In the biggest casting coup of sorts in the recent times in Kollywood, Mani Ratnam has managed to cast another star in his latest project. This time, it is Simbu who has come on board for his next film. The film reportedly has a stellar cast, including Vijay Sethupathi, Nani, Fahadh Faasil, Jyothika and Aishwarya Rajesh. This is the first time that Simbu is joining hands with the maverick filmmaker, while he will be seen acting along with Jyothika for the third time, after Manmadhan and Saravana. According to the sources, Vijay Sethupathi will be seen playing a cameo.

The comedian turned hero Sunil Varma, who has been struggling hard in his career these days, has signed his next project. According to the latest update, he has agreed to do the Telugu remake of Tamil blockbuster Sathuranga Vettai. The thriller film written and directed by debutant H. Vinoth in which Natarajan Subramaniam and Ishaara Nair played the lead role. The reports say that after the Tamil release in 2014, many have been wanting to remake this thriller drama in Telugu since the last couple of years, and finally it has reached Sunil. The film which was made on low budget was a big hit in Tamil.

After SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali:The Conclusion, all eyes are on Rebel star PRAbhas’s next upcoming action thriller ‘Saaho’ which is progressing at brisk pace in Hyderabad. According to the latest update, Saaho makers are going to invest whopping Rs 25 Cr for the action sequences. The teaser of Saaho which was unveiled during Baahubali’s release has already given the hint that the film is going to be a never before spectacle in terms of action and thrills. Saaho is being produced by UV Creation with a budget of nearly Rs 150 Cr. Noted director Sujeeth IS HELMING the movie, which will have big names like Madhie, Sabu Cyril and Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy.

According to reports, Ravi Teja’s ‘RAJA THE GREAT’ is expected to hit theatres on 13th October. In Raja The Great, Ravi Teja is playing a visually challenged character for the first time in his career. THE MOVIE has Mehreen Kaur Pirzada as its female lead. The film also stars Radhika Sarathkumar who plays Ravi Teja’s mother. It is being helmed by Pataas fame Anil Ravipudi and the film is said to have all the essential ingredients of a typical pot-boiler with commercial elements along with a unique characterization and way of storytelling. The movie revolves around a blind AND FIERY Kabbadi player.