M Karunanidhi News
Blast from the past: When Aishwarya Rai played Jayalalithaa in Mani Ratnam’s Iruvar
This was former Miss World’s debut film, where she did a double role! Click to read more…
Today, J. Jayalalithaa had been acquitted of all charges for disproportionate charges by the Karnataka High Court. While it has been a huge relief for the former Chief Minister and her huge band of followers, it came up at the appropriate time, when the elections are just not too far away. Click here to read more
Rajinikanth, Vijay, Dhanush pay their last respects to K Balachander
Thousands gathered at the cremation of the filmmaker
The Tamil film industry plunged into gloom following the death of legendary filmmaker K. Balachander. The industry members and thousands from various walks of life assembled at his residence here Wednesday to pay their last respects to the thespian.
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Kushboo traumatised after being attacked over Stalin remarks; leaves for Hyderabad
The actor-politician leaves her Chennai home after facing heat for her remarks on DMK elections
Kushboo had to hop between three cities on Thursday, after her residence in Chennai came under attack allegedly for her comments in an interview to a Tamil weekly. Click here to read more
Kushboo’s house attacked for alleged remarks against Stalin
The actor’s statement to a magazine on the DMK election procedure was perceived to be anti-Stalin
Actor-producer Kushboo‘s residence in Chennai came under attack by some unidentified people today. Click here to read more
Jayalalithaa on Vishwaroopam ban: I have no personal grudge against Kamal Haasan
The Tamil Nadu CM defends her decision to ban Vishwaroopam ban and threatens to sue M Karunanidhi over ‘maligning’ her
Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa said Thursday that Kamal Haasan‘s movie Vishwaroopam was banned in Tamil Nadu due to fears of violent protests and not because she had a grudge against the actor. The CM also announced that she would file cases against DMK chief M Karunanidhi and sections of the media that she said had maligned her on the issue. Click here to read more
Karunanidhi to release Vairamuthu’s book
Kamal Haasan will preside over the celebrations today
Moondram Ulaga Por, a book written by ace lyricist Vairamuthu, will be released in Chennai today (July 13) evening by DMK president and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi, in the presence of Kamal Haasan and other citizens of Kollywood. Click here to read more
ORU KAL ORU KANNADI movie review: The story isn’t novel, but the handling makes an impact
Success in films, like in sport, can be a burden, often weighing down the winner. Director M Rajesh of Siva Manasula Sakthi-fame seems to have bucked the trend and scored a hattrick with Oru Kal Oru Kannadi
There was a lot riding on the film, Oru Kal Oru Kannadi even before it released. Apart from the fact that Director Rajesh was hoping for three back-to-back hits, the film was high-profile because Udhayanidhi Stalin (grandson of former Chief Minister M Karunanidhi and son of former Deputy CM M K Stalin) was attempting to show he was as good an actor as he was a producer. Click here to read more
Can Simbu surpass Kamal Haasan?
If all goes according to plan, he will soon expand from the silver screen to the small screen!
Silambarasam is the true all-rounder of Kollywood, someone that the original Sakalakalavallabhan Kamal Haasan will be proud to have as his successor. Besides acting, Simbu has tried his hand at every facet of filmmaking – right from direction and writing scripts to composing music, singing and choreographing songs. None of his contemporaries can lay claim to such multifaceted talent. Just when we thought Simbu had reached his limit, we hear he may just go one up on Kamal in the none-too-distant future. Click here to read more
Why is Ajith not backing Jayalalithaa?
It’s all got to do with Mankatha
Is Ajith distancing himself from J Jayalalithaa? Well, we all know that Ajith was bonding big time with the AIADMK chief, when she was out of power. In fact, he had openly displayed his closeness to the leader and was also seen seeking her blessings at public functions. Click here to read more
Arulnidhi: I am fortunate to play different characters
The actor plays a city slicker in Udhayan and a negative character in Mouna Guru
Coming from an illustrious family – he is the grandson of M Karunanidhi, former chief minister of Tamil Nadu – Arulnidhi may seem to have had it easy. But that didn’t help his debut film, Vamsam, to do well at the box office. “I am glad that my role was appreciated, though. And I signed two films immediately thereafter,” says Arulnidhi. His second film, Udhayan has been completed and awaiting release. Click here to read more