'Sigaram Thodu' - scales new heights
'Sigaram Thodu' - scales new heights

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.

Makuta offers VFX expertise for Vikram's 'I'

Visual effects company Makuta, popular for its work in Telugu films such as "Magadheera", "Eega" and upcoming "Baahubali", have offered their services for Vijay's next.

Siddharth turns singer again for 'Enakkul Oruvan'
Siddharth turns singer again for 'Enakkul Oruvan'

Actor Siddharth, who occasionally sings in his films, has crooned a track in upcoming Tamil thriller 'Enakkul Oruvan', and there's a reason why it's "special".

Neil Nitin Mukesh dubs for Tamil film, 'Kaththi'
Neil Nitin Mukesh dubs for Tamil film, 'Kaththi'

Bollywood actor Neil Nitin Mukesh, who plays a villain in Tamil film "Kaththi", has dubbed in his own voice. He says it was tough, but a learning experience.

Adil Hussain makes Tamil debut with 'Yatchan'
Adil Hussain makes Tamil debut with 'Yatchan'

 Actor Adil Hussain, popular for his role in 'Ishqiya' and 'English Vinglish', will make his Tamil debut with upcoming actioner 'Yatchan'. He describes his role as an "interesting challenge".

Technology comes handy for actor to curb piracy

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.

Have high hopes from `Vingyani`: Meera Jasmine

Actress Meera Jasmine, who will be seen for the first time after marriage in upcoming Tamil movie "Vingyani", has pinned high hopes on the film as she feels there`s lot of scope for good performance.

Tamil cinema: Debutant directors dominated first half of 2014

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.

Sathyaraj`s most powerful role ever in `Poojai`: Director

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.

Female comedians don`t get their due: Vidyullekha

Actress Vidyullekha Raman feels female comedians are not offered stronger characters by filmmakers as they usually favour male actors.

`Thirumanam Ennum Nikkah` not anti-religion: Producer

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.

Meeting Rajinikanth a lifetime achievement: Sampoornesh

Meeting Rajinikanth a lifetime achievement: Sampoornesh

Management degree will help in marketing film: `Jithan 2` director

Management degree will help in marketing film: `Jithan 2` director

Southern edition of Filmfare Awards to take place July 12

Southern edition of Filmfare Awards to take place July 12

Wanted to probe post-war Sri Lanka through my film: Vithanage

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.

The long break helped me grow as an artist: Maanu

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.

Actress Amala Paul engaged to director Vijay

Actress Amala Paul Saturday got engaged to Tamil film director A.L. Vijay at a church in Aluva near here.

Film with Gautham Menon not shelved: Simbu

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.

Couldn`t have asked for a better south debut than `Lingaa`

Sonakshi Sinha, daughter of the veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha is set to make her southern film debut with `Lingaa` with megastar Rajinikanth.

Shruti Haasan, Suresh Raina not a couple?

Actress Shruti Haasan has been linked with the famous cricketer Suresh Raina. However according to latest reports the link-up has been denied by her spokes person.