July 30, 2016
Kabir Khan’s next with Salman Khan TUBELIGHT went on floors in Ladakh on July 28th. Film stars Salman along with a Chinese heroine and opens on EID next year. Apparently Salman will join the cast of the movie in Ladakh from the first week of August.
Tannu Das Gupta the television creative director at Balaji is going on a one year sabbatical to pursue further education in America for a year.
AR Rahman to perform at UN General Assembly on India’s 70th Independence Day!!!
Three or even four Tamil films could release on the Independence Day weekend (Aug 12-15): JOKER, MUDINJAIVANA PUDI, WAGAH & even maybe DHARMADURAI will release as well. So tough competition for MOHENJO DARO and RUSTOM down south.
Ajay Devgn to showcase the first trailer of his next directorial venture SHIVAAY next week in Indore. Mega event has been planned in the city which will also have Ajay Devgn Fan Club in attendance. SHIVAAY opens this Diwali in October.
Geeta Basra gave birth to a baby girl in London. Basra married Indian cricketer Harbhjan Singh last year.
Anuragh Singh in talks to sign his next with Ronnie Screvala’s new production company RSVP. Anuragh is already signed by Balaji and in talks with a few other production house for his next Hindi movie.
Shah Rukh Khan has gone to Germany to launch a Bollywood film channel in the country which will be a new movie channel under the umbrella of Zee.
DEVI(L), directed by Vijay and starring Prabhudeva, Tamannaah and Sonu Sood is readied for its release on September 9th in TN through Auraa Cinemas, Kerala- Gumedia Company. The film also has a Hindi version and the world rights of the movie has been picked up by producer Vashu Bhagnani!
KABALI celebrated success meet – in Chennai. Film has collected worldwide Rs 320 crores in 6 days! Phenomenal! The movie also has an advantage in its second week as there is no opposition as no Tamil releases this week only three dubbed films.
Dhanush & Trishtrashers ‘s eagerly awaited political thriller KODI is now confirmed for Diwali, to release on Oct 29.
UTV to release PK in Japan on 29th October 2016. The movie has already made a massive killing at the box-office almost all over the globe at this point. The makers recently attended a premiere for the movie in Tokyo as well.
Vikram – Nayanthara starrer IRU MUGAN, is going to have a big audio launch at Sathyam Cinemas, Chennai on August 2. The movie opens in 1st week of September.
AR Murugadoss kick starts his Telugu film with Mahesh Babu from today (Saturday) in Hyderabad. The movie also stars Rakul Preet Kaur in the leading role opposite Babu in the movie.
Telugu Film BABU BANGARAM dubbed into Tamil as SELVI – starring Venkatesh and Nayanthara will release simultaneously with Telugu version on August 12!
Sunny Leone is all set to start working on her biopic that will go on floors by year end. The film will be produced by Sunny and her husband Daniel Webber. Abhishek Sharma has been approached to direct the film. Watch this space for more on this project.