Kannada

  • No point voting for people who know only Kannada, says Karnataka CM 28-03-2014 03:47 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has courted a fresh controversy by urging the voters to send only people who know more languages to the Lok Sabha. During his election campaign in Mandya, Siddaramaiah asked the voters to re-elect sitting MP and famous Kannada heroine Ramya. He said that the JDS...
  • TV18 launches Kannada news channel ETV Kannada 20-03-2014 11:56 AM

    TV18's Kannada news channel ETV Kannada was launched at a star studded event in Bangalore on Wednesday. ...
  • Pratap Simha: BJP candidate from Mysore-Kodagu authored a book on Modi 13-03-2014 09:11 PM

    Bangalore: It is not just the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which is fielding journalists from across India in the Lok Sabha polls. The BJP is also fielding people from the fourth estate in the election for the first estate. After veteran journalist and Rajya Sabha MP Chandan Mitra from Hoogly,...
  • Will Amitabh Bachchan feature in Kannada film 'Kabira'? 06-03-2014 03:56 PM

    Chennai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has reportedly been offered a cameo in Shivrajkumar starrer upcoming Kannada film 'Kabira', but he is yet to accept the offer. Incidentally, Amitabh and Shivraj played teacher-student in a television commercial of a popular jewellery brand. "Since the advertisement turned out to be popular, the...
  • Why are the MPs from Karnataka not opening their mouths in Parliament?

    Local Vocal |  Vasant Shetty
    Of late, after the civil-society driven anti-corruption movement caught the imagination of the educated middle class, there have been wide spread debates about the educational...

  • Navya Nair replaces Meena in Kannada remake of 'Drishyam' 05-03-2014 01:39 PM

    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...
  • Ambareesh may be shifted to Singapore for treatment 02-03-2014 10:41 AM

    Bangalore: Ailing Kannada actor-turned-politician MH Ambareesh, who has been undergoing treatment at a hospital here for breathing-related problems for over a week, may be shifted to Singapore Saturday for further treatment. He is currently at Vikram Hospital here. Ambareesh, Minister for Housing, has been undergoing treatment at the hospital since...
  • Veteran Kannada actor C R Simha passes away 01-03-2014 10:50 AM

    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 23-02-2014 04:29 PM

    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...
  • Venkatesh Prasad's role vital in 'Sachin Tendulkar Kadu': Director 22-02-2014 03:04 PM

    Chennai: Former Indian cricketer Venkatesh Prasad, who is making his cinematic debut in upcoming Kannada-Telugu 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,...
  • College fests keep independent music alive: Raghu Dixit 21-02-2014 03:26 PM

    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...
  • Watch: Upendra, Pranitha in the song 'Ting ting' from 'Brahma' 19-02-2014 03:22 PM

    New Delhi: The makers have released a new song 'Ting ting' from the film 'Brahma'. Directed by R Chandru, the film features Upendra and Pranitha Subhash in the lead roles. The film's satellite rights have been sold at a hefty price. ...
  • Bollywood lines up for the dubbing rights of Daisy Shah's Kannada film 18-02-2014 03:50 PM

    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 in B-Town...
  • Singer Ankit Tiwari makes his debut as a singer in Kannada films 13-02-2014 04:04 PM

    New Delhi: He melt hearts with soulful numbers of 'Aashiqui 2' and now singer-composer 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 music-director Arjun Janya will be...
  • What makes 'Lucia' a good film to remake 12-02-2014 03:46 PM

    Chennai: The yet-to-be-titled Tamil remake of critically acclaimed Kannada blockbuster 'Lucia' was launched here Monday, while the shooting of the remake, which features Siddharth in the lead, started Tuesday. "We officially launched the film Monday. The regular shooting starts from today (Tuesday) and we plan to complete the film in...
  • Gajakesari: Watch Yash, Amulya in the trailer 09-02-2014 04:50 PM

    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...
  • Brahma: Upendra steals the show in the title track 08-02-2014 04:49 PM

    New Delhi: Directed by R Chandru, 'Brahma' features Upendra and Pranitha in the lead roles. The film's satellite rights have been sold at a high price. Watch the title track. ...
  • 'Huchudugaru' trailer: It's a celebration of friendship and love 06-02-2014 04:39 PM

    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. ...
  • 'Drishyam' to be remade in Kannada? 05-02-2014 04:33 PM

    New Delhi: If reports are to be believed then some producers have shown interest in remaking Mohanlal starrer Malayalam film 'Drishyam' in Kannada. Some prominent faces of the Kannada film industry like V Ravichandran and P Vasu have shown interest in the project. 'Drishyam' has received an overwhelming support in...
  • Kannada actor Sudeep injured during a film shoot 04-02-2014 10:23 PM

    Bangalore: Kannada superstar Sudeep has been injured during a film shooting in Bangalore. According to reports he fell off a motorcycle while doing a daring stunt. He is stable and taking rest. Sudeep has also acted in many other languages including Hindi, Telugu and Tamil. According to his close friends...
  • Upendra's 'Brahma' gets U/A certificate 01-02-2014 03:42 PM

    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 31-01-2014 05:36 PM

    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...
  • Kannada actress Anu Prabhakar files for divorce 30-01-2014 03:40 PM

    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...
  • Why dubbed films are such a big problem for Kannada film industry 29-01-2014 05:54 PM

    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...
  • Upendra's 'Brahma' to be released on February 7 26-01-2014 04:34 PM

    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'? 25-01-2014 01:57 PM

    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' 22-01-2014 02:58 PM

    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...
  • Will 'Ninnindale' break Kannada Box-Office records? 19-01-2014 03:43 PM

    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...
  • Kiccha Sudeep's 'Maanikya' to be released in March 18-01-2014 05:32 PM

    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' 16-01-2014 04:14 PM

    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...