Thursday, August 21, 2014

V.V. Vinayak Will Directing Chiranjeevi’s 150 Th Film?

South Indian Cinema buffs have reason to celebrate because the Megastar Chiranjeevi, who has entertained millions of film buffs through three decades with his inimitable style, has given his approval for his 150th movie after lot of speculations. 

Reports claim the actor, who had put on weight during his career in politics has trimmed considerably and looked dashing and handsome. He has done a photo shot for his 150 th film. Speaking to media he confessed, "I will soon be starting work on my 150th film. If audiences still want to see me on the silver screen, I would be more than happy to act.” 

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The movie will be produced by his loving son Ram Charan Teja. It will be a colossal venture that will be a complete ‘masala’ flick with tons of action and comedy. Briefing the media a member of the production revealed that after an exhaustive session of scripts reading Chiranjeevi sir has approved a script that is a complete commercial, a typical Chiranjeevi kind of movie which is loved by his fans. 

It may be noted several leading directors like VV Vinayak, Rajamouli, Shankar, Puri Jagannath, Krishna Vamsi, Boyapati Srinu and Vikram Kumar have been visiting Chiranjeevi with scripts ranging from historical to social oriented theme with message but Chiranjeevi declined all. 

According to the production member, “Chiranjeevi sir has been flooded with hundreds of scripts in the past few months. He was patiently reading the scripts but after lot of pondering he has given his consent to a wholesome entertaining script because he does not wish to disappoint his fans who love him fighting goons, dancing around with heroines in the bushes and delivering spellbinding dialogues.” 

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Insiders claim the production house has declared a whopping remuneration of Rs 1crore for the director with an exceptional script. 

From the directors mentioned above the name that is more likely to get the opportunity to direct Chiranjeevi’s 150th movie, is perhaps that of ace director V.V. Vinayak because he is one of the most commercially successful directors of his generation. He has delivered blockbusters like ‘AADI’ and ‘TAGORE’ in the past, as well as some good hits like ‘ADHURS’ and ‘NAYAK’. 

In an interview V.V. Vinayak humbly acknowledged, “Yes, I might direct this project. Discussions are going on and there are still some things to be finalized. Chiranjeevi himself will take the final call with respect to story and theme.”

The team of Raaga.Com wishes Chiranjeevi birthday greetings and looks forward for a successful come back.

After Going Nude, Aamir Khan Fully Dressed In Second PK Poster

It seems after receiving a lot of flaks and criticism from the public for the nude poster of PK, Aamir Khan’s second poster of the movie is out. However this time to cover up their blunder the second poster depicts Aamir Khan completely dressed. 

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In the new poster Aamir Khan is seen draped in a red Gujrati Kurta called a Kediyu or Angarakhiyu paired with a white pyjama bottom. He’s also sporting dark glasses and holding onto a brass tenor.

Aamir Khan can once again be heard speaking in Bhojpuri language in the new motion poster.

Sonakshi Sinha And Sonam Kapoor At Loggerheads Over Salman Khan

Bollywood beauties Sonakshi Sinha and Sonam Kapoor are at loggerheads because the buzz is that Salman Khan has discarded Sooraj Barjatya’s choice of Sonakshi Sinha as his heroine in Rajshri Production’s upcoming movie PREM RATAN DHAN PAAYO and instead suggested Sonam Kapoor. 

As a result Sonakshi Sinha is accusing Sonam Kapoor of grabbing her role. The two actresses are at warheads and are avoiding each other at public events. The ball is set for another Bollywood catfight. 

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Briefing media a fuming Sonakshi Sinha lambasted, “It is ridiculous! How can Salman Khan replace me with Sonam Kapoor in the movie PREM RATAN DHAN PAAYO? I make a stunning chemistry with Salman Khan. The super duper success of DABANGG and DABANGG 2 is enough to prove.” 

However sources close to Rajshri Production claim that Salman Khan has taken the decision solely on his own as he wished to be paired with a fresh heroine. But the multi dollar question – Is Sonam Kapoor a fresh Heroine? Well that only Salman Khan can tell! 

However though filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya may be putting the ounce upon Salman Khan for choosing Sonam Kapooor as his heroine but the fact is that Sonakshi Sinha was the original choice of filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya as he wished to bank on the success of Salman Khan - Sonakshi Sinha Jodi of DABANGG series.

Readers may wonder so what went wrong? Well an insider claims that when the planning for the heroine of the movie PREM RATAN DHAN PAAYO was being held and Sonakshi Sinha was almost finalized, Anil Kapoor, eminent actor and father of Sonam Kapoor interfered and urged Salman Khan to endorse her daughter Sonam Kapoor. 

Salman Khan being a great pal of Anil Kapoor agreed. Readers may know that Salman Khan has a soft corner for Anil Kapoor. It may be recalled when Sonam Kapoor was introduced in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s SAAWARIYA (2007) Anil Kapoor had requested Salman Khan to do a cameo to add glitter to the movie and Sallu Bhai, being golden hearted had obliged!

Rajnikanth Unarguable ‘Thaliavaa’ Of Indian Cinema - Part 1

En vazni, thani vazni, seendaathe! 

(My path is diverse; do not dare to come in between!) 

As Rajnikant, the Southern Superstar and unarguably the ‘Thalivaa’ of Indian Cinema, delivers this power packed punch line in the Tamil movie PADAYAPPA, with his irresistible signature style, cinegoers go fanatical and the cinema house is brought down with echoes of claps and whistles!!

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Superstar Rajinikanth, considered as a Demi - God especially when it comes to his huge fan following down south completed four decades in the film industry recently. The superstar along with actress Sonakshi Sinha, who is working with the living legend in ‘LINGAA’, celebrated the occasion on the films’ sets in Chennai.

Raaga.Com saluting the legendary actor presents a series of articles to celebrate the magnums event.

Rajinikanth born as Shivaji Rao Gaekwad has come a long way from being a bus conductor to the heart throb of the nation. The magic of Rajnikant is such that he is considered as a Demi-God in South. His fans are so obsessed with the star that to ensure success of each of his movies they perform poojas on the opening day of his movie and huge cutouts of Rajnikant are garlanded with flowers. And what’s more his fans buy tickets in black at exorbitant prices!

Rajinikanth made his debut in Tamil cinema with ‘APOORVA RAAGANGAL’ in 1975, where he played a supporting role of an abusive husband opposite Srividya. However, it was well received and went on to win three National Awards. The following year he forayed into Kannada films with ‘KATHA SANGAMA’, directed by Puttanna Kanagal.

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Some of his hits in the 80’s included ‘PADIKKATHAVAN’, ‘THEE’, ‘VELAIKARAN’, ‘DHARMATHIN THALAIVAN’, ‘MR. BHARATH’, AND ‘MAAVEERAN’. His 100th film ‘SRI RAGHAVENDRA’ saw him playing the Hindu Saint Raghavendra Swami.

Rajnikant’s phenomenal success soon became so intense that even film directors feared to ‘Kill Off’ his character in the movie for fear that the theatre would be burnt down by his crazy fans as was noticed in a one of a rare case in a village in south. 

Recalling the incident the theater owner, who wishes to remain anonymous, said, “Rajnikant explodes like a tiger on screen but if the actor is shown in bad light as was shown during a scene in the movie PADAYAPPA where the villain insults Rajnikant by not offering him a chair to sit! The audience in the cinema hall went berserk abusing the director and torching the cinema hall! Ever since that ghastly episode, directors think twice before calling the shots.”

NOTE: In the next episode read about Rajnikant’s trademark gestures and his style.