southern film industry

Ileana house hunting in Mumbai


September 10th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) After a successful innings in the southern film industry, Ileana D'Cruz wants to make it big in Bollywood. With plans to settle here, she is ... Read more...

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I completely deserve what I’m paid: Ileana D’Cruz


September 7th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Ileana D' Cruz, who makes her Hindi film debut with "Barfi!", is considered the highest paid actress in the southern film industry and says she ... Read more...

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Soha’s high street fashion funda (Movie Snippets)


August 27th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Actress Soha Ali Khan wears what she likes, but says she used to follow high street fashion during her college days in Britain."I was ... Read more...

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Rohit Shetty feels the 100-crore pressure


July 25th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) He is one of the few directors with two back-to-back hits, which made it to Bollywood's Rs.100 crore club. His latest hit "Bol Bachchan" ... Read more...

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Asin wants to move beyond comedy (With Images)


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) After featuring in back-to-back comedies - "Ready", "Housefull 2" and "Bol Bachchan" - Asin Thottumkal wants a change! She says she has no special ... Read more...

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Big B in awe of Southern superstars’ humility


July 12th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan teamed up with southern superstars like Prabhu, Nagarjuna and Shiva for an advertising campaign for a jewellery brand and says he is ... Read more...

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South more disciplined, Bollywood has also moved forward: Sonu Sood


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actor Sonu Sood, who is straddling both Hindi films and southern cinema successfully, says that the southern film industry is more disciplined and organised."Both ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi’s son ties knot with Upasana


June 14th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician K. Chiranjeevi's actor son K. Ram Charan Teja Thursday tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend, Kamineni Upasana, at a glittering ceremony at a ... Read more...

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After action, Prabhu Deva wants to direct horror movie


May 18th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) After directing two action movies for Bollywood - "Wanted" and forthocming action film "Rowdy Rathore" - Prabhu Deva would now wants to make scary movies."More ... Read more...

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You cannot cheat today’s audiences: Revathy (Interview)


May 4th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Actress Revathy, who has wielded the megaphone for films like "Mitr: My Friend" and "Phir Milenge", feels it's difficult to deceive the audience with ... Read more...

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Action films will always be my priority: Rana Daggubati


May 1st, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) He won't say no to romantic movies, but actor Rana Daggubati admits action films will always be his priority."Not that I don't want to do ... Read more...

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Asin finds Sajid funny, says he forgets to say cut


March 27th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Asin Thottumkal, who is gearing up for her first multi-starrer "Housefull 2", describes director Sajid Khan as funny and says he forgets to say cut."Sajid Khan ... Read more...

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Southern film industry can wait: Asin Thottumkal


March 20th, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Asin Thottumkal is in no mood to return to southern movies - at least, not right now. The actress is comfortable in Bollywood and ... Read more...

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Bollywood ups glamour quotient in Chennai at CCL


February 12th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 11 (IANS) It is a land of Rajinikanth and Kamal Hassan, but the stars of the Hindi film industry were welcomed with equal enthusiasm as they landed ... Read more...

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‘The Dirty Picture’ not one day wonder, cash registers ringing


December 4th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) Vidya Balan's no-holds-barred performance in "The Dirty Picture" has received an overwhelming response and has managed to gross Rs.20.32 crore at the domestic box office ... Read more...

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Now IIFA wants to organise ‘weekend’ for southern industry


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 2 (IANS) After taking Bollywood offshore, IIFA organiser Wizcraft International wants the southern film industry to also get on board to create a global platform for them.During the ... Read more...

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‘The Dirty Picture’ about rise and fall of 1980s dancing star (Preview)


November 29th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Vidya Balan made a gainful start with "No One Killed Jessica" in 2011 and at the end of the year she is ready to ... Read more...

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No bans issued against me: Genelia


November 11th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Actress Genelia D'souza has rubbished reports that she has been banned from the southern film industry due to her non-cooperative attitude.A media report said that ... Read more...

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Bollywood is creatively satisfying: ‘Bodyguard’ director (Interview)


August 28th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) After spending more than two decades in the southern film industry, director Siddique has entered Bollywood with "Bodyguard" and says that he finds the ... Read more...

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Mumbai rains remind Sonam of ‘dosa’, ‘paani puri’ (Movie Snippets)


June 6th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor can't think of anything but street food ever since monsoon hit Mumbai."Why is it (that) when it rains against all better sense ... Read more...

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Dancing-fighting entertain, so why be ‘thinking actor’: Madhavan (Interview)


June 4th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) A chocolate-faced hero who has achieved cult status down south as well as immense popularity in Bollywood, R. Madhavan is against the term "thinking actor". ... Read more...

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‘Nadunisi Naaygal’ an unimpressive show by star director Menon (Tamil Movie Review)


February 20th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Aravindan DI Film: "Nadunisi Naaygal"; Cast: Sameera Reddy, Veera, Ashwin and others; Director: Gautham Vasudev Menon; Producer: Photon Kathaas; Cinematography: Manoj Paramhamsa; Editor: Antony; Art Director: Rajeevan; Rating: ** 1/2Menon, who floated ... Read more...

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‘KSD Appalraju’ not Varma’s best work (Telugu Movie Review)


February 20th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "KSD Appalraju"; Cast: Sunil, Swathi, Brahmanandam, Kota Sreenivasa Rao, Venu Madhav, Raghubabu, Harshavardhan and others; Producer: Kiran Kumar Koneru; Writer-Director: Ram Gopal Varma; Music: Koti; Camera: Sudhakar Yakkanti; ... Read more...

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Big B admires ‘disciplined’ southern film industry


January 9th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who recently did a cameo in actor Mohanlal's Malayalam film "Kandahar", says he admires the discipline in southern cinema."They may be ... Read more...

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Sohail Khan’s cricket team ready to face southern counterparts


December 1st, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Celebrity Cricket League (CCL), an initiative combining the two most popular forms of entertainment - cinema and cricket - is set to bring together Bollywood and the ... Read more...

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Southern film industry alleges discrimination


November 24th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 24 (IANS) Organisers of the 41st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) were left red faced after filmmakers and distributors from southern India staged protests outside a function at an ... Read more...

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‘Endhiran’ Countdown Reaches Final Stage, Movie Hits Theaters Tomorrow


September 30th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The wait of the Rajnikanth fans across India and abroad will be over within a day! The much awaited movie 'Endhiran The Robot' is hitting the ... Read more...

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‘Komaram Puli’ Releasing Today In Over 1000 Screens


September 10th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) SJ Surya directed flick 'Komaram Puli' is getting released in India today and the movie is expected to do very well at the box office as ... Read more...

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Swami Nityananda gives first discourse after release from jail


July 12th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore (Karnataka), July 12 (ANI): Swami Nityananda, the godman involved in a sex scandal, gave his first public discourse after being released from jail on bail here on Sunday.Speaking to his ... Read more...

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Big B, Rajnikant voted most admired celebrity fathers by youth


June 18th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan and Rajnikanth have topped a poll for the most admired celebrity fathers in Bollywood and southern film industry, respectively, in a poll conducted by ... Read more...

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IIFA in Colombo to spread peace, support it: Anupam Kher (Interview)


June 5th, 2010 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Colombo, June 5 (IANS) Several big stars are missing from the IIFA awards this year after the boycott call from the southern film industry, but veteran Anupam Kher says ... Read more...

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Khushboo meets Karunanidhi, joins DMK (Lead)


May 14th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) Popular southern actress Khushboo met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi here Friday and joined his DMK party, saying she loves to "serve the people". Speaking after meeting the ... Read more...

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I am joining DMK, says Khushboo


May 14th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) Popular southern actress Khushboo said Friday that she is all set to join Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK party. "I had long been willing to involve myself in full-time politics," ... Read more...

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Nayantara Doing Electra for Creative Satisfaction


April 28th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Nayantara, who started out with the girl-next-door image and transformed into a glam queen in Tamil movies is back to Malayalam films. The actress is very ... Read more...

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‘Bollywood better organised than southern film industry’


February 18th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Southern actress Sadaa Sayed, who will be seen in Sangeeth Sivan's spooky thriller "Click", says Bollywood has a better work culture than the southern film industry. "I ... Read more...

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