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Why I like... Vettaiyadu Vilayadu
Given my passion for movies, there are many films I like. But the one film I absolutely loved was Gautham Menon’s Vettaiyadu Vilayadu. It was an amazing movie, quite like a Hollywood flick, classy and slick. I am a huge ...
Why I hate.. Fight Club
It’s easy to criticise. I used to do it as a VJ. What does it take? You just stand in front of the camera and rubbish someone’s work. There’s a lot of work and skill that goes into making a film. But as an actor, the day I ...
If you are wondering who is behind that sleek look of all the stars in Race (Saif, Anil, Akshay, Bips, Katrina and Sameera), it’s the hot and happening Bollywood designer Anahita Shroff, who sprang to everyone’s ...
2. Who played the main role of Sankara Sastry in K. Viswanath’s Sankarabharanam? 3. Who played Mr. Brown in Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs? 4. “Twelve outrageous guests. Four ...
Grill mill -- Sameera Reddy
I don’t know till date. But it left a bad taste in my mouth. I was not happy with the way things were handled. I was new to the business.
BLAST FROM THE PAST
Thyaga Bhoomi 1939
Papanasam Sivan, S. D. Subbulakshmi, *Baby' Saroja, K. J. Mahadevan
My first break
I believe cinema speaks its own language
During a bar room brawl, petty crook Martin (Costas Mandylor) accidentally shoots the son of a crime lord and flees to a remote northern California logging community. In the little town, he takes over an abandoned hunting cabin, changes ...
Myths, miracles and more
With neither the differently moulded Pachchai Kili … nor the back-to-formula feature, Nam Naadu, working magic at the box-office for the ‘Supreme Star,’ he now returns with an occult theme ...
High-voltage, low impact
This is one of those films that should’ve rightly gone to Sarath Kumar, as a black cat assigned to protect Chief Minister Vijay Kumar. A film that should’ve gone to Vijayakanth, peace lover, who ‘soots’ the whole episode, ...
A thinking man’s thriller
You simply must watch it twice to completely savour and revel in its brilliance. It’s impossible to believe this is Tony Gilroy’s directorial debut until you find out he’s the same chap who wrote screenplays for
No fears barred
Will Narain capitalise on the success of ‘Anjaathey’ and jump into the action hero league or wait for the right script?
All about love
It was a busy day at Abirami Mega Mall where Connect Film Media’s Veda was being shot by director R. Nithyakumar, an associate of directors S.J. Suryah and Subash. The camera zoomed in on the spot where people sat around ...
HOT FROM HOLLYWOOD
George Clooney admits if he went to church he may never come out again because he would have so much to say in confession. Leatherheads star George was raised a Catholic but admits he has not been to church for decades and a ...
Chocolates over beer
Reformed wildman Colin Farrell has told of the torture he endured filming his new movie in the Belgian city of Bruges. The Phone Booth star says being in a city known for its beers was almost too much to bear since he’s ...
Pap snaps better
Charlize Theron enjoys being caught off guard by paparazzi because she likes people to see what she looks like normally. The South African beauty who famously morphed for her role in Monster says the pictures of her in her ...
Jessica Biel has put her stunning body down to her love of the outdoors. The Illusionist beauty and girlfriend of pop hunk Justin Timberlake says if it wasn’t for her mother dragging her away from the television as a ...
Daryl loves to shovel
Instead of partying the night away with fellow Hollywood stars Splash actor Daryl Hannah plans to spend her evenings as a guerrilla gardener. The 47-year-old actor heard about groups who tidy up public gardens after dark and ...
Listeners are in for a musical treat on BIG 92.7 FM. The radio channel will play the top 100 songs of the current era every Saturday, starting March 22. So tune in to BIG 92.7 FM anytime on Saturdays to listen to the chartbusters and ...
In ‘Fish Story,’ after barely surviving a car crash that has left her injured and the fate of her unborn baby uncertain, Larkin is picked up by a man whose suspicious actions cause her to question his motives.The O.C. ...
The music show that features yesteryear hit songs turns 650 this week. Composer Sundar C. Babu, who has scored music for Chithiram Paesudhadi and Anjaathey, will be the special guest. He presents a few old ...
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