Tamil

An MGR Classic, Kismath And More: Curtain Raiser – 21 July, 2016

As Tamil Cinema directors continue to look to the past for movie titles, here’s a quick look at other news doing the rounds in movie land today.

A D V E R T I S E M E N T

Sign On

Jennifer Hudson has been cast as the female lead in Adam Sandler’s next

Padmapriya will play a major role in Malayalam film Tiyaan

Suhasini Mani Ratnam has been signed on to direct a Kannada film

Heard on the street

The audio of Dharmadurai will release on 3 August

Vijay 60 might be named after the MGR classic Engal Veettu Pillai, reports say

Tom Cruise has wrapped up the filming of The Mummy reboot

Movie rights of The Pokemon Movie have been acquired by Legendary Pictures

A D V E R T I S E M E N T

Pirates Ahoy

Despite Kabali team’s efforts to rein in piracy, a two-minute long footage of the film has been doing the rounds on Whatsapp. Efforts are on to track the culprits.

Releases, Releases

Jiiva – Nayanthara starrer Thirunaal releases on 5 August

If you like slow, accented Tamil and bone jarring background score, then this trailer for Mudinja Ivana Pudi is right up your alley

Anushka Sharma’s Phillauri will release on 31 March, 2017

Spotlight

Rajeev Ravi and Lal Jose will produce and distribute Kismath, a love story between a Dalit girl and a Muslim boy

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Time Out

Kabali’s legal team prepares to face yet another lawsuit in court. This time, over the lyrics of Ulagam Oruvanukka.

As Kabali frenzy continues, theatres hike ticket prices for FDFS (First Day First Shows) well above the prescribed limits

Let them eat cake!

Actors Arulnithi Tamizharasu, Bharath, Varun Sandesh, Madhu Shalini will all turn a year older today!