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24th April 2002

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RP Patnaik to score for 'Manmadhudu'

NagarjunaRP Patnaik, the latest musical sensation on the block, is confirmed as the music director for Nagarjuna's next venture 'Manmadhudu' by Annapurna Studios. Vijaya Bhaskar of 'Nuvve Kavali' and 'Nuvvu Naaku Nachav' fame would direct this film. Nagarjuna is playing the cupid in the film, which sports 4 heroines. A London based NRI girl is selected as one of the heroines. All the three other heroines would be fresh faces. Other cast and crew would be decided soon. This film would go on floors in the month of May, after the release of 'Santosham'. Nagarjuna has adopted on-film-at-a-time policy. Santosham is the first one. His film in the direction of Kasi Viswanath (Nuvvu Leka Nenu Lenu fame) would be started after the release of 'Manmadhudu'.

Ramoji Rao buys 'Kuchu Kuchi Koonamma'

"Kuchi Kuchi Koonamma" (a popular song from the film "Bombay") forms the title for Sana Creations latest venture directed by Popular TV actor Ashok Kumar. Sana Yadireddy is producing the film. "Sampangi" pair does a special song in the film. This film is based on kids featuring lots of child artists. Ramoji Rao recently had a private preview of this film and immensely liked. He is full of praises for Sana Yadireddy for producing a children-oriented film in the time where the youth commercial films are making hay. Usha Kiron movie distributors have bought this out right for all the territories in Andhra Pradesh. Ramoji Rao is the person who does not mind spending some of his hard earned money for social causes like these.

Jayam audio sold for 75 lakhs?

JayamAudio of Jayam is making waves in industry even before its release. The offers it's attracting from music companies for audio rights is mind blowing. It is rumored that a leading music seller offered around 75 lakhs for the audio of Jayam. RP Patnaik scored 12 songs for this film, which also includes a folk song like 'Gajuwaka Pilla'. Attacting such a huge offer for a film to be starred by a new comer (Nitin) is quite an achievement for Teja and RP Patnaik. According to some unconfirmed sources, Malayalam sex queen Shakeela would be playing a vamp role in Jayam.

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