Is Mani Directs Ranbir??????

Mani Ratnam, one of the most talented directors of India, has roped in Bollywood heart-throb Ranbir Kapoor for his next directorial venture, tentatively titled Ravana, a modern day adaptation of the famous epic Ramayanum , some sources said.

The movie, to be simultaneously made in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, will have star couple Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwaya Rai in the lead in Hindi as Rama and Sita; comedy hero Govinda will play the role of Hanuman.

Incidentally, Vikram, who will play Ravana in the Hindi version, will be playing Ram in the Tamil and Telugu versions. Aishwarya will be the heroine in all three languages.

Mani Ratnam has been working on this three language film script since he wrapped up Guru in 2007. According to reports, Mani Ratnam was impressed by Ranbir's performance in Saawariya, in which the actor has done a tremendous job, even if the movie was not a big hit. However, it is not revealed what kind of character Mani Ratnam will cast Ranbir in.

The film, to be made under Ratnam's banner Madras Talkies, will be produced by Mani Ratnam's sister Sharda. It will go on floors from September; P.C. Sreeram, Mani Ratnam’s friend and partner, and Mani Ratnam’s discovery A.R. Rahman will also be on the board of this historic mega project.

FIAT 500 (The New OLD One)!!!!!!!!!!!

Launching the New Old One. The FIAT 500 .

The Fiat 500 is the much fancied car of 2008 has been launched in India. The double door Fiat new car is to be priced around 15lac ex-showroom Mumbai. The on-road price in India (Mumbai) will be close to 17lac.

This car will not be fancied by the public, but is going to be loved by the rich youth of the country. Celebrities and car lovers would enjoy this car as much as anything.

The Fiat 500 will face stiff competition against the Mini Cooper and the Volkswagen Beetle which is also going to be launched soon in India.

The FIAT 500 -the number 500 only in the name but not in the cost. Anyhow as usual we will enjoy riding the car(in DREAM :) ) Kool.

Telegu Super Star Chiranjeeve Mass!!!!

Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi has begun his address to his fans and supporters at the temple town of Tirupati where he is launching his political party. According to reports, over 9,00,000 people have gathered to hear the popular actor talk about his plans.

Excited over their matinee idol's political debut on Tuesday, fans of Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi went out of control at the site of the public meeting in the temple town leading police to lathicharge on them.

Thousands of Chiranjeevi fans, who poured in from all over Andhra Pradesh to listen to their star revealing the name and agenda of his party, swamped into the chamber which was alloted for physically challenged people.

Repeated appeals by Chiranjeevi's brother and actor Nagendra Babu to maintain calm during the public meeting went unheeded among the jubilant fans. Police resorted to lathicharge to control the crowd.

There is a good news for fans of ace director Jeeva. They will now get to watch his magic on screen one more time.

Dhaam Dhoom , the last movie that the director was working on when he passed away, is now all set to be released in August.

Says Director G K Manikandan, who took over from where Jeeva left, "This is Jeeva sir’s first action movie. Till now, he has done only romantic movies. Ninety per cent of this movie was made by Jeeva sir. I completed the remaining ten per cent. Although, he wasn’t there, everything has been made according to his taste."

Jayam Ravi plays the lead in the movie with Kangana Ranaut and Lakshmi Rai.

The movie revolves around a house surgeon who goes to attend a conference in Russia, where he gets trapped.

The film also has Jayaram playing an important role. Music for the film has been scored by Harris Jayaraj

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