‘Chamkila’ movie review: Diljit Dosanjh gamely anchors Imtiaz Ali’s vibrant musical

[ad_1] In the 1980s, singer Amar Singh Chamkila — born Dhani Ram in a Dalit Sikh family in Punjab — gained notoriety and fame for his rough musicality and teasing lyrics. His record-setting songs obsessed over incest and illicit love, but were equally attuned to rural class disaffections in the toiling North. On March 8, … Read more

A R Rahman and Prabhu Deva reunite for a film after 25 years

[ad_1] First-look poster of #arrpd6, the project involving Prabhu Deva and A R Rahman. | Photo Credit: @behindwoods/X Popular Action choreographer-actor and Oscar-winning composer A R Rahman are reuniting for a project after 25 years. The duo will work for a film to be directed by Manoj NS, founder and CEO of Behindwoods. The film … Read more

Ram Charan, Janhvi Kapoor’s film with director Buchi Babu Sana launched in Hyderabad

[ad_1] Director Buchi Babu Sana, Janhvi Kapoor, A R Rahman and Ram Charan | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement Actor Ram Charan’s 16th film, untitled and referred to as #RC16, was launched in Hyderabad with a puja ceremony. The Telugu film to be directed by Buchi Babu Sana, who debuted with the National Award-winning Uppena, will … Read more

A R Rahman on using AI in music: Not a gimmick, has to serve a purpose

[ad_1] The use of technology cannot be “gimmicky” and should be done with proper permissions, says music maestro A R Rahman, who has used an AI software to recreate the voices of late singers Bamba Bakya and Shahul Hameed for a new track. Rahman is happy that artificial intelligence technology, which is a hot button … Read more

Aishwarya Rajinikanth’s ‘Lal Salaam’ gets new release date

[ad_1] Vishnu Vishal in ‘Lal Salaam’. | Photo Credit: Lyca Productions/YouTube Aishwarya Rajinikanth’s Lal Salaam, which was set to release on Pongal, has got a new release date. Bankrolled by Lyca Productions, the film will release on February 9. The makers took to social media to announce the date. Namma THER THIRUVIZHA’ku Alappara kelappa neram … Read more

AR Rahman to compose for director Buchi Babu Sana’s film with Ram Charan

[ad_1] Music composer AR Rahman turned 57 on January 6, 2023 | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement Music composer AR Rahman, who turned 57 today, is on board actor Ram Charan’s new Telugu film to be directed by Buchi Babu Sana. Coinciding with the Academy Award-winning music composer’s birthday, the film’s team made the announcement in … Read more

IFFI 2023 | ‘Gandhi Talks’ movie review: Silent film fulfills part of its mission

[ad_1] Vijay Sethupathi in a promo for ‘Gandhi Talks’ An idea that becomes an obsession can pull one along through adversities and make one go great lengths to realise it, but it could also make you lose sight of other things that make a movie work. Filmmaker Kishore Pandurang Belekar, by his own admission, revealed … Read more

IFFI 2023: Vijay Sethupathi’s ‘Gandhi Talks’ to become first silent film to be screened at the festival

[ad_1] Vijay Sethupathi in ‘Gandhi Talks’. | Photo Credit: Zee Studios/YouTube Gandhi Talks, starring Vijay Sethupathi, Aditi Rao Hydari and Arvind Swamy, is set to become the first silent film to be screened at the ongoing 23rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa. ZEE Studios in association with KYOORIUS and Movie Mill Entertainment … Read more

Sivakarthikeyan’s ‘Ayalaan’ gets a new release date

[ad_1] The new poster of ‘Ayalaan’ | Photo Credit: KJR Studios/YouTube Ayalaan, starring Sivakarthikeyan, will hit the screens on Pongal/Sankranti, 2024. The film is directed by Ravikumar, known for his time travel comedy thriller Indru Netru Naal. The makers had initially planned to release the film on Diwali this year. “With the primary goal of … Read more

Director Halitha Shameem delves into the world of teens in her sophomore project Minmini

[ad_1] A still from the film | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement Director Halitha Shameem begins the conversation with a cheerful ‘hi’ sent over a voice note from somewhere outside Tamil Nadu before recording her carefully thought out replies on her sophomore project Minmini. “It’s a complete film, I can’t wait to share it with the … Read more