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OCTOBER 2017 VOL 4 ISSUE 12

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Lavanya Tripathi

buys a House in Hyd and Audi ?

Niharika Konidela Work Out in GYM

Samantha

will shock you in this HOT avatar !

Prince

Anchor Suma turns producer

Mahesh Babu


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R Madhavan

roped in SAVYASACHI

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fter delivering successful movies like Premam and Rarandoi Veduka Chuddam, Naga Chaitanya joined hands with Krishna Marimuthu for Yuddham Sharanam which was turned out disaster at the box office and now the actor is very excited about his next upcoming project ‘Savyasachi’. Recently the makers released the first look poster of the film which went viral on social media. The upcoming action and romantic entertainer will be helmed by Chandoo Mondeti. Now according to the latest update R Madhavan has been roped

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in Savyasachi to play the significant role. He is the latest addition of this prestigious project. Madhavan enjoys huge following in the Telugu states even though he hasn’t done a straight film in Telugu.The sources say that Chandoo Mondeti, felt that a star actor from another industry (Kollywood) will bring a fresh appeal in the film. He felt Madhavan would bring authenticity and a glow to the great role. The entire pre-production work has been wrapped up and the regular shoot will be commenced from October. Mythri Movie Makers will bankroll this upcoming project and more details to be revealed soon.


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uperstar Mahesh Babu is currently busy in the shoot of his upcoming political drama ‘Bharath Ane Nenu’, which is progressing at brisk pace in the direction of Koratala Siva. Even before the release date is announced, the film is selling like a hot cake as trade is betting big on Srimanthudu combination. According to the latest update, the overseas rights of Bharat Ane Nenu have been bagged by a leading distributor for a whooping Rs 18.18 Crores. Earlier Mahesh and Koratala have worked

together for a blockbuster movie Srimanthudu and that is the main reason, BAN is getting crazy offers in Telugu States as well. It is being bankrolled by DVV Danayya. MS Dhoni fame Kiara Advani is on the board to play the female lead. The project marks her Telugu debut and she has so far been absolutely tight-lipped about the project. In Bharat Ane Nenu, Mahesh Babu will be seen playing a Chief Minister for the first time in his career and Tamil actor Sarath Kumar is playing Mahesh’s father.

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NIHARIKA KONIDELA

WORK OUT IN GYM

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ega Princess Niharika Konidela, the daughter of Naga Babu, and the niece of Megastar Chiranjeevi and Power star Pawan Kalyan, is putting in extra effort with the help of a trainer. She is sweating in gym to get well toned body. Niharika is giving us motivation to hit the gym. The trainer has appreciated for her determination to go an extra mile. She does exercises that make her sweat out more as it detoxes her body and keeps her in good shape. Recently she has signed her second Telugu film ‘The Happy Wedding’ in which she will share the screen space with Sumanth Ashwin. The upcoming drama will be helmed by debutant Lakshman Karya and produced by Pocket Cinema banner whereas presented under UV Creations banner. Currently Niharika is busy in the shoot of Tamil film in which Vijay Sethupathi playing the lead role.

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Jr NTR comments on

REVIEW WRITERS AND CRITICS

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oung Tiger Jr. NTR’s Jai Lava Kusa, which was released on 21st September, is doing very well at the box-office, and receiving superb responses from everywhere. At the success meet of Jai Lava Kusa, Tarak took the stage to thank the audience and he counters film critics strongly. He said some critics won't give time even to get the opinion of audience. Furnishing an example he said when a patient is an emergency situation, a team of expert doctors do several tests. The patient family who are waiting outside, know that doctors will decide the fate of the patients after the test and only after that, they will come to a conclusion. In the middle of all this, there are few Strangers

who kill all the hope and say that it’s all over and declare that the patient has no chance to survive, he will die for sure. In his story the patient is a film, the family members are the makers, the doctors are audiences, and the Strangers are critics. Tarak told all the critics to let the audience respond on a movie. He said it is their right to speak in a democratic country like critics. He urge the film reviewers to give film a chance to live and let the audience decide its fate. Everybody has the rights to express opinions. Needless to say, Tarak’s comments have become a point of discussion on social media.

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Isha Talwar

Hotness Level

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sha Talwar, the daughter of Vinod Talwar, who works as a director and executive producer for Boney Kapoor in Bollywood, made her Telugu debut with Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde starring Nithin and Nithya Menen in 2013 and she was last seen in Nara Rohit and Tarak Ratna’s Raja Cheyyi Vesthe in 2016. Recently the actress did a spicy photosoot for the cover page of a noted magazine. Coming on the photograph, she looks damn hot in blue swimsuit and a long coat. Her posture and expressions makes it one of the sizzling photo shoots of the season. Two Countries actress has a body to kill for and never hesitate

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to flaunt her hot assets. The hot pic of Isha is catching the attention of everyone. Wonder how she manages to look so damn hot from every angle possible. With a sexy pose, she is stealing the hearts of the netizens. Tubelight actress will be next seen playing female lead role on Rahul Ravindran starrer Sobhan Babu, helmed by Viplov. She has already joined the set. Recently during the media interaction, she also spoke about he role and said that she would be performing Kuchipudi in this romantic entertainer and the audiences would get to see the hidden side of her through this role.


KAREENA OR PRIYANKA?

FOR ITEM SONG IN

RANGASTHALAM 1985

t is known news that Sukumar is currently busy in the shoot of his upcoming directorial venture ‘Rangasthalam 1985’ in which Mega actor Ram Charan and Samantha Ruth Prabhu are playing the lead role. According

is on a small break as Ram Charan is busy in the pre-production work of his upcoming production venture Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy. If ongoing buzz in media and film industry is to be believed, Sukumar is planning to bring Bollywood beauty on the board to shake a leg on item song. The makers are considering the name of Kareena Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra

to Sukumar, the film which is based on village backdrop, has enough twist and trills to test the intelligence of the viewers. Recently the makers have completed the few schedules in Godavari districts and they have shifted the shoot to Hyderabad later. A set of Rs 10 Cr in Hyderabad Bhoot Bangla area has been erected for the shoot. Currently the film unit

for special number. Sources say that Kareena Kapoor has given her verbal consent. An official announcement is awaited regarding item song. Anchor turned actress Anasuya Bhardwaj will be seen as Ram Charan's Menatta and will make her screen presence in traditional outfit. The film is being bankrolled by Mythri Movie Makers and it has the music by Devi Sri Prasad.

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PAWAN to receive IEBF International

Excellence Award

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anasena President and actor Power Star Pawan Kalyan will receive the IEBF Excellence Award at ‘Global Business Meet2017’ on ‘'Invest in New India' in London. The award will be presented to Pawan at Global Business Meet-2017’ which is going to be held on 17th November at The House of Lords in London. Pawan will also be the guest of honour at the event. On this occasion, Jana Sena Party sources said, “It is second biggest honour for Pawan by a global organisation within a short time span after an opportunity to address a gathering at the prestigious Harvard University.”

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IEBF-India leader Sunil Kumar Gupta says that, Pawan is chosen for the award for his noteworthy work for Uddanam Nephropathy and being brand ambassador for Textiles in Andhra Pradesh and Organ Donation. The event will be attended by Hinduja Group co-chairman GP Hinduja, Group chairman of Indorama Corporation SP Lohia, Vedanta Resources chairman Anil Agarwal, and several other politicians, business leaders and professionals from both India and European Union. In 2016, IEBF Excellence Award was given to Haryana Education Minister, Ram Bilas Sharma.


KEERTHY SURESH'S SAVITHRI

LOOK

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ctress Shalini Pandey who become overnight star after delivering sensational hit movie ‘Arjun Reddy’, in the direction of Sandeep Reddy Vanga, where she shared the screen space with Pelli Choopulu fame Vijay Devarakonda, has been roped in upcoming film Mahanati, the biopic on legendary actress Savithri. Recently the actress shared the look of Savithri, which is being played by Keerthy Suresh. This is the first official pic that reveal the look of Keerthy Suresh as Savithri. The pic is going viral on the Internet. Netizens are showering appreciation on Keerthy look that she perfectly suited for Savitri role. Keerthy Suresh has achieved good recognition as a talented actress in Telugu Film Industry with films like 'Nenu Sailaja' and 'Nenu Local'. But still, some audience have doubts whether she can match the aura of Savitri. Malavika Nair of ‘Yevade Subramanyam’ fame , Vijay Devarakonda , Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Prakash Raj, Dulquer Salmaan and others are also the part of Nag Ashwin’s directorial venture. Priyanka Dutt is producing the movie under Vyjayanthi Movies banner.

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ega actor Ram Charan is a humble and down-to-earth person, he surely knows how to live life king style. He will be constructing his new house and according to the latest buzz, he is investing in a staggering Rs 40 Cr for her new nest. The new house will have all world-class amenities like spacious swimming pool, tennis court, a gym, costly paintings, a huge library and office. Everybody is aware of that Charan is fitness freak and he loves gym. During the shoot of Dhruva, Upasana has posted several gym videos and photograph of Charan. It is also heard that Upasana is handling all the responsibilities, planning to design it in International style and giving directions for the inside works. The new house would be constructed in Jubilee Hills. Top construction planners are working on to give an international appeal to the house. On the work side, Charan will be next seen in Sukumar’s directorial venture Rangasthalam 1985, a village based drama in

ACTRESS DROPPED Staggering Budget

FOR RAM CHARAN’S

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which Samantha Ruth Prabhu is playing the female lead. Currently Charan is also busy in the pre-production activities of his upcoming production venture Sye Ra Narasimha Reddy starring Megastar Chiranjeevi, Nayantara, Amitabh Bachchan, Vijay, Jagapathi Babu and Pragya Jaiswal.


JAI MET WITH A MINOR A

accident

ctors Jai and Premgi Amaren met with an accident recently near Adyar bridge in Chennai. The report suggests that Jai, who was driving the car- Audi- rammed into the wall of the Adyar bridge. The actors escaped unhurt. Both the actors were returning from a get together meetings in Mandaveli. It is heard that the Shastri Nagar police, who arrived at the spot, had alleged that it was a case of drunk driving. On the otherside, Premgi has denied the allegations. He said, “It was a small accident. Jai and I are fine now.” Reportedly,

the police officials fined actor Jai with an amount of 500 for his careless driving. The sources say that Jai's car has been damaged seriously, due to this accident. Premgi is the son of veteran director and musician Gangai Amaran and the younger brother of film director and actor Venkat Prabhu. He will be next seen in upcoming films Takkar and Simba. On the other-side, Jai is waiting for the release of his upcoming Horror saga ‘Balloon’, directed by Sinish in which he is sharing the screen space with his Girlfriend Anjali.

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MAHESH BABU TO COLLABORATE WITH RAJAMOULI

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ccording to the latest buzz in film industry, Mahesh Babu is going to collaborate with Baahubali director SS Rajamouli for the upcoming project. The actor who had maintained to stay mum so far, during Spyder promotions, confirmed that he will be joining hands with Rajamouli next year. According to reports, Mahesh said his film with SS Rajamouli will take off by the end of next year or early 2019. After Koratala Siva’s Barath Ane Nenu, Mahesh will work with Vamshi Paidipally for ‘Mahesh 25’ and he will

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also join hands with Trivikram Srinivas in the project tentatively called Mahesh 26, which will be bankrolled by Mythri Movie Makers. On the otherside, Rajamouli is keeping his fans guessing on his next project after delivering India’s biggest blockbuster Baahubali: The Conclusion starring Rebel Star Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka and Tamannah Bhatia, earlier this year. He has agreed to do a film for producer DVV Danayya next. The film is said to be a social drama even as the filmmakers are yet to zero down on the lead actor.


Rakul Preet

BUYS MERCEDES BENZ SUV G

orgeous diva Rakul Preet Singh who is busy in Tollywood, Kollywood as well as in Bollywood, has gifted herself an exotic Mercedes Benz SUV recently. The actress has confirmed this news via her tweet. She shared the picture of her new luxury car and captioned it, “My new loveeee ! letsss zip”. Currently she is romancing with Oopiri star Karthi in Khakee, the dubbed version of Tamil film 'Theeran Adhigaram Ondru' which is scheduled to hit the theaters on 17th November. Interestingly, Aditya Music, the leading music label in Telugu, is foraying into film production with this movie. On the otherside, she is also busy in her upcoming Bollywood film ‘Aiyaary’, a crime drama film based on a real life incident directed by Neeraj Pandey. Sidharth Malhotra is playing the lead role whereas Manoj Bajpayee will be seen playing crucial role.

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SAMANTHA THROWS BACHELORETTE

PARTY

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amantha Ruth Prabhu and Naga Chaitanya, have become one of the most loved couple in Telugu Film industry because of the way they managed with their relationship on and off screen. It is known news that Samanath is going to tie the knot with Akkineni Nagarjuna’s elder son Naga Chaitanya on 6th October in Goa. She hosted a bachelorette party to her close friends in the industry which was attended by Ram Charan, Upasana Kamineni Konidela, Akil, Amala, Nagarjuna, and Sushanth. The fun night looks like a never-ending fun ride as Samantha posed with more of her friends. The

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photographs of Samantha and Naga Chaitanya along with other celebrities are going viral on internet. On the work-side, Samantha will be next seen in Rangasthalam 1985, which is progressing at brisk pace in the direction of Sukumar. Samantha is making her screen presence in traditional avatar and is sharing the screen space with Ram Charan. She will also be seen in Raju Gari Gadhi 2 with Nagarjuna and Seerat Kapoor, and Nag Ashiwn’s Mahanati , a biopic on legendary actress Savitri. Naga Chaitanya is busy in upcoming film ‘Savyasachi’ in the direction of Chandoo Mondeti.


DISHA PATANI

TO REPLACE

SHRUTI HAASAN IN SANGAMITHRA?

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isha Patani who made her Telugu debut with Puri Jagannadh’s Loafer starring Varun Tej, will reportedly replace talented actress Shruti Haasan, who was the filmmakers' first choice to play the role of warrior princess Sangamithra. The story is set in the 8th century AD, and it will follow Sangamithra's struggles and her inspiring journey to save her kingdom. Jayam Ravi and Aarya will play the lead role in C.Sunder’s directorial venture. Sources say that the actress is a strong contender for the mega-budget film. After Shruti Haasan’s exit,

some of the big names in the South Indian industry including, Nayantara and Hansika Motwani were reportedly considered for the role of Sangamithra. The makers have been in the talks with her for a while now and MS Dhoni actress has also shown her interest in the film since it will see her play the title role alongside giving her opportunity to unleash a new side of talent with the action sequences. An official announcement will be made soon after Patani signs the project. Produced by Sri Thenandal Films, Sangamithra will be released in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi.

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PAWAN KALYAN CHANGES HIS HAIR STYLE

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nce again the new hair style of Jana Sena President and actor Power Star Pawan Kalyan has become the hot topic of discussion in T-Town. Pawan's regular hairstyle is very popular across the Telugu audience. The way Sardaar Gabbar Singh star combs his soft hair with his hands is a hit among the fans. The actor who used to look fit and fine even in his early forties is looking dazed and old now. Recently Pawan attended a press meet and gave shock to everyone. He was looking with less hair and it was clearly visible with his new hair style. He appeared in a look where

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he applied gel to his hair and combed backward. Interacting with the employees of Dredging Corporation of India (DCI), Pawan Kalyan looked like an aged person. Speculation is increasing on Pawan's new hairstyle. Some say Pawan changed his hairstyle for his role in his upcoming untitled film #PSPK 25 which is progressing at brisk pace in the direction of Trivikram Srinivas whereas Pawan will make his screen presence as Software Engineer. But according to insiders Pawan Kalyan is keen to make people get used to his hairstyle as he is all set to enter into full length politics. There are mixed reactions on his new look.


Smoking Hotness:

Amy Jackson SHOWS HER

BOLD AVATAR

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ritish Bombshell Amy Jackson is all well settled in tinsel town as well as the South film industry. She is much active on social media platform and popular for her photo shoot. She is simply hot, and there is no doubt about it. Time and again the 2.0 actress keeps her fans engaged with her sizzling and sexy photographs from photoshoots and otherwise. She recently shared a hot picture that is not just hot but graceful as well. She captioned it, “Hey Baby.” Amy Jackson just nailed it with her hotness and proved it again why she is

one of the sexiest divas. Amy is also much popular on Instagram as she keeps teasing her fans with her sizzling pictures. She knows, how to steam up the mercury level. She is literally a bomb in Southern Industry not just because of her immense beauty but also her cool quotient. In her killer pose, she looks hot and it seems that it’s time the planets revolves around her! On the workside, she will be next seen in much-anticipated film 2.0 in which Superstar Rajinikanth is playing the lead role whereas Akshay Kumar will be seen essaying antagonist.


SAMANTHA

will shock you in this

HOT AVATAR!

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amantha Ruth Prabhu and Naga Chaitanya are a star-couple that inspires awe with their gorgeous looks and subtle bonding. The duo officially got engaged this January and they are set to tie the knot next month on 6th October in Goa and are wrapping up their current projects. Amidst which, Samantha’s latest photo-shoot has sparked speculations on what the would-be bride will look like on her D-Day! She has shared a pic on her Instagram

and captioned it, "If there is one person I know who has all the talent all the sass all the beauty with her heart in the absolutely right place it is my doll of a friend @kreshabajaj . Her love story lehangas are straight out of a fairy tale and if there is anyone I would trust for my wedding it would be her ,and so I have . Can't wait @ koecsh . Love you @kreshabajaj.� Samantha looked absolutely stunning in the ethnic wear teamed with ethnic jewelry. Only her evergreen cute smile is missing.


Unbelievable Deal for

Ravi Teja's

Raja The Great

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fter delivering Bengal Tiger, Mass Maharaja Ravi Teja is making his comeback with two upcoming projects Raja The Great and Touch Chesi Chudu. According to the latest update, the Satellite, Digital and Hindi dubbing rights of Raja The Great have been sold to a popular entertainment channel for a whopping price of Rs 18 Cr. This is the highest amount paid for any Ravi Teja starrer for non-theatrical rights. Dil Raju who is bankrolling this upcoming action and romantic entertainer will easily pocket at least Rs 25 Cr from theatrical rights. It means the pre-release business of Raja The Great has set a new benchmark in Kick star’s career. Ravi Teja is essaying the role of a blind boxer in the film and sharing the screen space with Mehreen Pirzada of 'KVPG' fame. Raashi Khanna and Sai Dharam Tej will appear in cameo role. Prakash Raj will be seen in the role of a cop and Radhika as the hero's mother. Directed by Anil Ravipudi of Patas and Supreme fame, and the film has the music by Sai Kartheek.

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FORMER COOK

DAMAGE PROPERTY AT

SRIKANTH’S HOUSE

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ero Srikanth’s former cook Venaktesh created quite a scene at the hero’s residence at Road No 73, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, recently and damaged two cars BMW and I 10 parked there with a boulder. Srikanth has lodged a complaint with Banjara Hills Police Station. Venkatesh has since been arrested. But, what prompted this violent action from the former cook is still unknown. Currently police are investigating the case. On the workside, Srikanth was last seen playing villain in Akkineni Naga Chaitanya’s Yuddham Sharanam which received negative response from the audiences on its opening day and finally turned out disaster at the box office. His son Roshan also made his debut with Nirmala Convent, produced by Akkineni Nagarjuna last year which also ended as a miserable flop.

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JR. NTR

TO TURN A

MILITARY OPERATIVE OFFICER seen playing a military operative officer in this upcoming action entertainer which will have Trivikram mark comedy. Many of the audience are eagerly waiting to see the combination film of Tarak and Trivikram Srinivas that is going to become a dream come true to Jr.NTR's hardcore fans. Currently Tarak is enjoying the success of his recently released film ‘Jai Lava Kusa’ which is turning out blockbuster at the box office. On the other-side, Tivikram is busy in his upcoming directorial venture #PSPK25 starring Pawan Kalyan, Keerthy Suresh, Anu Emmanuel, Kushboo and others, which is scheduled to hit the theaters on the occasion of Sankranthi 2018.

REMAKE ON CARDS

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ecently it was reported that Young Tiger Jr.NTR will team up with creative and talented director Trivikram Srinivas for the upcoming project, which will go on the floor early next year. The sources say that Tarak will undergo complete transformation for his role. Rumors are rife that Trivikram Srinivas is taking extra special care for Jr.NTR punch dialogues in upcoming flick. Sources also informed that they are scheduled to release the upcoming venture next year 2018 as summer treat to the audience. Still, it is unclear an official announcement is yet to made by the filmmakers. According to the latest update, Tarak will be

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VIJAY DEVARAKONDA Romantic Hug with

Catherine Tresa

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fter delivering Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s bold drama Arjun Reddy, young actor Vijay Devarakonda has become the heartthrob of women. Generally females like the heroes who are popular for delivering romantic or family entertainer movies but Vijay is mostly seen as rebel. Majority of his followers on Social media page- Facebook and Twitter are young girls and middle-aged women. Vijay is one who challenged the audiences even before the release of Arjun Reddy that he will score blockbuster and finally he did it. Now he is new Superstar in Telugu Film

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Industry. He has been promoting Kalamandir and recently he was spotted during the inauguration of their KLF Mall in Hyderabad. The latest glamour beauty Catherine Tresa was also spotted promoting KLF. Both are brand ambassadors for the same brand, they met for a TVC and gave a tight hug in public. The photograph features Vijay and Catherine are hugging each other, is going viral on social media. Catherine looks gorgeous in saree whereas Vijay looks smart in traditional avatar. The social media is sharing the pic with the name, ‘a Arjun Reddy Hug’!


Neha Shetty TO ROMANCE Akash Puri

in Puri’s Film

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ecently it was reported that Puri Jagannadh who has delivered a series of flop movies like Loafer, ISM, Rogue, and Paisa Vasool, is set to launch his son Aakash as a hero in Telugu film industry. Aakash made his debut with ‘Andhra Pori’ in 2015. The talented director who launched several new faces in tinsel town, is now set to launch another girl and she is none other than Neha Shetty of Mungaru Male 2 fame. She has been roped in upcoming untitled film in which she will share the screen

space with Akash Puri. The sources say that Miss Mangaluru pageant winner will be paired up Puri’s son Aakash in action entertainer. The director had to audition over 200 girls before zeroing on this Kannada beauty. She has auditioned for her role and after trail photoshoot and a look test, she has been finalized to play the female lead and currently preparing up for the role. It has also come out that Neha is learning Telugu and also shedding her weight to fit her part.

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CHIRANJEEVI'S SON-IN-LAW KALYAN TO ENTER FILMS

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e have more than half-a-dozen heroes from the mega family in Tollywood and now another hero from the family is getting ready for his silver screen debut. He is none other than Megastar Chiranjeevi’s younger sonin-law Kalyan, who married Chiru’s younger daughter Sreeja, last year. Kalyan has undergone a three-month acting course in Vizag. The sources say that he is being personally monitored by Megastar himself, and Chiru is doing all he can to make his son-in-law’s debut a grand success. Apparently, Megastar approached ‘star-maker’ Satyanand, who is credited of nurturing more than 100 A-list actors, to train Kalyan. According to latest reports, Satyanand, who earlier trained Power Star Pawan Kalyan, Mass Maharaja Ravi Teja, Mahesh Babu, Prabhas, Varun Tej, Jayam Ravi and others has already completed training Kalyan. Chiru’s Son in law, Kalyan will become the 10th member from the Mega family to enter the Telugu film industry if everything goes per planned.

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STAR WRITER CHINNI KRISHNA’S

COMMENTS ON PAWAN

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ell-known writer Chinni Krishna is popular for super hit films like Nandamuri Balakrishna starrer Narasimha Naidu and Megastar Chiranjeevi’s Indra. Earlier Chinni Krishna stated that Megastar Chiranjeevi has only one straight hit in the last decade and it is only because of his writing talent for Indra, and all his other hits are just remakes. He had also written stories for Gangotri, Badrinath and Genious films. He is rhetoric in film industry. He often comes into limelight with his sensational statements. Chinni Krishna is one of the

person, who did not leave any moment without praising his favorite star Power Star Pawan Kalyan. Recently he attended an interview and was asked about his opinion about Jana Sena president Pawan Kalyan. The writer became emotional and started to heap praise on Pawan. He referred Pawan to the great personalities like Mother Teresa and Gautham Buddha. He added that Pawan is one of the unique personalities amongst the Indian community and he never hurt even the most ruthless man. He concluded it by saying that one day Pawan will become an iconic politician of India and no one can stop him.

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HAPPY WEDDING FOR NIHARIKA M

AND SUMANTH ASHWIN

ega Princess Niharika Konidela, the daughter of Naga Babu, and the niece of Megastar Chiranjeevi and Power star Pawan Kalyan, is making her come back in Telugu film industry once again. She made her Telugu debut with Naga Shourya starrer Oka Manasu which was disaster at the box office. Till date she did not sign any Telugu film. Now according to the latest update, she has signed her second Telugu project, touted to be a romantic comedy ‘Happy Wedding’. Young actor Sumanth

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Ashwin, the son of senior film maker MS Raju has been roped to play the lead role. Niharika has receive lot of applause for her web series Mudda Pappu Avakai whereas Sumanth Ashwin was last seen in Right Right opposite Pooja Jhaveri. Happy Wedding will be helmed by debutant Lakshman Karya. Sensational music composer Devi Sri Prasad is on the board to render the tune. The film is produced by Pocket Cinema banner and presented under UV Creations banner.


LAVANYA TRIPATHI

BUYS A HOUSE IN HYD AND AUDI?

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avanya Tripathi who has delivered back to back disaster movies like Mister, Radha and Yuddham Sharanam, and scored hat trick flop, has been in news for all wrong reasons. Recently she walked out from two projectsthe first one featured Vijay Devarakonda in the lead role, helmed by Parasumram and the second one is Tamil remake of 100% Love, directed by Chandramouli. On the otherside, Chandramouli has also filed complaint against Lavanya Tripathi in film Chamber. But now on personal front, Srirastu Subhamastu actress is doing good. Recently she has purchased a flat in Hyderabad, it is reliably learnt that

the UP-born actress has bought herself an independent house in posh locality. The sources say that from long time, Bhale Bhale Magadivoy fame Lavanya was looking for a house in city and finally she is said to have booked a new posh flat recently. It has also come out that the actress has also booked a premium Audi car for herself. On the workside, she will be next seen in Tamil science fiction crime mystery thriller film Maayavan in which Sundeep Kishan is playing the lead role. She is also busy in upcoming Telugu film ‘Vunnadhi Okate Zindagi ‘ starring Ram Pothineni, Anupama Parameswaran and Sree Vishnu in the direction of Kishore Tirumala.

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oung Rebel star Prabhas is currently shooting for upcoming action entertainer Saaho, in the direction of Run Raja Run fame Sujeeth. The trilingual action flick is reportedly being made on a whopping budget of Rs 200 Cr under for UV Creations banner. Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor is sharing the screen space with Mirchi star Prabhas in this film and making her debut in the South Indian film industry. Prabhas has become the most sought-after leading man of the Indian film industry, following the monstrous success of

his previous fantasy period drama Baahubali: The Conclusion, directed by SS Rajamouli. According to the latest update, Prabhas has signed one more new film, which is touted to be a love story. He is also willing to do a Bollywood film which he will begin after wrapping up both the Telugu films. Recently Prabhas said talking about his next film after Saaho, “The film is set in Europe of the 1960s-70s. We’re planning to wrap them up the entire shoot by JuneJuly next year. After that, I will join the set of a Bollywood film.”

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JWALA GUTTA SHARES HOT SELFIE

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he ace badminton player and Arjuna awardee Jwala Gutta who has won National Badminton Championships 13 times till year 2010, is also famous for her Fashion style and statement which always getting her into media attention. Recently she took to Twitter and shared her hot and bold selfie on Twitter. She came up with interesting caption, “Haters can hate....but first let me click a selfie #dontcarefortrollers #loveurself #spreadlove #positivity.” By using hastags, she has made it clear that she is not bother about trollers. Now days, netizens are critising the celebrities who are sharing their hot and bold pic on their micro-blogging page. Recently Taapsee Pannu, Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Gupta, Esha Gupta and other faced the ire of netizens for their hot appearance on Social media pages. But this time Jwala Gutta’s selfie is receiving superb response from her fans as they are showering praises on her hot selfie.

RANA DAGGUBATI CHARGES RS 15 LAKH

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fter delivering back to back hit like Ghazi, Baahubali and Nene Raju Nene Mantri, hot chunk Rana Daggubati has become one the

ceremony as well. Because of his nationwide popularity, Rana Daggubati has created a big market for himself. According to the latest update, Rana is reportedly charging Rs 15 lakh pay for inaugurating the shopping malls. The sources close to Rana say that Rana has agreed to cut the ribbon and spend 10 minutes at the event and for that he is charging Rs 15

busiest star of Telugu Film Industry. Currently he is in great demand. Rana’s brad values has been on a constant rise. Apart from acting, Rana Daggubati is also hosting a TV show No.1 Yaari with Rana. The actor is also earning from sports and commercial ads, and now he has been approached for an inauguration

lakh. The 32-year-old actor is making use of his popularity and converting his time into money, proving himself as perfect businessman. On the workside, Rana will be next seen in Madai Thirandhu, titled 1945 in Telugu, directed by Sathyasiva of Kazhugu fame and produced by S. N. Rajarajan of K Productions.

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eteran writer K V Vijayendra Prasad who delivered several blockbusters as a writer couldn’t repeat the same magic as a director at the box office. His previous movies ‘Sri Krishna 2006’ and ‘Rajanna’ didn’t fare well the at the box-office. His directed a erotic Sc-Fi thriller ‘SriValli’s starring Neha Hinge and Rajath Krishna, which was released on 15th September. The film opened to mixed to negative reviews praising the storyline of the film but criticizing the screenplay and

bad execution of the film. Finally the film has turned out disaster at the box office. Recently SriValli team interacted with media and on this occasion, SS Rajamouli’s father Vijayendra Prasad apologized to Srivalli producer for his half-hearted work. He hailed everyone involved in the movie for their hard work, and said he has let down his producers with his work. In order to compensate the Srivalli producers, Vijayendra Prasad further said that he would extend his full co-operation to Srivalli producers for their future projects.

VIJAYENDRA PRASAD

apologizes to Srivalli producers

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Manchu Lakshmi's Fidaa with Anasuya

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n actress, producer and television presenter Manchu Lakshmi Prasanna, aka Lakshmi Manchu, the daughter of Mohan Babu, tried her best to make profitable movies but those attempts have failed. Now she is set to produce a Television show Fidaa this time. The show will be aired on Gemini TV and the shoot of the show has been already started. The interesting thing regarding the show is that, Manchu Lakshmi is not going to host the show. Hot anchor turned actress Anasuya will host Manchu Lakshmi’s Fidaa. Jabardasth

anchor, Anasuya Bharadwaj is well known face for Television audiences and currently she is busy in multiple shows and characters role. The sources say that Anasuya has accepted Lakshmi’s offer to host the show. More details about the show and its air time are yet to be revealed. The sources say that Lakshmi Bomb actress is pumping in good money on the show and hoping that it will be a good hit. Shows like Jabardasth, No.1 Yaari, Bigg Boss Telugu have earned good moolah to its producers. This naturally turning several Telugu producers and celebrities to turn towards TV shows.

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CHIRANJEEVI AND RAJAMOULI VISIT RANGASTHALAM 1985 SETS

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t is known news that Ram Charan is currently busy in the shoot of upcoming movie ‘Rangasthalam 1985’ which is progressing at brisk pace in the outskirts of Hyderabad. Currently the makers are canning some crucial scenes in a specially erected village backdrop. Recently, Megastar Chiranjeevi and Baahubali film maker SS Rajamouli made their surprise visit at Rangasthalam 1985 and shocked the film unit. They spent quality time on the set and interacted with the casts and crews of Rangasthalam 1985. The makers are planning to wrap the entire shoot of the film by the end of October. It is being helmed by Sukumar and produced by Mythri Movie makers whereas sensational music composer Devi Sri Prasad is rendering the tune. Touted to be a romantic entertainer, it narrates a poignant love story set in the backdrop of Godavari. Ram Charan will be seen romancing Samantha Ruth Prabhu. The film's highlight will be the amazing chemistry between Charan and Samantha. Apart from lead pair the film has other stars like Prakash Raj, Jagapathi Babu and Aadhi Pinisetty in supporting role.

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fter delivering successful political thriller drama ‘Nene Raju Nene Mantri’ starring Rana Daggubati and Kajal Aggarwal, season director Teja is now planning for his next project. If sources are to be believed, he is set to make a multistarrer with Victory Venkatesh and Kollywood star R. Madhavan. Actually Babu Bangram star wanted to work with Teja from long time and finally he got the opportunity to team up with Teja for this upcoming big budget drama. The sources say that recently Teja met Venkatesh and narrated the script to him. The leading star has given his nod for the same and agreed to share the screen space with

Madhavan who has delivered few hit movies like Salaa Khadoos and Vikram Vedha in past. On the other-side, Venkatesh's previous offering Guru, directed by Sudha Kongra, was also the remake of Madhavan and Ritika Singh’s Saala Khadoos. The makers are planning to rope two top actresses to play the female lead role in this film, which will be made on the budget of Rs 30 Cr. Earlier Venky has shared the screen space with Telugu superstars like Mahesh Babu and Power Star Pawan Kalyan, now he is going to work with Madhavan. If everything will go accordingly, the upcoming multistarrer will be one of the most awaited film in 2018.

VENKATESH AND MADHAVAN

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ANCHOR SUMA

turns producer

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elevision anchor Suma Kanakala, the most familiar name in every household in all Telugu states. Now she is set to test her luck as a producer. She has turned producer for the upcoming film ‘Alanaati Ramachandrudu’ in which newbies like Prawin Yendamuri, Naveen Patamatalanka and Sreemukhi Mekala are playing the lead role. Sandeep Mendi is helming this megaphone, and Popular actor and Suma’s husband Rajeev Kanakala is

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co-producing the film under K SumaRajeev Creations. Satyan is the music composer of the movie and the Cinematography has been handled by Santosh Shakti. It is all about the story of a 60 years old man, named Ramachandra, who is passionate about the film making. He plans to make a movie with an arrogant young superstar. Did Ramachandra make his film or not forms the crux of the story.


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est known in Bollywood as an Aishwarya Rai look alike, Sneha Ullal, She is popular for her role in the Telugu films Ullasamga Utsahamga , Simha and Hindi film Lucky: No Time for Love. The kitten eye girl made her Telugu debut with Nenu Meeka Telusa‌? In 2008 and Bollywood Tiger Salman Khan brought her into Bollywood. These days, it seems sexy siren Sneha Ullal is busy in raising temperatures with her sizzling photoshoots. Action 3D actress is making the men crazy with her yet another steamy picture session. Because of her health issue, she took a gap from films since 2014, but successfully raising temperatures with her photoshoots. Her pics will make anyone run for the air cooler instantly so hot! Isn’t she? She is blend of gorgeousness and hawtness. Sneha Ullal, the unfortunate actress who failed to make it big in the glam world despite her beautiful looks and sexy figure, is making desperate attempts on social media to keep her fans entertained. Her hot cleavage show and seductive eyes are enough to raise the heat. Sneha has great looks to die for.


Tollywood Magazine English October- 2017  

Tollywood Magazine English October- 2017