One can experiment within mainstream cinema: Mani Ratnam
One can experiment within mainstream cinema: Mani Ratnam

Ace filmmaker Mani Ratnam, who awaits the release of Tamil romantic-drama "O Kadhal Kanmani", believes it's possible to experiment within the confines of mainstream cinema without being influenced by the number game.

Birthday Boy Allu Arjun joins Twitter with a bang!
Birthday Boy Allu Arjun joins Twitter with a bang!

Telegu Actor Allu Arjun who is all set to star in the upcoming S/O Satyamurthy has joined Twitter on his Birthday. The actor has already garnered close to 32 thousand followers on the micro blogging site. 

Have to live upto family's reputation: Sai Dharam Tej
Have to live upto family's reputation: Sai Dharam Tej

Chennai, March 26 (IANS) Actor Sai Dharam Tej, who comes from megastar Chiranjeevi's clan, says he doesn't feel any pressure of belonging to the prestigious family. But he is aware of his responsibility of living up to the family's reputation.

Vishal Krishna Reddy's next has Rajinikanth-film inspired title
Vishal Krishna Reddy's next has Rajinikanth-film inspired title

Actor Vishal Krishna Reddy's upcoming Tamil actioner is titled after superstar Rajinikanth's 1983 blockbuster "Paayum Puli". This is the second time Vishal has named his movie after the superstar's film.

Want to outperform previous success: Vishal Krishna Reddy
Want to outperform previous success: Vishal Krishna Reddy

Actor-producer Vishal Krishna Reddy, who has teamed up with filmmaker Suseenthiran for the second time in a yet-untitled Tamil actioner, says they have the responsibility of outperforming the success of their last film "Pandiya Naadu".

Telugu remake of 'Jilla' set to roll
Telugu remake of 'Jilla' set to roll

If sources are to be believed, actors Daggubati Venkatesh and Ravi Teja are likely to team up for the Telugu remake of last year's Tamil blockbuster "Jilla", which featured Mohan Lal and Vijay in the lead roles.

Watch: Mani Ratnam's take on modern romance in 'OK Kanmani' trailer
Watch: Mani Ratnam's take on modern romance in 'OK Kanmani' trailer

Ace director Mani Ratnam is back with another romance. The last time it was 15 years ago - 'Alaipayuthey' which is still considered as one of the most romantic movies of recent time. This time the director brings back the modern touch with 'OK Kanmani'. 

Telegu filmmaker K Vishwanath to receive lifetime achievement award
Telegu filmmaker K Vishwanath to receive lifetime achievement award

Veteran Telugu filmmaker K. Vishwanath will receive the lifetime achievement award at the second edition of the Gulf Andhra Music Awards (GAMA) in Dubai next year.

When film industry lost beloved director K Balachander!

Direction is the soul of any screenplay, be it stage or silver screen. Conceiving stories and putting them to life that connects with numerous hearts all over is not everyone's cup of tea.

Kollywood to shut operations in support of Jayalalithaa on Tuesday

In a show of solidarity with jailed AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa, an yesteryear actor, the Tamil film industry will shut its operations, including screening of films, and hold a day-long fast here on Tuesday.

Makuta offers VFX expertise for Vikram's 'I'

Visual effects company Makuta, popular for its work in Telugu films such as "Magadheera", "Eega" and upcoming "Baahubali", have offered their services for Vijay's next.

Lakshmi Menon busy with Class 12 exams

Southern actress Lakshmi Menon couldn`t attend the audio launch of her upcoming Tamil thriller `Naan Sigappu Manithan` Thursday because she was busy writing her Class 12 exams in Kerala, says actor Vishal Krishna.

Post `Jilla`, Neason flooded with calls from Telugu filmdom

Following the success of Tamil action-drama `Jilla`, its director R.T. Neason`s phone has not stopped ringing. Several leading actors such as Junior NT Rama Rao (NTR) from the Telugu film industry have expressed an interest in working with him.

`Kalyana Samayal Saadham` apt for Bollywood remake: Director

Debutant director R.S. Prasanna, who is basking in the success of recent Tamil hit `Kalyana Samayal Saadham`, feels the film would be apt for a Bollywood remake as the audiences are liberal.

Rupa Manjari to play labourer in Tamil movie

With successive back to back hits in Malayalam and Tamil, actress Rupa Manjari is keeping her fingers crossed on her upcoming two films one of which features her as a construction worker.

Balachander to get lifetime achievement award

Veteran Tamil filmmaker K. Balachander will Dec 1 be felicitated here with a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to cinema by Raindropss, a youth-based social organisation.

Kannada director Rajendra Babu dead

Kannada director D. Rajendra Babu died here Sunday at a private hospital after suffering cardiac arrest. He was 62.

Dhanush`s next film gets new title

The title of Tamil actor Dhanush`s new romantic-comedy `Sotta Vazhakutty` has been changed to `Naiyaandi`, according to the director.

Katrina rubbishes Kollywood plans

Its bad news for all Katrina fans in Kollywood. Bollywood’s chikni chameli Katrina Kaif has rubbished reports of her signing film with South icons Kamal Haasan or Rajinikanth.