June 24, 2017

TNPL: Tuti Patriots picks none; Madurai, 9 players

Chennai: All the eight franchises of Tamilnadu Premier League (TNPL) picked up the remaining players and completed their squad of 19 at the draft event here yesterday. The defending champions, Albert Tuti Patriots, picked none, while Madurai Super Giant added nine new players to the squad. Chepauk Super Gillies added two players (R Suthesh and S Radhakrishnan) to their squad. Ruby Trichy Warriors bought K Vignesh, Adithya Giridhar, Jabez Moses

Review: AAA - This is merely Simbu puranam

Simbu and his past life seem to be the inspiration for filmmaker Adhik Ravichandran to come out with Anbanavan Asarathavan Adangathavan (AAA). The movie, which shows Simbu in never-seen-before looks, has the very often seen making style of a Simbu’s movies. The movie that comes after a huge expectation could be a treat to his fans but a disappointment to movie buffs in general. AAA begins in Dubai where an

Rajini to launch VIP 2 audio tomorrow

The audio of VIP 2 would be launched in a gala manner in Mumbai tomorrow by Rajinikanth. Dhanush officially announced through Twitter that the songs and the trailer of the film will be released on 25 June. The film has music composed by Sean Roldan. Directed by Soundarya Rajinikanth, the movie stars Dhanush as Raghuvaran, Amala Paul, Samuthirakani among others in the cast. Bollywood actress Kajol dons a pivotal character

Review: Vanamagan- Neither here nor there

The contrasting lifestyle between those living in concrete jungles and those in peace with nature in forests form the crux of Vanamagan. Directed by Vijay, the movie stars Jayam Ravi, Sayeesha, Thambi Ramiah, Prakashraj among others. Loaded with romance, sentiments, emotions and of course a social message, Vanamagan begins in a city and ends in a forest. It starts with a cruel mass arrest of a tribal group in Andaman

North Indian duo held for burglary in Chennai

Chennai: Two north Indians were arrested for looting Rs 4.5 lakh from a wholesale shop in Parry’s Corner. The police are searching for three others who were involved in the crime. Police said Vikram Singh (27) and Raju Singh (27) from Hubli, had broken into the shop located on Sikander Street in the first week of June along with three others, who were from Rajasthan. Finding that the cash was

Karthik Subbaraj to make a silent movie

Chennai: Director Karthik Subbaraj announced a slew of ventures from his production house ‘Stone Bench’ at a grand function here on Friday. It was attended by veteran film-makers Manirathnam, Bharathiraja, Vikraman, actor-directors Prabhu Deva, S J Suryah, director Vikraman among others. Speaking on the occasion, Karthik Subbaraj said, “The idea of ‘Stone Bench’ is to bring out the young talents through web-series and this will be the platform for them