Rinku Gupta

When a mill turned into a hill station for Shanthnu's 'Murungakkai Chips' movie song

Shooting with the special camera was no easy task for the actors, as they had to mouth the lines faster than they would do normally.

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The struggle is real

At the time, she did not know that it would be the first of a series of injuries she would suffer during the shoot.

30 Mar 2021

'Cinderella': Not a no-frills experience

Shooting in Kodaikanal for the horror-thriller, Cinderella, turned out to be a rather cumbersome experience for Raai Laxmi, for a reason that caught her by surprise.

23 Mar 2021

Call of the jungle

Though it was scary to shoot in jungles, amidst wild animals, snakes, and leeches, Vishnu found the entire process exciting because of the challenges it threw up each day.

16 Mar 2021

Nikki Galrani narrate unforgettable experience from first schedule at Tenkasi

Although she was glad to get back to work, there was a bit of apprehension.

09 Mar 2021

Mirnalini Ravi: When a heroine swooned

When actress Mirnalini Ravi landed in Theni for the shoot of 'MGR Magan', she was a bundle of nerves.

02 Mar 2021

Actor Bindu Madhavi on 'shooting problems' during Pagaivanuku Arulvai

On the first day of her shoot for Pagaivanuku Arulvai, the film’s female lead Bindu Madhavi was a picture of excitement.

23 Feb 2021

Close encounters of spooky kind: Raashi Khanna talks about shooting for 'Aranmanai 3'

As Raashi stepped into the room, she saw a woman dressed in white, sitting in the centre of the room with her back to the door.

16 Feb 2021

Fight or flight

This weekly column details the fascinating encounters that often take place on the sets of a film

09 Feb 2021

Felt like I had travelled into a different era: Keerthy Suresh on playing Savitri in 'Nadigaiyar Thilagam'

Keerthy Suresh, who’s reprising the role of iconic yesteryear actor Savithri in the upcoming Nadigaiyar Thilagam, seems to have thoroughly relished the opportunity of slipping into a different era.

08 May 2018

High and dry: Janani Iyer's shooting experience for the Jai starrer 'Balloon'

Janani Iyer shot extensively in Kodaikanal for her upcoming film, Balloon.

19 Dec 2017

An assault on the senses: 'Yaanji girl' Shraddha Srinath talks about her upcoming film 'Richie'

This weekly column details the fascinating encounters that often take place on the sets of a film.

21 Nov 2017

Menace in a godown: A tough scene for Janani Iyer

Shooting in an old run-down godown in Chennai for Vidhi Madhi Ultaa turned out to be more trying than Janani Iyer expected it would be.

10 Oct 2017

You will not recognise me in Richie: Tulasi

This year is turning out to be  prolific for actress Tulasi.

11 Jul 2017

Something fishy on the sets of Richie

When popular actor-cinematographer, Natty aka Nataraj Subramaniam, signed up for Gautham Ramachandran’s Richie, he was hardly prepared for the adventure that the shoot would prove to be.

11 Jul 2017