Vijaya Shanti's iconic film Karthavyam completes three decades of its release; Here is a look back into it

Karthavyam is one movie that has brought a unique recognition to Vijaya Shanthi as Lady Super star in Telugu cinema
Written By Thulasi Ram | Updated: June 29, 2020 15:30 IST
Vijaya Shanti's iconic film Karthavyam completes three decades of its release; Here is a look back into it

If there comes a discussion on female-oriented films in Telugu cinema, one cannot miss mentioning the film Karthavyam. Such is the impact created by this classic among the audiences. Starring Vijaya Shanti in the lead role, this National Award-winning film celebrates 30 years of its release today. On this occasion, let us dig back into it.

Directed by Mohan Gandhi, Vijayashanthi plays the lead. Paruchuri Brothers are the story writers. The story of the film is inspired by the real-life IPS officer Kiran Bedi. The movie deals with the journey of a police officer who arrests a young man in a sexual assault case. The young man's highly influential father vows to take revenge on the cop. However, she overcomes all the odds and serves justice to the victim precisely forms the story of the film. Vinod Kumar and Charan Raj played the other important roles in the movie. Vijaya Shanti's exemplary performance is the major highlight of this movie. Perhaps, It is often considered one of her finest performances.
Vijaya Shanti bagged National Award for Best Actress for her performance in this movie. She also received Filmfare and Nandi Awards as well. Karthavyam also won the Best Film in Filmfare Awards. The movie was produced by popular producer AM Ratnam. The duo Raj-Koti composed the music of this film. Upon its release, Karthavyam received great response both critical and popular acclaim. It became a blockbuster at the box office and proved the stardom of Vijaya Shanti. It was later remade into Tamil as Bhavani: The Real Police.

Written By Xappie Desk | Updated: July 04, 2020 14:35 IST
Buzz: Sai Pallavi to play a Naxalite role in Chiranjeevi's Acharya

Sai Pallavi is undoubtedly one of the promising actresses in the Telugu film industry. Right from her first film Fidaa, the actress managed to amass a huge fan following among the audiences. If the latest grapevine is anything to go by, she is in consideration to play a key role in a Naxalite in Chiranjeevi's upcoming film Acharya.

According to the sources, there is a Naxalite character in Acharya. Director Koratala Siva wanted to sign a prominent actress for this role. Thus, his team is now holding talks with Sai Pallavi. The Premam actress is currently acting as a Naxalite in her upcoming film Virata Parvam. Directed by Venu Udugula, this movie features Rana Daggubati as the lead hero. Priyamani and Nandita Das are also playing the roles of Naxalites in this movie. We hear that Sai Pallavi is yet to take a call on Acharya's offer. An official announcement will get made once she signs the dotted lines. If she signs the movie, she will get a golden chance of acting alongside Chiranjeevi.
Acharya features Kajal Aggarwal as the female lead. Ram Charan is playing another key character in the movie. It is being bankrolled by Ram Charan and Niranjan Reddy under their respective banners Konidela Production Company and Matinee Entertainments. The shoot is currently on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It may resume only after a couple of months.

Written By Xappie Desk | Updated: July 04, 2020 14:21 IST
Satyadev celebrates his birthday today, here is an insight into the career of this talented actor

One of the promising actors working in the Telugu film industry is Satya Dev. Be it his charm or the scintillating performances, Satyadev makes sure to grab our attention with his films. Today is his birthday. On this occasion, let take a dig back into his career.
Satyadev was born and brought up in Vishakhapatnam. He started his career as a short filmmaker. He made his feature film debut with the 2011 movie Mr. Perfect. He acted as Prabhas' friend in the movie. Later, he acted in supporting roles in movies like Seethamma Vaakitlo Sirimalle Chettu, Atharintiki Daaredi, Mukunda, and Asura. Satyadev shot to fame with the 2015 movie Jyoti Lakshmi. He acted as the lead hero in this movie. His chemistry with heroine Charmme got wide appreciation from audiences. After Jyoti Lakshmi, there was no looking back for the actor. He went on to feature in many movies in supporting and lead roles.
Till now, Satyadev acted in movies like Kshanam, Mana Oori Ramayanam, Ghazi, Anthariksham, iSmart Shankar, George Reddy, and Sarileru Neekevvaru. He acted as a lead hero in movies like Bluff Master, Brochevarevarura, and 47 Days. Satydev's next outing is Uma Maheshwara Ugra Roopasya. Directed by Venkatesh Maha, this movie is an official remake of Malayalam hit Maheshinte Prathikaram. The film will have a direct digital release on Netflix. It will premiere on July 15. It is being produced by Shobu Yarlagadda and Praveena Paruchuri.

Written By Xappie Desk | Updated: July 04, 2020 14:19 IST
Allu Sirish accepts Green India Challenge thrown by Vishwak Sen; nominates his nephew and nieces to take up the task

Actor Allu Sirish has successfully completed the Green India challenge. Sirish got challenged by Vishwaksen a few days back. Sirish took up the challenge and completed the task successfully. He further nominated his nephew and nieces to take up the task.

Sharing the video of himself planting the saplings, Sirish tweeted, "I've accepted #GreenIndiaChallenge from @VishwakSenActor and planted 3 saplings. Thank you. @MPsantoshtrsgaru for starting this initiative." In the video, we can see Sirish plating two saplings. In the video, he said, "Hello everyone. So, I have been nominated for the Green India challenge by my friend Vishwak Sen. Bro, thanks for nominating me. I would also like to thank MP Santhosh Kumar garu for starting this initiative because this is the need of the hour. I have done my bit of planting the saplings. take the challenge forward. I would like to nominate my nephew Aarnav, nieces Samara, Anvitha, and Nivrithi."
Green India challenge got started by TRS MP Santhosh Kumar. Many actors like Krishna, Krishnam Raju, Prabhas, Vishwak Sen, Rahul Sipligunj, Brahmanandam and Udaya Bhanu have taken up the task and completed it successfully. Many other artists are doing the same and are requesting people to plant tree saplings. Saving nature should be our utmost priority right now.
On the career front, Sirish was last seen in the movie ABCD. He is yet to announce his next project.