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Kamal Haasan, the leader: The politics of Nammavar’s characters
Wed, Feb 21, 2018

The closest Kamal Haasan has come to proclaim an ideology on screen was the cult film Anbe Sivam. Nalla Sivam is tough-as-nails commie for whom communism is omnipresent.

It was ‘Unmai, Uzhaipu, Uyarvu’ for Rajinikanth. What would it be for Kamal Haasan?
Wed, Feb 21, 2018

Kamal Haasan has taken his time to form a slogan that would later become the face of his campaign. Well, he doesn’t have to go very far for ideas. Here are five film titles of Kamal Haasan that could easily become his political refrain.

GV Prakash Kumar to join hands with Aramm director Gopi Nainar
Tue, Feb 20, 2018

GV Prakash, who has been receiving positive response for his performance in Naachiyaar, is now set to collaborate with Aramm fame Gopi Nainar for a sports drama.

Regina Cassandra to make Bollywood debut, bags an important role in Sonam Kapoor’s film
Tue, Feb 20, 2018

Fresh from the success of her Telugu film Awe, Regina Cassandra will now make her Bollywood debut with Ek Ladki Ko Dekho Toh Aisa Laga. The film stars Sonam Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao.

Jyothika to star in Tamil remake of Vidya Balan’s Tumhari Sulu?
Tue, Feb 20, 2018

After Mani Ratnam’s Chekka Chivantha Vaanam, Jyothika is most likely to begin work on the Tamil remake of Vidya Balan’s Tumhari Sulu. The film will be helmed by Radha Mohan.

No other film until Oru Adaar Love is completed: Priya Prakash Varrier
Mon, Feb 19, 2018

Priya’s wink from the song “Maanikya Malaraya Poovi” went viral overnight making her the new internet sensation. The young actor amassed multitudes of followers in a matter of few days, also grabbing the attention of several stars.

All I want is to tell stories irrespective of the format and platform: Lakshmi, Maa fame KM Sarjun
Sun, Feb 18, 2018

In a conversation with indianexpress.com, the director of short-films 'Lakshmi' and 'Maa' KM Sarjun talks about his feature films, working with Mani Ratnam and AR Murugadoss, creative liberty and much more.

Naachiyaar movie review: Jyothika, GV Prakash Kumar shine in a surprisingly ‘soft’ Bala movie
Fri, Feb 16, 2018

Structured as a ‘whodunit’ film, Naachiyaar uses the unreliable narrator potently. The final reveal isn’t a surprise, but there is enough pathos to keep you invested. The film’s crisp run-time is another added advantage.

I wanted to prove that I can be dynamic as an actor: GV Prakash on Bala’s Naachiyaar
Fri, Feb 16, 2018

Almost after a year, GV Prakash Kumar is back this week with Bala's Naachiyaar. In an exclusive conversation with indianexpress.com, the music composer turned actor talks about working with Bala, what excites him as an actor and future projects.

Goli Soda 2 trailer: Vijay Milton conjures an impressive sneak-peek
Thu, Feb 15, 2018

Goli Soda 2 trailer was launched by Vijay Sethupathi on Wednesday. Produced by Rough Note, Goli Soda 2 is helmed by cinematographer turned filmmaker Vijay Milton. It has Samthurikani and Gautham Vasudev Menon in important roles.

Oviya’s next is titled 90 ML, Simbu to compose music
Thu, Feb 15, 2018

Directed by Anitha Kuldeep, known for films like Kulir 100 and Gulliver Travels, 90 ML will have music by Simbu. Oviya and Simbu had recently worked on a new year party song titled “Marana Mattai.”

Ulaviravu song: Madan Karky, Karthik and Gautham Menon give us the perfect love song this V-day
Wed, Feb 14, 2018

Ulaviravu is fairly mainstream. The video features Mollywood star Tovino Thomas and popular actor-host Divyadharshini. Produced by Ondraga Entertainment, Ondraga Originals is a project which aims to promote independent music in Tamil.

Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithal first look: Dulquer Salmaan and Ritu Varma are charming
Wed, Feb 14, 2018

Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithal will be Dulquer Salmaan's 25th film. The good-looking actor will share screen space with Pellichoopulu girl Ritu Varma.

Confirmed! D Imman to compose music for Ajith-Siva’s Viswasam
Wed, Feb 14, 2018

After much speculation, D Imman has confirmed that he will be scoring music for Ajith’s Viswasam. Directed by Siva, the movie will also star Lady Superstar Nayanthara.

This Valentine’s Day, let’s say ‘time’s up’ to these film stereotypes on love
Wed, Feb 14, 2018

Invoking the power of the Supreme Lord of humour to save me, here are five Tamil film stereotypes around love we need to put to rest.

Five south Indian celebrity couples who give us relationship goals
Wed, Feb 14, 2018

Celebrate this Valentine's Day with the stories of these celebrity couples who made it through thick and thin and have given us lessons in love.

Pyaar Prema Kaadhal song High on Love: Harish Kalyan and Raiza Wilson make a refreshingly cute pair
Tue, Feb 13, 2018

Sung by Sid Sriram, Pyaar Prema Kaadhal song High on Love, featuring Harish Kalyan and Raiza Wilson, is a functional love song but one that lacks the magic that Yuvan Shankar Raja can create in his compositions.

Priya Prakash Varrier is all set to steal hearts again, watch Oru Adaar Love teaser
Wed, Feb 14, 2018

The makers of Oru Adaar Love have released a short teaser in time for Valentine’s Day and it has more material to set social media on fire for the next few days. Priya Prakash Varrier shoots a kiss to her pair Roshan using a handgun, making him swoon in delight

Stunt scene from Rajinikanth’s Kaala leaked, goes viral
Mon, Feb 12, 2018

Rajinikanth is currently working on two projects, Shankar’s 2.0 and Ranjith’s Kaala. While 2.0 was initially scheduled to release in January 2018, it was pushed to April due to the delay in VFX and post-production.

Oru Adaar Love track Manikya Malaraya Poovi: The Priya Prakash Varrier song is sweet but not extraordinary
Mon, Feb 12, 2018

India’s latest internet sensation is Priya Prakash Varrier, thanks to her expression in the song "Manikya Malaraya Poovi". The song is part of Omar Ali's film Oru Adaar Love.

Kalakalapu 2 actor Jiiva: I am not part of the race, not here for the fame
Sun, Feb 11, 2018

Jiiva has completed fifteen years in the showbiz industry, and the actor is happy with the space he has created for himself. In a conversation with indianexpress.com, Kalakalapu 2 actor Jiiva about his career.

Kalakalapu 2 movie review: There is nothing to cheer about in this Sundar C film
Fri, Feb 09, 2018

Kalakalappu 2 movie review: In Tamil, Kalakalapu mean happiness or cheerfulness. But there is absolutely nothing in Kalakalapu 2 to cheer about. Nor is happiness the feeling that the film leaves you with as you walk out of the theater.

It’s official! Mani Ratnam’s multi-starrer is titled Chekka Chivantha Vaanam
Fri, Feb 09, 2018

Mani Ratnam's Chekka Chivantha Vaanam stars Silambarasan, Vijay Sethupathi, Aravind Swami, Prakash Raj, Arun Vijay, Jyothika, Aishwarya Rajesh and Aditi Rao Hydari.

Samantha Akkineni is Rama Lakshmi in Rangasthalam
Fri, Feb 09, 2018

A teaser unveiling the look of Samantha Akkineni in Rangasthalam has been released. In the words of Ram Charan, "Rama Lakshmi makes the village feel 18 again."

Savarakathi movie review: Ram, Mysskin starrer is oddly fulfilling
Fri, Feb 09, 2018

Savarakathi movie review: This Ram and Mysskin starrer is an odd film that is tough to slot. It doesn’t floor you in amazement. But it keeps you hooked with its weird charm

Vijay Antony, Nivetha Pethuraj begin shooting for Thimiru Pudichivan
Thu, Feb 08, 2018

After Krithiga Udhayanidhi’s Kaali, Vijay Antony has begun shooting for Thimiru Pudichavan, which also stars Nivetha Pethuraj. Vijay Antony was last seen in Annadurai while Nivetha Pethuraj awaits for the release of Tik Tik Tik.

Gautham Vasudev Menon’s multi-starrer gets a title
Fri, Feb 09, 2018

In an interview to a Tamil magazine, the director Gautham Vasudev Menon has said that film will be named Ondraga. Incidentally, Gautham's production house also has the same name.

Watch: Kamal Haasan and Shruti jam together in an adorable video
Wed, Feb 07, 2018

In a cute video posted on Instagram by Shruti Haasan, Kamal and his daughter are jamming together on a piano. The video has already gone viral with lakh of views in a matter of few hours.

Sunny Leone’s Veeramadevi goes on floors in Chennai
Wed, Feb 07, 2018

Veeramadevi, which has Sunny Leone playing the titular role, went on floors in Chennai on Wednesday. The actor is playing a warrior princess in the film that will release in five languages.

Shriya Saran denies rumours of getting married
Wed, Feb 07, 2018

After rumours that Shriya Saran is getting hitched, the actor has denied all such rumours.

Police complaint filed against Telugu actor Anasuya Bharadwaj
Wed, Feb 07, 2018

A police complaint was filed against actor-TV host Anasuya Bharadwaj after she allegedly broke the phone of a fan who wanted a selfie. According to reports, the complaint was filed by a woman at the Tarnaka police station.

Jr NTR-Trivikram to begin shooting for next film in March
Wed, Feb 07, 2018

After the failure of Agnyaathavaasi, Trivikram is said to have doubled his efforts to make NTR 28 a huge success. The shooting for the same will begin in March.

Nagarjuna shoots for Ram Gopal Varma’s cop movie in Mumbai
Wed, Feb 07, 2018

Nagarjuna is currently shooting for Ram Gopal Varma’s untitled project in Mumbai. Nagarjuna is playing a cop in the film and the actor had shared a picture of him on the sets on Twitter.

After Gorilla, it is Gypsy with Raju Murugan for Jiiva
Tue, Feb 06, 2018

While shooting for Gorilla, Jiiva has already announced his next project with acclaimed filmmaker Raju Murugan. The project has been titled Gypsy and will be produced by Olympia Movies.

Nayanthara’s next to be directed by Maa fame KM Sarjun
Mon, Feb 05, 2018

KM Sarjun, whose short film Maa is making waves, will direct Nayanthara’s next film. Produced by KJR Studios, the film is said to be a horror one with an emotional backing.

Happy birthday Simbu: Here are five foot tapping numbers of the multi-talented actor
Sat, Feb 03, 2018

No one can deny the bundle of talent that Simbu aka STR is. The Vinnai Thaandi Varuvaya star can act, sing, dance like a dream and as we recently learnt he can compose songs as well.