Telugu

  • Mahesh Babu's Telugu action film 'Aagadu' collects over Rs 18 crore in two days 2 days ago

    Chennai: Southern superstar Mahesh Babu's much anticipated Telugu actioner "Aagadu" has collected Rs.18.02 crore worldwide in two days of its release and is still counting. Experts say this is "the best opening" he has ever got in his career. Interestingly, the film opened to mixed reviews from the critics, but "Aagadu"...
  • 'Rowdy Fellow' trailer: Nara Rohit calmly beats up the bad guys in this new Krishna Chaitanya film 6 days ago

    Directed by Krishna Chaitanya and produced by T Prakash Reddy, the film revolves around Nara Rohit, who's a cop. 'Rowdy Fellow', which also stars Vishaka Singh, Rao Ramesh, Paruchuri Venkateswara Rao, Posani Krishna Murali, Gollapudi Maruti Rao and Talluri Rameshwari in key roles, is set to hit the theatres in...
  • Journalists protest ban on channels in Telangana September 10, 2014

    Hyderabad: For a second consecutive day, journalists from two Telugu news channels on Wednesday staged a protest in front of Raj Bhavan demanding the lifting of a ban on their channels in Telangana. Police arrested about 70 employees of the two channels for staging a sitin, seeking intervention of Governor ESL...
  • Telugu actress Shweta Basu arrested as police bust prostitution racket September 3, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telugu actress Shweta Basu has been arrested on charges of being involved in a prostitution racket in Hyderabad. She was arrested after a raid of the West Zone Special Task Force. A Hyderabad court sent the actress to a rescue home in Saroornagar. The alleged racketeer has been sent...
  • Veteran Telugu film director, artist Bapu passes away September 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: Renowned Telugu filmmaker Bapu, also an acclaimed artist, painter, cartoonist and illustrator, passed away in Chennai today following a brief illness. He was 80. Bapu, whose real name was Sattiraju Lakshminarayana, had been admitted to a private hospital in Chennai a few days ago and he passed away this...
  • Teachers' Day be renamed either in Telugu or Tamil: DMK's Elangovan September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The politics over Teachers' Day continued as the Congress and Tamil parties have slammed the Narendra Modi government for renaming Teachers' Day as Guru Utsav. The issue has become linguistic issue with parties alleging that the Centre was trying to impose Hindi on them. Senior DMK leader TKS Elangovan...
  • Bengaluru Bulls prevail over Telugu Titans by a point August 26, 2014

    Bangalore: Hosts Bengaluru Bulls defeated Telugu Titans 2726 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 sisterinlaw. Rambha's sisterinlaw 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: Actorfilmmaker 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 criticallyacclaimed 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 63yearold 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 yetuntitled 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 nonbailable 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 nonbailable 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 Ministerelect Narendra Modi's swearingin 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 frontrunner 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 actorturnedpolitician 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 antiTelangana 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 Babustarrer 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...