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APRIL 2017 VOL 4 ISSUE 6

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Tejaswi madivada

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horeographer turned actress Tejaswi Madivada who has acted in several movies like Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu, Heart Attack, Ice Creme, Kerintha, Rojulu Marayi, and tried all the tricks to become an star actress in Tollywood, is planning to revive her career by opting for hot photoshoot. Though she gave several hot scenes but nothing worked out and her much hyped movies Nanna Nenu Naa Boyfriends also did not help her to grab offers in Tollywood. The 25 years old actress took her Instagram account to post this photograph on the occasion of reaching 350 K followers and thanked everyone. She captioned it, “Thankyou for 350k followers,feeeling loved and blessed.#instagramlovers.” Coming on the photograph, she is seen sporting woolen shirt. Her sitting position and the way, she exposes her sexy thigh and shiny legs are noteworthy. Tejaswi is a lethal combination of good looks and great body. Get ready to watch Tejaswi’s bold avatar in Srinivas Avasarala’s Babu Baga Busy in which she will be seen college going girl.


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Vishnu Manchu's Hollywood film on Call Center Scam

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ctor Manchu Vishnu is very excited about his next venture. He is set to make a movie on the call centre scam that happened in October 2016. It will be a Hollywood & Tollywood film bankrolled by Vishnu under his home banner 24 Frames Factory. Vishnu is planning to make the movie in English first and later after getting the response, he will decide whether it can be made in Telugu and Hindi or not. The scam unearthed nine call centres, cop arrested 71 employees and later it was found that they extorted 700 crores from U.S. nationals in the name of their tax and immigration authorities. A team of writer are busy in penning the story and pre-production work is going on in Mumbai. The upcoming venture will be extensively shot in New York, Los Angeles, New Jersey and Mumbai. It will be made on the budget under 10 million dollars, and will go on the floor either by the end of June or the first week of July. It is heard that film will be helmed by Hollywood director. Who will play the lead role, is not yet finalized but Vishnu is planning to rope few popular Indian actors.


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ctress Akshara Haasan, the daughter of Kamal Haasan, lost her control at the promotional event of upcoming movie ‘Laali ki Shaadi Mein Laddoo Deewana’ in which Vivaan Shah is playing the lead role. During the press meet, she was upset after the event overran the schedule. The event was started around afternoon and Akshara had fixed up an appointment with a doctor in Juhu at 6 pm. The event was supposed to be wrapped up at 6 pm but interview was still pending. She was unwilling to continue and refused to complete few interviews that were lined up and later she took her frustration out on a distributor Sunny Khanna who arranged the event. When a journalist requested her to complete the interview, she shouted at her, “Everyone here has been so unprofessional”. However the actress continued with the promotional event after the distributor brought the situation under control. Laali ki Shaadi Mein Laddoo Deewana is touted to be a romantic entertainer drama and revolves around a wedding theme, helmed by Manish Harishankar and jointly produced by T P Aggarwal and Rahul Aggarwal.

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10 Cr action sequence T

for Akhil

he second project of actor Akkineni Akhil with Vikram Kumar has become the talk of T-town. According to the sources close to the team, the action sequence will cost a whopping Rs 10 crore and is expected to be the highlight of the film. The sequence of this venture has multiple sets, hundreds of props, VFX and involves Hollywood technicians. The makers are roping Hollywood action stunt master to choreograph the action sequences. The movie is said to have been titled ‘Junnu’ and will more focus on stunts. It is being produced by King Nagarjuna himself and will be launched in the first week of April. Anup Rubens has been brought on the board to score the music.

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SHRUTI CRAVES to romance

ALLU ARJUN

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ot diva Shruti Haasan has started hunting opportunities in crazy movies and once again she is planning to team up with Stylish Star Allu Arjun. Earlier the powerful combo of Bunny and Shruti, has worked together and delivered blockbuster movie ‘Race Gurram’. Now Bunny is busy in his ongoing project ‘DJ: Duvvada Jagannatham’ under the direction of Harish Shankar and after warping the shoot, he will next join the set of debutant director Vakkantham Vamsi. The pre-production work has been started and currently the team is in the hunt of actress to play the female lead role. It is heard that Shruti has send feelers to the film makers that she is willing to romance Allu Arjun once again on the screen. Let’s wait whether Sarrainodu star will give chance to Katamarayudu’s actress or not.

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KTR

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t is known that Telangana IT minister KT Rama Rao, the son of chief minister KCR, shares good rapports with the celebrities and he is very close to Superstar Mahesh Babu,

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Prabhas, Rana, Ram Charan and others. Recently KTR responded to the complaint of Prabhas fan. Rebel star Prabhas’s fan sent a message to KTR through Twitter and attached a photograph that features a Hyderabad Traffic police attacking on a street seller who was selling watermelon. KTR took quick action and requested the state DGP to take the action against the constable and also suggested him to council the Traffic police who are directly interacting with public. KRT tweeted,” @TelanganaDGP garu, Request you to take corrective action. Counseling for junior officers who have direct interact with public is essential.” This incident shows the power of social media by which a common man can raise their voice against the corruption or any social issue and send their messages directly to ministers and government employees at a faster rate.


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Nia Sharma

he model and actress Nikesha Patel made her debut with Power Star Pawan Kalyan’s Puli which was turned out disaster at the box office. Since the Telugu film makers have almost forget about her, she is regularly posting bold photographs of her on social media. After signing erotic drama ‘Guntur Talkies 2’, she has become Tollywood sensation. She shared her hot and bold photograph on Instagram and captioned it, “A perfect day for swim #tuesdaymorning #swimming #swim #pooltime #swimmingpool funtimes #goodday.” She flaunted her figure in one skimpy ensemble. Hope her hot photos will help her to grab films in Tollywood. Nikesha sets temperatures soaring! Don’t believe us? Have a look!

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KALYANRAM TO TURN MLA FOR

UPENDRA

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fter delivering debacle of ISM, Nandamuri Kalyanram did not sign any movie as an actor till date and producing the upcoming venture, tentatively titled ‘Jai Lava Kusa’ for his brother Young Tiger Jr. NTR, which is progressing at brisk pace under the direction of KS Ravindra alias Bobby. Now according to the latest update, after rejecting several script, finally Pataas star has given nod to a debutante director Upendra who has worked as the assistant of several directors including Srinu Vaitla. It is heard that earlier the script was written by keeping actor Sunil in mind but finally when Kalyanram accepted it, the writer made few changes in the script to suit Kalyan Ram's body language and image. The title MLA is being considered by the makers. It is all about the story of a young guy who challenges an MP and becomes an MLA. The upcoming comedy entertainer will be produced by Kalyanram himself under his own production banner.

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100 CR BUDGET FOR PAWAN-TRIVIKRAM FILM T

alented writer turned director Trivikram Srinivas has a special place in the hearts of Telugu audience. He has delivered number of quality based movies and now set to direct a

movie for Power Star Pawan Kalyan. According to the latest buzz, Trivikram has given a budget estimate of Rs. 100 Cr for Pawan’s film as he is planning to make it on lavish scale with high production value. Trivikram and Pawan are super hit combination and it is expected that the movie would fetch Rs 120 Cr from its theatricals and other rights in easier way. S. Radha Krishna is also confident on the creative work of director and actor. Trivikram is popular for making family entertainer movies, now he wants to impress the audiences with its action part and planning to bring Hollywood technician team on the board. As per the latest buzz, the director has decided to spend Rs 25 Cr only on its action part. The regular shoot is expected to start from April and makers are planning to release it on the occasion of Sankranthi 2018.

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RAJAMOULI to direct Allu Arjun? I

f ongoing buzz in media and film industry is to be believed, after the release of Baahubali 2, SS Rajamouli will team up with stylish Star Allu Arjun. On the other-side, Eega helmer has made it clear that he is not at all thinking anything about his next directorial venture. After the release of Baahubali 2 and after promoting for few days, he will fly to an undisclosed destination. After taking rest few days, he will come back to the city and planning for next. However there is a strong buzz in T-town that Rajamouli has taken the advance from senior producer DVV Danaish to make a movie and at the same time the producer assured that his next venture would be with Sarrainodu star Allu Arjun under the banner of Universal films. So everyone is expecting that Rajamouli’s next project will be with Bunny. Currently Allu Arjun is also busy in the shoot of his ongoing project “DJ:Duvvada Jagannadham” under the direction of Harish Shankar which will be released as summer treat.

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MOHANLAL RIDES CYCLE ON THE STREETS

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alayalam Superstar Mohanlal’s biggest dreams was to roam the streets of Thiruvananthapuram on a cycle and this was the place where he grew up and spent time with his friends. Finally he fulfilled his dream at 4:30 am on 21st March. Mohanlal who is a popular star and basking on the glory of a series of successful movies, enjoyed the moment without gaining much public attention, as only a few people were on the street during the early morning hours. This came in limelight when a media house published the news along with photographs, which have gone viral on the social networking sites and for many it reminded of Bollywood Megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s cycle ride at Kolkata in Piku. Netizens are praising the simplicity of the superstar. Currently the actor is busy in the shoot of B Unnikrishnan’s upcoming big budget movie ‘Villain’ in Thiruvananthapuram. The movie has also Tamil stars Vishal and Hansika Motwani. He will also be seen in Major Ravi’s directorial venture ‘1971 Beyond Borders’ and with this movie Allu Sirish is making his Malayalam debut.

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SUPERB INTERVAL BANG FOR

ALLU ARJUN DJ

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tylish Star Allu Arjun’s upcoming romantic comedy movie ‘DJ: Duvvada Jagannatham' is set to hit the theaters as summer treat. Recently released Gabbar Singh director Harish Shankar trademark teaser has given immense treat to all Allu Arjun fans. Sporting a brahmin look, Bunny's new makeover created quite a stir on the social media. Sources reveal that interval bang of DJ will give goose bumps to the movie lovers. If reports are to be believed, Allu Arjun will be seen as an undercover cop who dons the role of a Brahmin boy for a special investigation. Till Interval, Bunny will be seen as shy guy and after an incident in the Interval bang, the story will shift to a serious mode post interval. Currently the makers are canning this crucial part of

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the movie at a Railway Station in Hyderabad. According to the team of DJ, Bunny’s Brahmin gate up & performance, Pooja Hegde’s glamour, interval bang, Devi Sri Prasad’s music and cinematography will be the major highlights of Dil Raju's production venture.


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he trend of South beauties showing off their bold avatars seems to be catching up. After Shriya Saran and Shruti Haasan, number of actress have flaunted their hot bodies for the magazine covers and photo shoot. And the latest to join this list of sexy actress is, Pai Bajpai. She made her Telugu debut in 2009 with Ninnu Kalisak. After acting in few more Telugu movies such as Backbench Student and Dalam, Pia moved to Bollywood and became popular with Hindi movie ‘Laal Rang’. The actress who was widely appreciated for her performance in movies, flaunted her bold, sexy side as she posed seductively for photo shoot. She struck a dramatic pose as she unbuttoned her white shirt, with no jewellery except a watch that reveals her ample cleavage and hot legs. She proved her hotness quotient. The actress is sparking the wild imaginations of youngsters with her sexy avatar. Take a look at Pia Bajpai oozing oomph in the latest photoshoot.

PIA BAJPAI

hot photo goes viral

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BALAYYA AS TAPORI?

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t is known that Nandamuri Balakrishna, who is popular for his powerful avatar, will be next seen under the direction of

creative film maker Puri Jagannadh. The movie has been already launched and the regular shoot will commence very soon. According to the sources, the makers are considering the title ‘Tapori’ for this upcoming action entertainer. Puri is popular for his own style of work, crazy title and punched dialogues. It is noted that Chiranjeevi’s classic movie ‘Gangleader’ has a famous song ‘Tapu Tapu Tapori..’ and the song was chart-buster. Now we have to wait and watch whether Balayya will accept the title or not as it is related to Chiru's song. There is no any official confirmation regarding the title. It is also heard that Puri is planning to rope fresh faces for this entertainer.

RANA’S SPECIAL PILLOW DURING FLIGHT

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ecently Tollywood stars made noise in Vizag. Rana Daggubati and Akhil Akkineni visited Vizag and launched Rakul Preet Singh's Australia fitness F45 Gym. It is her second

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branch and first branch is in Guchibowli, Hyderabad. After the launch when trio, Rakul, Akhil and Rana were coming back to city, the naughty actress captured fun moments shared by Rana and Akhil. Everybody is aware of that Rana is tall, handsomely built and popular for his gigantic avatar, he was seen leaning on young actor Akhil while going asleep. Rana shared the photograph on micro-blogging page and captioned it, “When you don't have a neck pillow on a plane.....pass out on the little one next to you!! #pricelsspicture :)” Coming on the photographs, both Rana and Akhil Akkineni together looks adorable. On the work side, Rakul is romancing with Mahesh in Murugadoss’s directorial venture and Akhil will be next seen in Vikram’s film whereas Rana is busy in political drama ‘Nene Raju Nene Mantri’ under the direction of Teja.


RAAI LAXMI

SIZZLES IN BIKINI

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he hot bombshell Raai Laxmi who has grabbed the attention of Telugu audiences by her glamorous avatar as shook legs on item song in Megastar Chiranjeevi starrer Khaidi No 150, is making us sweat with her sexy bikini avatar. Recently the actress shared her photograph on instargram and came up with beautiful caption, “Here u go ! Exclusive #julie2 #myfirstbikinipic coming soon ....

#justaglimpse.” Currently Raai is waiting for the release of her Bollywood movie ‘Julie 2’ in which she will be seen in very hot avatar. It is directed by Deepak Shivdasani and actor Ravi Kishan is playing the lead role. Coming on the photograph, glowing in a two-piece bikini, Raai Laxmi looks sexy. She has given a sexy pose in bikini where she flaunted her perfect toned body. She always raises the temperature with her killer look. She looks super hot!

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SEERAT KAPOOR S

hot to handle

eductive actress Seerat Kapoor who is winning millions of hearts by her performance skills with several movies like ‘Run Raja Run’, ‘Tiger’ and ‘Columbus’, is busy in photoshoot. Apart from her performance, she is also known as hot and sexy actress. Recently she stunned her fans with her topless and bikini avatar, now once again she has given shock to everyone with her hot photo shoot. Coming on the photograph, Seerat flaunts

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her hot body in this sexy photo-shoot. She is seen wearing nothing but a sleeveless fur coat over her shoulders and looks hot as hell. She managed to cover her hot assets with jewellery and fur that she does not want to reveal. She is grabbing eyeballs with her oomph. This photoshoot of Seerat is definitely one of her best ever shoots. On the work side, she is busy in her ongoing horror flick ‘Raju Gari Gadhi 2’ starring King Nagarjuna and Samantha.


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erala born actress Namitha Pramod who made her Telugu debut with ‘Chuttalabbayi’, will be next seen in upcoming Telugu movie ‘Kathalo Rajakumai’. The entire shoot of the movie has been wrapped and currently post production work is in full swing. Recently Namitha interacted with media as a part of promotional activities and spoke about her role. She said, “I play a simple village girl who grow a nursery and as i am playing strong, intelligent character, my body language will be totally different. It’s an interesting role. When I read the script, I got hooked and it was a role that I had never played before. My character is in complete contrast to what I have done so far.” She also thanked the Telugu audiences who accepted her and praised her performance skills for her previous offerings. Mallu beauty ended it by saying that she is head over heels in love with her character. Directed by debutante Mahesh Surapaneni and produced by Venkat Srinivas Boggaram under Magnus Cine Prime and the music by Ilaiyaraaja. Actor Nara Rohit is playing the lead role.

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Rakul look in

Mahesh-Murugadoss

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t is known that gorgeous diva Rakul Preet Singh is sharing the screen with Superstar Mahesh Babu in the upcoming untitled venture of ace filmmaker A R Murugadoss. From lone time, the audiences are eagerly waiting for the look of Mahesh and Rakul for this upcoming action and romantic entertainer. Few stills from the set of Mahesh 23, that features Rakul Preet Singh has been leaked and going viral on the internet. Rakul is portraying the role of doctor and it is the first time of in her filmy career when the actress is seen in wearing goggles. She looks very cute in this gate up. It is a bilingual Tamil Telugu movie, being made on the lavish budget. Mahesh is said to play the role of a secret agent. It is also speculated that the film deals with the issue of terrorism. It is set to hit the theaters on 23rd June 2017.

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Catherine gets 60 lakh for

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ike in Bollywood, the top heroines in South Film Industry had shed their inhibitions to do item numbers. Actress Catherine Tresa has also joined the list and it is heard that she charged a bomb for item number. The mass specialist Boyapati Srinu brought Catherine Treasa on the board to shake legs in special song. Earlier she was seen in Boyapati’s directorial venture ‘Sarrainodu’ starring Stylish Star Allu Arjun and received lot of applause for her role of young MLA. Now she has been roped to ooze oomph in Bellamkonda Srinivas’s next, which is a big budget movie and being produced by M. Ravinder Reddy under the banner of Dwaraka Creations. According to the latest buzz, Catherine was paid whooping Rs 60 Lakhs for a single item song. Bellamkonda’s movies are popular for paying huge remunerations for item songs. Earlier Tamannah has also received fatty cheque for the item numbers in Alludu Seenu and Speedunnodu, now it is the turn of Catherine. Recently the makers wrapped the shoot of this item song, which is composed by Devi Sri Prasad. Two actresses Rakul Preet Singh and Pragya Jaiswal are playing the lead roles.

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MANCHU VISHNU’S

NEXT TITLED AS VOTER T

he title of upcoming bilingual Tamil-

Telugu movie of Vishnu Manchu has been announced by music maestro Ilayaraja during the birthday celebration of his father and veteran actor Mohan Babu at Sri Vidyanikethan school in Tirupathi. The movie which is currently under production is titled as ‘Voter’. Voter is a catchy title and it seems that upcoming venture is a political thriller drama. Karthik Reddy is going to helm this megaphone and Sudheer Pudhota will bankroll it under the banner of Rama Leela Reels. Delhi beauty Surabhi, who has impressed the audiences with her offerings ‘Express Raja’ and ‘Gentleman’ will play the love interest of Vishnu.

DHANUSH TO ENTER MOLLYWOOD

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ollywood

sensational

actor

Dhanush is set to expand his market in Mollywood. The actor who was behind the nation award winning movies like Kaaka Muttai and Visaaranai in Kollywood, is going to make his debut in Malayalam film Industry but not as an actor, he is going to produce a Malayalam movie under his Wunderber Films banner. It is said to be black comedy, helmed by Dominic Arun of Mrithyumjayam fame. Newbie from Mumbai, Neha Iyer has been roped to share the screen space with actor Tovino Thomas. The regular shoot has been already started. Sources says that Dhanush found the script of this Malayalam movie good so he decided to bankroll it.

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NTR & NAGARJUNA

IN VAMSI’S FILM?

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oung Tiger Jr. NTR is busy in the shoot of upcoming movie tentatively titled ‘Jai Lava Kusa’, under the direction of KS Ravindra alias Bobby, which is being bankrolled by Tarak’s elder brother Nandamuri Kalyanram under the banner of NTR Arts. According to the latest update, director Vamsi Paidipally is preparing a multistarrer script and planning to rope King Nagarjuna and Jr.NTR. It would be after Vamsi’s venture with Mahesh Babu. It has also come out that recently the director narrated the story-line to both NTR and Nag, the actors who are very impressed with it, asked the director to develop it and come up with final script. The sources close to the director reveals that earlier Vamsi wanted to rope NTR for ‘Oopiri’ but as the actor was busy in his projects and was not able to allot the dates, said no to the director and finally Vamsi approached Karthi. If everything will go accordingly, very soon NTR and Nag will be seen sharing the screen space together.

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Rakul turns village belle

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t is known that Naga Chaitanya is romancing with gorgeous diva Rakul Preet

Singh in the upcoming untitled movie under the direction of Soggade Chinni Nayan fame Kalyan Krishna. According to the latest update, Rakul Preet Singh will essay the role of village belle and her character will be similar to Kareena Kapoor’s character in ‘Jub We Met’. The sources close to the film unit says that it is an romantic entertainer movie and Rakul will be seen as an cute and innocent village girl who is full of life. Her character is very important in the movie. It is heard that movie has been titled as ‘Raarandoyi Veduka Chooddam’. The official confirmation is awaited regarding it. Jagapathi Babu is playing the important role and it is being produced by Annapurna Studios and Devi Sri Prasad is rendering the tune.

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Ilayaraaja sends

sends legal notice to

Balasubrahmanyam

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P Balasubrahmanyam's Facebook post has given shock to his fans as well as Ilayaraja. The singer claimed that he is not going to sing any song composed by the music maestro Ilayaraja, who has sent him a legal notice. He received a legal notice claimed that he cannot perform composition of Ilayaraja without his permission. If so, it is breaking the copyright law and also have to pay penalty and face legal action. Playback Singer Chitra and Charan also received a notice as well. Balasubrahmanyam is currently on his SPB50 tour which started in August in Toronto along with Chithra and Charan. The singer said, ”I will obey the notice. The music tour will continue and i have sung lots of other composer’s song which I will present.” Balasubrahmanyam and Illayaraja is one of the most loved and powerful combo of music lovers and they have worked together for Sangeetha Megam from Udaya Geetham Mannil Indha from Keladi Kanmani, Konji Konji from Veera. Sundari from Thalapathy and Anjali Anjali from Duet.

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ANUPAMA & MEGHA AKASH

IN RAM’S NEXT

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t’s official. Young actor Ram Pothineni has teamed up with Nenu Sailaja helmer Kishore Tirumala again and this time he is going to romance with two beauties Anupama Parameshwaran and Megha Akash and it will be produced by Sravanthi Ravi Kishore. Touted to romantic entertainer centered around a love triangle, the shoot will commence from 25th April. Kishore has been planning to team up with Ram since the success of Nenu Saiaja last year, but the things were not falling in the place. Ram was in the talk of Anil Ravipudi’s project and Kishore also started the script work for Victory Venkatesh but the things did not go as planned and both the movies did not take off. Recently the director met Ram and narrated the script. As Ram liked the story-line, gave his nod. Anupama has delivered few successful movies in Telugu like Premam, Sathamanam Bhavathi and A... Aa whereas Megha Akash’s movie has not released yet in Telugu. The makers brought the same technical team of Nenu Sailaja, on the board for this upcoming venture which includes Sensational music composer Devi Sri Prasad and cinematographer Sameer Reddy.

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f ongoing buzz in media and film industry is to be believed, actress Khushboo is going to play the female lead role in Pa Ranjith’s next film starring Superstar Rajinikanth. Earlier the name of several top actresses like Vidya Balan and Deepika Padukone were making rounds but Ranjith refuted the rumours. Now sources reveal that veteran actress Khushboo is in the talk to share the screen space with Rajinikanth. The name of two other actresses from 90s are being considered. The pre-production work is in full swing and it is expected to go on the floor in May. Bankrolled by Dhanush’s Wunderbar Films will be set in Mumbai but the major portion of the movie with Rajinikanth will be shot in Chennai. On the other side, currently Rajinkanth is busy in his ongoing project ‘2.0’ under the direction of Shankar whereas Khushboo is working in James Vasanthan’s directorial venture Oh Andha Naatkal starring Radikaa, Suhasini and Urvashi.

KHUSHBOO IS RAJINIKANTH’S

FILM?

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CHAITANYA NEXT WITH SAMANTHA SHELVED

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he happening couple Akkinneni Naga Chaitanya and Samantha Ruth Prabhu were supposed to share the screen space in a movie before the marriage, which was to be directed by talented film maker Trivikram Srinivas. However, it seems like that the movie has been officially shelved as Chaitu and Sam could not allot the dates. Samantha who is getting married soon, wants to spend more time with family, hence she is not accepting the full fledged role. Recently the actress has given nod only for cameo role in Telugu movies. She will be seen as extended cameo in King Nagarjuna starrer Horror thriller drama ‘Raju Gari Gadhi 2’ under the direction of Omhkar and she has chosen to play special role in much awaited movie ‘Mahanati’, biopic on the legendary actress Savitri. Earlier Naga Chaitanya and Samantha have worked together for Ye Maya Chesave, Autonagar Surya and Manam and currently Chiatu is busy in his ongoing project with Kalyan Krishna Kurasala.

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PRABHAS'S FILMS ONLY WITH R

UV CREATIONS

ebel star Prabhas will start the shoot of next upcoming action and romantic entertainer under the direction of Run Raja Run fame Sujeeth from this month end. He has already started preparation for his new look, has lost his extra weight and has gone for a complete transformation for this actioner which will be produced under the banner of UV creations. It is heard that the actor is not in hurry to sign

any of the lucrative deals. He is taking special care regarding its script and he is no mood to say yes to makers until the script excites him. Number of Film makers from Tollywood as well as Bollywood are approaching him for their ventures and offering whooping amounts to cash the craze and popularity of Prabhas but the actor is taking special care while listening the story-line. Finally he has decided to work only with UV creations for the next coming two-three years and that is the reason, he rejected several projects offered by noted producers like Mythri Movie Makers, Dil Raju and others. After warping the shoot of Sujeeth’s film, Prabhas will be next seen in Jil fame Radhakrishna’s directorial venture, which will be bankrolled under the same banner UV Creations.

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Ravi Babu's next film with A

SWAPNA

ctor and film maker Ravi Babu is busy in the post production work of his upcoming directorial venture ‘Adhugo’ and also planning for his next magnum opus. According to the latest update, Ravi Babu is going to team up with producer Swapna Dutt for his directorial venture who is currently busy in the preproduction work of upcoming venture ‘Mahanati’ starring Samantha and Keerthy Suresh. Ravi Babu said, “ 3D animation for Adhugo is underway. I will announce the release date of the movie by the end of March and if everything will go accordingly, Adhugo will hit the theaters in June.” He also added that he has taken a break from the acting as he was getting the same old stuff comedy villain. Ravi Babu and Swapna’s movie will be romantic entertainer and currently they are busy in the hunt of its cast and crews. The official announcement is expected soon.

Puri Jagannadh undergoes A Counselling fter delivering Temper in 2015, Puri Jagannadh did not deliver any hit movie. His previous offering ISM, was also flop at the box office and now he is set to direct two top stars Nandamuri Balakrishna and Victory Venkatesh. In Past, Puri has faced lot of critic remarks that makes the things more challenging. According to the sources, Puri has started seeing a psychiatrist for the counseling. Currently he is under pressure to deliver a hit movie and to direct two top stars of Telugu Film Industry. To tackle this situation, he has decided to go for counseling. This trend has become common in the film industry but it is always kept a secret by the doctors. On the other-side, the upcoming venture of Puri and Balayya has been already launched and the regular shoot will be commenced very soon.

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ot diva Pooja Hegde who is romancing with Stylish Star Allu Arjun in the upcoming movie ‘DJ’ under the direction of Harish Shankar, is seen turning the heat up in a sultry photoshoot for the cover page of a noted magazine. Mohenjo Daro actress is seen in all white look. Dressed in a lacy white bralet and white cotton robe, her photo-shoot is praise worthy. Pooja Hegde apparently has never looked this hot before and we simply can’t take our eyes off her pictures. She completed her look with the pale pink lip shade, bronze Smokey eye, defined eyebrows and voluminous lashes. The accessories are kept very simple with a pair of diamond studs and a necklace. Pooja looks confident and sexy as hell.

POOJA HEGDE RAISES BAR OF HOTNESS

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PRABHUDEVA IS VILLAIN

for Tamannah

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ady superstar Nayantara plays the lead role in Chakri Toleti’s Tamil-Telugu movie ‘Kolaiyuthir Kaalam’ and now milky beauty Tamannah Bhatia will be seen playing the female lead in its Hindi remake which will mark the director’s debut in Bollywood. Actor and choreographer Prabhudeva has been roped to play antagonist opposite Tamannah in this remake. It seems that Milky beauty has become the first choice of film makers for the remakes.

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Earlier Both Tamannah and Prabhudeva have worked together for horror comedy movie ‘Devi/ Abhinetri/Tutuk Tuuk Tutiya’ and now once again they have teamed up for this remake. Bhumika Chawla will also be seen playing an important role. The shoot has been already started in London with Tamannah. Prabhudeva and Bhumika will join the sets later. It is jointly produced by Vashu Bhagnani and Deepshikha Deshmukh.


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ecently Stylish Star Allu Arjun attended the Allu Ramalingaiah memorial award function in Ravindra Bharathi, Hyderabad and everyone was shocked with Bunny’s look. He was seen wearing a mask on his face throughout the event. From long time, Bunny hide his Brahmin avatar from his upcoming movie ‘DJ Duvvada Jagannadham’, directed by Harish Shankar and recently the audiences watched his new avatar in first look poster and teaser. Everyone was seen curious to know the reason behind using mask at the event. It is known that recently the actor came back from Abu Dabhi after wrapping the vast schedule of DJ and it is heard that he was suffering from

cough and cold but as he did not want to skip the event that held every year in the memory of his grandfather, decided to attend it by wearing mask.

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AVASARALA VOICE OVER FOR PELLIKI MUNDU PREMA KATHA

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aju Gari Gadhi fame Chetan Seenu is coming up to entertainer the audiences with upcoming movie 'Pelliki Mundu Prema Katha', directed by Madhu Gopu and jointly produced by DSK Avinash Salandra and Sudhakar Patnam under the banner of Ganapathi Entertainments and Patnam Productions. Actress Sunaina is playing the female lead role. According to the latest update noted actor and director Srinivas Avasarala who is waiting for the release of his upcoming adult comedy movie ‘Babu Baga Busy’, has given his voice over for this upcoming venture which is based on love, suspense, and thriller concepts. The movie explores the love before the marriage and also highlights how love story takes turn amid selfishness and sacrifice. Currently it is in post production stage and the makers are planning to release it in April.

RUDHRAMADEVI ACTRESS

ULKA GUPTA

FACED RACISM

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he film and television actress Ulka Gupta who is popular for her TV Serail ‘Jhansi Ki Rani’ and she was also seen in Telugu movies ‘Andhra Pori’ and ‘Rudhramadevi’ as young 14 years old Rudramadevi, revealed some shocking details about facing racism in the TV industry. Now the 19 years old actress opened about her share of unpleasant experiences she has to face at the at the age of 7 because of her dark skin. She said that she was very passionate about acting but at the very young stage, she came across the dark side of this glamour industry. She said that after wrapping up Resham Dank, she along with her father used to go for auditions on daily basis and every time she was disappointed to see that producers were looking for fair girl. She added

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that she has faced several rejections in past, only because of her skin tone and colour. She got the role of Saloni’s daughter in Saat Phere due to her complexion as the serial was based on girl’s courage beyond her dark complexion, so casting director finalized her. She ended it by saying that she wants her talent to speak up for her and not the colour of her skin.


SURABHI & SEERAT FOR ALLU SIRISH NEXT

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ecently it was reported that Express Raja fame Surabhi has been roped in upcoming movie under the direction of VI Anand opposite Allu Sirish. Now according to the latest update, another hot diva Seerat Kapoor has also been approached to play the key role. Apparently, Surabhi is already on the board and Seerat is likely to sign on the dotted line soon. Though the actress has given her verbal constant but still she has to sign the project. Earlier she has worked with VI Anand for the movie ‘Tiger’ and if everything will go accordingly, very soon she will be seen working under Anand’s direction. Noted actor and director Srinivas Avasarala will play a key role. It will be bankrolled by Chakri Chigurupati and Mani Sharma will score the music for this sci-fi drama.

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Adah Sharma shows off sexy

legs

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eart Attack beauty Adah Sharma is one of those few actresses who can pull of any look be it a swimwear or traditional. Recently the actress was in the news headline because of her cleavage show in lemon yellow thighhigh slit gown at Nykaa Femina Beauty Awards 2017 event and now once again Commando beauty gives an eye popping display by

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flaunting her milky thigh and toned legs in the sexy outfit. The way Adah is sitting might be comfortable for her but not for others. She is too hot to handle. Adah knows how to use her great body to good effect. She shows off enormous amount of sexy legs. Currently the actress does not have any movie in her hand and busy in listening the scripts from filmmakers. We hope to see a lot more of you out and about in Adah ! It’s always a major treat for us.


Highlights of

KEERTHY & SAMANTHA'S

MAHANATI

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ag Ashwin’s upcoming directorial venture ‘Mahanati’ has become the talk of t-town because of its star cast. The pre-look poster has been already unveiled on the occasion of International Women Day that features Samantha and Keerthy Suresh. It is a bilingual Telugu-Tamil movie and will be produced under the banner of Vyjayanthi Movies. According to the latest buzz, Young Tiger Jr.NTR and Akkineni Naga Chaitanaya will also be the part of the venture Mahanati, the biopic based on the life of Savithri. Keerthi Suresh has already revealed that she will make her screen presence as Savithri and now sources reveal that NTR will reprise the character of Sr.NTR and Chaitu will be seen as ANR whereas

gorgeous actress Samantha as Jamuna. The presence of the rich star cast is one of the major highlight of this biopic. Now everyone is curious to know that who will play the role of Gemini Ganesan on the screen. It is heard that makers have finalized the actor but not ready to reveal. Gemini Ganesan married Savitri as a third wife and this news was known to the public after three years post the marriage. Gemini Ganesan had only one legal wife, Alamelu whereas his second and third wives were Pushpavalli and Savitri. Bollywood evergreen beauty Rekha is the daughter of Pushpavalli and Ganesan in reality. Mahanati will be turn out a blockbuster if Nag Ashwin utilizes the potential of its cast perfectly without hurting the sentiments of Gemini Ganesan’s fans.


Tollywood Magazine English April- 2017  

Tollywood Magazine English April- 2017

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