Nadigar Sangam: History & Mystery Friday Spl. Article by Naveen

December 2, 2016 . by Movie Naveen

It was an old photograph and it started doing rounds in the social media earlier this week, soon after the scuffle in Nadigar Sangam premises ahead of its annual general body meeting. The picture had three legends- Sivaji Ganesan, M G Ramachandran and Thangavelu. Veterans say it was clicked when the ‘Nadigar Thilakam’  was honoured…


Kollywood Vs Censor -Friday Spl. article by Naveen

November 25, 2016 . by Movie Naveen

The terms between those in Tamil film industry and Censor Board have not been that good for the past many years, with the latest issue being a fast protest organised on Thursday in Chennai by makers of a film titled ‘Kanna Pinna’. Accusing regional officer of the censor board, M Mathiazhagan, of acting against small…


CRISIS TIME IN KOLLYWOOD – Friday spl. article by Naveen

November 18, 2016 . by Movie Naveen

The demonetisation move by prime minister Narendra Modi, though widely welcomed by many cinema celebrities including Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan, has hit the industry to a great extent. It is learnt that shootings have come to a halt due to cash cruch, as old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes are invalid. And releases…


Stars, Star Kids & Cinema – Friday Spl. Article by Naveen

November 11, 2016 . by Movie Naveen

In a sudden announcement, Jayam Ravi has revealed that his son Aarav will be making his big screen debut with him in director Shakti Soundar Rajan’s space thriller ‘Tik Tik Tik’. While this has caught many by surprise, Jayam Ravi is not alone when it comes to the current set of actors to involve their…


Controversial break-ups of Tamil cinema – Friday Spl. article by Naveen

November 4, 2016 . by Movie Naveen

End of a relationship, or break-up in popular dictionary, has always been messy, painful and agonising. And it is doubly so in cinema industry, since starts are always under media light. Earlier this week, it was revealed that Kamal Haasan and Gautami, one of the much talked about pairs in Kollywood, are no more living…


Deepavali: Festival of lights & films – Spl. article by Naveen

October 29, 2016 . by Movie Naveen

Festival and films go hand in hand in these parts, as movies are an inseparable part of our celebrations. Crackers are burst not only at households but also in theatres, where a good section of the crowd can be found on festival days. The state has two major occasions for the big releases, one is…


Legendary Sivakumar, the man for all seasons – Friday Spl. article by Naveen

October 28, 2016 . by Movie Naveen

                                                                  Sivakumar has just celebrated his 75th birthday. Though he is popular as actor, he is not just that. There is more to…


Number is the name – Friday Spl. article by Naveen

October 21, 2016 . by Movie Naveen

The hunt for interesting titles is a never ending process in Cinema and Kollywood is no exception. Attracting the attention of audience by naming films after nummbers is one proven trick and Tamil cinema has been successful in this since black and white era. This week, takes a look at some films which have…


‘Maestro’ Ilayaraja released the Golden Jubilee book ‘Mullaicharam’

October 17, 2016 . by Movie Naveen

Each and Every word in a particular language will have a past tense, present tense and future tense. But only Tamil Language has the beauty of combining all the three tenses into a single word that is defined as ‘Vinaithogai’. Being one of the oldest languages in the world, Poet Ponnadiyar adds beauty to Tamil…


Poetry Is Also Literature – Poet Vairamuthu Congratulates Bob Dylan On Nobel Prize Win

October 15, 2016 . by Movie Naveen

Poetry is also literature Poet Vairamuthu Congratulates Bob Dylan on Nobel Prize win    Musical and the literary worlds together shower flowers on bob Dylan on this special occasion of confirmation of this year’s Nobel Prize for literature. Not just as an creator of literature but also as a poet he has achieved this. Nobel…


When directors donned greasepaint- Friday Spl.Article by Naveen

October 14, 2016 . by Movie Naveen

Last week, carried a detailed article on actors deciding to call the shots (read directing films). And this week, the light is on directors who stood in front of the camera. Though director is the ‘captain of the ship’, acting has its own charm and acting bug had bitten many of our popular filmmakers….



October 2, 2016 . by Movie Naveen

AFTER PM MODI INDIAN SUPERSTAR ‘PRABHAS’ TO JOIN THE RANKS OF WORLD CLASS ARTISTS EXCLUSIVELY AT MADAME TUSSAUDS BANGKOK! Madame Tussauds Bangkok will be seeing more of Baahubali in the coming year 2017. With a  new wax figure Prabhas is being immortalized and will be joining the ranks of the world’s most famous personalities exclusively…


Kollywood & Oscar – Friday Spl. Article by Naveen

September 30, 2016 . by Movie Naveen

Indian cinema in general and Tamil cinema in particular is pinning big hopes on ‘Visaranai’, which has been named as the country’s official entry to the Oscars in the Best Foreign Language Film category. Though we have Oscar winners A R Rahman and Resul Pookutty in our midst, no Kollywood film has managed to win…


Men, but women – Friday Spl. Article by Naveen

September 23, 2016 . by Movie Naveen

Sivakarthikeyan is making waves as nurse in the trailer and stills of his upcoming film ‘Remo’. In the past, many top actors had tried their hands in such feministic roles, at least for a scene or two. Let us have a look at them: KAMAL HAASAN ‘Avvai Shanmugi’ should be the first film to strike…


4 ‘Ks’ to enthrall you this Deepavali – Friday Spl. Article by Naveen

September 16, 2016 . by Movie Naveen

Call it a different 4K resolution, as four films, all with ‘K’ as the first letter of their titles, are gearing up to entertain the audience this Deepavali. The festival of lights is always right time to release movies, to cash in on the holiday season. And this year, the contestants in the box-office will…


Hero is the villain – Friday Spl. Article by Naveen

September 9, 2016 . by Movie Naveen

‘Iru Mugan’, which has just hit the screens, has Vikram as hero and Vikram as villain. Though this idea is not totally new, it is not an often used one in Tamil cinema. In the past, there were some films which had the same actor as protagonist and antagonist. In fact, the trend actually started…



September 5, 2016 . by Movie Naveen

  SATHYABAMA UNIVERSITY Dr.MARIAZEENA JOHNSON bagged the WOMEN TRANSFORMING AWARD 2016.   Dr. Mariazeena, an iconic feminist, is the one and only women selected from Tamilnadu for the award as a revolutionary educationist.. From nearly 1000 entries, 25 entries were shortlisted and put to poll on My Gov from 16 April to 22 May, 2016….


Doodle Monk In Teachers Day & Vinayakar Chathurthi What’s App Dialogue Stickers

September 5, 2016 . by Movie Naveen

About DOODLE MONK DOODLE Doodles are the simple and impressive art works with a unique flavor of interesting elements in it. Simple things always make life beautiful. A little smile is what needed to spread happiness. MONK Monks are known to have complete mastery over their thoughts. By simplifying their thoughts monks unravel the complexities…


6 months, 5 films – Friday Spl. Article by Naveen

September 2, 2016 . by Movie Naveen

In the next six months, five much awaited movies are gearing up to hit the screens. They feature top stars- Ajith, Vijay, Vikram, Suriya and Sivakarthikeyan- in lead roles and have generated huge expectations among the masses already. All these five flicks have the capacity to witness full house crowds, at least in the opening…