New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Actor Arvind Swami is back into the world of "The Lion King", but this time as the villainous Scar.  

Geeta Chandran trains eyes on 'Bhakti' for Bharatanatyam

Geeta Chandran trains eyes on 'Bhakti' for Bharatanatyam

New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) In an autobiographical solo performance, Bharatanatyam guru and Padma Shri recipient Geeta Chandran will explore the spiritual and personal notions of 'Bhakti', and narrate how it has impacted her life.  

Priya Prakash Varrier turns singer for 'Finals'

Priya Prakash Varrier turns singer for 'Finals'

Thiruvananthapuram, June 27 (IANS) Actress Priya Prakash Varrier, who became an overnight sensation last year after a "wink scene", has lent her voice to a song for the upcoming Malayalam film "Finals".  

Popular Telugu actor-filmmaker Vijaya Nirmala dead

Popular Telugu actor-filmmaker Vijaya Nirmala dead

Hyderabad, June 27 (IANS) Veteran Telugu actor-filmmaker G. Vijaya Nirmala died on Thursday, her son Naresh has confirmed. She was 75.  

Amala Paul on being thrown out of ‘VSP33'

Amala Paul on being thrown out of ‘VSP33'

Chennai, June 27 (IANS) Actor Amala Paul on Thursday revealed that she has been thrown out of upcoming Tamil film "VSP33" because the makers found her to be 'not production-friendly'.  

Dhanush croons raw, soothing number for 'Asuran'

Dhanush croons raw, soothing number for 'Asuran'

Chennai, June 25 (IANS) Actor Dhanush, who is also an established singer, has revealed that he has crooned a raw, soothing number for the upcoming Tamil revenge drama "Asuran", directed by Vetrimaaran.  

Venky Atluri joins hands with Nithiin, Keerthy Suresh for 'Rang De'

Venky Atluri joins hands with Nithiin, Keerthy Suresh for 'Rang De'

Chennai, June 24 (IANS) Actors Nithiin and Keerthy Suresh have teamed up for the first time for upcoming Telugu romantic drama "Rang De", which will be directed by Venky Atluri.  

'The Extraordinary...': Spoilt by poor writing (IANS Review, Rating: **)

'The Extraordinary...': Spoilt by poor writing (IANS Review, Rating: **)

Film: "The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir"; Director: Ken Scott; Cast: Dhanush, Erin Moriarty, Barkhad Abdi and Berenice Bejo; Rating: **