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‘Uttama Villain’ cut to size before release?

According to an industry source, Kamal Haasan-starrer Tamil drama “Uttama Villain” has been briefly trimmed a day before its theatrical release. “The original running time was 172 minutes. The makers have trimmed it by a few minutes as they felt the movie is too lengthy,” a source told IANS. The source added that the trimmed version is likely to be ...

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Kamal Haasan’s ‘Uttama Villain’ Trailer Leaked in Youtube

The much awaited trailer of tamil comedy film “Uttama Villain,” which is starred by the veteran actor Kamal Haasan, has been leaked on Youtube on Tuesday. While the trailer was expected to be released on Pongal on January 14, it has been leaked as “Uttama Villain official trailer #1 – Ulaganayagan Tube HD,”a day before and has been viewed by lakhs ...

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Balachander was my father: Rajinikanth

Superstar Rajinikanth, who is shocked over the death of legendary filmmaker K. Balachander, said he always treated him like his father and not just as his mentor. Balachander, 84, died at a private hospital in Chennai on Tuesday following prolonged illness and age-related ailments. Popularly known as KB, he was instrumental in launching the careers of Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth. ...

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Veteran Director Balachander Hospitalized, Rajinikanth Pays Visit

K. Balachander, the director who made waves in the 1980s with his new wave films, was admitted to Cauvery Hospital in Chennai on Monday and the two film veterans and his heroes in “Maro Charitra” — Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth — paid concern at his health. While Rajinikanth rushed to the hospital and said he was returned “a smile” by ...

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Kamal Haasan turns 60; Vishwanath, Birju Maharaj, Ramesh Aravind, Singeetham Srinivasa Rao Shower Praise

By Haricharan Pudipeddi  Chennai, Nov 7 (IANS) Kamal Haasan, who turned 60 Friday, is not just an actor par excellence, but he has also donned multiple hats such as a filmmaker, writer, dancer, music composer. His colleagues speak highly about the versatile talent. IANS got in touch with different people Kamal has worked with, to find out more about the ...

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‘Kaththi’ inching towards Rs.100 crore mark

A.R. Murugadoss-directed Vijay-starrer Tamil film "Kaththi" has minted Rs.82 crore as of Wednesday at the box-office worldwide, and is tipped to join the Rs.100 crore clubthis week. It is now the biggest hit in the language for the year 2014. "The film is unarguably the biggest Tamil blockbuster of the year. In its first week, it has collected a whopping ...

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‘Kaththi’ Succcess drives Telugu Producers Crazy to Seek Remake Rights

The huge success of Vijay-starrer Tamil film “Kaththi”, which raked in over Rs.30 crore in the opening weekend, has driven Telugu producers to vie for remake rights in Telugu language, while some have already touted Telugu actor Pawan Kalyan as the hero. “Several producers have expressed interest to remake ‘Kaththi’ in Telugu. Pawan Kalyan is the top contender in the ...

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‘Kaththi’ First Day Collections Cross Rs.15.4 Crore, Set to Cross ‘Thuppakki’ First Week Box Office Record

Despite some harsh reviews amid jubiliant supporters, Vijay-starrer Tamil film “Kaththi” was able to collect a whopping Rs.15.4 crore on its opening day, hoping to make it big this weekend after Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan films. According to trade analyst Trinath, “Braving all the controversy and low-key promotions, ‘Kaththi’ has registered Rs.15.4 crore at the ticket window on release day ...

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Kamal Haasan Mourns Robin Williams’ Death; Entire Bollywood Mourns

Bollywood and Tamil industry actor and director Kamal Haasan, whose “Chachi 420”, replica of Robin Williams “Mrs. Doubtfire”, expressed his shock at the suddden death of the Hollywood actor who he said revolutionized the role of men in movies and brought dignity to male crying. Hours after Robin Williams’ death news reached social media, he said, “If the alleged story ...

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Tollywood News: Teja likely to direct Kamal Haasan

Dharma Teja may direct actor Kamal Haasan soon in a Telugu project. He admits that he met the actor recently, but the filmmaker has refused to reveal details about the meeting. “I did meet Kamal sir recently but it’s too early to comment about what we discussed. I’ve always wished to direct him,” Teja told IANS. Haasan, who predominantly works ...

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Elections in Chennai: Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan vote

Tamil superstars Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan cast their ballot here Thursday. Other actors who also voted include Ajith Kumar, Jiiva, Khushbu Sundar, Prasanna Venkatesan and Senthil. Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan voted along with his live-in partner Gauthami, while Rajinikanth preferred to go alone. Actor Ajith Kumar was accompanied by his wife Shalini and his parents. Other popular actors such as Vijay ...

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‘Vishwaroopam’ ban: Jayalalithaa relents, offers help, mediation

Finally, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa has offered help to “Vishwaroopam” producer Kamal Haasan to tide over the controversy surrounding its ban in the state. While the next course of events will take care of the imminent release of the film, what disturbs the “Bharateeyudu” or “Hindustani” is the obvious arm-twisting tactics of India’s political leadership to make even Rs.100-crore ...

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