- Thuppaki teaser in 1st week of July
- A injury can’t deter Ananya!
- Saguni Next to Endhiran
- Billa 2 Is A Very Serious Film – Chakri Toleti
- Actress Navya Nair is back
- Kollywood sings new tunes
- Music Director Ilaiyaraaja’s song at the Olympics?
- Director Shankar titles his new movie 'I'.
Posted: 21 Jun 2012 07:23 AM PDT
movie Thuppaki will have its trailer release on his birthday date. But much to there disappointment, sources say that the trailer release will be only in the first week of July.
Thuppaki director AR Murugadoss, has replied to Vijay fans on Twitter and clarified that the trailer will be released ten days after the actor's birthday and requested them to cooperate with him. He tweeted, "New releases and Vijay sir's bday make June 22 big. Thuppaki teaser wil come after 10 days. Pls bear with us."
The reason being the makers of Thuppaki has been cautious that the promotions may go unnoticed due to the release of Ajith's Billa 2 by next week, and Saguni hitting the screens this Friday.
Posted: 21 Jun 2012 07:21 AM PDT
the shoot of the third schedule of director Viji Thampy's Dileep-starrer, Nadodimannan. The actress, who had fractured her wrist in an accident on the sets when 'badman' Abu Salim pushed her to the floor, has shot for the second schedule without letting her injury force her into a short break.
And now that she's gotten over it, Ananya has her hands full. "Besides Nadodimannan, in Kollywood, I'm working for 'Iravum Pagalum' opposite Mahesh. Coming up in Kannada is Gokulakrishna," she informs. On the Mollywood front, besides the 3D horror flick Raktharakshassu, Ananya will star in one of the five short films in the featurette D Company. "I'll be a part of director M Padmakumar's segment in the five-film flick," she says.
Posted: 21 Jun 2012 08:53 AM PDT
second high screening movie after Superstar Rajinikath's Enthiran directed by ace director Shankar.
Debutant Shankar Dayal directed Saguni is all set to hit the screens tomorrow [June 22] world wide with about 1150 screens, the second highest big release followed by Rajikanth and Aishwarya Rai starrer Enthiran that was released world wide with about 2050 screens. Saguni is a political satire taken on politics and elections.
GV has composed 5 massy tunes for Saguni, which are highly accepted by music lovers and Manasellam Mazhaiye is topping the chartbusters. PG Muthiah has cranked the camera and A. Sreekar Prasad has handled the editing department for Saguni.
Posted: 21 Jun 2012 07:16 AM PDT
hence there was no room for comedy.
The director was asked why the film has no comedian in the star cast to which he replied that comedy would not suit Billa 2′s script and hence he decided to dispense with it.
So for now we have to be satisfied with the news that Billa 2 will be a serious film. The film is yet to be censored and the filmmakers are expected to announce the release date soon.
Posted: 21 Jun 2012 04:49 AM PDT
Navya Nair was not seen on screen after she entered wedlock a few years ago. The pretty Mollywood actress, who is popular in Kollywood as well, is eyeing a comeback now.
According to sources, the 'Raman Thediya Seethai' actress will start her second innings with a Malayalam film titled 'Scene 1: Nammude Veedu'. She will play the role of a higher secondary teacher in this flick.
Lal who will essay the role of an associate director in the film, which has Asif Ali, Gauthami, Lalu Alex, Suraj Venjaramoodu and Thilakan in pivotal roles.
The film will be produced by Shafeer Seth. Circles close to Navya says that she accepted to do 'Scene 1: Nammude Veedu', since she was impressed very much by the script and her character in it.
Posted: 21 Jun 2012 04:39 AM PDT
entering the Tamil film industry, the Kollywood hero today can headbang to heavy metal as he can serenade with the blues…
New composers and varied singers have led to the Tamil film heroes doing more than just the romantic duet and the kuththu song. With this new wave of musicians entering the industry, we have the heroes shimmying to hip-hop and techno and also rocking it hard to metal tunes. While AR Rahman introduced the Kollywood buffs to genres right from the 90s, the past few years have seen an increased use of these alternate genres by other composers too.
From Simbu crooning Evan Di Unnai Petthan… to Rajinikanth's robotic version serenading Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Endhiran, techno music has suddenly become a rage with the masses. Most of the soundtracks now offer club mixes of the popular love ballads too, which are even made into special song promos. A lot of retro songs being rehashed with techno beats have also become quite the hit.
Be-bop to hip hop
Thaman's song Parvathy… in the Siddharth-Amala Paul-starrer Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi tried to infuse the acapella style, which was an instant hit with the youngsters. The 3 soundtrack by Anirudh too took the youngsters by storm. From the mish-mash Why This Kolaveri… to the more bluesy Po Nee Po… the soundtrack has a mix of differnt beats and tunes.
Rock and metal too have seen their entry, with young composers choosing to use guitar riffs and drums aplenty in their tunes. Who can forget the rocking Adiye Kolluthey… track from Varanam Aayiram, which was good enough to be part of a good rock album. Similarly, a lot of young composers come from rock bands, and their influence shows in their music music.
Posted: 21 Jun 2012 04:19 AM PDT
buzz in filmdom is that one of maestro Ilaiyaraaja's songs features in the song list for the opening ceremony of the upcoming Olympics Games to be held in London. The song, Naandhaan Ungappanda… from the 1981 film Ram Lakshman, starring Kamal Haasan and Sripriya, features among the list of 86 songs (which includes tracks from the likes of Adele, Sex Pistols, Amy Winehouse and Michael Jackson) that was apparently leaked to the British media.
The list also includes Paper Planes, the song by British singer of Tamil origin M.I.A. (which was also featured in the soundtrack of Slumdog Millionaire). Given that Danny Boyle, the director of the Oscar-winning film is also the artistic director of the London Olympics, there is a strong suspicion that the leaked list is in fact the official playlist.
The maestro's spokespersons, however, said they had not been intimidated about any such developments.
Posted: 21 Jun 2012 04:06 AM PDT
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