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SPB, battling Covid-19, has crossed the critical phase: Rajinikanth

Top actor Rajinikanth said renowned playback singer S P Balasubrahmanyam, being treated for COVID-19 at a private hospital here has crossed the critical phase and prayed for his speedy recovery. Top actor Rajinikanth on Monday said renowned playback singer S P Balasubrahmanyam, being treated for COVID-19 at a private hospital here has crossed the critical […]

Death of Tuticorin father-son duo brutal killing, says actor Rajinikanth

Rajinikanth described as “brutal killing” the death of a Tutcorin father-son duo, alleged victims of police torture, and expressed shock over the ‘inappropriate behaviour’ of some policemen. Top star Rajinikanth on Wednesday described as “brutal killing” the death of a Tutcorin father- son duo, alleged victims of police torture, and expressed shock over the ‘inappropriate […]

One state, many possibilities

Is Tamil Nadu approaching a post-Dravidian era in politics with Rajinikanth talking about spirituality in politics while the BJP does the ground work? Rajinikanth, actor and now politician, announced on December 31, 2017, that he would enter politics. The vehicle for his entry? So far, he has created a website and mobile app for registered […]

Discovery’s Bear Grylls shares teaser of Rajinikanth’s TV debut

The one minute video ends with the superstar saying ‘this is the real adventure’ and wearing the sun glasses in his trade mark movie style Discovery channel’s Bear Grylls on Monday shared the second teaser of his forthcoming adventure show ‘Into the Wild with Bear Grylls’, marking the small screen debut of Tamil cinema legend […]

Rajinikanth throws weight behind Citizenship Act, says no threat to Muslims

The central government has assured that Indian people will have no issues in view of the Citizenship Amendment Act, he noted Superstar Rajinikanth on Wednesday threw his weight behind the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act and asserted that the legislation did not pose any threat to Muslims. In his first reaction after the amendment to the […]

Periyar EV Ramasamy row: Madras HC dismisses plea against actor Rajinikanth

Rajinikanth made the controversial remarks against Periyar recently at an event organised here by Tamil magazine ‘Thuglak’ The Madras High Court on Friday dismissed a petition filed against actor Rajinikanth over his remarks on rationalist leader E V Ramasamy “Periyar” as the petitioners withdrew the plea. Justice P Rajamanickam was hearing the petition by Dravidar […]

The one instance where Rajinikanth turned his back on ‘inspiration’ Amitabh

The 69-year-old actor has announced plans to contest the next Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu, slated for 2021 Superstar Rajinikanth on Monday revealed that Amitabh Bachchan had asked him not to enter politics but he could not follow the advice due to certain circumstances. The 69-year-old actor has announced plans to contest the next Assembly […]

Can Kamal-Rajini repeat their on-screen magic in a political theatre?

Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth may join hands. Will they succeed? T E Narasimhan finds out During the 1970s, the Kamal Haasan-Rajinikanth combination was seen as a successful one in Tamil films. But at the beginning of the 1980s, they stopped acting together and agreed not to release their movies at the same time. Now, after […]

Modi a charismatic leader like Nehru, Rajiv Gandhi, says Rajinikanth

Rajinikanth also said that Congress President Rahul Gandhi need not resign following the party’s debacle in the Lok Sabha elections Tamil superstar Rajinikanth Tuesday described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a “charismatic” leader like Jawaharlal Nehru and Rajiv Gandhi and attributed the BJP’s massive win in the Lok Sabha polls to his leadership. He also […]

Rajinikanth starrer ‘Darbar’ slated for Pongal release, first look unveiled

The poster carried a catchy punchline ‘you decide whether you want me to be good, bad or worse’ The first look of superstar Rajinikanth’s next film titled ‘Darbar’ was released Tuesday, with the poster indicating that the AR Murugadoss directed flick could be a cop film. The poster carried a catchy punchline “you decide whether […]

Why Rajinikanth’s plan to form a political party is still far from reality

Supporters claim the actor has been saving his energies for the 2021 state assembly elections, but many others see Rajinikanth as being a non-starter as a politician Released last week, the trailer of Petta – Rajinikanth’s next film in the offing – offers the quintessential Rajini fan a sense of deja vu. This was the […]

Rajinikanth to soon launch news and entertainment channel in Tamil Nadu

The development acquires significance since most political parties in Tamil Nadu have a presence on television mainly through news channels, intended to convey their points of view Actor Rajinikanth, 68, who first announced his political debut last year, will soon launch a news channel as well as a general entertainment channel in Tamil Nadu. The […]

Rajinikanth’s ‘2.0’ grosses Rs 4 billion at box office in opening weekend

The makers of superstar Rajinikanths “2.0” on Monday revealed that the film has grossed Rs 4 billion at the box office worldwide in its opening weekend. A sequel to Shankar’s 2010 blockbuster “Enthiran”, “2.0” has been produced by Lyca Productions and released in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi on November 29. Lyca Productions, via an official poster, revealed […]