When Swara had to 'calm down' for movie role

 Swara Bhaskar has been seen spewing cuss words on the big screen with ease. But the actress sought training to play a mother in Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari’s upcoming directorial “Nil Battey Sannata”.

Haven`t signed any new film: Dhanush

Refuting rumours that he`s signed a new Tamil film with ‘Ethir Neechal’ director Durai, actor Dhanush says it`s not true and added that he hasn`t signed any new project in the language.

`Raanjhanaa` star Dhanush turns 31!

National award winning actor Dhanush is celebrating his 31st birthday today.

Dhanush`s `Vella Illa Pattathari` creates ripples at box office

Tamil action-drama `Vella Illa Pattathari` (VIP), which is Dhanush`s 25th film, has raked in a whopping Rs.19.08 crore in its opening week in Tamil Nadu, becoming the year`s first blockbuster in the language.

Dhanush starrer 'VIP' mints Rs 5.18 crore on first day

Dhanush-starrer Tamil action-comedy `Vella Illa Pattatharia` (VIP) grossed Rs.5.18 crore on the opening day in Tamil Nadu, making it the biggest ever opening in the actor`s career.

Dhanush`s 25th film cleared with U certificate

Dhanush-starrer Tamil action-comedy `Vela Illa Pattathari` (VIP), which happens to be the actor`s 25th film, has been passed with a U certificate by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).

Swara Bhaskar to gain weight to play mother

Actors beef up, tone up, tonsure and do more for their on-screen characters off and on. Now, it`s for actress Swara Bhaskar to gain weight for her role as a mother in `Nil Battey Sannaata`. She says it`s a "guilt-free binging opportunity".

Through with supporting roles: Swara Bhaskar

Swara Bhaskar, who was appreciated for her performance in ‘Tanu Weds Manu’ and ‘Raanjhanaa’ among others, says she is done with supporting roles.

Dhanush cuts down on films, to do one each in Hindi, Tamil

Southern actor Dhanush, who made an impressive debut in Bollywood with `Raanjhanaa` last year, now plans to do only one film each in Tamil and Hindi every year.

Swara Bhaskar draws crowds in Agra

Actress Swara Bhaskar, who is busy shooting for `Nil Battey Sannaata` here, drew a crowd that recognised her as Bindiya of "Raanjhanaa".

Anil Kapoor wants to direct me, says Sonam

Actress Sonam Kapoor says her father, noted actor Anil Kapoor, is proud of her achievements but wants her to do better work and has even expressed his desire to direct her.

I`m doing Sooraj Barjatya`s film: Sonam Kapoor

Actress Sonam Kapoor`s career has never before been in a better space. Proof of her escalating equity lies in her latest acquisition - Sooraj Barjatya`s next film.

Want to take it slow in Bollywood: Dhanush

Southern superstar Dhanush, who will be next seen in R. Balki`s film, is not keen on taking more than one film at a time in Bollywood as he is still finding tough to understand the culture and pulse of the Hindi film audiences.

Excited to work with Balki, Big B: Dhanush

Dhanush has joined hands with filmmaker R Balki for a yet-untitled Hindi project, which will also feature Amitabh Bachchan in an important role.

Watching films is like `riyaaz` for Sonam Kapoor

If singers practice everyday to improve the pitch and tone of their voice, actress Sonam Kapoor watches movies to hone her acting skills.

`Raanjhanaa` director coming up with another romantic film with Dhanush

Director Anand L Rai, whose `Raanjhanaa` generated good response at the box office, is coming up with another romantic film and is currently working on the script.

Who will direct AR Rahman’s first film?

After making his mark globally as a singer and music composer, Rahman is now turning producer. But the music maestro is confused about who should direct his film

Big banners are important, says Swara Bhaskar

In a short time, Swara Bhaskar has carved a niche for herself with films like `Madholal Keep Walking` and `Tanu Weds Manu`.

Friends keep me stable: Swara Bhaskar

Swara Bhaskar, who was last seen on the big screen as Bindiya in `Raanjhanaa`, says she goes through a lot of pressure in a city away from her family. But it is her friends who keep her stable.

Actor Kamaal Rashid Khan booked for defamatory remarks

Actor Kamaal Rashid Khan has been booked for allegedly making casteist and defamatory remarks against the lead actor of Hindi film `Raanjhanaa`