Kannada Films: News

13 May 2024


Actor Chetan Chandra, seriously injured in mob assault, demands justice

Kannada actor Chetan Chandra was brutally attacked by a mob in Kaggalipura, Bengaluru on Sunday.

12 May 2024

Road Accidents

Kannada TV actor Pavithra Jayaram (35) dies in road accident

In a shocking incident, acclaimed Kannada actor Pavithra Jayaram has tragically lost her life in a road accident.

03 May 2024


Kareena Kapoor Khan exits Yash's upcoming film 'Toxic': Report

For the past few months, there has been immense buzz surrounding Kareena Kapoor Khan's alleged involvement with Yash's Toxic.

27 Apr 2024


Kannada film '777 Charlie' to premiere in Japan in June

Rakshit Shetty and his beloved on-screen companion, labrador Charlie, are all set to captivate audiences once more—this time on the international stage.

16 Apr 2024


Renowned Kannada actor-director Dwarakish (81) succumbs to cardiac arrest

The Kannada film industry is mourning the loss of a beloved icon, Bungle Shama Rao Dwarakanath, popularly known as Dwarakish, who passed away on Tuesday. He was 81.

01 Apr 2024

Kareena Kapoor Khan

Kareena Kapoor, Kiara Advani to join Yash in 'Toxic': Report

With anticipation mounting around Yash's upcoming project Toxic, the film has been making waves primarily due to its casting decisions.

29 Mar 2024


Yash's next film 'Toxic' to go on floors 'very soon'

Kannada actor Yash, who garnered nationwide acclaim for his performance in the KGF franchise, is now preparing to kickstart his next project titled Toxic, directed by Geetu Mohandas.

19 Mar 2024


After Kareena Kapoor Khan, Shruti Haasan joins Yash's 'Toxic': Report

In a fresh turn of events, Shruti Haasan, known for her projects like Ramaiya Vastavaiya, has reportedly been cast in Yash's highly-anticipated pan-Indian film Toxic.

17 Mar 2024

Puneeth Rajkumar

Puneeth Rajkumar's birth anniversary: Looking at his award-winning roles

Late Kannada superstar Puneeth Rajkumar would have turned 49 today.

16 Mar 2024


Kareena Kapoor Khan hints at Kannada debut with Yash's 'Toxic'

Since the beginning of 2024, whispers have been rampant about Kareena Kapoor Khan's potential debut in Kannada cinema.

15 Jan 2024

Kichcha Sudeep

Kichcha Sudeep's impatient fans demand a release date for 'Max'

Fans have eagerly awaited the release date of Kichcha Sudeep's much-anticipated 46th film, Max since its title was revealed in a thrilling teaser in September last year.

09 Jan 2024

Ravi Teja

Netizens speculate: Is Kichcha Sudeep's 'Max' an unofficial 'Krack' remake

Kichcha Sudeep's upcoming multilingual film Max's plot was revealed through a synopsis posted on BookMyShow earlier on Tuesday.

08 Jan 2024


Karnataka: 3 electrocuted to death while erecting Yash's birthday banner

On KGF star Yash's birthday on Monday, tragedy struck Surangi village, Gadag district, Karnataka, as several fans were electrocuted while setting up his birthday banner.

08 Jan 2024

Kichcha Sudeep

'World of UI': Kichcha Sudeepa unveils the first glimpse

Kannada superstar Kichcha Sudeepa recently took to social media to reveal the first look of the much-awaited film, World of UI.

08 Jan 2024

Happy Birthday

Yash's birthday special: Reflecting on actor's highest-grossing movies per IMDb

Fondly known as the "Rocking Star," Kannada actor Yash celebrates his 38th birthday on Monday.

04 Jan 2024


Kareena Kapoor Khan to star in Yash's 'Toxic': Report

Rocking star Yash is a force of nature and the expectations surrounding his upcoming film Toxic are at a peak.

30 Dec 2023

Rashmika Mandanna

7 years of Rashmika Mandanna: Revisiting actor's breakthrough films 

Rashmika Mandanna debuted in showbiz with the Kannada film Kirik Party (released on December 30, 2016)—directed by Rishab Shetty—and earned the tag of "National Crush" in 2020.

20 Dec 2023


What led to hospitalization of veteran Kannada actor Hema Chaudhary

Renowned Kannada actor Hema Chaudhary is facing a severe health crisis after experiencing a brain hemorrhage two days ago.

20 Dec 2023

Telugu Films

23 must-watch Indian films of 2023

The year 2023 has been touted as the comeback year for Indian cinema. Every industry saw a surge in quality content, commercial boosts, and a varied set of films.

17 Dec 2023

Upcoming Movies

'Bagheera' teaser: Srii Murali's gritty cop takes on society's darkness

The teaser for the highly-anticipated Kannada film Bagheera was released on Sunday to mark Roaring Star Srii Murali's birthday.

09 Dec 2023


'Doctor Krishna' to 'Santha Thukaram': Kannada actor Leelavathi's memorable films

Veteran Kannada film actor Leelavathi passed away on Friday in a private hospital in Bengaluru's Nelamangala, reportedly due to age-related ailments. She was 85.

08 Dec 2023


'Yash 19' is now titled 'Toxic'; release date revealed

Finally! The curious case of Rocking Star Yash's upcoming film has been solved. The previously titled Yash 19 is now named Toxic and is directed by Mollywood actor-turned-director Geetu Mohandas.

04 Dec 2023


'Yash 19' title announcement date gets revealed

Rocking Star Yash has been a force of nature and after the release of KGF Chapter 2, fans were eagerly waiting for his upcoming project.

27 Nov 2023


'Kantara: Chapter 1' to explore the legend and its grandeur

Are you all ready to go back in time and witness the Kantara prequel?

25 Nov 2023


'Kantara' prequel first look to be revealed on this date!

Mark your calendars, as actor-director Rishab Shetty is gearing up to reveal the first look of Kantara - A Legend: Chapter 1 soon!

18 Nov 2023


Here's when Rishab Shetty's 'Kantara 2' will begin shooting

Rishab Shetty's Kantara was one of the biggest hits of 2022 and catapulted its director, writer, and lead actor, Shetty, to overnight global fame and success.

16 Nov 2023

OTT releases

Shiva Rajkumar's 'Ghost' gets OTT release; date inside

Shiva Rajkumar is a huge name in Kannada films. The superstar's recently released heist thriller Ghost is now gearing up for its OTT release.

09 Oct 2023

Bigg Boss

Kichcha Sudeep's 'Bigg Boss Kannada 10': Confirmed contestants, OTT details

The 10th season of Bigg Boss Kannada, hosted by the beloved Kichcha Sudeep, premiered on Sunday (October 8).

01 Oct 2023

Upcoming Movies

'Ghost' trailer: Actor Shiva Rajkumar channels inner gangster in heist-thriller

The highly-anticipated Kannada action heist thriller Ghost's trailer was released on Sunday. It stars actor-producer Shiva Rajkumar in a gripping gangster role.

01 Oct 2023


Actor Nagabhushana rams car into couple; woman dead, husband critical

Kannada actor Nagabhushana reportedly hit a couple walking on the pavement at Bengaluru's Vasanthpura Main Road and rammed his car into an electric pole on Saturday night.

29 Sep 2023


'KGF 3': Yash starrer is arriving in 2025, says report

Hombale Films is the newsmaker today!

15 Sep 2023

South Indian Cinema

SIIMA 2023: Rana-Mrunal to host the ceremony; streaming details out

The South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) is back with its 11th edition, honoring the best talent in the Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada movie industries.

06 Sep 2023

Divya Spandana

Is Indian actor-politician Divya Spandana dead? Here's the truth

In the wake of the recent viral rumors surrounding the false death news of Nickelodeon star Josh Peck, another wave of misinformation has hit social media.

23 Aug 2023

Prakash Raj

#ArrestPrakashRaj trends on X amid Chandrayaan-3 Mission tweet uproar

Prakash Raj—renowned for his fearless expression of opinions—found himself mired in controversy after he shared a "funny post" about the Chandrayaan-3 mission on X (formerly Twitter) on Sunday.

21 Aug 2023

Rishab Shetty

'Kantara 2' to go on floors in November: Report

Rishab Shetty's Kantara was one of the breakout films of 2022 and ever since the makers announced its prequel, the anticipation is increasing with each passing day. Now, reports are rife that the makers are set to take the film on floors and will kick off filming on November 1, in Mangalore.

14 Aug 2023

Sanjay Dutt

Sanjay Dutt suffers injury on 'Double iSmart' set: Report

Actor Sanjay Dutt has reportedly suffered a minor injury while shooting for his upcoming pan-Indian film Double iSmart directed by Puri Jagannadh.

07 Aug 2023


Vijay Raghavendra's wife Spandana dies; looking at their love story

In a piece of distressing news, Kannada actor Vijay Raghavendra's wife Spandana (reportedly 44) passed away due to cardiac arrest in Bangkok, media outlets reported on Monday.

07 Aug 2023


Vijay Raghavendra's wife Spandana dies of cardiac arrest in Bangkok

Kannada actor Vijay Raghavendra's wife and actor Spandana has died of cardiac arrest while the couple was on vacation in Bangkok. She was reportedly 44. The untimely death shocked their family members and the Sandalwood industry.

17 Jul 2023

Kichcha Sudeep

Kichcha Sudeep breaks silence on cheating allegations by Kannada producers

Kichcha Sudeep has been capturing headlines for unfavorable reasons lately—for allegedly cheating producers MN Kumar and HA Rehman.

12 Jul 2023


Shiva Rajkumar starrer '#ShivannaSCFC01' concept poster revealed on superstar's birthday

Dr. Shiva Rajkumar is a big name in Kannada cinema. The actor has been a household name for around four decades now. On his 60th birthday, filmmaker Karthik Adwaith shared a concept poster of an upcoming film starring Rajkumar.

08 Jul 2023

Kichcha Sudeep

Kichcha Sudeep files defamation lawsuit against producers; seeks Rs. 10cr

After Kannada producers MN Kumar and MN Suresh made a series of allegations against superstar Kichcha Sudeep at a press conference earlier this week, the actor has taken legal action in response.

14 Jun 2023

Rishab Shetty

Rishab Shetty's 'Kantara 2' shooting commences in August: Report

Rishab Shetty became an overnight sensation with the success of his film Kantara. The Kannada language film awed viewers in every part of India and fans are eagerly waiting for the second installment, Kantara 2.

04 Jun 2023


Happy birthday, Prashanth Neel: Interesting facts about 'Salaar', 'KGF' director

Kannada filmmaker Prashanth Neel debuted in 2014 with Ugramm. But it was his second venture, KGF: Chapter 1, that bought him nationwide popularity, which only increased with its sequel.

06 May 2023

Kichcha Sudeep

Director Ramesh Kitty arrested in Kichcha Sudeep threat letter case

The Central Crime Branch, Bengaluru, has made an arrest in the case involving a threat letter sent to Kannada actor Kichcha Sudeep which hinted at releasing his private videos on social media.

23 Apr 2023


Kannada actor Sampath Ram dies by alleged suicide at 35

Kannada film and TV actor Sampath J Ram, who predominantly worked in television serials, passed away on Saturday. He was 35.

14 Apr 2023


Why #KGF3 is trending on Twitter

KGF is undoubtedly one of the biggest and most loved film franchises in India.

14 Apr 2023

OTT releases

Kichcha Sudeep-Upendra starrer 'Kabzaa' now streaming on OTT; details inside

Kabzaa was touted to be the next money spinner for the Kannada cinema.

12 Apr 2023

Sanjay Dutt

Sanjay Dutt left injured while filming Kannada movie 'KD'

After receiving love for his stunning portrayal of an antagonist in KGF: Chapter 2, Sanjay Dutt is spreading his wing further in the Kannada film industry. The actor has been roped in for the pan-India Kannada film KD - The Devil, the shooting of which is underway.

05 Apr 2023

Kichcha Sudeep

Kichcha Sudeep reacts as #WeDontWantKicchaInPolitics trends on Twitter  

Kichcha Sudeep is a superstar in Kannada films. Show business and politics go hand in hand and we have seen many actors becoming politicians in the past.

05 Apr 2023

Karnataka Election

Karnataka polls: Before Kichcha Sudeep, these were BJP's star campaigners

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has reportedly chosen Kannada actor Kichcha Sudeep as the star campaigner for the upcoming Karnataka elections which are scheduled for May 10. Apart from Sudeep, the BJP has also deployed some of its best political heavy-weights in the poll-bound state.

05 Apr 2023

Rashmika Mandanna

Rashmika Mandanna birthday special: Roles that led to her popularity

At the tender age of 20, Rashmika Mandanna paved her path in the Kannada film industry with her debut film Kirik Party.

28 Mar 2023

Box Office

'Bholaa' versus 'Dasara': Major box office clash this Friday

Despite March coming to an end, there is no end in sight to the incredible titles that will hit theaters this month.

27 Mar 2023

OTT releases

Kichcha Sudeep's 'Kabzaa' set for OTT premiere; details inside

Kichcha Sudeep and Upendra Rao's pan-India film Kabzaa could not capture the theaters and fell flat at the box office. The high-budget action-period drama was in the buzz and had a great opening at the box office. Poor reviews and negative word of mouth resulted in the box office failure.

23 Mar 2023

Samantha Ruth Prabhu

Samantha-Vijay's 'Kushi' release date revealed with a new poster 

Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Vijay Deverakonda's upcoming romantic drama Kushi has finally got a release date.

23 Mar 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Kabzaa' sees rise in collections

Kabzaa is not being able to perform at the box office as per the expectations. The Upendra Rao and Kichcha Sudeep-headlined film saw a huge dip in collections in the opening week. Interestingly, the film is slowing a slight improvement now as its box office collections are increasing.

22 Mar 2023

Shilpa Shetty Kundra

Shilpa Shetty Kundra joins cast of Dhruva Sarja's 'KD'

Pan-India films have become a formula and many filmmakers, across industries, have adopted this strategy of featuring Bollywood and South Indian actors.

22 Mar 2023

Box Office

Box office: Kichcha Sudeep's 'Kabzaa' sees slight growth

Upendra Rao and Kichcha Sudeep's recently released film Kabzaa was in buzz ever since its announcement. The film is performing way below the belt at the box office. It opened with decent figures on Friday, but ever since then, the collections are on a downslide.

21 Mar 2023


Kannada actor Chetan Kumar arrested over objectionable 'Hindutva' tweet

Kannada star Chetan Kumar, also known as Chetan Ahimsa, has landed in trouble over an objectionable social media post.

21 Mar 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Kabzaa' collections drop further on Day 4

Kannada films are on an all-time high after Prashanth Neel's KGF series and Rishab Shetty's Kantara. The recently released action drama Kabzaa was in the buzz but has not performed up to its expectations. It has received negative reviews from critics and viewers.

20 Mar 2023

Box Office

Box office: Upendra-Sudeep's 'Kabzaa' crashes with no hopes of return

Kabzaa, Kichcha Sudeep and Upendra Rao's recently released pan-India film, was in buzz but it has fallen flat on its face. The film has not impressed the viewers and the box office collections dropped in the first weekend.

19 Mar 2023


'Kantara' to release in Spain, Italy: Decoding film's global success

The unprecedented success of Kantara—a film by Kannada filmmaker-actor Rishab Shetty—was not foreseen, as it was only meant to release in Karnataka and a few neighboring markets, prominently for Kannadiga viewers.

18 Mar 2023

Box Office

'Kabzaa' box office: Upendra-Kichcha Sudeep starrer takes sluggish start

The highly-anticipated Kannada gangster drama Kabzaa took to theaters on Friday and was released alongside Hindi movies—Mrs. Chatterjee Vs Norway and Zwigato.

17 Mar 2023

Puneeth Rajkumar

Remembering Kannada superstar Puneeth Rajkumar on his birth anniversary

Late Kannada superstar Puneeth Rajkumar would have turned 48 today.