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'Warriorr' Hindi dubbing rights sold for Rs 16 crore
Chennai, Jan 27 (IANS) If rumours doing the rounds in the industry are to be believed, the Hindi dubbing rights of director Lingusamy's much-awaited action entertainer, 'The Warriorr', starring Ram Pothieni in the lead, have been sold for a whopping amount.
2022-01-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz
Vijayalakshmi's post on parenting wins hearts
Chennai, Jan 27 (IANS) An Instagram post by Tamil actress Vijayalakshmi, who is also the daughter of well known film director Agathiyan, on how she helps her young son learn is fast winning appreciation on the Internet.
2022-01-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Prabhu Deva's 58th film, an action entertainer, is titled 'Rekla'
Chennai, Jan 26 (IANS) Director Anbu's upcoming Tamil action entertainer, featuring actor Prabhu Deva in the lead, has been titled 'Rekla'.
2022-01-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Kamal Haasan congratulates Padma award winners from TM
Chennai, Jan 26 (IANS) Pointing out that the Constitution was what gave each of us our strength, actor and politician Kamal Haasan on Wednesday urged the people to realise the true value of the freedom, authority and rights granted to them by it and unitedly perform one's duties.
2022-01-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema,Art/Culture/Books
Zee bags satellite, digital rights of Arjun Vijay-starrer 'Yaanai'
Chennai, Jan 26 (IANS) The satellite and digital rights of director Hari's eagerly-awaited Tamil action entertainer 'Yaanai', featuring Arun Vijay and Priya Bhavani Shankar in the lead roles, have been bought by the Zee group.
2022-01-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Cameraman Dinesh Krishnan opts out of Dhanush-starrer 'Vaathi'
Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) Cinematographer Dinesh Krishnan B, the cameraman of director Venky Atluri's bilingual film 'Vaathi', starring Dhanush and Samyuktha Menon, on Tuesday announced that he wouldn't be able to be a part of the project.
2022-01-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Now, David Warner's kids dance to 'Saami' from 'Pushpa: The Rise'
Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) The songs of director Sukumar's pan-Indian film, 'Pushpa: The Rise', featuring Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandanna in the lead, seem to have won not just the hearts of cricketers, but also of their family members.
2022-01-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz
D Imman to score music for Suseenthiran's next film
Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) Well-known Tamil film director Suseenthiran has announced that music director D Imman will be scoring music for his upcoming film, which is to be produced by Thai Saravanan for Nallusamy Pictures.
2022-01-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Siju Wilson-starrer 'Upacharapoorvam Gundajayan' release postponed
Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) The team of director Arun Vaiga's Malayalam film, 'Upacharapoorvam Gundajayan', on Tuesday announced that they had chosen to postpone the release of their film in the wake of the restrictions imposed by the government to contain the third wave of the pandemic.
2022-01-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Nani-starrer 'Ante Sundaraniki' shoot wrapped up
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) The unit of director Vivek Athreya's rom-com entertainer 'Ante Sundaraniki', featuring Natural Star Nani in the lead, has completed shooting the film.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
VCK asks TN govt to bring legislation against hate speech
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) The VCK, a coalition partner of the ruling DMK, has called upon the government to enact a legislation against hate speech in the next Assembly session.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Keerthy Suresh's 'Good Luck Sakhi' trailer unveiled
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) The makers of National Award-winning actress Keerthy Suresh's rom-com entertainer, 'Good luck Sakhi', on Monday released the film's theatrical trailer.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Police seeks custody of wife, domestic help arrested over death of DMK councillor in TN
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) Vettaikaraniruppu police on Monday moved the Nagapattinam Chief Judicial magistrate court seeking custody of the wife and domestic help of the DMK councillor Devendran who was allegedly poisoned to death.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Cinema/Showbiz
Mahima Nambiar, Nandita Swetha, Remya Nambeesan to star in 'Ratham'
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) Actresses Mahima Nambiar, Nandita Swetha and Remya Nambeesan will play important roles in director C.S. Amudhan's investigative thriller 'Ratham', featuring actor Vijay Antony in the lead.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Sri Lankan govt to auction boats seized from TN fishermen
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) The fisheries and aquatic department of Sri Lanka will be auctioning 105 fishing boats seized from Tamil Nadu fishermen over the years. The department has already issued advertisements in newspapers in the island nation calling for bidders to participate in the auction.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Gadkari's comment on challenges in TN road projects surprising: Stalin
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has said that the state government has put its best foot forward to support the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) projects and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's statement on challenges is surprising.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Sensual number 'Pataas Pilla' from 'DJ Tillu' released
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) The makers of director Vimal Krishna's 'DJ Tillu', featuring actor Siddhu Jonnalagadda and Neha Shetty in the lead, on Monday released the sensual number 'Pataas Pilla' from the film, much to the delight of the fans of the actor.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Man held at Trichy Airport with huge foreign currency
Tamil Nadu, Jan 24 (IANS) An air passenger was arrested by customs officials at Trichy Airport for possessing huge foreign currency without having valid documents, official said on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IFI Survey of Top Critics' Best Actor Award thrills Tovino Thomas
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) Actor Tovino Thomas, who has been chosen as one of the best actors for his role in 'Minnal Murali' along with Fahadh Faasil for 'Malik' and Vicky Kaushal for 'Sardar Uddham' in the Indian Film Institutes' Survey of Top Critics, is on cloud nine.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz
PSU general insurers offer marketing role to office staff
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) With their premium income and solvency going southwards apart from suffering underwriting losses, government-owned general insurers have rolled out an incentive scheme for their administrative staff to carry out marketing activity.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Marina Beach to have permanent ramp for the specially-abled
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) The Marina Beach in Chennai which attracts thousands of tourists daily is all set to have a permanent ramp for the specially-abled persons, officials said.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society
Tube Investments to buy electric tractor maker Cellestial for Rs 161 cr
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) Diversified products company Tube Investments of India Ltd, a part of the Rs 417 billion Murugappa group, has agreed to acquire electric tractor maker Cellestial E-Mobility Private Ltd for Rs 161 crore.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Dalit movements upbeat over Chennai Mayor post being reserved for SC woman
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) Dalit movements in Tamil Nadu are upbeat over the DMK government reserving the Chennai Mayor's post for a Scheduled Caste women, after a similar decision in respect of the Tambaram Mayor's post.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Pirates robbed fishing nets, catch, allege TN fishermen
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) A group of three fishermen from Pushpavanam village in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam district has complained that they were attacked indiscriminately by pirates in the sea during the wee hours of Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Statue of St Sebastian vandalized in Coimbatore, case registered
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) Coimbatore police have registered a case against two unidentified men who had allegedly vandalized a statue of St Sebastian at a church in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. The incident took place late on Sunday.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TN fishermen threaten to give up citizenship if Lankan captives not freed
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) Fishermen from Ramanathapuram in Tamil Nadu have threatened to relinquish all documents relating to Indian citizenship by February 2 if the union government fails to bring back the fishermen who are languishing in Sri Lankan jails for crossing International Marine Boundary Line (IMBL).
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
TN girl suicide: HC asks man who recorded video to hand over phone
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Monday directed the man who recorded the video of a 17-year-old girl who had alleged that she was called to be converted to Christianity and later committed suicide, to appear before the investigating officer and hand over his mobile phone.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Chiyaan Vikram's 'Mahaan' to premiere digitally on Feb 10
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) Director Karthik Subbaraj's much-anticipated Tamil action-drama 'Mahaan', featuring Vikram and his son Dhruv Vikram in the lead, is set to release on Prime Video on February 10.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Khushbu Sundar: My daughters are far more superior than any man
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) Stating that she took immense pride in her daughters, actress and politician Khushbu Sundar on Monday said that they are "far more superior than any man, intellectually as well as emotionally".
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Lydian Nadhaswaram becomes Ilaiyaraaja's 'first and one and only' student
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) Lydian Nadhaswaram, who wowed the world and the country with his amazing music skills, on Monday announced that he had become ace music director Ilaiyaraaja's "first and one and only" student.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz
Suriya-starrer 'Jai Bhim' wins three awards at Noida International Film Fest
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) Director Tha Se Gnanavel's critically acclaimed courtroom drama, 'Jai Bhim', featuring actors Suriya, Lijomol Jose and Manikandan in the lead, has won three awards at the Ninth Noida International Film festival, 2022.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
After Warner, Suresh Raina now dances to Allu Arjun's 'Srivalli'
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) The number 'Srivalli' from the Telugu blockbuster 'Pushpa - The Rise', featuring Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandanna in the lead, seems to have captured not just the hearts of fans and film buffs but also cricketers.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Director C.S. Amudhan's film with Vijay Antony titled 'Ratham'
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) Director C.S. Amudhan's eagerly-awaited film, featuring actor Vijay Antony in the lead, has been titled "Ratham".
2022-01-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
'Ripupbury' will be horror-comedy set in rural backdrop: Director Arun Karthik
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) Director Lokesh Kanakaraj released the first look of director Arun Karthik's upcoming horror-comedy 'Ripupbury', featuring actor Mahendran in the lead, on the occasion of the latter's birthday on Sunday.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
TN's smaller parties hope to make it big in state urban local body polls
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) The urban local body polls scheduled to be held in February 2022 after a gap of six years are an opportune time for the fringe political parties of Tamil Nadu to prove their mettle and acceptability among the general public.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
14.29L people inoculated in TN's 19th mega vax drive
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu public health department has inoculated 14,29,736 people as part of the 19th mega vaccine drive conducted across the state.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Actor Jayaram tests positive for Covid
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) Actor Jayaram Subramaniam has announced that he has tested positive for Covid-19.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
MM Keeravani to score music for producer K.T. Kunjumon's 'Gentleman 2'
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) Renowned Tamil film producer K.T. Kunjumon on Sunday announced that one of India's finest music directors, MM Keeravani, would be scoring the music for his upcoming film, 'Gentleman 2'.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Director Selvaraghavan tests positive for Covid
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) Well known director Selvaraghavan, who is also the brother of actor Dhanush, on Sunday announced that he has tested positive for Covid-19.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Tribal women in Nilgiris open cooperative to market forest produce
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) A group of tribal women from the Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu has opened a cooperative to sell forest produce as part of their entrepreneurship.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Actor Chethan Cheenu pays tribute to iconic freedom fighters through photoshoot
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) Looking to pay tribute to the revolutionary heroes who fought for the country's freedom, actor Chethan Cheenu, known for his performances in 'Karungali' and 'Naan Sigappu Manithan' in Tamil and 'Raju Gari Gadhi' and 'Mantra 2' in Telugu, has now done a photoshoot, dressed as 12 different freedom fighters.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
India-Russia ties in times of tectonic geopolitical flux
"If you ask anyone in India who is our country's greatest friend, every person, every child knows that it is Russia." These were the words of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to President Vladimir Putin during their maiden meeting at the BRICS Summit in Brazil in July 2014.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Diplomacy,Opinion/Commentary
Khushbu Sundar's tribute to Netaji on his 125th birth anniversary
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) Actress and BJP politician Khushbu Sundar on Sunday paid glowing tributes to one of India's most loved freedom fighters, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, on the occasion of his 125th birth anniversary.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Strict vigil by TN police at check posts bordering Kerala
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu police are maintaining strict vigil at all the check posts bordering Kerala. With Sunday lockdown in place in both the states, and only the movement of essential vehicles allowed, the Tamil Nadu side has enforced strong monitoring at all the check posts in view of rising Covid cases.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Hyderabad Traffic Police use 'Akhanda' scene to drive home message on seat belts
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) The Hyderabad Traffic Police has used a scene from director Boyapati Srinu's blockbuster film 'Akhanda', starring Nandamuri Balakrishna and Pragya Jaiswal, to underline the importance of wearing seat belts while driving.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TN Governor, CM, parties pay floral tributes to Netaji
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Governor R.N. Ravi, Chief Minister, M.K. Stalin, his cabinet colleagues and political party leaders paid floral tributes to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 125th birth anniversary on Sunday.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Hindu Munnani seeks NIA probe into suicide of TN girl
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) The Hindu Munnani has called for a probe by the National Investigating Agency (NIA) into the suicide of a 17-year-old girl alleging conversion behind the reason of her death.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,Politics
TN archaeologist R. Nagaswamy passes away
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) Renowned archaeologist and Tamil Nadu archaeology department's first director, Padma Bhushan R. Nagaswamy passed away on Sunday at 2.30 p.m. at his Chennai home, according to his family members.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society
AIADMK supports TN govt on Hogenakkal drinking water project, flays K'taka
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) The opposition AIADMK on Sunday extended its support to the Tamil Nadu government for phase II of the Hogenakkal drinking water project in the state's Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri districts.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Tovino Thomas pens letter of gratitude to those who greeted him on b'day
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) 'Minnal Murali' star Tovino Thomas, who chose to go to a place where there was no WiFi network or phones to be able to spend some quality time with his family, has penned a heartfelt note of gratitude to all those who had wished him on his birthday.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema