RAMANA

  • Actor Nandamuri Balakrishna does a lungi dance in Satyadeva's tentatively-titled film 'Godsea' December 6, 2014

    Hyderabad: Actor Nandamuri Balakrishna's fans are in for a treat as their star has grooved to a song in lungi in upcoming Telugu film, tentatively titled 'Godsea'. The film's director Satyadeva says the actor can still give his young counterparts a run for money. "We recently shot a song featuring Balakrishna in...
  • Two judges take charge in SC, taking strength to 31 February 17, 2014

    Justices Rajesh Kumar Agarwal and Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana on Monday assumed charge as Supreme Court judges, taking the apex court's strength to 31 including Chief Justice P Sathasivam. Justices Agarwal and Ramana were the Chief Justices of Madras High Court and Delhi High Court respectively. The sanctioned strength of judges in...
  • Boss: Objectionable word in the song muted October 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Friday disposed of a PIL seeking a stay on release of Akshay Kumarstarrer 'Boss' after its producer told them that an objectionable word in a song, sung by Yo Yo Honey Singh in the film, has been muted. The decision was given by a division...
  • Congress leaders from Telangana to meet on September 15 September 10, 2013

    Hyderabad: The ruling Congress leaders from Telangana would hold a meeting on September 15 to decide their future course of action over the separate statehood issue. Some of the Telangana Congress MLAs and Andhra Pradesh ministers from the region held a meeting in Hyderabad on Wednesday and discussed the present political situation. Talking to reporters after the meeting,...
  • Telugu movie 'Kotthoka Vintha' to be released in June May 29, 2013

    Anil Kalyan who was earlier seen in 'Romantic Crime Story' will be playing the lead in BV Ramana Reddy's upcoming film. The film will feature Akshaya as the heroine in the film. The director said in an interview, "We are discussing what are the ill effects if the youth neglects our...
  • Now Tamil film 'Ramana' to be remade in Hindi April 19, 2013

    Exchanges and inspirations from one film town to another is the norm of the day, but on the plus side, the whole nation gets to enjoy choicest excellent scripts cinematographed to perfection. The latest to join the list is the exchange from the Ktown to Btown, Vijaykanth's 'Ramana'. The sensational...
  • Telugu director Krish gears up to direct Akshay Kumar April 17, 2013

    Chennai: As much as southern director Krish is excited about his upcoming film 'Gabbar', the Hindi remake of Tamil blockbuster 'Ramana', he admits it will be as challenging as any other film. "I'm really excited about the project and I can't start working on it. However, I feel it will be...
  • AP Cong to seek disciplinary action against 9 rebel MLAs March 21, 2013

    Hyderabad: Taking a tough stand, the ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday said it would soon seek disciplinary action against the nine rebel MLAs who voted against the Government during a no-confidence motion last week. "There is no question of leniency. We want tough action against (rebel MLAs). We will...
  • Telugu director Teja's next film on Indian Weddings? March 13, 2013

    Chennai: He made successful Telugu romantic films such as 'Jayam', 'Chitram' and 'Nuvvu Nenu'. However, cinematographer-turned-director Dharma Teja has moved away from his favourite theme as his upcoming film '1000 Abaddhalu' is based on an ancient Telugu legend. "I wouldn't say I have given up on the idea of romance. I...
  • Telugu film '1000 Abaddhalu' is inching its completion March 11, 2013

    Telugu director Teja's new film titled '1000 Abaddhalu' is with Sairam Shankar as the hero and Esther as the female lead. The talkie part of this movie has completed and the songs are yet to be shot. Sunitha Paladugu is the producer. The film is co-produced under the banner of Sri...
  • 11 upcoming southern remakes in Bollywood February 6, 2013

    Chennai: With as many as 10 remakes in the offing and some already being made, south Indian movies will again provide fodder for Bollywood filmmakers this year. 'Okkadu' and 'Kandireega' are the most recently announced southern remakes in Bollywood. In the last two years, six southern remakes 'Bodyguard', 'Ready', 'Singham',...
  • Now, a Telugu film on the Delhi gangrape January 1, 2013

    Chennai: The Delhi gangrape has inspired Telugu director Ramana Gaddam to recreate the horrific story in his forthcoming Telugu drama 'Nisha'. The idea, he says, is to send out a strong message to the government and public. "I'm not trying to cash in on the sensitivity of this issue but bring...
  • Akshay Kumar to star in Hindi remake of 'Ramana' December 24, 2012

    Mumbai: After successfully coproducing her first film 'Rowdy Rathore', which entered the Rs.100 crore club, designer Shabina Khan has now bought the rights of Tamil hit 'Ramana', a film highlighting the fight against corruption. Confirming the same, Khan told IANS: "I have bought the rights of Tamil film 'Ramana'. I will...
  • India should deprioritise nuclear energy September 1, 2012

    MV Ramana Age: 45 Designation: Researcher in Science and Global Security at Nuclear Futures Laboratory and Program, Princeton University; member of International Panel on Fissile Materials and Science and Security Board, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Education: PhD in Physics, Boston University; IITKanpur; postdoctoral fellow, University of Toronto and Center for International Studies,...
  • Priya Hassan's 'Smuggler' is an action film August 29, 2012

    A duet song featuring Priya Hassan, action heroine of Kannada cinema and actor Ramana of Telugu films was captured in Rockline Studio for the film 'Smuggler' , which is produced by Gowramma and Priya Hassan. Prem is Choreographer of the song. 'Varavagi Bande Hosa Jeeva Thande Navirada Yee Manassige Marujeeva...
  • Smuggler: Director K Veeru's next Kannada film August 14, 2012

    The Kannada series 'Hudugi' 'Jambada Hudugi' and 'Bindaas Hudugi' has changed the series now. In the third family production that is presented by Rainbow Groups and produced by Gowramma and Priya Hassan introduced popular commercial films director K Veeru as director for 'Smuggler'. Kamal Siphani is executive producer of...
  • Akshay Kumar in Jayam Raja's Bollywood flick August 4, 2012

    Jayam Raja will be the latest addition to the list of southern talents who have taken an initial step into Bollywood. The director will wield megaphone for a Hindi movie. It is said Raja will remake Kollywood blockbuster 'Ramana' in Bollywood with Akshay Kumar in the lead. Remember Akshay Kumar recently...
  • Okkadine: Three songs yet to be filmed July 22, 2012

    Srinivasa Raga of Katha fame is directing Nara Rohith and Nithya Menon in a film titled Okkadine. Producer CV Reddy says that the film has love and familial affection as the leit motif. "Srinivasa Raga is extracting cent per cent from the actors. The film will consolidate...
  • Column: Is the National Award losing its charm? July 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Once upon a time the most glamorous, eagerlyawaited and coveted award was Filmfare. It was the oldest, truly defined higlitz event that captured the seductive magic of starpower. This was a time way before Facebook and Twitter or the whossleepingwithwho brand of journalism invaded our lives. Stars were...
  • Jagan Reddy spills little on investments, Vanpic June 4, 2012

    Hyderabad: Kadapa MP YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's first day of questioning revolved around crores of investments that flowed into his companies allegedly through hawala routes. The CBI also sought to know the alleged pressure exerted by the MP and his late father and chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy, on the then...
  • Madhur Bhandarkar to direct 'Ramana' in Hindi? March 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Director Madhur Bhandarkar might direct the Hindi remake of superhit Tamil movie 'Ramana'. There is a buzz that Madhur Bhandarkar would direct the Hindi version of 'Ramana' of the 2002 Tamil blockbuster movie, which was written and directed by AR Murgadoss, who also made the super hit 'Ghajini'. "Nothing has...
  • SRK says yes to AR Murgadoss's 'Ramana' March 19, 2012

    Mumbai: The actor has apparently chosen the Hindi remake of AR Murugadoss's Tamil superhit, over Gautham Menon's cop film. After much speculation over what film Shah Rukh Khan will pick between the remake of Tamil blockbusters 'Ramana' and 'Vettiyadu Villayadu', looks like he has finally made his choice. Buzz is...
  • Ready to probe bribe allegation: Andhra minister February 8, 2012

    Hyderabad: Dismissing allegations of receiving kick backs from liquor syndicates, Andhra Pradesh Excise Minister M Venkata Ramana on Wednesday said he was ready to face any probe to prove his innocence. "I requested chief minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy to order a through probe into these allegations. I am ready to...
  • Andhra excise minister accused in hooch racket February 8, 2012

    Hyderabad: In a shocking revelation that is certain to rock the Andhra Pradesh government and administration, state Excise Minister M Venkata Ramana has been accused of taking a Rs 10 lakh bribe to let the illegal liquor business run. The allegation has come from the man accused of running the illegal...
  • SRK in Hindi remake of Tamil film 'Ramana'? January 2, 2012

    Mumbai: Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who at the moment is writing his next directorial venture and will start casting for it in a month's time, has bought the remake rights of the 2002 Tamil blockbuster Ramana, with a strong anticorruption message. And apparently, SRK has already given a nod to...
  • India's contribution in the Big Bang experiment September 11, 2008

    New Delhi: While the IndoUS civil nuclear deal has hogged headlines, its nuclear physicists working on the Big Bang have stayed out of the limelight. For the past 14 years, India has helped set up the biggest experiment in history at a cost of more than Rs 160 crore. The Raja...