ENTERTAINMENT

Popular dialogue of Rajinikanth turns into title

After titles of yesteryear Rajinikanth’s films, now popular dialogues of the actor are being used as titled. Rajinikanth’s famous dialogues Ketta Paya Sir from the movie Mullum Malarum is the title of a film to be directed by newcomer Deepak, son of veteran filmmaker Sundarajajan. Sundararajan had made blockbusters like Payanangal Mudivathillai, Vaithegi Kathirundhal, Rajathi Raja among others. Playing the lead role is Natty of Sathuranga Vettai fame. Deepak worked

Ameer turns producer for his protege

Filmmaker Ameer will be producing besides playing a prominent role in a movie titled Achamillai Achamillai. Directed and enacted by his associate Muthu Gopal, the movie features Chandni Thamizharasan as heroine. Jayaprakash and Aruldoss play key roles in the movie. Speaking to News today, Muthu Gopal, says, “I hail from a family of farmers. Impressed by Ameer’s works, I joined as his associate after great difficulty and worked in Paruthiveeran.

Vijay Vasanth in Sivakarthikeyan’s next movie

Vijay Vasanth, after Chennai 28: Second Innings and Achamindri, is busy shooting for a thriller film titled, My Dear Lisa, has also signed up a big project. The actor has been roped in by director Mohan Raja for his upcoming film, titled Velaikkaran. Starring Sivakarthikeyan, Nayanthara and Fahadh Faasil, this film is touted to be based on food adulteration. Vijay Vasanth’s role is special. He has given his best and

Power Paandi audio from 9 March

Actor Dhanush is all set to make his directorial debut with Power Paandi. The latest news about the film is that shooting has been wrapped and the dubbing work for the film starring Raj Kiran has started. The film, in which Dhanush plays a cameo, will revolve around the life of a few stuntmen. Dhanush will be seen playing the younger version of Raj Kiran. Power Paandi, which is being

Another single from Kaatru Veliyidai 1 March

After the first two singles, Azhagiye and Vaan, another single Saarattu Vandiyila from Mani Ratnam’s Kaatru Veliyidai will be out on 1 March. Set to tunes by A R Rahman, the movie stars Karthi as hero. Adhithi Rao plays the heroine, while the cast includes RJ Balaji, Delhi Ganesh, Rukmini Vijayakumar, Shraddha Srinath, Vipin Sharma and K P A C Lalitha. Kaatru Veliyidai is also to be dubbed and released

ARM- Mahesh Babu movie to release 23 June

Mahesh Babu starrer being directed by AR Murugadoss will be out 23 June. Tentatively titled as Sambhavami, the movie has Rakul Preet Singh playing the heroine. SJ Suryah and Bharath play baddie in the movies. RJ Balaji, Premgi Amaren and Nadhiya are also part of the cast. Mahesh Babu will play the role of an intelligence officer in the film. A 30-second teaser of the film will be out soon.

Chennai International Short film festival ends today

Chennai: The week long celebrations of short films will draw to a close today with the valedictory event of the fourth edition of the Chennai International Short Film Festival to be held at Russian Cultural Center. This event is a boon for movie buffs and aspiring short filmmakers from the city. A total of 138 movies from over 50 countries across the world were screened in the eight day festival.

Sub-continent movies take some space

Chennai: Every day, the cinema industry is expanding into various language across the globe reflecting the community’s cultural forms and customs. Even now, there are countries where filmmakers cannot invest much on their movies. This could be due to an economical mode from the area they come from. For such movie-makers, short film is one such way to portray their creativity on a small budget. Apart from India, other countries

Simran to act in Aravind Swamy’s next

Chennai: Aravind Swamy is playing the lead role in director Selvah’s film. The movie to be produced by Ganesh features Rithika Singh as heroine. Buzz is that Simran has been assigned to do an important role in the film. She plays a tough cop in the movie. The cast includes Nanditha, Thambi Ramaiah, Chandhini, Hasini, Harish Uththaman, Naagi Needu, Raj Kapoor, Ramesh Pandit, O A K Sundar playing predominant roles. Cinematography

Sonia Agarwal’s horror avatar in Agalya

Chennai: After playing a police woman in Saya, actress Sonia Agarwal is now part of an eerie thriller titled Agalya. The movie to be made in five languages on a grand budget, is directed by Sijin Lal, went on floors recently. According to the filmmaker, “It is a movie that would have horror elements all through. We are making it using the latest state of-the-art technology. It would be released in

Review: Kanden Kadhal Konden- Romance & rumblings

Chennai: Noted television anchor-turned actor Bala plays the lead role in romantic entertainer that features newcomer Ashwini Mohan as heroine. Kanden Kadhal Konden is about a lover couple who elopes and the difficulties they face. Seemingly inspired by Kadhal, filmmaker Venkat C Samy has managed to keep it more emotional. A major portion of the movie unfolds in Kodaikanal. Mayilsamy, Vinod, Sindhu are also in the cast. Music is by