Tamil cinema

Crazy Mohan Rangachari, prominent theatre artist passes away

Crazy Mohan (67), prominent theatre artist and ace scriptwriter for Tamil films, has passed away in Chennai on 10th June 2019. Born in 1952, as Mohan Rangachari, ‘Crazy’ was an epithet that he acquired after his popular play ‘Crazy Thieves ..

Noted Tamil Director J. Mahendran Passes Away

Eminent Kollywood film Industry film-maker J. Mahendran passed away on 2nd April at his residence in Chennai. He was admitted to the Apollo Hospital in Chennai last week and was taken home on Monday night. The legendary director was critically ..

Veteran filmmaker J Mahendra passes away

J Mahendra (79), the veteran filmmaker, screenwriter and actor, has passed away in Chenai, Tamil Nadu on 2nd April 2019. He was known for infusing realism in Tamil cinema and for giving superstar Rajinikanth his career breakthrough with “Mullum Malarum”. ..

Mega Icons’ new series to be launched by National Geographic

Actor R Madhavan will host the National Geographic’s new series ‘Mega Icons’, which examines the success stories of five prominent personalities. It is scheduled to premier on September 24. The five-part television series will feature episodes on former Indian President ..

Balakumaran, veteran novelist passes away

Balakumaran (71), the veteran Tamil novelist, has passed away in Chennai, Tamil Nadu on May 15, 2018. He was famous for his novels like ‘Mercury Pookal’ and ‘Irumbu Kuthiraigal’ which earned him a good fan following. He created strong women ..

C V Rajendran, renowned Tamil film director and producer passes away

C V Rajendran (81), the renowned Tamil film director and producer, has passed away in Chennai, Tamil Nadu on April 1, 2018. Some of his few memorable films are Kalatta Kalyanam, Sumathi En Sundari and Raja starring Sivaji Ganesan and ..