Archive for October, 2012

Poorna denies romancing Hemanth

There were rumors that the Chattakari pair of Poorna and her co-star in the movie, Hemanth Menon, is dating each other. However the actress has strongly denied .She said, “I have worked with him in Chattakari and he is a good friend and colleague. There is nothing beyond this between me and him.”

Poorna’s real name is Shamna Kasim . She is a Muslim. There were also media reports that she might convert to Hinduism, so that she can marry Hemanth. To that Poorna got really angry and rubbished the claims saying, “I don’t know from where such baseless rumors crop up.”

Maybe these ideas came from the movie that they worked together. The movie was made about the taboos prevalent in the society in Kerala. It was a remake of a 1974 movie. It dealt with the stigmas of premarital pregnancy, inter-caste marriage and the condition of Anglo-Indians in Kerala.

Poorna become famous with Muniyandi Vilangial Moonramandu , where she was the female lead .However she had started her career as a classical dancer and participated in the reality dance show Super Dancer on Amrita TV.

Currently she is working in a number of Tamil movie , such as Kulai Thozhil , Mei Azhagi , Vesham , Naran and Telugu movie Radhikan Ganda.

Vineeth and Divya’s marriage to be held on the 18th Oct

Sreenivasan is known as a veteran actor in the Malayalam Film Industry. His son, Vineeth Sreenivasan too is slowly escalating to newer heights and making a mark for himself. He is a famous musician, singer, actor and director.

Vineeth today is quite popular than he used to be sometime back. He has sung many soulful songs for films which had created waves among the youth. Gradually he tried his luck at acting and has been quite successful at that too. His Malayalam films such as “Cycle” (2008), “Makante Achan” (2009), Traffic and Chapakurussu (2011), Padmasree Bharat Dr Saroj Kumar (2012) has been praised by the audiences and the critics. In the year 2010 he also made his directorial debut. He directed the film Malarvadi Arts Club.

The recent set of news that is keeping him in the glare of the media is his marriage. To know more read on.

If rumours are to be believed his marriage date has been fixed to the 18th of October, this year. The marriage venue too has been set to Dinesh Auditorium at Kannur.

His latest release this year has been “Thattathin Marayathu”. The film has been very successful commercially and has also received rave reviews from the critics. His film has been running at the box-office for 100 days and thus his marriage will add to the festivities.

His to-be wife is Divya Narayanan. She has been his college mate where he pursued his engineering course. She is from the city of Chennai. She is the daughter of G. Narayanan and Usha Narayanan who are from Kamakoti Nagar in Pallikaranai, in Chennai.

Divya and Vineeth were known to each other since their college days. She was his junior at college. She comes from Thalassery in Kannur, the same place where Vineeth too hails from.

The marriage will take place at the auditorium in the morning, specifically from 10:30 A.M- 11:00 A.M.

Jayam Ravi to take on Australian Wrestler in Boologam

Kollywood actor Jayam Ravi has tough fight on hand .He has signed in N Kalyana Krishnan’s action thriller, Boologam. Jayam will play the role of a boxer.

The latest news is that Jayam opponent in the movie will be none other than, Heavyweight Champion, Nathan Jones. The 6 feet 10 inches giant will surely be a hard fight for Jayam. The ex-wrestler has acted in many Hollywood films, like Troy (2004), Fearless (2006) , Conan the Barbarian (2011) . He also has a 2013 Hollywood movie coming up Mad Max: Fury Road.

Director Krishnan says that the he has done extensive research over the past five years in boxing. The research envisaged both Tamil Nadu and the international arena. He also promised that Boologam would be an exceptional film. Jayam is training specially for that movie. A new look for him is being researched. He will also have to add on more weight and tone up his body to look like a real boxer.

Trisha Krishnan is supposed to play the female lead in the film. Her last film Bodyguard with Duggabati Venkatesh was a major hit in 2012. The music director of Boologam is Srikanth Deva.

Meghnaraj to play a mentally ill patient in her next movie

Meghnaraj will play the role of a mentally challenged person in her next movie ‘Up and down’. The movie is being directed by T K. Rajeevkumar . The other lead artists in the movie arte Indrajith and Prathap .

Kochu Preman, Ganesh Kumar, Ramya Nambeeshan and Nandhu are also included in the cast. The music diercrtot of the movie is M Jayachandran. The dialogues of the movie have been written by noted journalist Indhugopan .

Meghna has recently lost 7 kg, and is looking quite stunning. She decided to go on diet after she was rejected in many Kannada movies for being fat. Two of her movies ‘Banking Hours, 10-4’ and Manthrikan would be releasing this week.

She has also completed the shooting of Malayalam movie Mad Dad. She would be back to her glamour role in the movie Lucky. Her major hit in 2012 has been the movie Namukku Parkkan , which released on 29th June. However her next film Mullamottum Munthiricharum , was a dud at the box office. Her other films like Nimirndhu Nil, Madirashi,Poppins are in the filming stage. Her many project for various south Indian movies are keeping her quite busy at the moment.

Dillep and Mammootty to act together in Kammath & Kammath

Mammootty and Dileep are coming together for the movie Kammath & Kammath . The clash of dates of the two megastars was leading to the movie been re-scheduled every time. But now it has come to the note that Dileep will be free by January to be a part of this epic movie.

The director of the movie is Thomson K Thomas. Thomson has recently had success with the movie ‘Karayasthan’. The 2010 comedy movies indeed became very popular. It’s likely that he is going to repeat that success with this movie. Siby K Thomas and Udayakrishna are going to be his scriptwriter once again . The two became hugely popular after host of successful movie like ,Mattuppetti Machan (1998), Udayapuram Sulthan (1999), Dhosth (2001), C.I.D. Moosa(2003), Runway (2004), Thuruppu Gulan (2005), Twenty:20 (2008), Pokkiri Raja (2010), andChristian Brothers (2011).

Mammootty and Dileep are going to play brothers in the movie. Supposedly they would be speaking in the Kasaragod slang. The movie is being produced by Subair .The title of the movie itself suggest that it’s going to be a brotherly comedy drama. Incidentally Dileep has never missed a chance of becoming a part of a Mammootty movie. Hopefully this time also he won’t disappoint.

Salman turns advisor for YRF!

Salman and Yash Raj productions had never worked before the film “Ek Tha Tiger”. Ek Tha Tiger has been the highest grosser of the year. The film crossed the 150 crore mark and raked in moolahs worth 180 crore.

There are side-effects to every partnership and here comes the latest on this. Salman has advised Yash Raj Films to hire Sudesh Naag’s – his make-up man- security agency to provide the stars with protection inside the Andheri- based studio. Salman Khan is known to come to the help of the people who are in his good books and Sudesh is definitely one such person.

Ronit Roy’s security agency had been till now providing protection to all the actors the film production house would work with. It was also in the news earlier that the studio had to tweak some of their rules to fit in Salman’s demands and now this.

The source states, “A call from Salman went to YRF and they immediately took his advice. However, they have not terminated Ronit’s contract and the work will be equally divided between the two companies.” The official spokesperson of YRF has stated, “We work with both the agencies for our multiple projects.”

Name of Ajith Kumar’s 53rd movie revealed

Thala is ready to rock once again. The title of Ajith Kumar’s next movie has being revealed. It called ‘Vetri Kondan’. It means The Victor, in English. The script of the movie is almost complete said, director, Siva. He has already delivered the super hit, Siruthai, with Karthi. When he was queried on the title of the movie, he said that the title has been chosen keeping in mind Ajith long and successful journey from a director to an actor. This will be Ajith’s 53rd film.

Ajith is at the moment busy shooting his untitled movie with Vishnuvardhan. An important part was of the movie was shot at the Old Mahabalipuram Road, Chennai. Other members of the cast Arya, Nayan & Taapsee , where also present .

The shooing for ‘Vetri Kondan’ will begin in December this year, just as Ajith finishes the shooting of the Vishnuvardhan film .Anuskha Shetty is said to play the female lead in the film, while noted music composer Yuvan Shankar Raja will give the music for the film. Ajith is also said to be playing a cameo role in Sridevi’s comeback Hindi movie English Vinglish, which will be releasing on 5th October.

Chandrababu’s grandson, ready to make debut a music composer

Veteran actor JP Chandrababu’s grandson, Ethish Padmanaban is going to make his debut at a music director. He would be composing the music of the movie ‘Sandiyar’. The film is being directed by Sozha Devan. It’s a high on adrenaline, romantic-action movie. Speaking on Ethish, director Sozha Devan, said, “Ethish has worked as a keyboard player for Yuvan Shankar Raja. We are friends and I have always liked his work. So I wanted him to compose for my film.”

Ethish has under worked under director Ramanaa for a Tollywood film, Premotsavam. Having gained experience under such stalwarts of the film industry, he is all geared up for this movie.

Sandiyar is being produced by Uyirmei Productions. The lead roles are being played by debutant, Jegannath and Della Raj. The shooting of the movie is going on in full swing in Tanjore.

Earlier the title Sandiyar had courted some controversy. Sandiyar means a rogue, an anti-social, a rowdy. Filmmaker Kamal Hassan tried to make a movie with the same title in 2003. But it was highly objected by political parties. They said the title may spark communal clashes. When asked about the title, director, Sozha said, “I haven’t gotten any threats for using the title yet but I’m ready to face trouble if anyone objects to it.”