Thursday, January 19, 2012

National Award Winning Actress In Kochadaiyaan

National Award winning actress and danseuse Shobana is touted to play an important role in the Rajinikanth starrer Kochadaiyaan. Interestingly, the actress played Rajini’s love-interest in Mani Ratnam directed Thalapathy.

Kochadaiyaan will be Rajini’s first film after his recovery and the film is to be directed by his daughter Soundarya Rajinikanth. KS Ravi Kumar is taking care of the story, screenplay and dialogues for Kochadaiyaan.

The film will have music by the Oscar winner AR Rahman.

Shankar To Megastar's 150th Film?

There is considerable speculation about Shankar's next project after Nanban. Earlier it was suggested that he was going to team up with his Anniyan hero, Vikram. Now there are reports that he has been roped in for Megastar Chiranjeevi's 150th film to be produced by NV Prasad, a famous distributor based in Hyderabad.

At the audio release of the Telugu version of Enthiran, Chiranjeevi had expressed his desire to work with Shankar onstage and now it looks like something will materialize. Chiranjaeevi and the producer, NV Prasad are keen to make this project happen and an official announcement is expected soon.

Sunday, January 15, 2012

'Kochadaiyaan': Status quo

Just a couple of days back it was said that Bollywood diva Katrina Kaif was approached by the 'Kochadaiyaan' makers to play the female lead. The latest is that the matinee idol plays a King who is an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva and Rajini will be seen in a different get up with long tresses.

'Kochadaiyaan' means a king with long hair and Rajini will be seen in a never-seen-before avatar in this film with really long hair.

While Katrina Kaif is reworking her dates to somehow fit in the film, it is said songs featuring Rajini wooing Katrina will spell class and grandeur. A love song between the duo is one of the highlights.

Rahman will be bringing 130 musicians from Germany to record the background score of the film and he has already tuned in most of the tracks for the film.

The first look of 'Kochadaiyaan' is expected by the end of January 2012.

Vikram And Shankar To Do Film?

Having wrapped up Nanban in record time, director Shankar is heartened with the positive reviews the film has been getting. He is already looking forward to his next project and the script has been readied. It will be produced by AGS Entertainment we hear.

Shankar is keen to have Vikram as his hero for this film as the character will suit him perfectly. Vikram and Shankar teamed up successfully for Anniyan and it is believed that they will be a hot combo. So far Shankar has neither confirmed nor denied the reports but it is expected that he will release official details about his next film soon.


Happening Hero Joins Rajini Film - Rajini - Aadhi - Tamil Movie News -

Aadhi who made an impact with strong performances in films like Eeram and Mirugam is all set to woo the audience with Aravaan which will be releasing soon. Those who have seen the rushes are raving about him and it seems that he has also impressed the Kochadaiyaan team. Soundarya Ashwin has offered him a role in the film, we hear.
The actor of course is over the moon and said that it is the perfect start to the year. Aadhi said that it would be a great honor to share the screen with Rajini and added that it would be the realisation of a dream he has had since childhood.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

History Repeats Itself In Mani's Film

Mani Ratnam's next film has been entitled Kadal and will feature, Karthik's son Gautham and Radha's younger daughter, Thulasi. It will be remembered by Tamil cinema fans that Karthik and Radha made their debut with Bharathiraja's beloved film, Alaigal Oyvadillai and now their children will be making their entry into films together.

Mani also considered Akshara Haasan and Parthipen's daughter, Keerthana who worked with Mani in Kannathil Muthamital. But finally it has been confirmed that Thulasi will be Mani's heroine. Arjun has also been roped in for this film.

Is Katrina Kaif Rajini's Heroine?

In an exciting development, Soundarya Ashwin has said that they have offered Katrina Kaif the female lead in Kochadaiyaan. Katrina is one of the reigning Queens in Bollywood and she is also considered a lucky mascot. Her sizzling performances in Sheila Ki Jawani and the recent Chikni Chameli from Agneepath have cemented her reputation for pure star power.


Katrina is thrilled with the opportunity to work with Rajinikanth. However, she is very busy and has already committed to many Hindi films. The actress is doing everything possible to somehow accomodate Kochadaiyaan we hear.

Sarath To Co-star With Rajinikanth?

There are reports that Sarath Kumar will play an important role in the Rajinikanth starrer Kochadaiyaan. It may be mentioned here that news about Kochadaiyaan’s star cast apart from Rajinikanth has not been officially revealed yet. The first look of this film is expected to be out on Pongal day and the team is working towards this.


With the first look, all other important announcements are expected to be made by Kochadaiyaan’s director Soundarya Rajinikanth. AR Rahman has been confirmed as the music director of this film. KS Ravi Kumar is in-charge of the story, screenplay and dialogues.

Friday, January 06, 2012

German Orchestra Honors Ar Rahman - Ar Rahman - Swades - Tamil Movie News -

The German Film Orchestra Babelsberg, who will be touring India this month will honor AR Rahman by rendering some of his compositions from movies like Mangal Pandey, Bombay, Swades, and Roja. Called, Classical Incantations: The German Film Orchestra Babelsberg performs AR Rahman, the tour will have its opening night in Mumbai on January 20th before moving on to Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Bengaluru.

Rahman's troupe from KM Music Conservatory, Chennai will be joining the orchestra. Dr. Marla Stukenberg, director of the Goethe Institut, Mumbai said that the event would highlight the diplomatic ties between Germany and India. The concert is the first of its kind and is highly awaited.