Showing posts from January 1, 2019

Kennedy Club China rights sold for 2 crores

by Rinku Gupta China is fast emerging as a major market for films both from India and Hollywood. Apart from Aamir Khan's Dangal which was hugely successful there, several films including Baahubali, Hindi Medium, Secret Superstar and Toilet : Ek Prem Katha to name a few, have made inroads there. Rajinikanth's 2Point0 is releasing big there. Now, the sports -based Kennedy Club from Kollywood,  is set to release in China as well. The Bharathiraja-Sasikumar starrer ‘Kennedy Club’ directed by filmmaker Susienthiran is proceeding with its shoot at a brisk pace. The film revolves around the Women's Kabbadi game and to add more life to this plot, the makers are going to  places all over India to shoot the Live women Kabbadi matches. The shooting has been held across the exact places in Tamil Nadu, where the real Kabaddi games were held, which includes Salem, Erode, Madurai, Kanyakumari and Coimbatore. Apart from this, Mumbai and Ahmadabad are the other cities where the sho

Dhanush film with 'Ratsasan' director Ramkumar announced

by Rinku Gupta After the success of Maari 2 , Dhanush is moving on to his next films for 2019. One of the tie-ups was touted to be with Mundasapatti and now superhit Ratsasan fame director Ramkumar who had revealed he was fine- tuning a script for Dhanush. Now the official announcement has come with a puja by producers Sathyajyothi Films. The cast and crew will be announced shortly. The film is tentatively called Production No. 35.

Yogi Babu, team ‘Dharma Prabhu’ team turn vegetarian on sets

by Rinku Gupta It looks like the entire team of Yogi Babu starrer Dharma Prabhu has turned spiritual during the shooting of this film. Even before the commencement of the shooting, Yogi Babu, producer P. Ranganathan and director Muthu Kumaran of this film visited the temple of Yama Dharma Raja in Kumbakonam followed by Vallkottai Murugan Temple. Moreover, the huge set works of Yama Lokham worth Rs.2Cr has been erected in a Chennai studio. To make sure that the divinity of Yama Dharma Raja prevails, the entire team has turned vegetarian on the sets, where non-vegetarian food items aren’t cooked or served on the location spot. This shows their spiritual inclination and sincere belief in the sanctity of the characters portrayed. Yogi Babu  Remains to be seen how the comedy in the film translates on screen without compromising the beliefs of the viewers.