Manchu Manoj Kumar, second son of Mohan Babu is now gearing up to act in a new film. The film has been innovatively titled as ĎNuvvu Naaku Teliyaduí. Ajay Sastry, a former assistant of Krishnavamsi, will debut as director with this film. Manoj has shed a lot of weight for this movie.
Mohan Babu is now on the lookout for a new actress to star opposite his son. Some Mumbai based models have been short-listed but Mohan Babu is not happy with the results. So he has now deputed his aide to Mumbai to search for a young new face.
2007/12/28 16:28:08 Colours Swathi as she is popularly known is now moving around with Manchu Manoj. She and Manoj are painting the town pink, according to some film buffs in the industry. Manoj does not have any big film in hand and Swathi is also on the lookout for big roles. She hopes that Manoj will land her a big role in one of his home productions. Swathi played a prominent role in the Venkatesh and Trisha film ĎAdavaari Maatalaku Ardhaale Veeruleí.
2011/2/20 9:09:12 Manchu Manoj might be struggling for break in his film career, but being from Manchu family, he never needs to look around for offers. His sister Manchu Lakshmi is producing a movie ĎVu Kodathara Vulliki Padatharaí for him in which Deeksha Seth will pair with him. This film will go to sets shortly. Recently, Manoj has signed one more film with producer DS.Rao. It will be directed by Anil Krishna (Kalyanaramís Asadhyudu fame). The full details of this movie will be announced soon.
The bubbly Genelia is very angry and upset with Manchu Manoj. The reason for her anger is that Manoj tried to do some extraasí with her during the CCL curtain raiser match held at Visakhapatnam.
Everyone saw that Genelia was seen cheering wildly for Bolywood team. This did not go down well with Manoj. So he literally grabbed Genelia and lifted her and took her to the stand where the south Indian team was sitting. Manoj wanted Genelia to cheer the south Indian team and not the Bollywood team.
Genelia was embarrassed with the way Manoj behaved with her in the full presence of everyone.
Mohanbabu is now planning to give a break to his second son Manojkumar as hero. He is producing a film with Manoj as hero on the banner of Sri Lakshmi Prasanna Pictures under the direction of Ajay Sastry.
The film is being made with the inspiration of a Hollywood film and the promos of the film is being screened at various theatres where 'Krishnarjuna' was released recently. As per the indications, the film would be on the lines of 'Gajini'. Let us see how Manoj would please the audiences with his role in the movie titled 'Nenu Meeku Telusa?'
Manoj Bajpai, who is currently seen in "Swami" opposite Juhi Chawla, is slowly, but steadily proving his worth as a complete actor in the industry. Manoj no longer wants to do the same kind of roles, but try his hands on different things.
In one such effort, Manoj has acted in a thriller film called The Whisperer alongside actor Rahul Bose. Rajeev Virani directs the movie. And very few people know that this film has won acclaims. "The film has won an award for best editing and best film genre at the 40th World Fest on Houston," reveals Manoj. This annual film festival plays host to hundreds of new feature and documentary from all over the world.
This is Virani's second film, the first being the Kashmira Shah-starrer "My Bollywood Bride". Speaking about his last venture, Virani says that it was "The Whisperer" which he wanted to make first. "But no producer would back a thriller that has no blood and gore. So I grabbed the chance to direct another film in between".
Nonetheless, it must be another pat on the back for Manoj who has already won a national award for "Pinjar".
2011/6/16 12:52:21 Manchu Manoj, who is now at Bangkok for shooting of his film Mr.Nokia was minor injured in the sets. While doing a stunt he slipped on the ground and got injured his leg. However, he has okayed the shot after taking first aid. Manchu Manoj is one among those very few actors in Tollywood who prefers to act in the risky stunts without having a dupe. Hence, he said that he is mentally prepared for such accidents and that is why he could act in the stunt scenes.
Mr.Nokia is directed by Anil Krishna and produced by DS Rao. Kriti Karbanda and sexy siren Sana Khan are playing female leads in this movie. Yuvan Shankar Raja is giving tunes to this movie.
Manchu Manoj, Tollywood beauties Kriti Karbanda and Sana Khan starrer movie ĎMr.Nokiaí is directed by Ani. This film is produced by DS Rao. Currently, shooting of this movie is progressing with brisk pace at RFC, Hyderabad.
Briefing the story line of his film producer Rao has said that, the story is about a lazy boy who doesnít want to take any responsibilities except enjoying the life. All of a sudden, he changes with an incident and also takes the responsibility of two persons. We have shown this serious subject in a lighter mood. We are confident that, audiences will love to watch the movie.Ē
2011/4/12 16:09:45 Young and dynamic star Manchu Manoj is doing a film ĎVoo Kodathara Vulikki Padatharaí produced by his sister Manchu Lakshmi. Besides, he has signed one more film ĎMr.Nokiaí to be produced by DS Rao and directed by Anil Krishna. Yuvan Shankar Raja is giving tunes and Paruchuri brothers are working on the story line of the film. It is learnt that, Manchu Manoj has extended his helping hand in terms of financial support to his producer DS Rao who lost heavily with his previous films Dhrona and Kalavar King. The full details of this movie will announced shortly.
2011/9/9 0:33:51 Some students of Saint Marry‚Äôs college at Hyderabad has lodged a police complaint against Tollywood actor Manchu Manoj for injuring one of their colleagues by hitting with his car during the shooting of his film Mr. Nokia. According to reports, while Manoj is doing an action scene at RFC, a student in the onlookers was minor injured. Immediately he was given first aid. But, when the unit resumes its shooting activities, the students who were present in the location got raged and asked the unit to stop shooting at once and to take their friend to hospital for further treatment, for which the unit has refused as it was a very minor injury. Then, the students shouting slogans against Manchu Manoj tried to disrupt the shooting. But, the security personals have managed to keep them away from the shooting location. Then, the students went to near by police station and lodged a complaint against Manchu Manoj.
Presented by R Satyanarayana Yadav and produced by G Srinivasa Yadav on the banner of Sri Srinivasa Cine Chitra introducing Manoj as director, 'Highway' (Something is going on) with Rajiv Kanakala, Santosh Pawan and Suman Shetty in the lead and Saikumar playing an important role is all set to hit the screen on January 25. Director Manoj says, 'Something happens when four youths were coming on the highway.
How and why the incident pushed them in a typical situation is the basic subject of the movie.' Saikumar says, 'Though the film was a low-budget movie, this would be a definite big film. Especially, the film would entertain the audiences who always look for something novel.' Producer says, 'Chakri's music would be an asset for the movie, while the performance of Venumadhav, Jayaprakash Reddy, Suhasini, Abhinayasri and Kausha would attract the audiences.' Camera is by Rajesh Kata, editing is by Gautham Raju, while story, screenplay and direction are by Manoj.
2011/8/1 15:15:26 Manchu Manoj and his sister Manchu Lakshmi Prasanna have joined hands to make ĎOo Kodathara Ulikki Padatharaí movie under their home banner Lakshmi Prasanna Pictures. The regular shooting of this film begins from Monday onwards in the huge ĎGandharva Mahalí set that was erected with a cost of Rs.2 crores at Manikonda near Hyderabad.
The launching function of this movie turns a family function with all its members sharing it. Manchu Vishnu Vardhanís wife Veronica Reddy has switched on the Camera and Manchu Lakshmi has clapped the first shot on his brother while their father Manchu Mohan babu is directing it.
Deeksha Seth is playing the female lead opposite Manchu Manoj in this movie. Shekar Raja is the director of this Manchu Lakshmi produced film. Bobo Sahi will be giving tunes to this movie.
Foes can turn friends. In a town known for its fickle relationships, a strong bond has been formed between Ė believe it or faint Ė Farah Khan and Manoj Kumar.
The seasoned filmmaker had objected to the manner in which he had been represented in her blockbuster hit Om Shanti Om. Following a tea meeting between Manoj Kumar and Shah Rukh Khan and Farah Khan, the matter was sorted. That wasn't the end of the story.
Manoj Kumar and his gracious wife Shashiji have become extremely fond of Farah, who is at home in Juhu on being advised bed rest till the date of delivery. She is expected to have triplets.
Lots in a name Already, Manoj Kumar has suggested, after days of pondering, that the babies could be named Eet, Meet and Preet. If one of the triplets is a girl, she could be named Gangotri, the veteran has advised.Farah Khan could not be reached for confirmation of this news.
When an HT Cafť reporter had run into her at a Juhu DVD rental library he had noticed that she was carrying copies of several Manoj Kumar classics including Clerk, Painter Babu and Kalyug ka Ramayan. On being asked why, she stated that Manoj Kumar has been her No 1 director since her childhood days.
Will Farah Khan choreograph the dance numbers in Naukrani: Maid in India, the film which Manoj Kumar intends to launch soon, she said, "I would love too. He's a legend."
Dialogue king Mohan Babu is silent these days. He also is not as happy and relaxed as he used to be.
The reason is trouble in the family. It is understood that all is not well between Manchu Vishnu and Manchu Manoj. There is also some problem with Manchu Lakshmi and Vishnu.
It is obviously about share in the family property. Vishnu and his wife Viranica are one side while Manoj and his mother are on the other side. Mohan Babu is reportedly giving full support to his daughter Lakshmi.
There is a cold war going on and a split seems to be imminent. Lakshmi is said to have already moved out and Manoj is also said to have decided to move out.
2011/5/19 10:00:10 Stylish star Allu Arjunís marriage followed by Jr.NTR makes the movie buffs to look forward for more pleasant news from the other stars. The latest news is, Mohan babuís youngest son Manchu Manoj is getting ready for marriage. According to sources, soon he will be engaged to daughter of a TDP leader in Guntur, who is currently studying Engineering at Hyderabad. Their engagement takes place very soon but the marriage will be later this year. Manchu family is also awaiting for good news of new arrival into their family. Manchu Vishnuís wife Veronica Reddy is expected to deliver a baby very soon.
West Godavari observes bandh against Grandhi's murder
2012/2/10 19:41:27 Protesting against the brutal murder of Grandhi Manoj Kumar (46), chairman of the Vaibhav Group in Bangalore, the jewellery showrooms and business establishments in Visakhapatnam and West Godavari districts on Friday downed their shutters and demanded that the police initiate stern action against the culprits.
The jewellery shop owners in both the districts took out a massive procession and raised slogans condemning the brutal murder of Manoj Kumar.
A pall of gloom descended on the Grandhi household at Pandurangapuram in Visakhapatnam when the body was brought from Bangalore. Manoj Kumar was allegedly was murdered in a car and the body was thrown from the ghat road at Tumkur in Karnataka.
Hailing from Eluru in West Godavari district, Manoj moved to Visakhapatnam and started a small jewellery showroom Vaibhav Jewellers in 1995. He set up the V-Square, a jewellery and textile mall, in partnership
with his friend Mallik. The mall employs 250 staff and the Vaibhav Group turnover was said to be around Rs 350 crore. He has planned to open jewellery showrooms in Vijayawada, Kakinada and Rajahmundry. (INN)
Manoj Tiwari to play 'Sher Shah' opposite Sushmita
Superstar of Bhojpuri cinema Manoj Tiwari is likely to make a crossover to Bollywood, by essaying the title role in a movie on great warrior Sher Shah Suri, which also stars former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen.
Tiwari, also nicknamed the Big B of Bhojpuri cinema said he is likely to soon make a plunge into Bollywood through three films, including the one with Salman Khan and another with John Abraham and Rajpal Yadav.
The most ambitious Bollywood project for Tiwari, also a well known Bhojpuri singer, is a movie on the life of 'Sher Shah', the great warrior, who once ruled the entire country and is accredited with networking the nation with roads.
"It is a dream to enact the historical character of Sher Shah Suri and that too opposite Sushmita Sen," said Tiwari, adding, that the ambitious project is likely to begin early next year.
The Bhojpuri film icon, however, refused to divulge further on the project.
Manoj Tiwari belongs to the same Sasaram-Bhabhua belt of Bihar edging Uttar Pradesh, from which Sher Shah Suri is believed to have hailed from.
2011/9/20 8:35:07 Nandamuri Balakrishna and his 3 heroines Lakshmi Rai, Charmi and Saloni are romancing for their forthcoming movie 'Mahadeva Naidu' (Adhinayakudu title is not yet confirmed by the film makers). Right now they are in Kurnool city for shooting some action scenes and talky part near famous Konda Reddy Buruju (Fort). All most all the stars of this film are said to be taking part in the shooting that is planned for one week.
Later, Balayya who promised to act in Manchu Manoj's upcoming movie 'Ookodathara Vulikki Padathara?' will join that film shooting planned at Kokapeta, where 'Gandarwa Mahal' set has been erected for this purpose. Balakrishna is playing an important role in this movie.
According to reports, Balakrishna has scrapped his next venture 'Hara Hara Mahadeva' as he dislikes the script developed by director B. Gopal. This film is supposed to be produced by Bellamkonda Suresh. It is learnt that Trisha who is selected to pair with Balakrishna in this film has walked out of the movie, as the producer is troubling her in paying her remuneration in their 'Ganga-The Body Guard' with Venkatesh.
However, an official word yet to come out from the producer Bellamkonda Suresh about Trisha's walk out of the film and BK rejecting the script.
2011/3/9 16:05:38 Manchu Manojís latest film shoot in ĎAniísí direction has commenced on Tuesday at Hyderabad. DS Rao is producing this film under Sailendra Movies banner. Brahmanandam, Raghu babu, Dr.Shiva Prasad, Vennela Kishore and some others are in the star cast of this film. The full details of this film will be announced shortly.