Kamal & Rajini are marginal political players: Mani Shankar Aiyar

Describing Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan as ‘marginal political players’, senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has said they remain very popular film stars but are unable to attract public opinion to their point of view in political terms. Continue Reading

Big B, Akshay among celebs in Forbes Asia list

Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt and Hrithik Roshan feature in the Forbes list of Most Influential Celebrities on Social Media in the Asia-Pacific region. Continue Reading

Editorial: Adieu, Apu

Legendary actor Soumitra Chatterjee, star of some of Bengali cinema’s finest films, has died. He was 85. He was an actor who never appeared in a Bollywood film, in spite of lucrative offers, including turning down the role of a Bengali doctor in ‘Anand’, which shot Amitabh Bachchan to fame. Continue Reading

Bikaji Foods signs Big B

Bikaji Foods International Ltd announced that it has signed Amitabh Bachchan as its brand ambassador. The brand-new campaign, “Amitji Loves Bikaji”, focuses on making the brand the preferred snacking choice for today’s generation. Continue Reading

Chiranjeevi: ‘My dream has come true’

“My dream has come true with ‘Sye Raa’…. It was my long wish to play a freedom fighter character, but didn’t get a chance. When I came across this subject (‘Sye Raa’..) 12 years ago, we couldn’t do the film due to budget constraints and also technology was not supportive then,” said actor Chiranjeevi at the trailer and audio launch of ‘Sye Raa Narismha Reddy’ in Chennai recently. Continue Reading

Anushka starts shooting for Chiranjeevi film ‘Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy’

After Baahubali 2, actress Anushka Shetty began shooting for epic drama Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy starring Chiranjeevi in the lead. Continue Reading

Big B to shoot for Tamil film from March

Actor-director SJ Suryah recently announced that legendary Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan will be a part of his upcoming Tamil film titled Uyarndha Manidhan. Directed by Tha Tamilvaanan, SJ Suryah himself will play one of the leads in the film. Continue Reading