• U Turn remake trailer gets over a million hits
    Published Date : 18-Aug-2018 5:03:13IST

    For the last many months, Pawan Kumar has been busy with the Telugu remake of his Kannada hit, U Turn. The remake stars Samantha, Aadhi Pinisetti, Bhumika and Rahul, and the trailer was released online on Friday (August 17). Going by the response to the trailer, the movie is slated to do well. In less than 24 hours of its release, the trailer had already got over 1.5 million views.

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  • Priyanka and Nick finally declare their love
    Published Date : 18-Aug-2018 4:59:46IST

    Priyanka and Nick got engaged with an official Roka ceremony today at the actress’ residence. Now, the actress has posted a picture with her beau that will leave their fans giddy. Taking to Instagram, Priyanka posted the romantic picture with Nick. With their faces only inches apart as the two gazes intensely into each other’s eyes, it looks like something straight out of romantic film. Priyanka captioned the click as, “Taken.. With all my heart and soul..”

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  • Dr Bharath Reddy to play Daggubati
    Published Date : 18-Aug-2018 8:58:15IST

    Dr Bharath Reddy, who is mostly seen in supporting roles, has landed a meaty role in the NTR biopic. The actor is all set to don the role of Daggubati Venkateswara Rao, NTR’s elder son-in-law in the Krish directorial. Since the biopic will focus on how NTR became the Chief Minister, the role of both his sons-in-law will be shown in the film. While Rana is playing Chandrababu’s role, Dr Bharath Reddy will play the role of the other son-in-law, Daggubati, who played an important part in the formation of the TDP.

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  • Samantha on a promo spree
    Published Date : 18-Aug-2018 8:55:22IST

    Samantha is currently on top of the charts as she has had a very successful year. Now, the actress is playing a lead role in the film U Turn, a remake of the Kannada hit with the same name. Samantha is personally taking care of the film’s promotions and spreading the word via her Twitter and Instagram accounts. The actress recently released the theatrical trailer of the film in a grand way across multiple theatres, and invited her fans for the launch.

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  • ‘I was asked to appear in underwear for audition’
    Published Date : 17-Aug-2018 11:29:40IST

    Actress Rosamund Pike has revealed she was asked to strip and appear in underwear during her audition for the 2002 James Bond film ‘Die Another Day’. “I thought, ‘There’s no way I’m going to [strip]…for this tape to be sent around Los Angeles and to be judged on that’,” she added. Rosamund was later cast in the film.

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  • Actor Siddharth starts #KeralaDonationChallenge amid floods
    Published Date : 17-Aug-2018 1:18:47IST

    Actor Siddharth on Thursday launched #KeralaDonationChallenge on Twitter and urged people to donate for those affected by the floods in Kerala. “I dare you. I beg of you! What do I have to do to make you read and share this? I did the #KeralaDonationChallenge It was awesome! Will you? Please,” Siddharth tweeted. The actor donated ₹10,00,000 for the cause.

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  • Rajinikanth saddened with Vajpayee’s demise
    Published Date : 16-Aug-2018 9:36:37IST

    Following the demise of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Rajinikanth tweeted, “I’m saddened to hear the demise of a great statesman Shri Vajpayee ji. May his soul Rest In Peace.” “A Titan has departed,” wrote singer-music director Vishal Dadlani. “Aaj mujhe waisa dukh hua hai jaise mere pita ji ke swargwas ke samay hua tha,” wrote Lata Mangeshkar.

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  • Sonakshi’s ‘mantra’ for instant dose of happiness
    Published Date : 16-Aug-2018 9:18:02IST

    Actress Sonakshi Sinha says her mantra for an instant dose of happiness is to watch something that is light and happy. English Entertainment channel Romedy NOW will introduce a specially curated property ‘Happy Hours’, a line-up of romantic comedies, in collaboration with Sonakshi-starrer “Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi”. “My mantra for an instant dose of happiness is to watch something that is light and happy like a rom-com or a chick-flick, which is light viewing and makes me forget all stresses,” Sonakshi said in a statement.

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  • Vidya being considered to play Jayalalithaa in biopic
    Published Date : 16-Aug-2018 9:15:36IST

    Vidya Balan is being considered to portray late Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa in a biopic, as per reports.The first look of the film will be released on her birthday on February 24 next year. The film, which will be directed by Vijay, will be a tribute to Jayalalithaa’s achievements both in cinema and politics. The former Tamil Nadu CM had passed away in 2016 after she suffered a massive cardiac arrest in Chennai.

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  • Vivek Oberoi gets a whopping Rs 4 crore!
    Published Date : 16-Aug-2018 12:13:58IST

    Telugu filmmakers are not only importing actresses from other industries, but villains too. Several actors from the North have appeared in many Telugu films as baddies, like actor Vivek Oberoi, who will soon be seen as the antagonist in the Ram Charan and Kiara Advani starrer directed by Boyapati Srinu. Buzz is that the actor has been paid a whopping Rs 4 cr for his role! The film is produced by D.V.V. Danayya who recently delivered a few hits in Telugu including the Bharat Ane Nenu.

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  • 30 guests to be invited to Ranveer, Deepika’s wedding
    Published Date : 14-Aug-2018 10:24:28IST

    Thirty people, including friends and family members, have been invited to Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone’s wedding, as per reports. “It’s a very special day for both Ranveer and Deepika which is why they just want the close ones to be present for their wedding ceremony,” reports said. They will reportedly get married at Lake Como, Italy on November 20.

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  • A low-key wedding for Swathi Reddy
    Published Date : 14-Aug-2018 7:38:53IST

    Actress Swathi Reddy, who has been working for more than 12 years in various languages, will marry Vikas Vasu at the end of this month. “I was taken aback when the news about my marriage flashed. I actually wanted to keep it under wraps and share the news only after our marriage. I even discussed the kind of comments that are pouring in with my fiancé, but he gave me courage and asked me not to bother,” says the actress. “The marriage will be graced only by my close friends, family members and well wishers,” says Swathi.

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  • Raashi Khanna to romance Vijay Deverakonda
    Published Date : 14-Aug-2018 7:34:53IST

    Producer K. S. Rama Rao and director Kranthi Madhav of Malli Malli Idi Rani Roju fame have been searching for a female lead for their Vijay Deverakonda-starrer since long. Source confirms that they have finalised Raashi Khanna for the leading lady role in the film. “Director Kranthi Madhav is coming up with a story that is based on some real-life incidents and the female lead is as powerful as the lead actor,” says a source, adding that shooting of the film will start soon.

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  • Actor Bharath becomes father to twin baby boys
    Published Date : 13-Aug-2018 3:59:22IST

    Actor Bharath, who is known for films like Pazhani and Boys, has become a father to twin baby boys. The actor took to Twitter to share this happy news with his fans. Bharath married Jeshly Joshua in 2013. And a few weeks ago, photos from Jeshly’s baby shower surfaced on social media. Bharath made his debut in Shankar’s controversial movie Boys, which also stars Siddharth, Genelia and Nakul in lead roles.

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  • Sridevi was paid more than Rajinikanth
    Published Date : 13-Aug-2018 3:52:24IST

    Late actress Sridevi had once revealed that she was paid more than actor Rajinikanth for their roles in the 1976 Tamil film ‘Moondru Mudichu’. She had said that her salary was ₹5,000, while Rajinikanth, who was a newcomer then, was paid ₹2000. Kamal Haasan, who featured reportedly in an extended guest appearance in the film, was paid ₹30,000.

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