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Chennai: Kamal Haasan undergoes leg surgery

19 Jan 2021

Chennai: Kamal Haasan undergoes leg surgery

Actor-politician Kamal Haasan on Monday underwent leg surgery at a Chennai hospital and is doing well, his daughters Shruti Haasan and Akshara Haasan said in a statement on Tuesday.

Kangana Ranaut opposes Kamal Haasan's idea of paying homemakers

05 Jan 2021

Kangana Ranaut opposes Kamal Haasan's idea of paying homemakers

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut has voiced her disagreement over actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan's idea of recognizing housework done by homemakers as a salaried profession, which was recently appreciated by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor.

Superstar Rajinikanth is progressing well, say hospital authorities

26 Dec 2020

Superstar Rajinikanth is progressing well, say hospital authorities

Actor and politician Rajinikanth, who was admitted to a hospital yesterday over "severe fluctuations" in his blood pressure, is now progressing well, said the hospital authorities in a medical bulletin.

Ahead of TN polls, Kamal Haasan's party member joins BJP

25 Dec 2020

Ahead of TN polls, Kamal Haasan's party member joins BJP

The Vice-President of Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), the party floated by actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan, on Friday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of Union Minister Prakash Javadekar just months before Tamil Nadu Assembly polls.

Fatima Sana Shaikh reveals she was molested at age three

31 Oct 2020

Fatima Sana Shaikh reveals she was molested at age three

Bollywood actor Fatima Sana Shaikh has revealed that she was sexually abused as a three-year-old.

SP Balasubrahmanyam's funeral held with police honors

26 Sep 2020

SP Balasubrahmanyam's funeral held with police honors

Legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam's last rites were held in Chennai on Saturday afternoon along with a 72-gun salute by the Tamil Nadu Police.

'Dil Bechara' is now highest-rated Indian movie on IMDb

25 Jul 2020

'Dil Bechara' is now highest-rated Indian movie on IMDb

Late beloved actor Sushant Singh Rajput's final movie Dil Bechara is looking to break all plausible and enviable records out there.

3 killed in accident on Kamal Haasan's 'Indian 2' sets

20 Feb 2020

3 killed in accident on Kamal Haasan's 'Indian 2' sets

In a tragic incident, 3 people were killed and many others were injured after a crane collapsed on the sets of Kamal Haasan's upcoming movie Indian 2.

First look poster of Ranveer Singh's sports drama '83' out

26 Jan 2020

First look poster of Ranveer Singh's sports drama '83' out

Bringing an end to the wait, the makers of Kabir Khan's much-anticipated sports drama film '83 have finally released the first look poster of the movie.

Jeff Bezos calls SRK 'humble'; Khan's response cracks him up

18 Jan 2020

Jeff Bezos calls SRK 'humble'; Khan's response cracks him up

If you've been looking for a lesson in acceptance and self-deprecating humor, learn it from Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan.

Pragya Thakur apologizes for Godse remark; says statement was 'distorted'

29 Nov 2019

Pragya Thakur apologizes for Godse remark; says statement was 'distorted'

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pragya Singh Thakur has tendered an apology for praising Mahatma Gandhi's assassin in the Parliament.

Ayodhya case: Meet the 92-year-old lawyer who defended Lord Rama

09 Nov 2019

Ayodhya case: Meet the 92-year-old lawyer who defended Lord Rama

On Saturday, the Supreme Court delivered its verdict in the long-drawn Ayodhya title dispute case.

AIADMK-leader says "book" wind for techie's death due to banner

06 Oct 2019

AIADMK-leader says "book" wind for techie's death due to banner

A 23-year-old techie died in Chennai in September after a banner of AIADMK fell on her. Her death even sparked the anger of Madras High Court which pulled up the ruling party for not keeping a check on deadly banners.

Five Chartered Accountants turned IAS officers to know about

19 Sep 2019

Five Chartered Accountants turned IAS officers to know about

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in the country.

Rajinikanth supports Shah's 'one language' policy, but explains the problem

18 Sep 2019

Rajinikanth supports Shah's 'one language' policy, but explains the problem

Union Home Minister Amit Shah stoked a controversy on Hindi Diwas last week when he batted for "imposing" Hindi in the country, saying it will bolster unity.

#HindiDebate: Kamal Haasan says 'battle for Tamil bigger than Jallikattu'

16 Sep 2019

#HindiDebate: Kamal Haasan says 'battle for Tamil bigger than Jallikattu'

Mere days after Home Minister Amit Shah's push to make Hindi India's national language, actor and politician Kamal Haasan has come out in opposition of his comments.

'Bigg Boss Tamil 3': Madhumita files complaint against Kamal Haasan

06 Sep 2019

'Bigg Boss Tamil 3': Madhumita files complaint against Kamal Haasan

Bigg Boss Tamil 3, which has been home to several controversies, grabbed headlines again after ex-contestant Madhumita filed a complaint against its host and contestants.

Five Chartered Accountants turned IAS officers to know about

30 Aug 2019

Five Chartered Accountants turned IAS officers to know about

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in the country.

Five Hollywood flicks that were inspired from Bollywood hit films

16 Aug 2019

Five Hollywood flicks that were inspired from Bollywood hit films

It's a known fact that Bollywood copies other countries' works, unabashedly.

Rahul Bose was charged Rs. 442.50 for two bananas. What?

24 Jul 2019

Rahul Bose was charged Rs. 442.50 for two bananas. What?

Luxury comes at a price, even if one eats something as cheap as bananas at a top-tier hotel.

#BiggBossTamil3: Fathima Babu reveals Abhirami is suffering from depression

09 Jul 2019

#BiggBossTamil3: Fathima Babu reveals Abhirami is suffering from depression

Fathima Babu, who was recently eliminated from Kamal Haasan's Bigg Boss Tamil 3, is all over the news.

Five Chartered Accountants turned IAS officers to know about

07 Jul 2019

Five Chartered Accountants turned IAS officers to know about

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in the country.

#BiggBossTamil3: This contestant to get eliminated from Kamal Haasan's show

07 Jul 2019

#BiggBossTamil3: This contestant to get eliminated from Kamal Haasan's show

Kamal Haasan's Bigg Boss Tamil 3 has completed almost two weeks amid a fair share of drama, tasks and controversies.

#BiggBossTamil3: Cops grill Vanitha in kidnapping-case, daughter bails her out

05 Jul 2019

#BiggBossTamil3: Cops grill Vanitha in kidnapping-case, daughter bails her out

Bigg Boss Tamil-3 contestant Vanitha Vijayakumar, who was accused of kidnapping her daughter, can breathe now.

Mahie Gill reveals she has 3-year-old daughter, talks about boyfriend

03 Jul 2019

Mahie Gill reveals she has 3-year-old daughter, talks about boyfriend

Mahie Gill, who is known for movies like Dev D, Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster series, created a buzz in the town after she revealed that she has a three-year-old daughter named Veronica.

Five Bollywood celebrities who are awesome singers

27 Jun 2019

Five Bollywood celebrities who are awesome singers

Bollywood provides a huge space for showcasing one's talents, and there are many celebrities who don several hats.

Explanation sought from 3 senior BJP leaders over pro-Godse remarks

17 May 2019

Explanation sought from 3 senior BJP leaders over pro-Godse remarks

Just two days ahead of the final phase of voting for the Lok Sabha elections, BJP launched damage control after three senior party leaders and election candidates made comments favoring Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse.

Will never forgive Pragya for insulting Bapu: PM Modi

17 May 2019

Will never forgive Pragya for insulting Bapu: PM Modi

A day after BJP's Bhopal candidate Pragya Singh Thakur called Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse a deshbhakt, PM Narendra Modi slammed her over her remarks.

Godse was 'deshbhakt', says BJP's Pragya Thakur; apologizes later

16 May 2019

Godse was 'deshbhakt', says BJP's Pragya Thakur; apologizes later

BJP's Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate and Malegaon blasts-accused, Pragya Singh Thakur, on Thursday called Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse a "deshbhakt" (patriot).

5 questions for (Kabhi)neta Kamal Haasan

13 May 2019

5 questions for (Kabhi)neta Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan is a part-time politician. When he is bored, his team asks him to perform in front of live audience. Case in point: Voters in a Muslim-dominated area (by his own admission) of Karur district.

If Indian actors (non-Bollywood) were playing 'GoT' characters

24 Apr 2019

If Indian actors (non-Bollywood) were playing 'GoT' characters

The cast of Game of Thrones has some of the distinguished actors. It is honestly impossible to envision anyone else playing their roles.

'GoT' special: Here are some intriguing facts about Tyrion Lannister

20 Apr 2019

'GoT' special: Here are some intriguing facts about Tyrion Lannister

He is someone who knows what he is and wears it like an armor.

Happy Birthday, Quentin Tarantino! Know what makes him a genius

27 Mar 2019

Happy Birthday, Quentin Tarantino! Know what makes him a genius

The films of Quentin Tarantino have been a huge influence on modern pop culture, not to mention other directors' works.

Kamal Haasan withdraws from poll-race, promises 50L jobs in manifesto

25 Mar 2019

Kamal Haasan withdraws from poll-race, promises 50L jobs in manifesto

On Sunday, actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan announced that he wouldn't contest upcoming Lok Sabha elections or Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu while stressing that all "candidates were his faces".

Pulwama attack: After supporting plebiscite in Kashmir, Kamal Haasan clarifies

18 Feb 2019

Pulwama attack: After supporting plebiscite in Kashmir, Kamal Haasan clarifies

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan sparked controversy on Monday by calling for a plebiscite in Kashmir, just days after the Pulwama terror attack shocked the nation.

Superstar-turned-politician Rajinikanth won't contest Lok Sabha elections

17 Feb 2019

Superstar-turned-politician Rajinikanth won't contest Lok Sabha elections

Superstar Rajinikanth, who took the plunge into politics last year, clarified on Sunday he would not contest the upcoming general elections.

Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya gets married to Vishagan (see pics)

11 Feb 2019

Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya gets married to Vishagan (see pics)

2018 witnessed some of the most glamorous celebrity weddings including Ranveer Singh-Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra-Nick Jonas, Isha Ambani-Anand Piramal.

Actor Prakash Raj will be contesting Lok Sabha elections

06 Jan 2019

Actor Prakash Raj will be contesting Lok Sabha elections

Actor Prakash Raj, who has been critical of the Narendra Modi government, announced on Saturday he will contest the Lok Sabha election as an independent candidate from Bengaluru Central constituency.

Speculations put to rest: Kamal Haasan's party will contest 2019-elections

22 Dec 2018

Speculations put to rest: Kamal Haasan's party will contest 2019-elections

Veteran actor Kamal Haasan on Saturday put all rumors to rest as he announced his party, Makkal Needhi Maiam, will contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. He made the announcement while speaking to reporters in Chennai.

Cyclone Gaja: Rise above politics, Kamal Haasan urges Kerala CM

27 Nov 2018

Cyclone Gaja: Rise above politics, Kamal Haasan urges Kerala CM

Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) president and actor Kamal Haasan today appealed to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to "rise above politics" and extend support to the people affected by Cyclone Gaja in Tamil Nadu.