Tamil film industry News
Rajinikanth’s Lingaa legal case, Vijay’s Kaththi plagiarism charges – Controversies that rocked Tamil film industry in 2014!
Here’s how 2014 was for the Tamil film industry
Superstar Rajinikanth’s comeback after a gap of four years, actor Vijay’s problem-laced releases and the horror genre were the highlight of the Tamil film industry this year.
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Ajith to join April 1 hunger protest against genocide in Sri Lanka; Vetrikondan launch postponed
The launch of Siva’s next, initially scheduled for April 1, has now been postponed
The launch of Ajith’s new film, Vetrikondan, with director Siva of Siruthai fame and produced by Venkatrama Reddy of Vijaya productions has been postponed to April 5. Click here to read more
Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan to fast on April 2 for Lankan Tamils
Top actors from the Tamil film industry will observe a one-day fast, similar to that of the March 19 agitation
In yet another show of solidarity by the Tamil film industry, actors will stage a one-day fast on April 2, demanding action against the Sri Lankan government Click here to read more
Tamil film industry to observe a day’s fast to protest genocide in Sri Lanka
Tamil Nadu Film Director’s Association (TNFDA) has Sunday announced that the Tamil film industry will observe a day’s hunger strike March 19 against reported genocide in Sri Lanka
“On March 19, we will go on hunger strike between 9am and 6pm against the ongoing genocide in Sri Lanka. Thousands of innocent Tamilians are being killed and this is our way of showing support to our brothers and sisters there,” filmmaker Ameer Sultan, secretary TNFDA, said in a statement. Click here to read more
Kamal Haasan feels ‘vindicated’ as Vishwaroopam has a peaceful release in Tamil Nadu
The actor-director’s magnum opus opened to almost full houses across Tamil Nadu and it’s been a peaceful day in the State
Kamal Haasan‘s Vishwaroopam finally opened on Thursday in 500 theatres across Tamil Nadu to full houses, as expected. The actor-filmmaker says the espionage thriller opened without “any incident” and “I feel vindicated”. Click here to read more
Rajinikanth asks government to withdraw entertainment tax
The Union government has introduced an new entertainment tax on actors and technicians
Superstar Rajinikanth on Monday urged the Union government to withdraw its proposal to introduce the tax along with other actors. Click here to read more
Amitabh Bachchan doesn’t mind being a film festival junkie!
The actor was at home at the recently held at Chennai International Film Festival and even donated Rs 11 lakh to the festival fund
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who was invited as chief guest at the fest’s closing ceremony on December 20, said he is willing to be there and support as many film festivals as possible. Big B said, “I’d be more than happy to be part of many film festivals and be of some help… even if it means that I should be an usher, Click here to read more
Rajinikanth birthday: Mentor K Balachander, stars Suriya & Prabhu Deva celebrate!
On Rajinikanth’s 62nd birthday on December 12, two books of the Superstar were launched and a 63kg cake was cut at the Payapulla audio launch
Superstar Rajinikanth, known for his unassuming attitude and charming aura, celebrated his 62nd birthday on Wednesday, December 12, with close friends and family at his residence in Chennai. Click here to read more