Chennai, Jan 29 : Actor-director Samuthirakani had wished to direct Sivakarthikeyan in a police story but the latter had already signed upcoming Tamil police drama "Kaaki Sattai" and missed an opportunity to work with him.
Chennai, Jan 29 : Popular Tamil actor Ajith Kumar made a surprise visit to Tirupathi Balaji temple Wednesday ahead of the release of his film "Yennai Arindhaal".
Chennai, Jan 29 : A.R Murugadoss' Tamil film "Kaththi" celebrates its 100th day in cinemas Thursday and the filmmaker thanked everybody for the success.
Chennai, Jan 28 : Kerala-based Neha Ratnakaran, who is making her cinematic debut in upcoming comedy drama "Ivanuku Thannila Gandam", says Tamil filmdom is the best place for an actor to start one's career.
Chennai, Jan 28 : Udhayam Cinemas here Tuesday received a bomb threat against the release of Ajith Kumar-starrer Tamil actioner-thriller "Yennai Arindhaal", which is slated for release Feb 5.
Chennai, Jan 28 : Actor-singer Remya Nambeesan, who has been waiting to play a rural character since "Kullanari Kootam", was glad to have landed an opportunity to play one such role in upcoming Tamil comedy "Naalu Polisum Nalla Irundha Oorum".
Chennai, Jan 27 : Actress Shruti Haasan, who will turn 29 Wednesday, has decided to celebrate her birthday with her fans on a social networking platform. She has asked her fans to post details and pictures of a good deed they may have done.
Chennai, Jan 27 : Southern actress Kajal Aggarwal is relieved that she has overcome her fear of birds thanks to the experience of shooting with them for upcoming Tamil film "Maari".
Chennai, Jan 27 : Fox Star Studios has bagged the distribution rights of upcoming Tamil heist-thriller "Rajathandiram", which is a city-based con caper, and is slated for release in March.
Chennai, Jan 27 : Director Thiru Krishnamurthy, whose last Tamil directorial "Naan Sigappu Manithan" was critically acclaimed, will next team up for a yet-untitled thriller with actor Jai Sampath.
Mumbai, Jan 27 : With a powerful 6 film line up, seems like actress Shruti Haasan has found more reasons to celebrate her birthday this year on Jan 28.
Chennai, Jan 27 : The shooting of yet-untitled Tamil remake of Malayalam hit "How Old Are You", which stars actress Jyothika in a comeback role, has been wrapped up.
Chennai, Jan 26 : The talkie portion of the most anticipated Telugu-Tamil magnum opus "Baahubali" has been finally wrapped up and the team has started work on its post-production, with special focus on visual effects.
Chennai, Jan 26 : Sam Paul, an advocate, will enthrall Tamil movie audiences in an important role in upcoming thriller "Patra". He says he thoroughly enjoyed playing a dark character in his debut film.
Chennai, Jan 25 : Producer A.M. Rathnam said Sunday he will team up with actor Ajith Kumar for the third time in a row as he awaits the release of their forthcoming Tamil emotional thriller "Yennai Arindhaal".
Mumbai, Jan 25 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he has always admired his "Shamitabh" co-star Dhanush as an actor.
Chennai, Jan 25 : Several distributors of Rajinikanth-starrer "Lingaa", who have been demanding compensation over losses, can finally breathe a sigh of relief as the makers have agreed to look into the losses and settle them.
Chennai, Jan 24 : Tamil actor V.S. Raghavan, who has nearly 1,000 films to his credit, breathed his last here Saturday, a family source said. He was 90.
Chennai, Jan 24 : Actor G.V. Prakash Kumar-starrer Tamil comedy "Trisha Illana Nayantara", which went on floors here Friday, created a lot of confusion when people mistook the title and gathered in awe to catch the glimpse of actresses Trisha and Nayantara.
Chennai, Jan 24 : Actor Dhanush says debutant Akshara Haasan has the most challenging role in their forthcoming film "Shamitabh", but she has pulled it off convincingly because acting is in her blood.
Chennai, Jan 23 : Southern actress Trisha Krishnan got engaged Friday to entrepreneur-turned-producer Varun Manian here amidst family and close friends from the industry.
Chennai, Jan 23 : Gulshan Grover, known for playing negative characters in Hindi films like "Ram Lakhan" and "Bullett Raja", will be seen essaying an important role in upcoming Tamil drama "Thanneer" about the water crisis.
Chennai, Jan 22 : Actor Dhanush, who is awaiting the release of Hindi film "Shamitabh", has been appointed the new brand ambassador of soft drink brand 7up.
Chennai, Jan 22 : Popular orchestra troupe Lakshman Sruthi will pay tribute to legendary singer K.J. Yesudas, 75, here Sunday to commemorate his 50 glorious years in the field of music. He will also be felicitated at the event.
Chennai, Jan 22 : Several distributors of Rajinikanth-starrer "Lingaa" are planning to again go on an indefinite hunger strike from Jan 27 since no "amicable agreement" has been reached yet between them and the film's producer over compensation of the film's failure.
Chennai, Jan 22 : Indian German actress Evelyn Sharma, who has starred in Hindi films such as "Nautanki Saala" and "Yaariyaan", says she's keen to expand her base in Tamil cinema as she wants explore a "new side" of herself.
Chennai, Jan 22 : Actor Suriya, who has not joined any social networking platform, has lodged a complaint with the cyber cell against a fake Facebook page that was floated in his name Wednesday.
Chennai, Jan 21 : Filmmaker Shankar hasn't tried to offend the transgender community in his Tamil magnum opus "I", says popular makeup artist Ojas M. Rajani, who essayed an important role in the film.
Chennai, Jan 21 : Popular Tamil actor-turned-politician Cho Ramaswamy, 80, was Wednesday admitted to a private hospital here after he complained of breathing problems.
Chennai, Jan 21 : The success of Vikram-starrer Tamil romantic-thriller "I" has cemented Amy Jackson's career in southern filmdom to the extent that producers are now making a beeline to cast her.
Chennai, Jan 21 : Director and writer Vignesh Shivan, who penned one of the songs in actor Ajith Kumar-starrer Tamil actioner "Yennai Arindhaal", says he was very conscious about writing the lyrics.
Mumbai, Jan 21 : Actors Rajinikanth, Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan and Sridevi Tuesday came together to celebrate the 1,000th film of music composer Ilaiyaraaja at the music launch of "Shamitabh", where the maestro was felicitated in the presence of the entire star cast of the film.
Chennai, Jan.20 : Transgenders took to the streets here on Monday to protest against a Tamil flick which they claim has portrayed them in poor light.
Mumbai, Jan 20 : Southern superstar Dhanush, who made a successful Bollywood debut in 2013 with "Raanjhanaa", is gearing up for the release of his second Hindi film "Shamitabh". He says its concept may sound serious, but at heart it's a fun-filled entertainer.
Mumbai, Jan 20 : The occasion will have Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan and Rajnikanth present as part of Iliayaraja's 1000 film celebration.
Chennai, Jan 20 : The team of actor Sivakarthikeyan-starrer Tamil comedy "Rajini Murugan" will start shooting in the interiors of Tamil Nadu in places such as Madurai and Trichy starting Wednesday for around 40 days.
Chennai, Jan 20 : Filmmaker Shankar's Tamil magnum opus "I", despite mixed reviews, has managed to set the box office on fire by collecting over Rs.100 crore in its opening weekend worldwide.
Chennai, Jan 19 : Composer-turned-actor G.V. Prakash Kumar, who is currently basking in the success of his Tamil debut "Darling", will start shooting for his next film "Trisha Illana Nayantara" Thursday.
Mumbai, Jan 19 : After making her singing debut with him at the age of 6, Shruti sings for Raja Sir - Ilaiyaraaja- after 5 years for Shamitabh.
Chennai, Jan 19 : Actor Suriya's home production 2D Entertainment has bagged the all-India remake rights of last year's Malayalam hit "How Old Are You". Plans are on for the film's remake in Hindi as well as Kannada.
Chennai, Jan 19 : Filmmaker Shankar has sought police protection following protest by a group of transgenders outside his residence here after they found objectionable scenes about their community in his latest Tamil magnum opus "I".
Mumbai, Jan 18 : Dhanush loves Amitabh Bachchan's films, but says he is not qualified enough to star in remakes of the megastar's movies.
Chennai, Jan 18 : Actress Parvathy Nair considers herself extremely lucky to have worked with filmmaker Gautham Vasudev Menon and actor Ajith Kumar in the forthcoming Tamil actioner "Yennai Arindhaal".
Chennai, Jan 18 : Filmmaker Shankar has earned the wrath of a group of transgenders here after they found objectionable scenes about their community in his latest Tamil magnum opus "I", which is currently running in cinemas.
Chennai, Jan 18 : Popular for playing strong character roles, actor Ganesh Venkatraman had fun grooving for the first Kuthu number of his career in the upcoming Tamil film "Acchaaram".
By Subhash K. Jha : Film - "I"; Actors - Vikram and Amy Fernandes; Director - Shankar; Rating - ****
Chennai, Jan 17 : Actor-filmmaker Lakshmy Ramakrishnan's upcoming Tamil directorial "Ammini" will be based on the inspiring yet funny attitude towards life of a 79-year-old woman ragpicker, whom she met on her television show "Solvathellam Unmai".
Chennai, Jan 17 : If not for a taxi driver, actress Anjena Kirti would have got lost in the Land of the Rising Sun while filming for upcoming Tamil family entertainer "Jumbo 3D", which has been predominantly shot in Japan.
Chennai, Jan 17 : Composer-turned-actor G.V. Prakash Kumar, who made his acting debut with recently released Tamil horror-comedy "Darling", is overwhelmed with the response to the film and said it has made him a "responsible actor".
By Haricharan Pudipeddi : Film - "Darling"; Cast - G.V Prakash Kumar, Nikki Galrani, Balasaravanan, Karunas and Rajendran; Director - Sam Anton; Rating - ***
Chennai, Jan 16 : Tamil production house JSK Film Corporation has decided to make some of their films available for viewing on their official YouTube channel in order to take advantage of the rapidly growing digital and mobile user base.
Chennai, Jan 16 : Director Radha Mohan, who is for the first time trying his hand at full-length Tamil comedy "Uppu Karuvadu", says he's been wanting to make a film in the genre for quite some time.
By Haricharan Pudipeddi : Film - "Aambala"; Cast - Vishal Krishna Reddy, Hansika Motwani, Vaibhav Reddy, Santhanam, Satish, Ramya Krishnan, Kiran Rathod, Lakshmi, Maadhavi Latha, Madhuurima Banerjee, Manobala, Thulasi and Pradeep Rawat; Director - Sundar C; Rating - *
Mumbai, Jan 15 : Actor Dhanush, who is married to superstar Rajinikanth's daughter Aishwarya, says he is still trying to impress his wife.
By Subhash K. Jha, Mumbai, Jan 14 : Actor Abhimanyu Singh, who has bagged a challenging role with Vikram in Tamil movie "10 Enradhukulla", says the latter is devoid of any starry tantrums despite his superstar status.
By Haricharan Pudipeddi : Film - "I"; Cast - Vikram, Amy Jackson, Suresh Gopi, Upen Patel, Ramkumar, Santhanam and Ojas M. Rajani; Director - Shankar; Rating - **
Chennai, Jan 13 : The highly intriguing trailer of actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan-starrer "Uttama Villain" was unveiled online Tuesday by the film's producer Linguswamy.
Chennai, Jan 13 : Actor Vikram, who lost about nearly 50 percent of his original body weight to play one of the roles in forthcoming Tamil magnum opus "I", found it tough to control his urge to eat.
Chennai, Jan 13 : Actor Dhanush will have two back-to-back releases next month as his films "Anegan" and "Shamitabh" will hit the marquee within the span of a week.
Chennai, Jan 13 : A petition has been filed in Madras High Court against the makers of Vishal-starrer Tamil actioner "Aambala" by aspiring filmmaker Harikrishnan, who claims he had already registered the title.