TELUGU

  • Sundeep Kishan: 'Beeruva' gave me the confidence to acquire the distribution rights 5 days ago

    Chennai: Actor Sundeep Kishan may not have scored a hit with his last release 'Joru', but he's so confident about his forthcoming Telugu romantic-comedy 'Beeruva' that he decided to pick up the distribution rights of the film in Guntur area. "It's a fresh idea that has been treated commercially to reach...
  • Veteran Telugu filmmaker V B Rajendra Prasad passes away January 13, 2015

    Hyderabad: Veteran Telugu film producer and director V B Rajendra Prasad passed away due to age related ailments at a hospital here tonight. He was 82. "He lived like a king. He did not hurt anyone. He passed away peacefully with happy memories," his son and prominent Telugu actor Jagapathi Babu...
  • Jayasudha's son set for cinematic launch January 12, 2015

    Chennai: Yesteryear actress Jayasudha's younger son Shreayan Kapoor is set for his cinematic debut in upcoming but yet-untitled Telugu film, which will be helmed by entrepreneur-turned-filmmaker Vasu Manthena. "Everything almost finalised. The film should be officially launched in a couple of weeks," a source close to Jayasudha told IANS. Jayasudha went through...
  • After Mahesh Babu in '1: Nenokkadine', filmmaker Sukumar casts Jr NTR in his next film January 9, 2015

    Actor Jr NTR, who's finishing the last schedule of his upcoming film 'Temper', will next be seen in '1: Nenokkadine' director Sukumar's untitled film. Slated to be launched on January 25, Sukumar has cast actress Rakul Preet Singh opposite NTR. This will be Sukumar's first full-length film after the Mahesh Babu-starrer '1:...
  • Telugu actor Aadi to star in 'Poola Rangadu' director Veerabhadram Chowdary's next film January 9, 2015

    Young actor Aadi, has been struggling over the past two years with his film career. But there's a silver lining. Aadi will be seen next in Veerabhadram Chowdary's upcoming untitled project, who's earlier worked on films like 'Poola Rangadu' and 'Aha Naa Pellanta' earlier. The film is slated to be produced by...
  • Telugu star Mahesh Babu may be seen in three films in 2015 January 8, 2015

    Chennai: It's almost impossible for stars to have two releases in a year, but superstar Mahesh Babu, whose last outing "Aagadu" failed to hit the bull's eye, may have three, going by the number of films he has in his kitty. Mahesh is currently busy wrapping up yet-untitled film with Koratala...
  • Telugu playwright Ganesh Patro dies at 69; he was known for writing dialogues for Chiranjeevi's 'Rudraveena' January 5, 2015

    Chennai: Well-known Telugu playwright and dialogue writer Ganesh Patro passed away Monday at a private hospital here, actor-politician Chiranjeevi said. He was 69. Patro, who wrote dialogues for Chiranjeevi's acclaimed film 'Rudraveena', passed away while undergoing treatment for cancer. Mourning his loss, Chiranjeevi told reporters: "It's extremely sad that we've lost another...
  • Telugu actor Vishnu Manchu gets an arm-length tattoo for 'Arima Nambi' remake January 4, 2015

    Hyderabad: After getting his ears pierced for his role in yet-untitled Telugu remake of Tamil hit "Arima Nambi", actor Vishnu Manchu has now got an arm length tattoo on the special request of director Deva Katta. "It wasn't easy for me to say yes as it was my first tattoo and...
  • Telugu actor Ahuti Prasad passes away; reports suggest that the comedian was suffering from cancer January 4, 2015

    Hyderabad: Popular Telugu character artist and comedian Adusumilli Janardhan Vara Prasad aka Ahuti Prasad passed away Sunday at a private hospital here. He was 62. "He was undergoing treatment for some health-related issues at our hospital for the last few days. He showed signs of improvement last week, but his condition...
  • Actor Vishnu Manchu to spend new year's eve working; currently shooting Telugu remake of 'Arima Nambi' December 31, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Vishnu Manchu will be busy shooting yet-untitled Telugu remake of Tamil action-thriller "Arima Nambi" Thursday on New Year's Day. "Vishnu has decided to start the second schedule of the film tomorrow. He wants to ring in the New Year with some exciting work," a source close to the actor...
  • 'I' director Shankar wants to direct a Telugu film; says he's indebted to his Telugu-speaking audience December 31, 2014

    Hyderabad: Filmmaker Shankar, who was here for the audio launch of his upcoming Tamil magnum opus "I", Tuesday said he would like to direct a Telugu film in the future. "I'm indebted to the audience here. I will direct a Telugu film in the future. I hope it happens soon," Shankar...
  • Actress Taapsee Pannu to visit Uttar Pradesh to research for her upcoming film 'Agra Ka Daabra' December 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Taapsee Pannu is planning to travel to Agra to do research work for her role in the upcoming movie "Agra Ka Daabra". She will be seen playing a young Muslim girl in the film, which also stars Ayushmann Khurrana. "I was recently chatting up with a friend to...
  • Telugu star Mahesh Babu refuses to go shirtless for Koratala Siva's upcoming film 'Srimanthudu' December 28, 2014

    Chennai: Mahesh Babu, who is against going shirtless in his films, has once again refused to do it for his tentatively titled Telugu movie "Srimanthudu" despite being requested by the director. Shruti Haasan is paired with Mahesh in "Srimanthudu", directed by Koratala Siva. "Director Siva wanted Mahesh to sport his worked out...
  • Puri Jagannadh does a voice over for romantic-comedy 'Ladies and Gentleman' December 27, 2014

    Chennai: Filmmaker Puri Jagannadh, who is currently shooting for his film 'Temper', has taken time off from his busy schedule to lend his voice for upcoming Telugu romantic-comedy 'Ladies and Gentleman'. "I really liked the film's story and was quite impressed with the trailer as well. When I was approached with...
  • Venkatesh Daggubati wishes Salman Khan on his birthday; shares a photo on Facebook December 27, 2014

    Telugu actor Venkatesh Daggubati shared a cute photo of him with actor Salman Khan posing on scooters. ...
  • 'Chinnadana Neekosam' quick review: Been there, seen that December 26, 2014

    Film: 'Chinnadana Neekosam' Director: A Karunakaran Cast: Nithiin, Mishti Chakraborty, Nassar, Naresh, Sithara Rating: 2.5/5 What we like: The story of 'Chinnadana Neekosam' begins promisingly. Nithiin is your average cool dude, whose parents will be more than happy if he finds a nice sweet girl for himself. Enter the fair beauty Nandini (Mishti Chakraborty),...
  • Snapshot: Telugu actor Allu Arjun posts a picture of his son Ayaan in a little Santa Claus costume December 26, 2014

    Telugu film star Allu Arjun celebrated Christmas with his young family. He posted a picture of in infant son Ayaan dressed in the Santa Claus outfit. His friends and fans have liked the image which has 7,90,147 likes. take a look at the cute little Santa. ...
  • Nagarjuna's son Akhil Akkineni begins shooting for his debut film with director VV Vinayak December 19, 2014

    Akhil Akkineni, youngest son of actor-producer Akkineni Nagarjuna, is set to enter the Telugu filmdom next year. Young Akkineni will be seen in VV Vinayak's upcoming film produced by actor Nithin and his father Sudhakar Reddy. Akhil's brother Naga Chaitanya made in his cinematic debut with Telugu action-romance 'Josh' some years...
  • Telugu music director Chakri passes away December 15, 2014

    Hyderabad: Popular Telugu music composer Chakradhar Gilla aka Chakri died here Monday, said a family source. He was 40. "He returned home late last night from his studio. In the morning, when his wife couldn't wake him up, he was rushed to Apollo Hospital. He was declared dead on arrival," the...
  • When Nani shot at the base camp of Mt Everest for 'Yevade Subramanyam' December 11, 2014

    Nani, who shot at the base camp of Mount Everest for his film 'Yevade Subramanyam', is yet to come out of the impact of the adventurous experience. "It was the most physically gruelling adventure in my life," says the 'Eega' actor, adding "I can't forget the experience in my lifetime." "My heart...
  • 'Temper': Puri Jagannadh signs Canadian-Moroccan model Nora Fatehi for an item song December 7, 2014

    Puri Jagannadh's films are always known for their sizzling item numbers. Puri selects his item girls with lot of care and precision. The ace director has roped in Canadian model of Moroccan origin, Nora Fatehi for his latest film 'Temper', starring NT Rama Rao Jr. Nora Fatehi has been recently...
  • Akkineni Nagarjuna will be back with the second season of Telugu 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' on December 8 December 6, 2014

    Hyderabad: The second season of 'Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu' (MEK), the Telugu version of popular game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' hosted by Telugu actor Akkineni Nagarjuna, will start Dec 8 on Maa TV. "It will be telecast at 9.30 p.m. from Monday to Friday," said a statement from the channel. The first season...
  • Here's why 'Baahubali' cast and crew went to Bulgaria for a shoot December 5, 2014

    Fans of Prabhas and Rana Daggubati will be happy to read that the magnum opus 'Baahubali' is progressing briskly. The latest news is that the team has gone to Bulgaria for shooting. The reason behind such a far away location is, according to sources, that some critical scenes need to...
  • Varun Tej, Pooja Hegde's 'Mukunda' creates buzz with its first trailer; distributors bid high for movie rights December 5, 2014

    It seems that good days are here for young Varun Tej and actress Pooja Hegde. The young actors, whose film 'Mukunda' is set to hit the theatres on Christmas, is getting good offers from all the Telugu-speaking areas for movie rights. 'Mukunda' rights for east of Godavari region have been sold...
  • Ram Gopal Varma is like a drug; You get easily addicted to him, says Telugu actor Nandoo December 2, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Nandoo, who was last seen in Ram Gopal Varma-directed Telugu thriller 'Ice Cream 2', says working with the filmmaker gives him a high as he's like a 'drug'. "Ram Gopal Varma is like a drug. You get easily addicted to him. Most of us fear taking drugs, but we...
  • 'Chinnadana Neekosam' trailer: Nitiin romances Mishti Chakraborty in this young rom-com November 28, 2014

    Directed by Karunakaran, 'Chinnadana Neekosam' features Telugu heartthrob Nitiin and Bengali actress Mishti Chakraborty in lead roles. The film is currently in the post production stage. ...