Telugu film shootings hit by employees' strike

Production activities in the Telugu film industry have been hit with an estimated over 10,000 employees resorting to strike demanding hike in wages and better working conditions. There have been no agreements on wages and working conditions for about past four years, though some of the employees have been getting higher pay packets, noted filmmaker Tammareddi Bharadwaja, who is also into trade union activities, said today.

Upendra not playing villain in Allu Arjun's film

Contrary to rumours, Kannada actor Upendra is not playing a baddie in the upcoming yet-untitled Telugu film featuring Allu Arjun. He will be seen in a role parallel to that of Arjun's.

Mahesh Bhatt to remake 'Maaya' as 'Murder 4'
Mahesh Bhatt to remake 'Maaya' as 'Murder 4'

 

Chennai: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt Thursday announced that he will be producing the Telugu remake of "Maaya" in Hindi as "Murder 4".

Sharwanand, Nithya Menen to team up again
Sharwanand, Nithya Menen to team up again

Actors Sharwanand and Nithya Menen will be teaming up for the second time in upcoming Telugu romantic-drama "Malli Malli Idhi Raani Roju", which is expected to go on the floors soon.

Adah Sharma's next Telugu film is 'Garam'
Adah Sharma's next Telugu film is 'Garam'

After featuring in Telugu film 'Heart Attack', actress Adah Sharma's next movie in the language will be an actioner titled 'Garam'.

Telugu movie actresses ruling the roost in Tamil filmdom

With a perfect combination of beauty and brains, actresses from the Telugu film world have gained a strong foothold in Tamil filmdom in the recent past. Some of these stars have even picked up the language to add to their appeal while the rest have impressed audiences with their looks.

I am doing a Telugu film now: Kriti Sanon

Model-turned-actress Kriti Sanon, who made her debut in Bollywood opposite Tiger Shroff in `Heropanti`, is currently busy shooting a Telugu film.

Nagarjuna confirms film with Mani Ratnam

Actor Nagarjuna has confirmed that he has signed a Telugu film to be directed by Mani Ratnam. He says he is getting ready for one of the biggest challenges in his career.

Telugu film `Chandamama Lo Amrutham` gets its own game

After Indian films "Krrish 3" and "Kochadaiiyaan", Telugu comedy-drama "Chandamama Lo Amrutham" gets a web game titled "Amrutham - The Game", which will be used as an innovative marketing tool to promote the film.

UTV ropes in Mahesh Babu for its Telugu film

UTV Motion Pictures Monday announced its first production in Telugu with superstar Mahesh Babu. To be written and directed by Koratala Siva, the film will go on the floors in July 2014.

Telugu film world pays last respects to Srihari

Several artists from the Telugu film industry, including bigwigs like D. Ramanaidu and Dasari Naryana Rao paid their last respects to popular Telugu actor Srihari, who died Wednesday of a liver ailment.

`Magadheera` shouldn`t be remade: Ram Charan

Actor Ram Charan Teja believes his blockbuster Telugu film ‘Magadheera’ should not be remade.

Biopics always need cinematic liberty: Srinivas Reddy

Director Srinivas Reddy, who is busy working on `Ma Neta Rajanna`, a Telugu film on late Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhar Reddy (YSR), feels filmmakers need cinematic liberty to make biopics.

Sneha Ullal-starrer `Antha Nee Maayalone` goes on floors

Navdeep-Sneha Ullal starrer Telugu romantic-drama ‘Antha Nee Maayalone’ went on the floors here Monday. The team will shoot one of the songs in the film.

Boman Irani signs Telugu film

After doing a variety of roles in Bollywood, actor Boman Irani has signed a Telugu film.

Sonakshi Sinha demands `5 crore` for Telugu Film

Sonakshi Sinha has reportedly demanded 5 crores for a Telugu film by Krish Jagarlamudi in which she will be seen opposite Mahesh Babu.

Nani dons Rs.4.5 lakh costume in `Paisaa`

In upcoming Telugu political-thriller ‘Paisa’, actor Nani will wear a costume worth Rs.45 lakh in one of the songs.

Getting U-certificate a herculean task: Telugu producer

Telugu producer Udayshankar Akella may have got a U-certificate from the censor board for his forthcoming bilingual ‘Made In Vizag’ but he feels that getting "U" is a tough job nowadays.

RGV plans Telugu film on post-YSR political developments in AP

Maverick filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma is set to make a political potboiler in Telugu.

Court stays release of Telugu film `Swami Sathyananda`

A court restrained producers of `Swami Sathyananda` from releasing the movie till December 2.