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February 8th, 2012

Dhanush speaks about ‘Kolaveri di’ at IIM-Ahmedabad

Dhanush speaks about ‘Kolaveri di’ at IIM-Ahmedabad

The Kolaveri star Dhanush is on seventh heaven as he got invited to conduct a special class at IIM – Ahmedabad. No prizes for guessing that the lecture was on the marketing techniques behind the stupendous success of Why this Kolaveri di…

Accompanied by cousin and music director Anirudh Ravichander, who composed the song Kolaveri di that went viral, Dhanush shared some secrets on the making of the song with budding managers at the IIM-A. Click here to read more

January 27th, 2012

‘Kolaveri di’ composer Anirudh Ravichander wants to move on

‘Kolaveri di’ composer Anirudh Ravichander wants to move on

Young music director Anirudh Ravichander wishes to bring world music to India in his future projects

He is all of 21 and can boast of over 38 million YouTube hits for his song. But Anirudh Ravichander, composer of the phenomenally popular Tamil-English number Kolaveri di, is already trying to move out of its shadow. “Kolaveri di is in the past now; I am trying to move on to new projects,” Ravichander said. “Although I’m enjoying the success, I realised it was very important to move out of the Kolaveri di shadow to concentrate on future projects. I’m still young and raring to make good music,” he added. Click here to read more

January 24th, 2012

‘Kolaveri di’ singer Dhanush to debut in Bollywood!

‘Kolaveri di’ singer Dhanush to debut in Bollywood!

Rajinikanth’s son-in-law follows in his footsteps, aims to make a mark in the Hindi film industry with Raanjhnaa

Kollywood superstar Dhanush has signed his first Bollywood film. Around three decades ago, south Superstar Rajinikanth had done the same thing. He had even enjoyed considerable success with films like Andha Kanoon, Geraftaar, Chaalbaaz and Hum, but later returned to Tamil cinema. Click here to read more

December 31st, 2011

Vidya Balan’s ‘Ooh la la magic’ beats Dhanush’s ‘Kolaveri di’ charm!

Vidya Balan’s ‘Ooh la la magic’ beats Dhanush’s ‘Kolaveri di’ charm!

There is no doubt that Kolaveri di is the sensation of the year, but Vidya Balan’s oomph, chutzpah and dirty moves have scored over Dhanush’s unique musical creation. Ooh La La has become the most watched mobile clip of 2011

This a classic example of what a woman can do with her sensuality and boldness. When it comes to entertainment, women power seems to rule on the big screen and even on the small mobile screen! Vidya Balan has proved this point unabashedly not just with her sizzling moves but also with her unapologetic and bold acting in the film The Dirty Picture. A recent survey conducted by a mobile company has thrown up some interesting data. Giving tough fight to the talk of the town Kolaveri di, Vidya’s belly jiggling, bosom heaving and booty shaking moves in Ooh la la have made it the most watched video on mobile. Click here to read more

December 29th, 2011

‘Why this kolaveri di’ is CNN’s Top Song of the Year

‘Why this kolaveri di’ is CNN’s Top Song of the Year

The ultimate king of viral fever, Kolaveri di is transcending geographical boundaries, gaining international acclaim and making people groove to its unusual rhythm in discos and nightclubs all over the globe

If Kolaveri di’s singer Dhanush’s presence as a special guest at visiting Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshiko Noda’s dinner party was not indication enough of the massive popularity the 28-year-old singer is getting the world over, then here’s a piece of news for you. After becoming the rage on the Internet and bagging millions of hits online, Kolaveri di is set to become a sensation like no other. Click here to read more

December 26th, 2011

Dhanush regales Kolkata on Christmas with ‘Kolaveri di’

Dhanush regales Kolkata on Christmas with ‘Kolaveri di’

Southern star Dhanush added to the Christmas celebrations in Kolkata when he performed his raging hit Why this kolaveri di to thousands of screaming fans Sunday. Dhanush and the song’s music director Anirudh Ravichander regaled the audience at City Center mall. The fans, both young and old, clearly couldn’t have enough as they kept chanting “once more” when Dhanush finished. He generously obliged. Dhanush is perhaps the first Indian celebrity whose song Kolaveri di has gone viral on YouTube, with over 20 million hits so far. The number is increasing by the day. The video for Kolaveri di was released online November 16. Its peppy tune as well as funky lyrics helped it go viral and get more than a million hits on YouTube within a day of its launch.
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