• Rana, Allari Naresh and one dialogue
    Published Date : 08-Sep-2017 1:26:42 IST

    Meda Meedi Abbayi of Allari Naresh has an interesting dialogue, which has a reference to Daggubati Rana. The dialogue goes something like this: Don’t bloat up person with erectile dysfunction by saying you are Daggubati Rana. Several people told Rana that this was a derogatory remark. But, Rana took all that in his stride as he and Allari Naresh are best of friends. Both Naresh and Rana shared a hearty laugh during Rana’s No 1 Yari show.

  • Kriti Kharbanda ups glam quotient
    Published Date : 08-Sep-2017 1:25:20 IST

    Her Boni (debut) was through Sumanth’s Boni. That is Kriti Kharbanda for you. She did Teen Maar and Ongole Githa. But, both are not glamorous roles. She felt she was trapped in the image of the girl next door. Now, she is focusing on Bollywood, where there is greater scope for glam roles. Now, she worked with serial kisser Emran Hashmi in Raaz Reboot, where there was lot of glamour show and oozing of oomph.

  • Story okay, but director?
    Published Date : 08-Sep-2017 11:37:42 IST

    There is a buzz about NTR doing rounds these days. Dil Raju narrated a story to NTR. The story actually belonged to director Satish Vegesna of Satamanam Bhavati fame. NTR immensely liked the story, but felt the director was not big enough. NTR felt he needed a family entertainer after Brundavanam, but reportedly told Dil Raju that he is not confident about the director. Whether Satish Vegesna stays or not will be decided only after NTR’s film with Trivikram Srinivas.

  • Shraddha mugging up Saaho dialogues
    Published Date : 07-Sep-2017 10:20:24 IST

    Bollywood beauty Shraddha Kapoor is all set to land in Hyderabad and will join the Saaho schedule, wherein she will work with Baahubali Prabhas. She is mugging up dialogues in Telugu, written in English and Hindi script. She is coming ten days in advance so that she can get a grasp of the pronunciation. Saaho promises to be a true multi-lingual multi-starrer with Prabhas, Shraddha, Jakie Shroff and others roped in.

  • No remuneration for this hero, director?
    Published Date : 07-Sep-2017 9:15:06 IST

    Mythri Movie Makers banner is famous for big budget films. But, of late, it is also going in for mid range films. The banner has currently finalised Naga Chaitanya-Chandoo Mondeti project and is all set to finalise Raviteja-Srinu Vaitla project too. It is planning Raviteja-Vaitla project on a shoestring budget as both the director and the hero are on a drought run and still to taste success in years. The duo will only share the profits.

  • SPB becomes a victim of rumour mills
    Published Date : 07-Sep-2017 8:20:12 IST

    Rumour mill is working overtime over the health of legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam. There was a buzz that his health was so bad that he had to cancel several of his shows. Clarifying on these, SPB said he was hale and healthy. He said there were efforts to blow up visit to doctor over minor cold and cough. He said show cancellation was because of his sister’s sudden death. He is currently busy shooting Swarabhishekam Show in Ramoji Film City.

  • Families of Nag, Balayya watch the same film
    Published Date : 07-Sep-2017 8:17:03 IST

    Yuddham Sharanam, latest film of Akkineni Naga Chaitanya will release this week. The unit managed to get a good buzz for the movie by focussing on the colleges. The buzz reached a crescendo when it was announced that Balayya will watch this movie with his family at Prasad Labs on Thursday evening. Akkinieni Nagarjuna and his whole family will watch the movie separately in the Annapurna Studios preview Theatre.

  • Is it worth the investment?
    Published Date : 07-Sep-2017 8:14:43 IST

    After the huge success of Hrudaya Kaleyam,Kobbari Matta was announced with Sampu as hero amid lot of fanfare. Several other films came but Kobbari Matta continued to remain in limbo. Sampu’s stock has gone down since then. Now, Kobbari Matta, which has already gobbled up Rs 1.5 crore, still needs more investments to get completed. The producers are in two minds whether to invest more on the film or not.

  • SPYder songs in open market from Sept 9
    Published Date : 07-Sep-2017 6:29:04 IST

    SPYder has released only two songs so far, but both the songs were disappointing. The feedback was negative. Now, the unit is implementing another plan. It will directly release all the remaining songs directly into the market on September 9. The songs would be available on Youtube. The unit has planned a grand event on Saturday in Chennai to promote the Tamil version. The Telugu audio too will be released there.

  • Robo 2 fever catches up
    Published Date : 07-Sep-2017 2:51:24 IST

    All set for Robo 2 fever to catch up. This costliest yet film will have a blitzkrieg of promotion and every pre-release event is going to be a memorable and extraordinary programme. The audio event would be held in Dubai in October, the teaser would be released in Hyderabad in November. The trailer would be released in a huge event at Chennai in December. The film is set for an early release in 2018. So, get ready for the adrenaline rush.

  • Shruthi says she is what she is
    Published Date : 07-Sep-2017 1:18:32 IST

    Most heroines are getting a physical makeover done to suit the roles they are selected. Some lose weight and some gain weight. But, this transformation at times would be very tortuous and painful. Shruthi Haasan says she tried to fit into the role and transform herself in the past. But, now she says she feels she should be what she is. She says she has learnt to handle the pressures and live what she actually is. Good thinking Shruthi!!

  • Indian women’s team captain Mithali trolled over her dress
    Published Date : 07-Sep-2017 12:01:53 IST

    Indian women’s cricket team captain Mithali Raj was trolled on Twitter after she shared a picture of herself in a black outfit following a shoot. “Delete it mam it’s not good! people idolize you but this dressing sense… is [thumbs down emoji],” a user commented. Raj was earlier mocked for sweat on her dress in a picture she had shared.

  • We have never spoken after the break-up: Amy Jackson
    Published Date : 07-Sep-2017 11:55:30 IST

    Amy Jackson revealed in an interview that she has not spoken to her ex boyfriend Prateik Babbar since their break-up. It is no secret that Prateik was severely depressed after their relationship ended. “We haven’t been in touch at all. It’s not that I can’t be friends with an ex. I don’t think it’s impossible to remain friends. But we have never spoken after that (the break-up),” Amy said.

  • Nikesha Patel ups glam quotient sleeply
    Published Date : 07-Sep-2017 11:26:12 IST

    With all her Telugu outings bombing badly, Nikesha Patel is now focusing on Kannada and Tamil films. But, to net the right kind of producers for her, she has upped her hot pics on the social media. Her bikini selfies online are a rage. But, they aren’t getting her many offers. She now has one film with Tamil hero Srikanth. He had earlier worked in movies like Nippu and Dhada. Hope, this will bring a turnaround in her careeer.

  • Rana to play Hanuman, Mohan Babu to direct!
    Published Date : 06-Sep-2017 9:20:16 IST

    Ever since Baahubali, Rana is getting roles that are meaty. Gunasekhar gave him Hiranyakashipu in his film on Prahlada. Now, Mohan Babu’s family’s Ravana will see Rana playing Hanuman and Rana, with his muscular Greek God like body, fits the role to T. The script work of the project has been going on for the past two years and international technicians will work for this film. There is a buzz that Mohan Babu might make his directorial debut with that film.