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  • Andhra Pradesh: Declare 'Hudhud' a national calamity, says Chiranjeevi 5 days ago

    Hyderabad: Congress Rajya Sabha member K Chiranjeevi on Wednesday asked the Centre to declare cyclone 'Hudhud', which has caused large-scale devastation in Andhra Pradesh's north coastal districts, as a "national calamity". The former Union Minister also said he has donated Rs 50 lakh from his MP Local Area Development Scheme...
  • '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...
  • Actorpolitician Chiranjeevi announces plans to start working on his 150th film August 8, 2014

    Chennai: Actorpolitician Chiranjeevi has announced plans to start working on his 150th film this year. He also said he's currently listening to various scripts. Chiranjeevi confirmed the same Thursday on the Telugu version of "Kaun Banega Crorepati" titled "Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu". He was invited as a special guest on the last...
  • Actorpolitician Chiranjeevi to feature in the Telugu version of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' July 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: Actorturned politician Chiranjeevi will soon be seen in the hot seat of Telugu version of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' titled 'Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu', hosted by actor Akkineni Nagarjuna. The show featuring megastar Chiranjeevi will be aired Aug 3. "Nagarjuna recently recorded the show featuring Chiranjeevi. It has come out extremely well and...
  • Setback again for Chiranjeevi's Praja Rajyam Party; brother Pavan proved hero May 17, 2014

    Hyderabad: The younger brother proved a hero and his more popular elder brother turned a zero in the simultaneous polls to Andhra Pradesh assembly and Lok Sabha. If 2009 elections saw actorturnedpolitician K. Chiranjeevi's Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) proving a big flop, this time the Congress party under his leadership failed...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 30, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • A Billion Votes: FIRs against Modi for model code of conduct violation April 30, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is in trouble after two FIRs were registered against him by the Ahmedabad Crime Branch on Wednesday for allegedly violating the model code of conduct and the Representation of the People Act. Modi came under fire from the opposition for waving BJP's...
  • Chiranjeevi faces the wrath on Twitter for jumping the queue at poll booth April 30, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telugu filmstarturnedpolitician Chiranjeevi was forced to taste the power of common people during voting on Wednesday. When Union Tourism Minister Chiranjeevi tried to jump the queue to cast his vote, voters standing in the queue objected. The angry voters questioned the VIP treatment he was accorded and exchanged heated...
  • Do you need special treatment, ask voters as Chiranjeevi jumps queue April 30, 2014

    Hyderabad: Union Tourism Minister K Chiranjeevi on Wednesday faced the wrath of a voter as he tried to jump the queue to cast his vote in Hyderabad. The voter even asked him, "Do you need a special treatment?" The megastar was seen pleading with the voters before sheepishly going back to...
  • Andhra: Eggs thrown at Chiranjeevi for calling Modi 'Hitler', 'tyrant' April 26, 2014

    Machilipatnam (Andhra Pradesh): Some BJP supporters allegedly hurled eggs at Union Minister and AP Congress election campaign committee chief K Chiranjeevi during a public meeting on Friday after his remarks against Narendra Modi calling him a "Hitler" and "tyrant", police said. Chiranjeevi, who was addressing a rally at Koneru Centre,...
  • Separate Telangana state not a loss to AP, says Chiranjeevi April 24, 2014

    Rajahmundry: Union Tourism Minister K Chiranjeevi said on Thursday that Andhra Pradesh has not lost anything after granting separate statehood to the Telangana region. He said that the separation would give a chance to develop backward regions of the residual Andhra Pradesh state, for which special packages would be provided by...
  • Narendra Modi sidelined BJP veterans to promote himself: Chiranjeevi April 23, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh Congress campaign committee chief Chiranjeevi accused BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi of pushing aside veteran leaders of his party to promote himself. Addressing a press conference on Wednesday during his election campaign on behalf of Congress candidates in the city, Chiranjeevi compared the Gujarat Chief Minister to...
  • Andhra Pradesh pollscape: It's a desperate fight for political survival March 31, 2014

    Hyderabad: "Congress hatao, desh bachao (Remove Congress, save the country)" - No, this isn't Narendra Modi at one of his ubiquitous political rallies. This is Tollywood cine actor Pawan Kalyan threatening to wipe out Congress party from Andhra Pradesh. Popularly known as the "power star", he also bears the tag of...
  • Telugu matinee idol Akkineni Nagarjuna meets Narendra Modi March 24, 2014

    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 expand...
  • Chiranjeevi welcomes his brother Pawan's entry into politics March 24, 2014

    Union minister and Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee's election campaign in-charge Chiranjeevi welcomes his brother Pawan Kalyan's entry into politics. Talking to reporters on Monday, Chiranjeevi said that he would invite youth to enter politics for social justice. Replying to BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu's recent comment in Hyderabad about the "bus yatra", he...
  • Pawan should not have met Modi, says Chiranjeevi March 22, 2014

    Union minister and Congress leader K Chiranjeevi has found fault with his brother Pawan Kalyan for meeting BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Chiranjeevi told reporters in Visakhapatnam on Saturday that Pawan should not have met Modi as he is facing allegations of involvement in post-Godhra massacre. "I believe my brother is...
  • Boost for BJP in Telangana, Chiranjeevi's brother Pawan Kalyan to support Modi March 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Like TV channels and newspapers, even the political market is overcrowded in Andhra Pradesh and in the new state of Telangana, which will come into existence on June 2. For the first time, both the states are going to have 6-7 political parties in the fray for both...
  • Congress alone cannot be blamed for Andhra's bifurcation: Chiranjeevi March 21, 2014

    The decision to create the state of Telangana may be a historic one, but it was also a political gamble. In Seemandhra, there is an anti-Congress wave, but superstar and Congress leader Chiranjeevi says the party shouldn't alone be blamed for the bifurcation. ...
  • Embarrassment for Chiranjeevi, brother Pawan Kalyan to launch his party today March 14, 2014

    Hyderabad: Brother of the Congress leader and film star Chiranjeevi, Pawan Kalyan, himself a star, will be launching his new political party, Janasena on Friday in Hyderabad. It is being seen as an embarrassment for Chiranjeevi as Pawan may eat into the veteran actor's vote bank in coastal Andhra. They hail...
  • Chiranjeevi’s brother Pawan Kalyan to launch political party on Friday March 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: Brother of the Congress leader and film star Chiranjeevi, Pawan Kalyan, also known as power star in Telugu cinema will be launching his new political party, Janasena on Friday in Hyderabad. It is being seen as an embarrassment for Chiranjeevi as Pawan may eat into the veteran actor's vote bank...
  • Moily not ready to contest from Chikballapur? Seat may go to Chiranjeevi March 10, 2014

    Bangalore: When the Congress high command released its first list of candidates on Saturday evening, it had the names of all sitting MPs from Karnataka except Petroleum minister M Veerappa Moily. Moily is a sitting MP from Chikballapur, 50 kilometres north of Bangalore. The minute after the Congress list was announced,...
  • Chiranjeevi, Pawan to attend nephew's debut film launch February 26, 2014

    Hyderabad: Megastar Chiranjeevi and actor Pawan Kalyan will attend the formal launch of their nephew Varun Tej's yet-untitled Telugu debut film here Thursday. The event will be telecast live on a private channel. "Chiranjeevi sir and Pawan Kalyan have confirmed their participation. The event will be aired live on Maa TV. This...
  • Union Minister Chiranjeevi defies Congress to oppose Telangana in RS February 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Minister of State for Tourism Chiranjeevi defied the party line to oppose Telangana and also hit out at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) saying that is a sad period for Andhra Pradesh. Claiming that Congress alone cannot be blamed for the Telangana issue, Chiranjeevi said even the NDA promised the...
  • Want justice for Seemandhra: Chiranjeevi February 17, 2014

    Congress leader K Chiranjeevi said, "We are seeking BJP support, we have some demands and we are not against for the separation. The division can take place but provided if they can give satisfying our Seemandhra people." ...
  • Watch: Trailer of 'Chandralekha' February 16, 2014

    Those who are still not award of the plot, and the story of Kannada film 'Chandralekha', here's the chance to know everything you wanted to be familiar with. The film, which has been directed by N Omprakash Rao, features Chiranjeevi Sarja and newcomer Saanvi, in key roles. Watch the trailer...
  • 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...
  • 'Yevadu' posters lands Ram Charan in a legal trouble January 16, 2014

    Kurnool: Actor Ram Charan Teja, son of actorturnedpolitician Chiranjeevi, and nine others associated with the recently released Telugu film 'Yevadu' have been booked for allegedly promoting obscenity in the film's posters here. K. Nagendra Prasad, a businessman, in his complaint stated that the posters of 'Yevadu' were obscene and, therefore, a...
  • Jai Ho: Watch Salman Khan in 'Photocopy', the 2.0 version of 'Fevicol' January 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The makers of 'Jai Ho' have released a new song called 'Photocopy' from the film. Directed by Sohail Khan, the film features Salman Khan, Daisy Shah and Tabu in pivotal roles. The film is scheduled to be released on January 24, 2014. ...
  • 'Rey' promises globetrotting experience November 13, 2013

    Chennai: Filmmaker YVS Chowdhary is confident that his much delayed Telugu romanticdrama 'Rey', which is slated to release during Sankranti next year, will give audiences a worldwide travel experience. 'Rey' featuring debutant Sai Dharam Tej from actor Chiranjeevi's clan has been on the floors for nearly a year. "While the first half...