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  • Baahubali
    Aug 03, 2015 18:07 IST

    Baahubali: How SS Rajamouli reinvents myths as living history

    If SS Rajamouli's Baahubali, starring Telugu star Prabhas, has charmed audiences across India and the world and has raced past Rs 500 crore in worldwide collections, there are enough reasons. Read how the epic drama picks up threads from Indian mythology and weaves a piece of living history.

  • Kanchana 2
    Aug 04, 2015 18:56 IST

    Raghava Lawrence launches Abdul Kalam Trust, donates Rs 1 cr

    Choreographer-turned-director Raghava Lawrence, known for his Muni series, has set up a charity in the name of former President Late APJ Abdul Kalam and donated Rs 1 crore to it. He donated the advance money he received for his upcoming flick Mottai Siva Ketta Siva.

  • Ritwick Chakraborty
    Aug 04, 2015 18:28 IST

    Why 'Anubrato Bhalo Achho' was so disturbing for Ritwick

    For the actor, this was one film, which affected him deeply. He admits that none of his earlier films have moved him as Anubrato Bhalo Achho? And the reason is that the film has been shot at a real hospital with oxygen mask and all as his onscreen wife is a cancer patient in the film.

  • Prabhudheva
    Aug 04, 2015 15:14 IST

    Prabhudheva announces three Tamil projects under his banner

    Prolific actor-filmmaker Prabhudheva will be producing three yet-untitled Tamil films under his newly-minted production house Prabhudeva Studios. The announcement was made on Monday. Veteran filmmaker Priyadarshan will direct one of these projects.

  • Baahubali: A historical epic drama
    Aug 03, 2015 17:14 IST

    Five non-Hindi films that smashed records at the box office

    SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali has kicked up a storm! For the first time, a non-Hindi film has captured the pan Indian imagination, and as a result the box office is on fire. Baahubali is going strong even in the fourth week of its release, a rare feat to achieve in today's scenario.

  • Radhika Apte, Manjhi- The Mountain Man
    Aug 03, 2015 16:59 IST

    Radhika Apte: I have a strong role in Rajinikanth's film

    Even as Radhika Apte continues to rake in praises for her outing in Sujoy Ghosh's short film Ahalya, the actor can tick off another item in her career checklist - working with mega-star Rajinikanth. The Badlapur actor is - after loads of speculation - set to be Rajini's new heroine in his next project.

  • Baahubali: A historical epic drama
    Aug 03, 2015 09:05 IST

    Rs 500 crore and counting: Will Baahubali beat PK?

    SS Rajamouli's magnum opus Baahubali has become the first non-Hindi film to earn a mammoth Rs 500 crore at the box office. The film is still going strong after four weeks of release.

  • Suman Mukhopadhyay
    Aug 01, 2015 18:13 IST

    Shesher Kobita relevant today too for its class conflict issues

    Sporting his trademark sling bag, Suman Mukhopadhyay looks dapper in a cotton shirt and jeans. You simply can't miss the sparkle in his eyes that the release of his much-awaited film, Shesher Kobita, has brought.

  • Manikandan
    Aug 01, 2015 17:33 IST

    Kaaka Muttai Manikandan all set for his next, a crime thriller

    Manikandan, who just gave us Kaaka Muttai (Crow's Egg), has now embarked on a completely different theme. His next film, Kutramum Thandanaiyum (Crime and Punishment), will be a straight forward crime drama, a simple tale -- unlike Kaaka Muttai, which had layered social ramifications.

  • Subhrajit Mitra
    Jul 30, 2015 17:51 IST

    Subhrajit Mitra working on films based on Agatha Christie's works

    Director Subhrajit Mitra has started shooting for his new film, Chorabaali, based on Agatha Christie's celebrated novel, Cards on the Table. The director also has plans of turning it into a series.

  • Mahesh Babu
    Jul 30, 2015 17:02 IST

    Livelihoods depend on us, safer to do films that work: Mahesh Babu

    Telugu film superstar Mahesh Babu who is gearing up for the release of his new film, Srimanthudu, says it is safer for stars like him to work on big-budget projects. Better to make what families like, says the star addng that so many lives depend on such films.

  • Suriya
    Jul 30, 2015 15:57 IST

    Nithya Menen to star opposite Suriya in 24

    The O Kadhal Kanmani girl Nithya Menen will soon be seen opposite actor Suriya for the first time in Tamil thriller 24. The film also stars Samantha Ruth Prabhu. Being directed by Vikram Kumar, the film is said to be a racy thriller laced with time travel elements.

  • Soumik Haldar
    Jul 29, 2015 15:53 IST

    Soumik Haldar on why he won't do his debut film's photography

    Cinematographer Soumik Haldar is one of the most-sought after names in Tollywood. But surprisingly he will not be doing the photography for his directorial debut which is the story of two neighbouring paras.

  • Charandeep
    Jul 28, 2015 18:20 IST

    Puri Jagannadh's Loafer to have Charandeep as its villain

    Puri Jagannadh's Telugu film Loafer will see Charandeep play the villain. The actor is known for his work in southern films such as Jilla and Pataas. The actor will lock horns with Varun Tej in the film, which is currently being shot at Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

  • Radhika Apte
    Jul 28, 2015 16:11 IST

    Ahalya girl Radhika Apte to star opposite Rajinikanth?

    Actor Radhika Apte, who has suddenly shot to fame with her 14-minute film Ahalya, may be up for bigger things vis-à-vis mainstream films. Reports suggest, Radhika is being considered for superstar Rajinikanth's yet-untitled 159th film, which will go on floors in Malaysia in August. She has earlier worked in southern films like Dhoni and Legend.