2.0: New poster announcing audio launch out- See pic

New Delhi: The makers of one of the most anticipated films of 2018, 2.0 announced the audio launch on October 27, in Dubai. The movie stars Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar and Amy Jackson in lead roles and with the first look poster of the audio launch out, we can’t help but be excited for the film to […]

Rajinikanth meets fans, poses with them on fifth day of ‘meet and greet’ event – See pics

CHENNAI: Amid speculations over him joining politics, southern film superstar Rajinikanth on Saturday met and interacted with his fans at Sri Raghavendra Kalyana Mandapam here as part of his six-day fan meeting event. Earlier on Tuesday, the veteran superstar had said that he would announce his decision on December 31, ending all speculations over his […]

‘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 […]

Rajinikanth’s fan club says members free to join any political party after a few join DMK

New Delhi: A recent announcement from actor Rajinikanth’s unified fan club has said that their members are free to join other political parties if they wish. It added that they could join any party of their choice, after submitting their resignation to the Rajini Makkal Mandram (RMM).  This announcement comes after a few RMM functionaries […]

No means no: Rajinikanth tells fans not to ask him to reconsider decision

New Delhi: Actor Rajinikanth has made it clear that his health takes priority above all else, despite fans holding demonstrations urging him to venture into politics formally. “I had earlier stated my reasons for not foraying into politics. My decision has been conveyed,” he said in a statement to his fans. The veteran actor also humbly […]

Rajini fans plan demo to urge actor to reconsider decision

CHENNAI: After virtual initiatives such as “We support Rajini” and “I support Rajini” failed to bring Rajinikanth into electoral politics, a section of the actor’s fans have decided to stage a mass demonstration on coming Sunday to convince him reconsider his decision. During the last couple of days, various WhatsApp groups of fans were flooded with […]

Rajinikanth exits as political reality kicks in

Rajinikanth’s announcement this week that he would not enter politics has taken fans by surprise. Assembly elections are just six months away in Tamil Nadu. The superstar, with his roots in Bengaluru, had earlier announced he would launch a party soon. Showtime spoke to actors and film critics to understand his many flip-flops. ‘He would […]

Dejected Rajini fan ends life over superstar’s U-turn from politics

A 34-year-old man from Panampattu ended his life on Wednesday night allegedly over disappointment of actor Rajinikanth announcing withdrawal from politics. VILLUPURAM: A 34-year-old man from Panampattu ended his life on Wednesday night allegedly over disappointment of actor Rajinikanth announcing withdrawal from politics. According to sources, the deceased, J Rajkumar, had put up a post […]

WATCH | Australia batsman David Warner greets fans on New Year by mimicking Rajinikanth

NEW DELHI: Australia opener David Warner on Friday greeted his fans on New Year by mimicking Tamil superstar Rajinikanth. Using the Reface app, Warner swapped the superstar’s face with his and posted a funny video on Instagram. “Requested by a lot of people Happy New Year #actor #movie,” Warner captioned the post. Warner, who plays […]

‘His wish, can’t force him to change mind’: Rajini’s brother on U-turn on political debut

BENGALURU: Rajinikanth’s elder brother on Tuesday backed the Tamil superstar’s move to withdraw his decision to launch a political party. The 77-year-old R Sathyanarayana Rao said it’s his brother’s wish and one can’t force him to change his mind. When pointed to “lot of expectations” that people had on Rajinikanth’s planned political debut, Rao said: “We too […]

Rajinikanth announces he will not be entering politics after ‘warning from God’

The major announcement by Rajinikanth comes two days after his discharge from a hospital in Hyderabad where he was undergoing treatment after suffering from high blood pressure. Following widespread speculation regarding his political entry, Superstar Rajinikanth, who was set to make an important announcement regarding the launch of his political party on December 31, on Tuesday announced that he […]

Indian film star Rajinikanth ends political bid over health fears

The 70-year-old Tamil action hero said he will serve the people without entering electoral politics over health concerns. Indian movie superstar Rajinikanth has cancelled his plans to enter politics, saying a health scare had been “a warning from God”. The announcement came on Tuesday, one day after the 70-year-old Tamil action hero left hospital where […]

Rajinikanth not to launch political party, asks fans, people to forgive him

Actor Rajinikanth has said that he will not be foraying into politics and starting a political party, owing to his prevailing health conditions and the larger risk of the Covid-19 pandemic and the new strain of the virus. In a 3-page statement Tweeted out in Tamil, the actor apologized to fans and well-wishers who were […]

Rajinikanth discharged from hospital, receives warm welcome from wife Latha at home in Chennai

New Delhi: Superstar Rajinikanth had been admitted to Apollo hospital in Hyderabad for hypertension and exhaustion on Friday and was discharged a few days later on Sunday evening. A picture of his wife Latha giving him a warm welcome as he returns home in Chennai has been shared by his fans. In a press release by […]

Rajinikanth Discharged from Hospital, Salman Khan Plans to Release ‘Radhe’ on Eid 2021

After test reports of superstar Rajinikanth came out to be normal, Apollo Hospital in Hyderabad said on Sunday that he has been discharged from their care. He was admitted on Friday following BP fluctuations. In another news, Salman Khan shared that he plans to release Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai on Eid 2021 if coronavirus scare seems […]