'Wah Taj!' completes shooting schedule The shooting of Shreyas Talpade and Manjari Phadnis-starrer "Wah Taj!" has
been wrapped up and the makers are happy that the director canned the film
Directed by debutant Ajit Sinha, the movie is a co-production of Pawan
Sharma and Abhinav Verma's Pun Films Pvt. Ltd. anNot easy to shoot intimate scenes with actors: Abhishek Choubey Abhishek Choubey, who has helmed intimate scenes between Arshad Warsi and
Huma Qureshi, as well as Madhuri Dixit and Naseeruddin Shah, for "Dedh
Ishqiya", says it isn't easy to can love scenes with actors unless they
trust their director completely.
"Let me tell you, it's not easy to sh'Nasha 2' shooting to start this year A sequel to Poonam Pandey-starrer "Nasha" will go on floors this year,
says its director Amit Saxena.
"Yes, we are already in talks about the sequel. Most probably I will be
directing the sequel and I would be more than happy if Poonam is there in
'Nasha 2' as well. The sequel will notRanbir sharpens his Punjabi diction for 'Besharam' Ranbir Kapoor, who is on cloud nine after the success of "Yeh Jawaani Hai
Deewani", is leaving no stone unturned to give his best in "Besharam". The
Bollywood heartthrob is polishing his Punjabi diction for the comedy.
"They are shooting a lot in Chandigarh, so Ranbir has been learning theWhen Sonam Kapoor's tips came in handy for Swara Bhaskar Bollywood actress Swara Bhaskar says her co-star Sonam Kapoor's tips
helped her shoot a dance sequence comfortably in a sari for her
forthcoming film "Raanjhanaa".
They were shooting for wedding song titled "Ay sakhi sajan", composed by
A.R. Rahman and penned by Irshad Kaamil.
FilmeWant to watch 'Ship of Theseus'? Vote online Filmmaker Kiran Rao will intially release "Ship of Theseus" in five cities
and says viewers in other cities will have to vote online to view the
After travelling to various film festivals and getting acclaim, "Ship of
Theseus" will hit the screens in Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, BangaloreVidyut Jamwal to do live action at IIFA Actor Vidyut Jamwal, the new action hero in Bollywood, will perform live
action on the stage at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA)
awards, starting July 4 in Macau.
"I am very excited about it. This is for the first time that any actor
will do an action performance on the stagSonam not doing any Hollywood project Refuting rumours that she has signed a Hollywood project titled "Curry In
Love" with Tamil filmmaker P. Vasu, Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor said
Tuesday that she hasn't been approached for any English film as of now.
"The news about me part of an English film is just a rumour. Nobody hasYRF Merchandise-Hot Muggs launch mugs, sippers How about a Bollywood style cuppa? Coffee mugs printed with images and
lyrics from movies like "Jab Tak Hai Jaan" and "Ek Tha Tiger" have been
Yash Raj Films (YRF) Merchandise in collaboration with Hot Muggs have
launched an exclusive collection of mugs and accessories printed'Pyaar Ka Dard Hai' completes one year Rajshri Productions' family drama "Pyaar Ka Dard Hai" has successfully
completed one year on the small screen. Lead actress Disha Parmar says she
is obliged to the audiences for their positive response.
"This is my first show and it's very important for me that people like the
show andLearnt to embrace simplicity from SRK: Puvisha Tamil actress Puvisha M., who has worked with Shah Rukh Khan in the
forthcoming Hindi film "Chennai Express", says she learnt the art of being
humble and simple from King Khan, who despite being a superstar never
behaves like one.
"He may be a superstar but you never see him behaving liEnter filmdom with devotion: Nageswara Rao (Interview) He was born in a farmer's family but grew up to be one of the country's
acting legends. Akkineni Nageswara Rao believes one should enter films
with "devotion" and not because it is the "fashion" to do so and says if
you're popular, you're bound to be responsible for your actions.
"You aFilmmaker Balachander lauds new 'Thillu Mullu' Tamil filmmaker K. Balachander has lauded the efforts of the makers of
"Thillu Mullu", a remake of his own film of the same name starring
superstar Rajinikanth, saying the new version is apt for the audiences of
The 1981 "Thillu Mullu" was an official remake of Hindi clSequels likely to become fad in Tamil Cinema: Director Hari (Interview) Awaiting the release of his highly anticipated sequel "Singam 2", Tamil
director Hari Gopalakrishnan feels it's very likely that sequels may
become popular provided filmmakers create opportunities to make them with
"Singam 2" is the sequel to highly successful Tamil action-dActor-director Manivannan laid to rest Popular Tamil actor-director Manivannan was laid to rest at the Porur
burial ground here Sunday.
He died Saturday following a cardiac arrest. He was 58. He is survived by
his wife, son and a daughter.
His funeral was attended by big names in the Tamil film fraternity and
politiciansTamil remake of 'Maryada Ramanna' on floors soon The much awaited Tamil remake of Telugu blockbuster "Maryada Ramanna",
titled "Vallavanuku Pullum Aayudham", was supposed to go on floors a few
months back. But the cameras will start rolling for it in July.
"We were busy finalising few things all these days. The film is expected
to goWord-of-mouth crucial for low-budget films: Tamil producer Tamil producer C.V. Kumar, known for films like "Attakathi", "Pizza" and
"Soodhu Kavvum", credits word-of-mouth promotion as one of the reasons for
his success, adding that it's vital for any low-budget movie.
"If the budget of a film is less than Rs.5 crore, then it's unlikely that
a pAt Shanghai fest, Rajamouli to explore new avenues for 'Baahubali' Ace Telugu filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli hopes to explore new avenues for his
upcoming Telugu period-drama "Baahubali" at the ongoing 16th Shanghai
International Film Festival (SIFF).
Rajamouli's "Eega" is being screened at SIFF along with other Indian films
such as "3 Idiots", "Jolly LLB",'Action 3D' ticket to Disneyland! Moviegoers, who will buy ticket to watch upcoming Telugu romantic-comedy
"Action 3D", releasing June 21, may win a paid trip to Disneyland.
"To win a paid trip to Disneyland, watch 'Action 3D' and SMS the ticket
number along with your personal details to 56263 or email the same to
actioTamannaah in Mahesh Babu's next Southern actress Tamannaah Bhatia, known for films such as "Tadakha" and
"Rachcha", has landed a role opposite superstar Mahesh Babu. They will be
seen together in Telugu action-thriller "Aagadu".
"Tamannaah has been paired opposite Mahesh in 'Aagadu'. As soon Mahesh
completes the filmMithun Chakraborty set to make Telugu debut National Award winning Bollywood actor Mithun Chakraborty, known for his
performance in "Mrigaya" and "Agneepath", will make his Telugu debut in an
important role in Satya Prabhas' directorial debut.
The yet-to-be-titled thriller will feature Satya's brother Aadi Pinisetty
as well as NiManivannan's death a huge loss: Tamil film fraternity The death of popular Tamil actor-director Manivannan, who passed away due
to a cardiac arrest here Saturday, has sent shock waves through the Tamil
film industry. Celebrities say they will remember him as a "great soul"
who was versatile, talented and humble.
One of the most influentialManivannan was a father figure: Komal Sharma Southern actress Komal Sharma, who worked with late actor-director R.
Manivannan in his last Tamil directorial outing "Nagaraja Cholan MA, MLA",
remembers him as a "father figure" and a "great human being".
Manivannan passed away at his residence here following a cardiac arrest
SaturdayHollywood villain dubs in own voice for 'Singam 2' Hollywood actor Danny Sapani, who is playing the antagonist in upcoming
Suriya-starrer Tamil action-drama "Singam 2", is dubbing in his voice for
the movie, in London.
Sapani has earlier starred in English films such as "Trance",
"Mercenaries" and "The Oxford Murders".
"Danny SapaniComedy is safest genre, says Tamil director The secret to draw masses to theatres to watch a film is to make a highly
entertaining comedy movie, says Tamil director Badri, who feels this genre
"Going by the trend in the industry, I believe comedy is the safest genre
that can draw masses to the cinema halActors unite to celebrate 150th birth anniversary of Telugu playwright Popular Telugu actors such as Jhansi, Rallapali, Subbaraya Sharma, Uttej
and many more have united to celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of
renowned Telugu playwright Gurazada Apparao June 16. "Kanyasulkam", a
120-year old play, will be performed as a tribute.
About the trials and trTanikella Bharani gears up for a period flick After receiving critical acclaim for his Telugu directorial debut
"Midhunam", actor-filmmaker Tanikella Bharani's next feature will be a
period drama inspired by real incidents.
The film is expected to go on the floors next year.
"It's a period drama based on real incidents and it's aNandini denies remaking 'Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani' Refuting rumours that her next directorial venture is a remake of Hindi
blockbuster "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani", Telugu director Nandini Reddy said
she is currently scripting a romantic-comedy.
After critics panned Nandini's last Telugu film "Jabardasth", an
unofficial remake of "Band BaaComedian Ali excited to play lead after five years Ali, a popular comedian in Telugu cinema, is excited to play a lead role
in upcoming Telugu comedy "Ali Baba Okkade Dhonga". He was last seen in
the lead in 2008 Telugu comedy-drama "Somberi".
"It's always nice to be treated as a hero. Not that I don't get treated
well as a comedian, buFilms on real incidents leave emotional effect: Telugu director Sravan Raju, whose forthcoming Telugu directorial action-thriller
"Aadhipathyam" is based on real incidents, says movies based on actual
happenings help to connect with audiences on an emotional level.
"While love stories and comedy films help in entertaining audiences, films
that are iUppi to reprise Venkatesh's role Sandalwood superstar Upendra is all set to reprise Venkatesh's role in yet
another remake. The talked about film is `Gowri' that will be a remake of
Telugu film `Lakshmi' that had Venky play the lead. While the original was
directed by VV Vinayak, this one will mark the 99^th film of filmmaMeghana updates of her current whereabouts Meghana Raj who was busy giving her exams for a Bachelor degree in
Political Science is back to work. While she recently saw a hit in
Malayalam, the actress is busy shooting for her next project.
She posted on Twitter, `In cochin 4 jeethu josephs 'MEMORIES' wid prithvi
raj :-).' Now thaVijay Raghvendra follows Aamir Sandalwood following Bollywood is not new but this time an actor has
followed another actor for a thing that is quite unusual. After Aamir Khan
made news for wearing a skirt for Rajkumar Hirani's `Peekay', its Vijay
Raghavendra who has dressed up girly.
Vijay who is currently in the BigSanjjana to manage the monies This pretty lass is all set to manage the monies as she will soon turn
producer for a Kannada film. Sanjjanaa aka Archana Galrani who made her
Sandalwood debut with the 2006 film `Ganda Hendathi' will be co-producing
a film that will also have her play the lead.
According to Sajjanaa, pHeight issues for Karishma Tanna Leggy lass Karishma Tanna who made her Sandalwood debut with `I Am Sorry
Mathe Banni Preethsona' will soon be seen in Indra Kumar's Hindi film
`Grand Masti'. And the actress who is 5 feet 9 inches tall has been banned
to wear heels in the film.
In the film Karishma is paired opposite ViShubha completes shoot for `Meenakshi' Actress Shubha Punja is sure having a good run in these days. After riding
on the success of `Parari', the actress is eagerly awaiting the release of
her film `Meenakshi'. She says that this film is extremely special for her
and she has played a very challenging role in it.
Shubha saysRukmini excited for her Kannada debut Ace Bharatnatyam performer Rukmini Vijayakumar is soon to make her Kannada
debut with A Harsha's `Bhajarangi'. The actress who is a Bangalorean
shares that since a long time she was looking forward to working on a film
back home, but did not get any luring offers.
Rukmini has been veryParul proud to be nominated at SIIMA Parul Yadav has been nominated for the Best Debutante award for her film
`Govindaya Namaha' at the coveted `South Indian International Movie
Awards' (SIIMA) and she is extremely happy for the same. She expressed her
gratitude for it on micro blogging site Twitter by posting, `Nominated forAvinash and Aishwarya in `Vasundhara' Sandalwood star Avinash has started work on his next project titled
`Vasundhara' that is being directed by TS Nagabharana of `Kamsaale
Kaisaale' fame. The actor has been paired opposite Aishwarya Nag in the
Avinash whose last Kannada film `Anna Bond' is already working on threeYogi is passionate about his work: Sonia `Jinke Mari', yes we are talking about the film that is named after the
popular song. This film will mark the launch of a new actress in the
industry, Sonia Gowda who is popular as a TV anchor.
Apparently the newbie is all praises for her co-star and the male lead of
the film Yogi. Acco