Curtain Raiser – July 15, 2016

From new faces to new releases, here’s a quick look at all things bright and shiny in the world of cinema today!

Sign On

Pooja Devariya will join Manikandan’s Aandavan Kattalai.

Adil Hussain has signed for a major role in 2.0.

Bhanupriya has been cast in Jyothika’s next with director Bramma.

In The News

Warner Bros has filed for copyright protection of the play Harry Potter and The Cursed Child, leading some to believe that a film might be in the works.

Star Trek director JJ Abrams has said that the role of Chekhov, played by the late Anton Yelchin will not be recast. Yelchin passed away last month in a freak accident.

Releases, Releases

The first look of Maaveeran Kittu was released recently; as was the song Thaaru Maaru Thakkali Soru, with some rather ‘fruity’ lyrics.


It’s confirmed: Sivakarthikeyan’s Remo will release  on October 7.


From Prem Sanyas to Ashoka, here’s a look at India’s cinematic tryst with the classical age and how facts make way for entertainment.

Let Them Eat Cake!

Anu Hassan, Forest Whitaker will all turn a year older today!