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Action meets comedy -- Malaikkottai
Storyline When the disappointed hero congratulates the villain for having won his lover’s hand, he stirs up a hornets’ nest.Bottomline Pandiyan’s winning quotient is intact!Writer-director ...
Aesthetic and appealing -- Sringaram
Storyline A dancer from the devadasi community refuses to be cowed down by society and subjugated by her manBottomline Many more pluses than minusesA whole lot of worthy technicians, many of them for the first time, ...
Are you game? -- Johnny Gaddaar
Finally, someone has demonstrated the difference between tribute and plagiarism. Johnny Gaddaar though derivative of many schools of filmmaking across genres and sensibilities (right from James Hadley Chase to the Coen Brothers ...
THE STYLE FILE
fashion Arya steers a casual course
A cracker of a contest
films Om Shanti Om, Saawariya, Azhagiya Tamil Magan, Vel, Lions for Lambs… it will be a clash of the titans this Diwali, says sreedhar pillai
What the ‘hell’ is that!
animation Tata Elxsi’s VCL won the National Film Award for Best Special Effects for “Anniyan” recently
Britney’s movie madness
Britney Spears is looking to put the record straight about her shocking downfall by opening up her private life in a movie. The former pop princess is planning to revive her music and acting career by starring in her own biopic of the last few ...
Salma to get ugly on screen
Salma Hayek wants to deliver Ugly Betty on the big screen now that she’s delivered her baby girl. The Latina lovely is eager to turn the hit show into a big screen project, just as soon as she gets to grips with ...
No red for Eva
Hollywood beauty Eva Mendes is seeing red about her hair do. She is refusing to dye her hair scarlet for comic book movie The Spirit because she doesn’t want another bad hair day. “I’m going a little red, but ...
Biel turns down role
Sexy Jessica Biel turned down Wonder Woman because she doesn’t want to bare almost all again. Biel, girlfriend of pop hunk Justin Timberlake, was offered the lead in J.J. Abrams’ big-screen version of the classic ...
Ewan saddles up again
Ewan McGregor is proving two wheels are better than four when embarking on around the world adventures. Not only has the Star Wars star just completed a gruelling three-month ride from Scotland, through Europe and Africa, to ...
Milla quits smoking, for now
Milla Jovovich has her unborn child to thank for getting her to kick her smoking habit but she won’t rule out lighting up again. The supermodel and actress is expecting a baby girl with director-husband Paul Anderson in December and is just ...
Why I hate... Kadalikka Neramillai
Remarkable is the word to describe this film! Till today, it stands like the Everest in the genre of comedy. No other film has matched its height of success or level of realistic humour. Wondering why then I hate it? Simple. Out of sheer ...
Why I like... Thillana Mohanambal
It’s the grammar of a good film. In my top ten list, this film figures from 1 to 10. I must have seen both Thillana Mohanambal and Kadalikka Neramillaiat least 50 times. When I go abroad, I never ...
Racing Stripes (STAR Movies, Sunday, 9 p.m.) In the middle of a raging thunderstorm, a travelling circus accidentally leaves behind a baby zebra (voice by Frankie Muniz). It is rescued by Nolan Walsh and quickly introduced ...
Ravi Chopra’s Bhoothnath tstarring both Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan will have Juhi Chawla in a special role. The bubbly actress is paired with Shah Rukh Khan. According to Ravi, “
BLAST FROM THE PAST
Seetha Kalyanam 1933
Sundaram Rajam and Jayalakshmi
Kaadhal is everybody’s turning point
my first break -- KALA
How it happened: I was working with my guru Raghu master then. I had done a lot of K. Balachander’s films under Raghu master and was also working with Thara master in Telugu films. It so happened that she couldn’t do the ...
Directed by Oscar-winning director, Paul Haggis, the series revolves around the Donnelly brothers, Tommy, Jimmy, Kevin and Sean. Growing up in a rough New York city neighbourhood, they learn to survive among hardened criminals. As the siblings ...
Here is an RJ who does not believe in just hosting shows from the studio. RJ Gopi likes to hang out with youngsters and loves travelling and that has made him an OB (Outdoor Broadcasting) jockey. RJ Gopi travels to different parts of ...
Beginning October 8, this new serial from Nimbus Television, is about the trials and tribulations of a daughter, who is an integral part of a family. How she strikes a balance between her roles as a daughter and wife? What are the ...
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