Dhanush's "Vella Illa Pattathari" was perhaps the last best commercially entertaining film in Tamil, and now Now, Gaurav's "Sigaram Thodu", which has its share of flaws, still deserves to be counted as the next best commercial entertainer.
Technology came in handy for Tamil actor and filmmaker Radhakrishnan Parthiban to nail a film exhibitor who allegedly produced pirated versions of his latest directorial `Kathai Thirakkathai Vasanam Iyakkam`, now running in cinemas.
Young, ambitious and willing to go against the tide helped first time directors like P. Ramesh and Thirukumaran rule the Tamil box office in the first half of the year. Thanks to the right mix of good content and entertainment elements in their movies, the makers earned higher returns with much-lower investments.
Director Hari Gopalakrishnan says actor Sathyaraj`s role as a police officer in upcoming Tamil actioner `Poojai` will be his career`s most powerful role ever. He says the role is so powerful that even revealing the name of his character would become a spoiler.
Ace producer Aascar Ravichandran has reiterated that his upcoming Tamil romantic-drama `Thirumanam Ennum Nikkah` is not against any religion and that the movie will only help in understanding a religion and its culture better.
Director Prasanna Vithanage has adapted Fyodor Dostoyevsky`s short story `The Meek One` to probe the post civil war scenario in Sri Lanka through his film `With You, Without You` as he believes it is impossible to move ahead without understanding the past.
Actress Maanu, who was last seen on the screen in 1998 Tamil romantic-drama `Kadhal Mannan`, has faced the arclight after 15 years for upcoming Tamil thriller `Enna Satham Intha Neram`. She says the long hiatus has helped her grow as an artist.
Tamil actor Silambarasan aka Simbu has clarified that his upcoming Tamil romantic drama `Sattendru Maraathu Vaanilai` with Gautham Vasudev Menon has not been shelved. He says the project has been put on hold as the filmmaker first needs to complete his project with Ajith Kumar.