LAKSHMI MANCHU

  • Lakshmi Manchu dons glamorous avatar in 'Chandamama Kathalu' December 10, 2013

    Chennai: Having played an evil sorceress and a village belle in her earlier films, produceractress Lakshmi Manchu is set to play a highly glamorous role in upcoming Telugu drama 'Chandamama Kathalu'. "Since Lakshmi has not essayed any glamorous roles before I thought that she would perfectly fit the role of a...
  • Children's story book inspires Praveen Sataru's Telugu drama November 12, 2013

    Chennai: Director Praveen Sataru has named his upcoming Telugu drama 'Chandamama Kathalu' after his childhood story book of the same name because he feels the title is apt for the movie's script. "I grew up listening to 'Chandamama Kathalu'. My grandmother used to read them to me and I fondly remember...
  • Good actor can enact scene in many ways: Lakshmi Manchu April 21, 2013

    Hyderabad: Telugu producer cum actor Lakshmi Manchu said Saturday that a hallmark of a good actor is that he or she can perform one single scene in three million different ways. "If you need to excel in the art of filmmaking, then you need to adapt to all crafts of...
  • Nayanthara receives best actress award for 'Sri Ramarajyam' April 12, 2013

    The Nandi Awards was held in Hyderabad, at the Lalita Kala Thoranam and the main attraction of the event was the presence of Amitabh Bachchan in it. Also actor Nagarjuna was seen with Amala, at the event, which was the centre of attraction for the entire film fraternity. Gorgeous Nayanthara...
  • Telugu film 'Gundello Godari' mints Rs 14.83 crore March 12, 2013

    Chennai: Lakshmi Manchu's Telugu romantic-drama 'Gundello Godari', a love story set against the Godavari 1986 floods, has raked in Rs 14.83 crore in its opening weekend worldwide. The film released March 8, 2013. "The film, which was approximately made on a budget of Rs.45 crore has collected Rs.14.83 crore in its opening...
  • I enjoy my freedom as a producer: Telugu actor Lakshmi March 7, 2013

    Chennai: She is one of the few female producers in the country and Telugu actress-cum-producer Lakshmi Manchu takes pride in her role. She enjoys her freedom as a producer even when she admits it's a risky business. She turned producer following the footsteps of her father, veteran actor-producer Mohan Babu. "It's not...
  • 'Kadal': Christian fishermen offended wants a ban February 5, 2013

    Viewers have become very sensitive to offense after the issue with Kamal Hassan's 'Vishwaroopam'. The week long row over the film was followed by Surya's 'Singam 2' and Jayam Ravi's 'Aadhi Bhagavan'. The latest addition to this list of offenders is Maniratnam's film 'Kadal'. Seems like this movie offended the...
  • Telugu movie Gundelo Godari awarded U/A January 28, 2013

    Telugu movie Gundelo Godari directed by Lakshmi Manchu has been awarded U/A. The film is to be released on February 21. The music maestro Ilaiyaraaja has given the music for this movie. Taapsee Panuu is the model turned actor will play the role of a traditional Telugu girl, however, her last...
  • Kadal: Thulasi Nair wasn't nervous on the 1st day January 18, 2013

    Chennai: Thulasi Nair faced the camera for the first time for forthcoming Tamil romanticdrama 'Kadal' and didn't experience any butterflies in her stomach. "This may be my first appearance in front of the camera but I had no problem facing it because it was just an object for me", Thulasi told...
  • DSP sings with Illayaraja at the audio launch of 'MM' October 30, 2012

    Devi Sri Prasad is an electrifying performer onstage. But what gave him immense joy while performing on the dais on October 29 was because he did it on the invitation of Maestro Illayaraja, one of his idols. Imagine the joy of one's favourite giving an opportunity to sing and dance with...
  • Illayaraja's next 'Maranthen Mannithen' on Oct 26 October 24, 2012

    After the huge success of 'Neethaane En Ponvasantham', Maestro Illayaraja's next album will be released on October 26. The film is called 'Maranthen Mannithen' and the event will take place at Sathyam Cinemas at 9:30 AM on October 26. 'Maranthen Mannithen' pairs Lakshmi Manchu and Taapsee Pannu opposite Aadhi and Sandeep...
  • 'Gundello Godari' to be released in November October 2, 2012

    'Gundello Godari', which is slated for a November release, is an ambitious bilingual project. Produced by Lakshmi Manchu, it is talked about for its theme, the ensemble cast and Maestro Illayaraja's music. Taapsee Pannu hopes that the film will give her the image of a Telugu girl. If 'Jhummandi Naadam' and...
  • I am getting offers from Bollywood: Aadi Pinisetty September 14, 2012

    He's primarily spotted in Tamil films. However, after debuting in Tollywood through his film 'Oka Vichitram', actor Aadi Pinisetty will be seen again by the Telugu audience in his upcoming bilingual 'Gundello Godari'. A film shot around the banks of the river Godavari, the TeluguTamil bilingual falls under the genre of...
  • Tapsee to endorse textile and jewellery giant July 31, 2012

    Taapsee Pannu, the 'Aadukalam' and 'Vandhan Vendran' girl, has been signed by a Chennaibased textile and jewellery giant to be its brand ambassador. If sources are to be believed, the actress has been paid a bomb for the endorsement deal and she is happy about it. "Print and television ads will...
  • Telugu Review: 'Uu Kodatara Ulikki Padatara' is bad July 28, 2012

    It is neither 'Uu' nor 'Ulikki', it is hooting laughter that the film induces. Even without talking about the patent mediocrity of the film, one can expose it by mere description. It has not got a hero; instead, there are two souls who are out to bay for each...
  • 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...
  • 'UKUP' release to be postponed again June 21, 2012

    'U Kodatara Ulikki Padatara' will not be released in the first half of July. Lakshmi Manchu has posted on Twitter saying that the release will happen only in the second half of July. Without mentioning the reasons for the delay, she said that Manoj was working very hard on the...