Telugu

  • LS polls: YSR Congress promises 'golden era' in Seemandhra, Telangana 13-04-2014 06:01 PM

    Hyderabad: Promising to bring back the 'golden era' of late YSR Reddy in Seemandhra and Telangana, the YSR Congress on Sunday released its separate election manifestos for the two states. The party promised that if voted to power, it would launch a new scheme called "Aamma Badi' under which Rs...
  • Danayya, Ram Charan to team up for a film 10-04-2014 03:32 PM

    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...
  • LS polls: Telangana region all set to witness triangular contests 07-04-2014 04:53 PM

    Telangana is all set to witness three-cornered contests for Lok Sabha and legislative assembly polls after the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and BJP alliance, and the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) as well as Congress going their own way. Having ruled out merger or even an electoral alliance with the Congress,...
  • Chandrababu Naidu: A desperate fight for survival in a divided state 07-04-2014 02:20 PM

    Hyderabad: 'Politics is a strange world and there are no permanent foes or friends' is an often repeated cliche. The latest to prove this cliched saying right is TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu. Nara Chandrababu Naidu, the former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh is fighting a 'do or die' battle,...
  • BJP's 24-hour deadline to TDP on sealing AP alliance deal ends today 31-03-2014 08:18 AM

    Hyderabad: The Bharatiya Janata Party 24-hour deadline to the Telugu Desam Party over sharing of seats in Andhra Pradesh ends on Monday. Senior BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu had on Sunday indicated that the BJP will go alone in the polls if the TDP fails to spell out its stand within...
  • Hope to see Telugu people unite one day: Kiran Reddy 22-03-2014 07:39 PM

    With Telangana set to become a reality in just over two months, Jai Samaikhyandhra Party founder and former Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Saturday expressed the hope the Telugu people will unite one day. "I hope the Telugu people will unite again one day," Reddy said even as...
  • Always knew I'd enter films at a young age, says Samskruthy Shenoy 20-03-2014 05:17 PM

    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...
  • Sumanth Ashwin in Sukumar's maiden film production 15-03-2014 04:46 PM

    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...
  • AP: Three more Congress leaders join TDP 10-03-2014 10:02 PM

    Exodus of Congress leaders to Telugu Desam Party continued with two MLAs and a former legislator joining the main opposition party of Andhra Pradesh on Monday. Senior Congress MLA and former Minister Silpa Mohan Reddy, MLA Labbi Venkataswamy and ex-MLA Challa Ramakrishna Reddy, all hailing from Kurnool district, joined TDP....
  • Memorable to act with father, son in 'Manam': Nagarjuna 05-03-2014 01:56 PM

    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...
  • Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiyaan' becomes the first film ever to be released in six languages 03-03-2014 12:47 PM

    Chennai: For the first time in the history of Indian Cinema, the much-awaited period film 'Kochadaiyaan' featuring Tamil superstar Rajinikanth and Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone in the lead, would be released in six different languages. The movie will be released in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Punjabi, Bhojpuri and Marathi, a release...
  • Only Chandrababu Naidu can develop Seemandhra, say ministers 27-02-2014 10:25 PM

    Andhra Pradesh ministers Ganta Srinivasa Rao, TG Venkatesh and Erasu Pratap Reddy, who are all set to join the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), on Thursday said that only TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu had the ability to develop the Seemandhra region "comprehensively". "Now that Andhra Pradesh has been bifurcated, we need...
  • 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...
  • Chiranjeevi, Pawan to attend nephew's debut film launch 26-02-2014 04:34 PM

    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...
  • Sriwass hopes to repeat 'Lakshyam' success with Gopichand 25-02-2014 04:56 PM

    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...
  • 'Lakshmi Raave' producer waited for six months to sign Avika Gor 23-02-2014 03:26 PM

    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...
  • Pawan Kalyan to oversee 'Gabbar Singh 2' script: Director 22-02-2014 02:56 PM

    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...
  • Poll pact with BJP uncertain post Telangana Bill nod: TDP 21-02-2014 05:04 PM

    Seething over BJP's support to the Telangana Bill in Parliament, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has indicated its reluctance about going in for an alliance with the national party in the upcoming general elections. Although the regional party had made no official announcement about entering into an alliance with BJP, the...
  • Union Minister Chiranjeevi defies Congress to oppose Telangana in RS 20-02-2014 05:48 PM

    New Delhi: Minister of State for Tourism Chiranjeevi defied the party line to oppose Telangana and also hit out at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) saying that is a sad period for Andhra Pradesh. Claiming that Congress alone cannot be blamed for the Telangana issue, Chiranjeevi said even the NDA promised...
  • I'm happy being a comedian: Ali 19-02-2014 03:09 PM

    Chennai: Telugu actor Ali, who has starred in lead roles in several films, says he is happy making people laugh with his comedy and is not keen on playing lead roles anymore as he awaits the release of "Alibaba Okkade Donga". Ali plays the lead in 'Alibaba Okkade Donga', which...
  • Meena, Nadia join Telugu remake of 'Drishyam' 18-02-2014 03:57 PM

    Chennai: Southern actors Meena and Nadia have been roped in to play important roles in the Telugu remake of recent Malayalam blockbuster 'Drishyam'. The yet-untitled remake, to be helmed by actor-filmmaker Sripriya, will feature Daggubati Venkatesh as the male lead. It will be produced by D. Suresh Babu. "Meena and...
  • Krazy Star: Watch Ravichandran, Priyanka Upendra in new song 'Kenakalu Inukalu' 14-02-2014 03:48 PM

    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 14-02-2014 03:25 PM

    Chennai: Telugu filmmaker Maruthi has rubbished allegations 'Radha' story was stolen from a young writer and said the upcoming Telugu romantic-drama 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...
  • Telugu film 'Avataram' inspired from real life incident 12-02-2014 03:51 PM

    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...
  • Sachiin Joshi to play Aditya's role in Telugu version of 'Aashiqui 2' 11-02-2014 09:57 AM

    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...
  • Hansika to start shooting for 'Durga' on February 24 08-02-2014 04:25 PM

    Hyderabad: Three Telugu films featuring three big stars Ram Charan Teja, Daggubati Venkatesh and Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, respectively, were launched here Thursday. Two of these films even canned a few shots. The Ram Charan Teja-starrer, being directed by Krishna Vamsi and produced by Bandla Ganesh, is yet to be titled....
  • Centre acting unilaterally on Telangana issue: TDP chief 07-02-2014 06:53 PM

    Hyderabad: The Congress leadership and Centre are going ahead unilaterally on the Telangana issue against all democratic principles, TDP Chief N Chandrababu Naidu alleged on Friday. "This issue is not a personal issue of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi or Rahul Gandhi. This issue concerns 9 crore Telugu people....
  • 'Pandavulu Pandavulu Tummeda' to be released in Malayalam as 'Pandavapuram 2014' 07-02-2014 04:38 PM

    Chennai: Vishnu Manchu-starrer Telugu romantic-comedy 'Pandavulu Pandavulu Tummeda', will be dubbed and released in Malayalam as 'Pandavapuram 2014' across Kerala Feb 14. Manchu's recent Telugu releases 'Denikaina Ready' and 'Doosukeltha' were dubbed and released in Malayalam as 'Endhinum Ready' and 'Sakala Kala Vallavan', respectively. "The film, which releases Feb 14,...
  • 'Divergent' will also be released in Telugu 05-02-2014 04:25 PM

    Los Angeles: 'Divergent', a big screen adaptation of Veronica Roth's novel, will hit the Indian screens on April 11. The science fiction, directed by Neil Burger, features Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Zoe Kravitz and Kate Winslet. The author is all praise for the movie. "I've never read a script before....
  • Nupur Mehta makes southern debut with 'Amavasai' 02-02-2014 05:58 PM

    Chennai: Actress Nupur Mehta of 'Jo Bole So Nihaal' fame is making her southern debut with Jai Akash-starrer Tamil-Telugu 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...