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The wait is over
He drummed up support for the Boys and sang for some stars too. But Kaadhalil Vizhundaen might just be the kind of break actor Nagulan was looking forward to
Mean and menacing
Will Imran Khan manage to carry off his new avatar in Kidnap, wonders Harshikaa Udasi
A packed, purposeful cast
An MGR film title takes a new form, and a literal connotation. Raman Thediya Seethai, (U) is another Autograph, as the promos state, only in that it has Cheran with many heroines. Also joining the bandwagon ...
Swarming with stereotypes
Before getting down to brass tacks, three factors warrant mention — the hype surrounding this SAC film was intact, the Vijay phenomenon is made the most of yet again and the commercial line has been followed to its fullest. But do these ...
Welcome it with an open mind
As India moves swiftly from Nehruvian socialism to Manmohan’s capitalism, veteran director Shyam Benegal brings Bharat back to the attention of India. Focussing, subtly as ever, on those left behind in the race for development, he ...
Sensex is weak
You can take an Indian out of India you cannot take India out of an Indian! If you have to speak with an American accent in a call centre, so what! You are still an Indian. A refreshing way of looking at a threat to one’s identity, one ...
Feel good buddies
Ranbir Kapoor compares his Bachna Aye Haseeno co-star Minissha Lamba with bubbly star Preity Zinta and even feels, “Minissha can fit into Preity’s shoes in Bollywood.” As for Minissha, she is floored by ...
The programme besides featuring clips from the latest films that hit the cinema halls, analyses the aspects that make it special and the drawbacks. The forthcoming episodes will have not just reviews but also useful tips on day-to-day ...
Dockworker Ray (Tom Cruise) is divorced from his wife (Miranda Otto) and estranged from his two children, Rachel and Robbie (Dakota Fanning and Justin Chatwin), of whom he has custody on weekends. On one visit, Ray discovers that a fleet of ...
Silambattam with Simbu is nearing completion, and Lakshmi Movie Makers’ India Ltd. is already into its next venture (its 27th to be exact), with Shakti and Ramya Nambisan. The film is titled Aatanayakan, and ...
HOT FROM HOLLYWOOD
‘I’m such a bore’
Sexy Megan Fox has come to the conclusion she must be boring because she hates going to celebrity parties. The brunette beauty would rather stay at home and relax than go to clubs and get drunk like some of her party girl peers. “I avoid ...
Floored by flaws
She is classed as one of the sexiest women in the world but Scarlett Johansson does not believe she is beautiful. The Lost in Translation star only focusses on her flaws when she looks in the mirror. “I never look at ...
Lost Lilly finds her ugly side
Lost beauty Evangeline Lilly says she constantly has to hide her ugly side for the sake of women everywhere. The Canadian star says she makes a point of playing down her imperfections out of concern for her fellow females. “I know women ...
Anne is excited
Anne Hathaway has mega movie deals and lucrative product endorsements but what she’s really excited about is getting up close and personal with Homer Simpson! The Devil Wears Prada star has been signed up to voice a ...
Trigger happy in Ghost Town
Ricky Gervais is gunning for his movie co-stars — but just for fun. The Office star has told how he turned the set of his comedy movie Ghost Town into a shooting gallery after starting a craze for toy ...
Svelte Sada, last seen in the late Jeeva’s Unnale Unnale, will be seen in Avan Aval Adhu, a Madhavan starrer directed by Kona (kaun hai?) Venkat. The audio of the film was released recently, and guess ...
1. Which 1940 ambitious Disney classic had classical pieces like Bach’s ‘Toccata and Fugue in D Minor’, Tchaikovsky’s ‘Nutcracker Suite’ and Beethoven’s 6th Symphony in F, Op. 68 ...
BLAST FROM THE PAST
M. K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar, Serukalathur Sama, Thripuramba, T. R. Rajakumari, N. S. Krishnan, T. A. Mathuram
My first break -- Priya V.
It all started when I was 7. I acted in a play in Vidhyodaya School. My family and teachers understood my interest in theatre and extended their support. I learnt Carnatic music from Seerkazhi Subramaniya Iyer. Though I’m not a good ...
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