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Friday, August 31, 2012



Mugamoodi tidbits

Posted: 30 Aug 2012 03:10 AM PDT

Its said that Jiiva's mask was made in a specially designed vaccuum chamber to get the perfect leathery fit and a smooth outer finish and the suit originally weighed 8 kilos but was brought down to 4 kilos by repeated experimentation.

 However it was still a nightmare for Jiiva to act with the suit on because of the non-breathable silicone that heats up the body within minutes. Also, the limited flexibility of the silicone rubber made it difficult for nimble action sequences demanded by the kung-fu based fight scenes. Remember Mugamoodi has some high voltage action scenes?

 Mugamoodi is a superhero film aimed at family audiences, boasting off a clean script. Its about the superhero within oneself and Pooja Hegde is said to play a television news reporter in it. Nasser will be seen in a pivotal role whilst music is by K.

 Produced by UTV Motion Pictures, Mugamoodi releases big tomorrow (August 31).

Actor Sibiraj’s new role!

Posted: 30 Aug 2012 03:08 AM PDT

Sibiraj is all set to turn producer soon, and the actor says he is planning to act in his first production.
Sibi says, "After Naanayam, I was offered several good scripts, but we had issues with finding the right producer. And if we had a good producer, the scripts that they offered were not worth the trouble. That's when I decided to produce my own ventures."

He adds, "I'm currently listening to a couple of scripts, and will zero in on one. I'm also open to working with debut director who have non-cliched ideas. I don't want budget to be a hindrance when we make a film."
Interestingly, Sibi's father Sathyaraj had produced his earlier venture, Lee, which was directed by Prabhu Solomon. Sibi informs, "Chances are, I will continue producing films under the same banner."

CM Honours MSV-TKR

Posted: 30 Aug 2012 02:58 AM PDT

It was a night filled with glitz and glamour at the Nehru Indoor Stadium yesterday, August 29th. The 14th year celebrations of Jaya TV also turned out to be a musical extravaganza with veteran musicians MS Viswanathan and TK Ramamurthy conducting the show with some evergreen hits.

Earlier, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, J Jayalalitha, handed over a money bag comprising 60 gold coins and a Ford Fiesta car to the two veteran music composers. The CM stated in her speech that she would ensure that MSV and TKR received the Padma awards for their yeoman service to the film industry.

Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Ilayaraja, P Suseela, TM Soundararaja, PB Srinivas, AVM Saravanan, K Balachander, Sowcar Janaki, Saroja Devi, Jamuna Devi, and several others graced the occasion.

Actor Ganesh Venkatraman excited about Chandra

Posted: 30 Aug 2012 02:54 AM PDT

Ganesh Venkatraman seems to be in full work mode. Post his well-received performance in Panithuli, he has moved on to the bilingual film Chandra in which he stars opposite Shriya Saran. In the film, he plays the character of a handsome young prince.

Sources close to the unit say that the makers wanted to put use Ganesh's good looks to their character's advantage, and shaped him like a Mills and Boons alpha male hero; typically handsome, flirtatious, intense and extremely desirable.
While Shriya plays a last-generation princess brought up in a constrained and traditional atmosphere, Ganesh plays a broad-minded prince brought up in America.
Directed by Roopa Iyer, it has also has Kannada actor Prem in the lead and Vivek and Sukanya playing key roles.
"People appreciated my screen presence in Panithuli and there have been many offers coming my way. I am being extremely selective about the scripts and the characters that I choose," explains Ganesh.

Actor Vimal and Sivakarthikeyan join hands for KBKR

Posted: 30 Aug 2012 02:52 AM PDT

National award winning director Pandiraj is all set with his new movie interestingly titled Kedi Ranga Killadi Billa.

The film has Vimal and Sivakarthikeyan in the lead, with Bindu Madhavi and Regina opposite them respectively.
The story is set in Trichy and highlights the attitudes and dreams of the youth from the town. "I am not claiming that the story is out-of-the-box, but I have treated the subject differently.
I am confident that it will be lapped up by all kinds of audiences," says Pandiraj, who is introducing 200 local talents in KBKR.While Bindu essays the role of a bold girl, Regina will be seen as a timid one. Vijay is behind the camera and Pandiraj teams up with Yuvan Shankar Raja for the first time.

Thursday, August 30, 2012



Actress Amala Paul celebrates Thiru Onam with Mohanlal in Chennai

Posted: 29 Aug 2012 04:33 AM PDT

Amala Paul has a new release in Malayalam, her mother tongue, on the auspicious occasion of Onam. The actress shares screen space with Mollywood Superstar, Mohanlal, in Run Baby Run. Although the actress had earlier done few roles in Malayalam, this is her first film as the main female lead.

Mohanlal held a private screening of their film, 'Run Baby Run' in a preview theatre in Chennai yesterday (August 28), on the eve of Onam. Amala's family were there in full attendance at the preview which was also graced by Mohanlal, Priyadarshan, Lizzy, Ouseapachan, RD Rajashekar and several others.

While Mohanlal plays a cameraman for crime beat of a news channel, Amala plays a television reporter and will be seen in a serious role.

Actor Saif Kareena will marry october 2012

Posted: 29 Aug 2012 03:21 AM PDT

Veteran actor Sharmila Tagore has confirmed that her son Saif Ali Khan will marry Kareena Kapoor in October. According to her, the wedding will take place in either Mumbai or New Delhi and not in Pataudi, ancestral home of Tiger Pataudi, or Bhopal.

Birthday Wishes for Nagarjuna

Posted: 29 Aug 2012 03:20 AM PDT

Akkineni Nagarjuna is celebrating his birthday today, August 29th, 2012. Though he predominantly works in Tollywood, Nagarjuna has also acted in Hindi and Tamil films which earned him a fan base in Kollywood and Bollywood as well.

He has two National Awards to his credit till date. While one was for producing Ninne Pelladatha, the other was a Special Jury Award for his performance in Annamayaa. Apart from this, he has several other prestigious awards presented to him in his long career. His current projects include Dhamarukam, Shirid Sai and Love Story.

Top10cinema wishes this versatile star very happy birthday and many more to come!

Visual Treat Awaits Action Film Lovers

Posted: 29 Aug 2012 03:19 AM PDT

U Chang, a trained martial arts expert, will be making his debut as an actor in The King of the Streets, a Chinese film. When we say martial arts it includes Kung Fu, Thai Boxing and Karate as well. From what we hear, the film will be a visual treat for all action film lovers. The King of the Streets has been made on a huge budget and is slated for release throughout India in the month of November.

The film is about a street fighter, played by U Chang. He accidentally kills one of his opponents during a fight and goes to jail for eight years. His life after the release from jail forms the rest of the story.

Indo Overseas, which has distributed various Hollywood and Chinese films in India, will be distributing this film.

Mugamoodi sequel in 3D?

Posted: 29 Aug 2012 03:14 AM PDT

Dhananjayan Govind, the producer of Mugamoodi has a lot of faith in the film and is going all out to promote it. He was full of praise for Jiiva, Narain, Mysskin, Pooja, music director K and Nasser. He has said that the film will do wonders for all their careers and get them a good name. With the film releasing on Friday, Dhananjayan is content to leave the fate of the film to the audience.

He is confident that the film will be well received and is planning a sequel to the film to be made on a much larger scale and probably in 3D format. The producer has been using microblogging and social networking sites to publicize his film and via this medium he has asked his followers to give their opinions after seeing the film so that he can take his plans for a sequel further.

Actor Ajith-Vishnuvardhan’s film titled ‘Surangani’ ?

Posted: 29 Aug 2012 03:13 AM PDT

It seems that the much awaited title of Ajith-Vishnuvardhan's film has been released. The film has been titled Surangani and the first look poster of the film has also been released. However, this news is unbelievable as the logo of Eros International production house has been placed in the first look poster.

This suggests that the new poster might be cooked up by some gossip mongers and nothing can be confirmed until we hear it from the official sources of the film.
Surangani has has Ajith playing a hacker besides Arya, Tapasee Pannu, Nayanthara in pivotal roles. Tollywood star Rana Daggubati will be making a special cameo appearance. The film has managed to be in the news very often as the makers have kept the hype alive by releasing the pictures Ajith's hardcore fitness regime every now and then.
Produced by AM Rathnam under Sri Surya Movies banner, the film has Yuvan Shankar Raja's music, PS Vinod's cinematography, writer duo Subha's dialogues and Naanni's editing.

Actress Asin’s love for Marathi

Posted: 29 Aug 2012 03:09 AM PDT

Asin is one actress who loves to dub her own for her films be it Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam or Hindi. Now she plays a Marathi girl in one of her forthcoming venture in Bollywood.

Guess what the actress had done? She has hired Marathi tutor and learn the language. Asin is keen on delivering the language without flaws. One hears that the crew of the film is extremely surprised by the actress' commitment towards her craft.
Asin , a popular name in Tamil cinema is now a busy bee in Bollywood where she is part of some big ventures. She is having a gala run in Bollywood.