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Thambi Ramaiah begins directing his next!

Popular actor Thambi Ramaiah has already shown his thirst to direct with Indiralohathil Na Azhagappan, starring Vadivelu. Now, he has begun directing his next with his own son Umapathi as lead.

A slew of popular actors have joined the cast, including Jayaprakash, Samuthirakani, Radha Ravi, Vivek Prasanna, Yg Mahendran, 'Naan Kadavul' Rajendran, Power Star, Singampuli and others.

Shooting has begun in Pudukkottai, and will continue in Ambasamudram, Tenkasi and Courtallam.

Another big film to release for Pongal 2018?

Actor and Producer Rk Suresh’s next film is Billa Pandi directed by Saravana Shakthi. The movie also stars Thambi Ramaiah, Meyaadha Maan girl Indhuja and is also said to have actor Vidhaarth in an important role.

The latest we hear from close sources is that, the movie’s last schedule shoot will go on till November 5, 2017. It is likely that, Billa Pandi might release for Pongal 2018. Apparently, the makers are eyeing to release it for the festival of Pongal.

Other films that might release for Pongal as of now include Suriya’s Thaana Serndha Koottam and Vishal's Irumbu Thirai.

An Emotional Ks Ravikumar returns his salary!

Director Vasudev Bhaskar’s film Palli Paruvathile starring Sirpy’s son Nandhan Ram and Venba has director Ks Ravikumar playing an important role of a headmaster. Reports suggest that, Ks Ravikumar was extremely impressed with the way Palli Paruvathile had been shaping up.

On the last day of shoot, Ks Ravikumar has supposedly returned his salary to director Vasudev Bhaskar through an assistant and has a strong feeling that Palli Paruvathile will win a National award. The confidence he has on the film seems to be really high and the casting of the movie also includes Thambi Ramaiah, Ponvannan, Rk Suresh...
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Surprise: Thambi Ramaiah turns director again! details within!

Actor Thambi Ramaiah is said to be directing a film starring his son Umapathy Ramaiah. Umapathy had previously acted in Adhagappattathu Magajanangalay, a black comedy film also starring Karunakaran.

Close sources reveal that this directorial by Thambi Ramaiah is said to be titled ‘Ulagam Vilaikku Varudhu’. It is also said that the heroine of the film has not yet been confirmed and that the official announcement regarding the same can be expected in a few days. Stay tuned to this space for more such updates.
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''Mgr started it, then it was Superstar Rajini, now its Ajith. It's just pure mass''

In a conversation with Behindwoods, National Award winning actor, Thambi Ramaiah talks about his experiences working with Thala Ajith. When asked about Ajith Kumar, with whom he has worked in Veeram and Vedalam, this is what he said;

''Ajith sir is Thala. First of all, getting to his stature is not easy. During the shooting of Vedalam, over 100 fans were standing above the place we were shooting. If it were Vijay sir, I would tell him that fans are there and he would wave, and they will go. My comfort level with each actor is different. 

The fans...
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Another star kid debuts as hero!

Popular star kids have made their foray into Kollywood and they have become successful too, with their talent. The list includes, Atharvaa (Murali), Gautham (Karthik), Sibi (Sathyaraj), Shanthnu (Bhagyaraj), and the most recent was Thambi Ramaiah's son, who made his debut through Adhaagapattadhu Mahajanangaley. Following all these people, now actor Mayilsamy's son is gearing up for his debut in Kollywood as an actor. Anbu Mayilsamy has played the lead in Thiripuram, directed by Vedhamani, who has also funded the film.

The film is in its post-production stages and the release date will be officially announced soon. Debutant Brindha plays the...
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Is Karthik in Thaana Serndha Koottam? An exclusive info here

Thaana Serndha Koottam directed by Vignesh Shivn has Suriya and Keerthy Suresh as the leads with an ensemble cast of Senthil, Ramya Krishnan, Thambi Ramaiah, Suresh Menon, Rj Balaji, Nandha and others.


The recent hot topic on this film is that veteran actor Karthik had been brought on board to do an important role. When we contacted the actor, he stated that there have been a few meetings, but nothing is confirmed as of now.


Stay tuned and you would have more interesting updates.
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“Don’t pressurize me so much” Vignesh Shivn appeals

Director Vignesh Shivn is right now busy with Thaana Serndha Koottam that features an ensemble cast of Suriya, Keerthy Suresh, Ramya Krishnan, Senthil, Thambi Ramaiah and others. Anirudh scores music for this film which is being cinematographed by Dinesh Krishna

Fans of Suriya have been asking for some update on the film and have also been anxious about the first look of the film. They have been asking the director on the same in the social media.

Reacting to this, Vignesh Shivn had tweeted, “I wasn't happy with the first look design so have opted for someone else...
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Vanamagan's release date is officially announced!

Jayam Ravi's Vanamagan, directed by Vijay, co-starring Sayyesha, Prakash Raj, Thambi Ramaiah, and others, is all geared up for its theatrical release now.


The official announcement has come, stating that the film will release on the 19th of May. The film is said to have no dialogues for Jayam Ravi and the expectations are already high for it. It marks the 50th film of Harris Jayaraj and the songs have been well received by the audience.

Along with Vanamagan, films like Vikram Prabhu's Sathriyan and Kalaiyarasan's Uru are also expected to release on the same day.
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Vignesh Shivn seeks time

‘Thaana Serndha Koottam (Tsk) directed by Vignesh Shivn is fast proceeding towards the finish line, but the team is yet to release the first look of this Suriya starrer.

Sensing the anticipation and anxiety of the fans, Vignesh Shivn took to his Twitter to say, “Can see soo much of love n Attention for #TSKFirstLook Designs aren't ready yet guysKindly give sometim to giv u da best #DearSuryaFans”.

Tsk has Keerthy Suresh as the female lead, with an ensemble cast consisting of Ramya Krishnan, Thambi Ramaiah, Senthil, Suresh Menon, Rj Balaji and others. Anirudh is taking care of...
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Dora Movie Review

After the success of Maya, Nayanthara is back with yet another horror thriller, Dora, directed by debutant Dass Ramasamy, an associate of director Sarkunam.


What happens when Pavalakodi (Nayanthara) and Vairakannu (Thambi Ramaiah) buy a vintage car, which has been possessed by spirits? The car gets Nayanthara into trouble on various occasions, and this makes her doubt about the unusual happenings. What is the reason behind the car being possessed? Dora answers these questions!


Most of the first half is occupied by Thambi Ramaiah-Nayanthara combination scenes which are neither entertaining nor humourous. However, the scenes involving the car...
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Breaking: Nayanthara's release date is here!

Lady Superstar Nayanthara starred in a female-centric horror film called Maya in 2015 which was a runaway hit film and was very well received by fans and critics all over. 

She has taken up the same genre again with Dora which is directed by Doss Ramasamy and also stars Thambi Ramaiah and Harish Uthaman. The film is finally expected to release on the 31st of March. 

Other than Dora, Nayanthara has her kitty filled up with upcoming films like Velaikkaran, Imaikka Nodigal, Aramm, and Kolaiyuthir Kaalam. 
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Simran as a cop in Arvind Swami’s film!

Arvind Swami’s upcoming film directed by ‘Amaravathi’ fame Selva gets an experienced player on the board. Yes, actress Simran would be playing a pivotal role in this cop story and she, in fact, will be seen as a cop.

This venture bankrolled by Magic Box Production House has an ensemble cast featuring the likes of Ritika Singh, Nandita, Chandini, Ganesh Venkatraman, Thambi Ramaiah, Harish Uttaman alongside Arvind Swami.

Earlier it was speculated that this movie had been titled as Vanangamudi but the team has now cleared the air saying that is not the title and they will announce the actual...
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Insights about Sivakarthikeyan - Sudha Kongara project!

Sivakarthikeyan ushered in his birthday recently with the announcement of the title of his film with director Mohan Raja. The film titled as Velaikkaran is produced by Rd Raja of 24 Am Studios and has Nayanthara, Fahadh Faasil, Rohini, Sneha, Thambi Ramaiah, Rj Balaji and others.


Kollywood corridors have been whispering that Sivakarthikeyan may be directed by Sudha Kongara of Irudhi Suttru fame and that the project may be funded by Am Ratnam of Vedhalam fame.


When we checked with our sources, they claimed that talks are indeed on but the project is at a very early stage...
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15 out of 40 for Sivakarthikeyan

Sivakarthikeyan after his last film Remo, is working under the direction of Mohan Raja with a stellar cast that includes Nayanthara, Sneha, Rohini, Fahadh Faasil, Prakash Raj, Thambi Ramaiah, Rj Balaji and others. The film is being produced under 24 Am Studios banner.


We had reported earlier that the unit was shooting in the slums and then later at the sets created to look like slums. We get information from our sources now that the shooting of this film is happening near Prasad Lab, Chennai in a schedule of 40 days out of which they have completed 15 days...
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Nayanthara's next, Dora gets a release date!

Nayanthara's next film, Dora, helmed by Dass Ramasamy and produced by Hitesh Jhabak is expected to release on 3rd March. The Tamil Nadu release rights are said to have been acquired by Auraa Cinemas. 

The film which has music by Mervin Solomon and Vivek Siva, also stars Thambi Ramaiah, Harish Uthaman and others. The film is touted to be a female centric horror film. It is also to be noted that Nayanthara also starred in Maya, which was yet another movie of the same genre. 

There have been 2 single tracks from the film which have been released as of now...
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More details about Bairavaa runtime!

The current talk of the town is Vijay’s Bairavaa, which is just two days away from its theatrical release. This Bharathan directorial stars Vijay, Keerthy Suresh, Jagapathi Babu, Daniel Balaji, Sathish, Thambi Ramaiah and has music by Santhosh Narayanan.

Earlier it was reported that Bairavaa’s run time is 2 hours and 44 minutes, but now the latest reports infer that it is 2 hours and 48 minutes. It is said that the first half runs for around 1 hour and 21 minutes, while the second half has a running time of 1 hour and 27 minutes, which, put together,...
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Exclusive : Samuthirakani ropes in his old heroine for his next!

Samuthirakani’s Thondan, starring Vikranth gets actress Sunaina to play a pivotal role. The film also has Soori, Thambi Ramaiah and Samuthirakani himself in crucial roles and music by Justin Prabhakaran.

On an exclusive chat with Behindwoods, Sunaina said, “Thondan’s shoot is yet to start and it deals with important issues.” She has previously worked with Samuthirakani in Neerparavai. “I think I was chosen for this role after Kani sir saw my performance in Neerparavai", she added.

Samuthirakani’s recent release Appa was critically acclaimed and did well at the box office.The National award winning, Visaranai actor is known...
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What would Nayan’s role be in this?

After Bakkiyaraj Kannan’s Remo, Sivakarthikeyan has joined hands with Mohan Raja for a project that began a few days ago. Nayanthara plays the lady lead in the film which also has Sneha, Rohini, Thambi Ramaiah and others.

We had recently mentioned that the unit was filming a scene in a slum in T Nagar and that Sivakrthikeyan could be essaying a role of a slum dweller. Now sources tell us that Nayanthara might be playing a character of a media person. Looks to be interesting. Let’s wait for an official confirmation.
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