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Amidst tension, Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' opens partially in Karnataka

08 Jun 2018

Amidst tension, Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' opens partially in Karnataka

Amidst tight police presence yesterday, dozens of theaters and six multiplexes in Bengaluru finally screened Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's latest multilingual film 'Kaala'.

A Japanese couple just proved that they're Rajinikanth's biggest fans

07 Jun 2018

A Japanese couple just proved that they're Rajinikanth's biggest fans

Thalaivar Rajinikanth enjoys an unparalleled fan following. The kind of frenzy that surrounds the release of his films is insane.

Mumbai: Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' released; even rain couldn't dent fans' spirit

07 Jun 2018

Mumbai: Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' released; even rain couldn't dent fans' spirit

Neither rain nor the early morning chill could dent the spirit of Rajinikanth fans who came in large numbers to watch the superstar's latest "Kaala" first-day first show in Mumbai.

CM Kumaraswamy doesn't think Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' should release in Karnataka

06 Jun 2018

CM Kumaraswamy doesn't think Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' should release in Karnataka

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has suggested the makers of Rajinikanth starrer 'Kaala' to avoid releasing the film in the state, given the present circumstances.

Film Federation urges SIFCC to release Rajnikanth's 'Kaala' in Karnataka

04 Jun 2018

Film Federation urges SIFCC to release Rajnikanth's 'Kaala' in Karnataka

Film Federation of India has urged the South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce (SIFCC) to uplift the ban on the release of superstar Rajinikanth's upcoming movie "Kaala" in Karnataka.

Surprised by Rajinikanth's down-to-earth nature: Huma Qureshi

03 Jun 2018

Surprised by Rajinikanth's down-to-earth nature: Huma Qureshi

Feeling intimidated while working with Rajinikanth in "Kaala" was obvious for Huma Qureshi but the actor was surprised by the megastar's down-to-earth nature.

Twitter launches a special emoji for Rajinikanth's upcoming film 'Kaala'

28 May 2018

Twitter launches a special emoji for Rajinikanth's upcoming film 'Kaala'

Twitter today launched first ever "emoji" for superstar Rajinikanth's upcoming film "Kaala", which is produced by his son-in-law Dhanush's production banner Wunderbar Films.

"Jurassic World 2" to release on June 7 in India

25 May 2018

"Jurassic World 2" to release on June 7 in India

Universal Pictures India's "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom", which was earlier slated to release on June 8 will now be releasing along with superstar Rajinikanth's "Kaala" on June 7.

Rajinikanth opens up on his recent box office failures

11 May 2018

Rajinikanth opens up on his recent box office failures

Rajinikanth, who is currently gearing up for the release of 'Kaala', recently spoke about the box office failure of his films 'Kochadaiiyaan' and 'Lingaa'.

Critics kept writing me off, but I bounced back: Rajinikanth

10 May 2018

Critics kept writing me off, but I bounced back: Rajinikanth

Reflecting on his failures in last few years, superstar Rajinikanth said critics tried to write him off over time but he has come back stronger every time.

Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' will now clash with Salman Khan's 'Race 3'

14 Apr 2018

Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' will now clash with Salman Khan's 'Race 3'

Two of the nation's biggest superstars, Rajinikanth and Salman Khan, will take on each other at the box office this Eid.

Life for people in TN has become a struggle: Rajinikanth

14 Apr 2018

Life for people in TN has become a struggle: Rajinikanth

Superstar Rajinikanth said on Saturday the life for the people in Tamil Nadu has become a "struggle" as they have to launch protests to secure and ensure their due rights.

Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan want Chennai residents to boycott IPL

08 Apr 2018

Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan want Chennai residents to boycott IPL

Setting aside differences, Tamil superstars Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan joined various outfits in their calls to boycott upcoming IPL matches in Chennai.

Kamal Haasan joins agitation against Sterlite plant

02 Apr 2018

Kamal Haasan joins agitation against Sterlite plant

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan visited Kumarettiapuram in Tuticorin district to express support with people protesting against a Sterlite Industries plant for the last 49 days.

Prabhudheva compares Salman Khan with Rajinikanth

29 Mar 2018

Prabhudheva compares Salman Khan with Rajinikanth

Prabhudheva, who is all set to helm Salman Khan's 'Dabangg 3', has heaped praises on the superstar.

After 'Kaala', teaser of Rajinikanth's '2.0' leaked online

04 Mar 2018

After 'Kaala', teaser of Rajinikanth's '2.0' leaked online

There has been a tremendous buzz around '2.0' from the word go. Fans are awaiting the Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar starrer with bated breath to hit the theatres.

Rajinikanth's movie 'Kaala' teaser released, Instantly Goes Viral

02 Mar 2018

Rajinikanth's movie 'Kaala' teaser released, Instantly Goes Viral

The teaser of superstar Rajinikanth's upcoming flick 'Kaala' was released today, with the trilingual movie all set to hit the screens on April 27.

Teaser of Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' to be released on March 1

26 Feb 2018

Teaser of Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' to be released on March 1

The teaser of Superstar Rajinikanth's upcoming film 'Kaala' is all set to be released on March 1 this year.

Superstar Rajinikanth signs a Karthik Subbaraj film

24 Feb 2018

Superstar Rajinikanth signs a Karthik Subbaraj film

After '2.0' and 'Kaala Karikalan', Rajinikanth is all set to star in Sun Pictures' next movie, to be directed by Karthik Subbaraj.

'2.0' makers eyeing Diwali release; Aamir refuses to move 'TOH'

23 Feb 2018

'2.0' makers eyeing Diwali release; Aamir refuses to move 'TOH'

The latest development regarding the release of '2.0' has brought with it a possibility of a mega clash at the box office.

Here's how Rajinikanth persuaded producers to postpone '2.0'

22 Feb 2018

Here's how Rajinikanth persuaded producers to postpone '2.0'

It would not be wrong to say that '2.0' is one of the most anticipated films of recent times. Unfortunately, the Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar starrer is taking longer than expected to hit the screens.

All about Kamal Haasan's political party 'Makkal Needhi Maiam'

22 Feb 2018

All about Kamal Haasan's political party 'Makkal Needhi Maiam'

In true filmy style, superstar Kamal Haasan finally took the political plunge. He used drama, dialogue-baazi and emotion, enticing people into his fold.

Here's why Akshay keeps shuffling genres

22 Feb 2018

Here's why Akshay keeps shuffling genres

Akshay Kumar not only does three to four films per year but also makes sure that the audience is being offered something new each time. That is the reason he did a 'Singh Is Bliing' after a 'Baby' or a 'Housefull 3' after an 'Airlift.'

Haasan: Don't see much difference between films and politics

21 Feb 2018

Haasan: Don't see much difference between films and politics

Superstar Kamal Haasan began his political journey with a visit to former president APJ Abdul Kalam's residence in Rameswaram. He, however, faced his first hurdle when he was denied permission to visit the elementary school where the former president studied.

Rajinikanth's wife directed to repay debt worth Rs. 6.20 crore

20 Feb 2018

Rajinikanth's wife directed to repay debt worth Rs. 6.20 crore

In a major setback to Rajinikanth and his family, the Supreme Court's verdict in the 'Kochadaiiyaan' selling rights case has not come out in their favor.

Kamal Haasan will launch his party tomorrow, Kejriwal to attend

20 Feb 2018

Kamal Haasan will launch his party tomorrow, Kejriwal to attend

Veteran actor Kamal Haasan will begin writing his political script from tomorrow. Before kicking-starting a state-wide tour, he will launch his political party and enumerate its "guiding principles."

Haasan rules out alliance with Rajinikanth over his saffron politics

12 Feb 2018

Haasan rules out alliance with Rajinikanth over his saffron politics

Speaking at Harvard University during the launch of his website, veteran actor Kamal Haasan, who is on the verge of officially entering electoral politics, ruled out tie-ups with Rajinikanth because the latter's politics has a "hue of saffron".

Kamal Haasan to announce political party on February 21

18 Jan 2018

Kamal Haasan to announce political party on February 21

For a long time now, TN politics has been exciting. Earlier, superstar Rajinikanth announced his highly-anticipated political entry.

After Rajinikanth meets Karunanidhi, Stalin targets his "spiritual politics"

04 Jan 2018

After Rajinikanth meets Karunanidhi, Stalin targets his "spiritual politics"

Days after announcing his entry into politics, actor Rajinikanth met DMK supremo M Karunanidhi. Incidentally, the Rajinikanth-DMK bonhomie goes back to 1996-1998 when the Tamil superstar had supported the party for Assembly and LS elections.

BJP: Rajinikanth will be part of NDA for 2019 elections!

01 Jan 2018

BJP: Rajinikanth will be part of NDA for 2019 elections!

In-fighting and lack of governance in AIADMK has hit BJP's TN plans. They were reportedly responsible for orchestrating the Panneerselvam-Palaniswami merger to gain inroads in TN.

Rajinikanth finally confirms his own political party before assembly elections

31 Dec 2017

Rajinikanth finally confirms his own political party before assembly elections

Rajinikanth had promised to break the suspense over his political plans on New Year's eve, and he didn't disappoint.

Will he, won't he? Rajinikanth's political-plans to be known soon

26 Dec 2017

Will he, won't he? Rajinikanth's political-plans to be known soon

Rumors about Rajinikanth's entry into politics have made the rounds since long, but we'll finally have an answer on December 31, when the superstar himself makes a formal announcement.

Wishes pour in for superstar Rajinikanth on his 67th birthday

12 Dec 2017

Wishes pour in for superstar Rajinikanth on his 67th birthday

Superstar Rajinikanth, who is not a star but has become a brand with time, is celebrating his 67th birthday today. He enjoys God like status amongst his fans.

Madras HC refuses to ban Vijay's controversial 'Mersal'

27 Oct 2017

Madras HC refuses to ban Vijay's controversial 'Mersal'

The Madras HC has dismissed a petition seeking a ban on Vijay's controversial film 'Mersal', which made headlines over its "criticism" of the GST.

BJP condemns Vijay's film Mersal for mocking GST, Digital India

20 Oct 2017

BJP condemns Vijay's film Mersal for mocking GST, Digital India

Tamil Nadu BJP's state president Tamilisai Soundararajan has raised objections to some scenes in Vijay-starrer Mersal. She asked that these scenes, which mock Modi government's Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Digital India, be removed.

Rajinikanth extends support to Modi's 'Swachhata Hi Seva' mission

23 Sep 2017

Rajinikanth extends support to Modi's 'Swachhata Hi Seva' mission

Superstar Rajinikanth has extended his support to PM Modi's 'Swachhata Hi Seva' campaign by posting a tweet.

Rajinikanth will enter politics: HKM leader Arjun Sampath

19 Jun 2017

Rajinikanth will enter politics: HKM leader Arjun Sampath

Superstar Rajinikanth will enter politics claimed Arjun Sampath, the Founder and State President of Hindu Makkal Katchi party.

Plagiarism Controversy: Superstar Rajinikanth's Kaala Karikaalan in trouble

09 Jun 2017

Plagiarism Controversy: Superstar Rajinikanth's Kaala Karikaalan in trouble

A Chennai court issued notice to superstar Rajinikanth following plagiarism allegations and plea against his upcoming movie 'Kaala Karikaalan'.

Is this the right time for Rajinikanth to enter politics?

30 May 2017

Is this the right time for Rajinikanth to enter politics?

Recent media reports have been rife with speculations on Superstar Rajinikanth's entry into politics.

Rajinikanth's decision on entry into politics by July end

27 May 2017

Rajinikanth's decision on entry into politics by July end

Rajinikanth's brother Satyanarayana Rao Gaikwad has said the actor will decide on his entry into politics by July end.