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Kamal Haasan and his producers spent nearly 25 crores on the two-version film. This was in 2001 That would be close to Rs 300 crores today.
Kamal Haasan is reuniting with Mani Ratnam after 35 years of Nayakan.
While it is impossible to pick a few roles from his jewel of work, we have dared to pull together some of the best performances of his career.
Kamal Haasan, who thinks the Chola king was not Hindu, was himself a victim of religious scanning once
But the question is, why this question? Why do we need to recheck the dynasty’s religious identity so many centuries after their existence? Mani Ratnam’s abysmally dull film Ponniyin Selvan brings the Chola dynasty back to life.
A debate has ensued over the religious identity of Raja Raja Chola after filmmaker Vetrimaaran questioned the king’s portrayal as a Hindu. While Kamal Haasan endorsed similar sentiments, the BJP has hit out at the director for his remarks
Ponniyin Selvan, at first, feels like it was shot in the same terrain as Ratnam’s other Vikram and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan starrer, Raavanan (2010). There’s water everywhere – and unrest, too.
Mani Ratnam: 'Even before I thought to be a filmmaker, Ponniyin Selvan felt like a big feature film to me'
As Ratnam readies the nation for his latest epic Ponniyin Selvan, the maverick movie-maker makes time for an exclusive interview with Firstpost.
Sequel to the 1996 blockbuster, the film was announced way back in 2018 and now, Haasan has resumed shoot of this much-awaited sequel.
Produced by Raaj Kamal Films International, the film is a spin-off of the 1986 film of the same name. This is a high-octane action film where a special investigator played by Kamal Hasan is assigned a case of serial killings.
In several videos, Ranveer’s fans can be seen crowding him, making his security concerned about his safety. Intending to keep him protected, one of his security guards ended up slapping him.
The actor was clicked at the South Indian International Movie Awards 2022 in Bangalore. This was his first appearance post the release and failure of his film Liger. He was clicked at the event in a black suit.
Rajamouli and his last film RRR may have single-handedly prompted not just Indian audiences but also cinephiles worldwide to look beyond Bollywood while seeking entertaining Indian blockbusters.
The Queen visited India several times, but her first visit was made nearly 15 years after India’s Independence. However, there are many celebrities and great Indian personalities, who got the opportunity to meet the Queen in person during her reign
Ponniyin Selvan is cinema designed as an epic. You may argue that an epic is not designed. But you would be wasting your energy. That was true in the days of Pakeezah and Mughal-E-Azam. Nowadays, the visual spectacle is encrypted into the narrative.
Ponniyin Selvan I trailer: Mani Ratnam’s period saga brims with rich imageries and spectacular grandeur
The two-part drama boasts of the fantastic ensemble of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Vikram, Trisha Krishnan, Karthi, and Prakash Raj. It’s all set to release on September 30 this year.
Mammootty is an actor of reformative abilities. He can change in front of our eyes, from a boorish, uncouth misogynistic cop in Kasaba, to a loving, though disturbingly distant father, in Peranbu.
Indian 2 also stars Kajal Aggarwal, Siddharth, Rakul Preet Singh, Priya Bhavani Shankar, Bobby Simha, Guru Somasundaram and Samuthirakani.
Explained: How the power of content has taken over the marketing strategy to get desirable box office results
In the past decade, we have seen marketing taking over content and films with average or poor content opening to big numbers and sustaining well at the box office.
The glitz and glamour of Bollywood is not a big draw for south stars not because it is not attractive but because they are already at the top of their game in south cinema. From Mahesh Babu and Allu Arjun to Nayanthara and Anushka Shetty, many have said no to B-Town.
In an exclusive conversation with Firstpost, Shruti Haasan talks about the changing landscape for women in cinema, dealing with personal questions pertaining to marriage, working on alternative music and more.