Rotary Award for AR Rahman

June 25th, 2008

Musician A.R. Rahman’s poise is unbelievable. As stalwarts such as directors K. Balachander and Mani Rathnam, lyricists Vaali and Vairamuthu, playback singers S.P. Balasubramaniam, Hariharan and Chithra, and actors Kamal Haasan and Prabhu showered accolades, he sat on stage wearing his trade mark, child-like smile. The renowned artistes were featured in a video production of […]


Veyyil wins Best Feature Film in Tamil award

June 10th, 2008

Veyyil has won the 54th National Film Awards in the Best Tamil Film category for the year 2006. Veyil is a 2006 Tamil film directed by Vasantha Balan. Bharath and Pasupathy play the lead male roles where Bhavana, Priyanka and Sriya Reddy play the female leads. The film is produced by Shankar. The movie Veyil […]


Kerala film fest inaugurated by Kamal

December 10th, 2007

Kamal hassan inaugurated the 12th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) at the Nishagandhi auditorium on December 7th at Thiruvananthapuram by lighting the lamp in the presence of the chief guest, Chilean filmmaker Miguel Littin, state Cultural Affairs Minister M. A. Baby and Malayalam actor Mohanlal. About 230 films from 54 countries are to be […]


Pooja Chitgopekar crowned Miss Earth-Air

November 14th, 2007

Sunday, 11th November saw India’s aspiring doctor Pooja Chitgopekar, crowned Miss Earth-Air in Manila. Pooja who is all of 22 years old is a MBBS student. Twenty-two year old Jessica Trisko from Canada beat 87 contestants to win the crown at the 2007 Miss Earth pageant. First runner-up “Miss Air” was Pooja Chitgopekar from India […]


Mathrubhoomi PSS Limited award for Pokkiri

November 13th, 2007

Vijay’s movie ‘Pokkiri’ has been selected as the best film 2007 by the Mathrubhumi – P.S.S. Limited Film Awards 2007 jury.Prabhudeva was adjudged the best director for his work in Pokkiri. Actress Nayanthara receives the best actress award for her performance in the film ‘Ee’. The best film will receive a sum of Rs. 1 […]


Periyar to be screened at Goa Fest

October 24th, 2007

`Periyar’ and `Ammuvagiya Naan,’ were among the 21 films included in the Indian Panorama Section for screening at the International Film Festival in Goa. The festival will be held on 23rd November to 3rd December. A five-member panel, headed by director K Sethumadhavan, selected all the 21 films from 119 feature films that had entered […]


State Government Tamil film awards presented

October 16th, 2007

  The who is who of Tamil cinema were on Tuesday presented with the State Government awards, for the years 2005 and 2006, with almost all the big names including `superstar’ Rajnikant and Kamalhassan receiving Best Actor awards for respective years. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi gave away the awards this evening. Rajnikant was […]


Chennai Corporation wins award for best initiatives

October 10th, 2007

Mayor and Commissioner received award in New Delhi Chennai was commended for measures such as online tender system, online property tax collection, etc. The Chennai Corporation has won a national award for excellence in municipal initiatives outshining major cities, including Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata. Mayor M. Subramanian and Corporation Commissioner Rajesh Lakhoni received the award […]


Kamal cancels shooting for Dev Anand

October 8th, 2007

Just a few days ago the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had released an autobiography of veteran actor Dev Anand titled ‘Romancing with Life,’ at the capital. This book had been released in various places including Mumbai and Calcutta. Romancing with Life recounts Dev Anand’s 62 years of experience in the film industry and is said […]


Good response to film festival

September 12th, 2007

Tamil films are a big hit with people in Durban, Raj Govender, director of Arts, Culture and Tourism, Durban, South Africa, said. ‘The South Indian Film Festival’, organised by the Consulate-General of India, Durban, in association with the Avalon Group, screened classics from August 30 to September 6. The festival, held as part of the […]