Editorial: On a song

In shocking news to music lovers, veteran composer Khayyam, best known for his music in classic films such as Umrao Jaan and Kabhi Kabhie, passed away after prolonged illnesses at a hospital in Mumbai Monday. Continue Reading

Sivaji’s ‘Karnan’ inspired Arjun to act in ‘Kurukshetram’

Producer Thanu released the Tamil version Kurukshetram featuring Darshan, Arjun and Sneha in the lead roles. Arjun, who essays the character of Karnan, says that he was inspired by Sivaji Ganesan who acted in the benchmark film Karnan 55 years ago. Continue Reading

Review: Nerkonda Paarvai – Actor Ajith takes the stage

First things first: Full credit to Ajith – mass hero – for gathering the guts to play the lead in a movie that steers clear of a commercial, masala entertainer from reel one. Continue Reading

Rana Daggubati to produce ‘800’, biopic on cricketer Muralitharan

The film, to be produced under Rana’s banner, Suresh Productions, features Vijay Sethupathi as the Sri Lankan spin legend. Rana said he is excited to have Sethupathi on board for the film to be directed by M S Sripathy and co-produced by Dar Media Pvt Ltd. Continue Reading

Seeman has crucial role in ‘Mundhirikaadu’ film that is based on a novel

Mundhirikaadu, a film set against the backdrop of cashewnut farmers and the appalling conditions they work and live in, is being directed by Kalanjium. Continue Reading

Ajith is humble, says Bollywood star Vidya Balan

Come 8 August, Ajith starrer Nerkonda Paarvai will hit the screens. A remake of Pink, the movie stars Vidya Balan as the heroine. The film is directed by H Vinoth and produced by Boney Kapoor. Continue Reading

Heroine Sathya Kala missing, alleges ‘Thorati’ actor-producer Shaman

Shaman Mithru, who played the lead role in Thorati besides producing it, has said in his habeas corpus petition that the film’s heroine Sathya Kala was missing. Continue Reading

‘Thorati’ is inspired by real-life incidents, says director Marimuthu

Director Marimuthu says the film talks about how the goatherd community walks miles in search of pasture for their sheep and goats, how they protect them in sheds at night and how the animals’ excreta is used as manure, etc. Continue Reading