Here’s Why Soundarya Rajinikanth Deleted Photos with Her Son in a Swimming Pool

After Soundarya Rajinikanth married actor-businessman Vishagan Vanangamudi in February, the newlyweds went to Iceland for their honeymoon. The younger daughter of Tamil superstar Rajinikanth shared pictures from Iceland, but was soon subject to trolls who criticised her for posting happy photos a day after the Pulwama terror attack. Her post was flooded with comments asking her to stop tweeting honeymoon pictures for the time being and mourn the death of CRPF jawans. The graphic designer, producer and director has been mired in a similar criticism once again. On Sunday, she…

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Middling Drama on Catastrophe That Hit Chennai in 2015

House Owner Direction: Lakshmy Ramakrishnan Cast: Sriranjani, Aadukalam Kishore, Lovelyn Chandrasekhar, Pasanga Kishore Tamil director Lakshmy Ramakrishnan makes movies that talk about real people and their dilemmas. Her 2016 Ammani took us to a hospital ward where Salamma is a maid who is about to retire, but her family plays shark out to grab her provident fund. Her anxiety is not very dissimilar to the pangs which Ramakrishnan’s latest protagonist, Radha (Sriranjani), suffers in House Owner, a 100-minute odyssey through a calamitous rain which smashed Chennai out of shape in…

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Vijay Sethupathi’s Film has a Bizarre, Unbelievable Script

A still from Sindhubaadh. There is really not much of a story in Sindhubaadh and if there are twists and turns, these form a bizarre, unbelievable script. News18.com Last Updated: June 27, 2019, 5:01 PM IST Sindhubaadh Director: S.U. Arun Kumar Cast: Vijay Sethupathi, Anjali, Vivek Prasanna Vijay Sethupathi is a good actor, whose films Vikram Vedha, Orange Mittai and 96, were marvellously captivating. But when he jumps into mindless masala mish-mash, Sethupathi, despite his herculean effort, cannot save the movie. As Thiru – a smalltime thief…

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On the Eve of Thalapathy Vijay’s Birthday, Tamil Star Gifts Fans Poster of New Film

Tamil star Thalapathy Vijay broke his Twitter hiatus since October 2018 to reveal the new poster of his upcoming film, a day before his birthday. The actor, who turns 45 on June 22, posted the tweet showing him in two looks from his film Thalapathy 63, which has now been named Bigil. The film was tentatively called Thalapathy 63 after its announcement, and fans were waiting for Vijay’s birthday week, as usual, for more information on the title and the first look. Vijay announced the official title alongwith the poster,…

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K Balachander’s Thaneer Thaneer Saw It Coming Years Before Chennai Water Crisis

The world is running out of water, but the world does not care. Despite environmentalists shouting from the rooftops that if we humans are not careful about how we use this precious life-sustaining commodity, we could all perish. Sounds like doomsday, but such a scenario may not be entirely out of the realm of possibility. The recent Netflix drama, Leila, paints a grim picture of India in 2047, exactly a hundred years after we got our freedom from Britain. There is water famine, there are water wars with people…

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Malayalam Actor Vinayakan Accused of Abusing Woman Activist Gets Bail

File photo of Malayalam actor Vinayakan. Vinayakan, who was accused by a woman of abusing her in a phone conversation, was granted bail on Thursday. IANS Last Updated: June 20, 2019, 5:56 PM IST Award-winning Malayalam actor Vinayakan, who was accused by a woman of abusing her in a phone conversation, was granted bail on Thursday. The Kalpetta police station in Wayanad had registered a case against the actor on June 15 after activist Mridula complained that Vinayak had abused her when she called him up to request…

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Telugu Bigg Boss 3 Promo Released, Here are the Probable Contestants This Season

The promo of Bigg Boss Telugu season 3 has been unveiled. Though the channel has launched nothing but just the logo of the third season, the promo video is all about the show going on floors soon. The channel didn’t reveal any detail about the participants or the airing date of the show, but reports suggest that Akkineni Nagarjuna, who has previously hosted Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu, the Telugu version of Kaun Banega Crorepathi, is now going to host the third season of Bigg Boss Telugu. International Business Times reported that…

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Samantha Akkineni Admits Film Offers Have Reduced Post Marriage With Naga Chaitanya

Samantha Akkineni, one of the leading actresses in Tamil and Telugu film industries, is at the peak of her career, thanks to the success of Rangasthalam, Mahanati and several other films. She made her relationship with actor Naga Chaitanya official in 2017, and the couple tied the knot the same year. Her marriage has made an impact on her career, says Samantha, admitting that she isn’t being offered as many film roles as she used to be when she was single. As she gears up for the release of…

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Is Cricketer Jasprit Bumrah Dating Premam Actress Anupama Parameswaran?

Indian cricketers getting linked on actresses is not a new trend, and the latest cricketer to set the tongues rolling is Jasprit Bumrah. If reports are to be believed, then something is brewing between Jasprit and Premam actress Anupama Parameswaran. The rumour started making rounds after they started following each other on Twitter. They have also been leaving comments on each other’s posts. In a recent interview, Anupama denied dating Jasprit and said that they are ‘just good friends’. Jasprit is currently busy playing for the Indian cricket team…

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Mammootty Back to Being a Cop in Entertaining Dark Comedy

Unda Cast: Mammootty, Renjith, Shine Tom Chacko, Arjun Ashokan Director: Khalid Rahman Donning ‘khaki’ is not new for Malayalam superstar. He has done it several times in his illustrious acting career. Beginning from his first role as cop, Circle Inspector Jacob Eeraly in Yavanika (1982), he has shown his versatility in police characters of diverse trajectories and flavours–Inspector Balram in Aavanazhi and its sequels, Perumal in August 1 and sequel, CI Rajan Zachariah in Kasaba to name a few. Once again, he is at it, as sub-inspector Manikandan CP…

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Varalaxmi Slams Vishaal Krishna Over Derogatory Remarks on Her Father Sarathkumar

Vishal and Varalaxmi are on loggerheads. Varalaxmi and Vishal were best friends for several years. However, things turned sour during the October 2015 Nadigar Sangam elections. Trending Desk Last Updated: June 14, 2019, 3:22 PM IST All is not well between actress Varalaxmi and her ex-boyfriend actor Vishal Krishna. In his latest campaign video during Nadigar Sangam election, Vishal Krishna has highlighted the failures during Sarathkumar’s leadership, slamming him for his work. While he might have done it as a tactic to win the election, due on June…

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Kaala Director Pa Ranjith Booked for Controversial Speech About Chola Emperor Rajaraja Cholan

Director Pa Ranjith, who has delivered back-to-back hits like Kabali and Kaala starring Rajinikanth, has been slapped with charges of promoting enmity between groups for his ‘controversial’ speech about Rajaraja Cholan.  Rajaraja I was a Cholan emperor from present day south India who ruled over the Cholan kingdom of medieval Tamil Nadu, parts of northern India, two thirds of Sri Lankan territory, Maldives and parts of East Asia, between 985 and 1014 CE. In a caustic remark against the king, Ranjith said it was during the era of the famed…

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