“I am directors’ actor”, says Udhayanidhi Stalin

“I learnt a lot working with a perfectionist like Mysskin. For Psycho, he adviced me not to act before camera and just be the character that I am performing”, says actor-producer Udhayanidhi Stalin. Psycho starring Udhayanidhi, Aditi Rao Hyadri, Nithya Menen, Ram and Shaji Chen is hitting the screens 24 January. Directed by Mysskin, it has cinematography by P C Sreeram and music by Ilayaraja. Continue Reading

MGR songs stay fresh even today thanks to TMS

As Tamilnadu celebrates the 103rd birth anniversary of former Chief Minister and actor MG Ramachandran today, what strikes our mind when we say MGR are his philosophical and spirited ‘kolgai’ padalgal that always conveyed a strong message to audience. Continue Reading

Review: ‘Darbar’ – Cop-a-doodle-do

To begin with Darbar should remind one of Ramya Krishnan’s popular dialogue as Neelambari in Padayappa. ”Vayasanalum un style-um azhagum innum pogalai”. Continue Reading

Acting is my passion: Sarath Kumar

”I know to maintain a balance between acting and politics. I have been serving the society and still continuing to pursue my passion to act”, says actor-politician Sarath Kumar. Continue Reading

Parents should not compel their children to join engineering courses: SK

“Parents should not compel their children to join engineering courses. They should understand the needs of the society and allow their wards to pursue what they want,” says actor Sivakarthikeyan. Hero starring Sivakarthikeyan and Kalyani Priyadarshan is hitting the screens tomorrow.

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Thambi is a wholesome entertainer: Actor Karthi

”Director Jeethu Joseph has given his best for Thambi. It is a family drama and he has managed to provide a connect to every character in the film”, said actor Karthi. Continue Reading

Review: Champion – Go for goal

Director Suseenthiran is back with another sports drama. After Vennilla Kabbadi Kuzhu, Jeeva and Kennedy Club, Champion from his stable speaks about football and how it is the passion of youngsters in North Chennai. Interestingly he has packaged it as revenge drama with commercial elements at right mix. Continue Reading

Review: Kalidas – Royal salute

Cop stories always entertain masses. They feature the protagonist in khakhi uttering punchlines and take on baddies. Here comes Kalidas, a Bharath starrer. Unlike others, he is more brainy than brawny. Directed by Sri Senthil, the movie is filled with thrilling moments that makes it an interesting watch. Continue Reading

TN civic polls: Why Rajini, Kamal said no

With actor Rajinikanth’s Rajini Makkal Mandram clearly stating that they would not support any party in local body polls followed by actor-politician and Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan deciding not to contest civic elections, it seems to be a direct contest between the AIADMK and DMK combine. Continue Reading