by it. And so, the duo will be working together, soon. "Gautham and Vikram had a script-discussion...
  • Hyderabad Cricket Association set to rope in Wasim Akram as bowling consultant February 8, 2015

    Hyderabad: Seeking to strengthen its bowling department, the Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) is set to rope in former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram as a consultant coach. The HCA has held preliminary talks with Akram on the proposal and he has agreed "in principle" to take up the assignment, according to HCA...
  • Sapna and I had some misunderstanding about a scene: Vikram Bhatt February 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Writer-director Vikram Bhatt has admitted that there was some misunderstanding between him and 'Khamoshiyan' leading lady Sapna Pabbi. Vikram, who has written the story of the erotic thriller, says Sapna, who made her debut with the recent release, was sceptical about an intimate scene. "Sapna is just a kid, she...
  • Vikram starer '10 Enradhukulla' to feature Telugu actor Sampoornesh Babu February 1, 2015

    Chennai: Telugu actor Sampoornesh Babu, who will next be seen in upcoming Telugu comedy 'Bandipotu', has landed an important role in Vikram-starer Tamil action thriller '10 Enradhukulla'. "I have accepted the offer but I'm yet to be briefed about my role. I'll be meeting the team soon to discuss it. I...
  • The India-US dialogues: Commitment necessary to operationalise the civil nuclear cooperation January 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Pointing at the possibilities of the prospective Indo-US nuclear deal, former Indian ambassador to US and nuclear negotiator Rakesh Sood on Saturday emphasised on the commitments to take the relationship between the two countries forward and operationalising the civil nuclear cooperation. The former ambassador also lauded former US President...
  • Vikram's 'I' hits the bull's eye; collects over Rs 100 crore in its opening weekend worldwide January 20, 2015

    Chennai: Filmmaker Shankar's Tamil magnum opus "I", despite mixed reviews, has managed to set the box office on fire by collecting over Rs.100 crore in its opening weekend worldwide. "The film has done exceptionally good business outside Tamil Nadu as well. In Kerala, it has set new records for a Tamil...
  • Shankar's 'I' was distinctly homophobic in the portrayal of a transgender make-up artist January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Picture this: A supermodel picks up a simple young body builder and takes him out for a makeover. He's grateful for the gesture and can't wait to impress her -- that is until, he sees that her "star" make-up person is a transgender. That's when he breaks into...
  • 'I' filmmaker Shankar seeks police protection following protest by a group of transgenders outside his house January 19, 2015

    Chennai: Filmmaker Shankar has sought police protection following protest by a group of transgenders outside his residence here after they found objectionable scenes about their community in his latest Tamil magnum opus "I". The transgender community is upset with the way Shankar has portrayed the character essayed by popular make-up artist,...
  • 'I' filmmaker Shankar faces wrath of transgender community January 18, 2015

    Chennai: Filmmaker Shankar has earned the wrath of a group of transgenders here after they found objectionable scenes about their community in his latest Tamil magnum opus "I", which is currently running in cinemas. The transgender community is upset with the way Shankar has portrayed the character essayed by popular make-up...
  • 'I' review: There's a lesson in I for makers of masala movies January 16, 2015

    Cast: Vikram and Amy Jackson Director: Shankar The highly anticipated romantic thriller I from visionary Tamil director Shankar is a work of staggering ambition, somewhat weighed down by the filmmaker's own indulgence. Clocking in at a butt-numbing three hours and six minutes, the film works off a busy story that's centered on...
  • Tisca Chopra: Casting couch is prevalent in the film industry; both men and women suffer from it January 16, 2015

    Kolkata: Actress Tisca Chopra who faced a casting couch-like situation in her career said here Friday that both men and women get 'accosted' in Bollywood and there are ways to avoid it. "It's a question of supply and demand. The supply of actors is far greater than their demand and so...
  • 'I' Tweet Review: The film has a thin plot, but Vikram manages to look convincing, earnest and real January 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Larger-than-life canvas, beautiful locations, a dazzling beauty, and a hero that plays four startlingly different roles. Shankar's latest film 'I' has all the ingredients of an interesting watch. Starring Vikram, Amy Jackson and Upen Patel in key roles, 'I' has been released all the major south Indian languages, as...
  • 'I' dissected: Why we think Vikram is a super actor and Shankar is his perfect captain January 15, 2015

    Bangalore: 'I' may not have been the quintessential Shankar film with a social message or a hero ending up pinning the screenplay down because he's all-powerful. Everybody on this planet has a love story - victorious, doomed, worrisome, negligible - in many colors and varieties but we do have our...
  • Happy birthday Vikram Prabhu: The 'Arima Nambi' actor thanks his fans; posts family photo on Twitter January 15, 2015

    Vikram Prabhu, who turned 29 today, thanked his fans from his official Twitter handle today. The actor posted a cute family photo for his fans. ...
  • Watch: The making of 'I' January 15, 2015

    Directed by Shankar, the tamil movie 'I' stars Vikram, Amy Jackson, Suresh Gopi, and Upen Patel in lead roles. ...
  • Haven't created visual effects for the sake of it, says 'I' director Shankar January 14, 2015

    Tamil cinema's visionary director Shankar's 'I' featuring superstar Vikram released on Wednesday. The film has been shrouded in secrecy for months and the film has Vikram donning multiple looks, including a werewolf-like beast, and a disfigured man. Shankar said, "I don't do visual effects for the sake of visual...
  • Shankar's 'I' releases in South Indian cinema today January 14, 2015

    On the occasion of Pongal, Shankar's 'I' featuring Vikram was released in a Tamil, Telugu and a dubbed Hindi version. The movie sees Vikram in four different roles. The actor has described his role in the movie as one of the most challenging one in his career. The movie has...
  • Between Takes: Vikram, Shankar, Rahman and Sreeram talk about 'I' January 10, 2015

    Speaking to CNN-IBN's Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Tamil actor Vikram, Writer Shankar, Music Director AR Rahman and Cinematographer PC Sreeram share their experiences behind the scenes of their upcoming Tamil romantic thriller 'I'. The movie is set to be released on January 14. ...
  • Madras High Court issues a stay order on Shankar's 'I'; may not get a theatrical release on scheduled date January 9, 2015

    New Delhi: In yet another blow to the Tamil film industry, the Madras High Court has ordered a stay on Shankar's film ' I ' until 30th January. Picture House Media had filed a petition seeking an interim stay on the film as the producers, had reportedly agreed to settle outstanding...