Actress Pooja Gandhi who rose like a Phoenix to register a big success in the film Dandupalya says that she will not be working in the film Hoovi which had its muhurath a few days ago. Speaking to Chitraloka Portal from Cochin where she had gone for the shooting of her first Malayalam film, the actress did not want to spell out reasons for not working in this project. Meanwhile, Pooja Gandhi returned tothe city after completing her work in her first Malayalam film : 'Mad Dad. The film has Mohan Lal doing the lead character while Pooja Gandhi, Padma Priya and Meghana Raj are the heroines.
The film's director : Revathy.s.Varma who had earlier directed a Tamil film "June R" says that the film is a full length comedy. Pooja Gandhi who is a good friend of the director accepted the film mainly because she is a big friend of Revathy says that she had accepted to work in the film only because of her cordial relationship with the film's director The film's Producer is P.N. Venugopal who is spending a huge cost to make the film a big venture.
Pradeep Nair is Director Of Photography for this film while Alex Paul is the music director.
Incidentally another Kannada film actress Meghana Raj who has been working in more number of Malayalam films is also working as a leading heroine of this project.
The muhurath of the film was held as a private affair a few days ago. Now, the shooting of Power Star Puneet Raj Kumar starrer film "Yaare Koogadali' directed by Samuththirakani produced by Ms. Parvathamma Raj Kumar under the Home Productions banner has also started quietly. The shooting has already been held for four days now. Now, some sequences are being picturised on Puneet and Yogi along with many other artists which are being shot in a Petrol Bunk.
The muhurath of Jackie, and Anna Bond produced by Puneet's Home Productions ha a big launch and even the teasers and trailers giving some information of the film was distributed. But Yaare Koogadali has started without creating any big buzz. The film is a remake of Tamil Hit "Porali' directed by Samuththirakani wich had Shashi Kumar and Allari Naresh in lead roles.
The film's heroine Bhavana will be joining the shoot in a few days. Sindhu Lokanath who has been paired with Yogish in the film is quite excited to be included in this project. Sukumar is the cinemetographer of the film while Hari Krishna is the music director.
Kannada Super Star Shivaraj Kumar's birthday celebrations started just after the stroke of twelve in midnight on Thursday morning (July 12), when thousands of the actor's fans who had come all over the state started their frenzied slogan shouting hailing the actor. A big cake was brought in by the fans of Shivaraj Kumar from Kethamaranahalli, a suburb of Bengaluru and placed before the actor. The actor cut the birthday cake and shared a few slices with his family members also.
Vinay Raghjavendra Raj Kumar, son of the actor's younger brother Raghavendra Raj Kumar was also present during the occasion.
Shivaraj Kumar wanted to keep his 50th birthday affair as low key, but his fans had other ideas. They have planned various activities like Blood Donation programmes, helping out Aids inflicted kids and other programmes.
Meanwhile, Shivaraj Kumar had also organised a Homa in his house. From the morning many personalities from film fraternity were seen in his house to wish the actor on his birthday. D.Rajendra Babu, S.V.Rajendra Singh Babu, M.S.Ramesh, Yogish Hunasur, Producer Raveendra, Vajreshwari Kumar and many other producers and directors wished him on his birthday.
Actor Ravishankar was present in Shivaraj Kumar's house.
The week end world Box office figures have given Kiccha Sudeepa starrer Eega directed by S.S.Rajamouli, the biggest lead compared to other well known and hugely popular Hollywood films. A noteworthy feature is that S.S.Rajamouli directed Eega which has Kiccha Sudeepa, Naani and Samantha Prabhu in the lead roles has posted the HIGHEST screen average during this weekend than all the films in USA, Hollywood included. This has surprised even a well known trade analyst like Taran Adarsh.
This has come as a surprise to even the film's director S.S.Rajamouli. He has recently tweeted-"I can't believe this myself RT @sachinrowdy: #eega per screen avg. $17,387 is more than Spiderman $14,500 UNBELIEVABLE'
Director S.S.Rajamouli and his team of actors Naani, Kiccha Sudeep and others are on a trip to a few centres in Telangana area of Andhra Pradesh from Wednesday. The team has visited Karimnagar, Hanumakonda, Warrangal , Khammam, on day one of the success tour and may continue for a few more days to cover entire Andhra Pradesh.
The crowds cheered the entire team of Eega and shouting slogans hailing S.S.Rajamouli, Sudeep and Naani.
Kiccha Sudeep who has now postponed his shooting schedule for Kannada film Bachchan for a week said that the reactions from the people in A.P. has floored him. "I have done many successful and thanksgiving tours for many Kannada films. But this is a new experience for me. I am meeting new set of people who have been giving their feed back on the film in general and my performance in particular' says Sudeep in chat with this correspondent.