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Naan Ee back in big screens

On 6 July, 2012, a supposedly small film opened in Tamil Nadu in more than 200 screens. Even before its release many critics have written off Naan Ee as a dubbing film with no star power. But after the release everyone unanimously praised Naan Ee and wholeheartedly agreed that it was not a dubbing film but a straight Tamil film ...

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Legal hurdle for Thillu Mullu

There were rumours that K Balachander’s yesteryear classic Thillu Mullu will be remade in Tamil with Mirchi Shiva reprising the role played by Rajnikanth. However it seems to have witnessed some cold weather thanks to a legal notice sent by Kalakendra Productions seeking a stay on remaking the movie. The petition has been posted for hearing on a later date. ...

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Radaan on expansion mode

Radaan Mediaworks is on expansion mode. The leading content provider for television channels has ventured into the big screen, besides positioning itself a one-stop shop for entertainment needs. Speaking to reporters in Chennai Thursday, Radaan CEO Murali Raaman said, ‘We are now coming up with a new film called Nanagu Vazhi Challai, which is a remake of the Malayalam film ...

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Bringing all under one roof

Guess what popular music composer Vijay Anthony’s plans now? He is keen to invite all music directors to grace the audio launch of his maiden production venture Naan that not just has music by him but also features him in the lead role. Naan is directed by Jai Shankar and Vijay Anthony plays the lead role. Roopa Manjeri and Siddharth ...

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Dhanush's production venture kickstarts

The maiden production venture of Dhanush, which has Siva Karthikeyan in the lead role, got a kickstart in Chennai. It is being directed by Manikandan, a former associate of Vetrimaran. Veteran cinematographer Balumahendra, Dhanush and Vetrimaran took part in the film’s launch. A happy Siva Karthikeyan thanked the three popular personalities for attending the event. Touted as a romantic entertainer ...

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Rajamouli reveals secret of success

Right from his first film Student No 1 in 2001, which had NTR Junior in the lead role, S S Rajamouli has delivered several blockbusters including Magadheera (Maaveeran in Tamil) and the latest Naan Ee. At a time when many wonder as to what would be his secret of success, the filmmaker has said, ‘There is no secret or anything ...

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Prakashraj happy as producer

Prakashraj is not just an actor. He is an established producer too, and his production ventures have implicitly conveyed his penchant for meaningful movies. At present, the National Award winning actor is producing a Tamil-Telugu bilingual titled Gauravam, which has Sirish and Yami Gautham in lead roles. It is being directed by Radha Mohan. Writing on his microblogging page, Prakashraj ...

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Deepika not in Shankar's I

Deepika Padukone has refuted media reports which claimed that she will be part of Shankar’s forthcoming film I, which has Vikram in the lead role. Speaking to reporters in Mumbai, Deepika said, ‘I got a google alert about it, but they are all rumours. I am not doing Shankar’s film.’ Deepika’s new look was much appreciated in Cocktail. But the ...

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Chandramouli by Rajamouli

S S Rajamouli became a household name in Tamil Nadu overnight, thanks to Naan Ee. Following this, the popular Tollywood director’s Telugu films have now found huge demand in Tamil Nadu. Chathrapathi, a 2005 film of Rajamouli will soon be dubbed and released in Tamil. According to a press release, ‘Sathish Film Corporation represented by ‘Devi Sridevi’ Sathish is gearing ...

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Prabhu is Chella Thambi

Veteran actor Prabhu will be seen playing a dual role in a movie titled Chella Thambi. Directed by Nisadh, the movie features Prabhu playing a father and son. Also in the cast are Urvashi, Swasika, Archana Kavi, Rima Kallingal and Mammootty is said to be doing a cameo role. Produced by Sivaramakrishnan, the film is a family entertainer that speaks ...

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