Tamil Nadu music industry mourns KK’s death

Chennai, June 1 (BPNS) Tuesday night turned out to be a sad day for the music lovers across the country, Tamil Nadu being no exception. It was a day when Indian music industry’s poster boy Krishnakumar Kunnath, or ‘KK’ passed away after a stage performance in Kolkotta. With the passing away of KK, several music […]

Shilpa Shetty-starrer ‘Nikamma’ to hit theatres in June

Mumbai, Mar 31 “Nikamma”, starring Shilpa Shetty, Abhimanyu Dassani and Shirley Setia, is set to be released theatrically on June 17. Billed as an action entertainer, the film is directed by Sabbir Khan of “Heropanti” and “Baaghi” fame. Khan said he is thrilled that “Nikamma” will finally hit the screens after the makers held on […]

TN’s classical wind instrument ‘Narasinghapettai Nagaswarm’ gets GI tag

Chennai, March 21 (BPNS) Tamil Nadu’s traditional wind instrument, ‘Narasinghapettai Nagaswaram’ made by traditional village artisans of Kumbakonam has got the prestigious Geographical Indication (GI) tag. The GI registry has issued the registration certificate based on the application filed on January 31, 2014. Nodal officer for GI registration of products of Tamil Nadu government, P. […]

Shoot of Kamal Haasan’s ‘Vikram’ complete

Chennai, Mar 2  It’s a wrap on the upcoming Tamil film “Vikram” featuring Kamal Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi and Fahadh Faasil, director Lokesh Kanagaraj said Wednesday. Touted as a high-octane action drama, the movie is produced by Haasan’s banner Raaj Kamal Films International. Kanagaraj shared the news about finishing the shoot of the movie through a […]