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Vijay behind the camera After lending his voice for a song in the upcoming action adventure 7DPLOÀLFN7KXSSDNNL,OD\DWKDODSDWK\9LMD\KDVWXUQHGFDPHUDPDQ IRUWKHVDPH¿OP7KH9HOD\XGKDPVWDUKDQGOHGWKHFLQHPDWRJUDSK\ for a sequence in Mumbai. The latest buzz is that Vijay switched on the camera and acted for the scene as per cinematographer Santhosh Sivan’s advice. It was shot on the busy streets in Mumbai on March 11 and was wrapped up within a few minutes in order to avoid unwanted public attention. Planned and executed by director AR Murugadoss, the shoot was supervised by Santosh Sivan. Vijay completed the entire sequence in a single take. Thuppakki, which also features Kajal Aggarwal is produced by Kalaipuli S Dhanu.

Alphonsa attempts suicide Actress Alphonsa, popular in Tamil cinema for her item numbers, is believed to have attempted suicide by consuming sleeping pills. She took this drastic step following the death of her boyfriend. According to sources, Alphonsa was living with her lover Vinod Kumar Virugambakkam in Chennai. Earlier this month, she returned from Dubai and reportedly had a TXDUUHOZLWKKLP:KHQVKHZRNHXSWKHQH[WPRUQLQJVKHZDVVKRFNHGWR¿QGKLPKDQJLQJ from the ceiling. Following this, she informed the police who rushed to the spot and sent the body for post-mortem. Vinod Kumar’s parents are said to be claiming that the actress is responsible for the death of their son and Alphonsa was taken to the police station for questioning. A distressed Alphonsa returned home and decided to end her life by consuming tablets. Fortunately, she was rushed to a nearby hospital immediately and is said to be out of danger.


A pril 2012 | Southscope

Southscope magazine April 2012  
Southscope magazine April 2012  

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