Film Industry

Raashii Khanna, Atul Kulkarni join cast of 'Rudra: The Edge of Darkness'
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Directed by Rajesh Mapuskar, "Rudra – The Edge of Darkness" is an official adaptation of the British show "Luther" which has evoked much fanfare from global audiences. An engaging and dark new take on cop stories, combined with a unique storytelling format and powerful characters will make "Rudra – The Edge of Darkness" a must-watch for fans of thrillers and crime-dramas.
Ashutosh Rana opens up about recreating emperor Aurangzeb on screen
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The actor, who is well known for his work in films, says playing Aurangzeb was a great experience. "Historical dramas are journeys into the past so they always take more effort. I have always found period dramas and biopics fascinating, they are one of my favourite genres to watch, so playing Aurangzeb Alamgir was a great process," says Ashutosh. The web show is based on life of unsung warrior king Chhatrasal of Bundelkhand.
Amitabh Bachchan, Prabhas' next - 'K' - launched with muhurat shot
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The film, which is directed by Nag Ashwin has been given the working title "K" so far. Amitabh landed in Hyderabad, as the film's muhurat was held on Saturday, on the auspicious occasion of Guru Purnima. For the muhurat shot, Prabhas sounded the clapboard on Amitabh Bachchan whose portions will be shot in the first schedule. Prabhas had also posted the picture of the clapboard on his social media account.
Pranitha Subhash is missing big screen big time
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"I'm both nervous and excited because everything starting from the genre to the audience is new for me," Pranitha told IANS sharing her experience about working in a Hindi film.Quizzed if she is missing the big screen, the actress replied: "Absolutely, because as actors, especially in the South we are so used to the big screen, the hullabaloo, the firecrackers and the madness! I am going to definitely miss all that."
Telugu star Balakrishna being trolled after comments on AR Rahman and Bharat Ratna
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"I don't know who AR Rahman is. He won an Oscar and I don't even know who he is. He gives a hit once in a decade," said Balakrishnan, in an interview to the channel TV9. Rahman, incidentally, had composed the background score of Balakrishna's 1993 film, "Nippu Ravva". Soon, a Twitter war erupted, with Rahman fans mercilessly posting memes, and hashtag #whoisbalakrishna started trending.
Anupria Goenka on 'Asur 2' shoot: Talking to people face to face a great feeling
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"It is lovely to be finally shooting 'Asur 2', which has been waiting in the pipeline for a long time. Fans have been messaging everyone in the cast about when it is finally going to come, and we are now at least able to begin the shoot," Anupria tells IANS. Elaborating on the shooting experience, the actress says that to be able to finally talk to people in person is a great feeling.
Sharwanand, Rashmika Mandanna start shoot of 'Aadavaallu Meeku Joharlu'
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"Aadavaallu Meeku Johaarlu" marks Sharwanand's first collaboration with Rashmika and also director Tirumala Kishore. The film is said to be a family entertainer. Popular cinematographer Sujith Sarang handles the camera while veteran Sreekar Prasad is the editor. The film is produced by Sudhakar Cherukuri.
Keith Thomas on directing horror film 'The Vigil'
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Thomas has said that a part of making a Jewish film comes from his own family history. He said he lost family not only in the Holocaust but also in pogroms before and this is something that always struck him as a child. "The Vigil" is about a man named Yakov (Dave Davis), who is hired by his old rabbi to watch over the body of a recently deceased community member.
'It is very difficult to make people laugh': Priyadarshan
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"Yes, it is happening next year. The film was supposed to happen this year but it had to be pushed. We start shooting next year," the filmmaker told IANS about his film with Akshay. Before his film with Akshay, Priyan, as he is widely known to friends and colleagues, is busy readying his new film "Hungama 2" for release. The comedy features Paresh Rawal, Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Meezaan Jaffrey and Pranitha Subhash.
'KGF Chapter 2' to have a new release date
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The film is a sequel to the 2018 blockbuster "KGF Chapter 1". Raveena uploaded the image of a warrior figurine with a message written on it. The message read: "The monster will only arrive when the Hall is filled with gangsters. His new arrival date will be announced soon. KGF Chapter 2." The actress captioned the image as: "Witness the magnum opus come to life soon."
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