Telugu Cinema

  • Telugu cinema star and MP Vijayashanthi joins Congress 27-02-2014 07:47 PM

    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 20-01-2014 01:36 PM

    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...
  • 'Venkatadri Express' hit, Chota K. Naidu calls it team effort 02-12-2013 06:42 PM

    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...
  • Family entertainer 'Nenem Chinnapillanaa' to release end of September 15-09-2013 04:38 PM

    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 13-09-2013 03:26 PM

    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...
  • Telugu film 'Midhunam' recommended for Oscars? 02-09-2013 04:04 PM

    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...
  • First Look: 'Toofan', the Telugu remake of 1978 classic Zanjeer 29-03-2013 02:06 PM

    Watch the first look of 'Toofan', the Telugu remake of the 1978 classic Zanjeer starring Ram Charan Teja and Priyanka Chopra. ...
  • South: Tamil and Telugu hit films of 2012 02-01-2013 12:26 PM

    The Tamil and Telugu films that made news in 2012. ...
  • Sanjay on why he doesn't act in Telugu films 02-11-2011 02:57 PM

    Sanju gives a bizarre reason for not acting in Tollywood. He was one of the first heroes to make his macho physique a fashion statement. From roles like 'Khalnayak' to Lt Col YK Joe in 'LOC Kargil' and comedy roles like that of 'Kabir Nayak' in 'Dhamaal' to his cameo...
  • Mahesh Babu's 'Dookudu': Soon in Hindi? 29-09-2011 02:05 PM

    New Delhi: Mahesh Babu has met with the elusive success after five years in 'Dookudu'. The mega star of Telugu cinema has probably got the biggest hit of his life in 'Dookudu'. Released across the globe, the film is smashing earlier box office records with ease. The stunner crossed Rs...
  • The Dirty Picture: Who was Silk Smitha? 31-08-2011 04:51 PM

    New Delhi: 1982 was a great year for southern actor Smitha who had nine releases lined up. She followed up the year's performance with 13 releases and no one was complaining despite repetitive characterization. Her fan following did not bother about the same basic storyline and just wanted their diva...
  • Shiva to NALS: Has RGV lost his 'Aag'? 23-08-2011 05:50 PM

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma's brutal crime biopic Not A Love Story is a pale shadow of the director's strong narrative of systematic crime and his fascination with the underworld that goes back to his days of 'Shiva'. When he returns as producer with Shabri this week, one can...
  • Telugu director Jagannath's big plans in Hindi 08-08-2011 02:44 PM

    Puri Jagannath, a cult name in Telugu cinema, is basking in the success of his directorial debut in Bollywood, 'Bbuddah... Hoga Tera Baap', and is now venturing into making an action film with hottie Rana Dagubatti. That's not all. He will also wield the megaphone for Ram Gopal Varma's next...
  • I'm not getting married, says Trisha Krishnan 05-08-2011 02:25 PM

    Grapevine is abuzz that actress Trisha Krishnan is getting married. Rumours are going strong that Trisha's marriage is on the cards and her mom has found a perfect match for her. The fourth estate has been going gung-ho about Trisha's wedding once more often only to be foiled by the...
  • Arrests expose drug abuse in Telugu cinema 23-08-2010 09:18 PM

    On Thursday, a Nigerian drug peddler was arrested along with the brothers of a popular star in Hyderabad. ...