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Tamil actor Vivekh passes away at 59, celebrities offer condolences

17 Apr 2021

Tamil actor Vivekh passes away at 59, celebrities offer condolences

Popular Tamil actor-comedian Vivekh passed away on Saturday after suffering a massive heart attack on Friday. He was 59.

Tamil actor Indra Kumar dies by alleged suicide; probe ordered

20 Feb 2021

Tamil actor Indra Kumar dies by alleged suicide; probe ordered

Just days after film actor Sandeep Nahar's shocking death, the entertainment fraternity has suffered yet another loss.

'Master': Chennai's Kasi theater booked for violating COVID-19 rules

14 Jan 2021

'Master': Chennai's Kasi theater booked for violating COVID-19 rules

On Wednesday, the Chennai Police booked the popular Kasi theater in Ashok Nagar for violating social distancing rules at the screening of Vijay-starrer Master.

Tamil actor Thavasi seeks financial help for cancer treatment

17 Nov 2020

Tamil actor Thavasi seeks financial help for cancer treatment

Tamil actor Thavasi, who became a household name after starring in Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam, is currently battling cancer.

Tamil TV actor hacked to death in Chennai

17 Nov 2020

Tamil TV actor hacked to death in Chennai

Tamil television actor Selvarathinam was murdered on Sunday by a group of men in Chennai, allegedly for having an affair with a married woman.

Aishwarya Rai may star in 'Andhadhun's Tamil remake

14 Oct 2020

Aishwarya Rai may star in 'Andhadhun's Tamil remake

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan might star as one of the leads in the Tamil remake of 2018 hit Bollywood movie Andhadhun.

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.

For Jayalalithaa-biopic, Kangana getting Rs. 24cr, highest for any female-actor

25 Mar 2019

For Jayalalithaa-biopic, Kangana getting Rs. 24cr, highest for any female-actor

Bollywood's Queen Kangana Ranaut recently announced that she will play former Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa in her next.

Tamil actress Yashika reportedly committed suicide: Details here

14 Feb 2019

Tamil actress Yashika reportedly committed suicide: Details here

Valentine's Day, the day of love, turned fatal for Tamil actress Yashika who, reportedly, committed suicide at her Chennai residence.

42 cable, net service providers restrained from showing Tamil film

15 Nov 2018

42 cable, net service providers restrained from showing Tamil film

The Madras HC yesterday restrained 42 cable and Internet service providers from screening the Tamil film 'Kaatrin Mozhi' scheduled to be released on November 16, on a suit filed by the producer, Creative Entertainers.

Veteran Tamil comedian, Vellai Subbaiah passes away at 78

06 Sep 2018

Veteran Tamil comedian, Vellai Subbaiah passes away at 78

Veteran Tamil film comedian, Vellai Subbaiah died after a brief illness at Mettupalayam near Coimbatore, family sources said on Thursday.

Shocking! TV actress Priyanka commits suicide by hanging herself

18 Jul 2018

Shocking! TV actress Priyanka commits suicide by hanging herself

A Tamil TV actress today allegedly committed suicide at her house in Chennai, apparently because of differences with her husband who is being questioned in this connection.