Tracing how music is still a big commercial pull in Tamil cinema, with films like Asuran, Comali benefiting from hit songs
Films like Dhanush's Asuran and Jayam Ravi's Comali proved how after the teaser and trailer, chartbusters still help Tamil films secure a good opening.
Magizhchi in Mumbai: How Rajinikanth helped a fan find a brief sense of community while adrift in a new city
It’s weird watching a Rajinikanth film that isn’t houseful. But here we were. The lights dimmed and the Superstar credit appeared. And I was lost, sucked into a time-space continuum where geography and linear time were meaningless. I was home. Finally.
Vijay's sports drama Bigil sails pass Rs 140 crore in Tamil Nadu; Karthi's Kaithi enters Rs 100 crore club
Bigil, directed by Atlee, now inching towards the Rs 300 crore in worldwide theatrical sales.
With Bigil, Vijay becomes first Tamil actor to have three consecutive films make Rs 250 cr gross worldwide
In Tamil Nadu, Thalapathy Vijay's Bigil topped the box office in its second frame with a total of Rs 16 crore
The Madras HC has also scheduled the hearing for Pa Ranjith's anticipatory bail for Friday.
Police sources told the publication that Pa Ranjith was booked under PC 153 (wantonly giving provocation with intent to cause riot) and 153 (A) (1) (a) (promoting enmity between different groups) of the IPC
AR Murugadoss is the front-runner to direct Rajinikanth's next film; says he also has a script ready for Ajith
AR Murugadoss is the front-runner to helm Rajinikanth's next film. If the project materialises, it will mark the first-time collaboration between Rajinikanth and Murugadoss.
Vijay's Sarkar earns Rs 47.85 cr on first day in India, outshines Sanju to emerge as 2018's highest-grossing opener
Sarkar is the first ever film to race past the Rs 30-crore mark in Tamil Nadu on opening day. Vijay has outperformed his previous best Mersal to score the highest-grossing launch in his home ground.
Petta: Rajinikanth appears in dramatically different avatar from his gangster look in film's second poster
Rajinikanth will play an ageing gangster in Karthik Subbaraj's directorial Petta.
Kaala cinematographer Murali on working with Rajinikanth, Nana Patekar: A treat to witness them performing on set
From assisting lensman Rajeev Ravi in Anurag Kashyap's Dev.D to working in two films starring Rajinikanth, cinematographer Murali has come a long way.
Kaala: Telugu version of Rajinikanth-starrer reportedly struggling to get distributors due to high price
While every Rajinikanth release becomes a highly anticipated affair, his upcoming Kaala is facing trouble finding distributors for its Telugu rights
Composer Santhosh Narayanan, who has belted out hits for films like Kabali, Bairavaa and Kodi, has composed another compelling mix of songs for Mercury
In the US, the most significant market for Telugu films, Rangasthalam took in nearly $710K from Thursday premieres alone
Kaala costume designer Anu Vardhan on how challenging it was to make Rajinikanth powerful in simple clothes
Anu Vardhan says it was a challenge to depict Rajinikanth as a hero despite him donning black and a lungi, often associated with villainy in Indian cinema.
Kaala teaser: Rajinikanth's reunion with Pa Ranjith after Kabali poses a serious question — will the man ever age?
So far, there is nothing we have not seen before of the superstar. However, unlike Rajinikanth's previous glimpses, Kaala plays it a little subtle with the first teaser.
Basking in the success of the Casteless Collective, the indie music group he's formed, filmmaker Pa Ranjith spoke to us about why the personal is political, and more | #FirstCulture
Rajinikanth to reunite with Pa Ranjith for political drama after Kaala, in what is likely to be his last film
It was rumoured that Pa Ranjith's gangster flick Kaala will be Rajinikanth's last film before his plunge into politics.
Rajinikanth's entry into politics seems set to upstage Tamil Nadu, fill the vacuum left by Jayalalithaa
Much like it is on the Friday of a Rajinikanth movie release, most of those who had assembled at the Raghavendra Kalyana Mandapam in Chennai on Sunday were reacting to Rajini the superstar
A look at the last ten films starring male stars of Telugu and Tamil cinema will reveal most of the titles and movies revolve around male protagonists. Where are the strong female characters?
From Bollywood to the Telugu and Tamil film industries, there are a handful of releases that will be held up to the 1,000-crore benchmark set by Baahubali 2 and Dangal