Rumourmongers had a field day when Naresh and Farzana acted in two movies back-to-back (Seema Sastry and Bommana Brothers Chandana Sisters), speculating that the two young stars were having a torrid affair. Finally, both Allari Naresh and Farzana were forced to make the cliched 'We're just good friends' statements to the press to deflect unwanted and crass prying into their private lives.
Now, with the audio of Blade Babji released and publicity stills of the movie showing Allari Naresh and debutante Sayali Bhagat in very cosy poses, the rumour mills have started to spin fast once again. It is a fact that Sayali Bhagat wanting to dub in her own voice, is taking Telugu diction lessons from her co-star. But his innocent explanation doesn't suffice for the yellow rags. Their reasoning is that if Sayali wanted Telugu diction lessons, why not from a professional coach, instead of going to a 'secluded' place (away from media glare) with Allari Naresh? But then, Sayali, being a newcomer, the more experienced hero would naturally want his heroine to mouth her dialogues in the exact manner required of her.
Apart from this, Allari Naresh's next flick, Sidhu From Srikakulam, is neck-deep in trouble as students hailing from Srikakulam are objecting to the manner in which the name and dialect are being portrayed in the movie.
Let's hope these controversies surrounding Allari Naresh will fizzle out soon.