Akshay Kumar has come up with an interesting way to digitally promote his next RUSTOM. He has got many celebrities from the industry to do a viral countdown campaign for the movie. Salman Khan, Ranveer Singh and filmmaker Karan Johar have all already participated in the fun countdown of the movie. The movie opens next week!

Telugu star Venkatesh and Nayantara’s next BABU BANGARAM will release on 12th August. Also Sai Dharam starrer TIKKA will release on 13th August.

Kannada star Sudeep next film KOTTIGOBBA will release on 12th august.

A small non star cast Telugu film PELLI CHUPPOLU released last week and is a certified blockbuster. The film is presented by Suresh Naidu!

Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif starrer JAGGA JASOOS is finally going to release next year in April. The makers are currently contemplating their release date which could be either 7th or the 14th of April! The movie is directed by Anurag Basu!

A teaser trailer of Karan Johars AE DIL HAI MUSHKIL will be out with Sidharth Malhotra and Katrina Kaif starrer BAAR BAAR DEKHO on the 9th of September whe the movie releases. In the meanwhile on the other hand the trailer of Ajay Devgn’s SHIVAAY will be out this Sunday. Incidentally, both AE DIL HAI MUSHKIL and SHIVAAY are releasing on the same date on Diwali this year!

Information and Broadcasting Ministry has abolished INR of 1% from 1st July charged by exhibitors on NETT collections to distributors and producers. But many cinemas are still collecting this amount. Producers and distributors need to take a stand and get this malpractice stopped!

The trailer of producer-director Sohail Khan’s next FREAKY ALI starring Nawazuddin and Amy Jackson is going to be unveiled over the weekend in Mumbai in the presence of Salman Khan. The movie is going to release on 9th September.

The Bombay High Court this past week ruled in favour of director Ashutosh Gowariker in a suit filed against him by Akashaditya Lama wherein Lama had alleged that Gowariker stole his script for his upcoming film MOHENJO DARO. MOHENJO DARO stars Hrithik Roshan and Pooja Hegde in the lead roles. Set in 2016 BC at the height of the Indus Valley civilization. The movie opens next week!

Filmmaker Rohan Sippy is currently busy locking the script for his next venture which is going to be backed by Junglee Pictures. Interestingly the movie is tentatively titled JUNGLEE as well. Watch this space!

A few weeks back we were the ones to tell you that director Sriram Raghavan is contemplating between a few choices to pick the lead of his next movie. Now our sources are telling us that, the lead in Raghavan’s next is going to be Varun Dhawan who has worked with the director in his last movie BADLAPUR. Sources are also telling us that this new movie is going to mount the sets by the early next. Watch this space!

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