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Will Arjun go on a stunt-filled spree again in his Diwali release, Vallakottai? The film will also be high on comedy, says the actor to malathi rangarajan

Behind the Robot
How did the Robot look come into being? Srinivas Mohan, the VFX supervisor of Endhiran, shares the details with malathi rangarajan

Gulebakavali 1955
M. G. Ramachandran, T. R. Rajakumari, G. Varalakshmi, Rajasulochana, J. P. Chandra Babu, E.V. Saroja, S. D. Subbulakshmi, K. A. Thangavelu, E. R. Sahadevan, Sayeeram, A. Karunanidhi, Aadhilakshmi, Narayana Pillai, T. K. Ramarajan, Saraswathi and Venubai

Grill mill
I started my career as a child actor in Devalayam, directed by G.R. Nathan. I was a child actor in about 150 Tamil films, including Chitti, directed by K.S. Gopalakrishnan. Later, I was busy in Telugu and Malayalam films, and worked in over 20 ...

My first break
I was one of the finalists in the Miss Chennai contest, and was crowned Miss Creative Talent. The photos of the event appeared in a magazine, and I got a call from director Charan's office. When I met the director, he said he liked the way I ...

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Funny People
When famous comedian George Simmons is given a second chance at a new beginning, he and his assistant, a struggling comedian, Ira, return to the places that and people who matter most… including the stand-up spots that gave him his start ...


M usic legend Cher is helping Christina Aguilera relaunch herself as a contender for Lady GaGa's pop queen crown. Cher, 64, is supporting her Burlesque co-star through her split from husband Jordan Bratman. “Christina is going through a ...

R umoured cameo roles for Glee have been bouncing about for weeks but now pop star Rihanna has thrown her hat into the ring to take part in the all-singing all-dancing show. Ri-Ri, 22, is taking baby steps towards her acting career with her ...

K atherine Heigl's life in Hollywood with her hubby Josh Kelley and adopted daughter Naleigh may seem perfect from the outside but in reality it is totally chaotic. The blonde beauty, 31, says she lurches from one life crisis or event to ...

P aranormal Activity beauty Katie Featherston is having trouble coping with fans and their spooky stories. The Texan actor is back in scary sequel Paranormal Activity 2 which can only mean more weird encounters with the public. “Horror ...

A aron Eckhart was trigger-happy filming action movie World Invasion: Battle LA with his very own army of co-stars. The Dark Knight star spent weeks training with real US Marines for the alien movie in which he plays a soldier fending off ...

Take Five
Director's Cut: Mynaa has a powerful storyline with a stunning climax. What begins as childhood friendship blossoms into love in a rustic ambience. Shot in natural light in 180 locations, the film features actors sans ...


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Film Review

Talk of The Town
B en Affleck continues to surprise, with just how good a director he is. Affleck's first movie, Gone Baby Gone (2007), offered the rare example of a debut director fully developed at birth, and his follow-up feature, The Town, consolidates his ...

Watch it for the owlets
L egend of the Guardians is animated by the same studio that did the delightful Happy Feet, and boy, have they done it again.Visually, this film is just a wonderful treat. Owls are naturally appealing creatures with those big ol' eyes ...

After all, true love triumphs
This is a beautiful looking and tiresomely predictable movie. There is the girl, Sophie, who works as a fact checker in The New Yorker and dreams of becoming a writer. Her fiancé is Victor, a workaholic chef who is opening his restaurant ...

Temple trail
A Different Pilgrimage, a documentary by National Award-winning filmmaker S. Krishnaswamy of Krishnaswamy Associates, isn’t just beautiful to look at; it also has some important things to say.Filled with gorgeous photography of ...

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Celebrate Diwali with a special line-up of programmes for one whole week starting October 31 till November 7. On Sunday, 11 a.m., watch the action-packed love story, “Katradhu Kalavu”, starring Krishna and Vijayalakshmi. On ...


K aran is on a roll. The actor has three films under production, and says his character in each one is vastly different from the other. “I'm happy that in most of my films I've got to play ‘unique' characters. In Thambi Vettothi ...

Cine quiz
1. Name the actor-couple who have started the production company Goodwill Entertainment.2. Name the comic actor, one-time Rajya Sabha MP, who passed away recently.3. Which prestigious award for 2009 is A. R. Rahman sharing with ...


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