In "Vai Raja Vai", the lead actors are named after themselves. Gautham Karthik is Karthik, Priya Anand is Priya and Sathish is Sathish. We don't exactly understand why, but maybe Aishwarya felt it's a lot easier to connect with the characters if their names are already known to us.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday defended his government's decision to make it mandatory for multiplexes to screen a Marathi film during prime-time slot and dared those opposing it to take a similar stand in other states.
A proposed move to reform Sri Lanka's electoral system has not found favour with the country's minority Tamil and Muslim political parties, who say the current proportional representation system is best suited for their interests.
Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena today wished for unity between the country's Sinhala majority and its Tamil minority on the occasion of Sinhalese New Year, which is celebrated by both communities.
US Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday greeted people of Sri Lanka ahead of the Tamil and Sinhala New Year, saying it represents a renewed opportunity for the country to join together in the "spirit of reconciliation".
Coming down heavily on Vishwa Hindu Parishad's (VHP) call for a ban on Kamal Haasan-starrer Tamil drama "Uttama Villain", its director Ramesh Aravind said there's nothing about the film that will offend any community.
Sri Lanka`s new President Maithripala Sirisena Monday launched a program to hand over military-occupied land in the country`s battle-scarred north back to its original Tamil owners, the government said.
A decision by President Maithripala Sirisena to allow the singing of the Sri Lankan national anthem in Tamil has sparked a row, with the move coming under attack from his own Sri Lankan Freedom Party (SLFP).
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for early and full implementation of the 13th Amendment and going beyond it to achieve reconciliation with the Tamil minority community during his recent Sri Lanka visit has got a mixed response from across the political spectrum here.
The fate of the Tamil and Telugu remake of Malayalam blockbuster "Bangalore Days" is still unclear despite the association of popular names like Nithya Menen, Sri Divya, Rana Daggubati, Arya, Sharwanand, Simhaa and Varun Tej.
Tamil actor Sivakarthikeyan, who has four back-to-back hits in his kitty, says it's unfair for him to be compared with superstar Rajinikanth. He also says he has no desire to get into his shoes or be called his successor.
Sri Lanka's new government plans to return private land seized by the military in the civil war-ravaged north and release several hundred detainees, a minister said, in an apparent move toward reconciliation with ethnic minority Tamils.