Nagarjuna

  • Telugu matinee idol Akkineni Nagarjuna meets Narendra Modi 24-03-2014 09:00 PM

    Telugu movie star Akkineni Nagarjuna who has also starred in several Hindi movies, met BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad on Monday evening and announced that India needed a "change" which Modi as Prime Minister should usher in. "I would like Modi to become the Prime Minister and...
  • Nagarjuna to meet Modi today, may seek ticket for wife 24-03-2014 12:15 PM

    Hyderabad: Telegu actor Nagarjuna is all set to meet BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Monday amidst speculation that he might join the saffron party. Nagarjuna left for Ahmedabad to call on Modi Monday evening, sources close to the actor said. The star is also likely to seek Lok...
  • Memorable to act with father, son in 'Manam': Nagarjuna 05-03-2014 01:56 PM

    Chennai: Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna, who worked with his late father Akkineni Nageswara Rao and Akkineni Naga Chaitanya in forthcoming Telugu drama 'Manam', says the experience was adventurous and memorable. 'Manam' was the last film of legendary actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao, who passed away recently. "'Manam' is totally an entertainment-based movie...
  • I want 'Manam' to be a befitting send-off to my father: Nagarjuna 30-01-2014 03:35 PM

    Chennai: Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna says he wants 'Manam', last film of his late father Telugu movie icon Akkineni Nageswara Rao, who was more than just a father to him, to be a befitting farewell. Rao passed away Jan 22 due to intestinal cancer. He was 89-years old. "I want his...
  • Nageswara Rao was a humble human being: Nagarjuna 29-01-2014 05:47 PM

    New Delhi: He was a legend in the Telugu film industry. But in real life, Akkineni Nageswara Rao, popularly known as ANR, was a humble man, says his son and Telugu superstar Nagarjuna. It would be near impossible to fill the gap created by the demise Jan 22 of his...
  • Tearful adieu to Telugu cinema doyen Akkineni Nageswara Rao 23-01-2014 05:46 PM

    Hyderabad: The mortal remains of legendary Telugu actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao were today consigned to flames amid police honours as scores of film personalities, including Union Tourism Minister Chiranjeevi, and fans bade him an emotional farewell. Nageswara Rao's two sons Venkat and actor Nagarjuna and other family members lit the...
  • Nageswara Rao was a great human being: Balachander 23-01-2014 12:15 PM

    Chennai: Veteran Tamil filmmaker K. Balachander recalls late actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao as not just a cinematic legend, but as a great human being who "cared, loved and respected" others. Nageswara Rao died in Hyderabad Wednesday after battling intestinal cancer. He was 89. "We have lost an icon. There's no...
  • Nageswara Rao's death big loss to Indian cinema: Shivraj Kumar 23-01-2014 11:52 AM

    Hyderabad: Kannada superstar Shivraj Kumar, son of late actor Rajkumar, says that the death of legendary actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao is not only a loss to Telugu filmdom but to Indian cinema as a whole. Nageswara Rao died here early Wednesday after battling intestinal cancer. He was 89. "His (Nageswara...
  • Telugu cinema legend Akkineni Nageshwara Rao dies aged 91 22-01-2014 07:59 AM

    Hyderabad: Legendary Telugu film actor and Dada Saheb Phalke Awardee Akkineni Nageshwara Rao, passed away early on Wednesday morning. ANR, as he is fondly called, was suffering from cancer. His condition worsened at around 2.10 am on Wednesday following which he was taken to Care hospital, where he breathed his...
  • Nagarjuna, Mahesh Babu to team up for Mani Ratnam's film? 16-01-2014 11:45 AM

    Chennai: If all goes well, Telugu superstars Akkineni Nagarjuna and Mahesh Babu will team up for a Tamil-Telugu bilingual with ace filmmaker Mani Ratnam, who is currently busy working on the script for the project. "Mani sir had met Nagarjuna last week, discussed about the film and wanted to know...
  • Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama visits Sirpur's Chaanda Devi caves 14-01-2014 10:40 PM

    Amid high security, Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama visited the ancient Buddhist site of Sirpur and meditated at the historic Chaanda Devi caves where his guru and Buddhist philosopher Nagarjuna is supposed to have meditated centuries ago. Located at the sprawling Singhadhruva terrain, Chaanda Devi caves is about 25 km...
  • My father's positive spirit helping him recover faster: Nagarjuna 09-01-2014 04:00 PM

    Chennai: Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna says his father Akkineni Nageswara Rao's will to live has helped him recover faster after his surgery to cure intestinal cancer. "We are thrilled with the vibrancy and positivity he is showing now. On Jan 1, the entire family had a fun-filled day with him. He...
  • 'Uyyala Jampala' strikes gold for Nagarjuna 05-01-2014 03:03 PM

    Chennai: Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna-produced Telugu romantic-drama 'Uyyala Jampala', which released on December 25, minted Rs. 6.25 crore in its first week in Andhra Pradesh, thus being declared a hit by trade pundits. The film was reportedly made under a budget of Rs. 2 crore. "It's a big hit for a...
  • Nagarjuna gave me freedom, respect: Producer Ram Mohan 19-12-2013 03:53 PM

    Chennai: Independent producer Ram Mohan P, who is co-producing upcoming Telugu romantic-drama 'Uyyala Jampala' with actor Akkineni Nagarjuna, said that the actor gave him immense respect and freedom to work. Nagarjuna is also a successful producer and releases films under his home banner Annapurna Studios. He has produced films such...
  • Enchanting echoes of countryside in 'Uyyala Jampala': Nagarjuna 14-12-2013 04:56 PM

    Chennai: Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna says that his upcoming Telugu production venture 'Uyyala Jampala' may be a romantic tale of two youngsters, but the film will also bring forth the spirit of the countryside. "Romance isn't the first thing you expect from the film, but in this delightful rural love tale,...
  • Nagarjuna's 'Uyyala Jampala' to be released on Christmas 12-12-2013 05:25 PM

    Chennai: Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna, who considers December to be a very lucky month for him, is planning to release his upcoming Telugu production venture 'Uyyala Jampala' on Christmas day. "Several of my own films over the years have released during December and have turned out to be successful. Therefore, I'm...
  • Not doing a film with Trivikram: Akhil Akkineni 05-11-2013 02:40 PM

    Chennai: Akhil, younger son of southern star Akkineni Nagarjuna, has rubbished rumours that he will make his cinematic debut with filmmaker Trivikram's movie. "Hey guys, couple of rumours going around that I'm going to be working with Trivikram for my first film. I love his work no doubt, but it...
  • Family multi-starrers in vogue in Telugu film world 15-10-2013 03:48 PM

    Chennai: It's a rarity but a treat for movie buffs to see real life film families working together on the big screen. In the Telugu film industry, three such family multi-starrers are getting ready for release. The most awaited of these is Telugu comedy-drama 'Manam', featuring three generations of actors...
  • Indian cinema not on par with the world cinema: Nageswara Rao 19-09-2013 04:10 PM

    Chennai: The Indian film industry is yet to find a place amid world cinema even as it celebrates its centenary year, rues one of the country's acting legends, Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR), who turns 90 Friday. "It is unfortunate that we haven't found a place yet in world cinema. It's...
  • Southern cinema will touch Rs100 crore club soon: Nagarjuna 18-09-2013 01:29 PM

    Chennai: It's ironical that superstar Rajinikanth-starrer 'Enthiran' was the first Indian film to cross the Rs 200 crore mark at the box office. After that, quite a few Bollywood films minted more than Rs 100 crore, but not a single southern film could replicate the success. Popular actor Akkineni Nagarjuna...
  • When in dilemma, I run my scripts through dad: Naga Chaitanya 29-08-2013 12:46 PM

    Chennai: Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, son of Akkineni Nagarjuna, admits that he doesn't mind consulting his father about film projects whenever he is in doubt. However, he says he signs a film only once he is truly convinced about it. "Dad has been my guiding force. Whenever I am confused about...
  • 'Bhai' is a popcorn entertainer for audiences: Nagarjuna 14-08-2013 12:25 PM

    Chennai: Describing his upcoming Telugu action-drama 'Bhai' as a "popcorn entertainer", actor Akkineni Nagarjuna promises that the various commercial essentials make it a film for everybody. "With catchy one-liners, drama, songs, comedy sequences and stunning action shot in different exotic locales, my film is a popcorn entertainer. The concoction of...
  • IBL players' auction delayed on request of teams 18-07-2013 12:37 PM

    New Delhi: The players' auction of the highly anticipated Indian Badminton League (IBL) was supposed to take place on July 19, but it has been postponed to July 22 on the request of the six franchises. As per media reports, the franchises needed time to prepare for the auction by...
  • Sunil Gavaskar, Nagarjuna buy Mumbai franchise of India Badminton League 18-07-2013 11:42 AM

    New Delhi: Legendary Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar has joined hands with South Indian actor Nagarjuna and Hyderabad-based businessman V Chamundeshwarnath to co-own the Mumbai franchise of the Indian Badminton League (IBL). More than 150 players are expected to go under the hammer at the players' auction that will see six...
  • Snapshot: Amitabh Bachchan, Manju Warrier share screen space for an ad 18-07-2013 11:03 AM

    New Delhi: Malayalam actress Manju Warrier had bid adieu to film after tying the knot with Malayalam actor Dileep. But it was the opportunity to work with Amitabh Bachchan which motivated her to make a comeback. The actress, who faced the camera after over a decade, plays Amitabh's daughter in...
  • Amitabh Bachchan is very encouraging, says Nagarjuna 17-07-2013 10:40 AM

    Mumbai: Southern superstar Nagarjuna is all set to share the screen space with Amitabh Bachchan after two decades for an advertisement and says it's always a learning experience to work with the Bollywood megastar. Both will be seen together in a commercial for Kalyan Jewellers. "I am working with Amitabh...
  • Nagarjuna starrer 'Bhai' shooting to start in June 21-05-2013 04:47 PM

    Superstar Nagarjuna is gearing up for his upcoming mass entertainer 'Bhai'. The film is directed by Veerabhadram Choudry of 'Aha Naa Pellanta' and 'Poola Rangadu' fame. Richa Gangopadhyay is the heroine of the film while Telugu actor Prasanna will be seen in pivotal role. The songs of the film were...
  • Akkeneni multi starrer film 'Manam' shoot to begin soon 21-05-2013 03:07 PM

    The three superstars of Akkineni clan, Sri Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Nagarjuna and Naga Chaitanya will now share screen in the upcoming film 'Manam'. Vikram K Kumar is the director of the film, while Shriya Saran and Samantha Ruth Prabhu are the heroines. The first schedule of the film will commence...
  • Nagarjuna to shoot in Slovenia for Telugu film 'Bhai' 13-05-2013 10:47 AM

    Telugu superstar Nagarjuna and Richa Gangopadhyaya will be sharing space in the film titled 'Bhai'. The film is directed by 'Aha Naa Pellanta' (new) and 'Poola Rangadu' fame Veerabhadram Chowdary. The actors are currently busy shooting for the film. Recently, the actors headed to Slovenia to shoot the song sequences...
  • Monopolization of theatres biggest threat: Nagarjuna 12-05-2013 05:00 PM

    Chennai: Having been around for nearly three decades and witnessing changes in the industry, Telugu actor Akkineni Nagarjuna describes monopolization of theaters as one of the biggest threats for the industry. "There have been far too many changes in the industry in the last hundred years and we have been...