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  • Excited to be part of Jr NTR's 25th film: Rakul Preet Singh Yesterday

    Chennai: Actress Rakul Preet Singh is on a roll. After signing actor Ram Charan Teja's next yet-untitled Telugu project, she has now signed another project in the language with actor Junior NTR. "Dis is 2 clarify dt m doin #ntr25 n m super excited n thankful to b a part of...
  • Hyderabad: Writer Kona Venkat looted at knifepoint 5 days ago

    Hyderabad: Popular Telugu writer Kona Venkat and producer DVV Danayya were robbed at knifepoint when they were returning home from a party late at night. The incident happened at Shadnagar on Thursday. "A very shocking moment for me & our producer Danayya garu, when we got looted at knife point by some...
  • 10 TDP legislators suspended from Telangana Assembly for entire Budget session March 9, 2015

    Hyderabad: Ten legislators of the opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) were suspended on Monday from the Telangana Assembly for the entire Budget session for disrupting the proceedings. Speaker S Madhusudana Chary announced the suspension of the TDP members after Minister for Legislative Affairs T Harish Rao moved the resolution. As soon as...
  • Telugu actor Vishnu Manchu returns to Twitter March 1, 2015

    Chennai: On the occasion of his wedding anniversary Sunday, Telugu actor Vishnu Manchu returned to Twitter nearly a year after his account was hacked and subsequently suspended. "How wonderful Life is that you are in it @vinimanchu Happy Anniversary. As promised am back on Twitter (sic)," Vishnu tweeted Sunday. Minutes after Vishnu's...
  • 'Ram Leela' review: This film will leave you wondering why on earth did you decide to go to see it in the first place February 27, 2015

    Title: 'Ram Leela' Star Cast: Havish, Nanditha, Abijeeth Duddala Producer: Dasari Kiran Kumar Director: Sripuram Kiran Music: Chinna Story: 'Ram Leela' is all about two individuals living their own lives, and how they meet. The film revolves around Ram (Havish), a love-less drifter. The other guys is Krishna (Abhijeet) who is a software professional, and...
  • 'Erra Bus' director Dasari Narayana Rao to collaborate with actor-politician Pawan Kalyan next February 24, 2015

    Chennai: Veteran filmmaker Dasari Narayana Rao, whose last Telugu outing "Erra Bus" turned out to be a debacle, has revealed that his next project will be with actor-politician Pawan Kalyan. "My next film will be with Pawan Kalyan. I may produce or direct the film. I can't divulge any more details...
  • Jr NTR-starrer 'Temper' mints over Rs 40 crore in first week February 19, 2015

    Chennai: Jr. NTR-starrer Telugu action-drama "Temper", which is directed by Puri Jagannadh, has collected a whopping Rs. 40 crore in its first week worldwide. "The film is turning out to be a blockbuster. In its first week, it has grossed Rs. 40 crore approximately worldwide," trade analyst Trinath told IANS. Also starring...
  • 'Love and support of Daggubati Ramanaidu's family kept him alive for so many years,' says his doctor Rajasekar February 19, 2015

    Chennai: Actor-cum-doctor Rajasekar, who was treating producer D. Ramanaidu for the last few months using Palliative care and alternative therapy, said it was the veteran's family support that gave him the strength to survive. Ramanaidu breathed his last Wednesday in Hyderabad. "The love and support of Ramanaidu's family kept him alive for...
  • Daggubati Ramanaidu: The End of an inspiring journey February 19, 2015

    Hyderabad: Coming from an agricultural family, he went on to become one of Indian cinema's most loved and respected producers -- Daggubati Ramanaidu's film journey, which lasted for five glorious decades, can inspire many generations to come. Fondly referred to as a movie mogul, Ramanaidu lost his battle to prostate cancer...
  • Taapse Pannu, Riteish Deshmukh, PC Sreeram mourn filmmaker Daggubati Ramanaidu's demise February 18, 2015

    Hyderabad: The Indian film industry plunged into gloom following the death of veteran producer D. Ramanaidu, who breathed his last here Wednesday. The movie mogul, as he was fondly called by the industry and fans, lost his battle to prostate cancer. Many film personalities took to Twitter to share their grief. Here's...
  • Dadasaheb Phalke Award-winning filmmaker Daggubati Ramanaidu passes away at 79 February 18, 2015

    Hyderabad: Renowned Telugu producer D. Ramanaidu, who holds the record of producing films in the maximum number of Indian languages, breathed his last here Wednesday. The Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner and Padma Bhushan awardee was 79. "Ramanaidu, who was undergoing treatment for prostate cancer, passed away at a private hospital. His...
  • 'Bandipotu' director Mohan Krishna Indraganti says comedy is the most underrated genre February 18, 2015

    Chennai: Filmmaker Mohan Krishna Indraganti, who is looking forward to the release of Telugu crime-comedy "Bandipotu", says comedy is the most "difficult" and "underrated" genre to make films in. "Comedy is not an easy genre to make films in. I think it's the most difficult and underrated genre. Even in the...
  • Not only Hindi, Twitter rolls out #hashtags in 11 other Indian languages February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: While Indians have been tweeting in languages other than English for quite some time now (Twitter announced Hindi support back in September 2011) one of the most talked-about Twitter features - the #hashtag - didn't lend itself to native Indian scripts. Until now. On February 15, when India beat...
  • 'Temper' review: After Rakhi, this is the best film by Junior NTR February 13, 2015

    Movie Temper Story line: Story takes-off with SI Daya (Junior NTR) narrating his own flashback. Daya is a corrupt police in Hyderabad transferred to Vizag for helping the local goon Valther Vasu (Prakashraj). In no time, Daya and Vasu gel well to loot the city. Here Daya falls in love...
  • Marriage and fatherhood suit Jr NTR, says actress Kajal Aggarwal about her 'Temper' co-star February 11, 2015

    The most sizzling and leading actress of Tollywood has been always friendly with her co-stars. Recently, Kajal Aggarwal revealed that marriage and fatherhood has changed her 'Temper' co-star Junior NTR for good. "I've worked with him before and after his marriage. So, I could notice the change in him. He appears...
  • Meet Sayessha Saigal: Akkineni Akhil introduces the new heroine from his upcoming VV Vinayak flick February 11, 2015

    Like audience, even Akkineni Akhil is also excited to watch himself on the big screen with his debut flick. After dilly dallying from last few months, everything is set for the film to set to go on floors. Akhil is to act in direction of VV Vinayak with Sayessha finalized...
  • Photo Of The Day: Dhanush takes a selfie with Nagarjuna on the sets of Telugu 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' February 10, 2015

    Dhanush, who's awaiting the release of his Telugu film 'Anekadu', has been busy with the promotions. ...
  • Anirudh Ravichander makes his musical debut in Tollywood; set to compose music for Ram Charan's next February 9, 2015

    Ram Charan's upcoming movie with Sreenu Vaitla, has been gearing up to go on sets soon. Musician Anirudh Ravichander of 'Kolaveri di' fame will be composing music for this film and it will mark his debut in the Telugu film industry. Several Telugu filmmakers had approached Ravichander earlier, but he...
  • 'Malli Malli Idi Rani Roju' review: A fun, Archie's comic-like film February 6, 2015

    Film: 'Malli Malli Idhi Rani Roju' Cast: Sharvand, Nithyamenon, Tejaswi Madivada,Pavitra Lokesh, Sana, Nazzer Director: Kranthi Madhav Music: Gopi Sundar Rating: 3/5 The promos suggest an Archie's-like romance, and you're probably picturing lots of fluff floating around. Surprisingly, it's not fluff you'll find in Malli Malli Idhi Rani Roju - there's something satiny about this...
  • 'Pokiri' filmmaker Puri Jagannadh plans to direct a Hindi film next February 6, 2015

    Chennai: Filmmaker Puri Jagannadh, who is busy wrapping up Telugu actioner "Temper", says he has plans to direct a Hindi film this year, besides two other Telugu projects he has in the offing. "My next film is titled 'Jyothi Lakshmi' with Charmi. I intend to start it soon. I'll also be...
  • Brahmanandam on doing 1000 films: It's just a number for me; hope to do many more February 2, 2015

    Chennai: Popular Telugu comedian Brahmanandam believes he has crossed the rare milestone of acting in 1,000 feature films, but isn't sure which film in particular marks that feat in his career. "Till the beginning of last year, I kept track of my films. I remember till 997th film, but after that...
  • Snapshot: Young Akhil Akkineni poses with Venkatesh and Telugu Warriors' new Celebrity Cricket League trophy February 2, 2015

    Look who's a daddy's boy! Young Telugu actor Akhil Akkineni posed with Venkatesh with the recently-won CCL trophy. The fifth season of Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) drew to a close today with the Telugu Warriors team wninning the finale at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Uppal, Hyderabad. The Telugu Warriors...
  • Ravi Teja to start shooting 'Bengal Tiger' from March 2; film to release in October February 1, 2015

    Chennai: The regular shooting of actor Ravi Teja's Telugu actioner 'Bengal Tiger' will roll from March 2 and the makers are planning to release the film in October. "The film was officially launched yesterday (Friday) with a puja. We start shooting from March 2 and are planning for an October release,"...
  • Taapsee Pannu set to play a 'subdued and delicate girl' in 'Agra Ka Daabra'; says it's a good change after playing a spy in 'Baby' February 1, 2015

    Mumbai: After her brief role in 'Baby' as Akshay Kumar's accomplice in Nepal who beats the hell out of Sushant Singh, Taapsee Pannu has got the kind of attention that her debut film 'Chashme Baddoor' didn't. She is now gearing up for an image change with her next film 'Agra...
  • 'Temper' trailer: Junior NTR introduces himself as 'fully corrupt, criminal minded and 100 per cent cunning' January 29, 2015

    The makers of 'Temper' have released the film's first proper trailer and those who have watched it would agree that Junior NTR looks amazing as a rough cop. He even introduces himself as: "My name is Daya. Sub-Inspector of Police. Fully corrupted, criminal minded, 100 per cent cunning." The film...
  • 'Pataas' a much needed hit for Kalyan Ram; the film has minted about Rs 8 crore in the opening weekend January 28, 2015

    Chennai: After a series of flops, actor-producer Kalyan Ram has tasted success in the form of his latest Telugu release "Pataas", which is turning out to be a sleeper hit. The film has minted about Rs. 8 crore in its opening weekend. "Not only has 'Pataas' minted money, but it has...
  • 'Karthikeya' actress Swathi Reddy to be a part of 'Geethanjali' sequel? January 28, 2015

    Hyderabad: Actress Swathi Reddy, who is basking in the success of "Karthikeya", is being considered for the sequel to last year's Telugu sleeper hit "Geethanjali". The rest of the cast is expected to be finalised soon. "The plan to make a sequel was finalised in December last year. Since then the...