Manigandan KR

Manigandan KR
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Manigandan KR - Mani to friends - has been a media professional for 18 years, serving in several reputed organizations like United News of India (UNI), The Hindu (as an assistant editor), The Times of India (special correspondent), The New Indian Express (chief of the City Express edition), Rediff.com, Puthiya Thalaimurai TV (associate editor) and Vijay Times, which has since been rebranded as Bangalore Mirror. He is known for his credibility and objectivity, both in the media and entertainment industries. Now a media consultant, Mani writes for select media organisations.
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Articles by Manigandan KR

Review Tamil

Ghajinikanth review: Arya is as good as Rajinikanth, if not better

The Tamil remake of the Telugu hit Bhale Bhale Magadivoy (2015) is remarkable and manages to capture the charm of the original.

about 1 year ago — Manigandan KR

Article Tamil

Plea seeking stay on release of Kamal Haasan's Vishwaroopam 2 filed in Madras high court

Pyramid Saimira Productions claims that the actor-director-producer owes the firm a sum of Rs7.75 crore and the money will not be recovered is Vishwaroopam 2 is allowed to be released.

about 1 year ago — Manigandan KR

Article Tamil

Don't follow fake accounts in my name on Twitter: Comedian Yogi Babu

Yogi Babu issued this statement after a few inflammatory statements, mocking actors and politicians were put out by trolls using several fake accounts started in his name.

about 1 year ago — Manigandan KR

Article Hindi

Fans laud actress Priya Bhavani Shankar's reply to criticism on her dressing

The actress had shared a picture of herself, in which she is wearing a pair of jeans and a top, on Instagram.

about 1 year ago — Manigandan KR

Article Tamil

Shritha Sivadas named heroine of Dhilluku Dhuddu sequel

The story of the sequel to the comedy-horror hit is believed to revolve around its female lead.

about 1 year ago — Manigandan KR

Article Tamil

Lawrence Raghavendra hits back at Sri Reddy, challenges her to prove acting skills

This comes in reply to Reddy's allegations that she was sexually exploited by the actor-director who promised to sign her for his film.

about 1 year ago — Manigandan KR

Article Tamil

Vijay Sethupathi to act with his son in SU Arun Kumar's next film

Sources close to the actor informed that the first schedule of the film has already been completed. The team will now head to Malaysia for the second schedule.

about 1 year ago — Manigandan KR

Review Tamil

Junga review: Comedy entertainer that works only in parts

The Vijay Sethupathi-starrer is likely to please those who don't mind lapses in logic when it comes to watching a comedy film.

about 1 year ago — Manigandan KR

Article Tamil

Jyotika Sadana wraps up shoot of Kaatrin Mozhi in one schedule

The actress, who plays the lead in director Radha Mohan's Tamil remake of the Hindi film Tumhari Sulu (2017), presented gifts to each member of the film's unit.

about 1 year ago — Manigandan KR

Article Tamil

6 unforgettable Tamil songs by Chithra – Birthday special

Chithra, who was born on this day (27 July) 55 years ago, is the only Indian woman singer to have won six National awards.

about 1 year ago — Manigandan KR

Article Tamil

Visu hits back at complaint filed by K Bhagyaraj for misappropriation of funds

Director K Bhagyaraj, the newly elected chairperson of the South Indian Film Writers' Association has alleged that Visu, the former chairman of the Association, had misappropriated funds to the tune of Rs37 lakh.

about 1 year ago — Manigandan KR

Article Tamil

Vikram to play dual roles in Saamy Square, filmmaker Hari reveals plot

The director revealed the plot of the film after actor Ramesh Khanna mistakenly gave away the character of actor Vikram in the sequel.

about 1 year ago — Manigandan KR

Article Tamil Telugu

Mohini is first Tamil horror film to have 85% of it shot in the UK: Trisha

This is also the first film in which the actress performs a double role.

about 1 year ago — Manigandan KR

Review Tamil

Vinveli Payana Kurippukal review: A remarkable effort but not a wholesome entertainer

The film's plot is as unique as is its humour. However, the climax and initial portions stop the film from becoming a wholesome entertainer.

about 1 year ago — Manigandan KR

Article Tamil

Prabhu Deva’s next film with AC Mugil titled Pon Manickavel

Interesingly, the title of the film happens to be the name of a police officer who helped find and bring back two ancient idols that were stolen from India and smuggled to Australia.

about 1 year ago — Manigandan KR

Article Tamil

Latha Rajinikanth has nothing to do in Kochadaiiyaan finance dispute, states Mediaone Entertainment

The production house has issued a detailed statement claiming that actor Rajinikanth's wife, Latha, was not a party to the memorandum of understanding it signed with Ad Bureau Advertising and therefore has nothing to do with the dispute.

about 1 year ago — Manigandan KR

Review Tamil

Kadaikutty Singam review: This Singam roars with social message about gender discrimination, farmers

Director Pandiraj stresses on the fact that it is okay to be a farmer and to have farming as a career option.

about 1 year ago — Manigandan KR

Review Tamil

Thamizh Padam 2 review: Parody film does away with niceties, scores big

This spoof of director Amudhan holds a mirror to the Tamil film industry and in the process, makes audiences laugh their guts out.

about 1 year ago — Manigandan KR

Article Tamil

Rajini Makkal Mandram clarifies that Raju Mahalingam has not been expelled 

There were also rumours about how Rajinikanth had instructed his office-bearers not to have any ‘truck’ with Raju and that he had told Raju never to meet him ever again.

about 1 year ago — Manigandan KR

Article Tamil Telugu

Actress Sri Reddy accuses director AR Murugadoss, actor Srikanth of sexual exploitation

The actress has claimed Murugadoss and Srikanth sexually exploited her by promising to give roles in their films.

about 1 year ago — Manigandan KR