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.

Kollywood to give much-needed boost to Malaysian Tamil movies

The multi-million dollar worth South Indian film industry is looking forward to increase the exposure of Malaysian-made Tamil films to South Indian audience by lending them their technical expertise and talent.

Kollywood prostitution: Tamil news editor released

A local court Friday granted bail to the news editor of Tamil daily Dinamalar, B. Lenin, arrested on Wednesday for permitting the publication of a news item that hurt the sentiments of some female actors.