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By Sreedhar Pillai As America gears up for its independence day (July 4) Bollywood and Kollywood too are moving into top gear. On July 4, two big Hollywood films - Will Smith's Hancock and the action thriller Wanted are releasing worldwide.
Young GV Prakash Kumar is visibly excited. After a series of movies that featured upcoming actors, he was suddenly called to compose music for the superstar of Kollywood. " For me, the music should speak for itself. Being a big fan of Rajini sir, I have composed music for the film as a fan.
Despite the debacle of Thee Nagar and Kathavarayan, Karan seems to be one determined man when it comes to Kollywood. The actor who is currently working on the film Kanagavel Khaaka, is very sure that the film will go on to become a blockbuster hit.
By PRATHIBHA JOY Somewhere, a fancy ringtone sets off. The cellphone activity triggers a rather irritating static noise through the microphone and speakers set up at a promotional event.
After Kamalinee Mukherjee, here's the latest Bengali beauty on the Tolly block. Newcomer Megha Burman is to star in debutant director Hari Yelleti's film Ankit, Pallavi and Friends opposite Nikhil of Happy Days fame.
He is Subhash Ghai's latest 'discovery'. Anurag Sinha has been keeping a low profile after the much- acclaimed Black and White. The actor says he likes it that way. He doesn't really like to talk about something before it is really out.
If at all there was an award for diplomatically handling tricky questions, it ought to be awarded to actress Navya Nair. The lass, who is from God's own country, was recently in town to attend a film function at the Le Meridien, where she had to take questions from inquisitive mediapersons.
Newcomer Neil Nitin Mukesh's next film Freeze is a science fiction about a guy with a camera that has supernatural powers. And apart from taking photographs, the actor performed some breathtaking stunts too.
By AFSANA AHMED Move aside Angelina Jolie and A Mighty Heart - the story of journalist Daniel Pearl, come in Apoorva Lakhia and Mission Istanbul.
PUNE: The Aashay Film Club has organised a two-day programme to pay a tribute to noted playwright and scriptwriter Vijay Tendulkar. The tribute will begin with 'Ankahi', a documentary on Tendulkar, directed by Santosh Aychith. The film gives an insight into the different facets of Tendulkar.
- A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.