Eega

  • Dhanush, Shruti Haasan win top laurels at SIIMA awards September 14, 2013

    Chennai: Dhanush and Shruti Haasan bagged the best actor awards in Tamil and Telugu at the star-studded second edition of South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) at Sharjah Thursday-Friday. SIIMA felicitates the best talent across the four southern industries - Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada. In Tamil, films 'Thuppakki', '3' and 'Kumki'...
  • Filmfare Awards (South): The complete list of winners July 21, 2013

    New Delhi: In a glittering ceremony in Hyderabad, the best of South cinema was awarded at the 60th Filmfare awards on Saturday night. Almost all the big stars of Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam cinema came to cheer and honour their own people. Actor Dhanush was the man of the...
  • Filmfare Awards (South): 'Gabbar Singh', 'Eega' bag top honours July 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The winners of 60th Filmfare Awards (South) have been announced. Director SS Rajamouli's film 'Eega' has emerged out as the top winner by bagging Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress and Best Supporting actor awards. Pawan Kalyan has been adjudged the Best Actor for his performance in 'Gabbar...
  • Telugu film 'Eega' to be screened at Busan film festival May 20, 2013

    Chennai: S.S. Rajamouli's Telugu blockbuster revengedrama 'Eega' will be screened at the 18th edition of the Busan International Film Festival, South Korea. It is the fifth foreign film extravaganza for which the film has been chosen. It was recently selected for international film festivals in Cannes, Madrid, Shanghai and Puchon. "(I) got...
  • Telugu film 'Eega' goes to Cannes Film fest May 15, 2013

    Chennai: Successful Telugu revengedrama 'Eega' will be screened at the Cannes International Film Fesitval's film market section May 20. The festival is starting Wednesday. "Going to attend Cannes film festival and the Film Market. First time going to any festival. We are also screening 'Eega' in the Cannes Film Market (March Du...
  • SS Rajamouli's 'Eega' to feature at Shanghai film festival May 15, 2013

    Chennai: After Cannes, S S Rajamouli's highly successful Telugu revengedrama 'Eega' has been selected to feature in the panorama section of upcoming 16th Shanghai International Film Festival. The festival will start June 15 and end on June 23. Confirming the same, film's director SS Rajamouli posted on his Twitter page: "We got...
  • Telugu film 'Eega' producer receives National Award May 5, 2013

    Sai Korrapati, the producer of super hit film 'Eega', has received the national award for the best regional award category from the president of India, Pranab Mukherjee. Peter Draper from Makuta VFX received the award in the best visual effects category for the same film. The awards were announced recently in...
  • Telugu actor Rana Daggubati wants to do action films April 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Rana Daggubati has tried his hand at different films political, crime thriller, actiondrama and even romance. But the actor now wants to focus on the actiondrama zone as he feels his strength lies there. "Now I want to get back into the zone that actually I am strong at. Actually...
  • Balaji deserves all honours for 'Vazhakku En 18/9': Producer March 19, 2013

    Chennai: If there is one person who deserves all honours for Tamil teen crime-thriller 'Vazhakku En 18/9', it definitely has to be the film's director Balaji Sakthivel, says producer N Subash Chandrabose. The critically acclaimed Tamil teen-crime thriller and Telugu blockbuster revenge-drama 'Eega' were named 2012's best feature films in their...
  • Hoped Sudeep would win an award too: SS Rajamouli March 19, 2013

    Chennai: Though happy that his Telugu revenge-drama 'Eega' pocketed two National Awards March 18, Telugu filmmaker SS Rajamouli was hoping Kannada star Kichcha Sudeep, who played the antagonist in the film, would win an award as well. "Well, we were expecting for visual FX for sure and I was also expecting...
  • 'Vazhakku En 18/9', 'Eega' wins best regional films March 18, 2013

    Chennai: Critically acclaimed Tamil teen crime thriller 'Vazhakku En 18/9' and Telugu blockbuster revenge drama 'Eega' were named 2012's best feature films in their respective languages, in the 60th National Film Awards. Directed by Balaji Sakthivel, 'Vazhakku En 18/9' was named the best feature film in Tamil. It also won...
  • Rajamouli's Telugu film 'Eega' wins Best regional film March 18, 2013

    Ace director Rajamouli's 'Eega', starring Nani and Samantha, has won the National award as the 'Best Regional Film' in Telugu for the year 2012 in the 60th National film awards. It has also won the Best Special Effects award. The film released in July 2012 has won the accolades of the...
  • Five Telugu films which clicked in 2012 December 25, 2012

    Chennai: With most bigbudget films biting the dust, it was the turn of the smallbudget and nonstars films to take the pedestal. Out of the 113 Telugu films released, only a few elicited a positive response at the box office. IANS lists five notable Telugu films of 2012: Eega: Who would've possibly...
  • 2012: Year of small films at southern boxoffice December 25, 2012

    Chennai: Believe it or not but 2012 has sounded the death knell for heroworshipping scripts. Out of the 423 films released to date in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam, the most successful have been the ones sans any superstar or mega budget. Some of the small wonders of 2012 include Tamil...
  • Prabhas to work in SS Rajamouli's next? November 24, 2012

    A lot is riding on SS Rajamouli after the grand success of 'Eega' across India. The director, according to sources, is now all set to start his next. "Rajamouli is slowly recovering from the shock of the sudden demise of his mother. He will soon start his next film, which will...
  • Kiccha Sudeep and director Prem team up for a film November 9, 2012

    It was a formal announcement of 'Eega' fame Kiccha Sudeep and Kannada film director Prem (husband of actress Rakshita) team up for a yettobetitled film on November 6 at Chancery Pavilion Hotel at the 'Varadanayaka' audio release. Director Prem was invited the dais by Kiccha Sudeep with Munirathna Naidu. Prem...
  • Nani to enter wedlock today October 27, 2012

    After Uday Kiran and Gautham (Brahmi's son) tied the knot on Oct 24, Nani is the new groom. In a year that has seen him talked about widely thanks to Eega and praised by the likes of Gautham Menon and Raveena Tandon, the Mr Natural is turning a new leaf...
  • 'Makkhi' to get Japanese makeover: director October 15, 2012

    New Delhi: After getting rave reviews in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi, director S S Rajamouli's realistic animation 'Makkhi' is all set to be dubbed into Japanese and Swahili. Rajamouli, 39, whose 'Vikramarkudu' and 'Maryadam' have been remade in Bollywood as 'Rowdy Rathore' and 'Son of Sardar', debuted in the Hindi with...
  • Wanted audience to connect with fly: Pete Draper October 12, 2012

    Establishing an emotional connect between the fly and the audience was the biggest challenge for Pete Draper, the brain behind creating the housefly character in Telugu film 'Eega", releasing in Hindi as 'Makkhi' on October 12. Cofounder of USbased Makuta VFX, Draper, who hails from London, worked with as many as...
  • SS Rajamouli celebrates his birthday today October 10, 2012

    It is Rajamouli's convictions and sensibilities, more than any rare storytelling knack or an extraordinary finesse, that have made him what he is today. More than anything, it is the scope for enriching the scenes with emotions that matters the most to him. "We know the stories of...
  • Rajamouli wants Hrithik to play lead in 'Magadheera' October 10, 2012

    Director SS Rajamouli, who is on a roll with his latest hit 'Eega' has been busy with dubbing the film as 'Makkhi' in Hindi. However, his previous film 'Magadheera' which became a huge hit in the south is being remade in Hindi by Anurag Kashyap and the man who originally...
  • 'Makkhi' to imitate a popular Salman Khan dance move October 10, 2012

    After having added a bonus scene in 'Makkhi' as a tribute to Ajay Devgn, southern filmmaker SS Rajamouli has also added Salman Khan flavour towards the end of the Hindi version of Telugu animation film "Eega". "In 'Makkhi', a sequence towards the end credits is added where flies would be seen...
  • Director of 'Makkhi' SS Rajamouli talks about his film October 6, 2012

    'Makkhi' is the remake of Telugu fictional film 'Eega' written and directed by SS Rajamouli. ...
  • Telugu film 'Eega' to release in Hindi as 'Makkhi' October 4, 2012

    Telugu film 'Eega', which was in the contention as India's official entry to the Oscars, is releasing in Hindi all over India on October 12. The Hindi dubbed version of the movie has been titled 'Makkhi'. ...
  • SS Rajmouli pays tribute to Ajay Devgn in 'Makkhi' October 1, 2012

    Director SS Rajamouli pays tribute to Ajay Devgn in his film 'Makkhi' by making the protagonist enact a stunt scene that the Bollywood actor is famous for. Ajay, 43, has lent his voice in 'Makkhi', Hindi version of Rajamouli's Telugu blockbuster 'Eega'. The director has added an extra scene where the...
  • Bala enters Kannada Cinema with 'Hit List' October 1, 2012

    The terrific actor from Malayalam and Tamil films Bala enters the Sandalwood from 'Hit List'. He is the director and actor of this film, which stars Dhruv Sharma and Sandhya in lead roles. For the debut film of Bala, Kichcha Sudeep has given voice over. It was screened via trailer of...
  • FTN: 'Barfi' not the best Indian entry for the Oscars September 26, 2012

    Sagarika Ghose: Hi there. Yes, the film 'Barfi!' is India's entry for the Oscars for the year 2013. There's been a great deal of adverse comment on this choice made by the jury of the Film Federation of India with many, saying 'Barfi!' was simply not the best in...
  • Watch the trailer of SS Rajamouli's 'Makkhi' September 21, 2012

    New Delhi: SS Rajamouli's Telugu superhit 'Eega' is soon releasing in Hindi. The film is about two lovers who couldn't meet in their real lives. Jai and Bindu are in love but they haven't communicated this to each other. They get separated due to some unwanted happenings but the dead...
  • 'Eega' in the race to be India's entry for Oscars September 19, 2012

    Tollywood hit Eega is among 18 other films that the Film Federation of India will be choosing as India's official entry to the Oscars. ...
  • Telugu film 'Eega' is in Oscar race September 18, 2012

    'Eega' is one of the 18 films that will be watched by a 16member jury commissioned by the Film Federation of India, which will decide the one nomination to be sent to the covetous Oscar awards. Competing with Eega are a film each from Kollywood, Mollywood and other regional industries. ...