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Sunday, August 12, 2007

Chandamama audio on 19 August

Audio of Krishna Vamsi’s latest film Chandamama will be launched on 19 August. Navadeep, Siva Balaji, Kajal Agarwal and Sindhu Menon play main leads. KM Radhakrishnan composed music. Shooting of the last song is presently going on in Hyderabad. C Kalyan produces it on Teja cinema banner. Chandamama is expected to release in the first week of September.



Actresses Bhavana and Priyamani were out. Bommarillu Bhaskar and Dhil Raju are said to have selected Sheela for their hero Allu Arjun. Currently, Sheela is the heroine for Sairam Shankar in “Hello Premistara”. Earlier, she made her debut into Tollywood through Mohan Babu’s production “Raju Bhai”, co-starring Manoj. However, Sheela’s selection is yet to be officialized. The film’s next schedule will commence on August 15 th.



Telugu actor Srihari is turning out to be the lucky mascot of Telugu Cinema. The recent hit “Dhee” ran on the strength of Srihari’s presence. earlier too the films “Nuvvostanante Nenoddantaanaa..” and “Mahanandi” ran on the presence of Srihari and so now producers are looking at Srihari not just as a good performer but also as a lucky mascot, and in this respect he has another film. He has “Viyyala Vari Kayyalu” and one other film with Raja lined up. Viyyala Vari kayyalu is scheduled to release soon with Uday Kiran.


Gautham Menon's recent hit in Telugu as Drohi

It can be safely said that Gautham Menon is a well known name to the South Indian audience. His Khaka Khaka with Surya in the lead is such a blockbuster hit that it gave a new dimension to hero Surya and also remade/dubbed into almost all south Indian languages. (In Telugu, the film is remade as Gharshana with Venkatesh in the lead and Gautham directed the film). After Khaka Khaka, Gautham's Vettayadu Veliyadu with Kamal also did good at the box office. He recently added hatrick to his kitty with Pachaikili Muthucharam starring Sarat Kumar and Jyothika. This is an emotional thriller and stands for the quality that the director provides being both not-run-of-the-mill movies and commerically successful.

Pachaikili Muthucharam is now getting dubbed into Telugu as Drohi. Sarat Kumar started his film career in Telugu and did several negative roles and also supporting roles before he came big in Tamil. Jyothika also did a couple of films in Telugu and got herself the recognition. 'The cast and crew and very much recognized in Andhra, and that is what gives us the confidence', says Vijaykumar, one of the producers of the film in Telugu. Ramana, Vijaykumar and Sridhar got the Telugu dubbing rights for this film. Harris Jayraj composed music for the film and the songs are superb. Vennelakanti provided lyrics for the songs in Telugu. Sashank Vennelakanti wrote the dialogs. At present, DTS mixing is going on. Audio will release in the third week of August and film will release in the first week of September.


Looking for good competetion to release Viyyalavari Kayyalu

Lagadapati Sridhar is all set for a hatrick. After producing Evadigoal vadidhey and Style, both of which ran good at the box office, he is presently producing Viyyalavari Kayyalu with Udaykiran, Srihari and Neha Jhulka (Okkadunnadu heroine) in the lead. Talkie part is done and only songs are pending. Unit is off to Malaysia for filming songs from 11th August until the 21st of this month. E Sattibabu is the director. Audio of the film will release after 26th of August. Ramana Gogula composed music for this film. 'He gave out excellent music in his own style. His music is an added plus to the film. There is one song that is entirely done in English and is sung by Ramana Gogula himself. It came out very good', said Lagadapati Sridhar, producer of the film.

Not only the lucky hand of Lagadapati, but also the added luck of Srihari's presence gives the unit more confidence. Srihari when does a supporting lead role, the film goes for super hits. Examples are Dhee with Vishnu, Mahanandi with Sumanth and NVNV with Sidharth. In Viyyalavari Kayyalu, Srihari is doing a special role.'The film can have a comfortable release on 6th of September. However, we are not confirmed on the release data. I am looking for good competetion. There is no fun if there is no stiff competetion to the film. So probably I might wait for a big film to release for good competetion', quips a confident Lagadapati Sridhar in a lighter mood.


Simran to do a special song for 'Vijayadasami'

Senior actress Simran, who started her second innings recently, is doing a role in 'Okka Magaadu' directed and produced by YVS Choudary on the banner of 'Bommarillu'. It is well aware that she had signed the dotted line to play heroine opposite Krishna Bhagawan for 'John Apparao 40 Plus' under the direction of Kuchipudi Venkat.

According to the latest information, she is shaking her legs for a special song for 'Vijayadasami' directed by V Samudra and produced by Edara Ranga Rao on the banner of Sai Sarvajit Movies with Nandamuri Kalyanram and Vedika in the lead. It seems, Simran, had decided to utilise each and every opportunity that comes in her way standing a true example for the maxim 'Make hay while the sun shines'.


Nikitha signs Nagarjuna's Don

Director Lawrence wears many caps in Nagarjuna's Don। Apart from penning, directing and choreographing the songs for the film, he is also composing music.And he is also doing a lengthy role in the film as Nagarjuna's brother which is very crucial to the film.

Heroine Nikitha is playing his love interest in the film. She has signed the movie. Anushka is the heroine opposite Nagarjuna in Don.


Chiranjeevi varostavalu from 15 August

Chiranjeevi’s birthday is coming up on 22 August. The fans of Chiranjeevi are organizing Chiranjeevi varostavalu (social service) from 15 August to 22 August. Chiranjeevi Rashtra Yuvatha will organize blood donation camps in all important towns in AP on 15 August. On 16th, fans will take up massive plantation activity to protect environment. On 17thth, fans will organize free medical camp for the poor, which include free medicine, free spectacles and free surgeries. On 19th, there will be diabetic and free yoga camp. On 20th, there will be cricket match for physically challenged people. The fans will also distribute free cloths to the orphanages. On 21st, fans will distribute artificial limbs to physically challenged. There will a big musical night, dances by popular choreographer, felicitation of a popular cricketer, presentation of gold medals to top rankers. On 22nd Augsut, there will be another round of huge blood donation camp.


Ilayaraja’s music to Quick Gun Murugan

exclusive report on Rajendra Prasad doing title role in an English project titled Quick Gun Murugan. Rambha plays the role of blond heroine. Nassar, Shanmuka Rajan and Raju Sundaram play other important roles. Phat Phish produces this film in the direction of Shashanka Ghosh. This film will be released in the month of September.


Yamagola on 23 August

Yamagola Malli Modalaindi is going to release on 23 August. Srikanth and Venu play the roles of grandsons of Yama and Chitra Gupta in this socio fantasy. Amar, Raja sekhar and Satish produced this film on Prem Entertainments banner. Srinivasa Reddy directed this film. Jeevan Thomas provides music.


Nagarjuna and tabu attended RNarayana Murthy Movie 'Yeh Dharti Hamari Press Meet

Chadalavada Padmavati remade people star R Narayana Murthy’s blockbuster Erra Sainyam in Hindi as Yeh Dharti Hamari. This film will be released nationwide on 7 September. R Narayana Murthy arranged a press meet on this eve. D Rama Naidu, Nagarjuna, Tabu, Ramesh Pradesh, R Narayana Murthy, Nisha Parlokar and Chadalawada Tirupati Rao attended this function.

I am a fan of R Narayana Murthy - Nagarjuna
Nagarjuna said, “I am a fan of R Narayana Murthy. I have seen his films. He is a good hard worker. He follows what he preaches. He is Andhra’s Manoj Kumar. I wish that his first Hindi film Yeh Dharti Hamari will become a hit. My wishes to all the unit members.”

Tabu said, “I would like to thank R Narayana Murthy for inviting me to this press meet. I wish that the film will become a good hit and gets lot of fame for him in Hindi film industry.”

R Narayana Murthy will be remembered forever in Telugu film industry - Ramesh Prasad
Ramesh Prasad said, “I had been observing R Narayana Murthy since my Madras days. He made many films. He got both success and failures. He is going ahead with films though he got failures. We came to this function because we respect his sincerity. He will be the one who will be remembered in Telugu film industry forever. I have seen Erra Sainyam and liked it immensely. I wish this film a success in Hindi too.”

D Rama Naidu said, “R Narayana Murthy is a sincere actor and director. He did amazing work in Erra Sainyam. I wish him good future in Bollywood too.”

Actress Nisha Parlokar said, “This is my first film in Hindi. I would like to thank R Narayana Murthy for giving me this opportunity. It is a good experience working with south Indian film industry. Film has come out well and I am sure that it will be a success.”

I will make many Hindi films if this film succeed - R Narayana Murthy
R Narayana Murthy said. “I acted in 19 films as hero and 12 of them were hits. Though I faced failures, I am sticking to my principles and making this genre films. Dasari Narayana Rao introduced me to Telugu film industry. I succeeded myself as actor, director and producer. I am making my debut in Hindi with this film. If this film works out, I will do many more Hindi films. I would like to thank Amitab Bachchan for launching the logo of this film. I would like to thank the producers for releasing this film though there were many hurdles. I want to thank all the guests who came here to attend this meet.”


Allare Allari Review

Type: Comedy
Banner: Bajju Art Productions
Cast: Venu, Allari Naresh, Parvati Melton, Mallika Kapoor, Raghubabu, Giribabu, Dharmavarapu, Krishna Bhagawan, MS Narayana, Kondavalasa, Mallikharjuna Rao, Duvvasi Mohan, Narsing Yadav, Telangana Sakuntala, Apoorva etc

Story - Dialogues: Marudhuri Raja
Music: Chakri
Art: KV Ramana
Cinematography: Prasad
Screenplay - direction: Muppalaneni Siva
Producer: SK Basheed
Release Date: 10 August 2007

Anand (Venu) is a doctor. He has given a commitment to his factionist aunt (Telangana Sakuntala) that he would marry her daughter Priya when they were kids. His factionist aunt was in jail for 14 years on the charges of murder. She met none of her relatives during that period. Meanwhile Anand falls in love with Swati (Parvati Melton). Veerababu (Allari Naresh) is a watchman in Anand’s apartment complex. Due certain situations, Veerababu is introduced to factionist aunt as her nephew. The rest of the story is about all the confusion that follows due to the mix up.


1. Venu and Allari Naresh: Venu is pretty good and performed in his own style. Allari Naresh has shown lots of variation in this character compared to his earlier films. He is neat.

2. Dialogues: Dialogues by Marudhuri Raja are entertaining. The way he uses prasa is good. There are good satires like “veetikanna reliance phones cheap ga vastai’ (looking at vegitables).


1. The latter part of the second half.
2. Dubbing voice given to Mallika Kapoor character (the voice does not suit NRI girl).
3. The placement of songs.


1. The hospital operation theater comedy episodes.


1. Karam episode between Naresh and Telangana Sakuntala.
2. The interval block.

The movie would have worked if it did not fall flat in the last half an hour.



Tollywood director Sukumar who delivered a blockbuster “Arya” with Allu Arjun is soon going to direct him again. Allu Aravind will produce this film.The film will be launched in the next January. Allu Arjun is currently acting in “Bommarillu” Bhaskar-Dil Raju’s film.This film is slated for Sankranthi release.



Telugu actor Sumanth has gone for a new look with his French beard. It is also suiting him very much. The actor also seems to have put on some weight around his belly and looking elderly. All this they say is because of the new found single status for Sumanth. After his marriage the guy has never been single. He has been in the relationship with Kamalini right after his marriage broke up with Keerthi Reddy. Now the relationship with Kamalini too has broken down. Sumanth seems to be enjoying single status completely by adopting the new carefree look.