Mani Prabhu

Tamil Nadu theatre owners in frenzy over early movie release on OTT platforms

Producers, distributors and theatre proprietors are split over the new trend of rushed OTT release

04 Apr 2020

Seeru director Rathina Shiva shares his love of ‘commercial’ cinema

Rathina Siva, whose film with Jiiva, Seeru, is now in theatres, talks about his interest in the 'commercial' genre, the need to stay relevant, and his future plans.

13 Feb 2020

Darbar to continue making ‘noise’ till Pattas hits screens

Darbar, made at a rumoured budget of `200 crore, is set in Mumbai and stars a host of Hindi actors, including Suneil Shetty, which is expected to help its performance in the Hindi belt.

08 Jan 2020

Tamil cinema’s trials & tribulations in 2019

With an entire year gone by, Mani Prabhu brings you some of the controversies that plagued the Tamil film industry in 2019.

31 Dec 2019

Spy design

Sandeep Menon, one of the animation designers of Spies in Disguise, talks about his contribution to the spy comedy, the nature of his job, and inherent challenges

26 Dec 2019

Sakshi Agarwal to star in a female-centric action film

The film, which will be shot in Trichy and Karnataka, is expected to go on floors next month.

16 Dec 2019

'Jada' movie review: A generic, supernatural revenge-drama masquerading as a sports film

Jada, who’s talented in football, wants to play a tournament for avenging the on-field murder of his mentor.

07 Dec 2019

Rhea Chakraborty to play one of the heroines in Harish Kalyan’s next

We had earlier reported that Harish Kalyan’s next, directed by Sanjay Bharathi, son of famed director-actor Santhana Bharathi, has been titled Dhanusu Raasi Neyargale.

22 Apr 2019