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Rajinikanth scraps plan to enter politics citing bad health

29 Dec 2020

Rajinikanth scraps plan to enter politics citing bad health

In a shocking twist, superstar Rajinikanth, who was all set to launch his political party, has now stepped back citing health issues.

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.

Rajinikanth hospitalized after blood pressure fluctuations, tested coronavirus negative earlier

25 Dec 2020

Rajinikanth hospitalized after blood pressure fluctuations, tested coronavirus negative earlier

One of the most famous icons of the Indian film industry, Rajinikanth, was on Friday admitted to a hospital of the Apollo Group in Hyderabad after his blood pressure showed severe fluctuations.

Rajinikanth-starrer 'Annaatthe's shoot halted after crew members test COVID-19 positive

23 Dec 2020

Rajinikanth-starrer 'Annaatthe's shoot halted after crew members test COVID-19 positive

The shooting for superstar Rajinikanth-starrer upcoming movie Annaatthe has been suspended after four crew members tested positive for the novel coronavirus on the film's sets.

Rajinikanth summoned by judicial commission probing 2018 anti-Sterlite protests

21 Dec 2020

Rajinikanth summoned by judicial commission probing 2018 anti-Sterlite protests

Superstar Rajinikanth has been summoned before a judicial commission probing the case of police firing during the 2018 anti-Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi (Tuticorin).

Rajinikanth to launch political party ahead of 2021 TN elections

03 Dec 2020

Rajinikanth to launch political party ahead of 2021 TN elections

After years of leaving his supporters waiting, Tamil superstar Rajinikanth announced on Thursday that he will be launching his political party.

Actor-politician Khushbu Sundar meets with accident; escapes unhurt

18 Nov 2020

Actor-politician Khushbu Sundar meets with accident; escapes unhurt

On Wednesday, actor-turned-politician Khushbu Sundar met with an accident when a tanker rammed into her vehicle in Tamil Nadu.

Rajinikanth denies releasing letter on quitting politics; confirms poor health

29 Oct 2020

Rajinikanth denies releasing letter on quitting politics; confirms poor health

Tamil superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday clarified that a recently viral letter was not written by him as previously rumored.

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.

Move over "elephant poop tea," Akshay drinks cow urine everyday

11 Sep 2020

Move over "elephant poop tea," Akshay drinks cow urine everyday

Just days after a teaser clip for Akshay Kumar's upcoming Into The Wild episode showed him sipping on what they call "elephant-poop tea," the 53-year-old actor has revealed that he drinks cow's urine "for Ayurvedic reasons" every day.

New 'Into The Wild' teaser features Akshay and "elephant-poop tea"

31 Aug 2020

New 'Into The Wild' teaser features Akshay and "elephant-poop tea"

A fresh teaser of the upcoming special episode of Bear Grylls's Into The Wild featuring Bollywood star Akshay Kumar is now out.

'Dil Bechara' review: Sushant's charm, love, and the heartache

25 Jul 2020

'Dil Bechara' review: Sushant's charm, love, and the heartache

There are a few films capable of evoking as many diverse emotions as is Dil Bechara, that marks the ever-brilliant Sushant Singh Rajput's final offering to us.

Rishi Kapoor no more: Bollywood mourns its darling 'Chintu'

30 Apr 2020

Rishi Kapoor no more: Bollywood mourns its darling 'Chintu'

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor will be remembered for a lot of things — his body of work, the songs of his movies, the effortless romance, and his smile. Always exuding warmth, even when he wasn't happy, Rishi's loss will ensure Bollywood never remains the same again.

'Family': India's biggest stars come together for made-at-home short film

07 Apr 2020

'Family': India's biggest stars come together for made-at-home short film

Films do not know any boundaries.

Rajinikanth says he never wanted to be Tamil Nadu's CM

12 Mar 2020

Rajinikanth says he never wanted to be Tamil Nadu's CM

Superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday announced that he never wanted to be the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu but wants to bring change in the political discourse.

Bear Grylls teases motion poster of special episode with Rajinikanth

19 Feb 2020

Bear Grylls teases motion poster of special episode with Rajinikanth

Thalaiva is all set to make his television debut.

'Darbar' distributors seek compensation for losses from Rajinikanth

02 Feb 2020

'Darbar' distributors seek compensation for losses from Rajinikanth

Veteran Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's latest film Darbar, which released earlier this year, has become a rare film of the 69-year-old actor to be declared a box-office debacle.

#HappyBirthdayRahman: Celebrating the man, his music and magic

06 Jan 2020

#HappyBirthdayRahman: Celebrating the man, his music and magic

Call him what you may, Mozart of Madras, Isai Puyal (musical storm) or Allah Rakha Rahman, he rules over millions of hearts.

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.

Rajinikanth's son-in-law Vishagan's passport, money get stolen enroute to London

05 Sep 2019

Rajinikanth's son-in-law Vishagan's passport, money get stolen enroute to London

In a shocking turn of events, megastar Rajinikanth's son-in-law Vishagan Vanangamudi lost his passport and money while on his way to London.

Amid water crisis, Rajinikanth's daughter shares pool pictures with son

01 Jul 2019

Amid water crisis, Rajinikanth's daughter shares pool pictures with son

Superstar Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya Rajinikanth had to pull down a couple of photos she clicked with her son, Ved, which showed them enjoying in a swimming pool.

Tamil director, who gave superstar Rajinikanth career breakthrough, passes away

02 Apr 2019

Tamil director, who gave superstar Rajinikanth career breakthrough, passes away

Veteran filmmaker J Mahendran, known for infusing realism in Tamil cinema and for giving superstar Rajinikanth his career breakthrough with Mullum Malarum, died in Chennai today.

Rajinikanth says he won't contest Tamil Nadu Assembly bypoll

10 Mar 2019

Rajinikanth says he won't contest Tamil Nadu Assembly bypoll

Top film star Rajinikanth today announced that he would not contest in the by-elections to 21 seats in Tamil Nadu Assembly, nearly a month after declaring that his target was only the Assembly election.

Soundarya-Vishagan's love-laden honeymoon pictures are dreamy

17 Feb 2019

Soundarya-Vishagan's love-laden honeymoon pictures are dreamy

Earlier this week megastar Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya tied the knot with businessman-cum-actor Vishagan Vanangamudi in a lavish ceremony in Chennai.

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.

Rajinikanth grooves to 'Muthu' songs in daughter's mehendi ceremony

10 Feb 2019

Rajinikanth grooves to 'Muthu' songs in daughter's mehendi ceremony

Rajinikanth's younger daughter Soundarya and businessman-turned-actor Vishagan Vanangamudi are gearing up for their grand wedding on February 11.

Rajinikanth's daughter's wedding ceremonies begin: Details here

09 Feb 2019

Rajinikanth's daughter's wedding ceremonies begin: Details here

Megastar Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya is all set to tie the knot with businessman Vishagan Vanangamudi on February 11.

Rajinikanth's daughter to get married on February 11: Details here

07 Feb 2019

Rajinikanth's daughter to get married on February 11: Details here

Megastar Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya is all set to tie the knot with actor-businessman Vishagan Vanangamudi this month.

Amy Jackson gets engaged to longtime lover Geroge Panayiotou

02 Jan 2019

Amy Jackson gets engaged to longtime lover Geroge Panayiotou

2018 ended with a host of celebrity weddings that had fans all excited, from the Ranveer Singh-Deepika Padukone wedding to the lavish festivities of Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas.

Meet the man who produced India's most expensive film '2.0'

19 Dec 2018

Meet the man who produced India's most expensive film '2.0'

Akshay Kumar and Rajinikanth-starrer 2.0 has been creating a buzz since the start.

Was Akshay's '2.0' character Pakshi Rajan inspired by this man

04 Dec 2018

Was Akshay's '2.0' character Pakshi Rajan inspired by this man

Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar-starrer 2.0, which was released last week, has so far been receiving mixed responses from the critics.

Here's how much Rajinikanth-Akshay's '2.0' earned on opening day

30 Nov 2018

Here's how much Rajinikanth-Akshay's '2.0' earned on opening day

2.0 is a mega-budget movie, costing nearly Rs. 500 crore and is considered to be among the most expensive Indian films ever made. Starring Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar and directed by Shankar, the movie faced a potential problem when active piracy site TamilRockers leaked it hours after release.

Rajinikanth's '2.0' movie leaked hours after its release

29 Nov 2018

Rajinikanth's '2.0' movie leaked hours after its release

Rajinikanth's hyped movie 2.0 has hit the theaters today, to the great joy and excitement of fans.

Telecom industry wants Rajinikanth's '2.0' banned for depicting mobiles badly

29 Nov 2018

Telecom industry wants Rajinikanth's '2.0' banned for depicting mobiles badly

The mega-budget movie 2.0 starring Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar is already making waves about its potential for commercial success.

#BoxOfficePredictions: '2.0' might beat 'Thugs of Hindostan' opening, say experts

29 Nov 2018

#BoxOfficePredictions: '2.0' might beat 'Thugs of Hindostan' opening, say experts

2.0 is the upcoming mega-budget movie starring Akshay Kumar and Rajinikanth. It releases on November 29, 2018.

South industry more punctual, professional than Bollywood: Akshay Kumar

28 Nov 2018

South industry more punctual, professional than Bollywood: Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar says working in the Rajinikanth-starrer 2.0 was a learning experience for him as he realized that the south industry is not only more punctual but also more professional than Bollywood.

#ThugsOfHindostan: Theater owners demand refund after movie tanks at box-office

20 Nov 2018

#ThugsOfHindostan: Theater owners demand refund after movie tanks at box-office

'Thugs of Hindostan', the much-hyped mega-budget movie with a stellar cast including Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, and Katrina Kaif released on November 8.

Rajinikanth says Modi stronger than 10 persons aligning against him

13 Nov 2018

Rajinikanth says Modi stronger than 10 persons aligning against him

Veteran actor Rajinikanth today, while speaking to reporters in Chennai, virtually threw his weight behind Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying the latter was "stronger" than "10 persons" aligning against him.

#2Point0Trailer: It's massive, Rajinikanth and Akshay in their best forms

03 Nov 2018

#2Point0Trailer: It's massive, Rajinikanth and Akshay in their best forms

Bring Rajinikanth, the megastar idolized by millions, and Akshay Kumar, the superstar adored by an equal number, and you are sure to get something which is massive in every sense.