Baahubali’s Prabhas meets the Indian PM

Also, Charandeep to play villain.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Prabhas in New Delhi. Courtesy Prime Minister's Office, India
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Telugu actor Prabhas in New Delhi on Sunday to congratulate the actor on the success of his film Baahubali: The Beginning. "Met Baahubali Prabhas today," said a tweet on Modi's official account, which was accompanied by an image of the two. Baahubali: The Beginning, which is about two brothers at war for an ancient kingdom, has so far grossed more than 3.5 billion rupees worldwide (Dh200 million). Directed by S S Rajamouli, the film also stars Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty and Tamannaah Bhatia.

Charandeep to play villain

Actor Charandeep will be portraying the main antagonist in Puri Jagannadh's upcoming Telugu drama Loafer. "Loafer was the best birthday gift ever. I've always looked forward to work with Puri. When he asked me to keep myself available a few months ago, I was so excited that I decided to forgo few projects and wait for his offer," said Charandeep. Varun Tej has been cast as the lead actor in the film, which is currently being shot in ­Rajasthan.