Chiranjeevi

  • Andhra Pradesh pollscape: It's a desperate fight for political survival 31-03-2014 11:47 AM

    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...
  • 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...
  • Chiranjeevi welcomes his brother Pawan's entry into politics 24-03-2014 05:44 PM

    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...
  • Pawan should not have met Modi, says Chiranjeevi 22-03-2014 01:56 PM

    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...
  • Boost for BJP in Telangana, Chiranjeevi's brother Pawan Kalyan to support Modi 21-03-2014 05:46 PM

    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...
  • Embarrassment for Chiranjeevi, brother Pawan Kalyan to launch his party today 14-03-2014 12:19 PM

    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...
  • Chiranjeevi’s brother Pawan Kalyan to launch political party on Friday 13-03-2014 12:17 PM

    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...
  • Moily not ready to contest from Chikballapur? Seat may go to Chiranjeevi 10-03-2014 03:58 PM

    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...
  • Chiranjeevi, Pawan to attend nephew's debut film launch 26-02-2014 04:34 PM

    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...
  • Union Minister Chiranjeevi defies Congress to oppose Telangana in RS 20-02-2014 05:48 PM

    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...
  • Watch: Trailer of 'Chandralekha' 16-02-2014 02:51 PM

    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 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...
  • 'Yevadu' posters lands Ram Charan in a legal trouble 16-01-2014 03:54 PM

    Kurnool: Actor Ram Charan Teja, son of actor-turned-politician 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,...
  • Jai Ho: Watch Salman Khan in 'Photocopy', the 2.0 version of 'Fevicol' 05-01-2014 12:14 PM

    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 13-11-2013 05:37 PM

    Chennai: Filmmaker YVS Chowdhary is confident that his much delayed Telugu romantic-drama '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...
  • 'Khaidi' will be re-released on November 15 08-11-2013 03:04 PM

    New Delhi: 'Khaidi', featuring Sahasa Simha Vishnuvardhan, which was released decades back in 1984, will be re-released on November 15. Following Vishnu's supporters' demand, the decision was taken to re-release the film. Directed by KSR Das, 'Khaidi' was produced by GRK Raju under Vishwachitra Productions. The film was primarily the...
  • Anupam Kher to act with Chiranjeevi in a Kannada film? 22-10-2013 05:01 PM

    Anupam Kher, who has worked in innumerable films in Bollywood, will now be seen making his debut in a Kannada film opposite Chiranjeevi. According to a report published in Times of India, apparently, the actor will be seen playing an important role in N Omprakash Rao's film 'Ayya'. Though, the...
  • I would love to direct Chiranjeevi again: VV Vinayak 09-10-2013 03:15 PM

    Chennai: Telugu filmmaker VV Vinayak, who turned 38 Wednesday, says that if given an opportunity, he would love to direct Chiranjeevi for the second time. The duo has previously worked in Telugu blockbuster 'Tagore'. "I understand he (Chiranjeevi) is extremely busy with his political career. We don't even know if...
  • Telangana fallout: Two more ministers resign from the Cabinet today 04-10-2013 06:39 PM

    New Delhi: A day after the Cabinet approved the formation of Telangana, four ministers hailing from Seemandhra region of Andhra Pradesh have quit the Union Council of Ministers. The fourth minister to resign from the Cabinet is Textiles Minister K Samba Siva Rao who put in his papers on Friday...
  • Telangana fallout: HRD Minister Pallam Raju says he's decided to quit 04-10-2013 11:55 AM

    New Delhi: A day after Tourism Minister Chiranjeevi resigned, Human Resource Development Minister Pallam Raju has also said that he has decided to quit over the Cabinet's decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh. Raju said his decision to quit has not been taken in haste. "I have not acted in haste,...
  • 72-hour bandh in Seemandhra from today as Cabinet clears Telangana 04-10-2013 08:08 AM

    New Delhi: In the next two months, India could get its 29th state as the government has bitten the Telangana bullet putting to rest all speculation. Hyderabad, which has been the big bone of contention, will be the shared capital for 10 years after which it will go to Telangana....
  • Telangana fallout: Chiranjeevi quits, Pallam Raju offers to resign 03-10-2013 11:56 PM

    New Delhi: Hours after the Cabinet approved the formation of Telangana, Tourism Minister K Chiranjeevi on Thursday resigned following the announcement. Chiranjeevi, who hails from coastal Andhra region, protested against the Cabinet's decision. Soon after the Cabinet took a decision on the formation of Telangana, protest erupted in the Congress...
  • Incredible Himalayas campaign launched today in Delhi 27-09-2013 05:22 PM

    To promote the virgin peaks of Himalayas and attract both domestic and international tourists during lean summer season, Ministry of Tourism on Friday launched a new campaign in New Delhi. Tourism Minister K Chiranjeevi launched the campaign - '777 days of Incredible Indian Himalayas' on World Tourism Day. The campaign...
  • Ooh la la! These Indian politicos love to lead with their style statements 12-09-2013 02:53 PM

    Much like Bollywood A-listers, Indian politicos too wish to live a normal life. In addition to their lives being monitored, these politicians, a lot like Bollywood biggies, are mocked and slammed each time their comments don't go down well with the masses. And when it comes to their fashion choices,...
  • Will Ram Charan Teja's 'Zanjeer' have a smooth release in Andhra Pradesh? 06-09-2013 12:14 AM

    Hyderabad: Theatre owners here are chary about releasing Ram Charan Teja-starrer 'Zanjeer' and its Telugu version 'Thoofan' on Friday despite an order by Andhra Pradesh High Court directing police to provide security for the smooth release and screening of the movies. Ram Charan is the son of Union Tourism Minister...
  • Provide security to theatres screening 'Zanjeer': HC tells AP Police 05-09-2013 01:22 PM

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh High Court Thursday directed the police to provide security for the smooth release and screening of Hindi film 'Zanjeer' and its Telugu version 'Toofan' starring actor Ram Charan Teja, son of Union Tourism Minister K. Chiranjeevi. The court asked the director general of police to provide...
  • My father made me sign 'Zanjeer': Ram Charan 27-08-2013 01:47 PM

    New Delhi: Telugu actor Ram Charan Teja was apprehensive to star in the remake of 'Zanjeer' but says it was his superstar father Chiranjeevi, who came to his rescue and made him sign the film. 'Zanjeer' is the remake of the hit 1973 Amitabh Bachchan starrer. The film marks the...
  • Telangana: Cong in damage control mode as leaders continue to resign 02-08-2013 11:42 PM

    New Delhi, Hyderabad: The revolt among Congress leaders over Telangana is far from over. Seven MPs, a state minister and seven MLAs from Andhra and Rayalaseema regions have so far resigned protesting the creation of Telangana state while there are indications that some more are likely to follow suit. Union...
  • Online visa application system will boost tourism, says Chiranjeevi 27-07-2013 03:10 AM

    The recently-introduced online visa application system by the Home Ministry was on Friday welcomed by Tourism Minister K Chiranjeevi who said it would go a long way in boosting tourism in the country. "The progress in the standardization of visa application forms and the integrated online application system in 120...