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  • Nagarjuna
    Jul 05, 2015 15:41 IST

    Nagarjuna, Karthi in Telugu/Tamil remake of The Intouchables

    The Intouchables is bright, sunny and positive -- although one cannot miss the underlying tension of class and race conflict here as one are taken through fascinating male bonding.

  • Prabhudeva
    Jul 04, 2015 17:01 IST

    Prabhudeva to produce Tamil film starring Jayam Ravi

    Choreographer and filmmaker Prabhudeva is getting back to Tamil films after a hiatus four years as a producer for a film that will star Jayam Ravi and Vijay Sethupathi. The yet untitled actioner will be directed by Lakshman of recent hit Romeo Juliet fame.

  • Paththu Enradhukulla
    Jul 04, 2015 15:57 IST

    With films like Thoongaavanam and Boxer, action goes real

    As a culture gains exposure and matures, so does its artistic expression. This couldn't be truer than in the case of popular Indian culture such as movies. One aspect that stands out is its action sequences. But all that is changing with a number of stunt experts like Lee Whittaker taking charge of action sequences in Southern cinema.

  • Trisha Illana Nayanthara
    Jul 03, 2015 19:16 IST

    When actor GV Prakash Kumar kissed Manisha Yadav 36 times

    The title of the 'serial kisser' of Indian cinema no longer belongs to Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi. Giving him company is Tamil actor-director GV Prakash Kumar. It has come to light that for a lip-locking scene from the upcoming Tamil romantic-comedy Trisha Illana Nayanthara, actor-composer GV Prakash Kumar and co-star Manisha Yadav had to enact the said scene 36 times before canning the perfect shot.

  • Bobby Simha
    Jul 02, 2015 15:11 IST

    Urumeen trailer: Bobby Simhaa goes on the revenge path

    Tamil actor Bobby Simhaa has been on a high since his film Jigarthanda hit bull's eye in 2014. Why, he even got a National Award for playing a Madurai gangster in the film. And now he's transformed into a revenge-seeking maniac for his new film, Urumeen (a crane that waits patiently to catch the fish at the right time).

  • Ludo
    Jul 02, 2015 14:50 IST

    Ludo trailer: This is one dark, scary and intriguing thriller

    After giving us the critically-acclaimed Bengali film Gandu in 2010, director Qaushiq Mukherjee aka Q, is ready with another shot at box office success, this time a thriller titled Ludo.

  • Kamal Haasan
    Jul 01, 2015 16:39 IST

    Kamal Haasan-starrer Thoongaavanam to finish shooting by July

    Kamal Haasan starrer Tamil-Telugu thriller Thoongaavanam will wrap up its shooting over the course of next month. The film is an official remake of French film Sleepless Night.

  • Kaaka Muttai: A small film with a big heart
    Jul 01, 2015 15:29 IST

    Content over star power: Story of south cinema in first half of 2015

    The first half of 2015 saw as many as 280 South Indian films hit the theatres, but only a few made a mark. Performance-wise, it has turned out to be a mixed first half. The success of films such as Kanchana 2, Premam, Pataas and Kaaka Muttai came as a surprise, but the failure of some highly-anticipated, big-budgeted and superstar-driven films was worrisome.

  • Kamal Haasan
    Jul 01, 2015 12:12 IST

    Papanasam: Waiting for 'actor' Kamal Haasan

    Kamal Haasan is not just a superstar, but a great actor as well. At least, he can be a great performer, when he wants to be. Who can forget his brilliant portrayal of an underworld don in Mani Ratnam's Nayagan. His latest work Jeethu Joseph's Papanasam, may well see Kamal's brilliance shine through the almost flawless script.

  • Srimanthudu
    Jun 30, 2015 15:55 IST

    Superstar Kidnap director: Not using Mahesh Babu's popularity

    Director Sushanth Reddy says that forthcoming Telugu movie Superstar Kidnap, a crime-comedy about kidnapping filmstar Mahesh Babu, does not intend to cash in the popularity of the actor.

  • Anushka Shetty
    Jun 29, 2015 19:22 IST

    Baahubali dialogue promo: Don't miss this fiery face-off

    The producers of Telugu film Baahubali released a dialogue video promo of the period drama on Sunday. As the 30-second long promo opens, we see a man (man of stature, of course) running away from his enemies.

  • Abir Chatterjee
    Jun 29, 2015 18:08 IST

    Will Abir Chatterjee be Arindam Sil's Byomkesh Bakshi?

    There's one big question doing the rounds in Tollywood these days. Who will actor-director Arindam Sil cast as Byomkesh Bakshi and Ajit in his next film, Har Har Byomkesh, based on Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay's Bahni Patanga from the Byomkesh Bakshi series. If sources are to be believed, Sil has managed a casting coup of sorts.

  • Puli
    Jun 29, 2015 17:36 IST

    Superstar Vijay almost didn't do Puli: Here's why

    Believe it or not, superstar Vijay wouldn't have done Puli had it not been for some serious talk with his 15-year-old son, Sanjay! It has come to light that when director Chimbudeven first narrated the story to the actor, he wasn't quite convinced.

  • Jigarthanda
    Jun 29, 2015 16:03 IST

    Rahul, Ravi Shankar to star in Jigarthanda's Kannada remake

    There's news for the Kannada fans of hit Tamil film Jigarthanda! The musical gangster film is all set for a Kannada remake and will star Rahul and Ravi Shankar in the lead roles. The film will be directed by actor Sudeep.

  • Amitabh Bachchan
    Jun 29, 2015 15:14 IST

    Amitabh Bachchan heaps praise on Bela Seshe

    It cannot get bigger and better than this. Bela Seshe, one of the most critically acclaimed and successful Bengali films of the year, has even won the heart of actor Amitabh Bachchan. On Saturday, Big B took to Twitter and praised the film.