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‘Ikk’ First Look Motion Poster Out

‘Ikk’ – an upcoming psychological fantasy Tamil movie directed by Babu Tamizh is all set to be released on December 10 in theatres. The film featuring Yogesh Yogie and Guru Somasundaram as lead characters also has YG Mahendran playing a crucial role. The movie is about a football player who delves into physiological fantasy and a turn of interesting events happen in his life. Though the Tamil industry has had psychological thriller releases, ‘Ikk’ is one such movie that has its primary focus on psychological elements. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Guru Somasundaram (@guru_somasundaram) The movie’s first look motion poster has been released today. In the video, YG Mahendran is seen explaining to Yogesh the physiological elements he is facing. Written and directed by Babu Thamizh, audiences have high expectations with this movie as he also directed the Tamil movie Jiivi – which received well-acclaimed praises. The movie is…

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‘Kuruthi Aattam’ Censored With U/A Certificate

Actor Atharvaa’s upcoming film is ‘Kuruthi Aattam’ written and directed by Sri Ganesh and has Priya Bhavani Shankar playing the female lead. Sri Ganesh had earlier made the critically-acclaimed 8 Thottakkal. The star cast also includes Radikaa Sarathkumar, Radha Ravi and Vatsan Chakravarthy. While the film is all set to hit the screens on December 24, the latest is that it has cleared by the Censor Board with an U/A certificate. The film is said to be a gangster drama and has been mainly shot in Madurai. While the first look poster of the film featuring Atharvaa stabbed on the back with a few knives was released recently, the teaser of the film gave a glimpse of all the action and intense ride that the director is set to take the audience for. Produced by Rockfort Entertainment, the story of ‘Kuruthi Aattam’ seems to be about…

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Kamal Haasan Fit To Resumes Work

Kamal Haasan was infected with a corona infection a few days ago, and he was admitted to a private hospital in Chennai to ensure his safety. Kamal Haasan, who had completed his two doses of vaccination, stayed stable throughout his medical treatment and responded well. But the actor’s age was a big concern to the doctors and thus he was under observation for the last twelve days. Now, the actor has completely recovered from the corona infection, and he has been discharged from the hospital. The hospital management had earlier declared that Kamal Haasan is fit enough to resume his work from December 4th (today) in their earlier statement. Now, the strong actor has straight away moved to a private film city in Chennai to continue his work. A couple of videos of Kamal Haasan getting a happy send-off from the hospital, and stepping into a film…

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GV Prakash To Team Up With Nikesh RS For ‘Rebel’

Music director turned actor GV Prakash has always been on a signing spree ever since he started acting. While the young actor is awaiting the release of his film ‘Bachelor’ tomorrow on December 3, he has began his next project now. GV Prakash is teaming with debutante director Nikesh RS for a film titled ‘Rebel’. Produced by Gnanavelraja’s Studio Green and CV Kumar’s Thirukumaran Entertainment, the film began with an official pooja today. While GV Prakash will be composing music for the film as well, the technical team includes cinematography by Arunkrishna Radhakrishnan and editing by Leo John Paul. Meanwhile, GV Prakash has huge line up of films, which are in various stages of production. Among almost a dozen film, his film ‘Bachelor’ directed by debutant Sathish Selvakumar is all set to hit the screens on December 3 and ‘Jail’ directed by acclaimed director Vasanthabalan will release on…

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Kamal Haasan Fully Recovers From Covid-19, Says Doctor

Veteran star Kamal Haasan, who was diagnosed with coronavirus a few days back, has now fully recovered. On Wednesday, a hospital treating him issued a statement regarding Haasan’s health update. “Mr Kamal Haasan, who has been admitted to SRI Ramachandra Medical Centre on 22nd November 2021 was COVID positive. He had mild COVID for which he was treated,” Dr Suhas Prabhakar, Medical Director, Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre, said. The doctor also informed that Haasan will be in isolation for a few more days. “He has fully recovered but advised to be on isolation until 3rd December 2021. He will be fit to resume his routine work from 4th December 2021,” the statement read. Haasan, the Makkal Needhi Maiam Chief, contracted coronavirus last week. On November 22, he had taken to Twitter to reveal his diagnosis. “Had a slight cough after returning from US trip.…

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Raashii Khanna Fulfills Her Birthday Promise, Plants Sapling

Last year on her birthday on November 30, actress Raashii Khanna decided to plant saplings on her birthday to create awareness and urge her fans to take up planting as many trees as possible. The pretty actress who was last seen in ‘Aranamanai 3’ in Tamil, made promise to plant a sapling on every birthday of hers. Exactly a year later yesterday, she seems to have kept her promise and planted a sapling. While she shared pcitures of her planting the sapling on Twitter, she post a video on Instagram and the actress said, “This day last year, I planted a sapling and promised to make it a birthday tradition and here I am..! I dedicate this beautiful little sapling to those who are making a difference and inspiring us all to be better towards Mother Earth. A shout-out to all those doing their best for…

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Sivakarthikeyan’s ‘Don’ To Release In February

Sivakarthikeyan will be next seen in ‘Don’, which is directed by Cibi Chakravarthy, and the film is reported to be a college love drama. A few stills from the film have hit the internet recently, and they received good responses from the audience. Now, the latest report suggests that Sivakarthikeyan’s ‘Don’ will be released ahead of Valentine’s day. ‘Don’ makers have been eager to release the film in February second week as already a few big films like ‘Veeramae Vaagai Soodum’ and ‘Etharkkum Thunindhavan’ have been locked to release during the same time. Also, the release of a romantic drama film ahead of Valentine’s day will work for sure, and thus the makers aim to release the film on February 11. ‘Don’, which is directed by debutant Cibi Chakravarthy, features Sivakarthikeyan and Priyanka Mohan in lead roles with SJ Suryah, Soori, Sivangi, VJ Vijay, and others in supporting roles. SJ Suryah’s…

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Kollywood Celebs Mourns The Demise Of Sivasankar Master

Popular choreographer K Sivasankar, who had recently tested positive for COVID-19, and was in critical care for the past few days, has passed away. He was 72. He had been undergoing treatment at the AIG Hospital in Hyderabad for the last few days and doctors had informed that 75% of his lungs were infected. Kollywood celebrities are in shock following the demise of the noted choreographer and have been offering their condolences through their social networking pages to his family. Sonu Sood posted, “Heartbroken to hear about the demise of Shiv Shankar masterji. Tried our best to save him but God had different plans. Will always miss you masterji. May almighty give strength to the family to bear this loss. Cinema will always miss u sir.” (sic) Karthi posted, “My heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Shivashankar master. A man of immense talent and…

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Arulnithi Welcomes A Baby Girl

Actor Arulnithi has become a father again. The actor, took to his social media page to announce the birth of his second child, a daughter. The actor, wrote, “We welcome our new love .. our kutti devathai. Born on 27.11.2021 Love Magizh Anna, Amma and Appa. (sic). Arulnithi married Keerthana in 2015 and the couple have a son named Magizhan. On the film front, the actor is awaiting the release of Dejavu, an investigative thriller directed by Arvindh S. He also has in the pipeline D Block and Diary. While D Block is said to be a college drama, directed by Vijay Kumar Rajendran, Diary, which is touted to be a crime thriller is directed by Innisai Pandiyan. Arulnithi’s last release was Kalathil Sandhippom, in which he shared screen space with Jiiva.

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Rajinikanth’s Phone Call Made SJ Suryah’s Day

How many times have we heard actors, directors and technicians reveal to the public and share their happiness about superstar Rajinikanth calling them and wishing. The latest to receive the surprise phone call from the superstar is none other than actor SJ Suryah, who has been receiving great response from the audience and critics for his acting in Silambarasan-starrer ‘Maanaadu’ directed by Venkat Prabhu. The talented actor revealed that he felt like having received the greatest award for his acting skill. The excited director turned actor shared his happiness of being wished by the superstar on his social networking page posting, “Today I feel that I got the greatest award for my acting skill. got a call from our SUPER STAR @rajinikanth sir. “SIR, U Made My decade sir. Ur kind appreciation giving me a great strength to face this journey. sjsuryah” (sic) Looks like superstar Rajinikanth,…

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K. Sivasankar Health Condition Critical

Popular choreographer K. Sivasankar master has tested positive for novel Coronavirus and his health condition is in critical stage. He has been undergoing treatment in AIG Hospital for the last four days and is unable to pay the hospital expenses. Reports are that the doctors are saying that 75% of K. Sivasankar’s lungs are infected. While Sivasankar master’s wife is in home quarantine with Covid-19 infection, his eldest son is also infected with the same virus and is also in critical condition right now. His younger son Ajay Krishna, who is at home, is requesting donors to help them as they are unable to pay the hospital expenses, which is costing around Rs 2.5 lakh per day. Apart from being a choreographer, he has also acted in a lot of movies in Telugu and Tamil. Some of his notable performance in Tamil include Suriya-starrer ‘Thaanaa Serndha Koottam’ and Vijay-starrer ‘Sarkar’,…

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Rajinikanth Enquires About Kamal Haasan’s Health

Kamal Haasan has been tested positive for the Coronavirus, and the expert actor is getting treated in a private hospital in Chennai. Fans and cinema stars have been wishing the star for a speedy recovery, and his health also seems stable according to the report from the hospital management. Like many from the cine industry is sending their recovery wishes to the actor, Superstar Rajinikanth too enquired about the Haasan’s health through a phone call. Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan are the two top stars of Tamil cinema, and they share a great bonding. Rajinikanth has reportedly reached out to Kamal Haasan through a phone call and inquired about his health condition. He has also shared some encouraging words for the actor and wished him a speedy recovery. Now, Rajinikanth has again proved his love for Kamal Haasan by sharing encouraging words during the tough times. Meanwhile, fans are eager to…

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First Look Of ‘Grandma’ Out

It is exciting time for film buffs with new relases, movie promotions and shootings happening in full swing after a lull caused by the pandemic and subsequent lockdowns. Now, it’s all back to action with ease in lockdown restrictions. We had earlier reported about Sonia Aggarwal and Vimala Raman teaming up for a horror thriller titled ‘Grandma’. The film, directed by debutant Shijinlal SS, also has Charmila playing a crucial role along with child artiste Pournami Raj.  Sonia Aggarwal is said to be playing the lead role in the film and dons the character of a teacher in it. Now, the first look poster of the film is out and Sonia’s look is revealed. The first look of the film appears quite an intense one with Sonia walkng with a blood-smeared knife. In the first look poster, she’s seen wearing a tank top and jeans with a…

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Karthikeya Gummakonda Ties The Knot With Lohitha Reddy

Telugu actor Karthikeya Gummakonda who started his film career with Telugu film ‘RX 100’ got engaged to his girlfriend Lohitha a few months ago on August 22. The young actor, who is making his Tamil debut as a villain in Ajith-starrer ‘Valimai’, tied the knot with Lohitha Reddy yesterday on November 21 in Hyderabad. The wedding was an intimate affair with only family members, close friends and select celebrities in attendance. Popular Star Chiranjeevi, Ajay Bhupathi, Payal Rajput, Saurabh Dhingra, Allu Aravind, and Tanikella Bharani were among the celebrities present at Kartikeya and Lohitha’s wedding. Interestingly, earlier this month, Karthikeya had proposed to Lohitha in public at the pre-release event of his upcoming film ‘Raja Vikramarka’ and had also announced his wedding date. At the event, Kartikeya went on his knees and surprised Lohitha by proposing to her and he also announced that they will tie the knot on November 21. Kartikeya and Lohitha met each…

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‘Maanaadu’ Censored With U/A Certificate

Silambarasan’s ‘Maanaadu’ which was earlier slated to release during Diwali stepped out from the race to avoid the clash as already two anticipated films ‘Annaatthe’ and ‘Enemy’ were scheduled to release during the festival. Later, the makers postponed the film to November 25 and now it’s gearing up for a grand release. A report suggests, the thriller drama has received ‘U/A’ from the censor, as the film has a few brutal action sequences. Also, the director Venkat Prabhu has made a crisp version of the film to make it engaging, and the run time of the film is going to be 2 hours and 27 minutes. Meanwhile, the makers have released ‘Maanaadu’ new trailer to increase the buzz for the film, and it has worked out well for the film. The impressive trailer hints about the storyline, and fans are stirred up to catch the film…

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Suriya Starts Dubbing For ‘Etharkkum Thunindhavan’

Despite the controversy over the actor’s last film, Suriya has calmly started the work for his next film. The actor has started dubbing his portions in Pandiraj’s directorial ‘Etharkkum Thunindhavan’ since yesterday, and we can expect an interesting teaser from the makers soon. Even though the makers have released the first look poster teaser, fans are eager to watch the teaser as they want to know about Suriya’s character and the film’s story. Also, the film’s release date is not revealed yet, and the big query among the fans is whether Suriya’s film will clash with Ajith’s ‘Valimai’ during Pongal. Suriya in his next will play a character who fights for the safety of women and will be powerful. The director has added more masala to the film by placing popular faces in key roles. The film produced by Sun Pictures also features Priyanka Mohan, Soori, Sathyaraj, Saranya Ponvannan, Ilavarasu, Saran, and several…

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Suriya’s Residence Gets Police Protection

Tamil actor Suriya’s T Nagar residence has been given police protection, after the Jai Bhim row. Suriya’s latest release ‘Jai Bhim’ has landed him in trouble after a group of people accused the star regarding a few scenes which accused a certain community. Suriya has been receiving continuous warnings from a certain group of people, and the actor is asked to apologize for the mistake. But Suriya stood straight and refused to do so as it is the filmmakers’ freedom to say the message they need to convey through their movies. So, due to continuous threats against Suriya, the police officials have given protection for Suriya’s T Nagar house, and five armed policemen have been deployed for the security check outside his house.Meanwhile, several celebrities and fans have been showing their support to Suriya on social media, with the hashtag #WeStandwithSuriya trending regularly on Twitter. On the work…

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Shraddha Srinath To Play Lead Role In Yuvaraj Dhayalan’s Film

Earlier in August, there were reports of Nayanthara acting in an upcoming film directed by Yuvaraj Dhayalan, who has previously made films like Potta Potti, Tenaliraman and Eli. But now, we hear Nayanthara has opted out of the film citing date issues. A source tells us, “Nayanthara will not be part of this project because of the delay in her Bollywood debut, in which she is acting opposite Shah Rukh Khan. Nayanthara had to majorly reshuffle her dates because of the delay that happened in Shah Rukh’s film, which is being directed by Atlee. The makers of Yuvaraj’s untitled film had already shot some portions that did not involve the actress some time ago and were waiting for the actress to complete her schedule of the Bollywood film. Now, they want to go back on floors soon, but the actress is still tied up with the Hindi…

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Vijay Sethupathi’s ‘Maamanithan’ Gears Up For Release

Vijay Sethupathi’s film with Seenu Ramasamy titled ‘Maamanithan’ has been under production for a long time. The latest reports suggest that the Vijay Sethupathi starrer is getting ready for the release. Seenu Ramasamy and editor Sreekar Prasad have completed the film’s editing work, and the film is all set to go for censors next week. Director Seenu Ramasamy has shared the much-anticipated update on his Twitter page. ‘Maamanithan’ release date is expected to be made once the film passes censors, and fans are eager to see the film’s report from the censor. Vijay Sethupathi will be seen in a typical role as a hardworking man in ‘Maamanithan’, Gayathrie Shankar plays the female lead, and she has paired up with Vijay Sethupathi for the fifth time. Both have already received praise from stars who watched the film and they are expected to bag several awards for their roles in the film. Yuvan Shankar…

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‘Thalli Pogathey’ To Release On December 3, 2021

Actor Atharvaa’s next is with director Kannan, which is the remake of Telugu film ‘Ninnu Kori’ that has been titled ‘Thalli Pogathey’. The film stars Atharvaa, Anupama Parameswaran and Amitash Pradhan in the lead. The romantic entertainer is all set to hit the screens on December 3, 2021. The title is inspired by the song, ‘Thalli Pogathey’ from Gautham Vasudev Menon’s Achcham Yenbathu Madamaiyada. The first look of the film, featuring Atharvaa and Anupama Parameshwaran, was also released earlier in February, before the lockdown. The film revolves around a breezy romance between a boy and girl from different walks of life. The supporting cast of ‘Thalli Pogathey’, which has Kannan as one of its producers, includes Aadukalam fame Naren, Jagan, Kaali Venkat and Vidyullekha Raman among others. Amitash Pradhan will essay a pivotal role in the film – the character was essayed by Aadhi Pinisetty in the Tollywood…

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‘Annaatthe’ Surpasses Rs 200 Cr Worldwide

‘Annaatthe’ starring Rajinikanth has hit the big screen on Deepavali, and the film had a massive release worldwide as it bagged record number screens post the pandemic. The latest report is that ‘Annaatthe’ has surpassed the Rs 200 crore mark at the worldwide box office. ‘Annaatthe’ has been high on demand right from the pre-bookings, and the film has reportedly crossed Rs 100 crore mark in just two days. Now, the film has reportedly grossed more than Rs 200 crore at the worldwide box office within a week from release and makes history. ‘Annaatthe’ should have hit the mark a day earlier, but the rains in Tamil Nadu have slowed down the film. But the film still holds its screens as Rajinikanth’s emotional drama is well received by the fans. ‘Annaatthe’, which is directed by Siruthai Siva, deals with a brother and sister sentiment, while Rajinikanth and Keerthy…

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Cool Jayanth Passes Away

Cool Jayanth, who was a famous choreographer in Tamil cinema in the 90s passed away earlier today. He has served as a dancer in Prabhudheva and Raju Sundaram master’s dance troupes before making his debut as a dance master with the 1996 film ‘Kadhal Desam’ directed by Kadir. Cool Jayanth died today (10.11.2021) at his home in West Mambalam, Chennai due to ill health. He came to the fore in his field when he choreographed for songs ‘Mustafa’ and ‘Kallori Salai’ in AR Rahman’s music for ‘Kadhal Desam’. Producer KT Kunujom, who introduced Cool Jayanth in ‘Kadhal Desam’ posted, “Omg.. Prayers.. Very sad to hear the demise of choreographer Cool Jayanth. I remember your hard work and talent poured to ‘ kalloori salai ‘ song of my movie #Kadhaldesam when I introduced you to industry.. My heartfelt condolences… #Ripcooljayanth” (sic) Cool Jayanth has worked as a…

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Kamal Haasan To Join Hands With Pa Ranjith For Their Next

Kamal Haasan recently celebrated his 67th birthday, and social media is still flooding with birthday wishes for the legendary actor. Like many others, Pa Ranjith recently met Kamal Haasan at his office and wished the star on his birthday. During the meet, they have also reportedly discussed joining hands for a film, and reportedly the actor has also liked the director’s story idea and has asked the director to develop the full script. Meanwhile, Kamal Haasan is working for ‘Vikram’ with Lokesh Kanagaraj, and the film has crossed half the stages. Kamal Haasan will be teaming up with Mahesh Narayanan for a film on a story written by himself. Moreover, Kamal Haasan will also be finishing the work for ‘Indian 2’ with Shankar, and the film is set to resume soon. After which Kamal Haasan will be teaming up with Pa Ranjith. Hence the director has more time to…

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Will Ajith’s ‘Valimai’ Get Released In Hindi & Telugu?

Ajith will be next seen in ‘Valimai’, and the makers have been steadily building a powerful film. The film is slated to release during Pongal next year (2022), and the post-production work is nearing its completion. Now, the big query that has arisen is that will the film get released in Hindi and Telugu or not. Since Ajith has built his territory, and grabbed the attention of North India fans with his continuous hit films, fans are expecting a Hindi version of ‘Valimai’. Fans are requesting the makers for a multi-language release in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam, and Kannada as the film involves stars across the industry, and it is the perfect time for Ajith to turn big as a Pan India actor. It won’t be a bad suggestion as the film has expectations at its peak as it has been under production for a…

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Kamal Hassan Turns 67: Daughters Shruti, Akshara Pen Heartfelt Birthday Wish For Him

Padma Bhushan awardee-actor Kamal Hassan turned 67 on Sunday. Celebrating their ‘bapu dearest’, daughters Shruti Hassan and Akshara Hassan took to their social media to pen heartfelt birthday wishes for him. Taking to her Instagram handle, Ulaganayagan’s elder daughter- actor Shruti dug out a priceless monochrome childhood picture featuring the father-daughter duo. Alongside the picture, she wrote, HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! @ikamalhaasan may this year and many more to come be filled with your signature brand of joy, magic and artistry lots of love and can’t wait to see the incredible things you have in store for us !!!” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Shruti Haasan (@shrutzhaasan) Kamal’s younger daughter Akshara also took to her Instagram handle and shared a series of pictures featuring her legendary dad. The first picture is a throwback picture of Kamal dressed as the famous Laxmi Godbhole…

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‘Annaatthe’ Becomes Highest-Grossing Tamil Movie Of 2021 At US Box-Office

Rajinikanth’s ‘Annaatthe’ has finally hit the silver screens during Diwali and the Rajini starrer is storming the box office right from its FDFS. The film is almost sold out for most of the shows in the last three days and is breaking several records at the box office. Now, the latest report suggests that Rajinikanth’s ‘Annaatthe’ has been the highest-grossing Tamil movie of 2021 at the US box office within just three days. ‘Annaatthe’ has been released on more than 500 screens in the USA market, and the film is doing great right from the premiere. The film has reportedly grossed more than $ 600K within 3 days to emerge as the best Tamil movie of this year. ‘Annaatthe’ is expected to extend its box office rampage, and it won’t be a surprise if the film develops as the highest-grossing Tamil film at the US box office of all time. Meanwhile, Sivakarthikeyan’s…

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‘Koozhangal’ To Be Screened At IFFI 2021

Tamil film ‘Koozhangal’, which is India’s entry for the 2022 Academy Awards, will be screened in the Indian Panorama segment of the upcoming International Film Festival of India (IFFI). Organized by the Directorate of Film Festivals of India, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India in collaboration with the State Government of Goa, the 52nd IFFI will be showcased to all the registered delegates and representatives from the selected films during the nine-day long film festival in Goa. Also, the film festival will be conducted in a hybrid format – virtual and physical – from November 20 to 28. As per a statement, 25 feature films and 20 non-feature films have been picked up for screening under the Indian Panorama segment. ‘Semkhor’, the first-ever Dimasa language movie directed by Aimee Baruah is the jury’s choice for the opening feature film of Indian Panorama…

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Seenu Ramasamy To Make A Biopic On John Pennycuick Who Built Mullaiperiyar

Director Seenu Ramasamy is famous for his classic rural dramas, and he is best in bringing the flavor of the nativity. Now, the latest report is that Director Seenu Ramasamy is all set to make a biopic on a famous character. Seenu Ramasamy has been reportedly planning to make a biopic on the British Engineer John Pennycuick, who built the famous Mullaperiyar dam in the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border. John Pennycuick has served as a member of the Madras Legislative Council during colonial rule. Seenu Ramasamy has decided to do his life story as a film to bring out the unknown facts about the Mullaperiyar dam and how it was built. People of Theni, Dindigul, Madurai, Sivagangai, and Ramanathapuram districts in Tamil Nadu, have been getting water for agriculture through the Mullaperiyar Dam, and it will be an interesting film to see if the National Award-winning director makes a film on it…

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Vishal Krishna Reddy Names A Plant After Puneeth Rajkumar

Popular South Indian actor Vishal Krishna Reddy is a socially responsible actor, and he has been doing several social activities by helping needy people. Vishal has planted a sapling in Hyderabad and has named it Shri Puneeth Rajkumar. Along with Vishal, his ‘Enemy’ co-star Arya was involved in the Green India challenge amidst their promotions for their Diwali release. Also, Vishal had promised to take care of 1800 students, who were getting free education support from Puneeth Rajkumar. This promise of Vishal has been greatly appreciated by fans and cinema stars as he once again proved his kindness. Vishal is currently busy in the promotions of ‘Enemy’, and the actor is off to Hyderabad with his team for their interaction with Telugu media. Anand Shankar’s directorial ‘Enemy’ featuring Vishal and Arya is releasing simultaneously in Tamil and Telugu for this Diwali, and the action thriller will be clashing with…

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Rajinikanth Returns Home After Carotid Surgery

Superstar Rajinikanth who recently underwent a carotid artery revascularisation surgery returned home on Sunday after being discharged from a Chennai hospital. Rajnikanth had been admitted to the Kauvery Hospital in Chennai on Thursday. Taking to his Twitter handle, Rajinikanth updated his fans about the news by sharing a picture of himself praying in front of his home temple. Sharing the picture he wrote, “Returned home,” and added a folded hands emoticon to it. Rajinikanth, who was in New Delhi a few days back to receive the esteemed Dadasaheb Phalke Award for his contribution to cinema, had gone to the Kauvery hospital for a routine checkup, where he later had to be admitted. He was admitted on October 28. According to a medical bulletin issued by the Kauvery Hospital, the Padma Bhushan awardee underwent carotid endarterectomy which is a surgical procedure that removes plaque from…

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Fans Held Prayers At Thirupankyndram Murugan Temple For Rajinikanth’s Recovery

Fans of superstar Rajinikanth, on Sunday, held special prayers at Thirupankyndram Murugan Temple in Madurai district for his speedy recovery and the success of his upcoming movie ‘Annaatthe’. Fans performed the special prayers by breaking 108 coconuts and “man soru” (eating from the floor).“We came to know that two days back our superstar Thalaiva was admitted in the hospital for his illness. Now we are conducting mass prayer for his speedy recovery and for the success of the film,” Rajinikanth’s fan Kumaravel told ANI. Rajinikanth was admitted to Kauvery Hospital in Chennai on Thursday and underwent carotid artery revascularisation on Friday. According to a medical bulletin issued by the Kauvery Hospital, the Padma Bhushan awardee is recovering well after he underwent carotid endarterectomy which is a surgical procedure that removes plaque from the inside of a patient’s carotid artery in order to restore normal…

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Prabhu Deva Pays Last Respects To Late Actor Puneeth Rajkumar

Choreographer and director Prabhu Deva on Saturday paid last respects to late actor Puneeth Rajkumar at Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bangalore. Son of legendary actor Rajkumar, Puneeth left for his heavenly abode at the age of 46 following a cardiac arrest. He was admitted to Vikram Hospital in Bengaluru, after experiencing chest pain, where he breathed his last. His mortal remains were shifted to Sree Kanteerava Stadium for public viewing, where a large number of fans gathered to get one last view of their favourite actor. A heavy police force has also been deployed at the stadium to control the crowd. Choreographer and director Prabhu Deva also reached the stadium to pay his last respects to the ‘Appu’ actor. Speaking to the media, the 48-year-old star expressed grief over the untimely demise of his late friend. “It is a very sad day. I have…

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Kamal Hassan’s ‘Vikram’ Team Not Allowed To Shoot Inside Police Museum

One of the most awaited and anticipated films in Kollywood, the Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan starrer ‘Vikram’, directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj, also has Vijay Sethupathi and Fahadh Faasil in the lead roles. It is known that the third schedule of shooting has been going on in Chennai for the past few weeks. The latest news on the film is that the crew of ‘Vikram’ has been denied permission to shoot at the Tamil Nadu Police Museum. The team had asked for permission to shoot on the premises for four days, which included two days of set work on October 24 and 25, and two days of shooting on October 27 and 28. It is said that the Chennai police have denied the permission citing the pandemic restrictions. Due to this, director Lokesh Kanagaraj has postponed the shoot and is said to be looking at an alternative location. The film has an interesting line…

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Suriya To Team Up With Director Bala

We had earlier in 2019 reported that actor Suriya is all set to team up with acclaimed filmmaker Bala once again. Now, the star actor himself has officially announced that he will be working with director Bala in a film. Interestingly, this upcoming movie will mark the third collaboration between Suriya and Bala. Sharing a picture with his father Sivakumar and director Bala, Suriya wrote in Tamil, which translates to, “He who has more faith in me than me. He is the one who introduced me to a new world and gave me an identity. 20 years later I stand before him again with the same enthusiasm. With my father’s blessings, a beautiful journey again with my brother. I seek everyone’s love and support.” First, they had teamed up for the film ‘Nandha’, which had emerged as a massive blockbuster at the box office. Later, they teamed up for ‘Pithamagan’, which also had Chiyaan…

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Rajinikanth Meets PM Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind

After receiving Dadasaheb Phalke Award, India’s highest film honour, from Vice President Venkaiah Naidu a few days ago, superstar Rajinikanth paid a visit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind. On Wednesday, Rajinikanth took to Twitter and shared a few pictures from their meeting. He also shared that it was a great pleasure to meet the PM and President. “It is a great pleasure to meet and greet the esteemed President and the Prime Minister,” he tweeted.Rajinikanth was accompanied by his wife Latha. The meeting comes after Rajinikanth was conferred with the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award on Monday at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. He received the award for his remarkable contribution to Indian cinema.

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Rajinikanth’s ‘Annaatthe’ All Set To Break Box Office Record In USA

Rajinikanth is one among the stars, who has fans all over the world, and their craze over him is immeasurable. Rajinikanth will be next seen in ‘Annaatthe’ and the film is all geared up for a grand release this Diwali on November 4. Unlike India, theatres in the USA have been allowed after lockdown relaxations, and Rajinikanth’s ‘Annaatthe’ has jumped on to the opportunity to bag over 700 screens in the USA. With this ‘Annaatthe’ has set the highest-ever release for a Tamil film in the USA, and the film is sure to shatter the box office in the non-Indian market. Finally, a Rajinikanth film is releasing for Diwali after 20 years, and the fans are ready to welcome their beloved star in style. Rajinikanth will be seen in a rural avatar, and the film is reportedly based on brother-sister relationship. Nayanthara will be seen opposite Rajinikanth in the…

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Sivakarthikeyan’s ‘Doctor’ Turns As The Top-Grossing Film

Sivakarthikeyan stepped into the cinema world after entertaining and winning the hearts of his millions of fans with his TV stint. Later the actor turned out as a bankable star by delivering regular entertainers. Sivakarthikeyan’s ‘Doctor’, which is directed by Nelson Dhilipkumar released a few weeks ago, and the film which is packed with comedy and emotions is receiving good response from the public. Reportedly, the film has grossed close to Rs 90 crore worldwide and has been the top-grossing film of Sivakarthikeyan by surpassing the actor’s ‘Velaikkaran’ (Rs 86 crore WW). It won’t be a surprise if ‘Doctor’ finishes more than Rs 100 crore as the film still holds a good number of screens and fans are marching towards the theatres to enjoy the laughter riot. Meanwhile, ‘Doctor’ is releasing in Kerala this Thursday after lockdown relaxations in the state, and the film has got over…

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Rajinikanth Receives Standing Ovation At 67th National Film Awards

Superstar Rajinikanth received a standing ovation by the audience while he was conferred with Dadasaheb Phalke Award, India’s highest film honour, by Vice President Venkaiah Naidu in the capital today. The veteran star was felicitated with a Swarna Kamal (Golden Lotus) medallion, a shawl, and a cash prize.Born as Shivaji Rao Gaekwad on December 12, 1950, to Ramoji Rao and Jijabai, Rajinikanth worked as a bus conductor before embarking on his film journey about 45 years ago. While accepting the award, Rajinikanth took a stroll down memory lane to thank one of his old friends, who saw acting talent in him and encouraged him to try his luck in films. “I am extremely happy to receive this prestigious award. My heartfelt thanks to the central government for honouring me with the Dadasaheb Phalke award. I would like to dedicate this award to my guru…

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Ananya Pandey Wasn’t Approached By The ‘Thalapathy 66’ Team

Vijay has announced his next with Vamshi Paidipally, and the film is reported to be Tamil-Telugu bilingual with several dubbed versions of other Indian languages. The shooting of the film will begin by mid or post-December, and the film produced by Dil Raju’s Sri Venkateswara Creations is expected to be a 2022 Diwali release. Now, the latest report claims that Ananya was approached for ‘Thalapathy 66’, and later the makers dropped her name after she got involved in the ongoing Aryan Khan’s drug case. However, the actress’s team claimed through an interaction with an online portal that there is no truth to the report as the actress was never approached or dropped by the ‘Thalapathy 66’ team. Earlier, Keerthy Suresh or Kiara Advani was reported to be playing the female lead in ‘Thalapathy 66’, and the makers are to confirm the final cast and crew for the film. Thaman is expected to…

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Rajinikanth To Get Dadasaheb Phalke Award On October 25

Megastar Rajinikanth will be conferred with the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award tomorrow. He will receive the prestigious award for his stupendous contribution to the world of Indian cinema. The news was first announced by BJP Rajya Sabha MP Prakash Javadekar in April, this year. Reminding fans about the same, the official Twitter account of Directorate of Film Festivals, India wrote, “@rajinikanth fondly called as Thalaiva by his fans, will receive the 51st #DadasahebPhalkeAward, India’s highest film honour, on Oct 25.” For the unversed, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2019 should have been announced last year but was postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, as were the National Film Awards for 2019. The prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke, awarded for excellence in cinematic achievement, is the highest honour in film and is awarded by the government. The recipient of the 2018 award was megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who…

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‘Koozhangal’ Is India’s Official Entry For The Oscars

On Saturday afternoon, Film Federation of India announced that Tamil film Koozhangal (Pebbles) directed by PS Vinothraj, is India’s official entry for the Oscars. The film, about the journey of an alcoholic wife-beater and his young son to bring back his wife who had been chased away, has been praised for its unique cinematic language. Upon receiving the news, an elated Vinothraj said, “It is the greatest honour for our film and cast and crew. We have no words to express our happiness and gratitude.” The 14 films had been screened at Bijoli Cinema where a panel of 15 judges eventually shortlisted Koozhangal to represent India at the 94th Academy Awards. Eminent filmmaker and the chairman of the jury committee Shaji N Karun said, “In the centenary year of Satyajit Ray, it is rather poetic that we had the screening in Kolkata. Ray was the torchbearer of Indian content to…

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Vijay’s Look-Alike Pics Confuses Fans: Check Out

Thalapathy Vijay has an immense fan following all over the world, and you can witness it during the time of his movie releases. Fans have a great love for their favorite star, while few have been following his style and principles in real life. Now, photos of Vijay’s look-alike confuse fans. Vijay’s look-alike was spotted in a restaurant in Kerala, where the actor has a strong fan base, and fans started clicking pictures considering him as Vijay. The photos and pictures were later shared on social media, and fans assumed it as a leaked picture from the ‘Beast’ shooting spot as the ardent fan of Vijay looked more similar to the actor. However it was later revealed that it was Vijay’s look-alike. Vijay is currently shooting for ‘Beast’ in Chennai, and the filming is underway in a shopping mall set erected in a film city. Recently a…

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Shankar’s Son-In-Law Rohit Charged Under The POCSO Act

Director Shankar is known for his blockbuster movies, and he has worked with several leading faces in his career. Shankar who was in news over Kamal Haasan starrer ‘Indian 2’ dispute, has once again grabbed the headlines for a wrong reason, the shocking report says that Director Shankar’s son-in-law Rohit has been prosecuted under the POCSO Act. Reportedly, during a cricket practice session in Pondicherry, coach Tamarai Kannan allegedly sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl. The victim has complained to the cricket board about the assault, but the club executives have reportedly asked the victim to not clash with the coach. Following this, the 16-year-old girl had complained to the Children’s Welfare Committee. The children’s welfare committee conducted an investigation and lodged a complaint with the Mettupalayam police. Coach Thamarai Kannan has been charged with sexual harassment, while another coach Jayakumar, cricket association president Damodaran, secretary Venkat, and a few others, including cricket team…

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Mugen Rao’s ‘Velan’ Teaser Out

Bigg Boss Tamil fame Malaysia-based independent musician, singer and actor Mugen Rao is making his acting debut with ‘Velan’ directed by Kavin Moorthy K. The commercial entertainer bankrolled by Kalaimagan has Meenakshi Govindarajan playing the female lead. The makers have now released the teaser of the film. Actor Suriya released the teaser of the film. Sharing the link, Suriya wrote, Hearty wishes and respects to #ActorPrabhu na, who loves everyone like his own!! Wishes to team Velan! Mugan Rao looks so refreshing and vibrant in the minute-long promo. The film also stars Soori, Prabhu, Thambi Ramaiah and Hareesh Peradi in important roles. Produced by Kalaimagan’s Skyman Films, the family drama directed by Kavin has music by Gopi Sundar. Check out the teaser:

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Nayanthara Bargaining Video At A Roadside Shop Goes Viral

Nayanthara is fondly called Lady Superstar by fans, and she is one of the highest-paid actresses in India. Nayanthara is making her Bollywood entry opposite Shah Rukh Khan with Atlee’s directorial, and the shooting is underway. Now, a video of Nayantara bargaining while buying a bag at a roadside shop goes viral. Nayantara is spotted in an all-white salwar suit, doing some street shopping. The star is also seen bargaining with the shopkeeper for a better price for the bag. The video of Nayanthara has surely grabbed the attention of many, and it has raised the consideration that it might be a leaked video from one of her next films. Nayanthara has been shooting for her Bollywood debut in Pune, and the team has completed filming a few important scenes previously. In Tamil, her next project is ‘Kaathu Vaakula Rendu Kadhal’, which is directed by Vignesh Shivan, and the film shooting is nearing…

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Yogi Babu To Play Key Role In Dhanush’s ‘Naane Varuven’

Yogi Babu has impressed the masses with his top-notch performances in films with various characters he portrayed so far. Yogi Babu already has a handful of films on which he is currently working on. And as per the latest development, Yogi Babu has joined Dhanush’s ‘Naane Varuven’. He has been roped in to play a key role in ‘Naane Varuven’ that will have both comic and emotional shades. ‘Naane Varuven’ is going to be Yogi Babu’s second film with Dhanush after the super hit ‘Karnan’ in which he played an aiding role. Moreover, Dhanush has reunited with his brother and director Selvaraghavan for ‘Naane Varuven’ after 10 years. The film, which had been on the papers, had hit the floors a few days back, and the team started their work with a ritual puja. Indhuja is said to be playing the female lead, while Dhanush will be essaying a dual role…

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Samantha Prabhu, Suniel Shetty Pens Birthday Wishes For Keerthy Suresh

Actor Keerthy Suresh has received several heartfelt birthday wishes from members of the film industry and fans on social media on Sunday. Wishing Keerthy a happy birthday, actor Suniel Shetty took to Twitter and wrote, “A very Happy Birthday to the immensely talented @KeerthyOfficial. Stay blessed. Have an awesome year ahead.” Samantha Prabhu, too, took to social media to shower Keerthy with love on her birthday.“Happy birthday Keerthy. Hope you have a wonderful day and a blessed year ahead,” she wrote alongside a boomerang in which she can be seen sharing smiles with Keerthy. On the work front, Keerthy has recently signed megastar Chiranjeevi’s ‘Bholaa Shankar’. She is currently waiting for the release of her Tamil film ‘Annatthe’, which features none other than Rajinikanth. 

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Kavin To Feature In A Comedy-Drama ‘Oorukuruvi’

Kavin will be teaming up for a comedy-drama, which will be produced by Nayanthara and Vignesh Shivan. The film will be directed by his associate Arun, who has worked with Vignesh in films like Thaana Serndha Koottam. Titled, Oorukuruvi, the film is said to go on floors from next month. Says Arun, “I used to share ideas with Vignesh sir whenever we worked together. Oorkuruvi is one such idea that I had shared with him. He really liked it and said that he and Nayanthara will produce the project under their banner.” The film is a rural script and Arun says that they felt Kavin would be apt for the script. “Vignesh sir suggested that Kavin would be apt for the film and the role. I, too, felt the same,” says Guru, who also worked with Ajay Gnanamuthu in films like Demonte Colony and Imaikkaa Nodigal. Talking…

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Dhanush & Selvaraghavan To Start ‘Naane Varuven’ Shooting From October 16

Dhanush and Selvaraghavan have delivered three blockbuster films namely ‘Kadhal Konden’, ‘Pudhupettai’, and ‘Mayakkam Enna’. The favorite duo has once again reunited after a decade for ‘Naane Varuven’, and the official announcement of the film was made long back. Reports say, Dhanush and Selvaraghavan’s reunion ‘Naane Varuven’ is all set to start shooting for the film from October 16. Dhanush, who has been shooting for ‘Maaran’, will be completing the film work shortly, and immediately he will start shooting for ‘Naane Varuven’ without taking a break. The long-awaited film will finally get started with a muhurat puja, and some series of updates are expected from the makers soon. The shooting of ‘Naanae Varuven’ is reportedly planned to take place in Chennai, and the team has been planning to shoot in a short schedule to finish the film quickly. Dhanush is reportedly playing a dual role, who plays…

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Rajinikanth & Kamal Haasan Mourn Demise Of Srikanth

Jayalalithaa’s first hero and veteran actor, Srikanth, passed away in Chennai on Tuesday. He was 82. While the entire film fraternity are in a shock, superstar Rajinikanth and Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan have mourned the actor’s demise. Srikanth was the first antagonist for Rajinikanth who became a full-fledged hero with ‘Bhairavi’. Superstar Rajinikanth remembered his good friend and yesteryear actor Srikanth, who breathed his last on Tuesday due to age-related ailments and posted in Tamil, which translates to, “I’m deeply saddened by the demise of my dear friend Srikanth. May his soul rest in peace”, tweeted Rajinikanth. Meanwhile, Kamal Haasan also posted in Tamil which translates to, “An all-round performer as the protagonist, villain and character, Srikanth was an avid literary reader and a close friend of Jayakanthan. He stopped his movements today. We will send you on our way with a heavy heart.” Srikanth debuted with Jayalalithaa in Vennira Aadai (1965)…

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SJ Suryah Completes Shooting His Portions For ‘Don’

SJ Suryah has completed shooting his portions for the upcoming film ‘Don’. He has roped in to play a crucial role in the Sivakarthikeyan starrer. The film is directed by Cibi Chakravarthy, and SJ Suryah has now shared his experience working for the film with a happy picture. Cibi Chakravarthy has shared the news of SJ Suryah completing the shooting for ‘Don’, and thanked the actor. In reply, SJ Suryah has also shared his thanks, and added that it was wonderful shooting days for the film. SJ Suryah also assured the fans that ‘Don’ will be a sure shot blockbuster and expressed happiness on wrapping up the work for ‘Don’ on Amitabh Bachchan’s birthday. SJ Suryah looks stylish in the picture, and he will be reportedly seen as a college professor in the film. The makers of ‘Don’ will complete the entire shoot by this week, and…

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It’s A Wrap For Hiphop Tamizha Adhi’s ‘Anbarivu’

‘Hiphop Tamizha Adhi’ is one of the successful music directors turned actors in Tamil cinema, and he is impressing one and all with his back-to-back offerings. The talented actor was currently shooting for his next film, ‘ Anbarivu’, which is touted to be a rural drama, and the makers of the film have announced that the team has finished shooting for the film. They shared a happy picture on their official Twitter handle, calling it a wrap!. In the picture, the entire team looked happy as they posed together after completing a promising project. Adhi is reportedly playing a double role while Kashmira and Shivani Rajasekar play the female lead, in this Aswin Raam’s directorial. The film is said to be set in a village backdrop, also expects to have a few outdoor scenes as the team have shot a few sequences in Russia. Furthermore, the film also…

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‘Anti Indian’ Trailer: The Film Deals With Religious Politics

The famous YouTube reviewer Blue Sattai Maaran, who has angered the fans with his open reviews for several leading stars, has now turned director with ‘Anti Indian’. The film is gearing up for release, and the makers have released the trailer to create the much needed buzz. This Blue Sattai Maaran’s debut directorial deals with religious politics, and the trailer looks promising. Earlier at the trailer launch, Blue Sattai Maaran had shocked the fans with a RIP poster of him. ‘Anti Indian’ trailer gives a brief explanation about the film, and the director has added some serious issues on hand by dealing with religious politics. With actors Naren, Radharavi, and Muthuraman, Maran has roped in several newcomers in the main roles. ‘Anti Indian’ was first rejected by the censors as it had some controversial scenes and dialogues. But the film was later passed by CBFC with a U/A certificate. The film is currently…

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Samantha Reply To Divorce Rumours: ‘The Attack On Me Has Been Relentless’

Ever since Samantha and Naga Chaitanya officially announced their separation, last Saturday, rumour mills have been working overtime to guess the reasons behind the star couple’s split. From affairs to Samantha getting an abortion as she never wanted a baby, the insinuations have been fling thick and fast for the past one week, especially in Tollywood, when SamChay were a power couple, what with Chaitanya coming from the legendary Akkineni family. However, now, Samantha has addressed such allegations in her recent post on social media. The actress wrote on IG story, “Your emotional investment into a personal crisis has overwhelmed me. Thank you all for showing deep empathy, concern and for defending me against false rumours and stories that are being spread. They say I had affairs, never wanted children, that I am an opportunist and now that I have had abortions.” The actress went on to add that despite this relentless attack on…

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Vishal Shooting Final Schedule Of ‘Veeramae Vaagai Soodum’

Vishal has been working continuously post the Covid-19 relaxations in TN, and the actor already has a film ready to release. Vishal is currently shooting for ‘Veeramae Vaagai Soodum’ and as per the latest report, the team is currently shooting the last leg of the film. Vishal has confirmed the report by sharing a video from the shooting location on his Twitter page. Moreover, the team will be filming more night scenes and is aiming to complete the shoot by the end of this month (October). ‘Veeramae Vaagai Soodum’, directed by Thu Pa Saravanan, is going to be high on action, and Vishal will be seen as a strong fighter. Dimple Hayathi plays the female lead opposite Vishal, and the film also has several popular faces in important roles. Additionally, Vishal is also working parallelly on his other film, which is directed by A Vinoth Kumar, and…

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Mahesh Babu’s Daughter To Play A Key Role In Vijay’s ‘Thalapathy 66’

Vijay has joined hands with Telugu director Vamshi Paidipally in his next film, and the film is set to begin soon with a puja. The film is tentatively titled ‘Thalapathy 66’, and it is reported to be a cool film filled with romance, emotions, and comedy. Now, the latest report suggests that Mahesh Babu’s daughter will play a crucial role in Vijay’s ‘Thalapathy 66’. The makers have been reportedly planning to rope Mahesh Babu’s daughter Sitara Ghattamaneni for a key role to add power to the film. They are also in talks with the Telugu superstar about it, and we have to wait to see whether the actor gives his nod or not. Vijay has a great bonding with Telugu actor Mahesh Babu, and he had also remade his couple of Telugu superhits in Tamil. Last year, Mahesh Babu invited Vijay to join the Green India challenge, and the…

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Rajinikanth Expresses His Emotion On SP Balasubrahmanyam’s Song In ‘Annaatthe’

The much-awaited first single from superstar Rajinikanth’s ‘Annaatthe’ has arrived. The song titled ‘Annaatthe Annaatthe’ carries a special connection with the audience as it’s the last song of late singer SP Balasubrahmanyam for Rajinikanth. Accordingly, this D Imman’s musical has received good responses, and fans are turning emotional remembering SPB. Not just the fans but Rajinikanth too expressed his emotions on this SP Balasubrahmanyam’s song in ‘Annaatthe’, and said that his love for the late singer will live on through his sweet voice forever. Rajinikanth took to his Twitter handle and expressed, “I never dreamed that this would be the last song he would sing for me during the filming of the song that SPB, who has been my voice for 45 years, sang for me in the movie ‘Annaatthe’. My love SPB will live on through his sweet voice forever.” SP Balasubrahmanyam had sung several introduction songs for Rajinikanth in his films,…

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Happy Birthday Sathyaraj: A Look At Some Of His Best Characters

Sathyaraj has been in the cinema industry for more than 40 years, and the talented actor has worked across languages. Whether it’s the lead or villain or supporting character, Sathyaraj has nailed it with ease in his own style. Sathyaraj is turning a year older today. As he is celebrating his 67th birthday, let’s take a look at some of his best characters played by him: ‘Amaidhi Padai’ Ammavasai Sathyaraj played the lead role in ‘Amaidhi Padai’ as Ammavasai, a jobless young man who makes it big in politics. Be it a polite young man or majestic MLA, Sathyaraj played the role with perfection in the Manivannan’s directorial. ‘Amaidhi Padai’ is one of the best films by the actor, and it is still enjoyed by many. ‘Kaaki Sattai’ Vicky Sathyaraj played the negative role as a gold smuggler Vicky in the cop drama ‘Kaaki…

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‘Annaatthe’ First Single Sung By SP Balasubrahmanyam To Release On October 4

Here’s an exciting piece of news for all music lovers and SPB fans! The first single from Rajinikanth starrer ‘Annaatthe’, crooned by late SP Balasubrahmanyam will be releasing soon. The makers have confirmed that they will be releasing the song on the 4th of October at 6 pm! The upcoming song is special indeed as it will also mark SP Balasubrahmanyam’s last song for a Rajinikanth starrer. The song is composed by D Imman and it was supposed to be released last week on the occasion of the late singer’s death anniversary, however, the makers didn’t release it. Rajinikanth starrer ‘Annaatthe’, directed by Siruthai Siva, is at its final stage of production as the film is slated to release for this Diwali. The superstar will be seen in a rural avatar after a long time, and he plays the village head in the film. Nayanthara, Keerthy Suresh, Khushbu, Meena, Prakash Raj, Sathish, and Soori, will…

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Kamal Haasan, Vikram Prabhu, Others Remember Sivaji Ganesan On 93rd Birth Anniversary

On legendary Tamil star Sivaji Ganesan’s 93rd birth anniversary, actors Kamal Haasan, Vikram Prabhu and several other fans paid their tribute on social media. Taking to his Twitter handle on Friday, Haasan shared a throwback picture of himself with the late actor and wrote a message to honour his memory. Haasan’s tweet loosely translates to: “He who saw the pinnacle of the performing arts. The golden age of cinema. Who is timeless in the hearts of the people. Shivaji Ganesan, the artist of eternity. My prayers on his birthday.” Vikram Prabhu, who is Sivaji Ganesan’s grandson, shared the Google Doodle in honour of the veteran actor and wrote, “Here is the #Googledoodle honouring the Legend #SivajiGanesan on his 93rd birthday. Appreciate the people from Google India and their guest artist Noopur Rajesh Choksi for the doodle art. Another proud moment! Love him and miss…

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Google Doodle Honours Sivaji Ganesan On His 93rd Birthday

October 1 marks the 93rd birthday of actor Sivaji Ganesan, and the legend has been honoured by Google with its famous doodle. Bangalore-based artist Noopur Rajesh Choksi has created this doodle, which features three images of the icon. Sivaji’s grandson and actor Vikram Prabhu shared his delight at the tribute to his grandfather, who is called the Nadigar Thilagam in Kollywood. “Here is the #Googledoodle honouring the Legend #SivajiGanesan on his 93rd birthday. Appreciate the people from Google India & their guest artist Noopur Rajesh Choksi for the doodle art. Another proud moment! Love him and miss him more every year!” he posted on his social media page. Sivaji Ganesan is considered the benchmark for acting in Tamil cinema. He made his debut in the 1952 Tamil film Parasakthi and instantly became a rage for his phenomenal acting talents. In his five-dace-old career, and acted in 288 films…

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Boney Kapoor Confirms His Collaboration With Ajith, H Vinoth For ‘Thala 61’

Popular Bollywood producer Boney Kapoor made his entry into Tamil with Ajith starrer ‘Nerkonda Parvai’, the Tamil remake of the Hindi film ‘Pink’. After receiving great response for his Tamil debut film, the producer reunited with the same actor and director for the second time for ‘Valimai’, which is yet to be released. Now, in a recent interview with the media, Boney Kapoor has confirmed his third collaboration with Ajith and H Vinoth for ‘Thala 61’. Boney Kapoor has been impressed by the fan base of Ajith and is happy with his association with the actor, who never fails to impress the masses. Moreover, reportedly, Ajith had asked H Vinoth to meet Boney Kapoor at his Mumbai residence four years back, to narrate Kapoor some innovative ideas for his film. Boney Kapoor and Sridevi were awed by his vision. Not only that the late actress interacted with Vinoth in Tamil.…

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Will Rajinikanth’s ‘Annaatthe’ Step Back From The Diwali Race?

Rajinikanth’s ‘Annaatthe’ certainly will be a grand feat for the fans, and the superstar will be seen portraying a rural character after ages. The film, which was planned to release during Diwali 2020, was delayed due to the Corona pandemic, and the makers altered the plan to release it this year. Now, with just one month and a week left for the release date, the makers haven’t kickstarted any promotional strategies for the massive film, since Rajinikanth’s film gets a huge reception worldwide, and his box office numbers are unmatchable. So, with the calmness around, it has raised the speculation within the fans that the film might move out from the Diwali race as many other big films have planned their release during Diwali. Earlier, while talking to a news portal, ‘Annaatthe’ composer, D Imman had said, ” We have time till October mid-week to start the promotion works,…

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Chandran Files Police Complaint Against A User For Abusive Comments On Wife Anjana Rangan’s Post

Tamil actor Chandran has filed a police complaint against a user who abused his wife Anjana Rangan on a social networking site. Anjana who is very active on social media often posts alluring pictures on her social media handle. In the meantime, a user who was regularly posting abusive comments on Anjana’s posts has now posted a disturbing comment on one of her recent posts. Not only that he also tagged her husband Chandran in the comment. This unpleasant gesture by the user has irked the married couple, leading them to file a complaint against that user. “It is worrying that many anonymous people like him make comments without knowing the civilization. I hope he does not sexually harass the women in his house. I warn him that he will be handed over to the police in a few days,” Chandran vents his anger with a caption. He has also…

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Silambarasan Wraps Up Dubbing For ‘Maanaadu’; Trailer To Release Soon

Silambarasan’s political thriller ‘Maanaadu’, which is directed by Venkat Prabhu is clearing its way to hit the big screens this Diwali. Silambarasan has completed dubbing his portions for the film, and the trailer is getting ready to release soon. Silambarasan has shared a picture from the dubbing session and confirmed to the fans that the ‘Maanaadu’ trailer is arriving soon. Meanwhile, fans got excited about the update from Simbu, and they are eager to watch the trailer since it could explain the film’s plot. Silambarasan plays as a Muslim youngster Abdul Khaaliq in the film, and the recent picture he shared reveals his character is going to be the ‘Servant of the creator”. ‘Maanaadu’ produced by Suresh Kamatchi, also features Kalyani Priyadarshan, and SJ Suryah in pivotal roles and the music is composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja. Silambarasan has begun shooting for ‘Vendhu Thaninthathu Kaadu’ with Gautham Menon, and the team has completed a couple of…

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Actor Ashok Meets Yashika & Her Family

Actor Ashok spent some quality time with his friend Yashika Aannand and her family recently. Yashika had met with a car accident on ECR in June. The car she was said to be driving, had rammed into a median and fallen into a pit. Her friend Pavani had passed away on the spot. Yashika has been recovering from the accident gradually. Ashok met Yashika and her parents and shared about their meeting on social media. He said that he was proud to see Yashika facing the turmoil and coming out stronger. He wrote, “Met my tigress #bestie frnd with her parents & my beloved #sharaniya Proud to see @iamyashikaanand face d turmoil,both emotional & physical with grace! Recovering soon & growing as a person with grit & stability Wishing U speedy recovery & a blessed life ahead GODBLESS U kanna.” Yashika has been sharing the progress of her recovery from time to…

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Sasikumar’s ‘Kombu Vatcha Singamda’ Trailer

Sasikumar’s’ Kombu Vacha Singamda’ directed by SR Prabhakaran is said to hit the screen coming Tamil New Year. The film bankrolled by Inder Kumar of Redhan Cinemas is touted to be a rural drama. Director SR Prabhakaran is reuniting with actor Sasi Kumar after his debut in Sundara Pandian which was released in 2012. The trailer of the film has been released by director Gautham Menon, Samuthirakani, Lokesh Kanagaraj and actor Arun Vijay. The trailer promises a rural commercial entertainer with family values and violence. Madonna Sebastian is playing the female lead while the star cast includes Kalaiyarasan, Soori, Yogi Babu, late director Mahendran, Harish Peradi, Thulasi, Sri Priyanka, Deepa Ramanujam among others in supporting roles. Apart from ‘Kombu Vacha Singamda’, the actor has ‘MGR Magan’ with director Ponram which is also a rural drama. The other set of films in Sasikumar’s lineup includes ‘Pagaivanuku…

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‘Annaatthe’ First Single Not Releasing On SP Balasubramanyam’s Death Anniversary

Veteran singer SP Balasubramanyam’s demise has certainly left a huge void in the music industry and the film fraternity had planned to pay a heartfelt tribute to the late legendary singer on his first death anniversary. The makers of ‘Annaathe’ were supposed to release the first song, which was sung by the late singer. However, the first single of the film starring Rajinkanth is not arriving tomorrow on SP Balasubramanyam’s death anniversary. ‘Annaatthe’ composer D Imman has exclusively revealed the information about the song release. “The song sung by SPB in ‘Annaatthe’ is not releasing tomorrow on the first death anniversary of SP Balasubramanyam sir as the song release will become a celebration among the fans, so we have decided to avoid it to release on a mourning day. But the song will be arriving soon, and you can expect the update from the makers once the date is finalized,” states…

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‘Anandham Vilayadum Veedu ‘ To Hit The Screens In November?

The shoot of Gautham Karthik and director Cheran-starrer ‘Anandham Vilayadum Veedu’ (AVV) is complete and the post-production work is going on in full swing. A family entertainer, encompassing beautiful relationships, humour, romance, action, and sentiments, the film, we hear, is looking at a November release. Director Nanda Periyasamy, who has written and directed this movie, says, “The shooting of AVV commenced before the lockdown phase. We started shooting it with 35 actors. Eventually, the pandemic phase had posed a lot of challenges upon us, and with all the support of artistes and technicians, we have managed to complete the shoot. I thank my producer P Ranganathan sir for his earnest support in making this film during the critical juncture of lockdown. The story revolves around the challenges and problems that arise among the brothers of a joint family. How these brothers cross the hurdles and get united…

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Ajith’s Valimai To Hit The Screens On Pongal 2022

Fans of actor Ajith’s prayers and wishes have finally been answered. While the fans have been regularly trending #ValimaiUpdate on social media, asking the makers of Ajith-starrer ‘Valimai’ to reveal any sort of information regarding the film, the makers have finally made an official announcement. Producer Boney Kapoor took to his social networking page to announce that the much awaited film directed by H Vinoth will hit the screen on Pongal 2022. While it is known that Rajinikanth-starrer ‘Annaatthe’ and Silambarasan’s ‘Maanaadu’ are releasing for Diwali 2021, it was anticipated that Ajith’s ‘Valimai’ too will join the Diwali race at the box office. But it has now been cleared that the film release in January 2022 for Pongal festival. Boney Kapooer posted, “Happy to announce that #Valimai will hit the screens on Pongal 2022. #ValimaiFromPongal #ValimaiPongal #Valimai” (sic) The film directed by H Vinoth has Huma Qureshi, Kartikeya…

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Sreesanth Praises Vijay Sethupathi; Calls Him ‘The Man With A Golden Heart’

Fast bowler and actor S Sreesanth feels honoured for having gotten a chance to learn from Tamil star Vijay Sethupathi. On Tuesday, Sreesanth took to his Instagram and penned a heartwarming post for Vijay. In the note, he described Vijay as “the man with a golden heart.” “@actorvijaysethupathi thanks a lot anna ..it’s great honour knowing you and learning every moment with you..lots of love and respect to you… ‘the man with a golden heart’ “#grateful #love #humbled #movies #tamil #tamilnadu #life #shooting #family #smile,” he wrote.Sreesanth also posted a few pictures of him with Vijay. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sree Santh (@sreesanthnair36) After seeing the post, fans wondered whether the two will be seen acting together in some project.“Are you two collaborating?” a social media user asked.“You both are outstanding,” a fan commented. Sreesanth, earlier this year in…

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Wraps ‘Ponniyin Selvan’; Set For Summer 2022 Release

The wait is finally over. The first part of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan- starrer ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ is all set to release in “Summer 2022”. On Sunday, Aishwarya took to Instagram and uploaded the film’s poster, revealing that the cast and crew have complete the shoot of the upcoming project. “Filming complete. PS-1. Summer 2022,” the poster read. View this post on Instagram A post shared by AishwaryaRaiBachchan (@aishwaryaraibachchan_arb) For the unversed, based on the Tamil literary novel of the same name, ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ is directed by Mani Ratnam. Mani Ratnam and Aishwarya share a special relationship with each other. Aishwarya started her film career with Mani Ratnam’s ‘Iruvar’ only. Later, they worked together in films like ‘Guru’ and ‘Raavan’. Their new project ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ also stars Karthi, Jayam Ravi, Vikram, Trisha, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Sobhita Dhulipala, Prabhu, Sarath Kumar, Jayaram, and Prakash Raj among others.

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Mahima Nambiar Wins Award At Toronto Tamil International Film Festival

Mahima Nambiar’s ‘Magamuni’ has been winning a lot of accolades. It has not only made its way to international film festivals, but has also won awards in them. The actress, too, has been gaining a lot of recognition for her role in the film. Just a few weeks ago, she won the Best Supporting Actress award at the International Film festival MadridIIF2021. Now, another recognition has come her way. This time it is from the Toronto Tamil International Film Festival 2021. She has won the Special Jury Award: Outstanding Performance – Award for Best Supporting Actress for the film ‘Magamuni’. Meanwhile, its director, Santhakumar won the Jury Award for the Best Feature Film Director at the Toronto Tamil International Film Festival 2021. The actress is thrilled and she took to her social media page to share her excitement. On social media, she also thanked the director of the film for…

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Thalapathy Vijay Pays The Entry Tax For His Luxurious Car

Thalapathy Vijay has reportedly paid the entry tax for his luxury car. Actor Vijay imported a luxurious Rolls Royce car from England, and he filed a case in the Chennai High Court in 2012 seeking cancellation of the entry tax due to its high amount. Recently, the case turned into a debate after the judge made a hateful comment against the actor, and imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh. Actor Vijay has filed an appeal against the verdict in the Chennai High Court. Then an interim injunction for Vijay’s 1 lakh fine was issued by special judges, and they ordered Vijay to pay 80 percent of the tax since he already paid the remaining 20 percent. Again the case came up for hearing yesterday, and the lawyer stated that Vijay has paid the remaining 80 percent tax for his Rolls Royce car. With this hearing,…

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Atlee’s Next Starring Shah Rukh Khan Titled Lion?

Shah Rukh Khan has been busy shooting with South filmmaker Atlee amid much secrecy but looks like the film’s title has leaked online. A letter seeking permission to park vehicles engaged for the shoot of Shah Rukh Khan and Atlee’s film is going viral on the internet and it names the project as ‘Lion’. Speculations are rife that SRK’s film is named ‘Lion’ and interestingly, the details mentioned in the letter confirm that the actor shot for it in Pune with Nayanthara. Produced by Red Chillies Entertainment, Shah Rukh and Atlee’s collaboration is touted to be an action packed entertainer. SRK will essay a double role in the film, that of a father and a son. ‘Lion’ will also star Sanya Malhotra and Sunil Grover in pivotal roles. Having wrapped this, Shah Rukh Khna is expected to fly out to Spain with Deepika Padukone for the shoot of ‘Pathan’.…

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‘Raajavamsam’ To Release On October 1

Director turned actor Sasikumar’s upcoming film ‘Raajavamsam’ directed by debutant director KV Kathirvelu, a former assistant to Sundar C, is all set for release finally. The film that has Sasikumar and Nikki Galrani playing the lead roles will hit the screens on 1st October 2021. The family entertainer also has Sathish, Yogi Babu, Radha Ravi, Thambi Ramaiah, Singam Puli, Rekha, Nirosha and many others in supporting roles. The film happens to talk about both the importance of a family and the need to use technology for the betterment of life. Sasikumar plays a man who belongs to this big, joint family and Nikki Galrani plays his pair. Sasikumar had earlier said the film is about the story of a joint family. He said, ‘Raajavamsam is a film that talks about joint family. Audiences will love it when watching it along with their own families. Since it has 40 actors…

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Aari Arujunan Shoots Pre-Climax At Senji Fort For ‘Bhagavan’

We had told you that Bigg Boss Tamil – Season 4 title winner Aari Arujunan will be playing the lead in a mythological thriller titled Bhagavan. After shooting a grand song sequence in a palace-like set, the team has now shot the pre-climax at the Senji Fort recently. “We had to get permission from the Archaeological Department to shoot there. Because of the pandemic, they aren’t giving permission easily, but we waited and got it because we were particular about shooting this sequence there as it involves the mythological period portion. There is a cave inside the fort. It floods when it rains. When we landed, it was filled with water, and we had to pump out all the water, dry the place and shoot,” says Aari, who will be sporting a new look in this sequence.Aari and Yog Japee shot with tall and muscular-looking actors, who played builders,…

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‘Maanaadu’ To Release On Diwali

Director Venkat Prabhu’s ‘Maanaadu’ is one of the most anticipated films in the career of Silambarasan TR and the shooting of the film was wrapped earlier in July. Now, the makers have officially announced that the film starring Silambarasan and Kalyani Priyadarshan in lead will hit the screen for Diwali on November 4. Interestingly, Rajinikanth starrer ‘Annaatthe’ directed by Siva, will also be releasing for Diwali. Looks like its a clast between superstar Rajinikanth and Silambarasan TR at the box office this Diwali. There have been reports that Ajith’s ‘Valimai’ might also release for Diwali, but there hasn’t been any official announcements yet. With ‘Annaatthe’ and ‘Maanaadu’ already announced, it would be tough fight at the box office if Ajith’s ‘Valimai’ directed by H Vinoth also joins the race. Initially, ‘Maanaadu’ was all set to release on May 14, on the occasion of Eid, but got pushed due to…

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Vadivelu: ‘My Ambition Is To Make People Happy For As Long As I Live’

Announcing his return to Tamil films after a gap of four years, one of Tamil cinema’s popular comedians Vadivelu said that his ambition was to make people happy for as long as he lived. The actor will be playing the lead in Naai Sekar, directed by Suraaj. At a press conference to announce the launch of this new project, the popular comedian said, “No one would have suffered the pain that I have suffered in the recent past. People call me ‘Vaigai Puyal’, but my life was ravaged by a hurricane.” The comedian narrated a story to explain the state of mind he had been in recent times. “A patient once went to a doctor and told him,’My heart is not at peace. I am unable to sleep. Please give me medicines to heal my sickness.’ To this, the doctor replied,’Today is Saturday. Come back on Monday and I will treat you.’…

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Rajinikanth’s First Look From ‘Annaatthe’ Is Out

Friday started on a great note for Rajinikanth’s fans as the superstar’s first look from his film ‘Annaatthe’ was unveiled today. In the poster, Rajinikanth can be seen sporting a traditional vesti and shirt. Sun Pictures, the production banner bankrolling the movie, shared the poster with fans on social media.Rajinikanth’s stylish look has impressed netizens. “Thalaivaa first look is awesome! All the best to everyone,” a fan tweeted.“You look so good. Can’t wait to watch this film,” another user wrote on Twitter. Helmed by Siva, ‘Annaatthe’ also stars Nayanthara, Keerthy Suresh, Khushboo and Prakash Raj. The movie, which is now scheduled to release on November 4, was postponed several times due to the production delays caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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First Look Poster Of Dhruv Vikram From ‘Mahaan’

Dhruv, the son of Chiyaan Vikram, who made his acting debut with ‘Adithya Varma’ is now joining hands with his dad for the first time with the action drama ‘Mahaan’, which is directed by Karthik Subbaraj. The makers have unveiled Dhruv’s look from the film on Friday (Sep 10) on the occasion of Vinayaga Chaturthi. In the poster, Dhruv is seen with a fiery dragon, which apparently indicates the strength of his character in the film. Dhruv’s poster has attracted ample response on social media and the fans are going gaga over his avatar. Dhruv has turned superfit for his role in the film. Vikram will be reportedly seen as a gangster, and he will be sporting three different looks as the film showcases three different ages of him. ‘Mahaan’ has been shot in various locations Chennai, Goa, and Darjeeling, and the film has a strong supporting cast…

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Sathish Ninasam To Debut In Tamil Cinema With ‘Pagaivanuku Arulvai’

Sathish Ninasam is one of the talented stars in Kannada cinema, and his 2018 Kannada romantic drama ‘Ayogya’ won him great honors. Now, the latest report is that ‘Kannada’ actor Sathish Ninasam makes his Kollywood entry with ‘Pagaivanuku Arulvai’. Director Anis took to his Twitter handle and announced about Sathish Ninasam’s debut in Kollywood. He also merrily introduced his friend to Tamil cinema. Anis has also wished Sathish Ninasam to achieve more success in the Tamil cinema industry as the actor plans to do more movies here. Soon after the director’s tweet got attention from Sathish Ninasam and he then thanked Anis for the opportunity to act in the film, and develop his friend circle in Chennai. ‘Pagaivanuku Arulvaai’ features Sasikumar, Bindhu Madhavi, Vani Bhojan, Sathish Ninasam, and others. Few more characters from the film are expected to be revealed in the upcoming days as the film is…

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Shankar & Ram Charan’s ‘RC 15’ To Get A Powerful Title

After ‘Indian 2’ being put on hold, director Shankar has decided to move ahead and has join hands with Ram Charan for a Pan Indian drama. The mega-budget film starts rolling with a muhurat pooja today in the presence of Ranveer Singh, Chiranjeevi, and SS Rajamouli as chief guests. Shankar and Ram Charan’s ‘RC 15’ will get a powerful title. The makers are reportedly considering ‘Viswambhara’ as the film title, and it means ‘Earth’, where Ram Charan will be seen as a fiery young man who supports the universe. Yesterday, director Shankar had a preliminary photoshoot with Ram Charan and Kiara Advani in Hyderabad, and the first look poster is expected to be launched with the title since a series of the festival season ahead. Sunil, Naveen Chandra, Anjali, and Jayaram will be seen in supporting roles, while the cinematography and music are to be done by Thiru and Thaman respectively. ‘RC 15’ is planned to be shot mostly…

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Lyricist Pulamaipithan Dies At 85

Well-known lyricist Pulamaipithan alias Ramasamy, who has written several chartbusters in Tamil cinema, passed away earlier today. The veteran lyricist has penned songs for top stars like MGR, Sivaji Ganesan, Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan. He had earlier been admitted in hospital last week, due to ill health. He was on life support and his condition was being monitored by a team of experts from Fortis Malar Hospital, but the Pulamaipithan breathed his last at 9.30 in the morning today. The 85 year old lyricist, who was also the Former Deputy Chairman of Member of Legislative Council. The lyricist has been writing songs for Kollywood movies since the early days of MGR. One of his most popular song is ‘Naan Yaar Nee Yaar’ from MGR’s hit flick ‘Kudiyirundha Koil’. Most recently, he had penned the lyrics for the song ‘Thaaimai’ sung by Bombay Jayashri in Thalapathy Vijay starrer ‘Theri’ directed by…

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Venkat Prabhu Invites Harbhajan Singh To Share Screen Space With Ajith In ‘Mankatha 2

Director Venkat Prabhu has teamed up with Ajith for the blockbuster hit ‘Mankatha’, and the film is still celebrated after a decade. Now, Venkat Prabhu invites Harbhajan Singh to share screen space with Ajith in ‘Mankatha 2’. Former Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh is all set to make his debut as a hero with the Tamil film ‘Friendship’. The makers released the film trailer yesterday, and it was launched by Arya and Venkat Prabhu on their respective Twitter handles. Harbhajan Singh has also requested Arya to take him around on his cycle since a meme from the actor’s latest film has surfaced on the internet. ‘Friendship’, which is directed by John Paul Raj & Sham Surya, features Harbhajan Singh, Arjun, Losliya Mariyanesan, Sathish, and J Sathish Kumar in main roles. UdhayaKumar has scored the music and the film is getting ready to release on silver screens.

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‘Friendship’ Official Trailer Out

Former Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh’s debut Tamil film titled ‘Friendship’, which has Bigg Boss fame Losliya playing the female lead is all set for release soon. The makers have now released the much awaited trailer of the film directed by John Paul Raj and Sham Suriya who earlier helmed ‘Chennaiyil Oru Naal 2. Actor Arya released the Tamil and Telugu trailer of the film which also has Action King Arjun in an important role and comedian Sathish playing Harbhajan’s friend. The over two minute trailer gives a glimpse into the movie, which has action, romance and humour. While the teaser that was released earlier in March showed Harbhajan Singh and Sathish getting arrested, the trailer seems to reveal that is because something has happened to Losliya, who plays their friend and college mate in the film. The film is jointly produced by Seantoa Studios and Cinemaass Studio with music…

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Kangana Ranaut Pays Tribute To Former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s Memorial

Actress Kangana Ranaut-starrer ‘Thalaivii’ is one of the most anticipated films, which is all set to hit the screens on September 20. Ahead of the film’s release, Kangana Ranaut along with the film’s director Vijay, paid a tribute to former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s memorial on Saturday morning. She also paid a respects to former Chief Minister MG Ramachandran fondly called as MGR as well. The talented actress looked absolutely stunning decked in a glorious orange saree with red and gold border. She even took to her social networking page to share her picture before heading out to visit the memorials and pay her respects. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Kangana Thalaivii (@kanganaranaut) ‘Thalaivi’, the biopic on J Jayalalithaa is directed by AL Vijay and has Arvind Swami playing the popular AIADMK leader MGR. GV Prakash is composing music for the film. The film, which…

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FIR Against Mani Ratnam’s Firm After Horse Dies During Shoot Of ‘Ponniyin Selvan’

The Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) has sought an inquiry in connection with the death of a horse here allegedly during the shooting of filmmaker Mani Ratnam’s Tamil historical drama “Ponniyin Selvan”, according to PETA. A police official on Thursday said they registered a case after a volunteer of PETA India, on August 18 filed a complaint stating that a horse died during the shooting of the movie at a private land near a film studio on August 11. Based on the complaint, a case was registered against the management of production house Madras Talkies and the owner of the horse under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PCA) Act and IPC, they said. The police official attached to Abdullapurmet police station said a veterinarian conducted a post mortem and a report is still awaited. Following a complaint from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)…

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‘Valimai’ Foreign Schedule Wraps Up

Thala Ajith’s ‘Valimai’ is at the final stages of production, and the team has been off to Russia to shoot an important action sequence. Now, the latest report is that the ‘Valimai’ foreign schedule is wrapped up. The delay in the abroad schedule of ‘Valimai’ has dragged the film process, and director H Vinoth was headstrong in his decision of shooting the action sequence at a foreign location. The team jetted off to Russia with Ajith and other stars last week, and pictures of Ajith from the airport had gone viral. The team has now completed filming the action sequence in Russia, and they are on their way back to Chennai. Fans recently got disappointed as there were no updates from the ‘Valimai’ team on the film composer Yuvan Shankar Raja’s birthday. However, a massive update from the makers is arriving soon, and we can expect a poster…

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‘Pichaikkaran 2’ Begins With An Official Pooja

Earlier last year, music composer turned actor Vijay Antony, said that he had finished writing the story and screenplay for ‘Pichaikkaran 2’ during the Coronavirus lockdown and even announced the film on his birthday with a poster. The much-awaited sequel to the 2016 film is finally set to begin and the film began with an official pooja today. While the film was earlier announced to be directed by National Award-winning director Priya Krishnaswamy, it was later Ananda Krishnan has been roped in as a replacement after the former had opted out of the project. It is to be noted that Vijay Antony-starrer ‘Pichaikkaran’, which was directed by Sasi, was one of the highest-grossing movies of 2016 in Tamil cinema. Meanwhile, Ananda Krishnan has already worked on ‘Kodiyil Oruvan’ with Vijay Antony, and the film is ano set to release on September 17.

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Keerthy Suresh In Talks For Tamil, Telugu & Malayalam Remake Of ‘Mimi’

The Bollywood drama ‘Mimi’ starring Kriti Sanon, Sai Tamhankar, and Pankaj Tripathi in pivotal roles received a lot of praises from the masses. The film which is basically a remake of a Marathi film, ‘Mala Aai Vhhaychy!’ revolves around the problems of being a surrogate mother. If reports are to be believed then the process for the ‘Mimi’ Tamil remake is on, and the makers have planned to shoot the film simultaneously in Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam. So, the makers planned to rope in an actress, who is familiar with all three languages, and Keerthy Suresh fits the bill. They have been in talks with the actress for the Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam remake of ‘Mimi’. Keerthy Suresh is currently part of films across Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam, and she has more than half a dozen films to work on. In Tamil, she is part of ‘Saani…

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Vadivelu To Make A Comeback After Four Years

The shoot of the Vadivelu-starrer Imsai Arasan 24am Pulikecei, directed by Chimbu Deven, went on floors in August 2017, but came to a halt because of differences between the film’s team and the comedian. While the filmmakers alleged that the actor’s interference and non-cooperation was the reason for the shoot being stopped, the impasse reached a difficult stage when director Shankar, the producer of the film, went and filed a complaint against Vadivelu with the Tamil Film Producers Council (TFPC). This was in November 2017. Now, after over three years, Vadivelu and Shankar have managed to sort out their differences. “Following Shankar’s complaint, we had passed an order stating that Vadivelu can act in another film only after clearing the dues he owed Shankar. The director was actually producing the Pulikecei sequel on a first-copy basis for Lyca Productions. Now, Vadivelu has agreed to act in two films for the…

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 Tharshan & Losliya’s ‘Koogle Kuttapa’ Teaser Out

Tharshan and Losliya began shooting for ‘Koogle Kuttapa‘ earlier this year. The film is the official remake of Malayalam film Android Kunjappan Version 5.25. The makers have now released the teaser of the film, which has Tharshan and Losliya in the lead roles. The much-awaited teaser of the film was unveiled today by Sivakarthikeyan. The over a minute teaser is short and crisp giving the audience a glimpse of what to expect in the film. The film is directed by Sabari and Saravanan. The film has KS Ravikumar, who has bought the remake rights of the film. Yogi Babu plays important roles in the film. Ghibran is composing music for the film. The original Android Kunjappan Version 5.25 was directed by Ratheesh Balakrishnan Poduval. The film had Suraj Venjaramoodu, Soubin Shahir, Saiju playing important roles.

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Suriya-Lokesh Kanagaraj To Come Together For ‘Rain On Films’ First Production

Several successful filmmakers of Tamil cinema have teamed up to encourage talented stars, and they have launched a production house named Rain On Films. The list includes Mani Ratnam, Shankar, AR Murugadoss, Mysskin, Lingusamy, Sasi, Gautham Menon, Vetri Maaran, Lokesh Kanagaraj, and Balaji Sakthivel. Now, the latest report is that Suriya and Lokesh Kanagaraj will also come together for Rain On Films’ first production. As reported earlier, Lokesh Kanagaraj will be directing the Rain On Films production’s first film, and Suriya will be playing the lead role. The official announcement regarding the film is expected to be addressed once the director and actor finish their current commitments. Meanwhile, Lokesh Kanagaraj commenced the major schedule of ‘Vikram’ earlier this week in Karaikudi. The lead stars Kamal Haasan and Vijay Sethupathi have joined the team for the lengthy schedule, and the film is said to be wrapped in one go. Meanwhile, Suriya will complete the work for ‘Etharkum…

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Ajith’s ‘Valimai’ Team Jet Off To Russia To Shoot An Action Sequence

Ajith’s ‘Valimai’ has been in the making for a long time, and the team has left to shoot a major action sequence in Russia. Now, the latest report suggests that Ajith’s ‘Valimai’ team has jetted off to Russia to shoot an action sequence. Even though the team has kept the trip a secret, ‘Valimai’ cinematographer Nirav Shah’s absence at his Telugu film has dribbled the report. Meanwhile, Ajith was also spotted at the Dubai airport yesterday, and he clicked a few pictures with fans before he took off for the ‘Valimai’ Russia schedule. Ajith was seen in a black suit and showed off a black and pepper look. Moreover, a major action sequence featuring Ajith and the antagonist Karthikeya has been reportedly planned to be shot during the Russia schedule. Director H Vinoth has made a perfect plan to complete the schedule in a short time of five days.…

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Yogi Babu’s ‘Veerappanin Gajana’ Title To Be Changed

We had told you that Yogi Babu has signed a new film under debutant Yasin’s directorial. It was revealed that he plays a Youtuber in the film and that it is titled Veerappanin Gajana. But now, the team has decided to change the title. The team dropped it as Veerappan’s family’s requested the title of the film to be changed. And so, the team will now be changing the title. While the new title is yet to announce, this seems like a great gesture from them. When we had spoken to the director some time ago, he had revealed that this will be an interesting project. Yasin said, “The film is an adventure comedy and will track a few people who come to a forest in search of treasure. One of the main tracks is that of Yogi Babu, an active YouTuber, who ends up in the forest because of…

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Samantha Akkineni Celebrates Her IFFM Win

Samantha Akkineni is known for exploring a varied list of genres in terms of her filmography. The actress, who made her digital debut with Raj and DK’s web series, ‘The Family Man 2’, recently won an award for her performance at the International Film Festival of Melbourne. And looks like Samantha had an amazing week, which included celebrating this win. On Monday, the ‘Super Deluxe’ actress posted a carousel of pictures on Instagram, which saw her celebrate this win in many ways. In the first two pictures, the actress is seen on the set of her upcoming Tamil film ‘Kaathuvakula Rendu Kadhal’, where her co-stars Nayanthra, Vijay Sethupathi and director Vignesh Shivan are seen celebrating the actress’s award with a delicious cake. “The week that was ♥️” the actress captioned her Instagram post. View this post on Instagram A post shared by S (@samantharuthprabhuoffl) Samantha, who is…

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Suriya, ‘Soorarai Pottru’ Wins At Indian Film Festival Of Melbourne 2021

Actor Suriya and his film ‘SooraraiPottru’ directed by Sudha Kongara won the Best Performance Male and Best film at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) 2021. The movie loosely based on the biography of Capt Gopinath, founder of the low-cost airline, Air Deccan had Aparna Balamurali playing the female lead with music score by GV Prakash. Produced by Suriya’s home banner 2D Entertainment, Soorarai Pottru has won the Best film award at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne. Interestingly, the winner of the Best Film wins a URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 from Black Magic Design and a nomination in the Best Asian Film Category in the prestigious Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (AACTA Awards). ‘Soorarai Pottru’ also had an ensemble cast of including Paresh Rawal, Urvashi, Mohan Babu, and Karunas. The film was released on Amazon Prime due to the COVID-19 lockdown on November 12, 2020.…

Entertainment Tamil

‘Dikkiloona’ To Release In September On Zee5

We had earlier reported that actor Santhanam-starrer ‘Dikkiloona’ starring Anagha and Shirin Kanchwala as the female leads is all set for the release and the makers are planning for a direct OTT release. Produced by KJR Studios, Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh is also playing an important role in the movie. While the film has been cleared by the Censor Board with a clean ‘U’ certificate, it has been officially confirmed that the film will release on a popular OTT platform on September 10. ‘Dikkilona’, which is directed by Karthik Yogi, promises to be an out and out entertainer. Looks like Santhanam will be seen playing the role of protagonist, antagonist and the comedian in the film. According to reports, it is said that the film will release on Zee5 in September.