Veteran actor-filmmaker T Rajendhar has slammed Tamil Film Producers Council president and Nadigar Sangam general secretary Vishal over a string of issues. Speaking to reporters in Chennai on Sunday, TR said Vishal had not stopped Tamilrockers from released the pirated versions of Tamil films online, though it was one of Vishal’s promises. “Why Vishal had an association with Lyca Productions.… Continue reading "TR comes down heavily on Vishal"
Tamil Film Producers Council president Vishal said on Friday that the association would not withdraw the ongoing strike if its demands are not met. “We are staging this for the welfare of producers and the whole Tamil film industry,” he told reporters in Chennai. Earlier, speaking after a marathon six-hour marathon-meeting between TFPC and Theatre Owners Associations, Vishal said that,… Continue reading "No withdrawl of strike till our demands are met: Vishal"
The Tamil Film Producers Council has said it is firm in its decision to go for a complete shutdown from March 16, despite a compromise formula by digital service provide Qube. There will be no new Tamil releases or shooting schedules from March 16. The Tamil Nadu Film Exhibitors Association (TNFEA) has also announced an indefinite strike urging the Tamil… Continue reading "Crisis intensifies in Kollywood as TFPC not ready to budge"
Office-bearers of Tamil Film Producers Council, South India Artistes Association and Theatre Owners Association on Friday called on Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and urged him take steps to curb piracy. In the meeting, various issues including permission for building small theaters and eradicate piracy in private buses and cable channels were discussed. This meet has held two… Continue reading "Vishal meets CM with list of demands"
Tamil Film Producers Council president Vishal on Wednesday said the film industry would go on an indefinite strike from May 30 if the central and the state governments did not take steps to curb piracy. He said that they have requested both Central and State Governments to completely eradicate piracy with the help of cyber crime and Internet Service Providers.… Continue reading "Vishal announces strike from May 30"
Karuppu Raja Vellai Raja, a film directed and produced by Prabhu Deva, with Vishal and the Karthi in the lead roles, has hit the floors. The film written by the late director Subaash has Karthi, Vishal and Sayyeshaa among others in the cast with Harris Jayaraj providing the music. Speaking at the launch, Prabhu Deva said: “The title is not… Continue reading "Vishal-Karthi’s black and white plans"
Today, a function is being held in the city, where the newly elected office-bearers of Tamil Film Producers Council, led by Vishal, will formally take charge. A bitter battle in the Tamil Nadu Film Producers Council that began nearly six months ago culminated on Sunday, with actor Vishal being elected to the post of President. Vishal had run his election… Continue reading "Vishal & Co takes charge at Producers Council"
Vishal penned history once again by emerging victorious as the new President of the Tamil Film Producers Council in the elections conducted on Sunday. Already the general secretary of Nadigar Sangam, he has won the election for the top post of the TFPC President by polling more votes than the other contestants Keyaar and Radhakrishnan. Vishal, who produces films under… Continue reading "Vishal wins TFPC polls, vows to eliminate piracy"
Superstar Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan laid the foundation stone for Nadigar Sangam building at Habibullah Road, T Nagar, Chennai, on Friday. The event was also attended by Suriya, STR, Vishal, Nassar and many others. After doing the formalities, Kamal spoke to the media where he said, “The new Nadigar Sangam building will serve as a huge castle to the actors”.… Continue reading "Vishal’s wedding next year"
The team led by Vishal is meeting members of Tamil Film Producers Council in various places and seeking support in elections. Speaking at Coimbatore, Vishal said, “Our team has decided to contest in the upcoming TFPC elections only to save film industry.” He said further: “A lot of issues are there in Kollywood, nothing has happened in the last ten… Continue reading "Vishal explains why is he contesting TFPC polls"