Massive: Petta actress joins Thalapathy 64!
By Lokesh RV | Galatta | 06:10 PM
Thalapathy Vijay's next movie, which is currently being called Thalapathy 64, is growing massive by the day. Directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj and produced by Xavier Britto, this upcoming movie has been generating amazing levels of buzz, right from the time it was announced. A couple of days back, the producer revealed that three important announcements about this movie would be announced on consecutive days. The first and most amazing news was that Makkal Selvan Vijay Sethupathi had been roped in for this movie. The second announcement revealed that Mollywood star Anthony Varghese of Angamaly Diaries fame had also been brought on board. Today evening, it came to light that Shanthnu Bhagyaraj was also a part of this movie.
Now, the latest announcement as part of Gandhi Jayanthi's double dhamaka as per the producer, is that Mollywood actress Malavika Mohanan has been signed up for this movie. Malavika made her Tamil debut through Superstar Rajinikanth's Petta. This confirms our earlier reports that she would indeed be a part of this movie. Now, the cast of Thalapathy 64 is shaping up to be amazing and we can only wait and see how much more it is going to get better. Shanthnu is currently finishing up the dubbing for his upcoming movie Vaanam Kottatum, following which he will come join the Thalapathy 64 team.
It is already known that Anirudh will be scoring the music for this venture but details about the rest of the technical crew are awaited. Meanwhile, Lokesh Kanagaraj has wrapped up his highly anticipated venture Kaithi, with Karthi in the lead. Reports state that Lokesh Kanagaraj and his team have already completed the pre-production work of Thalapathy 64 and that shoot would commence as soon as Kaithi releases. With Bigil also nearing release, Vijay fans are having a ball of a time, celebrating their Thalapathy!
DD Is Back In Petta Style! Vijay TV Announces New Season!
By Lokesh RV | Galatta | 07:18 PM
One of the popular and loved television names in the industry is Dhivyadharshini who is fondly called as DD has been a main asset for the televison channal Vijay TV. DD has regularly been a host for shows on the channal since 2006 when she hosted the popular dance reality sho Jodi No.1. DD gained more popularuty after hosting the celebrity talk show Koffee with DD.
For the past few years DD has reduced her on-screen appearance after getting busy with her personal life and her leg injury is also a reason for minimising her work. DD last hosted the celebrity game show Enkitta Modhaade in 2018 which aired from April to July. The show featured Vijay television soap opera families in which the actors will compete in a number of entertainment based challenges. The show has six episodes and the fun filled episodes was a success.
And now DD is set to apprear in the small screens again with the hit show Enkitta Modhadhe. DD released the official promo on Teusday (May 14th) on her social media handle. The promo was made with a referecne scene from Rajinikanth's recent hit movie Petta. The promo also revealed the airing date and time of the show that is this coming Sunday (May 19th) at 6.30 PM.
Here is the promo,
Enkitta Modhaadhe Season 2 | 19th May 2019 - Promo
Aramm director's next with this Petta star
By Vivek Raj | Galatta | 02:04 PM
Director Gopi Nainar made heads turn in 2017 with his debut venture, Aramm, starring Nayanthara in the lead role. Produced by KJR Studios, the social political drama went on to become a commercial and critical success.
Post the success of Aramm, Gopi Nainar’s next film was said to be about football in the North Chennai region with Aishwarya Rajesh as the female lead and the title being revealed as Karuppar Nagaram by Jai during the Neeya 2 press meet sometime back.
Meanwhile, it has now been officially announced that Gopi Nainar will begin work on a film first with Bobby Simha, who starred in Rajinikanth's blockbuster, Petta, earlier this year. The venture is expected to be an action commercial entertainer with an announcement regarding the technical crew to be revealed in the days ahead.
Official: Sasikumar's next big film after Petta is announced!
By Swetha Baskar | Galatta | 06:24 PM
N. V. Nirmal Kumar is popularly known for his film titled Salim with music director turned actor Vijay Antony in the lead which went on to do fairly well at the box office. The director next worked on Sathuranga Vettai 2 with Arvind Swamy and Trisha in the lead. The film is set to hit the big screens and it can be expected to release this year. It has now been made official that N. V. Nirmal Kumar will be collaborating for his next big venture with actor Sasikumar.
Sasikumar began his 2019 with Rajinikanth most anticipated film titled Petta directed by Karthik Subbaraj which was a festive release earlier this year. The actor is also awaiting the release of Dhanush's Enai Noki Paayum Thota and Naadodigal 2. He has now joined hands with Nirmal Kumar for a film produced by Kalpataru Pictures. The Principle Photography is scheduled to commence tomorrow 10 of April, followed by a small ritual Pooja with the team.
We are yet to hear further cast and crew details and we can expect to official know them tomorrow, on the first day of the shoot. Stay tuned!
OFFICIAL: Rajinikanth Petta Deleted Scenes Announcement Is Here!
By Lokesh RV | Galatta | 06:29 PM
Superstar Rajinikanth is currently on a break and will be teaming up with director AR Murugadoss for his next big venture. Tentatively called Thalaivar 166, the venture will have Anirudh as the musician and Santhosh Sivan handling the camera. Lady Superstar Nayanthara is highly touted to be the lady lead in the movie. The shoot of Thalaivar 166 is expected to go floors soon.
As fans eagerly wait for the official announcement of Thalaivar 166, there is an exciting news about Rajinikanth's recent blockbuster Petta. The makers of Petta, Sun Pictures has announced that the deleted scenes from Rajinikanth's Petta will be released on Sun Nxt from this Friday (February 15th).
Sun Pictures tweeted,
Superstar Rajinikanth's Petta under Karthik Subbaraj's direction is made under the banner of Sun Pictures. Petta has a star-studded cast with Vijay Sethupathi, Simran, Trisha, M. Sasikumar, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Bobby Simha, J. Mahendran and Guru Somasundaram playing important roles. The movie has music by Anirudh.
WOW: Petta combo join hands for Rajini's next!
By Vivek Raj | Galatta | 10:28 AM
A massive project in early development, ‘Superstar’ Rajinikanth’s next tentatively titled Thalaivar 166 will be with blockbuster director A. R. Murugadoss reportedly under the Lyca Productions banner.
Composer Anirudh Ravichander will be joining hands with A. R. Murugadoss for the second time after their smash 2014 hit, Kaththi, and also for a Rajinikanth film, Petta, released earlier this year.
After Anirudh recently confirmed his association for Thalaivar 166, another crucial addition has now been made for the upcoming film in the form of costume designer Niharikha Bhasin Khan, who took to her Instagram page to confirm the news.
It must be noted this will be the second consecutive occasion she will be working in a Rajinikanth film after the blockbuster, Petta, released a couple of months back. Thalaivar 166 will also be the second-time association for Niharikha Bhasin Khan in an A. R. Murugadoss film after she had served as the costume designer in his Spyder in 2017.
As I leave my fun holiday and I am about to board my plane back to Goa on my right is this; could it be a sign? Working with the Superstar again on his next film with Mr. Murgadoss. Thank you, feeling blessed. #superstarrajinikanth #superstarrajini #loveworking #nbkstyling #niharikabhasinkhanstyling #costumechronicles #universesspoiltchild
Multiple big names are already on board Thalaivar 166 including ace cinematographer Santosh Sivan and comedian Yogi Babu. Expectations are massive considering it marks the first time Rajinikanth and A. R. Murugadoss are coming together for a film and fans await a ripper of a film.
EXCLUSIVE: "This scene in Petta was a surprise to us"
By Jayanthi | Galatta | 11:59 AM
Cinematographer Vidhu Ayyanna made a stellar impression with his work in the 2017 runaway hit, Meyaadha Maan, and has succeeded yet again with the RJ Balaji and Priya Anand starrer political satire, LKG, released today.
The up-and-coming cinematographer has been a long-time associate of Vijay Milton and went on to speak about director Karthik Subbaraj in an exclusive interview to Galatta where he revealed that it was indeed a special moment for Meyaadha Maan team when the lead character Vaibhav as Idhayam Murali from the film did a cameo in 'Superstar' Rajinikanth's Petta.
He went on to add that it was a “Petta Paarak” moment for him and also said Meyaadha Maan’s director Rathnakumar was overwhelmed with Karthik Subbaraj’s special visual treat.
Earlier, Karthik Subbaraj appreciated him for his work in his maiden venture, Meyaadha Maan, and also gave him some suggestions that will be useful for his future works.
Wow: After Petta this evergreen combo to join hands once again!
By Swetha Baskar | Galatta | 09:40 PM
Actress Trisha and Simran were last seen in Karthik Subbaraj's massive project with superstar Rajinikanth Petta. The two actress' were not seen together on screen but they both played the lady love of superstar Rajinikanth. Trisha had a big year in 2018 with her romantic film titled 96 performing extremely well among the audience. Simran last year was seen playing a crucial role in Sivakarthikeyan's rural entertainer titled 'Seema Raja'.
Sources close to us have now revealed that Simran and Trisha are coming together for yet another project after Petta for a film with a debutant director named Sananth. It is to be noted that Trisha started off her career by playing a small role in Trisha's film titled Jodi and the two were once again seen in the film Petta. Now, it is the 3rd time the two are coming together for this film and it sure does sound interesting already. We are yet to hear further details about this film.
Can we expect the two to have scenes together in this film? Stay tuned to know more!
Rajinikanth's marana mass laugh - unseen viral video from Petta released
By Arvind Sundaram | Galatta | 01:20 PM
Superstar Rajinikanth’s Petta, directed by Karthik Subbaraj is a blockbuster at the box office which gave a thumping start to 2019. The audience’s love for the film needs no introduction and its self-explanatory.
The film crosses its 25th day today (February 3) and on that special note, the makers have released an unseen video of Rajinikanth dubbing for his scene from Petta. The video has Superstar enacting his majestic laugh when he meets Singaaram/Singaar Singh (Nawazuddin Siddiqui). Catch the light-hearted and fun video here:
Also on the occasion of Petta’s 25th day, celebrations have been planned at Rohini Silver Screens this evening and the fans are expected to create an electrifying atmosphere at the theatre.
Watch the peppy "Aaha Kalyanam" video song from PETTA
By Vivek Raj | Galatta | 04:42 PM
Declared as a blockbuster, ‘Superstar’ Rajinikanth’s Petta directed by Karthik Subbaraj under the Sun Pictures banner is running successfully in theatres.
Featuring music by Anirudh Ravichander, the action entertainer is a multi-starrer with names like ‘Makkal Selvan’ Vijay Sethupathi, Simran, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Trisha, Sasikumar, Bobby Simha, Sananth, Mahendran, Guru Somasundaram, Malavika Mohanan among others in important starring roles.
Meanwhile, promotions for Petta even post its theatrical release are being carried out in full swing with various promos and video songs from the film being released. Likewise, the much-awaited “Aaha Kalyanam” video song featured primarily on Rajinikanth, Trisha, Sasikumar, Malavika Mohanan and Vaibhav is now officially out online and can be viewed below: