Saturday, May 27, 2017

TN CM rules out Cabinet reshuffle
Chennai | Saturday, 2017 5:45:05 PM IST
Denying media reports, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday ruled out any reshuffle in the state Cabinet. ... read..

Abhay Deol is a sweet person: Aishwarya Rajesh
Chennai | Saturday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
Actress Aishwarya Rajesh, who will share screen space with Abhay Deol in his Tamil debut film "Idhu Vedhalam Sollum Kadhai", finds the actor a sweet person. ... read..

Thrilled to team up with 'Baahubali' writer: Raghava Lawrencce
Chennai | Saturday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Actor-filmmaker Raghava Lawrencce is elated to collaborate with "Baahubali" fame writer Vijayendra Prasad for a yet-untitled bilingual historic drama, to roll from later this year. ... read..

Rahman congratulates Aamir for success of 'Dangal' in China
Chennai | Saturday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Oscar winning composer A.R. Rahman on Saturday extended his wishes to actor Aamir Khan for the success of his film "Dangal" in China. ... read..

Four jewellers booked for cheating SBI of Rs 65 cr
Chennai | Friday, 2017 10:45:04 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday said it has registered a case against four jewellers for allegedly causing a loss of Rs 65 crore to the State Bank of India (SBI), an official said. ... read..

Been more socially responsible than 'Satyamev Jayate' host: Kamal Haasan
Chennai | Friday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
Actor Kamal Haasan on Friday said he does not have to do a show like Aamir Khan's "Satyamev Jayate" to prove he is socially responsible. ... read..

Kamal dodges question on Rajinikanth's political entry
Chennai | Friday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan on Friday dodged a question regarding his best friend and actor Rajinikanth's rumoured political entry. ... read..

Kamal Haasan wishes to reach out to fans through telephone
Chennai [India] | May 26, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Veteran actor Kamal Haasan, who is making his Television debut with the Tamil version of reality show 'Bigg Boss,' said, if possible, he wishes to reach out to his fans through telephone. ... read..

Nine MPs to be conferred with Sansad Ratna awards
Chennai | Friday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Nine Members of Parliament -- six from the Lok Sabha and three Rajya Sabha members -- will be honoured with the `Sansad Ratna Awards 2017' here on Saturday. ... read..

We seek injunction against 'Raabta' release: Allu Arvind
Chennai | Thursday, 2017 10:15:05 PM IST
Producer Allu Arvind of Geetha Arts on Thursday sought injunction against the release of Sushant Singh Rajput starrer "Raabta", which is slated to hit the screens on June 9, over copyright infringement. ... read..

First look posters of Rajinikanth's 'Kaala Karikaalan' launched
Chennai | Thursday, 2017 10:15:05 PM IST
Actor Dhanush, who will be producing his father-in-law Rajinikanth's upcoming Tamil outing "Kaala Karikaalan", on Thursday unveiled the first-look posters of the film, to be directed by Pa. Ranjith. ... read..

TN to set up three new law colleges
Chennai | Thursday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday said three new law colleges will be opened in Dharmapuri, Villupuram and Ramanathapuram districts during the academic year 2017-18. ... read..

Rajinikanth's next film titled 'Kaala Karikaalan'
Chennai | Thursday, 2017 1:45:33 PM IST
Superstar Rajinikanth's next Tamil film, to be produced by his son-in-law Dhanush, has been officially titled "Kaala Karikaalan". ... read..

MindHour makes its way to Tamil Nadu with digitized learning and announces Rs. 1 cr scholarships to school students
Chennai, (Tamil Nadu), [India] | May 25, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Chennai, (Tamil Nadu), [India], May 25 (ANI-NewsVoir): MindHour, one of the fastest growing Edu-tech startup based out of Kolkata takes a step ahead and excited to launch its exclusive products in Tamil Nadu to touch the lives of school going children of ... read..

Palaniswami writes to Modi on TN issues (Lead)
Chennai | Wednesday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Wednesday urged the central government to urgently attend to nine issues related to the southern state. ... read..

Modi agreed to attend MGR's centenary celebration: Panneerselvam faction
Chennai | Wednesday, 2017 8:15:05 PM IST
The AIADMK faction, led by Tamil Nadu's former Chief Minister O.Panneerselvam, on Wednesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has agreed to participate in the birth centenary celebration of party founder and late Chief Minister M.G. Ramachandran (MGR). ... read..

ED arrests Madan of Vendhar Movies (Lead)
Chennai | Wednesday, 2017 2:45:05 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) said here on Wednesday that it has arrested B. Madan of Vendhar Movies under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA) for cheating the public of Rs 91 crore in the guise of medical admission in ... read..

Education should impart values in students: President
Chennai | Tuesday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said education does not mean imparting information but is about values to be imbibed by the students. ... read..

Tamil Nadu CM to meet Modi on Wednesday
Chennai | Tuesday, 2017 7:45:05 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi on Wednesday to discuss several issues, including the political situation in the southern state. ... read..

Rajinikanth's fans protest opposition to his political entry
Chennai | Tuesday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
Fans of superstar Rajinikanth on Tuesday held a rally here, condemning a fringe Tamil outfit opposing the actor's hint that he may join politics. ... read..

Turning hero comes with responsibility: Vignesh
Chennai | Tuesday, 2017 4:15:43 PM IST
Actor Vignesh, who played one of the brothers in critically acclaimed Tamil film "Kaaka Muttai", says turning hero with upcoming Tamil drama "Kuzhali" has come with a sense of responsibility. ... read..

25 days of 'Baahubali 2', film continues its golden run
Chennai | Tuesday, 2017 4:15:29 PM IST
It's been 25 days since the release of S.S. Rajamouli's magnum opus "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion", and the film is continuing its phenomenal run in cinemas across the country, feel trade pundits. ... read..

Chalapathi Rao's comment on women derogatory: Nagarjuna
Chennai | Tuesday, 2017 4:15:19 PM IST
Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna has labelled as "derogatory" veteran actor Chalapathi Rao's comment that women are only fit to be good partners in bed. ... read..

Sreeram returns to Telugu films after five years
Chennai | Tuesday, 2017 4:15:19 PM IST
Ace cinematographer P.C. Sreeram, best known for his work in films such as "Cheeni Kum" and "Ki and Ka", has signed a yet-untitled Telugu romantic drama starring Kalyanram in the lead after a gap of five years. ... read..

Short film fest First Clap to go national next year
Chennai | Tuesday, 2017 4:15:05 PM IST
Following the success of the first edition of First Clap, a short film contest organised by Moviebuff to unearth budding filmmakers from Tamil Nadu, the plan is to go national with the second edition of the initiative next year. ... read..

Case against Tamil actors Suriya, Sarathkumar, Sathyaraj after failing to appear in court
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | May 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A case has been registered against seven Tamil film actors including Suriya and Sathyaraj, as they failed to appear before the court in connection with a defamation case filed by an Ooty journalist for their alleged disparaging speech in 2009. ... read..

Chennai: Rajinikanth's fans carry out 'support' march
Chennai (Tamil Nadu)[India] | May 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Following the protest by Thamizhar Munetra Padai (TMP) against Rajinikanth's probable entry in politics, many supporters of the superstar took to the streets in Washermanpet to support him. ... read..

Fox Star continues its winning streak in Tamil cinema
Chennai | Tuesday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
Fox Star Studios continues its winning streak in Tamil filmdom with their latest offering "Sangili Bungili Kadhava Thorae", a horror-comedy starring Jiiva in the lead, being adjudged a sleeper hit. ... read..

Kamal Haasan records last song in 'Vishwaroopam 2'
Chennai | Tuesday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan revealed on Tuesday he has recorded the last song from upcoming trilingual spy thriller "Vishwaroopam 2", a sequel to 2013 blockbuster "Vishwaroopam". ... read..

TMP protesting against Rajinikanth 'just to get noticed': TN BJP
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | May 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Slamming the Thamizhar Munetra Padai (TMP) leaders, who raised slogans against Rajinikanth, Tamil Nadu Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Tamilisai Soundararajan on Monday asserted that this group had been doing such stunts and drama just to get noticed. ... read..

Tamil outfit stages protest against Rajinikanth's entry into politics (Lead)
Chennai | Monday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST
Activists of a Tamil fringe group on Monday staged protests near actor Rajinikanth's residence at Poes Garden here over indications the veteran actor could make his political debut. ... read..

Kamal Haasan glad Shruti met her 'other hero' Neil Gaiman (With Image)
Chennai | Monday, 2017 2:45:04 PM IST
Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan is glad his daughter met British novelist Neil Gaiman, whom he described as her "other hero", at the ongoing 70th edition Cannes Film Festival. ... read..

Hope Rs 1,500 cr films augur well for industry: 'Baahubali' producer
Chennai | Monday, 2017 1:45:05 PM IST
Producer Shobu Yarlagadda, the man behind the "Baahubali" film franchise, on Monday hoped the success of "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion" and "Dangal", which has opened newer markets, works in favour of the industry. ... read..

Protests near Rajinikanth's house, security beefed up
Chennai | Monday, 2017 1:45:05 PM IST
Security was stepped up at superstar Rajinikanth's residence here on Monday amid protests by a fringe group over indications the veteran actor could make his political debut. ... read..

Tamil fringe group protests against 'Kannadiga' Rajnikanth's entry in politics
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | May 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Tamilar Munnetra Padai, a pro-Tamil group protested against Tamil superstar Rajnikanth's possible entry into politics here today, stating that he was a Kannadiga. ... read..

IDBI Bank wage revision: Unions warn of more strikes
Chennai | Monday, 2017 12:45:05 PM IST
Two major unions -- All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) and All India Bank Officers' Association (AIBOA) -- will chalk out separate agitation and strike programmes in support of early wage revision in IDBI Bank, the unions said. ... read..

'Keshava' mints Rs. 11.4 crore in three days
Chennai | Monday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
Actor Nikhil Siddhartha-starrer Telugu revenge drama "Keshava" grossed Rs. 11.4 crore in its opening weekend worldwide, the makers announced on Monday. ... read..

Hope 'Baahubali 2' crosses over Rs 2000 cr: Rahman
Chennai | Monday, 2017 11:15:05 AM IST
Double Oscar-winning composer A.R Rahman on Monday said he wishes S.S. Rajamouli's magnum opus "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion" mints over Rs 2000 crore at the box-office. ... read..

Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated because he loved peace: Chidambaram
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | May 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Former finance minister and Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Sunday broke down while remembering late prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and said that he was assassinated because he was a "messenger of peace." ... read..

Don't like stereotyping others: Shruti Haasan
Chennai | Sunday, 2017 3:15:23 PM IST
Actress Shruti Haasan, who is gearing up to play a fierce warrior in filmmaker Sundar C's upcoming trilingual historic drama "Sanghamitra", says she doesn't like to stereotype people based on their work. ... read..

Kishore's role in 'PSV Garuda Vega' on par with Mogambo (With Image)
Chennai | Sunday, 2017 3:15:18 PM IST
Actor Kishore plays a menacing villain in upcoming Telugu action thriller "PSV Garuda Vega". Director Praveen Sattaru says his character in the film will be on par with Mogambo from "Mr India" and Gabbar Singh from "Sholay". ... read..

Tamil Nadu will soon perform, govern well under Panneerselvam: AIADMK
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | May 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Minutes after former chief minister O. Panneerselvam tweeted about a tie-up with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) following the civic body polls that resulted into a furore, AIADMK MP V. Maitreyan on Sunday asserted that the state will soon perform well under ... read..

Producer Prasad, actor Sharwanand thrilled with 'Radha' success
Chennai | Saturday, 2017 6:45:19 PM IST
Actor Sharwanand and producer BVSN Prasad are thrilled that their latest Telugu outing "Radha" has emerged successful, despite the "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion" onslaught at the box office. ... read..

Panneerselvam's tweet creates flutter
Chennai | Saturday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
In a faux pas, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu O. Panneerselvam on Saturday said alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party will be decided after local body polls are announced. ... read..

Shweta Menon hungry for substantial roles in Tamil
Chennai | Saturday, 2017 1:15:05 PM IST
Actress Shweta Menon, who predominantly works in Malayalam filmdom, says she is in search of substantial roles in order to be more active in Tamil cinema. ... read..

'Thupparivaalan' features Sherlock, Dr. Watson type characters
Chennai | Saturday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Filmmaker Mysskin says his upcoming Tamil thriller "Thupparivaalan", which stars Vishal and Prasanna in the lead, features the actors in Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson type of characters. ... read..

Jr. NTR rings in birthday with family
Chennai | Saturday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
Actor Jr. NTR, who turned 34 on Saturday, welcomed his birthday with his wife Lakshmi Pranathi and son Abhay. ... read..

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