Starring: Anushka, Deepak, Sonu sood, Sayaji Shinde, Manorama
Arundhathi was the box office hit in tollywood that is dubbed in the same title in Tamil. Tamil Nadu cinema artists association head Ramanarayan bought the dubbing rights of the movie for huge sum of money that has never spent on any other dubbed movies ever. Appealing visuals combined with graphical technicalities has been producer M. Shyam Prasad Reddy’s stronghold since his first inception ‘Ammoru’ which gave way for wonders in Telugu cinema. Following the movie’s smash hit ‘Anji’ came posing an unique plot filled with twists and turns. The delay in the release of Shyam Prasad’s latest movie ‘Arundhathi’ has no way affected its charm. His passion for cinema made him undergo such a long project that took 3 years to be conceived on celluloid. The makers unveiled the Sankranthi special film on Jan 16th that has made the audience spellbound. The days and months of burning the mid-night oil and the filmmakers toil could be related on screen. When I come doesn’t matter but how I impress when I arrive does. In the same way, the days we took to finish is not what matters but the quality work bought out does. These could be the words rewinding in Shyam Prasad’s mind and it reflects in the end product. Read below for a concise review on ‘Arundhati’.
Starring: Vijaya Chiranjeevi, Keerthi Chawla, Neepa
This is the case in Suriya, a movie directed by stunt choreographer Jaguar Thangam with his son Vijaya Chiranjeeva as the hero.
Having learnt the martial arts and a trained fighter, Vijay Chiranjeeva does exactly what his father expects from him - delivering his best in action scenes.
The movie revolves around a youth Suriya (Vijaya Chiranjeeva), who aspires to make it big in Tamil cinema. He comes from a rural village to Chennai to realize his dream.He encounters a group of baddies and trouble erupts in his life. They start to chase him. Suriya manages to get a CD containing evidence against a gangster, who kills police officers in Chennai.His mission to end the menace of the gang and usher peace in the city forms the rest. Vijaya Chiranjeeva, who excels in stunt sequences, misses out in emotional scenes.Actresses Keerthy Chawla and Neepa, who are behind him romancing, ooze glamour, while Vijay Kumar and Meera Krishnan play roles that they have done several times before on screen- affectionate parents.Mayilsamy tries to evoke laughter in vain. Music is by Jerome Pushparaj, while Jaguar Thangam has penned the story, dialogues and screenplay besides directing the movie.He seems to have been influenced by Robinhood kind of films like Mudhalvan,Indian and Anniyan. Suriya is strictly for action-lovers.
Starring: Prakas raj,Shriya reddy,Shammu
Director priyadarshan pet project ,a one which is close to his heart – Kanjeevaram the movie which takes us back to the period 1940’s.the story which takes place in silk weavers community. Vengadam is a humble silk weaver living in Kanchivaram, a town in Tamil Nadu known for its fine silk saris. He works weaving expensive saris from the rarest silks, but could never afford the luxurious garments he creates. However, he dreams that by the time his daughter grows up and becomes a woman, he will have woven a sari for her wedding day. To do this he will need patience. Every day he steals single threads of brightly colored silk from his workplace, smuggling them home for the project that will define his life.
Starring: Sarathkumar, Farzana, Namitha, Jayasudha, Vivek, Rohith, Radha Ravi, Rajkotti, Vijayakumar, Ilavarasu
The film titled '1977' is directed by Dinesh Kumar. When the story was narrated to Sarathkumar he immediately reported dinesh that he would like to produce the movie under his banner. The reason behind his in-no-time response is the big budget involved in making this movie. There are three heroines involved in this film namely Farzana, Namitha and Jaya Sudha sharing screen space with Sarath. Sarath will play dual role as father and son in this film. The previous films where Sarath played dual roles were 'Suryavansam' and 'Natpukaga' and both these films were huge crowd pullers and grossed well at the box office. Apart from donning a double role, Sarath will also be seen appearing in six different makeovers for this film. According to Sarath ‘1977′ is an action-packed movie with a strong message for the society. ‘I was impressed when I heard the storyline and readily agreed to do the movie’ he said.
Starring: Madhavan, Neetu Chandra, Saranya, Ponnam Dhillon
Yaavarum Nalam is a bilingual flick directed by ‘Alai’ fame Vikram K Kumar. Madhavan and Neetu Chandra play the lead while Saranya and Ponnam Dhillon dons pivotal role. The movie has music by musical trio Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsan Norani and Loy mendosa who has many superhit musical scores to their credit. The story is spun around mysterious happenings at a particular house in a suburban apartment. Madhavan’s family is entangled within the supernatural force that is felt only by him. He must save them from this evil power. How does he do that forms the crux of the story. PC Sriram takes care of the camera and Sreekar Prasad does the editing.
Starring: Sundar c, Namitha, Ragini, Deva,Vivek, Manoj K. Jayan, G.M. Kumar, Sachchu, Aishwarya, Sayaji Shinde, ‘Thalaivasal’ Vijay
Soon to be released movie of Sundar C “Thee” is directed by Kichcha. Director Kitchcha has directed a movie titled “Thangam” that featured Sathyaraj, is taking care of the story and screenplay as well. The protagonist is accompanied by two lovely ladies, homely Ragini and glamorous Namitha. Vivek, Manoj K. Jayan, G.M. Kumar, Sachchu, Aishwarya, Sayaji Shinde and ‘Thalaivasal’ Vijay will also feature in this film. This film is being produced by G.Kiccha, B.Nandaraghuram, M.Shahul hameed. Music is handled by son of Deva Srikanth Deva, while the highlight of the movie being Deva himself.About his role Deva says “At the beginning I ignored appearing in any movie. But he director convinced me about the importance of my role, left me with no other choice but to take up this role. If the audience’s didn’t like my appearance I will seldom appearing in any movie. Now it’s up to my Audience to decide. About the movie Director Kichcha describes “Viewers are to witness a totally different performance from Sundar c who has taken up the lead role as an encounter specialist Police officer. This cop is energetic, tough and honest but faces the reality being hard switch to the method that could totally makes the evil forces submissive on his order. Namitha enacts a glamorous actress itself, who takes Sundar c into politics whereas, Ragini who has appeared with Sundar c in his previous movie Sandai, taking the homely part. Vivek’s presence is certain to tickle our humor bone.” So Sundar c is no more “Sweet Rascal” but who morphs from Police officer to Politician to Ordinary young man with burning desire against criminal offences. Let’s see how this cop "manhandle" them soon on screen!
Starring: Pasupathi, Simran, Meenakshi, Ajmal
TN07 AL 4777 is a remake of Hindi film Taxi No.9211, a unique story strengthened by characters and screenplay. It was the fancy car number that MGR had used and then at present, Lakshmikanth director of this film has it. Two men from different background happen to meet incidentally in Taxi no TN 07 AL 4777. One of them is the taxi driver (Pasupathy), a poor man trying to get rich being very optimistic and trying his luck at every situation he comes across. The other one is the son of a rich business tycoon (Ajmal) surrounded by friends for whom only reason to be his friend is his lavish wealth. Even his girl friend (Meenakshi) loves him only because of his wealth. Both men from these very different backdrops come in one line. There evolves a chance to share each other’s life style and they experience something that they never had before. Simran plays wife of the poor driver who lies to his wife about his designation as Insurance agent. Music is by Vijay Anthony. The Tamil version is written and directed by A. Lakshmikanthan. R.B. Gurudhev handles the camera and G. Sasikumar takes care of editing. TN 07 AL 4777 is produced by G.V. Films Ltd
Starring: Charmi, Aravindhan, Kota Srinivasa Rao
There is a proverb in Tamil that says spoken words are like mirror, once broken cannot be reunited. Likewise director Prabhu Solomom the man behind ‘Lee’ focus on the words once spoken by the main character in the movie that leads to many unexpected situations. The movie is set to release this Friday. Debut actor Aravindhan plays the lead role whereas Telugu sensation Charmi will be his lead lady who does a pivotal, fresh role. She also did some Tamil movies earlier. The movie has music by Dharan. The story is spun around the lead characters16days in the city, so the movie is named in Telugu as 16days. Being termed as Action Thriller from theatrical trailer we don’t have the exact genre of the movie. Looks like it’s going to be a racy thriller with power packed performance from Kota Srinivasa Rao as the baddie. The movie also has Manorama, Citti Babu and Nellai Siva.