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Excited to be part of Jr NTR's 25th film: Rakul Preet Singh

Excited to be part of Jr NTR's 25th film: Rakul Preet Singh Chennai: Actress Rakul Preet Singh is on a roll. After signing actor Ram Charan Teja's next yet-untitled Telugu project, she has now signed another project in the language with actor Junior NTR. "Dis is 2 clarify dt m doin #ntr25 n m super excited n thankful to b a part of such a prestigious project. Don't know ver d rumours r cmn frm (sic)," Rakul posted on her Twitter page....
01:31:37 PM Apr 01, 2015

'Jil' review: More style, less substance

'Jil' review: More style, less substance New Delhi: Film: "Jil" Cast: Gopichand, Raashi Khanna, Kabir Singh, Harish Uthaman, Posani Krishna Murali, Brahmaji, Chalapathi Rao and Srinivas Avasarala Director: Radha Krishna Kumar Rating: ** The film, according to its director, was titled "Jil" because it's supposed to have a few hair-raising moments. There are, literally, when you scratch your head and wonder why most Telugu filmmakers spend more money and time on making their lead actors look...
05:03:57 PM Mar 28, 2015

'Yevade Subramanyam' review: The film is a journey of self discovery with earnest performance by Nani

'Yevade Subramanyam' review: The film is a journey of self discovery with earnest performance by Nani Film: Yevade Subramanyam Cast: Nani, Malavika Nair, Vijay Devarakonda, Ritu Varma, Sowcar Janaki, Krishnam Raju, Prathap Pothen. Director: Nag Ashwin Perhaps no possible answer can explain "Who you are". Nag Ashwin in his 'Yevade Subramanyam' tries to take us through the journey of self-discovery. In his own way, he sketches a person's realization. He gives us a story of a selfish man who thinks money and status are above satisfaction...
12:43:03 PM Mar 24, 2015

Banks issue notices to Nagarjuna's studio to recover loans

Banks issue notices to Nagarjuna's studio to recover loans Hyderabad: Two public sector banks have issued notices to leading Telugu actor Akkineni Nagarjuna's film studio to recover loans amounting to Rs.62 crore. The actor is hopeful of resolving the issue in a few days. Nagarjuna has denied reports that Andhra Bank and Indian Bank have seized the 7 Acre Studio in Jubilee Hills here. Sources close to the actor told IANS that the bank authorities have neither seized nor...
10:04:39 AM Mar 24, 2015

Trailer review: 'S/o Satyamurthy' looks like a typical Trivikram film

Trailer review: 'S/o Satyamurthy' looks like a typical Trivikram film The first odd thing about the audio release of Trivikram's 'S/o Satyamurthy' is that not a word was spoken about M. S. Narayana. The man who threw us into uncontrollable zones of laugher is no more with us. I wish someone had mentioned his name, a word or two wouldn't have done any damage either. It's also a brutal irony. The tagline - Viluvale aasthi - wasn't reflected at the...
02:26:39 PM Mar 21, 2015

'Surya Vs Surya' review: Nikhil's performance makes the unconventional story enjoyable

'Surya Vs Surya' review: Nikhil's performance makes the unconventional story enjoyable Cast: Nikhil, Tridha Choudhury, Madhoo, Tanikella Bharani, Satya, Mast Ali, Thagubothu Ramesh, Praveen, Sayaji Shinde, Rao Ramesh Director: Karthik Gattamneni Nikhil has finally found a haven in unconventional scripts. 'Surya vs Surya' after 'Swamy Ra Ra' and 'Karthikeya' is a delight for the actor and the audience. Nikhil is named Surya by Madhoo, who plays his mother in a film where his name ironically mocks his disease and confidence. His...
10:59:20 AM Mar 06, 2015

SS Rajamouli's period drama 'Baahubali' set to release on May 15

SS Rajamouli's period drama 'Baahubali' set to release on May 15 Hyderabad: Putting an end to speculations on its release date, the first part of the much-hyped Indian epic film 'Baahubali', featuring Prabhas and Rana Dagubbati, is set to hit the screens on May 15. "Today the whole 'Baahubali' team is very happy because we have completed the entire talkie (part of the movie) at last. And I am also happy to announce that we are gearing up to release 'Baahubali...
08:53:31 AM Mar 05, 2015

Telugu actor Vishnu Manchu returns to Twitter

Telugu actor Vishnu Manchu returns to Twitter Chennai: On the occasion of his wedding anniversary Sunday, Telugu actor Vishnu Manchu returned to Twitter nearly a year after his account was hacked and subsequently suspended. "How wonderful Life is that you are in it @vinimanchu Happy Anniversary. As promised am back on Twitter (sic)," Vishnu tweeted Sunday. Minutes after Vishnu's return, his handle @iVishnuManchu was trending. After his account got hacked, Vishnu got busy with back-to-back projects and...
12:56:39 PM Mar 01, 2015

'Ram Leela' review: This film will leave you wondering why on earth did you decide to go to see it in the first place

'Ram Leela' review: This film will leave you wondering why on earth did you decide to go to see it in the first place Title: 'Ram Leela' Star Cast: Havish, Nanditha, Abijeeth Duddala Producer: Dasari Kiran Kumar Director: Sripuram Kiran Music: Chinna Story: 'Ram Leela' is all about two individuals living their own lives, and how they meet. The film revolves around Ram (Havish), a love-less drifter. The other guys is Krishna (Abhijeet) who is a software professional, and who falls in love with a Salsa instructor Sasya (Nanditha). Krishna and Salsa get married,...
04:22:18 PM Feb 27, 2015

'Erra Bus' director Dasari Narayana Rao to collaborate with actor-politician Pawan Kalyan next

'Erra Bus' director Dasari Narayana Rao to collaborate with actor-politician Pawan Kalyan next Chennai: Veteran filmmaker Dasari Narayana Rao, whose last Telugu outing "Erra Bus" turned out to be a debacle, has revealed that his next project will be with actor-politician Pawan Kalyan. "My next film will be with Pawan Kalyan. I may produce or direct the film. I can't divulge any more details at the moment," Dasari told IANS. The filmmaker, who has helmed over 100 films over the last three decades,...
01:24:29 PM Feb 24, 2015

Telugu actor Jai Akash joins Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS)

Telugu actor Jai Akash joins Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Chennai: Telugu actor Jai Akash who starred in films like 'Anandam' and 'Ready' has joined Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) party. He has no plans to leave acting. "I've officially joined TRS party. I'd like to juggle between politics and films, so I have no plans of quitting acting. "The TRS government (in Telangana) is planning to set up a cinema township and I'd like to do my bit to be...
05:41:17 PM Feb 23, 2015

Film on badminton player Pullela Gopichand yet to materialise: Mohan Indraganti

Film on badminton player Pullela Gopichand yet to materialise: Mohan Indraganti Chennai: Filmmaker Mohan Krishna Indraganti says the plans for making a film on former ace badminton player Pullela Gopichand will take a while as nothing has materialised yet on the project. Gopichand is currently the chief national badminton coach. "Gopichand and I had met last year and discussed the idea. But there has been no development on the project since then. I don't know when the next meeting will happen...
05:35:14 PM Feb 23, 2015

Jr NTR-starrer 'Temper' mints over Rs 40 crore in first week

Jr NTR-starrer 'Temper' mints over Rs 40 crore in first week Chennai: Jr. NTR-starrer Telugu action-drama "Temper", which is directed by Puri Jagannadh, has collected a whopping Rs. 40 crore in its first week worldwide. "The film is turning out to be a blockbuster. In its first week, it has grossed Rs. 40 crore approximately worldwide," trade analyst Trinath told IANS. Also starring Kajal Aggarwal, "Temper" is the story of a corrupt and cunning policeman who gets transformed over an incident....
12:32:54 PM Feb 19, 2015

'Love and support of Daggubati Ramanaidu's family kept him alive for so many years,' says his doctor Rajasekar

'Love and support of Daggubati Ramanaidu's family kept him alive for so many years,' says his doctor Rajasekar Chennai: Actor-cum-doctor Rajasekar, who was treating producer D. Ramanaidu for the last few months using Palliative care and alternative therapy, said it was the veteran's family support that gave him the strength to survive. Ramanaidu breathed his last Wednesday in Hyderabad. "The love and support of Ramanaidu's family kept him alive for so many years. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer 13 years ago and since then has been undergoing...
12:22:01 PM Feb 19, 2015

Daggubati Ramanaidu: The End of an inspiring journey

Daggubati Ramanaidu: The End of an inspiring journey Hyderabad: Coming from an agricultural family, he went on to become one of Indian cinema's most loved and respected producers -- Daggubati Ramanaidu's film journey, which lasted for five glorious decades, can inspire many generations to come. Fondly referred to as a movie mogul, Ramanaidu lost his battle to prostate cancer and breathed his last here Wednesday. He was 79. Ramanaidu, who was never a bright student in school, dropped...
10:20:13 AM Feb 19, 2015