Production activities in the Telugu film industry have been hit with an estimated over 10,000 employees resorting to strike demanding hike in wages and better working conditions. There have been no agreements on wages and working conditions for about past four years, though some of the employees have been getting higher pay packets, noted filmmaker Tammareddi Bharadwaja, who is also into trade union activities, said today.
Actor Naga Chaitanya-starrer Telugu romantic-comedy ‘Oka Laila Kosam’ minted Rs.7.8 crore in first three days of its release, but couldn't register bigger opening due to the aftermath of cyclone 'Hudhud' in Andhra Pradesh, says expert.
Popular Tamil actors such as Suriya, Vishal Krishna Reddy and Kajal Agarwal as well as Telugu stars Chiranjeevi, Rana Daggubati and Nandamuri Balakrishna Wednesday announced donations to the Chief Minister's relief fund for the victims of cyclone Hudhud, which struck Andhra Pradesh coast Sunday.
Director Faisal Saif has renamed his film "Main Hoon Rajinikanth" as “Main Hoon Rajini” following the southern matinee idol's objection to the use of his name in the title. The filmmaker says he had to take the decision as producer's money was at stake.