Latchiya Nadigar SS Rajendran no more

Legendary actor SS Rajendran passed away this morning in Chennai at the age of 87. Popularly known as ‘Latchiya Nadigar’, SSR is the first actor-turned MLA of India, selected for the legislative assembly in 1962. He was an active member of Dravidian politics. As an actor SSR starred in notable films like ‘Poombuhaar’ ‘Raththak Kanneer’ ‘Rangoon Radha’ ‘Sivagangai Seemai’ and more. Oct 24, 2014

Celebrity News - 22/10/2014

LOS ANGELES Matthew McConaughey was the center of attention as he was honored at the 28th American Cinematheque Award show. Wife Camila Alves stood by his side along with his parents to help celebrate McConaughey’s 21-year career. Attending the star- studded event was a who’s-who of co-stars. Jennifer Garner, Kate Hudson, Reese Witherspoon, Jessica Chastain, Michelle Monaghan and Anne Hathaway were all on hand to honor the Oscar winner. Shane West, Michelle Rodriguez and Nikki Reed were just some of the celebs attending Timberland’s 2014 Concert to help promote their new fall wear. Rodriguez did some time behind the turntable as guests were treated with a performance by Young the Giant. LONDON Female fans excitedly waited to be the first to inspect the new wax figure of Benedict Cumberbatch at Madame Tussauds’ in London. Fans huddled around the celebrity statute and took selfies while some needed to take a closer look to make sure he wasn’t the real deal. NEW YORK And in the Big Apple, while Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie O'Donnell and Terry Crews departed the set of The View, Patricia Clarkson, Gene Simmons and William Shatner all paid a visit to the TODAY Show. That’s all for now. We’ll be back tomorrow with more celebrity news and sightings. Oct 24, 2014

Surya's Masss first look poster

Tamil superstar Suriya is back. The first look of Suriya in his upcoming movie Masss has been revealed for the fans on Diwali. It is a horror film which has been directed by Venkat Prabhu. The first look of the movie is quite chilling and Suriya's intense look elevates the curiosity about his character. While a section of the audience has given positive feedback for the first look, some have claimed that it is a copy of a Hollywood film. Oct 24, 2014

Revival of Thai south script points way to peace

From signposts to school textbooks, Malay-Muslims are reclaiming their native Yawi script in public life after decades of forced assimilation policies by their Thai colonisers. Duration: 01:52 Oct 24, 2014

Celebrity News - 21/10/2014

BEVERLY HILLS ELLE's 21st Annual Women In Hollywood Celebration was held at the Four Season’s Hotel and there were female A-listers everywhere you looked. Honorees at the star-studded event included Tina Fey, Jennifer Garner, Elizabeth Banks, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Jessica Lange & Brie Larson. Also at the event, Kerry Washington, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Julianne Hough, Bella Thorne, Sarah Paulson and Renee Zellweger who sent tongues wagging with her new, nearly unrecognizable look. NEW YORK Celebs turned out for the 2014 Angel Ball benefitting Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for Cancer Research. Ryan Reynolds and a very pregnant Blake Lively were on hand along with fellow parents to be, Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz. Also attending the event, Paris & Nicky Hilton, Sofia Vergara, Brittany Daniel and Michelle Rodriguez. The life of Stephen Hawking being played out in ‘The Theory Of Everything’, held its New York premiere. The film stars Eddie Redmayne as the famed theoretical physicist and Felicity Jones as his devoted wife. Redmayne spoke about how surprised he was when first reading the script. #457696702 0:15: Eddie Redmayne: When I first…me. :0:32 And in sad news, the fashion world mourns the passing of designer Oscar de la Renta. The fashion icon who dressed both film stars and royalty Oct 24, 2014