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India’s Allu Arjun Commences Sandalwood Smuggling Saga ‘Pushpa’

Allu Arjun, one of the most popular stars of South Indian cinema, has started principal photography on action drama “Pushpa.”

The project was delayed by several months due to the spread of the coronavirus pandemic and finally started shooting in the thick forest of Maredumilli in Andhra Pradesh on Nov. 10.

The film revolves around the smuggling of red sandalwood, a rare, protected species of timber, also known as red sanders, that grows only in a small part of India, and has medicinal properties.

Arjun is one of the few stars who has a fan following across the four South Indian language groups, as does his co-star Rashmika Mandanna (“Kirik Party”). Arjun’s last film, January release “Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo,” was a $35 million box office hit.

“I was very excited after hearing about the character because it’s a first-of-its-kind film,” Arjun told Variety. “No film has been made on red

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Elvis Costello Crafts a Chilling Saga on New Song ‘Newspaper Pane’

Elvis Costello has shared a gripping new song, “Newspaper Pane,” from his upcoming album, Hey Clockface, out October 30th via Concord Records.

Unlike other songs on Hey Clockface — which were recorded in Helsinki and Paris — “Newspaper Pane” came about after the Covid-19 pandemic set in and Costello found himself separated from his collaborators. The song was written and produced in New York by composer/arranger Michael Leonhart, with the help of guitarist Bill Frisell, while Costello contributed his lyrics and vocals from a “westward hideout,” according to a release.

The song begins with a brooding aura as Costello paints a portrait of a woman holed up in a room where she’s covered the windows with old newspapers, which both keep out the elements and allow her to immerse herself in the details of an unattainable life. Costello proceeds to paint alternately joyful and gutting scenes from this woman’s

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