Takkari Donga procures clean U certificate
Babu's Takkari Donga completed censoring on 3rd of this month. It is
given a clean U certificate by the censor board. Unlike other movies,
this movie was censored first and then the final DTS mixing is done
so that if any cuts were there, the continuity can be made up in the
DTS mix. According to Sumadhar Audio, Takkari Donga's official sales
figure (as per the tax paid) is 4 lakhs as on 3rd of this month. Takkari
Donga is leading the Sankranthi pack in the terms of audio sales. Mahesh
Babu is in Tirumala holy shrine today along with the Takkari Donga print
to perform Pooja. This movie is hitting theaters on 12th January in
India and on 18th January in USA (San Jose and New Jersey). In AP, Takkari
Donga is releasing with 120 prints. Venkateswara Films of Nizam has
quoted an astronomical figure at the last moment and grabbed the film
two days back.
Pawan Kalyan to do two simultaneous films
Pawan Kalyan is planning to make the amendment for the long gap he is
taking in between movies. He will be acting in two films simultaneously.
Geeta Arts would produce the first film. Pawan acts and directs this
film. It is expected to go on floors in March 2002. This will be a high
budget film made on martial arts. Pawan kalyan will also act in another
small budget film to be produced by Anjana productions simultaneous,
which is going to be director a debutant. Pawan Kalyan is in Chennai
at present. He is said to have given nod to AM Ratnam for the silver
jubilee function to be held on 21st of January 2002. According to highly
placed sources, he will return to Hyderabad by 26th of January after
which he is expected to make an announcement about his forthcoming movies.
Nagarjuna keeps low profile
is a wounded tiger now. He is taking a keen interest in the new film
'Santosham'. He will start another project till 'Santosham' is completed.
After a series of disastrous flops, Nagarjuna has become very silent
and is shunning the publicity. He is waiting for the 'Santosham' to
be released and let the film speak about Nagarjuna. Dasarath, a debutant
handpicked by Nagarjuna, is directing this feel-good movie with two
of the cute heroines, Sreya and Gracy Singh. Latest musical sensation
RP Patnaik is giving melodious tunes. S Gopal Reddy is taking care of
camera. The director Dasarath pens dialogues. Nagarjuna is playing the
role of architect Karthik. The second schedule of this film is starting
from 17th January onwards.