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Actor Ajith Kumar
'Thala' Ajith flies in from Bulgaria to pay respects at Amma's memorial

Ajith was accompanied by his wife Shalini and they were spotted paying their tribute to the late chief minister Jayalalithaa last night.

07 Dec 2016

Youtube screen grab from Mani Ratnam’s film Iruvar.
How Mani Ratnam’s Iruvar put the spotlight on Jaya

The director’s 1997 classic revisited, this time to explore the Amma connection

07 Dec 2016

Willa
Will these films release as planned this Friday?

Tamil Nadu came to a standstill after the demise of Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Dec 5 but it looks like its life and business as usual in Kollywood.

06 Dec 2016

Jaya
Jayalalithaa’s films are relevant even today

Before becoming the Iron Lady of politics, J Jayalalithaa was a famed actor and her films are loved even today

06 Dec 2016

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 Kamal Haasan’s tweet on Jaya’s demise draws flak

The tweet that he posted drew wide controversy and was reportedly misconstrued in several unexpected ways from across the cyber space.

06 Dec 2016

Actor Suriya
‘I cannot do films  for myself’ 

In a candid conversation, actor Suriya speaks about his thought-process behind choosing new scripts, his upcoming film Singam 3 and his Hollywood ambitions

05 Dec 2016

Pattinapakkam
Pattinapakkam  is a thriller subject

Jayadev, who has worked with filmmakers like Mysskin, R Kannan and Rosshan Andrrews, is directing his flick Pattinapakkam, which is all set to release in a couple of weeks.

05 Dec 2016

Prabhu Deva (Express Photo by A Raja Chidambaram).
Ravi is like kutti Kamal: Prabhu Deva

Prabhu Deva was all praise for Jayam Ravi.

05 Dec 2016

Jyothika to star in the remake of Mummy — Save me?

If the industry grapevine is anything to go by, Jyothika, who’s busy shooting Bramma’s upcoming film Magalir Mattum starring Urvashi, Saranya Ponnvannan and Bhanu Priya, is interested in remaking anot

05 Dec 2016

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For the love of kaththi-silambam

City Express  has a chat with debutante director Rajadurai, who is all set to take the screens by storm with his upcoming film, Muthuramalingam, starring Gautham Karthik and Priya Anand

05 Dec 2016

'Dear Dad' more challenging than 'Thani Oruvan': Arvind Swami

 I really excited about "Sathuranga Vettai 2".

05 Dec 2016

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K’town ‘hits’ your playlist this Margazhi

The Carnatic music season kickstarts.

04 Dec 2016

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‘I don’t want to have easy success’

...says Suriya. With his film sequel, Singam III  yet to hit the screens, the actor speaks to City Express about his upcoming projects and more... 

04 Dec 2016

Actor Rajinikanth (File|PTI)
The earth shakes: Rajini bruises knee during shooting

Actor Rajinikanth suffered a minor leg injury on Saturday while shooting a stunt sequence for his upcoming film 2.0.

03 Dec 2016

Image courtesy: Ramba (Facebook)
Ramba moves Family Court again for custody of kids

Yesteryears sensation Ramba, whose marriage hit rock bottom, has moved the Family Court to appoint her as the natural guardian of her two minor children.

03 Dec 2016

Ruling
Ruling the realism roost

Director Gautham Menon doesn’t write scripts for heroes.He lets stories evolve and writes without having a specific idea.

03 Dec 2016

Kamal Haasan
No black, all white

On Kamal Haasan, producer of Viswaroopam 2, Aascar Ravichandran, has revealed that the actor is the only hero who receives all payments through cheques, whether it is hundreds or crores of rupees.

03 Dec 2016

Meesaya Murukku
Song sung blue

Upcoming music director Aadhi of Hiphop Tamizha is debuting as an actor in Meesaya Murukku, of which he is also the lyric writer, screen writer and director.

03 Dec 2016

Dhanush never wanted to act in films: Kasthuri Raja

The audio launch of Paarka Thoonuthe, featuring newcomers in the lead, directed by Jai Senthil Kumar, was held recently in the city. Speaking during the occasion, filmmaker Kasthuri Raja said, Dhanush

03 Dec 2016

Rohit Shetty (left)
Rohit Shetty’s favour to the team of 2.0

It looks like filmmaker Rohit Shetty of Chennai Express (2013) fame has officially postponed the release of Golmaal 4 to avoid clashing with the Superstar-starrer 2.0

03 Dec 2016

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Amy Jackson yet to sign queen remake

We had reported that Tamannaah will play the lead in the Tamil version of the Kangana Ranaut-starrer Queen (2014). Now, the latest we hear is that, Amy Jack

03 Dec 2016