"The collections of South films are closely being tracked in the corridors of leading Bollywood production houses now. The success of Vijay's Master was an eye-opening moment."
Theatre distributors, analysts weigh in on success of Master, Krack; predict early revival with upcoming big releases
With Vijay's Master success story at the front, theatre distributors predict for a surge at the Indian box office after the disastrous 2020 marred by the coronavirus pandemic.
The Making of Master: Cinematographer Sathyan Sooryan, Stunt Silva, writer Rathna Kumar open up on the blockbuster
In this exclusive feature, key technicians associated with Master reveal their behind-the-scenes working experiences and shaping the most talked about action entertainer.
Malavika Mohanan, Andrea Jeremiah on Vijay's Master and collaborating with director Lokesh Kanagaraj
Andrea Jeremiah and Malavika Mohanan open up about their experience of being part of Tamil cinema's first major theatrical release in 2021, working with Kollywood's new-gen filmmaker Lokesh Kanagaraj, and sharing the screen with Thalapathy Vijay for the first time.
With theatres reopening, film trade analysts weigh in on audience footfall and scope for tentpole releases
Film trade experts are confident that the movie-going business will bounce back with the release of event films, but caution that single screens will have to maintain top-notch hygiene precautions in order to survive.
Keerthy Suresh on Miss India, and whether the spate of women-led films has changed her approach to acting
Keerthy Suresh talks about signing several women-led films post Mahanati, and whether she is considering venturing into the web series format after two consecutive film releases on streaming platforms.
Putham Pudhu Kaalai: Sudha Kongara, Gautham Menon, Rajiv Menon, Suhasini Mani Ratnam open up on Amazon Prime's Tamil anthology
In an interview with Firstpost, the filmmakers spoke about their experience of shooting the project within a span of 3 days during the coronavirus lockdown.
The women of Putham Pudhu Kaalai: Kalyani Priyadarshan, Andrea Jeremiah, Ritu Varma on Amazon's first Tamil anthology
Ahead of the release of Putham Pudhu Kaalai, actresses Kalyani Priyadarshan, Andrea Jeremiah, and Ritu Varma talk about their respective short films, working with seasoned filmmakers, and shooting during the coronavirus lockdown.
Aishwarya Rajesh, director Virumandi talk about Tamil cinema's first pay-per-view model film, Ka Pae Ranasingam
Aishwarya Rajesh and Vijay Sethupathi's Ka Pae Ranasingam will become the first Tamil film to premiere in the digital platform on a pay-per-view model on Zee Plex
Anushka Shetty and Madhavan's Nishabdham will be the next big film to skip a theatrical release and premiere on Amazon Prime Video on 2 October.
'Ensuring Dark's continuity was a challenge': Cinematographer Nikolaus Summerer discusses jumping through time
In this exclusive Q&A with Firstpost, Dark cinematographer Nikolaus Summerer talks about crafting a unique visual style for each time period.
Aditi Rao Hydari on Amazon Prime film Sufiyum Sujatayum: Malayalam industry has huge reach on OTT platforms
In this exclusive interview with Firstpost, Aditi Rao Hydari talks about working in Sufiyum Sujatayum, working with Vijay Sethupathi, Dulquer Salmaan and turning singer for composer-actor GV Prakash.
Jyotika on taking Ponmagal Vandhal directly to Amazon Prime: OTT platforms 'give content-driven films a deserving audience'
In an exclusive, Jyotika defends the decision of her Tamil courtroom drama Ponmagal Vandhal skipping a theatrical release owing to the coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus lockdown could result in surge of film, video piracy with the mushrooming of new illegal sites
The latest search trends and surveys from popular tracking platforms suggest that there's an unprecedented surge in the movie and video piracy.
Coronavirus outbreak: From Selvaraghavan to Venkat Prabhu, how Kollywood celebrities are spending 21-day lockdown
Anu Emmanual, GV Prakash and Manjima Mohan shared how they are keeping themselves busy during the three week nationwide lockdown.
Apart from the Tamil scene, the Tollywood is another industry which continues to deliver viral chartbusters on a dynamic scale in terms of YouTube views
Producers, exhibitors divided on OTT/satellite streaming of Tamil films as Kollywood embraces digital platforms
Kollywood have announced that they would procure big-star films on Minimum Guarantee (MG) basis only after seeing the movie in preview screenings to minimize or avoid losses at a later date.
Dulquer Salmaan on the success of Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal, sequel plans, turning producer and upcoming film Kurup
Dulquer Salmaan will be seen next in Kurup, a film that’s already generated a lot of excitement among fans and movie buffs.
After Indian 2 set mishap, Tamil producers weigh in on safety measures and insurance policies for crew members
In the wake of the crane crash on Indian 2 sets, which left three crew members dead, Tamil film industry personalities have spoken about the standard of safety, precaution measures in the film industry
Samantha Akkineni, Sharwanand's Jaanu makes Rs 6.5 cr globally; Mysskin-directed Psycho declared hit in Tamil Nadu
After Sakranti blockbusters like Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo, and Sarileru Neekevvaru, the Telugu industry has had consecutive box office flops like Disco Raja, Aswathama and now Jaanu.