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K.S. Ravi Kumar awaits Kiccha Sudeep's dates for his next project

K.S. Ravi Kumar awaits Kiccha Sudeep's dates for his next project Chennai: Filmmaker K.S. Ravi Kumar, who has confirmed that his next project will be with Kiccha Sudeep, says he is waiting for the actor to be relieved from all his projects to start his film. "If all goes well, the project will likely start in April. Sudeep is busy shooting for multiple projects now, and as soon as he's done, we'll start working on this film. Final discussion on the...
03:04:00 PM Mar 15, 2015

Shweta Basu Prasad set to make a debut in the Kannada film industry with 'Devravne Budu Guru'

Shweta Basu Prasad set to make a debut in the Kannada film industry with 'Devravne Budu Guru' National Award-winning actress Shweta Basu Prasad has had a tough time last year with prostitution controversy. The child star-turned actress, who was embroiled in false charges of prostitution last year, is back on track as far as her career is concerned. Shweta is now set to make her Kannada film debut with 'Devravne Budu Guru', where she'll play the role of an investigative journalist. The film also stars Akul Balaji,...
02:51:31 PM Feb 18, 2015

Kannada filmmaker R Chandru gets emotional during the audio launch of his upcoming film 'Male'

Kannada filmmaker R Chandru gets emotional during the audio launch of his upcoming film 'Male' Last week Saturday was a very happy day for Sandlewood director-producer R Chandru. Along with it being his birthday, it was also the audio release of his latest Kannada flick 'Male' (rain). The four songs of the film were released one by one by Basha, Srikanth KP, Ramakrishna Gowda and Naveen Krishna. R Chandru's films like 'Taj Mahal', 'Prem Kahani', 'Ko Ko Koli Kothi', 'Charminar' and latest Telugu film 'Krishnamma...
05:20:16 PM Feb 11, 2015

Actress Priyamani to judge Kannada show 'Dancing Stars' season 2 with actor V Ravichandran

Actress Priyamani to judge Kannada show 'Dancing Stars' season 2 with actor V Ravichandran South Indian actress Priyamani, who's appeared in critically-acclaimed films like 'Paruthi Veeran', will now don a new avatar -- that of a judge of a reality show. The actress will judge the show along with actor V Ravichandran and Mayoori Upadhyay, wife of music composer and singer Raghu Dixit. ...
01:55:07 PM Feb 04, 2015

'Ranavikrama': Puneeth Rajkumar and Adah Sharma team wrap up last leg of the shoot

'Ranavikrama': Puneeth Rajkumar and Adah Sharma team wrap up last leg of the shoot Puneeth Rajkumar's upcoming film 'Ranavikrama' recently completed the last schedule of its shoot in Milan, Italy. The cast and crew of the film wrapped up the shoot hastily, because the temperature in Milan hovered around 2 degrees Celsius, and their Bangalore-based team wasn't used to the extreme weather. Directed by Pawan Wadeyar, 'Ranavikrama' also features Adah Sharma, Girish Karnad and Charan Raj in key roles. The film is set to...
03:13:35 PM Feb 02, 2015

Snapshot: Actress Adah Sharma posts photo from the sets of Puneeth Rajkumar's 'Rana Vikrama'

Snapshot: Actress Adah Sharma posts photo from the sets of Puneeth Rajkumar's 'Rana Vikrama' Bollywood actress Adah Sharma seems very ecstatic with her debut in the Kannada film industry. She recently posted a photo from the sets of the film 'Rana Vikrama', starring Puneet Rajkumar. Posing with a bunch of flower garlands, the actress said that she was shooting with 'fools'. Haha! ...
06:09:20 PM Jan 07, 2015

Snapshot: Kannada star Upendra heads to the Himalayas for 'Uppi 2'

Snapshot: Kannada star Upendra heads to the Himalayas for 'Uppi 2' 'Real star' Upendra seems to have gone AWOL these days. Before his fans start scrambling for details, we'd like to add that he's gone to the Himalayas to work on his upcoming film 'Uppi 2'. The actor-director has been painstakingly keeping the details about his film under wraps. ...
05:46:11 PM Jan 07, 2015

'Shivam' review: Upendra's secular speeches and Ragini Dwivedi's dancing skills will test your patience

'Shivam' review: Upendra's secular speeches and Ragini Dwivedi's dancing skills will test your patience Cast: Upendra, Saloni, Ragini Dwivedi, Sharath Lohitashwa, Ravi Shankar, Srinivasa Murthy, Avinash, Bullet Prakash, Doddanna, Sihi Kahi Chandru. Director: Srinivasa Raju Rating: 1.5/5 Bangalore: To understand the basic plot of 'Shivam', one needs to sit for 3/4th of the duration of the film; and that's perhaps the only way the film pushes you. Pushes you to push your eyelids to say open, actually. Actor Upendra is Alex, a don on...
11:14:29 PM Jan 02, 2015

Shanvi Srivastava to star opposite Yash in Manju Mandavya's next film 'Masterpiece'

Shanvi Srivastava to star opposite Yash in Manju Mandavya's next film 'Masterpiece' Chennai: Actress Shanvi Srivastava has been signed as the female lead opposite promising Kannada star Yash in upcoming film "Masterpiece". Regular shooting of the film will start from second week of January next year. "We were on the lookout for a heroine for a while. Then I saw Shanvi's performance in 'Chandralekha' and was really impressed. We zeroed in on her because we wanted someone very committed and she perfectly...
04:16:01 PM Dec 31, 2014

Rashmi to play the lead in Vittal Bhatt's 'Preethi Kitabu'

Rashmi to play the lead in Vittal Bhatt's 'Preethi Kitabu' Actress Rashmi will soon get busy with her upcoming film 'Preethi Kitabu'. The film which will be directed by Vittal Bhatt, will be playing the lead. While Rashmi plays a college student, co-star Nihal who was earlier seen in 'Yaradu', plays the male lead. Popular TV actress Poorvi Joshi is also part of the project. As reports suggest, she plays the second lead in the film. Vittal Bhatt has also...
02:34:49 PM Dec 14, 2014

Grand plans for producer Parvathamma Rajkumar's 75th birthday celebration

Grand plans for producer Parvathamma Rajkumar's 75th birthday celebration The Kannada film industry gears up to witness a big celebration this Sunday. This time, veteran producer Parvathamma Rajkumar will be celebrating her 75th birthday with her family, friends and the film fraternity at White Petals in Palace Grounds. To make it more impactful, the birthday celebrations of Parvathamma Rajkumar will coincide with the audio release of 'Siddartha'. Since 'Siddartha' marks the debut of Parvathamma Rajkumar's grandson and Raghavendra Rajkumar's...
04:38:34 PM Dec 12, 2014

Ajay Rao to marry friend Swapna in Hospet

Ajay Rao to marry friend Swapna in Hospet From playing a lover boy to a committed husband, actor Ajay Rao has done it all in a career spanning 12 years. Ajay, who will soon be seen in 'Jai Bhajarangabali', is all set to get married in real life. The actor will be tying the knot to friend Swapna in Hospet soon. While their wedding will happen this month itself, the date is yet to be finalised. Referred to...
05:44:28 PM Dec 11, 2014

Is Kannada superstar Upendra playing a double role in his next film 'Shivam'?

Is Kannada superstar Upendra playing a double role in his next film 'Shivam'? Director Srinivas Raju's film has been in the news for the wrong reason. The director's new film has been facing flak for its title. The director had initially planned to name his film 'Brahmana' but objections were raised from several quarters. Eventually the director titled the film as 'Shivam' which will be starring Kannada superstar Upendra in it. News has it that Upendra will be playing a double role in...
05:35:19 PM Dec 09, 2014

Karnataka Government request stars to participate census publicity

Karnataka Government request stars to participate census publicity Bangalore: The Karnataka government is contemplating over the idea to rope in the 'Power Star' Puneeth Rajkumar to endorse the importance of caste census that will be rolling out in the state this December. Earlier, the actor was also signed as the brand ambassador for the RTE along with actress Radhika Pandit. Minister for Social Welfare H Anjenaya reportedly said that to create awareness on caste census, the ministry is...
03:55:04 PM Dec 03, 2014

Is Ragini Dwivedi set to replace Ramya in Vijaya Prasad's upcoming film 'Neer Dose'?

Is Ragini Dwivedi set to replace Ramya in Vijaya Prasad's upcoming film 'Neer Dose'? Reports are abuzz that actress Ragini Dwivedi is set to play the leading lady in Vijaya Prasad's upcoming film 'Neer Dose'. It was earlier reported that actor Jaggesh and actress Ramya would be the lead pair in the film. The actress had even started shooting for the film, but later backed out of the project, saying that she couldn't accommodate the dates. Earlier, the film was caught up in a...
02:04:33 PM Dec 03, 2014