July 2017

Spyder teaser on 9 August

Come 9 August, fans of actor Mahesh Babu will celebrate his birthday with joy. On the day, the makers of his movie Spyder are planning to release its teaser. Directed by AR Murugadoss, Spyder is billed as a stylish action thriller in which Mahesh Babu will be seen as a secret agent. S J Suryah, who directed Mahesh Babu in Nani (Telugu version of New) plays the baddie in Spyder.

Dinakaran, Divakaran bury differences

Chennai: The much talked about rivalry between Divakaran and TTV Dinakaran, the brother and nephew of AIADMK (Amma) general secretary V K Sasikala, respectively, seems to have come to an end. Today, both were just not seen together at the last rites of S Santhanalakshmi (Sasikala-Dinakaran’s brother T V Sundaravadanam’s wife and mother-in-law of Dinakaran),but also jointly addressed the media. Divakaran, who was hailed as ‘boss’ by AIADMK members in

 I want to act in varied themes: Rana Daggubati

“I love to do experimental movies. There is an urge in me to act in novel themes,” says actor Rana Daggubati. The ‘Bhallaladeva‘ of Baahubali is awaiting the release of his next venture Neenae Raja Neenae Mantiri. It will be simultaneously out in Tamil as Naan Aanaiyital. Speaking to News Today, the actor, says, ‘2017 has been a fantastic year for me so far. I have done films in three

Bomb scare to O Pannerselvam house

Chennai: In a separate incident, a suspicious object found near the residence of former Chief Minister O Paneerselvam at Venus Colony created tension in the area today morning. The security persons alerted Teynampet Police station after seeing a black polythene bag at the corner of the compound. On investigation, it was found that the bag was filled with mud and a pins to make a look like a bomb. It

Denied ticket, man issues bomb threat to Metro

Chennai: Irked over the ‘high ticket rates’ at the Chennai Metro Rail, a man raised a hoax bomb threat at the Koyambedu station this morning. Kalyan (55), a resident of Arumbakkam had demanded a ride on the Metro Rail for Rs five. But he was refused a ticket. Angered, Kalyan called the Koyambedu Metro control room and reported about bomb in the station, without revealing his identity. Police officials from

Aramm audio is out

Chennai: Nayanathara has completed the shoot for Aramm, which is a female-oriented film. The movie which is being directed by Minjoor Gopi features her in the role of a district collector. The story revolves around Nayanathara and her character. Interestingly the audio of the movie would be launched tomorrow. Ramesh and Vignesh of Kakka Muttai fame are also in the cast. Music is by Ghibran. Aramm is being produced by

Operation Muskan: 79 kids rescued from begging

Chennai: The city police has rescued 25 ‘missing and destitute’ children from streets under Operation Muskan. The operation was launched to prevent and rescue children from begging, sexual trade and anti social elements. The 25 children were sent to registered children’s homes across the city where they will be helped to identify their homes. A team supervised by a Deputy Commissioner of police found the children from streets, beaches and

2 mobile-snatching juveniles caught by cops

  Chennai: The Mylapore police today nabbed two juveniles who were allegedly responsible for robberies in the area. The police said the juveniles, residing in Ice House, tried to snatch a mobile phone from a lawyer, Sivagami, at CIT Colony in Mylapore. The patrol police chased the boys who were riding on a bike and caught them. The police were on the lookout for the offenders after a series of

Arun Vijay to share screen with Prabhas

Chennai: Actor Arun Vijay is all set to play a key role in Prabhas‘ forthcoming venture Sahoo. After Baahubali, Prabhas began to shoot for sahoo which is touted to be a big-budgeted venture. Sources say that Arun Vijay was approached for the film and he readily agreed. Meanwhile reports say that Anushka Shetty, who was supposed to play the female lead has backed out due to previous commitments. It is highly

Ganja seized from Howrah Mail at Central 

Chennai: About 10 kg of ganja was seized from a suitcase abandoned inside the Howrah Mail train this morning. The train reached platform No. 8 in Chennai Central at 4.45 am from Howrah when the porters spotted the suitcase in the general compartment. They immediately informed the Railway Police. A bomb squad scanned the suitcase, following which it was opened. The police found bundles of powders, which were later found to

Dindigul pins hope on Subramania Siva

Chennai: Dindigul Dragons will be taking on the weak looking VB Thiruvallur Veerans later today. Hoping to capitalise on their success last time, team captain Ashwin Venkataraman and assistant coach Guru Kedarnath addressed the media in Tirunelveli on Thursday. HOW DO YOU EXPECT THE TIRUNELVELI PITCH TO BEHAVE? (Kedarnath) It is our first game here, so we do not know much about the pitch. However, going by what I remember