Oscar winner AR Rahman composes music for 'I'

Oscar winner AR Rahman composes music for 'I'

Oscar and Grammy award winner AR Rahman teams up with Tamil cinema's visionary director Shankar for his film 'I' which releases in South Indian cinemas on Wednesday. ...
11:40:01 AM Jan 14, 2015
Haven't created visual effects for the sake of it, says 'I' director Shankar

Haven't created visual effects for the sake of it, says 'I' director Shankar

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 effects. If the script demand visual effects scene then we will keep and I see that people can't find out that ...
11:18:04 AM Jan 14, 2015
Shankar's 'I' releases in South Indian cinema today

Shankar's 'I' releases in South Indian cinema today

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 been made with a budget of around Rs 160 crore. ...
11:13:36 AM Jan 14, 2015

Playback singer Arijit Singh makes his Tamil debut with 'Pugazh'

Playback singer Arijit Singh makes his Tamil debut with 'Pugazh' Chennai: Bollywood playback singer Arijit Singh has crooned his first Tamil number in upcoming film "Pugazh", which features Jai Sampath and Surabhi in the lead. "Arijit Singh of 'Tum hi ho' fame debuts in Tamil with a super melodious love track. The melody begins with the lines 'Neeye Vaazhkai Enbena', written by Na Muthu kumar and Francis," read a statement. "We attach lot of pride in bringing him here," added...
04:14:46 PM Jan 03, 2015

'Yennai Arindhaal' trailer: Ajith is playful, romantic and vicious; Trisha Krishnan, Anushka Shetty look coy and smitten

'Yennai Arindhaal' trailer: Ajith is playful, romantic and vicious; Trisha Krishnan, Anushka Shetty look coy and smitten Theatrical trailer of Tamil film 'Yennai Arindhaal', scheduled for release during the festive occasion of Pongal, was unveiled online on Thursday on video-sharing site Youtube on the occasion of New Year. Ajith Kumar-starrer 'Yennai Arindhaal', an actioner, received overwhelming response with over three lakhs views in just a few hours. Ajith and Gautham have teamed for the first time in 'Yennai Arindhaal', which has cinematography by Dan MacArthur. ...
01:49:13 PM Jan 01, 2015

Veteran Tamil filmmaker K Balachander passes away

Veteran Tamil filmmaker K Balachander passes away New Delhi: Veteran filmmaker and doyen of Tamil cinema, K Balachander is no more. The 84 year old was admitted to Cauvery hospital in Chennai in the second week of December for treatment of urinary infection. The director was said to be critical and was in the Intensive Care Unit of the hospital for a while now. Known for introducing stars such as Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth, Saritha and Prakash Raj,...
03:37:46 PM Dec 23, 2014

Filmmaker Balachander critical but stable

Filmmaker Balachander critical but stable Chennai: Legendary filmmaker K. Balachander, who was admitted to Cauvery hospital, has been shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). He is undergoing treatment for urinary infection. "Veteran film director K. Balachander has developed urinary tract infection and has been admitted to the ICU for further treatment. He is critical but his general condition is stable. He is being ably managed by a team of doctors," director of medical services,...
08:16:54 AM Dec 17, 2014

Sonakshi Sinha is 'happy' with her film 'Lingaa's' success, thanks fans for appreciating her work

Sonakshi Sinha is 'happy' with her film 'Lingaa's' success, thanks fans for appreciating her work Mumbai: Sonakshi Sinha is elated that her Tamil film debut 'Lingaa' opposite superstar Rajinikanth is doing well at the box-office. The 27-year-old actress is playing a village belle Bharathi in the K S Ravikumar directed film, which hit theatres last week. "So happy to see #Lingaa doing so well! And thank you all for the amazing response to my work! Couldn't be happier," she posted on Twitter. Despite getting panned...
03:25:28 PM Dec 16, 2014

Kamal Haasan wishes guru K Balachander a speedy recovery

Kamal Haasan wishes guru K Balachander a speedy recovery Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan has wished his guru K. Balachander, who has been hospitalised due to fever and some age-related ailments, a speedy recovery. Meanwhile, the veteran filmmaker's health is improving, doctors have said. Balachander, 84, was admitted to Cauvery Hospital here Monday. Haasan is currently busy with the post-production work of Tamil film "Uttama Villain" in Los Angeles. "KB sir recently asked me to complete 'Uttama Villain' as quickly...
01:33:41 PM Dec 16, 2014

Kamal Haasan wishes guru Balachander speedy recovery

Kamal Haasan wishes guru Balachander speedy recovery Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan has wished his guru K. Balachander, who has been hospitalised due to fever and some age-related ailments, a speedy recovery. Meanwhile, the veteran filmmaker's health is improving, doctors have said. Balachander, 84, was admitted to Cauvery Hospital in Chennai on Monday. Haasan is currently busy with the post-production work of Tamil film "Uttama Villain" in Los Angeles. "KB sir recently asked me to complete 'Uttama Villain'...
12:10:26 PM Dec 16, 2014

From taming steel tigers to breaking the coconut with his head: 10 gifs show how there is no one like Rajinikanth

From taming steel tigers to breaking the coconut with his head: 10 gifs show how there is no one like Rajinikanth The Tamil superstar who is unequivocally one of the most admired actors in India, is known for his extravagant, mind-boggling and many times gravity-defying stunts. The larger-than-life actor Rajinikanth has acted in scores of films and has been a part of the south Indian film industry for close to 40 years. As he gets ready to release his latest film 'Lingaa' on his 64th birthday, here are some 10 gifs...
05:47:11 PM Dec 11, 2014

Has the release of Rajinikanth starrer 'Lingaa' been stalled?

Has the release of Rajinikanth starrer 'Lingaa' been stalled? Chennai: The Madurai bench of Madras High Court has asked the producer of superstar Rajinikanth starrer 'Lingaa' to deposit Rs.10 crore before 12 noon on Friday with the registrar of the Madurai bench. Until the the film will not be released in the theater. The division bench of the Madras high court on Wednesday heard a writ petition filed by filmmaker K R Ravi Rathinam seeking to quash a single...
02:39:29 PM Dec 11, 2014

If God is to punish an artiste, it is by letting him do a duet after the age of 60: Rajinikanth

If God is to punish an artiste, it is by letting him do a duet after the age of 60: Rajinikanth Hyderabad: He may have worked in about 170 films in a career spanning nearly four decades, but superstar Rajinikanth says he was tensed while shooting duets with Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha for his upcoming film 'Lingaa'. "I worked very hard for this film. Working hard does not mean the action scenes of a train fight or climax fight. It is about doing duets with these two girls (Sonakshi and South...
02:09:07 PM Dec 09, 2014

'Lingaa' teaser: Fans can't keep their eyes off Rajinikanth, courtesy his trademark style, action sequences

'Lingaa' teaser: Fans can't keep their eyes off Rajinikanth, courtesy his trademark style, action sequences All those who simply adore Rajinikanth for his exceptional style, impressive mannerisms and the ease with which he performs action, will not be disappointed with 'Lingaa'. Yes, the teaser is out and it is just so amazing. The 35-second long teaser wows the viewers with its gripping background score, amazing action sequences and Sonakshi Sinha's new look and of course, the presence of superstar Rajinikanth. "Lingaa" has been directed by...
07:53:02 AM Nov 02, 2014

Actor Vijay, director Murugadoss sued for defamation

Actor Vijay, director Murugadoss sued for defamation Madurai: Tamil actor Vijay, director A.R. Murugadoss and producers Lyca Production have been slapped with a defamation suit for making a reference to the 2G spectrum case in their recently released Tamil actioner "Kaththi". The defamation case was filed here Tuesday in the magistrate's court. According to complainant R. Ramasubramanian, a dialogue in the film suggested that corruption "had occurred" in the 2G spectrum case when the matter is still...
05:46:57 PM Oct 28, 2014