Shankar Mahadevan wrote on Twitter: "By God's blessings, your positive energy and some excellent doctors, all the procedures were successful and I'm recovering very well. Waiting to come and rock with ya'll soon." His son Siddharth said, "It was mainly due to exhaustion"
Sitarist Anoushka Shankar and Amy director Asif Kapadia are among the Indian origin names featuring in the nominees list at the 58th Grammy awards, which was announced in Los Angeles on December 7. She wrote on Facebook: "Overwhelmed to have just received my fifth Grammy nomination"
"International make-up artist Sean Foot, who had worked in films such as I and Avatar, will take care of Rajinikanth's look," said a source from the film's unit. Enthiran 2 will be directed by S Shankar and features Amy Jackson opposite Rajinikanth. It may also star Arnold Schwarzenegger as the antagonist
The team fell silent even as work progressed with award-winning editor KL Praveen and Kunal Rajan, who is handling the sound design. The first look released today and it was also revealed that talented composer Yuvan Shankar Raja will compose music for the film
"I am very excited to be back in India after 2 years. Home is a special album to me for many reasons. It is an album about going back to my roots, and was recorded as an homage to my father and guru Pandit Ravi Shankar," Anoushka Shankar said in a statement
"It's true that Arnold has been approached to play the antagonist in the sequel. But he has not signed the project yet. The star will soon participate in a trial test for the role in Los Angeles," a source close to filmmaker Shankar said. The film stars Rajinikanth in lead role
"We were approached by the Prime Minister's office and thought that a song is usually the best way of spreading awareness considering what you can communicate in a 1000 words can usually be communicated in a song of 3 minutes," said Shankar Mahadevan
"It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience moment for me. When I met him for the first time, I was shaking," said Natalie, who had earlier worked with Rahman in S Shankar's film I. "I sang for his new film called Muhammad. It's a big budget Iranian film and I had Arabic songs, so he helped me a lot," she added
"I just enjoy singing and I am not professionally trained," said Shraddha Kapoor
Shankar Mahadevan is working on the music of several films such as Katti Batti, Rock On 2 and Mirzya
"We didn't know what to expect when she came to the studio for recording. And she really rocked it," said Shankar Mahadevan
"It is not known whether Rajinikanth and Shankar are teaming up for Enthiran 2." said a source close the project