Telugu film industry urged to make Vizag a film-making centre

The Andhra Pradesh government Friday urged the Telugu film industry to make Visakhapatnam a base camp and a centre for cinema making.

Shahid Kapoor to step into Ram Charan Teja`s shoes?

Telugu superhit film `Magadheera` is all set to get a Hindi makeover. If reports are to be believed, actor Shahid Kapoor will be stepping into South superstar Ram Charan Teja`s shoes in the Hindi remake of the 2009 film.

`Anukshanam` most tiring film of Vishnu Manchu`s career

Upcoming Telugu thriller `Anukshanam` is one of the most tiring films of actor Vishnu Manchu`s career. He says the extremely tough character took a toll on him.

RGV reunites with J.D. Chakravarthy in `Ice Cream 2`

Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has collaborated with his most trusted disciple J.D. Chakravarthy for the seventh time in upcoming Telugu horror-thriller `Ice Cream 2`, which is currently on floors.

Was supposed to work with Chiranjeevi years ago: Krishna Vamsi

Filmmaker Krishna Vamsi, who is awaiting the release of his Telugu drama `Govindudu Andarivadele` with Ram Charan Teja, says he was supposed to work with his father Chiranjeevi many years ago, but the project didn`t materialize.

Mahesh Babu`s b`day gift: New `Aagadu` teaser

On the occasion superstar Mahesh Babu`s 39th birthday Saturday, the makers of his upcoming Telugu actioner `Aagadu` released a special 52-second teaser for his fans.

`Anukshanam` release delayed due to bidders` rush

Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, who has decided to auction his forthcoming Telugu thriller `Anukshanam` and had planned to release Aug 15, has now postponed it following the overwhelming response to the bidding.

`Pandiya Naadu` villain set for Telugu debut

Model-turned-actor Harish Uthaman, who rose to fame with his villainous role in last year`s Tamil blockbuster `Pandiya Naadu`, is making his Telugu debut with upcoming actioner `Power`. He will also be seen in Gopichand`s yet-untitled next Telugu film.

Pavan`s next along the lines of `Ninne Pelladutha`

Telugu romantic-drama `Prem Ishq Kadhal` fame Pavan Sadhineni is ready with his next directorial in the language titled `Zindagi`, which will be made along the lines of Akkineni Nagarjuna`s `Ninne Pelladutha`.

Nagarjuna enjoys `pressure, pleasure` of hosting TV show

Actor Akkineni Nagarjuna, who is busy hosting the Telugu version of `Kaun Banega Crorepati` titled `Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu`, says he enjoys the pressure and pleasure of hosting the show which is a hit on the small screen.

Shruti Haasan great dancer, singer: Sreenu Vaitla

Actress Shruti Haasan has sung an item number for upcoming Telugu actioner `Aagadu` and she will be seen grooving to it as well. The film`s director Sreenu Vaitla is in awe of her dancing and singing skills.

Journalists protest in Hyderabad over blocking of channels

Journalists of two Telugu news channels, accompanied by members of different organisations of the fraternity, took to the streets here on Monday protesting against the blocking of their telecast in Telangana for the past three weeks and demanding immediate lifting of the ban.

Movie Review: Autonagar Surya

In the history of cinema, oft has the subject of political thriller been told and retold. But this Deva Katta directed film `Autonagar Surya` makes you sit and take notice of the narrative unfold itself in a peculiar yet interesting way.

Naga Chaitanya would like to again work with Deva Katta

Actor Naga Chaitanya-starrer Telugu actioner `Autonagar Surya`, directed by Deva Katta, released Friday after a delay of almost a year. Chaitanya says he would like work with the film`s director again.

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`.

Veteran Telugu actress Shakuntala passes away

Telugu cinema`s popular actress Telangana Shakuntala, who enthralled the audience essaying villainous and comedy roles during her career spanning more than three decades, died here today following a cardiac arrest.

Telugu people will stay united, says Jagan

Congratulating the people of Telangana on the formation of the new State, YSR Congress Party chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday said though the state is divided geographically, Telugu people will stay united and will cooperate mutually.

Arrest warrant issued against Telugu scriptwriter

A local court on Friday issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against screenwriter and Telugu movie director K V Vijayendra Prasad, father of noted film director S S Rajamouli, in connection with a cheque bounce case.

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.

Telugus usher in New Year but model code dampens spirit

Telugu-speaking people of Telangana and Seemandhra ushered in Telugu New Year `Ugadi` in a traditional manner and with gaiety, but the election model code of conduct dampened the festive spirit.