Stylish Star Allu Arjun is playing a Brahmin Cook in his upcoming film, Duvvada Jagannadham (DJ). The first look poster of the film got released recently and the response is good. It is said that Allu Arjun had taken this role seriously and gave up non-veg for the last six months.
The Stylish Star is so particular about his dialect and the slokas that he’s reciting in the film that he has roped in a Brahmin tutor to deliver shlokas Sree Suktam and Purusha Suktam in the right manner.
DJ is looking at April finish and will be eyeing at a May release as Summer Special. Pooja Hegde who appeared in films like Mukunda and Oka Laila Kosam is finalized as the female lead in the movie. Harish Shankar is directing the film. Dil Raju is producing the film on his Sri Venkateswara Creations Banner. This is Dil Raju’s 25th production venture.
Ace Director Maniratnam and Karthi’s Cheliya has completed its Censor Formalities a little while ago. The movie was awarded clean U certificate with no cuts and is all set for a grand release on April 7th.
Dil Raju is releasing the Telugu Version of the movie. The movie was earlier titled Duet and now the title is changed to Cheliya. Karthi will be seen as an NRI. The actor will be seen as Professional Pilot in the film and also even got trained in flying to play the role to perfection.
The story is all about what happens when he comes to India for a holiday trip and fall in love here. The film will have Top music director AR Rahman composing the music. Karthi has pinned high hopes on the movie.
AR Rahman, the film’s music director will be unveiling the theatrical trailer of Mani Ratnam’s Cheliya tomorrow at 5 PM. Mani Ratnam finally is back to the path of success with Ok Bangaram (Ok Kanmani in Tamil).
This time he is attempting an action entertainer which is not the usual genre of the veteran director. Dil Raju is releasing the Telugu Version of the movie. The shooting of the movie was completed in December last year and the makers have confirmed April 7th as their release date.
Karthi will be seen as an NRI. The actor will be seen as Professional Pilot in the film and also even got trained in flying to play the role to perfection. The story is all about what happens when he comes to India for a holiday trip and fall in love here.
Senior Producer Dil Raju who delivered a successful film like Shatamanam Bhavati for Sankranthi had announced another film with the film director, Satish Vegesna. The movie is titled ‘Srinivasa Kalyanam – Sri Weds Nivas’.
The film will start rolling very soon and will come to theaters in January next year. The casting of this film is not revealed yet. Satish Vegesna is currently busy preparing the script for this project.
Shatamanam Bhavati has breached the 30 Crore Share mark run at the box office which is a huge achievement for medium range heroes. Also this was achieved when the movie fought with biggies like Megastar Chiranjeevi’s Prestigious 150th film, Khaidi No 150 and Nandamuri Balakrishna’s Landmark film, Gautamiputra Satakarni.
Natural Star Nani’s ‘Nenu Local’ is unstoppable at the box-office. According to our trade reports, ‘Nenu Local’ collected 15.21 crores (Share) in three days across the globe. In USA, this film has already surpassed the half million mark and is cruising towards entering into the 1 million club.
On Monday, Nenu Local collected 2.12 crores in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana. This itself is a proof to say that the film is nothing less than a blockbuster. Our Trade Analyst reported that Nenu Local collected 13.15 crores in 4 days (Only AP & TG). By adding the USA and Rest of India numbers, Nenu Local collected 17.80 crores in 4 days across the world.
This film started with positive reviews and good mouth talk from everywhere. Nenu Local also mark second hit for Dil Raju in 2017 after ‘Shatamanam Bhavati’. Aggressive promotions and a good number of screen count helped ‘Nenu Local’ to collect such a good numbers in just four days. Tuesday’s collections are also good and the trade is predicting that this film will enter into the 25 crore club by the starting of this weekend.
10 Crore Share Nizam only for Star Heroes is a thing of past. Young Hero Sharwanand also entered the league now with his Shatamanam Bhavathi. The movie has put up a spectacular performance and entered into the elite club in Nizam.
The movie is looking at 12 Crore Share in the full run. The movie has crossed the 28 Crore Share mark and is already double the previous biggest best of Sharwanand. The movie is targeting 30 Crore Share in the full run.
This is despite a stiff competition from Megastar Chiranjeevi’s Prestigious 150th film, Khaidi No 150 and Nandamuri Balakrishna’s Landmark 100th film, Gautamiputra Satakarni during the Sankranthi season.
Natural Star Nani’s Nenu Local is all set for a grand release on February 3rd and the movie will have its Overseas Premieres on 2nd. The actor will be flying to USA to watch the movie along with the fans there. After his promotions there, he will also shoot for a schedule of his next film in the direction of Siva Nirvanand there.
Nenu Local is being directed by Cinema Chupistha Maava fame Trinadha Rao Nakkina. The makers say the movie is an energetic character based Love Story with Trinadh style of Entertainment. Naveen Chandra of Andhala Rakshasi fame is playing the baddie in the film for the first time in his career.
Nenu Sailaja fame Keerthy Suresh is romancing Nani in the movie. This is her second Telugu film after Nenu Shailaja. Senior Producer Dil Raju is producing the film on his Sri Venkateswara Creations Banner.
Stylish Star Allu Arjun’s DJ is currently progressing at a brisk pace. The team is shooting some family scenes on Allu Arjun, Pooja Hegde, Tanikella Bharani, Vennela Kishore, Pragati and others.
The Shooting is progressing in the outskirts of Hyderabad in the vast agricultural land. This production of Dil Raju is the 25th of his career. On the other hand, Harish Shankar and Devi Sri Prasad are also teaming up after a gap of four years.
Another interesting fact is that this will be the third film for both Allu Arjun as well as Harish Shankar in Sri Venkateswara Creations banner. Pooja Hegde will be romancing the actor in this film. She previously appeared in Varun Tej’s Mukunda and Naga Chaitanya’s Oka Laila Kosam.
Young Hero Sharwanand has scored yet another super hit for Sankranthi. His Sankranthi release, Shatamanam Bhavathi has collected about 25 Crore Share in the thirteen days run at the box office and is eyeing 30 Crore Share Worldwide mark in its full run.
This will be a significant achievement for a medium range hero. Even heroes like Kalyan Ram, Nikhil and Akhil Akkineni do not have this share as their career best. Shatamanam Bhavathi has performed better than other Sankranthi releases after the holidays
Last year as well, Sharwanand bagged a big hit with Express Raja even though there is a significant competition from Nannaku Prematho, Dictator and Soggade Chinni Nayana.