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Karunanidhi‘s dialogues were high-minded and in pure Tamil. He told me that my konju Tamil will only add flavour to his work. Without his encouragement, I wouldn’t have done the two movies,” Saroja Devi on working with the late DMK patriarch.
The Indian Singers Rights Association held its first meeting in Hyderabad on August 8. At the meeting, singer S P Balasubrahmanyam voiced his opinion and said that with legal backing, singers will now get their due.
The Tamil releases are Kamal Haasan’s much awaited Vishwaroopam2 and Elan’s Pyaar Prema Kaadhal, while Neeli is the Malayalam release for the week. There are no Bollywood and Telugu releases this week.
Read full story: Weekend Watch: Vishwaroopam 2, Pyaar Prema Kaadhal, Neeli
Manmarziyaan is way different from the films Anurag Kashyap has attempted so far.
The first-look poster and teaser of Mahesh Babu’s 25th film – Maharshi – was unveiled on the actor’s 43rd birthday. Mahesh Babu announced the start of his “new journey as Rishi” via a Twitter post.
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has announced three major changes to the #AcademyAwards: A three-hour telecast, a new category for popular films and an earlier date for the Oscars.
Read full story: Academy Awards To Have Shorter Run Time, New ‘Popular Film’ Category
Shaji N Karun, whose last film was the Jayaram-starrer Swapaanam, returns with Olu after a gap of five years. The film stars Esther Anil who plays the title character and Shane Nigaam who was last seen in Eeda. Here’s the teaser: