2017

Dreaded dacoit of Tamil cinema

“Being part of movie based on real incidents was a great feeling. Theeran Adhigaram Ondru gave me an identity and I happy with audience response,” says actor Abhimanyu Singh. Directed by H Vinodh, the police story was based on Tamilnadu police officer S Jangid and his efforts to nab a gang from Rajasthan, who looted people in several parts of India including Tamilnadu in late 1990s. Abhimanyu Singh played a

'Tik Tik Tik' movie trailer out from 24 Nov

Jayam Ravi starrer Tik Tik Tik is all complete and ready for release soon. Touted to be Tamil cinema’s first space film, the movie has Nivetha Pethuraj as heroine. Produced by Nemichand Jhabhak and directed by Sakthi Soundararajan, Tik Tik Tik has music by D Imman. The big news is that the trailer of the movie would be out 24 November. Speaking about the movie, Jayam Ravi, says, “All credit

Yesteryear stars of 1980 come together for reunion

Actors and actresses, who hogged the limelight since 1980’s in south Indian cinema came together for a reunion recently at a resort in Mahabalipuram. Actresses Suhasini and Lissy were the hosts supported by Rajkumar Sethupathy, Poornima Bhagyaraj and Kushbu. A total of 28 film personalities gathered to relive their past. Melodies from 1960s and 70s were performed by Revathy, Kushbu as solos. There was ramp walk too. Those attended the

Screen kids for dyslexia: Expert

Chennai: Prof Emeritus Angela Fawcett, Univesity of Swansea, and vice-president of British Dyslexia Association, stresses that schoolchildren should be screened to check for dyslexia. ‘…it must be noted that if fewer children are screened, then there are chances that many are losing a good opportunity. Likewise, if more are checked up, then they would be given proper treatment, dyslexia or not,” was her argument. Addressing mediapersons on Monday at a

Death of 7-year-old in pvt hospital sparks issues

Chennai: The recent death of a seven-year-old girl under treatment for dengue at Fortis Memorial Research Institute in Gurugram and the subsequent allegations by her family that the hospital had charged them more than Rs 15 lakh for 15 days of treatment, has brought to the fore the case of money-swindling by private hospitals in times of distress. Following a series of tweets from a family friend of the deceased,