Regional cinema gives me scope to experiment: Nishikant Kamat
Regional cinema gives me scope to experiment: Nishikant Kamat

Nishikant Kamat has successfully managed to juggle between Marathi, Tamil and Bollywood films but the filmmaker says he most enjoys making regional cinema as it gives him a chance to experiment with content and cast.

Vidya Balan to romance Rajinikanth?
Vidya Balan to romance Rajinikanth?

Vidya Balan may get to share screen space with none other than Rajinikanth, the one and only Thalaiva. Reports suggest that the ‘Kahani’ actress may do a film with the legendary personality soon.

Dhanush on lookout for right script in Bollywood
Dhanush on lookout for right script in Bollywood

He picked unconventional roles to venture into Hindi filmdom debuting as an obsessive lover in ‘Raanjhanaa’ and a dumb and mute person in his second Bollywood outing ‘Shamitabh’. Now actor Dhanush says he is waiting for the right script to come his way.

Vijayalakshmi quits acting, turns producer

 Actress Vijayalakshmi, who has worked in Tamil films like "Chennai 600028" and "Aadama Jaichomada", has called it quits to acting to venture into film production.

Samuthirakani to play don in Vishal's next

Actor-filmmaker Samuthirakani, who has mostly played character roles, will be seen essaying a full-length role of a Madurai-based don in actor Vishal Krishna Reddy's yet untitled Tamil film.

Tamil film releases may be stopped briefly to evade piracy

The Tamil Film Producer's Council (TFPC) is likely to halt the releases of latest Tamil films for about three months to put movie pirates out of business.

Didn't let go of Nagarjuna's film over remuneration: Swathi

Putting the rumour mills at rest, actress Swathi Reddy has clarified that she didn't decline an opportunity to work with actor Nagarjuna over money but due to her busy schedule and multiple projects.

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.

Blessed to play three different roles in one film: Vikram on 'I'
Blessed to play three different roles in one film: Vikram on 'I'

Actor Vikram, who is gearing up for the release of his forthcoming Tamil magnum opus ‘I’, will be seen in three different roles and he feels blessed to have got that opportunity.

Dhanush, Amy Jackson to team up
Dhanush, Amy Jackson to team up

Actor Dhanush is set to team up with British actress Amy Jackson in a yet-untitled Tamil film. The project will mark his second collaboration with director Velraj after recent blockbuster ‘Vela Illa Pattathari’ (VIP).

Superstar Kamal Haasan hospitalised
Superstar Kamal Haasan hospitalised

Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan has been admitted to a hospital in Chennai. The actor was taken to the Apollo Hospital following symtoms of food poisoning, reportedly.

Acting is rewarding, direction gives wings to creativity: Ramesh Aravind
Acting is rewarding, direction gives wings to creativity: Ramesh Aravind

Having donned different roles as an actor, writer and director in his over two-decade-old journey in southern cinema, multi-faceted veteran Ramesh Aravind feels that there's nothing more "rewarding" than an actor's job, but that direction is a "satisfying" creative process.

Stories of Indian freedom struggle told through Tamil films

From the 1939 classic `Thyaga Bhoomi` to award-winning films like `Kamaraj` and `Periyar`, audiences of Tamil movies have seen inspiring stories of freedom struggle on the big screen over the years.

Nargis Fakhri shoots item song for `Saahasam`

Nargis Fakhri was recently here to shoot an item song for upcoming Tamil actioner ‘Saahasam’ with actor Prashanth.

Not nervous to release `Naan Sigappu...` with `Kochadaiiyaan`: Thiru

Director Thiru says he`s not nervous about releasing Tamil thriller ‘Naan Sigappu Manithan’ alongside superstar Rajinikanth-starrer ‘Kochadaiiyaan’ on April 11.

Vijay Sethupathi promotes ‘Pannaiyarum Padminiyum’ in a tricycle

Vijay Sethupathi-starrer pedalled through the city in a tricycle to promote his film ‘Pannaiyarum Padminiyum’.

Direction to acting - Akshara Haasan charts new path

Kamal Haasan and Sarika`s younger daughter Akshara Haasan, who has studied music and filmmaking, is now bitten by the acting bug.

Suriya drops Gautham Menon`s `Dhruva Natchathiram`reg

Actor Suriya has opted out of Tamil thriller ‘Dhruva Natchathiram’, which was launched a few months back, as he felt that filmmaker Gautham Vasudev Menon was taking too much time to tweak the story.

'Thuppakki', 'Aadukalam' to be screened in Russia

Tamil films ‘Thuppakki’, ‘Vettaiyaadu Vilayadu’ and ‘Aadukalam’ will be screened as part of the centenary fete of Indian cinema in Russia in December.

Karthi Sivakumar croons in Telugu

Actor Karthi Sivakumar, who turned singer for his upcoming Tamil comedy ‘Biriyani’, has also crooned the song in Telugu for its dubbed version.