Ravi Babu

  • Aditi Chengappa joins the cast of 'Rudramadevi' April 22, 2013

    Chennai: Southern actress Aditi Chengappa is the latest to join the ensemble cast of upcoming Telugu 3D period-drama 'Rudhramadevi' after Rana Daggubati, Baba Sehegal and Nathalia Kaur. "Just signed director Gunasekhar's 'Rudhramadevi'! Can't think of a better way to get back into Telugu films! Woohoo! Here I come," Aditi posted on...
  • Shriya's 'Pavithra' songs to be released in five cities March 27, 2013

    Shriya is playing the lead character in a film titled 'Pavithra'. Janardhana Maharshi is the director. K Sadhak Kumar and G. Sai Maheswara Reddy are the producers and Vallur Ravinder Reddy is presenting this film. 'A Bold and Gold film' is the tagline of this film. M M.Srilekha is the...
  • Telugu film 'Gundelo Godari' to be released overseas March 5, 2013

    BlueSky Cinemas, one of the leading players in overseas market for South Indian movies is bringing another real incidents based Gundello Godari to the overseas market which is to be released on March 8th. Aadi Pinisetty and Tapasee Pannu starrer Gundello Godari is Manchu Lakshmi's dream project which she also acted...
  • Debutants are more focused: Telugu actress February 25, 2013

    Chennai: Actress Swati Reddy also known as 'Colours Swathi' says, I love to work with young team because she feels youngsters are more focused and don't have ego hassles. In fact, her forthcoming Telugu crime-comedy 'Swamy Ra Ra' features three newcomers. "Most of my films have been with debutant directors or...
  • I'll never forget where I've come from: Telugu actor Sunil Varma February 4, 2013

    Chennai: Well known Telugu comedian Sunil Varma, who will be seen playing the lead character in the forthcoming romantic drama 'Mr Pellikoduku', says he cannot forget his days as a funny actor because it helped him carve a niche for himself in the film industry. "I'll never forget where I've come...
  • Telugu movie Gundelo Godari awarded U/A January 28, 2013

    Telugu movie Gundelo Godari directed by Lakshmi Manchu has been awarded U/A. The film is to be released on February 21. The music maestro Ilaiyaraaja has given the music for this movie. Taapsee Panuu is the model turned actor will play the role of a traditional Telugu girl, however, her last...
  • Five Telugu films which clicked in 2012 December 25, 2012

    Chennai: With most big-budget films biting the dust, it was the turn of the small-budget and non-stars films to take the pedestal. Out of the 113 Telugu films released, only a few elicited a positive response at the box office. IANS lists five notable Telugu films of 2012: Eega: Who would've possibly...
  • Language no criterion for aspiring southern actresses November 20, 2012

    Is language not a criterion for actresses to gain entry into films? If yes, then why do most top heroines in the southern film industry rely on voice actors? IANS finds out answers to these questions from some members of the film fraternity. Telugu actor-filmmaker Ravi Babu, known for films such as...
  • Telugu film 'Avunu' likely to be remade in Hindi October 5, 2012

    After scaring the wits out of the audience in Telugu, the suspense-thriller 'Avunu' is likely to be remade in Hindi and Anushka Sharma may be roped in for an important role. Ravi Babu, who directed 'Avunu', told IANS: "Talks are on to remake the film in Hindi, but at this moment...
  • My next will be full-length comedy entertainer: Ravi Babu September 23, 2012

    Actor-director Ravi Babu, who scared the living daylights out of the audience with his Telugu thriller 'Avunu', promises that his next film will be a light-hearted entertainer. "My last film ('Avunu') was for open family audiences, however, my next film will be for the entire family. I haven't started working on...
  • Telugu Review: 'Avunu' neither scares nor entertains September 22, 2012

    Unlike 'Anasuya' and 'Amaravathi', 'Avunu' is not a mixed baggage of suspense and macabre. However, there is the usual dose of perversion and lechery. There is less gore and less of nail-biting moments, and even less investigation of the criminal's psychology. The film is more about the unsatisfied spirit...
  • 'Avunu' is not a horror film: Ravi Babu September 20, 2012

    Telugu filmmaker Ravi Babu says his upcoming film 'Avunu' will not fall in the horror genre. ",'Avunu' is a thriller, suspense film set within a small family with a good mix of scary and funny moments, but not a horror film," Ravi Babu told IANS. The story of the film revolves around...
  • 'Cinemakeldam Randi' to be released on August 2 July 24, 2012

    The title may sound innocuous, but 'Cinemakeldam Randi' is a crime comedy. The film, starring Rajendra Prasad and Master Bharath, is described by its makers as a 'navarasa bharithamaina cinema.' Set to release on Aug 2, the film is directed by MMG Reddy. Surprisingly, Rajendra and Bharath...