Kollywood: Nayantara, Vijay, Visaaranai & Rajnikanth


The cinema of Tamil Nadu is a part of Indian cinema, producing films in the Tamil language. Based in the Kodambakkam area of Chennai, India, the industry is colloquially referred to as Kollywood, the term being a portmanteau of the words Kodambakkam and Hollywood. With the Kollywood News section, we kickstart the coverage of Kollywood celebrity and movie news.

Nayantara’s next opposite Sivakarthikeyan

Nayantara has become the top heroine in Kollywood after giving some fabulous performances in Naanum Rowdy Dhaan and Thani Oruvan. Now, the actress has been roped in once again by the Thani Oruvan director, Mohan Raja, for his next film. This movie will star Sivakarthikeyan in the lead role and Nayan will play the female lead opposite him. RD Raja of 24AM studios will bankroll this project which will go on floors soon. Watch this space for more updates!

Theri Censored

Vijay’s Theri has crossed the final hurdle with flying colours. The film has cleared the censor formalities with a clean U certificate. Looks like nothing can stop the film from creating history. The run time of the film is 2hrs 35 mins.

Directed by Atlee, the film has Samantha as the leading lady. Vijay will once again don the khaki avatar for this action thriller bankrolled by Thanu. GV Prakash’s music has already created a mark on charts.

Visaaranai to be remade in Kannada, Hindi

The Producer of Lingaa has acquired the remake rights of Vetrimaaran’s Nation award winningVisaaranai. He is likely to remake the film in Kannada and Hindi. Cast and crew are yet to be finalised. Meanwhile, we also hear that Venkatesh has bagged the rights of Dhanush’sVelaiyilla Pattadhari. Interestingly, Dhanush is also one of the producer of Visaaranai.

Will Rajamouli take on Superstar Rajinikanth?

The most awaited Baahubali 2 has already announced its release date as April 14, 2017. The shooting of SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus Baahubali 2 is in brisk progress. The sequel will star Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Tamannaah and Anushka in prominent roles.

Meanwhile, we hear that director Shankar is also planning to release his big-budget thriller in April 2017. The film has Superstar Rajinikanth, Amy and Akshay Kumar in the lead. Considering the fact that Superstar Rajinikanth prefers to release his films in April, it would be interesting to know whether the two biggies would clash at the screens.

News Courtesy: Galatta

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