November 1, 2017

Acupunturist in suburb gives needy free treatment

Chennai: At a time when consulting private doctors has become a costly affair, an acupuncturist at Nanganallur in the city suburb has been providing free treatment to economically poor patients, thus setting an example for many. G Preethi, a 34-year-old acupuncturist, has a geek look when she explains about various diseases that can be treated through acupuncture. The resident of the locality has been an acupuncturist for the past five

Latest update from 'Velaikkaran' crew

The 2-in-1 update about Sivakarthikeyan’s Velaikkaran is officially out and it is about the second single from the movie, which is titled Iraiva. It is said that the song will have two different emotions and that is why they call it, as a 2-in-1 announcement. Sony Music, who has acquired the audio rights of the movie tweeted, ‘@anirudhofficial is here with the #2in1 surprise! 1 song, 2 emotions! Get ready

Sada is back

Remember actress Sada, who shot to fame with Shankar’s Anniyan and followed it up with few films. She is back after a big gap with a movie titled Torch Light. It is being directed by Majid, who helmed Vijay’s Thamizhgan a decade ago. Speaking about the film, Majid said, ‘I narrated the script to many actresses. Many refused to play the lead role of a sex worker. However when I

Yuvan to score music for Suriya- Selva film

Actor Suriya’s 36th venture, to be directed by Selvaraghavan, will go on floors this January. It would be produced by Dream Warriors Pictures. This is the first time that Suriya and Selvaraghavan are coming together. Expectations run high after the news broke out of the two are planning a movie. Suriya is currently busy giving finishing touches to Thaana Serndh Kootam, directed by Vignesh Sivan. It has music by Keerthy

Nivin Pauly's 'Richie' from 1 Dec

Malayalam heartthrob Nivin Pauli is currently busy with his Tamil venture Richie. Sources say that it will be released on 1 December. Nivin Pauli, who shot to fame with Premam, had acted in a Tamil movie Neram. Interestingly,Richie is a remake of the hit Kannada film Ulidavaru Kandante that was directed by Rakshit Shetty, who also played an important role. The Tamil version is directed by Gautham and Ashok Selvan,

Chennaiite blends humour, tech into creating memes

Chennai: Anyone can be a meme creator, if they have creativity,’ says John Samuel (21), a resident of Guindy in the city. He creates memes for his Facebook pages. His most popular handle is MCC Memes. An editor with Books and Journals, a publishing house, John started his page two years back. He speaks to News Today about his journey. Q: How did you become a meme creator? A: It

Anushka to act in GVM's film

Anushka’s Telugu venture Bhamati is almost complete. The first look would be out on 7 November. It is her first after Baahubali. Meanwhile reports say that Anushka has agreed to do a movie with filmmaker Gautham Vasudev Menon. Remember the two had earlier worked together in Yennai Arindhal.  Sources say that Anushka was impressed with a woman-centric story narrated by Gautham. Remember he is currently busy directing Dhanush in Enai