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Keerthy Suresh to work with independent filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor

first_imgKeerthy Suresh to work with independent filmmaker Nagesh KukunoorThe Tamil-Malayalam actress in also making her debut in Bollywood with a film directed by Amit Sharam of Badhaai Ho fame.advertisement India Today Web Desk ChennaiMarch 6, 2019UPDATED: March 6, 2019 10:56 IST Keerthy Suresh and Nagesh KukunoorWith her convincing performance as iconic actress Savitri in the biopic Mahanati, Keerthy Suresh established that she is not just another heroine with a pretty face in the south. After Mahanati, the actress was seen in films like Seema Raja, Sarkar and Saamy 2, which didn’t have much scope for Keerthy to perform.Now, she has been approached by independent filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor, who is set to direct a film on issues faced by women in the society. Keerthy seems to have given her nod to the film.Nagesh Kukunoor, an NRI, who left his high-paying job for filmmaking, has made movies like Dhanak and Hyderabad Blues. His movies have received accolades in various International Festivals.Keerthy is also making her debut in Hindi with Amit Sharma’s upcoming film. The director is well known for his movie Badhaai Ho.Ajay Devgn will be the lead in the sports drama, which is based on the life of Syed Abdul Rahim, a football coach.ALSO READ | AR Murugadoss on his film with Rajinikanth: It is NOT a political ventureALSO WATCH | Actor Vijay pays homage to Karunanidhi at Anna MemorialGet real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byP Kirubhakar Tags :Follow Keerthy Sureshlast_img read more

Peak power demand touches 6612 MW

first_imgNEW DELHI: Amid the rising mercury levels in the national capital, the peak power demand on Monday touched 6,612 megawatt (MW), highest for the season and up by about 3,000 MW from the peak power demand recorded in the city in 2006. The power demand of the city had crossed the 6,000 MW mark last Wednesday and has been rising since then.It touched 6,560 MW on Sunday night, higher than the annual peak load of 2017 –6,526 MW recorded on June 6, 2017 –according to the State Load Dispatch Centre (SLDC). Also Read – Cylinder blast kills mother and daughter in Karawal Nagar”The city is prepared to deal with a peak of 7,110 MW. Last year, the peak power demand of the city created a new record when it crossed the 7,000 MW-mark — the highest ever. But we dealt it without any difficulty. We are well prepared this time as well,” an official from the Delhi Power Department said. Last year on June 1, Delhi’s power demand hit an all-time high of 6,651 MW. In July, it created a new record with peak demand rising to 7,016 MW. When compared to 2006, the peak power demand of the city this year has seen a rise of about 3,000 MW. On July 14, 2006, Delhi’s peak power demand was recorded at 3,639 MW, according to the SLDC data reported. In 2007, the peak demand was recorded at 4,030 MW on June 11. The peak power demand in Delhi went up to 4,036 MW in the year 2008, when it reached the highest point of the year on July 24.last_img read more