Karthi - Kajal Agarwal pairing again for Bru

Kajal & Karthi signs up for Bru
Pretty actress Kajal Agarwal has signed up for Bru instant coffee endorsement. Actor Karthi will be seen with Kajal in the ad and already it's being aired in all the channels in the south.
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Suriya's Maatran in final legs of shooting

Suriya's upcoming movie Maatran in the direction of KV Anand is now shooting in Chennai locales.Earlier Maatran team had wrapped up long schedules in Moscow, Russia.

Matraan is touted as an action thriller in which Suriya will be seen in 5 distict roles.Kajal Agarwal is roped in as lead actress opposite to Suriya in the movie.Maatran is being made lavishly with a whopping budget and the makers are wrapping up the schedules of the film as per planned time and the film is expected to hit the big-screens in early April, 2012.

Harris Jayraj is renderng tunes for the film and AGS Entertainment Production is producing Maatran movie.



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Jagapathi Babu key role in Vikram's Thaandavam

Tollywood actor Jagapathi Babu is roped in as second hero in Vikram's next film Thaandavam.Jagapathi Babu who is finishing 100 films in acting carrer seems to play a crucial role opposite to Vikram in Thaandavam.

Apart from Vikram,Jagapathi babu Thaandavam also casts Anushka, Amy Jackson, Santhanam, Nasser in key roles in the movie.AL Vijay is going to direct the film and regular shooting of the film will commence from January 2012.Major part of shooting will carry on USA, Delhi and Chennai.

GV Prakash is roped in as music director of the film while editing Anthony,lyrics by Na Muthukumar,art by Nagu.




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Dhanush & Shruti Hassan Makes it hot


After the success of Mayakkam Enna, Dhanush will be coming up with ’3′ directed by Aishwarya R Dhanush. Dhanush is paired along with Shruti Hassan, already the romantic stills of the pair has created waves among youngsters.

With ‘Why This Kolaveri Di’ being declared as the National Anthem song of the youth. The movie ’3′ have made the impact as one of the most expected movie of 2012 with just one song.
Aishwarya Dhanush the director is happy about the film shaping well, she confesses that without Anirudh’s music i couldn’t have gained this much reach.
Also the on-screen chemistry between Dhanush and Shruti Hassan will be a delight she adss.
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Surya’s Singam 2 is set to roar


Surya’s Singam which got released last year was declared as a blockbuster and turned huge collections at the box-office. The film which was directed by Hari had Anuskha Shetty in the female lead along with Prakash Raj, Nassar, Radha Ravi, Vivek, Vijayakumar and Manorama in important roles.

After getting ready with the script of Singam 2 he approached Surya, the actor got impressed with the sequel plot and with the new storyline accepted it at once. Now Surya and Hari are waiting for the right moment to make an official announcement, sources say maybe in a week or two the project will kick start The film which ends with Dhorai Singam(Surya) stating that he will play as the under cop for some time.
So the story will mostly be based on Urban side maybe we can expect a movie like Kakka Kakka adds Kollywood circles. Anushka Shetty is already roped into Singam 2 and since it is a two heroine subject the director is in hunt for another lead actress.
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Anjali in Vikram’s Karikalan


Anjali is thrilled. She has been cast as one of Vikram’s heroines in Karikalan directed by Kannan.
The actress whose Engeyum Eppothum is the sleeper hit of the year said : “ I will be joining the shoot of Karikalan from December 10 inHyderabad. It will be an honour and dream come true to be paired opposite anactor of Vikram sir’s stature. ”

In Karikalan, Anjali does the role of a fiery revolutionary woman, while Vikram is playing the title role of Karikalan, a king belonging to the Chola dynasty.
Anjali has important scenes with Vikram in the film.
The others in the cast of Karikalan are Zarine Khan, Mithra Kurian, Radhika Apte and Pasupathy. The film has music by GV Prakash.
A good part of the filmhas already been shot in Talakonam forest in Andhra. Karikalan will have a lotof computer graphics and special effects.
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Porali Movie strikes Tomorrow


Finally the Nadodigal team returns back with their second venture Porali. The film which releases tomorrow(Dec 1) has raised expectations with the stills and trailers released.

Samuthirakani the director remains clam and when asked the reason for his silence, he tells ‘let the public do the talking about my film’ he smiles.
Sasikumar and Swathy are keeping their fingers crossed since it it their comeback after Subramaniapuram. Also kollywood circles says that Porali may come without much promotions but surely the film will become a huge hit for its content.
So with all these questions whether Samuthrakani’s Porali will shine well at the box-office or not will be revealed tomorrow.
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Rajinikanth’s Birthday Going to be a festival


Superstar Rajinikanth who will be celebrating his 61st Birthday on Dec 12, 2011 is going to be a festival for his fans. And today along with karthigai thiruvonam an auspicious event is considered as the Superstar’s Star Birthday,

Soundarya Rajinikanth has wished his father in the social networking site and thanked everyone for their wishes.
Rajini fans who consider this 61st Birthday of the Superstar to be the most special one and they are making preparations in every way to make it Big.
Also it is heard that many VIP’s are planning to attend this grand Birthday event which will take place in Chennai. Fans all around Tamilnadu will participate in this event says Rajini fan circles.
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Rajini like Osthi Movie

Our Super Star Rajinikanth has a list of directors with whom he always wanted to work, director Dharani is one among them.He revealed his wish to director K.S.Ravi Kumar while discussing the script.

Director Dharani who came to know about had sent the trailer and music CD to Super Star Rajinikanth through K.S.Ravi Kumar of his latest offering Osthi which features Simbhu and Richa Gangopadhyay. After watching the trailer , Super Star was completely in love with the trailer cut and even called director dharani to convey his congratulatory message . Super Star’s words and his message has made Dharani and Simbhu excited about their work . Osthi will hit the screens from December 8th .
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“WHY THIS KOLAVARI DI” Song More Than 1 CRORE


‘Why this kolaveri’? These three words have redefined Tamil cinema music in a matter of days. Will Tamil film be the same ever again, we don’t know. Why? Because there is a difference between a hit song and a sensationally trend setting one. And, why are we calling Kolaveri a ‘sensational trend setter’; because it has got a jaw dropping 1.04 crore views on the official Sony channel in Youtube as of 29th Nov 2011. To understand the sheer size of this number, you have to also know that Mankatha has managed 3 lakh hits so far (which was considered huge at that time).

So, what is it that has made entire population go ‘kolaveri’ over a song, that, a few years back, may not have qualified as a proper song, let alone become a huge hit. It is difficult to point out. Perhaps it is the uncomplicated nature of the entire affair that makes it so hum worthy. Even Rahman’s international music and Vairamuthu’s literally rich lines could not get such a response from the people. ‘Kolaveri’ seems more like the leisurely rambling of a frustrated young man who wants to vent his feelings by shouting them out loud over a bottle or two of liquor; now, every young man out of college has experienced or seen such a scene at least once; that is where the connection between the youth and the song comes from.
The song stands for everything that youngsters find lousy and frustrating about life in general and love in particular. And, the lines which abound in the most colloquial of terms both in English and Tamil without a care in the world for grammar, diction or propriety is the high point. Everyone likes to break the rules and the team of ‘3’ has done it. So, what? Many more people have broken rules even before this.
Yes, film music is a game with a set of rules and from time to time there are people who bend, break and change the rules. But, the team of ‘3’ changed all this, they did not bend, break or change the rules, they changed the game itself. In short, while all others were busy running a race, the ‘3’ team organized a race of their own and won without competition. It is one thing to get Dhanush to write the lyrics, it is another to get a debutante score music and it is a very brave thing to let Dhanush sing it and also allow him to mimic musical instruments halfway into the song and the biggest move was to do all of them in the same song. It was an all or nothing approach that clicked.
But, let’s be clear on one thing. The song is such a rage probably because the team of ‘3’ did not think too much about it. In fact, the listeners, fans, critics and media would have spent more time thinking over the merits and other aspects of this song than the people who made it. ‘Kolaveri’ was a fun activity for all those who did it and that is why it is fun for all those who hear it. If it was an intellectual activity, it would never have been close to the phenomenon that it is now.
The biggest surprise about ‘Kolaveri’ however is the fact that the song has not got any haters till now. From what we have seen, any song that demystifies lyrics, music and rendition, bringing it down to layman levels, will always have its share of detractors who say that it is a degradation, deterioration and defamation of art. But, ‘kolaveri’ has not elicited any such response to date. Why, we don’t know, the song has a likeable quality to it.
The recent past has been replete with many instances where the whole process of making a song has been simplified to amazing levels. All of them have been hits and one has to concede that ‘kolaveri’ is an exceptionally well executed progression of all previous efforts. Songs like ‘Evandi unna petthan’, the recent ‘Kadhal yen Kadhal’ from Mayakkam Enna, a couple of songs from ‘Deivathirumagal’ are all example of such hits.
You can look back many years to the hit number from Badri which had Vijay singing quite effortlessly or the many jingles that Kamal has done over his career like ‘Alwarpetta Andavaa’ from Vasool Raja. There is also one rather unnoticed experiment done by Devan Ekambaram in the recent past; the ‘happy happy’ song from Bale Pandiya.
It was perhaps all these that culminated in the ultimate casual musical experiment carried out by Anirudh, Dhanush and Aishwarya Dhanush to give a ‘people’s hit’. For all those who have not yet listened to this ‘rage of a song’, one simple piece of advice; don’t think about it too much, just enjoy it.
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3 has always been my film: Shruti Haasan



Shruti Haasan looks like an oil painting. Touch her and she’ll smudge.
At the moment, her latest film 7 aum Arivu, despite its incoherent content is one of the top grossers of the year. Naturally she’s on top of her game and is happy to be a part of its success streak.
The actress who is shooting near Mahabalipuram for 3 opposite Dhanush spoke to and confesses :  “I am lucky to be part of big films be it in Telugu or Tamil”. She’s also drawing all the stares because she is the heroine in Gabbar Singhthe remake of Dabangg in Telugu opposite Pawan Kalyan.
Talk about 3 and Shruti is all smiles: “ This is probably one of my fastest shoots so far. Aishwarya is not only the first woman director that I am working with, but one of the most professional team that I have come across. There was a bound script and perfect planning made us complete the film in record time. I will be completing the film in the next two days, and then I’m off to Pollachi for Gabbar Singh”
Speak about the script and her role, Shruti is enthralled: “3 has always been my film. I saw the movie before it was made. I could envision it when I heard the script and it was wow! The story was amazing and I thought if I’ve got this opportunity I should give it a shot.  That’s why after my initial dates issue, I came back into the project”.
The conversation goes into her Facebook impersonator: “ All I have to say that this person who is interacting with a lot of my fans and friends is not doing the right thing and I warn everyone who is following me on FB that it’s a fake id.”
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Osthi will take me places: Richa


Richa Gangopadhyaya is basking in the glory of Mayakkam Enna’s success. Now she is awaiting the release of her next Osthi opposite Silambarasan on 8 December.

‘In Osthi, I play the role of a rustic village belle. It’s in sharp contrast to the role I played in Maykkam Enna. The character is similar to Sonakshi Sinha’s role in Dabangg. In fact, I had to gain some weight for Osthi. I had to shoot for both films back-to-back and it was hectic. However, I’m on cloud nine as Mayakkam Enna has scored at the box office,’ she says.
On her role in Osthi, she says, ‘in Osthi, you will see me dancing and singing along with Simbu and it’s a commercial film.’
Osthi will be on par with Dabangg. Director Dharani has done a fantastic job and everyone will love the film, she adds.
Interestingly the movie has peppy numbers set to tunes by S Thaman. The songs are already topping the charts.
The movie will have a grand release across the globe with maximum number of prints
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Tamanna is very Busy!

Tamanna is planning a big comeback in Tamil. The actress, who was last seen in Kollywood with Dhanush in 'Venghai', is now listening four scripts from Tamil filmmakers, and will sign at least a couple of them.

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"I became so busy in Tollywood that I could not concentrate on Tamil films for a while. But now, I am keen to work in Kollywood again and busy reading scripts," says the 'Padikadhavan' and 'Ayan' heroine.

Meanwhile, one of her Telugu films ('Endhukante Premanta') will be simultaneously released in Tamil too. "It is a very good script and I have a meaty role to play," says Tamannah, who adds the movie will be ready by early next year.

Making it clear that it's interesting scripts and importance to her character that matters to her, Tamanna says: "As an actress, I should not view any barriers between languages and I believe am just doing that.

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Suriya's Maatraan almost ready!

Suriya's Maatraan is aiming at an early 2012 release, in the month of April to be precise. Anand, who has earlier had a blockbuster with Suriya, is leaving no stones unturned to ensure that the movie does not skip its release schedule. Shooting of this action thriller is being held in Chennai, after a brief schedule in Moscow, Russia making it one of the very few Indian movies to shoot there.

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Maatraan has Kajal Aggarwal playing Suriya's lead. Made at a whopping budget and produced by AGS Entertainment, Maatraan will have Harris Jayaraj's music.

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Karthi degrades Tamil audience


Karthi who made a statement at the Maa tv film awards function has turned into a big issue it seems. When Karthi was asked by a compair whom he likes most Tamil or Telugu Audience, he said ‘definitely i like Telugu audience only because they enjoy a film each and evey frame by giving applauses and mainly they watch movies in theaters so they are superior than the Tamil audience’.

This happened six months ago but recently Hindu Makkal Katchi(HMK) activists came to know about this speech. They said Tamil cinema fans got a bad shock towards Karthi’s statement. How can he degrade those who respected him so much. We ask him to apology for the agony caused.

The news soon reached Karthi who is shooting with Anushka in Chalakudy for his next film directed by Suraj. Karthi saya ‘ i didn’t mean anything to hurt my Tamil audience, they are my Parents how can i degrade them and asked deep forgiveness if spoken wrongly’.
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Selvaraghavan’s next film in Bollywood

Selvaraghavan whose recent Mayakkam Enna is getting good response from all sides is a happy man these days. He started having fun talks with his fans through the social networking sites. He thanked all of his fans for respecting his films. He said i am getting calls from Bollywood, so most probably will be directing a Hindi film soon.

Also to some comments made about Mayakkam Enna’s second half that it’s inspired by Hollywood Oscar winner A Beautiful Mind. He says if i go to shoot my film in forest locations (Kadhal Kondein) people say it is Guna, if i show a person dedicating his award to his wife then it is Beautiful Mind and laughs saying ‘Why This Kolaveri friends’.
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AR Murugadoss wanted in Tollywood


AR Murugadoss is in talks with Ram Charan Teja to direct him soon. The director is gearing up to direct Vijay next and soon after this film, he will wield the megaphone for a film that will have Tollywood star Ram Charan Teja in the lead.
Apparently, Megastar Chiranjeevi, Ram Charan’s dad wants AR Murugadoss to direct his son because he is one of the hottest directors in India. He has hits in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi films industries to his credit.
It is interesting to note that Chiru and AR Murugadoss share a very good rapport as the director had directed him in the Telugu remake of the Tamil hit film Ramana.
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Can fans get Ajith to agree?

Producer Dhayanidhi Alagiri had said that there will be no 100th-day function for Mankatha because Ajith will not attend it. As a policy, the star never attends public functions and there is no point in organizing a function without the lead star, Dhayanidhi had said.

The producer has now said that if Ajith fans can get him to agree to participate in the 100th-day function, he will organize a grand function. Dhayanidhi added that if only Ajith agrees to grace the event he would arrange for a function that would be the grandest in the Tamil film industry so far!
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Anushka perform an ‘item number’



Leading Telugu and Tamil actress Anushka Shetty a.k.a. Anushka has agreed to perform an ‘item number’ in an upcoming Telugu film. Anushka is one of the most sought-after heroines in both the languages and reportedly commands and gets a hefty sum as her fee to star in these films. Considering her market value, producers hardly think twice before shelling out the money to be paid to her.

This year, Anushka has had a quite satisfactory stint in Tamil films. Both her films, though divergent in nature, earned her critical acclaim. While Vaanam showed her depicting the role of a sex-worker with ease, her second release Deivathirumagal had her playing a protagonist advocate out to seek justice to a mentally challenged person (played by Vikram) who was fighting against odds to get the custody of his daughter.
She has reportedly committed to dance for an ‘item number’ in an upcoming Telugu film titled Gabbar Singh. The film is the Telugu remake of the Bollywood hit film Dabbangg which starred Salman Khan and debutant Sonakshi Sinha in lead roles. Munni Badnaam Hui, which was hottie Mallika Arora-Khan’s ‘item number’ in the film, went on to become a huge hit and had become quite a rage across North India.
Anushka is all set to shake her sexy hips for the song equivalent to that of Munni…. in the Telugu version. Incidentally, Dabbangg has also been remade in Tamil as Osthe starring Simbu in the lead and is expected to release next Friday. Bollywood’s Hollywood-bound actress Mallika Sherawat has starred in the ‘item number’ in the Tamil version which has been sung by veterans L.R. Eswari and T.Rajendhar.
Anushka has said that she agreed to star in the dance sequence because she liked the song very much. Whatever be the case, we just can’t wait till Anushka’s ‘item number’ is filmed; can we?
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