MOHAN BABU

  • Telugu actor-producer Mohan Babu dedicates 40 years of his movie career to his friends and fans November 22, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-producer Manchu Mohan Babu, who has completed four decades in Telugu filmdom, has dedicated the proud moment and his success to fans and friends who have stood by him in this journey. "I must thank all those people who were around me and supported me during these 40 years. But...
  • Ram Gopal Varma's Telugu directorial 'Rowdy' gets its release date March 19, 2014

    Chennai: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma's forthcoming Telugu directorial "Rowdy", which was earlier slated to release March 28, will now hit the theatres worldwide April 4. "'Rowdy' will open in several multiplex and single theatres this summer on April 4," read a statement from the film's production house A.V. Pictures. The film features...
  • 'Pandavulu Pandavulu Tummeda' to be released on January 31 January 25, 2014

    Chennai: Telugu familydrama 'Pandavulu Pandavulu Tummeda' is slated for release Jan 31 and its producers are also planning to release it on alternate distribution platforms such as videoondemand (VOD), online and mobile platforms too. "There is a growing appetite for Indian films in the overseas market. Telugu films have a great...
  • Wanted 'Pandavulu Pandavulu Tummeda' to be a big spectacle for fans: Mohan Babu January 23, 2014

    Chennai: Actorproducer M Mohan Babu says that forthcoming Telugu romanticdrama 'Pandavulu Pandavulu Tummeda' has been made on a budget of Rs.30 crore because he wanted the film to be a big spectacle. Mohan Babu has teamed up with his sons Manchu Vishnu and Manchu Manoj for the first time in his...
  • HC asks Telugu actors Mohan Babu, Brahmanandam to return Padma Shri December 23, 2013

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Monday asked Telugu film actors Mohan Babu and Brahmanandam to return their 'Padma Shri' awards for violation of rules accompanying them. A bench comprising Chief Justice Kalyan Jyothy Sengupta and Justice P Sanjay Kumar, while hearing a petition filed by BJP leader N Indrasena...
  • Vishnu Manchu excited about Malayalam version of 'Doosukeltha' November 5, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: The dubbed Malayalam version of Vishnu Manchu's Telugu film 'Doosukeltha', which opened last week in Andhra Pradesh, will release in Kerala on Friday as 'Sarva Kala Vallavan'. This is Manchu's second film to be released in the state after his debut Malayalam movie 'Endinum Ready' last year and he is...
  • Raveena enjoys busy life of an actor May 23, 2013

    Chennai: Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon, who is making a comeback to the Telugu industry after a decade, is enjoying being busy on the sets of an untitled multistarrer. This is Raveena's third film in Telugu after 'Bangaru Bullodu' and 'Akasa Veedhilo'. "(I'm) up early, makeup hair and back to the grind! Literally!...
  • I am in complete awe of Slovenia: Hansika Motwani May 6, 2013

    Chennai: Southern actress Hansika Motwani, who is currently shooting in Slovenia for an untitled Telugu multistarrer, is completely in awe of the place. "Slovenia is four hours away from Milan. And it's such an amazing place, so much honesty, peace and calmness. Loving it," Hansika posted on her Twitter page. She...
  • 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...
  • Manchu brothers to produce biggest Telugu multistarrer April 14, 2013

    Chennai: Brothers Manchu Vishnu and Manchu Manoj on Sunday announced they will produce and act in the biggest Telugu multi starrer that will also feature their father Manchu Mohan Babu with other actors. "We are ready with the script. It will be a bombshell of an entertainer and will be the...
  • Telugu actor Mohan babu turns a year older today March 19, 2013

    'Padmasri' Dr M Mohan Babu, one of the most versatile actors the Telugu film industry have produced, celebrates his 62nd birthday today. He is known for his discipline at the sets and surrendering to any role he acts. He is an adept in telling dialogues and playing any kind of emotions....
  • Telugu film 'Sri Jagadhguru Adi Shankara' audio launch March 12, 2013

    JK Bharawi, author turned director who has been shooting for his first film on the life of philosopher Aadhi Shankaracharya is titled as 'Sri Jagadhguru Aadhi Shankara'. The film will star Koushik in the lead role. The film will feature some known names of Telugu cinema like Nagarjuna, Mohan Babu,...
  • Chiranjeevi lends his voice for 'Aadhi Shankaracharya' February 26, 2013

    Telugu actor Chiranjeevi still enjoys attention from his fans even when he has joined politics. Though it is buzzed that the ground work for his 150th film is being done, no official news has been revealed about it. The latest news is that he is going to render his voice for...
  • Rajini comforts Mohan Babu February 19, 2013

    Sri Manchu Narayanaswamy Naidu, father of the veteran actor Mohan Babu, passed away recently; he was 95. Superstar Rajinikanth met his close friend Mohan Babu yesterday, and offered his condolences. Mohan Babu considers Rajini's visit comforting and timely. Earlier when Superstar paid a visit to Tirupathi, the two met at...
  • HC sends notice to Mohan Babu and Censor Board November 23, 2012

    Ever since sections of the Brahmin community took to the streets raising objections against the alleged disrespectful portrayal of their community in Dhenikaina Ready, the headache of the makers have been many. The police beating up some protesters in front of Mohan Babu's residence and the veteran actor's statements, have...
  • Brahmin protestors mob Vishnu Manchu, raise slogans November 23, 2012

    With parties on both sides taking their issues to the court of law, the 'Dhenikaina Ready' controversy refuses to die down. What is surprising is that cabals of agitators are still causing troubles for VishnuMohan Babu duo by raising slogans. Today, when Vishnu went to the Nampally court to file a...
  • Denikaina Ready: Row over the film intensifies November 8, 2012

    Hyderabad: The row over Telugu movie 'Denikaina Ready' is refusing to die down with activists of Brahmin organisations staging a protest here on November 7. Demanding a ban on the movie starring Manchu Vishnu, protesters tried to march towards Raj Bhavan but were arrested. Raising slogans against Vishnu, they blocked traffic. Some...
  • Dhenikaina Ready: Screening for Brahmin leaders November 2, 2012

    Mohan Babu has been left with no option but to placate the angry Brahmin leaders who have taken a strong exception to the alleged belittling of their community in 'Dhenikaina Ready'. Though on the face of it, his public utterances have seemed to be belligerent with him and his son, Vishnu,...
  • Row over 'Denikaina Ready' hots up November 1, 2012

    Hyderabad, Nov 1: The row over Telugu movie 'Denikaina Ready' exacerbated on November 1 with both Brahmin organizations and actor Vishnu Manchu approaching the Andhra Pradesh State Human Rights Commission. Tension prevailed at the commission's office when a group of Brahmin protestors threw footwear and stones at the actor's car when...
  • Hansika: I was confident about 'Dhenikaina Ready' October 30, 2012

    Hansika Motwani is on a roll in Tollywood, again. After the release of 'Dhenikaina Ready', she has been offered three roles. The actress is yet to take her decision on one or more of these. She thanks the audience and congratulates the entire team on the success. "I was always very...
  • Mohan Babu lashes out at Dhanalakshmi October 27, 2012

    Ms. Dhanalakshmi, the controversial Censor Board chief, has come under sharp criticism from Mohan Babu. "She and six others watched 'Dhenikaina Ready' Malayalam version on October 22 without seeking my permission. She has no right to watch a film without the producer's permission. She is looking down upon producers. She...
  • Watch making of Panche Kattuko Song from 'DKR' October 10, 2012

    This song is from upcoming Telugu Movie 'Dhenikaina Ready' starring Vishnu Manchu and Hansika. The film is directed by G Nageswara Reddy and produced by Mohan Babu. ...
  • Video: First look of 'Dhenikaina Ready' September 29, 2012

    Directed by G Nageswara Reddy 'Dhenikaina Ready' features Vishnu Manchu and Hansika Motwani in the lead roles. The film is being produced by Mohan Babu. ...
  • Not everyone could be called a fan: Mohan Babu September 29, 2012

    It is not enough if you watch the movie of your favourite star and carry on with your life. If you are a true fan, Mohan Babu exhorts, you should work day in, day out to put out big cutouts, banners so forth, even by climbing current poles. What a...
  • 'Denikaina Ready' to be dubbed in Malayalam September 26, 2012

    It seems that young Telugu actor Vishnu Manchu now wants to impress Malayalam audiences as his forthcoming film 'Denikaina Ready' will be dubbed in the language. Both versions will simultaneously hit the screens. Produced by Vishnu's father M Mohan Babu under his banner 24 Frames Factory, the movie is about to...
  • Mohan Babu sad over Suman's death September 8, 2012

    Actor Mohan Babu has shared a close relationship with the family of Ramoji Rao for long. The untimely and sad death of Suman, Ramoji's son and actorwritercreative director associated with ETV, has deeply saddened the veteran actor. "Suman's untimely passing away is paining me a lot. He won name as a...
  • 'UKUP' makers declare war against piracy July 31, 2012

    After Eega's producers, it is the makers of UKUP who have taken the problem of piracy seriously. A day before the release of the film, Mohan Babu had announced rewards for those who would help the police to catch the internet pirates. The film's antipiracy team in Anantapur, in concerted coordination...
  • 'U Kodatara Ulikki Padatara' to release on Aug 2 July 13, 2012

    Lakshmi Prasanna is planning to release U Kodatara Ulikki Padatara on August 2. "There is a curiosity about the subject matter of the film. People are wondering whether it is a mass entertainer or a fantasy," the makers say. The title has, from the beginning, had a...
  • Manchu Manoj is like my brother: Taapsee Pannu July 11, 2012

    Taapsee Pannu has cleared the air on a buzz that she was the reason behind the fight between Mahath and Manchu Manoj. In a statement, the 'Aadukalam' girl said, "First of all I was in Kurnool for my work when the whole incident took place so I was practically nowhere...
  • Prabhas to dub for Vishnu in 'Denikaina Ready' June 22, 2012

    So far we have seen his brother hog the attention by imitating Mohan Babu. Now, it is the turn of Vishnu to excel Manoj by mimicking a contemporary hero. In this era of multistarrers and ensemble castings, this is good news for the industry. The news is that Vishnu will duplicate...