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Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Movies produced by Nagarjuna till now

Super (2005) (producer) ... aka Robbery (India: Hindi title: alternative transliteration)
Satyam (2003) (producer)
Manmadhudu (2002) (producer)
Yuvakudu (2000) (producer)
Prema Katha (1999) (producer)
Ninne Pelladatha (1996) (producer) ... aka Jab Dil Kisi Pe Aata Hain (India: Hindi title)
Sisindri (1995) (producer)
Shri Ranganeethulu (1983) (producer)
Premaabhishekam (1981) (producer)

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO DON



ఆక్కినేని నాగార్జున, he born on August 29, 1959 in Chennai, India (48 years)
About Nagarjuna
His first movie Vikram released on May 23, 1986 was a remake of the Hindi film Hero. After acting in four films, he acted in Majnu as a tragedy hero; similar roles were known to be his father's forte. He acted with his father in the movie Collectorgari Abbayi. His first big hit was Akhari Poraatam co-starring Sridevi that ran for 100 days in 12 centers. Geethanjali a love story directed by Maniratnam followed by Shiva an action film directed by Ram Gopal Varma were highly successful and established him as one of the top heroes. He was known for encouraging new directors such as Ram Gopal Varma by giving them a chance to make movies with him. He also made his Bollywood debut with the Hindi remake of Shiva. Movies such as President Gari Pellam and Hello Brother gave him the status of a mass hero. After that, Ninne Pelladutha directed by Krishna Vamsi followed and was a huge hit. Later, he took up the challenge of portraying Annamacharya, the legendary singer/poet of medieval times in the movie Annamayya It ran for 100 days in 42 centers and is one of the biggest hits in Tollywood. He won the National Award for this role in Special Jury. He is the only actor in Tollywood to receive this award.
In 2004, Nagarjuna had two releases, Nenunnanu and Mass, the latter going on to become a hit.[1]. In 2005, Nagarjuna had one release, Super. Super didn't reach upto the exceptations. In 2006, Nagarjuna had two releases, Sri Ramadasu, a period film based on the life of great saint-composer Ramadasu, directed by K. Raghavendra Rao, and Boss, I Love You. Sri Ramadasu was a big hit at box office however Boss, I Love You was a flop.[2] His next project is Don, which is directed by Raghava Lawrence.
Nagarjuna Movies Details Till now

2007
Don-Don-Filming

2006
Boss I Love You-Gopal Krishna

Sri Ramadasu-Gopanna/Sri Ramadasu
2005
Super-Akhil-Nomination, Filmfare Best Actor Award (Telugu)
2004
Mass-Ganesh aka Mass-dubbed into tamil
Nenunnanu-Venu

2003
LOC Kargil-Maj. Padmapani Acharya, 2 Rajputana Rifles-Hindi
Shivamani 9848022338-Shivamani

2002
Manmadhudu-Abhiram

Agni Varsha-Yavakri-Hindi
Santosham-Karthikeya aka Karthik-Winner, Nandi Award for Best Actor
2001
Snehamante Idera-Aravind
Akasa Veedhilo-Chandu
Bava Nachadu-Ajay

Eduruleni Manishi-Surya Murthy/Satya Murthy
2000
Azad-Azad

Ninne Premista-Srinivas

Nuvvu Vastavani-Chinni
1999
Ravoyi Chandamama-Sashi
Seetaramaraju-Ramaraju
1998
Zakhm-Raman Desai-Hindi
Chandralekha-Seeta Rama Rao

Auto Driver-Jagan
Aavida Maa Aavide

Vikranth-AngaareyRaja
1997
Ratchagan-Ajay
Annamayya-Annamayya-Winner, Nandi Award for Best ActorWinner, National Film Award for Special Jury
1996
Ninne Pelladutha-Seenu

Mr. Bechara-Ajay
Ramudochhadu-Ram
Vajram-Chakri
1995
Criminal-Ajay Kumar-Hindi
Gharana Bullodu-Raju
1994
Criminal-Ajay Kumar
Hello Brother-Deva/Ravi Varma
Govinda Govinda

1993
Allari Alludu-Kalyan
Varasudu-Vinay
Rakshana-Bose
1992
President Gari Pellam
Drohi-Raghav/Shekhar-Hindi
Antham-Raghav
Khuda Gawah-Insp. Raja Mirza-Hindi
1991
Killer-Eeshwar
Jaitrayatra
Santhi Kranthi
Chaitanya-Chaitanya
Nirnayam-Vamsi Krishna
1990
Shiva-Shiva-Hindi
Iddaru Iddare

Neti Siddhaartha
Prema Yuddham
1989
Shiva-Shiva-Winner, Filmfare Best Actor Award (Telugu)
Agni

Geethanjali-Prakash
Vicky Daada-Vikram
Vijay
1988
Janaki Ramudu
Murali Krishnudu-Murali Krishna
Chinna Babu

Aakhari Poratam
Vihari

1987
Kirayi Dada
Agni Putrudu
Collector Gari Abbai
Sankeertana
Majnu
Aranyakanda
1986
Captain Nagarjuna
Vikram-Vikram

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Working round the clock!


Prakash Raj is the busiest actor in south. He is working round the clock, trying to complete the films he has committed and reading the script for those which he is producing!
Last week he completed the shoot of Priyadarsan’s Kancheepuram in Mysore where he plays a communist leader , rushed down to Chennai to play God in Simbudevan’s Arai 305!
Next month he flies to never seen before locations of Bali, to play the role of a Tamil superstar in Vellithirai and sing a song with Gopika, under the direction of Viji. The film also has Pritiviraj playing a struggling script writer, and is produced by Prakash’s home banner `Duet Movies`.
From the white sandy beaches of Bali, Prakash Raj flies into Chennai completes his pending dubbing work and then goes to the hill resort of Munnar and plays Trisha’s father in Abhiyum Njaanum directed by Radha Mohan!
And in October he will join the unit of Dharani’s Kuruvi, where he plays a bad guy! Added to all this he has half a dozen commitments in Telugu and Kannada.
Says Prakash Raj: “I really hope that I’m able to keep to my dates, and complete my prior commitments, before signing new films.”

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Dasavatharam for Pongal


Kamal Haasan’s much-talked about Dasavatharam was expected for a Deepavali release. But the latest rumors doing rounds is that its release would be postponed and the movie may hit the screens only for Pongal.
With the shooting for the talkies portion of the film and a couple of song sequences completed, two songs remain to be shot. The crew is expected to wind up shooting soon.
The post-production work, including graphics, is likely to stretch out for the next three months. Being the top-notch perfectionist, Kamal said to have insisted on high-quality graphics work and fans could be in for a visual treat.
Featuring Kamal Haasan in ten different roles, the movie features Asin, Mallika Sherawat and Nepolean in prominent roles. Music is by Himseh Reshmaiyya and direction by K S Ravi Kumar.

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Vijay&Shankar conferred doctorate

Actor Vijay and director Shankar were conferred doctorate at the 16th convocation function of Dr MGR University in Chennai on Aug 27, Monday evening
Vijay and Shankar congratulated each other

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Tamil Actor Srikanth and Vandana's wedding reception in September


After their happy reunion, Srikanth and Vandana have planned to hold a reception in Chennai on 7 September.
Addressing media persons recently, Srikanth, said, “All legal issues have been sorted out and cases on both sides have been withdrawn. I wanted to end all the controversies in an amicable manner and have decided to live with Vandana. We also plan to have a big get together soon”.
Srikanth is planning to host a reception on 7 September in which who of film industry would take part.

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Rajni meets Mani!


Rajnikanth’s casual visit to Mani Ratnam’s office has set tongues wagging! The rumour mill is working overtime, with the news that Mani is going to direct Rajni again, 18 years after they did Dalapati!
But Mani watchers are saying that today the noted director is more into meaningful cinema within the commercial format (songs and big stars) than Rajnikanth type larger than life cross commercials. So it is unlikely that the parallel lines will meet, but you can’t rule it out because the combination looks exciting on paper!
Meanwhile Rajni associates say it was a condolence call, as the superstar was not in station when GS, Mani’s brother passed away a few weeks back. But then the question is, why Rajni spent nearly two hours with Mani? The local media feels that they were discussing the one-line story for their next film!
Rajni and Mani Ratnam to work together?
Grapevine is abuzz with rumors that Rajnikanth has finalized his next project. A couple of visits by Rajnikanth to director Mani Ratnam’s office in Chennai have sparked off rumours that the two would come together for a movie next.
After Guru, Mani Ratnam was supposed to commence his next starring Aamir Khan. However with the actor’s Hindi version of Ghajini getting delayed, sources say Mani Ratnam would venture to do a movie with Rajnikanth.
Rajnikanth and Mani Ratnam last came together for Daalapati released in 1991.
Produced by GV Films and directed by Mani Ratnam, Thalapathy featured Mammootty, Shobana and Bhanu Priya besides Rajnikanth.
The familiar story of Karna from the epic Mahabaratha was skillfully modernized with typical ‘Mani Ratnam trademark’ screenplay and dialogues and foot-tapping numbers by Ilayaraja.

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Abbas strikes Tollywood again with a dubbing film


The tamil movie titled Sadhu Mirandal is going to be dubbed in to Telugu. Abbas has been cast in a negative role in the Tamil movie titled Sadhu Mirandal. The movie stars Prasanna and Kavya Madhavan play the lead roles.


Abbas made a successful tamil movie Kadhal Desam. The movie was a commercial success and Abbas became chocolate-box hero. However subsequent failures halted his progress. He soon settled down for character roles. Now he is trying a different route to success. The cherubic actor with a huge female fan following in the past is now playing a baddie.


Keen to make his mark as villain is Abbas.

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