Raghava Changes Mind And Turns Corrupt
As a follow up to the blockbuster ‘Kanchana 2’ actor & director Raghava Lawrence announced 2 films ‘Motta Siva Ketta Siva’ with Kajal Agarwal as heroine and a supernatural thriller ‘Naaga’ both produced by Vendhar Movies. Now Lawrence has had a change of mind and has decided to 1st do a film for producer R. B. Chowdhary’s Super Good Films to be directed by Sai Ramani whose earlier film is the Jiiva starrer ‘Singam Puli’. Raghava has so far played the role of an innocent & loveable man but he is going for a complete makeover in this new untitled film in which he is going to appear as a corrupt cop. The film is a remake of the Telugu super hit ‘Pataas’ that had Nandamuri Kalyan Ram as the hero.
Keerthy Opts Out Of Mani Ratnam’s Film
Actor Dulquer Salman who was supposed to play one of the male leads in director Mani Ratnam’s upcoming bilingual film has been replaced by actor Naani as the latter is popular among both Tamil & Telugu audiences. Besides actress Keethy Suresh who had signed up for one of the female leads in the film has also opted out of the project. Keerhy’s father and Malayalam film producer Suresh Kumar has confirmed this and also explained the reason behind his daughter’s decision to let go off an offer that is still a dream for many actors & actresses across the country.
Amala Has The Most Dangerous Links Amongst The Tamil Celebrities
It was Dhanush In the year 2014, and now it is the much married & prettier by the day Amala Paul, who tops the list of the “Most Sensational Celebrities” according to Intel Securities Annual survey for the year 2015. Intel, the world’s largest computer chip manufacturing company keeps a watch on cyber criminals who take advantage of people’s search patterns and let loose malicious links to sites & lure unsuspecting users to reveal their sensitive information. Amala Paul’s name is linked to the maximum number of such malicious sites followed by Arya, Suriya, Vijay & Amy Jackson.
Actresss Aachi Manorama Is No More
Born as Gopishantha in Mannarugudi of Tamil Nadu, Manorama started acting in a theater group at the young age of 12. Her excellent skill of dialogue delivery won her a chance to act in films. She 1st acted in an unreleased film starring S. S. Rajendran & Devika. Then she was offered the lead heroine’s role in ‘Malaiyitta Mangai’ produced by ace lyricist Kannadasan and that became her 1st film. After that Manorama migrated to supporting characters laced with comedy and paired up with male comedians of those days like Nagesh. Cho, Thangavelu, V. K. Ramasamy, Thengai Srinivasan and many others. Her performance as Jil Jil Ramamani, a folk dancer in the Sivaji Ganesan – Padmini starrer classic film ‘Thillana Mohanambal’ was one of the highly regarded female supporting characters ever enacted in Tamil cinema and the same is also considered as the towering performance of her career in those days.
‘Rudrama Devi’ Buy 1 Get 1 In USA
Indian’s 1st and biggest historical 3D film, ‘Rudrama Devi’ is running strong in USA. It has already crossed half a million mark by collecting $570k recently and heading towards 1 million club in the overall run. Online ticketing website www.fandango.com offer a buy 1 get 1 free ticket scheme per transaction for those buying tickets and watching Rudrama Devi. This offer was valid only till 11th Oct, 2015 for ticket bought online at www.fandango.com but it was not valid at counter purchases at any other ticketing websites.
Srihari’s Statue Unveiled by Dasari
It’s been 2 years since Srihari passed away and a perfect replacement for him has been not found yet. He made a mark in Tollywood with his versatility and will be remembered forever not only for his acting skills, but also for the philanthropic activities he had done. A statue was unveiled as an honor of this late actor. Dasari Narayana Rao inaugurated the statue at Balanagar in Hyderabad on 11th Oct, 2015. A few Telangana minsters also attended the inauguration event.
Actor Raj Tarun Teams Up With Director Puri Jagannadh
Raj Tarun has now become one of the most sought after young actors in Tollywood. After acting in just 2 films, he got a chance to work with Sukumar for ‘Kumari 21F’, for which the director penned the story, the screenplay & the dialogues, apart from producing it. The latest news is that Puri Jagannadh will be producing one of Raj Tarun’s upcoming films. The ‘Temper’ director is said to have also penned the story & the dialogues for this film, which will be directed by yesteryear actress Revathi.
The Tamil Version Of ‘Akhil’ All Set To Be Released
The Tamil version of ‘Akhil’ will be released simultaneously with the Telugu version of the film on 22nd Oct, 2015. C. Kalyan bagged the Tamil rights of the film and he is planning to hold a grand event in Chennai to introduce ‘Akhil’ to the Tamil audiences. As per the latest update, the Tamil version of the film has been titled as ‘Surya Kavacham’, which is very much linked to the concept of the movie. The film will be a socio fantasy entertainer. V. V. Vinayak is the director of this film and Nithiin is the producer.
Sreenivasan in ‘Ceylon Cinema’
Versatile cine artiste Sreenivasan will play the lead role in a movie titled ‘Ceylon Cinema’. The movie has been written by M. Vineesh. He will also direct the movie. The pooja of the movie was held at Kozhikode.’Ceylon Cinema’ will also star Aju Varghese, Ramesh Pisharody, Dharmajan, Kalabhavan Shajon et al in pivotal roles. Gopi Sunder will handle the music department for this movie. Suesh Sastha is the cameraman.
‘Mulgudi Days’ Official Teaser Released
The official teaser of ‘Mulgudi Days’ has been released. The movie is based in a fictional village and revolves around a school high up in a hilly terrain. Anoop Menon & Bhama play the lead actors in the movie. The teaser of the movie depicts the actors along with school kids. Anoop Menon had gone on record saying that this was one of those movies which has changed him as a person and brought about a new dimension in him. The movie has been completed and is ready for release.
Noted producer of Kannada cinema B. K. Srinivasa feels depressed for showcasing him and his Sri Harsha Productions in distasteful manner by the director of his film ‘Dove’ Alemari Santhu. B. K. Srinivasa who lives on the slogan ‘Nambikeye Jeevana’ (Belief is life) believed Alemari Santhu completely in the production of ‘Dove’ but did not know that he would project his name so poorly in his own film. In the title card his name is not spelt properly and the photo that comes with the name is not given prominence for investing crores on his film ‘Dove’. Director Santhu is solely responsible for it. Secondly his prestigious banner Sri Harsha Productions has been kept as the name of a bar & restaurant. Which has hurt B. K. Srinivasa no end.
Welcome To Anoop
A long stay in the cinema industry as producer, Kannada activist & KFCC active member Sa Ra Govindu is an anxious person today. That is because his son’s debut film ‘Dove’ is releasing all over Karnataka. It is a 1st test match for Anoop in the days of ’20:20’. Anoop’s late mother wanted to see his son in a cricket ground hitting six & fours. He has landed in another popular field of cinema. He is watched by lakhs of people like in cricket ground. This is what Sa Ra Govindu lamented when his son was introduced to media for the 1st time at Hotel Le Meredian. Anoop Sa Ra Govindu is taking birth in the profession that has given life for innumerable personalities all around the world. For the connection of a renowned father, there were several best wishes to Anoop in the print media. Anoop Sa Ra Govindu has been already invited for the 2nd film by noted producer Kanakapura Srinivas.