Director Mysskin’s comments that ‘had I been a girl, I would have raped Mammootty’ have triggered a huge controversy in the social media, with many slamming the director. He said this while praising the Malayalam mega star for his performance in director Ram’s upcoming film, titled Peranbu. Heaping laurels on Mammootty, Mysskin said that if someone from the Tamil industry… Continue reading "Mysskin lands in controversy for saying ‘I would have raped Mammootty’"
In a horrific crime in the heart of the city, at least 22 men including security guards, elevator operators and plumbers at an apartment complex at Ayanavaram in Chennai sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl with a hearing disorder for more than seven months. Police have arrested 18 of the suspects and are searching for others involved in the crime, which… Continue reading "18 arrested in Chennai for raping minor girl for 7 months"
Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu has watched Chinnababu, the Telugu version of Karthi-starrer Kadaikutty Singam and hailed the whole team for presenting a film with cultural values. In a Tamil tweet, he said, “சமீபத்தில் தெலுங்கு மொழியில் வெளியான “சின்னபாபு” (தமிழில் “கடைக்குட்டி சிங்கம்”) திரைப்படத்தைப் பார்த்தேன். கிராமத்து பசுமை பின்னணியில், நம் பழக்க வழக்கங்களை, மரபுகளை மற்றும் வாழ்க்கை முறையை, ஆபாசம் இல்லாமல் காட்டிய சுவாரசியமான நல்ல… Continue reading "Venkaiah Naidu hails Kadaikutty Singam"
The income tax department on Monday raided the residence as well as offices of SPK Group, one of the main road contractors in Tamil Nadu, at 30 locations. Reports said that more than Rs 150 crore was seized during the raids. While the raids that are spread across 30 locations was triggered by a tip-off on alleged tax evasion, reports… Continue reading "I-T raid on road contractor, over Rs 150 crore seized"
A day after Tollywood actress Sri Reddy hurled sexual charges against filmmaker Sundar C, the latter denied it as false and threatened to file a legal case against her. With this, Sundar has become the first celebrity in Kollywood to react to charges leveled by the actress. Already, she has made serious allegations on Tamil film personalities including A R… Continue reading "Sundar C to sue Sri Reddy"
Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today announced that Cauvery water from Mettur dam will be released for irrigation purpose 19 July. In a statement, he said as the southwest monsoon intensified in the catchment areas of cauvery delta region, the water level in the Mettur dam increased substantially and stood at 89.18 ft today. The inflow into the dam was… Continue reading "Water to be released from Mettur dam from July 19"
Actress-television host-director Lakshmy Ramakrishnan has has titled her next directorial venture as House Owner. “We’ve completed one schedule of the film. It’s a love story, set against the backdrop of Chennai floods,” the Solvathellam Unmai host says. The film stars Kishore (of Pasanga fame) and Lovelyn (daughter of Viji Chandrasekhar) in the lead. “It’s not a period film, but certain… Continue reading "All you want to know about Lakshmy Ramakrishnan’s next film"
Even as major political parties in Tamil Nadu are opposed to the Central government’s proposal of ‘One India, One Election’, superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday came out in support of it. He also welcomed the Chennai-Salem eight-lane expressway project which is being staunchly opposed by most of the major political outfits in the State. Speaking to reporters at Chennai, Rajinikanth said… Continue reading "Rajini supports Chennai-Salem highway, ‘One Nation, One Election’"
Isha Koppikar of En Swasa Kaatre and Narasimha fame has bagged a key role in Sivakarthikeyan’s next film which is being directed by Ravikumar of Indru Netru Naalai fame. The yet untitled movie is a sci-fi thriller and the Bollywood actress has joined the sets of the film in Chennai. And she is happy about it. “Happy & excited to… Continue reading "Isha Koppikar starts working with Sivakarthikeyan"
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today said the government of Tamil Nadu is of the view that the existing institutional arrangement of the University Grants Commission with both regulatory and financial powers is functioning well. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he said, “I write this letter to bring to your kind attention the apprehensions of… Continue reading "Don’t disband UGC: EPS to Modi"