It's the beginning of a new week and hence it is time for us to turn the clock back in time to figure out what defined Tamil cinema in the past week(16th of March to 22nd of March).
Last week was exciting for Kollywood as many interesting
announcements and events took place. Unlike the
second week of March, the third week of this month did not
start on a positive note.
Actor-director Sasi Kumar fractured his left hand while
shooting for Bala's
Thaarai Thappattai. The shooting of the movie came to a
standstill as the entire crew flew back to Chennai while Sasi Kumar
is on the path to recovery at a Madurai hospital.
Then, came an important announcement, Aishwarya Dhanush, who
impressed one and all with her debut film 3 announced the
release date of her next film. It is said that Vai Raja
Vai will hit the screens on 24th of April.
After starting on an unfortunate note, the week slowly witnessed
some positivities as the stay order that had been imposed on
Haasan's Papanasam was lifted at a Ernakulam
court after a man had claimed that the movie was based on his
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When Vijay Joined Hands With Vijay!
Director A.L. Vijay directed Ilayathalapathy Vijay for the
second time after Thalaivaa. This time though it was for
an advertisement of a leading jewellery brand.
Ajith Went Under The Knife
Thala Ajith had a minor surgery last week which created panic
among his fans. However, it was revealed that he was doing fine and
that he had undergone a simple surgical procedure,
Speculation Of The Week
After speculating about Superstar's upcoming movies and the
possible directors he could work with, the most interesting rumour
that was doing rounds last week was about Rajinikanth's interest to
work in an out and out comedy film after Lingaa didn't
turn out as expected.
Dhanush Embarked On A New Project
After finishing Maari, Dhanush did not waste any time
as he immediately started his new project with director Velraj who
helmed Velaiyilla Pattathari. Dhanush also sported a new
look on the first day of the shooting.
When A Hero Turned Villain
Vignesh Shivan, who is directing Vijay Sethupathi's upcoming
film Naanum Rowdydhaan opposite Nayantara, managed to rope
in actor-director Parthiepan to play the antagonist in the film.
The expectations of this project heightened after the news made the
Suriya's Praise For Rajathandhiram
Suriya congratulated the team of Rajathandhiram after
he was impressed with the movie. He also went on to say that it is
a great film which instilled confidence to the entire team.
The Most Exciting Collaboration
Earlier we had informed that Anirudh might be roped in to take
care of the music department in Thala Ajith's upcoming movie with
Siruthai Siva. It was made official last week when the exciting
musician signed on the dotted lines.
Sadha Opposite Vadivelu
It was said that Sadha, who was one of the most sought after
actress at the time of Anniyan's release will be seen
opposite Vadivelu in his upcoming movie Eli. The veteran
comedian's next film is being directed by Yuvaraj.
Maestro's Social Connect
Ilayaraja joined Facebook last week to put an end to the
consequences created by some fake accounts. He said, "this account
is my official one and all information about my work will be
updated here henceforth."
The Lingaa star decided to pay 10 crore rupees, which
is one-third of the total money allegedly lost by the distributors
due to the failure of the movie Lingaa. The distributors
however said they weren't happy as they expected Rajinikanth to
refund the entire money.