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Lucky’ Vishnu Manchu’s ‘Luckunnodu’ in huge demand for Republic Day


With Singham 3 opting out for release on Republic Day the biggest gainer at the box office turned out to be Vishnu Manchu’s ‘Luckunnodu’ with distributors lining up to grab the film for the Republic Day theatrical release- it is an unprecedented demand. The movie slated for release earlier on February 3 will now release…

“I was named after Dilip Kumar”


He’s one of the biggest stars of Malayalam cinema and walks in unescorted to the lobby of the Grand Hyatt. As we settle down for coffee, we start conversing in Tamil, a language he is extremely fluent in. What follows is a conversation laced with laughs, guffaws and then uncontrollable laughter. He even enacts a scene…

It is Nag all the Way!


Akkineni Nagarjuna wrapped up his shoot for “Soggade Chinni Naina”. The last portion of Talkie, Songs and Action Sequences were shot in the beautiful locale of Mysore. The film is in post production and gearing for a huge release post November this year.   Touted to be a Family Entertainer, King Nagarjuna will be seen in…

Directing the Legend

With Rajanikanth

  You would wonder at his initials pa ( P in English) which he humbly attributes to his love for the Tamil language. Right now he is busy preparing for his next big movie (produced by Wunderbar Productions, owned by Actor Dhanush and his wife Aishwarya Dhanush) with superstar Rajnikanth again. Nithya Ravindran chats up…

King Nag’s Collectable Postal Stamp to be launched today on his birthday


Nagarjuna never ceases to surprise his fans, and the latest was showing his calibre as a perfect singer.

‘Ad Films Make the Trucks Move ‘- Mammootty

Mammootty lighting the lamp to mark the inauguration of the Indian Adfilm Maker’s Association (IAM). (L-R) Vinod A.K., Executive Committee Member, IAM; Sleeba Varghese, Joint Secretary; Sijoy Varghese, General Secretary; Mrs. Mathew Paul; V.K. Prakash; Rajeev Menon and Jabbar Kallarakkal, President IAM looks on.

Ad film making should be considered at par with other art forms and literature, said actor Mammootty, while inaugurating the Indian Ad Filmmakers Association (I AM), an organization of ad film directors formed to ensure welfare of those who work in the ad film industry. The significance given to art and literary fields should also…