Free Press Journal
  • Tamil film director flays Rajinikanth for violence jibe

    Chennai: Veteran film director Bharathirajaa today slammed top star Rajinikanth for his remark denouncing violence against police personnel on the Cauvery issue, saying he should not drive a wedge between the Tamil people.

  • Rajinikanth starrer Kaala to clash with Salman Khan starrer Race 3 this Eid

    Bollywood clashes are not new. Every now and then there are big ticket releases that hit screens together splitting the market. Well, now we hear that the Salman Khan starrer ‘Race 3‘ will not be the only big-ticket release to hit screens on Eid 2018. In fact, sources say that the Rajinikanth starrer ‘Kaala‘ will now hit screens on the same day.

  • Revealed! Why Prabhu Deva was chosen for ‘Mercury’, a thriller with no dialogue and dance

    Mumbai: Prabhu Deva starrer movie ‘Mercury’ has no dialogue and dancing, it’s a silent thriller film. Director Karthik Subbaraj has said said, “I wanted somebody unique and wanted someone who hadn’t done anything like this before and Prabhu Deva sir was the right person. He was out of this zone since there is no song or dancing in the film,” Subbaraj said at a press event in Mumbai on Tuesday. Karthik, who

  • Rajinikanth rebuffs reports of connection with BJP

    Chennai: Actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth on Tuesday rebuffed the reports of being backed by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and said that his only source of support is God and the people.

  • Statue row: Rajinikanth slams BJP leader H Raja, says Periyar statue comment barbaric

    Chennai: Tamil superstar Rajinikanth today slammed as “barbaric” the controversial comment of H Raja on Dravidian movement founder E V Ramasamy Periyar, but said with the BJP leader expressing regret, the issue need not be “magnified” further. “Raja’s comment indicating that Periyar’s statue be removed and the subsequent vandalism were a barbaric act. I strongly condemn it,” he said.

  • No leadership vacuum in TN, Stalin tells Rajini

    Chennai : DMK leader MK Stalin on Tuesday rejected actor Rajinikanth’s view of a leadership vacuum in Tamil Nadu and demanded that BJP leader H Raja should be arrested for his derogatory comments over iconic leader Periyar.

  • Jayalalithaa no more, Tamil Nadu needs a leader, I will fill that vacuum: Rajinikanth

    Chennai: Actor turned politician Rajinikanth on Monday said Tamil Nadu needs a leader and he will fill that political vacuum. Addressing a function at Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute, Rajinikanth said, “Jayalalithaa is no more and Karunanidhi is ill. Tamil Nadu needs a leader. I will come and fill that vacuum. God is on my side.”

  • Rajinikanth unveils M G Ramachandran statue amidst fanfare

    Chennai: Amid his next keenly awaited move in politics, veteran star Rajinikanth today unveiled a statue late Chief Minister M G Ramachandran at a private medical college here in the presence of a huge crowd.

  • Rajinikanth’s much-awaited ‘Kaala’ teaser postponed to March 2

    Thalaiva Rajinikanth‘s fans will be disappointed after hearing that the release of his ‘Kaala’ teaser has been postponed for a day. It was supposed to hit the internet on March 1. The makers have decided to delay the launch of teaser following the death of Kanchi seer Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya.

  • Sridevi’s funeral updates: Rajnikanth, Prakash Raj and other South Indian stars to pay tribute in Mumbai

    Megastar Sridevi‘s funeral will be held in Mumbai and B-town stars are expected to be in full attendance along with the other big stars from the South. ‘Thalaiva’ Rajinikanth has arrived in Mumbai to take part in the funeral. Superstar Rajini had worked with the beautiful actress in many movies including ‘Moonru Mudichu’ and both shared a good friendship with her.

  • Did Amitabh Bachchan have a premonition about Sridevi’s death?

    New Delhi: The demise of the first female superstar of Bollywood, Sridevi has left Bollywood and her fans in a deep state of shock. Sridevi died in Dubai on Saturday after a cardiac arrest. She was 54. Members of the film industry took to Twitter to express their grief over her shocking demise and offered condolences to the family.

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    Makkal Needhi Maiam: ‘Party’ over, the challenge for Kamal Haasan has only just begun

    Will Kamal Haasan’s political party make a difference in Tamil Nadu politics or is it just another political party, which will forgotten over the time. ‘Makkal Needhi Maiam’ (People’s Centre for Justice) as it has been named has hopes tied to it from Kamal Haasan’s fans. A large number of people gathered at Tamil Nadu to witness what was called to be a revolution in the Tamil Nadu politics. But, will Kamal

  • Rajinikanth praises ‘efficient’ Kamal

    Chennai : Tamil superstar Rajinikanth on Friday praised his contemporary and Makkal Neethi Mayyam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan, saying the “efficient” star would earn people’s confidence.

  • Can Kamal Haasan’s ‘Makkal Needhi Maiam’ revolutionise Tamil Nadu and Indian politics?

    Oh, India is always in a churning mode and now we have got yet another political party. This time around it is none other than Tamil cine star and icon Kamal Haasan’s very own ‘Makkal Needhi Maiam’ (People’s Centre for Justice), which was launched on February 21 (Wednesday) amid much fanfare. His entry into Tamil and southern politics has set the cat amongst the pigeons. India is a country which is very