Monday, March 3, 2008

Dasavatharam Movie Photo Gallery Update

The release date of the much awaited Dasavatharam movie of Kamal Hassan has been confirmed to April 10th, just before the Tamil new year day. The film will release in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi simultaneously with the current buzz being that the total prints would be around 1200.

Confirming this ‘Oscar’ Ravichandran the producer and distributor of the movie says that they are planning on banking on the holiday season during the April-May season. The audio of Dashavatharam with music by Himmesh Reshamiah will hit the stand by the end of February.

Ulaga Nayagan Kamal Haasan plays 10 different roles in this film and for which he has dubbed in 10 different voices. Apart from this Kamal has penned the story, screenplay and dialogues himself. Asin has given her own voice to her character and that too in typical Brahmin Tamil which has come out brilliantly. Mallika Sherawat too dons a prominent character. The shoot for the film started in Chennai and continued in Malaysia, USA and in Pichavaram near Chidambaram.

Son-in-law, Mother-in-law Sandai

Sandai is the upcomming movie of Sundar C with Ragini and has Nadhiya and Namitha in supporting roles. The movie is directed by Sakthi Chidambaram. Contrary to the title the movie aims at promoting peace within a family and not fight.

According to director Sakthi Chidambaram, the movie revolves around the fight in a family between the son-in-law and an arrogant mother-in-law. Nadhiya plays the role of the arrogant mother-in-law. There are lots of humor in the movie and the story is made for today’s audience, adds the director.

Namitha who plays a folk artiste has added to the glamour quotient. Namitha who was not originally in the cast had been booked for the movie in the later stages. It was through Shakthi Chidambaram’s movies that Namitha came to known as a glam doll in the Tamil film industry and perhaps it is her gratitude towards him that made her accept the role without even listening to the storyline.

Going Retro - Subramaniapuram

There is a trend of making classic retro movies in Kollywood now. The latest to join the list is Subramanyapuram directed by debutant Sasi Kumar who has previously worked with directors Bala and Ameer. The movie is based on the story of a group of friends who are located in Subramanyapuram near Madurai in the early 1980.

What love can do to a group of happy-go-lucky friends is the crux of the story. The highlight is that the entire movie unfolds in early 1980s. The sets have been carefully erected to suit the period. Intense research has been done and the costumes famous during those days have been recreated for the movie Subramanyapuram.

Chennai 600028 Fame, Jay plays the hero of this movie and Telugu actress Swathi plays the heroine. Director Sasikumar, Ganja Karuppu and Samuthirakani play supporting roles. Cinematography is by Kadhir.

Santosh Subramaniam ready for early release

The movie Santosh Subramaniam starring Jeyam Ravi and Genelia is ready for a early release. The movie is directed by M Raja and produced by Kalpathi S Agoram. Jeyam Ravi teams up with his brother M. Raja for the film Santosh Subramanium. The film, produced by A.G.S. Entertainment Pvt Ltd.

A remake of Telugu hit Bommarillu, Santosh Subramaniam features Prakash Raj and Jayam Ravi as father-son. The film stars Prakash Raj as Ravi’s father and the flim’s focus is on father-son bonding. The movie also stars Sayaji Shinde. Music is by Devi Sri Prasad; lyrics are by Na. Muthukumar, Pa. Vijay and Yugbharathi.

Former international cricketer Sadagoppan Ramesh plays a prominent role. It is very rare to come across a love story laced with family sentiments. But Santosh Subramaniam will be one, says director Raja.

Thoovanam in US film festival

The movie Thoovaanam has been selected for screening at the coveted Four Site Film Festival in Utah, USA and is the official Indian entry in the film fest which would be held between March 5th to March 8th 2008.

Thoovanam is a low budget movie produced by S. Raman of Sri Vaishnavi Productions. The movie which was released on September 7, 2007 and features Adhitya and Nethra playing the lead roles and the movie directed by the duo Haricharan and Newton. Madhu Ambat handles the cinematography, art is by Krishnamurthi. The film’s soundtrack is by Isaac Thomas Kottukappally.

It can be recalled that Thoovaanam was also screened at the International film festival that happened in kerala on October 7th 2007.