Jacqueline in British horror thriller

Sri Lankan beauty, Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez, who gained recognition with her appearance in Mohit Suri's erotic-thriller Murder-2, will be seen in British horror...

Tamil thriller takes refugee crisis to Cannes

A former Tamil Tiger fighter fleeing the mayhem of his native Sri Lanka must do battle on the mean streets of a French housing...

Vimukthi shoots in Kolkata

In 1993, Bernardo Bertolucci did it with 'Little Buddha' starring Keanu Reeves and Bridget Fonda. Martin Scorsese touched upon the subject when he made...

Sivappu set for release

Sivappu is yet another film on the Tamils from Sri Lanka, but director Sathysiva clarifies that not a single scene was shot in the...

Sri Lankan commitments almost cost Pooja

She hasn't been seen on Tamil screens since 2009 and her absence, inevitably, led to rumours flying thick and fast — that she had...

Sircar’s “Madras Cafe” recreates Sri Lanka war

Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar wowed Bollywood moviegoers in 2012 with a light-hearted take on infertility and sperm donation. This year, he hopes to repeat the...

Bollywood courts controversy with Sri Lanka war film

Bollywood is foraying into controversial terrain with new spy thriller, "Madras Cafe", whose depiction of rebels in the Sri Lankan civil war has raised...

Ranbir and Katrina seen in Colombo

Here’s another proof of the thriving romance between the Bollywood beauty Katrina Kaif and the dashing pin-up boy Ranbir Kapoor. Are they dating? Are they...

‘Glee’ star Cory Monteith found dead

Cory Monteith, who played heart throb Finn Hudson in the Fox hit "Glee," was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room Saturday, Vancouver police...

Chandran wins Madrid awards

Sri Lankan film Director Chandran Rutnam and his film ‘A Common Man’ won big at the Madrid Film International Festival. An elated Rutnam told the...

Movie on Father Matthew Peiris set for Hollywood

By Easwaran Rutnam Wellawatte and Horana are abuzz as film crews move up and down creating sets for a Hollywood movie billed to be controversial...

Jagath wins for ‘Sam’ at New York Festival

Sri Lankan actor Jagath Chamila won the best actor in a leading role award at the New York City International Film Festival last night. He won...

Tamil actor-director Manivannan dead

Popular Tamil actor, writer and director R. Manivannan died in Chennai on Saturday following a cardiac arrest, said a family friend. He was 58. Manivannan...

Jacqueline wants another round with Big B

Former Miss Sri Lanka and now Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez says she hopes she can act alongside Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan (Big B) in...

Tamil-Canadian film at Shanghai film festival

Canadian filmmaker Lenin M. Sivam’s Tamil-Canadian venture “A Gun & A Ring” is set to make its world debut at the 16th Shanghai International...

Fernandez confirmed for female lead role in ‘Kick’

Jacqueline Fernandez has been confirmed as the lead actress in Salman Khan's Kick. Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone were in the running for the coveted...

Bombay being created in Sri Lanka for Ranbir-Anushka film

Come July, Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma will start shooting for Anurag Kashyap's 'Bombay Velvet'. However, the film will not be shot in Mumbai, but...

Pamela fights for Lankan elephant

Hollywood actress Pamela Anderson has written to Philippine President Benigno Aquino III urging the Philippines government to transfer a 39-year-old Sri Lankan elephant named...

Controversy over Fernandez’ inclusion in Deva’s film

Prabhu Deva has irked a Tamil association for associating himself with Jacqueline Fernandez, a Sri Lankan based actress. The director has roped the actress for...

A Common Man wins bronze at New York Festival

The movie 'A Common Man' which was filmed in Sri Lanka and Directed by Chandran Rutnam, won a bronze medal at the New York Festivals'...