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

Mahesh Babu's Telugu action film 'Aagadu' collects over Rs 18 crore in two days 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" still managed to impress the masses. "Mahesh's 'Aagadu' has registered his career best opening. It managed to rake in...
02:53:43 PM Sep 21, 2014

'Rowdy Fellow' trailer: Nara Rohit calmly beats up the bad guys in this new Krishna Chaitanya film

'Rowdy Fellow' trailer: Nara Rohit calmly beats up the bad guys in this new Krishna Chaitanya film 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 November. ...
08:26:53 AM Sep 17, 2014

Telugu actress Shweta Basu arrested as police bust prostitution racket

Telugu actress Shweta Basu arrested as police bust prostitution racket 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 to judicial custody. The police are now investigating the case to find out if more people may be involved in...
03:39:23 PM Sep 03, 2014

Veteran Telugu film director, artist Bapu passes away

Veteran Telugu film director, artist Bapu passes away 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 evening due to a cardiology-related ailment, hospital sources said. Bapu had begun his career as a director in 1967 with...
06:27:57 PM Sep 01, 2014

Confirmed! 'Kick 2' to go on floors on August 20

Confirmed! 'Kick 2' to go on floors on August 20 Hyderabad: Ravi Teja-starrer Telugu actioner "Kick 2" will go on floors here Aug 20, says its director Surender Reddy, but he adds the film will not be a sequel to his 2009 blockbuster "Kick". "We start shooting 'Kick 2' from Wednesday. It will be an action film, but will not have anything to do with the first part. It will be more or less an extension of 'Kick'," Reddy told...
11:44:13 AM Aug 17, 2014

Telugu actress Rambha, her family booked in dowry harassment case

Telugu actress Rambha, her family booked in dowry harassment case 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 Hills police against the actress and her brother, P Srinivas Rao under relevant sections of Dowry Prohibition Act. Pallavi,...
10:47:56 AM Jul 23, 2014

Arpita Chakraborty records songs for 'Nee Jataga Nenundali'

Arpita Chakraborty records songs for 'Nee Jataga Nenundali' The versatile singer is on a roll after tasting success with Ragini MMS 2 followed peppy Marathi number and now two potential Telegu blockbusters. Arpita Chakraborty has recorded two numbers for the Telegu remake of Ashiqi 2 with Arijit Singh and KK respectively. The two numbers where she have lent her voice are Kyuki Tum Hi Ho (in Telegu, Music- Mithoon) and Piya Aaye Na (Music- Jeet Ganguly). She scored...
05:05:46 PM Jul 16, 2014

Akkineni Nagarjuna's 'Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu', Telugu version of 'KBC', registers highest television viewer rating

Akkineni Nagarjuna's 'Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu', Telugu version of 'KBC', registers highest television viewer rating Chennai: Telugu superstar Akkineni Nagarjuna, who recently made his small-screen debut with the Telugu version of "Kaun Banega Crorepati" titled "Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu" (MEK), registered the highest Gross Rating Points (GRP) last week. "The one-and-half-hour episode of MEK anchored by movie icon Nagarjuna recorded an all time high of 9.7 Television Viewer Rating (TVR) last week. The show has garnered the top 4 positions in the nonfiction category since its...
01:04:42 PM Jun 23, 2014

Veteran Telugu actress Shakuntala passes away

Veteran Telugu actress Shakuntala passes away 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 in more than 70 films. The movies she is best remembered for are 'Osey Ramulamma', 'Nuvvu Nene', 'Gulabi', 'Lakshmi'...
03:12:29 PM Jun 14, 2014

Shooting begins for Telugu remake of 'OMG: Oh My God!'

Shooting begins for Telugu remake of 'OMG: Oh My God!' 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 actors," a member from the film's unit told IANS. While Venkatesh will step in the shoes of Paresh Rawal...
01:46:00 PM Jun 09, 2014

First look: Sachiin Joshi, Nazia Hussain feature in the first poster of 'Nee Jathaga Nenundali'

First look: Sachiin Joshi, Nazia Hussain feature in the first poster of 'Nee Jathaga Nenundali' The wait is finally over! The makers of Telugu film 'Nee Jathaga Nenundali' have unveiled the first poster of the film. Since 'Nee Jathaga Nenundali' featuring Sachiin Joshi, Sanjay Dutt's niece Nazia Hussain in the main roles is a Telugu remake of popular Bollywood film 'Aashiqui 2', the poster also bears a striking resemblance with the original poster. Will the remake be as huge a hit like the original Bollywood...
03:24:55 PM Jun 02, 2014

Aagadu: Trailer for Mahesh Babu's latest movie released on his father's birthday

Aagadu: Trailer for Mahesh Babu's latest movie released on his father's birthday 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 of Mahesh's Telugu psychological thriller "1: Nenokkadine" was released. The first teaser of "Aagadu" promises viewers an out-and-out...
01:03:11 PM May 31, 2014

'Manam' made me emotional: Kamal Haasan

'Manam' made me emotional: Kamal Haasan Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who saw the Akkineni family's Telugu drama 'Manam' at a private screening here, said the film made him nostalgic and very emotional. Kamal also lauded the team for making the movie the best tribute to late actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR), who starred alongside son Nagarjuna and grandsons Naga Chaitanya and Akhil. "I have always been a fan of ANR and this film has brought back...
01:28:34 PM May 29, 2014

New title contemplated for Telugu film 'Kick 2'

New title contemplated for Telugu film 'Kick 2' Chennai: Actor-producer Kalyan Ram says a new title is likely to be chosen for upcoming Telugu film 'Kick 2', which is not the sequel to Telugu blockbuster 'Kick'. He says the film is expected to go on the floors from August. "This will not be a sequel to 'Kick'. In fact, we are thinking of changing the title because we want to avoid all the confusion. Although Ravi Teja will...
12:58:46 PM May 29, 2014

Pop musician Baba Sehegal to play villain in Telugu film 'Overdose'

Pop musician Baba Sehegal to play villain in Telugu film 'Overdose' Chennai: Popular singer Baba Sehgal, who recently made his acting debut in the Telugu period drama 'Rudhramadevi', is all set to play the antagonist in the upcoming thriller "Overdose" in the same language. "I felt Baba would be perfect for the menacing role. We have already started shooting with him and he wouldn't be seen in a typical villain role. This one will be very different and is sure to...
02:57:47 PM May 25, 2014
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