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Thursday, August 2, 2007

Chiranjeevi Said 'No Settlement' In Pawan's Case

This is the grapevine from legal Reliable sources. It is said that Chiranjeevi is the one who brought the issue of Pawn Kalyan to court leaving the idea of settlement aspect aside. He asked the lawyer not to go for settlement but approach court.

It seems that Chiranjeevi said, "It's not something very serious. It's neither IPC 302 case as well. Let that lady (Nandini) go to court. Let everything be solved by court".

Little while ago, it was said that Nandini's family and Pawan Kalyan have shown interest to do settlement at sum of Rs 8 Cr outside the court. But now the case has to face the court to settle down as per the dictum of the justice.


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Jagapati Babu, Dasarath's film done with first schedule

Completing the first schedule in Hyderabad, the Jagapati Babu-Anushka-Bhumika starrer in the direction of Dasarath on Aditya Ram Movies banner, is getting ready for its next schedule at Rajahmundry and surrounding areas, according to its producer Aditya Ram. The week-long schedule that took place in Hyderabad had the participation of the lead cast and character artistes as well. After the Rajahmundry schedule, once again the unit will have a ten-day schedule in Hyderabad. The market for Jagapati Babu after the success of his recent films Samanyudu and Pellaina Kothalo reached new levels. "The budget of our current movie with him remains the biggest ever in his career. When it comes to story and its presentation, we are not for any compromise", he added. As part of the story, some vital scenes would be canned in the US, mostly in September.

Hero Jagapati Babu said that he was happy to be working with Aditya Ram and Dasarath. "You are going to superb movie with all the human values which highlight the importance of the relationship between couples. Dasarath is taking all care to chisel the film into a pictorial presentation. I am sure; the film will raise my career and give new sheen to my image". He also thanked RP Patnaik for giving excellent music.

Director Dasarath thanked Jagapathi Babu and Aditya Ram for their confidence in him, "which I would never belay". "The film will even surpass the success rate of my previous film Santhosham. This will also become the milestone in the career of Jagapathi Babu".

Project coordinator Bhageeratha said that the title for this film is yet to be finalized. This happens to be the 75th film of Jagapathi Babu.


Actress Reema Sen doing Jayamalini's song Remake

According to Reliable sources Reema Sen is doing a song in Yamagola Mallimodalayindhi in which she is playing heroine along with Meera Jasmine. One might wonder what big deal is this doing a song when she is the heroine. Well, the interesting thing here is O Subbarao.. O Apparao song from original Yamagola is remixed for this film and it was Jayamalini who did the song in the original. This remixed song in Yamagola Mallimodalayindi is done by Reema Sen. The song was pictured in a Pub at Bangkok. Audio of the film released recently and film is shaping up to release shortly.


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Hello Premistara audio on 6 August

Audio of Sairam Shankar’s latest film Hello Premistara will be launched on 6 August. This film got craze because it is being produced by two men in form (Puri Jagan and Dil Raju) are producing it. Chakri composed music. Sheila plays female lead.


Pelli Kani Prasad audio on 5 August

Audio of Allari Naresh’s latest film Pelli Kani Prasad will be releasing on 5 August. Sivaji, Sridevi and Tanu Roy play other main leads. Alapati Ramesh produces this film on Godavari films banner. Audio will be launched on 5 August and movie will release on 24 August. Satyam directs this film.


Vishal’s straight film from 14 August

Vishal (Pandem Kodi fame) acted in a few blockbusters in Tamil which were dubbed and released in Telugu later. Vishal - a Telugu boy - is all set to do a straight Telugu film now. Kannada popular hero Upendra will do a special role. Nayana Tara will do female lead. Mayuri Sudha plays hero’s mother. Vikram Krishna - brother of Vishal - will produce this film. This film is expected to be launched on 14 August in Annapurna studios.


"BRAMHA - the Creato"r now as "RUDRA - the Warrior"

The new film, starring Kiran Tej and Rajiv Kanakala as heroes and titled Rudra, The Warrior, is launched today to an impressive gathering at Annapoorna Studios, Hyderabad. Bittu Productions banner is making the film with Srinivas Paidala as the producer and Subbarao Gosangi as the director. Music is by Chakri. The story is about how the hero, returning from the US, tackles the maladies in education field. Akkineni Nageswara Rao clapped the muhurt shot. SV Krishna Reddy switched on the camera, and first shot direction was by EVV Satyanarayana.

The muhurt shot was taken on Kiran Tej, Pradeep Rawat and debut heroine Chahath – to the rendering of the dialogue:

Pradeep Rawat as police officer: Yei, Evadra Nuvvu? (Who are you?)
Kiran Tej: Rudra, Anyayanni yedhirinchadaaniki vacchina Rudra. (Rudra, who came to fight out injustice)
Chahat to Pradeep Rawat: Uncle, he is my boy friend.

The regular shoot will begin on August 6th and continue till next month end. After that, a month-long abroad schedule with both songs canning and talkie part would be taken up. The probable locations are New Zealand, Hong Kong or Mauritius). The filmmakers are planning to release the film as Christmas gift.

Producer Srinivas Paidala said their earlier film on Bittu Productions with Kiran Tej as solo hero is still going successfully, completing 155 days. He hoped that their second film Rudra will also bring them superb results commercially and professionally. Paidala expressed his special thanks to Chakri for giving music to the film. He also thanked Akkineni, SV Krishna Reddy and EVV for their cooperation in the launch of the film. Music director Chakri said both himself and Srinivas Paidala entered the industry at the same time. Wishing the team all the best, he said he would do his level best to score excellent music for the flick. In all he scores music for six songs with their lyrics from Bhaskara Batla and Kandikonda.

Director Subbarao Gosangi thanked producer for his patronage. He said he also gave the story and screenplay for the film. The subject deals with the rampant prevalence of corruption in the education field. "Due to lack of education among the poor, the society is led to irreparable damages. We want to give a message to the government and the public as well". Rajiv Kanakala, plays one among the two heroes, as a journalist. Ram-Lakshman are composing the stunts. Vijay Krishna is the Art director. Chandramohan, MS Narayana, Sivaji Raja, Ali, Rajan P. Dev, Duvvasi, Shakeela and others are doing vital character roles.


Hero Prabhas as Viswamitra in YAMADONGA

Tollywood Hero Prabhas has donned the role of Viswamitra in NTR - Rajamouli’s film Yamadonga. Mohan Babu plays lord Yama. Archana, Preeti Jingania and Navaneet Kaur are playing the roles of celestial beauties. Rambha does a pub item song in this film. MM Keeravani’s music is already popular. This film will hit the marquee on 15 August.


Big music bags Happy Days audio

Big Music is the music label of entertainment conglomerate Adlabs, which is a part of Reliance ADAG (Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group). This music company is active in Hindi film industry with flicks like Dhamaal, Marigold, Cash, Dil Dosti etc, Khoya Khoya Chand etc. Big music released the music of Kireedam film in Tamil. Big music is entering Telugu film industry by making Sekhar Kammula’s youth flick ’Happy Days’ as its debut vehicle. The audio of this film is expected in the next week. Mickey J Meyers composed music for this album.


Schools wake up to sexual abuse in Chennai

Quite a few cases of sexual abuse of children have been reported in schools in Chennai over the last few months. But perhaps for the first time, school authorities are seeking the help of NGOs to create awareness among their students.

The anger among parents may have subsided but the initial outcry has forced schools to take steps to protect students from the threat of sexual abuse.

”The guilty will be punished. We will jointly work out a strategy to prevent such offences,” said Prabhakar, Assistant Commissioner, Kendriya Vidyalaya.

”These offences can take place anywhere, so I am not scared now. It’s good that the school is addressing the problem,” said Kannan, a prarent.

For a start, a tie up with NGOs to create awareness among children about what is inappropriate behaviour by adults on campus or outside is being worked out.

”The most common place of child sex abuse is the home and the most common offenders are people known to the child like an uncle or neighbour. We are keen to educate children about their rights and will be going to schools for this,” said TULIR Director Vidhya Reddy.

For far too long school authorities in Chennai have been living in denial. Perhaps for the first time now they have openly admitted that the problem does exist. They are viewing NGOs as partners instead of criticising them for blowing up cases.


Star Nights in Singapore on October 6th and in San Francisco on November 21st

Nadiar Sangam to organise star nights in Singapore on October6ht and San Francisco on November 21st

The South Indian Artistes Association (Nadiar Sangam) will organise entertainment shows and star nights in Singapore and San Francisco from August 6 to mark 75 years of Tamil cinema.

The inaugural show, which would be chaired by Tamil film producers’ and directors’ Association President S A Chandrasekaran and Nadigar Sangam President and actor Sarath Kumar, would be held on August six in Singapore.

On the opening day, Thespians Sivaji Ganesan’s block buster ”Veerapandiya Kattabomman” would be screened.

After this one Tamil film would be screened daily.

In special shows, yet to be released ”Arya” and ”Pallikoodam” (’’school”) would be screened followed by light music programmes and debates in which leading film stars would participate.

After this, the Association would organise mega star night shows in Singapore on October six and in San Francisco for three days from November 21.

The valedictory function would be held in the city in January, Nadigar Sangam President Sarathkumar and Secretary Radha Ravi said in a joint statement here.


Tamil Movie ‘Kadavul’ gives Salary to beggars

Bala is directing ‘Naan Kadavul’ produced by Samrat Film Corporation. Arya is the hero of the film. After the first phase of shooting in Varanasi, the work lost momentum and has picked up once again. The second phase of shooting is taking place in Theni at Kumbakarai Falls.

Because of the naxalite menace public feared to move in places in Balasubramaniaswami temple at Thenkarai near Kumbakarai as well as Kumbakarai falls. Shooting for the film Naan Kadavul is now being shot in the area. Now the movement of people in the Kumbakarai Falls has increased.

They are shooting scenes in Instead of taking supporting actors from Chennai, Bala is making real beggars act in the film.

The beggars, who were earning coins on the streets through begging, are to be paid a a monthly salary of Rs 2500 for their acting. They are also being given food thrice a day as well as tea, coffee and snacks. A large number of Police personnel from the Tamil Nadu Special Task Force have been posted in the area to nab naxalites.

Because of this tourists stopped visiting the area and it looked deserted. But now as shooting is going on in the area people have started coming there. It seems every time Bala comes to the spot, the beggars hail him and wish him well. As long as by mistake Arya is not paid Rs.2500 this is alright!


Criminal “Vellai” Ravi, killed in encounter

A special team from the Central Crime Branch police (CCB), Chennai, shot dead ‘Vellai’ Ravi of Chennai and his associate Guna in an encounter at Ichangur on the Bagalur-Sarjapuram Road near Hosur on Wednesday.

Following a tip-off, the team led by S.R. Jangid, Additional Commissioner, Chennai City, Jayakumar, Assistant Commissioner, Pradeep and Thillai Natarajan, Inspectors, reached Hosur and combed nearby forest areas where ‘Vellai’ Ravi (40) and his associates were hiding. Mr. Jangid told The Hindu that Vellai Ravi, who was wanted in 20 cases, including five murder cases, and his associates had planned to kidnap Venkatasamy, former Hosur MLA, for a ransom of Rs.1.5 crore. T hey were planning to abduct him on Wednesday night.

On seeing the police, while three members of the gang escaped, the others hurled petrol bombs and opened fire on the police team. The police retaliated, killing Vellai Ravi and Guna.

In the incident, Mr. Jangid and Mr. Jayakumar sustained injuries.



TOP Bollywood music director is gradually and surely making his mark in South Film Industry. It’s after a very long gap that a Bollywood music director is scoring music in a south Indian movie. Himesh Reshammiya is scoring music for the Kamal Haasan movie “Dasavatharam” and also for the Bharathiraja’s Telugu film “Siva Kasi”. Both the films have a heavy Bollywood star cast. There are also talks that he will score the music for a latest Mohan Babu venture with one of his sons.



A movie with Kiran Teja called “Rudra” has been planned. The film is an action thriller with Kiran Teja in the lead. Srinivas Paidala is the producer of the film and it has been estimated that the producer and hero of the film have decided to spend about 50% of the films budget towards the marketing activity of the film.



Noted actor and scriptwriter of Telugu film industry Tanikella Bharni has sung a song for the film “Karthika Masam”. The song is being picurized on Bharani. The director of Karthika Masam, Geddada Anandbabu has penned the lyrics.The lead actors used to sing for the songs that were filmed on them in the olden days but that is not possible now.

Bharani has a rich voice and the director decided to tap his talent. There are a total of nine songs in the film. 40 percent of the movie has been completed and the remaining would be shot in the next schedule beginning at Hyderabad from August 1.



It seems Telugu film industry has shifted its focus from Tamil and Malayalam films to Kannada film industry. Earlier our producers used to land in Chennai to bag the remake rights of Tamil and Malayalam movies, now they are eyeing on Kannada films.

At least three Kannada hits are being remade into Telugu. Rajashekar’s current film “Gorintaku”, is remake of Kannada hit, “Annathangi”. The film has begun its shooting.

M S Raju has bought the remake rights of Kannada blockbuster, “Mungaru Male”. He is remaking it as “Vaana”.

On other hand, director Jonnalagadda Srinivasa Rao is starting a new film with Jagapathi Babu based on the Kannada film, Rishi, starring Shivarajkumar.

Some directors are also planning to remake other Kannada hits like “Deadly Soma” and “Duniya”.

Kannada films are current flavour in Telugu film industry.



Tollywood MOVIE Directed by Srivas and produced by Nallamalupu Srinivas (Bujji) on the banner of Lakshmi Narasimha Productions with Jagapatibabu, Gopichand, Kalyani and Anushka in the lead was released recently and is running successfully at all the centres where it was released.

To mark the success of their film and also to share their happiness of victory, the film unit of “Lakshyam” is planning a victory rally from August 7.

The tour would help the unit to thank the audiences for their support to their movie. The victory rally would be held from August 7 to 10 in Krishna and Guntur districts.

The different story and its movement, the performance of artistes and technicians, melodious music and the acting talents of Gopichand and Jagapatibabu, the directorial ability of a debutant director the uncompromising production values were said to be reasons for the success of the movie.



On August 3rd about four films are hitting Tollywood screen and all are dubbed versions. One is “Allulla Majaka”, a dubbing of “Hyderabad Nawabs”, the other is “Harry Potter-Adbutha Sakthulu”, another is “Himsinche 23 va Raju Pulikesi” a dubbed version from Tamil hit “Imsai Arasan” and the last one is “Super Girl-4″, a dubbed version from an English flick. So, the week is going to be a dull one on a whole.



Hero Pawan Kalyan who is battling a bigamy case in court failed to make a physical appearance today. His first wife Nandini had filed a case against him recently. The Family court in Visakhapatnam has asked Pawan to appear before it on July 31. Pawan however filed an affidavit in the court.
He stated that due to personal reasons, he was not in a position to make a physical appearance in court. He also sought in camera proceedings in the case. The judge has rejected his request and posted the matter to September. Pawan Kalyan has now been directed to appear before the court on September. Pawan’s first wife Nandini finally surfaced after a month at the court premises today.



Heroine Trisha is doing a lady oriented film for the first time in her career. In director Gowtham Menon’s (Gharshana fame) Tamil film, she is paired with four new boys. One of them is brother of Maheshwari (Gulabhi girl and JD Chakrvarthy’s former girlfriend).The film has Rehman’s music. Buzz is that with she catering dates to this film, she might not do Prabhas and Puri Jagannadh’s film. She is also doing Ravi Teja - V V Vinayak’s film right now.



A top production house in Tollywood is wooing the top model and budding actor Deepika Padukone. The actor is the daughter of former badminton champion Prakash Padukone.Deepika has starred in a Kannada film “Aishwarya”, which will hit the screen shortly. She has also signed up for three Hindi films. The suave and svelte actor is already making waves with her looks and her lineage.

Deepika will give the young actors like Trisha, Ileana, Anushka and Nayanatara a run for their money should she land up in Telugu. And the day may not be far as the producers and heroes in Tollywood are always on the look out for new and new imports from other states.