JAGAPATHY BABU

  • Central Board of Film Certification grants 'A' certificate to 'Current Theega', courtesy Sunny Leone's song October 10, 2014

    Chennai: The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has granted an 'A' certificate to upcoming Telugu comedy "Current Theega", due to the presence of a special song featuring porn star and Bollywood actress Sunny Leone. "The members of the censor board enjoyed watching the film. If it was not for Sunny's...
  • South Indian actors are playing antiheroes for a reason June 8, 2013

    Chennai: There are no longer absolute black or white roles for lead actors in south Indian cinema. More and more artists are happy to embrace an opportunity to experiment and walk the tightrope between hero and villain to display their creativity and versatility. From superstar Kiccha Sudeep to actors such as...
  • Want to make films I can watch with family: Vijay November 16, 2012

    Chennai: Popular Tamil TV actor Vijay Adhiraj, who has been in the industry for over two decades, has turned director with upcoming Tamil entertainer 'Puthagam'. He says he is keen on making films suitable for family viewing. "'Puthagam' can be tagged as a complete family entertainer, and the reason I call...
  • Tamil cinema's 1st hard rock song in 'Puthagam' September 29, 2012

    Popular film personality Vijay Aadiraj, who has done many TV shows in Tamil TV channels is moving to the silver screen. He will turn director with his debut film 'Puthagam'. The film will have newcomers Sathya and Rakul Preet Singh in the lead roles and also include more established faces like...
  • Tamil Review: Vikram completes 'Thaandavam' September 28, 2012

    Having gotten an early chance to see 'Thaandavam', I was all excited when i reached the Sathyam Cinemas parking lot. I was greeted by a large crowd and even a band of blind artists performing at the entrance. It's hard not to say that the expectations were huge for this...
  • AL Vijay wants Ameer to reconsider decision September 28, 2012

    Director Vijay, whose 'Thaandavam' has hit the screens today, came out with a detailed statement on September 27, urging Ameer to reconsider his decision to resign from the post of Directors Association's secretary. In the statement, he said that the film is hitting the screens with the permission of the court....
  • Video: GV Prakash on his 25th film 'Thaandavam' September 27, 2012

    Directed by Vijay, 'Thaandavam' stars Vikram in the lead role. Vikram's character has been inspired by a real individual Daniel Kish, who lives in the United States. While Jagapathi Babu is playing an important role in this romanticaction film, Anushka is the main female lead. Amy Jackson and Lakshmi Rai...
  • 'Shiva Thandavam' to be released on Oct 5? September 26, 2012

    Has the release date of 'Shiva Thandavam' been postponed by a week's time? Our sources say that the film may not be ready for Sep 28 release due to some unavoidable reasons related to the dubbing part. This definitely comes as a disappointment for those waiting to watch this ensemble cast...
  • 'Thaandavam' gets Ucertificate from Censor Board September 21, 2012

    Vikram's next 'Thaandavam', which is slated to hit the screens on September 28, has been cleared by the Censor Board with a clean U certificate. This means there will be no age restrictions to watch the film. Meanwhile, producers' UTV Motion Pictures are making elaborate arrangements to ensure that the movie...
  • 'Thaandavam' to be released on September 28 September 5, 2012

    A press note confirms the release of UTV Motion Pictures 'Thaandavam' on September 28 as earlier announced by the makers. Vikram plays a blind man, inspired by Daniel Kish from the United States who is coming down to Chennai on September 12 to share his experience with the press. Its one...
  • 'April Fool' will make audiences think: Iyengar August 17, 2012

    Debutant director Dr K Srikanth Iyengar is getting ready with his first Telugu flick, 'April Fool', starring Jagapathi Babu, Bhumika Chawla and Gulshan Grover. A sociofantasy film in absurd comedy, Iyengar says the film will not only keep audiences on the edge of their seats but also make them think. "It...
  • Tamil film 'Thaandavan' audio release on August 15 July 24, 2012

    'Thaandavam' will see an audio release on August 15 in a massive scale at the Chennai Trade Center at 6.30 pm. Having chosen such a big venue is sure to attract more Chiyaan fans than ever. Producer G Dhananjayan has confirmed the music release date. The album supposedly has 8...
  • Bhumika Chawla plays a journalist in 'April Fool' July 22, 2012

    Jagapathi Babu and Bhumika Chawla are playing a lawyer and a journalist, respectively, in April Fool. The movie is described by producer Seema Azaruddin as an absurd comedycumsocio fantasy. "The story revolves around five characters. Gulshan Grover is playing the role of a landgrabber. Ranadhir (Happy...
  • Thandavam: GV Prakash to compose an English song July 20, 2012

    The music album of Vikram's next 'Thaandavam', which will hit the stores soon, will come with a special English track. Music composer GV Prakash Kumar confirmed this on his microblogging page, stating: "There is a special English track in 'Thandavam' called 'will u b there?' sung by alyssa and maria." It...
  • 'Thaandavam' to release as 'Sivathandavam' in AP July 13, 2012

    Making movies simultaneously in Tamil and Telugu has almost become a trend. Three such movies have hit the screens in the past three weeks and they are 'Saguni', 'Naan Ee' and 'Billa 2'. Be it bilinguals or a dubbed version, the line between these two film industries is fast diminishing. Following...
  • Kannada film 'April Fool' press meet held July 5, 2012

    Director Srikanth Iyyengar's April Fool, starring Jagapathi Babu and Bhumika Chawla, was Pressmeet today. The event was attended by Ramesh Prasad, Lakshmi Manchu, Gulshan Grover, Bharath Thakur (Bhumika's husband), Tammareddy and others. Ramesh Prasad wished that Seema Azaruddin (producer) will achieve all the success in Tollywood. "I was stunned...
  • Thaandavam: Vikram flaunts his six pack abs June 22, 2012

    Vikram's fully toned body will be shown to the audience for the first time, as the actor will appear without a shirt in one of the crucial scenes of his forthcoming film, 'Thaandavam'. "The scene was recently shot in London during which Vikram was required to flaunt his physique in front...
  • Rajendra Prasad's 'Onamalu' to release on June 22 June 16, 2012

    Here is an offbeat film for those wanting cerebral entertainment. Rajendra Prasad's next film is set to release on June 22. Titled as 'Onamalu', the film is directed by debutante Kranthi Madhav. The film is feelgood, going by the tag line, Manchi gnapakam lanti cinema. Rajendra will be seen as a...
  • Jagapathi Babu and Bhumika Chawla in 'April Fool' June 6, 2012

    'April Fool', in the description of its makers, is a sociofantasy, absurd comedy. The film stars Jagapathi Babu and Bhumika Chawla in the lead roles. Gulshan Grover and Randhir are playing two other important characters. Krishnaswamy Srikanth Iyyengar, a documentary film maker, is turning a director with this one. Produced by...
  • Actor Jagapathi Babu to enter Sandalwood May 31, 2012

    Tollywood star, Jagapathi Babu enters Sandalwood with Bachchan The Angry Young Man. He tells us that he took up this role because he has a huge fan following in Karnataka and also for his friend Sudeep. First, there was news of actress Nayanthara being part of the movie. But, the...
  • Vikram woos Amy in the Thames May 20, 2012

    Chiyaan Vikram's 'Thaandavam' is taking shape in fast pace in foreign locales. A song featuring Vikram and Amy Jackson was canned in the scenic Thames river recently. It's a romantic number between the duo composed by GV Prakash. Prior to the shoot Amy wrote on her microblogging page, "Vikram & I...
  • Rain dampens shooting of Tamil film 'Thaandavam' May 20, 2012

    The 'Thaandavam' crew, which is currently shooting in the UK, has been pulling out all stops to finish the schedule on time. But sources have it that rain has played spoilsport, making things difficult for the team. The rains were not expected at this time of the year. The crew is...
  • Telugu Review: 'Gaayam2' lacks the feel of 'Gaayam' September 14, 2010

    Do you remember the young raw Jagapathi Babu playing the local don in perhaps what has been his best role till date? Does Urmila Mantondar shaking her leg with Uthej in that unforgettable Nizam Pori song come to your mind? Can you recall Kota Srinivas Rao delivering a superb performance...