This week began with Telugu actress Sri Reddy’s shocking revelations and ended with big wins at the 65th National Film Awards.
Sri Reddy: She striped in public and made headlines in the Telugu film industry. She came to the film chamber in a salwar kameez and started slipping down to her under garments in front of photographers and video cameras. The actress called out several from the industry ( Abhiram Daggubati, Kona Venkat, Viva Harsha, Kona Venkat, VV Vinayak, Koratala Siva) who sexually exploited her and took advantage. Later the Natural Human Rights Commission slapped notice on the Telangana government. In reactions to this, Movie Artists Association who earlier rejected her membership application lifted the ban on her. (Also Read: http://www.tollywood.net/maa-u-turn-on-sri-reddy-ban-film-body-lifts-ban-on-telugu-actress-who-alleged-sexual-exploitation/ )
Jr. NTR: The regular shoot of Young Tiger Jr.NTR and Trivikram Srinivas’s much awaited film went on the floors on 13th April. DJ fame Pooja Hegde is on the board to play the female lead. ( Also Read: http://www.tollywood.net/ntr28-highly-anticipated-ntr-and-trivikram-srinivass-film-goes-on-floors/ )
Nagarjuna: It is known news that Akkineni Nagarjuna and Ram Gopal Varma collaborated once again for upcoming action entertainer Officer. As promised, a teaser starring the veteran actor was released, that promises action, adventure and drama in equal doses. ( Also Read: http://www.tollywood.net/nagarjunas-officer-teaser-talk-cops-were-never-this-scary/)
Samantha Akkineni: In an interview, Samantha revealed that she and Naga Chaitanya have already decided the timeline for when they would have a baby. (Also Read: http://www.tollywood.net/samantha-akkineni-and-naga-chaitanya-to-have-a-baby-soon/ )
65th National Film Awards: The Prestigious National Awards winners list was announced on 13th April. Baahubali 2 starring Young Rebel Star Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannah Bhatia and Ramya Krishna, took awards for Best Popular Film, Best Action Direction and Best Special Effects at the National Awards this year. Rana Daggubati and Taapsee Paanu starrer The Ghazi Attack won the award in the category of the Best Regional Film (Also Read: http://www.tollywood.net/baahubali-2-the-conclusion-and-the-ghazi-attack-in-65th-national-film-awards-2018-list/).