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Under-fire Gambhir steps down as DD captain

New Delhi: Gautam Gambhir today stepped down as IPL laggards Delhi Daredevils captain, saying he just could not handle the pressure of the job. Shreyas Iyer replaced him in the position but Gambhir will continue to be a part of the team that has lost four of its five matches so far and is placed bottom of the table at the eighth position. “Maybe I was too desperate to turn

'Maari 2' goes on floors again

Director Balaji Mohan and Dhanush began shoot for Maari 2 as the strike finally got over in Tamil cinema. A major portion of the movie has been competed . Dhanush, Sai Pallavi play the lead roles in the film. It also has Tovino Thomas playing the baddie. Varalakshmi, Kreshna and Robo Shankar will be seen in pivotal characters in Maari 2. Produced by Dhanush’s Wunderbar Films, Yuvanshankar Raja is composing

Cheran, Srushti Dange come together

Actor-filmmaker Cheran is making a comeback in a film titled Rajavukku Check. The movie is being directed by Raj Kumar. The latest news is that actress Srushti Dange will be playing the female lead. Sources say that the film is an intense emotional thriller and the shoot of it has already begun. The movie has three heroines and Srushti Dange has been roped in as one of them. Produced by

Allu Arjun's bilingual film releases 1 May

Come 1 May and audience will see the release of Allu Arjun’s En Paer Suriya. En Veedu India. A bilingual, being made in Tamil and Telugu, the movie, produced by Ramalakshmi Cine Creations, will release in maximum screens. Anu Immanuel is the heroine. The cast also includes Nadhiya, Arjun, Sarath Kumar, Boman Irani among others. Music is by Vishal-Sekar. The film is directed by V Vamsi. Taking part in the

Chennai-bound train engine derails

Tiruchi: The engine of the Karaikudi-Chennai Egmore Pallavan Express derailed here today, Southern Railway officials said. No injury was reported. The front wheel of the locomotive of the Karaikudi-Chennai Egmore Pallavan Express derailed while entering Tiruchi junction at around 6.30 am. Top officials of Tiruchi railway division rushed to the spot and the locomotive was put back on the rails, they said, adding that the train resumed its journey at

Hug day protest at IIT-M

Chennai: In a symbolic protest, students of IIT Madras observed ‘hug day’ on the campus Monday against the alleged increasing moral policy in the institution. Students gathered outside the office of the dean of students and hugged each other and also staged a sit-in demonstration holding placards. They alleged that students are subjected to repeated moral policing and inappropriate behaviour by a few staff members and security personnel. “We are