An Over-dramatic Suriya Spoils the Party That Has a Great Theme

NGK Director: Selvaraghavan Cast: Suriya, Sai Pallavi, Rakul Preet Singh One must give it to Tamil cinema for its novel stories and extraordinary plots. But eventually, it slips, tumbles and goes down the drain. The script, narration and execution are often abysmal. And director Selvaraghavan’s (Pudhupettai, 7G Rainbow Colony) latest outing, this time with star Suriya in a political adventure, NGK, is undoubtedly timely, given the kind of administration Tamil Nadu has been seeing in the past few years. Also, the film touches on organic farming, and how vested interests…

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Memes on Tamil Film Character Neasamani’s Onscreen Injury Go Viral

A still from the Tamil movie Friends. Image: Twitter #Pray_for_Neasamani became the number one trend on Twitter after users started praying for the onscreen injury of Tamil actor Vadivelu in real life. News18.com Last Updated: May 30, 2019, 4:16 PM IST Film actor Vadivelu is one of the popular faces used in Tamil memes. On Wednesday, a meme featuring the actor from his 2001 romantic comedy Friends went viral on Twitter. In the film, the actor played the role of a contractor called Neasamani, who gets hit by…

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5 Top Performances By #PrayForNesamani Actor Vadivelu

A film still of Vadivelu. For the uninitiated, Neasamani, played by Vadivelu, is a character from hit 2001 Tamil comedy film Friends. Trending Desk Last Updated: May 30, 2019, 2:25 PM IST Twitter is flooded with #PrayForNesamani memes making us wonder who is Neasamani? For the uninitiated, Neasamani, played by Vadivelu, is a character from hit 2001 Tamil comedy film Friends, where Neasamani or Nesamani is a painting contractor who gets injured after a hammer falls on his head. As the actor becomes one of the top…

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Fan Buys Ticket Worth Rs 1 Lakh for Debut Film of Late Ambareesh’s Son

Fans are known to go to great lengths to prove their love and adoration for their favourite superstars. From creating mammoth posters and cutouts to worshipping their heroes, they have been known to do it all. And now, a fan proved his love for the late Kannada star Ambareesh by shelling out an exorbitant amount to buy a ticket for the first-day first show screening of the actor’s son’s debut movie Amar. Amar, that releases on May 31 will mark the debut of Ambarish’s son Abhishek and according to…

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Vijay Deverakonda Takes the Stage by Storm with Dear Comrade Co-star Rashmika Mandanna

Vijay Deverakonda has emerged as a huge sensation in South India, after the release of Arjun Reddy two years back. The actor is one of the most popular young stars not just in Telugu cinema, but has managed to establish a market of his own in all the four different film industries. One of the busiest actors in the industry, everything this 30-year-old does makes news. His appearance on Zee Telugu’s Zee Mahotsavam 2019 with his Dear Comrade co-star Rashmika Mandanna has taken the web by storm. Fans cant…

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Telugu Star Nagarjuna Turns Up for the Grand Launch of Son Akhil Akkineni’s Fourth Film

Akhil Akkineni, son of Akkineni Nagarjuna and Amala Akkineni, started shooting for shooting for his fourth film today. The actor, who made his debut in Telugu cinema with the film Akhil in 2015, will be working with director Bommarillu Bhaskar in his new film. Presented by Allu Aravind and produced by Bunny Vas, the film was launched among much fanfare today. The buzz is that #Akhil4 could be a romantic entertainer and the actor will be seen in a never-seen-before role. There is huge curiosity around who would be cast…

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Malayalam Actor Kunchacko Boban Shares Photo of His Newborn Baby Izahaak

The social media was filled with posts sharing the love for mothers on Mother’s Day as many celebrities took to Instagram to share childhood pictures with their moms. However, popular Malayalam actor Kunchacko Boban has treated his fans this Mother’s Day in a different way. Boban shared a glimpse of his newborn baby Izahaak Kunchacko. Malayalam actor Boban and his wife Priya Ann Samuel welcomed the baby in April this year. While the actor posted a picture holding the hand of the newborn five days ago, but on Sunday,…

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Vishal Steals the Show Right from the Beginning

Ayogya Cast: Vishal Krishna, Raashi Khanna Director: Venkat Mohan For those who were wondering why a third version of the same rape-and-retribution story that was filmed earlier in Telugu as Temper and in Hindi as Simmba, here’s the answer. Ayogya betters both by leaps and bounds. It is what remakes are meant to be. Strong, adventurous, assertive and muscular. As directed by first-timer Venkat Mohan (with, I suspect, major help from the film’s leading man), the story of a seedy cop who turns a new leaf after a rape incident,…

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Here’s Why Lifting Ban on Dubbed Movies in Karnataka is a Good Move

Dubbed movies have both supporters and haters in Karnataka. While not everyone is a fan of dubbing, numbers show that dubbed movies are actually gaining traction. News18.com Last Updated: May 11, 2019, 3:16 PM IST The Kannada Film industry’s aversion to dubbing dates back to the 1960s. The ban on Kannada dubbing was lifted due to the efforts of Kannada Grahakara Koota (KGK). They started protesting against the ban because they believed that the ban prevented consumers from getting good quality content in the language of their…

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TamilRockers Leaks Mahesh Babu’s Film Maharshi Within Hours of Release

Mahesh Babu as Rishi Kumar in a still from the Telugu film Maharshi. (Image: Vyjayanthi Movies) Maharshi was released amid much fanfare today, with fans eagerly waiting for Mahesh Babu’s 25th film. News18.com Last Updated: May 10, 2019, 10:10 AM IST Mahesh Babu starrer Maharshi, which hit the theatres today, has become the latest victim of the piracy website TamilRockers. Soon after film released, it was available for illegal download on the website. Recently, TamilRockers angered Avengers:Endgame fans by leaking the film a few days before its release.…

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IT Officials Raid Office of Mahesh Babu Film’s Producer One Day Ahead of Release

Telugu star Mahesh Babu is gearing up for the grand worldwide release of his 25th film Maharshi on May 9. Advance bookings have been going at a great rate and the film is expected to have a big opening in all the centers. Directed by Vamsi Paidipally, the film is jointly produced by Dil Raju, Ashwini Dutt and Prasad V Potluri. One day ahead of the release of the film, Income Tax officials have raided producer Dil Raju’s office. Maharshi has generated a great pre-release income for its producers…

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KGF Actor Yash and Wife Radhika Share First Pictures of Daughter

File photo of Yash and Radhika Pandit Radhika and Yash made their debut in films together with Shashank’s Moggina Manasu in 2008. Trending Desk Last Updated: May 7, 2019, 4:02 PM IST Actors Radhika Pandit and Yash who welcomed their first baby last December have finally shared their daughter’s first picture. While Radhika is quite active on social media, and often shares snippets from her daily life with fans, she refrained from putting out the pictures of her daughter so far. Radhika took to Facebook to share the…

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