Junior NTR bereaved, 'Temper' shoot halted

The shooting of Telugu actioner ‘Temper’ has been put on hold after the sudden demise of Junior Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao's brother Janakiram. Junior NTR is going through a mourning period.

Filmmaker Teja wants to cast Shweta Basu
Filmmaker Teja wants to cast Shweta Basu

Chennai Telugu filmmaker Dharma Teja is keen to rope in Shweta Basu Prasad, who was recently caught in an alleged' prostitution scandal, for his next film.

He already has a role for her, but is yet to approach the ‘Makadee’ actress.

After Shweta Basu, another actress caught in sex scandal

Days after national award winning actress Shweta Basu Prasad was detained for her involvement in a prostitution scandal another such case has come to light. Divya Sri, a Telugu film actress has been caught by the police in connection to a flesh trade case.

Pressure of success, failure keeps me going: Naga Chaitanya
Pressure of success, failure keeps me going: Naga Chaitanya

Actor Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, who is gearing up for the release of forthcoming Telugu romantic-comedy ‘Oka Laila Kosam’, says the pressure derived from success and failure keeps him going in his career.

Sreesanth wants to do films?

After impressing one and all with his dancing skills on reality show `Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa`, cricketer S. Sreesanth is all set to try his hands at acting. The pacer is reportedly meeting directors and busy trying to finalise projects in the Telugu film industry.

Shruti Haasan in Mahesh Babu`s next

Shruti Haasan, daughter of actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, will be teaming up with superstar Mahesh Babu in his next as yet-untitled Telugu film. The project was officially launched here Monday.

Sunny Leone to shed glam avatar for Telugu debut

Sunny Leone, set to make her foray into Telugu filmdom with upcoming entertainer ‘Current Theega’, will shed her oomph factor and be seen in a traditional avatar, says the film`s director G. Nageshwara Reddy.

Avika has innocence suited for love stories: Muralidhar

Director Muralidhar, who has roped in actress Avika Gor in his upcoming yet-untitled romantic-comedy, says he was convinced to cast her as she has innocence suitable for love stories.

Naga Chaitanya to star in Telugu remake of `Singh v/s Kaur`

Actor Akkineni Naga Chaitanya is likely to feature in the Telugu remake of recent Punjabi hit ‘Singh v/s Kaur’.

Mahesh Babu to start shooting for `Aagadu` from Nov 15

Superstar Mahesh Babu, who has spent over a year shooting for upcoming Telugu action-thriller ‘1: Nenokkadine’, will start filming for his next project ‘Aagadu’ from Nov 15 onwards.

Impact of character important, not length: Shruti Haasan

Actress Shruti Haasan, who featured in a cameo in recently released Telugu action-drama ‘Ramayya Vasthavayya’, says she doesn`t give importance to the length of a character but its impact.

`Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam` to be remade in Telugu

Telugu producer Suresh Kondeti has acquired the remake rights of recent Tamil blockbuster `Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam` (VVS).

In `Ramayya`, Shruti Haasan not playing negative role: Harish Shankar

Contrary to rumours that Shruti Haasan is playing a character with grey shades in Telugu action-drama ‘Ramayya Vasthavayya’, its director Harish Shankar said she will only be seen in a guest appearance in the movie.

Tamannah, Ravi Teja to work together?

If all goes as planned, Tamannah Bhatia will act with Ravi Teja in his upcoming but yet untitled Telugu film to be helmed by Veerabhadram.

Sridevi`s next a bilingual?

Ace Telugu writer Kona Venkat claims that Sridevi was so impressed with his story of his next, but untitled film, that she instantly agreed to work in it.

Three-film deal for Harshavardhan Rane

Madhura Sreedhar has inked a three-film deal with actor Harshavardhan Rane of ‘Avunu’ fame. All three Telugu films will be produced by the filmmaker under his home banner.

Nisha Kothari set for second innings in Telugu films

Nisha Kothari, known for films like ‘James’ and ‘Sarkar’ with ace filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, will soon be seen in Telugu thriller ‘Criminals’ after a hiatus of five years.

Shazahn excited to be in `Bol Bachchan` Telugu remake

Shazahn Padamsee is currently shooting for the Telugu remake of Bollywood film ‘Bol Bachchan’, and says the experience is exciting.

Navdeep Pallapollu gets busy with six Telugu films

Telugu actor Navdeep Pallapollu, known for films like ‘Chandamama’, ‘Arinthum Ariyamulam’ and ‘Arya 2’ is happy that filmmakers are keeping him busy with as many as six Telugu projects.

`Toofan` trailer to be launched on Ram Charan`s b`day

The trailer of ‘Toofan’ is likely to be launched on Ram Charan`s birthday March 27.