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Video of Siddhi Idnani attempting to sing wins hearts online
Chennai, Aug 12 (IANS) A video of actress Siddhi Idnani attempting to sing a song from her upcoming Tamil film, director Gautham Vasudev Menon's explosive action thriller 'Vendhu Thanindhadu Kaadu', is fast winning hearts on the Internet.
2022-08-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Mamta Mohandas pens adorable b'day post for friend
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) Actress Mamta Mohandas, whose work in the critically acclaimed Malayalam hit film 'Jana Gana Mana' came in for much praise, on Thursday penned an adorable birthday post for her first friend in India.
2022-08-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Vishal injures knee while shooting for 'Mark Antony'
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) Actor Vishal, who is now shooting for director Adhik Ravichandran's 'Mark Antony', has sustained an injury to his knee while filming an action sequence for the film.
2022-08-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Director Rajeev Menon's 'Sarvam Thala Mayam' to release in Japan
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) Director Rajeev Menon's critically acclaimed Tamil entertainer, 'Sarvam Thala Mayam', featuring two National Award winners G V Prakash and Aparna Balamurali in the lead, is to now release in Japan.
2022-08-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Sunny Leone's first look from 'Ginna' released
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) Actor Vishnu Manchu on Wednesday released the first look of actress Sunny Leone, who plays a character called Renuka, in his upcoming film 'Ginna'.
2022-08-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
'Tamil Rockerz' will have a small opening for a sequel, discloses Arun Vijay
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) Actor Arun Vijay, who plays police officer Rudra in director Arivazhagan's much-awaited Tamil web series, 'Tamil Rockerz', which is to release on OTT on August 19 this year, has disclosed that the series will have a small opening for a sequel.
2022-08-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Veera-starrer 'Paraasakthi' to have world premiere at IFFM
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) Director Sivaganesh's 'Paraasakthi', featuring actors Veera and Pavel Navageethan in the lead, will have its world premiere at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne this year.
2022-08-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
'Sita Ramam' cleared for release in UAE
Chennai, Aug 10 (IANS) Director Hanu Raghavapudi's romantic entertainer 'Sita Ramam', featuring Dulquer Salmaan and Mrunal Thakur in the lead, has been cleared for release in the United Arab Emirates.
2022-08-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Manorama's character wasn't originally part of Tamil classic 'Samsaram Adhu Minsaram'
Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) Aruna Guhan, one of the Creative Directors of AVM Productions, the oldest production house in the country, has disclosed that the iconic role that actress Manorama played in the Tamil classic film, 'Samsaram Adhu Minsaram' was originally not there in the script.
2022-08-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Tamannaah to judge Bollywood dance competition at IFFM
Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) Actress Tamannaah Bhatia, a classically trained dancer whose dancing skills are well known, will be one of the judges at the Bollywood dance competition that is to take place as part of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM). Dancers from Fiji, Australia and New Zealand among others will be taking part in this competition, which the IFFM has been organising over the years. The idea of it was born after seeing the fondness for Bollywood dance across the globe. The organisers have been getting registrations from across the globe for this competition.
2022-08-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dulquer Salmaan: I cried the day 'Sita Ramam' released
Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) Actor Dulquer Salmaan, whose latest movie 'Sita Ramam' hit the screens, shared that he cried on the day of the film's release because he was "so overwhelmed with the film and how people were accepting it".
2022-08-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
First schedule of Raghava Lawrence-starrer 'Chandramukhi 2' wrapped up
Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) The unit of director P. Vasu's eagerly-awaited horror comedy, 'Chandramukhi 2', featuring actors Raghava Lawrence and Vadivelu in the lead, has wrapped up the first schedule of shooting.
2022-08-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Dhanush plays delivery boy in 'Thiruchitrambalam'
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) The unit of director Mithran R. Jawahar's eagerly-awaited romantic entertainer, 'Thiruchitrambalam', featuring actors Dhanush, Priya Bhavani Shankar, Nithya Menon and Raashi Khanna in the lead, has now released the film's trailer, which shows Dhanush playing a delivery boy.
2022-08-08
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Vijay Sethupathi named Best Actor for 'Maamanithan' at Indo-French film fest
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) Actor Vijay Sethupathi has won the Best Actor Award at the Indo French International Film Festival for his performance in director Seenu Ramasamy's critically acclaimed Tamil entertainer, 'Maamanithan'.
2022-08-08
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Mohanlal calls Made in India aircraft carrier Vikrant an 'engineering marvel'
Chennai, Aug 7 (IANS) Malayalam superstar Mohanlal, who got an opportunity to visit India's first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC), IAC Vikrant, has called the battleship "a true engineering marvel" and expressed the wish that she always be victorious.
2022-08-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema,Defence/Security,Technology
Allu Arjun's all praise for success of Kalyan Ram-starrer 'Bimbisara'
Chennai, Aug 7 (IANS) The unit of director Mallidi Vasishta's just released Telugu film, 'Bimbisara', featuring actors Nandamuri Kalyan Ram, Catherine Tresa and Samyuktha Menon in the lead, is 'ecstatic' as several top stars including Allu Arjun and Ram Pothineni have now praised their film, which has got a great opening.
2022-08-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Dhoni instilled confidence in me; no shortcuts to getting into Team India: Deepak Chahar
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) India's right-arm pace bowler Deepak Chahar has credited the growth in his cricketing career to former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's advice, saying the veteran wicketkeeper-batter instilled a lot of confidence in him, which translated into good performances.
2022-08-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
You're the heartbeat of 'Sita Ramam', Dulquer tells film's music director
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) Actor Dulquer Salmaan, who is on cloud nine following the rave reviews his just released film, 'Sita Ramam' has been receiving, has called the film's music director Vishal Chandrashekar its 'heartbeat'. Just before the release of the film, music director Vishal Chandrashekar took to Instagram to pen an emotional post. In it, he said:
2022-08-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Simran, Sangeeth Sivan congratulate athletes for doing India proud at CWG
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) Actress Simran and director Sangeeth Sivan were among the celebrities from the film industry who joined scores of fans from across the country in congratulating Indian athletes, including wrestler Sakshi Malik, who have been putting up a stellar show at the ongoing CommonWealth Games.
2022-08-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society,Southern Cinema,Sports
Siddhi Idnani: Still can't believe I'm a Gautham Vasudev Menon heroine
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) Actress Siddhi Idnani, who will be making her debut in Tamil cinema with director Gautham Vasudev Menon's much-awaited entertainer 'Vendhu Thanindhadhu Kaadu', has completed dubbing for her portions in the film.
2022-08-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
On Mahesh Babu's b'day 'Pokiri' funds to be used for children's education, surgeries
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Fans of actor Mahesh Babu have organised special screenings of the actor's superhit film 'Pokiri' to be held all over the world on his birthday on August 9.
2022-08-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
'Jiivi 2' to release on OTT platform
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Director V J Gopinath's eagerly-awaited entertainer, 'Jiivi 2' is to have a direct release on the OTT platform Aha.
2022-08-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Kunchacko Boban: Don't be okay with pan-India, go global!
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Malayalam actor Kunchacko Boban, who is now in Switzerland to attend the 75th Locarno International Film Festival where his film 'Ariyippu' is getting screened, has asked filmmakers to not confine themselves to being pan-Indian but to go global.
2022-08-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Aditi Shankar comes onboard Sivakarthikeyan-starrer 'Maaveeran'
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) The unit of director Madonne Ashwin's upcoming film, 'Maaveeran', featuring actor Siva Karthikeyan in the lead, on Wednesday announced that actress Aditi Shankar, who is also the daughter of ace director Shankar, had come onboard the project.
2022-08-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Vijay Sethupathi-starrer 'Maamanithan' wins Gold medal in Tokyo Film Awards
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) Director Seenu Ramasamy's critically acclaimed entertainer, 'Maamanithan', featuring actors Vijay Sethupathi and Gayathrie in the lead, has won a Gold medal at the Tokyo Film Awards this year.
2022-08-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Living life on my own terms, says actress Kaniha as she completes 20 years in film industry
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) Actress Kaniha, who has been a part of some critically acclaimed hits in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam films, says that she's living life on her own terms.
2022-08-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Time makes you forget your problems, says Priya Bhavani Shankar
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) Urging those going through tough times to hang in there and wear a smile, actress Priya Bhavani Shankar on Wednesday said that worrying was overrated and that time would make one forget their problems.
2022-08-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society,Southern Cinema
Amy Jackson furious over slaughter of 100 dolphins on Faroe islands
Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) Actress Amy Jackson, who has acted in several Tamil films, has expressed her anguish and anger at the brutal slaughtering of 100 Bottle Nose dolphins on the Faroe Islands.
2022-08-02
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Makeup at 2:30 a.m. and first shot at 6: Mani Ratnam makes two-part epic in 120 days
Chennai, Aug 1 (IANS) Tamil actor Karthi, who plays the pivotal character of Vanthiya Devan in Mani Ratnam's much-awaited magnum opus, 'Ponniyin Selvan', says that the ace director has completed shooting both parts of the film in a matter of just 120 days.
2022-08-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
For his potbellied 'Ponniyin Selvan' character, Jayaram got a separate menu
Chennai, Aug 1 (IANS) Tamil actor Jayaram, who plays the character of Alwarkadiyan Nambi in the director Mani Ratnam's much-awaited magnum opus, 'Ponniyin Selvan', on Sunday said that Mani Ratnam had ordered a separate menu for him, which was very different from what the other cast members ate, because he had to bulk up for his role.
2022-08-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
'Karthi was the one who motivated me to learn horse riding,' says Jayam Ravi
Chennai, Aug 1 (IANS) Actor Jayam Ravi, who plays the titular role of 'Ponniyin Selvan' (also known as prince Arun Mozhi Varman) in director Mani Ratnam's upcoming magnum opus, 'Ponniyin Selvan', has said that it was actor Karthi, who plays the pivotal character of Vanthiya Thevan in the film, who motivated him to learn horse riding for the film.
2022-08-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Dhoni, Ruturaj Gaikwad have played a huge role in my cricketing journey: Pacer Mukesh Choudhary
Chennai, July 31 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings left-arm pace bowler Mukesh Choudhary has revealed that the Chennai franchise skipper Mahandra Singh Dhoni and opening batter Ruturaj Gaikwad have had a big impact on his cricketing career since the time he became a part of the side in IPL 2022.
2022-07-31
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
'Cadaver' unit releases thriller that sends a shiver down your spine
Chennai, July 31 (IANS) The unit of director Anoop S. Panicker's investigative thriller, 'Cadaver', featuring actress Amala Paul in the lead, has released a trailer of the film.
2022-07-31
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Brinda Master wraps up shoot for Tamil action thriller 'Thugs'
Chennai, July 30 (IANS) The makers of the gritty action thriller 'Thugs', being directed by well-known dance choreographer-turned-director Brinda, on Saturday officially announced that the shooting of the film has been wrapped up.
2022-07-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Don't kill me for sharing this, actor Prasanna tells Dhanush on birthday
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) Several celebrities including actors Prakash Raj, Sivakarthikeyan, Radhika and Varalaxmi Sarathkumar joined fans of actor Dhanush in wishing him a very happy birthday on Thursday.
2022-07-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Rajinikanth, Vishal wish participants of Chennai Chess Olympiad
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) Tamil superstar Rajinikanth and actor Vishal were among those who wished the participants of the Chess Olympiad 2022, which kickstarts in the city on Friday.
2022-07-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema,Sports
Rajinikanth to begin work on his 169th film 'Jailer' in Hyderabad
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) If rumours doing the rounds in the industry are to be believed, actor Rajinikanth is to shortly begin work on his next film 'Jailer', which is being directed by Nelson Dilipkumar.
2022-07-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Mammootty, Khushbu pay homage to Indian soldiers on Kargil Vijay Diwas
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) Several celebrities from the film industry including Malayalam superstar Mammootty and Tamil actress Khushbu joined President Droupadi Murmu in paying homage to the brave soldiers who died fighting for the country on the occasion of the Kargil Vijay Diwas on Tuesday.
2022-07-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Nithya Menon clarifies she is not getting married any time soon
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) Malayalam actress Nithya Menon has put out a video in which she has clarified that she is not getting married anytime soon, as was reported by a section of the media.
2022-07-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
'You are my Gods,' National Award winning director Sudha Kongara tells audiences
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) Director Sudha Kongara, whose 'Soorarai Pottru' featuring actors Suriya and Aparna Bala in the lead, walked away with as many as five National Awards, on Tuesday issued a heartfelt statement of gratitude, in which she called her audience 'Gods' who kept her going.
2022-07-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Cinema has become the greatest source of joy in my life, says Shruti Haasan
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) Actress Shruti Haasan, who completed 13 years in the film industry recently, says that Cinema has become the greatest source of joy in her life.
2022-07-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Sasikumar-starrer 'Common Man' renamed as 'Naan Mirugamai Mara'
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) The title of director Sathyasiva's upcoming action entertainer, featuring actors Sasikumar and Haripriya in the lead, has now been changed to 'Naan Mirugamai Mara'.
2022-07-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Aishwarya Rajinikanth calls herself 'proud daughter of a high and prompt tax payer'
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) Director Aishwarya Rajinikanth, the elder daughter of Tamil film star Rajinikanth, has thanked the Income Tax Department of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry for honouring her dad on the occasion of Income Tax Day.
2022-07-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society,Southern Cinema
Actress Sanchita visits Late Prez Abdul Kalam's family in Rameshwaram
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) Actress Sanchita Shetty, who has acted in several Tamil and Kannada films including the critically acclaimed Tamil feature film 'Soodhu Kavvum', has visited the family of late President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in Rameshwaram.
2022-07-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Web series 'The Madras Murder' is based on real incident
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) Director Sooriyaprathap's upcoming web series, 'The Madras Murder', which is to be streamed on the OTT platform, SonyLIV, is based on a real incident that happened in the Madras Presidency!
2022-07-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Adivi Sesh to take a break before joining final shoot of 'Hit 2'
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) Actor Adivi Sesh, whose recently released film 'Major' came in for critical acclaim, has said that he intends to take a brief break before joining the final schedule of his upcoming Telugu film 'Hit 2'.
2022-07-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Amala Paul-starrer 'Cadaver' to release on OTT
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) Director Anoop S. Panicker's long-awaited thriller, 'Cadaver', featuring actress Amala Paul in the lead is all set to have a digital release.
2022-07-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz
UAE grants actor Kamal Haasan Golden Visa
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates has granted Kamal Haasan, one of Tamil film industry's top stars, its prestigious Golden Visa.
2022-07-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz
Hansika pens emotional post as her 50th film 'Maha' hits screens
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) Actress Hansika Motawani has penned an emotional letter to fans, thanking them for their support on the occasion of her of 50th film 'Maha' hitting screens on Friday.
2022-07-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Madhavan's 'Rocketry' to release on Prime Video on July 26
Chennai, July 20 (IANS) After having a splendid run in theatres, actor Madhavan's 'Rocketry: The Nambi Effect' will premiere on the OTT platform Amazon Prime Video on July 26.
2022-07-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood