Easier to be a hero than a comedian: Santhanam

Easier to be a hero than a comedian: Santhanam

‘Innimey Ippadithan’, ace comedian Santhanam's second Tamil outing as a hero, is slated for release on Friday. The actor feels it is easier to be a hero than a comedian because making people laugh is quite challenging.

Jun 09, 2015, 11:14 AM IST
Santhanam performs stunts sans body double in 'Innimey...'

Santhanam performs stunts sans body double in 'Innimey...'

Comedian Santhanam, who is gradually transforming himself into a full-fledged hero, has performed stunts without the help of body doubles in upcoming Tamil romantic-comedy ‘Innimey Ippadithaan’.

May 12, 2015, 13:06 PM IST
'I' review: Weak script which is visually grandoise

'I' review: Weak script which is visually grandoise

 Shankar, who wears his commercial tag like a medallion, has an addiction for making big commercial films. While he's been quite successful at it all these years, it has slowly started to have an adverse effect on his films to the extent that even the presence of a bankable star, say Vikram, doesn't add much value to the output.

Jan 14, 2015, 16:56 PM IST
Watch: Full trailer of Rajinikanth's 'Lingaa' in Hindi

Watch: Full trailer of Rajinikanth's 'Lingaa' in Hindi

The latest trailer of  Rajinikanth-Sonakshi Sinha starrer 'Lingaa' has been released on YouTube. 

Nov 16, 2014, 19:49 PM IST
Eros International bags global rights of `Lingaa`

Eros International bags global rights of `Lingaa`

The global rights of Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's multi-lingual flick 'Lingaa', scheduled to hit screens next month, has been bagged by Mumbai-based Eros International Media Ltd.

Nov 10, 2014, 15:31 PM IST
Watch: Superstar Rajinikanth's 'Lingaa' teaser takes fans by storm

Watch: Superstar Rajinikanth's 'Lingaa' teaser takes fans by storm

Superstar Rajinikanth has done it again. Even with a small teaser from his upcoming movie 'Lingaa' he had social media buzzing, with fans discussing his new look in the movie.

Nov 02, 2014, 13:21 PM IST

`Inga Enna Solludhu` a damp squib

VTV Ganesh to play the lead in a film which is more or less a semi-autobiography based on events from his own life.

Jan 31, 2014, 16:17 PM IST

Realistic approach will set `Meagaamann` apart: Director

Actor Arya`s upcoming Tamil action-thriller `Meagaamann`, which is slated to go on the floors Thursday, will not compromise on logic and realism, said its director Magizh Thirumeni.

Dec 03, 2013, 15:09 PM IST

`Vaalu` delayed, director cites financial crunch

Director Vijay Chander says that the release of his Tamil comedy `Vaalu` has been delayed due to a financial crunch.

Nov 20, 2013, 16:37 PM IST

`Raja Rani` mints Rs. 12.2 crore on opening weekend

Tamil romantic-drama ‘Raja Rani’, a Fox Star Studios and AR Murugadoss` latest venture, has registered an opening weekend collection of Rs.12.2 crore in Tamil Nadu, the production house said a statement.

Oct 01, 2013, 12:55 PM IST

`Ya Ya` Review: Banking on cliched humour

`Ya Ya` is another aimless comic entertainer that makes us laugh but with humour that has been done to death.

Sep 21, 2013, 21:23 PM IST

Movie Review: ‘Pattathu Yaanai`; Comedy entertainer toned down by action

‘Pattathu Yaanai’ delivers more entertainment as a comedy entertainer than as an action flick.

Jul 27, 2013, 15:24 PM IST

Translated real life friendship for `Settai`: Director

Southern director R. Kannan says he translated the real life friendship of his lead actors to make the upcoming comedy ‘Settai’, a Tamil remake of Bollywood film ‘Delhi Belly’.

Jan 31, 2013, 13:52 PM IST

`Alex Pandian` promises high-octane action

Tamil action-thriller ‘Alex Pandian’ will feature some never-seen-before action sequences, according to the film`s makers.

Nov 10, 2012, 14:28 PM IST

`Settai` trailer reaches 2.8 million hits on YouTube

The trailer of ‘Settai’, Tamil version of hit Bollywood adult comedy ‘Delhi Belly’, has got 279,139 lakh hits on YouTube within three days of its launch.

Sep 03, 2012, 16:52 PM IST

Santhanam`s Pokhran views are a clincher: Iyengar

In the midst of the controversy over the success of the 1998 thermonuclear test, nuclear scientist P K Iyengar has said the views of former DRDO scientist K Santhanam on the issue are the "clincher".

Sep 26, 2009, 00:18 AM IST

Can build nuke deterrence upto 200 kilotons: Kakodkar

AEC chairman Anil Kakodkar on Thursday said scientists have achieved success in building deterrence capability of upto 200 kiltons.

Sep 24, 2009, 16:16 PM IST

MK barking up the wrong tree: Santhanam

K Santhanam on Monday hit out at NSA M K Narayanan, saying the official was "barking up the wrong tree".

Sep 21, 2009, 23:38 PM IST

Santhanam favours probe into Pokhran-II

A former DRDO scientist, who
had questioned the efficacy of the thermonuclear device during
the Pokhran-II tests, has favoured an inquiry to determine the
success of the 1998 experiments.

Sep 18, 2009, 12:56 PM IST

Govt dimissive of ex-DRDO scientst`s claims over Pokhran-II

A former senior DRDO scientist`s
contention that the 1998 Pokhran nuclear tests had not met the
desired objective today did not receive much attention from
the government which appeared to be dismissive of it.

Aug 28, 2009, 00:45 AM IST