Telugu Cinema News

Telugu Movie Review: Andala Rakshasi (2012)
The genre of the movie is sweet romance but it ends up in a tragedy. Read Full Story

Telugu Movie Review: Devudu Chesina Manushulu (2012)
Radhika Rajamani of Rediff says: Puri Jagannadh's Devudu Chesina Manushulu is devoid of a storyline and is a half-baked film with poor characterization. Read Full Story

Telugu Movie Review: Julai (2012)
Julai leaves a heartwarming feel in its audiences. The lead pair of Allu Arjun and Ileana D'Cruz gave a power pack performance. Read Full Story

Telugu Movie Review: Sudigadu (2012)
Allari Naresh's performance as Shiva is heart rendering. Sudigadu is the Telugu remake of Tamil movie Thamizh Padam. Read Full Story

Telugu Movie Review: Srimannarayana (2012)
Director Ravi Kumar Chavali has made Srimannarayana to be a mass entertainer. Srimannarayana released on august 30th 2012 and collected 8.5 crores on the first day, from box office. Read Full Story

Southern star Nagarjuna turns 53
Southern star Nagarjuna, who has won two National Awards, turns a year older. Read Full Story

Actor-politician Chiranjeevi turns 57
Southern star turned politician Chiranjeevi, who was born in 1955 on 22nd August, turned 57 on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Ram, Upasana planning short honeymoon
Hyderabad, June 15 : Newlyweds actor Ram Charan Teja and his wife Upasana Kamineni are likely to take a four-day break for their honeymoon and go somewhere in India only to live some moments of togetherness. Read Full Story

Rs 35 cr found at residence of Chiranjeevi's daughter
Chennai, May 14 : Around 35 cartons with Rs. 35 crore in cash stuffed in it were recovered from the house of actor-turned-politician Chiranjeevi's daughter Sushmita in Chennai, media reports said on Monday. Read Full Story

Mahesh Babu shoots daredevil stunts
Mumbai, Mar 19 : Southern superstar Mahesh Babu will be seen doing some daredevil stunts in a television advertisement for soft drink brand Thums Up this summer. Read Full Story

Dookudu makes good business at box office
Hyderabad, Sept 29 : Southern star Mahesh Babu created magic at the box-office with his biggest Telugu blockbuster of the season 'Dookudu' that earned over a million dollar in two days in US. Read Full Story

Titan Eye Plus launches new showroom
Kolkata, Mar 14 : Tollywood actress Arunima Ghosh on Tuesday inaugurated the latest eyewear showroom from Titan Eye Plus. Read Full Story

Movie Stills: Vastadu Naa Raju
January 29, 2011 : Banner : 24 Frames Factory (P) Ltd Read Full Story

Movie Stills: Aha Naa Pellanta
January 29, 2011 : Banner : AK Entertainments Read Full Story

Jai Bolo Telangana Gets 'A' Certificate From Censor Board After Lots Of Disruption
January 28, 2011 : Director N.Shankar's upcoming film Telugu film Jai Bolo Telangana has been finally granted an 'A' certificate by the Censor Board. There have been lots of disruptions in the screening of other Telugu movies because of the delay of the censoring of this film. Read Full Story

Tollywood Hits And Flops So Far This Year
January 28, 2011 : About seven Tollywood films from the Telugu industry have already been churned out, and the scene is neither heart warming not fatal. While only two films have done well at the box-office, there are more which have got critical acclaim, but missed the commercial success. Read Full Story

Mahesh Babu And Puri Jagannath Team Up Again For The Businessman
January 27, 2011 : Tollywood director Puri Jagannath is again going to team up with his Pokiri hero Mahesh Babu. The duo will unite for the upcoming film titled The Businessman, which will come with the tagline 'Guns don't need arguments'. The concerned film is likely to start rolling in May. Read Full Story

Sonu Sood: Being Cop Is The Only Way To Make A Mark In The Industry
January 27, 2011 : Sonu Sood has played diverse roles in films, from being a prince in a periodic film to the corrupt politician. But the actor feels that one can make a mark in the industry only after essaying a role of a cop. In spite of getting good reviews for playing the role of Chhedi Singh in 'Dabaang', Sood was more interested in playing a cop. Read Full Story

Sourav Ganguly, Bhaichung Bhutia attend green photo show
Kolkata, Jan 26 : Cricketer Sourav Ganguly and soccer star Bhaichung Bhutia turned up along with Tollywood star Prosenjit at a photography exhibition by ace lensman Utpaal Sorkkar here at a city hotel. Read Full Story

Pride Of Telugu Cinema, Nageshwara Rao Gets Padma Vibhushan
January 26, 2011 : Akkineni Nageshwara Rao has been awarded yet another honour by the government of India. Recognizing his contribution to the growth of Telugu Film industry both by being an actor par excellence and producer, the government announced the Padma Vibhushan for him on January 25. The award adds to the already existing list of prestigious awards he has won both by the film industry and the government. Read Full Story

'Tamil Movie, 'Villu', To Be Remade In Telugu Titled 'Yama Kantri'
January 25, 2011 : 'Villu' was a Tamil movie that released in 2009 and was directed by Prabhu Deva, with the movie having the Tamil superstars, Vijay and Nayantara, as the protagonists. It is now being dubbed as 'Yama Kantri' (YK) in Telugu by G. Usharani of GDR Media. The Telugu version's music has been executed by Devi Sri Prasad, with the initiation of the film's audio on January 31. YK will enter the theaters by the second week of February. Read Full Story

Movie Stills: Wanted
January 25, 2011 : Banner : Bhavya Creations Read Full Story

Pawan Kalyan Takes Chulbul Pandey To Tollywood
January 25, 2011 : Tollywood superstar Pawan Kalyan is all set to take Bollywood's super cool character Chulbul Pandey to Tollywood. The actor is going to debut as a producer by remaking the Telugu version of the superhit hit Hindi film of 2010 Dabangg. Read Full Story

Gopichand Will Be The Kaavalan
January 25, 2011 : Gopichand has put the entire buzz to rest about Balakrishna being part of the Kaavalan. Bellamkonda Suresh is going to produce the Telugu version of the Malayalam hit film Bodyguard. The original flick had Dileep and Nayantara in it as the lead pair and for both the Tamil and the Malayalam versions, the helm of the direction was held by Siddique. Read Full Story

Ram Gopal Varma Pays Nothing To Cast And Crew For His Next Telugu Flick
January 25, 2011 : After offering an action flick like Rakhta Charitram for his Telugu viewers, filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma is all set to entertain his viewers with an experimental commercial project. The director will include only a five member crew and present-day digital technology for shooting this film in only five days. Read Full Story

Popular Actress Yamuna Caught Red Handed
January 25, 2011 : Yamuna, the popular actress who has been seen in many films and serials and was well appreciated for her roles in popular daily soaps has reportedly been caught red handed in a prostitution racket. Read Full Story

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Nagarjuna Working Faithfully In The Gym To Fashion The Desired 'Six Pack Abs'
January 22, 2011: Nagarjuna is one the prominent actors of the Telugu film industry, who has also enacted characters praiseworthily in some Hindi and Tamil films of the past. His Hindi films have been appreciated ones largely such as Khuda Gawah, Criminal, Shiva, Drohi, etc. Read Full Story

Tarun To Be Seen Next In A Political Love Story 'Yuddham'
January 21, 2011 : For all the fans of the cute chocolate boy from the south, Tarun, here is a piece of good news. He is starring in a new love story called Yuddham. This film has Bharati Ganesh, of Amayakudu fame in the director's chair. Yami Gautam, a new star in the block will make her debut in Yuddham as the female lead. Srihari also plays a pivotal role in the film as the heroine's brother. The film is about the clash between a student leader and a politician. Music for the film will be composed by Chakri. Read Full Story

Is Bellamkonda Suresh On The Verge Of Remaking Kaavalan?
January 20, 2011 : Bellamkonda Suresh is one of the foremost producers of the Telugu film industry. As per some reports in the South Indian entertainment media, Suresh has acquired the remake rights of the most recent Tamil blockbuster, Kaavalan, which has, as its central characters, Vijay and Asin. The Tamil film fraternity is commonly labeled as Kollywood. More particulars about the Telugu remake are likely in the near future. Read Full Story

Anushka Back To Sizzle With Nagarjuna
January 18, 2011 : Anushka Shetty is ready to sizzle on-screen with Nagarjuna again, if the reports are to be believed. The south Indian beauty inspite of having her kitty filled with Tamil and Telugu films readily jumped into the project starring Nagarjuna. It is said that Anushka's friendship with the hero is the reason for her to do the film. Read Full Story

Prakash Raj's 'Payanam' On February 4
January 14, 2011 : Having waited for a very long time, Prakash Raj has finally decided to release his long-awaited production Payanam on February 4. The bilingual film starring Nagarjuna and Prakash Raj in lead roles was supposed to hit screens for Diwali 2010, but remained inside cans due to lots of continuous releases in both Tamil and Telugu. Now as the makers have found February to be the favorable time, they have decided to get it released by the first week. Read Full Story

Movie Preview: Anaganaga O Dheerudu
January 13, 2011 (Sampurn Wire): Director: Prakash Rao Kovelamudi. Read Full Story

Bengali audience love to watch good products: Prasenjit
His film 'Moner Manush' has already won the hearts of audience. Now Tollywood actor Prasenjit Chatterjee will be seen as a special jury on the TV reality show 'Takkar', that will feature scores of talents ranging from dance, magic and comedy to drama, recitation and singing. IBNS correspondent Supriyo Hazra caught up with the actor in an informal chat on the sets of 'Takkar'. Read Full Story

Naga-Tamannaah Starrer Film Almost Ready To Roll Out!
January 12, 2011 : Superstar Akkineni Nagarjuna's son Naga Chaitanya and the super beautiful Tamannaah Bhatia starrer Telegu movie, which was being shot for a long time now is finally coming towards an end. Almost 90pc of the movie has been finished and it would take just a few more months for the final product to be released to the audience. The movie is being produced by Bunny Vasu and directed by Sukumar under the banner of Geetha Arts. The final leg of the movie is being shot at Hyderabad. With Devi Sri Prasad taking care of the musical aspects and Prasad and Hari Prasad taking care of the Cinematography and screenplay respectively, it seems like this one is going to be a biggie. Read Full Story

Uday Kiran's Long Pending 'Nuvvekkadunte Nenakkadunta' Releasing Finally
January 11, 2011 : Tollywood actor Uday Kiran, who had his last release in Telugu in 2008, is finally having a release in January. After Ekaloveyudu, Uday started working on Nuvvekkadunte Nenakkadunta but its release remained pending for some time. Now, the film is finally releasing in this month. Read Full Story

Is Shruti Hassan Dating Her Co-Star Siddharth?
January 10, 2011 : Actress Shruti Haasan, the multi-talented daughter of veteran superstar Kamal Haasan, is hitting headlines these days for some personal reasons! The actress is making her Telugu debut with Anaganaga Oka Dheerudu but that is not the news. It is her close association with co-star Siddharth that makes things spicy for the fans. Read Full Story

Chiranjeevi's Return To Cinema Put On Hold
January 8, 2011 : Telugu film actor Chiranjeevi will not make a return to the film world any time soon. According to earlier reports in the media, Chiranjeevi's comeback project, to be produced by his son Ram Charan Teja, was scheduled to go on floors in the month of February this year. Read Full Story

'Graduate' Movie Review: A Feel Good College Outing
January 7, 2011 : Film: Graduate, Director: Prasad Rayala Read Full Story

Lakshmi Rai To Return To Tollywood
January 7, 2011 : Actress Lakshmi Rai had virtually vanished from the Telugu movie scenario after she started work and subsequently tasted success in the Malayalam film industry. Read Full Story

I Want To Do More Commercial Films: Sumanth
January 7, 2011 : Telugu film actor Sumanth is looking forward to being a part of more commercial ventures this year. Read Full Story

'Jai Bolo Telengana' Movie Preview: History Retold
January 6, 2011 : Film: Jai Bolo Telengana,
Director: N Shankar, Cast: Jagapathi Babu, Smruthi Irani. The first Friday of the New Year has the South Indian film industry offering a piece from history. Jai Bolo Telengana is director N.Shankar's take on the history of the region which has its mention in the Indian epic story of Ramayana. Read Full Story

Rao Ramesh Survives A Fatal Accident On Badrinath Sets
January 6, 2011 : Renowned Tollywood actor Rao Ramesh has recently got rebirth while shooting for his next film Badrinath on a massive set of Takshasila. The actor faced a fatal accident and escaped a narrow death experience. Read Full Story

RGV's 'Katha Screenplay Darsakathvam Appalraju' Will Hit Screens This February
January 5, 2011 : Ram Gopal Verma's much awaited Telugu film, which is also a satire on Tollywood, is ready for release. Read Full Story

Naga Chaitanya Is Not Ready For Love!
January 4, 2011 : It is the beginning of a new year and all our celebrities must have made a resolution for themselves in 2011. Well, Tollywood actor Naga Chaitanya too is not to be left far behind when it comes to making a New Year resolution. Read Full Story

Victory Venkatesh To Go Hrithik Roshan Way!
January 4, 2011 : South Indian film industry and Bollywood have always remade films of each other and there have been a mutual give and take relationship. Read Full Story

Trade Analysts: Hansika Would Rule Kollywood In 2011
January 4, 2011 : Hansika Motwani, one of the new age promising actresses of South Indian films, is looking forward to a very successful year in 2011. The actress is very confident that she will do well this year. Read Full Story

Vimala Raman Lands A Heroine-Centric Project
January 4, 2011 : South Indian film actress Vimala Raman may be a popular face in Tamil and Malayalam cinema but she definitely has not got her due when it comes to good roles in movies. Read Full Story

Venkatesh felicitates 'Nagavalli' winners
Hyderabad, Jan 4 : South Indian superstar Venkatesh on Tuesday felicitated winners of 'Nagavalli' movie contest, organized by Tata Docomo, at Ramanaidu studio here. Read Full Story

Ranga The Donga Movie Review: Nothing To Offer To The Audience
January 3, 2011 : Film: Ranga The Donga
Cast: Srikanth, Vimala Raman, Sakshi Shivanand, Nagendra Babu, Ramya Krishna, Jayaprakash Reddy, Telangana Shakuntala and others Read Full Story

Sampath Nandi's Emaindi Eevela Completes 50 Days In 32 Centers
December 31, 2010 : Director Sampath Nandi's latest Telugu flick Emaindi Eevela, which was released on October 29, has managed to complete 50 days in 32 centers throughout Andhra Pradesh. Read Full Story

Ram Gopal Verma's 'Katha Screenplay Darsakatvam Appalaraju' Suffers Setback
December 30, 2010 : Director Ram Gopal Verma has been experiencing the same problem as regards the release date of his movies, be they from Bollywood or the South Indian film industry. Read Full Story

Gautham Menon Signs Ram Pothineni For His Next Telugu Project
December 29, 2010 : Filmmaker Gautham Menon is all set to offer his next Telugu project after giving a hit Ye Maya Chesave in the beginning of 2010. Read Full Story

Review Of Ragada: Nothing New To Watch!
December 24, 2010 : Film Title: Ragada, Director: Veeru Potla. Cast: Akkineni Nagarjuna, Anushka, Priyamani, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Charmi, Brahmanandam, Pradeep Rawat, Dev Gill. Music: Thaman S, Rating: **1/2 Read Full Story

Tapasee's Navel Draws The Ire Of Censor Board
December 23, 2010 : A scene from upcoming Telugu film 'Vasthadu Naa Raju' was met with disapproval from the censor board of the country since the particular shot revealed a little too much of the navel of the lead actress of the Tollywood venture. Read Full Story

Meghna Raj Says She Gets Acting Tips From Her Parents Almost Every Day
December 23, 2010 : South Indian actress Meghna Raj, whose first release was Telugu film Bendu Apparao R.M.P in 2009, is now constantly signing movies one after another. Read Full Story

Nagarjuna Considers Potential Of Director and Producer Before Signing A Film
December 22, 2010 : Tollywood superstar Nagarjuna has been in the industry for more than two decades and has more than 70 films to his credit in different languages starting from Telugu, Tamil and Hindi. Read Full Story

Tollywood Comedian Krishna Bhagawan Attends College Event In Drunken State
December 20, 2010 : Krishna Bhagawan, renowned comedian of Tollywood, has made his niche in the industry and even got recognized as hero in many films like Mr. Girisham, Andhra Andagadu, Kuberulu and Donga Sachinollu. Read Full Story

'Nagavalli' A Hit In The US
December 20, 2010 : Telugu supernatural thriller 'Nagavalli' has been declared a hit in the United States. Read Full Story

Kodi Ramakrishna Teams Up With Balakrishna
December 17, 2010 : Well known South Indian director Kodi Ramakrishna has teamed up with veteran Telugu actor Balakrishna for his forthcoming Tollywood film, claim media reports. Read Full Story


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