"It means a lot when a story so close to my heart and which is universal gets applauded and accepted by the foreign audience," said Madhavan
"In Bollywood, directors have greater faith in actors. You can see an Alia Bhatt portraying a pock-marked rural woman in Udta Punjab which is a departure from her micro-flaunting image. In Bengali cinema, the directors are not willing to experiment with me," said Swastika Mukherjee
Kaatru Veliyidai is Mani Ratnam's new film being shot in Ooty with Southern actor Suriya's brother Karthi and Bollywood actress Aditi Rao Hydari playing the lead roles. Karthi is reportedly playing a pilot. Now Balaji has been roped in to play the role of the hero's friend
Kamal Haasan is also revising his choice of cinematographer - Jaya Krishna Gummadi, as he is unhappy with the pace in which he is working. Hopefully this reshuffle will work for the best
"As much as I love to do commercial films, a touching romantic film like Mani Ratnam's Geethanjali will satiate my creative appetite," Raashi said in a statement
Here's a part of the letter's contents: "I returned to India after hearing the huge success of Kabali and witnessed it in person after coming here and am thrilled. So, heartfelt thanks the crew, director, producer, co-actors, fans, public, youth, women, media friends, theatre owners."
The film opened across a massive number of 6000 screens in China, a first for an Indian movie. The film released alongside Jackie Chan's action comedy Skiptrace over a 4-day weekend. The epic-drama has since earned $0.63 million and collections are said to be steadily increasing
"Although Kajal is one of the actresses under consideration, the makers haven't signed her on yet," a source from the film's unit said
"Simplicity of a huge superstar. Checking in at an airport in the US for India. Respect for your humility - Rajinikanth," tweeted Rishi Kapoor
"On Sunday, the Ooty schedule was wrapped up. The team will take a short break and then head to Kashmir next. In Kashmir, the team plans to shoot a song and a few important scenes," a source from the film's unit told IANS.
India's movie industry is the biggest in the world, producing more than 1,600 new films a year in more than 20 local languages. And Rajinikanth is the biggest star in that firmament, if sheer, over-the-top fan mania is the measure
After being escorted to his car by heavy security, Rajinikanth stood on the footboard of his car and waved to his fans. They were beside themselves