Parthiban's daughter Keerthana won the National Award for her performance as child artist in her debut film 'Kannathil Muthamittal' directed by ace director Mani Ratnam. She has now donned a new role as an assistant director. Keerthana has turned AD to director Vishnuvaradhan for his untitled film starring Ajith, Nayanthara, Arya and Taapsee in lead roles. The next schedule has begun in Mumbai and Keerthana has joined the team for the shoot.
Parthiban had tweeted in his microblog about her first day experience as AD, "கீர்த்தனா உதவி இயக்குனராக அஜித் நடிக்க கிளாப் அடித்தாராம். அவரே வந்து நலம் விசாரித்தாராம் தல-கால் புரியாத மகிழ்ச்சி முதல் நாள் அனுபவம்."
Rana Daggubati shoots with Ajith
There were reports of Rana Daggubati acting in Ajith Vishnuvaradhan's untitled flick. the actor seems to be doing a cameo in the flick. He had joined the team to shoot for his portions. The actor had tweeted, "Back in Mumbai after very long. Shooting here for the little cameo I'm paying in the Ajit-Vishnu Vardhan tamil film. So its Tamil in Mumbai!!"
Sony Music has grabbed the audio rights of Superstar's 'Kochadaiyaan'. Kochadaiyaan is one of the most awaited films of the year. Its the first 3D animation film using Motion Capture technology. The films boasts an ensemble cast including Deepika Padukone, Sarath Kumar, Jackie Shroff, Shobana, Aadhi and Rukmini Vijayakumar. The post production work of the film is going in full swing and the film is expected to hit the screens on December 12 on Rajni's birthday. Soundarya Rajnikanth is weilding the megaphone under the supervision of ace director K.S. Ravikumar. Music by A.R. Rahman.
Jayam Ravi shot for Samudrakani's 'Nimirndhul Nil' in Chalakudy and Goa after completing Ameer's 'Aadhi Bhagavan'. Amala Paul had also been part of the shoot. The film being a bilingual, the telugu version was also shot simultaneously with Nani and Amala Paul.
Jayam Ravi will be next shooting for Boologam in Chennai. Jayam Ravi plays a boxer in the film and Trisha plays the female lead. Film is directed by N. Kalyanakrishnan and produced by Aascar Films.
Madhan Karky, the budding lyricist and son of veteran lyricist Vairamuthu whose first song was 'Irumbile' from Endiran has now penned the 100th song for Arya's Settai. He is going steady and strong in his career as lyricist. He began his career in 2009 with Endhiran though 'Ododi Poren' from Kanden Kadalai hit the screens first.
The songs penned by him have been chart busters and has been appreciated for its quality and freshness. He had penned his 25th song for Nanban, 50th song for KSY and his 100th song for Settai.
Madhan Karky had also co-written the dialogues for Nanban along with Shankar. The lyrics engineer is now penning the dialogues for Ravi K Chandran's Yaan starring Jiiva.
The bubbly Preity Zinta who was missing in action from Bollywood has made a comeback with 'Ishkq in Paris' after a hiatus of 4 years. The film is a romantic film with Rhehan Malliek and Preity playing the lead roles. Directed by Prem Soni the film is set to release on October 5. This year, Preity launched her own production company, PZNZ Media and this romantic comedy is the first film produced under the banner. Interestingly Salman does a cameo in the film.
I would like to thank my musicians, singers and lyricist for the their wonderful contribution for Maattrraan album.
Wrote my 100th song last night. A breezy romantic number for UTV's 'Settai'. Thanks to Director Kannan and Thaman for the song.
Thaandavam audio launch was great. It's more special as it is G.V. Prakash's 25th film.
Watched English Vinglish trailer. After 15 year hiatus Sridevi is looking 15 times more beutiful and seems to have become 15 times better actress.
Ek hi hai Tiger. Thank you Yashraj, Kabir for treating us with our Tiger, Salman rocks. Katrina sizzels. Loved every moment!!
Mixing the score of 'English Vinglish' transposing,fantastic work by Amit Trivedi.