Kannada Cinema News
Chennai, July 27 : If all goes as planned, southern actor Sai Kumar Pudipeddi will likely team up with his father P.G. Sharma and son Aadi Pudipeddi for a yet-untitled Kannada action entertainer along the lines of recent Telugu blockbuster "Manam".
Chennai, July 17 : Late Kannada superstar Rajkumar's 1971 classic "Kasturi Nivasa" has been digitally restored in colour, says producer K.C.N. Mohan, who is planning to release the film in August in cinemas.
Chennai, July 1 : Actress Shanvi Srivastava, who is currently shooting with yesteryear actress Sumalatha Ambareesh for upcoming Kannada remake of Telugu hit "Ala Modalaindi", says the film has given her an opportunity to learn the art of subtle acting from her senior colleague.
Chennai, June 27 : Actress Madhoo, who recently made her southern comeback with Tamil romantic-comedy "Vaayai Moodi Pesavum", has been signed on for the yet-untitled Kannada remake of recent Telugu blockbuster "Attarintiki Daaredhi".
Chennai, June 24 : Director Om Sai Prakash says his upcoming Telugu-Kannada bilingual "Janmasthanam", about the problems women are facing today in the society, will appeal to women audiences in particular as he feels they will easily connect with the story.
Chennai, June 4 : Kannada actress Samyukta Hornad is foraying into Tamil as well Telugu film industries with the forthcoming Prakash Raj-directed trilingual romantic-drama "Un Samayal Arrayal". She thanks her stars for an opportunity to work with the acclaimed actor-filmmaker.
Bangalore, May 27 : Upcoming Kannada film "One Way" will narrate the story of friendship between superstar Rajinikanth and Raj Bahadur. The film will also be released in Tamil as "Oru Vazhi Saalai".
Gulbarga, May 7 : Well Known Film Producer Varkey Verghese died of cardiac arrest here in the early hours of today.
Chennai, May 6 : Kiccha Sudeep-starrer "Maanikya", the Kannada remake of recent Telugu blockbuster "Mirchi", has minted Rs.14 crore on its opening weekend.
Bangalore, April 21 : To celebrate 80 years of Kannada cinema, Suchitra Film Society (SFC) in association with Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce (KFCC) and Karnataka Chalnachitra Academy, will organise two-day programme here from April 26.
Chennai, April 20 : Southern actress Shanvi Srivastav will feature in the yet-untitled Kannada remake of Telugu blockbuster "Ala Modalaindi", which has already been remade in Tamil and will soon see a remake in Hindi as well.
Kozhikode, Apr 4 : Stage is all set for formation of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government at the Centre with prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi at the helm, party senior leader M Venkaiah Naidu, today said.
Chennai, April 2 : One of the reasons why southern actress Disha signed upcoming Kannada entertainer "Bombay Mittai" is that the film offered her opportunity to travel to some never seen before places in Karnataka.
Chennai, March 19 : Director Chandrakala, who plans to complete her upcoming Kannada directorial "Aashiqui 3" in a flat 20 days, will edit the film online and use live sound effects to save time.
Chennai, March 17 : Filmmaker Pawan Kumar, who rose to prominence with his Kannada independent film "Lucia", is testing the waters with an alternative distribution system where the audience will pay for a film only if they like the content.
Chennai, March 6 : Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has reportedly been offered a cameo in Shivrajkumar starrer upcoming Kannada film "Kabira", but he is yet to accept the offer.
Chennai, March 5 : Malayalam actress Navya Nair will step into the shoes of southern actress Meena in the Kannada remake of recent Malayalam blockbuster "Drishyam".
Bangalore, March 1 : Ailing Kannada actor-turned-politician M.H. Ambareesh, who has been undergoing treatment at a hospital here for breathing-related problems for over a week, may be shifted to Singapore Saturday for further treatment.
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.
Bangalore, Feb 23 : Kannada star and Karnataka Housing Minister M.H. Ambareesh is recovering from a breathing problem caused due to lung infection, a senior doctor at a private hospital here said Sunday.
Chennai, Feb 22 : Former Indian cricketer Venkatesh Prasad, who is making his cinematic debut in upcoming Kannada-Telugu bilingual "Sachin...Tendulkar Kadu", will be essaying an important role of a coach, says its director S. Mohan.
Chennai, Feb 12 : Tamil filmmaker P. Vasu, who has been chosen to helm the yet-untitled Kannada remake of recent Malayalam blockbuster "Drishyam", says it was senior actor Ravichandran who referred his name.
Bangalore, Jan 28 : Under the tutelage of leading actors such as Shivrajkumar and Kiccha Sudeep and activist Vatal Nagaraj, the Kannada film industry staged a rally here against the release of dubbed films in the state.