Gautham Menon Turns Dhanush Into Superman

A still from Enai Noki Paayum Thota. Dhanush is not a bad actor, and has learnt to be subdued and subtle, not giving himself to histrionics. But his range is something we have never seen. News18.com Last Updated: November 29, 2019, 5:17 PM IST Enai Noki Paayum Thota Cast: Dhanush, Megha Akash, Sasikumar Director: Gautham Vasudev Menon Cinema has long ceased to be fantasy and make-believe. It has descended on to terra firma, and many Indian films have shifted to this mode. But Tamil cinema, no. It is…

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They Should Consider His Age, Says Cinematographer Rajeev Ravi on Shane Nigam Ban

Malayalam actor Shane Nigam, who made his major acting debut with the 2016 film Kismath, has landed himself into a series of controversies with filmmakers. The 23-year-old was quick to rise to fame due to his acting abilities and the kind of projects that came his way. A sudden ban was announced by the Kerala Film Producers’ Association (KFPA) on Thursday, and three of his upcoming films – Veyil, Qurbani and Ullasam – have been stopped overnight. The ban came after a tussle between Shane and producers. The actor has…

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Shane Nigam’s Mother Sunila Opens up About Controversy Around the Actor’s Professionalism

Malayalam actor Shane Nigam, who made his major acting debut with the 2016 film Kismath, has landed himself into a series of controversies with filmmakers, and suggestion of his ban from the industry has also surfaced. The 23-year-old was quick to rise to fame due to his acting abilities and the kind of projects that came his way. However, Nigam’s mother Sunila has now spoken up on the issue. She said, “Neither social media nor the mainstream news organisations present our version of the events. In fact, nobody has sought…

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Tamil Actor Bala Singh Passes Away in Chennai

Kollywood actor Bala Singh has passed away. He was 67. Singh was admitted at Vijaya Hospital in Chennai for food poison and was undergoing treatment there. He died on Wednesday at 01:00 AM. His body will be kept for homage in Virgambakkam till eve and then will be taken to his hometown Nagarkoil for last rites. Apart from films, he has also worked in several hit TV serials like Rudhraveenai and Aathira. While he entered Malayalam cinema in 1983, it was his role in the 1995 Tamil film Avatharam starring…

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Indian-American student sexually assaulted, strangulated to death in Chicago

WASHINGTON: A 19-year-old Indian-American student was sexually assaulted and then strangulated to death in Chicago, police said about a brutal murder that has shocked the community in the United States. Ruth George, originally hailing from Hyderabad and an honours student at the University of Illinois, was found dead in the back seat of a family-owned vehicle in a campus garage on Saturday. The assailant, Donald Thurman, 26, was arrested Sunday from a Chicago metro station. He is not associated with the university. On Monday, he was formally charged with first-degree…

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Indian-origin man convicted of raping woman in New York

NEW YORK: An Indian– origin man has been convicted of raping a woman, after helping her find a place to live in the Queens neighbourhood here. Ashok Singh, 58, of Pennsylvania, was found guilty of rape and unlawful imprisonment following a two-week-long trial. He will be sentenced next month and faces up to 25 years in prison, Acting Queens District Attorney John Ryan said. According to trial testimony, in December 2015, Singh met the victim, who was looking for a rental apartment, and offered to help her find a place…

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Here’s if obesity and smoking may impact healing post-fracture surgery | Health News

Washington DC: A recent study has examined if obesity and smoking, which are known to impact negative effects on bone health, can also affect healing in patients, who had surgery for fractures of the wrist or the distal radius. For the study, published in the — Journal of Hand Surgery — the investigators analysed data on patients surgically treated for a distal radius fracture between 2006 and 2017 at two trauma centres. The 200 patients were divided into obese and non-obese groups (39 and 161 patients, respectively) and were also…

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Bigg Boss Tamil 3’s Vanitha Vijayakumar Wishes Brother Arun Vijay on Birthday With a Heartfelt Tweet

South actress Vanitha Vijaykumar, who starred as one of the most controversial contestants in Season 3 of Bigg Boss Tamil, recently turned the tables when she posted a heartfelt note for her brother and actor Arun Vijay. Vanitha had been vocal about not being on good terms with him. Taking to her twitter, she shared a picture of the actor with a caption that read, “Indifferences is something that can be sorted out. One life one family one blood .you and I may be in our own journeys but we…

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Reservoir Dogs Actor Michael Madsen’s First Look from R Madhavan-starrer Nishabdham is Out

Hollywood actor Michael Madsen will be seen playing the role of Richard Dickens in the upcoming multilingual thriller Nishabdham. Directed by Hemant Madhukar, Nishabdham has been creating buzz since it unveiled the first look of R. Madhavan essaying the role of Anthony and Anushka Shetty as Saskshi, a deaf and a mute artist. According to a Tweet shared by Hemant Madhukar, Michael Madsen will be playing the role of a Police Captain from Seattle PD in Nishabdham. Sharing the first look of the poster, Hemant Madhukar wrote, “#KillBill and #Species…

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SS Rajamouli Adds Thor’s Ray Stevenson and Other International Stars to Jr NTR, Ram Charan-starrer RRR

Baahubali director SS Rajamouli is known for directing larger than life, awe-inspiring films. The filmmaker, who is currently working on his next movie RRR, is adding new faces to the cast. After much discussion, the cast of the movie has been finalized, including the roles of the lead heroine and antagonist. The upcoming magnum opus has now roped in British actress Olivia Morris. She will be replacing Daisay Edgar Jones, who has opted out of the movie. Taking to social media, the official Twitter handle of RRR movie announced, “Welcome…

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Houston police honour fallen Indian-American policeman, change dress code policy for Sikh cops

HOUSTON: In honour of fallen Indian-American Sikh police officer Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal, the Houston Police Department has changed its dress code policy to allow the minority community members to represent their faith while on duty. On September 28, Dhaliwal, a 10-year veteran of the Harris County Sheriff’s office and its first Sikh deputy, was gunned down while conducting a mid-day traffic stop in northwest of Houston. The 42-year-old trailblazing police officer made national headlines when he was allowed to grow a beard and wear a turban on the job. “@houstonpolice…

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Nayanthara Celebrates Birthday with Boyfriend Vignesh Shivan in New York

Actress Nayanthara seems to be having the best time of her life. The South actress, known for her work in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam movies, is celebrating her 35th birthday with boyfriend Vignesh Shivan in New York City. Shivan took to Instagram to share a wish for his lady love in style. He wrote, “This Sky & her smile — surreal!! Bringing in her birthday in #newyorkcity #nayanthara #love… This city is so so so beautiful! #freezing#nofilter #newyork #brooklynbridge #birthdaygirl #birthday #eve” In the pictures, the lovebirds can…

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