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FRAMED
Ace cinematographer R. D. Rajasekar talks to malathi rangarajan about Bheema
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  • Time for celebration

    Film Review

    Eight Pack Pongal
    Plot Set against a village background, Thangam is about Mr. Clean trying to solve the issues of the common man.Genre B & C masala film.USP ...

    KAALAI
    Plot The hero and two baddies have the same name, leading to mistaken identities. Is the hero able to set the record straight? Genre Mass entertainerUSP Silambarasan, the ...

    PALANI
    Plot The age-old sibling sentiment coupled with commercial components forms the crux of the story. Kushboo and Bharath play the key roles. Genre Formula fareUSP ...

    INDIRALOKATHIL NAA AZHAGAPPAN
    Plot The story revolves around Vadivelu and his comic exploits in heaven, hell and earth. Vadivel appears in three different roles - Azhagappan, Yama and Indiran. Genre Fantasy comedy
    BHEEMA
    Plot Like the Bheema of the Mahabharata, the hero is the strongest man in town, a sharpshooter who joins a mob but later turns out to be its nemesis.Genre Action thrillerUSP ...

    VAZHTHUKAL
    Plot How can a person who neglects his own parents become a Good Samaritan is the question director Seeman seems to pose in the filmGenre Family entertainerUSP Maddy’s ...

    PIDICHIRUKKU
    Plot The travails a young man has to undergo for the sake of love. Genre RomanceUSP New ...

    PIRIVOM SANDHIPOM
    Plot An emotional film set in a Nattukottai Chettiar family where a couple splits owing to unfortunate circumstances. How the family tries to bring them together forms an interesting climax.Genre ...


    Cinema


    MUMBAI EXPRESS
    Sleepwalking
    Sameera Reddy has the habit of walking in her sleep. Says the actor, “I suffer from somnambulism. And I want to get rid of it. Thankfully, I have never walked out of my room, in the house or in a hotel. My mother is used to it; but I have ...


    LOVE/HATE
    Why I like... Dil Chahta Hai
    I rarely watch Indian movies. The Hindi movies I watch are all Aamir Khan movies. The movie which I like best is Dil Chahta Hai. All of Bollywood movies are about love, love, love... Every movie is about a guy-girl falling in ...


    LOVE/HATE
    Why I didn’t like it much... Fanaa
    I don’t want to use the word hate, but the movie I didn’t like much was Fanaa. One was it didn’t have anything different. When you go for an Aamir Khan film, you expect it to be different. It was a kind of a letdown for me. He ...

    Craig more careful this time
    Daniel Craig has made an effort to ensure he’s better prepared for his return to 007 duty. The Brit actor suffered a number of mishaps in his debut as James Bond in Casino Royale, including having teeth knocked out ...


    HOT FROM HOLLYWOOD
    Going solo
    Britney Spears has accused her showbiz pals of deserting her in her hour of need. The troubled former pop princess is said to have cut off all ties with her famous friends, including Paris Hilton and Madonna for not doing more to support her as ...

    Ricci gets high on green
    Christina Ricci has found a safer replacement for the high she used to get from drugs and booze - movie special effects shots. The former Addams Family star says she worked with so much green screen in upcoming movie
    Julia head over heels
    Julia Roberts fell head over heels for Tom Hanks in their latest movie Charlie Wilson’s War. The flame-haired beauty says she is so clumsy she kept falling over her dress when it was time to pucker up with Tom - so she ...

    Mary-Kate’s twin trouble
    Despite helming a billion-dollar fashion empire, Mary-Kate Olsen says she still fights over clothes with her twin sister Ashley. The 21-year-old says she often has blazing rows with her identical twin because they steal each other’s ...


    ITSY BITSY
    Winning combination
    Director Thirumurugan and actor Bharath, who came together to render a hit Em Mahan, will once again team up for a film titled Muniyandi Vilangiyal Mundraam Aandu. The movies will be produced by the ...

    Cine Quiz
    1. Name the beauty queen who danced with Rajnikanth in the hit number ‘Rakamma Kaiya thattu..’ from the movie Dalapathi? 2. Name the famous actor-father of Kumar ...

    What the ‘stars’ foretell
    What is in store for movie buffs this year? ziya us salam finds out


    AIR SUPPLY
    Movies
    Bob Munro (Robin Williams) is the head of a dysfunctional family. He rents an RV motor to take his family on a trip to the Colorado Rocky Mountains, but things just keep going wrong for the family, with hilarious effects!Co-starring ...

    Hollywood touch
    Sathyam, directed by A. Rajasekar, has Craig Mumma supervising the visual effects


    Music


    LOOKING BACK
    Chak de music
    lyrics The Hindi movies of 2007 threw up some hummable tunes with great words


    BLAST FROM THE PAST
    Tukaram 1938
    Musiri Subramania Iyer, K. Sarangapani, K. Seetha, R. Balasubramaniam, K. A. Chokkalinga Bhagavathar, R. Balasaraswathi


    Tv Serials

    Special episode
    Jaya TV will air a special episode of Jackpot, hosted by actor Khushboo, on January 13, 8 p.m. The show gets more exciting with traditional music and dance. There will be interesting recipes that will be prepared on the sets. Try your ...



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