Telugu

  • Bengaluru Bulls prevail over Telugu Titans by a point Yesterday

    Bangalore: Hosts Bengaluru Bulls defeated Telugu Titans 27-26 in a match that went down to the wire in the Star Sports Pro Kabbadi League at the Kanteevrava Indoor Stadium here on Tuesday. Though the Bulls gained five points taking their tally to 42, they have yet to qualify for the semifinals...
  • MPs fight over room in Parliament, TMC forcibly takes possession of office after TDP refuses to vacate August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: There has been another case of politicians misbehaving in Parliament, but this time not in the Well of the House. A scuffle broke out between Telugu Desam Party and Trinamool Congress MPs in the halls of Parliament on Tuesday after TDP MPs refused to vacate an office allotted...
  • Telugu actress Rambha, her family booked in dowry harassment case July 23, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telugu actress Rambha, her parents and her brother have been booked for abuse and dowry harassment. The complaint has been filed by Rambha's sister-in-law. Rambha's sister-in-law has alleged that the family has been abusing her mentally and physically for the past few years. The case was registered by the Banjara...
  • Kamal Haasan: Talking to Telugu filmmakers, but haven't signed any film yet July 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan has admitted that he's in talks with a few Telugu directors to do a film, but says he hasn't signed a film yet in the language. He also says if a Telugu film happens, his home banner will produce it. "There's no truth in the recent statements stating...
  • Malayalam film 'Bangalore Days' now to be remade in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi July 3, 2014

    Three cousins from Kerala go on to finding their dreams in the critically-acclaimed Malayalam film 'Bangalore Days'. Directed by 'Kerala Cafe' filmmaker Anjali Menon, 'Bangalore Days' revolves around the three cousins. Starring noted actors Dulquer Salmaan, Fahadh Faasil, Nivin Pauly, Nazriya Nazim, Parvathy Menon, Isha Talwar and Nithya Menen, the film...
  • Veteran Telugu actress Shakuntala passes away June 14, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telugu cinema's popular actress Telangana Shakuntala, who enthralled the audience essaying villainous and comedy roles during her career spanning more than three decades, died here today following a cardiac arrest. The 63-year-old character artiste made her film debut in 1979 with Telugu movie 'Maa Bhoomi' and went on to act...
  • Shooting begins for Telugu remake of 'OMG: Oh My God!' June 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: The yet-untitled Telugu remake of Hindi blockbuster 'OMG: Oh My God!' went on floors here Monday. The film's lead actors Daggubati Venkatesh, Pawan Kalyan and Shriya Saran participated in the launch. "The film was officially launched today. A few scenes are also expected to be shot today featuring the lead...
  • KCR meets PM, seeks special status for Telangana June 8, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital, and demanded special category status for his state. KCR, as the chief minister is popularly known, sought a package and financial assistance for the new state. The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief also urged...
  • Why Bollywood actors can't quite imitate the 'swag' of their South Indian counterparts in Hindi remakes June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: If you are a fan of south Indian films, you will understand when I argue that while Hindi films adapt the script, locations and situations from the original movies well, they are unable to do so when it comes to the personal "draw" of the actors. Take the latest...
  • Aagadu: Trailer for Mahesh Babu's latest movie released on his father's birthday May 31, 2014

    Chennai: The makers of Telugu actioner "Aagadu" have released the film's first teaser Saturday on the birthday of superstar Mahesh Babu's father Krishna. This is the second time in a row that Mahesh's film's teaser has been unveiled on this occasion. Krishna is celebrating his 71st birthday. Last year, the first teaser...
  • Arrest warrant issued against Telugu scriptwriter May 30, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: A local court today issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against screenwriter and Telugu movie director K V Vijayendra Prasad, father of noted film director S S Rajamouli, in connection with a cheque bounce case. Additional Judicial Magistrate First Class at Elamanchili today issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against Prasad. The...
  • TDP to set up special fund for party workers May 28, 2014

    The Telugu Desam Party has decided to set up a special fund to extend financial assistance to needy workers of the party. The TDP's annual conclave 'Mahanadu' okayed the fund proposal mooted by party president N Chandrababu Naidu's son Nara Lokesh, who made his maiden speech at the event on Wednesday. Lokesh,...
  • Modi may merge ministries, cut Cabinet, allies seek key portfolios May 25, 2014

    New Delhi: With just a day to go for Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony, the final decision to decide the Cabinet is due to be taken soon. Modi is likely to merge ministries to downsize the government. Bharatiya Janata party leader Arun Jaitley is the front-runner for the post...
  • Setback again for Chiranjeevi's Praja Rajyam Party; brother Pavan proved hero May 17, 2014

    Hyderabad: The younger brother proved a hero and his more popular elder brother turned a zero in the simultaneous polls to Andhra Pradesh assembly and Lok Sabha. If 2009 elections saw actor-turned-politician K. Chiranjeevi's Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) proving a big flop, this time the Congress party under his leadership failed...
  • Amitabh Bachchan makes a cameo appearance in Nagarjuna's family film 'Manam' May 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Nagarjuna says a cameo by megastar Amitabh Bachchan in his family film 'Manam', which stars his legendary father, the late Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR), and his own son Chaitanya, is an "honour to my father's memory". Amitabh, who admired ANR greatly, has made a cameo appearance in the film....
  • Seemandhra: Crucial battle between Jagan Reddy, Chandrababu Naidu May 6, 2014

    Just a day ahead of the eighth phase of polling, it is YSR Congress's Jagan Mohan Reddy vs TDP's Chandrababu Naidu for the crucial Lok Sabha seats of the Seemandhra region. But the question is as to which leader will be able to effectively capitalise on the anti-Telangana sentiment in...
  • Walked out of 'Aagadu' due to creative differences: Prakash Raj April 26, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Prakash Raj says he walked out of Mahesh Babu-starrer Telugu action film 'Aagadu' because he had some creative differences with its director Srinu Vaitla. He has denied that he was asked to leave the project due to his rude behaviour with an assistant director. Prakash allegedly behaved rudely with...
  • BJP saves alliance with TDP, to contest in 4 LS seats April 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: Saving themselves from a last minute embarrassment, the Bharatiya Janata Party and Telugu Desam Party on Friday ironed out differences ahead of the Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in Seemandhra, after a 4 hour meeting at Chandrababu Naidu's residence in Hyderabad. The BJP will be contesting in 13 Assembly...
  • Chandrababu Naidu's last bid to power hits roadblock April 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: The 63-year-old Nara Chandrababu Naidu is a worried man. The man who ruled undivided Andhra Pradesh for 9 years and wielded enormous clout at the national level is now battling infighting and trying to save his party. Naidu has been out of power for the past 10 years. He...
  • BJP makes last ditch efforts to save alliance with TDP in Andhra April 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: Half way through the Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party is now finding itself alone in the crucial state of Andhra Pradesh, where polling will be held on April 30 and May 7. The recently forged TDP-BJP alliance in the Seemandhra region is under severe strain over choice...
  • Telugu actor Raja Abel to wed on April 25 April 17, 2014

    Chennai: Telugu actor Raja Abel, who has worked in films such as 'Anand' and 'Aa Naluguru', will marry Amrita Vincent here April 25. The couple will later hold grand receptions in Chennai and Hyderabad. "The wedding will take place in a church in Chennai April 25. On the same evening, we'll...
  • LS polls: YSR Congress promises 'golden era' in Seemandhra, Telangana April 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: Promising to bring back the 'golden era' of late YSR Reddy in Seemandhra and Telangana, the YSR Congress on Sunday released its separate election manifestos for the two states. The party promised that if voted to power, it would launch a new scheme called "Aamma Badi' under which Rs 500...
  • Danayya, Ram Charan to team up for a film April 10, 2014

    Chennai: Producer D.V.V. Danayya will collaborate with actor Ram Charan Teja for his upcoming yet-untitled Telugu project with director Sreenu Vaitla. The project is expected to go on floors in August. "The project has been confirmed. It may go on floors from August. We are waiting for Ram to complete his...
  • LS polls: Telangana region all set to witness triangular contests April 7, 2014

    Telangana is all set to witness three-cornered contests for Lok Sabha and legislative assembly polls after the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and BJP alliance, and the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) as well as Congress going their own way. Having ruled out merger or even an electoral alliance with the Congress, TRS...
  • Chandrababu Naidu: A desperate fight for survival in a divided state April 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: 'Politics is a strange world and there are no permanent foes or friends' is an often repeated cliche. The latest to prove this cliched saying right is TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu. Nara Chandrababu Naidu, the former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh is fighting a 'do or die' battle,...
  • BJP's 24-hour deadline to TDP on sealing AP alliance deal ends today March 31, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Bharatiya Janata Party 24-hour deadline to the Telugu Desam Party over sharing of seats in Andhra Pradesh ends on Monday. Senior BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu had on Sunday indicated that the BJP will go alone in the polls if the TDP fails to spell out its stand within...
  • Hope to see Telugu people unite one day: Kiran Reddy March 22, 2014

    With Telangana set to become a reality in just over two months, Jai Samaikhyandhra Party founder and former Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Saturday expressed the hope the Telugu people will unite one day. "I hope the Telugu people will unite again one day," Reddy said even as he...
  • Always knew I'd enter films at a young age, says Samskruthy Shenoy March 20, 2014

    Chennai: Actress Samskruthy Shenoy, who made her cinematic debut at the age of 13 in the recently released Telugu romantic-drama 'Hrudayam Ekkadaunnadi', says it wasn't easy to play a romantic character at her age. "I was aware that I'm entering films at a very young age. On the first day of...