Author : BVS Prakash


Tanish, what an irony!

Tanish, what an irony!

Jul 22,2017 , 03:02 AM IST | Cinema
It seems that the lines between real  and reel-life are blurring for young actor Tanish. The actor who was summoned by SIT for inquiry on July 25 for reportedly being in touch with substance peddler Calvin, will be seen in the role of a drug addict in his upcoming film ‘Nakshatram’ which is slated for release very soon.
Hebah Patel hits the gym

Hebah Patel hits the gym

Jul 22,2017 , 02:59 AM IST | Cinema
Pretty damsel Hebah Patel has taken a short break from shooting and has hit the gym to get into shape. The actress who impressed the audience in her last release ‘Andhagadu’, has reportedly hired a trainer to indulge in killer workouts and slim down to get into a right shape. Probably, to race ahead in her happening career in T-town.
Khadi is the new dress code in Tollywood

Khadi is the new dress code in Tollywood

Jul 21,2017 , 02:57 AM IST | Cinema
After playing college students, gangsters and cops, T-town stars are donning political avatars to spell box-office magic. Superstar Mahesh Babu after essaying the role of a student leader in ‘Sainukudu’ and supports a fellow student to win an Assembly election.
Tollywoodtown celebrities preparing a real-life script

Tollywoodtown celebrities preparing a real-life script

Jul 19,2017 , 02:44 AM IST | Cinema
From leading actor Ravi Teja to director Puri Jagannath and Tarun to Navdeep and down to Tanish besides actress Charmme to art director Chinna and cinematographer Shyam K Naidu, all are reportedly seeking advice from lawyers to face the inquiry from July 19-27 since they have received notices and supposed to attend it.
Vinayak denies Durga title

Vinayak denies Durga title

Jul 17,2017 , 11:48 PM IST | Cinema
Ace director V V Vinayak is annoyed with media reports that the title of his upcoming big-ticket film with Sai Dharam Tej has been finalised as `Durga’. “No title has been finalised till date, since the script work is going on right now,’ says a source, close to the director.
Homely-looking girls score over glam divas

Homely-looking girls score over glam divas

Jul 17,2017 , 11:23 PM IST | Cinema
It seems to be the season of homely-looking and performing actresses in T-town. Talented actress Niveda Thomas drawing appreciation for her scintillating performance in recent smashing hit ‘Ninnu Kori’.
Rakul Preet Singh to stay put in Tollywoodtown

Rakul Preet Singh to stay put in Tollywoodtown

Jul 15,2017 , 02:50 AM IST | Cinema
Even though, pretty actress Rakul Preet Singh is returning to B-town with hard-hitting crime drama  ‘Aiyaary’  but her priority would be Telugu films. “She was floored by the gripping story and wanted to work with a filmmaker like Neeraj Pandey who made cult movies like ‘A Wednesday’ and ‘Special Chabbis’.
Sriwass to meet Tiger Shroff?

Sriwass to meet Tiger Shroff?

Jul 15,2017 , 02:48 AM IST | Cinema
Young Telugu director Sriwass who is known for action-centric films like ‘Lakhsyam’ and ‘Loukyam’ is now reportedly planning to make a B-town film with action star Tiger Shroff.
Of actors, scorpion stings & snakebites

Of actors, scorpion stings & snakebites

Jul 14,2017 , 02:42 AM IST | Telangana
Moving over from regular drugs like heroin, LSD, brown sugar, T-town actors and directors reportedly have been taking scorpion stings and snakebites on their tongue to get a new high. 
Gorgeous divas turn ugly ghosts to woo masses

Gorgeous divas turn ugly ghosts to woo masses

Jul 14,2017 , 01:53 AM IST | Cinema
“Hansika bolstered her fan -following after playing a ghost. Actually, a reigning actress turning ghost is more saleable, than a newbie doing it. Popular actresses will be attracted to this genre for a change and to break-away from their stereotyped roles,” he adds.
New girl in town

New girl in town

Jul 14,2017 , 01:25 AM IST | Cinema
Director Chandra Siddharth is introducing  a new girl Deepthi Shetty with his next Telugu film `Aatagadhara Siva’ and cast her opposite another newcomer Adi in the road-centric movie. The girl is a Bangalorean and found to be talented too.  
Arvind Swamy demands 4 crore?

Arvind Swamy demands 4 crore?

Jul 13,2017 , 02:16 AM IST | Cinema
Handsome Tamil star Arvind Swamy who was seen in blockbusters like ‘Roja’ and ‘Dhalapathi’ in 90’s, returned to T-town as a baddy in smashing hit ‘Dhruva’ and won appreciation for his menacing performance.
Sharwanand to woo Niveda Thomas?

Sharwanand to woo Niveda Thomas?

Jul 12,2017 , 01:49 AM IST | Cinema
After romancing reigning star Nani in back-to-back films `Gentleman’ and ‘Ninnu Kori’, talented Malayalam actress Niveda  Thomas is reportedly set to play love interest to another hotshot star Sharwanand in his upcoming big-ticket film with director Prakash Kovelamudi.
Kajal, P Vasu to team up?

Kajal, P Vasu to team up?

Jul 11,2017 , 01:24 AM IST | Cinema
It looks like, glam diva Kajal, is determined to chart a new course after crossing the landmark 50-odd films in her illustrious career starting from ‘Laxmi Kalyanam’ to ‘Nene Raja Nene Mantri’. After sharing screen space with superstars like Pawan Kalyan, Mahesh Babu, Jr NTR, Ram Charan and Allu Arjun, the actress is all set to go solo in her upcoming film with seasoned director P Vasu.
Ronit Roy to take on Ravi Teja?

Ronit Roy to take on Ravi Teja?

Jul 11,2017 , 01:18 AM IST | Cinema
Close on the heels of signing a dark role in Jr NTR’s ‘Jai Lava Kusa’, B-town actor Ronit Roy has reportedly bagged another plum offer opposite Ravi Teja in his next untitled film, which is a remake of Tamil hit `Bogan’.
Ruckus at producers’ council meeting

Ruckus at producers’ council meeting

Jul 11,2017 , 01:10 AM IST | Cinema
After producers exposed the scam of exhibitors in `The Hans India’ report `Producers worried over exhibitors usurping Rs 300 cr’, a few days ago, the recent general body meeting of Telugu Film Producers’ Council turned into a battle  ground of sorts.
O Kalyan to produce biopic on Dasari

O Kalyan to produce biopic on Dasari

Jul 08,2017 , 02:33 AM IST | Cinema
It seems to be season of biopics in T-town. After proposals to make biopics on legendary NTR and Savitri, actor-turned-producer O Kalyan will be making a big budget biopic on his mentor the late Dasari Narayana Rao.
Nani is awesome to work with: Trinadha  Rao

Nani is awesome to work with: Trinadha Rao

Jul 07,2017 , 01:48 AM IST | Cinema
Popular director Trinadha Rao Nakkina who extracted one of the best performances from Nani in `Nenu Local’  has become a sought-after director in T-town.
RGV triggers a storm, but Balayya plays it cool

RGV triggers a storm, but Balayya plays it cool

Jul 05,2017 , 05:29 AM IST | Cinema
Ace director Ram Gopal Varma who made films inspired by dark characters like Dawood Ibrahim, Chhota Rajan and most powerful politician Bal Thackeray in ‘Sarkar franchise’ and closer home on controversial politicians like Paritala Ravi and Vangaveeti Ranga, for a change will be making a positive biopic on legendary NTR, provided he is given a chance, to revive his sagging career since his last rele
Ravi Teja in a supernatural thriller?

Ravi Teja in a supernatural thriller?

Jul 05,2017 , 03:28 AM IST | Cinema
Seasoned star Ravi Teja seems to be in a mood to experiment. After essaying the role of a blind man in `Raja The  Great,’ the talented actor is all set to do the remake of Tamil hit film `Bogan’ which is a super natural thriller revolving around `transmigration’.
Sai to team up with Karunakaran?

Sai to team up with Karunakaran?

Jul 05,2017 , 03:23 AM IST | Cinema
Young actor Sai Dharam Tej who worked with action film directors like Harris Shankar, Anil Ravipudi and A S Ravikumar Choudary, will now be joining hands with  director Karunakaran who is known for churning out romantic entertainers like `Tholi Prema’, `Endhukante Premanta’ and `Darling’ for his upcoming film to be produced by leading filmmaker Allu Arvind.
KTR hosts lunch for R Narayana Murthy

KTR hosts lunch for R Narayana Murthy

Jul 04,2017 , 01:19 AM IST | Cinema
IT Minister K T Rama Rao reportedly hosted a lunch for revolutionary filmmaker R Narayana Murthy a few days ago at his house and spent more than an hour with the actor-director discussing about films and other industry-related issues.
NTR jr to woo Anu Emmanuel?

NTR jr to woo Anu Emmanuel?

Jul 04,2017 , 12:30 AM IST | Cinema
Close on the heels of romancing superstar Pawan Kalyan in his upcoming film being directed by ace director Trivikram Srinivas, the pretty actress Anu Emmanuel will be romancing another big star NTR jr in her next big-ticket film with `Atharintiki Dharedi’ director. It is learnt that director Trivikram is reportedly impressed with her talent and good looks while working with her in Pawan’s film.
Raj Tarun to woo Amyra Dastur?

Raj Tarun to woo Amyra Dastur?

Jun 30,2017 , 02:52 AM IST | Cinema
Close on the heels of signing a film with young actor Sundip Kishan, B-town diva Amyra Dastur will be romancing another hotshot star Raj Tarun in his upcoming film with AK Entertainments.
Srikanth to play a dreaded villain?

Srikanth to play a dreaded villain?

Jun 30,2017 , 02:49 AM IST | Cinema
If everything goes right, popular actor Srikanth will be essaying the role of a dreaded villain in leading star Balakrishna’s 102nd film to be directed by K S Ravikumar.
Producers worried over exhibitors usurping 300 cr

Producers worried over exhibitors usurping 300 cr

Jun 29,2017 , 02:22 AM IST | Cinema
The recent executive committee meeting of Telugu Film Chamber of Commerce witnessed heated exchanges  between producers and exhibitors, over Rs 300 crore bounty to be earned next year through hike in ticket rates.
Action heroes knock-out lover boys in box-office ring

Action heroes knock-out lover boys in box-office ring

Jun 28,2017 , 01:50 AM IST | Cinema
“Viewers verdict is ultimate and they have blessed us overwhelmingly,’ he adds and shrewdly undermines the critics who panned his film. Even producer Dil Raju expressed happiness for scoring a hattrick of hits. “I am elated since after hits like `Sathamanam Bhavati’ and `Nenu Local’, our banner has scored an hattrick with `DJ” he adds.   
Venky’s 5-min cameo?

Venky’s 5-min cameo?

Jun 27,2017 , 12:18 AM IST | Cinema
It is already known that seasoned star Venkatesh will be doing a cameo in superstar Pawan Kalyan’s untitled film with ace director Trivikram Srinivas. Earlier, Pawan was seen in a special role in Venkatesh’s film `Gopala Gopala’ and now it’s turn of the latter to return the favour.
Hebbah Patel demands 75 lakh?

Hebbah Patel demands 75 lakh?

Jun 27,2017 , 12:15 AM IST | Cinema
New-age actress Hebbah Patel who has delivered hits like `Kumari 21 F’, `Eedo Rakam Aado Rakam’ and `Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada’ has reportedly demanded a whopping remuneration of Rs 75 lakh to play love interest to Bellamkonda Srinivas in his upcoming untitled film with director Sriwass.
Kajol to showcase her dark side

Kajol to showcase her dark side

Jun 26,2017 , 01:49 AM IST | Cinema
B-town diva Kajol is reportedly playing a role with negative shades in her upcoming Tamil-Telugu big budget film `VIP 2’ starring Tamil star Dhanush in the lead. It is being directed by Rajnikanth’s daughter Soundarya.  Interestingly, Dhanush is penning story and dialogues for this film which revolves around corporate wars.