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MARCH 2017 VOL 4 ISSUE 5

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Raasi

esteryear actress Raasi who has shared the screen space with top stars of Tollywood, has recently started her 2nd innings in the Industry. She has been roped to play the pivotal role in upcoming venture of Sukumar and Mega actor Ram Charan. Recently the actress attended an interview and spoke about Power Star Pawan Kalyan. Earlier both Pawan and Raasi have shared the screen space for the movie Gokulamlo Seetha in 1997, which was turned out blockbuster at the box office. The actress recalled old days and spoke about Pawan. She praised Gabbar Singh star and said that during the shoot of Gokulamlo Seetha, one day when she was very tired, Pawan insisted her to stay back at home and to take rest. Later the makers re-shot the scenes as

Praises

pawan kalyan

he wanted to deliver the best. According to Raasi, Pawan is a perfectionist and dedicated towards his work


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NTR to play

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Cricketer role

oung Tiger Jr.NTR upcoming venture, tentatively titled as ‘Jai Lava Kusa’, has become the talk of T-town. Currently the movie is progressing at brisk pace under the direction of Bobby. Several rumours are making round about the story and NTR’s triple avatar. Now according to the latest buzz, the actor will be seen as cricketer in one of the three characters. If the news turns out to be true, it will be the first time when he will portray as

cricketer and it will be a eye treat for Tarak’s fans and movie lovers to watch their favorite star showing cricket skills. The three diverse look will be one of the major highlights of this venture. The makers are confident that Tarak will do a good job in this new avatar.

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SAYESHA TO romance

Akhil again

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ctress Sayesha Saighal who has delivered two flop movies Akhil starrer 'Akhil:The Power of Jua' and Ajay Devgn starrer 'Shivaay', is making her comeback in Tollywood once again and the upcoming venture will go on the floor from March. Sayesha is the grand niece of legendary actor Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu. It is known that Akkineni Akhil has joined hands with noted director Vikram Kumar for his second movie. Actress Megha Akash has been already roped to play the female lead role and now makers have brought Sayesha Saighal on the board as second heroine. King Nagarjuna himself has taken the responsibility to bankroll this romantic entertainer under the banner of Annapurna Studios.

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Samantha turns into thirsty

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orgeous actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu is super excited Aaranya Kaandam director Thiagarajan Kumararaja’s upcoming venture. The actress shared an exclusive still from the movie which is grabbing the attention of movie lovers and her fans. She looks as thirsty killer. In the still, Samantha is seen holding a butcher knife and all set to kill a man who is in deep sleep. It is touted as romantic comedy and thriller saga, which also has two stars Vijay Sethupathi and Fahadh Faasil in pivotal roles.

Everyone is surprised after watching this still as the actress is playing a character which she has never done to date. According to the latest buzz, the movie has been titled as ‘Aneethi Kathaigal’. The music is scored by Yuvan Shankar Raja and Cinematography is handled by PC Sreeram. On the other side, Samantha will also be seen sharing the screen space with her future Father-in-law Akkineni Nagarjuna in horror comedy flick ‘Raju Gari Gadhi 2’

TAAPSEE’S SURPRISE

TO HER FAN

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ctress Taapsee Pannu who is basking on the glory of successful movies like Pink and The Ghazi Attack, has number of fans in Bollywood as well as in Tollywood. For a fan, a selfie or hand shake can be a greatest gift from their favourite stars but Taapsee who takes special care of her fans, is going to attend a wedding of her die-hard male fan next month who stays in Secunderabad.

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In film industry, only few fans get such type of rare opportunities.It is heard that he is in the touch of Taapsee through mails and he requested the actress to grace his marriage event in Secunderabad. The detail about that lucky fans is not yet revealed but it is heard that arrangements for Tapsee’s visit are underway. She only said about his lucky fan that he was a very sweet guy who always admired her work so she wanted to dedicate a day for him and planned to attend his wedding. On the work side, currently the actress has number of projects like Naam Shabana, Judwaa 2 and Tadka.


ALLU ARJUN TEAM FOR

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ass specialist Boyapati Srinu is popular for taking utmost care of his actor’s appearance. Balakrishna in Legend, NTR in Dammu and Stylist star Allu Arjun in Sarrainodu are the best examples of it. Currently the director is busy in upcoming action entertainer in which Bellamkonda Sai Srinivas is playing the lead role. It is heard that Bopypati Srinu roped Allu Arjun's personal hair stylist Sony to style Bellamkonda Sreenivas for his venture. Sony has worked with Allu Arjun for Sarrainodu and currently working on his ongoing project DJ: Duvvada Jagannadham. He is very popular name in Industry and has worked with Mahesh Babu as hair stylist for 7 movies in past. Boyapati has also brought Bunny's costume designer Bhaskar on the board to style Bellamkonda. Bhaskar has also worked for Prabhas in Mirchi, Balakrishna in Simha, Legend and recently he has also been roped for Prabhas-Sujeeth film. When the names of all top personalities are linked with this venture, definitely it will be an eye treat for the movie lovers. Now all eyes are on Bellamkonda’s stylish look.

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problem in the form of leakage. Sometimes the

Allu Arjun's

DJ story

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tylish star Allu Arjun’s upcoming venture ‘DJ: Duvvada Jagannadam’ has become the talk of town. Recently before the release of its First look poster, the Brahmin look of Bunny and dialogues of the movie went viral on the social media. The Film Industry is facing a big

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makers wants to keep under wraps something for commercial reasons, also gets leaked. The latest victim of this digital thievery has been the upcoming venture “DJ:Duvvada Jagannadham”. Now the story of the movie has been leaked on Internet. According to it, Jagannadham (Allu Arjun) belongs to a brahmin family, who is in catering business and provides the services to marriages and other functions. During his business, one day Jagannadham meets a beautiful girl (Pooja Hegde) and falls in love. The problem is here that Jagannadham belongs to a conservative orthodox family whereas she leads western lifestyle. To get his love, Jagannadham change his entire life style and turns from DJ:Duvvada Jagannadham to DJ:Disc Jockey. How he changes himself to get his lady love, forms the rest of the story.


Nikesha Patel sizzles in

bikini

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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

Murali Sharma

in Allu Arjun’s DJ

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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ctor Murali Sharma is a well known face

for Telugu audiences as he has acted in several hit Telugu movie like Athidi, Kantri, Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum, Yevadu, Bhale Bhale Magadivoy, Krishna Gaadi Veera Prema Gaadha, Babu Bangaram, Savithri and Hyper. According to the latest update, he has been roped for the upcoming venture of stylish star Allu Arjun starring 'DJ:Duvvada Jagannadham' to play crucial role. Currently the movie is progressing at the brisk pace under the direction of Gabbar Singh fame Harish Shankar. Mukunda fame Pooja Hegde is playing the female lead. The director has shared a photograph of himself with Murali Sharma and tweeted, “It's always nice to work with good actors ..but it's fun to work with Best actors like @murlisharma72 Thank You for everything sir :-)”.

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VIDYA BALAN IN PA RANJITH

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uperstar Rajinikanth who is busy in his upcoming science fiction drama 2.0 under the direction of Shankar, is teaming up with Kabali director Pa Ranjith once again for the next venture. Currently the team is busy in finalization of the cast and crew. It has come out that makers are planning to bring Bollywood actress Vidya Balan on the board to play the female lead role. Recently the makers met Vidya and approached her. She has given her verbal consent but did not officially sign the project. They are still working on the dates. The reports reveals that the regular shoot will be started from May. It will be bankrolled by Rajini’s son-inlaw and star hero Dhanush. Earlier there were also reports that Vidya had been approached for Rajini-Pa Ranjith’s Kabali before Radhika Apte was finalized as female lead. Currently the actress is waiting for the release of Begum Jaan which is in post-production stage.

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SANJAY DUTT IN

PRASTHANAM REMAKE?

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eva Katta’s directorial venture ‘Prasthanam’ starring Sharwanand, Sai Kumar and Sundeep Kishan, which was released in 2010, is going to Bollywood. Earlier on several occasions, Deva Katta has expressed his desire to remake the film in Hindi. According to the latest update, Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt is showing interest to act in remake of Prasthanam and the sources close to the industry reveals that he has reportedly signed the remake. It will be produced by Sanjay Dutt himself. Currently the actor is busy in upcoming venture under the direction of Omang Kumar in which Cheliyaa actress Aditi Rao Hydari is playing the lead role as Sanjay Dutt’s daughter. After warping the shoot of Bhoomi, Sanjay will join the set of Prasthanam's remake.

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unjabi Kudi Rakul Preet Singh who is basking on glory of successful movie ‘Dhruva’, is busy in big budget project of Superstar Mahesh Babu & AR Murugadoss and will be also seen in Karthi’s cop drama Dheeran Athigaram Ondru. According to the latest buzz, she is in the talk of one more Tamil project opposite Kollywood star Suriya, who has delivered successful movie ‘Singam 3/Si 3’ recently. It is known that Suriya has signed a project with director Selvaraghavan and now both director and actor are planning to bring Rakul on the board to play the female lead. The movie will also have one more actress. It is Suriya's 36th film of his career, which will be produced by SR Prabhu of Dream Warrior Pictures

RAKUL PREET

TO ROMANCE

SURIYA?

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SURESH BABU TO RE-RELEASE

NTR's classic

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elugu film industry is eagerly waiting for

the multistarrer of Young Tiger Jr.NTR and Naga Chaitanya in the remake of yesteryear’s classic movie ‘Ramudu Bheemudu’ which was the dream of legendary producer late Dr. D Ramanaidu. Ramudu Bheemudu was the first movie of D Rama Naidu as producer in which NT Rama Rao played the dual role as Ramudu and Bheemudu, it was released in 1964. Now his son and noted producer D Suresh Babu has announced that he would start to work for the re-release of digitally remastered version of Ramudu Bheemudu in color format. He further announced that digital restoration work has been already started and it will hit the screens very soon.

RANA DAGGUBATI GETS 'WAR STAR' R ana Daggubati’s submarine war saga ‘The Ghazi:The Attack’, has been hit the theaters on 17th February and received superb response by the celebrities and movies lovers. After watching the movie, everyone appreciated the performance of its stealer cast Rana, Kay Kay Menon & Tapsee Paanu, cinematography work, background score, screenplay and direction of Sankalp Reddy. Now fans and Industrious people have started to call Tollywood hot chunk Rana Daggubati as ‘War Star’. In film Industry, most of the actors have got number of titles but Rana is one who has never been given a title till date. Finally after delivering successful venture ‘The Ghazi Attack’, he got suitable title ‘War Star’ as he has acted number of movies based on war backdrops like, Rudhramadevi, Baahubali and now Ghazi Attack. On the other side, currently he is also busy in one more war drama ‘1945’ under the direction of Satyasiva, which is a bilingual movie and being made in Tamil & Telugu.

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ASURA BEAUTY PRIYA IN RAJIV-SONIA LOVE STORY

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he Indo-Canadian actress Priya Banerjee is well known face for Telugu audiences as she made her Telugu debut with ‘Kiss’ in 2013. Later the actress was seen in few Telugu movies like Joru and Asura, now she has got golden opportunity to play the character of Sonia Gandhi. Priya made her comeback with Aishwarya Rai starrer’s Jazbaa in 2015. She has been roped to play Sonia Gandhi in a movie based on the love story of the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and his wife Sonia, it has been titled as ‘Ijazat’. Noted TV actor Karanvir Bohra will be seen portraying Rajiv Gandhi. The upcoming venture only showcase their love story and will be devoid of political controversies. Helmed by Karan and produced by Karanvir Bohra . According to the makers, it is a fictional movie that will not have any political agenda.

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SHRUTI TO ROMANCE

BELLAMKONDA

SRINIVAS

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f ongoing buzz in media and film industry is to be believed, talented actress Shruti Hassan is going to romance with Alludu Seenu star Bellamkonda Sai Srinivass. It is known that Bellamkonda Srinivas is collaborating with Dictator fame Sriwass for the next venture and now makers are considering the name of Shruti Hassan to play the female lead. It is touted to be romantic entertainer and producer Bellamokonda Suresh is planning to make it on a lavish budget. Currently the actor is busy in

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dia Superstar Sabyasachi Mishra is all set to make his foray in Telugu Film Industry. He will be seen in two upcoming ventures Neerajanam and Seetharamula Kalyanam Chuthamu Raarandi. Recently the actor interacted with media and revealed few interesting facts. He said that he had a big Telugu connection and his forefather hailed from Anakapalle, Andhra Pradesh. According to him, as his parents speak Telugu, he considers himself as ‘half Telugu’. Last year, he was the brand ambassador of Team Hyderabad in IPL and used to travel with the team for the promotional activities in various cities across South India, so he got the opportunity to meet lot of film makers and producers from Tollywood. Few of them showed interest in working and later approached him for their ventures. He has also acted in remakes of Telugu movies like Aarya, Magadheera and Bommarillu. Neerajanam is a trilingual movie, being made in Telugu, Tamil and Oodia. He is playing an aimless singer who is not serious about his life and paired opposite Karunya Chowdary, who suffers from mental disorder. His second venture Sitaramula Kalyanam Chuthamu Raarandi, helmed by GNS Prasad, set in village backdrop.

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forthcoming untitled movie, being directed by Boyapati Srinu who is basking on the glory of successful movie ‘Sarrainodu’ and romancing with gorgeous actress Rakul Preet Singh in this action entertainer.

ODIA STAR SABYASACHI

MISHRA'S TOLLYWOOD

DEBUT


NAMRATA

HANDED OVER

RS 30 LAKH

LUCKY MUSCAT MOTHER

PRAGATHI

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t is known that Mahesh Babu had adopted one village each in Andhra Pradesh (Burripalem) and Telangana (Siddhapuram). Both Namrata and Mahesh Babu are doing very hard work and participating in development activities to make them model villages. They are also collecting funds from Trusts/Organizations. Recently Namrata Shirodkar Ghattamaneni who is looking over the development works, in the adopted villages, met Ranga Reddy District collector Raghunandan Rao and handed over a cheque of Rs 30 Lakh. She gave the money for the construction of a new School building in Siddhapuram village of Kottur Mandal, Mahabubnagar District. Namrata also thanked Natco trust for this generous donation and heaped praises on renowned architect Sudhir Reddy for the designing of the school building. She said, “Cann’t wait for the work to begin and above all for the kids to enjoy this space and in turn study hard to become great achievers.”

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or Telugu audiences, actress Pragathi is almost a generic term for ‘screen mother’. She was born in Hyderabad and settled in Chennai. She used to fly from Chennai to Hyderabad to participate in shoot of her parts. She made her debut with ‘Nuvve Nuvve’ in 2002 and played the mother of actress Aarti Aggarwal. After playing mother of Allu Arjun in his debut ‘Gangotri’ and mother of Ram Charan in Chirutha, the actress claims that she became lucky muscat mother for the debutants. She has acted in several decent hit movies like Race Gurram, Bengal Tiger, Abbayitho Ammayi, Power, Nenu Sailaja, Kalyana Vaibhogame, Gentleman, Srirastu Subhamastu and Shankara. Pragathi said, as she has acted as mother in several movies, doesn’t have any problem if someone calls her mom but has a problem with the word aunty.

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KARTHI REPLACED NANI

IN MANI RATNAM FILM

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ani Ratnam and Karthi’s upcoming romantic entertainer ‘Cheliyaa/Kaatru Veliyidai’ is gearing up for grand release very soon. The promotional activities have been already started and makers are releasing the singles from the audio album which are receiving decent responses. According to the latest buzz, Karthi was not the first choice of Mani Ratnam for this romantic entertainer. It is known that Nani was in the talk to work with Mani Ratnam last year but the project did not go on the floor as Gentleman star was busy in his prior commitments. Now the sources reveal that Mani Ratnam first approached Nani to play the lead role in Cheliyaa but as the actor did not like the story line, rejected the offer. Later the veteran film maker approached Karthi. On the other side, Nani is enjoying the success of her recent offering ‘Nenu Local’ and busy in the shoot of untitled movie under the direction of debutant Siva Nirvanand.

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CATHERINE AS VILLAIN

in Rana

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fter grabbing several eyeballs with her wonderful performance as young MLA in recently released blockbuster movie ‘Sarrainodu’ starring Stylish Star Allu Arjun, the actress Catherine Tresa bagged an interesting role in the upcoming political thriller drama ‘Nene Raju Nene Mantri’ under the direction of Teja in which Rana Daggubati and Kajal Aggarwal are playing the lead role. According to the latest

update, Catherine will be seen in negative avatar. Generally in Tollywood, the actresses do not prefer to don shades of grey and they think twice before taking such type of role but Catherine was gung-ho about the character and after hearing the script, she gave green signal to the makers. According to her, she will get chance to expand her abilities as an actress.

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NO AUDIO LAUNCH FOR

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t seems that Mega family is trying to change the trend. The grand audio launch events have been a norm for the Tollywood stars but now the makers are using unique promotional strategy for their upcoming ventures. Instead of audio launch event, they are preferring pre-release events. Earlier the makers of Allu Arjun’s Sarrainodu, Ram Charan’s Dhruva, Allu Sirish’s Srirasthu Subhamasthu, Megastar Chiranjeevi’s Khaidi No 150, Sai Dharam Tej’s Winner organized pre-release events instead of music launch. Now following the same trend,

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the makers of Power Star Pawan Kalyan’s Katamarayudu are set to not have an audio launch and they are planning for a grand prerelease event. The singles will be released online to create the buzz among the audiences. The official confirmation is awaited regarding this. Katamarayudu is being directed by Dolly and produced by Sharath Marrar. The movie has stars like Shruti Hassan, Siva Balaji, Kamal Kamaraju, Ajay, Ali, Tarun Arora and others. It is scheduled to hit the theaters on the occasion of Ugadi.


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he Indo Canadian porn actress Sunny Leone who is popular for sizzling and bold looks onscreen, has huge fan base all over the world. Her roles in events, movies and TV shows have always been audience’s favourite. Once again, Sunny leaves barely anything to imagination. Coming on the photograph, she is seen in a in a see-through designer dress. She covers her assets with one hand which she does not want to reveal and placed other hand on her thighs. The actress is extremely stylish and fashionable too. Her seductive pose in the sexy outfit, is giving sleepless night to the audiences. On the work side, she will be next seen in Bollywood movies Noor, Baadshaho and Tera Intezaar.

Sunny Leone

in see through dress


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POTLAM

LAUNCH


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he Indo-German model and actress Evelyn Sharma raised the temperature by doing hot photoshoot for the cover page of noted magazine. She looks like a seductive in this swimsuit like attire and definitely it will make all the men go weak in knees. ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’ and ‘Nautanki Saala’ actress looks ravishing hot. She finished off her look with a pair of black heels, black eyeliners and red lipstick. She flashes sexy thigh and long toned legs perfectly. Her hot photo shoot has caught everyone’s attention on internet. On the work side, she will be next seen in upcoming Bollywood movie ‘Rahnuma’ starring Shahrukh Khan and Anushka Sharma under the direction of Imtiaz Ali.

Evelyn Sharma showing off

hot thigh


HOT

AMYRA DASTUR

IN WINDBLOWN OUTFIT

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ctress Amyra Dastur who was last seen in Indo Chinese movie ‘Kung Fu Yoga’ starring Jackie Chan and Sonu Sood, is busy in the photoshoot. She shared her hot and spicy photograph on Instagram and captioned it, “I've made a lot of mistakes. I've left a lot of people behind. I've been broken and I've been healed. I'm stronger now and when I fall, I pick myself up. I'm a goddamn tree and there isn't a storm that could keep me on the ground.” The 23 years old actress dressed in designer swimsuit like gown, jumps into air and sets the screens ablaze. Amyra is all set to grab everyone's attention with this photoshoot as showed off her hot and sexy long legs. The killer look of this hottie, will surely leave guys drooling for her.

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DISTRIBUTOR SAMPATH:

MAFIA AROUND PAWAN

S

ardaar Gabbar Singh's Krishna distributor

fired on Power Star Pawan Kalyan's team in a press meet about Katamarayudu movie distribution rights and Sardaar Gabbar Singh movie losses. He said that earlier her acquired the distribution rights of Sardaar Gabbar Singh for the Krishna territory for the whooping price of Rs 4.5 crores and it collected a share of only Rs. 2.5 Crores incurred an overall Rs. 2 Crores loss. According to Sampath, when he approached the actor, he assured him to fill the loss by doing a movie and Pawan’s manager Srinivas gave a false promise to give the rights of upcoming venture ‘Katamarayudu’ but gave it to somebody else. He also claimed that Srinivas threatened him of filing defamation case if he keeps a press meet regarding this issue. He was surprised that the business of Katamarayudu has been closed without

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fulfilling his concerns. Sampath added, he is fan of Pawan Kalyan and never get a chance to meet him. He claimed that a big mafia is around Pawan Kalyan and requested media friends to forward this issue to Pawan . He praised the actor by saying that Pawan is humble human being and a good politician.


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AKHIL-SHRIYA

WEDDING CALLED OFF?

khil Akkineni, the younger son of King Nagarjuna got engaged to Shriya Bhupal in December last year and the couple was all set to tie knot in Italy in May this year. Now according to the latest update, both Akkineni and Bhupal families called off the wedding due to unknown reasons. It is also heard that the guests who were supposed to attend the wedding in Italy, were asked to cancel the program. The ticket booked by both families have been cancelled. Shriya is fashion designer and granddaughter of noted business tycoon GVK Reddy. In January, Naga Chaitanya and Samantha also got engaged and there is no any confirmation regarding their marriage date and venue. On the work side, Akhil will be next seen in Vikram Kumar’s directorial venture which will go on the floor very soon.

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PREGNANCY GLOW!

LISA HAYDON WITH HUBBY

ctress Lisa Haydon who shook the legs on item song in Telugu movie ‘Racha’ starring Ram Charan in 2012, got married with Dino Lalvani recently and made her pregnancy announcement by sharing her photograph in swimsuit on Instagram. She took the social media and showed off her baby bump. Recently the Queen actress posted yet another photograph on social media alongside her hubby. She looks brighter than a diamond, in a glitzy gown, open hair and with baby bump glow. Lisa shows off her cleavage from deep plugging neckline. On the other side, her husband Dino Lalvani looks dapper in his attire that spelt class and style. She is currently in her third trimester and enjoying her pregnancy in full force.

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Teja: Hated Baahubali, Loved Ghazi R ana Daggubati and Taapsee Paanu starrer recently released ‘The Ghazi Attack’ is running successfully at the box office all across the world. National award winning director Krish and Teja interviewed Rana Daggubati recently and asked many unknown facts about the movie. Rana said that the subject of Ghazi was totally new for him and many people do not aware about the war between India and Pakistan that took place in 1971. Director Teja is a person who seldom praises a film or director or any actor, but he heaped praised on Rana for Ghazi. He openly said, "I disliked the contentless movie Baahubali but i am very impressed with recently released Ghazi". He further said, “I rarely watch Telugu movies and try to avoid same old chase scenes, fight sequences, routine comic tracks and romantic scenes. As i am working with Rana’s for the upcoming political drama, Rana asked me to watch the premier of Ghazi. So i went to watch 'The Ghazi Attack' and was totally blown away with the film. Teja is confident that every audiences will enjoy the film.

Chaitanya &

Samantha

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fter the engagement, Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Akkineni Naga Chaitanya have been spotted together several times. Recently on the occasion of Valentine day, Samantha shared a photograph in which she was seen kissing on the forehead of Chaitu. Their fans went gaga over their super cute picture. Samantha who is not able to stop putting up adorable pictures, shared one more pic on her Instagram and it melts our hearts. She is seen enjoying with a puppy and Chaitu looks relaxed enjoying the lovely moment. The pic is doing round on social media and now fans are eagerly looking forward to know the wedding date of these two stars Sam and Chaitu. On the work side, Samantha has been roped in Sukumar’s directorial venture opposite Ram Charan whereas Naga Chaitanya is busy in upcoming venture under the direction of Kalyan Krishna.

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ctress Kruthika Jayakumar who made her Telugu debut with Druysham and later she acted in few Telugu movies like Vinavayya Ramayya, Rojulu Marayi and Intlo Deyyam Nakem Bhayam, is set to make foray in Kollywood. She has been roped to play the love interest of Arya in the upcoming venture under the direction of Ameer. Kruthika will be seen in de-glamorised role, a village belle in this periodic drama. From long time Ameer was busy in the hunt of actress to play the female lead but when he saw Kruthika’s pics, he asked her to come for a look test immediately. Finally the actress has signed the project and will join the sets soon. The movie is based on Tamil Nadu’s traditional bull taming sport Jallikattu. Recently released first look poster of Arya, went viral and received superb response on Internet.

Kruthika's Tamil debut

opposite Arya

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Naga Chaitanya

turns

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DWARKA ACTRESS

POOJA JHAVERI

SIGNS

THRILLER

techie

kkineni Naga Chaitanya who has grabbed the attention of Telugu audiences as he made his screen presence in three different shades in recently released hit movie ‘Premam’, a Telugu remake of Malayalam blockbuster of same name, will be seen in totally different avatar in the upcoming untitled (NC13) venture of Soggade Chinni Nayana fame director Kalyan Krishna. It is touted to be romantic entertainer in which gorgeous actress Rakul Preet Singh is playing the female lead. It is heard that Chaitanya will be seen playing software engineer for the first time. As he plays techie, he will sport a suave look with uber casuals and in one of the episodes in the movie, he will don a rugged look. The sources close to the film unit reveals that Chaitu’s look will surprise the audiences

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ctress Pooja Jhaveri is busy in the promotional activities of her upcoming venture ‘Dwarka’, in which she will be seen romancing with Vijay Deverakonda under the direction of Srinivas Ravindra. According to the latest update, she has signed an upcoming untitled thriller drama as female lead which will be directed by Pradeep Maddali, a protégé of Puri Jagannadh. She will be seen playing the love interest of Sathyadev. The sources close to the actress, reveals that Pooja is very eager to star in this edge of the seat thriller and the plot of the movie will be interesting with loads with twists and turns. Currently Pooja is busy in the shoot of Tamil movie ‘Rukkumani Vandi Varudhu’ opposite Atharvaa under the direction of Rajamohan.

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SOFIA HAYAT GETS SWASTIKA TATTOO

ON FEET A

ANOOP SINGH

DESIRE TO WORK WITH

PRABHAS

n actress, model and singer Sofia Hayat, who now call herself Gaia Sofia or mother Sofia, is in the news headlines, for the wrong reason. She is doing anything and everything to grab as many eyeballs as possible. She has inked a tattoo of Swastika on her feet, a holy symbol of both Hinduism and Buddism. Soon after she posted the photo of same on her Instagram, lager number of people started to abuse her and took series offence. Few felt that she insulted the religious sentiments whereas few said that she should be slapped with a legal notice for doing this nonsense act. The swastika means “good fortune” or “wellbeing” and the symbol is believed to be sued to point the movement of the sun through the sky centuries, a sacred symbol in Jainism and Odinism as well.

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V actor Thakur Anoop Singh grabbed the attention of South Indian audiences with his wonderful performance as he played antagonist in Suriya starrer 'Singam 3/Si3'. Recently he interacted with media and expressed his desire to share the screen space with Rebel star Prabhas. He wants to play a baddie in Prabhas’s movie. He said that he had met Prabhas once and he really wanted to do a movie with him. He also want to act with Power Star Pawan Kalyan and Mass Maharaja Ravi Teja. He will also be seen in Puri Jaganandh’s directorial venture ‘Rogue’ starring Ishaan, Mannara Chopra and Angela. His multi-lingual Bollywood movie ‘Commando 2 ‘ will be released in March.

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uri Jagannadh’s upcoming directorial venture ‘Rogue’ has become topic of discussion. Puri is popular for introducing new talented actresses like Anushka, Hansika Motwani, Kangna Ranaut, Adah Sharma and Asin in Tollywood. Two hot bombshells will be seen in Rogue opposite newbie Ishaan. They are none other than Mannara Chopra and Angela Krislinzki. Rogue was the first Telugu movie singed up by Thikka fame Mannara, on the other side, as a lead actress it is the first movie of Angela Krislinzki. Actress Mannara has already proved her glamour power at the box office with her Bollywood erotic psychological

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IN PURI’S ROUGE thriller movie Zid in which she have given number of hot scenes and lip lock with actor Karanvir Sharma. After watching it audiences felt that they watched B-grade movie. Angela Krislinzki has also grabbed several eyeballs as she has shook legs on the item songs in ‘Jyothi Lakshmi’ and ‘Size Zero’. The recently released stills of both hotties Mannara and Angela have already proved that upcoming venture will be eye feast for the audiences.


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iss Diva 2014 finalist Shreeradhe Khanduja is set to make her foray in Tollywood. The 21 years old Shreeradhe has been roped in upcoming movie ‘Gautam Nanda’ under the direction of Sampath Nandi in which Gopichand and Hansika are playing the lead role. Shreeadhe will be seen playing Gopichand's sister. She is the latest addition of the movie. Recently she interacted with media and reveled about her role. She says that Gautam Nanda is a family entertainer movie and she will be seen playing simple and homely Telugu girl who stands up for what she believes in. She has completed the shoot of her part in two week long schedule. She also praised the team of the movie by saying that everybody in the team are very supportive. Gautam Nanda is jointly produced by J Pullarao and J Bhagavan whereas the music is scored by SS Thaman. The makers are planning to launch the audio in March and movie is set to hit the theaters in April.

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fter delivering historical war saga ‘Gautamiputra Satakarni’, National award winning director Krish is planning for his next directorial venture. It is rumored that Kish will direct a movie for Victory Venkatesh and according to the latest update, it is not going to happen. Krish is coming up with the sequel of super hit movie ‘Gamyam’, which marks his debut in the film industry. Gamyam starring Allari Naresh, Sharwanand and Kamalinee Mukherjee, it was released in 2008. From long time, Krish was planning to make the sequel of it and now after these many years, Gamyam 2 is on cards. It is heard that Krish is working on the script and it is almost completed. If everything will go accordingly, the movie will go on the floor soon. Sources close to industry

GAMYAM SEQUEL

reveals that Sharwanand and Natural star Nani might play the lead role. Currently everything is in initial stage and complete details will be out soon.

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Sanjjanaa Galrani

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ctress Sanjjanaa Galrani is making her come back in Telugu film Industry. She was last seen in Power Star Pawan Kalyan’s starrer ‘Sardaar Gabbar Singh’ which was turned out commercially flop at the box office. According to the latest update, she has been roped in upcoming Telugu movie, the remake of Malayalam hit movie ‘Two countries’ under the direction of N Shankar in which Comedian turned actor Sunil is playing the lead role. Sanjjanaa will play the important role and will join the set in March, the shoot of her part will take place in USA. Who will play the female lead role is not yet decided and currently the makers are busy in the hunt of new comer to play the love interest of Sunil. It is produced under the banner of Maha Lakshmi Arts and the music is scored by Gopi Sundar. The movie has also stars like Posani Krishna Murali, Srinivas Reddy, Naresh, Sijju, Dev Gill, Raja Ravindra, Jhansi and others.

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ACTRESS BHAVANA KIDNAPPED & MOLESTED

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alayalam actress Bhavana, who is very popular name in South Indian film industry, was kidnapped by her former driver and his friends on 17th February night. They set her free towards 18th February morning near the house of a film maker in Kakkanadu. This incident took place when she was returning from the shoot in Ernakulam district in Kerala. Few Men stopped and hijacked her car. According to Bhavana, she was molested

in the moving car till they reached Palarivattom. They also took video and photos of the her. The accused men got down there and later fled in another car. The actress informed the police that her former driver Martin was among them and the police have taken the driver into custody whereas another accused Sunil who also worked as driver for Bhavana, is absconding. The case has been registered of Kidnapping and molestation.

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SWATHI REDDY

in Aditya's film A ctress Swathi Reddy aka Colour Swathi who was last seen in horror thriller saga ’Tripura’ has signed her next upcoming venture. She has been roped in upcoming untitled movie under the direction of debutant director Aditya, who has earlier worked under Ravikanth Perepu of Kshanam fame. Actor Siddu Jonnalagedda will play the lead role and the movie will go on the floor in summer. Rajasekhar Reddy has taken the responsibility to bankroll it. From past few months, the actress was busy in listening the scripts from number of film makers but finally she fell in the love of Aditya’s script and gave her green signal. It is heard that the actress who is popular for girl next door roles, will be seen in never seen before avatar. Her role is something different in this venture.

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opular lyricist Ramajogaiah Sastry is one of

busiest personality of Telugu film Industry, he has penned lyrics for over a hundred films in Telugu. Now the lyricist has turned singer. Ramajogaiah Sastry has lent his vocal for the song Anaghaa Anaghaa for the upcoming movie ‘Aakatayi’ and the song is composed by veteran composer Mani Sharma. It is the first time when Ramajogaiah Sastry crooned a song. The entire shoot of Aakatayi has been wrapped and currently it is in post production stage. The youthful entertainer is written and directed by Ram Bhimana. Asish Raj and Kannada actress Ruksar Meer are playing lead roles. The movie has Suman, Ramki, Raashi, Ali, Pradeep Rawat, Naga Babu Brahmanandam, Posani, Prudhvi and others to play the supporting roles. Bollywood beauty Ameesha Patel is shaking legs on an item number.

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RAMAJOGAIAH SASTRY

CROONS FOR AAKATAYI


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ka Laila Kosam, Mukunda and Mohenjo Daro actress Pooja Hegde earned the tag of Iron leg after delivering hat trick flop but the actress is not the one to accept defeat. She said, “ We cannot control everything in the life. Nobody can predict what happens in futures. What do we do if it does not do well?” According to her, she worked hard sincerely for her ventures but success or failures depends on how the audiences receives it. That is the reason she doesn’t get depressed thinking

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t is known that Megastar Chiranjeevi is hosting 'Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu's fourth

season. The episode opened with Sathish, an auto driver, hailed from Medchal of Hyderabad, the roll-over contestant took the hostseat and requested the megastar Chiranjeevi to get into his auto for a ride. Chiru accepted auto driver wish and went with him by auto like a ‘Auto Johnny’. He traveled in Satish’s auto near Annapurna Studios.It was a real ride. In between the show Sathish revealed that he has lost his father and took loans to get his sister married off. Nonetheless, he recollected how he was driving the auto for live hood after quitting the studies. As Satish participated in this game show, won Rs 1.60 lakh prize money and megastar who was very impressed with this auto driver added Rs 2 Lakh from his personal account. Megastar has attracted the entire viewer’s attention by his act.

about the failures all the time but she allot 15 minutes in a day to cry for her failure and rest of the day, she focuses on her career. She says that if we face failure initially, success will follow if we continue doing good work. Her confidence, positive attitude and never give up spirit means that Pooja is already looking forward to the next stage of her career. Currently she is busy in romancing stylish star Allu Arjun in upcoming venture DJ under the direction of Harish Shankar.

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KASHMIRA SHAH FLAUNTS PERFECT A ctress Kashmira Shah who shook legs on item song 'Pappa ro paap' in Telugu movie ‘Intlo Illalu Vantintlo Priyuralu’ starring Venkatesh and Soundarya, is known for her bold personality, both on and off screen. The 45 years old actress flaunts her perfect curves and shared a series of photographs on Instagram. It is her Valentine Day’s gift to her fans on social media as she captioned her first bikini picture, ”Happy post Valentine’ and captioned the next bikini pic, “So like I said...it's today...now or never. If you have it...fucking flaunt it.” Valentine day has been special day for every couple in love and in this romantic festival, lovers are seen in a mushy mood and flaunting their love to each other. Number of celebrities celebrate it in their own style whereas few maintains distance away from the spotlight. But Kashmira Shah came up with her bold photograph on social media platform. She raises the temperatures level with her god damn sizzling avatar.

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MANCHU VISHNU IN

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fter delivering ‘Luckunnodu’, Manchu Vishnu is teaming up with his lucky mascot G Nageswara Reddy for the upcoming comic caper movie ‘Achari America Yatra’. Earlier Manchu Vishnu and G Nageswara Reddy have worked together for the hit movies like ‘Denikaina Ready’ and ‘Eedo Rakam Aado Rakam’ and now once again, they teamed up to recreate the magic on silver screen. Comedian Brahmanandam has also got the golden opportunity to revive his career and he will be seen playing full length comedy character called Achari. Brahmi’s role will be on the lines of what he played in Adhurs. Vishnu will be seen in lead role and Brahmi will

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do parallel character. It is likely to be produced by the Manchu Vishnu himself.


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ega Princess Niharika Konidela who was

last seen in ‘Oka Manasu’, is currently busy in web series ‘Nanna Koochi’ with her father Naga Babu and now she is set to foray into Tamil cinema. She has been approached to share the screen space with actor Vijay Sethupathi in upcoming untitled movie under the direction of debutant Arumuga Kumar. The movie has been already launched with pooja ceremony. According to Niharika, her role in this comedy entertainer has enough scope to shine and will keep the audiences engaged throughout the movie. The sources also reveal that she has already started the shoot. The movie also has star Gutham Karthik, the son of veteran actor Karthik, who played dual role in Mani Ratnam’s Kadali.

VEG LAVANYA LIKES

CHICKEN BIRYANI A ctress Lavanya Tripathi who has delivered several hit movies likes Andala Rakshasi, Bhale Bhale Magadivoy, Srirastu Subhamastu and Srirastu Subhamastu, reveals interesting facts about her personal life. The actress is a complete vegetarian but she likes to eat Chicken biryani. She said that once she ordered chicken biryani and removed all the pieces from it and later she ate it without those pieces because the taste was completely different from the regular vegetarian biryani. She hails from Dehradun, Uttarakhand and likes all South Indian dishes like Idli, doses and others. On the work side, she is waiting for the release of ‘Mister’ starring Varun Tej & Heebah Patel and also busy in the shoot of Tamil movie ‘Mayavan’ opposite Sundeep Kishan. She will also be seen in Naga Chanitanya’s film.

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Prabhudeva's comments on

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ctor, director and producer Prabhudeva is one of the best dancer in the world and he is considered as Indian Michal Jackson. He is inspiration for all the Indian dancers as well as western dancers. He has done choreography for various Bollywood, Tollywood and Kollywood movies. On the other side, Young tiger Jr. NTR has beaten him and emerged as top dancer in

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the list of India in Google search. Recently the top choreographer attended an interview and made sensational comment on young tiger Jr. NTR. He said that he had become big fan of NTR after watching his energetic dance avatar in recently released blockbuster movie ‘Janatha Garage’. It is really a great complement to Tarak by an ace choreographer and an accomplished dancer. The Telugu film industry is blessed with all the best dancers in the country. Jr.NTR is a deadly combo of classical dance and modern hip hop. He is also trained in Kuchipudi and has performed in several shows all across India and even aboard.


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Disha patani's

oafer beauty Disha Patani who has won millions of hearts with her adorable act in Neeraj Pandey’s directorial venture M.S. Dhoni:The untold Story, has stunned everyone at Jio Filmfare Awards. She was spotted in all black and looking damn sexy in this black dress designed by Nicholas Bran, Sandals at Intoto and styled by Leepakshi Ellawadi. Nothing seems sexy better than a thigh high slit gown, wore by this hottie, which had a sizable cut at the top that shows off her hot cleavage. Her photographs prove that what a bombshell she is! Her cleavage and hot thigh are not only jaw dropping awesome but also too hot to handle. She was last seen in Indo-Chinese movie ‘Kung Fu Yoga’ starring Jackie Chan and Sonu Sood. Currently she does not have any movie in her hands and busy in listening the script from film makers.

HOTNESS AT ITS BEST


Tollywood Magazine English March - 2017  

Tollywood Magazine English March - 2017

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