Akkineni Nagarjuna

  • Telugu matinee idol Akkineni Nagarjuna meets Narendra Modi 24-03-2014 09:00 PM

    Telugu movie star Akkineni Nagarjuna who has also starred in several Hindi movies, met BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad on Monday evening and announced that India needed a "change" which Modi as Prime Minister should usher in. "I would like Modi to become the Prime Minister and...
  • I want 'Manam' to be a befitting send-off to my father: Nagarjuna 30-01-2014 03:35 PM

    Chennai: Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna says he wants 'Manam', last film of his late father Telugu movie icon Akkineni Nageswara Rao, who was more than just a father to him, to be a befitting farewell. Rao passed away Jan 22 due to intestinal cancer. He was 89-years old. "I want his...
  • Nageswara Rao's death big loss to Indian cinema: Shivraj Kumar 23-01-2014 11:52 AM

    Hyderabad: Kannada superstar Shivraj Kumar, son of late actor Rajkumar, says that the death of legendary actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao is not only a loss to Telugu filmdom but to Indian cinema as a whole. Nageswara Rao died here early Wednesday after battling intestinal cancer. He was 89. "His (Nageswara...
  • Nagarjuna, Mahesh Babu to team up for Mani Ratnam's film? 16-01-2014 11:45 AM

    Chennai: If all goes well, Telugu superstars Akkineni Nagarjuna and Mahesh Babu will team up for a Tamil-Telugu bilingual with ace filmmaker Mani Ratnam, who is currently busy working on the script for the project. "Mani sir had met Nagarjuna last week, discussed about the film and wanted to know...
  • 'Uyyala Jampala' strikes gold for Nagarjuna 05-01-2014 03:03 PM

    Chennai: Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna-produced Telugu romantic-drama 'Uyyala Jampala', which released on December 25, minted Rs. 6.25 crore in its first week in Andhra Pradesh, thus being declared a hit by trade pundits. The film was reportedly made under a budget of Rs. 2 crore. "It's a big hit for a...
  • Enchanting echoes of countryside in 'Uyyala Jampala': Nagarjuna 14-12-2013 04:56 PM

    Chennai: Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna says that his upcoming Telugu production venture 'Uyyala Jampala' may be a romantic tale of two youngsters, but the film will also bring forth the spirit of the countryside. "Romance isn't the first thing you expect from the film, but in this delightful rural love tale,...
  • Not doing a film with Trivikram: Akhil Akkineni 05-11-2013 02:40 PM

    Chennai: Akhil, younger son of southern star Akkineni Nagarjuna, has rubbished rumours that he will make his cinematic debut with filmmaker Trivikram's movie. "Hey guys, couple of rumours going around that I'm going to be working with Trivikram for my first film. I love his work no doubt, but it...
  • Southern cinema will touch Rs100 crore club soon: Nagarjuna 18-09-2013 01:29 PM

    Chennai: It's ironical that superstar Rajinikanth-starrer 'Enthiran' was the first Indian film to cross the Rs 200 crore mark at the box office. After that, quite a few Bollywood films minted more than Rs 100 crore, but not a single southern film could replicate the success. Popular actor Akkineni Nagarjuna...
  • When in dilemma, I run my scripts through dad: Naga Chaitanya 29-08-2013 12:46 PM

    Chennai: Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, son of Akkineni Nagarjuna, admits that he doesn't mind consulting his father about film projects whenever he is in doubt. However, he says he signs a film only once he is truly convinced about it. "Dad has been my guiding force. Whenever I am confused about...
  • Stop moral policing on cinema: Akkineni Nagarjuna 06-05-2013 01:02 PM

    Chennai: As Indian cinema completed a century, Telugu actor Akkineni Nagarjuna said that all types of moral policing on cinema by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) should be stopped. He said cinema can't be held accountable for what is happening in society. "It's good to have a governing...
  • Telugu film Greeku Veerudu' passes with U/A certificate 23-04-2013 05:53 PM

    Chennai: Akkineni Nagarjuna-starrer Telugu romantic-drama 'Greeku Veerudu' has been passed with U/A-certificate by the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC) of India. It is releasing worldwide May 3. Confirming the same, a source from the film's unit told IANS: "The film has been passed with U/A-certificate with no cuts. Featuring...
  • Awards are like vitamin shots: Nagarjuna 20-04-2013 10:03 PM

    Chennai: Southern actor Akkineni Nagarjuna said on Saturday that awards are like vitamin shots and when an actor receives them, it boosts his or her morale. "The success of a film at the box-office will ensure happiness to the entire unit, but individual awards are like vitamin shots that will...
  • Nagarjuna, every director's delight: Veerabhadram 08-04-2013 11:24 AM

    Chennai: Director Veerabhadram, who has teamed up with Akkineni Nagarjuna in upcoming Telugu action drama 'Bhai', says working with the actor was truly delightful. Veerabhadram's past films as a director include the successful Telugu films 'Aha Na Pellanta' and 'Poola Rangadu'."With just two films old in the industry, I was...
  • 'Rajanna' influenced by real events: Nagarjuna 20-12-2011 06:37 PM

    New Delhi: Mr Cool Akkineni Nagarjuna is confident that his soon-to-be-released film 'Rajanna', which is based on real life incidents, will do well at the box-office. Reiterating the famous dictum that the pen is mightier than the sword, revolutionary poet Suddala Hanmanthu used his power over literary works to inspire...