Author : Nagaraj Goud


Raju gets Raj Tarun for Anish

Raju gets Raj Tarun for Anish

Feb 15,2017 , 03:50 AM IST | Cinema
Ala Ela’ director Anish R Krishna’s long wait of taking his second project on to floors will be a reality soon, as producer Dil Raju with whom he has been in touch for the past eight months, has finally green-lit his idea.
Trivikram’s protégé gets Shourya’s nod

Trivikram’s protégé gets Shourya’s nod

Feb 11,2017 , 02:20 AM IST | Cinema
Missing in action for a while, actor Naga Shourya has finally gave his nod for a new project, which would be helmed by debutant K Venkat, who assisted Trivikram Srinivas earlier. The interesting aspect of this collaboration is that it would mark the suave actor’s maiden tryst with production.
Cherry-Suku film to be shot primarily in Tamil Nadu

Cherry-Suku film to be shot primarily in Tamil Nadu

Feb 10,2017 , 01:47 AM IST | Cinema
Although behind the initial plan by a couple of months, the filming of Ram Charan’s next with Sukumar will finally kick off early next month.
Script delays chay, Indraganti film

Script delays chay, Indraganti film

Feb 09,2017 , 02:37 AM IST | Cinema
When news of Indraganti Mohanakrishna’s next with Adivi Sesh and Avasarala Srinivas surfaced last month, it did raise a lot of eyebrows as the maker was supposed to team up with Naga Chaitanya for his next.
Krishna heaves a sigh of relief

Krishna heaves a sigh of relief

Feb 08,2017 , 03:46 AM IST | Cinema
In the development for the past eight months, Naga Chaitanya’s film with Krishna RV Marimuthu finally had its muhurat in Hyderabad on Tuesday.
I want to prove myself as a storyteller: Harsha Vardhan

I want to prove myself as a storyteller: Harsha Vardhan

Feb 07,2017 , 12:31 AM IST | Cinema
In the industry for more than two decades, actor-turned-writer Harsha Vardhan has finally canned his first shot as a feature filmmaker on January 30.
Kalyanram teams up with Pavan Sadineni

Kalyanram teams up with Pavan Sadineni

Feb 04,2017 , 04:58 AM IST | Cinema
In his endeavour to do something new, Kalyanram, after the disastrous ‘ISM’, has picked ‘Prema Ishq Kadhal’ director Pavan Sadineni for his next. Although details regarding the film’s genre are under wraps, we hear it would roll this summer.
Mega brothers to star together

Mega brothers to star together

Feb 03,2017 , 03:26 AM IST | Cinema
This has to be the next biggest casting coup ever in Tollywood. Congress MP T Subbarami Reddy, who not long dropped hints of making a film with mega brothers Chiranjeevi and Pawan Kalyan, which would also mark his return to film production after decades, has just done what he had said. Yes, Chiru and Pawan would be sharing screen space together in his production venture.
Teja Sajja set for debut as a lead

Teja Sajja set for debut as a lead

Feb 03,2017 , 12:31 AM IST | Cinema
Seems like Teja Sajja’s long wait of debuting as a hero might be realised soon. Talkies has learnt that his first film will be produced by Bekkem Venugopal, while first timer Hari will direct it.
Happy and relaxed

Happy and relaxed

Feb 01,2017 , 12:52 AM IST | Cinema
It has been 32 hours since his older son Naga Chaitanya got engaged to Samantha, but on Tuesday morning it was business as usual for Nagarjuna, as he sat down with us to speak about his devotional drama, ‘Om Namo Venkatesaya,’ which is scheduled to hit the marquee on February 10.
Writer Prasanna gets Raj Tarun’s nod for his directorial debut

Writer Prasanna gets Raj Tarun’s nod for his directorial debut

Jan 27,2017 , 01:59 AM IST | Cinema
Joining the league of writer turned directors soon would be Prasanna Kumar Bezawada. The writer, who penned films like ‘Cinema Choopista Maava’ and the soon-to-release Nani-starrer ‘Nenu Local,’ has got the consent of his good friend Raj Tarun for his directorial debut, Talkies has learnt.
A toss-up between the scripts of Paruchuri Bros and Suri for Chiru’s 151st

A toss-up between the scripts of Paruchuri Bros and Suri for Chiru’s 151st

Jan 26,2017 , 01:17 AM IST | Cinema
I’ll be directing Chiranjeevi. It might happen next year. Personally, even I aspire to make a ‘Kick’-style entertainer with him,” Surender Reddy, a self-confessed fan of Chiranjeevi, had declared while promoting ‘Dhruva’ last December.
Change of script delays Akhil-Vikram Kumar film

Change of script delays Akhil-Vikram Kumar film

Jan 24,2017 , 03:50 AM IST | Cinema
In the news recently for its storyline of a Hindu born raised by a Muslim family falling for a Hindu girl who is born a Muslim, Akhil Akkineni’s film with Vikram Kumar, we hear, will take more time to roll.
Harsha Vardhan set for directorial debut

Harsha Vardhan set for directorial debut

Jan 13,2017 , 01:16 AM IST | Cinema
Actor-turned-writer Harsha Vardhan would be making his directorial debut soon, Talkies has learnt. The film in question will see actor-popular TV host Sree Mukhi in the lead.
There’s no kick without competition: Balakrishna

There’s no kick without competition: Balakrishna

Jan 11,2017 , 02:32 AM IST | Cinema
No conversation with Nandamuri Balakrishna can go on without him mentioning about his charismatic father NT Rama Rao. As he looks forward to the release of his most prestigious project, which is also his 100th, ‘Gautamiputra Satakarni,’ he is extremely chilled out.
I am not as talented as Aamir Khan: Chiru

I am not as talented as Aamir Khan: Chiru

Jan 10,2017 , 01:55 AM IST | Cinema
After deciding to make his comeback into films sometime back in 2015, Chiranjeevi, once the undisputed king of Tollywood, had listened to many commercial scripts. While he found some good, he was keen on a commercial script with an underlying social message a la his 2003 hit ‘Tagore’.
Marathon Baahubali 2 shoot wrapped up

Marathon Baahubali 2 shoot wrapped up

Jan 07,2017 , 01:29 AM IST | Cinema
Naturally, Rajamouli got a tad bit emotional as Prabhas bid adieu to the unit. “"And that's a wrap for Prabhas. 3.5 years. One hell of a journey. Thanks darling. No one had as much belief on this project as you. That means a lot," posted the director on Twitter on Friday.
Anisha mesmerised by Godavari belt

Anisha mesmerised by Godavari belt

Jan 06,2017 , 03:02 AM IST | Cinema
While ‘Manamantha’ might not have given her the mileage that she desired for, despite her promising outing, Anisha Ambrose has moved on and signed  ‘Fashion Designer– Son of Ladies Tailor’. The diminutive actress considers herself to be lucky to be working with the films’ director Vamsy.
Suresh Babu sets Venky’s record straight

Suresh Babu sets Venky’s record straight

Dec 30,2016 , 05:19 AM IST | Cinema
It was in August earlier this year that superstar Venkatesh announced that once he is through with Sudha Kongara’s ‘Saala Khadoos’ remake that he would shift attention to Kishore Tirumala’s ‘Adallu… Meeku Joharllu’.
Kranthi Madhav gets Deverakonda’s nod for a love story

Kranthi Madhav gets Deverakonda’s nod for a love story

Dec 29,2016 , 04:17 AM IST | Cinema
Director Kranthi Madhav, who is occupied with Sunil-starrer ‘Ungarala Rambabu’ (tentative title) presently, would be teaming up with ‘#Pellichoopulu’ sensation Vijay Deverakonda up next.
DeMon thwarting dreams of aspiring producers: Naresh

DeMon thwarting dreams of aspiring producers: Naresh

Dec 27,2016 , 04:30 AM IST | Cinema
Allari Naresh-starrer ‘Intlo Deyyam Nakem Bhayam’ (IDNB) was the first Tollywood movie to be affected by central government’s decision to invalidate high-value currency notes. Originally slotted for November 12, the film had been deferred and is now releasing this Friday.
Naga Chaitanya, not Akhil, to marry first

Naga Chaitanya, not Akhil, to marry first

Dec 27,2016 , 04:26 AM IST | Cinema
It was Naga Chaitanya himself, during the promotions of ‘Premam,’ confirmed that his younger brother Akhil would tie the knot first.
In safe hands

In safe hands

Dec 21,2016 , 03:52 AM IST | Cinema
Floored by his short film ‘Two Sat Under The Cuckoo’s Nest,’ star maker P Ram Mohan decided to check if Viswadev Rachakonda, grandson of the legendary writer Rachakonda Viswanatha Sastry, was interested in feature film acting.
Rajasekhar plays an NIA officer in his comeback film

Rajasekhar plays an NIA officer in his comeback film

Dec 20,2016 , 02:17 AM IST | Cinema
Actor Rajasekhar is playing an NIA (National Investigation Agency) officer in Praveen Sattaru’s as-yet-untitled flick.
Taraka Ratna turns baddie again

Taraka Ratna turns baddie again

Dec 17,2016 , 02:45 AM IST | Cinema
Taraka Ratna is playing the head of a firm.” When asked why he preferred Taraka Ratna who hasn’t had much success for long, he said, “He is tailor-made for the part and I’m sure that people will share my feeling after they watch the film.
Appatlo Okadundevadu was challenging: Tanya Hope

Appatlo Okadundevadu was challenging: Tanya Hope

Dec 17,2016 , 02:39 AM IST | Cinema
Tanya Hope, who is making her debut with ‘Appatlo Okadundevadu,’ which  is based on real events that unfolded between the years 1992 and 1996 in Hyderabad, promises that despite the presence of Nara Rohith, Sri Vishnu and Brahmaji in the film, she is central to the plot.
Suri swears by versatility

Suri swears by versatility

Dec 16,2016 , 04:01 AM IST | Cinema
Director Surender Reddy is back in the spotlight as his last Friday release ‘Dhruva’ has ended Ram Charan’s poor run at the box-office.
It’s difficult for a small film to get a window for release: P Ram Mohan

It’s difficult for a small film to get a window for release: P Ram Mohan

Dec 16,2016 , 03:49 AM IST | Cinema
Filmmaker P Ram Mohan sprung a surprise on Thursday by announcing that his production venture, ‘Pittagoda’, featuring Punarnavi Bhupalam and Vishwadev Rachokonda, will be hitting the screens on December 24.
Films over family

Films over family

Dec 14,2016 , 01:45 AM IST | Cinema
In an industry whose success ratio is abysmal, Bekkem Venugopal aka Gopi is a success story, for his seven films might not have been smash hits but were profitable ventures.
Geetha Arts signs Suri for another film

Geetha Arts signs Suri for another film

Dec 12,2016 , 02:57 AM IST | Cinema
 The Geetha Arts chief was impressed by the way Suri went about making ‘Dhruva’ and asked him to make another film for him.