Showing posts from May 27, 2020

Gautham Menon's Yennai Arindhaal Sequel with Ajith Kumar, Arun Vijay on cards!

By Rinku Gupta Director Gautham Menon's recent short film Karthik Dial Seytha Yenn featuring STR and Trisha has been garnering eyeballs, on his Ondraga You Tube channel. The team made the film online during the lockdown.  Apparently,  Gautham has been spending his lockdown time doing  a lot of writing and this short film is part of a sequence planned for his Vinnaithandi Varuvaya ( VTV) sequel. Now, in an online live chat with the Cinema Express portal today, Gautham replied to a fans' question about the possibility of working with Ajith Kumar again.     Gautham Menon with Ajith Kumar          Ajith as Satyadeva and Arun Vijay as                            Viktor in Yennai Arindhaal Gautham revealed that during the covid lockdown he has written a dialogue between the  Satyadeva and Viktor characters of his film Yennai Arindhaal. What's more, Gautham is planning on pitching the story to Ajith once the lockdown is over. He confirmed that if Ajith likes

Suriya, Jyotika's interview together after 13 years, for Ponmaghal Vandhal !

By Rinku Gupta Jyotika &Suriya Productions' Ponmagal Vandhal has not only brought the couple together as producers, but also back together for another reason! Suriya and Jyotika came together for a joint interview online, with ace Mumbai based Bollywood film critic, Rajeev Masand. Featuring  in an interview on his You Tube channel,  on the eve of the OTT release of Ponmagal Vandhal ( on Amazon Prime on May 29th), the duo were all smiles and relaxed as they fielded questions from Masand. " This is our first interview together after nearly 13 years , " revealed Suriya at the outset. He seemed happy about the OTT release which will showcase the film in over 200 countries. From questions about the film,  to family matters,  the duo answered them all with aplomb. The duo revealed little nuggets about their personal life as well. When asked about their kids, Diya and Dev, Jyotika revealed, " They have written about 5000 words on their ex

Akshay Kumar Shoots for a Cause in Lockdown

By Rinku Gupta While post-production work with lockdown precautions in place is taking  place in Kollywood, and director Gautham Menon has even directed a short film completely online, (Karthik Dial Seytha Yenn with STR , Trisha), in Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar was spotted shooting outdoors on a set at the Kamalistan studio in Mumbai. Social media went into a tizzy as photos appeared online.  It was revealed that the filming was for an important social cause,  with necessary permissions in place and with strict protocols.       Akshay Kumar at the shooting spot                Director Balki with the crew Produced by Anil Naidu, the film is touted to be a public awareness ad film  created for the Health Ministry, directed by Padman and Mission Mangal fame Balki.  The awareness film, focuses on the public's  responsibilities in the post lockdown period and the continued precautions to take to ensure safety for all.   Akshay shoots with Balki and limited crew