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[2 Apr 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Rajinikanth joins hunger strike for Sri Lankan Tamils

The Tamil film industry, who are a day-long fast demanding the rehabilitation of Sri Lankan Tamils, received a boost when superstar Rajinikanth joined hands with the representatives. The entire film activity in the state of Tamil Nadu came to a grinding halt as all the artistes, technicians, filmmakers, distributors, etc. participated in the hunger-strike.

Renowned Kollywood personalities like Ajith Kumar, Surya, Rajinikanth, etc. were part of the agitation. South Indian Film Artistes’ Association president R Sarath Kumar demanded the Central Government [...]

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[27 Mar 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Ajith gives his word for Sri Lankan issue!

Ajith has given his word that he will be lending his support to the Tamil people on the ongoing Sri Lankan issue. In an official statement Ajith has said that he will be participating in the fast that has been scheduled for April 2nd by the Nadigar Sangam.

The peaceful protest is also likely to feature the big guns such as Superstar Rajinikanth and Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan. Earlier, the student community had borne the responsibility to give the movement a huge [...]

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[27 Mar 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Vikram will be there for Bala

Bala’s Paradesi has not just inspired the critics and the audience, but also has got itself a celeb fan. Actor Vikram seems to have liked the film big time. It is reported that the actor after watching the movie had met the director and shared his thoughts about the film.

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[27 Mar 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Venkat Prabhu’s European sojourn for Biriyani

Venkat Prabhu is planning to can two of the songs in his Biriyani, in exotic locales across Spain and Portugal, in the month of May.

The film is expected to be wrapped up by June with this schedule and it may release before the end of the year. The team is now geared up for their Hyderabad schedule which commences on March 31st.

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[27 Mar 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Will Gautham Menon and Suriya outperform their Kaakha Kaakha?

After the completion of his schedules for Singam 2, Suriya has decided to focus on a film to be done by Lingusamy. Meanwhile, his proposed project with Gautham Menon has been slightly postponed due to his commitments for the Lingusamy film.

Gautham is now focusing on making the script for his Suriya film a lot racier and entertaining. It is expected that this script will compete with the director’s solid script for Kaakha Kaakha.

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[27 Mar 2013 | Comments Off | ]
First taste of Dhanush & A.R.Rahman on Friday!

While Dhanush’s Bollywood film, Raanjhnaa, has come out with colorful stills on the occasion of the Holi festival, his upcoming film with Bharat Bala ‘Mariyaan’ will have its first look unveiled on Friday, 29th March in Chennai.

Besides having the presence of Dhanush, Mariyaan also boasts of a musical score by A.R. Rahman who has been acquainted with Bharat Bala for many years now with the iconic ‘Vande Matram’ being their most significant release together.

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[27 Mar 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Fight scenes in an unopened Chennai shopping mall!

With the upcoming Ennamo Nadakkudhu, Vijay Vasanth is back to try his luck at playing the lead hero after the recently released Mathil Mel Poonai.

This movie is being canned at a brisk pace and currently the climax action sequences are being shot in a grand unopened shopping mall in Chennai. Ganesh Kumar is in charge of the action choreography for this movie which is being directed by Raja Pandi.

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[27 Mar 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Gautham Karthik is the Nani of Tamil?

Mani Ratnam’s recent find and the hero of Kadal, Gautham Karthik is being showered with interesting projects. The young actor, who was reported to have signed a project with Aishwarya Dhanush, has supposedly accepted to do another project.

We hear he will be the lead of the Tamil remake of, Ala Modalaindi (Telugu) that starred Nani and Nithya Menon in the lead. Ravi Thyagarajan will direct the film and Imman will do the music.

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[27 Mar 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Veteran actress Sukumari passes away

Veteran actress, Sukumari breathed her last today. She was 74. The actress had succumbed to burns recently and was admitted in a private hospital. Sukumari passed away following a heart attack.

The actress had been acting since she was 10 and been a part of more than 2000 films. The actress has also won innumerable awards and accolades, including Padma Shri, a National Award and four State Awards.

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[24 Feb 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Superstar Rajini’s advice changes Karthi

Karthi had a very slow yet steady start to his career since 2007 as for the first few years, he had releases which were highly spaced out. But now in 2013, he already had a release for Pongal in the form of Alex Pandian, is busy with Biriyani currently and is also beginning the shoots of All in All Azhagu Raja in April. This sudden prolific change from Karthi is due to Superstar Rajini’s advice it seems.

Rajini had said that [...]

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[24 Feb 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Reema Sen’s little baby boy

Former glam-girl Reema Sen, who dazzled in films like Minnale, Dhool and Aayirathil Oruvan, has given birth to a baby boy. The delivery occurred at around 2pm on February 22nd in New Delhi, at a private hospital.

The actress had married Shiv Karan Singh, a high profile restaurateur and he has updated that both the baby and the mother are doing fine post the C section delivery.

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[24 Feb 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Will Akshara Haasan say Yes?

Shruti Haasan’s younger sister Akshara Haasan is unlike her elder sister in the sense that she isn’t interested in taking up acting. Her interests are more ‘behind the scenes’ in nature as she wishes to take up direction in the near future. She is now being spotted in the CCL matches along with her sister, cheering for the Chennai Rhinos team.

Some filmmakers from Andhra are apparently very impressed with Akshara’s looks and style and they are making relentless efforts to [...]

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[14 Feb 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Rana will boost Anushka’s value !

Anushka Shetty has done a few heroine centric roles in the past like Arundhati, but her upcoming film Rani Rudrama Devi will be in a whole new different level. The film is being earmarked as India’s first stereoscopic 3D film and the concept is based on the story of a real life individual with an inspiring tale.

Apart from having the likes of Thotta Tharani for art, Ilayaraja for music and Neeta Lulla for costumes, the latest addition to this grandiose [...]

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[14 Feb 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Vishwaroopam makes profit, joins the elite group

Vishwaroopam/Vishwaroop, the Rs 95 crore spy thriller, produced and directed by Kamal Haasan has crossed the 100 crore mark in India. The film has supposedly made a humongous Rs 120 crores in the Indian box office. This is reportedly the third Tamil film after Sivaji and Enthiran to achieve this massive feat at the BO.

The news was also confirmed by actor Rahul Bose recently through his twitter post. The film is also scoring big time at the USA and UK [...]

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[14 Feb 2013 | Comments Off | ]
ARR completes one for Shankar’s I

Popular playback singer Sunitha Sarathy has always worked extensively on side projects as well, her latest being a single titled ‘Nimmadhi’. The single was released last week and is available for download on the iTunes network.

She received best wishes from the Mozart of Madras, A.R.Rahman, who had recently used her singing services for a track in Shankar’s ‘I’.

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