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Friday, July 20, 2012



Neethaane En Ponvasantham first teaser to release on July 22

Posted: 19 Jul 2012 12:41 PM PDT

Yuvan Shankar Raja crooned and his father Isaignani Ilaiyaraaja composed 'Saindhu saindhu…' track from Neethaane En Ponvasantham generated a good hype after Raja spoke about the song on Twitter. Understanding that the audience are curious to get a glimpse of the number, the makers of the movie have decided to release a teaser of the song on July 22.

A source close to the production house said, "The most awaited music album of 2012 is gearing up for release in August. Neethaane En Ponvasantham which brings together Gautham Vasudev Menon and Isaignani Ilaiyaraaja has already created a huge buzz with respect to what this combination has created for audiences worldwide.
"And just to tease our audiences a little more, the makers of the film have decided to launch a visual teaser of 'Saindhu saindhu…' song popularised by Yuvan shankar raja with his tweets on how he considered himself lucky to have sung it. This teaser will be online this Sunday (July 22)."
Talking about the song, Yuvan has recently tweeted, "I was speechless when I heard the final version. OMG its pure music that is what I call it. Thanks to Gautam for making me sing the song." This will be the first song visuals from the movie being released apart from the first teaser released on Valentine's day.
Neethaane En Ponvasantham stars Jeeva in the Tamil version, Nani in Telugu, whereas Aditya Roy Kapoor will feature in the Hindi version. Samantha is playing the female lead in all three instalments.

Viswaroopam to Get a Solo Release?

Posted: 19 Jul 2012 12:35 PM PDT

Sources in Kollywood say that Kamal Haasan is eyeing August 24th to release his magnum opus Viswaroopam. Kamal, who has also directed this film, is planning to release both the Tamil and Hindi versions simultaneously.

With no Bollywood films slated for release on that week, Kamal's Viswaroop has a bright chance of making it as a solo release, say trade sources.

Viswaroopam has been shot extensively in foreign locations such as Jordan and US. The film stars Kamal in the lead with Pooja Kumar and Andrea as his lead pairs. Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy have scored the music for this film.

Actress Khushbu, Big B movie on track?

Posted: 19 Jul 2012 12:34 PM PDT

Two years back, director Revathy S Varma (who made June R with Jyothika and Suriya) had cast Amitabh Bachchan to play the lead in her Bollywood film Mad Dad. She had also roped in actress Khushbu, who had played a crucial role in June R, to play the wife of Big B. However, the project was stalled on account of the Bollywood superstar's illness.

While the director is currently making the film in Malayalam with actor Lal, TV host Nazriya Nazim and Meghna Raj, we hear that she is also trying to resuscitate the project in Hindi as well.
The filmmaker, who is currently busy with the post production work for the Malayalam film, confirmed that she plans to remake the film in Hindi. "I'm not aware of the current availability status of the actors as I've been concentrating on the Malayalam film. But, some interested Bollywood producers have also suggested that we could make the film with Sanjay Dutt, in case Amitabh Bachchan is unavailable," she said.
When we contacted actress Khusbhu, she said, "Yes, I had been approached and agreed to do the film two years back. But I don't know the status of the project now."

Thursday, July 19, 2012



One Bollywood & One South African as villains in Singam 2!

Posted: 18 Jul 2012 11:23 AM PDT

The new trend in Kollywood is to have villains imported from Bollywood and from foreign lands.
The bad guys in Ajith's Billa 2- Vidyut Jamwal, Sudhanshu Pandey were instant hits with the Tamil audiences.

Now director Hari is getting two deadly villains, to take on Suriya in Singam 2. They are the popular Bollywood and Tollywood bad guy Mukesh Rishi and a new actor from Cape Town in South Africa.
Mukesh Rishi had acted as villain opposite Vijayakanth in Vallarasu and had done innumerable villain roles in various Telugu mass masalas.
Hari will be flying to south Africa to do an audition and select an actor to play the all-important pivotal villain role.
Singam 2 has Suriya, Anushka and Hansika in lead roles with Devi Sri Prasad providing the music.

Hans thanks ARR for his contribution to 'The Dark Knight Rises'

Posted: 18 Jul 2012 11:20 AM PDT

The Dark Knight Rises' graces screens come Friday and boy oh boy, are audiences excited about it! One of the most celebrated Hollywood series; this is the third outing in Nolan's Batman trilogy.

The film's music composer Hans Zimmer has thanked AR Rahman along with a host of others for contributing to the film's music. ARR has contributed to the music of this film although it's not very clear of what he composed or worked on. Remember, ARR and Hans earlier worked together in Oscar Sangamam.

The Dark Knight Rises takes place 8 years after the events of the second part, The Dark Knight, and introduces to the audience the characters of Selina Kyle and Bane played by Anne Hathaway and Tom Hardy.

Director Prabhu Deva Gets Shruti on-Board

Posted: 18 Jul 2012 11:17 AM PDT

The news is official! Shruti Haasan has signed a Bollywood flick. There was a buzz that the pretty actress may join the star cast of Prabhu Deva's next. It has now been confirmed that she will play the female in the film to be directed by Prabhu.

Shruti will be paired opposite Girish Taurani, a debutant. The film, which has not been titled yet, will be produced by Tips Kumar Taurani.

Shruti's foray into Bollywood was with the Bollywood film Luck and she has been successfully concentrating in the regional languages as well. With Prabhu Deva having back-to-back hits in Hindi – Wanted and Rowdy Rathore – movie buffs are expecting a lot more from him!

Actor Rajesh Khanna No More

Posted: 18 Jul 2012 11:13 AM PDT

It is indeed a saddest day in the history of Indian cinema with Bollywood's first Superstar Rajesh Khanna passing away today. The end of this 69-year-old came at his residence. Rajesh Khanna has been suffering from health issues for long and was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai for treatment. He was discharged from the hospital recently after his health condition improved. Unfortunately, Rakesh Khanna's health suffered a major setback today morning and his end came.

Rajesh Khanna leaves behind his estranged wife and actress Dimple Kapadia , whom he divorced in 1984, and the couple has two daughters Twinkle Khanna and Rinke Khanna out of the wedlock.

The entire film industry is bereaving his death and film personalities are making a beeline to his residence to pay their last respects.

Top10cinema extends its heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family. May his soul rest in peace.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012



Actress Samantha Teams Up With Nandini Reddy

Posted: 17 Jul 2012 12:37 PM PDT

Samantha, who is currently busy with the Telugu film Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu, will turn to Nandini Reddy's project from July 20th onwards. The actress is riding on the success of Naan Ee and has several projects lined up needing her attention.

Her next film in the pipeline will be directed by Nandini Reddy. Thaman has been roped in to score the music for this film.

Samantha, it may be mentioned here, was initially approached for Mani Ratnam's Kadal and Shankar's I but the actress could not allot her dates despite trying hard.

Director Hari Reveals About Singam 2

Posted: 17 Jul 2012 12:35 PM PDT

Director Hari revealed about Singam 2 recently. The director said that he has retained the same set of actors who had acted in Singam except Prakash Raj. Also, Hansika will be a new addition to the star cast apart from Bollywood actor Mukesh and a South African actor. While Anushka plays an industrialist daughter, Hansika will be seen as a college student. Manorama and Vivek, who were in the prequel, have also been retained.

Hari also disclosed that Suriya will be seen in two different get-ups in this film which is set in Thoothukudi. The director is planning to film the climax portions in some great location in South Africa, we hear.

Actor Karthi's Alex Pandian – Release Date Here!

Posted: 17 Jul 2012 12:32 PM PDT

Karthi and Anushka starrer Alex Pandian is all set for a grand release. The film, directed by Suraj, will hit the screens on October 12th, states official sources. In this entertainer, Santhanam plays the comedian and his teaming up with Karthi for the third consecutive time is one of the reasons for the film's expectations levels going up. Karthi and Santhanam create a laugh riot on the silver screens with their sheer presence and Alex Pandian is not going to be any different.

Nikhita Thukral, Sanusha, Milind Soman, Suman and Prathap Pothen are also included in the star cast. Devi Sri Prasad has scored the music for this film. Alex Pandian is produced by KE Gnanavelraja under the banner Studio Green.