Tiger Shroff’s next with director Shabbir Khan MUNNA MIACHEL went on floors this past week in Mumbai. Tiger teams up for the third time with Shabbir after HEROPANTI and BAAGHI. Nawazuddin will be seen playing a grey character in MUNNA MIACHEL which has newbie Nidhhi Agerwal playing the lead.

Vikram Starrer IRU MUGAN gets 118 screens for opening day on Sep 8 in Kerala, more than the other Malayalam releases.

 BJP had declared ‘Black Day’ in Kerala on Friday following crude bomb attack on their Trivandrum office. OPPAM, OOZHAM & IRU MUGAN opening badly hit.

Farhan Akhtar and Kriti Sanon will start the shooting LUCKNOW CENTRAL by the month end. Movie is said to be inspired by true events which has music as its backdrop. The plot will follow the lives of a few jail inmates who try to rediscover their passion for music by forming a band within the jail. The film is produced by Nikhil Advani and will be the directorial debut of Nikhil’s assistant Ranjit Tiwari.

 After 41 years G K Cinemas in Porurr renovated and screened Priyadarshan’s new Malayalam film OPPAM starring Mohanlal from this Friday.

Taapsee Pannu has been approached to play Irom Sharmila the social activist in the film tentatively titled IMPHAL. The political unrest in the North East India had prompted one woman to go on a hunger rest for over 16 years. Irom became a known name after she continued world’s largest hunger strike and fought for the benefit of her state. Hansal Mehta is backing the project which will be directed by one of his assistants.

Salman Khan to produce a film under his banner Salman Khan Films on the famous strip club owner Somen Banerjee who was based in US and opened a male strip bar in the early 80’s. Watch this space for more…

 Ajay Devgn has collaborated with British teen sensation band The Vamps for his mega Diwali release SHIVAAY.

South star Dhanush turns director with POWER PANDI, veteran actor Raj Kiran will be seen in the lead along with Prasanna.

Shooting of Hansal Mehta’s SIMRAN with Kangana Ranaut in the lead role is underway. In the film Kangana essays the role of a housekeeper whose gambling addictions turn her into a bank robber. It’s based on a real life story where an Indian woman undertook a series of robberies in America.

DEVI trailer unveiled at 9/9 at 9.09 am. Film stars Prabhudeva, Tammanah & Sonu Sood. It is also dubbed into Hindi as Tukak Tukak Tutitya and will be released by Puja Films.

 Due to the ongoing Cauvery Issue IRU MUGAN hasn’t been released in Bengaluru as exhibitors are scared of protests; will result in a huge loss to the distributor. Not only Tamil films but even Hindi and Local Kannada films collections got almost no turnout due to Bandh declared in Bengaluru. BAAR BAAR DEKHO & FREAKY ALI both were affected till 6 pm shows.

JANATHA GARAGE is the only Tollywood film to have broken the 1st Week Record of BAAHUBALI in any single area – Vizag. JANATHA GARAGE also emerges as the 2nd Fastest 100 Cr Grosser in Tollywood History!

Karthikeyan Cinemas in Kanchipuram now renovated & converted into 2 screens – Dolby Atmos & 4K. Opened with IRU MUGAN on 8th September.

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