RAKTA CHARITRA

  • I never had the drive to do Hindi films: Suriya August 20, 2012

    Everybody loves Suriya, he makes both critics and the masses happy. The 37yearold is currently busy with KV Anand's 'Maattrraan' ('Duplicate' in Telugu). In a quick interview, the actor tells us about his new movie and more. What do we need to know about 'Maattrraan', besides the fact that you play...
  • 'Dan Dan' tribute to Rajinikanth's song: RGV April 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has put rumours about the item number 'Dan Dan Cheeni' in his upcoming film 'Department' to rest, insisting the song is in fact inspired by Rajinikanth's 'Aasai Nooruvagai'. The 50yearold director has introduced IndoBrazilian beauty Nathalia Kaur as item girl in the song, where...
  • RGV says no to acting December 5, 2010

    Filmmaker, singer and now author Ram Gopal Varma has left no stone unturned to prove his versatility, but if there is one zone this daring man dreads to enter, it's acting. "I clamour whenever I see the camera (from the front) so there is no way that (acting) will happen. No....
  • Vivek Oberoi pays homage to former legislator Paritala Ravi October 25, 2010

    Hyderabad: Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi on Monday visited Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district and paid homage to former legislator Paritala Ravi, whose character he has played in Ram Gopal Varma's new film Rakta Charitra. Vivek visited Paritala Ghat and offered floral tributes to the former minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader,...
  • TDP workers protest against Rakta Charitra October 23, 2010

    Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party workers wrecked cinema halls, resorted to violent protests and stalled the screening of Ram Gopal Varmas "Rakta Charitra" alleging that the film shows TDP founder NT Rama Rao in poor light. Shatrughan Sinha plays the role of NTR in the film. The protests have forced the filmmaker...
  • Masand: 'Rakta Charitra' is bold and disturbing October 22, 2010

    Cast: Vivek Oberoi, Abhimanyu Singh, Shatrughan Sinha Director: Ramgopal Varma With Rakta Charitra, his first film in a planned twopart biopic of famed gangsterturnedpolitician Paritala Ravi, filmmaker Ramgopal Varma returns to solid ground. Set in the 90s in the Anantpur district of Andhra Pradesh, this violent tale of betrayal and revenge stars Vivek...
  • Vivek awed by Chiranjeevi October 22, 2010

    Actor Vivek Oberoi is in awe of Telugu superstar Chiranjeevi after being invited to his residence in Hyderabad. "Had fun promoting 'Rakta Charitra' in Hyderabad with Ram Gopal Varma...the excitement is palpable...feels amazing to see the buzz around the film! Had the absolute honour of being invited to the megastar Chiranjeevi...
  • Lies, vengeance and violence at box office this Friday October 19, 2010

    New Delhi: Films depicting a compulsive liar and a snake woman's vengeance a la Naagin and a biopic on a slain factionistturned political leader... take your pick from Jhootha Hi Sahi, Hisss and Rakta Charitra, three distinctly different films that release this Friday. While Jootha Hi Sahi stars hearthrob John Abraham...
  • 'Rakta Charitra' is not for people who like 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham' October 14, 2010

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, known for his controversial comments, again spoke his mind when he said that his forthcoming film Rakta Charitra was not for people who are fond of Karan Johar's family drama Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham. Varma and Johar have often locked horns on various subjects on social...
  • Rakta Charitra my most violent film: RGV October 7, 2010

    "It's not just my most violent film ever, but it will be the most violent film that you will ever see. It doesn't have bloodshed alone. It's more about suggestion, sound effects and lights. It's more about expression that creates an effect," Varma, 48, told in an interview. Known for films...
  • Varma takes death threats in his stride September 3, 2010

    Mumbai: It seems Ram Gopal Varma is not worried about the death threats he is getting as he is moving around in Hyderabad unescorted and says he isn't being brave, just practical. "This is not the first time I'm under threat. It has happened to me on several occasions. When in...
  • Spotted Vivek Oberoi partying August 2, 2010

    Ram Gopal Varma and Vivek Oberoi at the wrapup party of their film Rakta Charitra held over the weekend. Also, Celina Jaitly released the music of Madholal Keep Walking which has bagged several awards on the festival circuit. Emraan Hashmi visited a theatre in Bandra to judge the audience's reaction to his...
  • Ram Gopal Varma plans a 3D horror film April 13, 2010

    Directorproducer Ram Gopal Varma confesses he always had an obsession to scare people since his childhood and would stand behind doors and say "bhooo" to someone entering a room. After horror film Phoonk2, releasing Friday, Varma plans a 3D scary film to make the audiences "experience" fear. Varma also says...
  • Stills from Shatrughanstarrer Rakta Charitra November 3, 2009

    His role is based on the legendary superstarpolitician NT Rama Rao. ...