Thursday, 28 November 2013
Saturday, 19 October 2013
The Tamil film industry has many firsts to its credit. The latest invention the Red Dragon digital camera is to be used for the first time for a Tamil film titled Suriya to be directed by Lingusamy. Celebrated cinematographer Santosh Sivan is to use it after which the camera is to be sent back to Hollywood to be used by popular filmmaker Ridley Scott. Lingusamy said that he was proud that his film was going to be shot first using the camera before others. “I have the best of technicians on board for this film — cameraman Santosh Sivan, music director Yuvan Shankar Raja and editor Antony. Suriya plays the lead, and Samantha, his lady love. The shooting for the film, to be released in May next year, commences on November 15.
Sunday, 13 October 2013
Wednesday, 14 August 2013
Monday, 22 July 2013
5 Film Fare Awards for 'Vazhakku En 18/9' and 'Kumki'
|IndiaGlitz [Monday, July 22, 2013]|
Producer Linguswamy is all smiles, as his films 'Vazhakku En 18/9' and 'Kumki' are piling up awards after another. While 'Vazhakku En 18/9' bagged two National Awards, 'Kumki' amassed 9 top honour awards at Norway Tamil film awards.
Now the movies have collectively snapped five Film Fare Awards too. While 'Vazhakku En 18/9' was unanimously chosen for the Best Film Award, director Balaji Sakthivel was chosen to be the Best Director and Imman to be the Best Music Director. Poet Yuga Bharathi received the award for the Best Lyricist and Thambi Ramaiyah was awarded the Best Supporting Actor for the film 'Kumki'. Speaking to the media, Linguswamy offered his thanks to the unparalleled support offered by the audience and media alike to bring out such great success stories, and requested for the same to continue.
Sunday, 21 July 2013
Vazhakku Enn 18/9 (Tamil)
Ayalum Njanum Thammil (Malayalam)
Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna (Kannada)
SS Rajamoulli (Eega) (Telugu)
Balaji Sakthivel (Vazhakku Enn 18/9) (Tamil)
Lal Jose (Ayalum Njanum Thammil) (Malayalam)
Vijayorasad (Sidlingu) (Kannada)
Best Actor (Male)
Pawan Kalyan (Pawan Kalyans Gabbar Singh) (Telugu)
Dhanush (3) (Tamil)
Fahad Fazil (22 Female Kottayam) (Malayalam)
Darshan (Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna) (Kannada)
Best Actor (Female)
Samantha (Eega) (Telugu)
Samantha (Neethane En Ponvasanthan) (Tamil)
Rima Kalingall (22 Female Kottayam) (Malayalam)
Priyamani (Charulatha) (Kannada)
Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Male)
Sudeep (Eega) (Telugu)
Thambiramaiah (Kumki) (Tamil)
Biju Menon (Ordinary) (Malayalam)
Atul Kulkarni (Edegarike) (Kannada)
Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Female)
Amala Akkineni (Life Is Beautiful) (Telugu)
Saranya Ponvannan (Neer Paravai) (Tamil)
Gauthami Nair (Diamond Necklace) (Malayalam)
Suman Ranganathan (Sidlingu) (Kannada)
Devi Sri Prasad (Pawan Kalyan’s Gabbar Singh) (Telugu)
D Imman (Kumki) (Tamil)
Vidyasagar (Diamond Necklace) (Malayalam)
V Harikrishna (Drama) (Kannada)
Anantha Shreeram (Yedhi yedhi) (Yeto Vellipoindhi Manasu) (Tamil)
Yugabarathy (Solithaley) (Kumki) (Tamil)
Rafeeq Ahmed (Maranamethunna nerathu) (Spirit) (Malayalam)
Yograj Bhat (Bombe adsonu) (Drama) (Kannada)
Best Playback Singer (Male)
Vaddepalli Srinivas (Pilla) (Pawan Kalyan’s Gabbar Singh) (Telugu)
Dhanush (Why this kolaveri di) (3) (Tamil)
Vijay Yesudas (Mazhakondumathiram) (Spirit) (Malayalam)
Avinash Chebri (Elle llo oduva manase) (Sidlingu) (Kannada)
Best Playback Singer (Female)
Suchitra (Sarocharu) (Businessman) (Telugu)
NSK Ramya (Satru munbu) (Neethane En Ponvasantham) (Tamil)
Shwetha (Shyama hare) (Arike) (Malayalam)
Indu Nagaraj (Pyaaarge aagbuttaithe) (Govindayanamahe) (Kannada)
Best Cinematographer – Chota K Naidu (Dhamarukam)
Best Choreographer - Jani (Dillaku dillaku) (Racha)
Best VFX – Eega
Lifetime Achievement Award – Vani Jairam
Lifetime Achievement Award – Bapu
Best Debut (Male) – Dulquer Salman (Second Show) (Malayalam)
Best Debut (Male) – Udhayanidhi Stalin (Oru Kal Oru Kannadi) (OKOK) (Tamil)
Best Debut (Female) – Shweta Shrivastav (Cyber Yugadol Nava Yuva) (Kannada)
Best Debut (Female) – Lakshmi Menon (Sundarapandian) (Tamil)
Tuesday, 9 July 2013
Wednesday, 26 June 2013
Saturday, 25 May 2013
National award 2012
Vazhakku Enn 18/9 bag national awards
A biopic based on the life of army athlete-turned-dacoit Paan Singh Tomar won the best National Film Award in the 2012 awards list announced here on Monday. The award meant that Paan Singh Tomar was the first Hindi movie in eight years to receive the honour. Irrfan Khan won the best actor award for Tomar’s role.
Even as the top honours went to Paan Singh Tomar, several meaningful films from south India bagged other awards.
Vazhakku Enn 18/9 won the best Tamil film award, and the best make-up artist award was bagged by Raja for the same film; Vishwaroopam won the best choreography award (Pt Birju Maharaj) and the best production design award (Lalgudi N Ilayaraja). Paradesi bagged the best costume design award (Poornima Ramaswamy).
Malayalam films won 13 awards in different categories. Chittagong (Hindi) and 101 Chodiyangal (Malayalam) shared the award for the best debut film of a director. Based on the freedom struggle, Chittagong was directed by Bedabrata Pain, while 101 Chodiyangal is based on the special relation between a precocious child and his teacher.
The jury headed by filmmaker Basu Chatterjee chose 38 films from 14 languages for awards in various categories.
The jury conferred joint winners for many categories, thus widening the ambit of the awardees. The jury also awarded the ‘best popular film for providing wholesome entertainment’ to Vicky Donor (Hindi) and Ustad Hotel (Malayalam).
The awards will be given away by President Pranab Mukherjee on May 3.
Tuesday, 30 April 2013
Vazhakku Enn 18/9 has been awarded the Best Movie which was directed by Balaji Sakthivel and produced by Lingusamy's Thiruppathy Brothers. Prabhu Soomon was awarded the Best Director for his Kumki which was also produced by Lingusamy's home production. Imman has been selected as the Best Music Director while Lingusamy's Thiruppathy Brothers won the award for Best Production House.
Kumki has won many awards which included awards like Best Actress, Best Playback Singer, Best Supporting Actor etc., Evidently, Thiruppathy Brothers have bagged the most number of awards at the Norway Tamil Film Festival with Kumki and Vazhakku Enn 18/9.