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Thursday, June 14, 2007

Chandra Babu Naidu talks About sivaji after a special preview

Former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Chandrababu Naidu had seen the much-awaited big-budgeted Shivaji at a special preview arranged for him on Thursday, June 14, 2007. Rajnikant arranged the show and he flew down to Hyderabad to watch the movie with Chandrababu Naidu. Telugu Desam Parliamentary leader Yerram Naidu, TDP leader Ayyanapatrudu and Shivaji’s Telugu producer Bellamkonda Suresh were also present there.

Later the show, both Chandrababu Naidu and Rajnikant spoke about the film.

Chandrabau Naidu

“Rajnikant is my good friend. About the film, all I can say it is going to create a history. It has great message. I appreciate Rajnikant for making a film with a social message. It deals about Black Money. If you see the current scenario in India, there is crores of black money lying. The film is an eye-opener for everyone. In the film, villain gives one rupee and challenges him. And in the end, the hero gives back him rupee and shows him that no one would take the money with him or her when they die. Director Shankar also told that no one is above the law. Even if someone deals with illegal and gets instant success, they too will be punished by the law. It is told in the film very correctly. The irregularities in the government setup also dealt in the film in right manner.

I have known Rajnikanth personally for a longtime. I know his thinking. I appreciate for his socially relevant movies. Even for his fans, there is everything for them in the film – from good songs, entertainment and good fights. In my opinion, there is no one in India to beat Rajni as per as his style is concerned. His popularity has reached to even Japan country even though he didn’t go there.

A section of people are getting richer at one side, on the other hand poorer are becoming poorer. In 20 years, India will be one of the top 4 nations in the world. It is a fact, even the world is saying the same. Shivaji told this too.


Chandrababu Naidu gaaru is my best friend. I told him I would show Chandramukhi but could not do because of time constraint. So when I came here for the shooting of Shivaji, I met him personally and promised him that I would show Shivaji before the release. That is why I have arranged this screening. I am happy that he liked it. Three days back Kalaingar Karunanidhi had also seen the movie and he appreciated it. It is nice to that these gentlemen and great personalities have enjoyed my movie. Tonight, I am showing the film to Jayalalitha.

NTR once told me that I should make films that contain message. I am doing the same by his suggestion.

Shivaji has come out well. But the entire credit goes to Shankar and AVM. Shankar has made it a very interesting film. Shivaji is an socio-commercial entertainer.


Sankar Dada Zindabad Heroine is Karishma Kotak from Mumbai

The much Publicity grabbing “Shankardada Zindabad” Heroine is finally confirmed. The film is almost done with the shooting BUT minus the female(lead). Even though till recently there were twists and turns on the issue of heroine finally Karishma Kotak(obviously imported from Mumbai) has been announced as the heroine officially. Karishma Kotak is one of the models of the supposedly prestigious Kingfisher calender.

“Shankardada Zindabad” is being directed by Prabhudeva on the banner of Gemini Film circuits. According to close sources it took such a long time because they were searching for a heroine who was apt for the role of Vidya Balan in “Lageraho Munnabhai”. Guys, do they mean that the existing heroines are not fit for the role?? Above all how are they expecting the new heroine to give ‘the’ best while the movie is her debut??? While other sources say that they were searching for a heroine who would suit Chiranjeevi(!!!). And it ultimately made them decide that it was impossible to find someone for Chiranjeevi which forced them to go for some model!!!!
karishmakotak-still.jpgAs all of us know that Vidya Balan was the first one who was supposed to do the role in Telugu also. The film unit also thought they would not need to do any kinda hard work to get out the best from her. But Vidya Balan then dropped out due to some date problems. This was the point where the film unit began shooting without the involvement of a heroine as well started trials for a heroine. And a lill later, names of Asin and Nayanatara were heard of supposedly doing the role. Even though some sources said that Nayanatara was fixed, it didn’t work out. And ultimately Karishma is the one who’’s doing the role.


Lakshyam Ready for Release with a Remaake Song

Mani Sharma is re-mixing Akkineni Nageswara Rao’s super hit song, ‘niluvave valu kanula dana’ from “Illarikam” in his yet to release film, “Lakshyam”. This song will be shot on Gopichand and Anushka who are the lead pair in this movie. Srivas is the director and Bujji is the producer for this movie.

Shooting part of the movie is almost complete and the movie is slated for release in the end of this month or in the start of next month. Audio released on 10th June.


Nandamuri BalaKrishna's Birthday Celebrated Happily

“Yuvaratna” Bala Krishna celebrated his birthday happily, wish him a Many More Happy Returns and more success in his future. And a special wishes to Balayya on his 47th birthday from his fans and well wishers.
His date of Birth is

June 10, 1960

I am sure all Bala Krishan fans will enjoyed this a lot.
Okka Magadu is an upcoming film that is written, produced, and directed by Y.V.S Chowdary. Bala Krishna is playing the lead role in this film. This film will be released soon


Mumaith Khan as Heroine in Mangathayaru Tiffin Center

Mumaith Khan is now selected as the full length heroine for the movie Mangathayaru Tiffin Center which is being directed by Srinivas Reddy. Mumaith Khan is also playing a dual role in Dasari Narayana Rao’s next movie which will be directed by Bharath.

An young Mumbai girl who entered Tollywood as an item girl slowly climbed the steps of success and now she is the heroine of a lady oriented movie. Yes, you are right, she is none-other than the hot Mumaith Khan.

She started her career in Tollywood with an item song in the movie Chatrapathi but shot to fame with Pokiri. After that she never looked back. Her career was at bhoom and she did many item numbers in many movies and with many heroes.

Along with item numbers, Mumaith khan also started doing small roles in movies like Avadaithe Nakenti and Operation Dhuryodhana. Posani Krishna Murali who is the director of Operation Dhuryodhana first wanted Mumaith just for an item number, but seeing her talent gave her the role of a politician in the movie.


Neha Dhupia & Uday Kiran in movie Viyyalavari Kayyalu

Beauty queens have made it big in Telugu movie industry time again and again. Be it AISHWARYA RAI, SUSHMITA SEN or even NAMRATA SHIRODKAR. And now it seems NEHA DHUPIA’s set to follow their foot steps. The actress is currently shooting for a Telugu film ‘Viyyalavari Kayyalu’, which is being directed by SATTIBABU. Actor UDAY KIRAN is playing the lead in the movie that is in the last phase of filming. After the poor showing of her debut film NEHA has pinned her hopes on this movie.


Accidental Funny clip on Boats

Have a nice fun and enjoy the video. Nice video which gives a great joy.


Genelia is too busy with ‘Romeo Juliet’ and ‘Mr Medhavi’ & others

Young heroine Genelia D’Souza is slowly is busy after two consecutive successes ‘Bommarillu’ and ‘Dhee’. Already she was selected as heroine for ‘Romeo Juliet’ to be directed by K Vijayabhaskar and produced by Mohanbabu on the banner of Sri Lakshmi Prasanna Pictures with Vishnuvardhan as hero.
She was also selected as heroine for ‘Mr Medhavi’ with ‘Anand’ Raja as hero. Besides these, she signed the dotted line for a film under the direction of Sreenu Vaitla with Ram as hero. she had also signed for two Kannada films.


Latest Interview with Bellam Konda Suresh Producer of Sivaji

Bellamkonda Suresh, producer of films like Lakshminarasimha, Naa.. Autograph,..etc., is striking back with Rajni Kanth one the most anticipated Hero of Asia. Rajani Kanth starring Sivaji which is to be released on 15th June with 700 prints. He is presenting the film in Telugu. There is lot of anticipation on this film. Already, Nellore is sold out for the first 10 days. Similar is the case with areas where advance booking is open. The ticket prices are getiing hiked at the counters. Expectsations are very high on this film.

The following are from his latest interview

How do you feel presenting one the highest budget movie?
It is a 50 crore movie. I would rather call it craziest movie than calling it a highest budget movie. The expectations have surpassed even that of Baba or Chandramukhi. I just played my part and tried my level best to get good entertainment to Telugu audience. You will certainly see superb results.

of the film is delayed. What are the reasons? Is it financial?Do you think there will be financial problems when we are doing a film with a superstar hero and number one director?
It is delayed only by two months. Delay is very common in big ventures. Everybody knows, director Shankar will not compromise for quality. There is lot of high quality graphics in the film. Rajnikanth's daughter personally took lot of care.

must have faced severe competition in acquring the rights of Sivaji. Isn't it?Very true. But, I don't want to comment anything about it. No more questions on that.

Is there any message in Sivaji?
I would reveal the story line if I tell you that. In short, Rajnikanth is a rich NRI. He comes to India and takes up social service by giving free education to the poor. He wages war on the concept of donations in colleges. He lands in problems because of that. How he fights and helps the talented is the subject. Shankar's treatment makes this a delightful and wonderful experience.

After "Naa Autograph", there is almost three years gap in your career.
Yes. It was kind of an isolation and very difficult time for me. However, this gap helped me a lot. I have learnt the art of film making. I entered the industry as a producer in a hurry. After getting into the pits, I have also learnt how to come out of it. A costly experience! It can be learnt only by experience.

How did you enter the film industry?
I had no good education background. I had to do something to earn livelihood and picked this field. I came to the film industry as a junior artist in August of 1984. However, it was a tough going. I became a production executive and later a producer.

Do you have any ambitions?
I have a strong ambition. It is still abstract. For now, I want to do movies with all the heroes and directors in the industry.

What kind of association you have with superstar Rajnikanth?
Not very close. He is the superstar. I met him only recently after the completion of Telugu version. Rajanikanth was expecting me to be old but was shocked when he saw me. He even suggested that I should give new photos to the media as one of the interviews published an old photo of mine.

What about Shankar?
Honestly, I met him for the first time with my proposal. He Okayed it without second thought. My sincere thanks to him.

What are your future projects?
I dont talk about my projects until things are confirmed. Even though I know the value of publicity, I am never in favor of false publicity. Experience taught me to announce a project only when you are about to launch it.

What is your opinion about the present day's filmmaking?
It is not such a healthy scenario. Several producers are incurring huge losses because they leave everything to the director and others. It should not be like that. Producer's involvement is must in his movie. It doesn't mean he has to poke his nose in all matters but he should be involved. He should know what is going on with his film. But the scenario here is otherwise. I am sure that any movie without the involvement of producer is a failure.

How do you go about selecting movies?
Good subject is compulsory. Without subject, even the most deadly or powerful combinations would not work. I don't believe in setting crazy combinations. Also, I want my films to be referred to as Bellamkonda's movie like how they refer to movies with hero and directors names.

A very strong ambition. But he did not give out much details and said it is still abstract. For now, he wants to make movies with all heroes and directors in the industry.

Vijaykanth in a special scene

Amazing.Its impossible but made as possible by directors, just watch it and think about it.


Madhavan new film Adhi Oka Idhi ley shooting completed

Madhavan's new film Adhi Oka Idhi ley which is directing by Kona ventkat rao is almost completed its shooting and the production. The produceer is Gaurav sharma under the storm pictures. The Music has composed by Gv Prakash and RP Patnaik. Picturaisation/ Camera was done by Srikanth . The directors hpes are high on this film. Director Kona Venkat in a press meet says that this film is going to make a hit in the Industry and the story of the film is Totally new, Audience will accept the Movie as a great hit.

Adhi Oka Idhi ley starring Madhavan, Sada, Shamita Shetty, Shayaji Shinde, comedian Sunil, Sriman, Vizag prasad etc.

The Distributors of the film are very eager to Launch the film, which is almost completed and will be released in the Month of June or July.


Mohan Babu and His Son in Remake of Bunty Aur Bubli

Bunty Aur Bubly is of Amitab and his Son Abhishek, its now trend for remake so Mohan Babu
and party is preparing to remake the movie in Telugu version. The herione for the film is not yet decided. Mohan Babu is very much popular in doing remade films. After Bunty Aur bubly Abhi and Aish’s rumour started in the industry and it went upto marriage. So folks be ready to face the name in proposal Bunty inka Bubly in telugu. The director for this film will be stunning director K.VijayaBhasker.