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Will Deepika Padukone speak Japanese for Rajinikanth’s Kochadaiyaan?
This South movie keeps getting bigger and better every time we hear about it. So what’s up now?
While we’ve heard about actors struggling with Indian languages – remember the buzz about Ajay Devgn, Priyanka Chopra and Asin trying to learn Marathi? – Deepika Padukone was almost presented with a chance to speak Japanese. Click here to read more
Makkhi VFX designer Pete Draper: I wanted audience to connect with the fly
The graphics designer wanted Makkhi to be unique and connect with viewers emotionally
Establishing an emotional connect between the fly and the audience was the biggest challenge for Pete Draper, the brain behind creating the housefly character in Telugu film Eega, releasing in Hindi as Makkhi Friday. Click here to read more
Ram Gopal Varma’s Bhoot Returns: first look
The filmmaker has used optical illusion in the poster of Bhoot sequel
Ram Gopal Varma has managed to garner interest in his first 3D film Bhoot Returns by launching an innovative first poster, which has an optical illusion of a girl with a bleeding lip. Click here to read more
Trisha shoots with Kushboo & Saroja Devi
The Mankatha actor tweeted how happy she was to have shot with the two legends
Having just finished a photo shoot with Telugu actor and close pal Rana Daggubatti for the cover of a film magazine, Trisha has again faced the camera – this time with two popular female actors. The Ghilli and Mankatha heroine shot with legendary actor B Saroja Devi and yesteryear’s heroine Kushboo recently and is very thrilled with the experience. Click here to read more
Ekk Deewana Tha: Sometimes, the world recognises a stinker
Cineswami analyses the failure of Gautham Menon’ Bollywood remake of Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya
We are, of course, referring to Gautham Menon’s much-ballyhooed Ekk Deewana Tha, Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya and Ye Maya Chesave, the Tamil and Telugu originals respectively, were successful at the box office. The Tamil version in particular was refreshing to watch for the strong lead performances of Simbu (or Young Superstar as he likes to call himself) and Trisha Krishnan. And Ganesh as Simbu’s cinematographer friend was an absolute delight, delivering his droll one-liners with a straight face. Alas, as we know now, the Hindi version stinks. Click here to read more
Mahesh Babu to make Bollywood debut
The Dookudu star is all set to star in a Hindi thriller by Kuki Gulati
Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu, who just delivered a superhit in Dookudu, will be seen in a Bollywood film in 2012. Director Kuki Gulati of Prince fame has roped in the south Indian superstar for a thriller, reports a Mumbai tabloid. Incidentally, the title of Gulati’s directorial debut starring Vivek Oberoi is also Mahesh Babu’s nickname in the southern industry. Click here to read more
Rana Daggubati, Mahesh Babu, Ram Charan Teja – invasion of the south hotties!
The hunks are here! The hottest male stars from the south are steadily amping up the heat in Bollywood. But hello, what happens to the hotties who are natives of B-town?
After movies, filmmakers and heroines who migrated to Bollywood from down south, from Rekha to Kajal Aggarwal, it looks as if it’s now the turn of the southern hunks to aim for a foothold in the glamorous grounds of B-town. But do they really pose a threat to our local hunks? Click here to read more
Shaam’s a cop in Ravi Teja’s ‘Veera’!
The actor joins hands with the same team that gave him such success
Tamil actor Shaam is on a roll these days. He has four releases lined up for 2011, and is all set to take his career to new heights. News is that he is playing the role of a police officer in Ravi Teja’s Veera. Click here to read more
Mani Ratnam announces his bilingual, ‘Kadal’
The maestro filmmaker’s last bilingual outing Raavan in Hindi and Tamil did not fare well at the box office. This year Mani Ratnam has planned to make another bilingual titled Kadal
Mani Ratnam has announced his next film on the life of fisherfolk called Kadal (sea). The bilingual will be shot in Tamil and Telugu and will have Gautham and Samantha Prabhu as the main leads. Click here to read more
Rajinikanth to shoot for ‘Rana’ in 3 months
Finally, Superstar Rajinikanth to begin work on his upcoming big project, Rana
Before we bring the good news for Rajinikanth fans, it is prayer time. The Superstar and his family offered prayers at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala on Wednesday night. India’s supposedly highest paid actor said he was on a thanksgiving visit to the temple town after recovering from an ailment recently. Click here to read more
Rambha seeks a comeback, but no more glam roles
Glamour girl Rambha wishes to be a part of meaningful films post marriage and becoming a mother
Another erstwhile glam doll is likely to make a comeback post marriage. Rambha, who married Canada-based businessman Indiran, has expressed her desire to don the greasepaint again. “But I will say a strict no to glamour roles,” says the actor, who has a daughter. “I am taking care of my husband’s business in Canada. At the same time, I don’t want to totally cut off myself from the industry. So, I would be part of films which would provide me meaningful roles. I would come from Canada, act in movies, and go back there,” she says. Click here to read more
Salman Khan eyes remake of Mahesh Babu’s ‘Dookudu’?
The Bodyguard superstar’s close mates are working on getting the remake rights of a Mahesh Babu’s Telugu film that has been breaking records all over
South Indian superstar Mahesh Babu’s Telugu film Dookudu has raked in Rs 30 crore in its first week. Understandably, the Salman Khan campwallahs have already begun thinking of remaking it for the Bollywood audience. According to a report in a daily, director Srenu who made the Tamil version of Ready is keen to remake Dookudu in Hindi with Salman. That’s not all. Even the leading man of Dookudu, Mahesh Babu feels that only Salman can do justice to the remake. Click here to read more
Kajal Aggarwal’s little sister Nisha to make big splash
The actor will have two releases this November – one in Telugu and one in Tamil
Nisha Aggarwal, the younger sister of Tollywood’s lucky charm Kajal Aggarwal, is all set to continue her dream run in the industry. The newbie tasted success with her debut Telugu flick Emaindi Evela last year. Nisha was paired opposite Varun Sandesh in director Sampath Nandi’s hit film. Now, a year after she proved her mettle, she will be seen on the screens again this November. And that too, with not just one but two films! Click here to read more
Samantha says ‘no’ to Bollywood
The actor clarifies she is not doing any film with Abhishek Bachchan
Contrary to the rumours flying around, Samantha Ruth Prabhu is not going to Bollywood… at least, not for now. She clarified recently, “I am not part of director Rohit Shetty’s forthcoming film titled Bol Bachchan, starring Ajay Devgn and Abhishek Bachchan.” To the joy of her fans in Tollywood, Samantha also added that she was happy doing Telugu films and was not interested in entering Bollywood at this stage. Click here to read more
RGV’s ‘Bezawada’ faces Telangana ire
Even after rechristening the fillm, activists stalled the shoot of the Naga Chaitanya starrer
Ram Gopal Varma has now managed to court another row. The shooting of his latest venture, Naga Chaitanya starrer Bezawada, was stopped in the outskirts of Hyderabad by Telangana activists recently. The project, which was earlier titled Bezawada Rowdeelu, had created a furore as it allegedly was a slur on the city of Vijayawada (Bezawada in Telugu). Click here to read more