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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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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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‘Ek Duuje Ke Liye’ fame, veteran Tamil film-maker Balachander passed away

Legendary Tamil movie and drama director, screen writer and producer K. Balachander – who was instrumental in bringing talents like Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth and Prakash Raj to the film industry – passed away in Cehnnai on Tuesday. He was 84. Balachander was ailing for some time and was admitted to the Kauvery Hospital in Chennai where he breathed his last. He ...

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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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