Former AIADMK leader Sasikala meets Rajinikanth in Chennai

Expelled All Indian Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader VK Sasikala met actor Rajinikanth at the actor’s house in Poes Garden in Chennai on Monday evening. Sasikala greeted Rajinikanth on his Dadasaheb Phalke award and also enquired about his health. The superstar had undergone a Carotoid revascularisation procedure in October this year. In January this year, Sasikala, a […]

Rajinikanth undergoes carotid surgery, likely to be discharged from hospital in few days

South superstar Rajinikanth, who was on Thursday admitted to Kauvery Hospital in Chennai, underwent carotid artery revascularisation on Friday. According to a medical bulletin issued by the Kauvery Hospital, the Padma Bhushan awardee is recovering well after he underwent carotid endarterectomy which is a surgical procedure that removes plaque from the inside […]

Rajinikanth to get Dada Saheb Phalke award

The prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2019 has been conferred on legendary actor Rajinikant for his vast and rich body of work through the decades. Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar announced the award with Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading the salutation for the artiste, who recently resisted the temptation […]

Rajinikanth’s private jet suffers technical snag, grounded before take-off

A Mysore-bound private flight carrying 42 passengers including actor Rajinikanth suffered a technical snag on Monday morning, airport officials said. The snag was detected before the flight was preparing for take-off and engineers were summoned immediately and they attended to the issue, the officials added. However, the snag forced a near two-hour […]

Rajinikanth’s Darbar in controversy over veiled reference to Sasikala

Controversies and big ticket Tamil movies appear to be inseparable and the just released Rajinikanth blockbuster, ‘Darbar’, seems to be following the trend by triggering a controversy with a veiled reference to former Chief Minister late Jayalalithaa’s confidant VK Sasikala, now incarcerated in a Bengaluru prison. In ‘Darbar’, which hit […]

Darbar movie review: Classic Rajinikanth in a movie with its highs and lows

Film: Darbar Cast: Rajinikanth, Nayanthara, Suniel Shetty and Nivetha Thomas Director: AR Murugadoss AR Murugadoss’s Darbar, which isn’t the filmmaker’s best work in recent years, ticks all the boxes that constitute a quintessential Rajinikanth movie but what it lacks is the kind of writing that made Petta (Rajinikanth’s last release), in spite of its flaws, a […]