2017

Residents Welfare Association manned by women

Chennai: Anand Illam Owners Association (AIOA) of Anand flats’s on Ranga road in Mylapore located in the city is 33 years old. Its unique feature is ,at present it is an ‘all women’s’ association’. “We all attended Lalithasahasranamam classes together and became good friends. So we thought that it would easy for us to function as a unit. Menfolk are away from home during the day and can be approached

Irudhi Suttru makes it big at IIFA Utsavam

The biggest celebration of South Indian cinema, the second annual IIFA Utsavam witnessed an outstanding event on the first day as stars from Tamil and Malayalam film industries came together on Tuesday. Rana Daggubati and Shiva hosted the Tamil segment, while Tini Tom and Pearle Maaney hosted the Malayalam category of the award celebrations. In the Tamil film awards, Irudhi Suttru took home big number of accolades with a total

Safety rules suggested for Kapali temple fest

Chennai: With the Panguni peruvizha of the Kapaleeshwarar temple slated to begin on 2 April preparations are on in the area in high scale in terms of security. The deputy commissioner of police, Mylapore, V Balakrishnan has requested devotees to come out with suggestions regarding how best the celebrations can be conducted in a neat and safe way especially on the days of the Ther and Arubathumoovar festivals. Devotees have

Can't work with male chauvinists: Actress Varalaxmi

Varalaxmi Sarathkumar who was set to play a key role in the Malayalam remake of the Tamil movie Appa, has reportedly walked out of it. The actress was part of Aakasha Mittayaee, that stars actor Jayaram in the lead. Varalaxmi took to Twitter to state the reason behind her walkout. She wrote, “Thnk u to Samuthirakani sir n Jayaram sir for hvng supported my decision.. can’t work wid male chauvinists

Visaaranai is world cinema: Manoj Bajpayee

“Tamil cinema is one platform with a horde of talents and I would be grateful if I am offered with more opportunities to be part of it,” said Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee, who played the antagonist in Vishal starrer Samar and Suriya’s Anjaan. The actor was in the city recently to promote his upcoming Hindi movie Naam Shabana, written by Neeraj Pandey and directed by Shivam Nair. Speaking to News

First look of ARM's bilingual likely to release 1 April

There were reports that the first look of AR Murugadoss’s upcoming Tamil-Telugu bilingual will be out on 29 March, however, there seems to be a change in the schedule. Now we can expect the first look of the movie on 1 April. The movie has Mahesh Babu in the lead. This is also the actor’s first direct Tamil flick. The movie which is set to hit the screens on 23

Kapaleeshwarar temple festival on 2 April

Chennai: Festive atmosphere has once again pervaded the mada streets around the Kapaleeshwarar temple in the city. The annual brahmotsavam festival of the temple is around the corner. Preparations began last week with the erection of scaffoldings for putting up the pandals around the four prakarams. The temple Idols and the palanquins which will carry the deities are being cleaned, repaired and attended to. The festivities will begin with a