Director Suri has time and again brought attention to the fake accounts on social media being operated under his name, and requested his followers not to believe any updates without verifying their authenticity.
The issue has reared its head once again, with a viral rumor stating that the director will be helming a new project with Sudeep. 'Whatever has been said in my name is fake. I don’t like to exaggerate my work, the way it is being portrayed now,' says Suri, adding, “I have complained thrice to the cyber crime police, but there have been no developments regarding the issue. The only forms of digital communication I use are text messages and e-mails. I don’t entertain any audition requests through social media.”
Suri also took the opportunity to state that no producer can plan his next film and that he himself will decide his next move. Referring to media reports of him directing Sudeep in a film produced by KP Srikanth, he says, “Firstly, I know Sudeep from Ranga SSLC days, and he is a good actor. So to work with him, I need to prepare with a different kind of a canvas, and I told him so myself during our last meeting.”
Suri adds that he doesn’t like to work in a given time frame. “I need space for creativity. At present, I'm concentrating only on Suri Popcorn Monkey Tiger, and my next project will be Kaage Bangara. I believe in forming a new team for each film and I won't stick to a fixed crew.”
Srikanth and Suri previously collaborated for Tagaru, and the former was also the first producer of Suri Popcorn Monkey Tiger. But, he walked out of the project 20 days after shooting began, and Sudhir, who has worked as a production manager to the director, has now stepped in as the producer. “Srikanth did not like the concept of my current project, and we agreed to team up for another film instead. We have a business agreement, which I will take care of,” says Suri, adding, “I had announced a sequel to Tagaru. However, after much thought, I've realized that it is not viable. Though all my previous films have an open end, including Duniya, and Jackie, I haven’t gone back to helm a second installment for any of them.”
A couple of days ago, Director Prashanth Neel shared a photo of him and Yash filming a few snippets in his home garden. He asked his fans to guess what was happening! He wrote, "What's happening....lets keep you guessing???????????? Rocky and Neel ....#kgfchapter1 #rockstars." Today Prashant Neel shared a few more photos from their mini shoot to say that KGF Chapter 1 will air on StarMaa for the first time! Prashant announced that the Telugu World Television Premiere of KGF Chapter 1 will happen on Sunday at 5:30 pm. If you are yet to watch the film or you want to rewatch the masterpiece, you should tune in!
Prashant Neel shared a few photos from the shoot and wrote, "Taking a break was never an option for these two. So think twice before you take a break!!! #AlwaysWorking#extendedfamily #KGFChapter1 Telugu World Television Premiere This Sunday at 5:30pm On @StarMaa."
The mini shoot held at Prashant's home garden could have been to film their experiences of making the film. The snippets might be aired right before the film resumes after an advertisement break!
Meanwhile, Yash and Prashant have been working towards bringing KGF Chapter 2 to the silver screen! Yash is reprising his role from the first film of the franchise. Bollywood actors Sanjay Dutt and Raveena Tandon have joined the sequel's cast. Sanjay will take on the role of the antagonist. Raveena will have a 'major role' as well. The film will hit the theaters on 23rd October 2020. On the work front, Yash will work with Director Narthan of Mufti fame for his next film after wrapping up KGF Chapter 2!
The Santhosh Ananddram directorial Yuvarathnaa is one of the most awaited films. The director has shared several stills from the upcoming film. He now is back to drop a dialogue from the film! Santhosh shared a still of Puneeth Rajkumar to do so. Puneeth is posing in front of a very bright red and eerie background! Santhosh took to the caption to drop the dialogue from the sports action drama.
(For some an introduction is not need, if information about them is given that's more than enough - Yuvarathnaa)
Fans are taking to the comments section to drop some fire emojis! Netizens have also expressed their eagerness to watch the film! Apart from Puneeth Rajkumar the film also stars Sayyeshaa, Dhananjay, Vasishta Simha, Prakash Raj, Diganth, and Sonu Gowda. Yuvarathnaa marks Sayyeshaa's Sandalwood debut! Musician S Thaman, who had scored music for Puneeth's previous film, Chakravyuha, will compose Yuvarathnaa’s music as well. Homebase Films is bankrolling the film. Venkatesh Anguraj is the cinematographer. Yuvarathna marks the second collaboration of the actor, director, and production house after Raajakumara.
On the work front, Santhosh Ananddram's last film Geetha fared well at the box office. The film starred Ganesh, Shanvi Srivastava, and Prayaga Martin in lead roles. Puneeth Rajkumar was last seen in the film Natasaarvabhowma. Both Santhosh and Puneeth Rajkumar are looking forward to the release of Yuvarathnaa. In addition to Yuvarathnaa, Puneeth will also appear in the film James. Chethan Kumar has written the screenplay and will also direct the film.
Ragini Chandran is making her film debut with the upcoming film LAW. The film will have an OTT release on Amazon Prime on July 17th! The crime thriller follows the tale of Nandini who is fighting for justice against a gruesome crime. The film intends to raise a voice against the injustice and crime committed against women.
Talking about why she chose LAW to be her debut film, Ragini says, “It’s definitely the script because doing movies is not something I had planned, it was definitely not in the pipeline. But the script is what got me interested, especially when the director, Raghu Samarth, narrated the script.” Ragini also spoke of how she found the character’s background and the story very compelling and impactful. “I didn’t see myself doing a romantic film as my debut, so I thought this movie is a great first choice,” says the debutant.
Ashwini Puneeth Rajkumar and M Govinda are bankrolling the film under the PRK Productions banner. Raghu Samarth is directing the legal drama. Apart from Ragini, the film also stars Mukhyamantri Chandru, Achyuth Kumar, and Sudharani among others.
Ragini Chandran has previously appeared in a short film titled Rishibhapriya. She will next appear in the film Inspector Vikram in a cameo role. Her husband, Prajwal Devraj happens to be the main lead of the film. Directed by Narasimha and produced by Vikyath VR, the film also stars Bhavana and Raghu Mukherjee.