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  • A walk down the memory lane: Now you can watch the entire 'Malgudi Days' series for free on YouTube June 9, 2014

    New Delhi: If you grew up in the '80s, chances are that you remember the long summer holidays, playing in the yard with a bunch of your friends. You perhaps remember falling asleep listening to stories told by your mother or grandmother. Or perhaps you knew a mailman or a...
  • Upendra's 'Brahma' gets U/A certificate February 1, 2014

    Superstar Upendra starrer 'Brahma - The Leader', which is all set to be released on February 7, has crossed its first hurdle and has managed to get U/A certificate. Directed by R Chandru, the bilingual film will be released simultaneously in Kannada and Telugu and will be dubbed in Tamil....
  • Tearful adieu to Telugu cinema doyen Akkineni Nageswara Rao January 23, 2014

    Hyderabad: The mortal remains of legendary Telugu actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao were today consigned to flames amid police honours as scores of film personalities, including Union Tourism Minister Chiranjeevi, and fans bade him an emotional farewell. Nageswara Rao's two sons Venkat and actor Nagarjuna and other family members lit the pyre at...
  • Don't want to do any run-of-the-mill TV show: Aishwarya Sakhuja January 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Popular TV actress Aishwarya Sakhuja, who shot to fame as Toasty in hit soap 'Saas Bina Sasuraal', says she does not want to do run-of-the-mill shows on small screen. The model-turned-actress is currently doing 'Main Naa Bhoolungi', a thriller-drama being aired on Sony TV. "I don't want to do...
  • Ananth Nag-Tara to share screen space in 'Shravani Subramanya' November 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Kannada yesteryear actor Ananth Nag and actress Tara Anooradha, are set to share the screen space together. The actors are back after a period of two years in upcoming film 'Shravani Subramanya'. In one of her interviews to a leading daily, Tara had confirmed the news and expressed...
  • Kannada writer-director Kunigal Nagabhushan passes away June 24, 2013

    Karnataka: Veteran Kannada director and script writer Kunigal Nagabhushan died following a cardiac arrest in a city hospital today. 70-year old Nagabhushan was rushed to the Fortis Hospitallate last night after he complained of breathing problem. He suffered two heart attacks while being treated in the hospital and died in...
  • Two authors explain different facets of Modi in their books April 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister and the Bharatiya Janata Party's potential prime minister in waiting Narendra Modi is not just the subject of debate in television studios but in the literary world as well. There are two books on the man, both written by journalists that are now out. Wherever one...
  • UP minister's nephew accused of beating up hospital staff December 17, 2012

    Balia: Employees of a government hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Balia district have accused Nag Chaudhary, nephew of UP revenue minister Ambika Chaudhary, of beating them up. Senior clerk in the CMO office Daya Shankar and pharmacist Satya Prakash have alleged that Nag Chaudhary also demanded Rs 4 lakh from...
  • New age TV actresses break fair skin beauty myth November 28, 2012

    New Delhi: It's talent over fair skin for TV show producers, who prefer dusky beauties like Hina Khan, Kratika Sengar and Mitali Nag. In a welcome trend, these actresses have broken the fairness-is-the-only-beauty-mantra myth by not just becoming popular but also fetching high TRPs for their respective shows. Hina-starrer 'Yeh Rishta...
  • Loosugalu: Shooting heads towards completition October 30, 2012

    Producer Syed Hussain a hotelier with executive producer Basavaraj Manchaiah and Gym Ravi looking after the production activities of 'Loosugalu' have completed the talkie portion of shooting in 10 days schedule at Sakleshpur. In this schedule one of the six songs is also shot by debutant director Arjun. The film...
  • 'Janleva 555' Review: It's a mish-mash of genres October 19, 2012

    Cast: Kalpana Pandit, Anant Nag, Abrar Zahoor Director: Sandeep Malani Rating: 1 out of 5 'Janleva 555' is like a slow poison that slowly consumes you, leaving you feeling wasted and annoyed. The theme and treatment of the film is outdated and difficult to digest from the word go. It has all the...
  • Malayalam film 'Da Thadiya' hit the floors September 8, 2012

    The shoot for Aashiq Abu's next 'Da Thadiya' started rolling at Fort Kochy early this week. After the popular hits like 'Salt N Pepper' and '22 Female Kottayam', this movie is a look into the life of heavy weights of the state. Repeating his technical crew of Shyju Khalid and...
  • 'Loosegalu' is bold attempt for me: Actor Sri Murali September 3, 2012

    Actor Sri Murali, who gave us hits like 'Chandra Chakori', 'Kanti' and 'Chanda Banda' seems to be tired of the same old routine act and is now wanting to do an out-of-the-box role. So, the actor will be seen as a drug addict in his next film, 'Loosegalu'. "I needed to...
  • Chella Pilli: Vijaya and Nag team up after 'Vigna' September 2, 2012

    The good looking pair - Vijaya Raghavendra and Aishwarya Nag which did not find success in Kannada cinema 'Vigna' are back again in 'Chella Pilli'. It was two years ago the two were together in 'Vigna'. Chella Pilli means scattered and the pair is working together in a full length comedy...
  • Tamanna replaces Hansika in 'Vettai' Telugu remake August 27, 2012

    On Friday, there were reports of how Tamanna piped Hansika out of the Telugu remake of 'Vettai'. The actress has now come forward to explain on what went wrong and why she had to opt out of it. "Unfortunately I had to back out of the Telugu remake of 'Vettai' due...
  • DRDO's Nag missile fails in user trials August 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The long-delayed Nag anti-tank missile project of the DRDO has suffered yet another setback as its user trials held recently failed. In the trials held in Rajasthan in presence of senior Lt Gen-rank officers from the Army and top DRDO officials, the modified carrier of the missile called...
  • 'Leader' gave me recognition: Rana Daggubati July 29, 2012

    The audio of 'LIB' was released on July 27 in the presence of many industry stalwarts like Nag and Dil Raju, and Rana. Amala was accompanied by Akhil. Shriya Saran and Anjali Javereelu are playing key roles in the movie. Amala said, "I am making a comeback after 20...
  • Shooting of 'Shirdi Sai' from July 26 July 17, 2012

    With the shooting of some scenes in Shirdi, on July 26, Shirdi Sai will have been wrapped up. For this schedule, Nag and the film's unit members are starting from Hyderabad on the 25th. Nag, Amala, Chaitanya, Akhil, besides the film's cast and crew members, will travel by...
  • Shanker Nag's 'Malgudi Days' is back on television June 12, 2012

    The pride of Doordarshan in the mid 1980’s by famous Kannada actor and director Shanker Nag 'Malgudi Days' based on RK Narayan stories and RK Lakshman sketches is back again to treat in Janasri television channel. It is a silver jubilee for one of the finest works of Shanker Nag’s 'Malgudi...
  • Kannada film director KSR Doss passes away June 9, 2012

    Well-known south Indian filmmaker-editor KSR Doss, credited with successful movies in all southern languages, died in Chennai Friday evening. He was 75. He died at the Apollo Hospital where he was admitted for treatment of age-related health problems. Terming the successful director's death as a great tragedy to the south Indian...
  • Kannada Review: 'Dashamukha' is worth a watch April 15, 2012

    Cast: Ravichandran, Anant Nag, Avinash, Devaraj, Saritha, Malavika, Ravi Kale, Chethan, Akanksha, Sudarshan, Achyutha, Praveen, Dathanna, Ramesh Bhat Director: Ravi Srivatsa Rating: *** 'Dashamukha' is an off-beat film which sets you into a process of introspection about the existing justice delivery system. In many ways, the film may look like an experimental...
  • Kannada Review: 'Dev, Son of Mudde Gowda' is fun April 8, 2012

    Film: 'Dev, Son of Mudde Gowda'; Cast: Diganth, Charmee, Natalia Kaur, Indrajit, Anant Nag, Sharan, Tabala Nani, Swamayamvara Chadnru; Director: Indrajit Lankesh; Producer: Shilpa Ramesh; Music: Jessie Gift; Camera: Santhosh Kumar Pathaaje; Rating: *** Journalist-turned-director Indrajit Lankesh's ninth venture 'Dev, Son of Mudde Gowda' sees him experimenting with acting. He features...
  • Kannada Review: 'Bete' is sheer waste of time December 26, 2011

    Cast: Ayesha, Akshay, Harish Rai, Anant Nag, Pavithra Lokesh, Ishitha Vyas Director: Sreenivas Kaushik The year just ending seems to have been good for the Kannada film industry as far as success rate is concerned. But at the same time, a large number of films with poor quality and worthless scripts had...
  • Battleground Telangana: More facts, less analysis June 16, 2011

    The most dreaded 'T' word is back in Andhra Pradesh politics. After a long lull, the movement for Telangana state is once again picking up steam. Unfortunately, there are not many well written books on Telangana in English. Kingshuk Nag, a senior journalist of repute and resident editor of Times...
  • Your partner's nagging could invite heartache December 24, 2010

    London: This could be a valid reason for your partner to stop nagging -- it significantly increases your risk of suffering angina. Angina is a pain or discomfort in the chest and is usually caused by coronary heart disease. Some might experience focused pain only in arm, neck, stomach or jaw. While...
  • Chat Now: With Arundhati Nag on K'taka polls May 14, 2008

    Chat with theatre person Arundhati Nag on Karnataka polls. ...
  • Nagging really does work wonders on men: Study May 9, 2008

    London: Women who think that they are wasting their time and energy nagging their husbands should reassess their opinion, for a new study has found that nagging does work on men. The study by US researchers found that the mental fatigue generated by a continuous stream of questions or orders leaves...
  • Chat Today: With Arundhati Nag on Karnataka polls May 7, 2008

    Theater artist Arundhati Nag will field questions on the issue. ...