Jallikattu: News

Supreme Court upholds Tamil Nadu law allowing 'Jallikattu'

The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday decided to uphold the Tamil Nadu law permitting the bull-taming sport "Jallikattu" in the state, according to the news agency ANI.

22 Jan 2023

Tamil Nadu

TN: 14-year-old gored to death by bull during Jallikattu event

A 14-year-old boy who came to Tamil Nadu's Dharmapuri to watch the bull-taming sport—Jallikattu—died after a bull gored him.

15 Jan 2023

Andhra Pradesh

Tamil Nadu: Jallikattu begins in Madurai under Supreme Court guidelines 

The traditional bull-taming sport—Jallikattu—began in Avaniyapuram village of Tamil Nadu's Madurai on Sunday amid plans for large-scale celebrations in the state.

10 Feb 2021

Academy Awards

'Jallikattu,' India's entry to Oscars, is out of the race

Malayalam movie Jallikattu, India's official entry for the Best International Feature Film at the Academy Awards 2021, has failed to make it to the list of the 15 features that will be competing for a spot in the final five.

27 Jan 2021


Suriya-starrer 'Soorarai Pottru' enters the Oscar race

Actor Suriya-starrer Tamil movie Soorarai Pottru has joined the Oscar race for this year in the Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, and other categories.

25 Nov 2020


Malayalam film 'Jallikattu' is India's entry for Oscars 2021

Director Lijo Jose Pellissery's Malayalam movie Jallikattu has been selected as India's official entry for the Best International Feature Film category at the 93rd Academy Awards, also popularly known as the Oscars.

As SC hears case against Jallikattu, organizers plan IPL-style event

A year after Tamil Nadu witnessed violent protests over Jallikattu, the sport is all set to make a return, and how.