Articles by Karthik

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Rise of Thalapathy: Five films that define Vijay’s career and stardom

As Tamil movie star Vijay turned 45 on the weekend, we take a look at five roles that have become synonymous with the actor.

15 hours ago — Karthik Kumar

Article Tamil

Vijay-Atlee film Thalapathy 63 is officially titled Bigil. See first-look poster

Directed by Atlee, Bigil marks the third collaboration of the director with Vijay after Theri (2016) and Mersal (2017), both of which were blockbusters.

3 days ago — Karthik Kumar

Article Tamil

Nadigar Sangam elections to take place on 23 June

The elections, to be presided by retired justice E Padmanabhan, are to take place in Chennai at Sathya Studios (Dr MGR Janaki Arts and Science College) between 7 am and 5 pm.

17 days ago — Karthik Kumar

Article Tamil Telugu

The most exciting phase of my career: Kajal Aggarwal on Sita and Indian 2

Kajal Aggarwal opens up on her latest Telugu film Sita, working with director Teja, and why she is excited about the Kamal Haasan-starrer Indian 2 and Paris Paris, the Tamil remake of Queen (2014).

28 days ago — Karthik Kumar

Article Telugu

Mahesh Babu on Maharshi: It will break many preconceived notions about me

Ahead of the release of Maharshi, Mahesh Babu spoke about the most fun and and challenging role in the film, teaming up with SS Rajamouli soon and more.

about 1 month ago — Karthik Kumar

Review Tamil

K13 review: A solid meta thriller with ample surprises

K 13 hardly fumbles except for a needless, insignificant sub-plot featuring comedian Yogi Babu.

about 1 month ago — Karthik Kumar

Review Telugu

Jersey review: A moving sports drama about a late bloomer

Despite treading a familiar path of narrating a heroic story of success and dreams, Jersey works as a refreshingly heartwarming tale of self-discovery and redemption.

2 months ago — Karthik Kumar

Article Telugu

Vishal to produce Thupparivaalan 2, shoot from November

Vishal and Mysskin have decided to commence work on Thupparivaalan 2 from later this year.

2 months ago — Karthik Kumar

Article Tamil

Aramm director Gopi Nainar teams up with Bobby Simha for an action film

Simha told a daily that the cast and crew are being finalised now and a Hindi cinema A-lister might be playing a prominent role

2 months ago — Karthik Kumar

Review Tamil

Watchman review: Lacklustre writing makes GV Prakash-starrer a generic invasion thriller

When you take Bruno, a furry Golden Retriever in a pivotal role, out of action, there’s hardly anything worthy of discussing in the film.

2 months ago — Karthik Kumar

Article Telugu

Maharshi teaser: Mahesh Babu plays a character obsessed with winning

The film features Mahesh Babu in the role of a character called Rishi who does not like losing.

3 months ago — Karthik Kumar

Review Tamil

Super Deluxe review: An eccentric, dark and funny morality tale

Centred on a few eccentric characters who find themselves in even more eccentric situations, Super Deluxe is layered, philosophical and quite emotional.

3 months ago — Karthik Kumar

Article Tamil

Tamil filmmaker J Mahendran passes away; Pa Ranjith, Murugadoss mourn his loss

According to his publicist, Mahendran was suffering from kidney-related ailments and was critically ill for over a week. 

3 months ago — Karthik Kumar

Article Tamil

DMK party suspends actor Radha Ravi over sexist remarks against Nayanthara

At the trailer launch of Kolayuthir Kaalam, Radha Ravi took a cheap dig at actress Nayanthara, slut-shaming her choice of roles.

3 months ago — Karthik Kumar

Article Hindi Tamil

Kangana Ranaut to play Jayalalithaa in next biopic, Thalaivi

On Kangana Ranaut’s birthday on Saturday, the makers of the film announced that she will play Jayalalithaa in the upcoming multilingual biopic.

3 months ago — Karthik Kumar

Article Tamil

Trisha Krishnan likely to star in Tamil remake of Badla

Trisha saw Badla in a private screening over the weekend and was blown away by the film

3 months ago — Karthik Kumar

Review Tamil

Sathru review: A police procedural thriller that never quite takes off

Sathru is a predictable entrant to the long list of police stories that will disappear without a trace, thanks to sloppy writing and lackadaisical direction.

4 months ago — Karthik Kumar

Article Tamil Telugu

Allu Arjun, AR Murugadoss likely to team up for a project soon

According to a source close to Allu Arjun, the project is still in its nascent stage and it will take a few more months before an official announcement is made.

4 months ago — Karthik Kumar

Article Telugu

Jr NTR will play a forest brigand in SS Rajamouli’s RRR

Jr NTR is expected to bulk up for the role, while Ram Charan will sport a lean look as a cop.

4 months ago — Karthik Kumar

Article Telugu Tibet

Mahesh Babu opts out of Sukumar’s project over creative differences

Following the runaway success of Rangasthalam last year, Sukumar and Mahesh Babu were all set to join hands later this year for a new project, which has been now officially dropped.

4 months ago — Karthik Kumar