DASARI NARAYANA RAO

  • Coal scam: ED files laundering case against exMoS, Naveen Jindal May 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has slapped money laundering charges against former Minister of State in the Coal Ministry Dasari Narayana Rao and Congress MP Naveen Jindal in connection with its probe in the Coal blocks allocation case. The agency, which has registered an FIR under the Prevention of Money...
  • APFEFSI building unites filmdom, Dasari happy November 23, 2013

    Hyderabad: Renowned Telugu filmmaker Dasari Narayana Rao is extremely happy over the fact that the industry has shown unity to financially support the construction of the Andhra Pradesh Film Employees Federation of South India (FEFSI) office building. Located in Venkatagiri, the NTR Cine Karmika Bhavanam, named after late actorpolitician N.T. Rama...
  • I'm venturing into new industries, says Telugu actor Havish June 25, 2013

    Hyderabad: Telugu actor Havish, who turned 27 Tuesday, will spend his birthday with family and close friends here. "I generally don't celebrate my birthday. I like to spend it at home with my parents. I have been doing this for many years, and I will do it again this year. I...
  • Telugu film industry to celebrate 100 years of cinema May 23, 2013

    Hyderabad: The Telugu film industry wants to highlight its contribution to Indian cinema and will kickstart the centenary celebrations here soon amongst the presence of the entire fraternity. "We have never highlighted how much has Telugu industry contributed to Indian cinema. We want to showcase the achievements of some of our...
  • Telugu actor Gopichand ties a knot with Reshma May 13, 2013

    Telugu actor Gopichand tied got married to Reshma yesterday. The wedding was a grand affair and took place at the NConvention hall in Hyderabad. Several top notch film and politicians attended the marriage. Gopichand's wife Reshma is the niece of hero Sreekanth. The guest list included Muralimohan, Pawan Kalyan, Krishnam Raju, Prabhas,...
  • Director Dasari Narayana Rao turns a year older today May 4, 2013

    50 years in Telugu film industry, 40 years as a director and 150 films in his direction, all these figures reveal how great a director Dasari Narayana Rao is. A big day for Dasari Narayana Rao, the film maker celebrates his 69th birthday today. Not only as a director, he is...
  • Dasari Narayana Rao annouces five Telugu films April 27, 2013

    Hyderabad: Veteran Telugu filmmaker and politician Dasari Narayana Rao Saturday announced he will wield the megaphone for five Telugu films, including one titled 'Vaddi Kaasula Vaadu', in which he will also act. "My 151st film titled 'Vaddi Kaasula Vaadu' will go on floors May 4 coinciding with my birthday. I will...
  • 'Tata Manavadu': Telugu movie completes 40 years February 18, 2013

    Veteran director Dasari Narayana Rao's first film, 'Tata Manavadu' will complete 40 years on March 23, 2013. Dasari made a debut as a director with 'Tata Manavadu'. He soon got recognised as a screenwriter and director. He directed many super hit films and directed over 150 films from 'Tata Manavadu' to...
  • No anger over 'Vishwaroopam' row: Kamal Haasan February 9, 2013

    Hyderabad: The controversy over his film 'Vishwaroopam' did not make actor Kamal Haasan angry but he felt "sorrow" and like Socrates, he would "sip the cup of poison" to speak his "freedom". Speaking at a meeting, he said, "I am not angry (over the issue), only (felt) sorrow, that in...
  • Let's embrace small, independent films too: Dasari January 8, 2013

    Chennai: Veteran Telugu filmmaker Dasari Narayana Rao, who believes that all kinds of films need to be embraced, is saddened that his recent film 'Mithunam' could hardly find any theatres for release. "I know for a fact that a producer makes a film to earn profits and so does a theatre...
  • 'Samsaradhalli Golmaal' Review: It lacks freshness December 2, 2012

    The film was publicized as a rollicking comedy with veteran artists performing completely different roles. But the film turns out to be a remake of Telugu movie 'Aadivaram Aadavalakki Selavu' ("Holiday for Woman On Sunday"), directed by Dasari Narayana Rao, which had received an average response. 'Samsaradhalli Golmaal' also lacks a...
  • Dasari into give and take relationships August 1, 2012

    Dasari Narayana Rao is for a give and take relationship between the newlyelected film chamber's council and the film industry. There has been an air of optimism ever since the landslide victory of Tammareddy Bharadwaj and his candidates in the recently held film chamber elections. When they met the industry...
  • 'Onamalu' gets attention, set to be a hit June 22, 2012

    After a long time, Rajendra Prasad, it appears, is coming with a sleeper hit like 'Aa Naluguru'. We are talking about 'Onamalu', directed and produced by Kranthi Madhav. Speaking at the audio launch function, Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry described how the various situations and emotions inspired him to write soulstirring lyrics....
  • Dasari Narayana Rao praises Pawan Kalyan and Arjun June 12, 2012

    Dasari Narayana Rao said that Pawan Kalyan has acted like an 18yearold one in 'Gabbar Singh'. "The members of Mega family are high with giving successive hits. If it was 'Raccha' and 'Gabbar Singh' till now, it is going to be 'Julayi' next," he said. "When Arjun used to do dances...
  • Dasari: Pawan Kalyan is amazing in 'Gabbar Singh' May 15, 2012

    After opining about Businessman and Dammu in the past, Dasari Narayana Rao has talked about Gabbar Singh, the latest sensation. The reason for his happiness is twofold. "We have seen Pawan Kalyan entertaining us in a different style in each film. In Gabbar Singh, his dance and fights are amazing....
  • Union Minister's son seeks police protection February 29, 2008

    Chennai: Union Minister Dasari Narayana Rao's son Hari Hara Prabhu, who made a dramatic appearance after being reportedly kidnapped by a gang at Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh, said on Thursday that he faced threat to his life and sought police protection. "I came to know that a group of 15 rowdies...
  • Coal minister's son runs away to escape wife February 27, 2008

    Hyderabad: A prominent film producer and Minister of State for coal in the Union Cabinet Dasari Narayana Rao's real life family drama now looks like the plot for one of his blockbuster films. His son, who was reportedly kidnapped, now claims that the whole affair was a plot by his wife...
  • Minister's son not abducted, ran away from wife February 27, 2008

    New Delhi: Union Coal Minister and Telugu film producer, Dasari Narayana Rao's son has surfaced in Chennai. The Coal Minister's son, Harihara Prabhu, was reportedly kidnapped last night. However, he now says that he left Hyderabad to escape harassment at the hands of his wife, Susheela. Prabhu says he had gone...
  • Union Minister's son abducted by gunmen February 27, 2008

    Hyderabad: Union Minister Dasari Narayana Rao's son Harihar Prabhu was allegedly kidnapped from a hotel room in Chittor town in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday. Rao, a Rajya Sabha MP from Andhra Pradesh, is the Minister of State for Coal in the Manmohan Singh Cabinet. In a complaint filed at a police...