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Ronit Roy

as baddie in

JAI LAVA KUSA

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daan’ and ‘Ugly’ fame Ronit Roy has been roped in to play the antagonist in Young Tiger Jr. NTR starrer action entertainer "Jai Lava Kusa", which is progressing at brisk pace on the outskirts of Hyderabad under the direction of KS Ravindra alias Bobby. This film will marks Ronit’s Telugu debut and he has already joined the set. Currently the team is canning a high voltage action sequence in a stone quarry in Hyderabad. The sources say

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that earlier the makers roped Kannada actor Duniya Vijay to play the role of villain but later they felt that Ronit Roy would be better bet because of the subject. The team is very happy with his work. Earlier Ronit played the main villain in Hrithik Roshan starrer revenge drama ‘Kaabil’. The film is being bankrolled by Nandamuri Kalyanram under the banner of NTR Arts and it has music by Devi Sri Prasad. Raashi Khanna and Niveda Thomas are playing the leading ladies.


ILEANA OF OVER 300 RINGS

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leana D’Cruz, who was last seen in Telugu film ‘Devudu Chesina Manushulu’ in 2012, has a collection of over 300 ring pieces, mostly in silver. The 30 years old actress loves collecting rings while travelling and her collection includes rings picked up from the different parts of the world. She will be seen in Anees Bazmee's 'Mubarakan' has some special ones in the collection which she wears often. Guess those are gifted by Australian boyfriend, photographer Andrew Kneebone? She is pinning lot of hopes on upcoming Bollywood film ‘Baadshaho’ starring Ajay Devgn, Emraan Hashmi, Vidyut Jammwal, Esha Gupta and Sanjay Mishra, directed by Milan Luthria, which is set to hit the theaters on 1st September. Recently the makers released the teaser which has garnered 12 million views in 24 hours.

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NAYANTARA

IN BALAYYA’S 102ND

FILM

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ayantara is a heroine who rules the three South Indian Film industries of Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam languages. She has always accepted offers on the story and the potential of the character offered to her. According to the latest update, the lady superstar has been roped to play the female lead in the upcoming film under the direction of KS Ravikumar in which Nandamuri Balakrishna will play the lead role. It marks Balayya’s 102nd film and the regular shoot will be commenced from 1st August in Kumbakonam, Tamilnadu. It will be produced by C Kalyan whereas the film will have the music by Chiranthan Bhat. The makers are planning to release it on the occasion of Sankranthi 2018. Earlier both Balakrishna and Nayantara have worked together in 'Sri Rama Rajayam' and 'Simha'. Now once again, they are set to share the screen space. On the other side, Balayya is busy in his ongoing project ‘Piasa Vasool’ under the direction of Puri Jagannadh, which is near the completion. The gangster drama starring Shriya Saran and Musskan Sethi in female lead.

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Rangasthalam T

Satellite Rights

FIXED FOR

16 CR

he business of upcoming much anticipated ‘Rangasthalam 1985’ starring Ram Charan and Samantha, has been started. Industry sources say the film is doing great business. According to the latest buzz, the satellite rights have been fixed at Rs 16 Cr and a popular TRP Channel is ready to pay said amount. The deal is almost final but the final agreement is yet to be done. This deal speaks of the expectations on the film. If the information comes true, this amount will be highest ever for Ram Charan’s earlier films that never touched this figure. Rangasthalam 1985 is being on the lavish budget of Rs 70 Cr. Directed by Sukumar, produced by Mythri Movie makers whereas the music is scored by Devi Sri Prasad.

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Rana to play Hiranyakashipu

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aahubali Star Rana Daggubati and Gunasekhar have worked together for historic drama ‘Rudhramadevi’ earlier. Now once again Gunasekhar is coming up with mythological film titled ‘Hiranyakashipu’ and according to the latest buzz, the director has signed the actor up to play the demon king and Rana has given nod for it. According to Puranas, Hiranyakashipu earned the boon from Lord that made him virtually indestructible. His citizens were subjected to severe hardships due to his immoral ways and arrogance which eventually led Lord Vishnu taking the Narasimha avatar to bring him to his gory death. Lord Vishnu

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transformed into half human – half beast, and tore Hiranyakashipu apart mid-air, thereby satisfying all the pre-requisites of Lord Brahma’s boon. The groundwork for this mythological drama has been started and very soon official announcement regarding this project, cast and crews, will be made by the makers. Rana’s fans are eagerly waiting to see their favourite star play Hiranyakashipu, the demon-king. On the other side, Rana is busy in his political thriller drama ‘Nenu Raja Nenu Mantri’, directed by Teja in which Kajal Aggarwal and Catherine Tresa are playing the female lead.


MEETS MUSSKAN SETHI!

Balayya's actress

Nandamuri fans by making the announcement about new leading lady Musskan. Despite the frantic attempts of fans, not many pictures and info of this girl was found on social media. Finally the makers have unveiled the first

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andamuri Balakrishna’s upcoming project ‘Paisa Vasool’ has been creating lot of buzz since it went on the floors. The crazy director Puri Jagannadh also increased the eagerness of

photograph of this mysterious girl Musskan Sethi, a Mumbai-based model-turned-actress, who will be seen sharing the screen space with Balayya in this gangster drama in which Shriya Saran is playing the female lead. More details are awaited. It is heard that her character in Paisa Vassol will have grey shades. Musskan has also confirmed the news as she posted on the wall of microblogging page, “My next project!Big news is out Can't contain my excitement wait and watch !! Thank you & love you @charmmekaur #Repost @charmmekaur (@get_repost).” Meanwhile the shoot of this action entertainer is near the completion. The sources say that Balayya’s characterization in Paisa Vasool will be entirely different from that of regular gangsters. It is scheduled to hit the theaters on 29th September.

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R A J A M O U L I

WANTS ONLY

Jr.NTR

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ow all eyes are on Rajamouli’s next! After delivering ‘Baahubali:The Conclusion’, SS Rajamouli did not announce any project till date. It is heard that Baahubali creator has zeroed on Young Tiger Jr.NTR and wants to make a film with him. Rajamouli has decided to do a film that will not have heavy graphic works and he wanted a simple storyline. According to the latest buzz in Tollywood, the director has heard several stories but he is not satisfied with any. He has requested his father Vijayendra Prasad to pen a story that could suit Tarak. Currently NTR is busy in ‘Jai Lava Kusa’, directed by KS Ravindra and later he will join the set of Koratala Siva. So we have to wait till the middle of next year for this dreamy combination. Let’s hope this rumour indeed come true. Rajamouli, helming megaphone starring Jr.NTR in lead role and the story provided by Vijayendra Prasad, will be a wonderful combination without any doubt.

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ALLARI NARESH

SIGNS MAHESH25

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ahesh Babu’s 25 film in Vamsy Paidipally direction, will be jointly bankrolled by Dil Raju and Ashiwin Dutt. The pre-production work has been already started and the regular shoot will be commenced only after the finishing Kotatala Siva’s directorial venture ‘Bharat Ane Nenu’. According to the latest update,Vamsy Paidipally has wrapped up the entire script work for Mahesh25 and waiting for Mahesh’s nod. According to the latest buzz, Allari Naresh has been roped in the film to play the key role. It is heard that it is a full length supporting character and forms a crucial part to whole narrative. This news has created interest among the movie lovers. It will be very exciting to see both Mahesh and Allari Naresh on one screen. Movie experts say that this will be a huge come-back offer for Allari Naresh who is facing continuous failures at the box-office. Vamsy’s movies are popular for having two stars like Ramcharan, Allu Arjun in Yevadu, Nagarjuna, Karthi in Oopiri and now it is the turn of Mahesh Babu and Allari Naresh. On the other side, currently Mahesh Babu is busy in the shoot of his ongoing spy thriller drama ‘Spyder’, directed by AR Murugadoss, which is arriving at the theaters on the occasion of Dussehra.

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DISHA PATANI

flaunts

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isha Patani, the new dream girl of India, who had made a cameo in MS DhoniThe Untold Story and won several Best Debutante Awards in 2017, is now preparing for her upcoming movie Baaghi 2 with rumoured boyfriend Tiger Shroff where she is playing the lead role. She is breaking the internet with her bold photographs. The actress has been on the top of her bikini game, shared yet another stunning picture of herself in a floral monokini. She has been enjoying at sea at an unknown destination abroad. Flaunting the victory sign, she captioned the photographs, “Take me to the sea.� Coming on the pic, she is seen standing with her back turned and looks beautiful in this floral swimsuit. Oozing oomph in a swimsuit with a gleaming body, the diva could make anyone go weak at his knees. She is popular face on social media as she keeps her fans posted about her personal and professional life on a regular basis.

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HELL HOT! POONAM PANDEY’S PADMASANA

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he world celebrated International Yoga Day on 21st June and number of celebrities shared photographs on social media doing yogasans. The latest to join the celebrities wishing a Happy Yoga Day is none other than our Twitter Queen Poonam Pandey and she is seen flashing her nipples in a picture that is showing off her yoga pose. The raunchy model and actress knows well how to attract all the attention. She captioned it, “A Yoga Pic for

you..#InternationalYogaDay. Coming on the pic, Poonam is seen wearing a dark maroon tank top, sitting in padmasana and still manages to look hot. Her top has her straps falling to the sides and her no makeup looks accentuates her perfectly toned body and flawless skin. The seductive actress is known for her controversial photographs and stayed true to her style even while wishing a Happy International Yoga Day. On the workside, she was last seen doing a special appearance in 'Aa Gaya Hero', starring Govinda.

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SHIBANI DANDEKAR

SIZZLES IN MONOKINI

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t’s that time of the year when celebrities come together to compete against each other on the action adventure show, Khatron Ke Khiladi, the new season is being hosted by Rohit Shetty. Shibani Dandekar is also participating in this reality show and working hard. She stole some time from her busy schedule and decided to spend it on the beach. She shared a pic of herself on her microblogging page

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and captioned it, “home. my love. #beachlife #KKK8 #thatbrowngirl #khatronkekhiladi8.” Coming on the pic, she is seen sitting, in a black netted monokoni. She has the perfect body that drives all men crazy for her. Shibani is popular for sharing her bold pic on social media sites. She makes us swoon with her sexy and hotness avatar. On the workside, She was last seen in ‘Noor’ where she played the role of Sonakshi Sinha’s best friend.


Anasuya UNDERWENT

PLASTIC

SURGERY? T

ollywood hot anchor Anasuya Bharadwaj, the mother of two kids, who made her mark in small screen is making her foot steps in Big screen. Although her ‘Kashanam’ was hit at the box office but she became fail to grab the movies. She was last seen shaking legs on special song in ‘Winner’ but her glamour touch did not work out. Currently small screen glamour doll is busy with TV shows. While her film and TV stints are aside, always Anasuya's name gets entangled in some sort of controversies or the other. This time it's promoted that this hot and shapely lady is completing body forming through a surgery. Despite the fact that she has put on a little weight, a surgery like liposuction is presumably not required for her who understood that immaculate sex claim Telugu individuals love to see. Responding on this plastic surgery gossip, Anasuya tweeted, "You know..they aint getting any news from me..so should they make! Be that as it may, on a genuine note.. NO!NEVER!!I dont have confidence in alternate ways.” Finally she made it clear that the surgery rumour is false. On the workside, she will be next seen in Ram Charan’s Rangasthalam 1985, directed by Sukumar in which Samantha Ruth Prabhu is playing the female lead.

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AADI'S

FILM TITLED AS

NEXT ENTI A

fter delivering ‘Chuttallababai’ in 2016, the young hero Aadi, the son of Sai Kumar, joined hands with Sriram Aditya for crime comedy ‘Shamantakamani ‘ where he is sharing the screen space with Nara Rohit, Sundeep Kishan and Sudheer Babu. Aadi is very much pleased with the way his character Karthik, in the film has shaped up. On the Other hand, Aadi’s next horror comedy in the direction of ETV Prabhakar has got a title ‘Next

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Enti’. We are aware that Natural Star Nani’s film Nenu Local’s song ‘Next Enti’ turned out to be a huge hit with its catchy lyrics. The same ‘Next Enti’ has been finalized as the title for Aadi’s upcoming film, which is being produced by V4 banner- the joint venture of Geetha Arts, Studio Green and UV Creations. . Vaibhavi Sandilya is sharing the screen space with Aadi and the film is said to be an official remake of Tamil movie ‘Yaamirukka Bayamey’.


CHARMME KAUR

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attoos have had a rich and colorful history in our culture. It's interesting to know that Tattoos are widely celebrated, even by celebrities themselves. From cavemen stone age days to the digital silver screen, the tattoo tradition remains. If Tattoos were a person, he/ she would be the ultimate celebrity of all time! From making a style statement, to having a significant message, people have their own reasons behind getting inked. Many of our celebrities too have their own reasons behind getting. Virat Kohli, Imran Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt and Hrithik Roshan are known for their famous tattoos. Now our Charmee Kaur has also joined the bandwagon with a tattoo. Charmme’s tattoo, written in Spanish, literally translates to, “If you can touch the soul, you can touch the ass.” Her other tattoo reads, “Limited edition.” She shared the pics of her Tattoo on her microblogging page and captioned it, “Finally got inked before I cud finish my 1st #tattoo ,I was ready for the 2nd one #addicted #feelingliberated #loveit ,over came my fear.”

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RADHIKA APTE SWIMMING IN TUSCAN

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adhika Apte, who is most popularly known for her performance in movies like Badlapur, Manjhi, Parched, Kabali and others, is currently holidaying in Tuscany, Italy along with her husband Benedict Taylor. The actress who has taken a much-needed vacation, has been spending her precious free time at the pristine beaches, taking afternoon naps and enjoying sumptuous meals. Her dream’s holiday also involves swimming under the sea and she looks very beautiful. She shared an underwater photograph on her micro blogging page. Needless to say it was a glamour feast to the netizens. Meanwhile, on the work front, she will be seen in ‘Padman’ starring Akshay Kumar and Sonam Kapoor, directed by R. Balki and produced by Twinkle Khanna.

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ANUSHKA to go on Yoga holiday E

verybody is aware of that Anushka Shetty was a yoga instructor before she took a plunge into feature films. She has received quite fame and recognition due to her characters and roles. This yoga Instructor turned actress entered in Film Industry in 2005 and all of these times people have been amazed by her beauty. But the recent streak of demanding roles and erratic work schedule have affected her overall fitness level. Her movies Rudhramadevi, Baahubali, Size Zero and Bhagmati required drastic physical transformation one after the

other. She also managed to attain what was required of her. The actress believes that she will be able to go back to her original physique by practicing Yoga. The sources say that she has almost done the shoot of her part for upcoming woman centric movie ‘Bhagmati’ and currently does not have any other movie in her bag. She has decided to come back in the shape first and now going on a yoga holiday. It is heard that after coming back from Yoga holiday’s she will join the set of Gautham Menon’s film.


SONAL CHAUHAN

dating Abhimanyu?

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oes the name Sonal Chauhan ring a bell? Nopes? Well, remember the actress who has acted in several Telugu film like Rainbow, Legend, Pandaga Chesko, Sher, Size Zero and Dictator. Yes, we are talking about that pretty damsel! According to the latest buzz, she is dating an actor’s son who is all set to make his Bollywood debut soon. We are taking about Maine Pyaar Kiya actress Bhagyashree’s son Abhimanyu Dassani. The report suggests that Sonal Chauhan and Abhimanyu were

introduced to each other a year ago and since then they have often been seen spending time with each other. In February when Abhimanyu celebrated his birthday, Sonal was also spotted there. Recently both were seen together at Justin Bieber concert in Navi Mumbai. Neither Sonal nor Abhimanyu, have commented on this news as of now. Meanwhile, Abhimanyu is all set to make his Bollywood debut with an Anurag Kashyap production. He will also be seen in action comedy ‘Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota’.


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pawan

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awan Kalyan came off as a stylish guy from the moment he started off in Tollywood. Those were the days when Pawan had a lean body. In his previous two releases, ‘Sardaar Gabbar Singh’ and ‘Katamarayudu’, Pawan Kalyan did not put in much effort for his looks and disappointed his fans . In Sardaar Gabbar Singh even though he tried to look fashionable but he did not find a good balance

over it. Pawan is seen in white T-shirt and black Jeans, and waving his hand to his fans. He looks ultra stylish and slim in this pic. It looks like, Pawan has lost his weight too. Now Fashionista Pawan is back! Currently he is shooting for his upcoming 25th film under the direction of Trivikram Srinivas , which is said to be gearing up for the release in September or October.

between stylish cop and regular Pawanism in Fashion. When it came to his ‘Katamarayudu’, he looked completely out of shape. Both films did not bring out the real Pawanism fashion. Recently a pic from the shoot spot went viral on the internet and Pawan’s fans went gaga

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VENKATESH

CAMEO IN PAWAN-TRIVIKRAM FILM A fter sharing the screen space in ‘Gopala Goapla’, once again the two top stars of Telugu Film Industry, Power Star Pawan Kalyan and Victory Venkatesh are going to team up for upcoming film. According to the latest update, Venkatesh who was last seen in sport based drama ‘Guru’, is playing small cameo in Pawan Kalyan’s upcoming film #PSPK25 which is progressing at brisk pace in Hyderabad under the direction of Trivikram Srinivas. It has also come out that Venky has joined the set for his part from today. The maker are tight lipped and not ready to reveal anything regarding Venky’s role. They want to keep Venkatesh’s part as a secret. The sources say that it is going to be a very funny episode that lasts for three to four minutes and Trivikram is filming this episode today on Pawan, Venkatesh and other cast. The film has Anu Emanuel and Keerthy Suresh as female leads, is being produced by Haarika and Haasine Creations. Kollywood sensational music composer Anirudh Ravichander is making his Telugu debut with this action entertainer, which is gearing up for release on 21st September.

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RAM CHARAN, THE GOOD

SAMARITAN

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am Charan who is shooting for his upcoming film 'Rangasthalam 1985' in Rajahmundry, had a surprise guest on his film’s set, a three years old kid Dhanush. When kid heard about the presence of Ram Charan, he decided to meet him again to thanked for his gesture. He visited to Charan’s set along his parents and gave Ram Charan a kiss to show his gratitude. The sources say, the parent of Dhanush first met Rama Charan when he was shooting in Rajahmundry in April and the kid’s mother told the actor about her

son who was suffering from a kidney related ailment. After hearing it, Charan promised to provide the medical aid to Dhanush. Later the kid came to Hyderabad and got treatment at private hospital. It is heard that Charan bore all the medical expenses of Dhanush and now he is doing fine. Now as Ram Charan is in Rajahmundry, the kid and his family decided to meet him again. Dhanush apparently surprised Charan by rendering the dialogues from his ‘Magadheera’. Charan was also seen very happy to see the child on the set in good health.

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Allu Sirish's

next title Ye Nimisham Emjaruguno? A

llu Sirish is currently busy in the shoot of his ongoing project under the direction of Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada fame VI Anand. Currently the movie is progressing at brisk pace in and around Hyderabad. According to the latest buzz, the makers are considering ‘Ye Nimisham Emjaruguno’ title for the film. However it is only a speculation and let’s wait for official confirmation. Surabhi and Seerat Kapoor are playing the female lead in this thriller drama which has the music by Melody Brahma Mani Sharma. It has also come out that Allu Sirish is charging Rs 1 Cr as remuneration because his previous offering ‘Srirastu Subhamastu’ was hit and he created Rs 15 Cr potential business of his own including satellite rights, after which he hiked his remuneration to one Cr.

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Prabhas stabbed by

Varun Dhawan!

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rabhas starrer ‘Baahubali: The conclusion’, directed by SS Rajamouli, is celebrating its 50 days in 1050 theaters across India. The Hindi version of Baahubali was distributed by Bollywood producer and distributor Karan Johar. Karan Johar who is on the ninth cloud, invited the two heartthrobs of the nation, Amarendra Baahubali aka Prabhas and Bhallaladeva aka Rana Daggubati to his house to celebrate the big moment. On 19th June, both Prabhas and Rana were spotted at Karan’s house. The other stars

from Bollywood like Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Sidharth Malhotra, Varun Dhawan, and Aditya Roy Kapoor were also attended Karan’s party. At Karan Johar's residence, Varun Dhawan recreated the Baahubali moment as he stabbed Prabhas from behind. Later Dilwale actor shared the pic on his instagram and captioned it, "Only 2 people in the history of the world have managed to do this. One is #katappa and the other one is ME. #BAHUBALI #prabhas is a really cool down to earth guy more power to him."

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NIHARIKA SAID YES TO HER RELATIVE M

ega Princess Niharika Konidela, the daughter of Naga Babu, entered Telugu Film Industry with ‘Oka Manasu’ starring Naga Shourya, directed by Ramaraju which was disaster at the box office and after taking a short break, she has given nod to new director Ravi Durga Prasad for her second Telugu film. There is a buzz that she said yes for the film just because the director is her relative. It is heard that Durga Prasad is a distant relative of Megastar Chiranjeevi’s family through Meher Ramesh. The director got the chance to helm a megaphone for Niharika because he is relative to mega family. Niharika has also confirmed the news by saying that 'yes', Durga Prasad is our relative and the script which is narrated by him, is very impressive. After liking the script, she has given green signal for this upcoming film. The untitled film is said to be romantic entertainer that revolves around four characters and it is jointly produced by Marisetti Raghavaiah and Bandaru Bobby under the banner of Kavitha Combines and MR Entertainments respectively. On the other-side, she is also making her foray in Kollywood with 'Oru Nalla Naal Paathu Solren' starring Vijay Sethupathi.

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SAMANTHA PROMOTING

NAGA CHAITANYA

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amantha Ruth Prabhu, the top actress of Telugu film Industry and the soon-tobe better half of Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, is proving how caring a girlfriend she is. Samantha got engaged to Naga Chaitanya in January and both are set to tie knot on 6th October. Whenever Samantha gets chance, she tries to promote her fiancé Chaitu whether it is social media platforms or public events. Recently she uploaded a video of herself and Chaitu, where Chaitu was seen lifting 161 kg weight. She said that she had to do a lot of forcing and a little begging as Chaitanya wasn't comfortable sharing his personal video on social media. Few days back, Samantha shared a picture of

herself intimately hugging Naga Chaitanya on Instagram. Recently she attended an award event where she received the best actress award for ‘A..Aa’. After receiving the award, she took the mike and started the bhajan of Chaitu and her future family, which looked unwanted and artificial. She said, Naga Chaitanya asked me why I am so anxious about getting award? She said that she would show this trophy to her baby. Usually the speech starts with vote of thanks or show gratitude to film director & its cast and crews but she started her speech with her personal topic. Samantha is one, who never leaves a chance to promote Naga Chaitanya.

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s much as our celebrities are interested in acting and film making, the same love can be seen in them for their luxurious cars. From Mercedes to Audi and Jaguar to Porsche, different choices of celebrity cars can be seen among these luxurious brands. One of the popular choices and interests of film makers are noted in BMW cars. According to the latest update, Baahubali creator, SS Rajamouli has purchased a luxury four wheeler, a posh BMW 7 series car. It is heard that car is loaded with new technologies and it’s cost is around Rs 1 Cr. Currently Rajamouli is enjoying the success of recently released ‘Baahubali 2’, which has collected Rs 1,684 Cr at Worldwide box office and inching towards to join Rs 1,700 Cr mark globally. It is heard that Rajamouli has charged around Rs 100 Cr as a remuneration. Industry sources also said that he had demanded 50% of the pre-release business for Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi versions as his remuneration. Recently he also purchased 100 acres of land in Donabanda, far away from the Hyderabad city atmosphere and planning a private house of farm for their own use. There were even reports of Rajamouli investing in real estate business.

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THIS COP DRAMA WILL BE

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ower star Pawan Kalyan who is busy in the shoot of Trivikram Srinivas’s directorial venture #PSPK25, is set to join the set of cop drama from November. Once again Gabbar Singh star is going to don Khahi uniform. His upcoming film is going to be helmed by flop director Santosh Srinivas and will be launched in November. The sources say that upcoming film is remake Vijay starrer ‘Theri’, which Telugu version was released as ‘Policeodu’

and the title was later on altered to ‘Police’. The leading production house, Mythri Movie makers is going to bankroll this big budget project. Pawan has allotted 55 days call sheets and asked the makers to release the film by the first week of April. It has also come out that Pawan is going to get Rs 40 Cr as remuneration and already he has got huge advance in April. After wrapping up the shoot of this cop drama, Pawan will move on to his political affairs and it will be his last film.

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Brahmanandam PROPERTY SHOCKS?

omedian Brahmanandam’s popularity among the masses is on par with leading

and he might also be the highest paid comedy actor in the industry. It is being said that his current overall financial assets are pegged

heroes of the Telugu Film industry. He makes an entry on the screen the audience burst into applause. He is welcomed by the fans in the theaters with same enthusiasm and celebration that Megastar Chiranjeevi and Nandamuri Balakrishna would receive. Brahmanandam who started his career in minor roles in the industry is now the most-sought after comedian

at Rs 320 Cr. Recently he owns agricultural lands worth Cr. He has Audi R8, Audi Q7, and Mercedes-Benz (Black). He also has a bunglow in posh area Jubliee Hills in Hyderabad. The sources say the he charges Rs 3 Lakhs per day of shooting. Currently the actor is the holder of Guinness records for most films by a living actor-more than 1000 films.

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RANA & TRISHA SPOTTED TOGETHER

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uring Suchi leaks controversy, a pic where Rana Daggubati and Trisha Krishnan was seen kissing, caught the attention of many and now the alleged lovebirds were spotted together again at the Jio Film fare Awards event which took place on Saturday night, 17th June at Novotel and HICC Complex, Hyderabad. Here is the pic of Rana and Trisha. Both sat

next to each other and shared good moments during this star studded event. They looks quite comfortable in each other’s company and also gave pose for camera. Several reports say that both love birds were spotted seeing each other, it is still buzzed that they are more than good friends. After the Suchi leaks, it is the first time when both made their public presence together.

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Temper beauty Nyra TRAINS IN MARTIAL ART

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yra Banerjee popularly known as Madhuurima who has been the part of several Telugu films like Aa Okkadu, Saradaga Kasepu, Shadow, Veta, Kotha Janta, and Temper, has bagged another happening project. The Bengali beauty who was last seen in Telugu Film ‘Best Actors’ in 2015, is making her comeback in Tollywood with action drama, laced with elements of humours and romance, which will be directed by Rawat and produced by Eros International. According to Nyra, she underwent rigorous martial arts training before join the set. She believed that her role is very challenging and it will help her to take the acting skills to the next level. She has started the shoot and recently wrapped up a schedule in UK.

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Sairat in Telugu and Tamil

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he Marathi film ‘Sairat’ starring Rinku Rajguru and Akash Thosar, created history at box-office as it was made on the budget of Rs 4 Cr and the film ended up grossing over Rs 100 Cr. Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar is planning to remake it in Hindi and going to launch Sridevi’s daughter Jhanvi Kapoor by this remake. Now according to the latest update, noted Kannada producer Rockline Venkatesh, who produced Rajini’s Lingaa and Ravi Teja’s Power, has acquired the Telugu and Tamil remake rights of Sairat. Rockline Venkatesh,

in association with Zee Studios, has made an official announcement that he liked the film and now going to remake it in South languages. He also said, “We have already selected the cast and technicians,” Though he did not reveal the name of director and lead pair but the sources say the maker are planning to rope new faces because the storyline is not suitable for established actors. It has also come out that Nagaraj Manjule, who directed the Marathi version, is set to helm its Telugu and Tamil version also.

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BOYAPATI TO DIRECT NAGA CHAITANYA

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kkineni Nagarjuna is currently busy in upcoming horror thriller ‘Raju Gari gadhi 2’ which is in the re-shoot mode. Soon after this, he has not signed any other film. Now, according to the latest buzz, he is planning to rope a top director but this is not for him but his son Akkineni Naga Chaitanya. Chaitu has already impressed youth and families, and it is now important to have mass craze too. It is heard that Nagarjuna has offered Rs 12 Cr pay package to Commercial mass entertainer specialist Boyapati Srinu to direct a film for Naga Chaitanya. Boyapati has given mass image to Nandamuri Balakrishna, Chiranjeevi, Pawan Kalyan, NTR and Allu Arjun. Now Nag also want same for his son Chaitu. Boyapati Srinu may not say no if the remuneration offered is as huge as the amount in circulation. if he really takes up a project with Chaitu, he will certainly unravel an adrenaline pumping mass avatar in Naga Chaitanya.

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FILMFARE AWARDS: BEST ACTOR NTR & SAMANTHA

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he 64th Filmfare South Awards was held on Saturday, 17th June, at Novotel and HICC Complex, Hyderabad. The star studded event was kick-started at 6 pm and number of celebrities from all the four South Indian film IndustriesTelugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada graced the event.The 64th Filmfare South Awards was hosted by Allu Sirish, Ragini Dwivedi and Vijay Devarakonda. Young Tiger Jr NTR won best actor award for his emotional performance in Nannaku Prematho and the music director Devi Sri Prasad won the award in the category of best music album for the same film. Samantha Ruth Prabhu bagged award in the category of best actress for Trivikram Srinivas’s magnum opus A..Aa. The evening was packed with electrifying performances by Rakul Preet Singh, Samyukta Hegde, Nikki Galrani and many other celebrities. On the other-side, currently NTR is busy in his ongoing film ‘Jai Lava Kusa’ under the direction of Bobby whereas Samantha has multiple films in her bags like Vijay 61, Raju Gari Gadhi 2, Rangasthalam 1985, Irumbu Thirai, Aneethi Kathaigal, Mahanati and Untitled Sivakarthikeyan - Ponram film, which are in different production stages.

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NITHYA MENON, SUDEEP broke up

live in relation?

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urly hair beauty Nithya Menon and Kannada Star Kiccha Sudeep are in a live in relation! Earlier it was heard that, Nithya Menon and Sudeep are in love and living together after Sudeep and his wife Priya Radhakrishnan filed for divorce. Media sources also said, both Sudeep and Nithya are living together in an apartment in Bengaluru and Sudeep recommended Nithya’a name to the Kannada film makers for female lead. But now according to the latest update, both

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Sudeep and Priya failed to appear in the court on 14th June for a hearing on their divorce so magistrate seriously warned them for missing the hearing eight time in a row, all this led to a new speculation on they are not willing to get separated because Nithya Menon is all set to end her relationship with Sudeep. All this make his fans believe that the couple's relationship is getting back on track. However, Sudeep and Priya have maintained a dignified silence ever since they applied for divorce. He had also requested media to give them privacy.


Tollywood Magazine English July- 2017  

Tollywood Magazine English July- 2017

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