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‘Enthiran’ plagiarism case: Non-bailable warrant issued against director Shankar

A metropolitan magistrate court in Chennai has issued a non-bailable warrant against director Shankar after he failed to appear before the court for over 10 years in connection with a case of story theft. A short story writer named Arur Tamilnandan had alleged that the director had used his story for his blockbuster film Enthiran starring Rajinikanth. […]

‘Enthiran’ story theft case: Court issues non-bailable warrant against director Shankar

Director Shankar’s ‘Enthiran‘ starring Superstar Rajinikanth was a massive hit, and the film also had a sequel in 2018. Writer Arur Tamilnadan has claimed that ‘Enthiran’ story was written by him, and filed a case against director Shankar in the Egmore court in Chennai. Now, Egmore Criminal Court has issued a non-bailable warrant against Shankar, who has not appeared […]

Enthiran: Non-Bailable Warrant Against Shankar Over Rajinikanth-Aishwarya Rai Starrer

A Metropolitan Magistrate Court II in Egmore, Chennai, has released a non-bailable warrant against director Shankar for his film Enthiran that released in the year 2010 starring superstar Rajinikanth and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the lead. Shankar has been facing a plagiarism case for a few years after writer Arur Tamilnadan complained that the director copied his story idea. Also […]

Film stars entering politics in Tamil Nadu have failed to click without a solid grounding in political ideology

While Rajinikanth’s on again-off again flirtation with politics seems indefinitely suspended for now, it adds another chapter to the ties between Tamil Nadu politics and its film industry. And though MGR remains its most successful link — for reasons beyond his stardom — this story doesn’t begin or end with him. If S S Rajendran, Sivaji […]

Siruthai Siva meets Rajinikanth regarding Annaatthe

With superstar Rajinikanth resting himself after he was discharged from hospital in Hyderabad, where he had been shooting for his upcoming film ‘Annaatthe‘ directed by Siva. Earlier reports that the star actor has planned to resume shooting for the film only after the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly elections, which is set to happen in May 2021. Now, […]

Rajinikanth’s Annaatthe: Siruthai Siva holds talks with the superstar to resume the shooting process?

Annaatthe is touted to be a rural drama and it has four leading ladies including Nayantahara, Keerthy Suresh, Khushbu Sundar and Meena. The most anticipated Kollywood film Annaatthe’s shooting was brought to halt in Hyderabad as four crew members had tested positive for COVID 19. Later, Rajinikanth had also faced some issues with his health […]

Rajini aide Arjunamurthy to launch new party, will contest all TN seats in Assembly polls

Arjunamurthy said that the Periyar ideology, which the Dravidian parties thrived on for the last 50 years, has worn out. Arjunamurthy, who was appointed the chief co-ordinator of superstar Rajinikanth’s proposed political party that never took off, has said that he will launch an outfit of his own in a week’s time. Addressing the reporters on […]

Rajinikanth Aide Arjunamurthy To Launch Own Party For Tamil Nadu Polls; Seeks Blessings

In a new development in poll-bound Tamil Nadu, Kollywood star Rajinikanth’s aide Arjunamurthy has announced a launch of his political party on Thursday. Issuing a statement on Twitter, Arjunamurthy said that for the benefit of the people of Tamil Nadu, he is launching a party and added that it will be better than being an […]

Shah Rukh Khan to Rajinikanth: David Warner’s Face Morphing Videos are a Hit

Australian cricketer David Warner first won our hearts with his dance videos on Indian songs and now he is impressing us with morphing his face on some of the popular Bollywood actors. The 34-year-old cricketer posted a video on Instagram on Thursday where he is seen replacing Ayushmann Khurrana’s face and dancing to the hit […]

Arjunamurthy invite irks Rajinikanth fans

CHENNAI: Fans of actor Rajinikanth on Wednesday condemned Ra Arjunamurthy’s invite to usher in a change in State politics. “No one has the right to invite us except Rajinikanth himself,” they said. Arjunamurthy is former State president of BJP’s intellectual wing, and was posted as the chief coordinator for Rajinikanth’s proposed political party in December […]

Rajinikanth’s aide says his political vision can be fulfilled, shares letter

Weeks after actor Rajinikanth firmly reinforced his intention to stay out of electoral politics, his close aide has now come out with a statement, saying that Rajini’s political vision can be fulfilled.  “Soon, I will be before you as a changemaker, ready to serve” the letter from R Arjunamoorthy, who was designated as the Chief […]

Rajinikanth books Deepavali for Tamil film Annaatthe

Annaatthe is Rajinikanth’s maiden collaboration with director Siva, who is known for making out-and-out commercial potboilers that are right up the Superstar’s alley. Superstar Rajinikanth’s upcoming film Annaatthe has a new release date. Production house Sun Pictures, which is bankrolling the movie, on Monday announced that the film will open in cinemas on November 4, 2021. […]

Big Breaking! Superstar Rajinikanth’s ‘Annaathe’ release date officially announced

The big update that Superstar Rajinikanth’s fans have been waiting for with bated breaths is finally here. Yes Sun Pictures has officially announced that the most awaited film will be releasing worldwide on November 14th 2021. The shooting of ‘Annaathe’ directed by Siruthai Siva began in late 2019 and a major portion was shot in […]

MGR could, Jaya could, Rajini can’t

Rajinikanth had publicly announced his decision to enter politics, a decision that would have changed Tamil Nadu politics drastically. He was set to reveal the name of his party on December 31. Then he fell ill. Seeing that as an order from God, he said: “I regret to announce that I am not in a […]

‘Kaala’ records lowest ever opening for Rajinikanth film

Mumbai: In what could be perceived as a shocking setback to the Rajinikanth legend, his latest release “Kaala” has opened to an underwhelming response. It is one of the lowest-recorded openings in recent times for a Rajinikanth starrer. What gives? Actor-activist Vishal Krishna who heads the Tamil Nadu Films Producers’ Council (TFPC) says it’s too […]