November 6, 2017

'Vishwaroopam 2' trailer on Kamal' birthday?

There are reports that the trailer of Kamal Haasan’s forthcoming venture Vishwaroopam 2 would be out on his birthday on 7 November. Ghibran, who composed music for the movie had said in a recent chat with fans that the trailer of Vishwaroopam 2 is mind-blowing. “The output of Vishwaroopam 2 has exceeded our expectations, it has come out well. As soon the trailer gets released, the theatrical release will be

'Aval' movie to get a sequel

Siddharth starrer Aval which hit the screens last week has won accolades. It has managed to draw good crowds despite incessant rains. The horror thriller, directed by Milind Rau, also had Andrea, Atul Kulkarni and Suresh in the cast. Siddharth has revealed that there will be a sequel to the film. He says “Generally, successful films will only have sequels. This film has turned out to be hit, and we

TN seeks Rs 1,500 cr from Centre as flood relief

Chennai: The Tamilnadu government has sought Rs 1,500 crore from the Centre towards flood relief. A request in this regard was made to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, when Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam met him this morning in the city. Speaking to reporters, Palaniswami said they elaborated about the rain damage to Modi and sought financial assistance from the Union government to carry out

Ruhaan debuts in Rotax Max challenge

After completing formalities over the weekend, the competitors will have two days of practice sessions on 6 and 7 Nov. The qualifying sessions commence on Wednesday, 8 Nov, leading up to the three rounds of heats (Nov 9) and pre-finals (Nov 10) before the finals on Saturday, 11 November. Looking ahead to his maiden participation in the Grand Finals, Ruhaan, who is also supported by Play Factory and Sona Miller,

Santhanam's next movie begins from December

After Boss Engira Baskaran, OKOK among others, filmmaker M Rajesh and actor Santhanam are working in a movie that will feature the latter in the lead role. Says Rajesh,”My project with Santhanam, produced by TSL, will start from December. It will be a comedy entertainer. We’ve tried something fresh in the script, something new, which people haven’t seen in my previous films.” Santhanam’s hands are full as he is busy

Rahman to act in 'Gadhayudham'

After Dhuruvangal 16, actor Rahman was flooded with offers. But the actor chose to take his time and finally agreed to work in a movie titled Gadhayudham. The movie will co-star Guru Somasundaram, who shot to fame with critically-acclaimed Joker. K Balakrishnan, who helmed Vijay Sethupathy starrer Rummy, will be wielding the megaphone. Sushma Raj, Kali Venkat, Rama, Thulasi among others form part of the cast. Produced by Sri Valli

Karthi's movie sees Marathi, Bhojpuri actors in next

Actor Karthi’s soon to be released Tamil action thriller Dheeran Adhigaram Ondru, will feature Rajasthani, Gujarathi theatre and Marathi, Bhojpuri actors, who are entwined in the crime plot that moves forward in several Indian States. Set for release on 17 November, the Tamil flick, based on true events would see Marathi actor Kishore Kadam, Bollywood’s Abhimanyu Singh and Jameel Khan, pep up the crime movie. Sathuranga Vettai fame film director,

Online networks can help smokers quit: Study

Kolkata: Several shops are selling tobacco products within 100 yards of some reputed schools and colleges here in violation of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA), according to a study. The study, conducted by an NGO ‘Sambandh Health Foundation’ last month, surveyed 25 educational institutions (21 schools and four colleges) in Kolkata and found 17 (68 per cent) were having such shops in nearby areas. While the rise

Prabhu Deva to do 'Charlie Chaplin 2'

Director and actor Prabhu Deva have signed a sequel to his 2002 starrer Charlie Chaplin, and it is expected to be named as Charlie Chaplin 2. Nikki Galrani and Tanya Ravichandran of Karuppan fame will play the female leads. The movie will be directed by Sakthi Chidambaram who directed the first part and will be bankrolled by Amma Creations Siva. The shoot will begin on 9 November in Goa. The

New low pressure promises more rains

Chennai: It seems nature too is back to work after weekend break. For, after Saturday and Sunday provided some relief from rains, showers have revisited the city and its suburbs from this morning, prompting government to declare leave for schools in Chennai, Kanchipuram and Thiruvallur districts. Meanwhile, Met officials today said that a low pressure has formed in Bay of Bengal near Sri Lanka, and the old one has weakened.

Kamal's big plans for his birthday on Tuesday

Chennai: All eyes are on actor Kamal Haasan as he turns 63 tomorrow. The actor, who has been making ‘political’ statements in the recent past, has aroused curiosity asking the people of Tamilnadu to be ready for a big announcement on his birthday. News Today finds out his plans for the day tomorrow. APP TO INTERACT WITH PEOPLE As a first step towards entering politics, Kamal Haasan would launch a