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  • 'Gopala Gopala' motion poster: Pawan Kalyan and Venkatesh ride a celestial motorcycle this time 3 hours 34 minutes ago

    The eagerly awaited film 'Gopala Gopala' is the official remake of Akshay Kumar and Paresh Rawal starrer 'OMG - Oh My God'. The film has been directed by Kishore Kumar Pardasany and produced by Suresh Babu and Sharrath Marar. ...
  • 'Gopala Gopala' first look: Venkatesh is the sceptic, Pawan Kalyan is the nonchalant divine being in this 'OMG - Oh My God' remake November 28, 2014

    The eagerly awaited film 'Gopala Gopala' is the official remake of Akshay Kumar and Paresh Rawal starrer 'OMG - Oh My God'. The film has been directed by Kishore Kumar Pardasany and produced by Suresh Babu and Sharrath Marar. ...
  • Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna, Venkatesh and other Telugu film stars to raise funds for Hudhud cyclone relief November 27, 2014

    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...
  • Video: IAS officer from Mysore attacked over suicide of employee October 16, 2014

    In a shocking incident from Mysore, a female IAS officer was attacked after an employee found dead. Rashmi Mahesh, the Director-General of the Administrative Training Institute, was attacked by a group over the suicide of an employee. The group claimed that the employee had committed suicide due to irregularities at...
  • Change India: What are the reforms for financial services sector? September 21, 2014

    In this episode of 'Change India', CNBC TV18's Latha Venkatesh discusses the set of reforms that are need for the financial services sector with panel of experts. ...
  • 'Golden Star', 'Crazy Star' and 'Supreme Star': A definitive guide to the honorary titles of filmstars in southern film industries September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: They wear no cape and they have no super powers. Yet people on the streets recognise them on sight, and add superlatives to their names. The actors, nay, superstars from the Tamil, Telugu and Kannada film industry are superheroes to their fans. Most Indians have heard of the prefix...
  • Shooting begins for Telugu remake of 'OMG: Oh My God!' June 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: The yetuntitled Telugu remake of Hindi blockbuster 'OMG: Oh My God!' went on floors here Monday. The film's lead actors Daggubati Venkatesh, Pawan Kalyan and Shriya Saran participated in the launch. "The film was officially launched today. A few scenes are also expected to be shot today featuring the lead...
  • Venkatesh Prasad bats for more Indian coaches in IPL April 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Saying that Indians are second to none, former pacer Venkatesh Prasad on Monday advocated having more Indian coaches in the Indian Premier League set-up. Out of eight IPL teams, only Kings XI Punjab have an Indian head coach in Sanjay Bangar. "It is an Indian Premier League. It is good to...
  • Exclusive: Not worried about rupee overvaluation right now, says Rajan April 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan said he was not worried about rupee overvaluation for now. Strong foreign fund inflows over the last couple of months have lifted the rupee to an 8-month high, stoking concerns that India's exports could become uncompetitive. "When we were at 60/$, people...
  • Would love to be India bowling coach again: Venkatesh Prasad March 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Former India pacer Venkatesh Prasad, who was sacked by the BCCI in 2009 as the country's bowling coach, Tuesday said he would love to return to his former role. "I would love to be the bowling coach of India again. It will be an honour," Prasad told reporters here,...
  • Only Chandrababu Naidu can develop Seemandhra, say ministers February 27, 2014

    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 a...
  • News 360: Major fire in cracker factory in Mumbai, 9 dead February 27, 2014

    A major fire broke out on Thursday evening at a cracker factory in Alibaug near Mumbai. At least nine people are feared dead in the incident. The incident took place around 3 pm. ...
  • Seemandhra Congress leader joins TDP February 26, 2014

    The Congress on Wednesday received a jolt in Seemandhra, with former minister TG Venkatesh announcing that he was joining the Telugu Desam Party. Venkatesh was a minister in the cabinet of Kiran Kumar Reddy, who resigned last week to protest the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. After consulting his supporters, Venkatesh said he...
  • Venkatesh Prasad's role vital in 'Sachin Tendulkar Kadu': Director February 22, 2014

    Chennai: Former Indian cricketer Venkatesh Prasad, who is making his cinematic debut in upcoming KannadaTelugu bilingual 'Sachin...Tendulkar Kadu', will be essaying an important role of a coach, says its director S. Mohan. "Prasad's role is very important in the film. We haven't roped him in to capitalize on his popularity, but...
  • 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...
  • Mohanlal's 'Drishyam' crosses Rs 1 crore mark in UK February 14, 2014

    Chennai: Superstar Mohanlalstarrer Malayalam thriller "Drishyam", has crossed Rs 1 cr mark in UK. The film, which released on December 19 last year, was reportedly made on a budget of Rs 4.5 crore. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to share the box office numbers of the film. "Malayalam film...
  • 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...
  • Hansika to start shooting for 'Durga' on February 24 February 8, 2014

    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 Tejastarrer, being directed by Krishna Vamsi and produced by Bandla Ganesh, is yet to be titled. "The film was...
  • Ram Charan, Venkatesh, Naga Chaitanya's upcoming Telugu films launched February 6, 2014

    Hyderabad: Three big ticket 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 Tejastarrer, being directed by Krishna Vamsi and produced by Bandla Ganesh, is yet to be titled....
  • Telangana Bill will be passed in Parliament: BJP January 29, 2014

    The Centre is unlikely to wait for the Andhra Pradesh Assembly to clear the Telangana Bill. Meanwhile, BJP leader N Janardhan Reddy said, "The Bill will be passed in the House with the BJP support." The other BJP leader, TG Venkatesh said, "The agitation is because they are going to...
  • Tearful adieu to Telugu cinema doyen Akkineni Nageswara Rao January 23, 2014

    Hyderabad: The mortal remains of legendary Telugu actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao were today consigned to flames amid police honours as scores of film personalities, including Union Tourism Minister Chiranjeevi, and fans bade him an emotional farewell. Nageswara Rao's two sons Venkat and actor Nagarjuna and other family members lit the pyre at...
  • Snapshot: Rajinikanth, Chiranjeevi party at Mohanlal's home January 22, 2014

    Malayalam superstar Mohanlal brought together the actors of 80s for a reunion at his beach house in Tamil Nadu. Southern stalwarts like Rajinikanth, Chiranjeevi, Venkatesh came to the reunion. They were also joined by actresses like Khushboo, Revathi and Ramya. Mohanlal tweeted the pictures of the party and wrote, "Class...
  • Congress workers oppose Nilekani's candidature January 16, 2014

    Bangalore: It may not be all smooth sailing for Infosys cofounder and UIDAI Chairman Nandan Nilekani, who last week made his intention to contest the Lok Sabha elections clear. He has competition in his own backyard. Some MLAs and block presidents of the Congress from the Bangalore South constituency have suggested...
  • 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...
  • Venkatesh Prasad bats for seamer RP Singh December 13, 2013

    Kolkata: Former India pacer Venkatesh Prasad Friday said leftarm seamer RP Singh was back in his elements and should be considered for the tour to New Zealand. Urging the national selectors to set their eyes on RP, Prasad said: "He is taking wickets, but the only thing missing is a fivewicket...
  • Vijaya Bhaskar hopes to score hattrick with Venkatesh November 14, 2013

    Chennai: Director K Vijaya Bhaskar, who delivered Telugu blockbusters such as 'Nuvvu Naku Nachav' and 'Malliswari' with actor Daggubati Venkatesh, hopes to score a hattrick with 'Masala' which is coming out Thursday. 'Masala' is the Telugu remake of Hindi comedy 'Bol Bachchan'. "My films are known for providing wholesome entertainment and even...
  • Ram Charan, Venkatesh to work together in Krishna Vamsi's next November 3, 2013

    Chennai: Actors Ram Charan Teja and Venkatesh Daggubati will team up for upcoming untitled Telugu multistarrer to be helmed by Krishna Vamsi. "I think this is my Diwali gift and I would like to thank both my heroes for giving me an opportunity to work with them. We are planning to...
  • Venkatesh Prasad among Sri Lanka team head coach aspirants October 8, 2013

    Colombo: Former India medium pacer Venkatesh Prasad is among the eight shortlisted aspirants who could take over as head coach of the Sri Lankan cricket team, a top SLC official said Tuesday. ExSri Lanka captain Marvan Atapattu, former opening batsman Romesh Kaluwitharana and another national player Ruwan Kalpage are among the...
  • Is Venkatesh keen to team up with Salman Khan? July 7, 2013

    Chennai: Telugu actor Venkatesh Daggubati, who was recently seen bonding with Salman Khan here, reportedly wants to work with the Bollywood star in a Hindi film soon. While Venkatesh has been shooting for Telugu remake of 'Bol Bachchan' in Hyderabad, Salman is busy shooting for 'Mental' in the city. "Salman and Venkatesh...