Vishwaroopam compromise reached, but controversy continues!
The censor board defends its decision to pass Vishwaroopam without cuts and hits back at Advocate General Shri Navaneetha Krishnan for calling the procedure a ‘scam’
Now that the beleaguered actor/director/writer/lyricist/producer/singer Kamal Haasan has hammered out a deal with Muslim protest groups and the Tamil Nadu government, the film is likely to release in its home state this coming Friday, provided the agreed seven minutes of cuts can be made in time. However, the controversy surrounding the film continues. Click here to read more
Pooja Kumar, happy birthday: The Vishwaroopam actor turns 36
Model, VJ, actor, producer – the versatile babe turns 36 years old today
Is Kamal Hasaan heading to USA to edit Vishwaroopam?
The actor-director will be flying to the US to make changes to his magnum opus using state-of-the-art technology
It looks like either Kamal Haasan or an important member from his Rajkamal Films International (RKFI) will leave for the United States, to facilitate the removal of certain ‘controversial’ portions from Vishwaroopam. Click here to read more
Ban on Vishwaroopam lifted in Tamil Nadu
A day after Kamal Haasan and Muslim organisations called a truce over the actor-filmmaker’s controversial film “Vishwaroopam”, the ban on the screening of the espionage thriller in Tamil Nadu was revoked Sunday.
Kamal Haasan on Vishwaroopam ban: I’ve arrived at a consensus with my Muslim brothers
The actor-filmmaker has agreed to edit ‘objectionable’ scenes and the controversial film will release as soon as the Tamil Nadu government withdraws its prohibitory order
After talks with Muslim groups on Saturday, Kamal Haasan has agreed to cut some scenes from his controversial film Vishwaroopam. The film will be released as soon as Tamil Nadu government withdraws its prohibitory order. Click here to read more
Salman Khan found Kamal Haasan’s Vishwaroop on par with Hollywood standards!
Salman Khan attended the premiere of Kamal Hassan’s controversial film. The Dabangg star is certainly happy with the Southern superstar’s work
Kamal Haasan is beaming with happiness. After all Bollywood’s Dabangg superstar Salman Khan found his film Vishwaroop, the Hindi version of his controversial film Vishwaroopam, on a par with international standards. “He (Salman) liked it immensely. He thinks it is of Hollywood standards. He liked everything about it,” Haasan said at a special screening of the film. Click here to read more
Vishwaroopam ban impact: Kamal Haasan suffers Rs 60-crore loss!
It’s not only been an emotional roller coaster ride, financially too, the actor has taken a huge hit
It’s not been an emotional turmoil alone. The multi-faceted Kamal Haasan has incurred financial strain as well. He is now looking at a humongous loss of anywhere between Rs 30 crores to Rs 60 crores Click here to read more
Salman Rushdie: A cultural Emergency is happening in India
The author of Midnight’s Children and The Satanic Verses issued an official statement, as he left India in a hurry today, and also tweeted that West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee ordered police to block his arrival in Kolkata
Booker Prize-winning author Salman Rushdie left India for the UK in a rush on Friday, February 1. He emailed an official statement Click here to read more
CBI wants a special screening of Special 26 before release
Khiladi Kumar’s latest con flick will be reviewed specially by the investigative agency before clearing it for release
Until now, it was only the Censor Board that was known for its high-handed and at times bizarre behaviour, culling down scenes for frivolous reasons and trampling on creative freedom. And now, joining the bandwagon in yet another case of assault Click here to read more
Simple Superstar ready for big screen debut: watch trailer!
YouTube phenomenon Wilbur Sargunaraj’s film Simple Superstar‘s promos are causing ripples online. Cineswami tells us more about the man and his movie
It’s finally happening. YouTube phenomenon Wilbur Sargunaraj is nearly done with his cinematic debut Simple Superstar and the film is all set to premiere at a prestigious international film festival this summer. Click here to read more