Paruthi Veeran strikes gold

May 7th, 2007

Though the film Paruthi Veeran has become a big engrosser at the box office, the director of the film Ameer is still waiting for the reimbursement of his own money spent on the film after the producer dropped the project half-way. When Ameer launched the project with Actor Sivakumar’s son Karthi, K.E.Gnanavel Raaja came forward […]


Veyyil gets one more award

May 4th, 2007

 Veyyil has been selected as the ‘Best other language film’ at the Amritha Awards in Kerala. Interestingly the movie has been selected to represent Indian cinema at the Cannes Film Festival this year. The third film from director Shankar’s production house, the movie won critical and popular acclaim for its realistic narration of the […]


Business co-operation award from India

April 16th, 2007

The Flowserve long-term support of indo-US business relations has been honoured with an inaugural award from the Indo-American Chamber at a ceremony in Chennai, India Flowserve has been honoured as the recipient of the Indo-American Chamber-Sanmar Indo-US Business Cooperation Award. Lewis Kling, President and CEO of Flowserve accepted the award in Chennai, India on behalf […]


There has been a silent revolution: Anand

April 12th, 2007

After an initial gaffe by the world chess body FIDE, India’s Viswanathan Anand was formally crowned as the world No.1 last week after he won the Morelia-Linares Chess Tournament last month. He also received the ‘Jameo de Oro’, one of Spain’s highest civilian award given to a foreigner. Anand spoke to Deutsche Presse-Agentur (DPA) candidly […]


Television artist Santhoshi crowned ‘Miss Chinnathirai’

April 10th, 2007

Television artist Santhoshi being crowned ‘Miss Chinnathirai-2007’ by actor Bharath in Chennai. Television artist Santhoshi was crowned ‘Miss Chinnathirai — 2007’ at a glittering function on Sunday. Iswarya won the second place while Kajol came third. Actor Bharath honoured the winners. Earlier, the contest featured a beauty pageant by small screen women actors at the […]


Malayala kutty Gopika gains Padmini Ramachandran award

April 5th, 2007

Malayalam kutty Gopika was recently awarded with the Padmini Ramachandran award for the Best Women Film Personality, by the US Malayalee Association. These annual awards are given in the honor of the late Padmini Ramachandran, a long time member of the Associate.


Chennai-born journalist wins Emmy Award

April 5th, 2007

Chennai born Sukanya Krishnan, who has won several awards for her television news coverage for mainstream media, added another feather to her cap by winning the New York Emmy Award in the on-camera: programme host/moderator category for the current year. Sukanya , 32, has worked for several television channels and among the major stories covered […]