Kannada Cinema News


Body of second Kannada actor found in lake
Bengaluru, Nov 10 : The body of Kannada actor Anil was found early Thursday in the lake in which he drowned along with actor Uday after jumping from a helicopter during the filming of a Kannada movie earlier this week, said police. 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

Don't compromise on safety in shooting stunts, says filmmaker
New Delhi, Nov 9 : The Indian film world mirrors the same class and caste divisions as the country's society, feels industry professional Udayan Baijal, who has contributed to stunt-heavy international productions like "Zero Dark Thirty" and "The Dark Knight Rises". He says safety protocols are a must to follow during risky scenes. Read Full Story

Two actors missing after helicopter stunt
Bengaluru, Nov 7 : Authorities on Monday launched a search operation for two actors who went missing here after jumping off a helicopter into a water reservoir during a Kannada movie shoot. Read Full Story

Raam Reddy's next to be based on magical realism
Dharamsala, Nov 4 : Filmmaker Raam Reddy, who received several international honours for his directorial venture "Thithi", says his next project will be based on "magical realism" -- a genre which has not been explored much in filmmaking. Read Full Story

Raam Reddy's 'Thithi' kickstarts DIFF 2016
Dharamsala, Nov 3 : Filmmaker Raam Reddy's award-winning Kannada film "Thithi" on Thursday kickstarted the fifth edition of Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) with a screening to a packed house here. Read Full Story

'Thithi' to open Dharamshala International Film Festival
Dharamsala, Oct 6 : Raam Reddys critically acclaimed Kannada film "Thithi" will open the fifth edition of the Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF), while Vetrimarans Tamil drama "Visaranai" (Interrogation) will be the closing film. Read Full Story

'Thithi' wins Best Film honour at 1st BRICS Film Festival
New Delhi, Sep 6 : Raam Reddy's Kannada film "Thithi" was conferred the Best Film award by Union MInformation and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu at the closing ceremony of the 1st BRICS Film Festival here on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Need to explore hinterlands: Raam Reddy
New Delhi, Sep 3 : Director Raam Reddy, whose Kannada-language drama film "Thithi" was screened at the 1st BRICS Film Festival here on Saturday, says all the countries present at the fest are so diverse that the hinterlands and their uniqueness need to be explored. Read Full Story

Tamannaah roped in for special song in 'Jaguar'
Chennai, Sep 2 : Actress Tamannaah Bhatia has been roped in to feature in a special song in upcoming Telugu-Kannada bilingual film "Jaguar", which marks the acting debut of Nikhil Kumar, grandson of ex prime minister HD Deve Gowda. Read Full Story

'Kumari 21F' to be remade in Kannada
Chennai, Aug 31 : Telugu indie hit "Kumari 21F", which was one of the most successful outings of last year, is all set to be remade in Kannada. Read Full Story

Karthik Jayaram didn't find Hindi TV industry a culture shock
New Delhi, Aug 1 : Karthik Jayaram, who after making a name for himself in the Kannada entertainment industry, entered the Hindi TV space with "Siya Ke Ram", found no difference in working down south and in Mumbai. Read Full Story

'Thithi' director excited, humbled to win honour in Germany
Stuttgart (Germany), July 26 : "Thithi" has won the German Star of India Award for the Best Feature Film at 13th Indian Film Festival Stuttgart here and its director Raam Reddy feels "really excited and humbled". Read Full Story

Reaped benefits from career's shaky start: Shraddha Srinath
Chennai, July 12 : Shraddha Srinath's career didn't take off the way she anticipated, especially after her first Kannada film got shelved. But the actress didn't let the shaky start deter her, for she reaped benefits from it. Read Full Story

'Thithi' to compete in three categories at Shanghai film fest
Mumbai, June 6 : Filmmaker Raam Reddy's acclaimed Kannada film "Thithi" stands a chance to win in three categories -- Best Film, Best Director and Best Screenplay -- at the Asia New Talent Awards of the 19th Shanghai International Film Festival. Read Full Story

'Thithi': Ground-breaking, rule-bending masterpiece (Kannada Film Review)
Film: "Thithi"; Language: Kannada; Directed by Raam Reddy; Starring: Real people; Rating: ****1/2 Read Full Story

Appreciation for 'Thithi' nothing short of miracle: Raam Reddy
Mumbai, May 31 : Director Raam Reddy, whose Kannada film "Thithi" won the National Film Award, says that it is nothing short of a miracle that a subtitled Kannada language film is getting immense admiration from industry leaders. Read Full Story

Aamir Khan praises Kannada film 'Thithi'
Mumbai, May 30 : Superstar Aamir Khan has praised Raam Reddy's National Award-winning Kannada language film "Thithi" and says it is a little "difficult to slot it into a genre". Read Full Story

Kannada remake of 'Soggade Chinni Nayana' on the cards
Chennai, May 26 : Superstar Upendra will reportedly star in the Kannada remake of Telugu blockbuster "Soggade Chinni Nayana". Read Full Story

Radhika Pandit debunks shaving myths for women
Bengaluru, March 15 : Kannada film actress Radhika Pandit, along with aesthetic physician Rashmi Shetty, on Tuesday vouched for shaving as the best, hassle free and painless hair removal method for women. Read Full Story

Mythriya Gowda debuts in Bollywood with 'Shraap'
Chennai, Feb 22 : Kannada actress Mythriya Gowda will be making her Bollywood debut with upcoming Hindi-Tamil horror bilingual "Shraap". Read Full Story

Southern film industry bigger than Bollywood: Shivrajkumar
Hyderabad, Jan 24 : Kannada superstar Shivrajkumar on Sunday said he is glad that southern filmdom, which he considers even bigger than Bollywood, is getting its due at all major film awards. Read Full Story

Charandeep plays a racer in next Kannada film
Chennai, Jan 21 : Actor Charandeep, who was last seen in Telugu film "Loafer", has landed the role of a bike racer in upcoming Kannada film "Naanu Mattu Varalakshmi". Read Full Story