Review: Petromax- Devil, delight

The movie begins narrating Kerala floods and the death of two parents. Their son, Saravanan (Prem), who lives in Malaysia is shocked and wants to sell the house that his parents lived in. But, the house is haunted by four spirits. Meera (Tamannaah) lives with three other people in the house without knowing that they’re dead….. Continue Reading

Sivakarthikeyan speaks to ‘NT’ about cinema, cutouts & comedy

“Content is the key in today’s cinema. ‘Namma Veetu Pillai’ is about family values. Every character in the film will remind us of our kith and kin,” says actor Sivakarthikeyan. Continue Reading

Review: ‘Oththa Seruppu Size 7’ – Bold & brave

One man. Varied emotions. This sums up the murder mystery thriller ‘Oththa Seruppu’, which is written, produced, directed and enacted by R Parthiepan. A movie with just one character on screen with a runtime of two hours. Will it hold your attention? Will it be as engrossing as the maker promised? The answer is yes. A daringly different attempt that deserves kudos. Continue Reading

Rajini fast-tracks party work; AIADMK, DMK senior leaders to join superstar

Putting an end to rumours doing rounds that Rajinikanth was urged to head the State unit of BJP by the central leadership of the party, sources close to the actor say that there is no question of him joining any other party. Hectic works are on to float his own party ahead of 2021 Assembly elections, they say. Continue Reading

DMK invites Rajini, Kamal; Political circles surprised

The invitation extended to both is seen as a politically tactical move by experts. With election to Vellore Lok Sabha constituency around the corner, the DMK wants to show that they are not against Rajini or Kamal (Remember Makkal Needhi Maiam has decided to stay away from Vellore poll). Continue Reading

I am a big fan of Vijay Sethupathi, says Vijay Deverakonda

The ‘Arjun Reddy’ actor was in Chennai to promote his next ‘Dear Comrade’ that would be released in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam later this month. Directed by Bharat Kamma, the movie features Rashmika Mandanna as heroine. Music is by Justin Prabhakaran. Continue Reading

Winning Kamal’s pat was like getting national award: Vikram

‘Kadaram Kondan’ (KK) starring Vikram, Abhi Haasan and Akshara Haasan is bankrolled by Kamal’s Rajkamal Films Internationals. Directed by Rajeh M Selva, the movie hits the screens 19 July. Continue Reading

Success scares me most, says Dhanush

“I am scared of success as it is diffi cult to handle,” says Dhanush. The actor’s international film – The Extraordinary Journey of a Fakir – saw its Tamil version ‘Pakirri’ released recently. Continue Reading

I love to do challenging roles, says Taapsee

“Game Over will be a movie that has brought the best out of me,” says actress Taapsee Pannu.
Directed by Ashwin Saravanan and produced by S Sashikanth, it is a thriller that will hit the screens 14 June. She plays a 31-year-old woman affected by Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSAD) and confined to a wheel chair. Continue Reading