November 8, 2017

Nayanthara deserves all credit: Aramm director

Director Gopi Nayanar’s Aramm starring Nayanthara is releasing on 10 November. A visibly thrilled filmmaker says, “It is a movie that speaks against a social issue. Nayanthara plays a District Collector in the movie.” When I narrated the story to my producers, I never thought Nayanthara would play the female lead. Within three hours, she agreed to do it’. There were attempts from many quarters to stall the movie. But

Vijay Sethupathi's son to act?

Vijay Sethupathi’’s son Surya had played the younger version of his father in Naanum Rowdy Dhaan. Now a new picture of Surya with Vijay Sethupathi has become viral on Twitter in which both the son and dad sported similar beard and mustache. Currently, Vijay Sethupathi is busy with his comedy action entertainer Junga and the picture is said to have been clicked in Paris, where the shoot is progressing in

Chennai Rains: All 4 reservoirs get good inflow

Chennai: The rains that lashed the city for the past one week as part of the North-East monsoon seemed to have fill up not only the streets, but also the waterbodies that Chennai and its residents are dependent on. The four crucial reservoirs- Puzhal, Cholavaram, Chembarambakkam and Poondi- now have about 3185 million litres as against the total capacity of 11,057 million litres. The rains, officials sources said, provided more

Anna Varsity professors discuss grievances

Chennai: The recent annual general body meeting of the Anna University Teachers Association (AUTA) was an intense affair, with the members discussing several key resolutions and grievances. The minutes of the meeting, a copy of which is available with News Today, scrutinises the behaviour of some officers in the university, and the administrative action against two professors, apart from the primary issue of the absence of a Vice-Chancellor, which is

Mary Kom, Sonia inch closer to gold medals

New Delhi: Five-time World Champion MC Mary Kom and former Asian Championship silver medalist Sonia Lather kept India’s flag flying high in the Asian Boxing Championships in Vietnam, cruising into the finals. The Manipuri pugilist, who is making her comeback to the squared ring after more than a year, thumped Japan’s Tsubasa Komura 5-0 to stay on course for her fifth gold medal in the continental event. She will take

Batting in damp conditions made us nervous: Kohli

Thiruvananthapuram; India captain Virat Kohli says the bowler-friendly conditions made them “nervous” after losing the toss before prevailing against New Zealand in the series-deciding third Twenty20 here tonight. India beat New Zealand by six runs in the rain-curtailed match to claim the series 2-1. India had beaten the Kiwis in ODIs with the same scoreline. “I think we were really happy to get a game. This crowd deserved to watch

More tough action against black money: Nirmala

Chennai: BJP today celebrated the first anniversary of demonetisation as Anti-black money Day at the party’s State headquarters Kamalalayam at T Nagar here today. Speaking on the occasion, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the BJP government would soon release data on the money deposited in banks and abnormal deposit amounts are being investigated. She said the flow of funds to terrorists and terror outfits has been choked since the

TN Governor Banwarilal Purohit learns Tamil

Chennai: Tamilnadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit, due to his love for Tamil and his keen interest in learning the language, has started learning it from a Tamil Teacher. According to a Raj Bhavan statement here, the Governor said that Tamil is a classical and beautiful language and learning the language of a place helps one to converse well with the people. Purohit is fluent in English, Hindi and Marathi, the release