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Suriya and Keerthi Suresh in 'Thaanaa Serndha Koottam'
Plea in Madras HC seeks to remove certain lines from song in Suriya's 'Thaanaa Serndha Kootam'

The PIL referred to the lines 'Veratti veratti velukka thonuthu, athigaara thimira, veratti veratti velukka thonuthu' (which translates to banish and bleed authoritative arrogance) from the song.

18 Jan 2018

Actor Prakash Raj (File | PTI)
I am not anti-Hindu, I am anti-Modi, anti-Amit Shah and anti-Hegde, says actor Prakash Raj

Prakash Raj said the Prime Minister remained silent when he appealed to him to speak out when some Modi supporters celebrated the killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh.

18 Jan 2018

Actor Vishal (File photo)
I am going to enter politics, says Tamil actor Vishal

Vishal whose nomination for the recent RK Nagar bypoll was rejected said the situation led him to decide about entering politics.

18 Jan 2018

Priya, SJ Suryah to team up?

We had told you that Nelson Venkatesan of Oru Naal Koothu fame was going to direct a film with SJ Suryah in the lead.

17 Jan 2018

Regional production house looks to expand

The production house behind films such as Kaaviya Thalaivan, Irudhi Suttru and Vikram Vedha, Y Not Studios, has joined hands with Reliance Entertainment in a joint-venture partnership.

17 Jan 2018

Ilaiyaraaja sings for Maari 2

Dhanush says he is thrilled that Ilaiyaraaja has sung for his upcoming film Maari 2 directed by Balaji Mohan.

17 Jan 2018

Mohan Raja meets Vijay

On Wednesday, Mohan Raja posted a selfie with Vijay, which is now doing the rounds on social media. His tweet read: “Met my ‘dear friend’ after a long time.

17 Jan 2018

Vemal’s next titled Kanni Rasi

Kalavani-fame Vemal who is awaiting the release of Mannar Vagera will next be seen in a film directed by Muthukumar.

17 Jan 2018

A still from Padaiyappa
Milking a myth

There is one time-tested, foolproof way espoused by Tamil cinema to seek the favour of reptilian deities.

17 Jan 2018

Anushka Shetty in a screengrab from 'Bhaagamathie'.
Somehow, I end up playing murderous characters: Anushka Shetty

The actor, who was in Chennai yesterday for promotions of the film, reveals that she plays an IAS officer called Sanchala in the film.

17 Jan 2018

Animated MGR film launched

On the occasion of the 101st birth anniversary of legendary actor and former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, MG Ramachandran, Vels Film International announced the launch of a new animated MGR film titled Kizhak

17 Jan 2018

Dhanush and Isaignani Ilaiyaraaja
Isaignani Ilaiyaraaja sings for 'Maari 2'

The Tamil action-comedy film marks Balaji's second collaboration with Dhanush after "Maari".

17 Jan 2018

Actor R Madhavan. (Photo | facebook.com/RMadhavans/)
Actor R Madhavan has no interest in politics

He is excited about Amazon Prime Original series 'Breathe', an eight-episode psychological thriller that explores the lives of ordinary people faced with extraordinary circumstances.

17 Jan 2018

‘Who says women are physically weak?

Hansika Motwani, whose Gulaebaghavali released last Friday, isn’t rankled by failures anymore

16 Jan 2018

Seethakaathi  isn’t a biopic: Balaji Tharaneetharan

Balaji Tharaneetharan and Vijay Sethupathi have remained in touch since their Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom days.

16 Jan 2018

Short film Lakshmi’s director to debut with ‘suspense drama’

Sarjun KM, who directed the critically-acclaimed short film, Lakshmi, opens up about his debut as a director with Echarikai Idhu Manidhargal Nadamadum Idam, starring Sathyaraj and Varalaxmi Sarathkuma

16 Jan 2018

It’s a wrap for Iravaakaalam

The shoot of SJ Suryah-starrer Iravaakaalam has been wrapped up, and director Ashwin Saravanan exudes confidence about his film.

16 Jan 2018

A still from this year’s Golden Globes where actors painted the red carpet black to support the Times Up movement
Your time is up, entitled man

This column has looked at portrayals of women on screen for a while now.

16 Jan 2018

Television is the new theatre

Mersal. Theeran Adhigaram Ondru. Aramm. These were all films that played on Tamil television, this Pongal.What’s caused them to come to TV so soon after their theatrical release?

16 Jan 2018

Ajith and Gautham Menon during the shooting of 'Thala 55'
Ajith and Gautham Menon to likely reunite

It looks like Ajith and Gautham Menon will be coming together again for a project. It’s not yet known if this will be a sequel to their 2015 cop film, Yennai Arindhaal.

16 Jan 2018

Jayam Ravi and his brother, Mohan Raja
Jayam Ravi’s landmark film with Mohan Raja

It looks like Jayam Ravi and his brother, Mohan Raja, will team up again for the former’s 25th project.

16 Jan 2018