As we bring to you the weekly round-up of Tamil cinema on each and every Monday, it is now time to take it back a little to learn and relearn about events that made up Kollywood last week(23rd of March to 29th of March).
Let us start off with what turned out to be a bad beginning to
the week especially for Rajinikanth as one of his favourite
politician Lee Kuan Yew passed away last week.
Superstar wrote on his social networking page, "Indeed a dark
day as a leader I admired has passed on. I feel your sorrow S'pore.
A true loss of a path breaking politician. #RIPLeeKuanYew".
Another interesting news that cropped up last week took everyone
by surprise. It was about yesteryear actor Arvind Swamy
being paired opposite model-actress Mugdha Godse.
The slinky actress will make her Tamil debut in the Jayam
Ravi-Nayantara starrer Thani Oruvan in which she will
probably play Arvind Swamy's wife, quite an interesting pair
If anyone had thought that the week cannot just keep getting
enthralling, they were absolutely wrong, for Kamal Haasan
revealed that he was supposed to do Pithamagan along with
He, later disclosed that it was actually the script of Pratap
Pothen and was titled Pithamagan but unfortunately, the
project never took off.
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Kollywood bagged many National Awards last week with Bobby
Simha, Na Muthukumar, Vivek Harshan and Uthara Unnikrishnan winning
Best Supporting Actor, Best Lyricist, Best Editor and Best Female
Playback Singer respectively.
Event Of The Week
Speculations were rife that Rajinikanth and Kasthuri
Raja(Dhanush's father) were not on good terms when Superstar said
that he was not responsible for the money borrowed by his in-law
after a man claimed that Rajinikanth is responsible for Rs 65 lakhs
which was borrowed from him by Kasthuri Raja.
Khushboo's National Role
Khushboo, on Tuesday was appointed as the national spokesperson
of Congress, which means that she will now be one of Congress'
face, representing the party in front of the media.
When Trisha Rejected Varun Manian
Trisha was initially set to play the female lead opposite Jai,
in a movie being bankrolled by her fiancé Varun. However, as the
actress is busy with other projects, she has backed out of this
film saying no to her future husband.
Aamir Khan's Apology To Kamal Haasan
At the recently concluded event, FICCI Frames 2015, Hindi actor
Aamir Khan apologized to Kamal Haasan in public for not supporting
him during his troubled times prior to the release of
Criminal Case Against Shruti
Shruti Haasan faced the heat after a famous production company
initiated criminal and civil proceedings against her after she
walked out of a Tamil-Telugu bilingual, featuring Karthi and
Nagarjuna. It is said that Tamannaah might replace her in the
Rajinikanth's Kind Gesture
Rajinikanth once again proved why he is loved by all by inviting
one of his fan to his house. After reading about his ardent fan,
Rajini Bala, a person with intellectual development disorder,
Rajinikanth met Rajini Bala at his residence and advised him to
take his medications regularly.
It's Simbu And Anirudh For Kiruthiga Udhayanidhi
Kiruthiga Udhayanidhi, after making her directorial debut with
Vanakkam Chennai, is currently in talks with Simbu and
Anirudh pertaining to her second film which is touted to be a
When Dhanush Gave Away Gold Chains
Dhanush was apparently excited and gave away gold chains to the
team of Kaaka Muttai after the movie won two
National Awards. Dhanush was one of the producers of the
Udhayanidhi's Fight Against The Government
Despite Udhayanidhi's upcoming film Nanbenda clearing
the censor with a clean 'U', the movie has failed to get tax
exemption. The actor, who thinks there might be some political
counterstroke behind it has decided to take the issue to the