articles by Raja Sekar

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Massive success of Bigil and Kaithi at Tamil Nadu box office may have resulted in a lull period post Diwali

After Bigil and Kaithi, none of the expected biggies like Action, Enai Nokki Paayum Thotta, Sangathamizhan, and Adithya Varma lived up to the expectations at the box office.

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There can only be one Rajinikanth: What sets the actor apart is his ability to retain superstardom across decades

Rajinikanth is the only actor in Indian cinema to have acted in all formats which are available in cinema: Black and white, colour, animation, motion capture, 3D and the works.

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Rajinikanth's next, Thalaivar 168, aims for Diwali 2020 release; Meena, Khushbu, Prakash Raj part of ensemble cast

A day before his birthday (12 December), Superstar Rajinikanth commenced the shoot of his new film with director Siva in Chennai.

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Kaithi's early premiere on Hotstar upsets theatre chain owners because of low footfall in screenings of Karthi's film

Leading theatre chains like PVR and INOX removed the shows of Kaithi from Tamil Nadu despite the film performing extremely well at the box office.

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SS Rajamouli's RRR, Mani Ratnam's Ponniyin Selvan block calendars of top Telugu, Tamil stars, from Jr NTR to Vikram

Ram Charan, Jr NTR, Vikram and others have all blocked their dates up to more than a year for their undivided attention to SS Rajamouli's RRR and Mani Ratnam's Ponniyin Selvan

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Filmmaker Mysskin on his craft: 'Want to create films that will last years, not die within 100-day theatrical run'

From Pisaasu to Anjathe and Yuddham Sei, as a filmmaker, Mysskin has always marched to the beat of his own drummer. His latest film, Psycho, provides more affirmation of this truth.

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Dhruv Vikram on Adithya Varma, his father superstar Chiyaan Vikram, and why he chose Arjun Reddy remake as a debut

Dhruv is all set to make his debut with Adithya Varma, the Tamil remake of Telugu cult classic Arjun Reddy.

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Thalapathy 64: All you need to know about Vijay's next with Kaithi director Lokesh Kanagaraj

Thalapathy 64 also stars Malavika Mohanan, Vijay Sethupathi and Antony Varghese in pivotal roles.

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Bigil, Kaithi, Asuran, Nerkonda Paarvai, Petta show Tamil cinema is heading towards a content-oriented approach

Vijay's Bigil, Karthi's Kaithi, Dhanush's Asuran, Ajith's Nerkonda Paarvai and Viswasam, and Rajinikanth's Petta proves Tamil biggies are embracing change.

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Boney Kapoor on remaking Pink in Tamil and Telugu: 'A good film should reach as many people as possible'

Boney Kapoor has also acquired the South remake rights of Ayushman Khurrana’s Badhaai Ho and Article 15.

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Kangana Ranaut reveals Jayalalithaa biopic Thalaivi will be made in two parts: First will focus on her life before politics

Kangana Ranaut says it is nerve-racking for her to play Jayalalithaa since despite the similarities, the former Tamil Nadu chief minister enjoyed a command over a lot of things.

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With the success of Asuran, Dhanush proves he's a rare Tamil star who strikes the balance between scale and substance

The success of Dhanush's non-formula film like Asuran will encourage a new breed of filmmakers and actors to come out of their comfort zone.

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As Sun Pictures collaborates with Rajinikanth for Thalaivar 168, a look at how the banner is maintaining its market supremacy

After Enthiran and Petta, Sun Pictures is producing a third film with Rajinikanth. They are reportedly in talks with almost all the leading stars, including Vijay, Ajith, and Suriya.

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Vetrimaaran on Asuran, his relationship with Dhanush, Vada Chennai 2, and upcoming film with Soori

Vetrimaaran said: “Very soon, you will get an announcement on Vada Chennai 2. Regarding Rajan Vagaiyara, I have the idea in the back of my mind but should convert it into a screenplay."

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Sivakarthikeyan on box office prospects of Namma Veettu Pillai, failure of Mr. Local, and forthcoming releases

Sivakarthikeyan also talks about his forthcoming projects, including Hero and an untitled sci-fi film, and working with Bollywood actor Abhay Deol.

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Suriya on how he embraced grey shades with Kaappaan, and sharing screen space with Mohanlal

Suriya talks about collaborating again with director KV Anand for the third time, and giving marriage tips to his Kaappaan co-stars Arya and Sayyesha.

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Arya on working in Magamuni, his passion for cycling and working in multi-starrers like Suriya's Kaappaan

Arya played a dual role in Santhakumar Magamuni, also starring Jayaprakash and Ilavarasu.

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With Thalapathy 64, Thala 60, KGF Chapter 2, Vikram 58, and Suriya 39, Summer 2020 gets overcrowded in the South

We are just entering September 2019 but already, the producers of South biggies have sealed their release dates with most of them targeting the summer holidays of 2020.

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Vijay’s Bigil, Karthi’s Kaithi, Sethupathi’s Sanga Thamizhan up for box office clash of epic proportions on Diwali 2019

Producers of Vijay’s magnum opus sports action entertainer Bigil, Karthi’s crime action drama Kaithi and Vijay Sethupathi action potboiler Sanga Thamizhan- have confirmed that their films will hit the screens during the Diwali festival weekend.