`Finding boy to play lead in `Pulipaarvai` challenging`

Director Pravin Gandhi says it took him months to find a 12-year old boy to play the lead in his upcoming Tamil thriller "Pulipaarvai", which narrates the story of Balachandran, son of late LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran.

Sri Lanka police break up Tamil war remembrance service

Sri Lanka`s police broke up a remembrance service for ethnic Tamils killed in the separatist war, residents said Saturday, as the military prepared to celebrate its victory over Tamil Tiger rebels five years ago.

Sri Lanka to compile death toll of civil war

The civil war, one of the longest-running and bloodiest in Asia, ended when LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran was killed in his final stronghold.

Gowthaman`s next a biopic on LTTE chief

Tamil director Gowthaman, known for his directorial debut `Magizhchi`, is now busy casting for his new, yet untitled film on the life of late Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) chief Velupillai Prabhakaran

Lanka dismisses documentary on Prabhakaran son`s death

A British channel has come out with a documentary featuring the pictures of the alleged cold-blooded killing of LTTE chief Velupillai Prabhakaran`s 12-year-old son.

Prabhakaran son’s `execution footage` out

The May 18, 2009 footage of the 12-year-old was screened at the FIFDH film festival in Geneva.

Lankan forces bust Prabhakaran`s hideout, recover weapons

Sri Lankan security forces have busted a hideout used by slain LTTE supremo Velupillai Prabhakaran during the last phase of the 30-year-old civil war and recovered weapons and files containing "classified information" from it.

Lanka govt has removed ill-feelings spread by Prabhakaran: PM

Slain LTTE Supremo Velupillai Prabhakaran`s "hatred and dangerous concepts" that had brainwashed children have been removed and the government is now moving ahead with meeting developmental goals, Lankan PM said.

Lanka govt has removed ill-feelings spread by Prabhakaran: PM

Slain LTTE Supremo Velupillai Prabhakaran`s "hatred and dangerous concepts" that had brainwashed children have been removed and the government is now moving ahead with meeting developmental goals, Lankan PM said.

‘LTTE chief was looking beyond Lanka for Tamil nation’

Slain LTTE supremo Velupillai Prabhakaran had ambitions beyond Sri Lanka and he wanted to become the ‘King of Tamil Eelam’ with support from some elements in South India, President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said.