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'Vakeel Saab' flashes man's phone-number without consent, he files complaint

05 May 2021

'Vakeel Saab' flashes man's phone-number without consent, he files complaint

Power star Pawan Kalyan-starring Vakeel Saab released last month, and was well-received by critics and the audience.

Mahesh Babu and Trivikram's 'SSMB 28' to release next summer

02 May 2021

Mahesh Babu and Trivikram's 'SSMB 28' to release next summer

Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu will be teaming up with director Trivikram Srinivas after 11 years for the tentatively titled movie SSMB 28.

Siddharth, Aditi Rao-starrer 'Maha Samudram' to release on August 19

31 Jan 2021

Siddharth, Aditi Rao-starrer 'Maha Samudram' to release on August 19

Aditi Rao Hydari, Siddharth, and Sharwanand starrer upcoming Telugu film Maha Samudram will be released in theaters on August 19, its makers confirmed on Saturday.

Mahesh Babu reveals release date of Adivi Sesh-starrer 'Major'

29 Jan 2021

Mahesh Babu reveals release date of Adivi Sesh-starrer 'Major'

Telugu film star Mahesh Babu on Friday revealed the release date of the upcoming movie Major, starring Adivi Sesh in the lead role.

Tamil TV actor hacked to death in Chennai

17 Nov 2020

Tamil TV actor hacked to death in Chennai

Tamil television actor Selvarathinam was murdered on Sunday by a group of men in Chennai, allegedly for having an affair with a married woman.

Chiranjeevi tests positive for COVID-19; quarantined at home

09 Nov 2020

Chiranjeevi tests positive for COVID-19; quarantined at home

Telugu megastar Chiranjeevi has announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

Telugu producers launch platform to offer opportunities to 'outsiders'

08 Jul 2020

Telugu producers launch platform to offer opportunities to 'outsiders'

In the aftermath of actor Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic demise, pertinent issues of nepotism and favoritism have once taken precedence in various film industries across the country.

Rana Daggubati, Miheeka Bajaj to tie the knot in August

31 May 2020

Rana Daggubati, Miheeka Bajaj to tie the knot in August

Telugu movie star Rana Daggubati took his fans by surprise as he announced his engagement with girlfriend Miheeka Bajaj, earlier this month.

Tamil film director Arun Prasath dies in a road accident

15 May 2020

Tamil film director Arun Prasath dies in a road accident

In a tragic piece of news, Tamil filmmaker Arun Prasath passed away on Friday (May 15) in a road accident near Mettupalayam in Coimbatore, according to several news reports.

Who is Miheeka Bajaj, actor Rana Daggubati's fiancé?

13 May 2020

Who is Miheeka Bajaj, actor Rana Daggubati's fiancé?

We know it will break your heart but we need to say it: Rana Daggubati is taken!

'Darbar' distributors seek compensation for losses from Rajinikanth

02 Feb 2020

'Darbar' distributors seek compensation for losses from Rajinikanth

Veteran Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's latest film Darbar, which released earlier this year, has become a rare film of the 69-year-old actor to be declared a box-office debacle.

Filmmaker's mother ashamed over his "rape-victims should carry condoms" comment

05 Dec 2019

Filmmaker's mother ashamed over his "rape-victims should carry condoms" comment

A day after small-time Telugu filmmaker Daniel Shravan's outrageous comments over the country's growing rape culture sparked a massive controversy, his mother has expressed shock and said that she is ashamed of her son's sick comments.

Why should I watch 'Kabir Singh': Vijay Deverakonda

14 Jul 2019

Why should I watch 'Kabir Singh': Vijay Deverakonda

Ever since its release, Shahid Kapoor-starrer Kabir Singh has been the talk of the town.

After Bollywood, Tollywood, Alia Bhatt now wants ticket to Hollywood

13 Apr 2019

After Bollywood, Tollywood, Alia Bhatt now wants ticket to Hollywood

In just seven years, Alia Bhatt has established herself as one of the most powerful performers from the current generation, and the actor says if she gets a good opportunity, she would like to venture into Hollywood.

Telugu filmmaker Kodi Ramakrishna dies of lung infection

22 Feb 2019

Telugu filmmaker Kodi Ramakrishna dies of lung infection

Veteran filmmaker Kodi Ramakrishna breathed his last on Friday afternoon in Hyderabad.

Not Shraddha, but this is the real ghost in 'Stree'

09 Sep 2018

Not Shraddha, but this is the real ghost in 'Stree'

Shraddha Kapoor and Rajkummar Rai starrer 'Stree' has been winning the hearts since the day it was released.

Tollywood sex-racket in US: Businessman's wife demanded $2,500 for "3-hrs-2-times"

29 Jun 2018

Tollywood sex-racket in US: Businessman's wife demanded $2,500 for "3-hrs-2-times"

US officials have revealed a barrage of evidence against a top Telugu businessman-turned-film producer and his wife, who were allegedly running a sex-racket with young Tollywood actresses.

Success of contemporary films inspiring Tollywood to experiment with unexplored-subjects

17 Jun 2018

Success of contemporary films inspiring Tollywood to experiment with unexplored-subjects

The success of contemporary Bengali films in the recent times has inspired directors and actors of Tollywood industry to toy with diverse genres and unexplored subjects.

Sri Reddy controversy: Pawan Kalyan booked for using 'forged' video

27 Apr 2018

Sri Reddy controversy: Pawan Kalyan booked for using 'forged' video

In what has come as a rude shock to Tollywood actor and Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan, a case has been registered against him in Hyderabad for using 'forged' evidence to target media outlets.

Casting-couch: MAA gives in, withdraws the ban on Sri Reddy

13 Apr 2018

Casting-couch: MAA gives in, withdraws the ban on Sri Reddy

After the National Human Rights Commission slapped notices on the Telangana government and the Information and Broadcasting Ministry regarding the practice of casting couch in Tollywood, the Movie Artists Association (MAA) has lifted the ban on Sri Reddy.

Actress Sri Reddy accuses Daggubati's brother of sexually exploiting her

11 Apr 2018

Actress Sri Reddy accuses Daggubati's brother of sexually exploiting her

In a startling revelation, Telugu actress Sri Reddy has alleged that the man who had demanded sexual favors from her is Baahubali star Rana Daggubati's brother Abhiram Daggubati.

Sonika Chauhan's death case: Actor Vikram Chatterjee arrested

07 Jul 2017

Sonika Chauhan's death case: Actor Vikram Chatterjee arrested

Actor Vikram Chatterjee, who was charged with rash driving which led to the death of model-anchor Sonika Chauhan on April 29 this year, has been arrested by the Kolkata Police from his residence in Kasba this Friday morning.