Chennai, Aug 2 : Actress Pranitha Subhash has been roped in to play the leading lady opposite actor Aadi Pudipeddi in upcoming Telugu romantic-drama "Chuttalabbayi", which was launched earlier this month.
Chennai, July 25 : The makers of superstar Mahesh Babu's forthcoming family drama "Srimanthudu" will release the Tamil dubbed version titled "Selvandhan" along with the Telugu version on August 7.
Chennai, July 25 : Actress Mannara, who was last seen in Hindi erotic thriller "Zid", has been roped in to play the leading lady in comedian-turned-hero Sunil's yet-untitled next Telugu outing, which will go on floors in August.
Chennai, July 23 : The remaining portion of the second part in the "Baahubali" franchise will resume on September 15, says its lead actor Prabhas.
Chennai, July 23 : Actor Allari Naresh, who is considered as one of the best comedians in Telugu filmdom, says comedy comes so naturally to him that he doesn't have to put in extra effort to make it work.
Rajahmundry (Andhra Pradesh), July 22 : Actor-politician Chiranjeevi along with his father-in-law Allu Aravind and nephew Allu Sirish on Wednesday took a holy dip in the Godavari river as part of the ongoing Maha Pushkaralu.
Chennai, July 22 : The Guinness World Records on Wednesday approved the poster created during the audio launch of S.S Rajamouli's magnum opus "Baahubali" in Kochi on June 27 as the world's largest poster.
Chennai, July 22 : Debutante Sayyeshaa, grandniece of veteran Bollywood actress Saira Banu, says she considers herself extremely lucky to be launched in Telugu filmdom by filmmaker V.V. Vinayak in an upcoming yet-untitled project, co-starring actor Akkineni Nagarjuna's second son Akhil.
Hyderabad, July 22 : The audio launch of Sai Dharam Tej-starrer "Subrahmanyam for Sale" will take place here on August 22 on actor-politician Chiranjeevi's birthday, it was announced here Wednesday.
Chennai, July 22 : Actor Aadi Pinisetty, who was last seen in Tamil thriller "Yagavarayinum Naa Kaakka", has been reportedly roped in to play the antagonist in actor Allu Arjun's next yet-untitled Telugu project.
Mumbai, July 21 : Actor Rana Daggubati is feeling overwhelmed by fans' response to his latest release "Baahubali - The Beginning" and has thanked them.
Chennai, July 21 : Writer-director K.V Vijayendra Prasad says the success of S.S Rajamouli-directed "Baahubali" should be celebrated as an achievement in Indian cinema and should not be restricted to one language or industry alone.
Chennai, July 21 : Prabhas has finally decided to go on a much deserved holiday after nearly three years of hard work for S.S. Rajamouli-directed "Baahubali". The Telugu star along with a group of friends will soon head to Europe for a short trip.
Chennai, July 20 : Popular producer D. Suresh Babu has been elected as the new president of Telugu Film Chamber of Commerce, said a source.
Chennai, July 19 : S.S. Rajamouli's magnum opus "Baahubali" has become the first south Indian film to enter the Rs.300 crore club in just nine days, confirms a trade analyst. It has surpassed the previous record held by superstar Rajinikanth's "Enthiran", which had collected approximately Rs.290 crore at the box office.
Chennai, July 17 : It took S.S. Rajamouli's magnum opus "Baahubali - The Beginning" just five days to enter the Rs.200 crore club worldwide, making it the fastest Indian film to achieve the rare feat. It has set several new records, has proved that a film need not always require a superstar to become a blockbuster and has successfully blurred the line between southern cinema and Bollywood.
Chennai, July 17 : Superstar Mahesh Babu says he never expected a Telugu film such as "Baahubali - The Beginning" to shatter all box office records worldwide and added that he is proud of its creator, S.S. Rajamouli.
Hyderabad, July 16 : Veteran Telugu playback singer V. Ramakrishna, who was reportedly undergoing treatment for cancer for quite some time, breathed his last on Wednesday at his residence here. He was 68.
Chennai, July 15 : Actor Suriya is set to team up with Telugu filmmaker Trivikram Srinivas for a yet-untitled Telugu-Tamil bilingual, which is most likely to go on the floor next year.
Chennai, July 15 : S.S. Rajamouli's magnum opus "Baahubali", which is turning out to be the biggest south Indian blockbuster, has entered the Rs.200 crore club worldwide in just five days since its release, setting another new record.
Chennai, July 14 : Filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli, buoyed by the response to his latest release "Baahubali", says he never anticipated the kind of support audiences have lent to the film, which turned out to be India's biggest opener. He said the entire team behind the film is overjoyed.
Chennai, July 13 : After marching into the Rs.100 club within an astounding two days of its release, filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli's magnum opus "Baahubali - The Beginning" minted close to Rs.140 crore in its first weekend. Its international business is also turning out to be "record-smashing", say trade gurus.
Chennai, July 13 : S.S. Rajamouli's magnum opus "Baahubali - The Beginning" has become the fastest Indian film to enter the Rs.100 crore club within two days since its release and is marching towards the Rs.200 crore club globally.
Chennai, July 13 : Tamil actor Arun Vijay, who emerged as a promising antagonist with Gautham Vasudev Menon's Tamil thriller "Yennai Arindhaal", has landed another opportunity to play the baddie in actor Ram Charan's yet-untitled next Telugu outing.
Hyderabad, July 12 : S.S. Rajamouli's "Baahubali", which has emerged the biggest opener in the country, broke new technological boundaries and presented many creative challenges to its cinematographer K.K. Senthil Kumar, who spent hundreds of manhours on the film over a period of 24 months.
Chennai, July 12 : Filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli's latest magnum opus "Baahubali: The Beginning", which has turned out to be India's biggest opener, has taken the box office by storm by crushing many existing records.
Mumbai/Chennai, July 11 : Filmmaker S.S Rajamouli's magnum opus "Baahubali: The Beginning", the first part in a two-part war drama, has grossed approximately Rs.60 crore on its release day worldwide and filmmaker Karan Johar believes the film has emerged as "the highest opener ever".
Hyderabad, Jul 11 : Film - "Baahubali - The Beginning"; Cast - Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannah Bhatia, Nasser, Ramya Krishnan, Prabhakar, Rohini; Director - S.S Rajamouli; Rating -***
Mumbai, Jul 10 : Film - "Bahubali - The Beginning"; Language - Hindi dubbed version; Cast - Prabhas Raju, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah Bhatia, Nasser, Ramya Krishna, Satya Raj, Sudeep, Adavi Sesh, Tanikella Bharani and Rohini; Director - S.S. Rajamouli; Rating - ***
Chennai, July 10 : Filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli's magnum opus "Baahubali", which has released worldwide on Friday and has already garnered good response, is facing release woes in Kerala due to the wrath of the state's Film Exhibitor's Federation.
Chennai, July 8 : Filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli, whose highly anticipated magnum opus "Baahubali" - which he calls his tribute to Indian epic Mahabharat - releases in cinemas on Friday, says the creative success of his film is more important than its box office prospects.
Chennai, July 8 : Ahead of the release of S.S. Rajamouli's magnum opus "Baahubali" on Friday, the team has joined hands with key members of Telugu film fraternity to fight piracy and has launched a tirade against pirates.
Chennai, July 7 : The release of S.S. Rajamouli's highly anticipated Rs.250 crore multilingual motion picture "Baahubali" in Dolby Atmos will encourage more number of Indian filmmakers to adopt the latest sound technology to provide engaging cinema experience, says Pankaj Kedia of Dolby Laboratories.
London, July 6 : Actor Junior NTR's 25th Telugu film, tentatively titled "NTR 25", will go on floors here on Monday.
Chennai, July 6 : Filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli, the man behind one of India's biggest motion picture "Baahubali", will collaborate with superstar Mahesh Babu for a Telugu project, which was announced a few years ago.
Chennai, July 3 : Actress Sonal Chauhan, seen opposite actor Nandamuri Balakrishna in Telugu blockbuster "Legend", has again teamed up with the veteran actor in his upcoming 99th film "Dictator" in the language.
Chennai, July 3 : Filmmaker Trivikram Srinivas may soon collaborate with actor Akkineni Naga Chaitanya in his next yet-untitled Telugu directorial, according to a source.
Chennai, June 30 : Debutant director Sushanth Reddy says forthcoming Telugu release "Superstar Kidnap", a crime-comedy about kidnapping Mahesh Babu, is a conceptual film not intended to cash in the popularity of the star actor.
Chennai, June 30 : Southern actress Priyamani, who has mostly featured in glamorous roles, has for the first time in her career donned a khaki uniform in a yet-untitled Telugu-Kannada bilingual, which is directed by composer-director R.P. Patnaik.
Mumbai, June 29 : The team of SS Rajamouli's 'Baahubali' was trying to create a world record. They were attempting to break the existing record for the biggest poster in the world in the Guiness Book of World Records and Limca Book of World Records.
Hyderabad, June 22 : Filmmaker Puri Jagannadh's next Telugu directorial with actor Varun Tej has been titled "Loafer", and will go on floors here from July 1.
Mumbai, June 21 : Stories doing the rounds were that actress Tamannaah Bhatia had to lose weight for her intense fighting scenes in epic drama "Baahubali" but she says she had to instead gain weight for the film.
Chennai, June 20 : Veteran actor Rajendra Prasad has been roped in to play co-star Junior NTR's father in his upcoming tentatively titled Telugu outing "Maa Nanna Ku Prema Tho".
Chennai, June 20 : Popular television artist Sharad Kelkar, who was last seen in Marathi film "Lai Bhaari", will be making his Telugu debut as the antagonist in upcoming film "Gabbar Singh 2".
Chennai, June 16 : Actor Amitash Pradhan will be making his Telugu debut in filmmaker Srinu Vaitla's next-untitled outing with Ram Charan.
Chennai, June 15 : Actor Nara Rohit, who was seen in Telugu actioner "Asura", will lose weight for his role as a boxer in the yet-untitled Telugu remake of Tamil film "Maan Karate".
Hyderabad, June 12 : Amala Akkineni, who plays a pivotal role in "Hamari Adhuri Kahani", watched the Mohit Suri directorial with her star husband Nagarjuna here on their wedding anniversary.
Chennai, June 12 : Model-turned-actress Disha Patani will be making her Telugu debut in filmmaker Puri Jagannadh's yet-untitled next directorial with Varun Tej. The film will go on the floors later this month.
Chennai, June 11 : Filmmaker Sukumar's next Telugu directorial with actor Junior NTR will go on floors on June 17 in London. He is currently busy scouting suitable locations in Britain for the film, which will be predominantly shot abroad.
Chennai, June 11 : Telugu director Viplove Koneti, whose directorial debut "Hithudu" is lined up for release, has brushed aside rumours about his sudden demise. He says he has been down due to ill-health, but is very much alive.
Chennai, June 10 : Actor Sharwanand, who was last seen in Telugu drama "Malli Malli Idi Rani Roju", will simultaneously shoot for two yet-untitled Telugu films that he has signed.
Hyderabad, June 10 : The highly anticipated audio launch of "Baahubali: The Beginning" is scheduled to take place here on Saturday on a grand note. As many as 50,000 fans are expected to attend the audio launch.
Chennai, June 10 : Actress Charmme Kaur, who plays a sex worker in forthcoming Telugu release "Jyothi Lakshmi", lost about 11 kg for a curvaceous body to fit in the role.
Chennai, June 8 : Director Sai Kiran Adivi says his forthcoming Telugu release "Kerintha", which releases in theatres on Friday, will present a slice-of-life story with characters that will be etched in the minds of the audiences.
Chennai, June 8 : Actress Reshmi Menon, who has worked in Tamil films such as "Burma" and "Urumeen", has signed a yet-untitled Telugu film, which will be helmed by Ramana Mallam.
Chennai, June 7 : Filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli, who is awaiting release of his highly anticipated multilingual film "Baahubali", believes it will be an achievement if Indian cinema can produce Hollywood quality content within limited budget.
Chennai, June 7 : Filmmaker Trivikram Srinivas, who is currently enjoying the success of his latest release "S/O Satyamurthy", is most likely to team up with actor Junior NTR in his next Telugu directorial.
New Jersey, June 6 : Telugu actress Aarthi Agarwal passed away in a private hospital here on Saturday due to cardiac arrest, her manager said. She was 31.
Chennai, June 6 : Actress Anushka Shetty says she didn't seek the help of a body double for the action sequences in upcoming Telugu action-drama "Baahubali" as she wanted the scenes to be as authentic as possible.
Panaji, June 2 : A small time Telugu film actress was rescued from a prostitution racket and her pimp arrested in a raid at a five-star hotel here in Goa, police said on Tuesday.