Former football player and actor I M Vijayan plays the male lead, while Nanjiyamma, an Irula tribal woman, plays his mother. Nanjiyamma’s song ‘Kalakkatha’, written and sung by her in Irula language for the Malayalam film Ayyappanum Koshiyum got over 10 million views on YouTube. “She plays my mother-in-law. During breaks, she would regale us with singing and Vijay sir would start dancing to the beats. We bonded well. His role is a direct contrast to the villain roles he has been doing. He has excelled himself and it helped me emote better,” says Semmalar. … [Read more...] about Actor Semmalar Annam on playing a tribal woman in an upcoming Malayalam film
'Just a remarkable win...To go to Australia and win a Test series in this way will be remembered in the history of Indian cricket forever... BCCI announces a 5 cr bonus for the team ...The value of this win is beyond any number... well done to every member of the touring party,' Ganguly tweeted. … [Read more...] about India heroes Down Under to get Rs 5 crore bonus!
Veterans fondly remembered the role of film baddie Nellore Kantha Rao in the promotion of wrestling in and around Bezwada. “His weekly bouts were a huge success as it gave a platform for both professionals and amateurs to showcase their skills. Nellore Kantha Rao used to draw huge crowds and his bout once held at Eluru compelled railway authorities to run a special train owing to the huge turnout of spectators,” says Kandhi Appa Rao, who runs a gymnasium atop Gandhi Hill. … [Read more...] about When ‘kusti’ ruled the roost in Bezwada