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By Matthew Artz FREMONT -- A Washington Hospital doctor is asking that the hospital board of trustees meet privately with him and other doctors who participated in the film "Life for Sale." Dr.
Saikumar will be appearing as an upright cop in Dhee Ante Dhee and promises a hard-hitting political film. As the title suggests it would be a head-to-head clash between two warring forces," informs Saikumar who is desperate for a big hit.
Trisha says she is thrilled to sing for a forthcoming movie under the baton of AR Rahman. "I was thrilled when Rahman invited me to sing. I could not refuse the chance because I'm bowled over by his talent," Trisha said.
Nagarjuna is adept at varied roles. On the one hand, he impressed audience as a devoted disciple in Sri Ramadasu and, on the other, displayed versatility by portraying an underworld kingpin in Don. It's a unique amalgamation, considering the compulsions of Telugu mainstream cinema.
HYDERABAD: Is the veteran Congress leader D K Samarasimha Reddy joining Chiranjeevi's party? This was the speculation making rounds on Friday as he was among those who were present at the launch of a new website www.punadirallu.org. (foundation stone).
After Athadu, hotshot Mahesh Babu teams up with director Trivikram after a big gap to churn out a romantic comedy Varudu which is loosely inspired by the Hindi film Hum Tum.
Hasini is making her first screen entry with Universal Movie Makers' Thiruna. Universal Movie makers was started by Karunakaran, an industrialist residing in Kanchipuram, to fulfil his son Subash's wish of becoming a hero.
Srihari is deftly mixing up lead roles with character roles to carve a niche for himself in Telugu filmdom. Srihari is one of the very few actors who celebrates birthday on Independence Day. In keeping up with this occasion the actor's new film Poru was launched with much fanfare.
Shalini P and Suresh Kavirayini There's a special place for villains in Telugu films as films here still promote iconic actors - a trend that's passe in Bollywood.
I owe my success to Ram Gopal Varma," declared actor Jagapati Babu at a recent function. Definitely he wasn't singing paeans to the maverick director. He was rather stating a fact. Packaged as an angry young man in RGV's Ghayam, the actor buried his past ghosts to emerge as a saleable star.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).