November 9, 2017

Rajini attends AVM's family wedding

Actor Rajinikanth,music composers Ilayaraja, AR Rahman, lyricist Vairamuthu among other film personalities attended the wedding reception of Aparna Guhan, the granddaughter of AVM Saravanan and daughter of M S Guhan, with actor Maitreya (original name is Shyam) yesterday. Maitreya is the son of well-known film financier Raghunandan. He is making his debut with Myskin’s upcoming movie, which will have yesteryear actor Ravichandran’s granddaughter Tanya in the female lead. Aparna is

Vijay Sethupathi's new attempt for 'Seethakathi'

After Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kanom, actor Vijay Sethupathi joins hands with filmmaker Balaji Tharanitharan for a movie titled Seethakathi. Produced by Passion Studios, it is Vijay Sethupathi’s 25th venture. Speaking about the film, the filmmaker, says, “A major portion of the movie has already been shot. We will start the next schedule from this month-end.We did the make up test in the USA, a few days back, for his new

Jai's 'Balloon' to release 29 Dec

Actor Jai and Anjali starrer Balloon will hit the screens on 29 December. Directed by newcomer Sinish, Yuvan Shankar Raja has composed music for Balloon. The film also has an Janani Iyer of Thegidi and Adhey Kangal fame, Yogi Babu, Chandini Tamizharasan and Raj Tarun in pivotal roles. It has been censored already and given a UA certificate. Produced by 70mm Entertainment and Farmer’s Master Plan Productions, the movie will

'Rural music will make it big'

Former associate of A R Rahman and music composer Taj Noor has composed music for a movie titled Guru Uchchathula Irukkaru. The film has Aara of Paisa fame and Jeeva, a newcomer in the lead roles.  Debutant Dhandapani directs the film. Speaking at the audio launch of the movie, Taj said, “The normal practice in the industry is that  filmmakers narrate the script to music directors and explain the appropriate

Karthi's next with Pandiraj goes on floors

Close on his Theeran Adhigaram Ondru releasing this Friday, actor Karthi has begun shooting for his next with director Pandiraj. The movie went on floors today in Chennai. Karthi’s elder brother Suriya is producing the film through 2D Entertainment and Sayyeshaa will be seen playing the female lead. The rest of the cast and crew will be revealed soon. Reports say Sathyaraj, Soori, and Bhanupriya are playing pivotal characters in

Naga Chaitanya, Madhavan to pair up in next

Naga Chaitanya’s next film has been officially announced and he would be teaming up with his Premam director Chandoo Mondeti once again. The film has been titled as Savya Sachi, produced by Mythri Movie Makers. The film has a big star cast including Madhavan, Nidhhi Agerwal, Rao Ramesh, Vennela Kishore and others. Music will be taken care by the Baahubali man MM Keeravani, while cinematography and editing would be done

HS Prannoy eyes Asian games after victory

Nagpur: When one thinks of nationals in Indian sport, all that comes to mind is an empty stadium, mismanaged event and disinterested fans. As is the case with most sports in India, the nationals are for namesake. Now let’s imagine badminton nationals filled with star shuttlers like PV Sindhu, Saina Newhal, Kidambi Srikanth and HS Prannoy. The event is going to be a massive hit without any doubt, and will

Chennai kid bags gold medal in volleyball

Chennai: R. Roshni Deeksha, a class XI student of Velammal Mogappair Campus, grabs a gold medal in 21st Junior National Kick Volleyball (Sepak Takraw) Championship held at padall outdoor Stadium, Mandi, Himachal Pradesh recently. It was a tournament held at the National level in which 28 states took part for the first time in history the girls team with Miss. Roshni has made a huge win beating Bihar in final

Celebrating happiness with Andhra food

Chennai: Away from the bustling traffic, Sankaranthi in Anna Nagar East is located in a quiet location, where one can dine in peace. The multi-cuisine restaurant offers authentic Andhra food along with a mix of Chinese, north Indian and Tandoori items. Sankaranthi – Everyday festival, is named after the Sankaranthi festival that is celebrated in Andhra Pradesh with much pomp. This celebration is also associated with varieties of local cuisines.

Multiple ear piercing now trending among youth

Chennai: The arm party (bracelet) is essentially over. While we are still fawning over the layered ring look, a new way to show off your jewellery-prowess is multiple ear piercing. This trend has strikes a perfect balance between feminine and tough. Piercing in particular have become a huge trend in fashion circles. Many teenage girls are into piercing, they say that it is more fashionable than wearing bangles. Those in

We made a mistake: Merc boss

Chennai: “We had announced in May that we would pass on the benefits of GST to our customers and we got a lot of orders. By October, (after the cess was revised) we realised that we had made a mistake,” said CEO, Mercedes-India, Roland Folger, speaking at the launch of sixth and seventh AMG models in the city. ‘We will adjust it in sometime. Due to the high taxes, we