ENTERTAINMENT

Review: Nisabdham- Anger and agony

Amidst mindless masala entertainers these days, comes Nisabdham, a film that speaks about paedophile. A dark film based on a real life incident, it speaks about the agony of victim, trauma of parents and social condemnation that they face. Michael Arun, who has worked in many films in RB Choudhary’s Super Good banner, makes his debut as filmmaker. Ajay plays the lead while Nadodigal fame Abhinaya dons a key character.

Bharath's Simba is about man and pet bonding

Actor Bharath plays the lead role in Simba, a movie that speaks about one’s life that revolves around his pet. Sharing screen with Bharath is Premgi Amaran. Unlike his earlier films, he has a challenging role which he delivered well, say sources in the unit. Directed by Aravindh Sridhar and produced by Svaneshwaran, “The movie has Tollywood actress Banu Mehra as heroine. Ramana plays a prominent role.” Says the filmmaker,

I would provide Rs 300 ticket for Rs 100, says actor RK

The audio of Vaigai Express was launched in a gala manner in front of several hundreds of film distributors in the city yesterday. Directed by Shaji Kailas and produced by Makkal Pasarai, Vaigai Express stars RK in the lead. Ineya plays a sassy actress named Swapnapriya with oodles of attitude. The movie unfolds during a train journey. The story revolves around what happens in our coupe as three girls who

Kaatru Veliyidai trailer makes it big

The much-awaited trailer of Kaatru Veliyidai, directed by Mani Ratnam, was out yesterday. The breezy romantic entertainer starring Karthi and Aditi Hydari Rao with musical score by Rahman is all set for release this April. The trailer with catchy visuals by Raviverman and melodious background score by Rahman has turned viral on social media. Karthi changeover has been widely appreciate. RJ Balaji, Delhi Ganesh, Rukmini Vijayakumar, Shraddha Srinath, Vipin Sharma

‘Sema’ outing for GV Prakash

GV Prakash will be playing the lead in filmmaker Pandiraj’s production venture titled Sema. To be directed by Pandiraj’s associate Vallikanth, the movie is almost nearing completion. Says Pandiraj, “I am happy to introduce Vallikanth as filmmaker through Pasanga productions. Vallikanth narrated his friend’s humorous marriage experience as a story and I readily agreed to produce the same. Thus Sema was born”. The movie is jointly produced by P Ravichandran’s

A novel attempt in Vidaarth’s movie

Oru Kidariyin Karunai Manu is directed by debutante Suresh Sangaiahm a former assistant of Kaakka Muttai fame Manikandan, is ready for release. Produced by Eros International Media, the movie revolves around a goat and has Vidaarth and famous dubbing artist Raveena playing the lead roles. The movie has cinematography by R V Saran, music by Raguram and editing by KL Praveen. “We men are here only because of women. Who

Vettrimaaran to release critically-acclaimed Lens

National award winning filmmaker Vettrimaran will release the critically-acclaimed Lens across Tamilnadu. The movie which was made originally in English has been redone in Tamil with music by G V Prakash. Lens would be out in maximum screens soon thank to Grassroot Company. It is a hostage drama written and directed by Jayaprakash Radhakrishnan. Dealing with the subject of voyeurism, it features Anandsami and Jayaprakash in the lead roles. Lens

Ajith's next film with Billa director

Actor Ajith is busy shooting for final schedule of his movie Vivegam. It is being canned in Bulgaria. Directed by Siruthai Siva, the movie stars Kajal Agarwal and Vivek Oberoi in key roles. Music is by Anirudh Ravichander. A spy-thriller, it is expected for release this August. Meanwhile, sources say that the actor has finalised his next film. It looks likely he will join hands with director Vishnuvardhan for third

Simbu's mom turns singer

Actor Simbu is making his debut as music composer with Santhanam and Vaibhavi Shandilya-starrer Sakka Podu Podu Raja. The movie is produced by VTV Ganesh and plans are on to release the movie in a big way. It may be recalled that Simbu’s father T Rajendar had crooned for his films. Now, for Sakka Podu Podu Raja, he has roped in his mother Usha Rajendar to render a song. Says

An anthem for Ilayathalapathy Vijay

Music composer Guru Kalyan, who worked in several films including Maathi Yosi and Guhan, is out with a single that sings praise of actor Vijay. Penned by Pazhani Bharathi, it is titled ‘Ilayathalapathy Rasigan Da’. Senthilkumar has choreographed the song. Says Guru Kalyan, “I have come out with several singles a n d music album on various social issues. Much recently, impressed watching the craze for actor Vijay among his

Samantha and Keerthy Suresh in Savithri biopic

A bio-pic on veteran actress Savithri is all set to hit the floors. To be made in Tamil and Telugu simultaneously, the movie is directed by Nag Ashwain and produced by Vyjayanthi Movies and Swapna Pictures, the movie stars Keerthy Suresh and Samantha in key roles. Savithri was born on 6 December 1936 and she was not just popular actress but also playback singer, dancer, director and producer. She appeared