Double Oscar winning composer A.R. Rahman said here Saturday that comedian Vivekh has always cheered him up whenever he is in low spirits and considers him a gift to Tamil filmdom.  

Shruti Haasan, Vishal Krishna team up for actioner

Shruti Haasan, Vishal Krishna team up for actioner

Actress Shruti Haasan will play the leading lady in an upcoming yet-untitled film with Vishal Krishna Reddy, who will also produce the film under his home banner Vishal Film Factory.  

Never thought I'd have to struggle so much: Rahul Haridas

Never thought I'd have to struggle so much: Rahul Haridas

Actor Rahul Haridas's career didn't take off as expected after the success of his cinematic debut, the 2007 Telugu college drama "Happy Days". He says he had to struggle more than expected to sustain himself in the industry.  

Rajinikanth lauds 'Ivan Vera Mathiri'

Rajinikanth lauds 'Ivan Vera Mathiri'

Words of appreciation from superstar Rajinikanth has made the makers of recently released Tamil action-thriller "Ivan Vera Mathiri" extremely happy.  

'Soodhu Kavvum' to 'Lucia': 10 southern films that wowed audience

'Soodhu Kavvum' to 'Lucia': 10 southern films that wowed audience

Out of the 400-odd films released in four southern languages - Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam, the following films may not have earned a robust box-office number but still managed to elicit positive response from the audience and critics alike.  

Comedies reaped gold for southern cinema

Comedies reaped gold for southern cinema

Over 600 films were released in the last 12 months across the Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam movie worlds, marking it one of the busiest years. In this vast scape, comedy proved to be economically successful at the box office, with the exception of a few commercial outings in other genres.  

Bharani floored by response to 'Mithunam' at CIFF

Bharani floored by response to 'Mithunam' at CIFF

Actor-filmmaker Tanikella Bharani is overwhelmed with the response his maiden Telugu directorial "Mithunam" has received at the ongoing 11th Chennai International Film Festival (CIFF).  

Mahesh Babu impressed by son's dubbing

Mahesh Babu impressed by son's dubbing

Superstar Mahesh Babu is impressed by his seven-year-old son Gautham Krishna's ability to lip sync and mouth dialogues in upcoming Telugu action-thriller "1: Nenokkadine". Gautham plays the younger version of Mahesh in the film, slated to release next year.