INTERVIEW | Every role after Kundhavai comes with added pressure: Actress Trisha

Stepping into the 21st year of her career, Trisha looks back at what drove her so far, talks about what is next, and explains how her present, Raangi, shaped up

published on : 5th January 2023

This is when 'Ponniyin Selvan's' second part will release

Directed by filmmaker Mani Ratnam, Ponniyin Selvan is adapted from Kalki's novel by the same name. The film has been conceived as a duology, with the first part released in September.

published on : 28th December 2022

2022 in review: Tamil cinema's breakout talents

Here, we look at some of the year's brightest talents from Tamil cinema who got this combination right and managed to leave a lasting impression.

published on : 28th December 2022

Makers of 'Ponniyin Selvan' hint release date announcement of the second part

While the second part of the film is expected to be released sometime in 2023, it now looks like the announcement will be regarding the release date of the second part.

published on : 28th December 2022

‘Appreciation motivates me to choose better roles’

Aishwarya Lekshmi speaks about her latest Tamil film, Gatta Kusthi, which has come out with positive reception in her busiest year so far

published on : 15th December 2022

Official ferries disabled kids to shores of ‘Ponni Nadhi’

Based on his request, the theatre authorities, with the help of technicians, attached audio description to the movie to help students with visual impairment. Subtitles were also played.

published on : 5th December 2022

NHRC issues notices to Bihar, TN govts on 'abuse' of orphaned children at madrassa

Twelve children were rescued from the madrassa located at Ponniammanmedu, the NHRC said.

published on : 4th December 2022

'Ponniyin Selvan: 1' closes box-office run as No. 2 Tamil film after Rajini's '2.0'

It has emerged as the highest-grossing film in Tamil Nadu, and also the first film to cross Rs 200 crore in the state so far, collecting just short of Rs 222 crore.

published on : 28th November 2022

On the Ponniyin Trail: Here are the five places that tread the path of the Cholas in Sri Lanka

Filmmaker Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan I or PS1 brings to life Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka’s stupas, lush forests and lotus-filled ponds.

published on : 27th November 2022

2022: A year of plenty for Tamil cinema

This year has been both a blessing and a lesson for Tamil cinema where good writing has given us great films.

published on : 14th November 2022

Karthi's 25th film 'Japan' launched

Besides Karthi, the film will feature Anu Emmanuel as the female lead. Actor Sunil, who was seen in Pushpa’s will be making his Tamil debut with Japan.

published on : 8th November 2022

Turning back time through threads and drapes

Eka Lakhani, the costume designer of PS-1, being an inevitable part of the crew, took us through the adventure she had experienced.

published on : 8th November 2022

'PS1' makers donate Rs one crore to writer Kalki's trust

The donation was handed over to the Managing Trustee of the trust, Seetha Ravi, in the presence of Kalki Rajendran, son of Kalki.

published on : 5th November 2022

Mani Ratnam: I dedicate the success of 'Ponniyin Selvan' to Amarar Kalki 

Director Mani Ratnam, who spoke at the event, started his speech by dedicating the success of Ponniyin Selvan-1 to the writer of the novel Kalki Krishnamurty.

published on : 5th November 2022

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan turns 49: Bollywood celebs extend warm birthday wishes

Bollywood celebs took to their social media accounts and extended warm birthday wishes to the 'Devdas' actor.

published on : 1st November 2022

Selvaraghavan: 'Ponniyin Selvan' music is the best-ever album in my experience

Apart from the film's grandeur, screenplay, and performances, Ponniyin Selvan's biggest highlight is definitely AR Rahman's music which was praised by actor-filmmaker Selvaraghavan.

published on : 27th October 2022

'Ponniyin Selvan-I' star Jayam Ravi tests COVID-19 positive 

The 42-year-old star shared his diagnosis on Twitter on Friday night.  He also urged people who came in contact with him to also get tested for the virus and follow COVID-appropriate behaviour. 

published on : 22nd October 2022

Mayiladuthurai pays befitting tribute to Ponniyin Selvan author 'Kalki' Krishnamurthy

A Pandiyan, the manager of Mayilavan Publishers said, "People are interested to know how the film would end and try to read those particular volumes.

published on : 21st October 2022

'Ponniyin Selvan': The planning of a mega-production

Executive Producer Siva Ananth, who calls the super-hit Ponniyin Selvan, his most challenging film to date, talks about the production process that went into creating Mani Ratnam’s magnum opus

published on : 17th October 2022

A Step Above the Rest: Choreographer Brinda wins heart with her spectacular dance compositions in Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan-1

Choreographer Brinda is winning hearts with her spectacular dance compositions in Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan-1

published on : 16th October 2022
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