Articles by Karthik
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
K13 review: A solid meta thriller with ample surprises
K 13 hardly fumbles except for a needless, insignificant sub-plot featuring comedian Yogi Babu.
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.
Vishal to produce Thupparivaalan 2, shoot from November
Vishal and Mysskin have decided to commence work on Thupparivaalan 2 from later this year.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.