TELUGU FILM

  • Ram Charan's fan loses his life in a stampede at a theatre; the actor offers Rs 2 lakh to his family October 2, 2014

    Kurnool: Actor Ram Charan Wednesday grieved over the death of a fan who lost his life in a stampede at a theatre here where his Telugu film "Govindudu Andarivadele" was playing, and also offered Rs.2 lakh ex gratia to his family. Krishna Vamsi-directed "Govindudu Andarivadele" released Wednesday worldwide. "I came to know...
  • 'Rowdy Fellow' trailer: Nara Rohit calmly beats up the bad guys in this new Krishna Chaitanya film September 17, 2014

    Directed by Krishna Chaitanya and produced by T Prakash Reddy, the film revolves around Nara Rohit, who's a cop. 'Rowdy Fellow', which also stars Vishaka Singh, Rao Ramesh, Paruchuri Venkateswara Rao, Posani Krishna Murali, Gollapudi Maruti Rao and Talluri Rameshwari in key roles, is set to hit the theatres in...
  • Veteran Telugu film director, artist Bapu passes away September 1, 2014

    Hyderabad: Renowned Telugu filmmaker Bapu, also an acclaimed artist, painter, cartoonist and illustrator, passed away in Chennai today following a brief illness. He was 80. Bapu, whose real name was Sattiraju Lakshminarayana, had been admitted to a private hospital in Chennai a few days ago and he passed away this...
  • Walked out of 'Aagadu' due to creative differences: Prakash Raj April 26, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Prakash Raj says he walked out of Mahesh Babustarrer Telugu action film 'Aagadu' because he had some creative differences with its director Srinu Vaitla. He has denied that he was asked to leave the project due to his rude behaviour with an assistant director. Prakash allegedly behaved rudely with...
  • Telugu actor Raja Abel to wed on April 25 April 17, 2014

    Chennai: Telugu actor Raja Abel, who has worked in films such as 'Anand' and 'Aa Naluguru', will marry Amrita Vincent here April 25. The couple will later hold grand receptions in Chennai and Hyderabad. "The wedding will take place in a church in Chennai April 25. On the same evening, we'll...
  • Danayya, Ram Charan to team up for a film April 10, 2014

    Chennai: Producer D.V.V. Danayya will collaborate with actor Ram Charan Teja for his upcoming yet-untitled Telugu project with director Sreenu Vaitla. The project is expected to go on floors in August. "The project has been confirmed. It may go on floors from August. We are waiting for Ram to complete his...
  • Always knew I'd enter films at a young age, says Samskruthy Shenoy March 20, 2014

    Chennai: Actress Samskruthy Shenoy, who made her cinematic debut at the age of 13 in the recently released Telugu romantic-drama 'Hrudayam Ekkadaunnadi', says it wasn't easy to play a romantic character at her age. "I was aware that I'm entering films at a very young age. On the first day of...
  • Sumanth Ashwin in Sukumar's maiden film production March 15, 2014

    Chennai: Director Sukumar has roped in actor Sumanth Ashwin to play the lead in his maiden yet-untitled Telugu production venture, which will be directed by one of his associates, Vema Reddy. Sukumar launched Mahi Entertainments few months back to make films with his associates. "Sumanth is playing the lead. It was Sukumar...
  • Memorable to act with father, son in 'Manam': Nagarjuna March 5, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna, who worked with his late father Akkineni Nageswara Rao and Akkineni Naga Chaitanya in forthcoming Telugu drama 'Manam', says the experience was adventurous and memorable. 'Manam' was the last film of legendary actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao, who passed away recently. "'Manam' is totally an entertainment-based movie with elements...
  • Chiranjeevi, Pawan to attend nephew's debut film launch February 26, 2014

    Hyderabad: Megastar Chiranjeevi and actor Pawan Kalyan will attend the formal launch of their nephew Varun Tej's yet-untitled Telugu debut film here Thursday. The event will be telecast live on a private channel. "Chiranjeevi sir and Pawan Kalyan have confirmed their participation. The event will be aired live on Maa TV. This...
  • Sriwass hopes to repeat 'Lakshyam' success with Gopichand February 25, 2014

    Chennai: Filmmaker Sriwass, who is teaming up with actor Gopichand for the second time after Telugu blockbuster 'Lakshyam', in a yet untitled actioner, says he hopes to score another hit with their combination. "Gopi and I will soon start working on a full-length action flick. I hope it will be as...
  • 'Lakshmi Raave' producer waited for six months to sign Avika Gor February 23, 2014

    Chennai: Producer Giridhar says he had to wait for six months to sign actress Avika Gor for his upcoming Telugu romantic drama 'Lakshmi Raave Maa Initiki' as she was busy shooting for cinematic debut 'Uyyala Jampala'. "We couldn't think of anyone else for the role. Therefore, we decided to wait for...
  • Pawan Kalyan to oversee 'Gabbar Singh 2' script: Director February 22, 2014

    Chennai: Superstar Pawan Kalyan has decided to supervise the script of his upcoming Telugu actioner 'Gabbar Singh 2'. The film's director Sampath Nandi has no qualms about his interference. "This is a very special project for Pawan sir. He will supervising the script with me and I don't have any issues...
  • Meena, Nadia join Telugu remake of 'Drishyam' February 18, 2014

    Chennai: Southern actors Meena and Nadia have been roped in to play important roles in the Telugu remake of recent Malayalam blockbuster 'Drishyam'. The yetuntitled remake, to be helmed by actorfilmmaker Sripriya, will feature Daggubati Venkatesh as the male lead. It will be produced by D. Suresh Babu. "Meena and Nadia have...
  • Krazy Star: Watch Ravichandran, Priyanka Upendra in new song 'Kenakalu Inukalu' February 14, 2014

    Ravichandran and Priyanka Upendra will yet again romance in Kannada film 'Krazy Star'. The popular onscreen couple have come together after a long span and the trailer of the film has already grabbed many eyeballs. Here is the new song 'Kenakalu Inukalu' from the film. 'Krazy Star' is slated to...
  • Maruthi rubbishes plagiarism allegations, says 'Radha' is his story February 14, 2014

    Chennai: Telugu filmmaker Maruthi has rubbished allegations 'Radha' story was stolen from a young writer and said the upcoming Telugu romanticdrama is his own creation. "Following the allegations against me, I have submitted my script to the Writer's Association. Every line in the script is my own and I have not...
  • Telugu film 'Avataram' inspired from real life incident February 12, 2014

    Chennai: Filmmaker Kodi Ramakrishna says his forthcoming Telugu fantasy thriller 'Avataram' is loosely based on a real incident in Kerala. He says it's about a woman's fight against a devil and the graphics used will the film's high points. "The story is loosely based on an incident in Kerala that I...
  • Sachiin Joshi to play Aditya's role in Telugu version of 'Aashiqui 2' February 11, 2014

    Mumbai: In the Telugu remake of 'Aashiqui 2', actor Sachiin Joshi will reprise the role played by Aditya Roy Kapur in the Hindi version. Newcomers Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor starrer blockbuster film 'Aashiqui 2' will now be made in Telugu and producer Bhushan Kumar has given the remake...
  • Nupur Mehta makes southern debut with 'Amavasai' February 2, 2014

    Chennai: Actress Nupur Mehta of 'Jo Bole So Nihaal' fame is making her southern debut with Jai Akashstarrer TamilTelugu bilingual 'Amavasai'. Nupur's special song will be one of the highlights of the film, according to the producer. "Nupur is playing an important role in this supernatural thriller. One of the highlights of...
  • Telugu TV actor Sagar set for big screen debut January 31, 2014

    Chennai: Television actor Sagar of 'Mogili Rekulu' fame is all set to make his silver screen debut with upcoming Telugu romanticdrama 'Siddharth', which will be produced by Dasari Kiran Kumar, son of veteran filmmaker Dasari Narayana Rao. "I have a subject that I think only Sagar can do justice to. I...
  • I want 'Manam' to be a befitting sendoff to my father: Nagarjuna January 30, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna says he wants 'Manam', last film of his late father Telugu movie icon Akkineni Nageswara Rao, who was more than just a father to him, to be a befitting farewell. Rao passed away Jan 22 due to intestinal cancer. He was 89years old. "I want his last film...
  • Nageswara Rao was a humble human being: Nagarjuna January 29, 2014

    New Delhi: He was a legend in the Telugu film industry. But in real life, Akkineni Nageswara Rao, popularly known as ANR, was a humble man, says his son and Telugu superstar Nagarjuna. It would be near impossible to fill the gap created by the demise Jan 22 of his 91yearold...
  • Harshavardhan Rane to sell his tshirts to fund girl's education January 26, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telugu actor Harshvardhan Rane will sell all the tshirts that he has worn on screen. He will sell them at a charity garage sale to support the education of a fouryearold girl. "I wish to provide better education for Swati. Every tshirt I ever wore in my movies will be...
  • 'Pandavulu Pandavulu Tummeda' to be released on January 31 January 25, 2014

    Chennai: Telugu familydrama 'Pandavulu Pandavulu Tummeda' is slated for release Jan 31 and its producers are also planning to release it on alternate distribution platforms such as videoondemand (VOD), online and mobile platforms too. "There is a growing appetite for Indian films in the overseas market. Telugu films have a great...
  • Telugu cinema legend Akkineni Nageshwara Rao dies aged 91 January 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: Legendary Telugu film actor and Dada Saheb Phalke Awardee Akkineni Nageshwara Rao, passed away early on Wednesday morning. ANR, as he is fondly called, was suffering from cancer. His condition worsened at around 2.10 am on Wednesday following which he was taken to Care hospital, where he breathed his last...
  • Kamalinee can essay any role with ease: Krishna Vamsi January 21, 2014

    Chennai: Kamalinee Mukherjee, who has had backtoback flops in Telugu filmdom in the last two years, will be next seen in Krishna Vamsi's upcoming yetuntitled Telugu film. The director says that the actress is a perfect amalgamation of experience, beauty and confidence. She is paired in the film opposite Meka Srikanth...
  • '1 Nenokkadine' wasn't a commercial outing: Mahesh Babu January 18, 2014

    Chennai: Mahesh Babu is undeterred by the lukewarm response to his Telugu release '1: Nenokkadine'. The superstar says that he is 'proud' of the movie as it allowed him to step out of his 'comfort zone' for the first time in his career. "I did this film because I knew it...
  • I feel I've lost my mother: Chandramohan on Anjali Devi January 15, 2014

    Chennai: Telugu actor Chandramohan remembers late actress Anjali Devi and says that ever since he played her son in his debut movie 1966 Telugu drama 'Rangula Ratnam' he treated her as his mother. "I will always remain her son. I started off my career by playing her son in...
  • '1: Nenokkadine' packs a punch at the US boxoffice January 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Telugu film '1: Nenokkadine' has started on a positive note at the US boxoffice. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweets, "Telugu film #1Nenokkadine has packed a solid punch in USA. You can call it one of the best openings ever by an Indian film." '1: Nenokkadine', which was released Friday...
  • Venkatesh likely to star in Telugu remake of 'Drishyam' January 9, 2014

    Chennai: Telugu actor Daggubati Venkatesh has expressed interest in the Telugu remake of recent Malayalam blockbuster 'Drishyam'. But he is yet to sign on the dotted line, said his manager. "The talks are on but he hasn't confirmed the project yet. He really liked it and so has expressed interest in...