Released in 2016, Pellichoopulu was a breezy romantic comedy starring Vijay Deverakonda and Ritu Varma, and directed by debutant director Tharun Bascker Dhassyam was a surprise box office success, and the movie had gone on to collect more than 15 crores to become a super hit.
Sudheer Babu, the young hero earlier known only as a relative of Mahesh Babu, had a modest start to his career with movies like Siva Manasulo Sakthi before Prema Katha Chitram happened, and slightly helped his career, though he took time to establish himself.
It has become a trend of late for filmmakers to make movies set in the 80s/70s, or during pre-independence times, or to make detective dramas, like last year, director Mysskin had made the Sherlock type drama Thupparivalan in Tamil with Vishal and Prasanna playing the detectives.
The ever-rising and fast-growing hero of Kollywood, Siva Karthikeyan, who had breached the 70 crores mark with his biggie Remo, and the 90 crores club with Velaikkaran last year, had his next release, and his first of the year, Seemaraja released yesterday on eve of Vinayaka Chathurthi.
National award winning actor Dhanush, who has so far donned multiple hats as a producer, actor, singer and lyricist had turned a director last year, as he directed the feel-good entertainer Pa Paandi starring Raj Kiran and Revathy, which went on to become a commercial success.
It has always been a common phenomenon for models who hit fame with popular ads and brands venturing into the film industry, and it was just weeks ago that Kollywood industry witnessed the entry of model Sanchana Natrajan into films. with NOTA.
Chiyaan Vikram who was last seen in the mass gangster flick Sketch costarring milky beauty Tamannaah and directed by Vijay Chandar this Pongal had since then been busy shooting for his next, the massy cop flick Saamy Square aka Saamy 2, directed by commercial king Hari.
Comedian turned hero Santhanam who had been the reigning king of comedy in Kollywood till before 5 years, with his combination with almost all heroes of the industry including SUperstar Rajnikanth, Thala Ajith, and many others, had made him being called the Comedy Superstar.
Mega Prince Varun Tej who was last seen scoring back to back superhits with the romantic entertainers, Shekhar Kammula directorial Fidaa with Sai Pallavi and Venky Atluri directorial Tholi Prema costarring Raashi Khanna, is set to return with his space flick.
Actress Regina Cassandra, who had started her career with a bang with several hits like Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga, Managaram, Pilla Nuvu Leni Jeevitham to name a few, of late, had not been having any hits to her profile, as her recent releases had failed both in Tamil and Telugu.
It's a known fact that King Akkineni Nagarjuna and Natural star Nani, both recuperating from failures of disasters like Officer, Krishnarjuna Yudhdham etc, have joined hands for the upcoming multistarrer Devdas directed by Sriram Aditya of Shamantakamani and Bhale Manchi Roju fame.
Jr NTR aka Tarak has been facing one of the toughest phases of his life, be it the personal or professional front. On the professional front, his last movie, his triple role entertainer Jai lava Kusa directed by Bobby aka KS Ravindra was a disaster that failed to meet expectations.
As the world and Akkineni fans eagerly awaited the results of two movies from the Akkineni Stable, both released on eve of Vinayakar Chathurthi, U-turn starring Samantha and Shailaja Reddy Alludu starring Naga Chaitanya, even the Akkineni family is looking forward to the day.
Akkineni prince Naga Chaitanya had last played the esteemed role of his grandfather Akkineni Nageswara Rao in the Keerthy Suresh starrer Nag Ashwin directorial biopic of Savithri, Mahanati, and now, yet another Akkineni hero is all set to don the role of ANR.