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Just in: Captain Vijayakanth returns!

It has become a habit and a critical requisite for Captain Vijayakanth that he must visit Singapore for a medical review every year. This year, the Ramana actor left to Singapore on November 28, and he was spotted at the Chennai International Airport this morning, returning from the trip.

He landed at 11am in Chennai, and when his wife Premalatha spoke to the press, she revealed that his health has been improving very well. It is also said that he will be returning to the silver screen with Thamizhan Endru Sol, in early 2018. The film stars his son, Shanmugapandian.

Ar Murugadoss celebrates his 43rd birthday today!

Today is one of the top directors’ of Tamil cinema’s 43rd birthday. He is known for his pacy screenplay, unpredictable smart twists within scenes, commercial packaging with an added social message. Yes, you guessed it right, it is director A.R. Murugadoss who is celebrating his 43rd birthday today (September 25, 2017).

A.R. Murugadoss(Arm) as he is shortly called, started off his career with Dheena in 2001 with Ajith and has gone on to direct top stars including Vijay, Vijaykanth, Suriya, Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha and now Mahesh Babu. His films Ramana, Ghajini, 7 Am Arivu, Thuppakki and Kaththi are all...
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Title of Akshay Kumar starrer Gabbar changed to Gabbar Is Back

Title of Akshay Kumar starrer Gabbar changed to Gabbar Is Back
Sanjay Leela Bhansali's action drama Gabbar gets a new name! With many of them doing the rounds including Main Gabbar, finally the makers of this film have decided to re-title as Gabbar Is Back.

Gabbar, a popular character name inspired from the iconic Bollywood entertainer Sholay, has now been used in this action film where Akshay Kumar is playing the lead. The film which is the remake of the Vijaykanth starrer Ramana, will see Akshay Kumar playing the role of a vigilante who takes law into his hands to bring justice by eliminating the corrupt. We also hear that Kareena Kapoor Khan will be playing the role of Akshay's wife which will be a cameo in this film. On the other hand, Shruti Haasan will be seen as the female lead.

Directed by Krish and produced by Slb films in association with Viacom 18, Gabbar Is Back is slated to
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Madhur and Sanjay to team up!

Here’s one pairing that is bound to create a lot of buzz. Two filmmakers who are as different as chalk and cheese; Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Madhur Bhandarkar, are coming together for an upcoming film.

We can tell you that if all goes well, Bhandarkar will direct a film for Bhansali, which is the Hindi remake of the 2002 Tamil blockbuster, Ramana, written and directed by A. R. Murgadoss, who also made the superhit Ghajini.

Ramana was first made in Tamil at a budget of Rs 11.5 crore and starred Vijaykanth and Simran. Released during Diwali, it ran for 150-odd days in theatres, a lot judging by today’s standards. It was later remade in Telugu as Tagore, with Chiranjeevi in the lead and then in Kannada with Vishnuvardhan head­lining it.

A source told us, “Bhansali has been wanting to make Ramana since quite some time. He was thinking about
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