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  • 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.

  • Brahmotsavam
    Jun 29, 2015 14:36 IST

    Kajal Aggarwal, Mahesh Babu to team up again for Telugu film

    The hit pair of 2012 Telugu film Businessman, Kajal Aggarwal and Mahesh Babu, will soon be working together again in upcoming family drama Brahmotsavam. The film will be in Telugu.

  • Baahubali
    Jun 29, 2015 13:58 IST

    Another first for Baahubali: World's largest poster?

    Call it a marketing masterstroke or an exercise in futility, it seems the makers of Tamil film Baahubali are taking the tag larger-than-life a little too literally. On an overdrive with the film's promos, now we hear that the film's production team has released what it claims to be the world largest movie poster in Kochi on June 27.

  • Rajinikanth in and as Lingaa
    Jun 27, 2015 17:02 IST

    And now a spoof on Lingaa controversies

    Superstar Rajinikanth-starrer Lingaa has been mired in controversies ever since its release. Now, reports suggest all these controversies will be fictionalised into a spoof. Powerstar Srinivasan will play the lead.

  • Meet Sandeep Bharadwaj, RGV's Veerappan
    Jun 27, 2015 16:19 IST

    RGV is clearly in awe of Sandeep Bharadwaj, his Veerappan

    Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma is back in circulation with his latest film Killing Veerappan based on the killing of the dread Sandalwood smuggler piquing public interest. He seems to be clearly in awe of him and has been floored by the debutant actor's dedication.

  • Debaloy Bhattacharya
    Jun 26, 2015 17:14 IST

    Debaloy Bhattacharya mocks our obsession with weight loss

    Scriptwriter-turned director Debaloy Bhattacharya's new Bengali film, Roga Howar Sohoj Upay, revolves around this subject of weight obsession. He says his new film is dedicated to all women who are obsessed with their weight.

  • Tarun Majumdar
    Jun 26, 2015 16:13 IST

    Human relationships intrigue me: Tarun Majumdar

    The veteran filmmaker Tarun Majumdar, who completes 50 years in the film industry this year, talks about his journey as a filmmaker and what keeps him going. Majumdar is one of the few directors in Bengal, who have successfully depicted Bengali culture and sentiments through his films.