VISHNU

  • Bengali actress Tridha Choudhury to star with Manchu Vishnu in Telugu remake of 'Arima Nambi' December 19, 2014

    Aren't we all eagerly awaiting Manchu Vishnu's latest movie with filmmaker Deva Katta? Here's some fresh news to tide you over. Reports suggest that Vishnu is set to be seen opposite a "fresh face" this time. Bengali lass Tridha Choudhury will be seen in Vishnu's and Katta's next film -- a...
  • Kerala: Murder accused RSS activist presents turban to Rajnath Singh, sparks row September 29, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: A controversy has erupted over an RSS activist and accused in a murder case placing a turban on the head of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh during his visit here last week. The incident, which has also raised security issues, happened when Singh visited the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple on Saturday...
  • Proposal for Rs 1,000 minimum monthly pension approved: Government July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Government has approved minimum monthly pension of Rs 1,000 under Employees Pension Scheme 1995 (EPS95) run by the retirement body Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), Parliament was informed on Monday. The decision of the government would immediately benefit 28 lakh pensioners including 5 lakh widows getting less than Rs...
  • Rajinikanth praises Tamil comedy 'Mundasupatti' June 16, 2014

    Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth recently watched Tamil comedy "Mundasupatti" and lauded its makers for giving audiences a perfect family entertainer. He also heaped praise on the performances of the film's lead actors. A story set against a superstitious village, the film features Vishnu Vishal, Nandita, Ramadass and Kaali Venkat in lead roles. "I...
  • Indianorigin man found 'not guilty' of stabbing sister 107 times May 29, 2014

    Washington: An Indianorigin man accused of stabbing his sister 107 times was acquitted of the murder and all other charges Tuesday, a media report said. Vishnu Phagoo, 37, was arrested on the charge of stabbing his sister Shrimatie Parasram, 45, to death in her Jersey city home in New Jersey state...
  • Vishnu Deo Sai, face of Scheduled Tribes in Chhattisgarh May 26, 2014

    Vishnu Deo Sai, face of Scheduled Tribes in Chhattisgarh, is the lone representative from the state to be sworn in as Minister of State in the Narendra Modi government. 50yearold Sai, a fourth time MP, represents Raigarh constituency. Sai, a tribal leader, was crucial in ensuring BJP's victory in Chhattisgarh Assembly and...
  • 'Rowdy' RGV's best since 'Sarkar': Vishnu Manchu March 30, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Vishnu Manchu, who has teamed up with Ram Gopal Varma for the forthcoming Telugu action-drama "Rowdy", says it will be the filmmaker's best movie since the 2005 release "Sarkar". Vishnu also feels that the film will a befitting reply to critics, who have been complaining about poor quality of...
  • Vishnu lauds 11-minute action sequence in RGV's 'Rowdy' March 26, 2014

    Chennai: The pre-interval 11-minute fight sequence in Ram Gopal Varma's forthcoming Telugu directorial "Rowdy" is one of the best of his career, says actor Manchu Vishnu, who will seen in the particular scene alongside his father Manchu Mohan Babu. "Rowdy" is slated to release in cinemas April 4. "This interval sequence is...
  • Ram Gopal Varma's Telugu directorial 'Rowdy' gets its release date March 19, 2014

    Chennai: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma's forthcoming Telugu directorial "Rowdy", which was earlier slated to release March 28, will now hit the theatres worldwide April 4. "'Rowdy' will open in several multiplex and single theatres this summer on April 4," read a statement from the film's production house A.V. Pictures. The film features...
  • 'Pandavulu Pandavulu Tummeda' to be released in Malayalam as 'Pandavapuram 2014' February 7, 2014

    Chennai: Vishnu Manchustarrer Telugu romanticcomedy '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, will surely...
  • 'Pandavulu Pandavulu Tummeda' to be released on January 31 January 25, 2014

    Chennai: Telugu familydrama 'Pandavulu Pandavulu Tummeda' is slated for release Jan 31 and its producers are also planning to release it on alternate distribution platforms such as videoondemand (VOD), online and mobile platforms too. "There is a growing appetite for Indian films in the overseas market. Telugu films have a great...
  • Goa: BJP MLA takes dig over huge crowd at Narendra Modi's rally January 15, 2014

    BJP MLA Vishnu Wagh, who was allegedly attacked in December by party workers over reports that he was joining NCP, on Wednesday said it remains to be seen whether Modi can translate the crowd into votes for the upcoming polls. "Narendra Modi can draw crowds but (we) will have to see...
  • Hindu Raksha Dal disrupts Bhushan's conference, calls him a CIA agent January 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Days after Hindu Raksha Dal leader Pinky Choudhary was detained for the attack on Aam Aadmi Party office in Kaushambi, another leader of the outfit disrupted the press conference of AAP leader Prashant Bhushan. Vishnu Gupta disrupted the media conference and called Bhushan a CIA agent. Gupta had earlier...
  • Not back on Twitter, says actor Vishnu Manchu November 29, 2013

    Chennai: Telugu actor Vishnu Manchu, who had left Twitter a few months ago after his account was hacked, has confirmed that he is yet to return to the microblogging site. He says his impostor is currently accessing a fake profile. "I am not back and I am not tweeting. It's a...
  • No ticketing at IFFI next year: Organiser November 26, 2013

    Panaji: Movie buffs here will not have to stand in a queue to buy tickets for film screenings during the next edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), an organiser said Tuesday. Vishnu Wagh, chairman of the Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG), a coorganiser of the festival, said the...
  • Udaya Bhanu upsets makers of 'Madhumati' November 24, 2013

    Hyderabad: Telugu TV anchorturned actress Udaya Bhanu, who was not present at the audio launch of her upcoming release 'Madhumati' in the same language, has earned the ire of the film's makers, who plan to press charges against her in Movie Artistes Association and Producers Council (MAAPC). "Our producer is extremely...
  • Goa not just about booze, dance, women: IFFI organiser November 24, 2013

    Panaji: Goa is not just about booze, dance and women, said an organiser of the IFFI in Goa, even as the state has come under spotlight for a sexual assault involving a high profile journalist and a sexual harassment case in the festival arena. Vishnu Wagh, chairperson of the Entertainment Society...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Vishnu Sahai commission granted 6 months' time to submit report November 15, 2013

    Uttar Pradesh government has extended the tenure of the oneman inquiry commission into Muzaffarnagar riots by six months. The tenure of former Justice Vishnu Sahai commission, constituted to probe into Muzaffarnagar riots, has been extended by six months, Special Secretary (Home), Saroj Kumar on Thursday told reporters. The UP government had on...
  • Yuki, Vishnu, Balaji in semis of ITF Futures November 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Top seed Yuki Bhambri and Vishnu Vardhan are headed for a possible title clash as they breezed into the semifinals of the ITF Futures event after scoring easy victories against their respective rivals, who failed to play to their potential, here on Thursday. Yuki, ranked 202, overwhelmed Karunuday Singh...
  • Easy win for Yuki, Vishnu knocks out Ranjeet in ITF November 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Top seed Yuki Bhambri had an easy outing against an erratic Shonigmatjon Shofayziyev while Vishnu Vardhan was impressive in his comeback trail as he knocked out sixth seed V M Ranjeet from the USD 10,000 ITF Men's Futures tournament on Tuesday. Yuki, who is coming into the event with...
  • Commission on Muzaffarnagar riots seeks more time November 12, 2013

    With the twomonth deadline to submit the report coming to an end, the oneman inquiry commission into Muzaffarnagar riots that left over 60 people dead has sought six months extension from the Uttar Pradesh government. "The Commission has sought more time to complete its inquiry and the process is already on...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Vishnu Sahai Commission seeks 6 months' time more to submit report November 12, 2013

    With the twomonth deadline to submit the report coming to an end, the oneman inquiry commission into Muzaffarnagar riots that left over 60 people dead has sought six months extension from the Uttar Pradesh government. "The Commission has sought more time to complete its inquiry and the process is already on...
  • 'Khaidi' will be rereleased on November 15 November 8, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Khaidi', featuring Sahasa Simha Vishnuvardhan, which was released decades back in 1984, will be rereleased on November 15. Following Vishnu's supporters' demand, the decision was taken to rerelease the film. Directed by KSR Das, 'Khaidi' was produced by GRK Raju under Vishwachitra Productions. The film was primarily the remake...
  • Vishnu Manchu excited about Malayalam version of 'Doosukeltha' November 5, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: The dubbed Malayalam version of Vishnu Manchu's Telugu film 'Doosukeltha', which opened last week in Andhra Pradesh, will release in Kerala on Friday as 'Sarva Kala Vallavan'. This is Manchu's second film to be released in the state after his debut Malayalam movie 'Endinum Ready' last year and he is...
  • When Pawan Kalyan was approached by Veeru Potla for 'Doosukeltha' October 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Telugu movie 'Doosukeltha', which featured Vishnu Manchu and Lavanya Tripathi in pivotal roles, has had a good opening at the Box Office. If rumours doing the rounds are anything to go by, Veeru Potla was interested in doing the film with Pawan Kalyan. He had also contacted the...
  • Vishnu Vishal gets busy with five Tamil films October 15, 2013

    Chennai: Vishnu Vishal, known for films such as 'Bale Pandiya' and 'Drohi', is currently busy juggling five Tamil films. Two of the five projects will see the actor teaming up with same directors he has worked in the past. Vishnu will be teaming up with directors Suseenthiran and Seenu Ramaswamy for...
  • The harder I work, the luckier I get: Vishnu Manchu October 14, 2013

    Chennai: Telugu actor Vishnu Manchu, who recently completed a decade in the Telugu film industry, has so far only featured in 10 films. He says it is time for him to "stop being overcautious" and "work harder and faster". "I haven't achieved much, there's still lot more to do. I need...
  • Has IFFI become a promotional ground for Bollywood films? October 9, 2013

    Panaji: Bollywood movies may get a thumbs down this IFFI, an organiser said. "IFFI is for serious films and not for new Bollywood films," Vishnu Wagh, vice chairman of the Entertainment Society of Goa, one of the two government agencies organising the International Film Festival of India, told reporters after...
  • Judicial commission begins probe into Muzaffarnagar riots October 7, 2013

    The oneman judicial commission appointed to probe the Muzaffarnagar riots began its work on Monday. Commission chairman, retired high court judge Vishnu Sahay, was briefed by district officials in Muzaffarnagar. He is likely to meet the riotaffected people Tuesday and get a first hand account of the events that preceded the riots...
  • Vishnu Manchu's 'Doosukeltha' joins Dussehra race September 26, 2013

    Chennai: Following the exit of Pawan Kalyanstarrer Telugu actiondrama 'Attarintiki Daaredhi' from the Dussehra race, Vishnu Manchu's 'Doosukeltha', which is releasing Oct 11, will now slug it out with Junior NTRstarrer 'Ramayya Vasthavayya' at the boxoffice. Following the online leak, 'Attarintiki Daaredhi' originally slated to release Oct 9, is now releasing...