Balachander to direct New Manmada Leelai

May 10th, 2007

After directing Poi, veteran filmmaker K.Balachander’s next film will be launched soon. This time he will be remaking one of his own films, Manmadha Leelai. He will remake with a modern touch. 3 decades ago, Manmadha Leelai started a new trend in Kollywood and brought in to the industry Kamal Hassan. The director offered the […]


Vijay not interested in Chota Mumbai

May 8th, 2007

It looks like hot and happening director Anwar Rasheed has run out of luck. He was shot to fame overnight with his very first film Rajamanikkam becoming a big blockbuster. People in Kollywood were keen to get the remake rights of this comic flick starring Mammootty, Padma Priya and Sindhu Menon. Anwar was supposed to […]


Mohanlal wins Amritha Awards for Keerthi Chakra and Vadakunnathan

May 8th, 2007

Mohanlal is undoubtedly one of the most talented actors in Indian cinema. He has several hit films under his belt and had won National Awards for best actor twice for his performance in Bharatham and Vaanaprastham. He had also been conferred India’s highest civilian honour Padma Shri Award for his contribution to Indian cinema. His […]


Adavadi – needless confusion

May 7th, 2007

It’s the teaming together of the director – hero duo who had given us a lively entertainer like ‘Adithadi’. ‘Adavadi’ was earlier titled ‘Reel Number 15’ and has since undergone a title change. The director, too, who was earlier called Shivraj has now re-christened himself Bharathanna. The backdrop to the story is the film world, […]


Meenakshi in the Bala’s List?

May 7th, 2007

Bhavana is still in confusion about her role in Bala’s Naan Kadavul. Last year she was booked as the heroine of this film. But within a few days of its start, the film’s shooting has been stopped in the middle for various reasons. Last week, director Bala conducted a screen test for two actresses. He […]


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 […]


Jeevan’s next Manmadha Leelai

May 4th, 2007

Tamil cinema seems to be in the grip of re-make fever. First in line was ‘Naan Avanillai’ followed by ‘Billa.’ Next is the re-make of the Balachander hit ‘Manmadha Leelai’ and the beauty of it is, Balachander is himself re-making his old film! The old ‘Manmadha Leelai’ starred Kamal and was a super hit. This […]


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 […]


I dedicate Billa the ‘Super Star’ by ‘Ultimate Star’ Ajith

May 1st, 2007

     Speaking to media persons on the eve of his birthday in Chennai, Ajith said, “I admire Rajinikanth a lot. He is a role model for actors of this generation.” On his forthcoming release Kireedom, Ajith said it is a remake of a blockbuster Malayalam hit. Debutant director Vijay, who had worked as associate […]


Namitha becomes Simbu’s next hot fan.

April 30th, 2007

After the complements from Vedika, actor Simbu has received lots of accolades from Namitha, the sex symbol of Kollywood. Namitha has no fear or hesitation in acting with Simbu or any other actor for that matter. She said that Simbu is one of the most talented actors and directors in Tamil Cinema. She speaks her […]


Jeeva is on action ground

April 29th, 2007

Moving over to action is cameraman-turned-director Jeeva. Known for his soft handling of romantic entertainers, Unnale Unnale passed the younger audience verdict. Flush from that success, Jeeva is shifting gears to direct an action movie featuring Jeyam Ravi and Bollywood actress Kangana Ranawat. Of the surprise choice of the Gangster-fame Kangana in a village character, […]


Vijay likes to remake Nallavanukku Nallavan and Murattukaalai

April 29th, 2007

A youth icon of sorts, he is a contender for the superstar title in Tamil cinema. The shy and reserved actor Vijay was his usual self at the launch of the Tamil edition of Filmfare magazine in Chennai on Wednesday evening. “We talk a lot during the interviews and when we read the same stuff […]