Anil Kapoor, Akkineni Nagarjuna, Siddharth and Lakshmi Manchu condole Bapu’s demise!
The veteran director passed away at the age of 80
The entire Tollywood was deeply shocked to hear that one of the greatest filmmakers of Telugu cinema, Sattiraju Lakshmi Narayana lovingly called as Bapu, was no more. The ace director, who had helmed more than 50 films in his four and half decade long career, passed away yesterday after prolonged illness. As the nation mourned this irreplaceable loss, here is what the celebs had to say about the great filmmaker. Click here to read more
South Filmfare Awards 2012 winners’ list: Dhanush, Samantha win big!
The 60th Filmfare South Awards 2012 were held over the weekend in Hyderabad. Here’s a list of the winners…
The 60th Filmfare Awards of South cinema (2012) were held on July 20 in Hyderabad, with the who’s who of the four South Indian film industries attending the glam night. We saw Best Actor (Male) award-winner Dhanush with his pretty director wife Aishwarya in tow, and also his good friend and 3 co-star Shruti Haasan. There was music maestro AR Rahman, and actors Tamannaah, Amala Paul, Charmme Kaur, Kushboo and Priyamani, among others.Click here to read more
Nayanthara wins Nandi Award for the portrayal of Sita
The babe from South is over the moon, having been chosen for the prestigious Nandi award by the Andhra Pradesh government
Nayanthara bagged the award for her performance in Sri Rama Rajyam. Click here to read more
Kamal Haasan graces CineMAA awards 2012
Kamal Haasan, who is currently putting the finishing touches to his mega venture, Vishwaroopam, was the guest of honour at the CineMAA Awards
The Vishwaroopam actor was in Hyderabad this weekend to attend the prestigious CineMAA awards (the Telugu Cinema Awards Ceremony of Maa TV). It was a glitzy affair with a star-studded guest list and award winners. Click here to read more
SRI RAMA RAJYAM movie review: A must watch
Director Bapu is in his element as he delivers another classic in Sri Rama Rajyam – a remake of 1960s Telugu hit Lava Kusha
Bapu has often been described as a top directors who specialises in making films that represented nativity, culture and richness of folk elements peculiar to the Telugu language. He continues that trend in his latest film, Sri Rama Rajyam. Written by Ramana, the film is a refreshing change from the violence-filled commercial films doing the rounds nowadays. Senior NTR, who dominated the Telugu film industry for more than four decades, had acted in the 1963-film Lava Kusha, directed by CS Rao and Pulliah. Now life has come full circle for him, with his son Nandamuri Balakrishna starring in the remake of the film. And his performance in Sri Rama Rajyam is one that the veteran actor can be proud of. Click here to read more