Veteran Tamil Eelam born filmmaker Balendranathan Mahendra, popularly known as Balu Mahendra passed away in Chennai on Thursday. Born in Batticaloa on 20 May 1939, Balu Mahendra was a 1966 batch Diploma holder in Cinematography from the prestigious Pune Film Institute of India. Debuting as a cinematographer in the 1974 Malayalam movie Nellu, for which… Continue reading Veteran filmmaker Balu Mahendra passes away
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Vaali, Tamil cinema’s prolific lyricist passes away
One of Tamil cinema’s celebrated lyricist, an evergreen poet, Vaali, who ruled the film industry for over five decades, passed away in Chennai on Friday. He was 82. He died due to respiratory illness in a private hospital. Vaali, who acted in Tamil films such as "Sathya", "Hey Ram" and "Parthale Paravasam", had also penned… Continue reading Vaali, Tamil cinema’s prolific lyricist passes away
Tamil activist film director Manivannan passes away in Chennai
Tamil activist, film director and actor P Manivannan has passed away due to cardiac arrest at his residence on Saturday. He was 59. Mr Manivannan has directed nearly 50 films. He has also made a mark in acting Tamil cinema by playing sharp character roles having shades of comedy and political sarcasm in more than… Continue reading Tamil activist film director Manivannan passes away in Chennai
Ajith’s fan base likened to MGR’s …
Former actor and renowned journalist Cho Ramaswamy’s comments are much in demand, be it in the political space or in the film space. He is known for his candid observations which are frank and reveal the truth in no uncertain terms. He recently said that when it comes to having a loyal and huge fan… Continue reading Ajith’s fan base likened to MGR’s …
Biriyani and All in All Azhagu Raja’s status, as on May 25
With Karthi’s birthday having passed on the 25th of May, fans were treated to a teaser from his next movie, Venkat Prabhu’s Biriyani. The teaser is fun, youthful and promises typical Venkat Prabhu entertainment with Yuvan’s peppy music for company. Posters were also splashed across the city proclaiming that Biriyani would be an August release.… Continue reading Biriyani and All in All Azhagu Raja’s status, as on May 25
Amala Paul targets Ajith and Suriya
Actress Amala Paul has checked one of her to-do boxes with regard to Tamil cinema by doing a film with Ilayathalapathy Vijay. Amala Paul will be seen in a crucial role in Director Vijay’s Thalaivaa. While in the Telugu market Amala Paul has already worked with some of the big young stars, the young lady… Continue reading Amala Paul targets Ajith and Suriya
Legendary singer T.M.Soundararajan is no more!
Legendary playback singer T.M.Soundararajan was admitted in a private hospital in Mylapore a couple of weeks back following respiratory difficulties. Earlier this evening he passed away after suffering from several months of ill health. He was 91 years old. The industry will no doubt mourn his loss as he was one of the famous voices… Continue reading Legendary singer T.M.Soundararajan is no more!
Porn star Priya Rai to venture into Tamil films!
Indo-American porn star Priya Anjali Rai is all set to enter into Indian films. Well, after Sunny Leone, a Canadian porn star who has created a niche for herself in Bollywood, Priya is the latest porn star to enter our films. According to reports, producer-director R Babu Nair has approached her for a forthcoming Tamil… Continue reading Porn star Priya Rai to venture into Tamil films!
Exclusive: Gautham Menon and Suriya’s Dhruva Natchathiram confirmed
A few weeks back, Behindwoods was the first to report about the title of the upcoming Suriya and Gautham Menon project – Dhruva Natchathiram. Now, this project is 100% confirmed and the film will be kicked off at an appropriate time. Gautham has firmed up the script and Suriya is completing work on Singam 2.… Continue reading Exclusive: Gautham Menon and Suriya’s Dhruva Natchathiram confirmed
Vikram’s new look for ‘I’ spotted !
As always the case Shankar has been closely guarding the details of his under production film, ‘I’, that stars Vikram and Amy Jackson in the lead. There have been several reports that have emerged regarding Vikram’s various looks in the film. It has been reported that Vikram’s character will be seen completely beefed up in… Continue reading Vikram’s new look for ‘I’ spotted !