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'Ponniyin Selvan' team releases Karthi's Chola commander look
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) The team of director Mani Ratnam's eagerly-awaited magnum opus, 'Ponniyin Selvan' on Tuesday released the first look of actor Karthi as the Chola army commander Vanthiyathevan in the film.
2022-07-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
'Uyir Urugudhey' video from Vikram-starrer 'Cobra' garners million views in 12 hrs
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) The lyric video of 'Uyir Urugudhey' from director Ajay Gnanamuthu's much-awaited action entertainer, 'Cobra', featuring actors Vikram and Srinidhi Shetty in the lead, has garnered more than a million views in less than 12 hours of being released on YouTube.
2022-07-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Prakash Raj: Eagerly await PM Modi's reply to Telangana CM's questions
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) Posting a video clip of Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao's speech in which he is seen posing a string of questions to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, character actor Prakash Raj on Sunday said he was eagerly waiting for the Prime Minister's answer to the questions posed.
2022-07-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Vishal gears up to ensure intro fight sequence of 'Laththi' is spot-on
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) Actor Vishal, who will next be seen playing the lead in director Vinoth Kumar's upcoming film 'Laththi', seems to be leaving no stone unturned to make sure that the action sequences in the film come out spot-on.
2022-07-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
'Pathala Pathala' song from Kamal Haasan-starrer 'Vikram' garners 10 mn views
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) 'Pathala Pathala', the popular song from director Lokesh Kanagaraj's blockbuster 'Vikram', has garnered a whopping 10 million views on YouTube even as the Kamal Haasan-starrer continues to set cash registers ringing at the box office.
2022-07-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz
J&K official thank 'Sita Ramam' team for shooting in Kashmir
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir official has thanked the unit of director Hanu Raghavapudi's 'Sita Ramam', featuring Dulquer Salmaan in the lead, for shooting in the Kashmir valley.
2022-07-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
'Rum Bum Bum' music video from 'Coffee With Kaadhal' gets 1 mn views
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) The music video of 'Rum Bum Bum', the first single from director Sundar C's upcoming laugh riot, 'Coffee With Kadhal', has garnered a million views on YouTube.
2022-07-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
'Rocketry: The Nambi Effect' co-director explains how Madhavan transformed for his role
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) The movie 'Rocketry: The Nambi Effect' released globally on July 2 and is gaining good reviews as well as positive word of mouth.
2022-07-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Mani Ratnam's epic movie, Ponnyin Selvan 1, or PS1, to hit screens on Sept 30
Chennai, July 2 ( IANS) 'Ponniyin Selvan 1', or PS1, the epic movie made on a whopping Rs 500-crore budget by ace director Mani Ratnam, is to hit the screens on September 30.
2022-07-02
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Simbu action thriller 'Pathu Thala' to be released on December 14
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) Director Obeli Krishna's eagerly awaited action thriller 'Pathu Thala', featuring actors Silambarasan, Gautham Karthik and Priya Bhavani Shankar in the lead, will hit screens on December 14 this year.
2022-07-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz
Acting with Mohanal sir is an award-winning experience: Komal Sharma
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) Actress Komal Sharma, who is a part of Malayalam superstar Mohanlal's magnum opus 'Barroz', has said that being chosen for the actor's directorial debut is like winning an award.
2022-07-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz
'Fun-filled' trailer out for Yogi Babu-starrer 'Panni Kutty'
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) Actor Arya on Friday released the trailer of director Anucharan's much-awaited entertainer 'Panni Kutty', featuring comedians Yogi Babu and Karunakaran in the lead.
2022-07-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz
Suriya accepts Academy's invite, Thanks Tamil Nadu CM for wishes
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) Actor Suriya has written to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which presents the Oscar Awards each year, accepting its invite to join it in 2022.
2022-06-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
'Panni Kutty' cleared for release with clean 'U' certificate
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) Director Anucharan's much-awaited entertainer 'Panni Kutty', featuring comedians Yogi Babu and Karunakaran in the lead, has been cleared for release by the Censor Board of Film Certification with a clean 'U' certificate.
2022-06-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Kamal Haasan, Vikram Prabhu congratulate Suriya for Academy honour
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) Actors Kamal Haasan and Vikram Prabhu were among scores of people from the Tamil film industry who congratulated actor Suriya for having been invited by the prestigious Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which presents the Oscar Awards each year, to join it in 2022.
2022-06-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Team 'Liger' releases video wishing Mike Tyson a happy birthday
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) The team of director Puri Jagannadh's upcoming film, 'Liger', starring actor Vijay Deverakonda in the lead, on Thursday released a special video in which the entire team sent its birthday wishes to boxing legend Mike Tyson, who is making his debut in Indian cinema with the film.
2022-06-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Words fall short to express gratitude, actress Raashi tells fans
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) Actress Raashi Khanna, who plays the female lead in director Maruthi's 'Pakka Commercial' which is scheduled to hit screens this Friday, on Wednesday expressed her heartfelt gratitude to fans for their unconditional support to her.
2022-06-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Gautham Vasudev Menon's 'Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu' to release on Sep 15
Chennai, June 29 (IANS) Director Gautham Vasudev Menon's much-awaited action entertainer 'Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu', starring Silambarasan TR and Siddhi Idnani in the lead, will hit screens on September 15 this year.
2022-06-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Actors Jayam Ravi, Vishal, Khushbu condole Vidyasagar's demise
Chennai, June 29 (IANS) Actors Jayam Ravi, Vishal and Khushbu Sundar were among scores of people who condoled the demise of actress Meena's husband, Vidyasagar, which has left the film industry shocked and deeply saddened.
2022-06-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Kamal Haasan's blockbuster 'Vikram' hits OTT on July 8
Chennai, June 29 (IANS) Kamal Hassan-starrer 'Vikram', which is still going strong even after grossing Rs 400 crore in box office collections worldwide, will have its worldwide OTT premiere on Disney+ Hotstar on July 8.
2022-06-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Everyday I will pray for your heart's joy, actress DD tells Shah Rukh Khan
Chennai, June 28 (IANS) Actress and anchor Dhivya Darshini, who is better known as DD, is over the moon at having been able to give a hug to one of her favourite stars Shah Rukh Khan
2022-06-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
First-look poster of Harish Kalyan-starrer 'Diesel' released
Chennai, June 28 (IANS) The unit of director Shanmugham Muthusamy's upcoming action entertainer 'Diesel', featuring actors Harish Kalyan and Athulya Ravi in the lead, on Tuesday released the first look of the film.
2022-06-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Parthiban to screen BTS video of 'Iravin Nizhal' before actual screening of film
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) In what could well be a first-of-its-kind move, National Award-winning actor and director Parthiban says that he will first screen the making-of video of his single-shot, non-linear film 'Iravin Nizhal' for audiences before screening the actual film to them.
2022-06-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Arun Vijay offers prayers at Murugan temple in Malaysia
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) Actor Arun Vijay, who is on a promotional tour of his upcoming film 'Yaanai' in Malaysia, has offered prayers at the famous Murugan Temple in the Batu Caves there.
2022-06-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
'Thaai Kelavi' from 'Thiruchitrambalam' garners 2.3 mn views on YouTube in less than a day!
Chennai, June 25 (IANS) The official lyrical video of the peppy song 'Thaai Kelavi' from director Mithran R Jawahar's upcoming film, 'Thiruchitrambalam', featuring actor Dhanush in the lead, has garnered a whopping 2.3 million views within a day of being released on YouTube.
2022-06-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Creators Pushkar, Gayathri overwhelmed by response to 'Suzhal-The Vortex'
Chennai, June 25 (IANS) Directors Pushkar and Gayathri, who are the creators of the critically-acclaimed Tamil web series 'Suzhal-The Vortex', are overwhelmed with the response, not just from the audience but also from celebrities.
2022-06-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Winning the World Cup in 1983 was like 'independence day for cricket in India': Kris Srikkanth
Chennai, June 25 (IANS) Legendary India cricketer Kris Srikkanth has said that winning the World Cup in 1983 felt like "independence day for cricket in India", adding that the achievement changed the face of Indian cricket forever.
2022-06-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Not having a coach during 1983 World Cup worked to our advantage: Kris Srikkanth
Chennai, June 25 (IANS) Not having a coach during the 1983 World Cup in England worked to the advantage of the Kapil Dev-led India team as "there was no pressure from anybody", says India cricket legend Kris Srikkanth, who was a part of historic campaign that saw the country lift its maiden World Cup trophy at Lord's defeating the mighty West Indies on June 25, 1983.
2022-06-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Rashmika Mandanna wraps up her portions for Vikas Bahl's 'Goodbye'
Chennai, June 25 (IANS) Actress Rashmika Mandanna, who is one of the top actresses in the Tamil and Telugu film industries, has completed shooting for her portions in director Vikas Bahl's 'Goodbye'.
2022-06-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Censor Board clears Arun Vijay-starrer 'Yaanai' for release with U/A certificate
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) The Censor Board of Film Certification has cleared the release of director Hari's eagerly-awaited Tamil action entertainer 'Yaanai', featuring Arun Vijay and Priya Bhavani Shankar in the lead, with a clean U/A certificate.
2022-06-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Murali Vijay plans return to cricket; not setting himself any targets
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) India cricketer Murali Vijay is not setting himself any targets as he plans a return to the sport to play in the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) after a nearly two-year hiatus.
2022-06-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Actor Charan Raj's younger son Dev makes acting debut with 'Kuppan'
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) Well-known actor Charan Raj's younger son Dev, a pilot by profession, is to make his debut as an actor through his dad's upcoming film 'Kuppan'.
2022-06-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Stop looking for secret door and start living, says director Selvaraghavan
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) Director Selvaraghavan, who is also the elder brother of actor Dhanush, seems to strongly agree with American novelist Lev Grossman's statement that people must enjoy their lives rather than looking for a "secret door" that is going to lead them to their "real lives".
2022-06-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Second look of Vijay's 'Varisu' released
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) The team of director Vamshi Paidipally's 'Varisu', featuring actors Vijay and Rashmika Mandanna in the lead, has just released the second look of the film.
2022-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Jayam Ravi thanks fans, family, friends on completing 19 years in film industry
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) Actor Jayam Ravi, who has delivered several critically acclaimed hits in Tamil, has penned an emotional note of gratitude to family, friends, media and the fans as he completes 19 productive years in the film industry.
2022-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Vijay is the person who has made me what I am today: Producer Jagadish
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) Greeting actor Vijay on his birthday, producer Jagadish on Wednesday showered praises on the actor saying that it was literally Vijay who had made him into what he was today.
2022-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Meeting Akshay Kumar was overwhelming for actress Aparna Balamurali
Chennai, June 20 (IANS) Actress Aparna Balamurali, who played the female lead opposite actor Suriya in director Sudha Kongara's Tamil blockbuster 'Soorarai Pottru', is overwhelmed at having met Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, who is now playing the lead in the Hindi version of the film.
2022-06-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Sasikumar's 'Kaari' trailer gets over 2 million views in a day
Chennai, June 19 (IANS) The trailer of director Hemanth's upcoming action thriller 'Kaari' starring actor Sasikumar in the lead, has garnered a whopping two million views in just a day of being released on YouTube.
2022-06-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Prakash Raj expresses support for Sai Pallavi: We are with you
Chennai, June 19 (IANS) Actor Prakash Raj was among the scores of people who have expressed support for actress Sai Pallavi, who recently had to issue a clarification after a portion of a reply she had given to a question during an interview was taken out of context by a section of the media.
2022-06-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Ajayan Vincent named cinematographer of 'Gentleman 2'
Chennai, June 18 (IANS) K T Kunjumon, who is now producing the sequel to his blockbuster 'Gentleman', has named Ajayan Vincent as the cinematographer of 'Gentleman 2'.
2022-06-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Prithviraj fondly recalls director Sachy in death anniversary tribute
Chennai, June 18 (IANS) Actor Prithviraj fondly remembered director K R Sachidanandan alias Sachy, best known for having directed the critically acclaimed superhit Malayalam film 'Ayyappanum Koshiyum', on his second death anniversary on Saturday.
2022-06-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Singer Sid Sriram on what he likes to do best other than music!
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) One of the country's most popular singers Sid Sriram, has disclosed what he likes to do best apart from music.
2022-06-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
'Veetla Vishesham' will be a wholesome family entertainer: RJ Balaji
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) 'Veetla Vishesham', the Tamil remake of the Hindi superhit film 'Badhaai Ho', will be more an adaptation than a remake of the original, one of its directors RJ Balaji, who has also acted in the film, has said.
2022-06-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Yogi Babu's next film 'Medical Miracle' goes on floors
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) Work on actor Yogi Babu's next film, a full-length political comedy titled 'Medical Miracle', began with a simple pooja on Thursday in the city.
2022-06-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Jordan portions of 'Aadujeevitham' finally wrapped up!
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) The team of director Blessy's much-awaited Malayalam film 'Aadujeevitham', featuring actor Prithviraj Sukumaran in the lead, has finally completed its schedule in Jordan.
2022-06-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Director Shankar calls on Rajini as blockbuster 'Sivaji' completes 15 years!
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) Director Shankar Shanmugham, who has delivered some huge blockbusters with superstar Rajinikanth, called on the actor along with his daughter on the occasion of their film 'Sivaji' completing 15 years on Wednesday.
2022-06-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
First look of GV Prakash-starrer 'Idimuzhakkam' released
Chennai, June 13 (IANS) Actor, producer and politician Udhayanidhi Stalin on Monday released the first look of director Seenu Ramasamy's upcoming action entertainer 'Idimuzhakkam', featuring actors GV Prakash and Gayathrie in the lead.
2022-06-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Nithya Menon plays Dhanush's friend in 'Thiruchitrambalam'
Chennai, June 12 (IANS) The team of director Mithran R Jawahar's much-awaited comedy-drama 'Thiruchitrambalam', featuring actor Dhanush in the lead, has now announced the character names of actress Nithya Menon, director Bharathiraja and actor Prakash Raj in the film.
2022-06-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Five reasons to look out for web series 'Suzhal: The Vortex'
Chennai, June 12 (IANS) The recently released trailer of Amazon Prime Video's new original series 'Suzhal: The Vortex' has caught the attention of both cinephiles and industry experts.
2022-06-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz
Actor Unni Mukundan pens touching birthday post for his 'Meppadiyan' director Vishnu Mohan
Chennai, June 12 (IANS) Actor Unni Mukundan has penned a touching birthday post for his 'Meppadiyan' director Vishnu Mohan, asking him to chase his dreams and also urging him to stay the "same humble and lovable" as he is.
2022-06-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema