June 2017

Telugu actor comes to Tamil in murder mystery

Yaarivan, a crime-thriller, is set around kabaddi and noted Telugu actor and businessman Sachiin makes his debut in Tamil with the movie. Directed by T Satya, it features Sachiin in the role of a professional kabaddi player and he is accused of murdering his girlfriend in the film. Music is composed by S S Thaman and the lyrics are by late Na Muthukumar. Esha Gupta plays the female lead. Actors

K R Vijaya returns to silver screen in a rom-com

Veteran actress K R Vijaya is back after a brief interval. The yesteryear heroine plays a major role in 143, a rom-com that is being directed by Rishi. Besides helming the movie, Rishi also plays the lead role. A newcomer Priyanka Sharma is the heroine. Veteran actor Vijayakumar is also in the cast. Produced by Sathish Chandra Palot, the movie has music by Vijay Baskar. Speaking about the movie, Rishi

Daniel Balaji plays major role in his next film '88'

Actor Daniel Balaji, who was last seen in Vijay’s Bairavaa, is playing a major role in 88, directed by M Madhan. Touted to be a thriller, it stars Madhan and Upashana Rai in lead roles. Speaking about the movie, the director says, “Today technology has overtaken us. The world is shrunk thanks to mobile phones. But safety of women is at stake. The movie aims at creating awareness on women

Varalaxmi's twist to Romeo and Juliet

Actress Varalaxmi Sarath Kumar will be joining hands with dancer Salsa Mani to render a musical and dance show titled Romeo and Juliet at the Music Academy on 8 and 9 July (7 pm). Speaking about the event, the Poda Podi actress said, “Art and theatre is a dying community. We are trying to revive it with Shakespeare’s play but with an Indian flavour. There will be 10 hit songs

Rs 2 crore set erected for 'Gulebagavali' song

When it comes to spending money for shooting songs on a big scale, there is no compromise by Tamil film producers. For Prabhu Deva and Hansika starrer Gulebagavali, a huge set has been erected at a cost of Rs 2 crore for canning a song sequence. Produced by K J R Rajesh and directed by Kalyaan S, the movie has music by Vivek-Merwin. Says the filmmaker, “Thanks to art director Kathir,

Top cop pitches for affordable safety dress

Chennai: Addressing occupational hazards early can prevent workplace accidents, said Joint Commissioner of Police (Traffic), Prem Anand Sinha. Speaking at the launch of fourth edition of ‘Occupational Safety and Health Expo (OSH)’ and the third edition of ‘Security and Fire Expo (SAFE)’ organised by UBM India at Chennai Trade Centre here on Thursday, he said, “The khaki uniforms that police wear has very low visibility. So, a few years back