October 1 will be a special day for the fans of legendary actor Sivaji Ganeshan and superstar Rajinikanth-Sivaji fans. While the former's 85th birthday is being celebrated by his loved ones, the third anniversary of Rajini's Blockbuster Endhiran is being remembered by the audience as it is a landmark movie.
Sivaji Ganeshan was born on October 1, 1928. In his five-decade career, he acted in over 300 movies in multiple languages. But it was in the Tamil industry where he got the legendary status. He made his debut in 1952 with Parasakthi. He won several awards including Best Actor award at Afro-Asian Film Festival. He was also honoured with civilian awards such as Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and Dada Saheb Palke Award, the highest award in India for people involved in film industry.
Rajinikanth's Endhiran was made with the mammoth budget of Rs 120 crores. The movie directed by Shankar had made record-breaking collections worldwide. The Tamil movie had also drawn global attention with the technology that was used in the movie and the quality of the flick. On October 1, 2010, the movie had hit the screens with a huge hype.
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Is Vadivelu Ready To Face Vijay-Ajith?
Fans of Vadivelu did not have anything to cheer in the recent times as he kept himself away from films. Blame it on his decision to plunge into politics that took away his number one comedian position in Kollywood.
Now, Vadivelu is ready to make a comeback. He is returning with Tenali Raman. Well, the good news is that the movie is being shot in a brisk pace, but the sad part of the story is that the movie is getting ready for the Pongal release!
The question that many are asking in the industry is: Is Tenali Raman in a position to face Jilla and Veeram?
Hansika Ko Gussa Kyun Aata Hai?
Hansika Motwani, the bubbly and charming actress, is getting ready to make a strong style statement. It is well-known that she has shed oodles of weight for her forthcoming movie.
The actress is also leading a happy life with her beau Simbu. But a thing that has bothered her the most is that her Telugu movie is now being dubbed into Tamil. Shouldn't she be happy. Isn't? Well, she is not because the movie bosses have not sought her permission to dub the movie. Are the makers of the movie listening?
Naiyaandi Passes Censor Test
Dhanush is getting ready for his next release Naiyaandi. The movie was recently sent to the Regional Censor Board and it has now passed the test with 'U' certificate.
Dhanush has romanced Nazriya Nazim in Naiyaandi. It is directed by Sarkunam. The movie has Ghibran's music. It is likely to release on October 11.
Prabhu Deva Turns Writer
Prabhu Deva, who started his career as a choreographer, has tasted success in multiple departments. Acting and directing departments have made him a household name.
But his critics often raised questions about directing remake movies. Now, he is ready with the answer as he has written story and screenplay for his Hindi movie R... Rajkumar. We hope that the Hindi movie adds one more feather to his cap.
Sri Is Happy Man
Sri is a happy man because his latest movie Onayum Aatukuttiyum has won him laurels. But he gives the credit for the director, Mysskin.
Sri said, "I'm happy that everybody has good things to say about my performance, but I think my director deserves all the credit. I just blindly did what he asked me to do."