May 30, 2007
May 29, 2007
Especially, the film which was coming after the release of a blockbuster like Desamuduru from our banner had increased our responsibility. Moreover Manisharma gave excellent music and all the songs in the album were proved super hit. Presently post-production works are in progress we are planning to release the film on June 8.' Umesh Gupta of Aditya Music says, 'Manisharma gave yet another musical hit for our organization.
The sales of the audio were very fast right from the day one of its release. Sreenu Vaitla had also ensured that the songs were choreographed excellently. We are confident that the audio range would go up once the film hits the screen'. Full profile of Ravi Teja.
This is the information that has come out from unofficial sources. We have many crorepathis in Hyderabad who bagged more than Rs 100 Crores. It is being said that comedian Ali also bagged Rs 100 property by now.
He has been in industry since his childhood and started investing on lands from ‘Yamaleela’ onwards. His real earning started only from then and he started making investments as well inspiring from bigwigs like Murali Mohan. Now he sold out several bits ad pieces and still owning some. All put together that is landing up at Rs 100 Crore as per estimates.
May 28, 2007
May 27, 2007
TELUGU ACTRESS ANUSHKA IS AIMING HIGH:
Ask what is ANUSHKA'S lakshyam in life? And pat comes the reply. "To inspire the youth." Well, her film 'LAKSHYAM' is all about that. "Iam among the few fortunate ones to have acted in films with some kind of message for people to take home. And now my latest film aims to inspire the youth. It's about this courageous guy who takes on life's challenges to achieve what he wants to and the heroine helps him in the mission." says the actress. GOPICHAND is playing the lead in the film that is being directed by debutant SREEVAS.
May 26, 2007
'GUNDAMMA GARI MANAVADU' success meet:
'ALI' SO BUSY. Comedian ALI is quite in demand these days! director PURI JAGANNADH requested the comedian to do a role in his latest film starring RAM CHARAN TEJA. "He does justice to any role he has been given. He is one of those rare actors who don't need to be told what to do. He just goes out there and gives the shot without retakes and throws are no star tantrums. No wonder, he has so many fans in the industry as well" says the director.
May 25, 2007
confident that this role is the right choice for my foray into telugu movie industry. I hope the Telugu audience helps my dreams to get to the top come true."
The post-production work is going on at a brisk pace for 'Operation Duryodhana'. The film has been directed by Posani Krishna Murali and produced on the banner of Aman International.
Noted item number girl Mumaith Khan plays the role of a politician in the movie The film reflects the present day politics. Dialogues like 'The political sector is stinking and is full of malpractices an corruption' is often heard every day everywhere. The story is based on this and it tells that the reform should come from the people. It is the people's mindset that needs to be changed. The film looks at the situation when political leaders and the police join hands. Srikanth's role is quite different in the film. He plays the role of a circle inspector.
the film is likely to be released in April. Nagendrababu, Paruchuri Gopalakrishna, Dharmavarapu Subrahmanyam, Chalapati Rao, Prabhakar, Brahmanandam, Krishna Bhagawan and others are in the cast.
May 24, 2007
It is well known that Kamal Haasan is now busy with his mega movie ‘Dasavatharam’. The project which is being undertaken with a record Rs. 40 crore budget is being kept in utmost secrecy. The actors and the story line is being closely guarded.
The film has been extensively shot abroad. Kamal is playing 10 different roles in the film and the budget for his make up alone is costing more than a crore. Keeping in mind the huge production costs, the makers of the film are planning to dub the film in all regional languages. This way they believe that they can recover the costs.
May 22, 2007
May 21, 2007
The latest buzz:
I have lost 28 kilos in three months. I have turned 24. I've finished 14 movies so far. It feels great!
His mass image, onscreen:
'Mass' is not a derogatory word. It is every star's dream to be a 'mass' hero. To be able to impress, appeal and attract the mass – the large numbers – is the most daunting task for any actor. I am glad I have that image and that simply means I have the ability to draw the crowds in big numbers, not just appeal to one section of audience. I love my image and I will move the world to keep it intact! I've got addicted to the adulation!
Mass image, off screen:
Most people, especially the English speaking crowds think I am rustic, rugged, tough and someone who has no clue about the finer things of life. I am a typical Hyderabadi. I love rock music and I can cook awesome Continental stuff. I love dogs, and have two powerful canines.
What fires the passion in him:
Newton's Third Law of Motion works best for me. Every action has an equal and opposite reaction. The more someone tries to hold me down, the faster and stronger I emerge. Being an outcaste in my own family for long has generated a fire in me that refuses to die. Today, I am someone my family is proud of. I have faced the toughest and most agonising moments of life like a man.
Who inspires him:
My grandfather, late NT Rama Rao. From being a man who barely owned an acre of land and starting off from a scratch in this industry, and making AP a proud state on the world map, to contributing to the movie industry, my tatagaru proved he is the stuff that legends are made of. I know I can never aspire to be like him. But for now, I can at least get inspired from him.
Being the hero with the most 'mass' :
I admit I was awfully huge and my waist was 36 till a few months ago. My biggest hits – Student no 1, Simhadri and Rakhi hit the screens when I was at my broadest. It just goes to prove that looks don't matter.
How flops affect him :
No, they don't. Really. If a flop movie decides my next role or movie, then I should not have got any more offers after flops like 'Naaga', 'Narasimhudu' or 'Subbu'. Movies are a process and a talented actor will always get his movies, whether or not his previous one was a hit of a flop.
His kind of girl:
She should be academic. A post-doctoral would be perfect. She need not know cooking. Sambar to chicken filled with mozzarella cheese, I can do it for her!
SOURCE: TIMES OF INDIA-HYDERABAD TIMES SUPPLEMENT
TELUGU FILM INDUSTRY NEWS:
(1) Ranga Panduranga from August
(2) Yamadonga audio on 15 June
(3) Rajamouli to direct Ram Charan Teja
(4) Venkat Akkineni’s Aadab
(5) EVV’s Pellaindi Gaani
(6) Sivaji postponed to June 2nd week?
(7) Mehar Ramesh to direct NTR
Balakrishna In Multiple Role:
The crew and cast of BALAKRIshNA’s latest venture is Okka Magadu had gathered at Yadagirigutta to shoot some action sequences. The film is being directed and produced by YVS CHOUDHARY is being shot extensively at Bhuvanagiri. Talking about the movie, Choudhary says,” This is a prestigious venture for me.
May 20, 2007
"Seenu has a great sense of humour and has tweaked the movie in just the right way to make people fall off their seats, laughing. RAVITEJA'S performance will have the audience in splits. And MANI SARMA's music is great too. This movie will be a big hit". Expectations running high, we wait & see.
Trisha didn't agree to act with Nag in 'Don' little while ago and stated that she is busy in the shooting of Tamil film 'Satyam' with Vishal. But now he didn't give any negative nod for Ravi Teja. The remuneration being given for Trisha for this flick is Rs. 65 lakhs (lesser than her usual price as many say).
So, we have to see how it works Ravi Teja & Trisha at Tollywood box office.
'TRISHA' biography click here
May 18, 2007
TRISHA to work with V.V.VINAYAK:
After tasting both success and failure with her last two releases, TRISHA has all the reason to feelhappy now. Her recent successful Telugu film Aadavari Matalaku Ardhale Veru, has hit the bulls eye at the box office. The actorhas bagged another big project Director V.V. VINAYAK'S latest venture, which will be produced by BK. VISWANATH and DVV DANAIAH. "I have been looking forward to working with Vinayak for a long time. I am very exited about the new project." says Trisha. RAVI TEJA will play the lead role in the film.
May 16, 2007
The newer version, of "O Lammi Tikkaregindi..", is sung by NTR and heroine Mamata Mohandas and it features both of them in it. Mamata has already sung for Rakhi.
Those who have heard NTR’s voice are raving him. “He crooned like a professional singer. Perhaps this is the first time that a song is shot on the lead pair that is originally sung by themselves,” a unit member told Telugucinema.com
In the early stages of filmmaking, actors used to sing songs for themselves. But after playback system is introduced actors stopped singing. So Rajamouli brings in that magic again.
Yamadonga is the hottest project in Tollywood now. It is also being made in gigantic manner. It stars NTR, Mamata Mohandas, Priyamani and Mohan Babu in the lead roles. The film is slated for July release and is produced by Cherry and Urmila Gangaraju on Viswamithra Creations banner.
Devadasu (11th Jan):
Lakshmi (14th Jan):
Ranam (10th Feb):
Sri Ramadasu (30th Mar):
Pokiri (28th Apr):
Godavari (19th May):
Vikramarkudu (23rd June):
Bommarillu (9th Aug):
Andalaramudu (18th Aug):
Stalin (20th Sep):
May 15, 2007
May 14, 2007
Bollywood beauty NISHA is so taken in by the beauty of river Godavari that she is keen on making many more trips. "I never guest it would be so beautiful. I heard only people talk about it in awe. The shooting of my film 'OKKA MAGADU' on the banks of the river made it seem like a summer vacation more than work !" The film also stars BalaKrishna.
May 13, 2007
1. Movie Name: Munna
"Khadulu, Khadulu" and "Manasa" are among the hit numbers of this lively album.
2. Movie Name: Adavari Mattalaku Arthale Verule
Venkatesh teams up with Tamil director Raghavan and has extracted good tunes from composer Yuvan Shankar Raj. "Allantha Doorala" and "Cheli Chamaku" are catchy.
3. Movie Name: Athili Sathibabu
Director E.V.V. Satyanarayana describes his discovery, composer Srikrishna, as "a promising talent". "Amrutha Varsham La" and "Ra Ra Ante" are interesting.
4. Movie Name: Jagadam
With the film failing to impress, the lively album of Devisri Prasad is gradually losing its sheen despite chartbusters like "Violence is a fashion" and "5 feet 8 inches".
5. Movie Name: Allare Allari
After sensational hit "Desamuduru", composer Chakri produces catchy tunes like "Jigijigi Sonaa" and "Hello Khiladi" for the comedy film.
The telugu film industry should learn a lesson from the recent failures of movies, because of repeated stories & scenes. The recent examples for this, is the failure of 'AATA' & 'MUNNA', which released with much hype & with high expectations. So, we hope that the scenario will change in the telugu film industry soon and that the film-makers will give us much better movies than what we got to see in the recent past.
May 12, 2007
Ravali shot to fame with 'Pellisandadi (1997)'. Her song in the film, 'Maa Perati Jama Chettu', was a rage at that time. She had acted in many hit movies that include 'Ali Baba Aradozen Dongalu', 'Subakankshalu', etc.
She stopped acting in films two years ago.
May 10, 2007
Actress SHRIYA is bubbling with enthusiasm. After all she has reasons too. Her film SIVAJI starring Super Star RAJNIKANTH is all set to hit the screens soon. "I can't seem to contain my excitement as the days of the release is nearing because this is my debut filmRAJNIKANTH and ace filmmakerSHANKAR."says Shriya who is in town shooting her next Tamil film. Meanwhile, a bride told us that she has been signed for many Tamil films. Well, she surely seems to be going players. Wehope you don't forget the Telugu audience!
May 9, 2007
MS RAJU views...
Many people turn to film making for big bucks and bigger glamour. There are some who are passionate about movies. But producer MS RAJU begs to differ."I do not need to make films for money.I need to make films for the maintaining my prestige .I had six hits in a row and even if my film fails to gather the attention it deserves.I won't feel much about it," says Raju, whose latest film AATA, starring SIDDHARTH and ILEANA, will hit screens today.
May 8, 2007
Guess who is the happiest man in TOLLYWOOD these days? Well, it is choreographer-turned-director PRABHU DEVA. Having got an opportunity to direct Mega star CHIRANJEEVI in his new telugu film, he is seen beaming with joy. "It's a great opportunity to direct the megastar. I feel on top of the world, " says Prabhu Deva. Well, can we expect another wonder like Nuvvosthavante...from you?
His direction in the successful movies:
(1) NUVVOSTANANTE NENODDANTANA (2005)
(2) POURNAMI (2006)
May 7, 2007
TOLLYWOOD SUPER STAR BALAKRISHNA-
true to his name- is known for romancing many heroines in his films. But now, it looks like he is going to tread his illustrious father's foot steps. The actor says, "Iam ready to play suitable mythological roles. "My father's acting in the film PANDURANGA MAHATYAM had left an indelible impression on me. I have always looked forward to playing a similar role some day. I think it's the right time to play such roles, "says Balakrishna. According to sources, the film is titled RANGA PANDU RANGA.
May 6, 2007
1.Movie Name: Adavari Matalaku Ardhale Verule
Music: Yuan Shankar Raja
Dialogues: Ramesh Gopi
Story - screenplay - Direction: (Sri Raghava) Selva Raghavan
Producer: NV Prasad & Sanam Naga Ashok Kumar
Venkatesh's all-round performance is the USP of this not-so-unique love story. Tamil director Sri Raghava's racy screenplay has also helped to make a winner out of a wafer-thin plot.
2. Movie Name: Dhee
Story - dialogues: Kona Venkat
Story development: Gopi Mohan
Editing: Marthand K Venkatesh
Art: Narayana Reddy
Cinematography: Prasad Murella
Executive Producer: Tallam Surendra
Co Producer: K Surya Narayana Reddy
Screenplay - Direction: Seenu Vytla
Producer: Mallidi Satyanarayana Reddy
At last Vishnuvardhan finds a much-needed hit with this love story laced with action. Director Srinu Vytla's flair for comedy has enhanced the film's entertainment value.
3. Movie Name:Classmates
Dialogues: Abburi Ravi
Cinematography: Hari Anumolu
Art: Peketi Ranga
Editing: Sreekar Prasad
Story: James Albert
Screenplay - Direction: Vijaya Bhaskar
Producer: Sravanthi Ravi Kishore
Close on the heels of a moderate hit "Madhumasam" comes this film with Sumanth as an ex-student. Despite its initial showing, director Vijayabhaskar's unimpressive screenplay and direction could scuttle the chances of this remake of the hit Malayalam original.
4. Movie Name:Athili Sathi Babu LKG
Story: Vara Prasad Varma & EVV
Music: Sri Krishna
Lyrics: Jonnavithula, Suddala & Sai Sriharsha
Dialogues: Satish Vegnesa, Varaprasad Varma, D Nagaraju & Balaram
Cinematography: V Jayaram
Art: KV Subbarao
Editing: Gowta Raju
Screenplay: EVV & Satish Vegnesa
Producer - Direction: EVV
Director E.V.V. Satyanarayana delivers another moderate hit with his son and actor Naresh to keep his banner floating yet again. Despite an overdose of slapstick comedy, the message of neglected parents finds its audience.
5.Movie Name: Bharani
Dialogues: Shashank Vennelakanti
Music: Yuvan Shankar Raja
Produced by: Vikram Krishna
Story, screenplay and directed by: Hari
The film has perhaps a message for hat-trick hero Vishal - he should stick to action films rather than risk his career by dabbling in other genres. This family drama has only diluted his image of a daredevil youth acquired with "Pandem Kodi".