Jayam Ravi to team up with Rajiv Menon

Written By Xappie Desk | Updated: April 05, 2019 15:55 IST
Jayam Ravi to team up with Rajiv Menon

Jayam Ravi to team up with Rajiv Menon
Jayam Ravi was last seen in the movie Adangamaru, he played the role of cop which was received well by the audience ever after releasing between many films last December. He is presently filming for his project Komaali tentatively titled, Kajal and Samyukta Hegde to pair opposite Jayam Ravi in this movie. As per the news, it is said that this movie may release after the summer.
As reported earlier Jayam Ravi signed a three-film deal with Screen Scene entertainment. As part of this agreement for one of the subject, he will be working with Ahmed who earlier directed by films like Endrendrum Punnagai and recently released Manithan. As we all know he will also play one of powerful role in the movie Ponniyin Selvan directed by Maniratnam which is considered to be the director's most ambitious historical subject. Jayam Ravi to play Arulmozhi Varman in this movie to pair up with Keerthi Suresh
The new announcement is that Jayam Ravi to collaborate with this renowned cinematographer cum director for his new project. Rajiv Menon is known for his classy directorial Minsara Kanavu, Kandukondain Kandukondain to team up with Jayam Ravi. Rajiv Menon after almost 18 years he had made come back to direction recently helmed a musical based drama titled Sarvam Thaala Mayam in which GV Prakash played the lead role.
There was announced earlier that Rajiv Menon now to explore thriller genre for his new project. As per the latest developments now Jayam Ravi will be playing a lead role in this thriller based movie. Stay tuned for more details.

Written By Xappie Desk | Updated: June 30, 2020 13:19 IST
Revisiting star producer Gnanavel Raja's career as he celebrates his birthday today; Join us to wish him

One of the star producers in the Tamil film industry is KE Gnanavel Raja. He owns the production house Studio Green. He is popular for distributing and bankrolling many films of the actors Suriya and Karthi. Today is the birthday of Gnanavel Raja. On this occasion, we bring you an insight into his career.

Gnanavel Raja's first production venture was Silunuru Oru Kaadhal. Directed by N. Krishna, this movie featured Suriya, Jyotika and Bhumika Chawla in the lead roles. This 2006 film remained as a hit at the box office. In 2007, Gnanavel Raja launched Karthi as a lead actor with the film Paruthiveeran. This movie became a huge blockbuster at the box office. Since then, there was no looking back to the producer. He delivered consecutive hits with the movies like Singham, Naan Mahaan Alla, Siruthai, Biriyani, Madras, Darling, Komban, Indru Netru Nalai, Iraivi, Singham 3, NOTA and Ghajinikanth.
Raja's last production venture was the small budget film Mehandi Circus. Directed by Raju Saravanan, this movie featured Madhampatty Rangaraj and Swetha Tripathi in the lead roles. His upcoming releases include Devarattam starring Gautham Karthik and Manjima Mohan, and Magamuni featuring Arya and Mahima Nambiar. Raja is also bankrolling Suriya's upcoming film Aruvaa. This movie is being directed by Hari. Raashi Khanna is playing the female lead in it. The regular shoot will commence from the end of this year. We wish Gnanavel Raja a very happy birthday and hope he comes up with many successful films in the future.

Written By Xappie Desk | Updated: June 30, 2020 12:07 IST
Rajinikanth's Annaatthe shoot will resume only after Sankranthi next year

Superstar Rajinikanth is now coming up with his next movie Annaatthe. This action entertainer is being directed by Siruthai Siva. The works are currently on hold due to the lockdown restrictions. It is being heard that the shooting will resume only after Sankranthi next year.
According to the sources, the makers are in no mood to resume the shootings anytime soon. They do not want to take risks and are planning to take the film back on the floors only when the situation gets back to a normal state. Thus, they are thinking of resuming the shoot in January next year. We hear that only 40% of the shoot is complete as of now. The team needs 50 to 60 more working days to wrap up the film. Thus, it may finish in summer next year.
Earlier, Annaatthe got slated for the release during Diwali 2020. After the pandemic spread across the world, the makers decided to release it during Sankranthi 2021. As the situation got worsened now, they are planning to release it during summer next year. Thus, Annaatthe will release after May 2021.
Keerthy Suresh, Nayanthara, Kushboo, and Meena are playing the other important roles in the movie. D. Imman is the music composer and Vetri is handling the cinematography. Sun Pictures is bankrolling the project. More details of this movie will get revealed soon.

Written By Xappie Desk | Updated: June 30, 2020 11:31 IST
Veteran actor Nassar says that the film industry will resume works either in November or December

Senior actor Nassar says that the film industry will reopen most likely in the month of November or December. It has been almost four months since the theaters got shut down across the nation. All the shoots got stalled and the releases are on hold. The film industry is witnessing huge losses that were never seen before. Earlier, everyone thought that the situation will get back to the normal state by the end of July or early August. However, looking at the current state, it seems like the scenario will remain the same even at that time. 
Recently, Nassar acted in a short film called Yashoda, directed by veteran actress Sripriya. This short film was entirely shot on mobile phones, following the guidelines of the lockdown. Nassar's portions in the film got filmed by his son Luthfudeen.
Speaking about the film in a recent interview, Nassar said that the short film shows a family stays united even when they are living in different places. Nassar stated that the reopening of theaters and the resumption of shootings will be a challenge for sure. He predicted that the works will resume either in November or December. Nassar also added that he reduced his remunerations to support the producers in this tough time. He said that it is the need of the hour. Nassar was last seen in the movie College Kumar. Directed by Hari Santosh, this movie features Rahul Vijay and Priya Vadlamani in the lead roles.