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Allu Arjun – Sukumar Film Launch On May 11

In a surprise move, Allu Arjun is launching his film with Sukumar on May 11.

The film is supposed to be Allu Arjun’s twentieth film, which means it will come after the actor’s recently launched #AA19 directed by Trivikram. However, Sukkumar’s film is getting launched on May 11 with a formal Puja ceremony.

Sukumar was supposed to do this movie with Mahesh Babu, who had creative differences with the director and called off the project.

Sukumar met Allu Arjun with same script and got an immediate nod from him. The Arya duo will team up for the third time on Mythri Movie Makers banner.

Sukumar’s film is reportedly set in Red Sandalwood smuggling backdrop with Allu Arjun playing an unusual character in typical Sukumar style.

The filming may take place later after Trivikram’s film is wrapped up, but the formal launch will be done on May 11

This is Final Schedule, says Ram Charan

“Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy” will be wrapped up this month. Producer Ram Charan has finally made an official announcement about the movie’s shoot status.

As per his latest statement, the film will commence its final schedule shortly at Kokapet set which was damaged due to a fire breakout on Friday morning.

Contrary to media reports, the set was not fully burned down. It can be restored. Once it is done, the movie’s final leg of shoot will commence.

“Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy” features Megastar Chiranjeevi in the role of Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy, a provincial ruler in Kurnool rebelled against British authorities in 1840’s.

Ram Charan is producing this movie with a staggering budget of Rs 200 Cr.

“Unfortunately, a fire broke out on our ‘Sye Raa’ set in Kokapet earlier this morning. Thankfully, everyone in the team is safe and no one is hurt. We are really looking forward for our last schedule to finish!!,” Ram Charan posted on Facebook.

Directed by Surender Reddy, ‘Sye Raa’ has Nayanthara, Tamannah, Sudeep, Vijay Sethupathi and Amitabh Bachchan in important roles.

Maharshi completes censor formalities

Superstar Mahesh Babu’s next big budget outing Maharshi is one of the most awaited summer releases this year.

Vamshi Paidipally directed this commercial entertainer and Pooja Hegde is the female lead.

The entire post-production work of Maharshi got wrapped up recently and the film passed through the censor scrutiny today.

Maharshi has been awarded U/A certificate without a passable cut and the censor board officials appreciated the film’s content.

Maharshi is hitting the screens in record number of screens on May 9th.

Sensational Start To The Summer

Film trade pinned a lot of hopes on April releases when the film business has seen an all time low during the months of February and March.

It was key for April releases to perform in order to avoid further slump at the box office. Thankfully, summer season started off with a bang with Majili hitting the bull’s eye.

Majili turned out to be the biggest hit in Naga Chaitanya’s career and it was followed up by Chitralahari that was released on following Friday.

Sai Dharam Tej’s six film flop streak has come to an end with the film that has put up a decent show at the box office.

April 19 witnessed a clash between Jersey and Kanchana 3 and both the films turned out to be good hits.

Jersey has been termed as the best movie of the year while Kanchana 3 received brickbats from the critics. However, both the films turned out to be box office winners with Jersey dominating A centers and Kanchana 3 ruling the B and C centers.

Avengers: Endgame signed off April on a high note. Telugu cinema had an amazing April with a hit film on every weekend.

Trade is hoping that Maharshi will give the much needed mega boost with a blockbuster outing.

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Ravi Teja Desperately Looking for Producers

With four flops in a row, Ravi Teja’s career is in huge mess. Producers are scared to invest money in his movies though he still commands good ancillary revenue like Hindi dubbing and satellite rates.

His theatrical market has drastically come down which is worrying factor all the producers.

If his film gets flop talk, it would be impossible to recover even half the amount from the sold business.

This is the main reason why “Disco Raja” is not showing any development though it was launched months ago.

Producer Ram Talluri, who lost heavily on Ravi Teja’s previous movie “Nela Ticket” is now asking the director to cut down the production.

In a cost-cutting measure, director Vi Anand brought-in two upcoming actresses Payal Rajput and Nabha Natesh instead of roping in a top-range actress. Still, the film is not showing any development.

On the other hand, Ravi Teja is sending feelers to all the producers who are once close to him.

He is asking to produce movies with him but they are feeling it is very risky attempt to make film with him unless a scores a decent hit with one movie.

Ravi Teja’s last release was “Amar Akbar Anthony” which hit the screens in November 2018. Since then he has been sitting idle at home.

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Tollywood’s Adult Stuff Takes YouTube By Storm

On one hand, Telugu cinema is aiming to capture Northern markets by making ultra high budget movies like Saaho and RRR.

On the other hand, Telugu cinema is churning out adult rated movies in big numbers in the hope of making a quick buck.

Films like RX 100 proved that adult stuff can set the box office on fire and many budding filmmakers have taken a cue from it.

A lot of adult rated movies with sleazy stuff and expletives are being made at the moment.

We don’t know how many of these can really bring audiences to the theaters. But they are surely taking the YouTube by storm with steamy trailers.

Recent release Cheekati Gadhilo Chithakkottudu has set a bar for sleazy stuff.

Upcoming movies like Yedu Chepala Katha, Degree College etc. are getting huge attention with lakhs of views for their trailers on YouTube. Youth seems to be enjoying such ‘bold’ stuff.

Directors are crossing the line and canning soft porn scenes and penning explicit dialogue to garner attention.

Gabbar Singh Director Didn’t meet Pawan Kalyan

From the past few days, social media is abuzz with the news that Pawan Kalyan is meeting all the directors he had earlier worked with to discuss about new projects.

It is assumed that he would be starting off series of new films post the election results.

He invited ‘Gabbar Singh’ Harish Shankar to his farm house and asked him to prepare a script. This was reported in media and was widely discussed on social media.

Reacting to these rumors, Harish Shankar tweeted that he didn’t meet Pawan Kalyan in the recent times.

He clarified two things about Pooja Hegde’s issue in his current film ‘Valmiki’ as well as about Pawan Kalyan.

“As the news are going viral I feel responsible to give clarity on these two things 1) The remuneration thing about @hegdepooja is not true 2) As you all know, I love to direct Power Star the news about recent meeting is also not true,” he tweeted.

With surveys are indicating that Pawan Kalyan’s Jana Sena party didn’t much impact on voters, he is said to have understood the political situation of Andhra Pradesh.

Like his brother Megastar Chiranjeevi, Pawan Kalyan too would be taking up film projects again. But Jana Sena team slams these reports.

According to Jana Sena, they are here for long term goals, not to grab for power. They will stay put and fight for social causes and work for people, whatever be the results, the party said in a statement recently.

Harish Shankar gave industry hit “Gabbar Singh” to Pawan Kalyan in 2012. Since then there have been speculations about their second collaboration.

Fire at Chiranjeevi’s farmhouse, film sets damaged

A fire broke out in the farmhouse of Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Friday, damaging part of a film set, police said.

The incident occurred near the Gandipet lake. Residents of the area, who noticed the smoke at the farmhouse, alerted the police.

There was nobody on the sets of the film “Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy” at the time of the accident. A part of it was damaged in the fire, police said.

“Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy” is a historical war film based on the life of Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy. Being made in Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam, it stars Chiranjeevi, Amitabh Bachchan, Nayanathara, Tamannah and others.

The movie is being produced by Chiranjeevi’s son and popular actor Ram Charan and directed by Surender Reddy.

Virat, Anushka bag new brand endorsement

Star couple Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma have been roped in as the first official brand ambassadors of Flipkart-owned ecommerce platform, Myntra.

Its campaign ‘Go Myntra-la-la’ brings alive the joyful experience of shopping and kicks-off with an ad film starring the star couple, read a statement.

Virat and Anushka share a lot of common passions, and shopping is one of them.

Amar Nagaram, Head at Myntra-Jabong, said: “The association of Bollywood and sports with fashion needs no introduction and hence having Virat and Anushka as the face of this new campaign will enable us to build strong brand salience and establish the joy and convenience of shopping on Myntra.”

The musical film opens with viewers witnessing Anushka pushing a shopping cart with Virat sitting in it. It then goes to Anushka, walking in style as she comes next to a fashion billboard, she whips out her smart phone and taps the brand icon and scans the floral dress on the billboard.

The app throws up the same dress, ready to be shopped.

In the film, however, the editor takes us straight to Anushka continuing her walk with the new dress. It then cuts to Virat browsing through various sneaker options to choose from before he settles on his perfect pair.

The film goes back to the couple enjoying a moment of fun with a shopping cart.

The couple, fondly called Virushka, have endorsed brands like Head and Shoulders and Manyavar.