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Premgi suprised about nomination in IIFA Utsavam

While the second-innings of Chennai 28 has triumphed at the box-office, the boys have one more reason to celebrate as the movie has been nominated in 11 different categories in IIFA Utsavam. The actor-composer, Premgi has his handsfull that includes Simba with Bharath and a film titled Takkar in which he plays a car racer. EXCERPTS FROM HIS INTERVIEW What do you feel about Chennai 28 II receiving nominations in

Maria Jerald makes musical waves in Kollywood

It’s a compact studio in an apartment, with a blue-coloured wall bound by several layers that block external noise. As you enter 27-year-old upcoming composer Maria Jerald’s world, he excitedly shows his small studio equipped with a microphone and wall art beautifully tuned with musical notes and instruments. He’s floored by appreciative messages on social media for the melodies and the thriling background score he has done for short films

Review: Enkita Mothathey- Of style & substance

Inspired by a famous line from a popular Rajinikanth’s song (Enkita Mothathey), the film stars Natty Subramaniam and Moodar Koodam Rajaji in lead roles, speaks about the legendary actors Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth’s fans and their lives  in 1980s. Directed by debutant Ramu Chellappa, the movie is set in Tirunelveli and revolves around the fans of Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan. Natty is crazy for the former, while Rajaji is die-hard

Designer's tips for choosing wedding trousseau

Every girl dreams to look the best on her special day. Finding the right wedding dress with the perfect colour, fabric and style is a tough task for many brides to-be. A wedding saree, gown or a lehenga is an expression of the bride’s personal style. Every minute detail adds a certain element of class to the overall look. In spite of the growing number of fashion labels, there are

Ritika: Indian cinema needs more women directors

The Irudhi Suttru girl, Ritika Singh, who stole the hearts of movie-lovers, is busy with Shivalingaa opposite Raghava Lawrence and Vanangamudi alongside Aravind Swami. This young actress who has won Special Mention at 63rd National film awards for her performance in Irudhi Suttru, has also been nominated in Best Actress category in IIFA Utsavam 2017 for the movie. EXCERPTS OF HER INTERVIEW WITH NEWS TODAY How is life post Irudhi Suttru?

Arunraja Kamaraj thrilled about IIFA nomination

The Neruppu Da singer Arunraja Kamaraj, who is best known for his works as lyricist in films including Theri, Pencil, Kabali and Jigarthanda has been nominated for best lyricist in IIFA-Utsavam awards for the film Kabali. EXCERPTS FROM HIS INTERVIEW WITH NEWS TODAY How do you feel about your nomination in IIFA? I am really very happy and excited because its my first year at IIFA. I am little nervous too, especially because

Body-builder in Chennai sculpts dreams in his muscles

Chennai: What began as a passion when he was just 10, has taken body-builder Karthik, now a 28-year-old from the locality of Anna Nagar in the city, win the overall championship and the title ‘Mr Tamilnadu’ in the contest held at YMCA, Nandanam, recently. Preceding this event, he was also conferred the ‘Mr Chennai’ title and won the overall championship in the 80 kg category. Karthik, who has participated in