Tamil Cinema News

Dhanush's 'Power Paandi' to release in April 2017
Chennai, Dec 4 : Actor Dhanush confirmed on Sunday that his maiden Tamil directorial venture "Power Paandi" will release worldwide on April 14,next year, on the occasion of Dhanush's mother's birthday. Read Full Story

About time to reunite with Gautham Menon: Suriya
Chennai, Dec 4 : Actor Suriya, who awaits the release of "S3", says talks have been initiated with filmmaker Gautham Vasudev Menon for a yet-untitled Tamil film. If everything goes as planned, they might team up next year. Read Full Story

Rajinikanth injured while shooting for '2.o'
Chennai, Dec 4 : Superstar Rajinikanth suffered a minor injury on the sets of his upcoming Tamil science-fiction action-thriller "2.o" here. According to a source, he fell and hurt one of his knees. Read Full Story

Writing multi-starrers comes to me easily: Venkat Prabhu
Chennai, Dec 3 : Filmmaker Venkat Prabhu's upcoming Tamil directorial "Chennai 600028 II" features a battalion of actors in key roles. He says he finds the process of writing a multi-starrer easier than writing a story with a single lead actor. Read Full Story

Kamal Haasan, Mouli not teaming up for new project
Chennai, Dec 3 : Actor Kamal Haasan, who is currently recovering from a leg injury, and writer-director Mouli are not teaming up for a Tamil outing, contrary to reports. Read Full Story

Suriya's 'S3' postponed to December 23
Chennai, Dec 3 : Suriya-starrer Tamil actioner "S3", the third part in the "Singam" franchise, which was originally slated to hit the screens on December 16, has been pushed by a week and will now release on December 23 worldwide, the makers said. Read Full Story

My film titles have great recall value: Vijay Antony
Chennai, Dec 1 : Actor Vijay Antony, who awaits the release of "Saithan", says he prefers choosing odd titles for his films because he believes they have great recall value and are easily available. Read Full Story

Amy Jackson yet to sign 'Queen' southern remake
Chennai, Dec 1 : Actress Amy Jackson, who might reprise Lisa Haydon's role in the southern remake of Vikas Bahl's "Queen", is yet to sign on the dotted line, a source said. Read Full Story

Confident of winning national award for 'Maaveran Kittu': Suseenthiran
Chennai, Dec 1 : Director Suseenthiran, whose latest Tamil action-thriller "Maaveran Kittu" is slated for release on Friday, is confident that his film which deals with a social issue will earn him a national award. Read Full Story

Not doing 'Kalavani' sequel: Sarkunam
Chennai, Dec 1 : Director A. Sarkunam has confirmed that he has no plans of making a sequel to his 2010 hit Tamil comedy "Kalavani", contrary to reports. Read Full Story

Rajinikanth a quiet, humble person, says Amy Jackson
Mumbai, Nov 30 : Amy Jackson who will be seen sharing the screen with Rajinikanth in upcoming film "2.0" says the superstar is a quiet and humble person. Read Full Story

Ramya Krishnan lands crucial role in Suriya's next
Chennai, Nov 29 : Actress Ramya Krishnan, best known for her work in S.S. Rajamouli's "Baahubali", is the latest addition to the cast of Suriya-starrer Tamil heist comedy "Thaana Serntha Kootam". It is currently on the floors in Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu. Read Full Story

Tamannaah excited about 'Queen' remake
Chennai, Nov 28 : Actress Tamannaah Bhatia is thrilled to be part of the yet-untitled Tamil remake of Vikas Bahl's critically-acclaimed Bollywood film "Queen". The project will be helmed by veteran actress Revathi. Read Full Story

Dhanush's Tamil film might release in February, 2017
Chennai, Nov 28 : Dhanush-starrer upcoming Tamil romantic actioner "Enai Noki Paayum Thota", directed by Gautham Vasudev Menon, is set to hit the screens during the Valentine's Day weekend next year, a source said. Read Full Story

Working with Nivin was dream-like, says Gautham
Chennai, Nov 28 : Debut director Gautham Ramachandran describes the experience of working with actor Nivin Pauly nothing less than a dream. The duo has teamed up for upcoming yet-untitled Tamil remake of Kannada thriller "Ulidavaru Kandanthe". Read Full Story

My next few announcements will surprise everybody: Tamannaah
Chennai, Nov 28 : It has been a phenomenal year so far for actress Tamannaah Bhatia with three back-to-back hits. Thrilled with the response to all her projects, she said the films she has in her kitty will surprise everybody. Read Full Story

Long-time desire to work with Suriya: Selvaraghavan
Chennai, Nov 27 : Filmmaker Selvaraghavan, who has announced his next yet-untitled Tamil project with Suriya, says that it's been his long-time desire to work with the "Singam" star and he is thrilled about the collaboration. Read Full Story

Love of fans overwhelming: Hansika
Chennai, Nov 26 : Actress Hansika Motwani's Facebook page has amassed over 6 million likes. She says the feat is proof to how much her fans love her and she finds it overwhelming. Read Full Story

Vijay's song guarantees earth shattering moves: Santhosh Narayanan
Chennai, Nov 26 : Composer Santhosh Narayanan, who has made actor Vijay sing in his upcoming Tamil film "Bairavaa", says the special song will guarantee earth shattering moves from audiences in cinemas. Read Full Story

Subaash was a dear friend: Prabhudheva
Chennai, Nov 25 : Actor-filmmaker Prabhudheva, who is shell-shocked by the tragic death of writer-director K. Subaash earlier this week, remembers him as a dear friend and said they had planned to work together on a Tamil project. Read Full Story

Gautham Menon to revive 'Dhruva Natchathiram' with Vikram
Chennai, Nov 24 : Filmmaker Gautham Vasudev Menon, who is basking in the success of his latest bilingual film "Achcham Yenbathu Madamaiyada", is all set to revive his highly anticipated Tamil spy thriller "Dhruva Natchathiram" with Vikram. Read Full Story

Vishnu Vishal to don khaki in his next
Chennai, Nov 24 : Actor Vishnu Vishal will be seen playing a police officer in his next yet-untitled Tamil film, to be directed by "Mundasupatti" fame Ram Kumar. The project will go on the floors here on November 29. Read Full Story

Amul launches topical inspired by Rajinikanth's '2.0'
New Delhi [India], Nov. 23 : Be it political issues, or social issues or anything trending, Amul takes no time to come up with their version of the topic. Read Full Story

Yuvan and I understand each other on creative level: Selvaraghavan
Chennai, Nov 23 : Filmmaker Selvaraghavan has reunited with composer Yuvan Shankar Raja after a decade in upcoming Tamil horror-thriller "Nenjam Marappathillai". Thrilled about their reunion, Selvaraghavan said that they understand each other on a creative level. Read Full Story

Sanchita plays a Rajinikanth fan in 'Enkitta Mothathe'
Chennai, Nov 23 : Actress Sanchita Shetty will be seen as a staunch Rajinikanth fan in upcoming Tamil drama "Enkitta Mothathe", which also stars cinematographer-actor Nataraj Subramaniam and Parvathy Nair in the lead. Read Full Story

Tamil director K. Subaash passes away
Chennai, Nov 23 : Tamil writer-director K. Subaash, best known for penning superstar Shah Rukh Khan starrer "Chennai Express", breathed his last on Wednesday here. Read Full Story

Noted Carnatic musician Balamuralikrishna dead
Chennai, Nov 22 : Carnatic music legend Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna passed away here on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Akshara Haasan to join Ajith's next film
Sofia, Nov 21 : Actress Akshara Haasan, who plays an important role in Ajith Kumar-starrer yet-untitled upcoming Tamil spy thriller, will soon join the film's crew in Bulgaria. Read Full Story

2.0 First Look: Salman turned up uninvited just to see 'Rajini garu'
Mumbai [India], Nov. 21 (ANI): Rajinikanth is indeed the Thalaiva, who can make biggies like Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan take a bow before him. Read Full Story

'2.o' prestigious film for Indian cinema: Rajinikanth
Mumbai, Nov 20 : Superstar Rajinikanth believes his upcoming Tamil science-fiction actioner "2.o" is not a prestigious film just for its makers but for the entire Indian cinema. Read Full Story

Akshay Kumar real hero of '2.o', says Rajinikanth
Mumbai, Nov 20 : Superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday said he was quite tempted to play Akshay Kumar's role in his upcoming Tamil science-fiction actioner "2.o". He said Akshay is the real hero of the film. Read Full Story

My daughter has no acting plans, says Gautami
Chennai, Nov 20 : Actress Gautami Tadimalla has quashed rumours about her daughter Subbulakshmi making her acting debut in Dhanush-starrer Tamil action-drama "Vella Illa Pattathari 2". She says her full focus now is on her education. Read Full Story

First look of Dhanush's next on November 27
Chennai, Nov 20 : The makers of Dhanush-starrer upcoming Tamil romantic actioner "Enai Nokki Paayum Thota", have confirmed that the films first look will be unveiled next week. Read Full Story

'Bairavaa' teaser clocks over 10 mn views
Chennai, Nov 19 : Tamil superstar Vijay's upcoming actioner "Bairavaa" has clocked over 10 million views and continues to be a trending topic on social media. Read Full Story

Vikram's next film to roll from December
Chennai, Nov 19 : Following the success of Tamil actioner "Iru Mugan", actor Vikram has teamed up with director Vijay Chander for a yet-untitled project. It will go on the floors from December, a source said. Read Full Story

Kamal Haasan, SRK invited for '2.o' first look launch
Mumbai, Nov 18 : Actors Kamal Haasan and Shah Rukh Khan have been invited to the first look launch of superstar Rajinikanth's upcoming Tamil science-fiction drama "2.o" here on Sunday, a source said. Read Full Story

Plan to launch Naga Chaitanya in Tamil: Gautham
Chennai, Nov 18 : Filmmaker Gautham Vasudev Menon, who is basking in the success of latest Tamil-Telugu bilingual "Achcham Yenbathu Madamaiyada", is keen to work with Naga Chaitanya in a straight Tamil film. Read Full Story

Suriya one of India's finest actors: Selvaraghavan
Chennai, Nov 18 : Filmmaker Selvaraghavan and actor Suriya are teaming up for the first time for a yet-untitled Tamil project. Excited about the collaboration, the "Pudhupettai" director said Suriya is one among the finest actors in the country. Read Full Story

Media ignore disabled without celebrity envoys, says Shriya Saran
New Delhi, Nov 17 : Indian media does not cover disabled persons' activities if these do not have a celebrity ambassador, according to southern actress Shriya Saran. Read Full Story

Ilayaraja goes international with English film 'Love and Love Only'
Chennai, Nov 16 : Music maestro Ilayaraja, who has worked on over 1,000 Indian films in his illustrious career spanning over four decades, will be making his English debut with cross-cultural romantic drama "Love and Love Onlya. Read Full Story

'Kavalai Vendam' to release on November 24
Chennai, Nov 16 : Jiiva and Kajal Aggarwal starrer Tamil adult comedy "Kavali Vendam" will hit the screens worldwide on November 24, the makers announced on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Shraddha was charmed by Madhavan's persona
Chennai, Nov 16 : Actress Shraddha Srinath, who is excited about teaming up with R. Madhavan in the upcoming Tamil gangster drama "Vikram Vedha", says she was awe-struck by the actor's simplicity. Read Full Story

First look, title of Nayanthara's next out on her birthday
Chennai, Nov 15 : The first look and title of actress Nayanthara's yet-untitled Tamil project will be unveiled on Friday to coincide with the star's birthday. Read Full Story

Demonetisation will boost Indian economy: Actor Vijay
Chennai, Nov 15 : Tamil superstar Vijay on Tuesday welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's demonetisation move and said it will uplift the Indian economy. Read Full Story

45-day schedule in Bulgaria for Ajith's next
Chennai, Nov 14 : The makers of Ajith Kumar's next yet-untitled Tamil project, which also stars Kajal Aggarwal and Akshara Haasan in the lead, have left for Bulgaria to work on an over a month-long schedule. Read Full Story

'Sathuranga Vettai 2' starts rolling
Chennai, Nov 14 : The principal shooting of Arvind Swamy-Trisha Krishnan starrer Tamil thriller "Sathuranga Vettai 2" commenced here on Monday, the makers announced. Read Full Story

Rahman watches 'Achcham Yenbathu Madamaiyada' with audience
Chennai, Nov 14 : Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman watched Tamil romantic-drama "Achcham Yenbathu Madamaiyada", which stars Simbu and Manjima Mohan in the lead, with the audience at a theatre here. Read Full Story

Want to explore new place each year: Pooja Hegde
Chennai, Nov 14 : Having recently returned from a holiday in Turkey, Pooja Hegde has given herself serious travel goals. The actress says she would like to explore a new place -- not necessarily outside India -- each year from now on. Read Full Story

Missed Santhanam while working on 'Kadavul Irukana': Rajesh
Chennai, Nov 14 : Director Rajesh M, who has worked with actor-comedian Santhanam in five of his back-to-back films, says he missed collaborating with him in forthcoming Tamil comedy "Kadavul Irukan Kumaru". Read Full Story

Was stunned by Vijay Antony's performance in 'Saithan': Director
Chennai, Nov 13 : Debutant director Pradeep Krishnamurthy, who is awaiting the release of upcoming Tamil thriller "Saithan", says composer-turned-actor Vijay Antony's performance in the film stunned him. Read Full Story

Vijay Sethupathi's cameo in 'Kathanayagan'
Chennai, Nov 13 : Actor Vijay Sethupathi, who has had six releases this year so far, has signed yet another Tamil outing. He will be seen playing a cameo in Vishnu Vishal-starrer upcoming Tamil comedy "Kathanayagan". Read Full Story

Shot songs in Dhanush's film without composer: Gautham Menon
Chennai, Nov 13 : Filmmaker Gautham Vasudev Menon and Dhanush have teamed up for upcoming Tamil romantic actioner "Enai Nokki Paayum Thota", and its songs have been shot even before the composer could be finalised. Read Full Story

Mani Ratnam's 'Kaatru Veliyidai' to release in March 2017
Chennai, Nov 13 : Filmmaker Mani Ratnam's upcoming Tamil drama "Kaatru Veliyidai" will hit the screens worldwide in March next year, the makers have announced through an official poster. Read Full Story

Soundarya Rajinikanth to direct Dhanush in 'VIP 2'
Chennai, Nov 9 : Dhanush and Soundarya Rajinikanth on Thursday announced they are collaborating for the sequel to the 2014 Tamil action drama "Vella Illa Pattathari" aka "VIP". Read Full Story

Experimentation paves way to creativity: Sshivada
Chennai, Nov 8 : Actress Sshivada says the box office failure of her last, critically-acclaimed Tamil outing "Zero" will not stop her from experimenting with roles. She believes experimentation paves way to creativity. Read Full Story

'S3' teaser clocks 2 million views
Chennai, Nov 8 : The teaser of Suriya-starrer Tamil actioner "S3", the third part in the "Singam" franchise, has clocked over 2 million views in less than 24 hours. Read Full Story

Amazon Prime Video to exclusively stream Kollywood's biggest blockbusters - 'Kabali,' 'Theri'
New Delhi [India], Nov. 7 : Amazon today announced a long-term agreement with Tamil Nadu's most successful producer, Kalaipuli S Thanu's production company V Creations, making Amazon Prime Video India the exclusive subscription streaming home for two of the Tamil film industry's highest grossing films. Read Full Story

On Kamal Haasan's 62nd birthday, his most underrated films
Chennai, Nov 7 : Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who turned 62 on Monday, needs no special introduction, but some of his best performances have gone unnoticed in numerous underrated films. Read Full Story

Europe beckons Mani Ratnam's 'Kaatru Veliyidai'
Chennai, Nov 7 : Ace filmmaker Mani Ratnam will shoot a duet against the backdrop of snow-clad mountains across exotic locations in Europe for his upcoming Tamil romantic-drama "Kaatru Veliyidai", said a source. Read Full Story

Mariam from 'Nenjam Marappathillai' a dream role for Regina
Chennai, Nov 7 : Actress Regina Cassandra, who is returning to Tamil filmdom with Selvaraghavan's upcoming horror-thriller "Nenjam Marappathillai" after a brief hiatus, says the character she essays in the film is no less than her dream role. Read Full Story

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