November 6, 2017

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

In a war against illicit funds

Chennai: Cash deposits worth over Rs 17,000 crore were made and later withdrawn post demonetisation by as many as 35,000 companies, which are now deregistered, the government said. As it steps up the fight against illicit fund flows, so far names of around 2.24 lakh companies that have been inactive for long have been struck off from the official records and 3.09 lakh directors have been disqualified. To keep a