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Shankar's 'I' teaser dissected: Prepare to get thrilled by Vikram, who features as two beasts and two heroes

Shankar's 'I' teaser dissected: Prepare to get thrilled by Vikram, who features as two beasts and two heroes New Delhi: Okay, we might not have looked at Indian beasts and creatures with too much approval in the past, but this is different. Like, totally different. If you (like us) have been thinking that Indian films should leave the supernatural/special effects-heavy stuff to Hollywood, you are wrong. When we heard that Tamil filmmaker Shankar was making a new film, we fully expected it to be larger-than-life, with a funky...
04:01:15 PM Sep 16, 2014

Would love to work with Shankar, he comes up with superb special effects in his films: Arnold Schwarzenegger

Would love to work with Shankar, he comes up with superb special effects in his films: Arnold Schwarzenegger Chennai: Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger, who was here Monday as the chief guest for the audio launch of Tamil magnum opus 'I', said he would love to work with its director Shankar someday. Schwarzenegger even gave the film an imaginary title 'King Conan', inspired from the film franchise 'Conan the Barbarian' and 'Conan the Destroyer'. "Shankar is a great filmmaker. He comes up with superb special effects in his films....
08:05:43 AM Sep 16, 2014

'I' teaser: With beefed up physique, Vikram is almost unrecognisable in Shankar's much-awaited film

'I' teaser: With beefed up physique, Vikram is almost unrecognisable in Shankar's much-awaited film Finally the wait is over. The teaser of Chiyaan Vikram's sci fi film, 'I' is out. And as expected, the teaser has begun to gain massive publicity on social media. Directed by Shankar, the film feature Vikram, Amy Jackson in key roles. It is interesting to see how easily Vikram has donned multiple looks in the film. Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger arrived in Chennai today amidst tight security to attend...
10:43:36 PM Sep 15, 2014

'I' motion poster: Vikram is the beauty as well as the beast in this highly-anticipated film

'I' motion poster: Vikram is the beauty as well as the beast in this highly-anticipated film Catch the first glimpse of Chiyaan Vikram's 'I' directed by Shankar. Watch the motion poster of the AR Rahman musical and get ready for September 15. ...
10:42:22 AM Sep 12, 2014

Rajinikanth's 'Lingaa' shoot reaches climax

Rajinikanth's 'Lingaa' shoot reaches climax Chennai: The shooting of superstar Rajinikanth's "Lingaa", which is currently taking place in Shimoga district of Karnataka, has reached its final stages of completion. Some important stunts sequences involving Hollywood stunt choreographer Lee Whitaker are currently being shot. "We are currently shooting the climax sequences. Hollywood stuntman Lee Whitaker is busy canning some important action scenes in the climax. The film has come out very well," a source from the...
11:58:13 AM Sep 10, 2014

'Raja Rani' director Atlee Kumar to direct Vijay in his next Tamil film

'Raja Rani' director Atlee Kumar to direct Vijay in his next Tamil film Chennai: 'Raja Rani' fame Atlee Kumar will direct Tamil superstar Vijay next in his yet-untitled second Tamil directorial. The project will go on floors after Vijay completes shooting for another film. "Vijay will be directed by Atlee soon. The project will go on floors after Vijay's film with Chimdudevan that's expected to go on floors in November," a source close to the film's producer, Kalaipuli S. Thanu, told IANS. "Atlee...
01:18:28 PM Sep 09, 2014

Presenting the first look of Rajinikanth-Sonakshi Sinha starrer 'Lingaa'

Presenting the first look of Rajinikanth-Sonakshi Sinha starrer 'Lingaa' Rajinikanth is back! And if we go by the first look of his new film 'Lingaa', the actor is back in his popular avatar. The film which is currently being shot in parts of South India also features Sonakshi Sinha and Anushka Sharma in key roles. Sonakshi shared the fist look of the film on her Instagram page recently. The film is schedule to release in theaters on December 12th...
10:20:37 AM Aug 31, 2014

Malayalam actor Suresh Gopi apologises for his remarks against Kerala CM Oommen Chandy, says he never meant to criticise him

Malayalam actor Suresh Gopi apologises for his remarks against Kerala CM Oommen Chandy, says he never meant to criticise him Thiruvananthapuram: Superstar Suresh Gopi Sunday apologised for his remarks against Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy following a barrage of criticism and angry Youth Congress activists venting their anger. Speaking to TV channels over telephone from the US, Gopi said he wished to apologise to the chief minister for his remarks against him. "If my remarks have caused pain, I apologise for it. I never meant to criticise the chief minister...
09:08:16 AM Aug 11, 2014

Neil Nitin Mukesh wanted his character in 'Kaththi' to be bad by nature, not looks

Neil Nitin Mukesh wanted his character in 'Kaththi' to be bad by nature, not looks Chennai: Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh, who plays the antagonist in upcoming Tamil actioner "Kaththi", says audiences won't see him as an over-the-top villain in the film, but as someone who is bad by nature. A.R. Murugadoss-directed "Kaththi" also features Vijay and Samantha Ruth Prabhu in the lead roles. "There is a tendency for any villain to go over the top while playing a baddie. I have avoided that in 'Kaththi'....
12:35:26 PM Jul 30, 2014

Sridevi not part of 'Drishyam' Tamil remake: Director Jeetu Joseph

Sridevi not part of 'Drishyam' Tamil remake: Director Jeetu Joseph Chennai: Refuting rumours that Sridevi will be seen essaying an important role in yet-untitled Tamil remake of 'Drishyam', its director Jeetu Joseph says that the Bollywood actress is "not part of the project". "We haven't finalised the casting yet and Sridevi is not part of the project. As soon as we finalise our cast, we'll make the official announcement. For now, only Kamal Haasan is part of the project and...
02:01:00 PM Jul 29, 2014

'Vella Illa Pattathari' review: Dhanush's royal return to commercial zone

'Vella Illa Pattathari' review: Dhanush's royal return to commercial zone Film: 'Vella Illa Pattathari'; Cast: Dhanush, Amala Paul, Vivekh, Samuthirakani, Saranya Ponvannan and Surabhi; Director: R. Velraj In one of the scenes in Dhanush's 'Vella Illa Pattathari' (VIP), his 25th film, he lets a large group of henchmen beat him to pulp because his mother once tied a red thread on his hand and as long he has it on him, he's not supposed to get into a fight with...
08:02:14 AM Jul 19, 2014

Dhanush's 25th film cleared with U certificate

Dhanush's 25th film cleared with U certificate Chennai: Dhanush-starrer Tamil action-comedy 'Vela Illa Pattathari' (VIP), which happens to be the actor's 25th film, has been passed with a U certificate by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). The film will hit the screens Friday and Dhanush is excited about it. "Dear fans, press and media. I'm super excited to announce that VIP has been censored with a 'U' certificate and will release on coming 18th," Dhanush...
09:50:44 AM Jul 13, 2014

Tamannaah a value addition to 'Baahubali': Rajamouli

Tamannaah a value addition to 'Baahubali': Rajamouli Chennai: Ace filmmaker S.S Rajamouli has teamed up with actress Tamannaah Bhatia for the first time in upcoming Telugu-Tamil bilingual 'Baahubali'. He is so impressed with the latter's potential that he feels she's a value addition to the project. "Working for first time with Tamannaah. Very impressed with her grasping and performance. She is a value addition to #Baahubali (sic)," Rajamouli posted on his Twitter page Saturday. Tamannaah, who is...
01:21:52 PM Jun 28, 2014

Noted Tamil filmmaker Ramanarayanan passes away

Noted Tamil filmmaker Ramanarayanan passes away Singapore: Popular Tamil filmmaker Ramanarayanan died in a private hospital here Sunday, a family source said."He was undergoing treatment in Singapore for kidney-related issues. He passed away after he failed to respond to the treatment. His body will be brought to Chennai Tuesday," the family source told IANS.Ramanarayanan, who started his career as dialogue writer, had directed 126 films across multiple languages in over three decades.Known for devotional and commercial...
11:41:06 AM Jun 23, 2014

'Kaththi': First motion poster unveiled on superstar Vijay's birthday

'Kaththi': First motion poster unveiled on superstar Vijay's birthday Chennai: Tamil superstar Vijay, who will turn 40 Sunday, will receive the first look motion poster of his upcoming film 'Kaththi' as his birthday gift. The makers plan to release it at midnight on Saturday. "The film's first look motion poster will be released at midnight on the occasion of Vijay sir's birthday," the film's director AR Murugadoss told IANS. This is the second time Murugadoss and Vijay have teamed...
12:57:23 PM Jun 22, 2014
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