Friday, December 3, 2010

Ace director Ram Gopal Varma's autobiography 'Naa Ishtam' was released yesterday (December 2) at Taj Bandra, Hyderabad.

Ram Gopal Varma's autobiography Naa Ishtam released
Friday, December 3, 2010, 11:22 [IST]

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Ace director Ram Gopal Varma's autobiography 'Naa Ishtam' was released yesterday (December 2) at Taj Bandra, Hyderabad. Vijayawada MP and RGV's friend Lagadapati Rajagopal launched the book and handed over the copies to the guest, who shared the dais along with him.

Actors Ravi Teja, Sunil, director Krishna Vamshi, actress-turned-politician Jayasudha. Varma's mother Suryavathi remained prime attraction of the evening.

Emesco Publications has published the book and the book price is Rs. 175. However, RGV's second instalment of Rakta Charitra is releasing today.

Actress Trisha Krishnan, who has been in the film industry for over a decade, is jealous of Anushka Shetty.

Trisha jealous of Anushka's prostitute role
By: Prakash Upadhyaya
Friday, December 3, 2010, 13:52 [IST]

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Actress Trisha Krishnan, who has been in the film industry for over a decade, is jealous of Anushka Shetty. The reason is that the latter has done a role, which the former has not got the chance to portray till date. Trisha recently said that she liked Anushka's prostitute role in the film Vedam.

Trisha, who saw the movie recently, showered praises on Anushka by saying that the actress has done complete justice to the character. Her body language, acting and her looks were wonderful, says the actress. She also added that she was quite jealous and felt bad for not acting in such roles.

Trisha said that she has done many films in her career, which had less scope for acting. She would love to play prostitute character if anyone comes up with a good script.

Actress Neha Dhupia may not have achieved much during her short career in Bollywood but she has created magic down south.

Neha Dhupia creates history
Sampurn Wire
Thursday, December 2, 2010, 15:25 [IST]

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Actress Neha Dhupia may not have achieved much during her short career in Bollywood but she has created magic down south. Makers of upcoming Telugu film Parama Veera Chakra were so impressed by her voice (not her acting skills!) that they have decided to make use of the husky baritone voice for the film. And the actress has just created history because this makes Neha, the first lady from Bollywood to dub her own voice for a Telugu film.

Reports say that, director Dasari Narayana Rao describes Neha Dhupia’s voice as “unmatchable”. In fact, while the filming process for the upcoming project was still going on, the director was worried as to who will match up to the voice quality that the Bollywood actress possessed.

Neha Dhupia is also very excited about the upcoming venture and is all geared up to mouth a completely unknown language. Till today, Neha was regarded as one of the sexiest actresses in the Hindi film industry. Parama Veera Chakra has discovered her new talent.

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Rakta Charitra 2 - Review
Friday, December 3, 2010, 17:34 [IST]

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Ram Gopal Varma is known for controversies. He made a thorough research on the life of Paritala Ravi and met the people, including his wife and other followers to know the real facts behind the killing of gangster-turned-politician. The director claims that his intention is not to bring out a film on Paritala Ravi, but wanted to use the real life incidents in his life for his film, which has a fictitious subject and fictional characters. Whether it is the portrayal of the real life story or not, RGV succeeded in creating some controversial issue over it and the protests of the Telugu Desam cadres helped him in making the first part a success and hit. Read on for Rakta Charitra 2 Review.

However, the second part of the film, had little scope for controversies and he made use of Surya’s hero image to work wonders. The actor has done justice to his character and his performance remains a highlight of the movie.

In the second part, Pratap Ravi concentrates on his political career and turns a minister with the blessings of his mentor Sivaji. On the other hand, another person Suryanarayana Reddy (Surya) awaits an opportunity to avenge the deaths of his relatives, who got killed in the hands of Pratap. He hatches a plan and triggers a bomb attack through a TV on Ravi, where the latter survives. DCP Ananda Prasad (Sudeep) identifies the culprit as Surya. In order to catch Surya, Ananda Prasad takes his wife Bhavani (Priyamani) into custody and brainwashes her to pressurise her husband to surrender to police.

Soon, Surya surrenders to police and goes to jail. While staying in prison he continues to plan for the elimination of Pratap Ravi. Even the minister also makes several attempts to kill Surya in the prison but fails in all his attempts. Meanwhile, some politicians, to settle their political scores with Ravi, helps Surya, who was in the prison. They also try to demoralise Pratap politically and give a party ticket to Bhavani to contest MLA election against Pratap Ravi. Unable to digest that a woman is trying to gain an upper hand, Ravi decides to kill Bhavani, but withdraws the bid following Nandini’s (Radhika Apte) intervention. To make Bhavani withdraw from the elections, Pratap meets Surya in the jail and the latter did not want to listen to him. Instead he makes it clear that his life ambition is to kill him. Disgusted at his answer, Pratap Ravi decide to contest the elections with a perfect planning. While discussing the election issues with his party men, Pratap Ravi gets killed by Muddu Krishna, an associate of Surya in the prison and the film ends with Surya being taken to the court for trial.

Surya has given an impressive performance all through the movie and his performance is the highlight of the movie. He has taken the entire responsibility of making the film worth watching. He perfect emotions is a treat to watch. Instead of showing bloodstained and cold blooded murders, this time, the director chose to portray the friction between two arch rivals on the screen. Both Vivek Oberoi and Surya has performed well and on screen they look like a real life rivals. But it was Surya who gained the upper hand in the second part. The director has etched Priyamani’s role too with perfect precision, while Radhika Apte’s character is normal. This time Priyamani and Radhika has got good opportunity to showcase their acting capabilities. To avoid the controversy on the lines of first part, the director has trimmed the role of Shatrughan Sinha. Kannada actor Sudeep has proved again that he is an excellent actor. Subhalekha Sudhakar has done justice to his role.

Dialogues by Nageswara Rao are average and good in parts. Especially, he has penned one-liner and punch dialogues for Surya that are quite effective. Lyrics are just okay. Dharam-Sandeep has given an excellent background score, which elevated the emotions in the scene. Cinematography by Amol Radhod is another highlight of the film. He has captured the emotions with perfect precision. The usage of lighting in the film is great and he should be commended for portraying the film on the celluloid exactly as visualised by RGV. Ashok Gupta could have sharpened his scissors further to cut some unnecessary scenes. Varma should be complimented for narrating the story effectively and he almost succeeded in explaining the entire story.

Those who have seen Rakta Charitra part one, would opt for watching the second part. So, there will be some definite audiences. Moreover, the director’s choice to cast Surya would again prompt the other audiences to watch the film. The film has bagged an above average talk.

Cast: Vivek Oberoi, Surya, Shatrughan Sinha, Priyamani, Radhika Apte, Sudip, Subhalekha Sudhakar and others.
Credits: Dialogues – Nageshwar Rao, Background score – Dharam-Sandeep, Cinematography – Amol Rathod, Editing – Ashok Gupta, Producers - Madhu Mantena, Sheetal Vinod Talwar, Chinna Vasudeva Reddy and Rajkumar, Story, screenplay and direction – Ram Gopal Varma.
Banner: Cinergy Productions
Released on: December 3, 2010

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Chikku Bukku – Movie Review
By: Settu Shankar
Friday, December 3, 2010, 18:06 [IST]

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Chikku Bukku is out and out a colorful entertainer from debutant director Manikandan (student of late Jeeva's school). Though the movie looks like a copy of many Bollywood movies, the presentation by the director makes the audience to sit and enjoy the film till the end.

Arjun (Aarya) lives with his grandmother. Once, she asks him to go back to his home town in Karaikudi to reclaim his ancestral property. Anu (Shreya) is a modern, mischievous girl, who completed MBA in London and coming back to Madurai. At a point, Arjun and Anu meet at Bangalore airport. Their onward flight to Madurai gets canceled. But situation makes them to pretend like newly married couple so that they can travel on a canceled railway ticket to Madurai. Meanwhile, there is an interesting flashback during the journey as well. How they fall in love and what happens next forms an interesting climax.

For the first time, Aarya has done dual role as a father and son in Chikku Bukku. His performance in both the roles are simply awesome. Shreya looks cute in some scenes but irritates in many scenes. She has to work on her looks. Debutant Preeta Rao is the real surprise and her performance is a delight to watch. Aarya - Preeta's screen chemistry workouts largely and make them as a perfect couple. As usual, Santhanam has given rib tickling comedy in most of the scenes. Colonial Cousins music is not appealing. Gurudev's camera work is excellent and helps to maintain the pleasant mood through out the film. The big minus is the slow pace of the script and narration.

Verdict: Watchable:
Cast: Aarya, Shriya, Preethika, Santhaanam
Direction: Manikandan
Producer: Sunanda Murali Manohar
Music: Colonial Cousins
Camera: Gurudev

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