Telugu Cinema News


Verma meets rival families, rules out compromise on 'Vangaveeti'
Vijayawada, Dec 3 : Controversial filmmaker Ramgopal Verma on Saturday night went ahead with the release of audio of his upcoming Telugu movie "Vangaveeti", hours after meeting members Vangaveeti and Diveneni families, on whose feud the story is based. Read Full Story

Anu Emmanuel thrilled to be part of Pawan Kalyan's next
Chennai, Dec 3 : After winning over audiences with her performance in Nani-starrer Telugu romantic-drama "Majnu" earlier this year, actress Anu Emmanuel is thrilled to have signed a yet-untitled project alongside Pawan Kalyan. Read Full Story

Here's why Kanchana turned down role in 'Baahubali 2'
Chennai, Dec 3 : Veteran actress Kanchana, who is making a comeback after three decades with upcoming Telugu drama "Arjun Reddy", had turned down a role in S.S Rajamouli's magnum opus "Baahubali 2". Read Full Story

Dream-like to dance with Chiranjeevi: Raai Laxmi
Chennai, Dec 2 : It has been actress Raai Laxmi's long-time desire to match steps with megastar Chiranjeevi and when it finally happened in the upcoming Telugu actioner "Khaidi No 150", she says her dream had come true. Read Full Story

Shiva reference in title of Mahesh Babu's next
Chennai, Dec 1 : The makers of superstar Mahesh Babu's next Telugu-Tamil bilingual outing haven't finalised the title yet because it needs to have a Shiva reference, a source said. Read Full Story

Ravi Kishan to make Tamil debut with Vikram's next
Chennai, Dec 1 : Actor Ravi Kishan, who gained popularity in southern filmdom through his work in Telugu films such as "Kick 2" and "Supreme", has been signed on as the prime antagonist in Vikram's next yet-untitled Tamil outing. Read Full Story

Kanchana set for comeback after three decades
Chennai, Nov 29 : Veteran southern actress Kanchana, 77, will be making her comeback as an urban grandmother in Vijay Deverakonda-starrer upcoming Telugu drama "Arjun Reddy". Read Full Story

Now Rajyavardhan Rathore knows, why Katappa killed Baahubali
Panaji, Nov 28 : After S.S. Rajamouli, director of blockbuster film "Baahubali: The Beginning", Union minister of state for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore may well be the second person to know why Katappa killed Baahubali -- an immensely popular internet meme and a popular mystery which has generated a series of jokes on social media. Read Full Story

A nail-biting horse racing climax for 'Winner'
Chennai, Nov 28 : Director Gopichand Malineni, who has returned after successfully wrapping up the European schedule of his upcoming Telugu actioner "Winner", says they shot a breathtaking horse racing climax sequence in Istanbul. Read Full Story

Demonetisation forced us to postpone 'Dhruva': Producer
Chennai, Nov 27 : The release of Ram Charan's forthcoming Telugu actioner "Dhruva" had to be pushed from December 2 to December 9 due to demonetisation, producer Allu Aravind has said. Read Full Story

With 'Remo', Sivakarthikeyan has joined the big league: R.D Raja
Chennai, Nov 26 : Producer R.D Raja is thrilled with the response to the dubbed Telugu version of his Tamil film "Remo". He believes the film has enabled its lead actor Sivakarthikeyan to join the big league in Telugu filmdom too. Read Full Story

Would love to explore opportunities in Tamil: Nikhil
Chennai, Nov 25 : Actor Nikhil Siddhartha, fresh of the success of Telugu romantic thriller "Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada", says he is ready to explore opportunities in Tamil filmdom. Read Full Story

Pawan Kalyan might attend audio launch of 'Khaidi No 150'
Chennai, Nov 25 : Actor Pawan Kalyan is most likely to attend the audio launch of his brother Chiranjeevi's upcoming Telugu action-drama "Khaidi No 150", a remake of Tamil blockbuster "Kaththi", a source said. Read Full Story

Not postponing 'S3: Yamudu': Producer
Chennai, Nov 24 : Producer Malkapuram Shivakumar has confirmed that the release of Suriya-starrer "S3: Yamudu", the Telugu dubbed version of Tamil action "S3", will not be postponed, contrary to some reports. Read Full Story

Sai Kiran's next on the lines of 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara'
Chennai, Nov 24 : Filmmaker Sai Kiran Adivi has commenced work on his next yet-untitled Telugu outing with his brother Adivi Sesh, and it's tipped to be a fun film on the lines of "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara". Read Full Story

I'm the fourth hero of 'Shivalinga': Lawrencce
Chennai, Nov 23 : Choreographer-turned-actor Raghava Lawrencce, who has wrapped up work on his upcoming Tamil-Telugu horror bilingual "Shivalinga", says the real heroes of the film are the script and the leading lady Ritika Singh. Read Full Story

Ravi Babu makes public appearance with piglet
Hyderabad, Nov 23 : Actor-filmmaker Ravi Babu on Tuesday made a public appearance with a piglet here, much to the surprise of the general public. He had come to withdraw cash from a bank. Read Full Story

Nani's next to be predominantly shot in US
Hyderabad, Nov 23 : Actor Nani's yet to be titled Telugu film was officially launched on Wednesday here. Nearly 80 percent of the film will be shot in the US, apart from Vishakhapatnam and Hyderabad. Read Full Story

'Khaidi No 150' team wraps up Europe schedule
Chennai, Nov 21 : The lead cast and crew of megastar Chiranjeevi-starrer Telugu actioner "Khaidi No 150", a remake of Tamil blockbuster "Kaththi", have completed their European schedule. Read Full Story

Need unusual roles to make a mark: Nandita
Chennai, Nov 21 : Buoyed by the success of her latest Telugu outing "Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada" in which she played a deglam role, actress Nandita Swetha believes she needs to take up unusual roles with substance to make a mark. Read Full Story

Varalaxmi dons khaki in Tamil remake of 'Kshanam'
Chennai, Nov 21 : Actress Varalaxmi Sarath Kumar will play a police officer in the yet-untitled Tamil remake of recent Telugu sleeper hit, "Kshanam". Read Full Story

Demonetisation won't affect 'Jayammu Nischayammu Ra', says Srinivas
Chennai, Nov 20 : Srinivas Reddys upcoming Telugu drama "Jayammu Nischayammu Ra" will hit the screens on November 25. The comedian-turned-actor believes the recent demonetisation wont affect his film as everything will return to normalcy by the time it releases. Read Full Story

Plan to launch Naga Chaitanya in Tamil: Gautham
Chennai, Nov 18 : Filmmaker Gautham Vasudev Menon, who is basking in the success of latest Tamil-Telugu bilingual "Achcham Yenbathu Madamaiyada", is keen to work with Naga Chaitanya in a straight Tamil film. Read Full Story

Declined 80 scripts before 'Jayammu Nischayammu Raa': Srinivas
Chennai, Nov 16 : Comedian Srinivas Reddy proved himself in a leading role with 2014 Telugu horror hit "Geethanjali". Two years later, as he gears up to play the protagonist in forthcoming release "Jayammu Nischayammu Raa", he says had to turn down 80 scripts before signing on the dotted line for this project. Read Full Story

Want to be the flag-bearer of content-driven films: Nikhil Siddhartha
Chennai, Nov 15 : Actor Nikhil Siddhartha, who awaits the release of forthcoming Telugu thriller "Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada", says he would like to encourage upcoming directors with strong content driven scripts, to work with him. Read Full Story

Venkatesh spreads awareness about peer pressure in new video
Chennai, Nov 14 : Telugu actor Venkatesh, through a new video on peer pressure, has urged people not to let others pull their strings. He says it's alright to be left out and not succumb to what others say. Read Full Story

Chaitanya buoyed by success of 'Premam', 'Saahasam Swasaga Sagipo'
Chennai, Nov 14 : Actor Akkineni Naga Chaitanya is overwhelmed by the success of his last two Telugu outings "Premam" and "Saahasam Swasaga Sagipo (SSS)". He says the unconditional love and support of his fans pushes him to experiment. Read Full Story

Dad, brother excited about my Malayalam debut: Allu Sirish
Chennai, Nov 13 : Actor Allu Sirish is thrilled about his Malayalam debut "1971: Beyond Borders" in which he features with superstar Mohanlal. He says his father and brother -- producer Allu Aravind and actor Allu Arjun -- are excited about his entry into Malayalam filmdom. Read Full Story

Actor's job not easy, says Ram Charan's wife
Chennai, Nov 13 : Ram Charan's wife Upasana says she has "total respect" for her husband as an actor's job is not easy. Read Full Story

Ritika Singh plays a Pawan Kalyan fan in 'Guru'
Chennai, Nov 13 : Kick boxer-turned-actress Ritika Singh plays a Pawan Kalyan fan in upcoming Telugu drama "Guru", a remake of R. Madhavan-starrer "Irudhi Suttru". The film is about the relationship between a protege and her washed-up boxing coach. Read Full Story

Couldn't have asked for better launch: Aadi on 'Dhruva'
Chennai, Nov 9 : Composer Aadi of Hiphop Tamizha, who is making his Telugu debut with upcoming Ram Charan-starrer "Dhruva", says he couldn't have asked for a better launch to his career in Telugu filmdom. Read Full Story

Fulfilling long-held desire, Thaman composes for Pawan Kalyan
Chennai, Nov 8 : Composer S.S. Thaman, who has hit Telugu albums such as "Kick", "Dookudu" and "Baadshah" to his credit, says his long-time desire to compose music for a Pawan Kalyan's film has been fulfilled with his upcoming project. Read Full Story

Always wanted to work with Allu Arjun: Pooja Hegde
Chennai, Nov 8 : Actress Pooja Hegde, who has commenced work on upcoming Telugu film "Duvvada Jagannadham", says she has been looking forward to an opportunity to work with co-star Allu Arjun for a long time. Read Full Story

Sundeep Kishan, Mehreen team up for bilingual film
Chennai, Nov 8 : Actors Sundeep Kishan and Mehreen are teaming up for a yet-untitled Tamil-Telugu bilingual to be directed by Suseenthiran N. The project, according to a source, will be officially launched on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Trivikram gets official app, website as birthday gift
Chennai, Nov 7 : For popular Telugu filmmaker Trivikram Srinivas's 44th birthday on Monday, ABC Digital Media on Monday launched an official website and an app on him. Read Full Story

Two heroines for Pawan Kalyan's next
Chennai, Nov 6 : The regular shooting of actor Pawan Kalyan's next yet-untitled Telugu project with director Trivikram will commence from next month. The project, which marks the third collaboration between the actor and director, will be a two-heroine subject. Read Full Story

Sobhita Dhulipala to make Telugu debut with 'Goodachari'
Chennai, Nov 4 : Actress Sobhita Dhulipala, who was last seen in Anurag Kashyap's "Raman Raghav 2.0", will be making her Telugu debut with upcoming spy-thriller "Goodachari", a source said. Read Full Story

Allu Arjun starts shooting for 'DJ'
Chennai, Nov 4 : Actor Allu Arjun on Friday joined the sets of upcoming Telugu entertainer "Duvvada Jagannadham" aka "DJ" for regular shooting. The project, which is being directed by Harish Shankar, stars Pooja Hegde as the female lead. Read Full Story

No fire incident on set of Mahesh Babu's film: Producer Madhu
Chennai, Nov 3 : Producer Tagore Madhu has denied reports that the set of upcoming yet-untitled Telugu-Tamil bilingual action-thriller starring superstar Mahesh Babu was gutted in fire. Read Full Story

Lucky to be working with director Vamsy so early on: Manali
Chennai, Nov 3 : Actress Manali Rathod is excited about teaming up with veteran filmmaker Vamsy in the upcoming Telugu comedy "Fashion Designer, s/o Ladies Tailor", sequel to his 1985 Telugu comedy "Ladies Tailor". She considers this project a big break in her career. Read Full Story

Success of 'Premam' has earned me industry's confidence: Chandoo
Chennai, Nov 1 : Director Chandoo Mondeti feels the success of Telugu coming-of-age romantic drama "Premam", an eponymous remake of a Malayalam blockbuster, has earned him the confidence of the industry and everybody associated with it. Read Full Story

Telugu filmdom still conservative to try bold subjects: Sumanth
Chennai, Nov 1 : Actor Sumanth, who awaits the release of "Naruda Donoruda" -- the Telugu remake of critically-acclaimed "Vicky Donor" -- feels such films are a rarity in Telugu filmdom because the filmmakers are still conservative to attempt such bold subjects. Read Full Story

Shivrajkumar's crucial cameo in 'Gauthamiputra Satakarni'
Chennai, Oct 31 : Producer Y. Rajeev Reddy has confirmed that Kannada superstar Shivrajkumar has been roped in to play an important cameo in Nandamuri Balakrishna-starrer upcoming Telugu historic drama "Gauthamiputra Satakarni". Read Full Story

'Khaidi No. 150' a dream debut for Tarun Arora
Chennai, Oct 31 : Actor Tarun Arora, who plays the antagonist in megastar Chiranjeevi-starrer "Khaidi No. 150", a remake of Tamil blockbuster "Kaththi", says he couldn't have asked for a better film to mark his debut in Telugu filmdom. Read Full Story

Always doubting myself as a filmmaker: Rajamouli
Mumbai, Oct 23 : Filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli, who broke various records with his magnum opus "Baahubali: The Beginning", says he is very confident as a storyteller, but has doubts about his filmmaking skills. Read Full Story

First look of Baahubali 2 unvelied at MAMI
Mumbai, Oct 22 : The motion poster of S.S. Rajamouli's "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion" made a thunderous debut on Saturday at the ongoing Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star. Read Full Story

Catherine Tresa plays a politician in her next
Chennai, Oct 19 : Actress Catherine Tresa, who has commenced shooting for her next yet-untitled Telugu film with Rana Daggubati, will be seen playing a rich politician in the movie, a source said. Read Full Story

Thakur Anoop Singh to play antagonist in 'Winner'
Chennai, Oct 17 : Television actor Thakur Anoop Singh, who is currently busy shooting for Suriya's Tamil actioner "S3", will make his Telugu debut as the antagonist in Sai Dharam Tej-starrer "Winner". Read Full Story

Hrithik Roshan's 'Kaabil' to release in Telugu
Chennai, Oct 12 : Hrithik Roshan starrer "Kaabil", which is slated for worldwide release on January 26, 2017, will have a simultaneous release in Telugu too. Read Full Story

Allu Sirish's next is a sci-fi thriller
Chennai, Oct 11 : Actor Allu Sirish and director Vi Anand have teamed up for the first time for a yet-untitled Telugu science-fiction thriller. Read Full Story

'100 Degree Celsius' to be remade in Tamil, Telugu
Chennai, Oct 11 : Director Jawahar Mithran, known for helming several remakes in his career, will now direct an official Tamil-Telugu bilingual remake of Malayalam film "100 Degree Celsius". Read Full Story

'Gautamiputra Satakarni' teaser is epic, visually grand
Chennai, Oct 11 : The first teaser of Balakrishna-starrer Telugu period drama "Gautamiputra Satakarni", which was unveiled on Tuesday on Dussehra, is visually splendid. Read Full Story

Arvind Swamy to make singing debut with 'Bogan'
Chennai, Oct 11 : Actor Arvind Swamy, currently busy shooting for Ram Charan-starrer Telugu actioner "Dhruva", is all set to make his singing debut with upcoming Tamil action-thriller "Bogan", a source said. Read Full Story

Rana Daggubati thrilled to collaborate with father Suresh Babu
Chennai, Oct 10 : Actor Rana Daggubati, who has worked with several producers over the years, is thrilled about collaborating with his father and well known southern producer Suresh Babu for the first time for a yet-untitled project. Read Full Story

My mother biggest source of inspiration: Kajal Aggarwal
Chennai, Oct 10 : Actress Kajal Aggarwal, who is currently busy shooting for megastar Chiranjeevi-starrer Telugu actioner "Khaidi No 150", has revealed that her biggest source of inspiration in her life is her mother. Read Full Story

'Shatamanam Bhavati' to release for Sankranti 2017
Chennai, Oct 10 : The makers of Sharwanand starrer Telugu romantic-drama "Shatamanam Bhavati" confirmed on Monday that the film will hit the screens worldwide during the Sankranti festival next year. Read Full Story

V.V. Vinayak like a brother to me: Chiranjeevi
Chennai, Oct 9 : Megastar Chiranjeevi, who is working with V.V. Vinayak on his upcoming Telugu actioner "Khaidi No. 150", says the director is like a brother to him and he is floored by his kindness. Read Full Story

'Dhruva' teaser to be released on October 11
Chennai, Oct 9 : The first teaser of Ram Charan-starrer Telugu actioner "Dhruva", which is the official remake of Tamil blockbuster "Thani Oruvan", will be released on Tuesday at 5 p.m., the makers said. Read Full Story

Nagarjuna heaps praise on team 'Premam'
Chennai, Oct 8 : Telugu superstar Akkineni Nagarjuna has appreciated the team of Telugu romantic-drama "Premam" for doing justice to the original. Read Full Story

Sarath Kumar lands role in Boyapati's next
Chennai, Oct 6 : Popular Tamil actor Sarath Kumar has landed a pivotal role in director Boyapati Srinu's yet-untitled next Telugu directorial, a source said. Read Full Story

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