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Kollywood actor Jiiva
If my films didn’t do well, I wouldn’t be getting work: Jiiva

Jiiva, who kickstarted 2018 — his busiest year yet — with Kalakalappu 2 says it’s the most hectic film he has done in his 15-year-old career.

13 Feb 2018

Amala Paul
Sexual harassment case: One more person held on actress Amala Paul's complaint

One more person was arrested on Monday in connection with a complaint from actor Amala Paul that she was harassed.

13 Feb 2018

Super Deluxe goes to Cannes?

The Tamil action thriller by Thiagarajan Kumararaja may go to Cannes

12 Feb 2018

Cheran makes acting comeback

Cheran, the actor, was last seen in 2013’s Moondru Per Moondru Kaadhal. Now, he’s been roped in to play the lead role in Raj Kumar’s next, titled Rajavukku Check.

12 Feb 2018

The toughest hours of shooting for Aari

Aari, who’s been working on his upcoming horror film, Nagesh Thirairarangam, says he’s not had a good night’s sleep for a while, on account of all the night shoots.

12 Feb 2018

Arjun Reddy (L) | Sethu (R).
'Arjun Reddy's Tamil adaptation: Is Bala remaking his own film 'Sethu'?

Both Chiyaan/Sethu and Arjun Reddy are alpha males and are surrounded by friends who give more than they get.

12 Feb 2018

Sunish P Surendran
Debut dream comes true

Every once in a while comes a film that grips you, makes you sit up and wraps itself around you. The Tamil film, Aruvi (waterfall), is one such.

10 Feb 2018

Rajinikanth in 'Kaala'.
It's official | Superstar Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' to release on April 27, not 'Enthiran' sequel '2.0'

The release date of Rajnikanth-starrer 'Kaala', Pa Ranjith's second film with the Superstar after the 2016 'Kabaali', is finally out.

10 Feb 2018

Sonam Kapoor in PadMan | YouTube
No point in doing just entertaining cinema anymore: Sonam Kapoor

Actress Sonam Kapoor is riding high with her lauded performance in "Pad Man". She says it is important for her to play roles that reflect the social conscience in these "difficult times".

10 Feb 2018

Arun Vijay in 'Kuttram 23'
It took me almost 19 years to get Mani Ratnam’s attention: Arun Vijay

The actor will also be seen in Ratnam's new flick 'Chekka Chivantha Vaanam' starring with Arvind Swami, Vijay Sethupathi and Silambarasan.

09 Feb 2018

'Kalakalappu 2' movie review: A bloated comedy that gets funnier as it goes

You’ll become aware that you’ve stopped worrying about how sizeist or sexist the jokes are, mainly on account of how dedicatedly director Sundar C concocts the most preposterous of situations.

09 Feb 2018

'Savarakathi' movie review: What if Mysskin wrote Tom and Jerry?

Again, while our films aren’t new to defecation jokes, Savarakathi stands out for its no-nonsense approach to these situations.

09 Feb 2018

Director and actor Sundar C | EPS
Aranmanai 2 made more money than the original: Sundar C

Sundar C says irrespective of his direction, script work and screenplay, it’s the actors who present a film to the audience.

09 Feb 2018

'Sollividava' movie review: A wannabe Dil Se

The Kargil war scenes, the saving grace of this film, unfortunately don’t come till the second half, and even then, the scenes are diluted by the focus on the romance.

09 Feb 2018

A still from Jeans
Double trouble

This weekly
column debunks the various myths propagated by Indian cinema—Tamil films in particular

07 Feb 2018

Vishal resumes Sandakozhi 2 

Vishal, who has been busy with the post-production work for Irumbuthirai, has resumed shooting for Sandakozhi 2.

07 Feb 2018

TP 2.0  in its final leg of shoot

Shiva, who did not have any releases last year, will have three films coming out this year.

07 Feb 2018

Dinesh’s Kalavani Mapillai to commence soon

We were the first to inform you about Dinesh’s next titled Kalavani Mapillai that’ll mark the directorial debut of Gandhi Manivasagam, son of late filmmaker Manivasagam (of Periya Gounder Ponnu and Na

07 Feb 2018

Imman bags Viswasam?

Yuvan Shankar Raja was originally roped in to compose music for Ajith’s Viswasam, but after he walked out of the project, makers were searching for a replacement.

07 Feb 2018

Right now, the post-production work of Kaala is happening in full swing, and the film's composer Santhosh Narayan has started working on the background score.
Rajinikanth's Kaala to take 2.0 release date

The CG works of the 2.0, Shankar-directorial will take more time than expected, pushing the release date of the film to the latter half of 2018.

07 Feb 2018

K2 goes on floors

The shooting for the sequel of the village rom-com, Kalavani, commenced in Thanjavur on Tuesday. The film that is produced by director Sarkunam himself, has been titled K2.

07 Feb 2018