Chennai, April 16 (IANS) Tamil movie comedy actor and Padma Shri awardee Vivek is in a critical condition and is on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) support, said a private hospital where he was admitted on Friday morning after showing 'acute coronary syndrome with cardiogenic shock'.

Farnaz Shetty worried about debut Telugu film shoot amid pandemic

Farnaz Shetty worried about debut Telugu film shoot amid pandemic

Hyderabad, April 15 (IANS) Actress Farnaz Shetty, who has been shooting for her debut Telugu film "Indu Vadana" in the city, is concerned about how the rest of the film will be shot, given the current Covid situation.

Patriotism the reigning flavour down South

Patriotism the reigning flavour down South

New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Superstars down South suddenly seem to be in a race to announce patriotism-themed mega projects. Filmmakers are going all out to launch teasers, trailers and announcements of films that hoist the Tricolour spirit high.

Prithviraj Sukumaran drops 'Kuruthi' poster on Vishu

Prithviraj Sukumaran drops 'Kuruthi' poster on Vishu

Thiruvananthapuram, April 14 (IANS) Malayalam star Prithviraj Sukumaran released the poster of his upcoming socio-political thriller "Kuruthi" on the occasion of Vishu on Wednesday.

'Ghajini' director AR Murugadoss is one of the producers of '1947'

'Ghajini' director AR Murugadoss is one of the producers of '1947'

Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Filmmakers AR Murugadoss and Om Prakash Bhatt have joined hands to produce a pan-India film titled "1947".

South superstars go retro with action films

South superstars go retro with action films

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Action has been a perennial favourite genre among lovers of mainstream cinema, especially in the Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam film industries. Larger-than-life heroism of southern superstars is now in for period twist. Many top actors are exploring the idea of reorganising the action genre through retro themes pertaining to historicals, mythologicals, or crime drama set in the seventies, eighties or nineties.

Rashmika Mandanna: I like surprising myself with different roles

Rashmika Mandanna: I like surprising myself with different roles

Hyderabad, April 10 (IANS) Actress Rashmika Mandanna, who has had a series of blockbusters in the Telugu industry, recently entered the Hindi entertainment scene with the music video of "Top tucker", sung by Uchana Amit, Jonita Gandhi, Yuvan Shankar Raja and Badshah. Even before her Bollywood debut "Mission Majnu" has released, she has signed her second Hindi film, "Goodbye", with Amitabh Bachchan.

Mammootty-starrer 'The Priest' to release digitally on April 14

Mammootty-starrer 'The Priest' to release digitally on April 14

Thiruvananthapuram, April 9 (IANS) The Malayalam horror drama "The Priest", starring Mammootty, is all set to premier digitally on April 14.