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Actors Vijay, Nassar protest in Chennai over Tamil Nadu-Karnataka Cauvery water issue

Protests have continued unabated in Tamil Nadu over Centre’s alleged failure to set up a Cauvery Management Board.

Apr 08, 2018, 09:55 AM IST

Keep quiet and make noise at right time: Rajinikanth tells fans

Even to run a family "the head should be" proper, Rajinikanth said, adding his focus now was on creating a foundation to support a strong structure -- the political party.

Feb 23, 2018, 22:20 PM IST

Rajinikanth calls for talks to end stir on wage issue

Tamil superstar Rajinikanth today objected to the strike by an employees' federation of Tamil film industry over a wage dispute and called for talks to end the strike, which entered its second day today.

Aug 02, 2017, 13:44 PM IST

Amid row over extra tax, Rajinikanth requests TN govt to consider film industry's plea

Rajinikanth, who has dropped ample hints about him joining politics, in the recent past, took to Twitter Tuesday night to request the TN government to consider film industry’s plea.

Jul 05, 2017, 08:42 AM IST

Kamal Hassan says every state is doing best for their film industry except Tamil Nadu

Known to speak his heart out, Kamal Hassan who too is miffed with the same, released a statement and stated his opinion on the same.

Jul 05, 2017, 08:05 AM IST

Kareena Kapoor Khan won’t do South Indian films – Here’s why

Radhika Apte and Sonakshi Sinha were romantically paired opposite Rajinikanth in ‘Kabali’ and ‘Lingaa’ respectively.

Mar 02, 2017, 08:50 AM IST

Popular writer, producer Panchu Arunachalam dead

While late filmmaker K. Balachander might have launched superstar Rajinikanth, Panchu was responsible for taking the 65-year-old star to the masses.

Aug 09, 2016, 15:24 PM IST

Radhika Apte Rajinikanth’s new leading lady?

Super talented actress Radhika Apte is indeed going places! The modern day ‘Ahalya’, who set the temperature soaring with her subtle yet apparent sensuality in a 14-minute Sujoy Ghosh film, will soon share screen space with the legendary Rajinikanth, reports suggest.

Jul 28, 2015, 08:55 AM IST

Sridevi to make her comeback in Tamil film 'Puli'

Sridevi is all set to make her comeback in the Tamil film industry with an action adventure film titled 'Puli'.

Jun 22, 2015, 15:44 PM IST

Trailers of 'Aambala' and 'Yennai Arindhaal' released online

Theatrical trailers of Tamil films ‘Aambala’ and ‘Yennai Arindhaal’, which are scheduled for release during the festive occasion of Pongal, were unveiled online Thursday on video-sharing site Youtube on the occasion of New Year.

Jan 01, 2015, 13:01 PM IST

Shruti Haasan back in Tamil cinema, thanks Vishal

Actress Shruti Haasan, who has been away from Tamil filmdom for nearly two years, thanked actor Vishal Krishna Reddy for giving her a chance to work in Tamil again in the upcoming film ‘Poojai’.

Oct 05, 2014, 14:24 PM IST

Tamil Nadu movie world supports Jayalalithaa

Tamil Nadu movie world Tuesday sat on silent hunger protest against the conviction of AIADMK general secretary and former chief minister J. Jayalalithaa in a corruption case.

Sep 30, 2014, 13:14 PM IST

Kollywood to shut operations in support of Jayalalithaa on Tuesday

In a show of solidarity with jailed AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa, an yesteryear actor, the Tamil film industry will shut its operations, including screening of films, and hold a day-long fast here on Tuesday.

Sep 29, 2014, 19:51 PM IST

Karunanidhi, Illayaraja among others pay last respects

DMK President M Karunanidhi, party treasurer M K Stalin and legendary music composer Illayaraja were among the host of people who paid their last respects veteran Tamil film director Ramanarayanan, who died on Sunday.

Jun 24, 2014, 16:31 PM IST

Innovative marketing took centre stage in Tamil cinema

Tamil filmmakers took to experimenting in and innovativing marketing techniques to flaunt the content of their movies before the audiences cohesively.

Dec 18, 2013, 15:29 PM IST

Amyra Dastur likes the hospitality of Tamil industry

Amyra Dastur says she liked the warmth she received from the industry while shooting for the film in Puducherry recently.

Sep 16, 2013, 15:47 PM IST

Honour the living instead of the dead: Lyricist Vairamuthu

The Tamil film industry is set to celebrate the centenary year of Indian cinema very soon, and renowned lyricist Vairamuthu feels living legends should be honoured on the occasion.

Aug 06, 2013, 09:06 AM IST

Manivannan`s death a huge loss: Tamil film fraternity

The death of popular Tamil actor-director Manivannan, who passed away due to a cardiac arrest here Saturday, has sent shock waves through the Tamil film industry.

Jun 15, 2013, 19:51 PM IST

Sri Lanka Tamils row: TN film industry stages fast

Actors and other representatives of the Tamil film industry Tuesday began a day-long fast demanding the rehabilitation of Sri Lankan Tamils and an interational probe into the alleged war crimes.

Apr 02, 2013, 11:00 AM IST

Tamil film industry unites for Sri Lankan Tamils

For a second time within two weeks, the Tamil film industry will join hands to observe a day-long fast Tuesday against the reported genocide of Tamils in Sri Lanka. The first fast was observed March 19 here.

Mar 31, 2013, 18:58 PM IST