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Tamil industry to celebrate MGR’s 100th birthday throughout the year
As part of MGR’s 100th birthday celebration, The Tamil industry has something special planned out. Click here to read more
Kirron Kher, Gul Panag, Moon Moon Sen and Pawan Kalyan – will movie stars shine bright in elections 2014?
From old-timers like Shatrughan Sinha, Raj Babbar and Hema Malini to new entrants, this Lok Sabha elections certainly looks like a starry affair
Kirron Kher, Gul Panag, Munmun Sen, Pawan Kalyan and Innocent, several stars have jumped into electoral politics this time to try their luck, adding glamour to the battle for power. Film stars’ flirtation with politics is not new but so far it has not been successful in North India as much as in the South. Click here to read more
Demise of Akkineni Nageswara Rao marks end of an era in Telugu cinema
Today marks the end of an era in Telugu cinema
Legendary thespian Akkineni Nageswara Rao, who strode the Telugu film world like a colossus in the 50s and 70s and had a stature on par with N T Rama Rao, was instrumental in bringing Telugu filmmaking to Hyderabad. Nageswara Rao, popularly known as ANR among his fans, died early today at the age of 91 after losing his battle with cancer. Click here to read more
Tamil actor SN Lakshmi passes away
Tamil actor SN Lakshmi passed away in Chennai, Monday morning. According to family members, the veteran actor died due to cardiac arrest. She was often seen playing the role of grandmother and mother-in-law in films. Lakshmi has a filmograhy of over 1,000 films to her credit. She made her debut in 1948 with Chandralekha where she essayed the role of a dancer. She gave a brilliant performance as Kamal Haasan’s mother-in-law in Mahanadi. Some of her other memorable appearances were in Michael Madhana Kamarajan, Kadhala Kadhala and Rhythm. The actor has often shared screen with legendary actors like MG Ramachandran, Sivaji Ganesan, Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Ajith and Vijay. Lakshmi has also done several television soaps. The 85-year-old actor’s body will be kept at her Saligrammam residence and the cremation is set to take place at her native in Virudhunagar on Tuesday.
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