As compared to films produced in Bollywoodian & Hollywoodian Cinema arena, South Indian Cinema is rapidly & regularly progressing by churning out its own brand of gems of milestone movies in all the 4 languages namely Kannada, Malyalam, Telugu & Tamil. In an exclusive Nasheman.In, Shaheen Raaj will present a sneak preview of the productional happenings of Southern Cinema every fortnight. Time to stay tuned in.
Vishal & Suseendran Join Hands Again
Vishal & Suseendran join hands again. Here’s the complete details of ‘Paayum Puli’ 2015. After ‘Naan Sigappu Manithan’ Vishal is 2nd time lucky to get the title of yet another superstar’s mega hit movie of the 80’s namely ‘Paayum Puli’. This film brings back Vishal & Suseendran, who earlier on gave the super hit film namely ‘Paandiya Naadu’. Vendhar Movies is the producers of ‘Paayum Puli’ 2015 & Kajal Agarwal is the heroine while Samuthrakani, Soori, Jayaprakash, Murali Sharma & Anandraj play supporting roles. D. Imman scores the music for Vairamuthu’s lyrics & ‘VIP’ director Velraj handles the camera. Editor Anthony, Art Director Rajeevan, Stunt Master Anal Arasu & Choreographer Shobi form the core team.
‘Purampokku’s Release Date Locked!
The release date Arya’s next multi starrer film ‘Purampokku has now been locked. Director S. P. Jananathan’s stylish multi starrer ‘Purampokku’ featuring Arya, Vijay Sethupathi, Karthika Nair & Shaam is now releasing on 1st May, 2015 and Disney UTV chief G. Dananjayan confirmed this on his micro blogging site. The film touches the sensitive issue of capital punishment and is in the political thriller genre. Arya is said to play a social & financial analyst while Vijay Sethupathi & Shaam play a railway coolie & police officer respectively. Karthika Nair the heroine has performed some risky stunt sequences and it is evident from the trailer that production value is on par with Hollywood flicks.
2 Dates Set For The Release Of ‘Kanchana 2’
2 dates have recently been set for the release of Raghava Lawrence’s ‘Kanchana 2’. After ‘Muni’ & Kanchana’, Raghava Lawrence’s long in the making ‘Kanchana 2’ has created a huge buzz in the industry and among fans after the posters were released a few days back. Raghava Lawrence has already released the trailer of the movie and the comedy horror will hit the screens on the 16th Apr, 2015.
Raghava Lawrence is enacting 6 different roles in ‘Kanchana 2’, which also has Tapsee Pannu, Devadarshini, Kovai Sarala, Raghava’s brother Vino & Nithya Menon in a special appearance. Music score is taken care of by S. S. Thaman & Sun Pictures are releasing this film after a long gap.
Anushka’s magnum opus ‘Bahubali’ release postponed to July, 2015.
Anushka has put in tremendous hard work for almost 2 years to play the female lead Devasena in S. S. Rajamouli’s bilingual ‘Bahubali’. Anushka has undergone vigorous training in sword fighting as part of her homework for the magnum opus. ‘Bahubali’ was scheduled to be released on the 15th of May, 2015 but the film could be postponed by more than a month to sometime in July, 2015 as there is delay in the extensive post production work. Prabhas & Rana Dagubatti play warring brothers in ‘Bahubali’ and the top notch supporting cast includes Sudeep, Tamanaah, Sathyaraj, Ramya Krishnan & Nasser. Madan Karky is responsible for the Tamil dialogues while M. M. Keeravani scores the music.
Nora Fatehi The ‘Temper’ Girl To Star In ‘Baahubali’
Nora Fatehi the ‘Temper’ girl will also star In ‘Baahubali’. Nora Fatehi, who sizzled in an energetic item number in NTR’s super hit film, ‘Temper’, is going to do a special song in ‘Baahubali’. S. S. Rajamouli is said to have been very impressed with Nora’s dances in ‘Temper’ and roped her for the song. Of late she has been rehearsing for the song and will soon join the shoot. ‘Baahubali’ work is nearing completion. and the film is scheduled for a release on 15th May, 2015.
Tamil Actor Rajinikanth Meets Kannada Director Pawan Wadeyar
Tamil actor Rajinikanth meets Kannada director Pawan Wadeyar. Of late Rajinikanth has been going through a rough patch in his career. His recent movies bombed at the box – office and the Super star has been contemplating with which director he has to work with for his next, so that he will bounce back in full form. There are many speculations about the director of his next movie. Some days back it was alleged that A. R. Murugadoss will direct the movie and Aascar Ravichandran may direct it.
But surprisingly Rajinikanth recently met Kannada director Pawan Wadeyar of ‘Potugadu’ fame and this meeting has sparked new speculations that both of them are going to team up soon.
The Film ‘Legend’ Creates New Records
Of late Balakrishna’s blockbuster movie, ‘Legend’, released last year, has created a new record. At a time, when movies are being out of the theatres in just one or two weeks, ‘Legend’ completed 365 days run in 2 theaters and is running towards 400 days. This film, which set the cash registers ringing at the box – office with huge collections, has completed 365 days in Mini Shiva theatre in Emmigannur, Kurnool district with direct four shows. It also completed 365 days in Proddutur (56 days in Arveti theatre & 310 days (single shift 4 shows) at Archana theatre.
The Official Release Date Of ‘Kick 2’ Has Now Been Confirmed
The official release date of ‘Kick 2’ has now been confirmed. Kalyan Ram, who scored a super hit this year with the film, ‘Pataas’, is producing ‘Kick 2’ with Ravi Teja & Rakul Preet Singh in the lead roles. Surender Reddy is the director of this film. 2 songs were shot in Switzerland and this schedule was completed on 31st Mar, 2015. With the song which starts on 3rd Apr, 2015 at Annapurna Studios, the total shooting will be completed. The makers are planning to release the movie worldwide on 7th May, 2015. Bollywood actor Nikitin Dheer of ‘Chennai Express’ fame is playing the villain in this film.
‘Ennum Epozhum’ & ‘Oru Vadakkan Selfie’ Hits The Marquee
Mohanlal & Nivin Pauly recently met face to face as their movies ‘Ennum Epozhum’ & ‘Oru Vadakkan Selfie’ respectively hit the marquee. Both the movies have upped much anticipation with a lot many factors working for both of them. While the hit team of ‘Malarvadi’ has rejoined for ‘Oru Vadakkan Selfie’ (OVS), the Sathyan Anthikad helmed ‘Ennum Epozhum’ with the star combo of Mohanlal & Manju Warrier also held much promise. Both the movies were expected to do well at the box office.
Aashiq Abu’s ‘Rani Padmini’ is on track.
Aashiq Abu’s next film ‘Rani Padmini’ is right on track despite rumors that one of the lead actresses has been dropped out of the project. The graphic poster of the film has also come out, depicting the 2 lead actresses of the film, Manju Warrier & Rima Kallingal, announcing that the movie will begin rolling soon.
Aashiq Abu has already clarified that the movie is an experimental one which will have the 2 women’s journey. The physical journey that takes them across various terrains throughout India also bring about a strong bond between them and works towards revealing & healing their emotional quotient.
‘Local Train’ Song Canned
A song for ‘Local Train’ was recently canned. The number “Saniha Saniha Noduththiddare Neenu Noduththiddare…….!” featuring Madarangi Krishna & Estar Naronha was captured in the choreography of Chinni Prakash for ‘Local Train’. This film’s earlier name was ‘Chinna Chinna Aase’. A film by Sanjana Cine Arts SH Walke maiden production erected a set for the song penned by Jayanth Kaikini to shoot at Kanteerava Studio. N. Rudramuni has penned the story & the screenplay and also directs this film. For the songs of Arjun Janya 2 famous lyricists Dr V. Nagendra Prasad & Jayanth Kaikini have penned the songs. Keshavaditya worked on the dialogues, Ramesh Babu is cameraman, PR Sounder Raj is editing, Ram Shetty & Ramesh have directed the stunts & Ishwari Kumar art direction are part of the ‘Local Train’.
A new film ‘Ugraksha’ rolled recently. After ‘Ugram’ success a similar sounding title ‘Ugraksha’ went on the floosr recently. An action packed film by Bharat Kumar of Hoskote starring Abhinav Shreyas was clapped for the 1st shot by Karnataka Rakshana Vedike Swabhimani Association Krishne Gowda. KFCC President Thomas D Souza switched on the camera. R Vidhaa has penned story, screenplay, dialogues besides direction for the film.
Murali Krish is cameraman and M Sanjeev is music composer. Deepika Kamayya is female lead in this film with Tabla Naani, Sharat Lohitashva, Arun Sagar, Victory Vasu, Muni, Bank Janardhan, Sudhakar, Ugram Manju, Kempe Gowda, Chandan, Dharmatej, Chandan Gamya, Sowmya, Suvarna et al in supporting roles.