‘Pellichoopulu’ fame Ritu Varma seems to be making all the right moves in terms of choosing scripts for her films. The actress has signed a new project opposite Dulquer Salmaan, who is also a rising star in both Kollywood and Tollywood. An award winning short film maker Desingh Periyasamy is going to helm this megaphone and the upcoming film will mark his Tamil and Telugu directorial debut. Reports say that after considering many actresses, the director finally zeroed in on Ritu Varma for this role. The young and talented actress was also seen in Dhanush, Amala Paul and Kajol’s VIP 2 in the direction of Soundarya Rajinikanth.
Vijay Deverakonda and Shalini Pandey’s intense romantic flick Arjun Reddy is making waves in Tollywood. The movie, made at a small budget of just Rs 5 crore has grossed Rs 41.5 Cr from the worldwide box office as it completes its successful run in theaters in two weeks. There is no stopping for Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s ‘Arjun Reddy’ at USA box-office. Even in its third weekend, the film performed better than the new releases Naga Chaitanya and Lavanya Tripathi’s Yuddham Sharanam & Allari Naresh’s Meda Meeda Abbayi. The total weekend collections of ‘Arjun Reddy’ are more than the collections of new releases ‘Yuddham Sharanam’ and ‘Meda Meedha Abbayi’ put together.
The new track Kiss Me Baby from the movie Mahanubhavudu has come out. The track is from the EDM genre and is composed by Thaman and crooned by Thaman himself and Manisha Eerabathini in their beautiful voices. Lyrics have been penned by Krishna Kanth. The movie is set to hit the theaters on 29th September on the occasion of Dussehra. Directed by Maruthi Dasari, the movie which will be high on comedy will revolve around the concept of ‘brand mania’ in a lighter vein. On the occasion of Vinayaka Chavithi, the makers released the teaser, which grabbed several eyeballs and generated much hype around the film.
Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan has just announced 21 tour dates in that will start in California & move across the United States to Boston. The 76-year-old singer will be bringing icon Mavis Staples as his support. The winner of Nobel Prize for Literature was last seen at Outlaw Music Festival Tour with icons Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow and more. A documentary titled ‘Trouble No More’, which contains rare footage from Dylan’s 1979 tour will also premiere at the New York Film Festival this year.
The promos of Yuddham Sharanam promised of a thrilling cinematic experience. The makers had massive promotions for the film before its release. However, the movie just minted Rs 4 Cr gross at the worldwide box office on the first day and failed to beat the opening day records of Naga Chaitanya’s previous offering Premam and ‘Raarandoy Veduka Chuddham’ , which grossed Rs 5.7 Cr and Rs 6.9 Cr, respectively, in the global market. Akkineni Naga Chaitanya has accepted that he has disappointed his fans and movie lovers completely. Akkineni fans have been interacting with their favourite star through social media channels and giving their feedback.