Chennai, March 1 : Actor-producer Vishnu Manchu's next Telugu outing, a remake of Tamil hit "Arima Nambi", has been titled "Dynamite".
Chennai, March 1 : On the occasion of his wedding anniversary Sunday, Telugu actor Vishnu Manchu returned to Twitter nearly a year after his account was hacked and subsequently suspended.
Chennai, Feb 25 : Indian cinematographer and director Aloysius Vincent died here Wednesday at a private hospital. He was 86.
Chennai, Feb 24 : Veteran filmmaker Dasari Narayana Rao, whose last Telugu outing "Erra Bus" turned out to be a debacle, has revealed that his next project will be with actor-politician Pawan Kalyan.
Chennai, Feb 24 : Actors Arya and Anushka Shetty have teamed up for the second time in upcoming Tamil-Telugu bilingual "Size Zero". The film will be helmed by the son of veteran Telugu filmmaker K. Raghavendra Rao.
Chennai, Feb 24 : Filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli's highly anticipated Telugu-Tamil bilingual period-drama "Baahubali", which has been on floors for nearly two years, will release worldwide May 22.
Chennai, Feb 23 : Filmmaker Mohan Krishna Indraganti says the plans for making a film on former ace badminton player Pullela Gopichand will take a while as nothing has materialised yet on the project.
Chennai, Feb 23 : Telugu actor Jai Akash who starred in films like "Anandam" and "Ready" has joined Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) party. He has no plans to leave acting.
Chennai, Feb 22 : Ram Gopal Varma's next Telugu directorial "Golusu", which went on floors Saturday, marks the reunion of the auteur with actor Jagapathi Babu after two decades.
Chennai, Feb 22 : Filmmaker Maruthi, whose last Telugu directorial "Kotha Janta" hit the bull's eye, will team up next with actor Nani in a yet-untitled film in the language. The project will be produced by UV Creations.
Chennai, Feb 21 : Basking in the success of Jr. NTR-starrer Telugu action-drama "Temper", its writer Vakkantham Vamsi says direction has been on his mind for quite some time and if all goes planned, he may wield the megaphone soon.
Chennai, Feb 21 : Popular Telugu filmmaker Puri Jagannadh's son Akash Puri, who is 17-years old, says upcoming Telugu romantic-drama "Andhra Pori" perfectly suits his age. He also says it's a film he could be proud of.
New Delhi, Feb 19 : President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday condoled the death of film producer Daggubati Ramanaidu, saying the film industry has lost a creative personality who left an indelible mark on Indian cinema.
Chennai, Feb 19 : Actor Sampoornesh Babu says he couldn't be at his usual best in forthcoming Telugu crime-comedy "Bandipotu", adding that director Mohan Krishna Indraganti wanted him to tone down his acting style.
Mumbai, Feb 19 : Celebrities like Sridevi, Anupam Kher and Anil Kapoor took to micro-blogging site Twitter on Thursday to condole the demise of renowned Indian film producer D. Ramanaidu, noting that his "legacy will live on".
Chennai, Feb 19 : Jr. NTR-starrer Telugu action-drama "Temper", which is directed by Puri Jagannadh, has collected a whopping Rs. 40 crore in its first week worldwide.
Chennai, Feb 19 : Actor-cum-doctor Rajasekar, who was treating producer D. Ramanaidu for the last few months using Palliative care and alternative therapy, said it was the veteran's family support that gave him the strength to survive.
Chennai, Feb 19 : Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan feels visionary producer D. Ramanaidu, who lost his battle to cancer Wednesday, should be truly considered a national producer and not restricted to one industry.
By Haricharan Pudipeddi, Hyderabad, Feb 18 : Coming from an agricultural family, he went on to become one of Indian cinema's most loved and respected producers -- Daggubati Ramanaidu's film journey, which lasted for five glorious decades, can inspire many generations to come.
Hyderabad, Feb 18 : Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan and the chief ministers of the two states have condoled the death of well-known filmmaker Daggubati Ramanaidu.
Hyderabad, Feb 18 : Renowned Indian film producer D. Ramanaidu, 79, who was undergoing treatment for prostate cancer, passed away at a hospital here Wednesday. His cremation will be held Thursday afternoon, his publicist said.
Hyderabad, Feb 18 : The Indian film industry plunged into gloom following the death of veteran producer D. Ramanaidu, who breathed his last here Wednesday.
Hyderabad, Feb 18 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu Wednesday expressed grief at the death of movie mogul D. Ramanaidu, and recalled his "immeasurable" contribution to cinema.
Hyderabad, Feb 18 : Renowned Telugu producer D. Ramanaidu, who holds the record of producing films in the maximum number of Indian languages, breathed his last here Wednesday. The Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner and Padma Bhushan awardee was 79.
By Haricharan Pudipeddi, Chennai, Feb 18 : Filmmaker Mohan Krishna Indraganti, who is looking forward to the release of Telugu crime-comedy "Bandipotu", says comedy is the most "difficult" and "underrated" genre to make films in.
Chennai, Feb 18 : Actress Aditi Chengappa says the experience of romancing two different heroes almost at the same time for upcoming Tamil-Telugu bilingual "Moone Moondru Vaarthai" was extremely challenging.
Chennai, Feb 16 : Model-turned-actress Aisha Sharma will be making her cinematic debut opposite actor Ram Pothineni in upcoming Telugu film "Shivam", which will be directed by debutant Srinivas Reddy.
Chennai, Feb 16 : Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, popular for his gangster and horror films, is making a comeback to the romance genre with upcoming Telugu drama "365 Days" after over a decade.
By Haricharan Pudipeddi : Film - "Temper"; Cast - Jr NTR, Kajal Aggarwal, Prakash Raj, Posani Krishna Murali, Jayaprakash Reddy, Ali, Saptagiri, Kovai Sarla and Rama Prabha; Director - Puri Jagannadh; Rating - ***
Chennai, Feb 14 : Producer Dil Raju has acquired the rights to the Telugu dubbed version of Mani Ratnam's upcoming Tamil romantic drama "Ok Kanmani". The film has been titled "Ok Bhangaram" in Telugu and is slated for release in April.
Chennai, Feb 12 : Actor-producer Akkineni Nagarjuna is set to team up with Tamil actor Karthi in a yet-untitled Telugu project that will be helmed by Vamsi Paidipally. He was so bowled over by Vamsi's script that he instantaneously agreed to do it.
Chennai, Feb 12 : Over 100 filmmakers have been shortlisted for the inaugural edition of the Vishnu Manchu Short Film Contest. Their works will now be watched and judged by a jury.
Chennai, Feb 12 : Actor Nandamuri Balakrishna's 99th Telugu film has been titled "Dictator". The film is expected to go on the floors soon and the makers are planning a late October Dussehra release.
Chennai, Feb 11 : Telugu actor Havish, who has been busy looking after his father's business over the last few months, says he is not avoiding films and that he will take out time if he comes across any interesting projects.
Hyderabad, Feb 11 : Actor Ram Charan Teja's yet-untitled next Telugu project with filmmaker Srinu Vaitla will go on the floors here March 5.
Hyderabad, Feb 10 : Veteran actress Saira Banu's niece Sayesha Saigal is set to make her Telugu debut in a yet-untitled film with actor Akkineni Nagarjuna's younger son Akhil, who is also being launched through this project.
Chennai, Feb 10 : The theatrical trailer of upcoming Telugu magnum opus "Rudhramadevi", which is a period drama about the reigning queen of Kakatiya dynasty, will be unveiled Feb 17 on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri.
Chennai, Feb 10 : Actress Kajal Aggarwal has known actor Junior NTR for a long time and she says she has witnessed lot of intensity in his performance ever since he became a father. The two will be seen in Friday's Telugu actioner "Temper".
Chennai, Feb 10 : Director Sujeeth, who struck gold with last year's Telugu directorial debut "Run Raja Run", will next team up with actor Prabhas Varma for a yet-untitled action-thriller in the language.
Chennai, Feb 10 : Actor Nandoo, who is not impressed with the response to his latest Telugu release "Pesarattu", says he is not discouraged. He said filmmaking is a "collective effort" and a single person can't be held accountable for the failure of a film.
Chennai, Feb 6 : Director AMR Ramesh says he wants to cast Manisha Koirala in his upcoming Tamil-Kannada bilingual "Game". He says he has met her and discussed the film's story with her. Now he's awaits the actress' nod.
Chennai, Feb 4 : Superstar Mahesh Babu has expressed interest in adopting his father's birth place Burripalem in Guntur district. He wants to give it a smart makeover.
Chennai, Feb 4 : Actor-producer Kalyan Ram, basking in the success of his Telugu hit "Pataas", says he's waiting for a script that can convince his brother NTR and uncle Balakrishna of the Nandamuri family to come together for a film.
Hyderabad, Feb 3 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allocate 500 MW to Telangana from surplus power available from the Eastern Grid in view of severe shortage of power in the coming four months.
Chennai, Feb 3 : Actor Akkineni Naga Chaitanya will next team up with director Chandoo Mondeti, who is currently basking in the success of his directorial debut "Karthikeya", in a yet-untitled Telugu project.
Chennai, Feb 3 : Popular Telugu actor Rajasekar, who is also a doctor by profession, has been attending to producer D. Ramanaidu, who has been suffering from prostate cancer, over the last few months.
Chennai, Feb 2 : Popular Telugu comedian Brahmanandam believes he has crossed the rare milestone of acting in 1,000 feature films, but isn't sure which film in particular marks that feat in his career.
Chennai, Feb 2 : Telugu audiences will get to see actor Gopichand in a never-seen-before avatar in upcoming action-comedy "Jill", says its director Radha Krishna Kumar. The actor has undergone a stylish makeover for the film.
Chennai, Feb 2 : A Telugu book titled "Nandamuri Shikharam", penned by Jagan, an ardent fan of actor Nandamuri Balakrishna, will be unveiled soon.
Chennai, Jan 31 : Well-known Telugu filmmakers such as Ram Gopal Varma, Deva Katta, BVS Ravi and Dasarath are on the jury for the Vishnu Manchu Short Film Contest for aspiring filmmakers.
Chennai, Jan 31 : Telugu actor Sampoornesh Babu, who will next be seen in upcoming Telugu comedy "Bandipotu", has landed an important role in Vikram-starrer Tamil action thriller "10 Enradhukulla".
Chennai, Jan 31 : Actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu, who has about six films in her kitty, has confirmed she's not starring in the Tamil-Telugu remake of last year's Malayalam blockbuster "Bangalore Days".
Chennai, Jan 31 : The regular shooting of actor Ravi Teja's Telugu actioner "Bengal Tiger" will roll from March 2 and the makers are planning to release the film in October.
Chennai, Jan 29 : Putting the rumour mills at rest, actress Swathi Reddy has clarified that she didn't decline an opportunity to work with actor Nagarjuna over money but due to her busy schedule and multiple projects.
Chennai, Jan 28 : Director P.B Manjunath says real life cyber crimes inspired forthcoming Telugu film "Ladies and Gentlemen", which is about the role of the internet and its impact on human lives and emotions.
Chennai, Jan 28 : After a series of flops, actor-producer Kalyan Ram has tasted success in the form of his latest Telugu release "Pataas", which is turning out to be a sleeper hit. The film has minted about Rs. 8 crore in its opening weekend.
Hyderabad, Jan 28 : Actress Swathi Reddy, who is basking in the success of "Karthikeya", is being considered for the sequel to last year's Telugu sleeper hit "Geethanjali". The rest of the cast is expected to be finalised soon.
Hyderabad, Jan 27 : Veteran Telugu actor Kota Srinivasa Rao, who was awarded the Padma Shri on the eve of Republic Day, was felicitated here Monday on the sets of a yet-untitled Telugu film by director Trivikram.
Chennai, Jan 26 : Putting a full stop to marriage rumours surrounding actor Manchu Manoj, his father and actor-producer Mohan Babu has confirmed that his second son is indeed getting ready to wed soon.
Chennai, Jan 26 : The talkie portion of the most anticipated Telugu-Tamil magnum opus "Baahubali" has been finally wrapped up and the team has started work on its post-production, with special focus on visual effects.