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Rising Star Alia Bhatt & Arjun Kapoor
Star of the Month Sonal Chauhan
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Learn to admire others without putting yourself down. In order to look up, you don’t have to look down on yourself.
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Happy wedding anniversary 2 Chinamama and Amala) BTW, I was there with them when he proposed to her-- I still can’t believe that sometimes!
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Abhishek_shetty I think this whole selfie controversy will help Modi, because it made Cong look petty with no agenda of it’s own other…
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Manam theatrical trailer almost at 1 million views.... Superb !!!
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race gurram..very racy..enjoyed tulations to the entire team!!
Never ever seen a debutant actress with more spunk and more spirit than Jiah when i was directing her in Nishabd
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nch of Singam2 ws a blast.. ue gentlman he is n a fab n him n th team success .
I thought we were not suppose to have any more power cuts in AP!!! I guess they meant no more scheduled power cuts just random all day! Grr
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Party Dr Alapati led a life of and dedicated his life for the t of farmersâ€™ conditions
preityzinta Talked about why people should not sell their Votes 4a mere some of Money as these decisions eclipse the next 5 years of our country.
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Chennai Central Station..So many childhood memories..Sad to hear about the blasts..May the young girlâ€™s soul RIP..
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Bhoothnath Returns movie is a sequel and come back to scare a bunch of to 2008’s Bhoothnath. Its a delightful kids. Bhoothnath’s search for kids concoction of brings him to Akhrot, humour and fantasy a slum kid who is also STARRING : that will entertain in the only person who Amitabh Bachchan abundance. can see him. Together Boman Irani Bhoothnath Returns they agree to help Anurag Kashyap takes Bhoothnath’s each other and their story forward. As friendship sees them DIRECTED BY : Nitesh he returns to ‘Bhoot get involved in a cause Tiwari World’ he is greeted that is bigger than they with taunts and had ever imagined. To PRODUCED BY : condemnation from move ahead they will Bhushan Kumar other ghosts for need to take on one Krishan Kumar bringing disrepute to of the country’s most Renu Ravi Chopra the ghost-community powerful and corrupt for getting bullied politician Bhau. The MUSIC BY : Palash Muchhal by a kid on Earth. Lok Sabha elections Meet Bros Anjjan Post the humiliation, are nearing and Bhau’s Ram Sampath Bhoothnath decides victory is a mere Yo Yo Honey Singh to redeem himself formality.
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2 States movie is inspired by Chetan Bhagatâ€™s novel titled 2 States: The Story of My Marriage.
The movie is a romantic story of a Punjabi boy who falls in love with a Tamil girl, and the ensuing cultural clash between them and their families. Krish Malhotra (Arjun Kapoor) and Ananya Swaminathan (Alia Bhatt) who hail from two different states of India, are deeply in love and want to get married.
2 STATES CAST : Arjun Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Revathi Menon, Shiv Subrahmanyam,Ronit Roy, Amrita Singh DIRECTOR : Abhishek Verman MUSIC : Shankar Mahadevan , Ehsaan Noorani , Loy Mendonsa PRODUCERS : Karan Johar , Sajid Nadiadwala
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Star Cast : Allu Arjun, Shruti Hassan, Saloni, Ravi Kishan Music : Thaman SS Director : Surendra Reddy Producer : Nallamalapu Srinivas, Dr Venkateswara Rao Banner : Sri Lakshmi Narasimha
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Ram (Shyam) and Lakshman aka Lucky (Allu Arjun) are brothers where the former is a tough cop who follows rules and regulations unlike the latter who achieves anything by hook or crook. Lucky who is in plans to fly US falls in love with Spandana (Shruti Haasan) at first sight and in parallel a string rivalry goes between Ram and Shiva Reddy (Ravi Kishan), an aspiring evil politician. As Ram collects evidences against Shiva Reddy, he plans to kill the strict cop. How Lucky does get involved in this and saves his brother and family is the rest of the story.
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erformance and his styling is good. He is outstanding in comedy timing and dialogue d off the movie with an ease and he tried his best in dancing.
s and she sizzled with her massy dance moves in cinema chupistha song.
d at times, Saloni has limited scenes, Brahmanandam as Kill Bill Pandey excels in hilarious is perfect, Ali, Posani does good job, Mukesh Rishi, Tanikella Bharani, Pragathi are apt for
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Nayanthara, Harsh Vardhan Rane, Vaibhav Reddy, Naresh.
Movie starts with a bomb blast at Peopleâ€™s Plaza in Hyderabad. After few months Anaamika (Nayantara), arrives in Hyderabad from Maryland, USA during the Durga Puja festivities in search of her missing husband, Ajay Shastri (Harshavardhan Rane) a software engineer in America. Parthasaradhi (Vaibhav Reddy), a police officer, investigates the case to find Ajay Shastri. Rest of the film deals with how Anaamika finds her missing husband with a stunning twist in the climax.
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MOVIE REVIEWS Bollywood MOVIE REVIEWS Kollywood
DIRECTOR : Thiru MUSIC : G. V. Prakash Kumar PRODUCTION : UTV Motion Pictures CAST : Vishal as Indran, Lakshmi Menon as Meera, Iniya as Kavitha
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Naan Sigappu Manithan, despite the novelty of its subject, falls into the same pit that so any other Indian movies do. Thiru, who also penned the script, messes up the narrative by crowding it with silly songs and sillier situations/ locales and needless subtexts, and in the end narcolepsy looks like a mere excuse to tell this tale of blood-soaked vengeance.
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Though it was well known fact that Maanikya is the r high expectations were lying on the movie as it is Kiccha Sudeep with another maverick movie mak these highlights, Maanikya will never be a disappo and Malla, who plays the role of father and
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Sudeep is an architect based in Milan, where he falls in love with Ranya at first sight. He returns to his village to reform his violent family background. With the help of bank manager, role played by Sadhu Kokila, Sudeep makes good advancement in winning the appreciation of everyone in Ranyaâ€™s family. Here unfolds an interesting twist in the story. Sudeep shares strong connection with Ravichandran, who is an arch enemy of Ranyaâ€™s family. Meanwhile, Ranya also realises that Sudeep is romantically linked with Varalaxmi Sarathkumar. What happens next will form the crux of the story, which should be watched on silver-screen.
remake of Telugu hit Mirchi, s the directorial venture of ker Ravichandran. With all ointment to the fans of Nalla d a son in the film.
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Sensuality Vs Sensuality: Sunny beats Sherlyn Adult filmstar Sunny Leone will host the upcoming seventh season of popular reality show ‘Splitsvilla’. Splitsvilla, aired on MTV India, is based on the American dating reality show ‘Flavor of Love’.
What left Kat awestruck? In the new mango drink Slice Swayaamvar commercials, Katrina is seen in four bridal avatars, which were designed by wellknown designer Anaita Shroff Adajania.
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Alia Bhatt is Single Alia Bhatt has still not found the man with whom she would want to be in a relationship.Previously Alia has been linked with actors Varun Dhawan and Arjun Kapoor.
Nargis Fakhri Supports Safety For Heroines According to a source from Film City where the accident happened, the precautionary measures taken to ensure Shradhaâ€™s safety during the stunt were `negligible and negligent.`
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Shruti angry with Photographs Shruti Haasanâ€™s photographs from a song in the movie Yevadu has created a sensation on the internet. Many were surprised at the photographs for they gave the impression that Shruti had gone overboard with her skimpy attire.
Kajalâ€™s Smart Policy To Avoid Conflicts More talk gives room to revealing more personal details. After exchanging views of their own sometimes it may turn into a conflict, ego clashes and ultimately splitting up.
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Taapsee’s affair with Denmark player ? Did Taapsee Pannu finally get her man?? Yes say close friends.Rumors are floating that Taapsee is in a relation with Denmark Badminton player who played in Indian Badminton League (IBL) last year.
What’s the secret behind Tamannaah’s smile? Tamannaah is not only smiling, but is distributing sweets and chocolates to her personal assistants like a little schoolgirl. Reason? Well there is not just one but two very exciting reasons for her to shell out some cash for sweets.
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Nayanthara to romance Suriya in Venkat Prabhu’s next It is known fact that Suriya will be acting soon in the direction of Venkat Prabhu for a untitled film.
Jyothika all set to make her comeback Here
comes an interesting piece of news from Kollywood. Jyothika is all set to make her onscreen comeback in Pandiraj’s next.
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Hansika Motwani gets molested in Goa
H a To Hans Goa “Uyi
Trisha names her dog ‘Trish’ Petite Beauty Trisha Krishnan’s love for animals needs no introduction. Trisha is the Brand Ambassador for “People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals” (PETA) and has given shelter to many dogs in the recent times.
Apple Pie Beauty Hansika Motwani had a bad experience in the ourtist’s Heaven of India. sika has been shooting in for her Tamil/Telugu movie ire Uyire” with Sidharth in Goa.
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ace Gurram is one of the songs and background score, most-talked about and Manoj Paramahamsa’s brilliant highly-anticipated Telugu picturisation,Shruti Hassan’s movies of 2014. The film has glamour, Brahmanandam’s been creating comedy, well-choreographed positive buzz in the media, ever action and dance since it hit the floors. The sequences and beautiful promos of the film have soared up costumes and art direction and the exotic locales are other viewers’ expectations to the sky attractions in the film. high. Tthe movie has Race Gurram opens been receiving The story of with Sunil’s voice Race Gurram lacks positive response from film goers. over and then heads freshness and is Superb somewhat similar to to introduce the performances and plot of flop Telugu characters of Allu movie Tadakha. But rich production values are its big Arjun and Kick Shyam. Surender Reddy assets. has included some The first half of the interesting twist and film has a couple of turns in the narration Directed by Surender Reddy, romantic songs, a that makes the film an Race Gurram is a few comedy and an interesting watch. In complete family bid to woo the mass action scene, which entertainer with all the audience, the commercial keeps the audience director has ingredients. Allu nicely blended all engaged. Arjun’s commercial elements stylish performance like is the main highlight of the film. romance, sentiment, action, Surender’s engrossing narration comedy, glamour and trendy and dialogues, S Thaman’s music.
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The fight before the interval bang sets a moment for the film and post interval, the film goes into serious mode. There are several funny moments in the second half too.
Written by Vakkantham Vamsi, Race Gurram revolves around the story of two brothers Ram (Kick Shyam) and Lucky (Allu Arjun), who do things differently. While one brother follows rules and regulations, the other tries to achieve it in his own way. How Ram becomes a rival to Lucky? What will happen next? The rest of the film will answer these questions. As usual, Allu Arjun has delivered wonderful performance in Race Gurram. He impresses the viewers with his action, dance and comedy timing. With his trendy costumes, the actor has set a new style statement for himself in this movie. Shruti Hassan has also done her best and rock you with her glamour. Saloni Aswani and Shaam, who have important roles in it, have done justice to their characters. As Kill Bill Pandey and Mr Bean Prakash, Bramhanandam and Prakash Raj tickle the funny bones of the viewers. As MLA Govardhan, Posani Krishna Murali also creates a laugh riot in the cinema halls. Ravi Kishan, Suhasini, MS Narayana, Raghu Babu, Siva Reddy
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and others have also done justice to their respective roles. Race Gurram has sound production elements and SS Thaman’s soundtracks and background score are the main attractions in the technical department. His songs have already become chartbusters. His background score helps the director to heighten the effect of many scenes. Cinematographer Manoj Paramahamsa has also done brilliant job, which is one of the big assets of the film. Especially, his picturisation of beautiful locales in song sequences is a visual treat. R a m - L a k s h m a n ’ s choreography of fight sequences is good and one of the attractions in Race Gurram. The dance choreography is another big asset of the film. The selection of costumes and location is fantastic. The art direction is good and beautiful. Goutham Raju’s editing is also commendable. The director is successful in tapping out right kind of work from all the technical department.
Race Gurram has its share of positives and negatives. This film is a strictly one time watch for those who are craving for entertainment. Movie lovers may not be pleased with this pop corn entertainment and a film that doesnâ€™t take itself seriously.
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This movie is inspired by Chetan Bhagatâ€™s novel 2 States: The Story of My Marriage.
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Karan Johar and Sajid Nadiadwala .
The movie is a romantic journey of a culturally opposite couple - Krish Malhotra (Arjun Kapoor) and Ananya Swaminathan(Alia Bhatt). They meet at the IIM-Ahmedabad College and during the program they fall in love. Complications arise after the program comes to an end and they decide to get married. Krish and Ananya belong to two different states of India. Krish is a North Indian Punjabi boy from Delhi, and Ananya is a Tamilian Brahmin from Chennai. They take a conscious decision, they wonâ€™t get married until their parents
agree. Everything goes downhill when the parents meet. There is a cultural clash and the parents oppose the wedding. To convert their love story into a love marriage, the couple faces a tough battle in front of them. For it is easy to fight and rebel, but much harder to convince. Will Krish and Ananyaâ€™s love for each other sustain the battles? Will they manage to convince their parents and make it to their wedding? The film is a humorous take on inter community marriages in India.
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Abhishek Varman with some superb performances and hillarious punch lines surely has a lot of freshness in the seemingly not so fresh story. Arjunâ€™s innocence and Aliaâ€™s bindass attitude with some wow going intimate scenes will surely bring a wide smile on your faces. On the other side, Amrita Singh as a typical Punjabi mom was too good with some really catchy lines and Revathy as a sweet simple Tamil amma did all justice to her role. The on-screen chemistry between Alia and Arjun surely did wonders for the film and you will just go woo when Alia surprised Arjun with a sudden passionate kiss when the latter admits his love for the Tamil beauty. There are a couple of intimate scenes and kisses which follows and the duo has done it with real ease.
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Anaamika “Kshanam Kshanam” Singers(s) : Sunitha Lyrics : Sirivennela Sitarama Shastry Music : M.M.Keeravani
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Playback Singer, Dubbing artist Sunitha has taken part in a promotional song of Anamika, for the first time.This is Sunitha’s first appearance in front of Camera. Nayanthara, Harshavardhan Rane and Vaibhav are playing key roles in this movie. As a part of promoting it, Director Shekar Kammula has made this video song on Sunitha. For this movie music given by Keeravani, Lyrics from Sirivennela Seetarama Shastry. “I am really happy with this song, which reminds my earlier days and that particular momentum when I got popular with ‘Eevelalo neevu…’ earlier. Shekar has made it with high technical values. They had made it in proper locations besides quality. It’s really good supporting these kinds of songs. I expect the same result with the film even” Sunitha Said.”
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As you all know the ghost ‘Bhootnath’ went back to heaven in the first film (BHOOTNATH, 2008). In the second part, the film opens with everyone in heaven laughing at him as he has failed to scare a child and has caused embarrassment to the ghost community. And so he comes down to earth once again to prove that he is a scary ghost.
‘Cinema integrates people rather than separating them.’ There is a dialogue in the film that says if songs become hit, the film becomes superhit. Do you agree? I think so, if the songs become popular, the film also proves successful at the box office. But then, it is just a dialogue in the film. If it works for us, then it will be great. You have not changed your costume throughout the film. Why is that? Well, I am a ghost. Where will I go to change my clothes? Didn’t you feel you should try out more costumes to make your character look better? No, I did not. Because, think about it ... where will a ghost go to get his clothes?
You seem to be amazed with your coactor Parth. Could he match up to your acting prowess? The small kid Parth is the I would like hero of the film, I am zero. to do as He is a natural actor.
many things as possible. As long as people keep loving me and caring for me, I will go on.
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Nitesh’s (Tiwari, director) mind while drafting the script. But I do wish you see the film and then you might not require to ask me this question as you will get the answer there.
Why is that you dislike the term Bollywood given to the Hindi film industry? It’s an Indian film industry and we would like to be known as that. I find it a little derogatory as to why have a synonym which sounds similar to what we have in
the West. What is cinema to you? Cinema brings people together. When we sit inside a dark theatre, we don’t really bother about which caste or religion the person sitting next to us belong to. We enjoy the same movie,
hum the same songs, laugh at the same jokes and cry at the same emotion. In this disintegrating world today, cinema is that one medium that integrates people rather than separating them. I am happy to be a small part of the fraternity.
also made at that time. But somehow, we kept ourselves away from it as we thought it was not in our line of activity. But in the last 45 years that I am here, the industry itself has grown where marketing, your evaluation have become very important.
Do you like multi-tasking or you are compelled to? If there is time and if my health permits me. What do you think of brand endorsements? My association with endorsements has been there for several years now. When we started out as actors, brand endorsements or becoming brand ambassadors were not something that we were interested in. Many offers were www.glamsham.com
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When I was a beginner I used to be very trusting and was quite open about matters but now I observe before I say anything.
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harmy Kaur or Charmi is a (Punjabi) Tollywood actress working in India. She acted with stars such as Simbu, Venkatesh, Akkineni Nagarjuna, Prabhas, Siddarth, Ravi Teja, Sumanth, Nitin, and Jr. NTR. She acted in her first film, Nee Thodu Kaavali (released March 2002) where she acted as a house wife. This film was a big flop, but helped Charmme get noticed by the south Indian film industry. Her next film was Kadal Azhavatillai with Silambarasan which was also flopped. During this time she acted in a malayalam film directed by vinayan named “Kattuchembakam”. This film also bombed in box office. hero was jayasurya. After that she acted in a couple more Tamil films but they bombed at the box office.
I am a fitness girl. I am not a fitness freak but I like to look fit and the only way you can look fit is by exercising so I do a lot of workouts in the gym. I also read. I always carry a good book on the sets so time flies. I can cook too. I do pretty good non Her re-entry to Telugu movies vegetarian stuff happened with Sri Anjaneyam, directed
by ace director Krishna Vamsi. This too was a failed attempt. It was followed by another failure with Chanti, paired against Ravi Teja. She finally got a big break in Telugu with Gowri in which she paired with Sumanth. She didn’t have to look back afterwards. The stupendous success of Mass with Nagarjuna strengthened her position in Tollywood. Charmme’s most indistinguishable and critically acclaimed film so far is Anukokunda Oka Roju. It was a heroineoriented thriller and had her playing the lead in it. Her performance in the movie was acclaimed by critics. According to Yellow-media she is having a relationship with famous Telugu pop musician Devi Sri Prasad.
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Glamour does not mean shedding clothes. It is looking sensuous.
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â€œGenerally this stuff about being No 1 is all about the money so if I am being offered good money then it automatically means that I am somewhere at the top otherwise it means I am nowhere.â€?
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harmi Kaur, who will soon be seen in upcoming Telugu womencentric film “Pratighatana”, didn’t take any remuneration because she really loved the subject of the film, which is inspired by the Nirbhaya rape incident. The film’s music composer M.M Keeravani also worked free of cost. “Charmi loved her character so much that she decided to do it free of cost. Keeravani wanted to offer his music as a tribute to Nirbhaya. I think this is their way of playing tribute to her,” the film’s director Thammareddy Bharadwaja told IANS.
I cried myself to sleep every night for a long time. I just could not take it. My heart felt like a lump of steel in my chest. You need a good support system to come out of that
Charmi plays the role of a journalist in the film. “I think this is the most powerful role of her career. She fights for the victim and has some very strong lines to mouth. I’m sure the audience will be moved by her performance,” Director Bharadwaja, who is wielding the megaphone after six years, said he won’t take any long breaks hereafter.
One tends to think that you know a fair bit about acting after your first movie but when you work with someone like Krishna Vamsi you realise acting is a life long learning experience. The shades within a given situation are so vast and varied that just thinking about the different aspects of an emotion makes your head spin
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IIFA 2014, also known as
held in Florida, was not up to the standards of the
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Filmmakers pointed to the success of “Lunchbox,” a romantic film about a mixup in Mumbai’s legendary delivery system for home-cooked meals.
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“We may become very
professional in the coming years but we may lose the human touch, which I think was the hallmark of Indian cinema. But I think it’s something that when you gain you have to lose something,” Kher
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Femina Miss India 2014
Femina Miss India 2014 â€˜The 51st edition of Femina Miss India was held on April 5, 2014. who will represent India at Miss World 2014. 19 year old Mumbai girl Jhataleka Malhotra was declared first runner up and 21 years old Gail Nicole Da Silva from Goa was crowned second runner up. The international pageants for both the runner up is yet to be announced by the organizers
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lia Bhatt is an Indian film actress who appears in Hindi films of Bollywood.
hatt’s first movie role was as a child artist in Sangharsh (1999),
starring Akshay Kumar and Preity Zinta where she played the younger version of Zinta’s character.
hatt had her first leading role in 2012 with Karan Johar’s Stu-
dent of the Year, alongside Sidharth Malhotra and Varun Dhawan. She portrayed the role of Shanaya, a sophisticated teenage girl who is in a relationship with Dhawan’s character but is attracted to the character played by Malhotra. Taran Adarsh of Bollywood Hungama wrote of her performance, “Alia’s role is reminiscent of Kareena Kapoor in Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham. Stylish, classy, born with a silver spoon, she’s someone who loves to flaunt not just her clothes and bags, but also her riches. Extremely photogenic, Alia makes a super-confident debut.”
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15 March 1993 Mumbai, India British Actress 2012–present Bhatt family
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rjun Kapoor is an Indian film actor who appears in Hindi films of Bollywood.
rjun is alumnus of Asian Academy of Film And Television. Kapoor’s first stint in the film industry was as an assistant director for Kal Ho Naa Ho in 2003. He was also an assistant director for Salaam-E-Ishq
oney Kapoor’s handsome son Arjun Kapoor learnt the trick of filmmaking by
assisting directors like Nikhil Advani and Sanjay Leela Bhansali. He was even active in most of his father’s home productions, including No Entry.
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Film-maker Steven Shankar says he has successfully experimented with a new genre in his first film, ‘Hrudaya Kaleyam,’ which was released across 200 screens
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ampoornesh Babu (Sampoornesh) is the most wanted king pin of a robbery gang that’s behind some daring robberies in the city. The police commissioner who finally nabs him with great difficulty is astonished to learn about his tragic past. Sampoo’s only mission is to save his girlfriend. Attributing the success of the movie to the tremendous reach and influence of the social media, he said the first promo had one lakh hits, which was on par with a blockbuster. He also thanked producers D. Suresh, Allu Aravind and Tammareddy Bharadwaj for their support. Incidentally, the hero, Sampoornesh Babu, fights, sings and dances like other Tollywood heroes. Quirky, buoyant and full of energy, Babu has become a cult figure among his fans.
I think looks don’t matter anymore because audiences want to be entertained. I have always believed in my confidence and that’s what has helped me today. I also feel talent is equally important, and when you have both, I feel nothing can stop you.
Kavya, the dimple-cheeked heroine, said it was fun to act and added that she
would be appearing in guest role in ‘Kobbari Matta.’ Film critic and actor Kathi Mahesh said Hrudaya Kaleyam was a creative take on the present Telugu cinema. Shankar said he used Red Epic photography technology to shoot the film and added that 5-D camera does not give the depth.
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Making of Hrudaya Kaleyam Foreign Technicians
“We have experimented by making a movie on a low budget, with nondescript cast and high technical values. The movie is doing extremely well and has created a buzz even in multiplexes,” says Shankar, whose original name is Sai Rajesh. “I wanted my name to be different, a combination of Hollywood’s Steven Spielberg and Kollywood’s Shankar,”
“I think looks don’t matter anymore because audiences want to be entertained.”
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I have always believed in my confidence and that’s what has helped me today. I also feel talent is equally important, and when you have both, I feel nothing can stop you,” Sampoornes
Sampoornesh is already getting ready with his next project titled “Kobbari Matta”. “I play three roles in the film and there will be seven heroines. It will be packed with a lot of humour. I’ll continue doing different films but I want to make sure that all my films entertain audiences,”
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STAR OF THE MONTH
Chauhan Sonal first appeared on screen in Himesh Reshammiya's album Aap Kaa Surroor. Kunal Deshmukh, director of Jannat, saw her at a restaurant in Mumbai.
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Sonal has been a popular model of Delhi, and has appeared in a number of advertisement campaigns in print and electronic media. She appeared in the ads of brands like Ponds and Nokia. She also appeared on the cover page of FHM magazine.
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Sonal was crowned as the Miss World Tourism 2005 at Miri, Sarawak state of Malaysia.She is the first Indian to have claimed Miss World Tourism title. She appeared in the ads of brands like Ponds and Nokia. She also appeared on the cover page of FHM and The Man magazine. She walked the ramp as show stopper for jewellery brand YS18 at the India International Jewelry Week 2011.
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Himesh asked for her contact number, and in a week she was on the floors shooting. In the movie she was paired opposite Emraan Hashmi. She has also signed a three film deal with the Bhatts, of which two are pending. She has walked the ramp for many fashion shows and has modeled in print campaigns for brands like LG, Reliance CDMA, Hero Honda Passion, Nokia, Hindustan Times, Delhi Times, and many more. Soon after Jannat was released, V N Aditya called her after seeing her portfolio through her agent. Impressed by her, he signed her for Telugu movie Rainbow opposite Rahul.She is also acting in a Kannada movie Cheluveye Ninne Nodalu with Shivrajkumar,which is shot in 7 wonders of the world. In Mayâ€“June 2012 she and Neil Nitin Mukesh were in Fiji for the shooting of their up-coming horror thriller 3G. She also sang a duet with KK for one of the film's song Kaise Bataoon. Also she is acting in a Telugu film sharing screen with Tollywood,s top actor Nandamuri Balakrishna and directed by Boyapati Srinu.
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ollywood actress Sonal Chauhan, who has starred in hit movies like Jannat and Budda Hoga Tera Baap, has got a break with her debut Telugu movie Legend starring Nandamuri Balakrishna in the lead role. The sensuous beauty is thoroughly enjoying her first success in Tollywood. She has stolen the hearts of youngsters with her tremendous acting and her flawless beauty in this Boyapati Srinu-directed movie.
' ime bomb pelindhi...' song from Legend got huge response with her serene dance moves with Balakrishna. She is now being admired with her new name "Time Bomb
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Pilla" by all the Telugu audiences. The gorgeous lady with her success now reveled that she is very much interested in doing more Telugu films. She already had few discussions with the top directors and producers for her next projects.
' onal Chauhan has not just added up Balakrishna fans in her bucket, but also created craze among all the audiences. The actress has lit a 'time bomb' in believe the hearts in stories of all the youngsters. and my roles The huge in the flick, success of Legend and then I'm has flooded several new ready for any offers in roles. Tollywood, but she is carefully choosing her next project.
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16 May 1985 (age 28) Noida, India Model, Actress, Singer 2005 - present 173 cm (5 ft 4 in) Femina Miss India World Tourism 2005 Miss World Tourism 2005 Femina Miss India 2005 (Femina Miss India Tourism World) Miss Tourism World 2005 (Winner)
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he city of Milan, located in the lowlands of the Po Valley, is the capital of Lombardy, the second largest city and the richest in Italy.
erved by the red and yellow metro, it is easily reachable from every point of the city of Milan in a short time.
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n the Duomo Square, opposite the old hospital of Santa Maria della Scala, rises the huge majestic Cattedrale dell’Assunta (the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption), a splendid example of the Italian Gothic. u
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he building, begun in 1230, replaced a previous cathedral of the IX century, entitled Santa Maria. The cupola (or Dome) was added in 1264, but in the 1300s the church was completely transformed: the central nave was raised and illuminated by trifora (threearched) windows, the façade was worked on by, amongst others, Giovanni Pisano, the chorus was changed, and above all, the transept was widened, in the ambitious attempt to transform the cathedral into the biggest temple of Christianity. Of this last insane widening, begun in the first half of the 1300s and interrupted by the terrible plague of 1348 (as well as by the collapse of some of the structures), there remain traces of the structures effectively built on the left side of the current Duomo: the so-called ‘facciatona’, the columns of the three naves and a part of the left side, where you can see what is certainly the most brilliant door of the Sienese Gothic. The door opens onto the staircase that leads to the lower Baptistry of San Giovanni.
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Lakshmi Manchu has been one of the few actresses in Tollywood, who has been constantly doing films with an edge. Time and again, she has proved herself, and now she is back with an unconventional role in Chandamama Kathalu. On the eve of the filmâ€™s release, we caught up with Lakshmi Manchu for an interview. Letâ€™s see what she has to say.
Q) How is the pre-release buzz for Chandamam Kathalu ? A) The buzz is amazing, and I should thank the media for promoting our film well. I have my fingers crossed, and hope people like my role. Q) What made you accept a role like this ? A) The day I heard the script, I knew I wanted to do this film. Very rarely in Telugu films, one gets to portray a unconventional role like this. I want to break the mould of stereo types with this film. Q) Tell us some thing about your role ? A) I play Lisa Smith, a super model in this film. My character goes through a lot of ups and down, and how if fight back is the whole story.
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– I want to break out from the stereo types in Tollywood
Q) There are many stories in the film. Do they have any connectivity with each other ? A) Yes ! at a point of time during the course of the film, they do have a connection. Q) How did you manage to pull off scenes featuring smoking and drinking ? A) Initially I was very sceptical to smoke or drink on screen. But as my character demanded these scenes, I went ahead and did them professionally. A lot of research and preparation went into my role. I observed a lot of lady characters who smoke or drink in films and did it in my own way. Q) Did your dad, Mohan Babu garu watch the film ? A) No ! he did not watch the film. I will show him the film soon and am very eager to know, how would he react to my bold character in this flick. Q) Why have you been so selective with your films ? A) I need to first like the role that I am offered. I just don’t want to do every role that comes my way. My character should excite me and should be challenging enough for me to portray. Q) What’s your take on politics. There have been strong rumours that you are entering active politics ? A) Yes ! I have been approached by many parties to enter politics. I am definitely interested to join politics, but this is not the right time. May be after three or four years, I will surely get into active politics. Q) Tell us about your future projects ? A) I am done with a short film, which I will release once the elections are done. One of my own films is in the pre-production stage, and will soon go on sets.
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Darshakendra K.Raghavendra Rao
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A Legend of Telugu Cinema from South India,career spans 4 decades during which he has directed 110 films to date and has produced over 25 films in various Indian Languages.
e started his career successfully in 1975 having a long association with the icon of Telugu Cinema, the late N.T.R (ex-chief minister) and continues into the 21st century having worked though 5 generations of stars that include NTR & ANR, Krishna & ShobanBabu, Chiranjeevi & Balakrishna, Nagarjun & Venkatesh, Mahesh Babu, Jr. NTR & Allu Arjun.
e is credited with having longstanding relationships with some of the biggest stars of Telugu cinema noteworthy of them being 12 films with the late NTR ( a resurgence with which he went on to become the chief minister), 8 films with Chiranjeevi ( the most by any director) and 17 films with Sridevi (the most by any director).
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His foray into Hindi cinema in the 80’s included blockbuster hits like Himatwaala, Tofha, Justice Choudary, Farz Aur Kanoon, Jani Dhost, among others(16 films). He is credited with the resurgence of Jeethandra as the jumping jack of Hindi cinema. As per independent estimates, the box office impact of his Hindi films adjusted for inflation in today’s terms is over Rs.200 crores and puts him among the most successful directors in Indian film history. (Source IBOS Networks). He has also credited with directing all 3 generations of families that include the Late NTR, ANR (Annapoorna Studios), D.Rama Naidu (Suresh Productions) and L.V Prasad ( Prasad Labs & ACS). His assistants include successful directors like B.Gopal, Kondandaram Reddy, S.S. Raj Mauli, Chandrasekar, YVS Choudary, etc.
craft, which not many people have been able to match till date. With the arrival of new actors in early 80s and the themes which gained prominence, K Raghavendra Rao began working with the younger lot. Venkatesh’s debut film Kaliyuga Pandavulu, Nagarjuna, Vijayashanti starrer Janaki Ramudu and Chiranjeevi’s Kondaveeti Raja were few such films. Kaliyuga Pandavulu is a fine example of rise of angry young man, who fights against the atrocities in the society and Raghavendra Rao, who had been dabbling with family dramas and mass entertainers till then, shifted his focus to a more urban milieu. Krishnam Raju starrer Trishulam and Krishna starrer Agni Parvatham are two other such films which depicted people fighting against atrocities. The year 1990 holds a lot of significance in K Raghavendra Rao and Chiranjeevi’s career. The two had joined hands for Jagadeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari, a fantasy film which would stand the test of time and needless to say, everything about this film became popular. It was one of the iconic moments in the history of Telugu cinema.
He twice saved the film career of Sridevi. When her first starring role in the Telugu film Anuragalu (1975) flopped, K. Raghavendra Rao cast her in the hit film Padaharella Vayasu (1978), which made her a star in Telugu films.
The ease with which his films appealed to people of all age groups across the state is another proof of his dominance on his
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Cine Jewels From Raghavendra Rao
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B. N. Reddy National Award for life time contribution to Indian cinema (2009) Nandi Award for Best Director - Annamayya (1998) Nandi Award for Best Feature Film (director) - Annamayya (1998) Nandi Award for Best Choreographer - Pelli Sandadi (1995) Nandi Award for Best Director - Pelli Sandadi (1995) Nandi Award for Best Director - Allari Priyudu (1994) Nandi Award for Best Director - Bobbili Brahmanna (1985)
Filmfare Awards South
Filmfare Best Director Award (Telugu) - Prema Lekhalu (1977) Filmfare Best Director Award (Telugu) - Allari Priyudu (1993) Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award - South (2002)
CineMAA Award for Life Time Contribution - (2012) CineMAA Awards for Best Film (Jury) - Shirdi Sai - (2013)
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Kovelamudi Raghavendra Rao May 23, 1942 (age 71) Kolavennu, Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh, India Film director 1977-present K. S. Prakash Rao (father) Prakash Kovelamudi (son)
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He has introduced and launched the careers of Venkatesh (son of D.Rama Naidu), Mahesh Babu (son of Krishna), Jr. NTR (grandson of Late NTR) and Allu Arjun (nephew of Chiranjeevi) apart from many heroines like Sridevi, Jaya Prada, Ramya Krishna, etc.
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e has also served as the Electronic Media Advisor, a Cabinet rank for the Chandrababu Naidu Govt. He has to his credit 1 National Award, over 10 State awards, 2 Filmfare awards and a Filmfare Life Time Achievement Award for his contribution to Indian Cinema.
hereâ€™s a reason why K Raghavendra Rao is one of the most revered directors in Telugu cinema. For a generation which grew up watching movies in the 80s and 90s, he was the undisputed king of noholds-barred commercial entertainers.
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Main Tera Hero
Director :David Dhawan Genre :Comedy, Drama, Romance Director :Abhishek Varman Writer :Milap Zaveri Genre :Comedy, Romance Language :Hindi Writer :Chetan Bhagat Cast & Crew :Varun Language :Hindi Dhawan, Ileana D Cruz , Cast & Crew :Arjun Kapoor, Nargis Fakhri, Abhimanyu Alia Bhatt, Amrita Singh, Singh, Arunoday Singh Revathy, Ronit Roy, Shiv Subrahmaniyam Our Love Story begins with the Mischievous, A story about a romantic Clever, Charming journey of a culturally Daredevil and the HERO opposite couple - Krish who falls in love with Malhotra and Ananya Sunaina. How can a Swaminathan. They meet Heroâ€™s love story be at the IIM-Ahmedabad complete without a villain! College and during the So walks in Angad, the program they fall in love. corrupt cop, who wants to Complications arise after forcibly marry Ileana and the program comes to an to make things more spicy end and they decide to get also does Ayesha who married. is madly in love with our 100 | MAY 2014 | WWW.CINESPRINT.COM Hero.
Director :Vijay Raaz Genre :Drama, Satire Writer :Aseem Arora Language :Hindi Cast & Crew :Vijay Raaz, Manu Rishi, Raj Zutshi, Vishwajeet Pradhan
In 1948, a cross-fire erupts at an isolated stretch of Indo-Pak border, leaving only two soldiers alive. One is an Indian soldier of Pakistani origin while the other happens to be a Pakistani soldier of Indian origin.
Director :Nitesh Tiwari Genre :Children, Drama, Fantasy, Social Writer :Nitesh Tiwari, Piyush Gupta Language :Hindi Cast & Crew :Amitabh Bachchan, Boman Irani, Anurag Kashyap, Usha Jadhav, Parth Bhalerao
Bhoothnath Returns takes Bhoothnathâ€™s story forward. As he returns to the Bhoot World, he is greeted with taunts and condemnation from other ghosts for bringing disrepute to the ghostcommunity for getting bullied by a kid on Earth. Post the humiliation, Bhoothnath decides to redeem himself and come back to scare a bunch of kids.
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Anamika Director :Sekhar Kammula Genre :Drama, Thriller Writer :Sekhar Kammula Language :Telugu Cast & Crew :Nayantara, Pasupathy, Vaibhav, Harshvardhan Rane
Anamika is a Telugu adaptation of the Hindi thriller, Kahaani which was directed by Sujoy Ghosh. Anamika is directed by Shekhar and stars Nayanthara in the lead role.
Director :Maruthi Genre :Comedy, Romance Writer :Maruthi Language :Telugu Cast & Crew :Allu Sirish, Regina Cassandra
The film tells the story of two selfish youngsters who fall in love with each other. It is filled many light hearted moments and offers a funny take on the changing dynamics of love among the youth.
Director :Praveen Sattaru Genre :Drama, Romance Writer :Praveen Sattaru Language :Telugu Cast & Crew :Lakshmi Manchu, Krishnudu, Chaitanya, Saikumar , Naresh, Soumya
Chandamama Kathalu is an anthology film with eight sub-stories revolving around love. The lives of the central characters in the sub-plots get intertwined with each other.
Director :Surender Reddy Genre :Action, Drama Writer :Vakkantham Vamsi Language :Telugu Cast & Crew :Allu Arjun, Shruti Haasan , Prakash Raj, Suhasini Mani Ratnam, Brahmanandam, Ali, M.S.Narayana, Raghu Babu, Kota Srinivasan Rao , Mukesh Rishi, Ashish Vidhyarthi , Jayaprakash Reddy, Pragathy , Shaam, Ravi Kishan
The film narrates the story of two brothers who are at logger heads with each other and what happens when one of them crosses the line.
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KollyWOOD Nee Enge En Anbe Director : Sekhar Kammula Genre : Drama Language : Tamil Cast & Crew : Nayanthara,
Nee Enge En Anbe is an Tamil & Telugu movie starring Nayantara. Anamika which is adaptation for Vidya Balanâ€™s hit movie in bollywood Kahaani. Nayanatara acting in place of Vidya Balan & Sekhar Kammula for the first time directing a remake. Endemol India is producing this film.
Kochadaiiyaan Director : Soundarya
Rajnikanth Genre : Action Writer : K.S. Ravikumar Language : Tamil Cast & Crew : Rajinikanth, Deepika Padukone, Sarath Kumar, Aadhi, Shobana, Jackie Shroff, Nassar
`Kochadaiyaan` centers around a war between three kings from different generations. The three kings are played by Rajnikanth, Jackie Shroff and Nassar. Rajinikanth has a double role in the film. He plays Kochadaiyaan, a loyal commander of the emperor as well as Rana whose Kochadaiyaan`s son. Kochadaiyaan is a successful commander and the emperor`s good friend. He aims to conquer the world and put it under his King`s feet.
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Damaal Dumeel Nee En Uyire Director :Vikas Lathithraj Genre :Drama Writer :Navarasan Language :Tamil Cast & Crew :Navarasan, Vaishali
Nee En Uyire is a Tamil movie based on a true story and is directed by Vikas Lathithraj. The film features debutant Navarasan and Vaishali in the lead roles.
Director :Shree Genre :Comedy, Thriller Language :Tamil Cast & Crew :Vaibhav, Ramya Nambeesan, Sayaji Shinde, Kota Srinivasa Rao
Damaal Dumeel explores what happens when an ordinary man gets caught in a web of crime. Vaibhav plays a software industry professional, who lands in trouble with both Kota Srinivasa Rao and Sayaji Shinde, neither of whom will hesitate to kill him if he gets into their hands.
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Tarzan Director & Writer : Reinhard
Genre : Action, Adventure,
Language : English Cast & Crew : Kellan Lutz,
Spencer Locke, Anton Zetterholm, Jaime Ray Newman
The film is based on a classic Tarzan Of The Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Tarzan and Jane Porter face a mercenary army dispatched by the evil CEO of Greystoke Energies, a man who took over the company from Tarzan`s parents, after they died in a plane crash.
Transcendence Director : Wally Pfister Genre : Drama, Mystery,
Duration : 1 hr 57 mins Writer : Jack Paglen Language : English Cast & Crew : Johnny Depp,
The Amazing Spider-Man
Paul Bettany, Rebecca Hall, Kate Mara, Morgan Freeman
Director : Marc Webb Genre : Action, Adventure,
Dr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp) is the foremost researcher in the field of Artificial Intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines the collective intelligence of everything ever known with the full range of human emotions. His highly controversial experiments have made him famous, but they have also made him the prime target of anti-technology extremists who will do whatever it takes to stop him.
Language : English Cast & Crew : Andrew
Garfield, Jamie Foxx, Emma Stone, Sally Field , Paul Giamatti, Denis Leary, Dane DeHaan, Martin Sheen, Chris Zylka , Frank Deal, Marton Csokas, Stan Lee
Director : Gareth Edwar Genre : Action, Adventure,
Writer : Max Borenstein,
Dave Callaham Language : English Cast & Crew : Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Juliette Binoche, Ken Watanabe
An epic rebirth to Tohos iconic Godzilla, this spectacular adventure pits the world`s most famous monster against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity`s scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence.
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Samsaram Arogyathinu Hanikaram
Ring Master 7th Day Director :Shyamdhar Genre :Crime, Drama Writer :Akhil Paul Language :Malayalam Cast & Crew :Prithviraj, Janani Iyer, Vinay Fortt, Ajmal Ameer , Praveen Prem , Arvind Swamy
The film is a story of an IPS officer who has to solve a case that runs for the seven days between Christmas and New Year. The case is a mystery for the officer as there are no prior traces of any such crime. What happens on the seventh day forms the climax of the film.
Director :Rafi Mecartin Genre :Comedy Writer :Rafi Mecartin Language :Malayalam Cast & Crew :Dileep, Honey Rose, Keerthi Menaka
Ring Master is a Malayalam movie written and directed by Rafi where Dileep plays the lead role of an animal trainer in the circus. Keerthi Suresh, Honey Rose, Suraj Venjaramoodu, Unda Pakru play the other characters.
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Genre : Comedy Language : Malayalam Cast & Crew : Akku Akbar,
Isha Talwar, Sheela, Baburaj, Kalabhavan Shajohn, Jayaram
The film is a story of three very close friends who help and support each other in times of crisis. Apoorvan, Babumon and Chopra try to steal Apoorvan`s wife`s gold so as to support Babumon in his scientific experiments but this leads to a very messy situation and they are outcasted from the village. What happens thereafter forms the rest of the story.
Director :Balaji Mohan Genre :Comedy, Romance Writer :Bipin Chandran Language :Malayalam Cast & Crew :Nazriya Nazim, Madhoo, Maniyanpilla Raju, Dulquer Salman
The film revolves around relationship issues within a family and how lack of communication or miscommunication can sabotage a relationship.
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Masala Republic Director : Vishak GS Genre : Comedy, Drama Language : Malayalam Cast & Crew : Indrajith,
Gajakesari Director : Krishna Genre : Drama Language : Kannada Cast & Crew :Yash,
Amoolya , Sadhu Kokila, Rangayana Raghu, Prabhakar
The film starring Yash and Amulya as the lead shows Yash in a new avatar. The film weaves its story around elephants. Much has been said about elephants in this film.
Genre :Action, Crime Language :Kannada Cast & Crew :Prashanth Neel, Sri Murali , Haripriya, Thilak, Jai Jagadish, Avinash, Atul Kulkarni, Padmaja Rao
Ugramm is a Sanskrit word derived from One of the Greatest Verses of Hindu Mythology... It means Momentous Anger Induced by a Great Period of Tolerance.
Director : Sudeep Genre : Drama
Language : Kannada Cast & Crew : Sudeep, Ravichandran, Ramyakrishna
The film that brings together Sudeep and Ravichandra is a remake of Telugu film Mirchi. It is a romantic action flick. The story revolves around the concept of age old rivalry that exists between two sects of a village. How does love and peace change attitude of ruthless factionists forms the story of the film.
Circle Inspector Shambhu`s strict actions against law offenders have earned him a lot of enemies. Shambhu is of the opinion that suspension, punishment and transfer are a part of his job. When Shambhu is made the in-charge of a team to eradicate the use of tobacco, he finds himself in a sticky situation. This is because the new law curbs the society, making it difficult for working people from other states to survive. Naturally, many political parties try to take advantage of this situation. What happens next forms the story of Masala Republic.
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Ramudu-Bheemudu the first film produced independently by D. Ramanaidu. He started the production company Suresh Productions in November 1963 at Tyagaraya Nagar, Chennai. Directed by : Tapi Chanakya Ramudu-Bheemudu had an extensive shooting schedule near the construction site of Nagarjuna Sagar, with more than 10,000 real construction workers participating in the shooting of the film, which included the filming of the song â€˜Desammu Maarindile.. Kaalammu Maarindileâ€™ written by Sri Kosaraju Raghavaiah Choudary.
Produced by : D. Ramanaidu Starring
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Jamuna, L.Vijayalakshmi, Rajanala, Relangi, Santha Kumari, SV Ranga Rao
Story Ramudu (Ramarao) is an innocent young man in the guardianship of his uncle Panakala Rao (Rajanala), who is both crooked and wicked. The uncle is ready to usurp the property of his nephew Ramudu, and is just waiting for an appropriate opportunity. In the meanwhile, he is made to attend to all the domestic chores. Ramudu, unable to bear the torture, runs away from home. Bheema Rao (Bheemudu) is interested in staging plays which his mother strongly disapproves. After he comes back home from a stage play, he is taken to task by his mother. In order to escape the wrath of his mother, Bheemudu flees his home and lands in the nearby city.
Both of them enter the same hotel and unexpectedly interchange their places. Thus Ramudu entering the house of Bheemudu, falls in love with Santhi and Bheemudu, who now takes the place of Ramudu falls in love with Leela. Bheemudu, who is in the place of Ramudu, now understands that he has to bring Panakala Rao to senses so that the property that really belongs to Ramudu, should be restored to him. Ramudu, now in the role of Bheemudu, starts enjoying the love and affection of the new family members. However, Panakala Rao comes to know of this change of places and attempts to take advantage of this situation. At the end Ramudu and Bheemudu turn out to be twins who got separated during the Godavari Pushkarams. All ends well in the film ending with Ramudu tying the knot with Santhi and Bheemudu with Leela.
Ramudu-Bheemudu was remade in Hindi as ‘Ram Aur Shyam’ by Vijaya Pictures, with Dilip Kumar, Waheeda Rehman and Mumtaz. This picture totally changed the ‘tragedy king’ image of Dilip Kumar and gave him a new image.
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Shekhar Kammula, has always been associated with some meaningful films in the past. He is now back with a suspense thriller in Anamika. The movie is slated to hit the screens.
Q) Why have you chosen to remake a film like Kahaani ? Basically, it was not my idea. When the producers approached me to direct this film, even I was apprehensive. After seeing their conviction, and the current scenario in India, I decided to go ahead with this film. Q) Why did you choose Nayanthara as the lead. Did you consider any one else ? We selected her because of her popularity in both languages. Names like Anushka, Anjali and some other new faces were also considered, but we went ahead with Nayanthara. Q) Coming to Nayanthara, Why is she not promoting the film ? I donâ€™t have much say about her promotional activities. I thought promotion would never be a problem, as some huge corporate houses were involved. But now her absence itself is creating a lot of buzz for the film.
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Q) Why did you take the help of Yendamuri for this film ? I always wanted to work with Yendamuri from a long time. When I decided to make this thriller, the first name which came to my mind was him. He is a master of thrillers, and was the right person for our guidance. Q) You have gone without the pregnancy factor, which was the biggest USP of the original. Any particular reason for this ? Every one knew about the suspense factor from Kahaani. I deliberately went without it, so that I could bring out more emotions with a normal person who is in problems. Q) You have always worked with new comers. How was it working with Keeravani ? I had a great time working with Keeravani on this film. He has given some great music, which is a big plus for the film. Q) Anamika is a completely new genre from your films. Did you find it tough ? The writing was a bit tough. Once I was done with the main script, I had no problems with the film. You can get to see a two hour high voltage thriller in Anamika. Q) What about the Tamil version. How are things going on for the release ? Things look equally good for the Tamil version. It is getting a much bigger release in Tamil Nadu, and the hype surrounding the film is quite good. Q) If you can recollect, all you films have been releasing with mega family hero films. Any particular reasons for this ? Laughs ! I have not thought about that any time. But this time, I know that Kotta Janta is releasing with my film. It is just a co-incidence and was never planned. Q) What are your future projects ? Once I am done with Anamika, I will be making the Happy Days Hindi remake. Salman khan is co-producing the film. Q) Finally why should people watch Anamika when everyone has seen the original ? According to me, most of the common public has not watched Kahaani. The essence of the film is same, but the way I have executed in Telugu nativity, makes it interesting. Five minutes into my film, you will never remember Kahaani.
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Bi pasha Basu Bipasha Basu has established herself as the undisputed queen of fitness and still gives her co-actresses a run for the money on being the official hot-bod of bollywood.
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Bollywoodâ€™s reigning queen Katrina Kaif hot-bod may not be in the league of size-zero babes, but the actress can make any man go weak in the knees with her voluptuous figure and a doll like face.
Kangana Ranaut Neha Dhupia
Kangana Ranaut was earlier known for her curly hairs, but she is also an owner of a fit and sexy body.
The stunning Neha Dhupia continues to remain the talk of the tinsel town for her incredible figure and a firebrand temperament.
Priyanka Chopra An extremely desirable pin-up girl, Priyanka Chopraâ€™s best assets are her stylish look, shapely figure and a million dollor smile.
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Divas and Models
Name : Giselli Monteiro Age : 25 Occupation : Model, Actress
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Name : Camila Granato Age : 24 Occupation : Model Divas and Models
Divas and Models
Name : Rakul Pree Singh Age : 23 Height : 173cm (5ft 8in) Occupation : Model, Actress
Name : Mariette Valsan Age : 25 Occupation : Model
Divas and Models
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Divas and Models
Name : Prachi Thaker Age : 24 Occupation : Model, Actress
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Name : Umang Jain Age : 19 Occupation : Model, Actress
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Divas and Models
Name : Nimrat Kaur Age : 32 Occupation : Actress
Name : Magical Mahima Age : 26 Occupation : Model, Actress
Divas and Models
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‘Samrat & Co’ Music Launch Arjun Kapoor & Alia Bhatt Promote 2 States at 98.3 FM
Sonakshi Sinha To Host Screening Of Rio 2 Ali
Fugly First Look Launch
‘Kahin Hai Mera Pyar’ Music Launch Amitabh, Ranbir & Akshay walk for Manish Malhotra’s Mijwan show 122 | MAY 2014 | WWW.CINESPRINT.COM
Sunny Leone Launches Men’s Magazine Mandate April Issue Bol Baby Bol Marathi Movie Music Launch
Film Saturday Sunday Poster Launch Abbas Album ‘Ishq Kamal’ Launch
Salman Khan at Music Launch of ‘Khwaabb’ Rajinikanth & Amitabh Bachchan attends Kochadaiyaan’s Curtain Raiser event at Cinemax Versova
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Pawan Kalyan Launches Geethanjali Logo Gopichand New Movie Opening
Hrudaya Kaleyam Success Meet
M Prabhanjanam Movie Press Meet
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Kotha Janta Movie Audio Launch
Chandamamalo Amrutham Movie Audio Launch
Moksha Studios Launch Event
Pyar Mein Padipoyane Audio Launch
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Mundasupatti Movie Audio Launch
Samantha Birthday Celebration
Namitha Launched Eppodhum Raja Movie Audio
Naang Launc Mael Movie Audio Launch
Muthal Maanavan Movie Trailer Launch
Va Au Raja & Amritha Press Meet
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JPR Films Production No 1 Pooja
Kalar Kannadigal Movie Audio Launch
gellam Edagoodam Movie Audio ch Ennamo Edho Movie Press Meet
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Shravan Kumar Collection at Vancouver Fashion Week
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CELEBRITY BIRTH 1 Suman Shetty
Jr. Ntr/ Manoj
NT Rama Rao
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HDAY CALANDER 4
K Raghavendra Rao
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at Me Santa: My wife is a very careful driver. Banta: How do you know that? Santa: She always slows down when passing a red light!
Whatâ€™s the similarity between Income Tax and a Caller Tune? . .. ... In both the cases, one pays the money and others enjoy.
Laughter is d Best medicine, . . . . But if u r laughing without any reason, U need Medicine..
MAMU :Chand toh raat ko nikalta hai, aj din mai kaise nikal aya? GIRL :Ullu to raat ko bolta hai, aj din mai kaise bol pada?
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Baap: Beta maine tere liye ek ladki dekhi hai, Vo Roopvati, Gunvati, or Sarasvati hai. Beta: Lekin papa mai kisi or se pyar krta hu or vo.. Garbhvati hai.
Teacher : What do you call a personwho keeps on talking when people are no longer interested? Pupil : A teacher.
A : u r Active B : u r Best C : u r Cute D : u r my Dearest E : u r Excelant F : u r alwayz First G : u r Great Sorry cant lie till Z...
Teacher: Johny, how do you spell “crocodile”? Johny: “K-R-O-K-O-D-A-IL” Teacher: No, that’s wrong Johny: Maybe it’s wrong, but you ask me how I spell it!
Teacher : Correct the sentence, “A bull and a cow is grazing in the field”
I went up to a girl and asked “Do you swallow?” She replied shocked “No”. Me ” Then how the fudge does the food get to your stomach?
Student : “A cow and a bull is grazing in the field” Teacher : How? Student : Ladies first.
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Star Gazing Aries
Venus will be in Aries between May 4 and 30th. Your love life will be very agitated in bad but also in good. Some couples who are together for a long time may be fed up of the routine, and they will shake their partner or their partner will shake them up. Other Aries may meet somebody, feel love at first sight but then discover that the story is not that simple and that you should take more precautions with your feelings. After the 24th, you see clearly what you should do: give it a try or break up. At work your progress are fantastic, you deserve a raise.
Mercury is in Gemini from May 8th to 30th. It gives you a great sense of communication and networking at work. You are the one who gets the best results, and you do it so well that nobody is even jealous of you. Sharing your contacts is not an issue for you, which is one reason also for people to like you. Until May 22, your will just be ok about energy, but after that date you will feel so energetic. A new love story may start this month and it will be exactly the way you want after a complicated beginning. You will be right to follow your instinct and be patient.
The end of May will be really good for you, recognition for all the good work you accomplished the last month. You also have a better attitude, more positive and happier. Everybody enjoys your company more than usually. Only one person will not be so happy because of misunderstanding, like someone who does not like your sense of humor. Love is complicated, someone from the past wants to come back and you are not willing to do that. Or a friend wants to date you and you see the person as a friend, and nothing else. At the end of the month you may meet somebody with an age difference.
You keep having little health problems, a tooth, an allergy, your neck and shoulders are aching, your lower back is hurting. You have to take care of each problem, one after the other. Nothing keeping you in bed though, so you keep working, no rest. Love is exciting for Leos in May. You feel you have power over your partner, don’t push the limit even if you are adored you should not take advantage of it. Give him or her some space for free choices. And remember that you are not right all the time. You can listen to advice, especially from persons you trust.
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The Sun gives you a great energy to work but also to have fun. You may celebrate several birthday parties, one with the family and a bigger one with your friends. You will feel frustrated about your love relationship, you have a feeling that he or she is not considerate enough, too busy with friends, and not listening. You will express your feelings of insatisfaction. Your partner will change his or her attitude on the 30th, next month will be romantic. At work, you are really busy because you want to enjoy your weekends completely free of unfinished business.
Mid-May will be a period of big interrogation about love. If you are single you understand that some parts of your attitude are not encouraging any potential partner. And if you are in a relationship, you need to be more open about who your partner is and respecting that he or she is different from you and that you are not “the norm”. Remember that you loved that person for your differences at the beginning. At work, you give the best of yourself, fixing problems that are not even your concern, but if you can do it, you will. That is an excellent attitude.
Enjoy the energy you keep having, month after month, 2014 is an energetic year for the Libras. If you are in a long-term relationship, lots of disagreements will occur: family, money, sex, children, everything will be an opportunity for a drama. Fortunately after the 23, you will be in peace again, you will have emptied your basket of frustration. You are back to passion at the end of the month, enjoy each minute of it. Work is cooperation this month and you cannot do any ride on your own, you need help and support, take it, your boss is asking you to share more.
Sagittarius What an exciting month for you Sagittarius! You are invited to birthdays, engagement parties, weddings etc… you say yes to all. You bring a positive energy and parties would not be complete without you. Your joy is infectious. Love is passionate and you play games, cold and hot, cold and hot again. You want to tease your partner, don’t push too far, if he is a Virgo or a Capricorn he or she may not understand the rules of the game or even that it is just a game. At work, you have to focus, you spend too much time on social Medias, sharing about your exciting life.
Saturn and Jupiter are really well aligned this month and you will have the feeling that all the different areas of your life that were not working well are finally finding an arrangement or a clarification. Your long-term efforts are finally paying off. Keep working at fixing your life. What you do now is very important for the future of your destiny. You may end up some family relationship that are negative for you, and if you find it is the right thing to do, then do it. You take care of your health by eating healthy, you will get nice results and feel really good in your belly.
Capricorn You talk a lot with your loved one, you express the reasons of your moodiness and you want to make efforts to change it. Pluto is still working on you but it makes you conscious of others and how you can hurt them or affect them. A couple in crisis is around you and you try to help them to communicate, playing the role of a mediator. You are a great listener but in the end, you may see no solution for your friends. Let them sort things out. Your skin is bothering you, check on the solar products you are starting to use. Don’t use old ones.
Aquarius On May 7th 2014 Mercury will enter Aquarius’ house of love and eroticism, and the atmosphere will lighten up: the tendency towards flirts will grow and the attitude will become more playful, more cheerful, more open to experiments.You might now read about sex, find out useful information for the private life or try new things, not experimented before. Attraction will be stimulated by communication and by intellectual compatibility.The last decanate of May 2014 will be a real treat, though: the Sun (the ruler of Aquarius’ house of couples) will also enter Aquarius’ house of love.
Pisces You are in an interesting financial period. You may get more money on one hand and lose or spend more money on the other hand. You may just feel ready to splurge as some bonus comes in and instead of saving it, you just spend it all. You are not going to be reasonable, but you will not put yourself in danger either. Some discussions about money will happen if you are in a long term relationship, you feel you are more generous than your partner. You don’t get along well with a brother or sister until the end of the month. Just back up for a little while and the clouds will disappear.
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Published on May 6, 2014
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