articles by Haricharan Pudipeddi

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Trisha and Simran team up for upcoming action-adventure film; shoot to start from March

Last seen playing crucial roles in superstar Rajinikanth’s Petta, Trisha and Simran are all set to do some heavy-duty action in director Sumanth Radhakrishnan’s film which will also be high on adventure.

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Rajiv Menon on making Sarvam Thaala Mayam and exploring casteism in Carnatic music scene

Almost two decades after his last directorial project, cinematographer-filmmaker Rajiv Menon made a strong comeback with GV Prakash Kumar-starrer Sarvam Thaala Mayam

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Peranbu director Ram on working with Mammootty: Wouldn't have made film without him

Peranbu director Ram says he had completed the scripting in 2009, but patiently waited for Mammootty as he was hell-bent on making the film with him

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Varun Tej, Venkatesh's F2 has brought back the comedy genre after a long dry spell in Telugu cinema

with the unprecedented success of Varun Tej's F2, which has already grossed over Rs 100 crore, the Telugu film industry might be in for a drastic change

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Peranbu movie review: Mammootty gives one of his most mature performances in a devastatingly beautiful film

Walking out of Peranbu leaves you with a feeling that is too hard to digest, yet gut-wrenchingly beautiful.

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Soundarya Rajinikanth talks about adapting Kalki Krishnamurthy's epic novel Ponniyin Selvan into web series

"We will ensure to our best ability that there is stone unturned to bring alive this marvelous novel," says producer Soundarya Rajinikanth.

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Mammootty looks to break away from stardom with upcoming releases Peranbu and Yatra

Another interesting fact is that both Peranbu and Yatra mark Mammootty’s return to Tamil and Telugu cinema after a long hiatus.

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Prabhu Deva on his latest Tamil release Charlie Chaplin 2, and Dabangg 3 rumours

Prabhudeva opens up on working in Charlie Chaplin 2, why he finds his latest acting stint exciting and his return to direction with Salman Khan’s Dabangg 3

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Vidya Balan to make Tamil debut opposite Ajith in Pink remake; Shraddha Srinath will reprise Taapsee's role

Boney Kapoor said in a statement that he is happy to introduce Vidya to the Tamil audience and that she will be seen in a very special role.

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F2 director Anil Ravipudi on film's success, bringing back 'Vintage Venkatesh', and plans for sequel

"Venkatesh sir was the only actor I had in mind for his character. He was on the lookout for a good comedy," says F2 director Anil Ravipudi.

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Petta production designer Suresh Selvarajan on the dream experience of working with Rajinikanth, Karthik Subbaraj

Petta production designer Suresh Selvarajan: 'There can’t be a bigger high than working in a Rajinikanth film'

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Viswasam movie review: Ajith holds together Siva's no-brainer that never stops playing to the gallery

Despite a very predictable plot and an over-the-top climax, Viswasam has several moments worth paying a visit to the theatre.

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Vinaya Vidheya Rama, NTR Kathanayakudu, F2, Petta: Over Rs 250 cr riding on Telugu Sankranti releases

Out of the three releases, Vinaya Vidheya Rama has unprecedented hype as it is Ram Charan’s first release after the phenomenal success of Rangasthalam.

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NTR biopic writer Sai Madhav Burra says he's tried to do justice to the icon's image and stardom

"Both of us are huge fans of NTR and we’ve followed his life very closely," says writer Sai Madhav Burra on his fourth collaboration with director Krish.

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Kaala, Aramm, Pariyerum Perumal: Dalit-themed films are getting mainstream acceptance in Tamil cinema

This could easily be the best phase in Tamil cinema where Dalit-themed films are gaining mainstream acceptance.

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Title of Suriya’s next film, second look of Mahesh Babu's Maharishi: New Year surprised fans with many announcements

On 1 January, as many as seven fresh developments regarding big Tamil and Telugu releases of 2019 took place on Twitter, leaving film buffs asking for more.

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Trisha in 96; Nayanthara in Imaikka Nodigal: Best female performances of Tamil cinema in 2018

From Trisha’s restrained but heartwarming performance in 96 to Saranya Ponvannan’s outright fun and yet memorable act in Kolamavu Kokila, it was a joy to watch these actresses.

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How KGF's success widened the market for crossover films, and put Kannada cinema on national pedestal

The success of Kannada film KGF, which was released in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam, has proved that audiences are keen to accept crossover content.

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Jayam Ravi on his latest film Adanga Maru, the success of Tik Tik Tik, and returning for Thani Oruvan 2

Jayam Ravi explains why he didn’t mind playing a cop again, how Adangamaru is a film born out of the necessity of the hour and reuniting with his brother Mohan Raja for Thani Oruvan 2.