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Kollywood attacks Ram Gopal Varma

2017-01-22 19:14:22

Kollywood filmmakers and actors have strongly reacted to director Ram Gopal Varma's controversial tweets degrading Tamil people’s protest to lift Jallikattu ban.“If Tamil #jaijallikattu culture is about brutalising poor animals then Al Qaeda's culture of beheading innocent people also is right.Celebrities are supporting #jaijallikattu for votes and tickets ..But who can support ...
Superstar Shah Rukh Khan took his three-year-old son AbRam's help to promote his forthcoming film Raees. The 51-year-old posted a black and white image of his son wearing a pair of glasses and captioned it with a dialogue from the film. "And bola na 'battery nahi bolne ka' (Told you not to call me battery)," Shah Rukh captioned the image on his Twitter account. The Dilwale star had earlier shared ...
[India], Jan. 23 (ANI): And she is off! Traveling places, Global star Priyanka Chopra lives out of a suitcase.PeeCee, whose next stop is NYC, recently shared an adorable picture on Instagram where she is seen sleeping peacefully with a blanket wrapped around her.Her caption revealed the actress is all set to appear on 'Live with Kelly' to promote 'Quantico'.She wrote, "Next stop #NYC here we go.. @livewithkelly_ ...
[Pakistan], Jan. 23 (ANI): "Why is it I get told that I am asking for too much?" asks SRK's leading lady Mahira Khan, who is unable to promote her upcoming flick 'Raees'.Following the ban on Pakistani actors in India as a result of the devastating Uri attacks last year, the actress recently let out her frustrations while speaking to a Pakistan daily, the Dawn."I also want to promote the film. I also ...
If media reports are to be believed, actor Prakash Raj lost his temper at Tirumala temple. According to reports, Prakash Raj had visited Tirumala with his family but a reporter irked the actor by asking him to comment about the Jallikattu issue.Prakash told the reporter that he was with his family but after sometime, he lost his temper and even allegedly tried to seize the video footage. Earlier ...
In an emotional video, actor/choreographer Raghava Lawerence has alleged that cops are not allowing him to enter into Marina. Earlier in the morning, Tamil Nadu cops have forcefully evacuated Jallikattu protestors from Marina and they have also blocked all roads heading to the beach.Though a section of protestors have left the venue, thousands of youngsters have formed a human chain near the sea. Raghava ...
Actor Sourabh Raaj Jain says if not for actor Akkineni Nagarjuna and filmmaker K. Raghavendra Rao, he wouldn't have accepted the offer to play Lord Balaji in the Telugu devotional drama Om Namo Venkatesaya. "Playing a mythological character was not new to me. I have played Krishna on Hindi television and I had decided to take a break from essaying such characters. So when the offer to play Lord Balaji ...
Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna, who had shared screen space with his son Naga Chaitanya in the 2014 Telugu drama Manam, are not reuniting for a new project, a source said. "The rumours about Nagarjuna and his son reuniting are baseless. They're busy with their respective commitments and haven't signed any project to work together," a source close to Nagarjuna told IANS. Nagarjuna recently posted on Twitter: ...
Kannada superstar Darshan is in the news again for beating up his wife's security guard and causing a mess in her Bangalore flat. As per the complaint filed by Darshan's wife Vijayalakshmi, the actor went to her flat on Wednesday around 7 in the evening. When the security guard stopped the actor from entering the flat, as per Darshan's wife's request, the actor punched him hard in the stomach. Darshan ...
Kannada actor Shivarajkumar was rushed to Mallya Hospital on Tuesday morning after he complained of uneasiness and chest pain. Reports said he had a minor heart attack and underwent an angiogram at the hospital.Shivarajkumar started feeling uneasy and complained of pain in the right part of his body after a workout at his gym this morning.  ...
In director Nadhir Shah’s next, Mammootty will play a man who is only 4 feet tall. Well, you heard it right.Scenarist Benny P Nayarambalam is currently busy working on the script. The story is said to be set in a village atmosphere and the plan is to start the shooting this year.Nadhir Shah has directed two blockbusters, Amar Akbar Anthony and Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan. The next release ...
After the one month long standstill, the theatres in Kerala opened to packed crowds as two high profile films hit the screens.Sathyan Anthikkad’s Jomonte Suvisheshangal, starring Dulqer Salmaan, came on Jan 19 and the Mohanlal-Meena family saga Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol, directed by Jibu Jacob, came on Jan 20. Though the official figures haven’t come yet, there are reports suggesting ...
Jodhpur: In what comes as a major relief to Salman Khan, the Jodhpur High Court on Wednesday acquitted the Bollywood actor in the Arms Act case.Rajasthan: Salman Khan leaves Jodhpur CJM Court after the Court acquits the actor in the Arms Act case. pic.twitter.com/K5mX0GG2e4— ANI (@ANI_news) 18 January 2017Earlier on January 9, the Jodhpur District session court had fixed January 18 for announcing ...

When Om Puri checked my licence

2017-01-17 11:15:27

It took me a while to sit down to write this piece. There is something of a tendency for people who have had a single encounter with a celebrity – who have coincidentally sat next to him through a flight journey, for instance – to write tributes when the celebrity is no more. And, in reading those tributes, one is left with a sense of annoyance at someone claiming insight from that one encounter. I ...