Vikram Vedha

admin   March 22, 2022

The first look of Vikram Vedha, the upcoming Hindi remake of the Tamil film of the same name, was recently released and made waves as it saw Hrithik Roshan as Vedha, the gangster whose fate is linked with the police officer Vikram, played by Saif Ali Khan. the remake has been helmed by Pushkar-Gayathri, who directed the original film, and marks their debut in the Hindi film industry. The movie is scheduled for a September 22 release. The plot riffs on the Betaalpachisi folk talks, in which the righteous king Vikramaditya captures the spirit Betaal after much effort. The stories are inspired the popular Doordarshan television serial Vikram aur Betaal in the 1980s. The film tells the story of a tough police officer who sets out to track down and kill an equally tough gangster. Real life couple Pushkar-Gayathri is known for their quirky films like Oram Po and Vaa Quarter Cutting. But it was Vikram Vedha that made them a household name in Tamil cinema.


RRR

admin   March 22, 2022

Directed by S. S. Rajamouli, the upcoming Indian Telugu period film, stars N. T. Rama Rao Jr., Ram Charan, Ajay Devgn and Alia Bhatt. Set in 1920, the plot explores the undocumented period in the lives of Rama Raju and Bheem, when both the revolutionaries choose to go into oblivion before they began the fight for their country. Rajamouli, is best known for his works in high fantasy, and period films such as Magadheera and Baahubali part 1 and 2, which became the highest-grossing Indian film series of all time, with a gross of approximately ₹2,500 crore. Rajamouli has garnered various honours including three National Film Awards, four Filmfare Awards South, five state Nandi Awards, and the Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian honor for his contributions towards the field of Art.  He has emerged a pan-Indian director post the mammoth success of Baahubali series and his movies are widely expected across languages. Also, Baahubali is being credited with creating the pan-Indian movies trend.


Ram Setu

admin   March 22, 2022

The upcoming Hindi film is being directed by Abhishek Sharma and stars Akshay Kumar, Jacqueline Fernandez and Nushrratt Bharuccha. It is scheduled to hit the theatres this Diwali. The film that sees Akshay playing the role of an archaeologist, marks Telugu superstar Satyadev’s entry into Bollywood. Talking about the film, co-producer Vikram Malhotra in an interview shared, “Ram Setu is a story formed on facts, science and historical heritage and is anchored in the deep belief of Indians since centuries.”


Pushpa 2

admin   March 22, 2022

One film that stormed the box office and became a rage this year was Pushpa: The Rise – Part 01. The Telugu action-drama emerged as the highest-grossing Indian film in 2021, and ranks among the highest-grossing Telugu films of all time. No wonder, the makers have already announced the second part titled Pushpa 2: The Rule and is scheduled to commence production in April 2022. Pushpa 1 stars actor Allu Arjun and depicts the rise of a coolie in the smuggling syndicate of red sanders, a rare wood that grows only in the Seshachalam Hills of Andhra Pradesh. The film was directed by Sukumar who made his directorial debut with Arya in 2004, whose success catapulted him to stardom. Sukumar won the Filmfare Award for Best Director – Telugu and Nandi Award for Best Screenplay Writer for his work in Arya. His other notable films include Jagadam (2007), Arya 2 (2009), 100% Love (2011), 1: Nenokkadine (2014), Nannaku Prematho (2016), Rangasthalam (2018). Sukumar is known for making emotional movies that strike a chord with all sections of the audience. He had set a new trend with Rangasthalam by making a racy rural movie.


Ponniyin Selvan

admin   March 22, 2022

Ponniyin Selvan: I also known as PS-I, is the most-awaited Tamil epic historical fiction film directed and co-produced by Mani Ratnam, who has to his credit six National Film Awards, four Filmfare Awards, six Filmfare Awards South, and numerous awards at various film festivals across the world. In 2002, the Government of India honoured him with the Padma Shri, acknowledging his contributions to film. Set in 9th century, the film revolves around the early life of Chola Prince Arulmozhi Varman who later was known as the great Chola emperor Raja Raja Chola and was the most powerful King in South at his time chiefly remembered for reinstating the Chola power and ensuring its supremacy in South East Asia and Indian Ocean. Made on a budget of ₹500 crore, Ponniyin Selvan is the second most expensive Indian film, the first being 2.0. PS is based on Ponniyin Selvan, a popular Tamil novel written by legendary writer Kalki. Though many had tried in vain to make the novel as film, Mani Ratnam has succeeded in it. Since this is perhaps the first such film from the filmmaker known for his topical movies, expectations are running high on this mega budget multilingual.


Pathan

admin   March 22, 2022

While SRK fans are waiting this film with a bated breath, film critics and lovers are equally excited for the film that will reveal what Shah Rukh has in store for the audience after being away from films for almost four years. The film will see Deepika Padukone who will be reuniting with Khan for the fourth time. Directed by WAR filmmaker Siddharth Anand, the film will be high on action sequences and will also see John Abraham in a pivotal role. Talking about working with Khan yet again, Padukone, in an interview, shared, “To me, it’s like coming home and working with someone I’m extremely comfortable with. I started my career with him, so obviously there is a sense of trust and comfort.” On the production front, Pathan is in its last leg. The film may witness a release by end of this year if things go as planned.


Laal Singh Chaddha

admin   March 22, 2022

The film is one of the most awaited and big budget films that will hopefully see the light of the day this year. Directed by Advait Chandan, the film stars Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan in lead roles. A remake of the 1994 American blockbuster Forrest Gump, the film underwent a series of changes over a period of two decades, with Atul Kulkarni spending the first ten years adapting the script, and another ten years purchasing the remake rights. The film has been filmed in more than 100 Indian locations including Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Goa, Kerala, Punjab, Jaisalmer apart from international location including Turkey. Advait started his career with Reema Kagti’s Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. as the third assistant director and Taare Zameen Par as the assistant production manager. Advait finally made his directorial debut in 2017 with the film Secret Superstar, that went on to become highest-grossing 2017 Hindi film, and the second-highest-grossing Hindi film of all time, and the third-highest-grossing Indian film of all time, behind only Dangal and Baahubali 2: The Conclusion.


KGF 2

admin   March 22, 2022

The forthcoming Kannada period action film has been written and directed by Prashanth Neel. It is the sequel to the 2018 film K.G.F: Chapter 1, that turned out to be a worldwide sensation, and stars biggies like Sanjay Dutt, Srinidhi Shetty, Raveena Tandon and Prakash Raj. The story revolves around Rocky who made a vow to his dying mother while he was a kid that he would never perish in poverty. When the teaser for KGF Chapter 2 was officially uploaded on YouTube, it became the most watched teaser in the world during first 24 hours with 72 million views in the first day, making it the fifth most-watched clip on the planet. Prashanth Neel surprised everyone with KGF, a film that made the presence of Kannada cinema felt across India. For obvious reasons, KGF 2 is now hugely anticipated.


Cirkus

admin   March 22, 2022

The upcoming comedy film directed by Rohit Shetty features Ranveer Singh playing a double role for the first time in his career, along with Pooja Hegde and Jacqueline Fernandez as female leads. It is the official adaptation of the 1982 movie Angoor which was based on William Shakespeare’s play The Comedy of Errors and is scheduled for theatrically release on 15 July 2022. The highly anticipated film is expected to garner huge box office success, going by Shetty’s previous track record of blockbusters like Chennai Express, Dilwale, Bol Bachchan and of course Singham and Golmal series. The film will see the acrobatics as seen in the 90s circus. The entire film was shot for 90 days. A major part of the shoot has been given to the circus aspect. A source close to the film said, “This time, the comedy has been kept serious and not loud or buffoonery. The lives of those working in the circus company have been used as metaphors. He is used as a metaphor throughout the film of how life juggles with gymnasts and acrobats working in a circus company just like a common man also keeps doing feats all his life. Wherever he gets stuck, the comedy continues to happen. Along with the main lead characters in the film, this metaphor is also present throughout the film as a sub-plot.”


Beast

admin   March 22, 2022

Beast, an upcoming Indian Tamil-language black comedy action-thriller film, has been written and directed by Nelson Dilipkumar. Nelson won the Best Screenplay Award in Norway Tamil Film Festival for his directorial debut Kolamaavu Kokila and was listed among the Promising Directors of 2018 in an article by a leading newspaper. With an official announcement during December 2020, the film was launched during March 2021 and principal photography began the following month. Irrespective of shooting being interrupted due to the second wave of COVID-19 and the lockdown in Tamil Nadu, filming resumed during July 2021 and ended that December. Nelson’s rise in Tamil cinema is a meteoric one. After Kolamaavu Kokila, he made Doctor starring Sivakarthikeyan which is one among the first biggest hits of Kollywood post Covid. After Beast, he will be directed Superstar Rajinikanth for a film till now known as ‘Thalaivar 169’.