Lingaa goes on floors
After Kochadaiiyaan, Rajnikanth kickstarted his next venture that has been titled Lingaa. The movie produced by Rockline Venkatesh has Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha and Anushka Shetty essay the role of heroines. Music is by A R Rahman.
The movie went on floors witha pooja at Mysore Sri Chamundeeswari temple. Actor and Rajni’s friend Ambareesh and Sumalatha Amabreesh were also present.,
Meanwhile Kochadaiiyan starring Rajnikanth is slated for release on 9 May.
Sherlyn Chopra’s Bad Girl
The controversial Sherlyn Chopra model and actress is always in the news. She has done a few minor roles in Bollywood films such as Time Pass, Red Swastik and Game. However her claim to fame is being a contestant on Bigg Boss from where she was evicted on Day 27. Later she did a photo shoot for Playboy and featured in 3D film Kamasutra.
Now Sherlyn is back in the news as she is doing a bi-lingual film in Malayalam and Tamil titled Bad Girl directed by Shajiyem. The film will also be dubbed in Hindi, Telugu, Bhojpuri and few other languages. Sherlyn says : “The script attracted me to Bad Girl. The film is set against the milieu of the fashion industry and is about love, lust and passion of a woman who is caught in it.”
Sherlyn who has gone through the rough and tumble of the fashion industry during her modelling days says : “ I’m a bundle of contradictions and the role suited me as there is something personal about it. The character is passionate and ambitious but at the same time she craves to find security in a family. It is an emotional journey of a woman who has seen the highs and lows in her life.”
The director of the film Shajiyem said : “ I chose Sherlyn Chopra to do Bad Girl as she has an international image. The story is about a bold and daring girl Priya Sharma, who has to face all odds to survive and be successful in the fashion industry. Earlier we had approached a leading lady in south but she wanted the role to be toned down. But when we met Sherlyn after going through the script she agreed. The film is being made under the banner of Shah Films (Bangalore) by Salim Shah and shoot will start by May end.”
The film has music by Sri Murali, an upcoming music director in Malayalam Tamil, Telugu and Kannada. He is a professionally keyboard player who has done over 2500 films in various languages and has worked with legends like MS Viswanathan, Isaignani Ilayaraja and AR Rahman. Murali has done 19 films in Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada and Telugu. He will be doing Bad Girl music in a different way but with mass appeal.
‘I’m born twice this year’ says Baasha alias Luthufudeen Baasha popularly known as Nasser’s son in the film industry . The young dynamic debutante in the film ‘ Saivam ‘ was praised by the director Vijay for his hard work and observation power.’ Baasha is a bundle of energy and spreads his energy like wild fire in which ever place he is . Any day he would have become an actor, and it is my privilege to introduce him . I am introducing not just an actor but ‘ Immense talent ‘ says the director wishing his Hero an happy birth day today .Baasha repeating his line ‘ I am born twice this year says , i am awaiting the release date of ‘ Saivam ‘ more than my birth day .That day would be my actual birth day, My biggest responsibility is to maintain the standards of the discipline and dignity my parents had set in the Industry and i will gift myself with this deed ‘ says the talented young man who had learnt music on his way to stardom .
‘ நான் இந்த வருடம் இருமுறை பிறந்த நாள் கொண்டாடுகிறேன் ‘ என்று பெருமிதத்துடன் கூறுகிறார் நாசரின் மகனும் ‘சைவம்’ படத்தின் அறிமுக நாயகனுமான பாஷா என்று அழைக்க படும் லுதுபுடீன் பாஷா . சைவம் ‘ படத்தின் இயக்குனர் விஜய் தன் படத்தில் அறிமுகமான பாஷாவை பற்றி மிக பெருமையாக அறிவித்தார் .
” பாஷா ஒரு உற்சாகத்தின் குவியல் .அவர் இருக்குமிடத்தில் இருக்கும் உற்சாகம் தீ போல் பரவ கூடிய வல்லமை படைத்தது . அவர் நான் அறிமுகம் செய்யாவிட்டாலும் எப்படியேனும் அறிமுகமாகி இருப்பார் . நான் ஒரு நடிகரை அறிமுக படுத்த வில்லை , ‘ திறமை’ யை அறிமுக படுத்துகிறேன் ‘ என்று பாஷாவின் 20ஆவது பிறந்த நாளான இன்று , இயக்குனர் வாழ்த்தி கூறினார் .
தனக்கு இந்த வருடம் இரண்டு பிறந்த நாள் , ஒன்று தனது இருபதாவது பிறந்த நாளான இன்று , மற்றொன்று தன்னுடைய முதல் படமான ‘ சைவம் ‘ வெளி வரும் நாள் என்று கூறும் பாஷா , என்னுடைய மிக பெரிய பொறுப்பு என் பெற்றோர் திரை உலகில் கடை[பிடித்து வரும் கண்ணியத்தையும் ,கௌவரத்தையும் காப்பாற்றுவது தான் என்று கூறியதோடு அதை நிலைக்க செய்வது தான் எனக்கு நான் கொடுத்து கொள்ளும் சிறந்த பிறந்த நாள் பரிசாகும் என்று புன்னகைத்தார் . இசை பயின்ற பாஷா ‘ நாயகனாக அறிமுகம் ஆவது குறிப்பிடத்தக்கது .
Manobala’s Sathiranga Vettai
Actor-filmmaker Manobala has made a name for himself in Tamil cinema.He has been in it for over three decades and rendered many a hit films as director. Much recently he ventured to acting and won laurels for his comical performances. Now he is all set to take a new avatar as producer. His production venture is titled Sathuranga Vettai.
The high point of the film is that it is laced with humour and there are enough in kit to attract youngsters. A thrill ride with romance, the moment I listened to the script, I had no hesitation in agreeing to produce it, says Manobala. Cinematographer – actor Natty plays the lead.
Actor Vishal got injured while performing an action sequence choreographed by Kanal Kannan for Poojai.
Sources say that Vishal is fit and fine and that the actor is back on the sets
Says director Hari, After injury, Vishal resumed the shoot and completed the fight sequence after putting 14 stitches on the hand. The shooting is currently going on at a restaurant in ECR. The female lead, Sruthi Hassan’
What’s special in Kappal?
After a good show in Damaal Dumeel, Vaibhav is currently busy with his forthcoming film, which has been titled Kappal.Directed by Krish, who had worked with director Shankar on films such as ‘Sivaji’ and ‘Enthiran’, ‘Kappal’ will have a remix song. “The number is from a film, which dominated the box office for almost a year in Tamil cinema,” says the director, adding that it will be a highlight of the movie.
Santhosh Narayanan has been roped in to compose the music for ‘Kappal’, which is about a guy who has a carefree attitude, similar to that of Karthik in ‘Mouna Ragam’.
Anirudh in Rajini’s next?
The latest buzz doing rounds in the industry is that- young composer Anirudh would score music for Superstar Rajinikanth’s forthcoming film. The movie, which is untitled yet, will be helmed by K S Ravikumar. Sonakshi Sinha and Anushka Shetty are the lead ladies.
‘Though Anirudh is a close relative of Rajini, this offer is being given to him purely on the base of merit,’ sources say.
Shooting for the movie is expected to get a kickstart in May. Ravikumar is currently said to be giving finishing touches to the script.
Hansika speaks about Jayam Ravi
Hansika is acting in Romeo Juliet opposite Jayam Ravi.The film was recently shot in a star hotel in the city. The director of the film, Lakshman, wanted Hansika very much for this role.The music of the film is composed by D Imman.
Talking about pairing with Jayam Ravi for the second time, she says, ‘I know him from the time we shot Engeyum Kadhal, and he is very dear to me. I would say Jayam Ravi is a good human and very childlike. I am happy to work with him again.’
Vishal sustains injuries
Actor Vishal sustained injuries in his fingers while shootinmg for a stunt sequence for his movie Popojai in Chennai on Monday.
He was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital.
Doctors gave him 14 sitches on his hand. He was adviced immediate rest and the shooting was cancelled.
Poojai is dirtected by director Hari and it has Sruthi Haasan playing the heroine. Music is by Yuvan Shankar Raja. Hari and Vishal have worked before in Thamirabarani.