Dasari

  • 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...
  • Telugu TV actor Sagar set for big screen debut January 31, 2014

    Chennai: Television actor Sagar of 'Mogili Rekulu' fame is all set to make his silver screen debut with upcoming Telugu romanticdrama 'Siddharth', which will be produced by Dasari Kiran Kumar, son of veteran filmmaker Dasari Narayana Rao. "I have a subject that I think only Sagar can do justice to. I...
  • 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...
  • Telugu film world pays last respects to Srihari October 10, 2013

    Hyderabad: Several artists from the Telugu film industry, including bigwigs like D Ramanaidu and Dasari Naryana Rao paid their last respects to popular Telugu actor Srihari, who died Wednesday of a liver ailment. He was 49. Srihari died in a Mumbai hospital. His body, which was brought here Thursday, has been...
  • 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...
  • Jindal companies got coal blocks despite rejection by Power Ministry: CBI June 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Jindal coal companies received coal blocks despite rejection by the Power Ministry, probe details of the coal block allocation scam accessed by CNNIBN have revealed. The probe reveals how Jindal companies did not meet the criteria set by the Power Ministry and yet managed to receive coal blocks. The...
  • Coal scam: CBI searches Dasari Rao's properties June 11, 2013

    Hyderabad: The CBI on Tuesday carried out searches at the residence of former Minister of State for Coal Dasari Narayana Rao on Jubilee Hills Road here and three other places after he was accused of alleged cheating and graft by the central agency in its fresh FIR in the coal...
  • Coalgate: Congress feels the heat as more members come under CBI radar June 12, 2013

    The investigations into the multicrore coal scam just got uncomfortably closer to the government with the CBI today registering its 12th FIR in the case against sitting MP Naveen Jindal and former MoS Coal Dasari Narayan Rao. ...
  • Coal scam: 'Strict action against those found guilty' June 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Amid CBI booking Congress MP Naveen Jindal and former Minister of State for Coal Dasari Narayan Rao in a fresh FIR in coal scam, Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Tuesday said that strict action would be initiated against all those found guilty of wrongdoings. "We have forwarded to...
  • Coal scam: CBI names Naveen Jindal, former MoS Coal June 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed an FIR against the Jindal Group in the coal scam. The FIR names Congress MP Naveen Jindal and former Minister of State for Coal Dasari Narayan Rao. The FIR has accused Jindal and his company Jindal Power and Steel Ltd of...
  • Telugu movie 'Kotthoka Vintha' to be released in June May 29, 2013

    Anil Kalyan who was earlier seen in 'Romantic Crime Story' will be playing the lead in BV Ramana Reddy's upcoming film. The film will feature Akshaya as the heroine in the film. The director said in an interview, "We are discussing what are the ill effects if the youth neglects our...
  • 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,...
  • Coal scam: CBI confirms questioning of two exUPA ministers May 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has confirmed the questioning of former UPA ministers Dasari Narayan Rao and Santosh Bagrodia in connection with the coal scam. They were questioned a month back, confirmed the CBI. The CBI questioned the former ministers regarding the coal blocks allocated during their tenure in...
  • 'Mahabharata' is my dream project: Telugu director Dasari May 6, 2013

    Chennai: Veteran Telugu director Dasari Narayana Rao, who recently announced six Telugu projects, says that his 'Mahabharata' dream project is among them and that he wants to take the epic to global audiences. "I have begun working on one of the six projects announced last month. As soon as I complete...
  • 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...
  • Rao was the first to welcome 'Vishwaroopam' on DTH December 31, 2012

    Hyderabad: Actor filmmaker Kamal Haasan Sunday said that Telugu filmmaker Dasari Narayana Rao was the first to welcome his decision to release forthcoming film 'Vishwaroopam' first on the DirectToHome (DTH) platform. "When I informed Dasari sir that I'm planning to release my film ('Vishwaroopam') on DTH, he was more than happy...
  • 'Genius' to hit the screens on December 21 December 10, 2012

    Directed by Omkar, 'Genius' is a messageoriented film. The film is being produced by Dasari Kiran Kumar, which is getting ready for release on December 21. Producer Kiran Kumar says ",'Presently DTS Mixing and DI works are in progress. Joshua Sridhar scored music for the movie, while Chinna of 'Simha'...
  • 'Genius' to hit silver screens on Dec 21 December 10, 2012

    A message oriented film 'Genius', is coming up under the direction of Omkar. Titled 'Genius', the film is being produced by Dasari Kiran Kumar, which is getting ready for release on December 21. The movie producer Kiran Kumar says, 'Presently DTS Mixing and DI works are in progress. Also, Joshua...
  • '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....
  • Video: Allu Arjun starrer 'Julayi' audio release June 12, 2012

    The audio release function of 'Julayi' was held at HiTex in Hyderabad. The event was glitzy in that it saw the attendance of many stalwarts. Pawan, Dasari, Allu Aravind, Rajamouli, Srinu Vytla, Harish Shankar, Tamanna, Suresh Kondeti, Naga Babu, Rama Jogayya Sastry, Chota K Naidu, Bandla Ganesh, Trivikram Srinivas and...
  • 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...
  • 'Uu Kodathara Ulikki Padatara': Audio releases June 1, 2012

    The audio of 'Uu Kodathara Ulikki Padatara' was released recently at Shilpa Kala Vedika. The function was attended by Balayya, Mohan Babu, Dasari, Manoj, Lakshmi, Vishnu, K Raghavendra Rao, B Gopal, Nani, Sharwanand, Tapsee, Deeksha Seth, Veeru Potla, Vamsi Paidipalli, Nikhil, Raja, Panchi Bora, Rajsekhar and others. The event was marked...
  • 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....