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Baahubali returns after the rains

Last year when the shooting of one of the most awaited Telugu films was disrupted because the rain gods weren’t happy, was the time when Tollywood’s most humble director took a break. Now back with his eccentric ideas and appreciable work, SS Rajamouli resumes the shoot of his big budget giant project, Baahubali. Some of the important scenes of the ...

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S.S Rajamouli featured in documentary film on 100 years of Indian cinema

 Telugu polpular movies Magadheera and Eega director S.S Rajamouli has been featured in a forthcoming documentary film focussed on 100 years of Indian Cinema. Along with him, others actors of his upcoming film ‘Baahubali’are also featuring in this documentary. This documentary is being directed by Sanjeev Bhaskar. Sanjeev Bhaskar is a British comedian, actor and broadcaster, best known for his ...

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Tollywood News: Re-release of ‘Hrudaya Kaleyam’ my gift to fan says, Sampoornesh Babu

Recent Telugu low-budget hit “Hrudaya Kaleyam” will be re-released Friday in Andhra Pradesh on the occasion of actor Sampoornesh Babu’s birthday. A few scenes will be added to the film to draw audiences to the cinemas. “When the film was originally released in April, many people couldn’t watch it because schools and colleges had exams and also due to the ...

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kollywood News: Thalaiva Rajinikanth’s Twitter debut: Almost 150,000 followers on day one

He’s truly ‘Thalaivar’! Cinematic icon Rajinikanth, who made his debut on Twitter Monday, attracted almost 150,000 ‘followers’ on his first day of joining the social networking platform. “Salutation to the Lord. Vaaakkam Anaivarukkum! A big thank you to all my fans. Excited on this digital journey,” read the first tweet by the thespian, who is reverred for his acting acumen. ...

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Kollywood News: Chinmayi marries actor Rahul Ravindran

Popular playback singer Chinmayi Sripada, known for chartbusters such as “Mast Magan” and “Titli”, married actor Rahul Ravindran here Monday. The event was attended by the couple’s families and close friends from the industry. Rahul and Chinmayi, who have been dating each other for nearly a year, got married in traditional south Indian style. While Chinmayi was draped in a ...

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Rajinikanth makes Twitter debut

Ahead of the release of his much-talked about film “Kochadaiiyaan”, cinematic icon Rajinikanth Monday joined Twitter to make his presence felt in the digital world. He says he’s looking forward to catch up on the “best Rajini one-liners”. He will engage with his fans via his handle @SuperStarRajini. “I decided to start with Twitter because I felt that the platform ...

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Tollywood Elections: Telugu film actors make beeline to cast their votes

Leading actors and other eminent Telugu film personalities made a beeline at the polling centres here Wednesday to cast their votes in the simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and Andhra Pradesh assembly. The actors and other artists, who hail from Seemandhra, exercised their franchise for the first election in Telangana after the Parliament passed a bill for separate statehood to ...

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Elections: Keeravani urges public to vote through his “suprabhatham” video

Southern composer M.M. Keeravani posted a voting “suprabhatham” video Wednesday while assembly polls were underway in Telangana to encourage city dwellers to vote as enthusiastically as people from villages and smaller towns. In the 20-second video, Keeravani asks why people from the city are not voting with enthusiasm. “Wake up, wake up and vote,” he said in a video posted ...

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Tollywood News: Teja likely to direct Kamal Haasan

Dharma Teja may direct actor Kamal Haasan soon in a Telugu project. He admits that he met the actor recently, but the filmmaker has refused to reveal details about the meeting. “I did meet Kamal sir recently but it’s too early to comment about what we discussed. I’ve always wished to direct him,” Teja told IANS. Haasan, who predominantly works ...

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Tollywood News: ‘Idi Modalu’ – first Telugu crowd-funded film

Five young first-time directors – Sai Chakaravrthi, Raj Chanvell, Rupak Ronaldson, Hari Shankar and Uday Gurrala – are teaming up for the first crowd-funded Telugu project “Ida Modalu”, which is about an individual’s journey in different stages of life. “We plan to start scouting for the cast from the month end. We plan to raise about Rs. 50 lakh for ...

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Telangana is not just KCR family: Pawan Kalyan

Telangana is not just a KCR family, it’s all of us, said Pawan Kalyan, who is Janasena leader and top Tollywood actor. He said he did not enter politics as an actor but as a common man seeking state’s welfare and development. “The lessons that I studied in my school days about Telangana struggle is the inspiration behind my move,” reiterated ...

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Tollywood News: Anjali returns with Telugu horror-comedy

 Actress Anjali, who was out of action for a few months following her controversial disappearance, will be seen next in Telugu horror-comedy “Geethanjali”. She is excited because this is her first tryst with the horror genre. “I have done romantic films, comedies and even action, but this will be my first time with the horror genre. My writer has told ...

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‘Hrudaya Kaleyam’ telugu movie mints gold at the box office

Chennai, April 7 : Telugu spoof-comedy “Hrudaya Kaleyam”, which was made on a budget of Rs.1.5 crore, has minted Rs.3.9 crore worldwide in its opening weekend. “Spoofs may or may not work in your favour. In this case, it worked in the favour of ‘Hrudaya Kaleyam’. The film has collected a whopping Rs.3.9 crore in its opening weekend in cinemas ...

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Kollywood News: Thankful to my producers for backing me says banned actor Vadivelu

Chennai, April 3 : After being banned from acting for campaigning against DMDK party in 2011 during the Tamil Nadu assembly elections, comedian Vadivelu is making a comeback with Tamil period-comedy “Thenaliraman” and thanks the makers for the opportunity. “I would like to thank the producers of ‘Thenaliraman’ for backing me despite being warned by several detractors, who were against ...

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‘Legend’ Balakrishna plans to contest elections

Hyderabad, April 1 : Telugu Desam Party (TDP) founder N.T. Rama Rao’s son and popular Telugu film actor N. Balakrishna said he would take a decision on contesting the elections after consultation with party chief N. Chandrababu Naidu. He told reporters at Visakhapatnam Tuesday that he has not yet taken a decision whether to contest for Lok Sabha or state ...

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