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Kidaari fame Suja Varunee spells success

Suja Varunee, after Sasikumar’s Kidaari, is busy shooting for plenty of movies in Tamil and Malayalam. Having started her career as an item dancer, Suja Varunee is a busy character artiste today. She says, “For me, it is the character I play that is more important. Even if it is a small role, I don’t mind doing it, provided it is powerful. Money and other things comes later.” She is

Catch pirates, win cash: Vishal

Producers Council president Vishal has announces Rs one lakh cash prize for those who help catch groups and individuals capturing movies in camera in cinema theatres illegaly. Speaking at the audio launch of Vilayattu Arambham in Chennai on Saturday, Vishal said, “Whoever catches pirates red-handed and help file FIR against them will be rewarded by the Producers Council. This will help stop piracy to a great extent”. Vilayattu Arambam is

Kamal’s pat for Sathyaraj

A day after Sathyaraj expressed his regret over comments made nine years ago on Cauvery issue against Kannadigas, Kamal Haasan today described him as brave. The Vishwaroopam actor tweeted, “Congrats Mr Sathyaraj for maintaining rationality in a troubled environement. Bravo”. In a video message that was released to the press through Whatsapp yesterday, Sathyaraj said, “I take this opportunity to extend my regret on the remarks made by me during

Explore Europe through its cinema

Chennai: The European Union Film Festival (EUFF) organised by Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation in association with Delegation of The European Union t o India, New Delhi , is into its 22nd year. This year, the 12-day festival that will be inaugurated in Chennai on 22 April, will showcase 22 films from 22 European countries. The theme for this year is ‘Celebrating the Love for Cinema’. Talk Media is the official

Clint Eastwood planning thwarted terrorist train attack movie

Los Angeles: Veteran actor-filmmaker Clint Eastwood’s next venture will be based on a true story of a thwarted terrorist train attack. The movie is based on the story of Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos and Spencer Stone, three Americans travelling in Europe who found themselves on a train from Brussels to Paris, where they thwarted an attempted terrorist attack by overpowering the man armed with an AK-47, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Margot Robbie in talks to play Queen Elizabeth

Los Angeles: Actress Margot Robbie is in talks to play Queen Elizabeth in Mary Queen of Scots. The Focus Features and Working Title project also stars Saoirse Ronan, reported Variety. Directed by Josie Rourke, the film is based on the true story of Mary Stuart’s attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, only to find herself condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution. Mary Queen of

Chris Hemsworth, Elsa Pataky have a pet snake

London: Thor star Chris Hemsworth and wife Elsa Pataky have a pet snake and it lives in their bedroom. The couple, who have four-year-old daughter India and three-year-old twin sons Tristan and Sasha, moved from Los Angeles to Byron Bay in Australia in 2015 and the 40-year-old Spanish star says she is far more suited to life in the wild than Hollywood glamour, reported Femalefirst. “I don’t mind the wild, people

Rajinikanth's 2.0 release postponed to 25 Jan, 2018

The makers of Rajinikanth’s 2.0 have postponed the film’s release date from Diwali this year to 25 January 2018. “We are working on world class VFX, and it is taking time. An extensive portion of the visual effects work will be carried out in the USA, and our team is working in full swing now. So, we have zeroed in on January 25th, 2018 as the worldwide release date,” Raju Mahalingam

Home where Marilyn Monroe died for sale for USD 6.9 million

Los Angeles: The home where Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe died in Los Angeles is on sale for USD 6.9 million. Marilyn bought the palatial pad in Brentwood, California in 1962 after her divorce from third husband Arthur Miller but was found dead in the property just months later, following an apparent drug overdose at the age of 36, reported Variety. Speaking about the property in an interview just weeks before her

Cast of '13 Reasons Why' praise Selena Gomez for series

Los Angeles: The cast of ’13 Reasons Why’ have praised Selena Gomez for making sure the Netflix series was portrayed in the ‘correct way’. Katherine Langford, who plays the role of Hannah who takes her own life in the television adaptation of Jay Asher’s novel of the same name, wants the 24-year-old singer and executive producer of the production to have so much credit for pulling off the series authentically,

Foot above the rest

Filmmaker Jaganath who made movies like Puthiya Geethai, Kodambakkam and Raman Thediya Seethai is back after a gap with a movie that carries a quirky titled En Aaloda Seruppa Kanom. Bankrolled by Vedikkaranpatti S Sakthivel and S Vijayan for Drumsticks Productions, the movie stars Pandi of ‘Pasanga’ play the hero. He has been rechristened as Thamizh. Kayal fame Anandhi is the heroine. The movie boasts of huge star cast that