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Telugu star Mahesh Babu refuses to go shirtless for Koratala Siva's upcoming film 'Srimanthudu'

Telugu star Mahesh Babu refuses to go shirtless for Koratala Siva's upcoming film 'Srimanthudu' Chennai: Mahesh Babu, who is against going shirtless in his films, has once again refused to do it for his tentatively titled Telugu movie "Srimanthudu" despite being requested by the director. Shruti Haasan is paired with Mahesh in "Srimanthudu", directed by Koratala Siva. "Director Siva wanted Mahesh to sport his worked out abs in the film, but he was certain that he wouldn't go shirtless. Siva felt since Mahesh had...
01:41:53 PM Dec 28, 2014

Puri Jagannadh does a voice over for romantic-comedy 'Ladies and Gentleman'

Puri Jagannadh does a voice over for romantic-comedy 'Ladies and Gentleman' Chennai: Filmmaker Puri Jagannadh, who is currently shooting for his film 'Temper', has taken time off from his busy schedule to lend his voice for upcoming Telugu romantic-comedy 'Ladies and Gentleman'. "I really liked the film's story and was quite impressed with the trailer as well. When I was approached with the offer to give voice-over, I instantly agreed," Jagannadh told IANS. Directed by debutant Manjunath, 'Ladies and Gentleman' is...
05:58:47 PM Dec 27, 2014

Venkatesh Daggubati wishes Salman Khan on his birthday; shares a photo on Facebook

Venkatesh Daggubati wishes Salman Khan on his birthday; shares a photo on Facebook Telugu actor Venkatesh Daggubati shared a cute photo of him with actor Salman Khan posing on scooters. ...
02:36:49 PM Dec 27, 2014

'Chinnadana Neekosam' quick review: Been there, seen that

'Chinnadana Neekosam' quick review: Been there, seen that Film: 'Chinnadana Neekosam' Director: A Karunakaran Cast: Nithiin, Mishti Chakraborty, Nassar, Naresh, Sithara Rating: 2.5/5 What we like: The story of 'Chinnadana Neekosam' begins promisingly. Nithiin is your average cool dude, whose parents will be more than happy if he finds a nice sweet girl for himself. Enter the fair beauty Nandini (Mishti Chakraborty), whom Nithiin rescues in a typical Knight In Shining Armour manner. They strike up a friendship,...
05:50:28 PM Dec 26, 2014

Nagarjuna's son Akhil Akkineni begins shooting for his debut film with director VV Vinayak

Nagarjuna's son Akhil Akkineni begins shooting for his debut film with director VV Vinayak Akhil Akkineni, youngest son of actor-producer Akkineni Nagarjuna, is set to enter the Telugu filmdom next year. Young Akkineni will be seen in VV Vinayak's upcoming film produced by actor Nithin and his father Sudhakar Reddy. Akhil's brother Naga Chaitanya made in his cinematic debut with Telugu action-romance 'Josh' some years ago. ...
03:35:32 PM Dec 19, 2014

Bengali actress Tridha Choudhury to star with Manchu Vishnu in Telugu remake of 'Arima Nambi'

Bengali actress Tridha Choudhury to star with Manchu Vishnu in Telugu remake of 'Arima Nambi' Aren't we all eagerly awaiting Manchu Vishnu's latest movie with filmmaker Deva Katta? Here's some fresh news to tide you over. Reports suggest that Vishnu is set to be seen opposite a "fresh face" this time. Bengali lass Tridha Choudhury will be seen in Vishnu's and Katta's next film -- a remake of the Tamil hit 'Arima Nambi'. Choudhury has already been roped in by director Vignarajan opposite Adith Ishwanaran...
02:51:08 PM Dec 19, 2014

'Gopala Gopala' motion poster: Pawan Kalyan and Venkatesh ride a celestial motorcycle this time

'Gopala Gopala' motion poster: Pawan Kalyan and Venkatesh ride a celestial motorcycle this time The eagerly awaited film 'Gopala Gopala' is the official remake of Akshay Kumar and Paresh Rawal starrer 'OMG - Oh My God'. The film has been directed by Kishore Kumar Pardasany and produced by Suresh Babu and Sharrath Marar. ...
04:06:14 PM Dec 18, 2014

Nagarjuna's son Akhil's debut film launched

Nagarjuna's son Akhil's debut film launched Hyderabad: Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna's second son Akhil is making his acting debut in a yet-untitled Telugu film that was officially launched here Wednesday. "On this lovely morning I would like announce that my debut film is on the go. With none other than V.V.VINAYAK! Just got done with a small informal pooja with close family and friends (sic)," Akhil tweeted Wednesday. The film will be jointly produced by actor Nithiin...
11:31:26 AM Dec 17, 2014

Telugu music director Chakri passes away

Telugu music director Chakri passes away Hyderabad: Popular Telugu music composer Chakradhar Gilla aka Chakri died here Monday, said a family source. He was 40. "He returned home late last night from his studio. In the morning, when his wife couldn't wake him up, he was rushed to Apollo Hospital. He was declared dead on arrival," the family source told IANS. "The doctors are yet to confirm the cause of death. It is suspected to be...
11:26:43 AM Dec 15, 2014

Telugu actor PJ Sharma passes away at 70

Telugu actor PJ Sharma passes away at 70 Hyderabad: Popular Telugu actor and dubbing artist P.J. Sharma breathed his last at his residence here Sunday. He was 70. "He has been unwell for a while. He suffered a heart attack and passed away at his house," a family source told IANS. Born in Vizianagaram, Sharma started his career as a character artiste and starred in over 150 films, mostly in Telugu and Kannada. Some of his best films...
02:11:00 PM Dec 14, 2014

When Nani shot at the base camp of Mt Everest for 'Yevade Subramanyam'

When Nani shot at the base camp of Mt Everest for 'Yevade Subramanyam' Nani, who shot at the base camp of Mount Everest for his film 'Yevade Subramanyam', is yet to come out of the impact of the adventurous experience. "It was the most physically gruelling adventure in my life," says the 'Eega' actor, adding "I can't forget the experience in my lifetime." "My heart was in my mouth for a few times during the shoot at 5,300 metres above the sea level,"...
05:34:01 PM Dec 11, 2014

Rakul Preet Singh shoots for a special episode of 'Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu' with Nagarjuna

Rakul Preet Singh shoots for a special episode of 'Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu' with Nagarjuna Rakul Preet Singh is one of the most happening heroines in Tollywood at the moment. She has delivered back to back hits starting from 'Venkatadri Express' to her recent release 'Rough'. The busy actress who is currently shooting for 'Kick 2' opposite Ravi Teja and 'Pandaga Chesko' opposite Ram, recently shot for an episode of the popular game show 'Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu' with host Nagarjuna. A visibly excited Rakul took...
06:15:04 PM Dec 09, 2014

'Temper': Puri Jagannadh signs Canadian-Moroccan model Nora Fatehi for an item song

'Temper': Puri Jagannadh signs Canadian-Moroccan model Nora Fatehi for an item song Puri Jagannadh's films are always known for their sizzling item numbers. Puri selects his item girls with lot of care and precision. The ace director has roped in Canadian model of Moroccan origin, Nora Fatehi for his latest film 'Temper', starring NT Rama Rao Jr. Nora Fatehi has been recently signed in a Bollywood film, 'My Birthday Song' which is actor Samir Soni's directorial debut. The shooting of the film...
05:28:55 PM Dec 07, 2014

NTR's grandson Nandamuri Janakiram's last rites to be performed today; he died in a car accident on Saturday

NTR's grandson Nandamuri Janakiram's last rites to be performed today; he died in a car accident on Saturday Hyderabad: The last rites of producer Nandamuri Janakiram, who died in an automobile accident Saturday, will be performed here Sunday.The accident occurred when Janakiram's car collided with a tractor near Akupamala village in Munagala mandal of Nalgonda district."The final procession will start from 2 p.m. from Harikrishna's residence. The last rites will be performed at the family farmhouse in Moinabad," a source close to the family told IANS.Janakiram, a grandson...
04:11:54 PM Dec 07, 2014

Akkineni Nagarjuna will be back with the second season of Telugu 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' on December 8

Akkineni Nagarjuna will be back with the second season of Telugu 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' on December 8 Hyderabad: The second season of 'Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu' (MEK), the Telugu version of popular game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' hosted by Telugu actor Akkineni Nagarjuna, will start Dec 8 on Maa TV. "It will be telecast at 9.30 p.m. from Monday to Friday," said a statement from the channel. The first season of the game show proved a big hit with an over four crore Telugu television audience watching the...
06:14:05 PM Dec 06, 2014