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Revved up for Maasi
Lights, camera, friction
Jackie Chan opens up on The Karate Kid, the much-awaited martial arts film that hits the screens today
There's climactic moment in Sex and the City 2 (SATC2), when all the mess-ups created by its quartet of New York fashionistas in the city of Abu Dhabi are meant to be forgotten in one sweeping moment of supportive sisterhood: i.e., the four ...
Plotting it right
“The Mahabharata”, as we know, is a mythological epic of about 1.8 million words, over a span of one hundred thousand verses, a few hundred characters covering decades of family politics and warfare.“The ...
The power of 10
Abhishek Bachchan on completing a decade in the film industry, his role in Raavan and the special rapport with Mani Ratnam
Mimoh learns bartending
Mimoh Chakraborty is investing his all in his next film, Spaghetti 24 x 7. Since he plays a bartender in the film, the young actor even learnt the art to appear authentic onscreen. Says Mimoh: “I did a three-week bartending workshop in ...
When emotions ruled
Raju Hirani showed 3 Idiots in the U.N. headquarters in New York City recently. The reaction, to quote Raju, was “phenomenal!”Raju recalls, “There were 700-odd people from various parts of the world. I saw some ...
Horror is hip
Horror has been taken to new heights by Pakistani filmmakers over the decades
HOT FROM HOLLYWOOD
Shaping up for Triangle test
Harrison Ford is set to don his hat and whip and take Indiana Jones to the Bermuda Triangle. The mysterious spot is said to play a central role in what will be Ford's final fling as the legendary archaeologist and adventurer. “George ...
Cheers for the comedy role
Mark Wahlberg is launching his comedy career with more than a little Dutch courage. The Departed hardman says it took Hollywood funny man Will Farrell and a few of his favourite tipples to get him going all out for laughs in new movie The ...
Lima takes Rocky road
New mum Adriana Lima has revealed how she's taken the Rocky road back to her supermodel best. The 28-year-old Brazilian is back on the catwalk showing no signs of the after effects of pregnancy and the birth of her first child with her Serbian ...
Cause for concern
John Travolta is more than a little jumpy about his wife's double pregnancy. The Grease star is said to be stressing over the welfare of his 47-year-old wife Kelly Preston, who is expecting twins. “John and Kelly have been through so ...
Twenty-year-old teen idol Kristen Stewart says she had real issues kissing Taylor Lautner for the new Twilight movie Eclipse after her intimate scenes with rumoured boyfriend Robert Pattinson. “It was a little weird, to be honest,” ...
A new thriller hits the small screen this Saturday. Written by Rajesh Kumar, this saga is directed by V. Sundaran who has also written the screenplay and dialogue.Prof. Badrinath and a group of students set out on a geological ...
Has one ever wondered how things are made? From adhesive hockey pucks to frozen French fries, find out how everyday objects are made. Watch the series to see how everyday items from binoculars, pencils and motorcycle engines to javelins, ...
1. The FIFA World Cup kicks off today. Which film starred World Cup winners Pele, Bobby Moore and Osvaldo Ardilles?2. Name the upcoming Tamil film which has differently abled people playing important roles and involved in key technical ...
After three hits — Ayan, Kandein Kadhalai and Paiyya, Tamannaah must be a tad disappointed with the damp squib Sura. However, the svelte actor from Mumbai has something to look forward to — ‘Jeyam' Ravi starrer Thillalangadi. ...
You are a name to reckon with on the big screen. What made you switch to the small screen?It was purely accidental. I agreed to do the Jackpot show on Jaya TV mainly for three reasons — it's a popular show, caters to the ...
BLAST FROM THE PAST
En Magan (1945)
N. Krishnamurthi, U. R. Jeevaratnam, D. Balasubramaniam, D. V. Narayanasami, ‘Baby' Kamala, C. K. Saraswathi, N. S. Narayana Pillai, M. M. Radha Bai and S. Ramanathan
My first break - Uday Kiran
I don't come from a film family — my father was a Central Government employee and my mother, a housewife. I've been passionate about films since childhood and used to take part in school and college plays. When I was pursuing ...
As an actor, Akshay has mastered expressions, dancing and stunts; and the star is now eyeing fresh pastures to conquer.In the wake of actors such as Sunny Deol, Aamir Khan and Ajay Devgn helming their own films, ask Akshay if he would ...
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