Dulquer Slamaan has landed a Maniratnam movie yet again. The talented actor has reportedly been roped in to play the lead once again. This time, according to reports, he will be accompanied by actor Karthi, who has assisted Maniratnam previously.
Earlier there was a buzz that Mammootty will be doing this role. However, latest reports suggest that Dulquer will play the role. Maniratnam has registered two names for the movies – ‘Komali’ and ‘Un Parvayku Mattum’. His production house Madras Talkies will produce the movie. His usual team including P C Sreeram, A R Rahman et al are part of the venture.
One of the most celebrated on screen pairs in Malayalam film history,Shankar and Menaka are teaming up again after a pretty long gap.
Interestingly Shankar and Menaka are coming together in a movie directed by veteran actor and filmmaker Balachandra Menon. The movie is titled Njan Samvidhanam Cheyyum.Menaka told a leading magazine that when
Balachandra Menon came calling to her home she thought it was for casting her daughter Keerthi Suresh. But it proved to be a pleasant surprise when Balachandra Menon offered
her a role opposite Shankar. Meanwhile Shankar said that he is happy about acting with Menaka. He also added that he will act with Menaka again, if the right role comes along.
Director Jeethu Joseph, whose Papanasam released recently, will have a Malayalam release coming up soon, Life of Josootty, with Dileep playing the lead.
The filmmaker is currently busy with the post production works of Life of Josootty, which is an Onam release.
Once the work is over, he will start with the pre-production of his next venture, starring Prithviraj. Jeethu has earlier directed Prithviraj in Memories.
According to certain insiders involved in the project, the film is a thriller with lots of action sequences. But these are early days. Jeethu has also announced another project with Kavya Madhavan in the lead.
Megastar Mammootty’s new film ‘Acha Dhin’ is getting ready to hit theaters on this Ramzan. The movie is directed by Marthandan.
Mammootty does the role of a native from Jharkhand, who is living in Kerala for the past 20 years, in this film.
North Indian model and actress Mansi Sarma is the heroine. The script is penned by A C Vijeesh. Pradeep Nair is the cinematographer. Bijibal composes music for the lyrics by Santhosh Varma.
Padmaraj, son of late actor Ratheesh, Maniyanpilla Raju, Renji Panicker, Tamil actor Kishore, Kunjan, Jais, Sabu, Sudheer Karamana, P Balachandran, Saju Navodaya (Pashanam Shaji), Harish, Sethulakshmi, Chali Pala, Leela Krishnan, and Anjali also include the cast.
‘Acha Dhin’ is produced by S George under the banner of Cyn Cyl Celluloid. The movie is distributed by Play House.
Rajamouli’s ‘Baahuballi’ has joined the 100 crore club within two days of its release which is a record for an Indian film.
So far many Indian films have collected 100 and the list includes quite many Bollywood films like ‘PK’, ‘Three Idiots’, ‘Chennai Express’, ‘Ra One’, ‘Kick’, ‘Dabaang’, ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’ etc. The list also includes some south Indian films ‘Enthiran’, Viswaroopam’ and ‘Kaththi’. Now ‘Baahubali’ comes as a proud entrant that too in just two days of its theatrical release, a record which no other Indian film has achieved.
As reported earlier, ‘Baahubali’ which released in 15 languages in 4000 screens across the world had garnered Rs.60 crores collection on the first day of its release and on the second day it has collected Rs.55 crores putting the total to a whopping Rs.115 crores. Out of this the Indian theatrical share is Rs.90.
‘Baahubali’ stars Prabhas, Rana Daggupathi, Anushka, Tamannah, Ramya Krishnan, Sathyaraj, Nasser and many others. The film was made as a Tamil-Telugu bilingual.