Yet another week of watching the news, checking social media, and working from home has passed. However, the activities in the tinsel town do not seem to stop and we are glad. Here, we bring you the latest happenings of Tollywood over the past week that every true Tollywood fan should know.
Varun Tej preps for his next venture – Boxer
Irrespective of the lockdown, Mega Prince Varun Tej is shaping his body for his upcoming flick Boxer. In his latest post, he has clicked a black and white picture from his personal gym and has captioned it “FOCUS”. He wrote – “I’m just hanging guys just hanging”. His upcoming box drama is helmed by debutante director Kiran Korrapati.
Johaar to hit the OTT platform soon
Allu Aravind’s AHA is set to release one more short budgeted flick titled Johaar on their OTT platform. The first look posters and teasers have created a buzz and the release date is yet to be announced. Johaar is directed by Teja Marni and features Ankith Koyya, and Naina Ganguly in lead roles.
Prabhas Radhe Shyam first look poster goes viral
The first look poster and title revelation of Prabhas’ Radhe Shyam have created a storm on the internet. As soon as the makers revealed the title and the first look poster, it went viral within a few minutes and started trending heavily. Radhe Shyam features Prabhas and Pooja Hegde in lead roles and has been directed by Radha Krishna Kumar. Read more about Radhe Shyam here.
Chiranjeevi’s daughter Sushmita forays into production
The daughter of Megastar Chiranjeevi, Sushmita, forays into the production along with her husband Vishnu Prasad. They have set up a production company titled Goldbox Entertainments and have announced their project – a web series. The web series is touted to be a crime genre and have roped in Prakash Raj and Sampath Raj to play key roles. This untitled project is being collaborated with Zee5, who are currently the leaders in Telugu web series.
Vishwak Sen in back to back remakes
As we know that two movies, Kappela and Oh My Kadavule, rights have been bought by Sithara Entertainments and PVP Cinemas respectively, the latest buzz is that upcoming star Vishwak Sen is roped in to play the lead roles in both of these movies. While Kappela is originally made in Malayalam, Oh My Kadavule was made in Tamil. Both these movies have been super hits and it looks like Vishwak Sen is catching the right scripts to upgrade his career. He is currently working on a movie titled Pagal. Post lockdown, we can expect a lot of action from this hero who recently gave back to back hits in the form of Falanuma Das and HIT.
Allu Arjun’s Morning Walks
Stylish Star Allu Arjun is a synonym for perfection when it comes to preparing for his character in any of his movies before the shoot begins. After recently delivering a non-Baahubali industry hit in the form of Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo, Bunny has signed a multi-lingual movie titled Pushpa, which is directed by B Sukumar. While the lockdown has put a halt to the shoot, Bunny is starting the day with what he loves the most – morning walks. This is what he had to say in a pic that he last shared in social media – “Love Morning Walks”.
Movies that will hit the OTT platforms this week
This week we will witness one movie skipping the theatres and hitting the OTT platform. Satya Dev starrer Uma Maheswara Ugra Roopasya is all geared up to release on July 15th. Netflix will screen this movie, and this happens to be the biggest movie of all the recent OTT releases in Telugu during the lockdown. The movie is a remake of a superhit Malayalam movie titled Maheshinte Prathikaaram.
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