Prakash Raj

  • I did the item song in 'Gabbar' for a friend: Kareena Kapoor 03-04-2014 04:17 PM

    Mumbai: 'Fevicol', the number she performed with Salman Khan in 'Dabangg 2', was meant to be her career's last item song, but Kareena Kapoor has broken her no-item-song policy for the sake of friendship. When her close friend Shabina Khan asked her to do an item song in 'Gabbar', which...
  • Telugu directors strive to glorify heroes: Allu Arjun 21-03-2014 06:02 PM

    Chennai: Actor Allu Arjun points to a unique phenomenon in the Telugu film industry and says that here directors strive to portray heroes exactly the way their fans want to see them on the screen. He is confident his fans will like watching him in his forthcoming action movie "Race...
  • Prakash Raj teams up with wife Pony Verma for 'Oggarane' 10-12-2013 06:09 PM

    Prakash Raj, who is a popular name in Bollywood as well as Kannada films, is currently busy working on his directorial debut 'Oggarane'. And, it is for the first time that he has teamed up with his wife Pony Verma who has choreographed a song for the film. Pony Verma...
  • The creepiest and most disturbing anti-heroes of 2013 03-12-2013 12:26 PM

    New Delhi: They spew cuss words. They berate everyone around. They are merciless and symbolise misery and chaos. Yes, they are the anti-heroes who bring out the negative shades of human persona and make the bad man look so good and appealing. As the year 2013 nears its completion, we...
  • 'Singh Saab The Great' review: Sunny Deol's stunts, dialogues stand out 22-11-2013 11:43 PM

    Cast: Sunny Deol, Prakash Raj, Urvashi Rautela Director: Anil Sharma 'Singh Saab The Great' might not be one of those films which is wanted strongly by filmmakers and critics alike, but is that enough to say it will not leave a lasting impression on cine goers? No. For the film...
  • Star power sometimes overshadows movie content: Anil Sharma 22-11-2013 04:16 PM

    Mumbai: Director Anil Sharma feels that stars set the cash registers ringing at the box office but sometimes a film's content gets eclipsed by them. "Star power does exist, stars can pull the audience to theatres. One of the reasons for the film to do well commercially is the star......
  • Rajjo: Will Kangana's film stand tall against Deepika's 'Ram Leela'? 14-11-2013 04:18 PM

    New Delhi: Vishwas Patil's 'Rajjo' is based on the life of a prostitute, but the director has ensured that no inappropriate dialogues or bold scenes are included in the film. "I always wanted to make a family film, and you can see this in my film as well, although it...
  • Film promotions have become very weird now, says Sunny Deol 29-10-2013 10:19 AM

    Mumbai: Actor Sunny Deol, who believes in his work in a film and not in promotions, says the trailer of the film is the biggest promotion. "Promotions have become very important these days. I have done promotions before but I got tired. The trailer of the film is the biggest...
  • Kangana Ranaut: Rajjo is a bold courtesan 28-10-2013 03:26 PM

    Mumbai: Kangana Ranaut, who plays a nautch girl in 'Rajjo', says to get under the skin of her character, she met some of the courtesans of Nagpada, a place in South Mumbai. Directed by Vishwas Patil, 'Rajjo' is based on the life of a prostitute and Kangana's character is based...
  • Rajjo: Nothing vulgar in the film, says director 25-10-2013 01:11 PM

    New Delhi: Vishwas Patil's 'Rajjo' is based on the life of a prostitute, but the director has ensured that no inappropriate dialogues or bold scenes are included in the film. "I always wanted to make a family film, and you can see this in my film as well, although it...
  • Prakash Raj's next to feature Sneha, Urvashi 18-09-2013 05:15 PM

    New Delhi: Actor Prakash Raj, who has made headlines for essaying varied roles in movies down south (including Kannada, Tamil and Telugu) has decided to start his production house. If reports are to be believed, plans are underway to remake the Malayalam movie 'Salt N Pepper', which had released in...
  • Prakash Raj set to take Kannada film industry by storm 17-09-2013 04:06 PM

    New Delhi: Prakash Raj is the latest actor to open his own production house. The actor is going to make films in several languages including Tamil, Telugu and Kannada. The 48-year-old is said to be shooting a film in Karnataka, in which Sneha, Samyukhtha and Urvashi are acting with him....
  • Teja's joke, Mona's submission and a collective 'Grand Masti' 16-09-2013 09:45 AM

    New Delhi: Vivek Oberoi was in search for a commercially successful film since many months and it's almost certain that his quest is going to end with 'Grand Mast''. The film is doing a remarkable business at the box-office and is likely to emerge as the next milestone for the...
  • Write your review: 'Zanjeer'

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  • 'Zanjeer' review: The film is a shameless exercise in laziness 06-09-2013 10:50 PM

    Cast: Ram Charan, Prakash Raj, Priyanka Chopra, Sanjay Dutt, Atul Kulkarni Director: Apoorva Lakhia Ramgopal Varma Ki Aag, which I consider the worst Hindi movie ever made, now has company in the annals of film history. It's a coincidence that the second worst Hindi film I had the misfortune of...
  • Zanjeer: 15 below-the-belt dialogues from Ram Charan's film 06-09-2013 04:39 PM

    New Delhi: With the remake of 1973 cult 'Zanjeer', director Apoorva Lakhia has tried to sell the old wine in a new bottle. Though, the new bottle is not enough impressive like the original. Ram Charan steps into the shoes of Amitabh Bachchan as the angry young man while Priyanka...
  • 'Zanjeer' Tweet Review: First day, first show 06-09-2013 10:04 AM

    New Delhi: Forty years ago Prakash Mehra made Amitabh Bachchan an overnight star with his film 'Zanjeer' and gave the then less known actor Amitabh much recognition in Bollywood and amongst the fans. Now, director Apoorva Lakhia seems to be pulling the same strings for Bollywood newcomer Ram Charan who...
  • Will Ram Charan Teja's 'Zanjeer' have a smooth release in Andhra Pradesh? 06-09-2013 12:14 AM

    Hyderabad: Theatre owners here are chary about releasing Ram Charan Teja-starrer 'Zanjeer' and its Telugu version 'Thoofan' on Friday despite an order by Andhra Pradesh High Court directing police to provide security for the smooth release and screening of the movies. Ram Charan is the son of Union Tourism Minister...
  • Zanjeer: Are Amitabh's shoes too big for Ram Charan? 05-09-2013 03:25 PM

    New Delhi: A remake of the 1973 eponymous film, Apoorva Lakhia's 'Zanjeer' marks the Bollywood debut of popular southern star Ram Charan Teja, who steps into a role originally essayed by megastar Amitabh Bachchan. He shares screen space with Priyanka Chopra, Prakash Raj and Sanjay Dutt. Apoorva Lakhia says his...
  • Sanjay Dutt to feature in 'qawwali' song after 41 years 02-09-2013 02:55 PM

    Mumbai: Sanjay Dutt, who starred as a child actor in a 'qawwali' song in 'Reshma aur Shera' four decades age, will now be seen as a 'qawwali' singer in a song from Apoorva Lakhia's remake of 'Zanjeer'. Dutt was seen as a child artiste in a 'qawwali' song in 'Reshma...
  • 'Zanjeer' team plans to visit Sanjay Dutt in prison 22-07-2013 05:52 PM

    Mumbai: South actor Ram Charan Teja and director Apoorva Lakhia of the new 'Zanjeer' are planning to seek permission to meet Sanjay Dutt in prison. Dutt, who is currently in Yervada jail serving his sentence in connection with the 1993 Mumbai blasts, has played the iconic Sher Khan in the...
  • Actor Prakash Raj wants to direct Hindi films 18-07-2013 01:51 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Prakash Raj, known for his villainous avatar in films like 'Wanted', 'Singham', 'Dabangg 2', says he wants to direct a Hindi film. Prakash, who primarily started his career with southern films, has also produced and directed several films there. "I want to direct a Hindi film. There is...
  • 'Policegiri' review: Sanjay Dutt's failed attempt 05-07-2013 09:35 PM

    Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Prachi Desai, Prakash Raj Director: KS Ravikumar A song in the film goes like, 'Munna stud hai, aisi smile hai, jhappi dene ka public ka karta mood hai.' Well, not exactly. A strangely crafted police officer Rudra (Sanjay Dutt) greets you in the beginning and soon starts...
  • 'Zanjeer' First Look: Is Ram Charan the new angry young man? 05-07-2013 11:57 AM

    New Delhi: The trailer of the much talked-about movie 'Zanjeer' is finally out. The film, which stars Priyanka Chopra, Ram Charan, Sanjay Dutt, Mahie Gill, Prakash Raj, Atul Kulkarni is the remake of 1973 Jaya-Amitabh Bachchan starrer film of the same name. Directed and produced by Apoorva Lakhia, 'Zanjeer' will...
  • Watch 'Thillu Mullu' to be happy, it's a guarantee: Mirchi Shiva 20-06-2013 06:13 PM

    'Thillu Mullu' is a Tamil comedy film directed by Badri who earlier directed 'Veerappu' and 'Ainthaam Padai'. It is a remake of Rajinikanth's film 'Thillu Mullu' which itself was a remake of Hindi film 'Gol Maal'. The USP of the film is its cast including Manobala, Kovai Sarala, Sathyan, Ilavarasu,...
  • Akshay Kumar is our godfather, says Sajid-Farhad 17-06-2013 06:46 PM

    Mumbai: After penning dialogues, writer duo Sajid-Farhad are ready to go behind the camera to direct their first film 'It's Entertainment' and they give credit to Akshay Kumar for not only motivating them to go for direction, but also being part of their project. Sajid told IANS: "I would say...
  • Sanjay Dutt didn't let his personal problems affect 'Policegiri' 03-06-2013 01:08 PM

    Chennai: Tamil director KS Ravikumar, who is making his Hindi directorial debut with 'Policegiri', finds Sanjay Dutt as one of most friendly and committed actors in the industry. Sanjay, who is currently lodged in the Yerawada Central Jail in Pune, plays the lead role of a cop in 'Policegiri', the...
  • 'Policegiri' trailer: Sanjay Dutt is a fearless officer 29-05-2013 02:36 PM

    New Delhi: The first trailer of 'Policegiri' has been released. Directed by KS Ravikumar, the film stars Sanjay Dutt, Prachi Desai and Prakash Raj in the lead roles. The film appears to be based on the lines of 'Zila Ghaziabad', and is set to be released on July 5, 2013....
  • Telugu film 'Balupu' to be released on June 21 29-05-2013 02:36 PM

    Telugu film 'Balupu' starring Ravi Teja, Anjali and Shruthi Haasan's is inching its completion and the audio of the film will be released on June 1st. Gopichand Malineni is the director and Param V Potluri is producing this movie under the banner of PVP Cinemas. The shooting of the film...
  • Tamil director Cheran shoots for a song worth 25 lakh 29-05-2013 11:22 AM

    Chennai: A set worth Rs 25 lakh was recently erected for actor-director Cheran's directorial Telugu-Tamil bilingual drama 'JK Enum Nanbanin Vaazhkai' to shoot a special song, which focuses on dating through Facebook. "We had to recreate a set that would look like the inside of Facebook. That approximately costed us...