Krishna Vamsi's 'Khadgam' started
Vamsi's latest film 'Khadgam' went on floors on 7th of May 2002.
According to the insiders, the story of this film is bases on ISI activities
in Hyderabad. Srikanth, Ravi Teja and Prakash Raj play the main leads.
Young music director Devi Sri Prasad is signed as the music director
for this film. Sunkara Madhu Murali of Melody Multimedia banner is producing
this low budget venture. It is rumored that this film is being made
with a low budget of 2 and half crores. All the artists and technicians
are working for this film at a reduced price. Meanwhile, the shooting
of 'Mallepoovu' is abandoned for now. It would start after the release
of the film 'Khadgam'.
Santosham scares away small films
sure-shot hit of 'Santosham' is ruling the market now. Lots of small
films, which are slated for release in May, are delaying the release
date to the month of June. Manjula Naidu's 'Kanulu Moosina Neevaye'
is releasing on 14th of June. VN Aditya's 'Sreeram' would be releasing
on 5th of June. Tarun's film 'Adrustam' is postponed to 28th of June.
MS Reddy's 'Andam' release is shifted to the month of June. There are
lots of small budget films with unknown faces, which are staying in
the dark because there were no buyers. We have to wait and how many
small films would be released in the next month.
EVV Naresh to do Telugu 'Hera Pheri'
EVV Naresh of Allari fame would be acting in the Telugu version of 'Hera Pheri'. EVV Satyanarayana would produce this film on EVV Cinema banner. The comedy movies director Siva Nageswara Rao would direct this film. EVV Naresh would be play the character played by Akshay Kumar in Hindi original. Another debutant hero would play the Sunil Shetty's character. Kota Srinivasa Rao is roped in to play the role of Paresh Rawal. This film would go on floors in the last week of June 2002. The selection of heroines is yet to be done.