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ctress Richa Panai was an air hostess in Kingfisher Airlines before entering in Film Industry. She made her Telugu debut with Allari Naresh Starrer Yamuduki Mogudu and later acted in few Telugu movies like Chandamama Kathalu, Lavakusha and Eedu Gold Ehe. Recently she has taken a short break from her busy shoot schedule and visited Goa along with her friends. She raised the bar of hotness with her super sultry photographs that she shared on Social media platforms. She slipped into hot bikinis and Skimpy outfits. On the work side, currently she is busy in her Malayalam movie â€˜Crossroad (Lakehouse)â€™ which is expected to hit the theaters next year in 2017.
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Prabhas & Pawan out of Forbes 2016
orbes Celebrity 100 list for year 2016 has been officially out and everyone is shocked as the name of Rebel star Prabhas and Power Star Pawan Kalyan are not mentioned in the list. In the Top 100, only the name of Bollywood celebrities, Cricketers, Singers and others are mentioned. Tollywood film Industry is the second largest film Industry in the Nation. Both stars Pawan and Prabhas are popular at International level. The Forbes magazine has given the place only four Telugu actors and they are Superstar Mahesh Babu, Stylish Star Allu Arjun, Young Tiger Jr. NTR and Mega actor Ram Charan and they secured in the top 100. According to Forbes, the list is based on Annual earnings, Google Ranking, fame, Magazine cover pages & several other factors. Fame also plays key role in deciding the rank, Prabhas has delivered blockbuster movie â€˜Baahubaliâ€™ which has opened the door for other regional movies at the international market and Pawan Kalyan who is popular in both film industry and Politics, aren't enough to be listed in the Forbes Celebrity list?
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attempt on RAPE anchor
t is not a rumour. Jabardasth girl Rashmi Gautham herself revealed this shocking truth. Recently the hot anchor revealed that how she escaped a rape attempt. She shared an incident that happened with her when she was going to Kurnool. Like other passengers, she dozed off in a car and when she woke up, she realized that the driver of the car has taken another route. When she questioned him about changing the path, he said that it was a short cut. She realized that he was leading into the forest. Later she gathered her courage, fought with him and got off the moving car. On the work side, Rashmi has got the golden opportunity to act in Mahesh Babu starrer upcoming movie under the direction of AR Murugadoss. She will be seen playing a key role in this big budget movie.
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Akhil to work with Surender Reddy?
irector Surender Reddy is on the ninth cloud as his recently released directorial venture ‘Dhruva’ starring Ram Charan and Rakul Preet Singh is receiving superb response at the box office. To make a movie of remake of any blockbuster movie is a very difficult task but Surender Reddy has proved his creativity with Dhruva, the remake of Tamil hit movie ‘Thani Oruvan’. According to the latest buzz, Akkineni Nagarjuna is planning to give the responsibility of his young son Akhil on the shoulder of Surender Reddy. It is also heard that Nagarjuna has already discussed with Surender Reddy for a movie. If everything will go accordingly, Akhil’s 3rd project will be helmed by none other than Surender Reddy.
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backs out of
oted producer Sai Korrapati and Nandamuri Balakrishna are very close together and share good rapport. Earlier Sai bankrolled Balayya’s hit movie ‘Legend’ and recently he also revealed that he will produce Balayya’s son Mokshagna’s debut. He acquired the theatrical rights of Krish and Balakrishna’s upcoming most prestigious project ’Gautamiputra Satakarni’ for Vizag and Ceeded area. According to the latest update, Sai who gave his commitment for the areas, has backed out from this project due to currency demonetization, he is not interested to invest huge amount into this deal and he has informed to Balayya personally. The movie starring Balakrishna, Hema Malini, Shriya Saran and Kabir Bedi. It is set to hit the theaters on the occasion of Sankranthi 2017.
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fter delivering successful action entertainer drama ‘Dhruva’, Mega actor Ram Charan will join the set of Sukumar's directorial venture in January 2017. Currently Cherry is busy in the promotional activities of his production venture and his father Megastar Chiranjeevi’s comeback movie ‘Khaidi No 150’. Charan will play the role of deaf character in Sukumar’s movie and it will be produced by Mythri Movie Makers. According to the latest update, Mythri Movie Makers has roped Cherry aka Chiranjeevi as executive producer for this upcoming venture. Earlier Cherry has worked with Rajamouli and also produced few movies. He is relative of Baahubali maker Rajamouli and MM Keeravani. After a long gap, he is making his comeback in production field with Sukumar and Ram Charan movie.
RGV: Pawan is a sleeping volcano
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Movie Makers hires Cherry for
s Jana Sena President and actor Power Star Pawan Kalyan is a sleeping volcano? Ram Gopal Varma who is popular for his sensational tweet, made a comment on Pawan Kalyan. His tweet about Pawan is grabbing the attention of everyone. From past Few days, Pawan is seen questioning PM Modi and the ruling Union Government on note ban, Rohit Vemula suicide, cow slaughter, Patriotism and special status. Many people are making fun on Pawan and saying that he is raking up old issues. On the other side, RGV says about Pawan that the day he becomes active, he’ll make big in politics and he compared Pawan with a sleeping Volcano. He tweeted,” Pawan Kalyan nidrapothunna Agni parvatham laantodu..appudappudoo guda guda laaduthoo pogalodhluthoo vuntadu ..Time vachchinappude pelathadu."
Allu Arjun & NTR
he mass director Boyapati Srinu who is popular for delivering action entertainer drama, is busy in upcoming untitled movie in which Bellamkonda Sreenivas and Rakul Preet Singh are playing the lead role. It is very interesting to see how Boyapati will present Bellamkonda in mass avatar. It is heard that he is planning to rope two top stars, Young Tiger Jr.NTR and Stylish Star Allu Arjun in his upcoming directorial venture. But the duo
will not be essaying the full time heroes, they will be seen is the role of cameos come at a crucial point of the movie. Both actors have worked with the director in past. In 2012 NTR and Koratala worked together for ‘Dammu’ whereas the combo of Bunny and Koratala delivered blockbuster ‘Sarrainodu’ this year. If everything will go accordingly, both Nandamuri and Mega family actors will be seen sharing the screen space for this flick and it will be a treat for their fans.
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DEPUTY CM MEETS MAHESH ON SET T
NTR & BOBBY’S
oung Tiger Jr. NTR who is basking on the glory of successful movie ‘Janatha Garage’ has become very choosy in the selection of script. After hearing several scripts by top directors, he impressed with KS Ravindra alias Bobby. It is heard that NTR will be seen in triple role. According to the latest buzz, the makers are considering the title ‘Natavishwaroopam’ for this upcoming entertainer. The official confirmation is awaited
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here is no need of introduction for Superstar Mahesh Babu. Despite being a Telugu hero, he is enjoying fandom in neighbouring Southern States and North Areas also. Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitinbhai Patel along with his family visited on the set of the movie in Ahmedabad, Gujarat and spent over two hours there, interacted with Mahesh Babu and the Crews. Murugadoss, NV Prasad, Tagore Madhu and others were present there. He also enquired about the movie’s progress. Mr. Patel also clicked few pictures with Mahesh Babu and shared it on Social media platform. He tweeted, ”Met South Superstar @urstrulyMahesh at Zydus Hospital, Ahmedabad during a shooting of his film.” It is a proud moment for Mahesh and Telugu Film Industry. Actress Rakul Preet is playing female lead. It is big budget bilingual movie and set to hit the theaters as summer treat.
regarding it. The name of three actresses Kajal Agarwal, Niveda Thomas and Anupama Parameswaran are making rounds to play the female lead role. The regular shoot will be started very soon. Nandamuri KalyanRam will bankroll the movie under the banner of NTR Arts and Devi Sri Prasad will render the tune.
GOPICHAND’S STALLED FILM
NADHIYA HIKES REMUNERATION?
opichand’s much delayed movie with B Gopal is getting ready for release. It is heard that PVP took over this upcoming project. Though, the makers did not wrap the entire shoot of the movie and yet to complete the climax sequences and couple of songs. The two titles ‘Aaradugula Bullet’ and ‘Bullet’ are being considered by the makers. Actress Nayantara is playing the love interest of the movie whereas Prakash Raj is playing the key role. After wrapping the entire shoot, it will hit the theaters early next year. It is jointly produced by Thandra Ramesh and Jaya Balaji whereas the music is scored by Mani Sharma. Potluri Vara Prasad’s PVP Cinemas brought the film outright from Thandra Ramesh. On the other side, Gopichand is busy in the shoot of Sampath Nandi’s directorial venture and waiting for the release of action entertainer drama ‘Oxygen.
ctress Nadhiya who is popular for her character roles, was last seen in Trivikram Srinivas’s directorial venture ‘A..Aa’ starring Nithin and Samantha. After this, she did not make her presence on the screen. She is a versatile actress and has played variety of character in her filmy career as she essayed the role of Prabhas's mother in Mirchi and Pawan’s aunt in Attarintiki Daredi. It is heard that she is not in hurry to sign the movie and taking special care while listening the script. Sources say that Nadhiya has hiked her remuneration and presently she has only one movie in her hand, which is Superstar Mahesh Babu upcoming movie under the direction of AR Murugadoss.
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CHIRU’S VILLAIN TARUN TURNS FOE
for Pawan B ollywood actor Tarun Arora who is playing
the role of Chief antagonist in Megastar Chiranjeevi’s upcoming most prestigious project ‘Khaidi No 150’, directed by VV Vinayak, has been roped for Chiru’s brother Power Star Pawan Kalyan’s next flick ‘Katamarayudu’ which is progressing at brisk pace under the direction of Gopala Gopala fame Kishore Kumar Pardasani alias Dolly. Tarun will also be seen as a villain in Pawan’s movie and it is heard that powerful scenes between Pawan and Tarun will be treat for fans. The movie starring Shruti Hassan, Siva Balaji, Kamal Kamaraju, Ajay, Ali, Rao Ramesh and Venu Madhav. It is remake of Tamil blockbuster film Veeram and produced by Sharath Marrar under the banner of North Star Entertainment.
SPECIAL BOOK ON CHIRANJEEVI
am Charan is leaving no stone unturned to make Megastar Chiranjeevi’s 150th project ‘Khaidi No 150’ magnanimous. It is official remake of Tamil block buster movie ‘Kaththi’ and set to hit the theaters on 12th January 2017 on the occasion of Sankranthi. To Celebrate this occasion, a special book will be launched by the team of Khaidi No 150 during the time of release that will feature the details of Chiru’s 150th movies, experiences of all the actors and technicians who worked with Chiranjeevi during all these years. The shoot of the movie has been already wrapped and post production work is in full swing. It is directed by VV Vinayak and produced by Ram Charan. Actress Kajal Aggarwal is playing female lead.
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fter wrapping the shoot of SS Rajamouli’s directorial venture
‘Baahubali:The Conclusion’, Prabhas will be next seen in action and romantic entertainer drama under the direction of Run Raja Run fame Sujeeth. It is a big budget movie and the major part of the movie will be shot extensively in Dubai and other Arabic countries. According to the latest update, the makers approached Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan and Loy to score tune for this actioner saga. The trio have produced number of Bollywood all time top albums. Earlier they have also scored the music for Telugu movie ‘Konche Ishtam Konchem Kashtam’ starring Siddharth and Tamannah. The regular shoot is expected in January 2017 and the movie will be released in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi language.
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nchor tuned actress Anasuya Bhardwaj was seen cried uncontrollably recently. Legend and creative Cinematographer Pacha Madhu who passed away few days ago in Tirupathi, as he suffered from Lungs infection. Leading actor’s and TV Anchors of Telugu film industry attended the condolence meet of Pacha Madhu, who worked for popular TV programs like Jabardasth, Cash, Star Mahila and Jeans. At the condolence meeting of Madhu,
the anchor Anasuya was seen cried, she was very emotional and not able to control her tears. She said that Madhu encouraged her during the beginning of her career in TV field. Madhu breathed his last on 8th December in a private hospital while undergoing treatment in a private hospital. From the moment the condolence meeting started to till it ended, Anasuya was seen crying throughout the condolence meet.
RAJ TARUN'S SHOCKING
oung and energetic actor Raj Tarun is one of the Telugu actor who achieved good success in a very short time span. He started his career with low budget movie ‘Uyyala Jampala’ in 2013. Recently he was seen in the role of cameos in two movies, Natural star Nani starrer Majnu and Heebah Patel's 'Nanna Nenu Naa Boyfriends'. Now Raj Tarun has taken a shocking decision and said that he would not play the role of cameo in any movies in future because his role in Nani and Heebah Patel’s movie did not help him to get any benefit. He has decided not to do cameos even if the actors and film makers are his
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close buddies. And now he will make a movie at one time only. Currently the actor is busy in Kittu Unnadu Jagratha under the direction of Vamsy Krishna and untitled movie helmed by Sanjana Reddy and produced by Nagarjuna.
LOVELY BIKINI FEAST BY
my Jackson has got the looks, charisma, perfect body and personality to match up with all the complements she receives. Her social media handles is filled with stunning photographs of herself
chilling with her friends, attending parties and enjoying on vacations. Also her bikini pictures are set the roof on fire whenever the hot diva posts them on her Instagram account. Now once again she shared a photograph in which she is seen enjoying with her friends beside an indoor pool. All of them are in bikinis. Amy captioned the pic, ”Swimming and champagne drinking reindeer, kitted out in @ kimberleylondon swimwear.” All these hotties set the temperatures soaring. Currently the British Bombshell Amy is busy in Superstar Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar starrer science fiction drama ‘2.0’ under the direction of Shankar.
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ersatile actress Anushka will be next seen in upcoming devotional drama ‘Om Namo Venkatesaya’, directed by K Raghavendra Rao. She is portraying the role of Krishnamma, who apparently has four different looks. It is heard
OM NAMO VENKATESAYA that the outfit designed for her three looks are similar but in ‘Goda Devi’ look, she will be seen different outfit. The designer required around 25 meters of fabric for Goda Devi Look and sarees in such volumes are not available in the market, so stylist bought the fabrics in thaans and stitched it to make long sari. The
sources close to the makers reveals that the saree’s kucchus will get the desired ‘half-moon’ shape when she stood up. Her accessories like jhumukas have been bought from Jaipur. King Nagrajuna is playing the role of Hathi Ram Baba, the devotee of Lord Venkateshwara and it is produced by A. Mahesh Reddy on AMR Sai Krupa Entertainments banner.
BRALESS AT STARDUST
ilky beauty Tamannah Bhatia donned a lovely Peter Langner gown for the Stardust Awards 2016. The hot diva was styled by Sanjay Batra and her costume, hair style, make up, accessories grabbed several eyeballs. Now days, the hot diva is displaying her frontal magnificence more often than not. Is it luring style sweethearts notwithstanding? The fault finders surmise that her frontal profound cleavage isn’t so enchanting. Recently she attended Southscope Lifestyle awards event and also tried to display the vast majority of
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her bosom in frontless dress. Critics do state, one should be excessively well proportioned, making it impossible to do such feats.
CELEBRATIONS begin for wedding of AKHIL & SHRIYA W
edding bells are ringing for King Nagarjunaâ€™s younger son Akkineni Akhil. The engagement ceremony was done recently and both Akhil and Shriya Bupal are all set tie nuptial knot in Summer 2017. The celebrations has been already started in the both families of bride and groom.The wedding preparations are going on in full swing. The Pasupu function of Shriya was held the other day. Several pictures related to the Pasupu functions are going viral on the social media platform and grabbing the attention of Akkineni fans. Ram Charanâ€™s loving wife Upasana and daughter in law of Megastar Chiranjeevi is also seen in the photograph. Several other functions are expected to take place in both families until the wedding day. The destination wedding is planned in Italy and it is heard that more than 600 guests will attend this wedding.
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fter shaking legs with Mega brothers, the hot bombshell Raai Lakshmi has grabbed the attention of mega Fans. Earlier she was seen shaking legs with Power Star Pawan Kalyan starrer ‘Sardaar Gabbar Singh’ and this time she added spice with her oomph in the item song with Chiranjeevi in his coming back movie ‘Khaidi No 150’, which is gearing up for grand release on the occasion of Sankranthi 2017. She will also be seen in upcoming erotic Bollywood movie ‘Julie 2’, in which she is playing the female lead role. Recently she attended the Stardust Awards 2016 ceremony, held in Mumbai. She looks very sexy in black gown as she flaunted her tempting cleavage through a see-through dress. Her hot cleavage show, make up, style and black nail paint got all the attentions. She looks tantalizingly hot as she put on a dazzling display of cleavage in black outfit.
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Kajal Looks Stunning in Boss Song G
orgeous actress Kajal Aggarwal looks ultra hot in the stills from the
Megastar Chiranjeevi’s coming back movie ‘Khaidi Number 150’, directed by VV Vinayak. Youth are going crazy for her after experiencing the tall and hot beauty on the big screen with Megastar Charanjeevi. Recently she was seen shaking legs on the item number ‘Pakka Local’ in Janatha Garage and now once again she is setting the temperature soaring with ‘Ammadu Lets Do Kummudu’ with Chiranjeevi in which she is seen flaunting her sexy curves. She looks stunning in rocker girl style in Kummudu song. The stills of Kajal Aggarwal on Social media platform are grabbing the attention of viewers. The mega fans and movie lovers are going gaga over on her sensuous avatar. Kajal’s glamour, DSP’s tune and lyrics are adding spices in this Boss song.
by the way, you do thing to my body, i didn't know that I was starving till I tasted you..â€? In one photograph, she is seen wearing black hot pants with a white shirt and her fiery red lip adds oomph factor. In other photograph, she is sporting a skirt and tube top. She looks
TOOHOT TO HANDLE!
he Television actress Nia Sharma, who is popular for the serial Jamai Raja, is on ninth cloud as she has bagged the third position in the list of Top 50 Sexiest Asian Women in the world, has got herself a new sizzling photoshoot. After achieving this feat, Nia admits that she was not expecting the title at all. The actress who has beaten Alia Bhatt and Katrina Kaif, looks stunning in them. She shared her pics on social media platform and wrote,â€? By the way,
super-hot and sexy. Apart from her shows, she has grabbed many eyeballs for her sexy dresses at the award functions where she stood out of the rest of the crowd. Aren't these picture way too hot?
Avika Gor Planning to
ctress Avika Gor who started her career with the TV serial ‘Chinnari Pellikuthuru’ and later she made debut on silver screen with super hit movie ‘Uyyala Jamapala’, is planning to quit from the film industry. According to the latest update, currently she wants to focus on his study and later will make her comeback in movies after the completion of her studies. According to her, she faced bitter experiences in Mumbai as well as in Hyderabad. Recently it was heard that one of the Telugu actor used to send her vulgar messages. So 19 years old actress has decided to stay away from movie world. On the other side, it is also heard that currently the actress is ill and suffering from few health related ailments, so she is planning to take break from entertainment world. Avika was last seen in supernatural thriller Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada starring Nikhil Siddhartha.
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ctor Rajasekhar is playing the role of NIA (National Investigation Agency) officer in the upcoming untitled venture, being directed by Praveen Sattaru. Recently the directed revealed about his magnum opus and confirmed the news that Rajasekhar will be seen as NIA officer, and will be seen reporting to Nasser who is the higher official. He is forced into something in which he is not interested. Praveen added that that the movie is on the lines of ‘Mission:Impossible’ and ‘Knight and Day’. Before joining the shoot, Rajasekhar met couple of NIA officers to understand their body languages and for the justification of his character. He also underwent for physical training as the movie has hand to hand combat action and chase sequences. The 30% shoot of the movie has been already wrapped and now they are planning to head Thailand for the next schedule which will be for 15 days, it will be followed by an extensive India schedule.
TUNE LIFTED FROM BAJIRAO? I
f ongoing buzz in media and film industry is to be believed, the most awaited drama of Nandamuri Balakrishnaâ€™s Gautamiputra Satakarni have the tunes of Sanjay Leela Bhansaliâ€™s periodic drama Bajirao Mastani. According to the latest buzz, as the movie was scheduled to hit the theaters on the occasion of Sankranthi, Satakarni makers bought few tunes from Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra starrer Bajirao Mastani for the romantic episode between Balakrishna and Shirya Saran. On the other side, the makers of GPSK refuted the rumours and said that they did not use any tune neither from Bajirao nor from other movies. The recently released trailer of GPSK received superb responses and the audio rights has been grabbed by Lahari Music. It is directed by Krish and produced by Saibabu Jagarlamudi and Y. Rajeev Reddy on First Frame Entertainment banner whereas the music is scored by Chirantan Bhatt.
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Book on Superstar Krishna sold for
evudu Lanti Manishi is a new book written on the personal life and the contribution of Superstar Krishna in Telugu Cinema, which has been released by T Subbarami Reddy recently. U.Vinayka Rao, an ardent fan of Superstar Krishna penned this book that consists of biography and filmy career of Krishna as well as his soft heart for his producers. The launch event was attended by number of Ghattamaneni fans and the first copy was auctioned. A die-hard Krishna’s fan bought it by paying Rs 2 Lakh and 50 thousand rupees. It proves that Superstar Krishna is an evergreen actor and he also deserves it.
ajasekhar and Jeevitha attended the launch event of Plunge Bars and Girls in the city recently. Other celebrities and film makers like Ravi Varma, Madhura Sridjhar and Praveen Sattaru were also spotted there. Jeevitha’s daughters Sivani and Sivatmika stole the show as they looked gorgeous and became eye candy for the shutterbugs. Sivatmika wore a red gown whereas Sivani was in salwar- kurta, they looked beautiful in these outfits. Both star kids posed glamorously for the camera. Earlier it was heard that Rajasekhar’s elder daughter Shivani is trying to test her luck in Telugu film industry as an actress and will be seen in Naga Shourya’s movie which will be produced by Sai Korrapati under the banner Varahi Chalanachithram but later Jeevitha came forward and refuted the rumour.
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1 Cr for Regina
orgeous diva Regina Cassandra is busy in upcoming multistarrer cop drama â€˜Nakshatramâ€™ under the direction of Krishna Vamshi, in which she is portraying the character of junior artist Jamuna Rani. Recently the makers canned an introduction song on her. It is a modern peppy number, in which Regina will be seen in ultra glamorous avatar and the song will be a visual treat. The interesting thing regarding it is that makers shot the introduction song for Regina with the whooping 1 Crore budget. Hundreds of
intro song in
Nakshatram dancers participated in it and a huge set was erected in the studio for the shoot of this lavish song. Sundeep Kishan is playing the lead role whereas Sai Dharam Tej and Pragya Jaiswal will be seen in an extended cameo. Krishna Vamsi is said to be leaving no stone unturned to make it a visually alluring one.
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to take director's
ctor Arvind Swamy who made his come back with Tamil blockbuster movie ‘Thani Oruvan’ and its Telugu remake ‘Dhruva’, in which he played the character of Siddharth Abhimayu, is planning to test his luck in directorial field. Recently he interacted with media and revealed about his future plan. He said, ”I am busy in his couple of movies in Tamil and once I will complete his prior commitments, will enter in direction. I have written two scripts and will announce it by the end of 2017. I enjoy the creative work.” He also talked out Dhruva, he said that earlier he thought that it might not be interesting to reprise the same role again but he got the opportunity the repeat the same character and actively participated.
dah Sharma is the popular name for the audiences of Bollywood as well as for Tollywood. Already Adah has grabbed the attention of the viewers with her
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wonderful performances in S/O Satyamurthy, Subramanyam for Sale, Garam and Kshanam. She is also a fitness streak. But now Adah’s mother is giving shock to all. The actress has shared a video of her mother on social media platform in which her loving mother is seen performing breathtaking cool aerobatics. Everyone is stunned after watching Mallakambha Asanas i.e pole acrobatics. Adah captioned the video,” Monday morning workout motivation ...This is my Mamma on the Mallakhambh Pole my mamaaaa stronges !" The pole aerobatics has recently gained popularity as a form of fitness and mainstream entertainment by many enthusiasts in gyms. On the work side, Adah will be next seen in Bollywood movies ‘Commando 2’ and ‘Jagga Jassos’.
hen number of young actresses want to work with Power Star Pawan Kalyan, Malayali Kutti Niveda Thomas who shared the screen space with Natural star Nani in decent hit movie ‘Gentleman’, has rejected the offer to act in Pawan’s movie. According to the latest update, the makers approached her to play the role of Pawan’s sister in the upcoming directorial venture of RT Neason, the remake of Tamil hit movie ‘Vedalam’. Unfortunately, Niveda has politely said no to the makers. An official confirmation is awaited regarding it. The upcoming venture will be bankrolled by AM Ratnam. Currently Pawan is busy in romancing with Shruti Hassan in ‘Katamarayudu’ under the direction of Gopala Gopala fame Dolly.
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ega actor Ram Charan who dragged the attention of movie lovers with his stylish look and cop avatar, will be seen as a man with a small hearing problem in the upcoming untitled venture under the direction of Sukumar. It is a very challenging task for a star actor but Sukumar is confident on the ability of Charan. Dhruva star will essay the character of a rural guy and will be seen in completely rugged look with full beard in the movie which is based on rural backdrop. He is not all totally deaf but with low hearing problem and it is a challenging role for him. Mythri Movie Makers is going to bankroll this love story. Sukumar’s previous offering ‘Nakkaku Prematho’ starring Young Tiger Jr.NTR was turned out biggest hit and now Mega fans are expecting the same with this project. Sukumar’s favourite music composer Devi Sri Prasad will compose the tune.
RAM CHARAN TO PLAY DEAF?
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PAWAN & TRIVIKRAMâ€™S FILM I
f ongoing buzz in media and film Industry is to be believed, Kannada star Upendra will be next seen in Power star Pawan Kalyan starrer untitled movie, directed by Trivikram Srinivas. It is heard the director has approached Upendra to play the crucial role. Earlier the actor has appeared in an important role in Trivikram's directorial venture S/O Sathyamurthy starring Stylish Star Allu Arjun. On the other side, it is also heard that Bollywood actor Boman Irani will also be seen to play the important role. Keerthy Suresh and Anu Emmanuel will share the screen space with Pawan. The regular shoot will be started from January 2017 and it will be released on the occasion of Independence Day. Radhakrishna is going to produce the movie under the banner of Harika and Hassine Creations, and Kollywood sensation music composer Anirudh will compose the music. Currently Pawan is busy in the shoot of 'Katamarayudu' under the direction of Dolly.
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Sharwa & Maruthi's Mahanubhavudu
oung actor Sharwanand who is waiting for the release of Dil Raju’s 'Shatamanam
Bhavati', will be next seen under the direction of Maruthi, and it will be produced by UV Creations. Earlier the powerful combo of production house and director has delivered hit movie ‘Bhale Bhale Magadivoy’ and now once again they have collaborated for this upcoming saga. It has been waiting to go on the floor for some time now. The producer has registered the title ‘Mahanubhavudu’. It is heard that the movie will have high dose of comedy and revolves around the ‘brain mania’ in lighter vein. The combo of Maruthi and Sharwa are setting the expectation high. Actress Mahreen Pirzada will play the female lead role and other details regarding the project are awaited.
Jabardasth Potti Ramesh's wife
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oted dancer and Jabardasth Comedian Potti Ramesh’s wife Tripurambika, ended her life recently. Ramesh and Tripurambika got married last year on 12th December 2015. Yesterday she committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence in Gajuwaka area, Visakhapatnam. The exact reason behind the suicide is yet to be known. It is heard that she was harassed by her-in-laws and other family members. Potti Ramesh who was busy in the shoot in Hyderabad, rushed to Vizag after hearing this shocking news, where he has taken into police custody. Police is investigating the case. Potti Ramesh is a familiar name for the Telugu audiences and the heart breaking incident has created sensation in the Film Nagar.
he Indo-British beauty Nikesha Patel made her debut with Power Star Pawan Kalyan starrer ‘Komaram Puli’ which was turned out commercially flop at the box office and later she moved in Kollywood and Sandalwood. Recently she made her comeback on Tollywood with Sairam Shankar starrer ‘Araku Raodlo’ which was also bombed at the box office. Currently she is busy in the shoot of her upcoming movie ‘7 Naatkal’, directed by Gautham VR. Speaking to the media, she said that she had worked with number of top stars and gave shock the media through her comments about marriage. She said,” I don’t have any thought about it. I don’t believe in traditional marriage system and will never marry but will go for living together relationship when i like a person." According to her, there is no need of married status, she would like to enjoy her life in live in relationship. She questioned,” Do each and every married couple are happy?
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KONA VENKAT WORKING FOR
oung Tiger Jr. NTR’s upcoming venture has been officially announced, which will be helmed by Bobby and bankrolled by Nandamuri KalyanRam under the banner of NTR Arts, the regular shoot will be commenced from January. According to the latest update, noted writer Kona Venkat has got the gold opportunity to pen the dialogues for this upcoming crazy project. Kona Venkat and Bobby shares good rapport and finally Kona got the opportunity to work with Tarak who has delivered two blockbuster movies ‘ Nannaku Prematho’ and ‘Janatha Garage’. On the other side, Kona Venkat’s previous movies 'Bruce Lee' and 'Shankarabharanam' were bombed and Tamannah Starrer ‘Abhinetri’ was just average at the box office. Earlier Kona has worked with Tarak and delivered superhit movies like ‘Samba’ and ‘Adhurs’. Now once again the crazy combo of writer and actor are ready to recreate the magic on the silver screen.
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AAMIR DESIRE TO ACT IN
here are number of top actors and actresses in Tollywood and Bollywood who have desire to work with Baahubali creator SS Rajamouli. Now the name of one more actor has been added in the list and he is none other than Mr. Perfectionist Aamir Khan. Recently Aamir visited Hyderabad as a part of promotional activities of sport based drama “Dangal”, said that if SS Rajamouli ever plans to make Mahabharata, he would love to play Krishna or Karna. He added that he might go with Krishna. PK star expressed his desire to work with Rajamouli. Earlier on several occasions, Rajamouli has also said that he did not watch many Hindi movies but always tried to watch Aamir and Rajkumar Hirani’s films.
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POLICE CASE FILED AGAINST A
police case has been filed against Jana Sena President and actor Power Star Pawan Kalyan over his tweet on the national anthem Jana Gana Mana. A Hyderabad based lawyer, Sunkari Janardhan Goud filed a case against Pawan in Saroornagar Police Station as he found fault for insulting the national flag. He alleged that Pawan is provoking the people with anti-national Anthem campaign and also resorting to anti-national activities. According to the laywer, Pawan has criticized the Supreme court’s decision to display the national anthem in the theater before the screening films. Recently Pawan tweeted,” a leisure evening to spend time with family and friends to watch a movie has been made into a testing ground to prove one’s patriotism”.
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ollywood macho star Rana Daggubati is a familiar name for the audiences of Telugu, Tamil and Hindi Film Industry. After delivering SS Rajamouli’s directorial venture ‘Baahubali’ he became popular at International level. Recently he attended an interview and made a shocking revelation about his remuneration. He said that he did not want his producers to risk further by paying him fat checks and for some movies, he didn’t charge a single penny. According to him, he used to take his remuneration only after the release of the movie. He also said that he had not taken any remuneration for his upcoming bilingual Telugu-Hindi movie ‘Ghazi Attack’, directed by Sankalp Reddy in which Taapsee
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Pannu is playing the female lead role. It is gearing up for grand release on 17th February 2017.
ctress Shamna Kasim who is popularly known as Poorna, put end to all the rumours and revealed about her marriage plan. There is a buzz in media that she is planning to get married very soon. She said that she has started to think about her marriage but did not finalize anything yet. Though she is week in Hindi, she would like to love to marry a North Indian man. She also mentioned that when her family will finalize bride groom, she will directly inform to her fans regarding wedding plan. According to her, once the decision is taken, the marriage will happen within two weeks. She was last seen in Srinivas Reddy’s movie ‘Jayammu Nischayammu Raa’ and busy in upcoming Kollywood movies ‘Savarakkaththi’ and ‘Manal Kayiru 2’.
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he Dutch model Farah Karimi has taken a place in the hearts of viewers with her good looks and mind blowing acting . She was highly appreciated with the role of Tara in her debut, romantic thriller drama ‘Tera Suroor’ with Himesh Reshamiya. Later she was seen in Sai Dharam Tej starrer ‘Thikka’. She also portrayed the role of Aravind Swamy’s girl friend in recently released cop drama ‘Dhruva’ starring Mega actor Ram Charan and Rakul Preet Singh. Her
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presence in these movies gone unnoticed but she is highlighted in the recently released trailer of Nandamuri Balakrishna’s most prestigious 100th movie ‘Gautamiputra Satakarni’. She was seen in waving her sword in a war episode and trying to seduce Balayya who is playing the role of Satavahana ruler Gautamiputra Satakarni. The movie is directed by Krish and produced under the banner of First Frame Entertainments whereas the music is scored by Chirantan Bhatt.
he German-Indian actress and model Evelyn Sharma is currently enjoying her holidays on Goa beach and delighting her fans by posting her bikini photographs on social media platform. She shared a her photograph in which she is seen in pink colour two piece bikini and seen flaunting her hot curvy body. She captioned the photograph,” #mood #Goa #beach.” It is not the first time when she posted her bikini photos, her Instagram is the proof of her hotness. Now she has turned bikini queen. Evelyn is the daughter of Telugu actress Madhavi and Ralph Sharma. She is seen chilling during her recent holiday while flaunting her perfect bikini body. She is looking nothing but drop dead gorgeous in this look. She has acted in several Bollywood movies Nautanki Saala, Issaq, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Yaariyan, Mai Tera Hero. She will be next seen in upcoming Hindi movie ‘The Ring’ starring Shahrukh Khan.
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