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‘Avengers: Endgame’ may mean the end for some Marvel characters



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For Marvel Studios, all roads have led to “Avengers: Endgame.” More than a decade and 21 films in the making, the fourth Avengers film finally arrives in theaters this month with almost impossibly high expectations – both for audiences and the box office.

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In the build up we’ve accumulated dozens of characters in the ever-sprawling Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, after the events of “Avengers: Infinity War” – which saw the Mad Titan Thanos wipe out half of all sentient life with the snap of his fingers – their numbers are heavily depleted.

For the sake of the franchise it won’t stay that way, but “Endgame” has to live up to its high-stakes billing. This writer isn’t out for blood, but deaths are all but guaranteed.

So who lives, who dies and who’s coming back from the snap? Buckle up, because there’s a lot to cover –

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‘Badhaai Do’ trailer: Rajkummar Rao, Bhumi Pednekar get into a marriage of ‘convenience’

The upcoming comedy, set to release on February 11, is billed as a spiritual sequel to the National Award-winning 2018 hit ‘Badhaai Ho!’

The upcoming comedy, set to release on February 11, is billed as a spiritual sequel to the National Award-winning 2018 hit ‘Badhaai Ho!’

Actors Rajkummar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar-starrer “Badhaai Do” is set to release theatrically on February 11, the makers announced on Tuesday.

The upcoming comedy is billed as a spiritual sequel to the National Award-winning 2018 hit “Badhaai Ho!”.

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The follow-up is directed by “Hunterrr” fame Harshvardhan Kulkarni from a script written by Suman Adhikary and Akshat Ghildial.

Production banner Junglee Pictures shared the trailer and new release date of the movie on their official Twitter account.

“Witness the

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‘Akhanda’ movie review: Boyapati Srinu and Nandamuri Balakrishna’s loud action entertainer is strictly for the fanbase

Boyapati Srinu and Nandamuri Balakrishna deliver a loud mass action entertainer that is strictly for the fanbase

Boyapati Srinu and Nandamuri Balakrishna deliver a loud mass action entertainer that is strictly for the fanbase

There are films, and there are films by director Boyapati Srinu. Then there are films by Boyapati Srinu starring Nandamuri Balakrishna. In the cinematic universe where the two collaborate, everything is larger than life. Nothing is subtle, not even remotely. In their third outing together after
Simha and
Legend , the two decide to up the scale and the decibels. Telugu film
Akhanda stars Balakrishna in a dual role, but we’ll come to that in a bit.

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The director is aware of the star’s massive fanbase. Chants of ‘Jai Balayya’

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‘Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo’ Hindi release cancelled

The Allu Arjun film is also getting a Hindi remake, titled ‘Shehzada,’ starring Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon

The Allu Arjun film is also getting a Hindi remake, titled ‘Shehzada,’ starring Kartik Aaryan and Kriti Sanon

The Hindi dubbed version of Telugu star Allu Arjun’s 2020 blockbuster “Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo” will not be releasing in theatres, the makers announced on Friday.

In a Twitter post today, Production House Goldmines Telefilms shared a statement stating the Hindi theatrical release of “Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo” has been withdrawn. “Manish Shah, promoter of Goldmines along with the makers of ‘Shehzada’ have jointly decided to withdraw the theatrical release of ‘Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo’ Hindi version. ‘Shehzada’ makers are thankful to Manish Shah for agreeing to the same,” the statement read.

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Following the

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