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Ravi Teja-Surender Reddy's "Kick 2" Announced

Ravi Teja and Surender Reddy's "Kick 2" is all set to go on floors soon. The project was announced by producer Nandamuri Kalyan Ram on the special occasion of NTR's birth anniversary.

Ravi Teja-Surender Reddy's 2009-release "Kick" was a big hit at the box office. Nearly after five years, the actor-director duo has teamed up to work in "Kick 2." The film will not be a sequel to "Kick" and will get a new title.

"We are announcing another crazy project under our NTR's arts banner on the occasion of our grandfather's birthday. Mass Maharaja Ravi Teja will act in the direction of our 'Athanokkade' director Surender Reddy," Surender Reddy was quoted as saying by Indiaglitz.

"'Kick' in the combination of Ravi Teja and Surender Reddy is a very different film. But the current project is not a sequel to 'Kick'. The movie will be launched in June/July and the regular shooting starts in August. This will become another prestigious project in our banner. The complete details of the project, including the cast and crew will be announced soon," he said.

Both Ravi Teja and Surender Reddy are in form with their last releases ("Balupu" and "Race Gurram") achieving big box office success. With the actor-director duo teaming up once again, expectations are bound to soar.

"Karthikeya" Audio Launched

The audio of Nikhil-Swati's "Karthikeya" was launched in Hyderabad on Tuesday.

The launch event was attended by several film celebrities including Manoj Manchu, Allari Naresh, Sudheer Babu, Varun Sandesh, Tanikella Bharani and Praveen among others. The soundtracks have been composed by Sekhar Chandra.

"Karthikeya" is a Telugu thriller film directed by debutant Chandoo Mondeti. Nikhil and Swati have teamed up for the second time post the success of "Swamy Ra Ra," which performed well at the box office. Besides the lead pair, Nassar, Rao Ramesh and Tanikella Bharani are doing pivotal roles in the thriller flick.

The upcoming bi-lingual project (Telugu and Tamil) will be produced by Venkat Srinivas Prasad under Magnus Cine Prime banner. The film is expected to hit the screens in June.

Akhil's Debut Film (as Hero) to be Launched in Two Weeks

Nagarjuna-Amala's son Akhil's debut film (as hero) is all set to go on floors soon.

The film's script work is reportedly in the final stages of completion. It is being said that the film will be an action entertainer with a love angle. Akhil has confirmed to media during "Manam" publicity interviews that the film will be mostly announced before 10 June, according to Andhraboxoffice website.

The new project will be produced by Annapoorna Studios, however, there is no clarity as to who would be directing the film.

Akhil did a cameo appearance in the recently-released romantic-comedy drama "Manam." The film received overwhelming response from fans and Akhil's small role also received appreciation.

Akkineni fans are eagerly waiting for the announcement of Akhil's debut film as lead hero. It remains to be seen if the actor will be able to impress audience with his first project.

Trisha to Work with Balakrishna

Trisha is all set to make her comeback to the Telugu film industry with Balakrishna's new film.

The pretty actress expressed her happiness about working with Balakrishna. "Finally...Happy to b sharing screen space with the "LEGEND," she tweeted.

"Trisha has a fabulous role in the movie. In fact, she has been waiting to get back to Telugu cinema with a powerful role. Whether it was Varsham, Athadu or Aadavari Matalaku Ardhale Verule... Trisha has always had great roles that made her a household name in Andhra Pradesh," the actress's mother told the Times of India.

The film, touted to be a mass action entertainer, will reportedly be launched on 2 June. It will be directed by Satyadev and music composer Mani Sharma is expected to compose the sound tracks.

 Samantha, Pranitha for Allu Arjun-Trivikram's Film

It is well known that Allu Arjun will be working in Trivikram's next project. The actor-director duo is on a roll post the success of their films "Race Gurram" and "Attarintiki Daaredi", respectively. Their new project was launched in April and the shooting is expected to commence soon.

Latest buzz is that Samantha and Pranitha will be playing the female leads opposite the stylish star. Speculations are rife that director Trivikram wants both the actresses onboard his project. However, there is no official confirmation on the same.

If the rumours turn out to be true, then it will be the third time that the two beauties will be sharing screen space. They had already worked together in Pawan Kalyan's "Attarintiki Daaredi" and will be next seen in Jr NTR's "Rabhasa."