Adirindhi opens to good response
The Telugu version of Vijay’s Mersal, Adirindhi, released today in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and so far has got good response.
— AndhraBoxOffice.Com (@AndhraBoxOffice) November 9, 2017
The controversial dialogues on GST and demonetisation have reportedly been removed in the Telugu version.
Balloon to release on December 29
Anjali and Jai starrer horror film, Balloon, which is directed by debutant Sinish, will hit the screens on December 29. Anjali took to Twitter to confirm the release date.
— Anjali (@yoursanjali) November 8, 2017
The film was earlier scheduled to release during Diwali and was later pushed to December. The film has music composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja. ‘Neenga Shut Up Pannunga’, a song sung by Anirudh, will be the promotional video of the film at the time of its release.
Halle Berry in Mumbai
Hollywood actress Halle Berry is in Mumbai. She has posted a few pictures of the sunrise and the streets of Mumbai.
Caught a sunrise in Mumbai today @ Mumbai, India https://t.co/XvV5jEKyeI
— Halle Berry (@halleberry) November 8, 2017
Take time to get lost today @ Mumbai, India https://t.co/zrOY9o2ZRk
— Halle Berry (@halleberry) November 9, 2017
Rape allegation against Charlie Sheen
A former friend of late actor Corey Haim has alleged that Charlie Sheen raped him on the sets of their 1986 film, Lucas. Haim was 13 at the time and Sheen was 19.
Dominick Brascia, a former friend of Haim has reportedly said, “Haim told me that Sheen had sex with him when they shot for Lucas. However, a representative of Sheen has denied the allegations, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Basmati Blues trailer slammed
The trailer of Basmati Blues, starring Academy Award winner Brie Larson, which was released last week has been receiving flak for showcasing Indian stereotypes. Larson plays a scientist who tries to sell a genetically modified rice to local farmers in a remote village in India.
Here are some of the reactions on Twitter:
why is @brielarson making white washed movies about rice in India?! girl, ur an Oscar winner and played one of my fave characters ever (USOT’s Kate!), YOU DONT NEED TO DO THIS! #basmatiblues #makingmeblue #goawaywhitepeople
— Mansi Reddy (@BornReddyy) November 9, 2017
I’ll always wonder what kind of favor Brie Larson owed Dan Baron that made her completely lower her standard to do #BasmatiBlues.
— I. Simon (@MOVIEFAN993) October 16, 2017
— Swetha Sridhar (@swethasridhar92) November 9, 2017