KANNADA FILMS

  • Is Kannada superstar Upendra playing a double role in his next film 'Shivam'? December 9, 2014

    Director Srinivas Raju's film has been in the news for the wrong reason. The director's new film has been facing flak for its title. The director had initially planned to name his film 'Brahmana' but objections were raised from several quarters. Eventually the director titled the film as 'Shivam' which will...
  • Navya Nair replaces Meena in Kannada remake of 'Drishyam' March 5, 2014

    Chennai: Malayalam actress Navya Nair will step into the shoes of southern actress Meena in the Kannada remake of recent Malayalam blockbuster 'Drishyam'. The remake is set to go on floors March 11. Meena, who was supposed to do the remake, is currently busy shooting for the Telugu remake of the same...
  • Veteran Kannada actor C R Simha passes away March 1, 2014

    Bangalore: Kannada theatre and film artiste C R Simha died of prostrate cancer here today. The 72-year-old Simha passed away at a private hospital, family sources said. He is survived by his wife and son Ritwik Simha. Simha had acted in several films, including award-wining Sankalpa Samskara, Bara, Chitegoo Chinte,...
  • Kannada actor-cum-minister Ambareesh's health stable February 23, 2014

    Bangalore: Kannada star and Karnataka Housing Minister M.H. Ambareesh is recovering from a breathing problem caused due to lung infection, a senior doctor at a private hospital here said Sunday. "Ambareesh's health condition is stable and improving, though he is still on ventilator to help him breathe easily and avoid strain,"...
  • Venkatesh Prasad's role vital in 'Sachin Tendulkar Kadu': Director February 22, 2014

    Chennai: Former Indian cricketer Venkatesh Prasad, who is making his cinematic debut in upcoming KannadaTelugu bilingual 'Sachin...Tendulkar Kadu', will be essaying an important role of a coach, says its director S. Mohan. "Prasad's role is very important in the film. We haven't roped him in to capitalize on his popularity, but...
  • College fests keep independent music alive: Raghu Dixit February 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Raghu Dixit, lead vocalist of popular band The Raghu Dixit Project, has associated with new channel Pepsi MTV Indies, which promotes independent music and artists. He says the genre may have been popularised by the internet, but it is college festivals that have kept it alive. "The internet has...
  • Bollywood lines up for the dubbing rights of Daisy Shah's Kannada film February 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Ever since 'Jai Ho' became a Box Office success, the film's leading lady, Daisy Shah's popularity has increased leaps and bounds. So much so that Shah's southern films are getting noticed by Bollywood filmmakers. According to reports, Daisy Shah's Kannada film 'Aakramana' has become the hotcake...
  • Singer Ankit Tiwari makes his debut as a singer in Kannada films February 13, 2014

    New Delhi: He melt hearts with soulful numbers of 'Aashiqui 2' and now singercomposer Ankit Tiwari is all set to woo audiences in south. Tiwari will be making his debut in Kannada films as a playback singer for a movie called 'Dil Rangeela'. Sandalwood's sensational musicdirector Arjun Janya will...
  • Gajakesari: Watch Yash, Amulya in the trailer February 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The makers of 'Gajakesari' have revealed the first look of the film. Directed by Krishna, the film features Yash and Amulya in the lead roles. The film is said to be one of the most awaited films of the Kannada film industry in 2014. Take a look at...
  • 'Huchudugaru' trailer: It's a celebration of friendship and love February 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The makers of 'Huchudugaru' have released the film's first trailer. Directed by RJ Pradeepa, the film is expected to hit the screens on February 28. The film features Chetan Chandra and Adithi Rao in important roles. ...
  • Upendra's 'Brahma' gets U/A certificate February 1, 2014

    Superstar Upendra starrer 'Brahma The Leader', which is all set to be released on February 7, has crossed its first hurdle and has managed to get U/A certificate. Directed by R Chandru, the bilingual film will be released simultaneously in Kannada and Telugu and will be dubbed in Tamil....
  • Upendra's 'Brahma' to be released with U/A certificate January 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Upendra's forthcoming Kannada film 'Brahma' has been awarded the U/A certificate by the Censor Board. Now, the film is all set to hit the screens on February 7, 2014. If reports are anything to go by, the film's rights have been sold for the same price as that of...
  • Kannada actress Anu Prabhakar files for divorce January 30, 2014

    New Delhi: If reports are to be believed then Kannada actress Anu Prabhakar has filed for a divorce in a family court in Bangalore. Her husband Krishna Kumar is a film producer. The couple got married on March 1, 2002 in Bangalore. Krishna Kumar is the son of former actress Abhinaya...
  • Why dubbed films are such a big problem for Kannada film industry January 29, 2014

    Bangalore: Under the tutelage of leading actors such as Shivrajkumar and Kiccha Sudeep and activist Vatal Nagaraj, the Kannada film industry staged a rally here against the release of dubbed films in the state. "By releasing other language films and serials dubbed in Kannada, we are sidelining the importance of Kannada...
  • Upendra's 'Brahma' to be released on February 7 January 26, 2014

    New Delhi: 'Brahma The Leader', which stars Upendra, is to be released in the second week of February. The makers have decided to go public with their film on February 7, 2014. If reports are anything to go by, the film's rights have been sold for the same price...
  • The ban on dubbing: 'Talibanisation of Kannada cinema'? January 25, 2014

    Bangalore: Perhaps Karnataka is the only state where dubbing from other languages into Kannada is not allowed. Movies, television serials and all other visual entertainment contents in other languages are not allowed to be dubbed into Kannada. This ban has been in force for more than 50 years. According to...
  • Duniya Vijay to act opposite Pavana in 'Jackson' January 22, 2014

    New Delhi: If reports are to be believed then Kannada star Duniya Vijay is going to be featured opposite Pavana in forthcoming film 'Jackson'. 'Jackson' is the remake of Tamil film 'Idharkuthane Aasaippattai Balakumara', which featured Vijay Sethupathi in the central role. Apparently, it's the story of two neighbours who fall in...
  • Will 'Ninnindale' break Kannada BoxOffice records? January 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Kannada superstar Puneeth Rajkumar's latest film 'Ninnindale' has been released now, and it's getting positive reviews. If reports are to believed then the film has received a good opening in the domestic and overseas markets. Directed by Jayanth C Paranjee, the film also features Erica Fernandes in an important...
  • Kiccha Sudeep's 'Maanikya' to be released in March January 18, 2014

    The fans of Kiccha Sudeep have a reason to rejoice as the makers are finally out with release date of the Kannada film. Sudeep, who is also the director of the film, took to Twitter to announce the release date of 'Maanikya'. He tweeted, "For all those who were enquiring...
  • Shivaraj Kumar injured on the sets of 'Aryan' January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: If reports are to be believed then Kannada actor Shivaraj Kumar has been injured while shooting for his forthcoming film 'Aryan'. Apparently, the actor was shooting in Singapore for a cycle chase sequence when he met with an accident. However, it has been said that Shivaraj Kumar is not...
  • Huge demand for remake rights of 'Ninnindale' even before its release? January 10, 2014

    The promos and songs of Puneeth Rajkumar starrer 'Ninnindale' is already creating a lot of buzz and if sources are to be believed then there is also a huge demand for the remake rights of the Kannada film. The film is yet to hit the screens but it seems the...
  • Avika Gor to make her debut in Kannada films January 7, 2014

    New Delhi: After making an impact on small screen, former 'Balika Vadhu' star Avika Gor is all set to make her big screen debut in Kishan Srikanth's 'Care For Footpath 2'. The film also features Raveena Tandon in a prominent role. Avika will be seen playing the role of a slum...
  • Watch: Trailer of Kannada movie 'Chathurbhuja' January 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The trailer of upcoming Kannada film 'Chathurbhuja' is finally out. The film stars Aarva and Shreya in key roles. While the film has been produced by M.B. Shivananjappa, MN Krishna Lekhana has directed it. And Poornachandra Tejaswi, who composed music for 'Lucia' has also been roped in for...
  • Watch the trailer of Prajwal Devaraj's 'Angaraka' January 2, 2014

    New Delhi: 'Angaraka' is creating a good buzz ahead of its release. Directed by Srinivas Kaushik, the film features Prajwal Devraj, Pranitha and Hardika Shetty in the lead roles. The film is scheduled to hit the screens on January 10, 2014. Take a look at the trailer. ...
  • Shivraj Kumar to work with Harsha again December 29, 2013

    Director Harsha, who is basking in the success of Bhajarangi, will yet again team up with Shivaraj Kumar for his upcoming Kannada film. During the success meet of 'Bhajarangi', Harsha revealed that he will make a family entertainer with Shivaraj. 'Bhajarangi' which was released on December 12, 2013 has been...
  • Watch: Puneet Rajkumar and Erica's chemistry in 'Neenu Iruvaga' December 28, 2013

    The first official song teaser of Puneet Rajkumar and Erica Fernandez's 'Ninnindale' is out. The song 'Neenu Iruvaga' shows the crackling chemistry between the two actors. Directed by Jayanth C Paranji, the Kannada film also stars Brahmanandam, Tilak Shekar, Vinayak Joshi and Avinash. It is slated to be released on...
  • Pooja Gandhi to play actress Kalpana in 'Abhinetri'? December 24, 2013

    Pooja Gandhi will play the role of a yesteryear actress in her upcoming Kannada film 'Abhinetri'. But speculations are rife that the film is based on the life of Kannada actress Kalpana and Pooja will apparently play the role of Kalpana in the film. However, the actress has revealed that...
  • Music of Upendra strarrer 'Brahma The Leader' to release on December 29 December 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The wait is finally over. The much awaited music of superstar Upendra's 'Brahma The Leader' will be out on December 29, Sunday. The audio release program will be held in Nehru field, Hubli, which will be attended by the cast and crew of the film. The event is...
  • 'Mumbai Police' to 'Lucia': 10 outstanding Southern films of 2013 December 21, 2013

    Chennai: Out of the 400odd films released in four southern languages Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam, the following films may not have earned a robust boxoffice number but still managed to elicit positive response from the audience and critics alike. IANS lists 10 best southern films of 2013: Onayum Aatukuttiyum: It's...
  • Action and romantic films reaped gold for Kannada cinema in 2013 December 17, 2013

    Chennai: Over 600 films were released in the last 12 months across the Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam movie worlds, marking it one of the busiest years. In this vast scape, comedy proved to be economically successful at the box office, with the exception of a few commercial outings in...