ENTERTAINMENT

My career is at stake: Adhik

“I am surprised and shocked at such negative reviews for Anbanavan Asaradhavan Adangadhavan (AAA)“, says filmmaker Adhik Ravichandran. Speaking to News Today, he says, “Yes. I was expecting a few. But almost everyone gave thumbs down. I am afraid that my career is at stake”. Produced by Michael Rayappan, AAA featured Simbhu in triple roles. Shriya, Tamannah, Mottai Rajendran, Mahath among others played key roles. Released last week, AAA has

An opportunity for music bands

KNACK studios in collaboration with Sony Music have started ‘The Madras Gig’. It provides an opportunity for independent musicians and bands showcase their talent. Music director Anirudh and lyricist Madhan Karky launched ‘The Madras Gig’. Speaking on the occasion, Anirudh, said, the aim is to to bring out new talents to the world. Plans are on to cut four albums comprising six songs each every year’. Earlier KNACK Studios were

'Ivanunga Imsai Thanga Mudiyalai' shot fully in Goa

After Venkat Prabhu’s Goa, a Tamil movie is now being shot completely shot in the tourist destination. Titled Evanuga Imsai Thanga Mudiyalai, the movie stars Udhay Karthik, who acted in movies including Nan Sivanagirean and Pardesi. Sahana is the heroine, while Sivakanth dons the role of comedian. Produced by Rule Breakers and Thiya Creations, the movie is directed by Sakthivel of Ego and Kandthakottai fame. Speaking about the movie, the

Dhanush to do Pa Paandi 2

Actor and filmmaker Dhanush expressed confidence that he would more out with a sequel for Pa Paandi. He said that he has an idea and even approached Rajkiran. However before the sequel, he said that he would like to direct a film, which is completely different from the feel-good genre. Pa Paandi was Dhanush’s maiden directorial venture and it went on to do good business at the box office besides

Drake is legend, says Justin Bieber

Los Angeles: Pop singer Justin Bieber has said Drake is a legend and is way more than just a rapper. The 23-year-old musician took to Instagram where he praised the ‘Free Smoke’ singer for being someone who can easily adapt to different cultures and influence them. “More than a rapper, a culture shifter and legend… Best of our generation,” wrote Bieber, alongside a photo of Drake. Last year, the ‘Sorry’

Hugh Jackman as Gary Hart in 'The Frontrunner'

Los Angeles: Hugh Jackman is set to essay the role of Gary Hart, former senator and Democratic presidential frontrunner, in Jason Reitman’s directorial venture ‘The Frontrunner’. Hart was the Democratic frontrunner in 1987 before news of an extramarital affair demolished his candidacy and potentially denied the country of a leader known for his compassion, intellect, and charisma. The film is based on the book “All the Truth Is Out: The

CBFC mirrors mindset of society: Ekta Kapoor

Mumbai: She is all set to present “Lipstick Under My Burkha”, a film which ran into trouble with CBFC, and Ekta Kapoor has said she does not have any issue with the board as it is a reflection of the mentality of the society. The film, starring Ratna Pathak Shah and Konkana Sen Sharma among others, was in news after the CBFC objected for it being “lady-oriented”. The Film Certification

Penning fourth album for over 5 years: Ed Sheeran

London: Singer Ed Sheeran says that he has secretly been penning his much anticipated fourth album and it will be “very acoustic”. “I’ve been working on this one since the same time as ‘Plus’. Every year I write a song that will go on it. “So I have about six, seven at the moment,” Sheeran says. The British singer, whose latest track “Shape of you” has become a worldwide hit,

Is Dhanush acting in Kaala?

There were reports that Dhanush might play a cameo in his production venture Kaala that features superstar Rajinikanth in the lead role. When asked, the National award winning actor said that he would love to be part of the film, but has no idea if there’s a role written for him in it yet. He added that he hasn’t discussed with filmmaker Pa Ranjith about it despite he producing the film. Kaala stars Eshwari Rao,

Sun Pictures to produce Vijay's next film

Vijay 62 will be bankrolled by Sun Pictures and the project will go on floors from October, say reports. It would be directed by A R Murugadoss. They both teamed up to render big hits in Thuppaki and Kaththi before. While Vijay is shooting for Mersal under Atlee’s direction, Murugadoss is busy with the final stages of Spyder starring Mahesh Babu. Mersal is expected to release in October. Produced by

Karthi thrilled about 'Dheeran Adhigaram Ondru'

Following the success of Kashmora, Karthi is busy shooting for his next Dheeran Adhigaram Ondru being directed by Sathuranga Vettai-fame H Vinoth. It is touted to be an action thriller.  Being produced by S R Prabhu and Prakash Babu under Dream Warrior Pictures banner, the movie has Rakul Preet Singh playing the female lead. Music is by Ghibran. Karthi plays the role of a cop. Sources say that the first look