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Oscar winning sound mixer Craig Mann collaborates with Indian technicians for Kamal Haasan's 'Uttama Villain'

Oscar winning sound mixer Craig Mann collaborates with Indian technicians for Kamal Haasan's 'Uttama Villain' Chennai: Sound designer Kunal Rajan says working with Oscar-winning sound mixer Craig Mann in Kamal Haasan's Tamil musical drama 'Uttama Villain" was fabulous. He says the two had a blast mixing the film, slated for release on April 2. "Craig and I have worked together on a few Hollywood projects. When I was starting 'Uttama Villain', I asked him if he would be interested to mix an Indian film. He...
03:02:24 PM Mar 04, 2015

'Kaaki Sattai' strikes gold at box office, earns Rs 15 crores in four days of its release

'Kaaki Sattai' strikes gold at box office, earns Rs 15 crores in four days of its release Chennai: Actor Sivakarthikeyan-starrer Tamil actioner 'Kaaki Sattai' has netted Rs.15.58 crore in first four days since its release in Tamil Nadu. "The film registered the biggest opening in Sivakarthikeyan's career. It has collected Rs.15.58 crore till Monday since its release. It's turning out to be a highly profitable venture and fourth hit for Siva in a row," trade analyst Trinath told IANS. Siva's last three hits include 'Kedi Billa Killadi...
02:59:38 PM Mar 03, 2015

My team never made me feel like a debutant: Prasath Ramar

My team never made me feel like a debutant: Prasath Ramar Chennai: Director Prasath Ramar says his team never made him feel like a newcomer on the sets of his forthcoming Tamil psychological thriller. "I've known most of the team members who worked in 'Enakkul Oruvan' from my days as an assistant director in 'Pizza'. I've maintained a very healthy relationship with them. When I decided to direct, they were happy to be part of the film," Ramar told IANS. Producer...
01:36:13 PM Mar 03, 2015

After 'Uttama Villain', Kamal Haasan to start working on a thriller set in Mauritius

After 'Uttama Villain', Kamal Haasan to start working on a thriller set in Mauritius Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who is awaiting the release of Tamil period-drama 'Uttama Villain', will soon start working on a yet-untitled thriller in the language. He also plans to direct the film. "Kamal sir recently returned from locating scouting in Mauritius for his next film, which will be a thriller with high-octane action. He has plans to direct it as well," a source close to the actor told IANS. "He...
01:23:23 PM Mar 03, 2015

Its a boy for actor couple Ajith and Shalini

Its a boy for actor couple Ajith and Shalini Tamil actors 'Thala' Ajith and Shalini became parents for the second time on Monday morning with the birth of a baby boy. The couple have a seven year old daughter Anoushka. Soon after the news of the birth of baby boy was shared by an entertainment news website, 'Kutty Thala' started trending on Twitter with fans congratulating the couple. Ajith and Shalini first met on the sets of their 1999...
02:44:52 PM Mar 02, 2015

'OK Kanmani' trailer review: Welcome back Mani Ratnam!

'OK Kanmani' trailer review: Welcome back Mani Ratnam! Where? Where? Where? Where were you Mani Ratnam all these years? This is what we, the audiences, want to watch more of. The trailer of 'OK Kanmani' is absolutely adorable. Dulquer Salmaan and Nithya Menen have already showed us what they are capable of in Anwar Rasheed's 'Ustad Hotel'. Agreed, 'OK Kanmani' and 'Ustad Hotel', cannot be bracketed in the same league. Mani Ratnam is a brand most Indian filmmakers...
09:40:00 AM Mar 02, 2015

'Yennai Arindhaal' director Gautham Vasudev Menon's next film titled 'Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada'

'Yennai Arindhaal' director Gautham Vasudev Menon's next film titled 'Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada' Chennai: Filmmaker Gautham Vasudev Menon's upcoming Tamil romantic-drama with actor Silambarasan aka Simbu has been titled "Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada", inspired by a popular song. The song originally featured in 1960 Tamil film "Mannadhi Mannan", starring M.G. Ramachandran. In a statement, Gautham said the title is apt for the story. The regular shooting of the film starts in a few days. Also starring Pallavi Subhash, the film marks Gautham's second film...
02:28:50 PM Mar 01, 2015

'OK Kanmani' trailer: Mani Ratnam, AR Rahman weave magic with this effervescent romance

'OK Kanmani' trailer: Mani Ratnam, AR Rahman weave magic with this effervescent romance Starring Dulquer Salmaan and Nithya Menen in lead roles, the film 'OK Kanmani' has been produced by Mani Ratnam's production house Madras Talkies. ...
11:52:24 AM Mar 01, 2015

'Ok Kanmani': Trailer for Mani Ratnam's Tamil romantic-drama to be unveiled today

'Ok Kanmani': Trailer for Mani Ratnam's Tamil romantic-drama to be unveiled today Chennai: The much awaited trailer of ace filmmaker Mani Ratnam's Tamil romantic-drama "Ok Kanmani", which features Dulquer Salmaan and Nithya Menen in the lead, will be unveiled online Sunday. "The trailer will be launched March 1. The film will hit the screens in April. The team is currently busy with the post-production work," a source from the film's unit told IANS. Said to be a campus love story laced with...
02:02:28 PM Feb 28, 2015

Lyricist Thamarai stages protest over missing husband

Lyricist Thamarai stages protest over missing husband Chennai: Tamil lyricist Thamarai, who is popular for her work in films such as "Minnale" and "Yennai Arindhaal", says she has decided to launch a protest to find out the whereabouts of her husband who went missing a few months back. Thamarai staged a protest here Friday with her son to locate her husband Thyagu. "I don't know if he's missing or has absconded. It's been nearly six months since...
01:56:51 PM Feb 28, 2015

Actress Neetu Chandra gets injured on sets of 'Vaigai Express' while while performing an action sequence

Actress Neetu Chandra gets injured on sets of 'Vaigai Express' while while performing an action sequence Chennai: Actress Neetu Chandra, who is currently shooting for Tamil musical thriller "Vaigai Express", got bruised while performing an action sequence on the sets of the film here. "Neetu got injured in a struggle sequence. She was left bruised and her left eye was swollen. The director quickly called off the shoot as Neetu was suffering with pain. Following some medical attention, she was advised complete bed rest," a source...
01:46:26 PM Feb 28, 2015

Upcoming Tamil film 'Kallappadam' selected for two Australian film festivals

Upcoming Tamil film 'Kallappadam' selected for two Australian film festivals Chennai: Upcoming Tamil film "Kallappadam", a story about how first-timers try and make a film, has been chosen in the foreign feature film category in the upcoming Revelation Perth International Film Festival and the Melbourne Underground Film Festival. While Revelation Perth International Film Festival will take place from July 2 to July 15, Melbourne Underground Film Festival will happen between Sep 11 and Sep 20. "We are very glad that...
01:40:36 PM Feb 28, 2015

'Kaaki Sattai' review: The film nervously trembles between unfunny comedy and the hero-worshipping clog in Indian cinema

'Kaaki Sattai' review: The film nervously trembles between unfunny comedy and the hero-worshipping clog in Indian cinema Film: 'Kaaki Sattai' Cast: Sivakarthikeyan, Sri Divya, Prabhu, Vijay Raaz, Imman Annachi, Yog Japee Director: RS Durai Senthilkumar Rating: 2 out of 5. Bangalore: A 6-year-old who has just lost his mother wouldn't have the state of mind to determine whether to cry or to play with the flowers strewn around the dead body. It's sort of a muddling age to realize the loss. Sivakarthikeyan is this 6-year-old in 'Kaaki...
04:40:39 PM Feb 27, 2015

'PK' Tamil remake: Kamal Haasan says the producers have only initiated talks; says someone jumped the gun and leaked the news

'PK' Tamil remake: Kamal Haasan says the producers have only initiated talks; says someone jumped the gun and leaked the news Mumbai: All the talk of Kamal Haasan doing the Tamil version of Rajkumar Hirani's directorial "PK", is just talk, no more, says the actor. "The producers have only initiated talks. I am in Mauritus on recce for my next film for my own production company. Someone has jumped the gun and has leaked a yet undecided deal," said the versatile star, who did the Tamil remake of Hirani's "Lage Raho...
02:17:48 PM Feb 27, 2015

Happy anniversary Rajinikanth and Latha: Fans celebrate Thalaivar's special day on Twitter with vintage photos

Happy anniversary Rajinikanth and Latha: Fans celebrate Thalaivar's special day on Twitter with vintage photos Chennai: On his 34th wedding anniversary Thursday, superstar Rajinikanth briefly spent some time with his fans here at his residence. Several of his fans came to convey their wishes to the 'Thalaiva'. Rajinikanth married Latha Feb 26, 1981. They have two daughters -- Aishwarya and Soundarya. ...
01:33:48 PM Feb 26, 2015