R Madhavan: News

The fame of South entertainment industry and recipient of several Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, Ranganathan Madhavan is an actor, writer, director, and film producer working predominantly in Tamil and Hindi cinema. After completing his schooling, Madhavan got involved with the NCC and even got the opportunity to train with the British Army, Royal Navy, and Royal Air Force in England as an NCC cadet. Later he moved to Mumbai, and in the early 1990s, decided to submit his portfolio to a modeling agency. Madhavan worked on an advertisement for sandalwood talc in 1996, followed by lead roles next year in Zee TV's 'Banegi Apni Baat' and 'Ghar Jamai'. In 1997, Madhavan was seen in his first English film 'Inferno'. The following year, he made a debut in the Kannada industry with 'Shanti Shanti Shanti' and in the Tamil industry with the 2000 movie 'Alaipayuthey'. After appearing in numerous Tamil and Kannada movies, he got his first lead role in a Hindi film in 2001 with 'Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein'. '3 Idiots', 'Tanu Weds Manu', and 'Tanu Weds Manu Returns' are three of his movies that are among the highest-grossing films in Bollywood. Madhavan has won multiple accolades, including four Filmfare Awards South and one ITFA Award.

07 Sep 2023


Ajay-Madhavan's supernatural thriller directed by Vikas Bahl gets release date

Jyotika's return to Bollywood has been in the buzz for a while. Now, the makers have confirmed the same.

01 Jun 2023


Happy birthday, R Madhavan: His Bollywood cult-classic films

R Madhavan gained popularity as Tamil Cinema's chocolate boy. He is one of the few actors from the South Indian film industry who entered Hindi cinema and left a mark with his acting brilliance.

25 May 2023

TV News

Rupali Ganguly breaks down at co-star Nitesh Pandey's funeral

This week has been a tough week for the acting fraternity as we lost too many talented actors. Actor Nitesh Pandey's demise has shocked his peers and fans.

15 May 2023


Jyotika returns to Bollywood with Ajay Devgn-Madhavan supernatural thriller

Ajay Devgn is the bonafide star of the '90s and he truly knows the art of remaking films. The actor has delivered massive commercial hits by remaking films into Hindi. He is set to star in the Hindi remake of Gujarati film Vash.

13 May 2023

Vikas Bahl

'Vash' remake: Everything to know about Ajay Devgn's supernatural thriller

Actor-filmnaker Ajay Devgn is a busy man!

12 Apr 2023

Tamil Cinema

Everything about Nayanthara, R Madhavan, Siddharth's upcoming sports drama 'Test'

Three power-packed actors are collaborating for an upcoming Tamil film.

24 Mar 2023

Aamir Khan

Is '3 Idiots' sequel happening? Kareena's Instagram video sparks speculations

Is it that time to say "All Izz Well" again?

08 Mar 2023

Rocket Boys

'Rocket Boys 2': 5 movies inspired by real-life scientists

The sequel to the hit-cult series Rocket Boys is finally coming on March 16.

07 Aug 2022

Kamal Haasan

R Madhavan's 'Rocketry' becomes the highest-rated Indian film on IMDb!

It's raining accolades for R Madhavan's magnum opus Rocketry: The Nambi Effect and how!

31 Jul 2022


Superstar Rajinikanth felicitates 'Rocketry' star Madhavan; actor expresses gratitude

Actor-filmmaker R Madhavan is on a roll after the success of Rocketry: The Nambi Effect.

29 Jul 2022

Amazon Prime Video

'Rocketry' to '777 Charlie': OTT weekend watchlist is here

It's time to revisit movies that you have on your bucket list to watch this weekend, as some new titles have arrived on OTT platforms.

28 Jul 2022

Bhushan Kumar

R Madhavan's 'Dhokha: Round D Corner' gets first glimpse clip

The makers of the much-awaited film Dhokha: Round D Corner have released an announcement video, showing glimpses of the film and the lead actors' looks.

20 Jul 2022

Amazon Prime Video

Madhavan's 'Rocketry: The Nambi Effect' finally locks OTT release date

R Madhavan's brainchild Rocketry: The Nambi Effect was released theatrically on July 1 amidst huge expectations.

13 Jul 2022


Madhavan's 'Rocketry' is a clear winner; charms critics, audiences alike

R Madhavan's directorial debut Rocketry: The Nambi Effect might have not started on a great note, but the film is seeing an increased number of footfalls due to positive word-of-mouth publicity.

12 Jul 2022


Theater stops 'Rocketry' midway; Madhavan urges fans to stay calm

Actor R Madhavan has responded after fans shared video clips complaining that a theater in Kolkata stopped the screening of Rocketry: The Nambi Effect midway.

11 Jul 2022

Box Office

Examining weekend box office collection of 'Rocketry,' 'Thor,' 'JugJugg Jeeyo'

It's raining new releases in all languages and leagues.

11 Jul 2022


When is Madhavan's 'Rocketry: The Nambi Effect' getting OTT release?

R Madhavan's labor of love, Rocketry: The Nambi Effect was released theatrically on July 1.

10 Jul 2022


Who's YouTuber Gaurav Taneja arrested for metro station birthday party?

Gaurav Taneja, more popularly known as YouTuber Flying Beast, was arrested in Noida on Saturday (July 9).

09 Jul 2022

Box Office

'Rocketry: The Nambi Effect': Day 8 box office collection

Bollywood actor R Madhavan's directorial debut film Rocketry: The Nambi Effect was released on July 1.

07 Jul 2022

Nambi Narayanan

Science graduate to 'Rocketry' poster designer: Anoop Reghupathi's inspirational journey

A gifted artist and designer, Anoop Reghupathi is currently basking in the glory of Rocketry: The Nambi Effect.

06 Jul 2022

New York City

Liked 'Rocketry'? Then you'll love these OTT titles!

If you've watched Rocketry: The Nambi Effect and are wanting to see more true documentary series and films, we've got your back!

05 Jul 2022


Everything to know about Nambi Narayanan from 'Rocketry'

R Madhavan's directorial debut Rocketry: The Nambi Effect was released last Friday.

04 Jul 2022


'Rocketry,' to 'Rashtra Kavach Om': Analyzing box office collection

The month of July started with a bang as a slew of new films hit the big screens and more titles are incoming.

03 Jul 2022

Nambi Narayanan

'Rocketry: The Nambi Effect': Day 2 box office collection

Actor R Madhavan's Rocketry: The Nambi Effect saw its theatrical release on Friday.

01 Jul 2022

Shah Rukh Khan

'Rocketry' review: R Madhavan is exceptional; sadly, the film isn't

R Madhavan's magnum opus Rocketry: The Nambi Effect was released in theaters on Friday.

01 Jul 2022

Box Office

'Rocketry' box office collection: Examining R Madhavan directorial's performance

R Madhavan's Rocketry: The Nambi Effect hit the big screens amidst huge anticipation on Friday.

29 Jun 2022


All major films hitting theaters in July 2022

Theaters have finally started returning to their original glory after being shut for a long time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

26 Jun 2022

Shah Rukh Khan

Trolled over 'Panchang' remark, R Madhavan finally reacts

Actor R Madhavan has broken his silence after being trolled on social media for saying ISRO scientists used Panchang (Hindu calendar) for the Mars mission in 2014.

22 Jun 2022

Shah Rukh Khan

'Rocketry': Shah Rukh Khan, Suriya didn't charge anything, reveals Madhavan

Actor R Madhavan is busy with the promotional activities of his debut directorial Rocketry: The Nambi Effect headed for a July release.

12 Jun 2022

Nambi Narayanan

Madhavan's 'Rocketry: The Nambi Effect' trailer screened at Times Square

It's raining accomplishments for R Madhavan's Rocketry: The Nambi Effect.

03 Jun 2022

Aamir Khan

'3 Idiots': IIM-Bangalore alumnus wins hearts by recreating iconic scenes

Hit Bollywood movie 3 Idiots perfectly summed up college life for most of us.

18 May 2022

Deepika Padukone

Cannes 2022: From Deepika Padukone to AR Rahman, Indians shine

The 75th edition of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival is distinctive for India for multiple reasons.

05 May 2022

Cannes Film Festival

'Rocketry: The Nambi Effect' sets Cannes date, R Madhavan exults

Ahead of its July 1 worldwide premiere, Rocketry: The Nambi Effect is set to get screened at the 75th Cannes Film Festival.

27 Apr 2022


5 Bollywood celebrity kids who ditched a career in acting

Bollywood is often criticized for giving more lucrative launchpads to star kids compared to outsiders.

26 Apr 2022

South Indian Cinema

5 father-son duos we'd love to see collaborate for films

Of late, south Indian cinema is witnessing an increasing number of films that have real-life father and son duos collaborating.

17 Apr 2022


Proud papa R Madhavan shares son Vedaant's Danish Open video

Actor R Madhavan is gushing after his son Vedaant qualified for a 200-meter event at the first position at the 2022 Danish Open swimming meet.

10 Mar 2022

Sanjana Sanghi

It's 'Om: The Battle Within' v/s 'Rocketry' on July 1

Om: The Battle Within, starring Aditya Roy Kapur, finally has a release date!

20 Dec 2021


R Madhavan, wife move to Dubai for son's Olympics training

Popular actor R Madhavan and his wife, Sarita, have moved to Dubai for their son, Vedaant's swimming training.

02 Dec 2021

Yash Raj Films

Confirmed! Yash Raj Films enters OTT space, announces first project

Last month, we learned that ace producer Aditya Chopra has invested a stunning Rs. 500cr for a new digital platform under his Yash Raj Films (YRF) banner.

06 Nov 2021


'Decoupled': All you need to know about R Madhavan's series

In July, R Madhavan had informed all that he has wrapped up shooting for his next web series, Decoupled.

27 Sep 2021


R Madhavan's directorial-debut 'Rocketry: The Nambi Effect' gets release date

R Madhavan's directorial debut, Rocketry: The Nambi Effect, is set to release worldwide on April 1, 2022.

01 Jun 2021


Happy birthday R. Madhavan: Chronicling the actor-director's amazing journey

R. Madhavan is not just good, chocolaty looks.

03 May 2021


COVID-19: Be considerate toward children, urge Madhavan, other celebrities

Actor R. Madhavan, who had contracted the coronavirus in March and recovered in April, made an important statement on being considerate toward children during the pandemic.

28 Mar 2021


'Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein' remake gets its director?

A remake of R Madhavan, Dia Mirza, and Saif Ali Khan-starrer Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein is reportedly on the cards.

25 Mar 2021

Aamir Khan

Madhavan tests coronavirus positive; reveals update with '3 Idiots' reference

The infamous Virus was a sworn enemy of Farhan and Rancho in the movie 3 Idiots. But little did they know that the lines will be blurred between the reel and real life.

18 Mar 2021

Kriti Sanon

Kriti Sanon to join Kartik Aaryan in 'Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo' remake?

Luka Chuppi pair Kriti Sanon and Kartik Aaryan will grace the screen again together if the actress is able to manage dates.

18 Feb 2021


R Madhavan receives honorary degree for contribution to arts, cinema

Actor R Madhavan has added another feather to his cap as he was conferred the Doctor of Letters (D. Litt.) degree by DY Patil Education Society, Kolhapur, for his outstanding contribution to arts and cinema.

11 Oct 2020

Deepika Padukone

Amitabh Bachchan turns 78, talks about 'greatest' birthday gift

He is an icon. He is larger than life. He is an actor and much more.

07 Jun 2020

Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan to turn journalist for R Madhavan's 'Rocketry'?

You can keep Shah Rukh Khan away from the screen, but not from cinema.

16 Apr 2020


'Breathe 2': Abhishek Bachchan's series to release in June?

Breathe, one of Amazon Prime Video's first Indian original series, starring R Madhavan and Amit Sadh, was a glorious success.

04 Aug 2019


Aamir, Saif to reunite after 18-years for 'Vikram Vedha' remake

Aamir Khan is on a reunion spree.

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.

29 Nov 2018

Shah Rukh Khan

Fire breaks out at Shah Rukh Khan starrer 'Zero' sets

In a tense sequence of events, a fire has broken out on the sets of Shah Rukh Khan starrer Zero, in Mumbai Film City, according to police reports.

04 Nov 2018

Karan Johar

You can't miss these pictures from SRK's 'starry' Diwali bash

Diwali is around the corner and the celebrations of this festival of lights have already begun in Bollywood.

20 Jun 2018


Good news! Rajkumar Hirani begins work on '3 Idiots' sequel

To make a film that can cater to a pan India audience is not something that every filmmaker can pull off.

25 Mar 2018

Karan Johar

Here's why R Madhavan backed out of Ranveer Singh's 'Simmba'

Ranveer Singh starrer 'Simmba' has been in the news for a while now.

26 Feb 2018


"Cannot feel my right arm," says Madhavan after shoulder surgery

Suffering from a severe shoulder surgery, actor R Madhavan underwent a shoulder surgery recently.

17 Jan 2018


R Madhavan is back and how!

Actor R Madhavan, who had been away from the limelight for a long time now, is back with a web series. And, we can't keep calm.