Shah Rukh Khan’s third movie – ‘Happy New Year’ enters Oscar Library

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Farah Khan’s latest multi-starrer ‘Happy New Year’ which made a smashing hit at the box office has added yet another success feather to its hat. Buzz is that, Happy New Year has the great opportunity to be in the prestigious Oscar Library. This news was shared by the filmmaker herself via Twitter. Thanking her writers, Farah had tweeted, “1 more reason 2 celebrate!! #HNY script goes to the Oscar library!! Bigg kiss to my co writers @mayurpuri n Althea k”.

Starring Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonu Sood, Boman Irani and Vivaan Shah, ‘Happy New Year’ is written by Mayur Puri and Althea Kaushal. Although the film received mixed reviews, it has become the highest grossing movie ever in Bollywood.

As per reports, the script of HNY finds itself a place in the Core Collection of Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. It will be used for research purposes by film students, filmmakers, writers, actors and others from the field of cinema.

Incidentally, Shah Rukh Khan’s earlier films namely ‘Devdas’ and ‘Chak De’ too have entered the Oscar Library.

Ram’s Kandireega sequel on cards

Energetic Star Ram has made a striking comeback with Kandireega after facing a series of flops. Ram took a brief gap before and finalized Kandireega that was directed by a debutant Santosh Srinivas. Kandireega was a good laugh riot with all the commercial elements.

Now, Ram is said to have given nod to its sequel to be helmed by the same director Santhosh Srinivas. Bellamkonda Suresh has produced the original and the sequel will also be made under his production on Sri Sai Ganesh Productions banner. Despite Ram and Bellamkonda having differences after the release of Kandireega, the duo seems to have put an end to the riffs for its sequel.

Aksha, Sonu Sood, Jayaprakash Reddy and Hansika played the vital roles in prequel success and we are yet to see the cast and crew of Kandireega2…

Dookudu continues in Mumbai…

filmnews has already reported that the current schedule of Super Star Mahesh Babu starrer Dookudu has been progressing in Mumbai. The latest news is the shoot has been extended for few more days as few schedules were cancelled due to the rains.

The action sequences in climax are being canned in the schedule on Mahesh, Sonu Sood and other fighters. The makers are yet to complete a couple of songs shoot after this schedule. Samantha is playing the leading lady.

Directed by Srinu Vytla and produced by Anil Sunkara, Ram Achanta, Gopichand Achanta on 14 Reels Entertainment banner, Dookudu has music by Thaman and dialogues by Kona Venkat.