Shah Rukh Khan, Sandeep Reddy Vanga win at Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2024

Shah Rukh Khan, Sandeep Reddy Vanga Shah Rukh Khan won the Best Actor award for Jawan at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards (DPIFF) 2024. In his acceptance speech, the 58-year-old actor said, “I am genuinely thrilled and touched that people have recognized the work that I have put in. Work of an artist … Read more

Madhavan, Nayanthara and Siddharth’s ‘The Test’ concludes production

Nayanthara and Sashikanth in a working still from ‘The Test’ | Photo Credit: @ynotstudios/YouTube Actors R Madhavan, Siddharth and Nayanthara’s upcoming cricket drama The Test has concluded production, the makers announced on Wednesday. The film, which also features Meera Jasmine, marks the directorial debut of producer S Sashikanth, the founder of banner YNOT Studios. The … Read more

On the ‘Annapoorani’ debate: the tyranny of taste

Art can render visible and known what was hitherto unspoken. One of the temples that Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited in the run-up to the consecration ceremony of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya was the famous Ranganathaswamy Temple in Srirangam. Interestingly, the sprawling abode of Ranganatha, a form of Lord Vishnu, is also featured in … Read more

Nayanthara apologises for ‘Annapoorani’ controversy: “Film was made to uplift and inspire, not to cause distress”

Nayanthara | Photo Credit: PRAVEEN PK Actor Nayanthara has issued a statement of apology over her latest Tamil film Annapoorani, a week after the makers were accused of hurting religious sentiments and the movie was pulled from streaming service Netflix. In an Instagram post on Thursday night, the Jawan star said the film was made … Read more

Nayanthara’s ‘Annapoorani’ removed from Netflix after backlash for hurting Hindu sentiments

Nayanthara in a still from ‘Annapoorani’ Annapoorani, the recent Tamil film headlined by Nayanthara, has been removed from the streaming platform Netflix just weeks after its digital premiere. This comes after a police complaint was lodged against the actors, makers and the streaming platform for hurting religious sentiments of Hindus. Annapoorani, directed by Nilesh Krishnaa, … Read more

‘Annapoorani’ movie review: Nayanthara stars in a template underdog story that’s neither appetizing nor delectable

A still from ‘Annapoorani’  | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement In one of the scenes of Annapoorani, the film’s titular protagonist, played by Nayanthara, prepares a Chettinad Chicken curry in her first-ever attempt to cook with meat, only to be told that it’s “good but not great.” Debutant Nilesh Krishnaa’s film is filled with many heartfelt, … Read more

‘Annapoorani’ trailer: Nayanthara redefines ‘mass’ in this inspiring tale

Nayanthara in a still from ‘Annapoorani – The Goddess of Food’ | Photo Credit: Saregama Tamil/YouTube The trailer of Nayanthara’s upcoming film, Annapoorani – The Goddess of Food, was released by the makers on Monday. Also starring Jai, the film is written and directed by debutant Nilesh Krishna. The trailer shows Nayanthara as the titular character, … Read more

Nayanthara’s 75th film titled ‘Annapoorani’; teaser out

A still from ‘Annapoorani’ teaser | Photo Credit: @ZeeStudiosOfficial/Twitter We had previously reported that Nayanthara is working on her 75th film. It’s now known that the film is titled Annapoorani – The Goddess of Food. Produced by Zee Studios, Naad Studios, and Trident Arts, the movie will be directed by Nilesh Krishnaa, known for his … Read more

Nayanthara’s next, ‘Mannangatti Since 1960’, goes on floors

Pictures from the first day of the shoot and the title poster of ‘Mannangatti Since 1960’ | Photo Credit: @Prince_Pictures/X We had previously reported that actor Nayanthara’s next is a film titled Mannangatti Since 1960, set to be directed by YouTuber Dude Vicky. Today, the film’s production banner, Prince Pictures, announced that the film went … Read more

Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Jawan’ crosses Rs 1100 crore mark at worldwide box office

Shah Rukh Khan in ‘Jawan’ Shah Rukh Khan’s high-octane thriller Jawan has raised Rs 1103.27 crore gross at the worldwide box office, the makers have said. Production house Red Chillies Entertainment on Friday evening shared the film’s latest collections on microblogging site X. “Jawan Making & breaking box office records every day,” the post read, … Read more