Kannada Cinema News

Singer-musician L.N. Shastry passes away
Bengaluru (Karnataka) August 30 : Kannada Singer-musician L.N. Shastry, who was battling cancer, passesd away on Wednesday in Bengaluru. Read Full Story

Kannada film producer Parvathamma Rajkumar passes away
New Delhi , May 31 : Noted film producer and wife of wife of Kannada actor Rajkumar, Parvathamma Rajkumar passed away on Wednesday after prolonged illness. She was 78. Read Full Story

Kannada TV actress Rekha Sindhu killed in car accident
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , May 5 : Kannada television actress Rekha Sindhu was killed in a car accident on Friday near Natrampalli in TN Vellore District. Read Full Story

Google doodle remembers Kannada actor Rajkumar on his birth anniversary
New Delhi , Apr 24 : Google today dedicated its doodle to veteran Kannada actor Rajkumar and paid a tribute to the star on the occasion of his 88th birth anniversary. Read Full Story

Marathi film Sairat to get Kannada remake
Mumbai, Mar 18 : Blockbuster Marathi film Sairat will be remade in Kannada. Read Full Story

Kannada film producer Viresh arrested for molestation
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Mar. 13 : Kannada film producer Viresh V was arrested by police for allegedly molesting a girl. Read Full Story

Kannada actor Uday's body found
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Nov. 9 : The body of Kannada actor Uday, who went missing after he jumped from a chopper into Thippagondanahalli Reservoir on Monday during a movie shoot was found here. Read Full Story

Karnataka Bulldozers win CCL trophy
By Hashir Mohammed Khaled, Kolkata, Feb 24 : After a month of high voltage fun-frolic and nail biting finishes, the fourth edition of the Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) finally concluded on Sunday, with Karnataka Bulldozers beating Kerala Strikers by 36 runs at the Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium, Hyderabad. Read Full Story

Kannada Movie Review: Sagar (2012)
M.D. Sridhar's Sagar wasreleased on 10th August 2012. The lead actors in the movie are Prajwal Devaraj, Haripriya, Sanjana, RadhikaPandit, Dev Gill, Sharath Lohithashva, Avinash and Adi Lokesh. The male lead,Prajwal is the son of yesteryear superstar Devaraj. Read Full Story

Kannada Movie Review: 12 AM Madhyarathri (2012)
Kannada film 12 AM Madhyarathri was released on August 10, 2012. The movie falls in thecategory of horror flick. It has been directed by Karthik. The producer of the movie is Vijaykumar, who has been ably guided by veteran filmmaker Kashinathfor this project. Read Full Story

Kannada Movie Review: Challenge (2012)
The movie has an intriguing story line. It starts in a factory where we see peoplegasping for breath. They include Nishan, Harish Raj, Dilip Raj, Sanjana Singh, AchyuthKumar, Kalabhavan Mani and Riyaz Khan. Read Full Story

Kannada Movie Review: Shiva (2012)
Shiva was releasedon August 10, 2012. The first 30 minutes of the movie builds up the story.Director Om Prakash Rao tries to stitch together different socialissues together. Read Full Story

Kannada Movie Review: Naavika (2012)
Naavikais a movie belonging to both action and romantic genre. The cast includesManish Chandra, Swathi, Shravant Rao, Shobhraj, Ester Jannath and TennisKrishna. It was releasedon 31st August, this year. Read Full Story

No bail for Kannada actor Darshan
Bangalore, Sept 20 : A local court on Tuesday rejected bail plea of Kannada actor Darshan, who has been arrested for allegedly assaulting his wife Vijayalakshmi and child. Read Full Story

No ban on Kannada actress Nikita
Bangalore, Sept 15 : The Kannada Film Producers' Association (KFPA) on Thursday lifted the ban imposed on Kannada actor Nikita Thukral, whose alleged affair with co-actor Darshan led to his marital dispute. Read Full Story

Maria Susairaj walks a free woman
Mumbai, July 2 : Maria Susairaj, the Kannada actress acquitted in the case of murdering TV executive Neeraj Grover along with her fiance Jerome, walked free on Saturday amid a public outrage of their light sentences. Read Full Story

Kannada actress unveils D'damas store
Hubli (Karnataka), Apr 16 : Kannada actress Daisy Bopanna on Saturday inaugurated the exclusive 'D'damas -Wedding and Occasion' showroom at Koppikar Road in Karnataka's Hubli city. Read Full Story

Rajinikanth Praises Upendra For His Kannada Film 'Super'
January 31, 2011 : Kannada film director Upendra, who invited superstar Rajinikanth for watching his movie Super has got lucky to earn appreciations from the veteran. On Friday evening, Rajinikanth watched the film in Bengaluru. Read Full Story

Puneet Raj Kumar: Next Project 'Paramathma' To Be With Yogaraj Bhatt
January 29, 2011 : Super star Puneet RajKumar is soon to be busy with the shooting for his next project titled Paramathma where he is cast in the lead role. The movie is touted to be jointly produced by Jayanna and Yogaraj movies. The movie will strictly be handled by Yogaraj Bhatt and it is reportedly going to be officially launched in February. Read Full Story

Yogaraja Songs To Be Shot In Beautiful Sri Lanka
January 29, 2011 : Director Producer Dayal Padmanabhan's reputation as a very efficient filmmaker was already known far and wide. We got another proof of that when he finished shooting the talkie part of his latest flick Yogaraja in twenty days instead of the scheduled 25 days. He attributes the smooth functioning of the film unit and the completion of the film on Chakrapani, the financer of Yogaraja. Read Full Story

Kannada Film 'Mass' Completes Talkie Parts
January 27, 2011 : Kannada film Mass starring Aditya and Daisy Bopanna, has completed the talkie parts. The film will have Aditya in complete action form. The film is being produced under the banner of Sri Chamundeswari Films. Read Full Story

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Yogish Is A Perfect Devadas!
January 22, 2011 : Shantha Kumar's Devadas is nearing completion and the first time director is geared for some appreciation as he believes his choice of actors is not only good, but best suited for the role too. Shantha was present at a press-con where he shared that his actor Yogish happens to be the best choice for the film given his subject. Read Full Story

Sandalhood Heroines Get 30pc Of A Hero's Salary: Nidhi Subbaiah
January 21, 2011 : Kannada actress Nidhi Subbaiah has become very choosy about signing films these days. The 26-year old actress says that people takes notice of characters of substance rather than typical commercial heroines, so she is trying that formula. Read Full Story

Yeddyurappa Ready To See Upendra's 'Super', A Satire On Karnataka Govt.
January 19, 2011 : Not long ago Upendra went to the Karnataka Chief Minster Yeddyurappa's house to interview the politician for TV 9, a Kannada news channel and touched on quite a few burning issues. But that is not deterring Yeddyurappa from his plan to watch Upendra's flick Super. Read Full Story

Puneet Rajkumar Says Title Of His Next Project Is Not Decided Yet
January 18, 2011 : Sandalwood star Puneet Rajkumar has made it clear that his next film is not titled yet unlike the popular belief that it will be titled Hudugru. It is a remake of 2009 Tamil film Nadodigal, which starred Sasikumar, Vijay Vasanth and Ananya. Read Full Story

Ramya Is In A Relationship And Loving It
January 13, 2011 : Sandalwood actress Ramya has shocked and disheartened many of her male fans with her new relationship status in a social networking site. The actress has changed it last week and everyone turned curious to know about the lucky guy, who took away her single status. Read Full Story

Cinematographer S. Ramachandra Passed Away On January 10
Cinematographer S. Ramachandra Passed Away On January 10
January 12, 2011 : Veteran cinematographer S. Ramachandra has passed away on January 10. The National Award winner cinematographer was suffering from cancer. He was around 70 years old when he died. Read Full Story

Singam' Gets Kannada Makeover: Kempe Gowda!
January 11, 2011 : The super hit Tamil action Movie Singam, which had Surya Sivakumar and Anushka Shetty as the lead couple, is all set for a Kannada makeover. It's not going to be one of those silly controversial copies as Producer Shankare Gowda has acquired the rights for his Kannada
version of the movie. Read Full Story

I Want To Do Commercial Films: Yash
January 6, 2011: Kannada actor Yash is all set to wow audiences with his performance in a number of upcoming ventures this year, but Yash is going strictly commercial in 2011. Read Full Story

Boss' And 'Kanteerava' Vie For Top Spot
January 4, 2011: Kannada films Boss and Kanteerava will be hitting theaters at almost the same time this month, with a one week gap between the release dates of both, thus starting a debate among fans and audiences as to which film will fare better at the box office. Read Full Story

Haripriya: Not Getting Good Offers From Kannada Film Industry
January 3, 2011 : South Indian actress Haripriya, who started her career with the Kannada film Nande, says that she is not getting Kannada film offers these days but she is getting better scripts from Telugu and Tamil film industry. Read Full Story

Boss: The First Sandalwood Release This New Year
December 29, 2010 : The release date of Kannada film Boss was pushed back by a week, making it the first film to hit theaters in 2011 from the Sandalwood film industry. Read Full Story

Sada: The Hunt For The Dream Man Is On
December 27, 2010 : It seems to be marriage on the mind of South Indian actress Sada .Sada is a talented actress who received critical acclaim and praises for her performance in Shivaraj Kumar's Kannada movie Mylari. Read Full Story

Heroes And Directors Can't Guarantee Success: Jennifer Kotwal
December 20, 2010 : Jennifer Kotwal, the bubbly face of South Indian films and television commercials has tasted success and failure in her brief career, and has learnt the lesson that it is not only her costar in a project that she is working on or the director who can produce a hit out of that project. Read Full Story

Sandalwood Screens To Rock This Festive Season
December 18, 2010 : Two much awaited Kannada films will release on the 24th of December in an attempt to woo a maximum number of audience this festive season. Read Full Story

Kannada Actor Kiccha - Sudeep Injured While Shooting
December 17, 2010 : The popular Kannada actor Kiccha aka Sudeep was injured on Thursday in Thalur, Maddur Taluk. Read Full Story

Shivrajkumar All Set To Rock Sandalwood Screen In Six Avatars!
December 17, 2010 : He is one short of completing his century in a career spanning more than two decades. No we are not talking about a cricketer but about Sandalwood actor Shivrajkumar whose 99th film is all set to hit screens across South India. Read Full Story

Modala Sala' To Bring A Big Bonanza For All Kannada Film Lovers This New Year's Eve
December 16, 2010 : The film is directed by Purushotham C. Somanathapura. Produced by Mallikarjun.The movie has some very prominent stars like Bhama, Rocky Yash, Tara, Rangayana Raghu, Sharan etc. Music is by V Harikrishna.Film is in Kannada. Read Full Story

Murdered Kannada actress' husband arrested
Bangalore, Dec 15 : The husband of murdered Kannada actress Manjula, Yogesh, has been arrested in connection with the case. Read Full Story

Jayamala Pronounced Guilty Of Touching Sabarimala Deity
December 15, 2010 : Kannada film actress Jayamala's statement that she had entered the Lord Ayyappa temple premises and had also touched the Sabarimala deity had come as a shock to several of her fans in South India and had set the lawmakers of the state of Kerala working towards finding a just punishment for the actress. Read Full Story

Swathi Reddy Is Happy About Being A Youth Icon
December 9, 2010 : South Indian film actress and television presenter Swathi Reddy is very happy these days. Not only is her work as an actress being praised by the film critics and by the audience in South India, the young bubbly girl is being referred to as the youth icon in South India. Read Full Story

Divya Spandana Spends Her Birthday Abroad!
November 30, 2010 : Popular Sandalwood actress Divya Spandana turned 28 yesterday and her friends from the Kannada film industry took the opportunity to wish her the best. Read Full Story

'Nagavalli - Chandramukhi 2' Releases On December 2
October 28, 2010 : Director P. Vasu is elated with the grand success of his recent Kannada film 'Aaptha Rakshaka', which happens to be the last project of late director Vishnuvardhan. Read Full Story

Veera Bahu Completes Shooting
October 21, 2010 : Kannada film 'Veera Bahu' starring Vijay and Nidhi Subbaiah, has completed shooting. The film is directed by S Mahender and the shooting is completed after the song sequence 'Ringa Ringa Rooja Kodla Ondhu Roja' was shot. Read Full Story

Veera Parampare Is S Narayan's Most Ambitious Project
October 21, 2010 : Sudeep starrer Kannada film 'Veera Parampare', which is set to release on this Friday, is said to be the most ambitious project of the director and producer S Narayan. Read Full Story

Tanvi Of Slumdog Millionaire To Debut In A Kannada Film
October 20, 2010 : Little Tanvi, who was seen dancing to the tune of 'Ringa Ringa' song in the Oscar winning movie Slumdog Millionaire, is going to make her debut in Kannada films. She will be seen in the movie '15...Yee Vayasse Onthara', to be directed by debutant Shrikanth. Read Full Story

Abhinaya To Play Puneeth's Sister In Kannada Version Of 'Naadodigal'
October 20, 2010 : Abhinaya, the dumb and deaf actress, who made her debut with the Tamil film 'Naadodigal' in 2009, is going to enact the same role in the Kannada version of the film. She will be playing sister of power star Puneeth Rajakumar in this film. Read Full Story

Komal Kumar Signs Two Films Simultaneously
October 19, 2010 : Komal Kumar, the renowned comedy actor of Kannada film industry, has signed two movies at a time. He has been signed by director V.S.Guruprasad and the other film will be produced by his wife Smt Anasooya Komalkumar. Read Full Story

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Kannada Films 'BJ' And 'Hejjegalu' Launched, Based On Novels
October 15, 2010 : The president of Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce Basanthkumar Patil launched two Kannada films last Sunday. One of the two films is titled Bettada Jeeva and the other is Hejjegalu. Read Full Story

'Nariya Seere Kaddha' Audio Released
October 14, 2010 : Kannada actor V Ravichandran's upcoming movie Nariya Seere Kaddha has released its audio album recently. The music of the film has been scored by V Manohar. Read Full Story

State Politicians Present At 'Pratikshana' Audio Release
October 13, 2010 : The upcoming Kannada film Pratikshana has released its audio album on Sunday evening at The Bell Hotel in Karnataka. The event was attended by many politicians such as M Raghupathi, Smt Meenakshi Krishna Byre Gowda and C Narayanaswamy. Read Full Story

Shivrajakumar Recovers From Fever
October 12, 2010 : Kannada film star Shivarajakumar, who was lately, suffering from severe fever, has finally recovered from his illness. He suffered from fever after the completion of the first schedule of shooting of 'Jogaiah'. Read Full Story

Shivarajakumar Becomes The Brand Ambassador Of 'Kalyan Jewelry'
October 11, 2010 : Renowned Kannada film actor Shivarajakumar, who is son of late Kannada film star Dr Rajakumar, has become the brand ambassador for 'Kalyan Jewelry'. His younger brother Puneeth Rajakumar is the brand ambassador for 'Mannapuram Gold'. Read Full Story

Sandesh Nagaraj Promotes His Film 'Hudga Hudgi' Through A Fashion Show
October 11, 2010 : Kannada film producer Sandesh Nagaraj is promoting his upcoming film 'Hudga Hudgi' by organizing a fashion show and ramp show in the 'City of Palaces', Mysore. The show was organized just a day before start of the Navaratri festival. Read Full Story

Puneeth Rajakumar's 'Jackie' To Release on October 14
October 11, 2010 : Kannada film star Puneeth Rajakumar's upcoming movie 'Jackie' has received a U/A certificate from the censor board in Bangalore, informed Raghavendra Rajakumar, on behalf of Poornima Enterprises. The movie will now release on October 14 this year. Read Full Story

Audio Of Manasina Mathu Released
October 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Ajay Rao starrer Kannada film 'Manasina Mathu' released the audio album at Green House Raj Milan on Monday evening. Read Full Story

Kote's Holy Song Shot At Hubli
October 8, 2010 : Director Srinivasa Raju's third Kannada film Kote recently shot a holy song at Hubli. The song 'Jagave banna Banna Swalpa Nodanna' has been shot here. Dr V Nagendra Prasad has penned the lyrics of the song, which was picturised on Dimple, Prajwal Devaraj, and Gayathri Rao at Chennamma Circle. Read Full Story

Censor Board Gives 'A' certificate to Yaksha
October 7, 2010 : Debutant director Ramesh Bhagavath's upcoming Kannada film Yaksha has received a 'A' certificate from the Regional Censor Board due to its stormy dialogues. Read Full Story

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