Kannada Cinema News

Namitha Returns To Kannada Cinema Again!
September 30, 2010 : Renowned South Indian actress Namitha, who was last seen in the Kannada film Hoo, is back Kannada films again. She starred opposite Kannada film star V Ravichandran in this film and was a treat to watch but could not become successful at the Box Office. Read Full Story

Dhruv Signs Director Murthy Kumar's 'Mara LLB'
September 30, 2010 : Dhruv, the dumb and deaf actor of Kannada films, has signed yet another movie titled Mara LLB. Debutant director Murthy Kumar has taken up this project, which will be based on education. Read Full Story

Tare Music Audio Released
September 28, 2010 : Kannada film Tare, produced by Ravish, has released its music audio on Saturday evening in a function at Green House Raj Milan. The rights of the songs were acquired by Aditya Music from Andhra Pradesh. Read Full Story

Veteran Kannada Actress Vaishali Kasaravalli Dies At 59
September 28, 2010 : Veteran Kannada movie actress Srimathi Vaishali Kasaravalli, who was also wife of renowned film director Girish Kasaravalli, has passed away in Bangalore on Monday at 5pm. She has left behind a son named Apoorva and a daughter Ananya. The actress was 59. Read Full Story

Chingari Team To Shoot In Switzerland
September 27, 2010 : Sandalwood star Darshan is flying to Switzerland in this October to shoot for his upcoming movie Chingari. The whole team of the movie will leave for Switzerland and will start shooting in the second week of October. The shooting in the beautiful snow filled country will continue for twenty days. Read Full Story

Raam Sethu Completes Shooting
September 27, 2010 : Kannada film actor Dharma's upcoming movie Ram Sethu has completed the shooting recently. However, producer Smt Sridevi Ram Reddy of RJD Films preferred to keep it low profile so it has not made many headlines. This is Reddy's maiden film in Kannada film industry. Read Full Story

Shivaraj Kumar Pairs With Priyamani For Bharani Minerals' Film
The popular hero of Sandalwood Shivarajakumar is pairing with the National Award winning actress Priyamani for his 101st film. The actress has recently signed to be a part of this film, which will be produced by Mr Bhasker of reputed Bharani Minerals. Read Full Story

Shivarajakumar's 101st Film Goes To Director Raghav Loki
Director Raghav Loki has been selected to direct the 101st film of the Kannada film star Shivarajakumar. The director is now recovering from the injury of his backbone and will soon take up the megaphone for the Bharani Minerals' maiden Kannada film venture. Read Full Story

Sri Naga Shakthi Completes Dubbing
September 24, 2010 : Veteran actress Chandrika produced movie Sri Naga Shakthi has completed the dubbing stage at Kari Subbu Balaji Digital studio. The film had earlier completed shooting and editing within a very short time. Read Full Story

Shashank Turns To Action With Vijay's Jarasandha
September 24, 2010 : Kannada film director Shashank, who has offered three consecutive soft films like Moggina Manasu, Sixer and Krishnan Love Story, is now turning to commercial patterns with Vijay starrer Jarasandha. Read Full Story

Rathnakar Donated Eyes Long Before Death
September 23, 2010 : Kannada film's veteran comedian Rathnakar, who passed away on Tuesday, has reportedly donated his eyes much before his death. The veteran actor took his last breathe in Mysore, who had signed to donate his eyes to the JSS Medical Hospital there long back. Read Full Story

Dimple Replaces Ragini In Kote
September 23, 2010: Dimple Chopra, a Mumbaikar, has replaced actress Ragini in director Srinivasa Raju's upcoming Kannada movie Kote. Now, Dimple will romance the lead hero Prajwal Devaraj. Read Full Story

'Lion 200' DVD Is A Tribute To Dr. Vishnuvardhana
September 22, 2010 : Lahari Recording Company in association with its new subsidiary Lahari Vision, has come up with a DVD titled 'Lion 200', which is released to pay a tribute to late Kannada film actor Dr. Vishnuvardhana. Read Full Story

Veteran Comedian K M Rathnakar Dies At 79
September 22, 2010 : Veteran Kannada movie actor and director K M Rathnakar has passed away on Tuesday following a prolonged illness due to kidney and breathing problems. He took his last breath in a private hospital at the age of 79. Rathnakar is survived by three sons. Read Full Story

Akshay Returns To Kannada Films With Cinderella
September 21, 2010 : Kannada film actor Akshay, who made his debut with the movie Ganga Cauvery, is ready to hit on the big screen with a musical love story titled Cinderella. Akshay was launched by his producer father R V Venkatappa in Ganga Cauvery. Read Full Story

Aptha Rakshaka Silver Jubilee Celebration Turns Dull!
September 21, 2010 : The silver jubilee celebration of late actor Dr. Vishnuardhana's last movie Aptha Rakshaka has turned out to be a dull event as the list of the guests present there did not include any big names of Kannada film industry. Read Full Story

Kannada Film Producer Jagannath Passes Away
September 20, 2010 : Jagannath, of the Kannada film producer duo Jagannath-Manjunath, has passed away at his residence on Friday night following a heart attack. Jagannath was suffering from kidney failure and was undergoing treatment for a long time. He was 52 years old. Read Full Story

Upendra and Shruthi Celebrate 43rd Birthday
September 20, 2010 : Kannada film actor, director and writer Upendra has turned 43 years old on September 18th. On the same day, Kannada actress Shruthi also celebrated her birthday with her daughter Gowri at Basaveshwaranagar residence. Read Full Story

'Veera Parampare' Audio Released In Bangalore
September 20, 2010 : The audio of the Kannada movie Veera Parampare has been released in a grand style at a cave 'Guhanthara', which is situated 30 kilometers away from Bangalore. The main attraction of the audio release event was the air dance and acrobatics of Russian dancer Victor on a table. Read Full Story

National Award Winner 'Putani Party' Is About Children Rights
September 18, 2010 : Kannada film 'Putani Party' (The kid Gang), which has won the National award for best children film, is about the children rights. The movie was made in a very small budget by a Kannadiga PN Ramachandra, who hails from Mumbai. Read Full Story

Kannada Gubbi Shows Disrespect For Old Songs!
September 17, 2010 : Kannada cinema has been practicing the habit of recreating famous old songs. However, the renewed songs keeping the lyrics intact, have failed in most of the cases. Read Full Story

Two Historical Films Are In Making In Sandalwood
September 17, 2010 : The Kannada Film Industry is going to welcome historical films very soon. One of them is titled Kranthiveera Sangolli Rayanna and the other is Shivappa Nayaka. Read Full Story

Actor Abbas Returns To Kannada Films After 10 Years
September 16, 2010 : South Indian actor Abbas, who was a big name in Tamil films in the 90s, is coming back to the Kannada film industry after a long gap of 10 years. He acted in the Kannada movie Shanti Shanti Shanti with renowned actors Madhavan and Prakash Raj, which was released in 2000. Read Full Story

Mathondu Madhuvena launched On Monday
September 16, 2010 : Director Dinesh Baboo's recently released movie Eradane Madhuve's sequel Mathondu Madhuvena has been launched on this Monday night in Bangalore at Atria Hotel. Congress I politician Veeranna Mathikatti launched the movie, along with other political leaders. Read Full Story

Director Ashok Patil's Next 9 To 12
September 16, 2010 : Kannada film director Ashok Patil has returned from the USA with a plan to make his third film titled 9 to 12. Software professional Patil has earlier directed the movies titled Shaapa and Joke Falls. Read Full Story

Dr Vishnuvardhana Film Festival To Start On September 18
September 15, 2010 : Late Kannada film star Dr. Vishnuvardhana's wife, Dr. Bharathi Vishnuvardhana is preparing for a three day film festival to commemorate the birth anniversary of her husband on September 18th. Read Full Story

Nanu Nannu Kanasu Celebrates 125 Days Of Screening In Bangalore
September 14, 2010 : Actor Prakash Raj's directorial debut Kannada movie Naanu Nanna Kanasu has celebrated 125 days of its screening in Karnataka theaters this Sunday evening at the Bell Hotel in the city. Read Full Story

S Narayan Making Yet Another Film With Son Pankaj
September 14, 2010 : S Narayan, the multifaceted persona of the Kannada film industry, has announced yet another film with his son, actor Pankaj. The actor debuted in Sandalwood in 2006 with his father's film titled Veeru. Read Full Story

Ramesh Aravind's Birthday Celebrated On 'Happy Husbands' Sets
September 14, 2010 : Kannada movie star Ramesh Aravind has turned 46 this September 10 and the birthday celebration took place on the Happy Husbands sets at Rockline Venkatesh studio. Read Full Story

Priya Hassan To Make A Film In 150 Hours With Two Characters
September 11, 2010 : Actress turned director Priya Hassan is going to make a world record and will probably enter the Guinness record books. Hassan has said that she is going to make a film with only two characters and it will be ready for viewing in 150 hours. Read Full Story

Kannada Film Pancharangi Turns Jackpot!
September 11, 2010 : Kannada movie Pancharangi, which released last week, has become a jackpot for Yograj Bhatt, who is the producer and director of the movie. Actors Diganth, Nidhi Subbaiah, Ananth Nag, and Priyanka are playing the main roles in the movie. Read Full Story

Three Festival Releases In Sandalwood Today
September 10, 2010: Kannada film industry is facing dry Fridays this season. However, this week will come as a festival bonanza for the audience as three films are releasing this week. Read Full Story

Bharat Kalyan's Debut Movie 'Yakka' Gets U Certificate
September 10, 2010 : Actor Bharat Kumar's upcoming Kannada movie 'Yakka' has received the U certificate. Bharat is the son of yesteryear top star Kalayan Kumar. The censor board has cleared the movie, which has Bharat Kumar as the lead hero. Read Full Story

Srinivasa Raju and Prajwal Unite Agins For 'Kote'
September 9, 2010 : Kannada movie star Prajwal Devaraj is again uniting with his Nannavanu director Srinivasa Raju for a new movie titled 'Kote'. The producers Manjunath and Murthy of 'Deadly 2', fame will be producing this new movie. Read Full Story

Vinayaka Geleyara Galaga Is Still At Dubbing Room
September 9, 2010 : Lyricist turned director Dr V Nagendra Prasad expected to release his directorial venture Kannada movie 'Vinayaka Gelayara Balaga' during this Ganesha festival. However, this could not be done as the period cinema is still at the dubbing recording room in Vijayanagara's Ashwini Recording studio. Read Full Story

Kannada Actors Puneeth, Aindrita Bag First AKKA Award
September 9, 2010 : The much talked 6th World Kannada Conference, which was being held at New Jersy Edison Hall, ended on this Sunday. The last evening was full of cultural events including song and dance. The first American Kannada Koota Association (AKKA) Kannada Film awards event was also interspersed with the closing ceremony. Read Full Story

Kannada Movie '5 Idiots' In Re-Recording Stage
September 8, 2010 : Kannada actor turned debutant director Anand, who is making a movie titled ''5 Idiots', has completed shooting, dubbing and editing of the movie, which is now at the re-recording stage. The re-recording is going on at the Akash recording theatre in Shivananda Circle. Read Full Story

Kannada Star Sudeep's Birthday Celebrated On September 2
September 7, 2010 : The Kannada movie star Sudeep has celebrated his 37th birthday on September 2 in a very simple way. The stylish actor, director and producer Sudeep was wished by the producers K Manju, Shankare Gowda, Dwarakish and S Narayan. They published newspapers advertisement to wish the star. Read Full Story

Kannada Director R Chandru Weds Yamuna On September 5
September 7, 2010 : Kannada movie director R Chandru, who has proved his talent even with his debut movie Tajmahal, has tied the knot with Yamuna, a poor village girl from Tumkur on September 5 on the outskirts of Bangalore. Read Full Story

Kannada Movie 'Mallikarjuna' Completes First Schedule Of Shooting
September 4, 2010 : Saiprakash directed Kannada movie 'Mallikarjuna' has completed the first schedule of shooting. The movie performed its puja in July in a temple. Read Full Story

Inrajith And Nagaraj Returns With 'Huduga Hudugi'
September 4, 2010 : Renowned Kannada films director Indrajith Lankesh, who won 'V Shantaram award' for Best Debutante Director for his movie 'Thuntata', is uniting with the producer Sandesh Nagarj for his next film titled 'Huduga Hudugi'. The director is coming back with a movie after a long hibernation. Read Full Story

Ramya To Leave On A Big Holiday Trip
September 3, 2010 : Kannada star Ramya has planned a break from work and she will be out on a big holiday trip. The actress has already left Bangalore and will join the AKKA conference in USA and then she will fly to South Africa to attend the Championship trophy. Read Full Story

Two Journalists Working in Kannada movie 'Bannade Kode'
September 2, 2010: The upcoming Kannada movie titled 'Bannada Kode' will have two journalists involved with the project. The movie's director G Krishna is a journalist and the one of the important actor Yathiraj is also a journalist. Read Full Story

'Shock' Dubbing Is Completed At Vijay Studio
September 2, 2010 : Director H.S.Rajashekhar's upcoming Kannada movie titled 'Shock', has completed its dubbing work at the Vijay Studio in Chamarajpet, Bangalore. Read Full Story

Sudeep And Ramya Release 'Kichcha Huchcha' Audio Album
September 1, 2010 : Actors Sudeep and Ramya have released the audio album of their upcoming Kannada movie 'Kichcha Huchcha' last week at Capitol Hotel. Both the actors do not share friendly relations anymore and even did not have a small chat at the launch function. Anand Audio has released the music. Read Full Story

Dinesh Baboo's Eradane Madhuve Crosses 50 Days
September 1, 2010 : Dinesh Baboo directed Kannada movie 'Eradane Madhuve' has crossed 50 days of running at many theaters in Karnataka. The title of the film means 'second marriage' and the director made it a reality in his life by marrying his assistant Chetna, which is his second marriage. Read Full Story

'Krishnan Love Story' announces the Contest Winners
August 31, 2010 : Director Shashank's latest release Kannada movie 'Krishnan Love Story' organized a story writing contest and the winners have been announced. The three lucky winners are- Omesh from Bangalore, Shekhar from Chamarajanagara and Ravikumar from Nelamangala. The winners received a prize of Rs 5000 each. Read Full Story

'Kari Chirathe' Music Launched, Movie Ready
August 31, 2010 : Director K Madesh's latest Kannada movie titled 'Kari Chirathe' has launched its music on 28th August. The music of the movie was composed by music director Sadhu Kokila. The lead actor Vijay has sung a song in the movie. Read Full Story

Dhruv Sarja's Debut Kannada Movie 'Addhuri' Launched
August 30, 2010 : The Kannada film industry is going to welcome another actor from the Sarja family of Arjun Sarja. Dhrub Sarja, the nephew of Arjun is debuting in the Kannada film industry with the movie 'Addhuri' and the muhurth was performed in grand style on last Friday at Kanteerava studios in Bangalore. Read Full Story

Kannada Film Director Rathnaja Ties Knot With Priyadarshini
August 28, 2010 : Kannada film director Rathnaja, who was recently hitting the headlines for a controversial kissing photo with actress Amoolya, has now cleared the air, by tying the knot with Priyadarshini, who is the daughter of his elder sister. His newly married wife is a software engineer by profession. Read Full Story

Producer K Manju Plans Studio For Kannada Films
August 28, 2010 : In Kannada film industry, constructing a studio is almost like a dream, producer K Manju is planning to fulfill that almost impossible dream. The producer has shown interest in coming up with a full-fledged film studio for Sandalwood films. Read Full Story

'Sri Naga Shakthi' Completes Its Major Shooting Schedule.
August 27, 2010 : Director Om Sai Prakash has completed a five day and night shooting of the upcoming Kannada movie titled 'Sri Naga Shakthi'. The shooting was done in close proximity of the famous Mukthi Naga Temple close to Dodda Aladha Mara picnic spot. Read Full Story

Guruprasad's 'Directors Special' to Launch Today
August 27, 2010 : Kannada film director Guruprasad is finally launching his movie titled 'Directors Special' today at the Puttanna Kanagal Floor of Madhu Arts Studio between 5.45 and 6.30 pm. Read Full Story

Aishwarya Nag Back In Kannada Films With Vigna
August 26, 2010 : The beautiful actress Aishwarya Nag, who has acted in several Kannada films in her initial days in the film industry, went ahead to try her luck in other regional films. But now, the actress is back again to the Kannada film with 'Vigna', which is being produced by Wasim D under Riyan Enterprises. Read Full Story

Director V K Prakash Debuts In Kannada Film
August 26, 2010 : Director V K Prakash, who has directed Hindi, Malayalam and Telugu movies so far, is now going to direct his first Kannada movie titled Aidu Ondla Aidhu, which will be on floor in September. Read Full Story

Hunja To Release This Week
August 26, 2010 : Director Jayanth's Kannada movie Hunja, starring Mayoor Patel and Deepika is going to hit the theaters this week. Read Full Story

Gana Bajana To Release In September
August 26, 2010 : Kannada movie Gana Bajana starring the actors Radhika Pandit, Tarun and Dilipraj, is slated to release next month in September. The film is being produced by Naveen and directed by Prashant Raj under their production house Nimma Cinema. Read Full Story

Malashri Bounces Back With Action Extravaganza Veera
August 24, 2010: Actress Malashri, who is also known as the lady bond of Kannada films, is coming back with a new movie titled Veera. The actress had her last action movie in 2009, which was titled Kannada da Kiran Bedi. She was seen in a double role in this movie. Read Full Story

Soorie respects women
August 23, 2010 : Director Soorie is really excited about his upcoming project "jackie". According to the young and upcoming director, he was completely comfortable working with superstar Puneeth Raj Kumar. Read Full Story

Shankare Gowda To Remake Singam In Kannada As Kempe Gowda
August 23, 2010 : Producer Shankare Gowda has acquired the rights of remaking the hit Tamil movie 'Singam' in Kannada. Suriya and Anushka played the lead roles in the original Tamil movie. Actor Sudeep has been chosen to play the lead hero in the Kannada version of the film, which is titled 'Kempe Gowda'. Read Full Story

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