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Kamal Haasan’s Abhay is the most broken character he has ever played
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Kamal Haasan’s Abhay is the most broken character he has ever played

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.

Happy Birthday Kamal Haasan: Can he recreate the Nayakan magic?
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Happy Birthday Kamal Haasan: Can he recreate the Nayakan magic?

Kamal Haasan is reuniting with Mani Ratnam after 35 years of Nayakan.

Happy Birthday Kamal Haasan: Revisiting some of the finest roles of Ulaga Nayagan
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Happy Birthday Kamal Haasan: Revisiting some of the finest roles of Ulaga Nayagan

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
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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.

Who was Raja Raja Chola, the king whose religious identity has stoked a controversy?
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Who was Raja Raja Chola, the king whose religious identity has stoked a controversy?

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: This is Mani Ratnam’s Game Of Cholas
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Ponniyin Selvan: This is Mani Ratnam’s Game Of Cholas

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'
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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.

'Indian 2 from today,' writes Kamal Haasan as he finally resumes shoot with S. Shankar
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'Indian 2 from today,' writes Kamal Haasan as he finally resumes shoot with S. Shankar

Sequel to the 1996 blockbuster, the film was announced way back in 2018 and now, Haasan has resumed shoot of this much-awaited sequel.

Kamal Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi and Fahadh Faasil's Vikram now streaming on Zee5
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Kamal Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi and Fahadh Faasil's Vikram now streaming on Zee5

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.

Ranveer Singh hilariously reacts after getting slapped by his bodyguard at SIIMA 2022
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Ranveer Singh hilariously reacts after getting slapped by his bodyguard at SIIMA 2022

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.

Vijay Deverakonda looks dapper at SIIMA 2022 as he makes maiden appearance post Liger failure
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Vijay Deverakonda looks dapper at SIIMA 2022 as he makes maiden appearance post Liger failure

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.

Changing perception of Indian Cinema: How Bollywood is no more favourite for overseas cinegoers
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Changing perception of Indian Cinema: How Bollywood is no more favourite for overseas cinegoers

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.

Indian personalities who met Britain's longest reigning monarch Queen Elizabeth II
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Indian personalities who met Britain's longest reigning monarch Queen Elizabeth II

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 shows us the way forward for Indian cinema
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Ponniyin Selvan shows us the way forward for Indian cinema

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
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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: The Malayalam maverick and maestro of modern masterpieces
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Mammootty: The Malayalam maverick and maestro of modern masterpieces

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.

Kamal Haasan and S. Shankar set to resume shoot of Indian 2, filmmaker confirms the news
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Kamal Haasan and S. Shankar set to resume shoot of Indian 2, filmmaker confirms the news

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
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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.

Why South stars find home more appealing than Bollywood
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Why South stars find home more appealing than Bollywood

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.

Shruti Haasan: There have been ebbs and flows in women characters and their onscreen portrayal
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Shruti Haasan: There have been ebbs and flows in women characters and their onscreen portrayal

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.