• Soon, only pro-govt films will be legal: PC
    Published Date : 21-Oct-2017 11:55:35 IST

    Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram suggested on Saturday that the Union government and the BJP running it will widen censorship of films, weighing in on the controversy around Tamil film Mersal that is under fire for criticising key decisions made by the PM and his colleagues. “Notice to film makers: Law is coming, you can only make documentaries praising government’s policies,” he said in the morning in a post from his Twitter handle @PChidambaram_IN.

  • Sanjay Dutt’s Daughter Bold Pic Goes Viral
    Published Date : 21-Oct-2017 11:42:27 IST

    Trishala Dutt harbours acting aspirations, but dad Sanjay Dutt is against it. The star daughter, who is based in New York, recently shared a snapshot on Instagram and wrote, “Cardio seven days a week.” It vent viral in no time. Trishala tops the trends game in a crochet maroon crop top, pairing it up with a pair of black bell-bottoms. Trishala is Sanjay Dutt’s daughter with his first wife Richa Sharma, who died in 1996.

  • Heroine’s strange weakness
    Published Date : 21-Oct-2017 10:30:59 IST

    Everyone has some weakness. This upcoming heroine of three films has a funny weakness. She falls head over heels for the director of the film. This happened with her first film and also with the second film. Due to her affection for the director of the second film, the release was delayed. Thirdly, she has now got an opportunity to work with a big hero. Here too she is said to be bonkers over a key person. She has another project too. But, rumour mill is yet to wake up to this project.

  • Ram’s film has no censor cuts
    Published Date : 21-Oct-2017 9:19:20 IST

    Hero Ram Pothineni’s Vunnadhi Okate Zindagi is all set for release. The film will release on October 27. It has Anupama Parameswaran and Lavanya Tripathi playing the female leads. The songs of the film have already gone on to become chart-busters. The censor work of the film too has been completed and the censors have not suggested any cuts to the film. Director Kishore Tirumala is hoping that this film too will become a hit like Nenu Sailaja.

  • Ranveer Singh in ‘Singh Is Kingg’ sequel?
    Published Date : 21-Oct-2017 8:50:57 IST

    If reports doing the rounds are to be believed, then ‘Padmavati’ actor Ranveer Singh will now fill in Akshay Kumar’s shoes for the sequel to the hit film ‘Singh Is Kinng’. According to reports, the sequel to the comedy has now been titled ‘Sher Singh’ as revealed by producer Shailendra Singh. It has been alleged that the film could not take up the title of the original flick as producer Vipul A Shah refused to part with it.

  • Know who compared Sam with Savitri?
    Published Date : 21-Oct-2017 12:52:39 IST

    Samantha says legendary Akkineni Nageswara Rao had complemented her for her action in Ye Maya Chesave. She says she got two marks more than Chay. Nageswara Rao had even compared her eyes with those of legendary Savitri and said they were very expressive. Samantha says this was the greatest complement she got. But, interestingly, despite comparison with Savitri, Samantha failed to land Savitri’s role in her biopic.

  • No bargaining with Ravi Teja
    Published Date : 20-Oct-2017 8:09:11 IST

    Usually, remuneration varies with one’s success graph. So, when Ravi Teja did not have a film in two years and his last film was not a hit, producers thought he would bring down his remuneration. But, Ravi Teja did not budge an inch from Rs 10 crore and said he would rather sit at home than to work for less remuneration. Finally, the producer has to come down and agree to Ravi Teja’s demand. Ravi Teja proved right as his film has already done very good pre-release business.

  • Sreesanth cannot play for any other country: BCCI
    Published Date : 20-Oct-2017 7:51:34 IST

    Following Sreesanth’s comments that he will play for some other country if BCCI does not revoke his ban, the board has said that it is just “empty talk”. “Any player banned by any full member can neither play for any other full member nor for any other association,” BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary said.

  • Mehreen to pair up with Venky?
    Published Date : 20-Oct-2017 6:04:52 IST

    Post Guru, Venky is yet to take up a project. If the buzz is to be believed, he liked a storyline narrated by director Teja and agreed to do it. He wants Anushka to play the female lead, but the heroine is on a weight loss mission and declined the offer. Ditto with Kajal. So, now Mehreen Kaur is being approached to play the role. She has carved a niche for herself with Krishna Gadi Veera Prema Gaadha, Mahanubhavudu and Raja The Great.

  • Another new look for Chiru?
    Published Date : 20-Oct-2017 4:39:53 IST

    Chiranjeevi had a complete makeover for Sye Raa. His look was inadvertently revealed when pics of his visiting Rangasthalam sets were leaked. Now, it turns out that Chiru wants changes in the looks. The present look was a result of hundreds of sessions and shoots. We do not know who suggested the change, but we do know that there would be delay in the film going on to the sets. The film is being directed by Surender Reddy.

  • Pakistan players among worst paid in world cricket
    Published Date : 20-Oct-2017 3:42:34 IST

    Pakistani cricketers are among the worst paid in international cricket, a survey by an ESPN magazine has revealed. Pakistan’s top contracted player has a lesser annual retainer amount ($74,014) than the top contracted player of Ireland ($75,000). The report attributed the lower earnings to absence of international cricket in the country.

  • Latest update on Pawan-Trivikram movie shoot
    Published Date : 20-Oct-2017 3:36:18 IST

    Pawan Kalyan will come to Hyderabad in the last week of October to address a few important political issues. He is just out of a three-day shooting schedule in Mangaluru for his film with Trivikram Srinivas. Meanwhile, the film unit will leave for Europe on a 15 day visit to shoot songs on Pawan, Keerthy Suresh and Anu Emmanuel. The title of the film is likely to be Agnatha Vaasi. However, there is no official confirmation of this as yet.

  • Why Chay, Sam are in Chennai?
    Published Date : 20-Oct-2017 2:37:24 IST

    Both Naga Chaitanya and Samantha are now headed for Chennai. Chennai is where the inlaws of both live. Chaitanya’s mother and Sam’s family live there. So, they have a huge posse of relatives. Now, they on courtesy call spree. Chaitanya has no work till November first week. His schedule with Chandoo Mondeti will begin from November 7 or 8. Sam’s Mahanati schedule too remains to be fixed. So, they are utilizing the interregnum for socializing.

  • Flop hero pairs up with flop director
    Published Date : 20-Oct-2017 1:21:32 IST

    Hero Gopichand badly needs a hit. Both his latest outings – Soukhyam and Goutham Nanda– failed to set the cash registers ringing. Creative director Krishna Vamsi too is hungry for a hit. So, both are reportedly coming together for a project. They made ‘Mogudu’ together, but the film fared badly at the box office. As of now, Gopi’s Oxygen is ready for release and ‘Aradugula Bullet’ Is in the post-production stage.

  • This Project Changes Hands!
    Published Date : 20-Oct-2017 12:20:53 IST

    In the film industry, a project might change many hands form inception to conception. Take for instance, Yuddham Saranam. It began as a Suresh Productions project, but Varahi finally made the project. Big Ben Productions, which made Pelli Choopulu, has readied up another subject with debutant Raghu Kamma as director. Now, this schedule-ready project is taken over by Mythri Movie Makers. The film will have Vijay Devarakonda essaying a student leader.