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Chennai, Sep 2 : Vijay Kumar Konda, who is gearing up for the release of Telugu romantic-comedy "Oka Laila Kosam", says he always views his work with the perspective of a moviegoer rather than that of a director.
Chennai, Sep 2 : Telugu-Kannada bilingual "Bullet Rani" features actress Nisha Kothari in the role of a police officer, but the movie is not a spoof of Pawan Kalyan-starrer "Gabbar Singh", says its director Suresh Goswami.
Chennai, Sep 1 : Actor Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, who is gearing up for the release of forthcoming Telugu romantic-comedy "Oka Laila Kosam", says the pressure derived from success and failure keeps him going in his career.
Chennai, Sep 1 : Renowned playback singer S.P. Balasubrahmanyam Monday said that late Telugu legendary filmmaker Sattiraju Lakshmi Narayana aka Bapu was to work on animated film on Lord Hanuman.
Chennai, Aug 31 : Celebrities like Prakash Raj, S.S. Rajamouli, Devi Sri Prasad and Satish Kaushik took to Twitter to mourn the death of legendary Telugu filmmaker Sattiraju Lakshmi Narayana aka Bapu who died Sunday following cardiac arrest.
Chennai, Aug 31 : Renowned Telugu filmmaker Sattiraju Lakshmi Narayana aka Bapu died here at his residence Sunday, his family said. He was 80.
Chennai, Aug 30 : Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna remembered his late father, legendary actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao, on the 100th day of his last Telugu film "Manam", which featured actors from three generations of the Akkineni clan.
Chennai, Aug 30 : It will be guns, khaki and bullets this September in Telugu filmdom as three star-studded entertainers on the police - "Power", "Anukshanam" and "Aagadu" - are slated for release over the course of the month.
Hyderabad, Aug 21 : Actor Ravi Teja is confident that Telugu action-comedy "Kick 2", which went on floors Wednesday, will be loved by the audiences.
Chennai, Aug 19 : Actor Aadarsh Balakrishna, who has mostly played negative roles in his career, says upcoming Telugu crime-comedy "Superstar Kidnap" is an "important" film for him as it has given him a chance to again prove himself in a lead role.
Hyderabad, Aug 19 : Actor Allu Arjun, who received flak from his fans following an online video in which he is seen skipping a drunk-and-drive test and arguing with policemen, says he took the test and was let go.
Chennai, Aug 18 : Upcoming Telugu thriller "Anukshanam" is one of the most tiring films of actor Vishnu Manchu's career. He says the extremely tough character took a toll on him.
Chennai, Aug 18 : Actor Sumanth Ashwin, who is basking in the success of Telugu romantic-drama "Lovers", says it's very important to keep reinventing to sustain in the film industry.
Chennai, Aug 18 : It has always been actor Aadi Pudipeddi's wish to work with his star father Sai Kumar, but he says he's waiting for the right script to come their way, adding that they might work together soon.
Chennai, Aug 17 : Actor Allu Arjun recently starred in a short film titled "I Am That Change" and he says the experience has made him respect the passion with which such projects are made. He admits it's not easy to make them.
Chennai, Aug 16 : Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has collaborated with his most trusted disciple J.D. Chakravarthy for the seventh time in upcoming Telugu horror-thriller "Ice Cream 2", which is currently on floors.
Hyderabad, Aug 14 : Actor Harshvardhan Rane believes in method acting and when, for a scene in upcoming Telugu thriller "Avunu 2", he was supposed to slip on a wet floor and hurt his back, he almost did it for real!
Chennai, Aug 13 : Actress Pooja Hegde, who is making her debut in Telugu filmdom with upcoming romantic-comedy "Oka Laila Kosam", says she finds her co-star Akkineni Naga Chaitanya most suitable for romantic films.
Chennai, Aug 13 : Producer Bellamkonda Suresh never anticipated that his son's Telugu debut film "Alludu Seenu" will turn out to be a blockbuster, but he says that he's extremely happy to have given him the perfect launchpad.
Chennai, Aug 12 : Tejaswi Madivada, who was recently seen in Ram Gopal Varma's Telugu thriller "Ice Cream", is "excited" and "nervous" about her Tamil film debut because it marks her first experience with a duet.
Chennai, Aug 12 : Actor Sachiin Joshi, who started his acting career with 2002 Telugu film "Mounamelanoyi" and went on to act in other films such as "Ninu Chudaka Nenundalenu" and "Orey Pandu", says the industry will always remain his teacher as he learnt everything about cinema here.
Chennai, Aug 12 : Mrudhula Basker aka Naveena, who was last seen in Tamil sports drama "Vallinam", has been roped in by ace filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma in upcoming Telugu thriller "Ice Cream 2".
Chennai, Aug 11 : Two years after her unsuccessful debut in Tamil action-drama "Mugamoodi", actress Pooja Hegde is coming with Telugu film "Oka Laila Kosam". She feels "blessed" that she is getting good roles.
Chennai, Aug 11 : Actor Akkineni Naga Chaitanya is enjoying a busy career in Telugu cinema but his eyes are set on Tamil filmdom as well. However, he says he hasn't found anything solid to enter the industry.
Chennai, Aug 9 : Actress Madhu Shalini, who has worked with director Ram Gopal Varma in films such as "Department" and "Bhoot Returns", has again collaborated with the auteur for upcoming Telugu thriller "Anukshanam". She says there's always something to learn from him.
Chennai, Aug 9 : Filmmaker Krishna Vamsi, who is awaiting the release of his Telugu drama "Govindudu Andarivadele" with Ram Charan Teja, says he was supposed to work with his father Chiranjeevi many years ago, but the project didn't materialize.
Chennai, Aug 9 : On the occasion superstar Mahesh Babu's 39th birthday Saturday, the makers of his upcoming Telugu actioner "Aagadu" released a special 52-second teaser for his fans.
Chennai, Aug 9 : Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, who has decided to auction his forthcoming Telugu thriller "Anukshanam" and had planned to release Aug 15, has now postponed it following the overwhelming response to the bidding.
Chennai, Aug 8 : Actor-politician Chiranjeevi has announced plans to start working on his 150th film this year. He also said he's currently listening to various scripts.
Chennai, Aug 5 : Actress Kristina Akheeva, who was last seen in "Yamla Pagla Deewana 2", says forthcoming Telugu romantic-drama "Galipatam" will present her in an avatar audiences have not seen her in so far.
Chennai, Aug 5 : Telugu thriller "Maaya", which released recently and has been received well, will soon be remade in Kannada.
Chennai, Aug 4 : Actor-producer Vishnu Manchu, who has decided to auction his next Telugu thriller "Anukshanam", says the response to the idea has been phenomenal so far. He's confident of making profits even before the film's release.
Chennai, Aug 3 : Director Manmohan, who is awaiting the release of his Telugu family thriller "Budugu", says he held discussions with child psychologists as part of his research process for the film which is based on real incidents.
Chennai, Aug 3 : Filmmaker V.V. Vinayak says he plans to team up with Junior Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao (NTR) for the sequel to Telugu action-comedy "Adhurs" soon, but he is still busy finishing the story.
Chennai, Aug 2 : The grand finale of the debut season of Akkineni Nagarjuna-hosted "Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu" (MEK), Telugu version of "Kaun Banega Crorepati", will be aired Aug 7. This will be the 40th episode of the show.
Chennai, Aug 2 : Junior Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao's next yet-untitled Telugu outing with filmmaker Puri Jagannadh will hit theatres on the occasion of Makar Sankranti 2015, says its producer Bandla Ganesh.
Chennai, July 31 : Ace filmmaker S.S Rajamouli became nostalgic Thursday when he learnt that his 2009 Telugu period-drama "Magadheera", which catapulted him to stardom, is five years old. He feels blessed to be part of the film that's fondly remembered.
Chennai, July 31 : Actor Nani will team up with director G. Ashok of "Pilla Zamindar" fame again for a yet-untitled Telugu remake of Tamil film "Pannaiyarum Padminiyum". The remake will go on floors from October.
Chennai, July 30 : Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has decided to auction his upcoming yet-untitled Telugu action thriller as he aims to revolutionise the existing model of film distribution that treats cinema as a commercial product.
Chennai, July 30 : Actor Aadarsh Balakrishna, who will be pitted against Ram Charan in upcoming Telugu film "Govindudu Andarivadele", says he would like to make a mark as a successful baddie in the industry as he strongly feels there's a dearth of young villains.
Chennai, July 29 : Actress Karthika Nair will be seen in an action avatar for the first time in upcoming yet-untitled Telugu action comedy and the director of the film feels that actress will stun audiences with her stunts in the movie.
Chennai, July 29 : Debutant director Sujeeth, who is awaiting the release of forthcoming Telugu romantic actioner "Run Raj Run", says he was never concerned about his age before entering films as he firmly believes talent is the deciding factor for survival in the industry.
Chennai, July 28 : Actor-filmmaker Harshvardhan Rane has teamed up with director Ravi Babu for the second time for Telugu horror-thriller "Avunu 2", a sequel to the 2012 movie "Avunu".
Chennai, July 28 : Filmmaker Sripriya's latest Telugu directorial "Drishyam", an eponymous remake of a Malayalam blockbuster, has struck gold at the box-office and has left her extremely delighted with the film's success.
Chennai, July 27 : Model-turned-actress Avantika Mishra, who will soon be seen in forthcoming Telugu thriller "Maaya", says she neither has any filmy background nor any experience, but modelling gave her the confidence to try acting.
Chennai, July 27 : Model-turned-actor Harish Uthaman, who rose to fame with his villainous role in last year's Tamil blockbuster "Pandiya Naadu", is making his Telugu debut with upcoming actioner "Power". He will also be seen in Gopichand's yet-untitled next Telugu film.
By Haricharan Pudipeddi : Film - "Alludu Seenu"; Cast - Bellamkonda Srinivas, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Brahmanandam, Prakash Raj, Pradeep Rawat, Tanikella Bharani and Tamannaah Bhatia; Director - V.V Vinayak; Rating: *
Chennai, July 26 : Telugu romantic-drama "Prem Ishq Kadhal" fame Pavan Sadhineni is ready with his next directorial in the language titled "Zindagi", which will be made along the lines of Akkineni Nagarjuna's "Ninne Pelladutha".
Chennai, July 26 : Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna, who is busy hosting the Telugu version of "Kaun Banega Crorepati" titled "Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu, says he enjoys the pressure and pleasure of hosting the show which is a hit on the small screen.
Chennai, July 24 : If all goes as planned, then the first look poster of the Telugu remake of "OMG: Oh My God", titled "Gopala Gopala", will be unveiled on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami Aug 16.
Chennai, July 23 : A song from Senior Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao (NTR)-starrer 1969 Telugu film Bhale Tammudu has been remixed and used in upcoming Telugu actioner Rowdy Fellow. By including the remixed version, the makers intend to pay tribute to the legendary actor.
Hyderabad, July 22 : Actor Pawan Kalyan, who plays Lord Krishna in the Telugu remake of "OMG: Oh My God" titled "Gopala Gopala", will be seen for 25 minutes in the film. He started shooting for the film here Monday.
Hyderabad, July 22 : Actor-turned politician Chiranjeevi will soon be seen in the hot seat of Telugu version of "Kaun Banega Crorepati" titled "Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu", hosted by actor Akkineni Nagarjuna.
Chennai, July 21 : Actor-filmmaker Prakash Raj is floored by the dedication of actor Bellamkonda Srinivas, who is making his acting debut with forthcoming Telugu actioner "Alludu Seenu". Prakash says he never behaved like a newcomer on sets of the film.
Chennai, July 21 : The team of upcoming Telugu fantasy film "Yamaleela 2" will soon be heading to some exotic locations in Europe such as Switzerland, Slovenia, Milan and Italy to shoot important portions of the film.
Hyderabad, July 21 : Customers of Kalamandir store recently here were in for a surprise when actor Harshvardhan Rane along his co-stars Avantika Mishra and Sushma Raj broke into a 'dhoti' dance as part of the promotions for their upcoming Telugu thriller "Maaya".
Chennai, July 20 : Ace filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli is in accord with his counterpart Ram Gopal Varma's (RGV) philosophy that money and establishment are not required to make a film and that story and determination matter the most.
Chennai, July 20 : Director Sathya Prabhas Pinisetty says he "followed the script" and shot his upcoming Tamil-Telugu directorial debut "Yagavarayinum Naa Kaakka", inspired by true events, in over 100 locations in the country to keep the narrative "authentic".
Chennai, July 20 : Glamour does get you noticed, says actress Seerat Kapoor, who is making her acting debut with upcoming Telugu action-thriller "Run Raja Run", but says it differs from one actor to another and is based on how one wants to be portrayed on screen.
Chennai, July 17 : Actors Aadi Pinisetty and Nikki Galrani, who play the lead in upcoming Tamil-Telugu thriller "Yagavarayinum Naa Kaakka", recently released the first look poster of their film by walking and sticking it on the road here.