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Will Ajith do a cameo?

All eyes are on Ajith following media reports that he might play a cameo in the Tamil version Sridevi’s comeback flick English Vinglish. Amitabh Bachchan has done a guest appearence in the Hindi version of the movie. Following this, producer Balki and director Gauri Shinde reportedly approached Superstar Rajinikanth to repeat Amitabh’s act in the Tamil version. However, the Superstar ...

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Prakashraj to help Jackie's son

Popular Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff’s (he played a key role in the award winning Tamil movie Aaranya Kaandam) son Tiger is making his acting debut. He will be part of a Sajid Nadiadwala film. It is said that Prakashraj has been approached to do a powerful cameo in the movie. Remember Prakashraj is a popular artist in Bollywood, as he ...

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MSV makes a comeback

Mellisai Mannar M S Viswanathan, who ruled Tamil film music with his outstanding songs in the 1960s and 1970s, is back in Kollywood now. He is composing music for a movie titled Suvadugal, which is being produced and directed by J Bala. Besides producing and directing, Bala has also penned the story, screenplay, takes care of costume designing, cinematography and ...

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Rajini's admiration for Kamal

Superstar Rajinikanth and Ulaga Nayagan Kamal Haasan share a beautiful friendship, which they have been nurturing for more than three decades. It became visible once again on Thursday, at the audio launch of Kumki in Chennai. The Superstar, who was a surprise guest to the event, heaped laurels on the Ulaganayagan. “It is an honour to know that the maker ...

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Black is beautiful

At a time when commercial cinemas rule the roost, debutant filmmaker Vijay Arun is coming up with . A movie that speaks about the travails of two contrasting women in a village. Says the director, ‘Karupazhagi speaks about a girl, who lives for the welfare of the people around. She invites the wrath of a arrogant girl who wants to ...

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Dakshi's Baduga song for his next film

Music composer Dakshi, who won the Kerala State award recently for one of his films, has come up with a catchy Badaga song for En Peyar Kumarasamy. For the first time in Tamil cinema, a Badaga song will be featured in a Tamil film. En Peyar Kumarasamy, which is directed by Rathan Chandrasekar, will have a song in Badaga, a ...

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How Vikram Prabhu turned Bomman in Kumki?

Thanks to director Prabhu Solomon’s Kumki, Vikram Prabhu, grandson of thespian Sivaji Ganesan makes his cut in Tamil cinema. Though his grand father (Sivaji) and father (Prabhu) were big stars, Vikram Prabhu’s entry to cinema was not easy. Guess how he managed to get his act in Kumki? Says Prabhu Solomon, the director of the film, ‘I wanted to find ...

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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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