‘Baahubali’ in 100 crore club?

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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.

Ajith handed over keys to 12 of his Staff

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Actor Ajith is always known for his best behaviour towards his fellow staff even at his film sets. Now the actor has lively showed his helping tendency by gifting permanent houses to twelve of his personal staff.

Remember, last year Thala Ajith has purchased a huge land in Kelambakkam to build houses for his servants. Now the star has constructed houses for his workers in that place and recently handed over the keys to 12 of his staff members.

The house warming ceremony of those newly built houses will be made after Ajith returns from Malaysia, where he is shooting with Anushka for untitled Gautham Menon film [Thala 55].

Ajith’s Thala 55 second schedule wrapped!

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Ajith, Anushka, Trisha, Arun Vijay and others starring Gautham Menon directorial is shaping up well in a brisk pace. By now team has completed two schedules for the film that is tentatively titled as Thala 55.

Cinematographer Dan Macarthur tweeted: “#Thala55 schedule 2 complete resume in 1 week. Thanks to the team!” and the cameraman is all praises for his team and happy to be joining Thala 55 crew.

After a week break, Thala 55 unit will resume third schedule in Chennai. AM Ratnam is producing this untitled Ajith, Gautham Menon film with music by Harris Jayaraj. Thala 55 is slated for grand Diwali release

Baahubali second schedule started

BaahubaliYoung Rebel Star Prabhas has yet again teamed up with ace director S.S.Rajamouli, after their Chatrapathi was a blockbuster, which is no more a news. Now the duo teamed up for a period action drama titled ‘Baahubali’ that started rolling and the second schedule has started today at Ramoji Film City.

Anushka is pairing opposite Prabhas in Baahubali that also casts Rana Daggubati to play the role as Prabhas’s brother. Tamil actor Sathyaraj is roped to enact a crucial role in the film. Arka Media Works producing Baahubali with 100cr budget in Telugu as well as Tamil, one of the priciest films in India.

Technical crew of Baahubali includes music director MM Keeravani, art director Sabu Cyril and cinematographer KK Senthil Kumar.

Prabhas, Rajamouli Baahubali all set for shoot

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Successful director SS Rajamouli and Young Rebel Star Prabhas second combo film Baahubali, with the period backdrop is all set to commence its regular shooting works from the mid April.

The film is touted to be an action adventure and the pre-production works are going in full swing from a while now. The talkie part sequences will commence and later a song will be canned. Anushka will be seen as the leading lady alongside Prabhas while Rana Daggubati plays antagonist.

Baahubali is being made with a whopping budget, highest ever in TFI by Arka Media banner production. Keeravani is providing the tunes and Senthil cranks the camera. The film will simultaneously be made in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi versions.

Alex Pandian preponed; release on Jan 11

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Karthi’s Alex Pandian that was earlier announced for a release on January 12 for Pongal has been now preponed to January 11, and Studio Green production has decided to release the film on a grand scale in good number of theatres on January 11.

Alex Pandian is releasing in more than 450 screens which is a good number and with a good festive holiday season in the coming week, the film will have all the advantage of bagging whopping openings. The promotions are on full swing and the prepone release date will help the buyers.

The mass action entertainer directed by Suraj has Karthi, Anushka, Santhanam, Saranya Mohan in main roles

Dileep Playing Sathya Sai Baba

Dileep, who is currently on a high with ‘Mayamohini’ breaking all records at the box office, says that the Telugu film in which he would play Sathya Sai Baba would be quite challenging.

Sathya Sai Baba is personality who had managed to win over crores of human hearts with his love. It would be quite a difficult task to essay the role to perfection, says Dileep.

The Telugu film would be directed by Kodiramakrishna, and would also have Jayaprada, Anushka, Sreejith Ravi and Shiju in key roles. The shoot of the film would.

Ilayathalapathy Vijay to shoot for AL Vijay’s film

Ilayathalapathy Vijay, who is waiting to screen his AR Murugadoss directed Thuppakki pairing opposite with Kajal Agarwal, is reported to start shooting for his forthcoming movie with director AL Vijay in October.

However, no official confirmation is made so far about this untitled venture being filmed by AL Vijay casting Vijay as the protagonist. It is known that Ilayathalapathy’s Thuppakki is facing a title problem issue in the Chennai court and the final judgment is being postponed, which falls today [Aug 7]. Release date of Vijay’s Thuppakki might be announced after the high court discloses the statement.

Meanwhile AL Vijay is busy with the post-production works of Vikram, Anushka, Santhanam, Amy Jackson, Jagapathi babu and Lakshmi Rai starred Thaandavam being made under UTV Motion Pictures banner and the audio album of Thaandavam composed by GV Prakash Kumar will be unveiled on this Aug 15.