Review: Theeran Adhigaram Ondru - Mouse hunt

Movies inspired by real life incidents are a common thing in Kollywood. But filmmakers add more fantasy and the reality gets lost in the process. But filmmaker H Vinodh sticks to basic to render a real and riveting show in Theeran Adhigaram Ondu, a spine-chilling story about a gang of north Indian gang that painted the town red in late 1990s. Starring Karthi Sivakumar and Rakul Preet in the lead

Tambaram railway station porter is a do-gooder

Chennai: Poyyamozhi, who works as a porter at Tambaram Railway Station is a popular name there. Just get into the station and ask anyone there, they will point to him in no time. Needless to say, the good work he did recently earned him all that name and fame. He helped a bag containing cash reach its rightful owner recently. The bag was found abandoned on one of the platforms

GPF to donate books on Gandhi to 1,000 schools

Chennai: Chennai-based Gandhi Peace Foundation (GPF) wishes to gift three books that contain 150 children stories based on innovative, exploratory and creative conflict resolving methods with Gandhian non violent approach to 1,000 schools in India. The teachers can empower their students in a culture of peace by the art of story-telling using these tiny stories in their classes. The books are available in English and in Tamil, a press release

Kollywood stars sing 'Repeatu'

If eerie thrillers and rom-coms are the latest trend in Kollywood, the big stars, in a safe bet, are preferring to repeatedly work with the same filmmaker. Interestingly, Rajinikanth with 2.O, joins hands with Shankar for third time. Also he is also part of Pa Ranjith’s Kaala after a huge hit in Kabali. Vijay is all set to begin his next, to be helmed by A R Murugadoss. The two

Certificate verification by TNPSC

Chennai: The Tamilnadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) will conduct certificate verification for the candidates selected for Assistant Agricultural Officer in the Tamilnadu Agricultural Extension Subordinate Services from 4 to 8 November at the Commission’s office. According to an official press release, the written examination was held on 2 July. A total of 3,578 candidates appeared for the examination and  656 candidates were provisionally admitted to certificate verification. Their names are

'Nenjil Thunivirundhal' pulled out of theatres

Director Suseenthiran’s Nenjil Thunivirundhal was out in cinema halls a week ago. However, within a few days, the filmmaker chose to trim the film. He said, “To make it more scrip and entertaining, we have cut 20 minutes.” In a shocking move, he has now chosen to pull the movie from theatres. Suseenthiran has now come with an announcement that the film will not be screened anywhere from today for

Seek help against stalkers: CoP

Chennai: The data that nearly 18,000 stalking cases have been registered across the country and the number of cases are steadily increasing over the years does not surprise people who witnessed two consecutive incidents in the this week alone. The gruesome incident involving an engineering graduate, Indhuja, who was charred to death after her stalker decided to burn her instead of accepting a ‘no’ for his proposal. In the incident,

Prank by Vishal on hoarding money goes viral

A few days ago, officials of GST department conducted enquiries at Tamil Film Producers Council president Vishal’s office. Interestingly, a couple of days ago, a video surfaced on Twitter, which showed actor Vishal answering people about unaccounted cash. In the footage, we can also see bundles of Rs 2,000 notes. In the video, a man asks, ‘Sir, how do you have so much cash that is unaccounted for.’ Vishal tries

Tanker Foundation invites applications

Chennai: TANKER Foundation, that provides subsidised / free dialysis for kidney patients, invites nominations for the Renny Abraham Love for Service Award for a medical doctor who has gone beyond the call of duty in serving the underprivileged in India. There is no age limit for the award. The doctor must be a resident of India and the community service must have been carried at least for five years. The

Youngsters' different take on chivalry

Chennai: Romance has changed over the years, but women today feel chivalry is dead. The word is associated with a man’s courteous behaviour towards a woman. Chivalry began during the medieval age, knights were educated on how they should behave. Fastrack to 2017, certainly there aren’t any knights around but it is safe to say that the number of courteous men has decreased. According to research by dating website,

Partly shut Kodambakkam bridge causes concern

Chennai: People from Kodambakkam were surprised last night as they were blocked from using part of Liberty bridge. The reason was repair work being done to rectify the damaged portions of the stretch near Sekar Emporium. This morning, traffic movement was back to normal, with a barricade protecting the repaired patch. After heavy rain a few weeks back, the spot at the end of the bridge towards Vadapalani was damaged