Venkatesh

  • Venkatesh Prasad bats for more Indian coaches in IPL 14-04-2014 05:34 PM

    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...
  • Exclusive: Not worried about rupee overvaluation right now, says Rajan 02-04-2014 02:41 PM

    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 11-03-2014 08:41 PM

    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...
  • 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...
  • News 360: Major fire in cracker factory in Mumbai, 9 dead 27-02-2014 08:28 PM

    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 26-02-2014 11:51 PM

    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...
  • Venkatesh Prasad's role vital in 'Sachin Tendulkar Kadu': Director 22-02-2014 03:04 PM

    Chennai: Former Indian cricketer Venkatesh Prasad, who is making his cinematic debut in upcoming Kannada-Telugu 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,...
  • 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...
  • Mohanlal's 'Drishyam' crosses Rs 1 crore mark in UK 14-02-2014 03:31 PM

    Chennai: Superstar Mohanlal-starrer 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Ram Charan, Venkatesh, Naga Chaitanya's upcoming Telugu films launched 06-02-2014 04:14 PM

    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 Teja-starrer, being directed by Krishna Vamsi and produced by Bandla Ganesh, is yet to...
  • Telangana Bill will be passed in Parliament: BJP 29-01-2014 06:03 PM

    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 23-01-2014 05:46 PM

    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...
  • Snapshot: Rajinikanth, Chiranjeevi party at Mohanlal's home 22-01-2014 11:05 AM

    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 16-01-2014 04:15 PM

    Bangalore: It may not be all smooth sailing for Infosys co-founder 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...
  • Venkatesh likely to star in Telugu remake of 'Drishyam' 09-01-2014 04:06 PM

    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...
  • Venkatesh Prasad bats for seamer RP Singh 13-12-2013 06:50 PM

    Kolkata: Former India pacer Venkatesh Prasad Friday said left-arm 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...
  • Vijaya Bhaskar hopes to score hat-trick with Venkatesh 14-11-2013 04:30 PM

    Chennai: Director K Vijaya Bhaskar, who delivered Telugu blockbusters such as 'Nuvvu Naku Nachav' and 'Malliswari' with actor Daggubati Venkatesh, hopes to score a hat-trick 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...
  • Ram Charan, Venkatesh to work together in Krishna Vamsi's next 03-11-2013 01:11 PM

    Chennai: Actors Ram Charan Teja and Venkatesh Daggubati will team up for upcoming untitled Telugu multi-starrer 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...
  • Venkatesh Prasad among Sri Lanka team head coach aspirants 08-10-2013 09:37 PM

    Colombo: Former India medium pacer Venkatesh Prasad is among the eight short-listed aspirants who could take over as head coach of the Sri Lankan cricket team, a top SLC official said Tuesday. Ex-Sri Lanka captain Marvan Atapattu, former opening batsman Romesh Kaluwitharana and another national player Ruwan Kalpage are among...
  • Is Venkatesh keen to team up with Salman Khan? 07-07-2013 03:57 PM

    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...
  • Rupee freefall: Latha Venkatesh on the crisis 11-06-2013 08:46 PM

    In a roller coaster ride, the rupee on Tuesday hit life-time low of 58.98 against dollar but erased a major part of losses to close at 58.39 after RBI intervened in the forex market to stem the slide in the local currency that caused much concern to the government, the...
  • KSCA treasurer Venkatesh backs Srinivasan 07-06-2013 07:25 PM

    Bangalore: Tallam Venkatesh, whose name is doing the rounds for the BCCI treasurer's post, on Friday backed N Srinivasan, saying it would be "unfair" to put the Board President in firing line just because his relative is allegedly involved in betting. "If his son-in-law does something, can we claim he...
  • Jagmohan Dalmiya names new BCCI team 06-06-2013 07:06 PM

    New Delhi: Jagmohan Dalmiya, who was on May 26 asked to take over BCCI's day to day activities by its members after its current chief stepped N Srinivasan stepped aside in the wake of the IPL scandal, has named his new BCCI team with Sanjay Patel from Baroda Cricket Association...
  • Karnataka: Congress wins Periyapatna Assembly seat 31-05-2013 03:14 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka's ruling Congress Friday won the keenly contested Periyapatna Assembly seat, taking its tally in the 225-member house to 122. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) finished in the fourth spot. Congress nominee K Venkatesh defeated K Mahadev of the Janata Dal-Secular by over 2,000 votes in the May 28...
  • Bollywood director Rohit Shetty surprises Venkatesh 21-05-2013 05:38 PM

    Bollywood director Rohit Shetty, who has directed 'Bol Bachchan' with Ajay Devgn and Abhisekh Bachchan, has surprised the 'Garam Masala' team by visiting the sets of the movie. It is already known that 'Garam Masala', starring Venkatesh, Ram, Anjali and Shazahn Padamsee in the lead roles, is the remake of...
  • Builder murder case: Agarwal's bail plea rejected 19-05-2013 03:45 AM

    Thane: A local court on Saturday rejected the anticipatory bail plea filed by builder SP Agarwal, accused in the Navi Mumbai builder Sunil Lahoria murder case. Lahoria was shot dead outside his office in Sector 28 of Vashi, Navi Mumbai, on February 16. Police have arrested eight persons, including shooters...
  • Venkatesh, Ram to star in 'Bol Bachchan' remake? 14-05-2013 04:37 PM

    Venkatesh and Ram will feature in Telugu remake of Bollywood blockbuster 'Bol Bachchan'. Venkatesh will reprise the role of Ajay Devgn and Ram will be seen in the role of Abhisekh Bachchan in the film. Anjali will play the lady love to Venkatesh and Shazahn Padamsee is roped in to...