Synonyms for amarkalam or Related words with amarkalam
Examples of "amarkalam"
A digitally restored version of "
" was released in May 2014 celebrating the 43rd birthday of actor Ajith Kumar.
The film is about an underworld don's henchman who falls in love with a police officer's adopted daughter. The film is remake of the 1999 Tamil film "
" starring Ajith Kumar, Shalini and Raghuvaran.
Hari first joined as an assistant, gaining experience by working with various directors K. Natraj in " Valli", Nassar in "Avatharam" and Alex Pandian. Later, he assisted K. Balachander in his film "Kalki" and worked as an associate director with Saran in the films "
" , "Parthen Rasithen" and "Alli Arjuna".
() is a 1999 Tamil romantic musical-action film written and directed by Saran and produced by V. Sudhir Kumar for the banner "Venkateswaralayam". The film featured Ajith Kumar, making it his 25th film and Shalini in the lead roles with Raghuvaran, Raadhika and Nassar in other pivotal roles. The film opened in August 1999 to positive reviews from critics and became a blockbuster.
Saran and Ajith collaborated for the third time after the successes of "Kadhal Mannan" (1998) and "
" (1999). Between then and 2004, the pair began shooting for another project for Poornachandra Rao titled "Erumugam" also starring Richa Pallod, before Ajith pulled out and the pair subsequently fell out. However Ajith Kumar's wife played a role in reconciling the pair and Saran worked on a fresh script for the actor. Kiran was initially roped in to play a second leading female role after her other film opposite Ajith, "Mahaa", was shelved but Saran later deleted her character from the project.
He began his career with a small role in the 1990 Tamil film "En Veedu En Kanavar". His first lead role was in the film "Amaravathi". and first critical acclaimed appearance was in the thriller "Aasai" (1995). He subsequently established himself as a romantic hero with "Kadhal Kottai" (1996), "Aval Varuvala" (1998) and "Kadhal Mannan" (1998). Successful films like "Vaali" (1999), "Mugavaree" (2000), "Kandukondain Kandukondain" (2000) and "Citizen" (2001) followed. He established himself as an action hero with films like "
" (1999), "Dheena" (2001), "Villain" (2002), "Attahasam" (2004), "Varalaru" (2006), "Mankatha" (2011), "Arrambam" (2013), "Veeram" (2014), "Yennai Arindhaal" (2015) and "Vedalam" (2015). In 2014, Ajith was listed in Forbes India's Top 100 Celebrities.
S. J. Suryaah's thriller, "Vaali", which portrayed him in dual roles for the first time opposite Simran, became one of his biggest hits during the time. The film told the story of a deaf and mute brother setting his eyes on his younger brother's wife, with Ajith's portrayal of the two brothers winning him his first of many awards for Filmfare's Best Actor. Furthermore, Ajith's portrayal of the brothers was also praised, with critics claiming that the film was an "instant classic" with Ajith showing that he is a "talented actor". The two following supporting roles in the drama films "Anandha Poongatre" and "Nee Varuvai Ena" also brought Ajith plaudits for his portrayals. His final film before the new millennium was "
", directed by Saran and featuring Shalini, whom he married shortly after the film. "
" told the story of a negelected child who grew up and fails to show feelings of love or affection, becoming a gangster in the process, with Ajith's depiction of his rogue character appreciated by critics.
Shalini Ajith Kumar, also known simply as Shalini, is an Indian film actress who debuted, at the age of 3, as a child artist in the Malayalam film "Ente Mamattikkuttiyammakku" which was produced by Navodaya Studio. In Telugu film Jagadeka Veerudu Atiloka Sundari (1990) she acted along with her sister Shamili as an orphan child taken care by Megastar Chiranjeevi. She continued to appear in many films as a child actor, credited as Baby Shalini. After a break of several years, she returned to the industry by appearing in her first lead role in "Aniyathi Pravu" which went on to become a blockbuster. She later appeared in highly successful films in Malayalam and Tamil such as "Kadhalukku Mariyadhai" (1997), "Niram" (1999), "
" (1999) and "Alaipayuthey" (2000), "Piriyadha Varam Vendum" (2001). Shalini is married to Tamil film actor Ajith Kumar.
In 1999, during the shoot of Saran's
, Ajith began to date his co-star Shalini. At that time, their involvement made him a regular subject of tabloid gossip, a role to which he was accustomed following his previous relationship. Ajith proposed to Shalini in June 1999, and following consultations with her family, she agreed. They were married in 24 April 2000 in Chennai in a grand ceremony. As both were of different religions, Ajith being a Hindu Brahmin and Shalini being Protestant Christian, they were married together under the customs of both religions. After their marriage, Shalini retired as an actress and became a full-time housewife, following the completion of two unfinished projects. The couple have two children. On 3 January 2008, they had their daughter, Anoushka AjithKumar, she was born in Chennai. On 2 March 2015, they had their second child, a son Aadvik AjithKumar.
In 1999, during the shoot of Saran's "
", Ajith began to date his co-star Shalini. At that time, their involvement made him a regular subject of tabloid gossip, a role to which he was accustomed following his previous relationship. He proposed to Shalini in June 1999, and following consultations with her family, she agreed. They were married in April 2000 in Chennai. On 3 January 2008, their daughter, Anoushka, was born in Chennai. On 2 March 2015, their second child, a son Aadvik was born. Through his marriage to actress Shalini, he became brother-in-law to actor Richard Rishi, and actress Shamili, who appeared as his sister-in-law in Rajiv Menon's "Kandukondain Kandukondain".
Following the announcement that Sivaji Productions, Ajith Kumar and Gautham Menon would come together, other technicians were added to the film. Menon's usual collaborator, Harris Jayaraj, was signed on as the music composer. However, after Menon's departure, Jayaraj also left the project due to his busy schedule with other films. After approaching Yuvan Shankar Raja for the job, Saran finally confirmed Bharathwaj as music director. "Asal" was Bharathwaj's fiftieth film as composer; he had previously teamed up with Saran and Ajith on "Kadhal Mannan", "
" and "Attagasam". Ajith was under contract to be paid a remuneration of $1.25 million in cash plus a 30 per cent share of the profit from sales of rights of the film.
Shalini started her career as a child artist in "Ente Mamattikkuttiyammakku" and she acted in all the films under the direction of Fazil. She went to study, she returned to acting with "Aniyathipravu" which was a blockbuster. Initially Fazil was keen on casting a débutante in the lead female role, but Shalini insisted that she should also star in the Tamil version. Her performance was praised especially Indolink.com recommending the film and citing that "Shalini returns in this film with a good performance". The success of the film prompted the director to make another film with the lead pair in 2000, "Kannukkul Nilavu" which received positive reviews and was a success at the box office. Her next film was "
", Saran initially approached Shalini, who was studying at the time and she refused but after a three-month pursuit, he finally got her to sign on as well. She was offered a role in "Padayappa" which she rejected.
"Gemini" received mixed reviews from critics. Malathi Rangarajan of "The Hindu" wrote that the "Vikram style" action film was more of a stylised fare as realism was a casualty in many sequences. She added that while the credibility level of the storyline was low, Saran had tried to strike a balance in making a formulaic film. Pearl of Rediff.com lauded Saran's "racy" screenplay but found the plot "hackneyed" and reminiscent of Saran's "
". The critic declared, ""Gemini" is your typical masala potboiler. And it works." In contrast, Sify was critical of the film and wrote, "Neither exciting nor absorbing "Gemini" is as hackneyed as they get. [...] Saran should be blamed for this inept movie, which has no storyline and has scant regard for logic or sense."
The official audio of "Sivaji" released in India and overseas on 2 April 2007. Unlike other major films, no pooja was held for the event and the album hit the stands straight away. The original audio cassette cover had an image of four Rajinikanths on its cover, while the CD version had an image of the lead pair on its cover. The first song in the album is "Balleilakka," which features Rajinikanth dancing with Nayanthara, who makes a guest appearance in the film. It picturizes him dancing and singing while returning to Tamil Nadu from the United States of America, with a backdrop of paddy fields. Over four hundred dancing extras were used in the song, including Pulikali artistes from Kerala. The song's lyrics were penned by Na. Muthukumar and the song was sung by S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, who, as he did in "
", sang without stopping for nearly two minutes. The other singers are Rahman's elder sister Reihana and Telugu language singer Benny Dayal.
The director disclosed that it was "a modern day rags to riches story" where the protagonist rises from humble origins to an enviable position. The venture was to be funded by A. Purnachandra Rao of Lakshmi Productions. The film would mark the director's third collaboration with Ajith Kumar in the lead after the success of "Kaadhal Mannan" (1998) and "
" (1999). Laila Mehdin and Richa Pallod, who played the heroine in Saran's "Parthen Rasithen" (2000) and "Alli Arjuna" respectively, were to play the female lead roles. While the recording for the film's audio reportedly began on 16 March 2001, the filming was to start in mid-June and continue until August that year, followed by post-production work in September. It was planned to release the film on 14 November 2001 coinciding with Diwali. However, after finding a more engaging script in "Red" (2002), Ajith lost interest; he left the project after a week's shoot and the production was shelved. Following this incident, Saran stated that he would never do another film with Ajith. The pair would, however, reconcile their differences later, and collaborate on "Attahasam" (2004) and "Aasal" (2010).
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