Tollywood delivers only five-six hits a year: Report

The Rs 150 crore Bengali film industry which produces around a hundred movies annually gives only five-six hits, according to an industry report.

Sridevi starrer 'Vijay 58' to release in Hindi too?
Sridevi starrer 'Vijay 58' to release in Hindi too?

The makers of Tamil fantasy drama starring superstar Vijay, which is tentatively titled "Vijay 58", are reportedly planning to release the film in Hindi as well because it features Bollywood diva Sridevi in a prominent role.

Telugu film industry to raise funds for cyclone relief

The Telugu film industry, popularly known as Tollywood, is organising a mega fund-raising event on November 30 to contribute towards relief for Visakhapatnam region devastated by last month's cyclone Hudhud.

Don't believe in luck, I am a self-made man: Siddharth
Don't believe in luck, I am a self-made man: Siddharth

Actor Siddharth, who has starred in a number of Bollywood and Tamil films, says he is a self-made man.

I am hesitant to join politics: Rajinikanth
I am hesitant to join politics: Rajinikanth

Tamil superstar Rajinikanth, who has been invited by various political parties to join them, today said he was not scared of politics, but hesitant to take the plunge.

Want to see Alia Bhatt in Tollywood film?

The youngest cool star Alia Bhatt might be the most sought-after actress right now in Bollywood, but who knows she might be seen shaking a leg in Tollywood film soon.

What role is Sunny Leone essaying in her Tollywood debut film?

Actress Sunny Leone`s career graph is on high these days. Not only is the actress getting some good roles in Bollywood, even the Tollywood fraternity is eager to have her on board its projects . The sizzling actress` Telugu debut is titled `Current Theega`.

Rituparna Sengupta pledges to donate body

Popular Tollywood actress Rituparna Sengupta has pledged to donate her body after death and called for debunking the superstition about donating one`s body.

Shruti Haasan, Suresh Raina not a couple?

Actress Shruti Haasan has been linked with the famous cricketer Suresh Raina. However according to latest reports the link-up has been denied by her spokes person.

Grew as actor and person in `Oohalu...`: Raashi Khanna

`Madras Cafe` famed actress Raashi Khanna, who is making her Telugu debut in upcoming romantic-comedy `Oohalu Gusagusalade`, says the experience of working in a new industry helped her grow as an actor as well as person.

Sonakshi Sinha excited to work with Rajinikanth

From the newer lot of actors, Sonakshi Sinha has time and again proved that she is here to stay. The shotgun junior not only has acted opposite the Khans and Kapoors of Bollywood but has now managed to outdo many and grab a role opposite the god of all actors—Rajinikanth.

Tollywood wishes luck to Dev, Moon Moon

With reigning Bengali superstar Dev and actor Moon Moon Sen featuring in the Trinamool Congress` star-studded candidate list from West Bengal for the April-May Lok Sabha polls, congratulations poured in for the two from the regional film fraternity Thursday.

Actor Ravi Teja`s brother held for misbehaving with police

Tollywood actor Ravi Teja`s brother Bharat was arrested for allegedly misbehaving with police.

Telugu cinema faces grim future post bifurcation: Industry

The Rs.10 billion worth Telugu filmdom, the second largest filmmaking industry in the country, is likely to be hit by the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, say industry members and add that big-budget films are likely to be affected the most.

Tollywood against dubbing Hindi films in Bengali

The Tollywood fraternity here has called for an immediate halt to dubbing Hindi films and telly soaps in Bengali.

Cine buffs gather as Bangalore film fest opens

The Bengaluru International Film Festival (Biffes) opened on a glittering note here Monday, with hundreds of cine buffs thronging the venue for the inaugural event where Tollywood superstar Kamal Hassan was the cynosure of all.

Mrinal Sen doing well after surgery

Filmmaker Mrinal Sen, who had sustained hip injuries two days ago, was "doing well" after a minor surgery here Wednesday, family sources said.

Don`t worry about Shruti`s career anymore: Kamal Haasan

Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan feels the period of worry for daughter Shruti`s film career is over for him and he wants her to now focus on consolidating on her achievements.

Mohanlal praises Tendulkar, says he sets a good example

Malayalam superstar Mohanlal is impressed with Sachin Tendulkar`s speech at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai last week and says the legend has set an example for generations to come.

Man working on film set held for molesting junior woman artist

An Assistant Manager working on film sets was on Friday taken into custody after he allegedly tried to molest a junior woman artist of Tollywood.