articles by Latha Srinivasan

Entertainment

Rajinikanth in Pa Ranjith's Kaala plays golden-hearted don, saviour of common folk, yet again

Rajinikanth has played the benevolent don previously in Baasha, Thalapathi and Kabali. He'll now reprise the formla in Pa Ranjit's Kaala, produced by son-in-law Dhanush

Entertainment

Rajinikanth and TN politics: Being a superstar is very different from being a successful politician

The balancing act between being a good human being and being a good politician will be a very hard one for superstar Rajinikanth

Entertainment

Nivin Pauly's unstoppable rise: How he went from guy-next-door to bonafide superstar

In just six short years, Nivin Pauly has risen to be among the Gen Next superstars of Malayalam cinema

Entertainment

Udhayanidhi Stalin: I try to avoid sexism in my films

Udhayanidhi Stalin, the grandson of former Tamil Nadu chief minister Dr M Karunanidhi, is looking forward to his film Saravanan Irukka Bayamaen that hits theatres on Friday, 12 May

Entertainment

Thala Ajith has the second largest Tamil fan base after Rajinikanth and it's justified

Ajith is one of those actors who has always created his own path and didn’t play by the so-called rules of the industry

Entertainment

Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi director — 'Kangana Ranaut is destined to play this role'

In an exclusive chat with Firstpost, director Krish talks about working on Manikarnika for 3 years and how Kangana Ranaut is perfect for the role of Rani of Jhansi.

Entertainment

Director of acclaimed Kannada films Lucia, U-Turn, Pawan Kumar turns producer for his next film

He’s a new age film director who made the world notice Kannada films. Director Pawan Kumar who made successful films like Lucia and U-Turn is now gearing up to release his first Kannada production, Ondu Motteya Kathe (A bald man’s story).

Entertainment

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion — Rajamouli's magnum opus set to make more than Rs 1000 crore?

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion is estimated to gross more than Rs 100 crore worldwide on the first day itself.

Entertainment

Why Mahesh Babu's film SPYder with A R Murugadoss is set to be a blockbuster

In Mahesh Babu’s career, action films have been key to his success.

Entertainment

With Take Off, Parvathy shows why she's a force to reckon with in Indian cinema

Malyalam actress Parvathy is set to make her Bollywood debut with Irrfan Khan in a Tanuja Chandra film.

Bollywood

From Mouna Ragam to Kaatru Veliyidai, Mani Ratnam is the master of romance

With every film, Mani Ratnam tries to bring in changes to the man-woman relationship on screen as reflected in society.

Entertainment

How Dhanush broke barriers to emerge as one of Kollywood’s best talents in recent years

From gawky young boy to a pan-Indian actor and recently turned director, Dhanush has progressed steadily through his career.

Entertainment

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion - Five things to expect from SS Rajamouli's magnum opus

The climax scene of Baahubali 2 was shot at a reported cost of Rs 30 crore, and will feature Mahendra Baahubali fighting his uncle Bhallaladeva.

Entertainment

From Nayanthara to Jyothika, Kollywood's leading ladies are turning into 'heroes'

Many female-oriented films seen in the south film industry recently bank heavily on emotion and human values. And this is what connects with the audience – both male and female. Jyothika's 36 Vayadhinile is one such film.

Entertainment

How Rajinikanth's 'Kabali' has earned Rs 200 crore, days before its release

Here's a breakdown of the Rs 200 crore Rajinikanth's Kabali has earned even before its theatrical release

Entertainment

Rajinikanth's 'Kabali' tickets sold out in Chennai days before release

Even VIPs are looking at theatres outside Chennai now, to catch shows of Kabali

Entertainment

Firstpost exclusive: 'Kabali' producer Kalaipuli S Thanu says, 'I expect the film to make Rs 500 cr'

Producer Kalapuli S Thanu — who just had a superhit in Theri with Vijay — spoke exclusively to Firstpost about Kabali, Rajinikanth and what’s next for his company, V Creations.