Sayyeshaa made her debut in Jayam Ravi’s jungle drama Vanamagan. The actress was praised for her dancing and acting skills. She was later roped in for Vishal-Karthi film Karuppu Raja Vellai Raja. However due to reasons unknown the film was shelved.
She has now been cast opposite Vijay Sethupathi in Idharkuthane Aasaipathai Balakumara fame Gokul’s new film Junga. The film’s shoot will start rolling soon in Paris soon. Major talkie portions of the film will be canned there. This is the first time where Vijay Sethupathi will film scenes in a foreign country.
Junga will be a comedy film much in the lines of Idharkuthane Aasaipathai Balakumara . Vijay Sethupathi will be playing the role of a don. Siddharth Vipin will compose the music.
Tamil movie fans have a special place for their screen idols. First day first show, festival releases are special events for fans. The popularity of Tamil superstars has reached the neighbouring states and they have a booming market in Mollywood and Tollywood.
Malayalam film Pokkiri Simon celebrates the true Tamil movie fan, where the protagonists are huge Vijay fans from Trivandrum. Sunny Wayne, Sarath Kumar and Gregory play die hard Vijay fans along side Pragya Martin who plays the female lead.
The team released a special tribute video on Vijay birthday and now are planning to release a single. The song will showcase the passion of Tamil fans and capture the spirit of a fan when his hero’s film releases.
Lakshmi Rai has undergone a name change. The actress has said in an interview that it is not exactly a name change but she has shuffled Lakshmi Rai to Raai Laxmi. Stating that no one has ever called her Lakshmi as she is either referred to as Raai at home and Lakshmi Rai by others, the actress said that she has been contemplating on the name change for quite some time and has decided this is the right moment to do it.
The tall actress has had two hits Mankatha and Kanchana in Tamil. She is now banking her hopes on Sundar C’s Aranmanai and Irumbu Kuthirai, which are due for release soon.
Director Pandiraj is busy getting the dubbing done for the Simbu and Nayanthara starrer Idhu Namma Aalu. The talkie portions of this film has been wrapped up and all that needs to be shot now are the songs.
The song Kaathaga Vandhale, which has been set to tune by Simbu’s younger brother Kuralarasan, will be shot in Kumbakonam on the lead pair Simbu and Nayanthara. The shooting of this song will begin on June 6th and go on for a couple of days, say sources. Kural, who was seen as a child artiste in a couple of movies, will be making his debut as music director with Idhu Namma Aalu.
Vikram Prabhu had signed up a film that was to be directed by GNR Kumaravelan of Haridas fame. This project was expected to go on floors after the actor completes his current assignment Arima Nambi and in the meantime, the director was busy with the groundwork.
But now, we hear that the film has been called off by the producer, Jayaraj Jain. Enquiries as to why the project was put in cold storage revealed that the producer was not happy with the budget that GNR Kumaravelan came up with, considering the fact that Vikram Prabhu’s market value is not that high. It may be mentioned here that Vikram Prabhu’s last outing Ivan Vera Mathiri received lukewarm response at the box office.
We had reported recently that the audio launch of Vasathabalan’s period film ‘Kaaviya Thalaivan’ will happen in June. The interesting news about the album is that ace music director AR Rahman took three months for a particular song and it has come out exceptionally well. The buzz is that the movie will have 20 songs, as it is a musical drama.
The movie’s shooting will be wrapped up with the final song, which would be canned by the end of this month. Siddharth, Prithviraj and Vedhika play the lead roles in the film.
Gautham Karthik has signed the deal to star in a movie to be produced by the popular production house Sathyajyothi Films. Incidentally, this production house had produced a number of hits with Gautham’s dad Karthik in the lead.
The film with Gautham Karthik will be directed by debut director Raj Kumar who is from the AR Murugadoss’s camp. Raj Kumar had assisted ARM in a few films and has adequate experience in film direction. The search for a heroine to pair up with Gautham is currently on and will be announced shortly.
Director Mysskin’s upcoming film has been titled Pisasu. The director has made the announcement regarding the title and it is confirmed that maestro Ilayaraja will be scoring the music for this horror flick.
Director Bala, who shares a good rapport with Mysskin, is producing this movie under his banner B Studios. Soon after the release of Mysskin’s Onaiyum Aatukuttiyum, Bala had promised Mysskin that he would be producing his next and he has kept his word. The star cast of Pisasu will be announced shortly, say sources.
Actor Jiiva, son of ace producer RB Choudhury of Super Good Films, has expressed his desire to produce a film with Ajith very soon. The actor has co-produced the Vijay starrer Jilla along with his father and has been facing the question on when the production house would bring in Ajith onboard.
To this question, Jiiva has replied that he is keen on working with the Thala and if a director comes up with the right script, then he would certainly begin the groundwork. It looks like Jiiva will soon come out with the good news regarding Ajith’s project.
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