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  • 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.

  • Vetrimaaran
    Jul 28, 2015 15:12 IST

    After rooster fight, it'll be pigeon race for director Vetrimaaran

    Despite its weaknesses and flaws, Tamil cinema cannot be faulted as far its grit to pick amazingly novel themes is concerned. Who could have thought of making a film on rooster fight? Vetrimaaran's 2011 Aadukalam plotted a story and script centred precisely around this.

  • Aishwarya R Dhanush
    Jul 26, 2015 13:05 IST

    Aishwaryaa Dhanush to launch Youtube channel for short filmmakers

    Filmmaker and wife of actor-producer Dhanush, Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth, will soon launch a Youtube channel under the banner of Ten Entertainment to exclusively promote original content and short films by aspiring filmmakers.

  • Sirsha Ray
    Jul 25, 2015 19:05 IST

    Popular Tollywood cinematographer Sirsha Ray to turn director

    Cinematographer Sirsha Ray plans to rope in Mithun Chakraborty for his directorial debut, based on Moti Nandi's novel Boxer. Ray, who finished writing the script and screenplay of the film three years ago, initiated talks with Mithun in 2012 and the National Award-winning actor even liked the concept.

  • Rudramadevi
    Jul 25, 2015 18:17 IST

    Rudhramadevi's story stayed with me since school: Gunasekhar

    Filmmaker Gunasekhar says the story of Rudhramadevi, the 13th-century queen of Kakatiya dynasty, has fascinated him since his school days when he first heard about her. It is only natural then that he decided to make a film on her.

  • Asha Sharath
    Jul 25, 2015 17:11 IST

    Drishyam actor Asha Sharath files petition against porn video

    Malayalam actor Asha Sharath who shot to fame because of her award-winning performance as IG Geetha Prabhakar in Mohanlal's Drishyam has filed a petition with City Police Commissioner of Kochi.

  • Puli
    Jul 25, 2015 15:15 IST

    Yaendi Yaendi song teaser: Some impressive singing by Vijay

    A soft romantic number is all one needs to set the mood right for a fantasy drama. The song teaser of Yaendi Yaendi from Vijay Ilayathalapathy's Puli that was released late on July 24 is immensely hummable with some pleasant singing by the film's stars Vijay and Shruti Haasan.

  • Radhika Apte
    Jul 25, 2015 14:30 IST

    Ahalya 'adult in nature' not like Roald Dahl stories: Sujoy Ghosh

    Director Sujoy Ghosh has denied that his latest short film Ahalya has been inspired by children's writer Roald Dahl's story. In a tweet he mentioned how his film is a retelling of an age-old epic with a feminist twist.

  • Uttam Kumar
    Jul 23, 2015 19:19 IST

    Remembering Mahanayak Uttam Kumar on his 35th death anniversary

    It's been 35 years since Uttam Kumar breathed his last (he passed away on July 24, 1980), but his films continue to rule the hearts of millions.

  • Gajendra Chauhan
    Jul 23, 2015 15:51 IST

    'Gajendra Chauhan's body of work not impressive to head FTII'

    Joining the chorus of those opposing the candidature of Gajendra Chauhan as FTII chairman are veteran Bengali actor and Dadasaheb Phalke awardee Soumitra Chatterjee and legendary director Mrinal Sen. The two said that they hadn't even heard his name.

  • Pugazh
    Jul 23, 2015 14:11 IST

    Pugazh trailer: A cliched story of corrupt politicians

    If you are not tired yet of corrupt politicians and the rage of the common man, here's one more take on Indian cinema's biggest cliches: This time, Tamil stars Jai and Surabhi are coming together for director Manimaran's Pugazh (fame). The trailer of the film was released on Wednesday.

  • Chiranjeevi
    Jul 23, 2015 13:43 IST

    Superstar Chiranjeevi's holy dip at Godavari Pushkaralu

    The ongoing Maha Pushkaralu festival had a celebrity devotee on Wednesday. Actor-politician Chiranjeevi took a holy dip in the Godavari river. He was accompanied by his father-in-law Allu Aravind and nephew Allu Sirish.

  • Rituparno Ghosh, Sujoy Ghosh
    Jul 23, 2015 09:57 IST

    Sujoy Ghosh made Ahalya to work with Soumitra Chatterjee

    Sujoy Ghosh's latest venture, a short film called Ahalya, is receiving rave reviews from celebs and the public alike. Fans are going gaga over Radhika Apte's performance in the 14-minute-long short film but the Kahaani director has claimed that it was his desire to work with the doyen of the Bengali film industry, Soumitra Chatterjee, that drove him to direct Ahalya.

  • Baahubali: A historical epic drama
    Jul 22, 2015 23:26 IST

    Baahubali poster in Guinness record for being world's largest

    Director S S Rajamouli's blockbuster "Baahubali" has entered the Guinness World Record for being the largest poster of more than 50,000 sq ft.