KANNADA CINEMA

  • Kannada starlet honey traps a doctor, demands Rs 1 crore, police bust racket July 4, 2014

    Bangalore: This incident has all the ingredients of a masala movie. A struggling actress and her friends with a 'criminal' background come together to extort money from the rich people after honey trapping them. The actress, who has acted in several Kannada and Tamil movies, seduces a rich doctor, they...
  • The ban on dubbing: 'Talibanisation of Kannada cinema'? January 25, 2014

    Bangalore: Perhaps Karnataka is the only state where dubbing from other languages into Kannada is not allowed. Movies, television serials and all other visual entertainment contents in other languages are not allowed to be dubbed into Kannada. This ban has been in force for more than 50 years. According to...
  • Nassar to paly Upendra's father in 'BrahmaThe Leader' November 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Veteran actor Nassar will be seen in superstar Upendra's forthcoming movie 'Brahma The Leader'. The actor will be playing Uppi's father in the movie. Nassar has confirmed the news to a leading daily. "I play an authoritative father to Upendra. I like the role because it's...
  • Pop, rock influence makes the music of 'Victory' a hit October 31, 2013

    New Delhi: The influence of western music in Hindi cinema has been there for a while now but it has been infused in the Kannada films for the first time. The credit for this mash up song goes to Anand Audio that is also producer of super hit Kannada...
  • Lyricist Arasu Anthare turns director for 'Love in Mandya' October 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Talented lyricist Arasu Anthare takes a leap in to film direction with 'Love in Mandya'. Anthare, who has written the script of the film, has roped in actors Ninasam Satish and Sindhu Lokanath for lead roles. The film commenced shooting a few days ago in Bangalore. Fifty percent...
  • Varalaxmi Sarathkumar to star in Kannada remake of 'Mirchi' September 2, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil actress Varalaxmi Sarathkumar has been roped in to pair with superstar Kiccha Sudeep in the untitled Kannada remake of Telugu blockbuster 'Mirchi', which went on floors recently. "We have roped in Varalaxmi to play one of the heroines in the film. We are on the lookout for the rest...
  • Veteran actor Pran also worked in a Kannada film? April 15, 2013

    The veteran Hindi cinema actor Pran has been awarded the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke award. The actor has played pivotal roles in many Indian languages films. Pran gets the 2012 annual Dadasaheb Phalke award and it is announced at the centenary year is notable. The actor played the role of a sportsman...
  • Actor Sudeep on his ups and downs in Indian cinema October 5, 2012

    Join us this week on Southern Stars as Sudeep talks about his journey in Indian cinema at these times on CNNIBN. ...
  • Kannada actor Arjun arrested for harassing wife August 30, 2012

    Bangalore: Kannada film actor Arjun on Thursday was arrested for allegedly harassing his wife of 11 years, for the past several months, police said. Arjun, 34, has two daughters with Latashri and was arrested on a complaint from her, they said. Arjun had been accused of allegedly harassing his wife both...
  • Parul to act opposite Jaggesh in 'Agraja' August 12, 2012

    While Kamana Jethmalani is the main heroine opposite Darshan in 'Agraja'. Parul of 'Govindaya Namaha' fame has been selected as the other lady lead opposite Jaggesh. Komal Kumar's younger brother Jaggesh played a lead actor 'Govindaya Namaha' starring Parul in a lead. The duo song Pyaar Ge Agbuttaithe..amdhuke Jaan ge...
  • Rakesh Adiga to play the villain in 'Notorious' August 10, 2012

    Actor Rakesh Adiga is getting offers for the roles that are beyond his age. A sensible performance in 'Josh, produced SV Babu and directed by Shivamani has given Rakesh a solid position. And now he is quick to grab roles in Kannada cinema. Rakesh is a lead actor...
  • Youngest director Master Kishan creates new record August 4, 2012

    Master Kishan now a teenage Kishan recognized by the famous Oprah Winfrey as one of the ten genius children in the world, has been recognized by Singapore Media Corpartion as one of the Asia's 6 best genius children. Guinness authorities proclaimed him as the World's Youngest Director of a professionally...
  • 'Kamsale Kaisale' is about the lost folk arts August 4, 2012

    The children film on the significance of folk art 'Kamsale Kaisale' by renowned director, TS Nagabharana featuring Master Snehith and Sridhar in prominent roles held the premiere on August 3 at Renukamba Digital studio. Member of Parliament DB Chandre Gowda, Secretary of Education department DG Nayak and team of 'Kamsale Kaisaale'...
  • Shailendra Babu, Sumanth team up for new project August 4, 2012

    The handsome and workaholic actor of 'Aata', Sumanth Shailender is returning soon in action cum romantic film in his father Shailendra Babu's movie. Dialogue writer turned director of 'Shakthi', Anil Kumar is finalizing the script for movie. Sumanth hails from the family of noted Kannada cinema producer and has very good...
  • Shreyas Talpade enters Kannada cinema August 3, 2012

    After Nana Patekar in 'Yaskha', Kannada cinema gets another popular actor in comedy and serious roles. Shreyas Talpade is entering Kannada cinema. Over a decade stint in Hindi and Marathi cinema, Shreyas has proved his mettle. In his career for the first time, he is in a trilingual film. ...
  • Dhruvs debut , 'Addhuri' completes 50 days success August 3, 2012

    The first win is the best win for any artist. That is true in the case of Tamil action King Arjun's nephew Dhruv Sarja. Actor Chiranjeevi Sarja's younger brother debut has got a tumultuous opening in over 50 theatres. The film starring Dhruv Sarja and Radhika Pandit has...
  • Ganesh and Amoolya pair is back after five years August 1, 2012

    The super hit pair of 'Cheluvina Chitthara' released in June 2007, Ganesh and Amoolya are back in producer KA Suresh and Manju Swaraj's film. The film will hit the floor in the first week of August. Ganesh and Amoolya team up has resulted as big news in Kannada...
  • 'Kaddipudi' to hit theatres by September 2012 July 30, 2012

    The muhurath of Swayamvara Chandru's new film 'Kaddipudi' directed by Soori and starring Shivaraj Kumar and Radhika Pandit held on Thursday morning was a grand affair. The presence of many big Kannada actors and celebrities. The muhurath was held at the famous Banashankari Temple in Sarakki. But when will...
  • Yenidhu Manasali: Tanushree Dutta Kannada debut July 30, 2012

    Glamorous Bongo girl and Bollywood actress Tanushree Dutta and her sister Ishita Dutta will share the screen in the Kannada film 'Yenidu Manasali' directed by Shrikanth. H.R. Srikanth is father of Master Kishan, the Guinness Record Holder for being the youngest film director has already completed a few days shooting for...
  • Tulip Joshi replaces Deepa Sannidi in 'Bachchan' July 28, 2012

    The director of 'Bachchan The Angry Young Man' has found a replacement for Deepa Sannidhi. Shashank has chosen BTown actress, Tulip Joshi, who will be playing an NRI character in the film. "Tulip is familiar with the Kannada audience as her first film was 'Super' opposite Upendra. I...
  • Kannada Review: 'Godfather' has engaging story July 27, 2012

    The Kannada film 'God Father' coming after six years of original film 'Varalaaru' Ajith starrer film has been a hit film in Tamil Nadu. It is engaging and absorbing because of super star Upendra handling the triple roles. It is not that easy for an actor to adjust to three...
  • Kannada Review: 'Godfather' is all about Upendra July 27, 2012

    Upendra has performed the triple role for the first time in 'Godfather' directed by Sriram who makes a debut to the Kannada film industry. Frankly the film rocks mainly because of Upendra's amazing performance which can go down as one of the best in his career. Upendra's prformance in the role...
  • Director Pawan Wadeyar to direct a love story July 20, 2012

    Pawan Wadeyars 'Govindaya Namaha' was a huge success with the film completing 100 days and still doing good. Apparently, the director who was supposed to direct 'Natraja Service', has given a twist to his subject. He is now planning to do a love story with 'Rocking Star' Yash, which...
  • Poonam Pandey may appear in Kannada 'Dirty Picture' July 20, 2012

    Looks like the makers of 'Dirty Picture Silk Sakkath Maga' are not letting Rama Sene leader Pramod Muthalik get off them so easily. Even after the recent issue of Veena Malik, who plays the lead in the film, the makers have pushed themselves further to bring in Poonam Pandey...
  • Kannada film 'Snehitharu' brings out a new talent July 20, 2012

    Dialogue writer Ramnarayan debuts as a film director with 'Snehitharu', a film based on the Mahabharath episode. The film is coming from Soundarya Jagadish, who is known for big budget and multistar cast films. Snehitharu will be their third film after 'Mast Maja Maadi' and 'Appu Pappu'. This film will...
  • I definitely want to work in Sandalwood: Rajshri July 20, 2012

    Having made her mark in the small screen, Rajshri Ponnappa is now dabbling in films. Taking the Mollywood route, she is debuting in 'Pithavinum Puthranam Parishudhatmvinum' (PPP) directed by Deepesh. She speaks to City Express about her small screen experience and her preparation for the big. The small screen experience: Television...
  • Kannada film 'Sadagara' all set to hit theatres July 16, 2012

    Whether the new guys are making thorough preparation or not, they are not taking undue publicity is the first solace from the team of 'Sadagara' team. At the final day of shooting of the film, the media was invited at Kanteerava studio on Saturday afternoon to brief what is 'Sadagara'. Debutant...
  • 'Edegaarike' left me in men's world: Sumana July 16, 2012

    In directing Kannada film 'Edegaarike' based on popular writer Agni Sridhar a portion of real life sketch, I was completely in 'Men's World' explains completely relieved Sumana Kitthur on completion of the film shooting. The film 'Edegaarike' picked from the days of Agni Sridhar and Muthappa Rai is delayed but...
  • I don't turn every role in my favour: Bhavana July 14, 2012

    Bhavanas versatility has certainly made her popular amongst the Kannada audience today. Appreciation has come her way after her recent film, 'Bhageerathi' in which she plays a traditional village girl. Giving us a detailed account of her journey, Bhavana says, When I entered this profession, I did not stick to...
  • I want to go a little raunchy on screen: Parvathi July 14, 2012

    After a long break, Parvarthi who was out of action for a while has finally bagged the movie she wanted, 'Andar Bahar'. Her absence has been just too long. It has been almost two years to since Parvathi's last outing on screen with Prithvi opposite Puneeth Rajkumar. "I voluntarily went jobless. Now, I...