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'Baahubali 2' will make filmmakers feel like serial directors: RGV

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   11:46 am
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) Ace filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma on Tuesday said S.S Rajamouli's magnum opus "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion" will make most filmmakers feel like amateurs. View More..

Murugadoss, Shankar inspired me to be producer: Atlee

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   11:28 am
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) Well-known filmmakers such as A.R Murugadoss and Shankar inspired director Atlee to foray into production with upcoming Tamil horror-comedy "Sangili Bungili Kadhava Thorae". View More..

Shutdown in TN, DMK's Stalin arrested

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   10:34 am
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) Normal life was affected in Tamil Nadu amid a shutdown called by opposition parties on Tuesday to press for immediate resolution of farmers' issues. DMK Working President M.K. Stalin and others were arrested. View More..

Shutdown affects normal life in Tamil Nadu

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   9:42 am
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) Normal life was affected in Tamil Nadu due to the shutdown strike called by opposition parties in the state on Tuesday. View More..

Indians are lucky, says Kamal Haasan on Viswanath

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   9:36 pm
Chennai, April 24 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan on Monday said Indians are lucky to have filmmaker K. Vishwanath, who will be conferred the Dada Saheb Phalke Award, the country's highest award in cinema. View More..

Security guard murdered at Jayalalithaa's tea estate

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   8:24 pm
Chennai, April 24 (IANS) A security guard at late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa's Kodanad tea estate in Nilgiris district was murdered and another injured in an attack by unidentified persons, said police on Monday. View More..

Firm on CBI probe into Jayalalithaa's death, Sasikala's removal: Panneerselvam group

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   7:50 pm
Chennai, April 24 (IANS) The AIADMK faction led by former Chief Minister O.Panneerselvam on Monday said that it remains steadfast on its two demands - a CBI probe into the death of former Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa and throwing out party General Secretary V.K.Sasikala and her family out of the party. View More..

AIFF firm to check chances of malpractice in Lajong-Aizawl I-League tie

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   6:40 pm
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) To take any chance of corrupt practices out of the equation, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) is sending their Integrity Officer Javed Siraj a day earlier to Shillong where Lajong FC will take on Aizawl FC in what would be I-League's title-deciding match on Sunday. View More..

Northeast no more a nursery, it's a football factory: Mizoram CM

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   4:54 pm
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Monday backed former India football team captain Baichung Bhutia's comment on the northeast no more being a nursery of the game but a leader, saying it's not only his state but also Manipuri and Assam that have come of age at the national level. View More..

'Government policy would succeed if generic drug quality improves'

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   1:46 pm
Chennai, April 24 (IANS) The Centre's steps to make doctors prescribe drugs by their generic names and not by their brand names may not have material impact without steps for improving the quality standards for drugs, investment banking firm Jefferies has said. View More..

Trailer of Jyotika's 'Magalir Mattum' released

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   12:20 pm
Chennai, April 24 (IANS) The trailer of Jyotika-starrer Tamil drama "Magalir Mattum" was released on Monday at the films audio launch here. View More..

'Baahubali' has given Indian filmmakers license to go big: Rana Daggubati

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   11:32 am
Chennai, April 24 (IANS) Actor Rana Daggubati, who awaits the release of "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion", believes the success of S.S. Rajamoulis "Baahubali" as a franchise has given Indian filmmakers the faith and confidence to go big. View More..

Lajong hold Mumbai in I-League tie

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   11:00 pm
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Yuta Kinowaki produced a late equaliser as Shillong Lajong FC held Mumbai FC to a 1-1 draw in an I-League football match at the Cooperage Stadium here on Sunday evening. View More..

Lajong hold Mumbai in I-League tie

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   10:04 pm
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Yuta Kinowaki produced a late equaliser as Shillong Lajong FC held Mumbai FC to a 1-1 draw in an I-League football match at the Cooperage Stadium here on Sunday evening. View More..

Dulquer Salmaan to play Gemini Ganesan in 'Mahanati'

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   9:16 pm
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Actor Dulquer Salmaan will play late Tamil star Gemini Ganesan in upcoming bilingual film "Mahanati", a biopic on legendary southern actress Savitri, a source said. View More..

Higher indigenisation prescribed for metro trains

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   8:48 pm
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) To give a push to the Make in India programme, the Union Urban Development Ministry has made it mandatory for all metro companies to buy 75 percent of all metro cars domestically, an official statement said on Sunday View More..

East Bengal beat Minerva in I-League tie

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   8:26 pm
Barasat (West Bengal), April 23 (IANS) East Bengal finally broke their losing streak with a 3-1 victory over Minerva Punjab FC in an I-League encounter at the Barasat District Sports Stadium here on Sunday. View More..

Prabhas's next film titled 'Saaho'

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   6:10 pm
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) The makers of actor Prabhass next film announced on Sunday that the film has been titled "Saaho", and it will be made in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi. View More..

Mohanlal revisits ancestral home after three decades

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   1:20 pm
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Malayalam superstar Mohanlal turned nostalgic after paying a visit to his ancestral home after over three decades. View More..

Was fascinated by superheroes as a kid: Prabhas

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   1:08 pm
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Actor Prabhas, ahead of the release of "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion" in which he plays a superhero-like character, says he grew up as a fan of popular superheroes such as He-Man and Superman. View More..

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