• Why Harsha chose Srimukhi for the role?
    Published Date : 16-Aug-2017 5:50:57 IST

    Harsha Vardhan wowed all with his action in TV serial Amrutham. Later, he turned a dialogue writer with Visakha Express. Now, he is turning into a director. He is coming up with a story with a 1980 backdrop. The film is titled Good Bad and the Ugly and he wants to rope in Srimukhi as the heroine, because he feels she can present all the shades effectively – both looks wise and through her dialogues. Good luck to you Harshavardhan.

  • Grand launch planned for Mahesh Babu in Chennai
    Published Date : 16-Aug-2017 4:49:53 IST

    Mahesh Babu is a heartthrob for the Telugus, but in Tamil, he is an unknown commodity. So, the Tamil version of SPYder is essentially being seen as a Murugadoss project. But, the unit is now planning a massive, high-profile launch of Mahesh Babu in the Tamil Industry. On September 9, a huge launch is organised for which the unit is doing everything it can to promote him. His grand entry, his dresses, the chief guests and all other issues are being worked out in the right earnest.

  • Slip between cup and lip for this heroine
    Published Date : 16-Aug-2017 3:49:51 IST

    There can be a slip between the cup and the lip. This happened with young and upcoming Bollywood heroine Nidhi Agarwal. She was billed to work along with Prabhas in Saaho. Her name was in the reckoning till a few weeks ago. But, with her latest film with Tiger Shroff ”Munna Micheal” bombing at the box office, Saaho producers had second thoughts and rooted for Shraddha Kapoor. Well! Everyone bets on the winning horse in Tollywood.

  • What’s the title of Pawan-Trivikram film?
    Published Date : 16-Aug-2017 2:15:30 IST

    Though a lot of titles are floating around for Pawan-Trivikram film, one title that was most talked about was “Raju Vachinadu.” However, if turns out that the unit is not okay with that title as it is from a Naga Chaitanya film’s song. Why would Trivikram choose such a title and why would Pawan accept it. So, the unit, including Trivikram, are burning their midnight oil to find out a good title that is as appealing as it is evocative. Trivikram is known for coining catchy titles for his films.

  • Jai Lava Kusa overseas @ 8.5 crore
    Published Date : 16-Aug-2017 12:58:15 IST

    The overseas rights of Jai Lava Kusa were bagged by US Telugu Cinemas for a whopping Rs 8.5 crore on the Out Rate bases. There were two more offers for Rs 7 crore and Rs 7.5 crore respectively. But, the final deal was stuck with US Telugu Cinemas for Rs 8.5 crore. Under the new system, the buyer would be responsible for both the profit and losses and the producer is not responsible in any way.

  • If not for Chaitu, Sai Dharam would have courted Sam
    Published Date : 16-Aug-2017 11:56:25 IST

    Sai Dharam Tej made interesting comments about Samantha. Talking to the media on the Independence Day, he said Samantha is very beautiful and added he would have courted her if she did not fall in love with Naga Chaitanya. He also revealed that he likes Raviteja and Prabhas along with Chiru and said he wants to do a multi-starrer with Raviteja. When asked about marriage, he said he needs another five years to marry.

  • Daughter refutes stories about Mahanati Savitri
    Published Date : 16-Aug-2017 11:04:57 IST

    The common belief is that great actress Savitri died in penury and had an extremely sad ending. But, Savitri’s daughter Vijaya Chamundeswari says all this is wrong. She said she had enough money and passed on huge properties to children. She said Savitri was addicted to alcohol after her career plummeted and diabetes weakened her. For 16 months she was in coma. Vijaya also said that the rumours that Gemini Ganesan took no care of Savitri was also utterly wrong. Will all these be part of Savitri biopic?

  • Saidharam Tej to work with Karunakaran
    Published Date : 16-Aug-2017 9:36:54 IST

    Saidharam Tej is zooming on the fast lane signing project after project. His film Jawan is ready for release. He has already launched his next project with VV Vinayak. On Wednesday, he is all set to launch another film under the direction of Karunakaram. Karunakaran gave Pawan Kalyan alltime classic like Toliprema and Happy for Allu Arjun. Further details about Saidharam-Karunakaram project will soon be out.

  • Harish Shankar to direct multi-starrer
    Published Date : 15-Aug-2017 7:02:14 IST

    After DJ, director Harish Shankar is coming up with a multi-starrer this time. Keeping pace with the current trend of multi-starrers, he wants to come up with an emotional romantic entertainer, which will have two young heroes. The cast, crew and the when, how and where of the project would be announced soon, say the Filmnagar sources. The film will be produced by Dil Raju

  • Devasena coming again
    Published Date : 15-Aug-2017 3:39:25 IST

    Anushka starrer Bhagamathi has completed shooting. This was revealed a short while ago by the production house UV Creations. The other updates about the film will soon be released, according to UV Creations.The film is being directed by Ashok. The film is going to be a suspense thriller and Aadi Pinisetty will essay villain’s role. There is lot of interest about the film as this will be Anushka’s first film after Baahubali.

  • What Rakul wants in her man?
    Published Date : 15-Aug-2017 2:30:20 IST

    We all know Rakul Preet Singh is very practical when it comes to films and business. She is equally practical with her life too. She says all she wants in her husband is good looks and great height. He must be a good eater and should workout regularly. “I know boys are good only in your presence. They do whatever they like once we are out of sight. So, I am not bothered what they do in my absence. I want them to look good that’s all,” she says.

  • No plans to re-enter films, say this former heroine
    Published Date : 15-Aug-2017 1:12:14 IST

    Superstar Mahesh Babu’s wife Namrata Shirodkar has refuted the rumours that she is going to re-enter films and do character roles. Namrata, who attended the launch of Mahesh-Vamsi Paidipalli project along with her children, said she has no plans to make a comeback into the films. She said she is quite busy taking care of family affairs, businesses and Mahesh Babu’s brand endorsements. She said parenting is keeping her very busy.

  • Why Teja did not beat this heroine?
    Published Date : 15-Aug-2017 10:57:26 IST

    Director Teja is known to beat the actors if the output is not to his satisfaction.Catherine Tresa too was told about this. But, she says he had never beat her. She says there was not one instance where he was angry with her. Either he has mellowed down or I managed to perform to his satisfaction, says Catherine. She says Teja is a very talented director and had taught her like a dedicated teacher. She says working with him is a great experience.

  • Who played spoilsport in Amala Paul’s life?
    Published Date : 15-Aug-2017 9:37:21 IST

    Amala Paul’s marriage and divorce happened too soon. Recently she talked about her jinxed marriage in an interview. She said her married life was happy and there were no problems. Then, why did she part company with Vijay? Amala Paul says some industry biggies were responsible for driving a wedge between them. She also says the media too had played spoilsport. Interestingly, she did not reveal anything about the film industry people who played villains.

  • New sentiment begins?
    Published Date : 14-Aug-2017 11:30:20 IST

    Mahesh Babu never attends the launch of his own films. So, he did not attend the launch of his 25th film directed by Vamsi Paidipally. However, his family members were there. His son Gowtham and daughter Sitara clapped and switched on the camera. The first shot’s take, cut and OK were done by Vamsi Paidipally’s daughter. Another highlight is that Dil Raju had brought his grandson to the function. A new trend is unveiled. Let’s see where it takes us.