• ‘Was harassed on sets, made to wait for 6 hours’

    ‘Was harassed on sets, made to wait for 6 hours’
    Published Date : 21-Jan-2019 10:33:25 IST

    Kangana Ranaut has revealed that although she hasn’t been sexually harassed in Bollywood, she has faced harassment on many other fronts. She added, “Some people had ego issues…Making me wait on set for six hours, willingly giving me wrong call time to make me stand, always giving me…wrong…dates.” “It wouldn’t come under #MeToo but it was still harassment,” said Kangana.

  • Hope to write more books in future: Manisha

    Hope to write more books in future: Manisha
    Published Date : 21-Jan-2019 3:45:19 IST

    Manisha Koirala, who has authored the book “Healed: How Cancer Gave Me a New Life”, hopes to pen more books in future. “I am very excited and happy that my book ‘Healed: How Cancer Gave Me a New Life’ has been appreciated by the audience. I am thankful for the readers for the love that I have received from them. “This was my first experience of writing a book. The kind of response I have received for my first book, I hope that I will write more books in future,” Manisha told reporters.

  • ‘Dandupalya-4’ is rejected by the censor board

    ‘Dandupalya-4’ is rejected by the censor board
    Published Date : 21-Jan-2019 3:39:38 IST

    ‘Dandupalya-4’ has been rejected by the censor board and advised to approach the revising committee. Suman Ranganath plays the lead role in the movie, which has the story of murder, theft, and robbery. The censor board, after watching the movie has rejected the movie. The movie is directed by Nayak and Venkatesh has produced the movie. ‘Dandupalya-4’ has been shot in five languages and the decision of the censor board has made the team unhappy so they have decided to go to the tribunal.

  • Kareena to contest LS polls from Bhopal?

    Kareena to contest LS polls from Bhopal?
    Published Date : 21-Jan-2019 3:35:26 IST

    Congress leaders in Madhya Pradesh want actress Kareena Kapoor Khan to contest 2019 Lok Sabha elections from Bhopal as the party candidate. As per Congress leaders, Guddu Chauhan and Anees Khan, Kareena’s candidature will help in trouncing the BJP in the city. Notably, Bhopal has been electing a BJP MP for decades. Guddu Chauhan and Anees Khan opine that since Kareena Kapoor has a huge fan-following among the youngsters, she will surely get enough votes to unseat the BJP.

  • Abhishek Bachchan to star in Kamal’s Indian 2: Report

    Abhishek Bachchan to star in Kamal’s Indian 2: Report
    Published Date : 21-Jan-2019 3:31:56 IST

    Abhishek Bachchan will star in the upcoming Kamal Haasan starrer ‘Indian 2’, as per reports. The film, which is a sequel to the 1996 film ‘Indian’, is directed by S Shankar and produced by Subaskaran Allirajah. The film also stars Akshay Kumar, Siddharth and Kajal Aggarwal, according to reports. The original film starred Manisha Koirala and Urmila Matondkar opposite Kamal.

  • Abki Bar A New Line

    Abki Bar A New Line
    Published Date : 21-Jan-2019 9:21:07 IST

    The BJP has decided to change its staple slogan ‘abki bar Modi sarkar’ to something more appealing. The party brass has decided to drop it since it has become repetitive over the years. During the days of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the slogan was ‘abki bari Atal Bihari’. Later, the slogan was picked up by other parties. The BJP youth wing is already using a new one, ‘lakshya hamara, Modi dobara’.

  • Ex-MLA Vangaveeti quits YSRCP

    Ex-MLA Vangaveeti quits YSRCP
    Published Date : 21-Jan-2019 7:30:14 IST

    Former YSRCP MLA Vangaveeti Radha Krishna quit the party on Sunday. In his resignation letter to party chief Jagan Mohan Reddy, he alleged that Jagan was restricting other leaders in order to become CM. Radha Krishna, who was upset with party’s decision to give Vijayawada Central ticket to Malladi Vishnu, had stayed away from party activities. After an hour long meet with YSRC leader Botsa Satyanarayana, Radha Krishna sent his resignation letter to Jagan.

  • Chiranjeevi scraps Koratala Siva’s script!

    Chiranjeevi scraps Koratala Siva’s script!
    Published Date : 21-Jan-2019 12:37:29 IST

    Koratala Siva who has been working on a script for the past few months for Chiranjeevi, has to start all over again! Courtesy Chiru scrapping his script. Going into the details, we have learnt that Koratala has prepared a script assuming that it would show Chiru in a new light. When he approached the actor and narrated the story, the latter did not like the script and has scrapped it! Apparently, Chiru felt that the script neither offers anything new nor was interesting. Hence, he asked Koratala to come up with a new script.

  • Nithiin to work on two films

    Nithiin to work on two films
    Published Date : 20-Jan-2019 6:55:38 IST

    Nithiin has now signed on two films — one to be directed by Venky Kudumula, and the other one to be directed by Surya Pratap. Buzz is that Nithiin wants to focus more on fun and humor in these two films. A source says, “Humor has been an integral part of all Nithiin’s super hit films, and as such, the actor is determined to strike back at the box office by having more humorous content in his next two films. The script work for both the films are currently underway and director Venky’s film might go on floors first.”

  • Film industry is a brutal place: Abhishek Bachchan

    Film industry is a brutal place: Abhishek Bachchan
    Published Date : 19-Jan-2019 9:34:01 IST

    Speaking about his struggles in the film industry, actor Abhishek Bachchan said, “The industry is a brutal place.” “It’s heartbreaking to any actor who has been centre stage to be shadowed by another actor in the lead,” the actor, who was last seen in ‘Manmarziyaan’, added. Abhishek further said that actors have to earn their place in the film industry.

  • Kerala couple who died after falling 800ft in US were drunk: Autopsy

    Kerala couple who died after falling 800ft in US were drunk: Autopsy
    Published Date : 19-Jan-2019 9:32:40 IST

    The Kerala couple who died after falling more than 800 feet from a popular overlook at the US’ Yosemite National Park in October had alcohol in their systems prior to death, an autopsy revealed. Meenakshi Moorthy and Vishnu Viswanath died “of multiple injuries to the head, neck, chest and abdomen”, it said. However, it’s not known how intoxicated they were.

  • Megha Akash in Nani’s film?

    Megha Akash in Nani’s film?
    Published Date : 19-Jan-2019 9:08:42 IST

    After bagging Rajinikanth-starrer Petta, actress Megha Akash is now likely to do another happening project in Telugu. Rumours are rife that the Boomerang star is in talks for the leading lady’s role opposite Nani in his next film to be directed by Vikram Kumar. Sources say that Vikram Kumar initiated the dialogue with the actress for the romantic entertainer after her performance in Lie and Chal Mohan Ranga. Megha too, is apparently keen to do the project after listening to the script.

  • Ramya Krishna essays a porn star

    Ramya Krishna essays a porn star
    Published Date : 19-Jan-2019 7:20:36 IST

    Reportedly, Ramya Krishna has opted for yet another bold role of a porn star in her upcoming film Super Deluxe, directed by award winning filmmaker Thyagarajan Kumara Raja of Aaranya Kaandam fame. And, she has replaced ace actress Nadhiya, who was the first choice of the director. The film has Vijay Sethupathi playing the lead protagonist of a trans-woman called Shilpa. It is learnt that Ramya will be seen as a porn actress in a film within Super Deluxe titled ‘Mallu Uncut’.

  • A director in high demand!

    A director in high demand!
    Published Date : 19-Jan-2019 7:16:26 IST

    With the success of multi-starrer F2, director Anil Ravipudi has made it to the big league, and is now getting calls from almost all the big stars and many top producers as well. Rarely does a director deliver four consecutive hits, especially in the Telugu film industry. “The director met Mahesh Babu prior to the release of F2 and narrated a story which Mahesh asked him to develop,” says the source, adding that the superstar, who is presently busy with the film Maharshi, may agree to do Anil’s film once that is completed.

  • Posani to make a film on Jaganmohan Reddy?

    Posani to make a film on Jaganmohan Reddy?
    Published Date : 19-Jan-2019 7:13:47 IST

    Posani Krishna Murali has always been a very vocal supporter of Jagan and now, sources say that Posani, who worked as a script writer for more than 40 films, is apparently wielding the megaphone for a film that has a political backdrop. Buzz is that Posani, who has already directed a few films, has begun shooting for the film in Pulivendula, Kadapa district. Rumoured to be a semi-biopic on Jagan, the film may be released prior to the 2019 Andhra Pradesh elections.