Film: "Amma Kannaku"; Language: Tamil; Director: Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari; Cast: Amala Paul, Revathy and Samuthirakani; Rating: *1/2
Chennai, June 24 : Malayalam filmdom's heartthrob Nivin Pauly, who is currently shooting for debutant Gautam Ramachandran-directed yet-untitled Tamil thriller, will next team up with another newcomer for a Tamil project.
Chennai, June 23 : Actor Silambarasan aka Simbu has crooned a peppy number in actor-composer G.V. Prakash Kumar-starrer Tamil actioner "Bruce Lee".
Chennai, June 22 : Dhanush-starrer Tamil gangster drama "Vada Chennai", which will be made as part of a trilogy, went on the floors here on Wednesday.
Chennai, June 21 : Filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, who is making her Tamil directorial debut with this week's "Amma Kannaku", says she never felt like an outsider working in the industry.
Chennai, June 21 : Popular producer G.K Reddy, father of southern actor Vishal, will be making his Tamil acting debut in a Nivin Pauly-starrer yet-untitled project being directed by debutant Gautham Ramachandran.
Chennai, June 20 : Forthcoming Tamil crime-thriller "Metro", which explores the psyche of modern-day criminals, is inspired by a real incident which was witnessed by its director Ananda Krishnan not long ago.
Chennai, June 20 : Actress Regina Cassandra plays a ghost in filmmaker Selvaraghavan's highly anticipated Tamil romantic horror film "Nenjam Marappathillai", which also stars actor-filmmaker S.J Suryah in the lead.
Chennai, June 20 : Actor Charandeep, who is known for his antagonist's roles in films such as "Jilla" and "Loafer", is one of the busiest actors with over half a dozen southern projects in his kitty.
Chennai, June 19 : Actor Tarun Arora, who was last seen on screen in Tamil action-thriller "Kanithan", has been roped in to play the baddie in Vishal-starrer upcoming Tamil action-comedy "Kathi Sandai".
Chennai, June 18 : In a first-of-its-kind attempt in Tamil cinema, five directors will collaborate to shoot the climax of filmmaker Venkat Prabhu's upcoming sequel to his 2007 Tamil coming-of-age sports drama "Chennai 600028".
Chennai, June 17 : Director Shakti Soundar Raja says his next Tamil directorial with actor Jayam Ravi is not a sequel to their own "Miruthan".
Chennai, June 17 : Amid rumours about superstar Rajinikanth's ill-health, the makers of his upcoming Tamil action-drama "Kabali" have unveiled the teaser of the song "Neruppu Da" and it has taken the internet by storm.
Chennai, June 17 : Actors Anjali and Jai, who were last seen in the 2011 Tamil romantic-drama "Engeyum Eppothum", are reuniting for a yet-untitled romantic horror film in the language.
Chennai, June 16 : Megastar Rajinikanth is fine and vacationing in the US, said a source close to the actor amid rumours that he is not well.
Chennai, June 15 : Actor Nani, who is on a career high with three back-to-back hits, doesn't want to take the easy route to stardom. Instead of following the herd and merely copying his counterparts, he wants to carve his own path and doesn't mind failing doing what he believes in.
Chennai, June 15 : Filmmaker S. Shankar has confirmed that 50 percent of superstar Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil actioner "2.o" has been successfully completed.
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): Superstar Rajnikanth and Akshay Kumar have completed 100 days of shoot for their upcoming movie '2.o,' a sequel to2010-hit 'Enthiran.'
Chennai, June 14 : Cinematographer-actor Natty aka Natraj Subramaniam plays the second lead in Nivin Pauly-starrer yet-untitled Tamil project which is being directed by debutant Gautham Ramachandran.
Chennai, June 13 : Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan has confirmed filling in for "extremely ill" T.K. Rajeev Kumar, the original director of "Sabash Naidu".
Chennai, June 13 : Director Sam Anton, who has teamed up with G.V. Prakash Kumar for the second time in forthcoming Tamil action-comedy "Ennaku Innoru Peru Irukku", says unlike their previous outing, this film completely belongs to the actor.
Chennai, June 12 : The soundtrack of superstar Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil action-drama "Kabali" was officially unveiled on Sunday.
Chennai, June 12 : Marathi blockbuster "Sairat", a doomed love story, is all set to be remade in four southern languages. The remake rights have been acquired by popular producer Rockline Venkatesh.
Chennai, June 11 : Excited about Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil action-drama "Kabali"? Then get your hands on the film's official app to access all first-hand information.
Chennai, June 11 : Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who is currently directing portions of upcoming trilingual film "Sabash Naidu", is said to be filling in for the film's director, T.K. Rajeev Kumar, who is unwell and hospitalised.
Chennai, June 9 : Actor Jagapathi Babu, who is sharing screen space with superstar Vijay in the upcoming yet-untitled Tamil project, says the association has rekindled some old memories, making him nostalgic.
Chennai, June 8 : A huge prison set is being constructed under the supervision of National Award winning art director Thota Tharani for megastar Chiranjeevi's upcoming 150th film, which is tentatively titled "Kathilantodu".
Chennai, June 8 : Actor Vijay Sethupathi and Madonna Sebastian, who were seen in this year's Tamil romantic-drama "Kadhalum Kadhandu Pogum", are joining hands once again for upcoming yet-untitled Tamil film to be directed by K.V Anand.
Chennai, June 7 : Actress Dhansikaa, who will soon be seen in superstar Rajinikanth's "Kabali", is all set to play a prostitute in an upcoming yet-untitled Tamil short film to be directed by Anand Murthy.
Chennai, June 7 : Director Ashwin Saravanan, who made a splash last year with Nayanthara-starrer Tamil horror-thriller "Maya", will next direct a subject that he considers very personal. It will be on a theme that has affected him strongly.
Chennai, June 7 : If sources are anything to go by, the plan for the audio launch of superstar Rajinikanth's "Kabali" has been scrapped and the music will now directly hit the stores on June 12.
Chennai, June 6 : Trailer of southern superstar Dhanush's upcoming film 'Thodari' was released on Monday.
Chennai, June 6 : Debutant director Nelson Venkatesan says forthcoming Tamil drama "Oru Naal Koothu", a modern-day take on marriage, will be easily relatable to a majority of the audience.
Chennai, June 6 : Filmmaker Vikram Kumar, best known for helming Suriya-starrer Tamil thriller "24", got engaged to 27-year old sound designer Srinidhi Venkatesh on Sunday at a private ceremony here.
Chennai, June 6 : Filmmaker Venkat Prabhu and actor Simbu might join hands for the reboot of Tamil actioner "Billa". The film was earlier twice made with superstar Rajinikanth and Ajith Kumar.
Chennai, June 3 : Actress Angana Roy, who has been a part of recent star-studded films like Mahesh Babu-starrer "Srimanthudu" and Udhayanidhi Stalin's "Manithan", feels such films serve as a great platform to garner visibility for other actors in the project.
Chennai, June 2 : Actor Siddharth, last seen in Tamil comedy "Jil Jung Juck", has a busy year ahead with four films in his kitty. He hopes his choice of films will satisfy his fans.
Chennai, June 2 : Tamil filmmaker Sundar C, mostly popular for helming successful comic entertainers and horror films, will next attempt a historical subject which will be made on a lavish budget.
Chennai, June 2 : The much awaited audio launch of superstar Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil gangster drama "Kabali" will reportedly take place here on June 11, a source said.
Chennai, June 2 : Well-known choreographer Farah Khan will play herself in her Tamil cinematic debut in upcoming horror drama "Devi (L)", which is also being made in Telugu and Hindi.
Chennai, June 1 : National Award-winning Tamil film "Kaaka Muttai" fame Aishwarya Rajesh is on a roll. After bagging a leading role with Arjun Rampal in "Daddy" earlier this year, the actress is now all set to make her Malayalam debut opposite actor Nivin Pauly.
Chennai, June 1 : Actress Aditi Rao Hydari is required to learn Tamil for her upcoming yet-untitled Tamil romantic-drama with ace filmmaker Mani Ratnam.
Chennai, June 1 : The charges against Tamil actor Suriya for allegedly assaulting a 21-year old, Prem Kumar, have been dropped after the complainant withdrew the case.
Chennai, May 31 : A CBI court on Tuesday sentenced Tamil movie producer Abavanan for five years rigorous imprisonment for cheating a bank, the agency said.
Chennai, May 31 : A complaint has been filed against Tamil superstar Surya in an alleged case of assault, where he has been accused of attacking a youth who was having an altercation with a woman.
Chennai, May 31 : A Community Service Register (CSR) complaint has been filed against Tamil actor Suriya for allegedly assaulting a 21-year old, Prem, here on Monday, the police said.
Chennai, May 30 : Actress Shruti Haasan has jetted off to Los Angeles to join the set of upcoming trilingual film "Sabaash Naidu", which also stars her father Kamal Haasan. This will be the first time they will play father-daughter onscreen.
Mumbai, May 29 : Southern superstar Priyamani has got engaged with Mustufa Raj on Friday.
Chennai, May 29 : Southern actress Priyamani, known for her work in National Award-winning Tamil film "Paruthiveeran" among other films, has got engaged.
Chennai, May 28 : Dulquer Salmaan-starrer Malayalam action-drama "Kammati Paadam", which released in cinemas last week, has grossed Rs.7 crore in its first week at the theatres in the country.
Chennai, May 28 : Filmmaker S.J. Suryah, who has starred in a few Tamil films over the last few years, says forthcoming thriller "Iraivi" reintroduces him as an actor in a full-length role and he is excited about it.
Chennai, May 26 : Superstar Rajinikanth, who awaits the release of upcoming Tamil gangster drama "Kabali", has jetted off on a brief holiday to US with his family.
By Haricharan Pudipeddi, Chennai, May 26 : Actor Simbu, despite being active in Tamil filmdom for over two decades, says he has never yearned for stardom. He credits his upbringing for this attitude towards his career and life.
Chennai, May 26 : Shraddha Srinath, who made a splash with her impeccable performance in Pawan Kumar's latest Kannada thriller "U-Turn", will be playing the lead opposite Nivin Pauly in his next Tamil film. It is slated to go on the floors next month.
Chennai, May 26 : Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan left for Los Angeles, US, on Tuesday to start regular shooting of his upcoming trilingual film "Sabaash Naidu", which also features his daughters Shruti Haasan and Akshara Haasan.
Chennai, May 23 : Director Vijay Kumar says his forthcoming Tamil directorial debut "Uriyadi", which he describes as a very intense film featuring very realistic action, is definitely not for the faint-hearted.
Chennai, May 23 : Actor Jayam Ravi, who is currently shooting for Tamil film "Bogan" and has another project with Gautham Vasudev Menon in the offing, will team up with director Vijay for a yet-untitled project in the language.
Chennai, May 22 : Filmmaker Gautham Vasudev Menon, contrary to recent reports, won't be playing the antagonist in his upcoming Tamil film "Enai Nokki Paayum Thota", which stars Dhanush in the lead.
Chennai, May 22 : Superstar Rajinikanth's upcoming Tamil gangster drama "Kabali", which is slated for theatrical release on July 1, will be dubbed and released in Malay language.
Chennai, May 19 : Mostly known for being associated with romantic films such as "OK Kanmani" and "100 Days of Love", actor Dulquer Salmaan will be seen in his first ever full-length action avatar in Friday's Malayalam gangster drama "Kammati Paadam".