A still from Mersal

Mersal: Vijay makes this entertainer seem terrific

Ultimately an entertaining commercial film that rides on Vijay's solid performance and Atlee's slick storytelling.

Ravi Teja in 'Raja The Great' teaser. (Photo | YouTube)

Raja The Great: This Raja shines only in parts

A good commercial potboiler needs a touch of realism and unfortunately, Raja The Great, lacks it.

Meyaadha Maan is actually based on Ratna Kumar’s short film, Madhu, which was a part of director Karthik Subbaraj’s Bench Talkies, an anthology of short films.

Meyaadha Maan: A winning musical

It is fair to call the film a musical considering that its music is what elevates it from being your regular romance.


Mollywood adds more Red tone. Not at all Right, say critics

Malayalam cinema has loved to wax eloquent about social issues, often perceiving them through the prism of politics.

Malayalam cinema has loved to wax eloquent about social issues, often perceiving them through the prism of politics. (Image: Nivin Pauly in 'Sakhavu'.)
Director Quentin Tarantino (Pic: Wikimedia Commons).
Shocking: Quentin Tarantino knew

The director says he knew about Weinstein's alleged sexual harassment.

Konkana, Radhika Apte support #MeToo

Several women have started to speak about sexual abuse.

Actress Radhika Apte. | Picture Courtesy: IANS
Thor and Loki at the end of universe

American superhero film Thor: Ragnarok is the sequel to 2011’s Thor and 2013’s Thor: The Dark World. It’s also the 17th film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

American superhero film Thor: Ragnarok is the sequel to 2011’s Thor and 2013’s Thor: The Dark World. It’s also the 17th film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe
Actor Shahid Kapoor (File | AFP)
Shahid's  next is 'Batti Gul Meter Chalu'

The film is directed by 'Toilet...' fame Shree Narayan Singh.

Vineeth's next is 'Aravindante Adithikal'

Seems like Vineeth is focussing a lot on his acting career.

Vineeth Sreenivasan
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Telangana
  • Karnataka
  • Kerala
  • Odisha
  • Chennai
  • Delhi
  • Bengaluru
  • Hyderabad
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Kochi
  • Vijayawada


PSG striker Neymar | AP
PSG striker Neymar fined 1.2 million US dollars over tax case delays

A Brazilian court fined Neymar USD 1.2 million for attempting to obstruct the continuity of a tax evasion case.


Toro Rosso driver Carlos Sainz (File | AP)
Formula One racer Carlos Sainz eager to get behind the wheel for Renault

Carlos Sainz said that he's happy Austin's Circuit of the Americas is the venue for his first race with new team Renault.


Arsenal's Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the Europa League group H soccer match against Serbian Red Star. | AP
Arsenal beat Serbian Red Star in Europa League

Arsenal beat Serbian Red Star in the group stage of the UEFA Europa League 1-0 in front of 52,000 spectators.


England skipper Joe Root (File | AP)
Joe Root must 'con' players into Ashes mindset: Michael Vaughan

Vaughan said Australians are still a formidable side at home even though they are not the dominant force they once were.


Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne (File | AP)
Manchester City should set high standards: Kevin De Bruyne

Manchester City midfielder Bruyne said Guardiola's passionate, animated style on the touchline helps the team focus.

Weird, Whacky, Wow
Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech during the opening session of China's 19th Party Congress| AP

Viral smartphone game lets ordinary Chinese "clap" for President Xi

WeChat messaging app giant rolled out a game this week that lets users clap for Xi as he renders his 3 and a half hour speech in the Communist Party Congress.

Apple Watch app notification saves US man's life

A man in US has claimed an Apple Watch app notification saved his life after it detected signs of a life-threatening blood clot in his lungs and alerted him to get medical attention.

145-kg woman sits on nine-year-old cousin and causes death

Posey told investigators that her cousin, Dericka Lindsay, had been misbehaving, so she decided to sit on top of the child as punishment.

Light entertainment: Here are the trends for this year's festival of lights!

Purple food to paneer-stuffed jalebis, cube flooring designs to vertical gardens, cryotherapy to holographic makeup, inverted gemstones to retro hats.

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Art works of Manaku, a painter from Seu-Manaku-Nainsukh family of Guler in Himachal Pradesh
Painting a fading path

Art historian BN Goswamy brings to life the long-lost glory of vanishing Manaku paintings.

Gemini, born entrepreneurs, focus on details and learn about the business situations from every possible angle.

The Sunday Standard

If anyone wants a top-echelon insider’s take on parliamentary politics and how and why successive governments at the Centre did what they did—a rare behind-the-scenes peek into high statecraft—the boo

FIFA U-17 World Cup

England and the USA will face each other in their FIFA U-17 World Cup quarterfinal match.|PTI

Different England set for American test

While the senior side hasn't been doing quite well, the junior sides have been doing exceptionally well and are confident going into the USA quarterfinal.

Mali football team amongst whom the overage controversy is surrounded Iraq coach Qahtan Al-Rubaye complained.|PTI

Age of reason: FIFA's effort to monitor youngsters at gala event

FIFA's solution to this problem is to analyse MRI scans of players' wrists but Iraq coach Qahtan Al-Rubaye has issues.

Kheleo: A clouded leopard named 'Kheleo' is the official mascot of the 2017 tournament. In Pic:  The statute of mascot at the main entrance of Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati. (Photo | PTI)

Lack of transport snaps local buzz feed in Assam

Location of stadium, not enough public transport, absence of stars and logistical inadequacies like no parking for spectators are prominent among those.

Ghana football team|PTI

For Africa, young is gold but old has a long way to go

In the 2010 World Cup, Ghana blew away a 1-0 lead in the quarterfinal and their talismanic star Asamoah Gyan missed a late penalty knocking them out.

Germany U-17 football team| EPS

U-17 teams easier to manage, says German FA Vice President Hans-Dieter Drewitz

Dieter Drewitz said it is easier to manage U-17 teams during major tournaments than the U-20 lot due to club commitments.