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Confirmed: Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' to release in theaters on May 9

Confirmed: Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan' to release in theaters on May 9 Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil period-drama 'Kochadaiiyaan', the release date of which has been postponed over and over again, will finally hit the screens worldwide May 9. "The release date has been locked as May 9. There will no further changes in the film's release," Rajinikanth's manager told IANS. Touted to be India's first motion capture photo-realistic 3D animated film, 'Kochadaiiyaan' is directed by Soundarya Rajinikanth Ashwin. It has been made...
01:54:43 PM Apr 10, 2014

Dad took 31 years to be a star, give me 15: Soundarya Rajinikanth

Dad took 31 years to be a star, give me 15: Soundarya Rajinikanth Mumbai: Soundarya may have played it safe with her directorial debut 'Kochadaiiyaan' by teaming up with her superstar father Rajinikanth, but she is feeling the pressure of high expectations. She said if her dad took over three decades to attain stardom, she should be given at least half the time to prove herself. She said: "It's a tough life for star kids...for people they are stars; for us, they are...
11:34:55 AM Apr 06, 2014

Soundarya would like to direct brother-in-law Dhanush soon

Soundarya would like to direct brother-in-law Dhanush soon Mumbai: Cinestar Rajinikanths's daughter Soundarya, who has made her directorial debut with 'Kochadaiyaan', says she was stunned with her brother-in-law Dhanush's performance in Bollywood film 'Raanjhanaa' and she hopes to work with him in the near future. "I loved it! I told my brother-in-law how well he fit into that role of Kundan, and I loved the songs! He did an outstanding job in the film," Soundarya told IANS. Does...
04:06:02 PM Apr 05, 2014

Dad did 'Kochadaiiyaan' not because I am his daughter: Soundarya

Dad did 'Kochadaiiyaan' not because I am his daughter: Soundarya Mumbai: Filmmaker Soundarya, who is making her directorial debut with Rajnikanth-starrer 'Kochadaiiyaan' says her father agreed to be part of this mega project for the script and not because she was his daughter. "Once he was convinced about the script and that it requires a certain kind of technology then only he said yes. Because the kind of action sequences you will see in 'Kochadaiiyaan', it is not possible in...
03:11:02 PM Apr 05, 2014

Her song has come out great: Soundarya on mother Latha's song in 'Kochadaiiyaan'

Her song has come out great: Soundarya on mother Latha's song in 'Kochadaiiyaan' New Delhi: Rajinikanth's upcoming film 'Kochadaiiyaan', which has been making headlines for daughter Soundarya's efforts, is now in the news for his wife Latha's contribution to the project. Like Rajinikanth who has sung a number in the film, his wife Latha has also crooned the number 'Manappenin Sathiyam'. While talking about the song, director Soundarya Rajinikanth Ashwin lauded Latha's efforts and mentioned the fact that singing is her passion. "My...
05:48:07 PM Apr 04, 2014

Kamal Haasan pledges commitment to the country

Kamal Haasan pledges commitment to the country Chennai: Tamil cinema star Kamal Haasan, who had last year threatened to leave India in the light of controversies surrounding his film 'Vishwaroopam,' today pledged his "commitment" to the country and expressed hope he would not leave it. Hours after arriving here after receiving the prestigious Padma Bhushan award in New Delhi, the actor admitted he had felt "more emotional" today. In an apparent reference to his earlier being at...
11:06:28 AM Apr 01, 2014

Release date of Vadivelu's 'Thenaliraman' confirmed

Release date of Vadivelu's 'Thenaliraman' confirmed Chennai: After being banned from acting for campaigning against DMDK party in 2011 during the Tamil Nadu assembly elections, comedian Vadivelu is making a comeback with Tamil period-comedy "Thenaliraman", slated for an April release. "Our film is releasing on April 18. It was previously scheduled to release April 11, but it has been pushed to a week later," the film's director Yuvaraj Dhayalan told IANS One of the most popular...
04:30:13 PM Mar 30, 2014

Vijay-Murugadoss new film titled 'Kaththi'

Vijay-Murugadoss new film titled 'Kaththi' Chennai: Filmmaker A.R Murugadoss's upcoming Tamil actioner with actor Vijay has been titled "Kaththi", which is slated to hit the marquee this Diwali. "Happy and delighted to announce the title of my project with Ilaiyathalapathy Vijay -'Kaththi'," Murugadoss tweeted on Monday. This is the second time Murugadoss and Vijay have teamed after the success of 2012 film "Thuppakki", which has been remade in Hindi as "Holiday". "Kaththi", which features Samantha...
05:57:32 PM Mar 26, 2014

Have come a long way since the release of 'Nimirnthu Nil': Samuthirakani

Have come a long way since the release of 'Nimirnthu Nil': Samuthirakani Chennai: After making it big with corruption-based hit Tamil film "Nimirnthu Nil", filmmaker Samuthirakani is attempting at women-centric drama with "Kitna" and says it will feature Amala Paul in the lead role. "My next project 'Kitna' will be set against the backdrop of a forest. Amala Paul will essay a dual role, which will span from her birth to the age of 45. It will be a strong women-centric film...
05:58:03 PM Mar 21, 2014

Rajinikanth-starrer 'Kochadaiiyaan' cleared with U-certificate

Rajinikanth-starrer 'Kochadaiiyaan' cleared with U-certificate Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil period-drama 'Kochadaiiyaan' has been passed with a U-certificate by the Central Board of Film Certification. Directed by the southern matinee idol's daughter Soundarya Ashwin, the film, touted to be India's first motion capture photo-realistic 3D animated movie, is slated to release April 11 worldwide. "'Kochadaiiyaan' has been censored with U-certificate," Rajinikanth's manager posted on his Twitter page. It also features Deepika Padukone, Jackie Shroff, R. Sarath...
10:22:13 AM Mar 20, 2014

Don't sell your self-respect for a pittance: Kamal Haasan

Don't sell your self-respect for a pittance: Kamal Haasan Chennai: The Tamil Nadu state election commission has roped in actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan to campaign against cash for votes. In a video released by the election commission, Kamal has urged people to not sell their future and self-respect for a pittance. "Don't vote by comparing which leader is paying more for voting. Think about in whose hands you are resting your future and then vote for the deserving leader. Don't...
11:46:07 AM Mar 19, 2014

Bilinguals cater to a large audience, says filmmaker Balaji Mohan

Bilinguals cater to a large audience, says filmmaker Balaji Mohan Chennai: Director Balaji Mohan, who is awaiting the release of Tamil romantic comedy "Vaayi Moodi Pesavum", says bilinguals may help reach a "large audience" but they are extremely "tough" to execute. "Vaayi Moodi Pesavum" has also been simultaneously made in Malayalam as "Samsaaram Aarogyathinu Haanikaram". "The biggest advantage of a bilingual is that it caters to a large audience. But by the time you finish a scene in a film...
12:50:32 PM Mar 18, 2014

Neil Nitin Mukesh to make his Tamil debut as a villain in a new film

Neil Nitin Mukesh to make his Tamil debut as a villain in a new film Chennai: Filmmaker AR Murugadoss Saturday confirmed that Bollywood actor Neil Nitin Mukesh will make his Tamil debut with upcoming yet-untitled film featuring superstar Vijay. "Yes, Neil is playing villain in our new film," posted Murugadoss on his Twitter page. Vijay and Murugadoss have teamed up for the second time after the success of 'Thuppakki', which has already been remade in Hindi. Samantha Ruth Prabhu has been paired with Vijay in...
04:29:06 PM Mar 15, 2014

MGR, Jayalalitha starrer 'Aayirathil Oruvan' to re-released in theaters

MGR, Jayalalitha starrer 'Aayirathil Oruvan' to re-released in theaters New Delhi: So what if putting up poster during polls is not allowed. AIADMK's has tactically found a way to campaign. MGR's famous movie 'Aayirathil Oruvan', which also stars Jayalalithaa, will be screened again in film theatres in Tamil Nadu from 14th March onwards. The film's digitized version has been released again for the younger audience. The film was released in 1965 for the first time and featured MGR and...
11:03:22 AM Mar 14, 2014

Kochadaiiyaan: Soundarya will make Rajinikanth proud, says lyricist

Kochadaiiyaan: Soundarya will make Rajinikanth proud, says lyricist Chennai: Lyricist Vairamuthu, who has worked on forthcoming Tamil period-drama 'Kochadaiiyaan' with superstar Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya, is confident that she will make her father proud with the movie. Soundarya has directed her father in 'Kochadaiiyaan', which is said to be India's first motion capture photo-realistic 3D animated film. "I think she is the first daughter in India to direct her father. If Rajini raised his daughter on his shoulders when...
12:34:22 PM Mar 11, 2014
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