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".
Chennai, May 19 : Actor Santhanam-starrer Tamil film "Dhilukku Dhuddu" is reportedly a rib-tickling spoof on the horror genre.
Chennai, May 19 : Members of Nadigar Sangam, led by producer Gnanavel Raja, on Thursday nabbed the driver of a private bus for screening the pirated copy of Suriya-starrer Tamil time-travel thriller "24".
Chennai, May 18 : Actress Kamalinee Mukherjee, last seen in a fleeting but well-received role in Kamal Haasan-starrer 2006 Tamil thriller "Vettaiyaadu Villayadu", says she is kicked about making a comeback with upcoming film "Iraivi".
Chennai, May 18 : The makers of superstar Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil action thriller "2.o" shot in a popular mall in the city in the early hours of Wednesday, a source said.
Chennai, May 17 : National Award-winning actor Bobby Simhaa-starrer Tamil political drama "KO 2" is off to a flyer at the Tamil Nadu box office where it has minted Rs.4.1 crore in the opening weekend.
Chennai, May 17 : Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan and comedian Brahmanandam will join hands for the first time for an action sequence in the first schedule of upcoming trilingual action-comedy "Sabaash Naidu".
Chennai, May 15 : Actor Simbu-starrer Tamil romantic-comedy "Idhu Namma Aalu", which has been postponed a number of times, has been deferred once again. The film, set to release on May 20, will now hit the screens on May 27.
Film: "Pencil"; Language: Tamil; Director: Mani Nagaraj; Cast: G. V Prakash Kumar, Sri Divya, Shariq Haasan, VTV Ganesh, Urvashi and T.P. Gajendran; Rating: **
Chennai, May 14 : Suriya-starrer Tamil time-travel thriller "24" is the latest film to get caught up in the web of piracy. A week after its release in cinemas, it has been found that the movie was pirated on the first day of its release in Bengaluru.
Chennai, May 14 : Contrary to rumours, actor Karthi will only join hands with director Vinoth Kumar for a yet-untitled Tamil project after he wraps up his upcoming film with National award-winning filmmaker Mani Ratnam.
New Delhi, May 13 : If sources are to be believed, then Rajinikanth's most awaited flick 'Kabali', which was scheduled to release in June, will now hit the silver-screens on July 1.
Chennai, May 12 : Superstar Rajinikanth's upcoming Tamil gangster drama "Kabali" will hit the marquee on July 1, a source said.
Chennai, May 12 : Suriya-starrer Tamil time-travel thriller "24", currently playing in cinemas, might have a prequel, according to its director Vikram Kumar.
Mumbai, May 11 : Anirudh Ravichander, best known for composing the hit single "Why this kolaveri di", has signed up with Sony Music.
Chennai, May 10 : Filmmaker M. Manikandan's third Tamil directorial "Aaandavan Kattalai", which features Vijay Sethupathi in the lead, is about the common discrepancies in the issue of passports.
Chennai, May 10 : Director Sarath says forthcoming Tamil political drama "KO2" does not target any political party or any particular politician. He says the film addresses several problems that haunt the common man.
Chennai, May 10 : Debutante Shaun Romy says she found working with filmmaker Rajeev Ravi in upcoming Malayalam film "Kammati Paadam", starring Dulquer Salmaan in the lead, very motivating and invigorating.
Chennai, May 9 : Director Mani Nagaraj says composer-actor G.V. Prakash Kumar didn't struggle as an actor in the forthcoming Tamil campus thriller "Pencil", which was originally supposed to mark his acting debut.
Chennai, May 8 : Actor Kabir Duhan Singh, who made a smashing Tamil debut last year with Ajith Kumar-starrer "Vedalam", has now teamed up with actor Vijay Sethupathi in his next outing "Rekka". He will be playing the antagonist in the film.
Chennai, May 7 : Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who has collaborated with composer Ilayaraja after a decade for upcoming trilingual "Sabaash Naidu", says it's always fun working with the maestro.
Chennai, May 7 : Veteran Tamil actor-comedian Senthil, reacting to rumours of his death, has clarified in a video message that he's absolutely fine.
Film: "24"; Cast: Suriya, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Nithya Menen, Ajay, Saranya Ponvannan; Director: Vikram Kumar; Rating: ***1/2
Chennai, May 6 : Well-known southern stars Shruti Haasan, Anirudh Ravichander and Rana Daggubati will on Friday answer a wide range of questions through video tweets as part of the upcoming edition of South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA).
Chennai, May 6 : Actor Suriya says he's all set to announce a new Tamil project featuring his actress wife Jyotika, who made a smashing comeback last year with Tamil drama "36 Vayadhinile", after almost a gap of six years.
Hyderabad, May 4 : The much-awaited teaser of superstar Rajinikanth starrer 'Kabali' was recently released and the video clip emerged as one of the fastest viewed teasers within minutes of hitting YouTube.
Chennai, May 4 : Known for her work in path-breaking films such as "Kshay" and "Qissa", actress Rasika Dugal is stoked about the release of forthcoming Malayalam actioner "Kammati Paadam" in which she has worked with Dulquer Salmaan.
Chennai, May 4 : Veteran filmmaker Suresh Krissna's next Tamil outing, "Hitler: Engirintho Vanthaan", will be released directly on television. He hopes this move will open new avenues for talented filmmakers and writers.
Chennai, May 4 : Director Mohan Raja hopes to make the sequel to last year's Tamil blockbuster "Thani Oruvan" as his brother Jayam Ravi's 25th film.
Chennai, May 4 : The much anticipated actor Ajith Kumar's tentatively titled Tamil outing "Thala 57" will roll from July, a source said.
New Delhi, May 3 : The makers of the upcoming film 'Kabali', starring superstar Rajinikanth have released the official teaser of the movie and the 'Lingaa' actor has completed nailed it.
Chennai, May 2 : The first teaser of Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil gangster drama "Kabali" has garnered over 4 million views since it was unveiled on Sunday, making it the highest for a south Indian film.
Chennai, May 2 : Filmmaker Vikram Kumar, known for films such as "13 B" and "Manama, says his forthcoming Tamil time-travel thriller "24", which releases in cinemas on Friday, was destined to be made with Suriya.
Chennai, May 2 : Actor Karthi, who plays a pilot in filmmaker Mani Ratnam's yet-untitled Tamil romantic drama, is currently undergoing a crash course in flying.
Chennai, May 1 : The first teaser of superstar Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil gangster drama "Kabali" was unveiled on Sunday on the occasion of the Internatioal Labour Day.
Chennai, May 1 : Actor Suriya, his wife and kids left for the US on a holiday ahead of the release of his forthcoming Tamil thriller "24", which will hit the screens worldwide on May 6.
Chennai, Apr 30 : Makers of upcoming Rajinikanth movie 'Kabali' have released its new poster.
Chennai, April 29 : Actor Sai Dharam Tej, who has grooved to remix songs from his uncle Chiranjeevi's filmography in his films, says he never encourages the idea. However, he says most of the times he's convinced by his films' director and producer.
New Delhi, April 29 : Shruti Haasan, who will soon be sharing the screen space with her dad Kamal Haasan in her next tri-lingual film, would have a New York-based Indian-American actor Manu Narayan as co-star.
Chennai, April 28 : Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan will revive the popular character Balram Naidu, a RAW operative from 2008 Tamil action-comedy "Dasavatharam", in his upcoming yet-untitled trilingual comedy. It is slated to go on the floors in May.
Chennai, April 27 : Actress Lakshmi Priyaa Chandramouli says nearly 80 percent of forthcoming Tamil horror-drama "Kalam", which releases in cinemas on Friday, unfolds inside a house which plays a pivotal character in the film.
Chennai, April 27 : Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan will bring back one of his most loved characters from yesteryear in his next yet-untitled trilingual project, which will officially launch here on Friday.
New Delhi, April 26 : After getting an impressive clientele, ranging from Hollywood's Lady Gaga and Paris Hilton to Bollywood's Bipasha Basu and Akshay Kumar, Rocky S has now styled for Rajinikanth for his film "Robot 2". The fashion designer says it has been a "great and fortunate experience" for him to style the southern superstar.
Chennai, April 26 : Actor-producer Udhayanidhi Stalin, who reprises Arshad Warsi's role in "Manithan", the forthcoming Tamil remake of "Jolly LLB", says the film is more emotional and funnier than the Hindi version.
Chennai, April 26 : Director S.U. Arun Kumar, whose last outing was Tamil police drama "Sethupathi", is ready with an action script.
Mumbai, April 25 : Actress Radhika Apte, who is working with superstar Rajinikanth in the Tamil film "Kabali", said that he is very inspiring and that there is no one else like him.
Chennai, April 25 : Superstar Rajinikanth who, over the last few months shot for two of his projects simultaneously, has successfully completed dubbing for his portions from upcoming Tamil gangster drama "Kabali".
Mumbai, April 23 : Versatile actor Arvind Swamy, who has ruled the Southern film industry for a long time, says he hopes to wield the megaphone soon.
Chennai, April 23 : Filmmaker Pawan Kumar, who shot to fame with the critically acclaimed Kannada film "Lucia", is ready with his second directorial, "U-Turn", which will hit the Indian screens on May 20.
Chennai, April 23 : The makers of superstar Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil actioner "2.o" have successfully completed their Delhi schedule and will next head to Bolivia.