Everything you need to know about Kachirayanpatti: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Kachirayanpatti: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Cannes (France), May 22 (IANS/EFE) Michael Douglas wept here Tuesday as he recounted how director Steven Soderbergh waited for the Oscar-winning actor to recover from throat cancer so he could star as flamboyant pianist Liberace in "Behind the Candelabra".
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Scarlett Johansson is all set to don the director's hat with the film adaptation of Truman Capote's unpublished novel 'Summer Crossing'.
Al Ain, May 17 (IANS/WAM) The Al Ain zoo has been accepted as a member of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) after the UAE zoo met the highest international standards of animal care and for being a major contributor to wildlife conservation.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured images of three X-class flares that the sun emitted in under 24 hours on May 12-13, 2013.
London, May 13 (ANI): A pilot-less plane has successfully flown over British airspace for the first time.
Los Angeles, May 2 (IANS) Actress-singer Jennifer Hudson says her three-year-old son David is ready to make his first appearance on screen in her forthcoming film "Black Nativity".
Los Angeles, May 2 (IANS) Actress Carey Mulligan says she did not have a crush on her "The Great Gatsby" co-star Leonardo DiCaprio when she was a teenager, even though he was a hearthrob back then.
Madrid, April 25 (IANS/EFE) David Delfin, whose design language stands out in the Spanish fashion industry, said he conceives of his field as "multi-faceted" and influenced by a range of disciplines, including the cinema.
Milan, April 23 (IANS) Inter Milan club president Massimo Moratti confirmed that the team manager Andrea Stramaccioni will not be replaced in the summer.
London, April 21 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell has fulfilled his dream of making an animation movie and says he has already sold it to a studio.
Los Angeles, April 20 (IANS) Actress Cameron Diaz is in talks to reunite with her "Bad Teacher" co-star Jason Segel in the new comedy "Sex Tape".
London, April 17 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart will star in the sequel of "Snow White and the Huntsman".
London, Apr. 17 (ANI): Kelly Brook was recently seen going to a meeting about an upcoming British film project.
Buenos Aires, April 16 (IANS/EFE) The pets of the thousands of victims of the flooding earlier this month in the Argentine city of La Plata gaze out from photographs on social-networking sites, looking sad and lost as they wait to be reunited with their owners or adopted by a new owner.
London, April 7 (IANS) Director Joseph Kosinski has created a never-seen-before world for "Oblivion", says Hollywood actor Tom Cruise, who plays the lead in the film.
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Beyonce is covering 'Back To Black', one of Amy Winehouse's most iconic tracks, for the soundtrack to the forthcoming Hollywood remake of 'The Great Gatsby'.
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): Jennifer Lawrence has said that her career could have turned out much differently had she ignored her mother's advice to take up 'The Hunger Games.'
Washington, Mar. 27 (ANI): Researchers have engineered ovaries that showed sustained release of the sex hormones estrogen and progesterone.
Los Angeles, March 26 (IANS) Hollywood actress Angela Bassett reveals that initially she was nervous about working with Morgan Freeman.
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Arrow star Stephen Amell posted an update on Facebook that he could be the leading man in the most awaited Fifty Shades of Grey adaptation.
London, March 20 (IANS) Hollywood actor Tom Cruise is ready to play Napoleon Solo in the movie adaptation of 1960's US TV show "The Man From U.N.C.L.E."
Rome, March 20 (IANS) Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon feels their head coach Antonio Conte is one of the best coaches in Europe.
Los Angeles, March 19 (IANS) Actress Emily Blunt has been tipped to follow in the footsteps of Naomi Watts by playing late Princess Of Wales Diana in a new film.
Jerusalem, March 17 (IANS) A former Israeli judge who fled to Peru after allegedly receiving bribes had to return to his native country finally, after Peruvian authorities decided to extradite him.
Los Angeles, March 15 (IANS/EFE) Argentine director Juan Diego Solanas, whose visually stunning, $60 million science-fiction romance "Upside Down" is set to premiere in US theaters, said the film was an exhausting "odyssey" whose cost spiralled to double the original budget.
London, Mar. 13 (ANI): A British man, who saved several children from being harmed after he grappled with a shark on an Australian beach, has been sacked on his return home, as he was supposed to be on a sick leave at the time.
London, Mar 6 (ANI): Russell Brand, who's been off alcohol and drugs for 10 years, has confessed that he considered taking heroin just "yesterday."
Washington, Feb. 26 (ANI): Jennifer Aniston, who is currently filming an Untitled Elmore Leonard project, has allegedly been showing diva behaviour on the set.
Singapore, Feb 19 (IANS) Singapore and Malaysia have agreed to build a high-speed rail link between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur by 2020, the prime ministers of the two countries announced Tuesday.
Washington, February 12 (ANI): The European Space Agency (ESA) has revealed that a laser device developed to measure carbon on Mars could soon be used here on Earth to detect counterfeit food.
New York, Feb 9 (IANS) Actors Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz are in talks to appear together in a Broadway production of Harold Pinter's "Betrayal".
Johannesburg, Feb 7 (ANI): Football governing body FIFA has created a website where whistleblowers can report any allegations of corruption and match-fixing going on internationally.
Los Angeles, Feb 7 (IANS) Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones says she was not worried one bit when her husband Michael Douglas informed her that he was going to kiss co-actor Matt Damon in a new project.
Madrid, Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) Colombian songstress Shakira published Monday the first complete photo of her baby boy, who appears with his father, soccer player Gerard Pique, in an image posted on the couple's Unicef web site.
Baghdad, Jan 31 (IANS) A French journalist has been held here in the Iraqi capital for taking pictures without prior permission, Xinhua reported Thursday.
Miami, Jan 31 (IANS/EFE) Cuban-born pop star Jon Secada said that he finds himself at a moment of fulfillment in his professional career as a composer, singer-songwriter and actor.
Los Angeles, Jan 28 (IANS) Actor Bradley Cooper has formally been approached by director J.J. Abrams to star in a biopic on cyclist Lance Armstrong's rise and fall from grace.
Krasnoyarsk (Russia), Jan 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A branch of Russia's Federal Bailiff Service (FSSP) in Siberia will put photos of persistent debtors on beer mug coasters in pubs and restaurants to facilitate their arrest, an FSSP spokesperson said.
Washington, January 16 (ANI): An antibacterial extract from the leaves of the carob tree (the source of a popular chocolate substitute) are ideal for fighting the microbe responsible for listeriosis, a serious form of food poisoning, a new study has suggested.
Wellington, January 12 (ANI): Don't drink and trampoline, and think twice about jumping on with your grandchildren, an expert has warned.
Washington, January 10 (ANI): Whole wheat bread could be given a more appetizing aroma and taste by controlling the amounts of a single chemical compound that appears in the staple food, which nutritionists regard as more healthful than its refined white counterpart.
Washington, Dec. 22 (ANI): Kristen Stewart has revealed that the 'Snow White' sequel is in the pipeline and she will be starring in it.
Beijing, Dec 12 (IANS) Candles, matches and "Noah's Arks" have been selling like hot cakes in many places in China following online rumours of a coming event that some people believe will bring an end to the world.
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Johnny Depp and Jennifer Love Hewitt are re-imagining stories, both classic and bizarre, in their upcoming movies.
London, Dec. 7 (ANI): Tech giant Microsoft has expanded its version of a social network, Socl, for the public that allows users to share content in an online gallery similar to Pinterest.
Washington, December 6 (ANI): Bag-in-box wines are likelier than their bottled counterparts to develop unpleasant flavors, aromas and colors when stored at warm temperatures, a new study has found.
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Actress Kate Bosworth has been unveiled as the new face of women's clothing brand Topshop.
Los Angeles, Dec 4 (IANS) Daniel Radcliffe says he hates taking time off between movies, especially because he lost all his confidence after he took a break post eight movies of the successful "Harry Potter" franchise.
Moscow, Dec 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Belarusian steel company has produced a corporate calendar for the coming year featuring naked female employees.
London, Dec 1 (ANI): David Beckham is set to open a restaurant in London with his chef pal Gordon Ramsay.
Los Angeles, Dec 1 (IANS) Actress Reese Witherspoon will star in a movie adaptation of writer Cheryl Strayed's memoir "Wilde".
Washington, November 27 (ANI): Beyonce Knowles is stepping behind the camera to direct and star in a new documentary about her life, it has been revealed.
London, November 21 (ANI): A team of sailors has broken the world sailing speed record, reaching more than 60 knots (110 kilometres per hour) at Walvis Bay in Namibia in a custom-designed, carbon-fibre boat that skims above the water.
New York, Nov 17 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes thinks it would be fun to get back together with the cast of TV series "Dawson's Creek", to film a brand new series, where the gang go on holiday together.
Washington, Nov. 3 (ANI): Jewish supporters have called Sir Winston Churchill as one of the greatest supporters of the Zionist movement, and called for him to be acknowledged for his role in helping make real the 1917 Balfour Declaration of British support for a Jewish homeland in Palestine.
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx is in talks to star as villain Electro in "The Amazing Spider-Man" sequel.
Los Angeles, Oct 30 (IANS) Actor Adam Sandler is all set to star in comedy movie "Ridiculous 6".
St. Petersburg, Oct 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The St. Petersburg government has denied that part of the $1.3 billion cost of a football World Cup stadium currently under construction would come from private donations.
Washington, October 18 (ANI): Leaves of the plant that yields carob - the substitute for chocolate that some consider healthier than chocolate - are a rich source of antibacterial substances ideal for fighting the microbe responsible for listeriosis, a serious form of food poisoning, according to a new study.
Washington, Oct. 16 (ANI): Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's aides and strategists are worried that no matter how well Romney performs in the second presidential debate on Tuesday, the media will inevitably award victory to President Barack Obama.
Los Angeles, Oct 11 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes is reportedly flourishing in her life post the divorce from actor Tom Cruise.
Los Angeles, Sep 30 (IANS) Singer Will.i.am and "The X Factor" judge Simon Cowell have reportedly joined hands to make a show on nerds and tech freaks.
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) The sun shot off a wide, earth-directed coronal mass ejection (CME) or flare, spewing billions of tonnes of solar particles, which can affect satellite and ground based electronic systems.
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has reportedly ended her decade-long friendship with pop star Madonna.
London, September 22 (ANI): Cheryl Cole' best friend cum manager Will.i.am is in talks with pop-star Britney Spears, about the girls collaborating on a forthcoming project.
London, September 16 (ANI): The term "lowbrow", which has been an insult until now, is likely to be a compliment in the future, scientists predict.
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez has reportedly told people working on her new home that they are not allowed to speak to her directly.
Los Angeles, Sep 8 (IANS) Singer Lil Wayne has sued music producer Quincy Jones' son for using his music in a documentary film.
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian fans of Michael Jackson are collecting money to unveil a three-metre-tall monument to the late King of Pop.
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) US banks' net income in the second quarter of this year continued to increase, driven by lower loan-loss provisions and higher gains on loan sales, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) reported.
New York, Aug 28 (IANS/EFE) Dominican-born Margarita Dominguez has transformed her body and those of a score of young people who work for her company into advertising billboards with the help of body painting and artist Fernello.
Washington, August 21 (ANI): Fitness fanatic Madonna is set to share her best workout routines with fans in a range of workout DVDs.
Singer Justin Bieber is bitten by acting. The teen singer who appeared on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" last year, is interested in taking more acting assignments.
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber is bitten by the acting bug. The teen sensation, who made an appearance on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" last year, is keen to take more acting assignments.
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Actor-singer Justin Timberlake, who stepped away from music to concentrate on launching a career as an actor, is back in studio recording tracks for a new album.
Los Angeles, Aug 3 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart is set to star in a movie "Lie Down In Darknes", an adaptation of William Styron's 1951 novel of the same name.
Washington, August 3 (ANI): Kristen Stewart's reputation may have taken a major hit among Twitter-fans after her cheating scandal but people within the movie industry are still willing to give her a shot, as she has landed a major film role by beating Jennifer Lawrence.
Karachi, Aug 2 (ANI): Pakistan may end up a food-importing country, if the government fails to take immediate measures to resolve the energy crisis, Engro Corporation president and CEO Muhammad Aliuddin Ansari has said.
Damascus, Aug 2 (ANI): Human rights activists have slammed the public execution of four apparent loyalists of Syrian President Bashar-al-Assad by rebels in Aleppo.
London, July 29 (ANI): Applicants are being sought globally for the 'hacking carnival' that will take place on an as yet un-named island.
London, July 27 (IANS) Actor Liam Hemsworth is reportedly planning to create his own fashion range.
Moscow, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The first Muslim TV channel in Russia, Al-RTV, will go on air in August, an official said Wednesday.
San Francisco, July 22 (ANI): The Musical Glasses, available through Luna and Curious, are marked with the notes of a chromatic scale, making it easy to play the right notes for your glass harp orchestra.
London, July 3(ANI): Spain's influential midfielder Cesc Fabregas has said the record-breaking Euro Cup winning team is more than just a team, and is actually a group of normal human beings, who share a special bond with each other.
London, May 26 (IANS) Supermodel Heidi Klum showcases her rock star side by smoking and pole dancing in an edgy new video.
London, Sept 10 (ANI): Boosting WiFi signals with a parabolic antenna made from a beer can and slipping it over the wireless router's own antenna has become the latest 'remarkably simple' DIY cellphone hack which has become an instant hit with guzzlers.
Washington, Sept 10 (ANI): Musician and actor Russell Crowe will reportedly join Hugh Jackman in the movie adaptation of hit musical 'Les Miserables'.
Washington, Sept 10 (ANI): In an effort to convince Dame Judi Dench, to sign up for his new project 'Jane Eyre', director Cary Fukunaga, had promised her that she would be "the sexiest woman on set" if she became a part of it.
London, Sept 1 (ANI): Moviemaker Spike Lee has signed on to begin a realistic new TV series based on the upbringing of Mike Tyson.
London, Sept 1 (ANI): The release date for Beach Boys' "lost" album has been set for this autumn, 44-years after it was due to come out.
Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a faint star called SDSS J102915+172927, which have the lowest amount of metals of all stars yet studied, in the constellation of Leo (The Lion).
Washington, August 19 (ANI): With the help of NASA spacecraft observations and new data processing techniques, scientists can for the first time track the effects of a solar storm on Earth, offering new advancements in our ability to predict space weather and how it will impact satellites, communications, power grid and air traffic control equipment on Earth.
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan has been offered a deal to restore her devastated image by becoming the face of an anti-cheating website.
Washington, August 6 (ANI): A team of US archaeologists has found a wreckage of ship in Panama, which according to them, is part of Pirate Captain Henry Morgan's vessel.
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Using data from the VISTA infrared survey telescope at ESO's Paranal Observatory, an international team of astronomers has discovered 96 new open clusters hidden by the dust in the Milky Way.
Washington, August 3 (ANI): A nuclear safety team in Sweden have teamed with composer Axel Boman and musician Kristofer Hagbard to make music from the sound of radiation - present in everything around us.
Washington, August 2 (ANI): NASA scientists have for the first time discovered significant evidence of molecular oxygen in space, ending a nearly 230-year search for the elusive molecules.
Washington, July 19 (ANI): It's official. Charlie Sheen is all set to return to television with his appearance in a sitcom titled 'Anger Management'.
Washington, July 16 (ANI): Rapper Dizzee Rascal has revealed that he is planning to release another album next year, but he is unsure what sort of style it will be.
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Brad Pitt's new zombie movie 'World War Z' may have hit a snag after it was reported that two of his co-stars, Matthew Fox and Ed Harris, quit the project.