Monday, August 4, 2008

3 films releasing on independence day

If Sankranthi is for super stars, the Independence Day is for budding stars. So, one can see an intense competition on Aug 14th, a day before Independence Day. Confusion will certainly prevail in the minds of general public as the three movies are from reputed heroes like Vishal, Ravi Teja and Allari Naresh.

Salute”, surprisingly a direct Telugu movie of Vishal with a budget of about 2.50 cr only for publicity and songs, Suresh Production’s “Baladoor” of Ravi Teja and Welfare group’s Siddu from Sikakulam of Allari Naresh are the three films.

Celebrate your independence day with these telugu movies.

Rajnikant to soon land up in US for Robot


Rajnikant is likely to leave for the US shortly to join the US-based production team of his Rs.1.5 billion venture 'Robot', said publicists. 'Robot' will be a sci-fi movie and stars Aishwarya Rai in the female lead. She has already reported for the photo-shoot schedule. It is being directed by Shankar. The movie will be simultaneously produced in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi and two other Indian languages besides being later dubbed into English, Japanese and Malay.

After Rajnikant agrees to the final script, shooting will commence from August 15. The extravaganza is being jointly produced by London-based Ayngaran International and Eros Entertainment, said a statement. While Rajnikant's 'Kuselan' is schedule for July 31 release, he has almost completed his daughter Saundarya's Ocher Studios' Rs.2 billion animated production which has live shots of the superstar.

Venkatesh plays Lord Krishna

Looks like Lord Krishna is the most sought after God in the Telugu film industry. Of late, many film makers and actors have been going in for films depicting Krishna.
After Balakrishna and Nagarjuna, it is now the turn of 'Victory' Venkatesh to play the role of Lord Krishna. All this is happening in the film 'Krishna Mukunda Murari' that is being directed by the talented Krish who debuted with the hit 'Gamyam'.
It is heard that Krish may show Venkatesh as Lord Krishna in the film in a scene or two. An FM radio channel has started spreading this gossip since a couple of days. If it is true, given the intelligent approach of Venky and the brilliance of Krish, the odds are in favour of the role. But indeed, Nag played Lord Krishna's role in 'Krishnarjuna'. Let us wish things wouldn't go wrong that way as Krish is the director.

Megastar in ramcharan teja film

Fathers sharing screen space with their sons has always fascinated Tollywood audiences –– we've had NAGARJUNA and ANR and then KRISHNA and MAHESH BABU. The latest fatherson duo to hit the screens is that of megastar CHIRU and son CHARAN. The film produced by S S RAJAMOULI has the star father and son dancing at a special set erected at Ramanaidu Cine Village, to a remix version of the superhit song Bangaru Kodi Petta from the film Gharanamogudu. Was Charan able to match his father's famous steps? Well, that's something the audience would love to check out.

Pawan Puli music rights sold for whooping amount

Pawan Kalyan's last hit Jalsa set a record as Aditya Music Company bought the marketing rights for the film's music for over Rs.one crore. Now again, Puli's music is all set to be sold to the highest bidder for over Rs.three crores. Puli, starring Pawan Kalyan, is produced by Singanamala Ramesh Babu under Kanakaratna Media banner and is directed by SJ Suryah.

Insiders say that though Sony had bid upto Rs. two crores, the makers decided to wait for a higher offer as the Pawan Kalyan and S.J. Suryah team is expected to churn out a bigger hit.

Kushi, directed by S.J. Suryah seven years ago starring Pawan Kalyan was a super-duper hit, and was remade in Tamil and Hindi. The remakes too were big box office earners.

Mahesh babu Varudu details

Mahesh Babu’s next film, Varudhu, will be directed by Thrivikram Srinivas and produced by Singanamala Ramesh under Kanakarathna Movies banner. The film is rumoured to be based on the story of the Saif Ali Khan starrer Hindi movie Hum Tum.

Varudhu is said to be full of action and romance. Thrivikram Srinivas, who has directed hits like Athadu and Jalsa, is hoping to deliver another hit through Varudhu. Other cast members include Dr. Mohan Babu and Sri Hari. The heroine is yet to be decided. The film is expected to release on New Year 2009.

Prabhas ‘Raju‘ starts from 4th August

Senior actor Krishnam Raju‘s Gopi Krishna Movies get to resume their production after a haitus. The company has produced earlier super hits like Amara Deepam‘, ‘Bhakta Kannappa‘, ‘Krishna Veni‘, ‘Seetha Ramulu‘, ‘Mana Voori Pandavulu‘.

Featuring Rebel Star Krishnam Raju and his nephew Prabhas in the lead roles, the new movie commences the shooting on 4th August. Title ‘Raju‘ is under consideration.

Director SS Rajamouli‘s ex teammate Mahadevan has taken the charge of direction for the first time.

The story line is said to be influenced by the Sivaji Ganesan and Kamal Haasan starrer ‘Kshatriya Puthrudu‘

Balakrishna to act in lingaswamy direction

After the release of ‘Pandurangadu’, the audiences are eagerly looking for the next project of Balakrishna. He is in a dilemma as to which project he should okay. It may be mentioned here that there was a talk that Balakrishna agreed to play in a film to be produced by Gemini Kiran with Boyapatu Sreenu as director. Later, there was another talk that he had agreed to do a film with Mahadev as director. According to latest information, Balakrishna is tilting towards director Linguswamy, who directed films like ‘Run and Pandemkodi’ and the film would be produced by Kadapa Mayor Ravindranath Reddy. Balakrishna is likely to confirm and make an announcement in this regard soon. According to indications, Harris Jayaraj is going to score music for the flick and YS Jagan is likely to monitor the shooting formalities. It may be mentioned here that Jagan once worked as the president of Balayya Fans Association for Kadapa district. Film Nagar sources say, ‘The film would be announced during August’

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