By Haricharan Pudipeddi : Film - "Dohchay"; Cast - Naga Chaitanya, Kriti Sanon, Pooja Ramachandran, Posani Krishna Murali, Brahmanandam, Saptagiri and Ravi Babu; Director - Sudheer Varma; Rating - **1/2
Hyderabad, April 24 : More than 35,000 cadres of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) are attending the party's plenary, which began here on Friday morning amid fanfare.
Chennai, April 24 : Actor Nara Rohit is set to reprise Sivakarthikeyan's role in the yet untitled Telugu remake of Tamil blockbuster "Maan Karate".
Chennai, April 24 : Actor Allu Arjun, who is currently basking in the success of Telugu hit "Son of Satyamurthy", will next team up with director Boyapati Srinu for a yet untitled project in the language.
Kurnool (Hyderabad), April 24 : Budding Telugu actress Neetu Agarwal, who has worked in the movie "Prema Prayanam", has been booked in the red sanders case after police found out that money was transferred from her bank account to a red sanders smuggler.
Chennai, April 23 : Veteran writer K.V. Vijayendra Prasad, who is popular for his work in Telugu films such as "Magadheera", "Vikramarkudu" and upcoming "Baahubali", will be wielding the megaphone for a yet-untitled project to be made in Kannada, Tamil and Telugu.
Chennai, April 23 : Actor-producer Nandamuri Kalyan Ram will produce his uncle Nandamuri Balakrishna's 100th Telugu film, which is tentatively titled "Dictator" and will be helmed by Boyapati Srinu.
New Delhi, April 22 : Actor-politician Manchu Mohan Babu, along with his family, visited Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Parliament House here on Tuesday to invite him for the wedding of his second son Manchu Manoj.
Chennai, April 22 : Director Sudheer Varma, who is awaiting the release of Telugu con-comedy "Dohchay" on Friday, says he had the project in mind even before he made his first film "Swamy Ra Ra".
Chennai, April 21 : Debutant director Siva Ganesh says forthcoming Telugu crime-comedy "Kai Raja Kai" will be a different film from Maruthi Talkies banner, mostly known for making romantic and adult comedies.
Chennai, April 20 : Actor Naga Chaitanya says the forthcoming con thriller "Dohchay", which releases in theatres on Friday, is a step towards new age cinema -- the kind Telugu audience hasn't experienced before.
Chennai, April 18 : Actress Sri Divya, who has mostly featured in simple, girl-next-door roles in her career in southern cinema so far, says she doesn't mind the tag as it suits her personality.
Chennai, April 15 : Superstar Mahesh Babu and southern actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu have been roped in for the third time in upcoming yet-untitled Telugu project, which will be helmed by Srikanth Addala.
Chennai, April 15 : Actor-producer Akkineni Nagarjuna has rubbished rumours about any plans to float a new entertainment channel called Manam TV.
Chennai, April 14 : Actor Harshvardhan Rane, who was last seen in Telugu horror film "Avunu 2", has been roped in to play a special role in Ravi Teja and Raashi Khanna-starrer "Bengal Tiger", which is currently on the floors.
Chennai, April 14 : Director Sriwass is busy with pre-production work of actor Nandamuri Balakrishna's yet-untitled 99th Telugu film. Contrary to the reports, he says they're yet to zero in on the leading ladies for the film.
Chennai, April 13 : Directing a nine-year-old, who plays the lead in forthcoming Telugu psychological horror-thriller "Budugu", was a challenge for Manmohan.
Chennai, April 13 : Veteran southern actress Sukanya has been roped in to essay an important role in superstar Mahesh Babu's next yet-untitled Telugu project, which is currently on floors in Malaysia.
Chennai, April 11 : Actor Allu Arjun-starrer Telugu family drama "S/O Satyamurthy" has raked in a whopping Rs.33.35 crore worldwide on first two days of its release.
Chennai, April 11 : Actor Junior NTR is likely to play the lead in the Telugu remake of A.R Murugadoss-directed Tamil blockbuster "Kaththi" that was released last year.
Chennai, April 11 : The digitally restored and re-mastered version of Ram Gopal Varma's cult Telugu film "Siva" will be re-released in cinemas on May 15. The makers spent over a year on the restoration process.
By Haricharan Pudipeddi : Film - "S/O Satyamurthy"; Cast - Allu Arjun, Prakash Raj, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Nitya Menen, Adah Sharma, Rao Ramesh, Rajendra Prasad, Upendra, Sampath Raj, M.S. Narayana, Brahmanadam; Director - Trivikram; Rating - **
Chennai, April 8 : Filmmaker Trivikram says his forthcoming Telugu release "S/O Satyamurthy" is an ode to every father.
Hyderabad, April 7 : After landing an opportunity to groove for a special song in S.S. Rajamoulia's magnum opus "Baahubali", model-turned-actress Nora Fatehi will next feature in an item song in Telugu action-comedy "Kick 2".
Chennai, April 6 : Filmmaker Gunasekhar says although upcoming Telugu period film "Rudhramadevi" is the eponymous story of the warrior queen, it's not entirely a war film. He says it's also a romantic drama.
Chennai, April 6 : Actor Sumanth Ashwin is currently busy shooting for a yet-untitled Telugu project, which is being produced as well as directed by his filmmaker father M.S. Raju. This is the second time the father-son duo has teamed up.
Chennai, April 1 : Actress Rakul Preet Singh is on a roll. After signing actor Ram Charan Teja's next yet-untitled Telugu project, she has now signed another project in the language with actor Junior NTR.
Chennai, March 31 : Actor Nithiin Reddy is all set to team up with filmmaker Puri Jagannadh for the second time in a yet-untitled Telugu film that is expected to go on the floors later this year.
Chennai, March 30 : Actor Harshvardhan Rane says the thrills and chills in forthcoming Telugu horror "Avunu 2" will be many notches higher than what audiences experienced in the prequel, which released in 2012.
Chennai, March 29 : Actress Tamannaah Bhatia is most likely to replace Shruti Haasan, who recently walked out of a yet-untitled Tamil-Telugu bilingual being produced by PVP Cinema. The film also features actors Karthi and Akkineni Nagarjuna.
Chennai, March 29 : Actress Chandini, who was last seen in Telugu action-drama "Kaalicharan", is busy with four projects in her kitty and is happy with the way her career is shaping.
By Haricharan Pudipeddi : Film - "Jil"; Cast - Gopichand, Raashi Khanna, Kabir Singh, Harish Uthaman, Posani Krishna Murali, Brahmaji, Chalapathi Rao and Srinivas Avasarala; Director - Radha Krishna Kumar; Rating - **
Hyderabad, March 28 : Popular Telugu writer Kona Venkat and producer D.V.V Danayya were robbed at knifepoint here when they were returning home from a party late at night.
Chennai, March 27 : Actor Ram Pothineni, who is busy shooting for Telugu romantic-comedy "Pandaga Chesko", has signed two yet-untitled projects in the language.
Hyderabad, March 27 : Actress Nora Fatehi, who has worked in films such as "Roar: The Tigers of Sunderbans" and "Crazy Cukkad Family", has been signed for a special song in S.S. Rajamouli's magnum opus "Baahubali".
Chennai, March 26 : Actor Sai Dharam Tej, who comes from megastar Chiranjeevi's clan, says he doesn't feel any pressure of belonging to the prestigious family. But he is aware of his responsibility of living up to the family's reputation.
London, March 25 : Actor-politician Manchu Mohan Babu will be felicitated by Telugu Association of London (TAL) on Saturday here for his contribution to the field of entertainment for over four decades.
Chennai, March 25 : Director Praveen Sattaru, who was disappointed with the box-office prospects of his National Award-winning Telugu drama "Chandamama Kathalu", said the prestigious honour came at the right time and boosted his morale.
Hyderabad, March 23 : Two public sector banks have issued notices to leading Telugu actor Akkineni Nagarjuna's film studio to recover loans amounting to Rs.62 crore. The actor is hopeful of resolving the issue in a few days.
Chennai, March 23 : The style factor in Gopichand-starrer Telugu actioner "Jil" will differentiate it from the actor's earlier outings, says its director Radha Krishna, who adds he couldn't have pulled off the project without the support of his hero.
Chennai, March 23 : Actress Raashi Khanna has rubbished rumours that she's doing an item number in actor Akkineni Akhil's yet-untitled Telugu project.
Chennai, March 23 : Producer Dil Raju says he had suggested the title "Ok Bangaram" for the Telugu version of filmmaker Mani Ratnam's upcoming Tamil romantic-drama "Ok Kanmani", which will release in cinemas in April.
Chennai, March 19 : Filmmaker Sukumar's next Telugu outing with actor Junior NTR will go on the floors in London next month.
Chennai, March 19 : Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna has rubbished rumours about being part of the Telugu remake of recent Kannada hit "Mythri". Although he said he really liked the film, he's not doing the remake for now.
Chennai, March 18 : Popular Telugu comedian Brahmanandam, who has over 1,000 films to his credit, says he is cutting down on offers to concentrate on penning his autobiography, which he plans to finish by this year-end.
Chennai, March 18 : Director Nag Ashwin says actor Nani took a giant leap in terms of performance in forthcoming Telugu film "Yevade Subramanyam", which is not an easy film to accept as the story has no point of reference.
Chennai, March 17 : Actress Saiyami Kher's long wait is finally coming to an end as her much-delayed Telugu debut project "Rey" is finally releasing. Although slightly disappointed about the delay, she says all good things take time.
Chennai, March 17 : Telugu actor Allu Arjun will be making his Hindi debut in upcoming dance film "AnyBody Can Dance 2". A proficient dancer, Arjun will be seen in a cameo appearance showcasing his dancing prowess.
Chennai, March 16 : Debutante director Srinivas says had it not been for the willingness of producer Sai Korrapati to experiment, his forthcoming Telugu action-drama "Tungabhadra" would not have been made.
Hyderabad, March 15 : Following the death of nearly 15 popular Telugu artists in recent, members of Telugu filmdom have decided to perform the Mruthyunjaya Homam.
Hyderabad, March 14 : Gold jewellery worth Rs. 15 lakh was stolen from the residence of Telugu filmmaker Puri Jagannath while he was away shooting, police said Saturday.
Chennai, March 11 : Popular Telugu star Allu Arjun, who worked under director Pradeep Sarkar for a new TV commercial, says it was a fun and exciting experience working with the acclaimed filmmaker.
Mysore, March 11 : Actor-producer Akkineni Nagarjuna shot a crucial portion of his upcoming Telugu film "Soggade Chinni Nayana" here at a 1500-year-old Vishnu temple.
Chennai, March 9 : Bollywood actress Zarine Khan, who has worked in films such as "Veer" and "Housefull 2", is set to make her Telugu debut in a yet-untitled film opposite actor Meka Srikanth.
Chennai, March 9 : Actor Nani has dubbed for Dulquer Salmaan, who plays the lead in filmmaker Mani Ratnam's Telugu romantic-drama "Ok Bhangaram".
Chennai, March 5 : If sources are to be believed, actors Daggubati Venkatesh and Ravi Teja are likely to team up for the Telugu remake of last year's Tamil blockbuster "Jilla", which featured Mohan Lal and Vijay in the lead roles.
Chennai, March 4 : Cinematographer-turned-director Karthik Gattamneni says shooting his forthcoming Telugu directorial debut "Surya Vs Surya", mostly at night, was extremely challenging.
Chennai, March 4 : Actor Nikhil Siddhartha plans to take a short break to pursue a film course in the US post the release of forthcoming Telugu romantic-comedy "Surya Vs Surya".
Chennai, March 2 : Actor-politician Pawan Kalyan will produce a Telugu film tentatively titled "Sardar" with his nephew Ram Charan, said a source close to the former.
Chennai, March 2 : Actress Surabhi will shed her pretty and girl-next-door image when filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma's Telugu actioner "Attack" releases. She will be seen upping the glamour quotient in her role as a mechanic.