GOKUL'S CINEMA NEWS ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ______________________________________________________________ | | | MY CINEMA NEWS REACHES MORE THAN 5900 TAMIL CINEMA FANS!!! | | For more Cinema News Visit My Home page | | http://www.geocities.com/Hollywood/Lot/2330 | | MY SPECIAL THANX TO | | *Rajesh & Prabhu of LOLLU EXPRESS (The No:1 Web Express) | | *Priyanka,Menaka,Deepti,..... of MIAMI EXPRESS | | *Prakash & Members of Tamil Cinema News Mailing List | | *Sachitnanan Pinagapani(Tamil Movie Page) | | *Siddharthan Ramamurthi(Tamil Nadu Home Page) | |______________________________________________________________| *Rajini:with ARUNACHALAM not doing well,Rajini is keen to make his next film a super hit.some say that the film is to be produced by GV.the director is yet to be decided.one thing is for sure after a gap of 3 years Illayaraja and Rajini unite(atleast now we can expect some quality music in Rajini's films). *Kamal:Rajkamal's LADIES ONLY(hindhi version of MAGALIR MATTUM) is ready for release.Kamal has almost completed the shooting of AVVAI SHANMUGI's hindhi remake.he has approached A.R.Rehman to score the music for the film.Kamal has plans to start MARUDHUNAYAGAM before July.the budget of the film is 15 crores.Kamal says that the rumors about Rajini,Prabhu,Amitabh,Sathyaraj.... acting in the film are not true.Madhuri Dixit might be the heroine(or is this also a rumor?). one additional news-Kamal's sister's son,Gautham is the hero of next Rajkamal International's film. *Karthik:is doing 3 roles(hindu,muslim and christian)in UDAVIKKI VARALAMA.the heroines are Devayani(hindu),Anju Arvind(muslim) and Ravali(christian).his recent releases SISHYA and PISTHA are doing well at the box office(Karthik kattula mazhai).his next film is SUNDARAPANDIAN.Heera is the heroine and the film is directed by Raghu. *Sivaji:for the first time is acting in a tele serial,MEENDUM GAURAVAM.his son,Prabhu is also acting in this serial.Sivaji's latest film,ONCE MORE is releasing on july 4th.he has also sung a song in that film.Sivaji might act in a film with Arjun as hero.this film will be directed by K.S.Ravikumar. *Prashanth:is expecting JEANS to give a break for him.meanwhile he has signed a film under the banner of Sivasakthi Movie Makers (VANMATHI,KADHAL KOTTAI,KALAMELLAM KADHAL VAZHGA).the name of the film is KADHALE NIMATHI.the film is to be directed by Rajan. *Prabhudeva:has signed a hindhi film.the producer is Anupam Kher.the film is going to be directed by Manirathnam's assistant,Krishna. *Vikram:though ULLASAM flopped at the box office,it has earned Vikram nearly 3 movies.his next film is SETHU(music by Illayaraja). *Livingston:this villain turned into a hero in SUNDARA PURUSHAN.the film was a hit.he is now acting as hero again in AADI MAAPILAE.the heroine of the film is Suvalakshmi. *Manivannan:is now the no:1 comedian.his salary is 2 lakhs/day.he has signed nearly 25 films. *Mansoor Ali Khan:is producing VETTU ONNU THUNDU RENDU.he is also the hero of that film.Mansoor has sung a song in MARUMALARCHI. *Rambha:is now the busiest actress in tamil field.some of the films she is acting in are JANAKIRAMAN(Sarathkumar),NINAITHEN VANTHAI(the film is a remake of telugu hit PELLI SANTHADI,hero is Vijay),V.I.P (Ajith,Abbas),VAALI(Ajith),UNNAI VIDA MATTEN(remake of AGNI SAKSHI with Sathyaraj in Nana's Role and Abbas in Jackie's role).she is doing the role of Madhuri in the remake of SAAJAN.Ramba is also acting in 3 hindhi films opposite Anil Kapoor,Akshay Kanna and Salman Khan. *Ravali:is making a re-entry to tamil films.she is now acting in ABHIMANYU opposite Parthiban.she has also replaced Sruthi(KALKI)in Sathyaraj's PERIYA MANUSHAN *Fathima Babu:is too busy to continue her NEWS reading job.she did a small role in KALKI and is now acting in half a dozen films,including V.I.P,SORNAMUGI,NERUKKU NERR,PASAMULLA PANDIYARE... *Manirathnam:his next film is in Hindhi.Shah Rukh Khan will be the hero.music is by Rehman. *Shanker:only 3 more schedules left in JEANS.the film will be released for Deepavali.unconfirmed news says that after JEANS,Shanker is going to produce his next film with Kamal and Manisha playing the lead. *Vikraman:is directing POOVE UNAKKAGA in hindhi with Sanjay Dutt as hero.Aishwarya Rai and Karishma Kapoor are the heroines. *Pandiyarajan:has signed to act in VIKATAKAVI.this film is a remake of malayalam super hit BOEING BOEING.presently he is acting and directing KABADI KABADI.after VIKATAKAVI his next films will be KAVALAIPADATHEY SAGOTHARA and MAARUVESHAM. *Bhakyaraj:the shooting for VETTIYA MADICHU KATTU is over.the film is to be released in july.Nagma is the heroine.his next film is RAHINI ROHINI SUBRAMANI.Bhakyaraj is going to produce,act and direct the film. *Parthiban:has finished the shooting of ABHIMANYU.for the first time in indian film industry,this film's trailor was taken 200 prints.the film is scheduled to be released in July.Meanwhile Parthiban is doing a guest role in SORNAMUGI(the film is to be directed by Adhiyaman who is now directing the hindhi version of his tamil movie THOTTA SINUNGI with Salman and Madhuri).When the entire tamil film industry is holding high the flag of love(with hits like KADHAL KOTTAI,KALAMELLAM KADHAL VAZHGA,LOVE TODAY...),Parthiban's next movie is KADHAL OZHIGHA. *Bharathiraja:according to film sources,he is going to re unite with Illayaraja. *Kadhir:has dropped the plan to produce and direct I LOVE YOU.he is now directing a film in telugu.his next film might have A.R.Rehman as the producer(!?). *T.Rajendar:has a happy news for us.he is not acting in his next film, MONISHA.there are nearly 16 new faces in this film.Silambarasan(T.R's son)is the asst.music director of the film and has also sung a song. *Nasser:i met him in ONCE MORE preview.he told me that he has plans to direct a love story with new faces.he might start the movie in november.Illayaraja will be the music director. *K.S.Ravikumar:is going to direct a film with Arjun as hero.the name of the film is UTTHAMA PUTHIRAN.the heroine is yet to be finalized (Yaradi Ne Mohini?).Sivaji might act in this film. *Balu:directed the hit film KALAMELLAM KATHAL VAZHGA.his next film is NEW YEAR.he has approached Abishek(Amithab's son) and Manisha to act in this film. *Velu Prabhakaran:the director of ASURAN is now directing KADAVUL. Manivannan is acting as God(Kadavul).music is by Illayaraja. *Balasekaran:was the director of LOVE TODAY.the film is a hit.his next film is also for Super Good Films.the title of the film is SOLLAMALEY and the motive of the film is to say that there should be no Ego between lovers(!!?) *Henry:the producer of BHARATHI KANNAMMA is now producing MARUMALARCHI with Mamooty and Devyani.his next film is VAANA VEDIKKAI.Shivakumar's son Surya is the hero of this film. *Masala Mix:director Mahendran's son,John Roshan is going to direct a film.Bharathiraja's son Manoj is the hero.the film is to be produced by Manirathnam. *Title Mania:Annamalai Cine Combines(Producer of ARUNACHALAM)have registered the title ANTHA ANDAVAN SOLRAN INTHA ARUNACHALAM SEYARAN, to prevent others from using it as a title for any their movie. *Hello Brother:Oorvasi,Kushbu,Ramba and Sangeetha's brother's are acting in one film each. July Releases ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ *V.I.P:Prabhudeva's career depends on this film.this film is Abbas's second film.this is the first film of Simran(even before this film is released she has already signed 8 films).The songs by Ranjith Barot are already a big hit.Rambha is also there in this movie.the film is directed by Sabapathy(dir of BHARATHAN,SUNDARA PURUSHAN...).the trailor of this film is available over the net(first indian film). *RATCHAGAN:Nagarjuna and Sushmitha Sen enter Kollywood thru this film. K.T.Kunjumon is the producer.director Pravin Gandhi says that this film is one of the costliest productions in tamil cinema.A.R.Rehman has tuned 8 songs(6+2 small songs).sources say that "Mercury Pookal" (by Swarnalatha),"Bombay Madras Delhi"(by Kavitha Pothwal),"Lucky Lucky"(SPB) and "Nenje Nenje"(Jesudas) are going to be a sure hit. nearly 10 villains have acted in this film.the film is going to be dubbed in English.the audio cassette will be released in mid july. *VIDUKATHAI:tamil's first national award winning director,Agathiyan directs this film for Balachander's Kavithalaya Productions.Prakash Raj and Neena are the lead pair.it is a love story involving a 40+ man and a 20 yr old girl. *NERUKKU NERR:Vijay,Surya(Shivakumar's son),Simran and Kouslaya are directed by Vasanth.Manirathnam is the producer and music is by Deva. the songs are already a big hit(like AASAI).the film has created a lot of expectation. *ONCE MORE:Sivaji,Saroja Devi,Vijay and Simran act in this film. Vijay's father Chandrashekar is the director. WITH LOVE ***goks***
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