TELUGU CINEMA

  • Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna, Venkatesh and other Telugu film stars to raise funds for Hudhud cyclone relief 7 hours 0 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: The Telugu film industry, popularly known as Tollywood, is organising a mega fund-raising event on November 30 to contribute towards relief for Visakhapatnam region devastated by last month's cyclone Hudhud. Named 'Memu Saitam' (We too), the day-long events would see leading actors, including Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna and Venkatesh, in action in...
  • OMG! Is that Junior NTR with sculpted abs? Leaked photos from his upcoming film 'Temper' go viral 11 hours 19 minutes ago

    Be it the wet white shirt, or the topless look with sculpted abs, fans of Junior NTR are in for a treat. The actor, who otherwise sports a well-fed, ample physique, seems to have toned down for his upcoming film 'Temper'.'Temper' has been directed by Puri Jagannadh, and stars NTR...
  • John Abraham signs Telugu actor Harshvardhan Rane for two more films 2 days ago

    Chennai: Telugu actor Harshvardhan Rane, who is making his Bollywood debut in John Abraham's home production "Satra Ko Shaadi Ho", has been signed on for two more yet-untitled projects by the banner. "I signed all the three films long back. I didn't want to jinx it by announcing (it earlier). It...
  • Telugu actress-filmmaker Jeevitha sentenced in cheque bounce case; gets bail 2 days ago

    Hyderabad: A city court Monday sentenced Telugu actress-filmmaker and BJP leader Jeevitha to two year imprisonments in a cheque bounce case. She was also fined Rs.25 lakh. The court later granted bail to the actress after she paid the fine. Jeevitha plans to challenge the lower court's order in the high...
  • 'NC 10' teaser: Telugu star Akkineni Naga Chaitanya's character might be tough, but his heart belongs to Kriti Sanon 4 days ago

    The actor released the teaser for his upcoming film 'NC 10' on the occasion of his 28th birthday. Directed by fimmaker Sudheer Varma of 'Swamy Ra Ra' fame, the film also stars Brahmanandam, Ravi Babu, Posani Krishna Murali and Pooja Ramachandran in key roles. ...
  • Telugu actor-producer Mohan Babu dedicates 40 years of his movie career to his friends and fans 5 days ago

    Chennai: Actor-producer Manchu Mohan Babu, who has completed four decades in Telugu filmdom, has dedicated the proud moment and his success to fans and friends who have stood by him in this journey. "I must thank all those people who were around me and supported me during these 40 years. But...
  • Akkineni Nagarjuna's new Telugu film 'Soggade Chinni Nayana' launched in Hyderabad November 19, 2014

    Hyderabad: Akkineni Nagarjuna's next Telugu film tentatively titled "Soggade Chinni Nayana" was launched here Wednesday. The film features the actor in a dual role as grandfather and grandson. "The film was officially launched in Annapurna Studios with a puja. Regular shooting will start shortly in Rajahmundry," a source from the film's...
  • Actor Ravi Teja to play Akshay Kumar's role in Telugu remake of 'Special 26' November 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Telugu superstar Ravi Teja is all set to play the role of actor Akshay Kumar in Telugu remake of "Special 26". Confirming this Ravi, who is at the moment shooting for the sequel to the Telugu version of "Kick" says: "The Telugu-Tamil producer Thyagarajan who is actor Prashanth's father has...
  • Filmmaker Kumar Nagendra says his Telugu drama 'Joru' is a 'true-blue entertainer' November 4, 2014

    Chennai: Filmmaker Kumar Nagendra says his forthcoming Telugu drama "Joru", which releases in cinemas Friday, is a "true-blue entertainer" made purely based on the feedback he received for his directorial debut "Gundello Godari". "When my first film released, the only compliant I received from audiences was the absence of comedy in...
  • Will Mahesh Babu work in Srikant Addala's next? October 19, 2014

    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....