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Veer for Vendetta
“H um Sirf Angrezon Ka Khoon Peetey Hai,” (We only drink blood of the British) roars Mithun, when offered Angrezi sharaab (English liquor), and goes on to chop off Jackie Shroff's arm. And we rub our hands in glee, all set to watch ...
Ready to strike
What was it like playing a carrom champ in the soon-to-be-released film Striker, Harshikaa Udasi asks actor Siddharth
Journey to Goa
Kollywood's famous cousins Venkat Prabhu and Yuvan Shankar Raja on the making of the potboiler Goa
Sneha on her move towards glamour and action
chat Be it the soulful ‘Baavra mann…' or the new-age mantra ‘All izz well', the man hits the right notes with his pen. Lyricist Swanand Kirkire on his journey and what makes him tick…
When posh housewife Bridget (Diane Keaton) learns that she's about to lose her home after her husband loses his job, she has no choice but to take up a job as the midnight cleaning crew at a local branch of the Federal Reserve Bank. But as her ...
Is there a cure for snoring? How do you store silk saris? How do you prevent acne/pimples? Solutions to such queries are offered in this new segment of Makkal News. Well-known personalities from different professions will answer the questions. ...
Priyanka Chopra is gadget-crazy. On earlier occasions, she had spoken to us about her hydrogen gusher and an amusing alarm clock that rolls around on the floor creating a ruckus till one wakes up and switches it off. But now we saw Priyanka ...
HOT FROM HOLLYWOOD
Cooking up a storm
Meryl Streep has been transformed into a culinary as well a Hollywood queen, thanks to her movie roles. Golden Globe winner Meryl says taking on different characters has given her the chance to learn different life skills and improve on others ...
Heartthrob no longer
Former James Bond hunk Pierce Brosnan got a wake up call that he was no longer the hottest man on the block when he starred alongside teenage heartthrob Robert Pattinson. Pierce says he realised he was no longer popular with the women when he ...
Lost for plot
“L ost” beauty Evangeline Lilly insists she has no idea how the hit show will end despite the fact she's filming her big finale. The 30-year-old Canadian actor, who plays sexy castaway Kate Austen, says she and the rest of the ...
When it comes to casting an award-winning movie, Quentin Tarantino doesn't care too much for talent — he would rather give his friends a job. The Pulp Fiction director says he likes to make sure he gets along with an actor before he ...
Tips for success
Former wild child Drew Barrymore is dishing out advice for rising stars so they stay on the right path in their career. The Golden Globes winner says it is thanks to her attitude towards other people that she has been so successful, and she is ...
BLAST FROM THE PAST
M.S. Subbulakshmi, G. N. Balasubramaniam, Serukalathur Sama, N.S. Krishnan, T.A. Mathuram, T.S. Durairaj and Thavamani Devi
Grillmill -- Jayaram
I am in the safe zone. After big stars such as Mammootty and Mohanlal, I am considered for any role. I do more than half a dozen films a year, and if half of them succeed I am there to stay. Last year, seven films of mine released, of which ...
My First Break
Performing Carnatic concerts from the age of 14, I'm comfortable under the spotlight. I've won several awards, including the “Yuva Kala Bharathi” from Bharat Kalachar and “M. S. Subbulakshmi Endowment Award” from Narada ...
1. Unadjusted for inflation, which recent flick has become the highest-grossing Bollywood film of all time?2. Name the A.R. Rahman song, and the movie in which it features, that has been shortlisted for an Oscar nomination.3. How ...
Sing and win
Get ready for the Acoustic Competition organised by Chennai Live 104.8FM. This event has been designed to identify and award the outstanding acoustic talent from colleges across the city. Be there for the prelims today (January 29) and catch ...
Between going to college and shooting for Veerasekaran, Kerala lass Amala Paul has kept herself really busy. And, director Sathisukumar is quite happy with her performance. What's next? Malayalam ...
A ditya Anbu (last seen in Thambuvudayan) and Devika ( Valmiki and the under-production Nellai Santhippu) play the lead in Jayamundu Bayamillai. Priyanka from the Kannada film industry does an important role. The love triangle set in a medical ...
I mpressive performances in Pollathavan, Vennila Kabadi Kuzhu and the recent Porkkalam have helped Kishore come across as a serious, intense actor. But, all Kishore wants to do is experiment. “I love aggressive / intensive portrayals as ...
A nother son rises. Actor Murali's son Adharva debuts in director Badri Venkatesh's Baana Kaathadi (produced by T. G. Thyagarajan's Sathya Jyothi Films). Paired with him is Samantha ( Moscovin Kaveri, Pookadai Ravi). Prasanna appears in an ...
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