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Srinu Vaitla eyes small screen?

Srinu Vaitla eyes small screen?

Apr 15,2017 , 12:34 AM IST | Cinema
The latest rumor in tinsel town is that director Srinu Vaitla is contemplating to foray into television industry. Apparently, the director who has been going through a rough patch oflate wants to turn producer  ith a comedy show along the lines of the popular hit programme ‘Zabardasth’. It is also believed that Vaitla is in talks with comedian Harsha regarding the same.
Can he repeat the magic?

Can he repeat the magic?

Apr 14,2017 , 01:54 AM IST | Cinema
Director Kalyan Krishna who rose to fame with the Nagarjuna- blockbuster ‘Soggade Chinni Nayana’ is now ready with his next offering ‘Raa randoi Veduka chuddam’. Starring Naga Chaithanya and Rakul Preet Singh in the lead roles and it is slated for release on May 19.  
A rare collaboration in T-town

A rare collaboration in T-town

Apr 14,2017 , 01:51 AM IST | Cinema
The three leading production houses of south India have joined hands and formed a company called V4 Movies which brings a collaboration of three giant production houses: Geetha Arts and UV Creations of Tollywood and Studio Green from the Tamil filmdom.  
A blockbuster in the offing

A blockbuster in the offing

Apr 11,2017 , 12:58 AM IST | Cinema
Following the disappointment meted out by Sardar Gabbar Singh and Katamarayudu at the ticket-window, fans of Pawan Kalyan have now pinned their hopes on the power star’s upcoming movie in the direction of Trivikram Srinivas.
Srikanth in spl role?

Srikanth in spl role?

Apr 11,2017 , 12:53 AM IST | Cinema
If things go according to plan, then Tollywood actor Srikanth might feature in ‘Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy’. Sources say that Srikanth may appear in a guest role or a cameo in the movie which is Chiranjeevi’s 151st. The script work for the project is currently going on and Surender Reddy has been finalized as the director for the project.
My comic timing has improved: Richa Pani

My comic timing has improved: Richa Pani

Apr 01,2017 , 01:55 AM IST | Cinema
Actress Richa Pani is glad that her forthcoming film ‘Rakshaka Bhatudu’ helped improve her comic timing.
No Swathi in Siddhu’s film

No Swathi in Siddhu’s film

Apr 01,2017 , 01:53 AM IST | Cinema
Days after we first reported that Swathi Reddy (aka Colors Swathi) will be featuring opposite Siddhu Jonnalagedda, we have now learnt that she is not part of the film anymore.
Spirited Balayya inspires unit members

Spirited Balayya inspires unit members

Apr 01,2017 , 01:47 AM IST | Cinema
While everyone knows about how dedicated Nandamuri Balakrishna is, the unit of his under-shoot film got a good glimpse at his commitment levels. Filmmaker Puri Jagannadh is helming the film, and is shooting action sequences on Balayya and others in the current schedule.
NTR‘s prosthetics look goes viral

NTR‘s prosthetics look goes viral

Mar 27,2017 , 02:04 AM IST | Cinema
While the authenticity of pictures of NTR’s look in prosthetic mask (inset) is still in question, fans of the actor have already started celebrating by trending it.
Naga Shourya hits the gym!

Naga Shourya hits the gym!

Mar 27,2017 , 02:01 AM IST | Cinema
Seems like Naga Shourya is in some mood to burn off some calories. The actor, who already looks lean, is gearing up to get a ripped body. We hear, he is apparently going for an image makeover, physically and look wise, for his forthcoming film under debutant direct Venky Kudumala.
Hamsa Nandini in NTR’s film

Hamsa Nandini in NTR’s film

Mar 24,2017 , 03:38 AM IST | Cinema
Seen mostly in item numbers till now, Hamsa Nandini is set to showcase her acting prowess up next. We’ve learnt that she is a playing a cameo in NTR’s under-shoot film with director Bobby (KS Ravindra). 
Namitha turns village belle

Namitha turns village belle

Mar 23,2017 , 01:59 AM IST | Cinema
After portraying a wannabe model in her Telugu debut ‘Chuttalabbayi’, actress Namitha Pramod will be seen as a village belle in her next Telugu outing ‘Kathalo Rajakumari’.
Sunny Leone to jig with Balakrishna?

Sunny Leone to jig with Balakrishna?

Mar 23,2017 , 01:53 AM IST | Cinema
Whenever the news about Sunny Leone being part of a Telugu film comes up, it excites all the film buffs.  After it was reported that she would be part of a special number in Rajasekhar-Praveen Sattaru’s film ‘PSU Garuda Vega’, we have another interesting scoop that’ll only intensify the buzz about her.
I don’t have any steamy scenes in BBB: Srimukhi

I don’t have any steamy scenes in BBB: Srimukhi

Mar 22,2017 , 02:29 AM IST | Cinema
For someone who has done only chirpy roles in films so far and made plenty of fans through her TV shows, it is a bit tricky to take up a role in an adult film.
Playing a pregnant woman was an amazing experience

Playing a pregnant woman was an amazing experience

Mar 21,2017 , 03:28 AM IST | Cinema
A day after the teaser of web series ‘Pilla’ (directed by Pavan Sadineni) has been unveiled; Dhanya Balakrishna’s mobile has been ringing incessantly with congratulatory messages. The actress is thrilled with the response she’s been getting.
Ashok Selvan to do a Telugu film

Ashok Selvan to do a Telugu film

Mar 20,2017 , 02:08 AM IST | Cinema
Here’s another Tamil actor who is about to make inroads into Tollywood.  Ashok Selvan burst on to the Tollywood screen with his debut in ‘Billa 2’, a few years ago.
Surabhi to romance Sirish

Surabhi to romance Sirish

Mar 15,2017 , 02:04 AM IST | Cinema
In what is a development, which indicates that his sci-fi drama with Allu Sirish is clearly on track, director Vi Anand has roped in ‘Express Raja’ girl Surabhi to be the film’s leading lady.
Now, Raj Tarun does a cameo in a Tamil film

Now, Raj Tarun does a cameo in a Tamil film

Mar 15,2017 , 01:59 AM IST | Cinema
Making special appearances in Telugu films is not new to Raj Tarun, but interestingly, he has chosen to be a tad different this time around. Currently basking in the glory of ‘Kittu Unnadu Jagratha’, the young actor is doing a cameo in Jai, Anjali and Janani Iyer starrer Tamil film ‘Balloon’.
Akathayi success made me more  responsible: Rukhsar

Akathayi success made me more responsible: Rukhsar

Mar 13,2017 , 03:32 AM IST | Cinema
Model-turned actress Rukhsar Mir, who’s had a dream debut in Sandalwood, is glad that her Telugu debut ‘Akathayi’ (directed by Rom Bhimana) opened to positive talk. The actress is happy to be part of the team, taking those first steps into Tollywood. 
Sriram Aditya chances upon Chandini Chowdary

Sriram Aditya chances upon Chandini Chowdary

Mar 13,2017 , 03:29 AM IST | Cinema
After director Sriram Aditya has pulled off a casting coup of sorts for his next film ‘Samanthakamani’, which will star four young turks of the tinsel town - Sundeep Kishan, Aadi, Nara Rohith and Sudheer Babu - the spotlight has shifted on to the leading ladies.  
Rana casts Seerat Kapoor

Rana casts Seerat Kapoor

Mar 07,2017 , 02:35 AM IST | Cinema
It was not long ago the makers of ‘Raju Gari Gadi 2’ were impressed with Seerat Kapoor’s makeover and quickly roped her into the project.
Swathi Reddy in Aandavan Kattalai remake

Swathi Reddy in Aandavan Kattalai remake

Mar 07,2017 , 02:32 AM IST | Cinema
Swathi Reddy (aka Colors Swathi) is back in action. After one and a half year hiatus , she is back on filmi sets. The actress will be playing the female lead in the Telugu remake of Tamil film ‘Aandavan Kattalai’ (2016).  
Anajli braves extreme cold to shoot for ‘Chitrangda’

Anajli braves extreme cold to shoot for ‘Chitrangda’

Mar 06,2017 , 01:28 AM IST | Cinema
As Anjnali’s forthcoming film ‘Chitrangda’ is nearing release, we get to hear more interesting things about the female-centric film.  Apparently, the actress gave her younger cast and crew a run for their money - not just with her multiple looks, but also with her incredible fitness levels. Her work ethic and dedication while shooting in the bone-chilling winter in USA for ‘Chitrangda’ left the te
Rana to bankroll ‘Kshanam’ director’s next

Rana to bankroll ‘Kshanam’ director’s next

Mar 06,2017 , 01:19 AM IST | Cinema
Recently, it was widely written that Rana Daggubati and Venkatesh will be starring in a film to be directed by Ravikanth Perepu of ‘Kshanam’ fame. However, things took different turn and the project has not materialised.
Rohith, Regina set for a hat-trick

Rohith, Regina set for a hat-trick

Feb 23,2017 , 02:41 AM IST | Cinema
“She will be playing Rohith’s love interest in the action entertainer, which will go on floors next month. Her role and the fact that it features Rohith, with whom she did films like ‘Shankara’ and ‘Jo Achyutananda’ sealed the deal for her,” informs a source. More details about the project are awaited. 
Kruthika to make Tamil debut opposite Arya

Kruthika to make Tamil debut opposite Arya

Feb 20,2017 , 01:52 AM IST | Cinema
Days after the announcement of Tamil film ‘Santhana Devan’, starring Arya, was made, the spotlight was turned on to who shall be the film’s leading lady.
Pooja signs a thriller

Pooja signs a thriller

Feb 20,2017 , 01:50 AM IST | Cinema
Even while Pooja Jhaveri has much on her platter, shooting for two Tamil films while promoting her forthcoming Telugu release ‘Dwaraka’, she has signed her next.  
Naga Chaitanya turns techie

Naga Chaitanya turns techie

Feb 20,2017 , 01:47 AM IST | Cinema
While Naga Chaitanya’s last outing ‘Premam’ showcased three different shades across various time periods, the actor’s portrayal in his forthcoming film aims to show him in a different light. We have learnt that Chai will be seen in the role of a software engineer for the first time in the romantic drama. 
South music embraced tech while staying rooted

South music embraced tech while staying rooted

Feb 19,2017 , 12:46 AM IST | Hans
When Nakash Aziz came to Hyderabad in 2009 (to record his debut number (“Vande Maataram”), he met Chiranjeevi at a film  event. But the singer never thought that he would playback for the megastar eight years later. 
Raja Meeru Keka is content-driven, says Lasya

Raja Meeru Keka is content-driven, says Lasya

Feb 18,2017 , 02:57 AM IST | Cinema
The actress recounts an interesting on the sets prank moment. “My co-stars asked a foreigner who dropped in on the sets to give me a rose, propose and tell me that he is a big fan of my shows (laughs).