Curtain Raiser – July 2, 2016

From Sudeep’s new trailer to Salman’s antics, here’s Saturday’s quick roundup of all things bright and shiny in the world of cinema.

Sign On

AR Rahman will compose for Sundar C’s next project.

Neon Demon‘s music composer Cliff Martinez will handle the music for Wolverine 3.

Pitch Perfect‘s Anna Kendrick might just play the lead role in the film adaptation of Squirrel Girl.


The sequel to JK Rowling’s fantasy drama Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them has already been written, we hear. Fantastic Beasts is scheduled to release on November 18.

Releases, Releases

Mudinja Ivana Pudi’s trailer is your usual tale of con artists and the policemen who hate them. Except, this one’s got Sudeep.

Time Out


Salman Khan has been summoned by the Maharashtra State Council For Women, and it looks like he’s not cooperating.

No Pixar movies in development after Incredibles 2, said the studio, earning our collective ire in the process.

Let Them Eat Cake!

Gouthami Tadimalla, Kannada actor Ganesh, Lindsay Lohan, and Larry David will all turn a year older today.