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.

Sadha makes comeback with Vadivelu's 'Eli'
Sadha makes comeback with Vadivelu's 'Eli'

Actress Sadha, who was last seen in 2011 Tamil film "Puli Vesham", is making a comeback of sorts to the industry with upcoming Tamil comedy "Eli", starring comedian Vadivelu in the lead.

Rajinikanth steps in to sort 'Lingaa' issue
Rajinikanth steps in to sort 'Lingaa' issue

The "Lingaa" issue with the distributors, who claimed heavy losses, seems to have finally resolved amicably after the intervention of superstar Rajinikanth, who agreed to pay a lump sum amount.

Amitabh Bachchan strikes a pose with stars from south
Amitabh Bachchan strikes a pose with stars from south

Amitabh Bachchan who has friends in the south Indian film industry, spent time with some of them Wednesday morning.

Tamil actor Suriya joins Twitter
Tamil actor Suriya joins Twitter

Popular Tamil actor Suriya has joined the social networking site Twitter. 

Amy Jackson's near-death experience
Amy Jackson's near-death experience

Actress Amy Jackson, while shooting for a yet-untitled Tamil action drama, miraculously escaped a fatal fall from a cliff thanks to the timely intervention of her co-star Karunakaran, who saved her.

Shooting 'Surya Vs Surya' at night was challenging: Karthik Gattamneni
Shooting 'Surya Vs Surya' at night was challenging: Karthik Gattamneni

Cinematographer-turned-director Karthik Gattamneni says shooting his forthcoming Telugu directorial debut "Surya Vs Surya", mostly at night, was extremely challenging.

Had to shed inhibitions to become actor: G.V. Prakash

Composer-turned-actor G.V. Prakash Kumar, who made his acting debut in Tamil horror-thriller "Darling", said he had shed some inhibitions before donning the actor's hat.

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'. 

Karthik Subbaraj's 'Iraivi' will roll from April

Filmmaker Karthik Subbaraj will start shooting his next Tamil project "Iraivi" from April. It features an ensemble cast of S.J Suryah, Vijay Sethupathi, Bobby Simha and Karunakaran.

Writer Vakkantham Vamsi keen to don director's hat

Basking in the success of Jr. NTR-starrer Telugu action-drama "Temper", its writer Vakkantham Vamsi says direction has been on his mind for quite some time and if all goes planned, he may wield the megaphone soon.

'Lingaa' distributors observe fast
'Lingaa' distributors observe fast

A section of the distributors of Rajinikanth starrer "Lingaa" today sat on a day-long fast here seeking compensation for the alleged financial losses they suffered by buying the movie.

HC stays release of film `I`
HC stays release of film `I`

 Madras High Court today stayed the release of multi-crore Tamil film 'I' by Director Shankar and starring Vikram and Emy Jackson, slated for January 15, till January 30 on a petition alleging violation of agreements by the producers.

HC directs official to consider plea by film distributors
HC directs official to consider plea by film distributors

Madras High Court today directed Chennai city Commissioner of Police to consider representation of distributors of Rajinikanth-starrer "Lingaa" for conducting hunger strike on Saturday demanding compensation of "loss" from the producers and the actor as the film was a "failure."

Trailers of 'Aambala' and 'Yennai Arindhaal' released online
Trailers of 'Aambala' and 'Yennai Arindhaal' released online

Theatrical trailers of Tamil films ‘Aambala’ and ‘Yennai Arindhaal’, which are scheduled for release during the festive occasion of Pongal, were unveiled online Thursday on video-sharing site Youtube on the occasion of New Year.

Balachander donated talent to Tamil cinema: Kamal Haasan
Balachander donated talent to Tamil cinema: Kamal Haasan

Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who paid tributes to his late mentor and veteran K. Balachander Wednesday, said the auteur donated talent to Tamil filmdom and that nobody can equal him.

Tamil film fraternity urge K. Balachander statue

The members of the Tamil Nadu Film Directors Union (TANTIS) have urged Tamil Nadu government to erect a statue in memory of legendary filmmaker K. Balachander, who passed away here last week.

'Meaghamann' review- All guns blazing

Just like in the game of chess, how a move by your opponent might totally catch you off guard, the proceedings in Magilzh Thirumeni's impressive action film "Meaghamann" achieves that. Interestingly, most of the film's characters are inspired by chess pieces -- king, rook, bishop and pawn.

Thousands gather to pay their last respects to Balachander

The Tamil film industry plunged into gloom following the death of legendary filmmaker K. Balachander. The industry members and thousands from various walks of life assembled at his residence here Wednesday to pay their last respects to the thespian.

Naidu, Telangana CM Rao condole death of Balachander

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, his Telangana counterpart K Chandrasekhar Rao, Union Minister Y S Chowdary and several other leaders and Telugu film personalities condoled the death of veteran film-maker K Balachander in Chennai today.