Tamil Cinema


Happy birthday Vijay: 5 films that made him an undisputed box-office phenomenon

Published on Jun 22, 2021 07:09 AM IST

In the last decade, Vijay truly established himself as one of the biggest stars of Tamil cinema. On his birthday on Tuesday, here are some of his biggest box office successes.

Many industry observers see Vijay as the successor of Rajinikanth.
ByHaricharan Pudipeddi

Vijay turns 47: Luxury cars to hefty pay package, a look at Tamil actor’s wealth

Actor Vijay is one of the wealthiest actors in India today. On his 47th birthday, here's a look at his personal wealth, cars and pay package.

Vijay is a very successful actor in Tamil Nadu.
Published on Jun 22, 2021 12:01 AM IST

Vijay’s new film titled Beast, first-look poster unveiled on the eve of birthday

A new film Beast, starring Tamil actor Vijay, was announced on the eve of his birthday on June 22. See the first-look poster here.

Beast will star Vijay and Pooja Hegde in the lead.
Published on Jun 21, 2021 07:04 PM IST
ByHaricharan Pudipeddi

Sony Liv forays into Tamil, announces digital premiere of Thaen

Sony Liv, via a statement, has announced that Tamil drama Thaen will have its digital premiere on June 25.

Thaen stars Tharun Kumar and Abarnathi in lead roles.
Published on Jun 21, 2021 04:58 PM IST
ByHaricharan Pudipeddi

Happy birthday Nelson Dilipkumar: Meet the director of Vijay's Thalapathy 65

Nelson Dilipkumar is one of the most promising directors in Tamil films. He is best known for Kolamavu Kokila and has two films coming up with Sivakarthkeyan and Vijay. On his birthday on Monday, here are some unknown facts about him.

Nelson Dilipkumar awaits the release of his film, Doctor.
Published on Jun 21, 2021 01:37 PM IST

Actor Iswarya Menon teases fans with a new selfie, see here

Iswarya Menon works in Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada films. She was last seen in the Tamil film Naan Sirithal. Through the lockdown, she has been active on social media.

Actor Iswarya Menon is pretty active on social media.
Published on Jun 20, 2021 07:45 PM IST

On Father's Day, Dhanush shares pic with sons: 'You guys mean the world to me'

Actor Dhanush took to Instagram to post a picture with his sons, Linga and Yatra, on International Father's Day.

Dhanush with his sons Linga and Yatra.
Updated on Jun 20, 2021 06:54 PM IST

Jagame Thandhiram: From Pizza to Petta every Karthik Subbaraj film ranked

Karthik Subbaraj is among the most exciting filmmakers in Tamil cinema today. From Pizza, Jigarthanda to Petta, he has shown what interesting content can look like.

Karthik Subbaraj's recent film, Jagame Thandhiram, opened to mixed reviews.
Published on Jun 20, 2021 05:03 PM IST
ByHaricharan Pudipeddi

Suriya demands cancellation of NEET 2021 exam, releases statement

In a statement, Suriya said that education should be a state subject and a single selection system to determine eligibility of poor and rich students amounted to social injustice.

Suriya posted a statement on NEET 2021 on Twitter.
Updated on Jun 20, 2021 03:55 PM IST

Keerthy Suresh shares beach pics with pet Nyke, see here

Actor Keerthy Suresh took to her Instagram account to share pictures with her pet dog, Nyke from her beach visit on the occasion of International Picnic Day on Friday. See here.

Keerthy Suresh shared the pictures on the occasion of International Picnic Day.
Published on Jun 19, 2021 11:00 PM IST

Rajinikanth leaves for the US, see pics and video from airport

Actor Rajinikanth, who goes every year to the US for a health check-up, had to cancel his trip last year owing to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Rajinikanth goes to the US for a health check-up every year.
Updated on Jun 19, 2021 04:44 PM IST
ByHaricharan Pudipeddi

Jagame Thandhiram review: Dhanush-Karthik's new film is a chore to sit through

Jagame Thandhiram movie review: Karthik Subbaraj tried to pull a Kabali with Dhanush but he disappoints big time with his new film, out on Netflix India.

Jagame Thandhiram movie review: Dhanush, in a still from Karthik Subbaraj's new film.
Published on Jun 18, 2021 05:10 PM IST
ByHaricharan Pudipeddi

Happy birthday AL Vijay: His best films you shouldn't miss

AL Vijay celebrates his birthday on Friday. As he gears for the release of his film Thalaivi, we bring you a list of his movies that you must watch.

Kangana Ranaut and AL Vijay while working on Thalaivi.
Published on Jun 18, 2021 07:09 AM IST

Russo Brothers wish 'Thambi' Dhanush ahead of Jagame Thandhiram's release

The Russo Brothers have wished good luck to Dhanush ahead of the release of his film Jagame Thandhiram.

Russo Brothers are working with Dhanush on their movie The Gray Man.
Updated on Jun 17, 2021 09:41 PM IST

Nayanthara, boyfriend Vignesh Shivan fly to Kochi in a private jet, see pics

Actor Nayanthara along with her filmmaker boyfriend Vignesh Shivan boarded a private flight to travel to Kochi to meet Nayanthara’s parents.

Nayanthara along with her filmmaker boyfriend Vignesh Shivn.
Published on Jun 17, 2021 02:55 PM IST
ByHaricharan Pudipeddi

Sivaji The Boss turns 14: Fans say ‘craze for this movie never comes down’

Rajinikanth's 2007 film Sivaji The Boss, directed by S Shankar, was among the first Tamil films to have a pan-India reach. It starred Shriya Saran as its female lead.

Rajinikanth in a still from the film, Sivaji The Boss.
Published on Jun 15, 2021 06:41 PM IST

Suruli in Jagame Thandhiram: Dhanush's 5 other characters that became popular

Tamil film Jagame Thandhiram, starring Dhanush in the lead, is set for a world premiere on Netflix this week. Ahead of it, here's a look at five other characters from films like Asuran, Maari, Vada Chennai that Dhanush is best remembered for.

(From left to right) Dhanush in Jagame Thandhiram, Maari and Vada Chennai.
Published on Jun 15, 2021 04:43 PM IST
ByHaricharan Pudipeddi

Dasavatharam clocks 13 years, Kamal Haasan says film was 'masterclass' for him

Directed by KS Ravikumar, the sci-fi action thriller Dasavatharam starred Kamal Haasan in 10 distinct roles. Asin played the female lead in the film. It released in 2008.

In Dasavatharam, Kamal Haasan appeared in 10 distinct roles.
Published on Jun 14, 2021 08:07 PM IST

Sivakarthikeyan shares pics of his home garden, fans call him an 'inspiration'

Tamil actor Sivakarthikeyan took to his social media handles to share pictures and video of his home garden, one that he began working on just before the first of coronavirus lockdowns came into force.

Sivakarthikeyan awaits the release of his films, Ayalaan and Doctor.
Published on Jun 14, 2021 01:58 PM IST
ByHaricharan Pudipeddi

Happy birthday GV Prakash: Meet the versatile composer-actor of Tamil cinema

Tamil music composer and actor GV Prakash Kumar turned 34 on Sunday. Did you know the composer-actor is related to AR Rahman? On his birthday, here are some interesting facts about him.

GV Prakash hit the limelight with his music for 2006 film, Veyil.
Published on Jun 13, 2021 06:46 PM IST

R Madhavan clarifies he’s not part of filmmaker Lingusamy’s bilingual film

Actor R Madhavan took to Twitter to deny reports that he would play the antagonist in Lingusamy's Tamil-Telugu bilingual starring Ram Pothineni in the lead.

R Madhavan will be seen next in Rocketry: The Nambi Effect.
Published on Jun 13, 2021 04:28 PM IST
ByHaricharan Pudipeddi

Nayanthara starrer Netrikann may opt for direct-OTT release: report

Tipped to be another woman-centric thriller, Nayanthara's Netrikann is believed to be an official remake of Korean thriller, Blind.

Nayanthara in a poster of Netrikann.
Published on Jun 13, 2021 01:34 PM IST
ByHaricharan Pudipeddi

Nayanthara backed Koozhangal picked for Shanghai International Film Festival

Tamil film Koozhangal is backed by actor Nayanthara and her filmmaker boyfriend Vignesh Shivn. The film won Tiger award at the Rotterdam International Film Festival recently.

Tamil film Koozhangal's international title is Pebbles.
Published on Jun 12, 2021 05:07 PM IST
ByHaricharan Pudipeddi

Meet Samantha Akkineni, Mime Gopi, other Tamil actors from The Family Man 2

The second season of The Family Man showcased the talents of a number of actors from the South film industries other than Samantha Akkeneni. Check out details about actors like Mime Gopi, Azhagam Perumal and Devadarshini here.

(Left to right) While Samantha Akkineni works in Tamil and Telugu film industries, Devadarshini and Uday Mahesh are seen mostly in Tamil films.
Published on Jun 12, 2021 04:55 PM IST
ByHaricharan Pudipeddi

Dhanush makes Twitter Spaces debut, says he's missing 'home food' in Los Angeles

Actor Dhanush, who is currently in Los Angeles shooting for his upcoming Netflix drama The Gray Man, took part in a Twitter Spaces chat with fans and spoke about his upcoming film Jagame Thandhiram.

Dhanush plays the lead in Jagame Thandhiram.
Updated on Jun 08, 2021 02:17 PM IST
ByHaricharan Pudipeddi

Raashii Khanna comes up with #BeTheMiracle to provide food to worst affected by pandemic

Actor Raashii Khanna talks about her initiative to provide food to people worst affected by the current Covid pandemic.

Actor Raashii Khanna will be seen opposite Shahid Kapoor in his web debut.
Published on Jun 07, 2021 06:29 PM IST
ByRishabh Suri

After Seeman, Tamil filmmaker Cheran calls for a ban on The Family Man 2

Filmmaker Cheran said he had also unsubscribed to Amazon Prime which is currently streaming The Family Man 2.

The Family Man 2 began streaming from June 4 on Amazon Prime.
Published on Jun 07, 2021 05:09 PM IST
ByHaricharan Pudipeddi

Office boy to director, filmmaker Pandiraj has come a long way

Tamil filmmaker and producer Pandiraj, who turned a year older on Sunday, is a classic example of making it big in a demanding industry without any godfather.

Pandiraj is best-known for his children's film, Pasanga.
Published on Jun 07, 2021 02:53 PM IST

The Family Man 2: 5 films with Sri Lankan connect that were banned in Tamil Nadu

Amid calls to ban the second season of The Family Man, here's a list of films that were banned in Tamil Nadu for their connection with the issue of Sri Lankan Tamils.

Samantha Akkineni plays a Sri Lankan Tamil in the web series, The Family Man 2.
Published on Jun 06, 2021 10:58 PM IST
ByHaricharan Pudipeddi

Vikram: Here are some lesser known facts about Ponniyin Selvan actor

Tamil actor Vikram, who is fondly called Chiyaan Vikram by his fans, is among the most successful Tamil actors. Here are some lesser known facts that even his fans may not know.

Vikram will be seen next in Mani Ratnam's Ponniyin Selvan.
Published on Jun 05, 2021 02:46 PM IST
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