Visaaranai movie review: Honest, spine-chilling take on abuse of power

Visaaranai movie review: Honest, spine-chilling take on abuse of power

National Award-winning filmmaker Vetrimaaran's "Visaaranai" reminded me of a couple of words - system and power - from Ram Gopal Varma's (RGV) films. System, in RGV's language, is someone or an establishment with the power to do anything. 

Visaranai quick review: Thrilling ode by Vetrimaaran!

Visaranai quick review: Thrilling ode by Vetrimaaran!

Helmed by Vetrimaaran, the movie starring Dinesh, Aadukalam Murugadoss, Samuthirakani and Kishore has created a storm with its raw effect.

Watch: Foot-tapping ‘Kaakaponnu’ official track- You will love it!

Watch: Foot-tapping ‘Kaakaponnu’ official track- You will love it!

Here’s a new track titled- Kaakaponnu – from Tamil film ‘Yatchan’, which will certainly make you shake a leg! It’s a perfect dance number so you can’t afford to miss this one.

Rajinikanth, Vikram may team up for 'Enthiran 2'

Rajinikanth, Vikram may team up for 'Enthiran 2'

Superstars Rajinikanth and Vikram are most likely to join hands for the highly anticipated sequel to filmmaker S. Shankar's blockbuster "Enthiran". The pre-production work on the project is already underway.

Jyotika and I may act together next year: Suriya

Jyotika and I may act together next year: Suriya

Actor-producer Suriya says he may act alongside his actress-wife Jyotika in a Tamil project next year. The duo has been reading scripts over the last few months for their comeback on screen.

Muslim body lends support to VHP against 'Uttama Villain'

Muslim body lends support to VHP against 'Uttama Villain'

The Indian National League (INL), a Muslim organisation, has joined the fight along side the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) against the release of Kamal Haasan-starrer "Uttama Villain", claiming the film will hurt religious sentiments.

Shooting mall sequences in 'CSK' was challenging: Director

Shooting mall sequences in 'CSK' was challenging: Director

Debutante director Sathiyamoorthy said shooting forthcoming Tamil thriller "CSK: Charles Shafique Karthika" -- which releases in cinemas on Friday -- inside a shopping mall here, was extremely challenging.

Trisha Krishnan's next a trilingual horror-comedy

Trisha Krishnan's next a trilingual horror-comedy

Actress Trisha Krishnan, who has two southern projects in her kitty, will next be seen in a yet-untitled trilingual horror-comedy.

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.

Telugu remake of 'Jilla' set to roll

Telugu remake of 'Jilla' set to roll

If sources are to be believed, actors Daggubati Venkatesh and Ravi Teja are likely to team up for the Telugu remake of last year's Tamil blockbuster "Jilla", which featured Mohan Lal and Vijay in the lead roles.

Eros International, Studio Green get 'Masss' worldwide rights

Eros International, Studio Green get 'Masss' worldwide rights

The worldwide rights of upcoming Tamil supernatural thriller "Masss", starring Suriya, Nayantara and Pranitha, have been jointly acquired by Eros International Media Limited and Studio Green.

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.

'Life of Pi' inspired me to use Dolby Atmos in 'Kayal': Director

'Life of Pi' inspired me to use Dolby Atmos in 'Kayal': Director

Filmmaker Prabhu Solomon, who describes his upcoming Tamil romantic-drama "Kayal" as a "sound film", said it was Ang Lee's "Life of Pi" that inspired him to use Dolby Atmos sound technology.

Kamal Haasan joins 'Papanasam' team in Kerala

Kamal Haasan joins 'Papanasam' team in Kerala

After a short break, actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan will resume shooting for Tamil thriller 'Papanasam' here Friday. The film is the remake of Malayalam blockbuster 'Drishyam'.

Mani Ratnam's next to go on floors Oct 6

Mani Ratnam's next to go on floors Oct 6

Filmmaker Mani Ratnam will start filming his yet-untitled Tamil project starting Oct 6.

Rahman's son likely to sing in Mani Ratnam's next

Rahman's son likely to sing in Mani Ratnam's next

Double Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman Friday said that his son Ameen might sing in filmmaker Mani Ratnam's yet-untitled upcoming bilingual project.

'Jeeva' movie review: Passion versus politics

'Jeeva' movie review: Passion versus politics

A young boy, who is a passionate cricketer, frequents a sports shop in his neighbourhood so many times that he knows the price of every bat stacked up on the shelf.

Sriya Reddy was first choice for 'Andaava Kanom'

Sriya Reddy was first choice for 'Andaava Kanom'

Actress Sriya Reddy's ability to adapt to any role effortlessly made producer J.S.K. Satish cast her for his upcoming Tamil rural comedy 'Andaava Kanom', which marks the actress' comeback after six years.

'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.