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Nagesh Kukunoor gets bitter about criticism and defends ‘8x10 Tasveer’. harshikaa udasi reports
Smooth operator, smart aleck, charming lover boy and conscientious son — AVM Productions’ Ayan (U/A) is Suriya’s show all the way. He bears the onus with a smile and the death-defying stunts add to the robust ...
When was the last time you were free for your beloved during the vacations? Did your family eat up your time during holidays? Is there a way where both can be satisfied? Seth Gordon’s film responds to these familiar questions in a ...
The race slows down
In 2001, by the time the credits of The Fast and the Furious rolled, the parking lot was empty — those were the days of single-screen theatres — as everyone wanted to try out bad boy Dominic Toretto’s hi-jinks ...
Kukunoor blows it up for the market
Maybe it’s a communicable disease. And I got it from Jai (Akshay Kumar). Here’s a first-hand account of psychic journeys that took me behind the scenes of Tasveer. Soon after the elaborately-staged miniature ...
New kid on the block
Siddharth, who debuts with Aanandha Thandavam, is amazed by the hard work behind a film
HOT FROM HOLLYWOOD
Becks move gets ugly
David Beckham’s move from LA Galaxy to Italian football giant AC Milan has stopped his wife getting ugly again. The soccer star’s Posh Spice wife was due to make another cameo appearance on the hit series Ugly Betty but the offer has ...
Nothing real about reality show
Kelly Osbourne claims there is nothing real about her family’s hit reality show. Kelly and her famous folks are back for a new season of The Osbournes but she insists viewers really shouldn’t be thinking they are seeing what actually ...
No more crazy diet
Hugh Jackman is relieved his new X Men movie is about to be released because he no longer has to stick to his crazy diet. Aussie hottie Hugh had to beef up for his role in Wolverine and was forced to wake up ...
Miley Cyrus and her fellow Tinseltown teen Taylor Swift have been friends for so long they can’t imagine having a spat. Miley says the girls are inseparable and their friendship is stronger than some marriages. “We’ve been ...
News about plans to turn Ghost into a musical has reached the ears of Demi Moore — and she’s dying to take part. A pal close to the star says: “When Demi heard they were making a stage show of the popular 90s ...
Set in 1897, the isolated village of Covington, Pennsylvania, seems picture perfect at first glance. But, the close-knit community lives with a terrifying knowledge. In the surrounding woods, beyond the borders of the village, reside ...
This new serial traces the life of Subash Chandra Bose. Netaji adopted the aggressive path against British rule and made enemies understand his power when he shot down their helicopter and injured one of their soldiers. Celebrating ...
In the third season of this popular series, Hannah Montana fans will get to meet with a more fashionable persona of the popular pop star diva. In Season 3, Hannah Montana, played by young pop star Miley Cyrus, experiences the joy and pains of ...
Why I like... The Pursuit of Happyness
This was one realistic film that mirrored everyday life. It showed how the world treats a person whose luck is down. The scene where Will Smith and his son spend the night in a toilet in a train station is a tear-jerker. The film gave me the ...
Why I hate.. Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi
If the Pursuit Of Happyness was all realism, this was the exact opposite. It was difficult to imagine someone so ordinary turning macho overnight. It just does not happen that way in life. There were lots of expectations from ...
Once in a while you have a dubbed Telugu film doing brisk business in Tamil pockets. Arundhathee starring Anushka is a recent example. The Telugu version is a runaway hit and Rama. Narayanan’s Thenandal Films which has ...
BLAST FROM THE PAST
Baby Saroja, C. V. V. Panthulu, K. B. Vatsal, R. Balasaraswathi, K. R. Chellam and Baby Rukmani
Grill mill -- Arjun
Yes. There have been others such as Shankar Guru, Jaihind and Maruthamalai. But my role as a contemporary police officer in Masi is very different. You still do songs with a dozen girls in the ...
1. Which icon won his first and only Best Actor Oscar for his role in ‘True Grit’? 2. How do we better know the comic pair Joseph Levitch and Dino Paul Crocetti? 3. Who was the famous actor-father of the actor who ...
There seems to be no end to the problems facing Madhavan starrer Naan Aval Adhu. The film, earlier titled Leelai, also stars Sada and Shamitha Shetty. The audio of the Kona Venkat-directed supernatural ...
My first break
I am from Kerala, and my father’s friend once took me to Ilaiyaraaja. He asked me to sing, and I sang a Swathithrirunal keerthanai. He asked me to practise more, and called me in a couple days to sing ‘Kathal Mayakkam’ for ...
When John Abraham and Neil Nitin Mukesh were shooting in the U.S. for Yash Raj’s New York, they became good buddies. One of the important scenes from the film required them to be behind bars.Call it coincidence or ...
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