TELUGU CINEMAS

  • Will Mahesh Babu work in Srikant Addala's next? Yesterday

    Chennai: Superstar Mahesh Babu is likely to team up with director Srikant Addala for an as yet-untitled Telugu film next year. Mahesh and Srikant previously worked together in last year's Telugu blockbuster "Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu". And the duo may collaborate again. "Mahesh really liked Srikant's new story. He even expressed his...
  • Mahesh Babu's Telugu action film 'Aagadu' collects over Rs 18 crore in two days September 21, 2014

    Chennai: Southern superstar Mahesh Babu's much anticipated Telugu actioner "Aagadu" has collected Rs.18.02 crore worldwide in two days of its release and is still counting. Experts say this is "the best opening" he has ever got in his career. Interestingly, the film opened to mixed reviews from the critics, but "Aagadu"...
  • Telugu actress Shweta Basu arrested as police bust prostitution racket September 3, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telugu actress Shweta Basu has been arrested on charges of being involved in a prostitution racket in Hyderabad. She was arrested after a raid of the West Zone Special Task Force. A Hyderabad court sent the actress to a rescue home in Saroornagar. The alleged racketeer has been sent...
  • Telugu actress Rambha, her family booked in dowry harassment case July 23, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telugu actress Rambha, her parents and her brother have been booked for abuse and dowry harassment. The complaint has been filed by Rambha's sisterinlaw. Rambha's sisterinlaw has alleged that the family has been abusing her mentally and physically for the past few years. The case was registered by the Banjara...
  • Telugu cinema star and MP Vijayashanthi joins Congress February 27, 2014

    New Delhi: One-time superstar of Telugu cinema and Lok Sabha member from Medak Vijayashanthi has joined the Congress. She was expelled from the TRS, a few months ago. Vijayashanthi won the 2009 Lok Sabha polls on the TRS ticket from Medak in Telangana. Only Vijayashanthi and KCR won on TRS...
  • Pawan Kalyan didn't recommend nephew for 'Rey': Director January 20, 2014

    Chennai: Director Y.V.S. Chaudhary has rubbished rumours that it was on superstar Pawan Kalyan's personal request that he roped in his nephew Sai Dharam Tej for forthcoming Telugu musical drama 'Rey'. Sai Dharam Tej is yet another actor from the Chiranjeevi clan to enter the industry. Others include Ram Charan Teja,...
  • 'Venkatadri Express' hit, Chota K. Naidu calls it team effort December 2, 2013

    Chennai: Cinematographer Chota K. Naidu's mobile phone hasn't stopped ringing since the release of his nephew Sundeep Kishan's Telugu comedy 'Venkatadri Express". The film has received overwhelming response and he gives credit to the entire team. Naidu handled the camera for the film that came out Friday. "I have never received so...
  • Family entertainer 'Nenem Chinnapillanaa' to release end of September September 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Sunil Kumar Reddy's new film 'Nenem Chinnapillanaa' has been given a clearance from the Censor board. The film, which has been produced by Dr. D. Rama Naidu under the Suresh Productions banner, features Rahul and former Miss India Tanvi Vyas in the lead role. The film is...
  • No looking back at failures: Sai Ram's birthday resolve September 13, 2013

    Chennai: Telugu actor Sai Ram Shankar, who turned 37 Friday, says as his birthday resolution he has decided not to worry about failures and to focus on future. "I know my films haven't done well, and therefore, people always ask me how I cope with failure. This is why I have...
  • Telugu film 'Midhunam' recommended for Oscars? September 2, 2013

    Chennai: The Telugu Film Producers' Council is said to have recommended Telugu films 'Midhunam' and 'Sri Jagadguru Adi Shankara' to the Film Federation of India (FFI) as contenders for India's official entry to the Academy Awards best foreign language film category. "I have been informed that my film ('Sri Jagadguru Adi...
  • First Look: 'Toofan', the Telugu remake of 1978 classic Zanjeer March 29, 2013

    Watch the first look of 'Toofan', the Telugu remake of the 1978 classic Zanjeer starring Ram Charan Teja and Priyanka Chopra. ...
  • 'Bhaktha Prahladha': Telugu talkie completes 81 years February 7, 2013

    The release of 'Bhaktha Prahladha', the first Telugu talkie movie completes 81 years on February 7, 2013. Amid the ambiguity on the release date of this movie, it was proved as February 6, 1932 by senior movie journalist Rentala Jaya deva after an extensive research. Previously, it was believed to...
  • Happy Birthday Rajasekhar: The reel life cop turns 51 February 4, 2013

    Telugu actor Rajasekhar celebrates his birthday on February 4, 2013. The actor confessed that he loves being part of multistarrer movies. He is famous for his role in the movie 'Ankusam'. He played a character of a honest cop and also received the Filmfare award in the category of best...
  • Mahesh Babu to act in Rajamouli's next film February 4, 2013

    Mahesh Babu said that he will soon play a lead role in Rajamouli's next movie. He also added that the movie will be an action entertainer with a simple storyline. The title of the movie is not yet decided. The movie will be produced under the banner of Durga Arts. SS...
  • Priyamani starrer Angulika at Ramoji Film City January 27, 2013

    Telugu movie Angulika starring Priyamani has been shot in a palace set at Ramoji Film City from 21st. The film is directed by Prem Aryan and has Deepak and Master Ajay in important roles. Another schedule will begin in the second week of February, and will be shot in a palace...
  • Talent is like Table Salt: Ramesh Aravind January 27, 2013

    "Talent is like Table Salt",it is there on the dining table of everyone, but, it requires the hard work for right usage of it, said veteran actordirector Ramesh Arvind, unveiling title of 'Chatrigalu Saar Chatrigalu', his third project as he briefly made an appearance in media. Talking about S Narayan...
  • Nayantara to play Vidya in 'Kahaani' remake January 27, 2013

    Sekhar Kammula, producerdirector of Telugu film 'Life is beautiful' is now ready to remake Hindi movie 'Kahaani' in Telugu and Tamil. 'Kahaani' was released in 2012, written and codirected by Sujoy Ghosh, the film featured Vidya Balan in a pregnant role in search of her missing husband in the city of...
  • Nagarjuna to star in 'Greeku Veerudu' January 24, 2013

    Telugu actor Nagarjuna was busy shooting for a film which is directed by Dasaradh. The producer of the film thought of various titles to this film as 'Love Story', and 'Sari Leru Neekevvaru'. Recently in an announcement the film team has named the movie 'Greeku Veerudu'. The film will have...
  • 'Iddarammayilatho' team to shoot in Spain January 23, 2013

    After completing their first shooting schedule in Bangkok, the team of 'Iddarammayilatho' is all set to pack their bags and set on their next international destination. Puri Jagannadh, the director of the film 'Iddarammayilatho', recently returned from Bangkok nearly after three weeks after he finished shooting for the major portions of...
  • Telugu film industry begins 2013 on sweet note January 20, 2013

    Chennai: The Telugu film industry couldn't have asked for a better start to the year as both the Pongal releases 'Naayak' and 'Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu' have gone on to be superhits and moneyspinners at the box office. "The Telugu Pongal releases have gone on to be successful at the boxoffice....
  • No 'Rudrama Devi' without Anushka: Gunasekhar January 18, 2013

    Chennai: Telugu filmmaker Gunasekhar says he couldn't think of anyone else but Anushka Shetty for the title role in his upcoming perioddrama 'Rudrama Devi'. "I couldn't think of anyone else but Anushka for the role. I told myself that I would wait until I get to cast her, but fortunately she...
  • South: Tamil and Telugu hit films of 2012 January 2, 2013

    The Tamil and Telugu films that made news in 2012. ...
  • 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...
  • Venkatesh Daggubati on his journey in Telugu cinema September 27, 2012

    The actor talks about his journey from being a chocolate boy to an action hero, how he got famous as the 'remake hero' in Telugu cinema and much more. ...
  • Music Review: 'Rebel' soundtrack lacks originality September 17, 2012

    Ragava Lawrencce's 'Rebel' is old fashioned and lacks originality. The album has five songs, of which one is a remix number. Although, the album has two massappealing numbers, which are sure to be runaway hit amidst the masses, but the output on the whole doesn't impress. The first song 'Keka', sung...
  • My forthcoming 'EBLK' is for all age groups: Sivaji September 17, 2012

    Ace Telugu comedianactor Sivaji is certain that his new Telugu entertainer 'Em Babu Laddu Kavala' will impress viewers from all age groups. "My new film ('Em Babu Laddu Kavala') is a nonstop comedy entertainer and it is targeted at audience from all age groups", Sivaji said. "Audiences have always welcomed and appreciated...
  • Artist Manoj turning Actor through 'China Babu' September 17, 2012

    Character artist turned actor Manoj Nandam is all set to play hero in forthcoming Telugu film 'China Babu', to be directed by debutant director Sri Chandji. "I chose to cast Manoj after seeing his performances in films like 'Chatrapathi' and 'Oka Romantic Crime Katha'," Chandji said at the launch of the...
  • Telugu film 'Vennela 1 1/2' will have live interval September 17, 2012

    Makers of Telugu film 'Vennela 1 1/2' have a unique attraction a live interval! Viewers who prefer staying back during the break will be entertained to some laughter moments on screen. According to director Vennela Kishore, 'Vennela 1 1/2' has been termed as the first movie in India with live interval...
  • Preview: Allu Arjun, Ileana D'Cruz's 'Julayi' August 9, 2012

    'Julayi' comes with the promise of offering both style and humour in one film. Thus, you can be assured for loads of fun from this film. Besides the presence of Stylish Star and Humour Raja (director Trivikram Srinivas), there is the sizzling Illeana, who is nimblefooted when it comes to...
  • Telugu film 'Rey' being shot in San Fransisco August 6, 2012

    YVS Chowdhary's pet project, 'Rey', starring Sai Dharam Tej (better known as Megastar Chiru's nephew), is currently shot in San Francisco. The film has been in the making for long now, mainly because YVS's commitment to produce Nippu made him to put off the film temporarily last year. Saymani Kher is...