•  Cost escalation troubles for Queen producer
    Published Date : 21-Dec-2017 3:03:29 IST

    Some times people eat more than they can chew. The same thing happened to the producer of the four remakes of Queen. Neelakantha is directing Telugu and Malayala versions, while Ramesh Aravind is helming the Tamil and Kannada versions. Four heroines, four units and shooting abroad have led to huge cost escalation and the producer now finds that the budget has almost doubled. Now, he is said to be in two minds whether to go ahead or halt for a while. Else, he might drop one remake and go ahead with the others. A case of eating more than one can chew.

  • Virat, Anushka submit Aadhar details to PM Modi, tweets user
    Published Date : 21-Dec-2017 2:08:03 IST

    Reacting to a picture showing Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and his wife, actress Anushka Sharma inviting Prime Minister Narendra Modi for their wedding reception, a Twitter user wrote, “Virat and Anushka [submit] Aadhar details in person.” “This has to be the quickest way to link their aadhar with their marriage certificate,” read another comment.

  • Agnyathavaasi: Censor to Be Done on Dec 29
    Published Date : 21-Dec-2017 2:03:11 IST

    The Agnyathavaasi teaser just had some stray shots and did not reveal anything about the storyline. The trailer might contain all these things. If the buzz is to be believed, Pawan will mouth a power-packed punch dialogue much in the same way he did for Attarintiki Daredi trailer. The film will go to censors on December 29 and the promotions would go whole hog in the first week of January. The US Premiers are planned for January 9 and the film will be released on January 10.

  • Samantha has turned typical Vadina for Akhil 
    Published Date : 21-Dec-2017 1:53:59 IST

    The pre-release function of Akhil Akkineni’s latest film Hello was held at the N Convention the other day. But, what grabbed the eyeballs was Samantha. Dressed in a cover-all mode in a flowing gown, complete with a sheer dupatta, she looked quite traditional. Post her marriage, Samantha seems to be aware of the responsibility of being an Akkineni Vari Kodalu. She looked quintessential Vadina.

  • Who tested positive in Tollywood drung scandal?
    Published Date : 21-Dec-2017 11:43:04 IST

    The drug scandal seems to be coming back to haunt Tollywood.  According to sources, the forensic report showed that at least one celebrity has traces of drugs in his blood samples. As of now, we have no way of knowing who the celebrity is as the reports would be submitted in sealed covers to the court. As many as 12 tollywood celebrities were questioned and six were asked to give their blood samples, but only three of them did.

  • Nithiin Movie’s First Look on New Years Day
    Published Date : 21-Dec-2017 10:40:00 IST

    Date for the release of the first look picture of Nithiin’s latest film has been fixed and it will be a New Year gift. The film’s story has been provided by Trivikram Srinivas, who made A Aa with Nithin. Pawan Kalyan is also partnering production. This has raised curiosity levels among the fans. This will be Nithiin’s 25th film. The film will star Megha Akash as the female lead and will be filmed in the backdrop of America.

  • Kareena’s Taimur Receives A Forest As A Birthday Gift
    Published Date : 21-Dec-2017 9:32:32 IST

    Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan’s son Taimur received a forest as a birthday gift from B-Town’s nutritionist, Rujuta Diwekar. Located in Sonave in Palghar, it was a royal gift for the chote nawab who turned one yesterday. Diwekar, who is the name behind Bebo’s svelte look, is part of the community farming initiative in Sonave. She shared a picture of the plot on Instagram and wrote, “It’s a special forest, one that thrives on intercropping. I hope that as he [Taimur] grows, he too will celebrate a diverse society.”

  • Koratala-Cherry project to begin from July
    Published Date : 21-Dec-2017 9:28:11 IST

    There were reports that Koratala Siva’s film with Ram Charan has been shelved. But, sources close to Koratala say that there is no truth in these stories. The film is very much on and would begin shooting from July. Koratala will become free after the April release of Mahesh Babu’s Bharat Anu Nenu and Cherry would become free after Rangasthalam releases in March 2018. So, both will work together from July.

  • Venky’s cameo to be a highlight in this film
    Published Date : 20-Dec-2017 11:06:26 IST

    There are high expectations on Pawan Kalyan-Trivikram’s Agnyathavaasi and Anirudh’s music is already a rage. The film has Anu Emmanuel and Keerthi Suresh. The highlight of the film will be a superb cameo by Victory Venkatesh. The unit is confident that Venky’s cameo will get superb response and is sure to become the talk of tollywood. Venky has shot for two days for the film.

  • Trolls compare Keerthi with Mumaith
    Published Date : 20-Dec-2017 8:39:44 IST

    Keerthi Suresh has till now managed to stay off trolls and negative comments. But her look at the Agnyathavasi audio launch has given enough fodder for critics. Her makeup, her hairdo and the dress reminded many of item bomb Mumaith Khan. She paled in comparison to Anu Emmanuel, who was impeccably dressed. Many netizens are posting the pic of Keerthi and Mumaith together. Keerthi better beware of trolls, they can make and mar you.

  • Big B’s ₹1.6cr investment in blockchain firm grows to ₹112cr
    Published Date : 20-Dec-2017 7:48:03 IST

    The value of an investment by Amitabh and Abhishek Bachchan in a Singapore blockchain firm offering microfinance through cryptocurrencies has grown 70 times from $250,000 (₹1.6cr) to $17.5 mn (₹112cr) in 2.5 years. In 2015, the Bachchans had invested in Meridian Tech, whose asset Ziddu.com was acquired by Nasdaq-listed LongFin Corp last week. Following the acquisition, LongFin’s stock rose 1,200%.

  • Bunny’s next confirmed
    Published Date : 20-Dec-2017 7:35:45 IST

    Bunny will soon work with a new director called Reddy. Reddy narrated a story to Bunny sometime ago and an impressed Bunny said he would work on it. Now, the buzz is that the same story has now been taken up by Bunny.  We are told that boxing would be the theme of the film. There is another speciality for this project. Bunny will turn a producer and will make the film in his own banner.

  • Trivikram’s AV lands in controversy
    Published Date : 20-Dec-2017 7:12:03 IST

    The AV on director Trivikram Srinivas at Agnyathavasi audio function has landed in controversy as it omitted two of Trivikram’s most famous films – Athadu and Julai. Julai may have been edited out of his profile as Bunny’s ”Cheppanu Brother” comment still rankles Pawan fans. But, Trivikram and Mahesh are on best of terms and have no issues among them. So, the question is why was his film omitted from the AV?

  • ‘As a child, a passerby once pinched my inner thigh’
    Published Date : 20-Dec-2017 4:19:21 IST

    Actress Vidya Balan, while revealing that she faced sexual harassment at a young age, said, “I remember as a child, I was plucking flowers under my building and some passerby pinched me in my inner thigh.” She added that she was given the liberty to talk to her parents about such things. “My voice was never stifled,” she further said.