Updated on Dec 14, 2017 09:27:55

 

 

Entertainment > Tollywood

 

03-Dec-2017 Bangalore

Actress Shraddha Srinath inaugurates Salon Manthra in Bangalore

Leading South Indian film actress Shraddha Srinath inaugurated the first Salon Manthra outlet inBangalore today. The salon which is located at 27th Main in HSR layout is the brands first footprint in the state. Salon Manthra was set up in the year 2007 in salem....

02-Dec-2017 Hyderabad

Poster of upcoming Tamil film Torchlight unveiled

A new poster of upcoming Tamil film Torchlight was unveiled.In the poster, Sadha wears a white sari paired with a maroon blouse that has a plunging back. Her hair is tied in a neat bun and we can see her side profile. In the background, a sprawling city’s...

30-Nov-2017 Chennai

Kamal Haasan shoots at military academy for 'Vishwaroopam 2'

Veteran actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan has resumed the shooting of his long-delayed project "Vishwaroopam 2" ("Vishwaroop 2" in Hindi). The final schedule of spy thriller film is taking place at the Officers Training Academy (OTS) here.Haasan, who has written,...

27-Nov-2017 Kolkata

Tollywood to observe 15-minute blackout against Padmavati protests

Denouncing the protests against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming film "Padmavati", the Bengali film fraternity on Monday called for a "15-minute black out" in the entire industry on Tuesday afternoon.Terming it a token protest against the ongoing agitation in parts...

26-Nov-2017 Chennai

Any government ignoring human suffering will fall: Kamal Haasan

Hitting out at the Tamil Nadu government, Tamil actor Kamal Haasan on Sunday said any regime that focusses on power and fame even if results in loss of life would fall.A person is an accessory to a murder if his action results in an accident which Tamil Nadu's...

25-Nov-2017 New Delhi

'Padmavati' row : Kamal Haasan says Indians are being over sensitive

Veteran actor Kamal Haasan, who earlier came out in support of "Padmavati" actress Deepika Padukone amid protests and death threats hurled at her for being a part of the film, says people are being "over-sensitive" on the issue."We are being over sensitive....

22-Nov-2017 Chennai

No urgency to enter politics: Rajinikanth

Tamil movie star Rajinikanth on Wednesday said there is no hurry for him to enter politics.nswering reporters at the airport on his return from Hyderabad, Rajinikanth also said the shooting for "Kaala" movie has been completed.The actor has been hinting about...

21-Nov-2017 Chennai

Respect Deepika Padukone's freedom: Kamal Haasan

Tamil film actor Kamal Haasan stands in support of "Padmavati" actress Deepika Padukone and says he respects the actress' freedom. He also urged "cerebral India" to wake up."I want Deepika's head.. saved. Respect it more than her body. Even more her freedom....

16-Nov-2017

'Tumhari Sulu': Strong performances elevate this light-hearted film

"Tumhari Sulu" is the story of Sulochana Dubey aka Sulu (Vidya Balan), a middle class housewife with an indefatigable spirit who is in the constant pursuit of excelling and winning contests and competitions, which give her immense satisfaction. Perhaps subconsciously...

15-Nov-2017 Chennai

Kamal Haasan congratulates Rajinikanth for winning NTR Award

Tamil movie icon Kamal Haasan has congratulated superstar Rajinikanth for bagging the NTR National Film Awards for 2014, 2015 and 2016.Kamal on Tuesday took to Twitter and thanked the Andhra Pradesh government, who on Tuesday announced the Nandi state film...

14-Nov-2017 Amaravati

Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth win NTR Award

Veteran actors Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth and film director K. Raghvendra Rao have bagged the NTR National Film Awards for 2014, 2015 and 2016.The Andhra Pradesh government on Tuesday announced the Nandi state film award winners and also the winners of the NTR,...

13-Nov-2017 Chennai

I'm a fan of Amitabh Bachchan, Kajol: Kamal Haasan

Tamil movie icon Kamal Haasan says he is a fan of megastar  and actress Kajol.Kajol, 43, had previously shared a photograph of herself along with Big B and Kamal on Twitter. She captioned the image: "Selfie time with two legends. Couldn't resist."Kamal,...

12-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Treasure all movies I've done till date: Parul Yadav

Actress Parul Yadav, who is all set to be seen in the Kannada remake of the 2014 Bollywood film "Queen", says she treasures all the movies she has done till date."'Queen' is definitely a milestone in Indian cinema and I am excited to be a part of it but I treasure...

10-Nov-2017 Kolkata

Kamal Haasan meets Mamata amid speculation

Tamil movie icon Kamal Haasan, who has plans for a political plunge, on Friday lauded West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her enthusiasm to celebrate cinema through the Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF).Kamal, who was attending the inaugural...

09-Nov-2017 Chennai

PM's recognition of Chennai's music gives us hope: Kamal Haasan

Tamil actor Kamal Haasan, who has plans for a political plunge, has welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's praise towards inclusion of Chennai in Unesco's list of Creative Cities for its contribution to music.Unesco, the United Nations cultural organisation,...

06-Nov-2017 Chennai

Kamal Haasan to visit medical camp, rain hit area on birthday

Tamil film actor Kamal Haasan, who will turn 63 on Tuesday, will not celebrate his birthday as people here are distressed by heavy rains. He will instead visit a medical camp and a rain-affected area.The actor's spokesperson said in a statement that Kamal,...

04-Nov-2017 Chennai

Kamal Haasan hits back at detractors

Actor Kamal Haasan on Saturday hit back at detractors baying for his blood saying those who cannot stand criticism now want to kill him."If we question them, they call us anti-nationals and want us jailed. Now since there is no space in jails they want to...

04-Nov-2017 Chennai

Agriculture should be classified as industry: Kamal Haasan

Actor Kamal Haasan on Saturday said agriculture should be categorised as an industry for the benefit of all.Speaking at a meeting organised by some farmer bodies, Haasan said one could live without cinema but not without food or water.He said agriculture should...

02-Nov-2017 Chennai

There are Hindu extremists too : Kamal Haasan

Tamil movie actor Kamal Haasan, who is planning to jump into active politics, says there are "Hindu extremists" too.Writing in a Tamil magazine, Kamal said that earlier rightwing Hindus used to argue but without indulging in violence.But as their "cunningness"...

27-Oct-2017 Dubai

Younger generation forgetting Indian tradition, culture: Rajinikanth

Megastar Rajinikanth, who attended the grand audio launch of his upcoming 3D sci-fi entertainer "2.0" with the cast and crew here, said he feels sad that the younger generation of India is forgetting our culture and tradition.Hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar,...

27-Oct-2017 Dubai

Bollywood has lot to learn from southern cinema: Akshay Kumar

National Award winning actor Akshay Kumar, who attended the grand audio launch of his debut Tamil film "2.0" here, said that the Hindi film industry has a lot to learn from southern cinema.Akshay along with filmmaker S. Shankar, megastar Rajinikanth, Oscar winning...

27-Oct-2017 Jaipur

Telugu version of 'Mersal' same as Tamil: Prasoon Joshi

The Telugu version of Vijay-starrer "Mersal", which had some controversial dialogues about GST and the digital India programme, will release without any cuts and muted words --just like the film's Tamil version, Prasoon Joshi, Chairman of the Central Board...

27-Oct-2017 Chennai

Petition to revoke censor certificate for 'Mersal' dismissed

 In a major setback for the opponents of actor Vijay starrer Tamil movie "Mersal", the Madras High Court on Friday dismissed a petition that sought revocation of the film's censor certificate.A division bench dismissed the petition filed by lawyer A. Aswathaman,...

26-Oct-2017 Mumbai

Tamannaah Bhatia to copy Rajinikanth on 'Lip Sing Battle'

Actress Tamannaah Bhatia will copy superstar Rajinikanth on TV show "Lip Sing Battle"."This is my tribute to a person who has been my childhood inspiration. It was one of the most challenging roles I've ever played so far," Tamannaah said in a statement."In...

26-Oct-2017 Dubai

Not Tamil, it's an Indian film: Shankar on '2.0'

Filmmaker S. Shankar, here with the team of his 3D sci-fi entertainer "2.0" for a grand audio launch, says he wants it to be known as an Indian film instead of a Tamil project.The team -- including Shankar, megastar Rajinikanth, Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, Oscar...

26-Oct-2017 Chennai

Political party announcement not at media's prodding : Kamal Haasan

Veteran actor Kamal Haasan on Thursday doused his fans' expectations of launching a political party, saying he can't make any such announcement under media pressure.Kamal, 62, tweeted that public announcements will be made in the "people's court".He said on...

23-Oct-2017 Chennai

Police complaint against 'Mersal' hero Vijay lodged in Madurai

A Madurai based advocate has filed a complaint against Tamil actor Vijay over the dialogues in "Mersal", said a police official."A complaint has been received against actor Vijay. An acknowledgement for receipt of the complaint has been issued. No first...

22-Oct-2017 Chennai

'Mersal' producers open to delete controversial scenes

 Faced with stringent opposition from the Tamil Nadu unit of BJP over Tamil movie "Mersal", the film production firm Sri Thenandal Films on Saturday said it is willing to remove those portions that have "created misunderstanding".In a statement issued here,...

22-Oct-2017 Chennai

Well done: Rajinikanth to 'Mersal' team

Megastar Rajinikanth, who has been hinting at a political debut, has extended support to the team of controversial movie "Mersal" for addressing an "important topic"."Mersal", Tamil actor Vijay's Diwali release, is amidst controversy after the Tamil Nadu unit...

22-Oct-2017

'Mersal': Jai, Vijay (Tamil)

Vijay fans must be very happy.There are three Vijays in his new film, all shaped, contoured and moulded into red-hot come-see-about-me avatars. So, three stars for the eminently enjoyable new Vijay starrer -- one each for the three roles that the superstar...

20-Oct-2017 Chennai

BJP's fireworks against Vijay for dialogues in 'Mersal'

Tamil actor Vijay's Diwali release "Mersal" has come under attack from BJP leaders in Tamil Nadu, one of whom has also sought to give a communal twist by raking up the actor's religion.The actor has been panned for his dialogues in the film that takes a dig...

19-Oct-2017 Mumbai

I don't take my stardom seriously: Dulquer Salmaan

Malayalam film star Dulquer Salmaan says he does not take his stardom and success seriously. He concentrates on delivering his best on the movie front."Honestly, I do not take my stardom seriously, only work. I know my fans love me because of my work. Yes, if...

09-Oct-2017 chennai

Dulquer Salmaan urges audience to not kill 'Solo'

Actor Dulquer Salmaan's latest bilingual film "Solo" has opened to polarised views from audiences and critics alike. In an emotional Facebook post, he has urged the audience to not kill the film and watch it with an open mind."Solo", directed by Bejoy Nambiar,...

07-Oct-2017 Chennai

Adah Sharma thrilled to be judge on southern 'Nach Baliye'

Actress Adah Sharma, last seen on screen in "Commando 2", says she is excited to be roped in as one of the judges for the southern edition of popular dance show "Nach Baliye".Having already shot for the first episode of the show, she says the experience has...

07-Oct-2017 Chennai

No plans of doing Kannada film soon: Shruti Haasan

Actress Shruti Haasan on Saturday said she has no plans of signing a Kannada film in the near future."Clarifying that I have no plans of doing a Kannada film in the near future and have had no discussion with anyone regarding it either," Shruti tweeted.Last...

07-Oct-2017 chennai

'Jimikki Kammal most viewed Malayalam song on YouTube'

Composer Shaan Rahman has said the latest viral sensation "Jimikki Kammal" is the most viewed Malayalam song on Youtube with over 30 million views in just 49 days, making it the fastest track to reach the milestone.The song is from Mohanlal-starrer "Velipadinte...

06-Oct-2017 Goa

Actors Naga Chaitanya, Samantha Ruth Prabhu enter wedlock

Well-known southern actors Naga Chaitanya and Samantha Ruth Prabhu, who have been in a relationship for nearly two years, tied the nuptial knot on Friday here at a ceremony amidst their families and close friends.The destination wedding happened at Hotel W. Select...

06-Oct-2017 chennai

Double taxation row: No new film releases in Tamil Nadu

Theatres in Tamil Nadu on Friday didn't release any new film following the Tamil Nadu Film Producers Council's (TFPC) stiff opposition to the additional tax over and above the Goods and Services Tax (GST).In a statement, Vishal, President of TFPC, said: "No new...

05-Oct-2017 Chennai

Women in 'Solo' have very strong roles: Sruthi Hariharan

Actress Sruthi Hariharan, who plays one of the leading ladies in Dulquer Salmaan starrer Tamil-Malayalam bilingual film "Solo", says the women in the film have very prominent parts to play.Directed by Bejoy Nambiar, the film also stars Neha Sharma, Sai Tamhankar,...

04-Oct-2017 Chennai

October is very special month for me : Akkineni Nagarjuna

Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna says the month of October is special for two reasons -- his son Naga Chaitanya is getting married and the his forthcoming Telugu horror-thriller "Raju Gari Gadhi 2", in which he plays a mentalist, is set for release.Chaitanya is marrying...

04-Oct-2017 Hyderabad

We are putting much more effort in detailing : S.S. Rajamouli

 Filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli feels industry people are putting in a lot of effort to detailing, and calls it a "significant change" in the cinema world."We are putting much more effort in the detailing and the characterisation and the physical things like costumes,...

03-Oct-2017 Chennai

RGV, Nagarjuna set to reunite after two decades

Filmmaker Ram Gopala Varma, popular known as RGV, on Tuesday announced he will be joining hands with actor Akkineni Nagarjuna after two decades for a yet-untitled Telugu "realistic action" film.The duo had previously worked together in critically-acclaimed Telugu...

02-Oct-2017 Chennai

Vishnu Manchu's Tamil debut a political thriller

Popular Telugu actor Vishnu Manchu, known for being part of films such as "Dhee" and "Rowdy", is making inroads into Tamil filmdom with upcoming bilingual political thriller "Kural 388".The film will also be shot in Telugu."The universal concept of the story...

02-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Kamal Haasan's apparent jibe at Rajinikanth

In what could be seen as a veiled jibe at Superstar Rajinikanth for his remarks that name and fame alone would not suffice for success in politics, thespian Kamal Haasan on Monday took to the social media to air his views.In a tweet that was seemingly directed...

02-Oct-2017 Chennai

Confident we can recreate magic of 'Queen': Tamannaah Bhatia

Actress Tamannaah Bhatia is confident that the magic of Kangana Ranaut-starrer "Queen" will be recreated in its Telugu version which was officially launched on Sunday.The remake, to be directed by Neelakanta Reddy, has been titled "Queen Once Again"."It's an...

02-Oct-2017 Chennai

'Adangathey' was an amazing journey: Mandira Bedi

Actress Mandira Bedi has said that being part of upcoming Tamil film "Adangathey", which stars G.V Prakash Kumar in the lead, has been an amazing journey.On Sunday, Mandira tweeted that it's a wrap for the project.She plays a police officer in the film, directed...

02-Oct-2017 Chennai

Cast of 'Solo' makes it a diverse film : Dulquer Salmaan

Actor Dulquer Salmaan says the presence of actors from multiple industries in his forthcoming Tamil-Malayalam thriller "Solo" makes it a diverse film.Directed by Bejoy Nambiar, the film also stars Neha Sharma, Dino Morea, Sai Tamhankar, Sruthi Hariharan and...

01-Oct-2017 Chennai

Fame, money not enough to succeed in politics: Rajinikanth

Taking a dig at actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who is on the verge of taking a political plunge, superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday said it takes more than just name, fame and money to succeed in politics."If you have to succeed in politics, it takes more than...

01-Oct-2017 Chennai

Prepared to die in service of my nation: Kamal Haasan

Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who has been in the news for his plans of a political debut, said he is prepared to die while serving of the nation.Kamal spoke of it at the finale of the Tamil version of reality show "Bigg Boss", which marked his television debut. It...

01-Oct-2017 Chennai

'Indian 2' on my mind for a long time: Shankar

Filmmaker Shankar, who is all set to reunite with actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan after two decades for the sequel to their highly successful 1996 Tamil film "Indian", says the idea to make the movie had been on his mind for a while.On Saturday, "Indian 2" was officially...

30-Sep-2017 Chennai

Kamal Haasan, Shankar to reunite for 'Indian 2'

Actor Kamal Haasan and filmmaker Shankar are all set to reunite after two decades for the sequel to their highly successful and celebrated 1996 Tamil film "Indian".The film, to be bankrolled by Dil Raju, will be made in Tamil and Telugu."An official announcement...

29-Sep-2017 chennai

'Kaatteri' will be a special Tamil debut : Aadi Sai Kumar

Telugu actor Aadi Sai Kumar, who is set to foray into Tamil filmdom with upcoming horror thriller "Kaatteri", says the project will be a special debut.Best known for his work in Telugu films such as "Sukumarudu" and "Shamanthakamani", Aadi is kicked about his...

29-Sep-2017 chennai

'Aramm' speaks about something which needs to be heard: Ghibran

Composer Ghibran says he is proud and thankful to be a part of Nayanthara-starrer upcoming Tamil drama "Aramm", which he believes addresses something which needs to be heard.In a Facebook post, Ghibran wrote on Friday: "Last night we did the final mix check of...

29-Sep-2017 chennai

Prabhas extends support to Modi's Clean India campaign

"Baahubali" fame Prabhas on Friday said he extends his full support to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Swachhata Hi Seva" movement, adding that he sees the Clean India campaign not as a duty but as a habit."As we approach this significant day, the birth anniversary...

29-Sep-2017 chennai

Oviya, Vedhika team up with Lawrencce in 'Kanchana 3'

Actor-filmmaker Raghava Lawrencce starrer horror-comedy "Kanchana 3", the third part in the highly successful "Muni" franchise, will features Oviya, Vedhika and newbie Nikita as the leading ladies, a source said."The film features three heroines. Oviya, Vedhika and...

28-Sep-2017 chennai

Sai Pallavi teams up with Dhanush in "Maari 2'

Actress Sai Pallavi has been roped in as the leading lady of Dhanush starrer upcoming Tamil action-comedy "Maari 2", its director Balaji Mohan announced on Thursday."The vibrant Sai Pallavi is the heroine of 'Maari 2'. It's a character that's right at the heart...

28-Sep-2017 chennai

Dhanush's 'Maari 2' to be made as bilingual

Actor-filmmaker Dhanush's upcoming sequel to his Tamil hit film "Maari" will be simultaneously shot in Tamil and Telugu as a bilingual, its director Balaji Mohan said on Thursday.Balaji confirmed via a tweet that the film will be shot in Tamil and Telugu.Balaji Mohan,...

view more >>

 

 

 

Photo Gallery

 

 

Video Gallery