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Andrea's big ticket

Besides Viswaroopam, ANdrea has also completed shooting for Thirupangal. It is directed by Saradha Ramanathan who made off-beat movies like Singaram, which won three National Awards is also ready to hit the screens. The film has Nanda and 13-year-old girl Dharini in the lead. This time Sarada is investigating child trafficking, which is one of the biggest rackets listed by ...

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Rahman to work with Prabhu Deva?

After making two action-packed ‘masala’ films, choreographer-turned-director Prabhu Deva is said to be gearing up to make a musical love story this time, but in Hindi. Prabhu Deva had made his debut in Bollywood as a director with Salman Khan-starrer Wanted is basking in the success of his second film – Akshay Kumar-starrer Rowdy Rathore, which was released recently. Now, ...

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KB wants to do low-budget movies

He has crossed 80 years. He may have won many laurels including the coveted ‘Dadasaheb Phalke’ award for his immense contribution to Indian cinema . But still he is young at heart and wants to do more films. That is veteran filmmaker K Balachander. Taking part in the audio launch of Arohanam, directed by actress Lakshmi Ramakrishnan, in Chennai on ...

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Billa 2 postponed

The release of Billa 2, which was expected this Friday (June 22), has been delayed. This is due to delay in completing Censor formalities and making the prints ready before June 22, it is said. ‘Distributors and theatre owners have been informed about the decision. The film is expected to hit the screens next Friday (June 29),’ sources say. Produced ...

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Sowcar Janaki is back

Popular yesteryear actress Sowcar Janaki is back to films after a long gap. She will be playing an important character in Vanavarayanum Vallavarayanum. Directed by Raj Mohan of Kungumapoovum Konjum Puravum fame, the movie has Krishna (of Katradhu Kalavu and Kazhugu) as the protagonist. It has Sowcar Janaki doing a crucial role. Says the actress, ‘I am so happy to ...

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Shruthi to write script

Shruthi Haasan has already established her mettle as an actress, singer and music composer. And now, the elder daughter of ‘Ulaga Nayagan’ Kamal Haasan has expressed her desire to pen a script. Writing on her microblogging page, she said, ‘Insomina is my blessing and my cure. I’m awake writing more music, can’t wait till I have the courage to write ...

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Music is my priority: Anirudh

Music director Anirudh is flooded with offers to act. However the Kolveri Di composer wants to focus on his music career now rather than shift to acting. Says Anirudh, ‘I have got quite some offers to act. But Im not doing any movies.’ As for what type of roles he is being approached for, the music director reveals that its ...

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FEFSI elections today

Directors Ameer and Visu will lockhorns for the top post at the elections for the Film Federation of South india (FEFSI). The polling began this morning at the association building at Vadapalani in Chennai. Members of the 23 associations, affiliated to the FEFSI will be casting their votes. Speaking on the occasion, Ameer said, ‘ where did these people go ...

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Is Vikram a cop in Thandavam?

Director A L Vijay after Deiva Thirumagal with Vikram in the lead, has joined with him agian for Thandavam. The movie stars Vikram, Anushka, Santhanam, Amy Jackson, Jagapathy Babu and Lakshmi Rai in key roles. The crew has completed shooting in London and returned to Chennai recently. Sources say the film is about an honest officer who is entangled in ...

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Why Rajini met Karunanidhi?

When the news came that Superstar Rajinikanth called on DMK president and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi in Chennai on Saturday, guesses were made in no time in political and film circles, about the reason behind the meeting. Emerging out of the meeting, the Superstar elaborated on why he met the senior leader. ‘It was a courtesy call ...

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