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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

It's confirmed! 'Mungaru Male' sequel will feature actor 'Golden' Ganesh; will be directed by Shashank

It's confirmed! 'Mungaru Male' sequel will feature actor 'Golden' Ganesh; will be directed by Shashank Kannada actor Ganesh's film 'Mungaru Male' is counted as one of the the biggest hits in the industry. The film is rumoured to get a sequel soon -- but the movie will take off without director Yogaraj Bhat and actress Pooja Gandhi. The sequel for the 2006 hit film will be directed by Shashank of 'Moggina Jade' fame, and will be produced by filmmaker G Gangadhar. The leading lady for...
01:55:25 PM Dec 03, 2014

Twitter confessions: Kannada actress Priyamani wants to fall in love, have kids and grow old

 Twitter confessions: Kannada actress Priyamani wants to fall in love, have kids and grow old Kannada beauty Priyamani who has allegedly been dating someone for a while now, seems to be revealing her deepest secrets on the micro-blogging site Twitter. The talented actress, who slammed rumours about dating Malayalam actor Govind Padmasoorya, has reportedly confessed that she is in love with someone and has her special man. It appears that the buxom beauty now seems to want to get hitched, have a family and settle...
01:36:26 PM Dec 03, 2014

Kannada actor-cum-minister Ambareesh's health stable

Kannada actor-cum-minister Ambareesh's health stable Bangalore: Kannada star and Karnataka Housing Minister M.H. Ambareesh is recovering from a breathing problem caused due to lung infection, a senior doctor at a private hospital here said Sunday. "Ambareesh's health condition is stable and improving, though he is still on ventilator to help him breathe easily and avoid strain," Vikram Hospital's chief pulmonologist K.S. Satish told reporters here. The 61-year-old was admitted to the hospital late Friday after...
04:29:01 PM Feb 23, 2014

Venkatesh Prasad's role vital in 'Sachin Tendulkar Kadu': Director

Venkatesh Prasad's role vital in 'Sachin Tendulkar Kadu': Director Chennai: Former Indian cricketer Venkatesh Prasad, who is making his cinematic debut in upcoming Kannada-Telugu bilingual 'Sachin...Tendulkar Kadu', will be essaying an important role of a coach, says its director S. Mohan. "Prasad's role is very important in the film. We haven't roped him in to capitalize on his popularity, but because of the story. The story revolves around an autistic boy who aspires to become Sachin Tendulkar. Venkatesh plays...
03:04:01 PM Feb 22, 2014

College fests keep independent music alive: Raghu Dixit

College fests keep independent music alive: Raghu Dixit New Delhi: Raghu Dixit, lead vocalist of popular band The Raghu Dixit Project, has associated with new channel Pepsi MTV Indies, which promotes independent music and artists. He says the genre may have been popularised by the internet, but it is college festivals that have kept it alive. "The internet has evolved so much today, people have it on their phones and tabs, so it has really given a platform...
03:26:51 PM Feb 21, 2014

Watch: Upendra, Pranitha in the song 'Ting ting' from 'Brahma'

Watch: Upendra, Pranitha in the song 'Ting ting' from 'Brahma' New Delhi: The makers have released a new song 'Ting ting' from the film 'Brahma'. Directed by R Chandru, the film features Upendra and Pranitha Subhash in the lead roles. The film's satellite rights have been sold at a hefty price. ...
03:22:13 PM Feb 19, 2014

Bollywood lines up for the dubbing rights of Daisy Shah's Kannada film

Bollywood lines up for the dubbing rights of Daisy Shah's Kannada film New Delhi: Ever since 'Jai Ho' became a Box Office success, the film's leading lady, Daisy Shah's popularity has increased leaps and bounds. So much so that Shah's southern films are getting noticed by Bollywood filmmakers. According to reports, Daisy Shah's Kannada film 'Aakramana' has become the hotcake in B-Town and the dubbing rights of the movie has been apparently sold for Rs 25 lakhs. Prashanth, director of 'Aakramana', said,...
03:50:50 PM Feb 18, 2014

I loved 'Lucia', says filmmaker Prasad Marar

I loved 'Lucia', says filmmaker Prasad Marar Chennai: The Tamil remake of critically and commercially successful Kannada blockbuster "Lucia" will have a few changes to suit the sensibilities of the local audience, says its director Prasad Marar. The yet-untitled remake features southern actor Siddharth in the lead. "We have already started shooting. The film will undergo minor changes for the local audience. I loved 'Lucia' and therefore, I have a bigger responsibility of doing justice to it...
12:05:22 PM Feb 17, 2014

Watch: Trailer of 'Chandralekha'

Watch: Trailer of 'Chandralekha' Those who are still not award of the plot, and the story of Kannada film 'Chandralekha', here's the chance to know everything you wanted to be familiar with. The film, which has been directed by N Omprakash Rao, features Chiranjeevi Sarja and newcomer Saanvi, in key roles. Watch the trailer of the romantic thriller which releases on February 28. ...
02:51:20 PM Feb 16, 2014