With a Bengali and Malayalam film in its line-up besides two in Hindi, the Dubai Film Festival will offer a fair representation of Indian cinema as a whole. The festival opens on December 6.
Actor Pallavi Sharda, who made her full-fledged Bollywood debut with Besharam this year, has been roped in by filmmaker Gautham Vasudev Menon for his yet-untitled Tamil romantic drama. The film also features actor Silambarasan.
Jannal Orum is a touchingly simple tale – with a romance thrown in between Subbiah and Kalyani (who works in a telephone company) and some peppy lines that are mercifully neither clichéd nor stupid.
Films on child trafficking usually throw at us startling facts and numbers in an attempt to emotionally hijack us but debutant Balaji K Kumar's Vidiyum Munn avoids all such genre cliches. The film intrigues with suspense from start to finish.
Thanga Meenkal revisits the theme we last saw in Taare Zameen Par - children burdened by expectations and losing their spark in overpopulated classrooms with ill-equipped teachers.
The poster features Nithiin Reddy and Adah Sharma only a few inches away from kissing, with the tagline saying: "I need a one-hour kiss to burn 3,000 calories".
South Indian movie actress Revathi will star in Miriam Chandy Menacherry’s Homestay Blues that is part of the ongoing Film Bazaar’s co-production market. The Bazaar runs along with the International Film Festival of India.
Aa crucial battle scene in the movie will require over 2,000 junior artistes alongside the lead actors. The makers have asked the artistes and the lead actors to attend workshops for six months to prepare for the scene.
Actor-father Kamal Haasan says that their family is getting on with their lives, but will be more cautious after his daughter was attacked by a stalker.
Southern actress Tamannah Bhatia hasn't been signed for Gopichand-starrer yet untitled Telugu project, says her manager and adds that she only has Mahesh Babu's Aagadu in her kitty.
Karthik Subbaraj, who had directed Tamil blockbuster horror-thriller, Pizza, is extremely happy that the Pizza franchise is continuing and has wished the team of, Pizza 2: Villa, luck and success.
Instead of retaining visually striking shots in upcoming Tamil drama, Ceylon, director Santosh Sivan has broken the grammar of capturing shots, says the film's editor T.S. Suresh and adds that it was a great learning experience for him.
A.R. Murugadoss, co-producer of Tamil romantic-drama Raja Rani has refuted rumours that the film is being remade in Telugu. He says he is only planning to dub it.
Designer Neeta Lulla says working on Rajinikanth’s next was a learning experience; process took eight months
Crime comedy, Swamy Ra Ra, which was one of the few Telugu films of the recent past to enjoy a 100-day run at the box-office, will soon be remade in Tamil and Malayalam