Curtain Raiser – 24 August, 2016

A quick look at all things bright and shiny in Cinema today!

Sign On

Shaam will play a cop in Kaaviyan

Shraddha Kapoor has been cast as the female lead in Golmaal 4

Charu Haasan will play a soft-spoken don in Vijay Sri G’s next film

Releases, Releases

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil‘s teaser will be out on 30 August

Heard on the street

Tubelight starring Salman Khan is an adaptation of Little Boy

Arya will play a negative character in the Mammotty – Sneha film



Writer Perumal Murugan is  back with a collection of 200 poems, A Coward’s Song. “The poems that I have written, I feel that I am once again alive. I have so much to say, so much to say in my heart. Now I have the faith and the belief that I will be able to write,” he said.

On the title of the anthology, he adds, “there is a place for those not brave in this world as well.”

Kamal Haasan on being conferred with the Chevalier Award, said, “I never get bored of awards and accolades. I am a limelight moth and my journey is towards the hottest point in that light!”

Let them eat cake!

Actor Stephen Fry, Rupert Grint, Chad Michael Murray, Shantanu will all turn a year older today!