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".

Commercial padding in films important: Jeevan

Cinematographer-turned-director Jeevan is gearing up for the release of Tamil rural drama `Mosakutty` and says that irrespective of the genre, films need to have commercial elements to draw audiences to cinemas.

Arya, Jeeva Shankar to collaborate again

Arya has produced the forthcoming Jeeva Shankar-directed Tamil romantic-drama `Amara Kaaviyam`. Now the actor is set to produce the director`s next project that is currently in the scripting phase.

Vaiko thanks Tarun Vijay for demanding for Tamil in HC

MDMK chief M Vaiko, an ally of NDA in Tamil Nadu, thanked BJP Rajya Sabha MP Tarun Vijay for urging President Pranab Mukherjee to request the Centre to take immediate steps for declaring Tamil for use as a language of the Madras High Court for passing orders and judgements.

Watch: `Happy New Year` trailer in Tamil, Telegu

Now Indiawaale are going to pull off the biggest diamond heist ever in Tamil as well as Telegu.

Talk of the town - Samantha`s bikini in `Anjaan`

Known mostly for playing the girl-next-door on screen, actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu, who for the first time flaunted a bikini in recently released Tamil actioner `Anjaan`, has attracted a lot of attention.

`Anjaan` review: fails to impress

`Anjaan` is like a battle between Suriya, the star, and Suriya, the actor.

Don`t want roles similar to `Sarabham`: Salony Luthra

Salony Luthra`s recent performance in Tamil thriller "Sarabham" has earned the first-time actress appreciation from all quarters. But she says she doesn`t want to do similar roles as she is keen to prove her versatility.

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 outfits stage black flag demonstration against Swamy

About 50 activists of Tanthai Periyar Dravida Kazhakam were arrested today when they tried to stage a black flag demonstration against BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for his alleged "support" to Sri Lanka and its president Mahinda Rajapaksa on the issue of Tamil Eelam.

Anbumani was the first Minister to use Tamil in LS: PMK

PMK, an ally of NDA, on Saturday welcomed a BJP Minister`s reply in Tamil to a question in Parliament, but claimed its leader Anbumani Ramadoss was the first Union Minister in recent years to have used the regional language.

Shoot of Kamal Haasan`s `Uttama Villain` set to wrap up

Kamal Haasan-starrer Tamil comedy `Uttama Villain`, which is being directed by Ramesh Arvind, will be wrapped up Saturday.

Madhavan starts shooting for his next

Actor R. Madhavan, who will be seen as a boxing coach in his upcoming Tamil-Hindi bilingual, started shooting for the film here Friday. The film is titled `Irrudhi Suttru` in Tamil and `Saala Khadoos` in Hindi.

Sanskrit a language of free-thinkers: Katju

Former Supreme Court Judge and Press Council of India Chairman, Markandey Katju on Thursday said there was a misunderstanding that Sankrit tried to dominate other regional languages such as Tamil and claimed it was a predominantly `atheistic` one that promoted free thinking.

Banner in Tamil Nadu shows Rajapaksa seeking Jayalalithaa`s forgiveness

A large banner, portraying Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa as seeking forgiveness of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa for the derogatory article against her in a defence website, appeared at a main junction in Mettupalayam.

Security fears prevented Rajapaksa from attending CWG

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa skipped the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow because of possible security threats from the Tamil diaspora groups based in the UK, a top minister said on Thursday.

Tamils issue an internal matter of Sri Lanka: Chari

Seshadri Chari, the National Convener of BJP`s Foreign Policy Cell, denied a report quoting him as saying that India has told Sri Lanka that the Tamils issue should be resolved for making progress on bilateral trade and commerce.

`Raanjhanaa` star Dhanush turns 31!

National award winning actor Dhanush is celebrating his 31st birthday today.

`India told Lanka to resolve Tamil issue for better trade`

India has told Sri Lanka that it needs to resolve the Tamil issue for making progress in bilateral trade and commerce, a senior BJP leader has said.

Dhanush`s `Vella Illa Pattathari` creates ripples at box office

Tamil action-drama `Vella Illa Pattathari` (VIP), which is Dhanush`s 25th film, has raked in a whopping Rs.19.08 crore in its opening week in Tamil Nadu, becoming the year`s first blockbuster in the language.