Tollywood

  • Rituparno Ghosh's last rites performed as Kolkata bids tearful goodbye 30-05-2013 11:44 PM

    Kolkata: Maverick filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh's mortal remains were consigned to flames on Thursday night as a tearful city bade farewell to a person credited for ushering in a new wave in Bengali cinema. A team of Kolkata Police accorded gun salute to the filmmaker, whose last rites were done at...
  • WB chit fund scam hits the state's film industry 29-04-2013 08:42 AM

    Kolkata: The West Bengal chit fund is getting bigger each day. It has now turns out that ponzi schemes in the state financed not just media houses but Tollywood films as well. In the past four years, at least one in three films has been produced by groups that run...
  • Rajinikanth lends support to Tollywood's strike against service tax 08-01-2013 03:09 PM

    Meanwhile, film and television shooting was suspended for the day and theatres also remained shut till evening. ...
  • Off beat films keep me grounded: Mithun 20-10-2011 06:26 PM

    Mumbai: Three-time national award winning actor Mithun Chakraborty says it is important for him to work in off-beat films because this keeps him grounded. "Such films (off-beat films) pull you down from stardom to the ground and makes you feel human, and that is what brings me to such films,"...
  • Inclined to contest AP polls: Nandamuri 11-09-2011 05:02 PM

    Anantapur: Telugu actor Nandamuri Balakrishna, son of former chief minister late NT Rama Rao, on Sunday announced his inclination to contest the next Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections. The actor, who today participated in a Tollywood cricket match held for charity, told reporters that he would take a plunge into active...
  • Anna should end his fast: Tamil actress Khushboo 24-08-2011 09:04 PM

    Tamil actress Khushboo said as the government has taken a step forward Anna Hazare should end his fast. ...
  • Pawan Kalyan's 'Theen Maar' heads for record 14-04-2011 12:51 PM

    New Delhi: Actor Pawan Kalyan's romantic entertainer 'Theen Maar' is headed for a record of sorts as it being released on Thursday across 1000 theatres worldwide and will be screened in Hyderabad 30 times on the first day. 'Theen Maar' is the only Telugu film to be released across 1000...
  • Telugu Review: 'Shakthi' a disappointment 04-04-2011 12:02 PM

    Film: "Shakthi"; Cast: NTR, Ileana, Sonu Sood, Sivaji Prabhu, Brahmanandam, Jackie Shroff, Pooja Bedi, Venu, Ali and others; Producer: Ashwini Dutt; Screenplaywriter-Director: Mehar Ramesh; Composer: Manisharma; Camera: Sameer Reddy; Rating: * Shakthi, touted as the costliest film ever made in the Telugu film industry, may not appeal to the viewers...
  • IT raids on Telugu film actors 23-03-2011 06:22 PM

    Income Tax officials on Wednesday raided houses and offices of leading Telugu film actors. ...
  • Sohail Khan's cricket team ready to face southern counterparts 01-12-2010 03:27 PM

    Mumbai: Celebrity Cricket League (CCL), an initiative combining the two most popular forms of entertainment - cinema and cricket - is set to bring together Bollywood and the southern film industry to play a game of cricket in January. "This is the first year. We are just bringing it together....
  • Tollywood left high and dry after drug abuse 22-08-2010 06:53 PM

    A day after popular Telugu film star Ravi Teja's brothers were arrested while procuring cocaine, the film industry has come under the scanner. ...
  • No one dare raise a finger at Chiranjeevi 28-01-2008 08:44 PM

    Kolkata: After having carried his team to victory with a last ball six, Mumbai Indians batsman Ambati Rayudu on Sunday said he was only waiting for Kolkata Knight Riders' pacer Laxmipathy Balaji to make a mistake on the ultimate delivery. "Actually I was pretty relaxed. I knew he (Laxmipaty Balaji)...
  • Tollywood stars land in a drug mess 25-02-2007 08:51 PM

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