September 28, 2017

Crazy thieves of Ambattur

The other day a friend cattily suggested that with the nation’s economy tanking many of us may soon need to resort to burglary. And my response as a responsible journalist was, “we better, especially because there is an alarming decline in the quality of existing criminals”. My statement was based on what had happened last week at the residence of my friend Janardanan, who for the sake of protecting his

Aramm gets 'U'

Nayanthara’s upcoming flick Aramm has been censored and given a U certificate. The movie is in the final stages of production. A social drama, the movie is set to hit the screen for Deepavali. “With special appreciation from Censor Board, #Aramm gets a clean ‘U’ certificate! Release announcement very soon. #Nayanthara”, a tweet from the production company, KJR Studios read. Directed by writer Gopi Nainar, the movie’s cinematography is by

'Kurangu Bommai' to speak Telugu

Kurangu Bommai starring Bharathiraja and Vidharth is to be remade Telugu. A thriller-drama, the flick was directed by Nithilan Swaminathan and received massive acclaiming when it hit the screes. The remake rights of the film has been sold to S Studios. “S Studios which is currently bankrolling GV Prakash-starrer Kupathu Raja will be taking the film to the Telugu audiences,” said Nithilan, and added that he might not be directing

'Vanamagan' girl goes to Paris

Shivaay fame Sayyeshaa is happy that she is receiving appreciations for her performance in her maiden Tamil venture Vanamagan. Though her next Karuppu Raja Vellai Raja did not take off, she managed to find an opportunity to be part of Junga opposite Vijay Sethupathi. The film interestingly is produced by Vijay Sethupathi himself. Gokul who is teaming up with the actor for the second time after Idharkkuthaane Aasai Pattai Balakumara

Deekay to direct Oviya

Filmmaker Deekay, after Yamirukka Bayamey and Kavalai Vendam, is back with a horror adventure comedy. To be produced by Studio Green, the movie would have Bigg Boss fame Oviya in the lead. The movie’s titled is Kaateri. He says, “I am thrilled to start working on this project. Even though the film is an adventure comedy, it will also have horror and thriller elements incorporated in it. We have roped

Welcome changes

The changes that will be brought about in the International Cricket Council (ICC) rules for cricketing nations from today are far-reaching indeed. They will change the face of this popular sport as never before. Whether they would be for the good of the game only time will tell. There is need to instil discipline and to make the players respond to modern needs without in any way compromising the spirit