Sobhita Dhulipala to play a pivotal role in Mani Ratnam's multi-lingual historical film Ponniyin Selvan
Sobhita Dhulipala is reportedly brushing up her classical dancing skills for her part in Ponniyin Selvan.
First poster from Mani Ratnam's Ponniyin Selvan unveiled; lyricist Vairamuthu's name absent from list of crew members
The first poster of Mani Ratnam's Ponniyin Selvan shows a sword with a golden hilt, which bears the Chola dynasty's tiger emblem at the crest.
Rajnath Singh reportedly cancels visit to university amid row over Vairamuthu getting honorary degree
Two Hindu outfits opposed the convocation ceremony honouring Vairamuthu and announced black flag protests outside the University at suburban Kattankulathur
Lyricist Vairamuthu no longer part of Mani Ratnam's Ponniyin Selvan following allegations of sexual harassment
Lyricist Vairamuthu had denied all allegations of sexual harassment in 2018.
Chinmayi Sripaada's South Indian Cine, Television Artistes and Dubbing Artistes Union membership terminated
Chinmayi Sripaada, who has dubbed for many southern actresses over the last decade, took to Twitter to share the news about being axed by the dubbing union.
Chinmayi Sripaada's #MeToo allegations naming Vairamuthu have caused a schism in Tamil film industry
The allegations divided the Tamil film industry. Many of the younger artistes — particularly women — supported Chinmayi staunchly. But the old guard stood as solidly by Vairamuthu, whose illustrious career spans a quarter of a century, and who wields considerable clout.
Tamil film industry non-committal over Chinmayi Sripada's sexual harassment claims against Vairamuthu
From Bharathiraja to Kamal Haasan, Tamil film industry veterans have not supported Chinmayi Sripada as wholeheartedly as Bollywood has supported its survivors.
Tamil lyricist and poet Vairamuthu was recently accused of sexual harassment by several women, including singer Chinmayi Sripaada.
As a second wave of #MeToo allegations have taken over social media timelines in India over the past couple of weeks, a wide range of accusations — from inappropriate behaviour to rape — have been levelled against public personalities from the fields of (mainly) the media and entertainment
Samantha Akkineni backs Chinmayi Sripaada's sexual harassment claims against Raghu Dixit, Vairamuthu
Samantha Akkineni has bolstered the #MeToo campaign and has been of the more supportive personalities in the South film industry.
On Parvathy, being a 'Feminichi', and women's ability to own and transform the insults hurled at them
Actress Parvathy has reclaimed the misogynistic insult 'Feminichi' and turned it on its head to proudly declare that she is a feminist | #FirstCulture
Vairamuthu speaks about his collaborations with Ilaiyaraja and AR Rahman, the Andal controversy and his friendship with Karunanidhi | #FirstCulture
Incidents like the row over Vairamuthu's Andal comments only perpetuate a variety of misogyny | #FirstCulture
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