Bloodbath for Kollywood

Chennai: The Tamil film industry, true to its prolific image, has churned out as many as 135 films this year. But the disappointing news: despite the spiralling numbers, box

South Indian actress Mamtha ties the knot

Kozhikode: The shining star of south Indian film industry tied the knot. After Prithviraj and Shwetha Menon it was Mamta’s turn to enter into wedlock with he childhood sweetheart Prajith Kartha, a Dubai based businessman. It was a closed group private affair at the Kadave restaurant at Kozhikode. Media was asked to stay away

3D mania hits Kollywood

Chennai: Director Venkat Prabhu’s upcoming film is touted to be in 3D format. Unlike other films that are shot in ordinary camera and then converted to 3D, this film will be shot in 3D camera. The director is roping in foreign technicians for the purpose. Shakthi Saravanan will handle the camera for this film. Suriya has been signed up to play the

Theatre writer PM Antony passed away

Alapuzha: Renowned theatre writer PM Antony (64) passed away at Alapuzha General Hospital at 5 pm today. He gained immense acclaim for his works – ” Kristhuvinde Aaram Thirumurive”, “Amma”,”Mandellake Snehapoorvam Vinni”, “Kadalinde Makkal”. Cremation would be held at his house on Friday evening. He is survived

MK Sanu awarded Kendra Sahithya Akademy Award

Kochi: Veteran Literary critic MK Sanu has been awarded the Kendra Sahithya Akademy Award for his biographical book “Basheer: Ekantha Veedhiyile Avadhoothan’. An official

Suriya to host Tamil version of KBC

New Delhi: Suriya, who was last seen in ‘7aum Arivu’ with Shruti Haasan will now host the Tamil version of the popular game show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’, claim reports.

Pakistan version of ‘Kolaveri di’

Islamabad: A Pakistan version of ‘Kolaveri di’ makes its rounds on facebook. The catchy beat and the rhythm are used to express the political situation in Pakistan. The song is a political satire reflecting the greed, corruption, economic divide and nexus between the

Live magic!

Chennai: After nearly six years, Ilayaraja will be performing live in concert at Nehru Indoor Stadium, Chennai. The date for this concert is December 28th and it will also be

Kamal and Rajni may act together

Chennai: Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth may soon star together in a film that is to be directed by Shankar. Kamal had said in a function recently that he may share the

Clowns and Clouds: theatre-circus performance

Kozhikode: For the first time in India theatre art amalgamates with circus acrobatics to create ‘Clowns and Clouds’ – a performance staged by the students of National School of Drama in collaboration with Grand Circus a professional circus troupe. The show is open for audience at Marine Grounds, Calicut at 7pm