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    The film is about two brothers from a middle-class family, the elder and the younger, focusing on their bond, love for each other, and respect for their parents. It showcases the importance of traditional values, family love, and unity despite differences.
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    Cast
    Venkatesh
    as Peddodu
    Mahesh Babu
    as Chinnodu
    Anjali
    as Sita
    Samantha Ruth Prabhu
    as Geetha
    Prakash Raj
    as Peddodu and Chinnodu father
    Jayasudha Kapoor
    as Peddodu and Chinnodu mother
    Abhinaya
    as Chinni
    Rao Ramesh
    as Geetha father
    Kota Srinivasa Rao
    as Brahmananda Rao
    Rohini Hattangadi
    as Seetha maternal grandmother
    Rama Prabha
    as Seetha paternal grandmother
    Ahuti Prasad
    as Geetha uncle
    Tanikella Bharani
    as Kondala Rao
    Ravi Babu
    as Kondala Rao son
    Murali Mohan
    as MLA
    Dhanya Balakrishna
    as a girl who proposes to Chinnodu
    Kalpika Ganesh
    as Geetha elder sister
    Tejaswi Madivada
    as Geetha younger sister
    Venu Madhav
    as Census Officer
    Praveen
    as Peddodu friend
    Satyadev Kancharana
    as Chinnodu friend
    Raja Raveendar
    as Police Officer
    Prabhas Sreenu
    as Goodu Raju friend
    Prudhvi Raj
    as Pruthviraj
    Rajitha
    as Geetha mother
    Daksha Nagarkar
    Crew
    Srikanth Addala
    Director
    Dil Raju
    Producer
    Mani Sharma
    Musician
    Mickey J. Meyer
    Musician
    K. V. Guhan
    Cinematographer
    Marthand K. Venkatesh
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    Interesting facts you Might Not Know About Samantha
    Interesting facts you Might Not Know About Samantha
    Samantha has been a star heroine in Telugu for a decade. Making her debut in Telugu with the film Ye Maaya Chesave (2010), this Tamil beauty gained recognition through films like Dookudu, Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu, Yashoda, and Shaakuntalam. She has worked with almost all the star heroes in Tollywood. Known for her natural acting, here are some lesser-known facts about Samantha for you. Who is Samantha? Samantha is an Indian actress. She has worked in Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi languages and has become a star heroine. What is Samantha famous for? Samantha gained recognition for her roles in hit films like Ye Maaya Chesave, Pushpa, Dookudu, and Rangasthalam. How old is Samantha? Samantha was born on April 28, 1987. She is 36 years old. What is Samantha's nickname? Sam How tall is Samantha? 5 feet 2 inches Where was Samantha born? Chennai Is Samantha married? She married Naga Chaitanya in 2017 but they parted ways in 2021 due to personal reasons. What are Samantha's hobbies? Singing, shopping, working out What is Samantha's favorite food? Sweet Pongal, Dairy Milk chocolate, Palakova Who is Samantha's favorite actor? Dhanush, Suriya, Rajnikanth What was Samantha's first movie? Ye Maaya Chesave What did Samantha study? She has a degree in Commerce. How much does Samantha charge per movie? Samantha charges between Rs.1 crore to Rs.2 crore per movie. What are the names of Samantha's parents? Joseph Prabhu, Ninette Does Samantha have any affairs? There were rumors about Samantha dating Siddharth, but they reportedly parted ways later. How many awards has Samantha won? Samantha has won 4 Filmfare Awards and two Nandi Awards. What is Samantha's Instagram link? https://www.instagram.com/samantharuthprabhuoffl/?hl=en Does Samantha smoke? Some reports suggest that Samantha smokes. Does Samantha drink alcohol? Not known How many heroes has Samantha done lip-lock scenes with? Samantha first performed a lip-lock scene with Naga Chaitanya and later with Nani. Who are Samantha's best friends? Chinmayi, Rana, Akhil Akkineni Does Samantha like tattoos? Yes, she had a tattoo saying 'Chai' on the right side of her rib cage, which she removed after her separation. What illness does Samantha have? Autoimmune disorder (Myositis), she was also diagnosed with diabetes in 2013. Where is Samantha's temple located? In Andhra Pradesh, at Alapadu village in Bapatla, the temple was constructed by her fan, Tenali Sandeep. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRAuBpbd_nI
    April 20 , 2024
    Top 25 Telugu Actresses in Bikini: Sizzling Heroines in Bikinis, Can you handle it?
    Top 25 Telugu Actresses in Bikini: Sizzling Heroines in Bikinis, Can you handle it?
    The Telugu film industry is renowned for its glamorous heroines who bring an undeniable allure to the screen. These talented actresses confidently embrace bold and steamy scenes, from intense sequences to bedroom moments. Beyond their cinematic presence, they also captivate fans on social media with stunning displays of beauty, including appearances in bikini suits that raise the temperature. It's not just the emerging stars; even the veteran actresses are proudly flaunting their curves. Here's a look at these dazzling beauties. [toc] Samantha Samantha is a leading actress in South India. Starting her career in modeling, Samantha made her Telugu cinema debut with Gautam Menon's "Ye Maaya Chesave" (2010), earning critical acclaim for her performance and achieving commercial success, which opened many chances for her in Telugu cinema. Following that, she starred in hit films like "Brindavanam," "Dookudu" (2011), "Eega" (2012), "Yeto Vellipoyindi Manasu" (2012), "Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu" (2013), "Attarintiki Daredi" (2013), "Manam" (2014), "Majili" (2019), and "Kushi" (2023). She also gained recognition in the Hindi web series "The Family Man" Season 2 as Raji. While initially distancing herself from glamour roles, Samantha is now open to item songs, lip-lock scenes, and bedroom scenes. She actively engages her fans on social media and wows them with her hot photo shoots. She has a special fan base for her bikini photos. Take a look at Samantha in bikinis. Samantha Bikini Images Kajal Aggarwal Kajal Aggarwal has made her mark in the Telugu, Hindi, and Tamil film industries, debuting with "Lakshmi Kalyanam" in 2007. She rose to fame with her role in S.S. Rajamouli's "Magadheera," which was a major breakthrough in Tollywood. Following this, she starred in a string of successful movies including "Arya 2," "Darling," "Brindavanam," "Mr. Perfect," "Business Man," "Khaidi No. 150," and "Nene Raju Nene Mantri." For her performance in "Nene Raju Nene Mantri," she won the SIIMA award for Best Actress. Kajal Aggarwal is celebrated for her beauty, effortlessly gracing both traditional and contemporary outfits. While she generally chooses not to wear bikinis in public or in films, declining roles that require bikini scenes, there is a video that surfaced of her swimming in a bikini during her birthday celebrations. Kajal Agarwal bikini video https://twitter.com/TCINEUpdate/status/1670989988929077250 Tamannaah Bhatia Tamannaah Bhatia is a distinguished actress who has made significant contributions to Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi cinema, appearing in over 70 films. She started her Telugu career with "Sree" in 2005 and rose to prominence with the success of "Happy Days" in 2007, which opened doors to many more roles. Notable Telugu films in her career include "Konchem Ishtam Konchem Kashtam," "100% Love," "Oosaravelli," "Racha," "Tadakha," "Baahubali: The Beginning," "Bengal Tiger," "Oopiri," "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion," "F2: Fun and Frustration," "Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy," and "F3: Fun and Frustration." In the Tamil film industry, she has enjoyed success in movies such as "Kallori," "Ayan," "Paiyaa," "Siruthai," "Veeram," "Dharma Durai," "Devi," "Sketch," and "Jailer." Tamannaah has also ventured into web series, starring in "November Story," "Jee Karda," and "Aakhri Sach," and has received mixed reviews for her roles in "Lust Stories 2." Despite the varied feedback, she continues to enchant audiences with her glamorous screen presence and captivating appearances in bikinis. Tamannaah Bhatia Bikini images View this post on Instagram A post shared by Think Music India (@thinkmusicofficial) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Tamannaah Bhatia (@tamannaahspeaks) Anushka Shetty Anushka Shetty made her entry into Tollywood with a blockbuster film ‘Super’ directed by Puri Jagannadh, co-starring Nagarjuna. She quickly ascended to stardom in Telugu cinema, featuring in major hits such as "Vikramarkudu" (2006) and "Lakshyam" (2007). Her fame continued to grow with remarkable performances in "Arundhati" (2009), "Billa" (2009), "Mirchi" (2013), "Baahubali: The Beginning" (2015), "Rudhramadevi" (2015), and "Baahubali: The Conclusion" (2017). With over 50 films to her credit, Anushka Shetty is esteemed as the only actress since Vijayashanthi to achieve the status of a female superstar in Telugu cinema. Anushka shetty Bikini Images Disha Patani Disha Patani began her acting career with the Telugu film "Loafer" (2015) and entered Hindi cinema with the biopic "M.S. Dhoni." She became closer to Telugu audiences with the film "Saaho." Disha captivates not only with her acting but also with her beauty. She has a separate fan base for her glamour show, regularly exciting young fans with her bikini photos. Disha Patani Bikini images Pragya Jaiswal Pragya Jaiswal primarily works in Telugu films. She gained recognition with the Telugu period drama "Kanche" (2015), winning the Filmfare Award for Best Debut Actress with her first film. Although currently lacking significant opportunities, she continues to attract attention with her glamour show. Take a look at her beauty. Pragya Jaiswal bikini Images Shweta Tiwari Shweta Tiwari is a Hindi cinema and television actress who first appeared in the serial "Aane Wala Pal" in 2000. Tiwari gained fame as the winner of "Bigg Boss 4" (2010-11) and "Comedy Circus Ka Naya Daur" (2011). She knows no bounds when it comes to flaunting her beauty. Take a look for yourself. ShwetaTiwari Bikini Images Deepika Padukone Deepika Padukone primarily works in Hindi films and is one of India's highest-paid actresses, with three Filmfare Awards to her name. She's listed among the country’s most popular personalities; TIME named her one of the most influential people in the world in 2018 and awarded her the TIME100 Impact Award in 2022. Deepika Padukone Bikini Images Pooja Hegde Pooja Hegde was introduced to Telugu cinema with "Oka Laila Kosam" (2014) and gained recognition with "Mukunda." She has since starred in hit films like "Duvvada Jagannadham," "Rangasthalam," "Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava," "Gaddalakonda Ganesh," "Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo," "Most Eligible Bachelor," "Radhe Shyam," "Beast," and "Maharshi," earning several awards including the G-Cine Awards for Best Actress for "Maharshi" and SIIMA Awards for Best Actress for "Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo" and "Most Eligible Bachelor." She has quickly become a goddess of beauty for Telugu audiences. Delight in her charms. Pooja Hegde Bikini Images Pooja Hegde Hot Videos https://twitter.com/RakeshR86995549/status/978983052364808194 View this post on Instagram A post shared by Pooja Hegde (@hegdepooja) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Pooja Hegde (@hegdepooja) Raashii Khanna Raashii Khanna has made a name for herself in both the Telugu and Hindi film industries. Originally aspiring to be an IAS officer, she shifted her focus to modeling and then acting, gaining fame with "Oohalu Gusagusalade" in Telugu. She has since appeared in hit films like "Prati Roju Pandage," "Jil," and "Jai Lava Kusa." As opportunities in Telugu declined, she turned to Hindi cinema where she continues to be the talk of the town with her hot glamour show. Raashii Khanna has a strong following, and her photos quickly gather hundreds of thousands of likes. Raashii Khanna Bikini Images Dimple Hayathi Dimple Hayathi, a Telugu cinema actress, debuted with "Gulf" (2017). However, she gained recognition with the super hit item song in "Gaddalakonda Ganesh." She later starred alongside Ravi Teja in "Khiladi" and Gopichand in "Rambanam," although both films were unsuccessful at the box office. Dimple is known for her dance skills, captivating audiences with her moves. Her beauty is also on par with her dance, and saying her bikini looks are unmatched by any other actress is no exaggeration. Take a thorough look at her allure. Dimple Hayathi Bikini Images https://twitter.com/PicShareLive/status/1525365506471231488 Ketika Sharma Ketika Sharma is a Telugu film actress who first caught the attention of Tollywood audiences with her role in a romantic film released in 2021. Although the film did not succeed at the box office, Ketika was praised for her compelling performance. Known for her charm, grace, and versatility, she quickly won over Telugu cinema fans. Active on social media, Ketika has become a glamorous icon, frequently captivating her followers with her stylish photoshoots. Prior to her film career, she gained initial fame with her viral video 'Thug Life' in 2016. Her engaging YouTube content, modeling pursuits, and Dubsmash videos earned her a significant online following. Her striking photoshoots continue to enchant fans, showcasing her ability to adapt various looks. Ketika Sharma Bikini Images Catherine Tresa Catherine Tresa is a dynamic actress known for her work across Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, and Tamil cinema. She initially made a significant impact in Telugu films with a standout performance and gained further recognition through a notable role in a Kannada film with Upendra. She has also starred in a film alongside Allu Arjun. Among her acclaimed performances are roles in successful films such as "Sarrainodu," "Nene Raju Nene Mantri," "Bheemla Nayak," and "Vadaladu." Before entering the film industry, Catherine was a model, endorsing well-known brands like Nalli Silks, Chennai Silks, Fastrack, and Deccan Chronicle. Her acting skills and magnetic screen presence have consistently drawn accolades from critics and fans alike. Catherine Tresa Bikini images Mrunal Thakur Mrunal Thakur entered the limelight with the Hindi film (2018). Her role in the Telugu remake of Jersey opposite Shahid Kapoor further solidified her position in Bollywood. She later appeared in Telugu cinema with the film Sita Ramam, garnering praise for her performance. The film's success across languages established her as a versatile actress. She won two awards for her role in the film. Following this, Mrunal starred in Nani's Hi Nanna (2023), which also fared well at the box office. With each project, she continues to expand her horizons and captivate audiences with her acting skills. Mrunal Thakur Bikini images Mrunal Thakur hot video https://twitter.com/MassssVishnu/status/1786566946600988750 https://twitter.com/MrunalThakur143/status/1788433120221401193 https://twitter.com/SastaJasoos/status/1788498532162236427 Anasuya Bharadwaj Anasuya Bharadwaj, known for her impactful anchoring and glamorous persona, made her acting debut with the film Naaga(2003). She gained attention for her role in the film Soggade Chinni Nayana alongside Nagarjuna. Her glamorous avatar in the film earned her accolades. Anasuya received widespread acclaim for her performance in Rangasthalam, where she portrayed a pivotal role. Her contributions to films like Kshanam, Pushpa, and Ranga Maarthaanda have been lauded by audiences and critics alike. Apart from her acting prowess, Anasuya is also known for her stint as a television anchor, particularly in the show Bigg Boss. Her bold choices and impactful performances continue to impress audiences. Anasuya Bharadwaj Bikini images View this post on Instagram A post shared by Anasuya Bharadwaj (@itsme_anasuya) Nidhhi Agerwal Nidhhi Agerwal is primarily known for her work in Telugu and Hindi cinema. She made her debut in Telugu with the film Savyasachi, followed by a successful stint in Bollywood with the film Munna Michael. Her performance in the Telugu film iSmart Shankar catapulted her to fame. She also starred opposite Pawan Kalyan in Hari Hara Veera Mallu. Nidhhi is widely recognized as a glamorous icon on social media. Alongside her film career, she has also made appearances on various talk shows, showcasing her charm and wit. Her bikini photoshoots, though few, have left a lasting impact. Those who have seen them have praised her beauty and confidence. Nidhhi Agerwal Bikini Images Mehreen Kaur Pirzada Mehreen Kaur Pirzada is a Telugu film actress who gained recognition with the film Krishna Gaadi Veera Prema Gaadha. Her pairing with actor Nani received acclaim. Later, she starred alongside Ravi Teja in the film Raja The Great. Following its success, she acted in a film alongside the legendary actor Chiranjeevi. Mehreen's performances have been appreciated by both critics and audiences. With her talent and charm, she continues to make strides in the Telugu film industry. Mehreen Kaur Pirzada Bikini Videos View this post on Instagram A post shared by MEHREEN 🌟🧿 (@mehreenpirzadaa) View this post on Instagram A post shared by MEHREEN 🌟🧿 (@mehreenpirzadaa) View this post on Instagram A post shared by MEHREEN 🌟🧿 (@mehreenpirzadaa) Manushi Chillar Manushi Chhillar is a prominent model and was crowned Miss World 2017, becoming the sixth Indian woman to achieve this title. She entered the Tollywood scene with the film "Operation Valentine" and has also appeared in Bollywood, notably in "Bade Miyan Chote Miyan." Her bikini photos are quite self-explanatory. Manushi Chillar Bikini Images Manushi Chillar Bikini videos View this post on Instagram A post shared by Manushi Chhillar (@manushi_chhillar) https://twitter.com/ManushiChhillar/status/1787462061280166182 Sobhita Dhulipala Sobhita Dhulipala is an Indian actress renowned for her work across Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, and Malayalam cinema. She clinched the title of Femina Miss India Earth 2013 and subsequently represented India at the Miss Earth 2013 pageant. Sobhita made her film debut in Anurag Kashyap's "Raman Raghav 2.0" (2016) and gained prominence with her role in the Amazon Prime Video series "Made in Heaven" (2019). Known for her glamorous presence, Sobhita exudes a timeless elegance in both traditional and contemporary outfits, providing a visual feast of her refined style. Sobhita Dhulipala bikini images View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sobhita (@sobhitad) Tripti Dimri Tripti Dimri made her film debut in the comedy movie "Poster Boys" (2017) and landed her first lead role in the romantic drama "Laila Majnu" (2018). She further established herself with her roles in Anvita Dutt's period films "Bulbbul" (2020) and "Qala" (2022). Her national recognition increased significantly with her performance in the film "Animal." Tripti has received critical acclaim for her acting, was listed in Forbes Asia’s 30 Under 30 in 2021, and was ranked eighth in Rediff.com’s 2020 list of Bollywood's best actresses. Explore the charm of her performances. Tripti Dimri Bikini images View this post on Instagram A post shared by Triptii Dimri (@tripti_dimri) Shirley Setia Shirley Setia made her Telugu cinema debut with "Krishna Vrinda Vihari" (2022), which garnered decent recognition despite the film's moderate success. Previously, she was known for her appearance in the web series "Lockdown" (2018). Shirley showcases a versatile array of talents, excelling not only as an actress but also as a singer. Her captivating charm and beauty are undeniable, adding to her appeal as a performer. Shirley Setia Bikini Images
    May 18 , 2024
    Arya @ 20 Years: Celebrating Two Decades of the Film ‘Arya’ – Did You Know These Behind-The-Scenes Secrets?
    Arya @ 20 Years: Celebrating Two Decades of the Film ‘Arya’ – Did You Know These Behind-The-Scenes Secrets?
    Directed by Sukumar, with Allu Arjun in the lead role, ‘Arya’ shook the film industry upon its release. Premiering with a unique concept of one-sided love, the movie initially received mixed reviews but soon rallied to create a box office tsunami. Exhibited in many theaters for over 125 days, it garnered critical acclaim. Released on May 7, 2004, today marks exactly 20 years since its debut. On this anniversary, let's delve into some behind-the-scenes secrets of Arya. Sukumar's Chance Post 'Dil' Success Sukumar, who worked as an assistant director for the film 'Dil' starring Nitin, pitched the story of ‘Arya’ to producer Dil Raju during that period. Impressed, Raju promised Sukumar a directing opportunity if 'Dil' succeeded, advising him to ready the complete story in the meantime. Following the blockbuster success of ‘Dil’, Sukumar was given the green light to direct what would become ‘Arya’. Allari Naresh's Missed Opportunity Initially, Allari Naresh was considered for the lead role in 'Arya', and Sukumar had even tailored the script with him in mind. However, due to certain reasons, the script never reached him. Naresh shared in an interview that during the making of ‘100% Love’, Sukumar told him, “Your acting in ‘Allari’ captivated me, and I had written ‘Arya’ for you.” Despite this, the role was destined for another, and Naresh remarked, “No one could have performed better than Allu Arjun as Arya.” https://twitter.com/i/status/1787548147520061468 Finalizing Bunny for the Role! After finalizing the script for ‘Arya’, there was some uncertainty about who should play the lead. During this search, a special screening of 'Dil' was held, which Allu Arjun attended. His sharp wit and comedic timing convinced the producers that he was the perfect fit for the story. Following conversations with Arjun post the screening, and his impressive performances post 'Gangotri', he was chosen as the lead, much to the satisfaction of everyone involved, including Chiranjeevi and Allu Aravind. Star Director’s Role as an Assistant Srikanth Addala, known for directing hit films like 'Kotha Bangaru Lokam', 'Mukunda', and 'Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu', served as an assistant director on ‘Arya’. He even made a cameo appearance in one of the scenes. Initially, there was some confusion about the film's title. The team considered various options before finally deciding to name the film after Bunny’s character. https://twitter.com/i/status/1787674074585714980 Rapid Completion of the Shoot The shooting of ‘Arya’ was completed swiftly over 120 days, starting on November 19, 2003. This was the first collaboration between Sukumar and music director Devi Sri Prasad, whose soundtrack became a massive hit, especially the song ‘Aa Ante Amalapuram,’ which became immensely popular across diverse audiences. Arya's Impact on Stardom The success of ‘Arya’ was a significant milestone in the careers of director Sukumar, actor Allu Arjun, producer Dil Raju, music director Devi Sri Prasad, and cinematographer Rathnavelu, transforming their lives and careers. As the film completes 20 years, Allu Arjun reflected on the impact of ‘Arya’ on his life, expressing eternal gratitude for the role that changed his trajectory.
    May 07 , 2024
    Shades of Grey: The Complex Antagonists of Telugu Films
    Shades of Grey: The Complex Antagonists of Telugu Films
    Typically, films portray villains as nefarious entities who inflict suffering and engage in heinous acts, particularly against women. These characters are crafted to contrast sharply with the hero, who is destined to triumph over the villain's misdeeds, culminating in a satisfying conclusion. Yet, the landscape of villainy in cinema isn't uniformly black and white. A number of antagonists, though appearing malevolent, actually harbor commendable goals but are driven to opposition by their flawed approaches. We'll explore examples of such complex antagonists in Telugu cinema, revealing those who weren't entirely villainous by nature. Robo 2.0 - Pakshi Raju In the film Robo 2.0 directed by Shankar and starring Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar portrayed the villain Pakshi Raju, a man who adored birds. He campaigns against the use of cell phones due to the radiation they emit, which he believes is killing the birds. When his pleas are ignored, leading to the death of many birds, he takes his own life in despair and returns as a formidable force to avenge the birds. He puts the public through various ordeals until Rajinikanth's robot character intervenes and saves the day by defeating him. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5OkypaWGYAo Nenu Local - Naveen Chandra In the film Nenu Local starring Nani and Keerthy Suresh, Naveen Chandra plays a character with a villainous shade. He falls in love with the heroine before the hero does and returns as a police officer due to a condition set by her father. During his absence, the hero and heroine fall in love. Angered, the heroine's father decides she should marry Naveen Chandra. Despite Naveen Chandra's attempts to thwart Nani, the hero ultimately wins his love. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYcZLAgPLps V - Nani In the film V, directed by Indraganti Mohan Krishna, Nani plays an antagonist who commits a series of murders, challenging DCP Aditya (played by Sudheer Babu) with puzzles. However, there's a strong motive behind Nani's killings. He seeks vengeance for the murder of the woman he loved, executed by the villains. He becomes a vigilante to serve justice for her death. https://youtu.be/2vvywZbPvIc?si=NHylb0Fm4xXRv_nf Ninnu Kori - Nani Although Nani is the protagonist in Ninnu Kori, he shows a selfish side. Learning that his ex-lover is married, he visits her home, intending to break up her marriage. However, after seeing her unwavering love for her husband, Nani changes his heart and leaves, sacrificing his love for her happiness. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ie8feBbd4VA Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu - Rao Ramesh In the film Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu, starring Venkatesh and Mahesh Babu as brothers, actor Rao Ramesh plays a character that comes off as antagonistic. A wealthy individual, Rao Ramesh criticizes the hero's family for their financial status and suggests Venkatesh and Mahesh find employment to improve their situation. Despite his advice being well-intentioned, his arrogant attitude paints him as the villain in the story. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G50OUBEZm-4 Magadheera - Srihari In Magadheera, Srihari captivated the audience with his performance as Sher Khan, second only to Ram Charan. He portrays a formidable antagonist who attacks the kingdom where Kala Bhairava (Ram Charan) serves as a commander. The hero showcases his valor by defeating a hundred men from Sher Khan's army. Impressed by the hero's courage and valor, Srihari, keeping his word, assists Ram Charan in another life. https://youtu.be/6L-sfTeMSZM?si=cx22Tp3DbXpIL5ec Pushpa - Shatru In the movie Pushpa, actor Shatru plays the role of DSP Govindappa, who is determined to curb red sandalwood smugglers. However, as the hero is involved in red sandalwood smuggling, Shatru's attempts to apprehend him inadvertently turn him into a villain in the eyes of the audience. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krENzIi3Tto Parugu - Prakash Raj Directed by Bommarillu Bhaskar, this film stars Allu Arjun and Sheela Kaur. Prakash Raj, who plays the father of the heroine, initially disapproves of Bunny's love for his younger daughter. Moved by the father's anguish for his estranged elder daughter, the hero resolves to reunite her with the family. Though Prakash Raj appears as a villain until the climax, he eventually understands the love his younger daughter has for Bunny and consents to their marriage. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7Vw3cJnjyU Vikram - Kamal Haasan In this film, Kamal Haasan forms a gang under the alias of Mask Man and commits a series of murders. He seeks revenge against drug mafia leader Santanam (Vijay Sethupathi), who killed his son, a police officer. Kamal Haasan transforms from a seemingly negative character, struggling with alcohol and drug addiction, into a hero with his actions in the second half. https://youtu.be/x7WPik_LnmY?si=zJ9KW1ZxulMB1ZH2 Republic - Ramya Krishnan Directed by Deva Katta and starring Sai Dharam Tej, Ramya Krishnan plays a villainous role as a regional party leader. Initially portrayed as a good politician aiming for the welfare of the people, her true nature shocks the audience once revealed. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWg79VONoTY
    February 28 , 2024
    Telugu Cinema's Homecoming: The Rise of 'Telugu' Heroines in Lead Roles
    Telugu Cinema's Homecoming: The Rise of 'Telugu' Heroines in Lead Roles
    The landscape of Tollywood has undergone significant changes, with a trend that saw directors favoring actresses from other languages to attract audiences. This led to the rise of actresses like Kajal, Trisha, Samantha, and currently Rashmika, Pooja Hegde, and Mrunal Thakur as the leading stars. However, there has been a noticeable shift recently, with an increasing presence of Telugu actresses in the industry, particularly evident in smaller films outside the realm of big-hero movies. This change marks an exciting development. Let's delve into the profiles of these emerging Telugu actresses who are making their mark and vying for the status of star heroines. Gouri Priya Recently making her mark in Tollywood with the youthful entertainer ‘MAD’, Gouri Priya has captured everyone's attention with her acting and charm. After acting alongside Tamil hero Manikandan in 'Lover', she’s also trying her luck in Kollywood. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dwrE0OCq40 Anandhi Hailing from Warangal, Anandhi entered the industry with the 2012 film 'Ee Rojullo'. After playing small roles, she shifted her focus to Tamil movies, gaining praise as a heroine alongside young heroes. In Telugu, she has been the main lead in movies like Zombie Reddy, Sridevi Soda Center, and Itlu Maredumilli Prajanikam. Chandini Chowdary From Visakhapatnam, Chandini Chowdary made her debut with 'Life is Beautiful'. She became well-known with 'Kundanapu Bomma', 'Howrah Bridge', and 'Manu'. Her fame skyrocketed with 'Colour Photo'. Recently, she has risen to lead roles in movies like 'Gaami' and has also been part of web series like 'Masti’s', 'Gaalivaana', and 'Jhansi'. Vaishnavi Chaitanya Vaishnavi Chaitanya became famous overnight with the movie 'Baby'. Initially known for YouTube series, her popularity soared with the series 'Software Developer', leading to her role in 'Baby'. Her mesmerizing performance has won hearts, and she’s currently working on another film with 'Baby' fame Anand Deverakonda and has accepted a movie under Dil Raju’s production. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wz5BIbhqhTI Divya Sripada Divya Sripada is gradually increasing her presence in Tollywood. She turned into a heroine with 'Sundaram Master' after doing side roles in notable films like 'Dear Comrade', 'Colour Photo', 'Miss India', 'Jathi Ratnalu', 'F3', 'Yashoda', and 'Panchathantram'. Her performance in 'Sundaram Master' attracted attention, promising her more lead roles in the future. Sobhita Dhulipala Born in Tenali, Andhra Pradesh, Sobhita Dhulipala debuted in the industry with 'Raman Raghav 2.0'. She made her Telugu debut with 'Goodachari', captivating Telugu audiences. She shined in movies like 'Kurup', 'Major', and 'Ponniyin Selvan' and is noteworthy for acting in the Hollywood film 'Monkey Man'. Currently, she’s working in the Hindi movie 'Sitaara', setting an example for local actresses with her roles in Hollywood and Bollywood level films. Ritu Varma From Hyderabad, Ritu Varma debuted in a small role in 'Baadshah' but gained fame as the heroine of 'Pelli Choopulu', which was a solid hit. She’s recognized for her roles in 'Keshava', 'Ninnila Ninnila', 'Tuck Jagadish', 'Varudu Kavalenu', and 'Oke Oka Jeevitham', and recently in 'Mark Antony'. She’s also acting in Vikram's upcoming 'Dhruva Natchathiram'. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4hNEsshEeN8 Swathi Reddy Swathi Reddy, from Visakhapatnam, debuted in 'Danger' directed by Krishna Vamsi in 2005. She gained recognition in Tamil with 'Subramaniapuram', which was released in Telugu as 'Ananthapuram'. She has worked in Telugu films like 'Ashta Chamma', 'Swamy Ra Ra', 'Karthikeya', 'Tripura', and 'Panchathantram', recently engaging the audience with 'Month of Madhu'. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCwsSk_KKrE Dimple Hayathi Born in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, actress Dimple Hayathi grew up in Hyderabad. She made her Telugu debut with the movie 'Gulf' in 2017. Although the movie didn't achieve much success, Dimple received good marks for her performance, leading to more opportunities in Telugu. She acted in 'Abhinetri 2', 'Eureka', in Hindi 'Atrangi Re', with Vishal in 'Samanyudu', with Ravi Teja in 'Khiladi', and with Gopichand in 'Ramabanam'. Currently, even though she doesn't have any movies in hand, there's talk in the industry that nobody can stop Dimple if she gets the right hit. https://twitter.com/CallBoyforwomen/status/1693578673595793606 Shivani Nagar Among the recent new heroines in Tollywood, Shivani Nagar stands out. She made her debut as a heroine in the movie ‘Ambajipeta Marriage Band’ starring young hero Suhas. She impressed as a quintessential village girl. With this movie's success, it's likely Shivani will bag more opportunities in Telugu. Maanasa Choudhary From Puttur in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, Maanasa Choudhary recently shined in Tollywood with the movie 'Bubblegum'. Starring Rajeev and Suma son Roshan as the hero, she captivated with her beauty and performance. Though the movie didn't succeed at the box office, Maanasa has sent a strong message to the Telugu film industry that she possesses significant skills. A single hit could potentially make her unstoppable in Telugu cinema. https://twitter.com/i/status/1762802318934950146 Anjali Actress Anjali, born in Rajahmundry, East Godavari district, once reached the status of a star heroine in Tollywood. She entered the industry with the Telugu film 'Photo' in 2006 and then moved to the Tamil industry, where she became a star heroine. After acting in a string of movies in Kollywood, Anjali returned to Tollywood with 'Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu'. She shined in movies like 'Balupu', 'Masala', 'Geethanjali', 'Dictator', 'Sarrainodu', 'Vakeel Saab', and 'Macherla Niyojakavargam'. Currently, she is acting in Telugu movies like 'Geethanjali 2', 'Gangs of Godavari', and 'Game Changer'. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3lowhNvIWK0
    March 06 , 2024
    Know more about hero Sudheer Babu
    Know more about hero Sudheer Babu
    Making his debut with the movie "SMS," Sudheer Babu has earned recognition for his distinctive roles. With hits like "Sridevi Soda Center," "V," and "Prema Katha Chitram," he has achieved stardom. Here are some lesser-known facts about Sudheer Babu, who has made a significant mark as an actor in Tollywood. Sudheer Babu's Real Name? Posani Naga Sudheer Babu Sudheer Babu's Nickname? Sudheer How Tall is Sudheer Babu? 5 feet 9 inches Sudheer Babu's First Movie? He appeared as the heroine's brother in "Ye Maaya Chesave." His introduction to the industry as a lead actor was through "SMS." Where was Sudheer Babu Born? Vijayawada, AP Sudheer Babu's Date of Birth? May 11, 1977 Sudheer Babu's Wife's Name? Priyadarshini When did Sudheer Babu Get Married? 2006 Sudheer Babu's Favorite Actress? Sridevi Sudheer Babu's Favorite Actor? Krishna, Mahesh Babu, Hrithik Roshan Sudheer Babu's First Hit Movie? "Prema Katha Chitram" was his first hit. Following that, "Sridevi Soda Center," and "V" were successful. Sudheer Babu's Favorite Color? Black and Blue Sudheer Babu's Favorite Movie? "Alluri Seetharama Raju" Sudheer Babu's Parents' Names? Nageswara Rao, Rani Sudheer Babu's Education? BE, GMT, MBA Sudheer Babu's Hobbies Sudheer Babu has a passion for badminton. Before entering the film industry, he was among India's top 10 badminton players. Sudheer Babu's Favorite Place? Vijayawada How Many Movies Has Sudheer Babu Acted in? Up to 2024, he has acted in 18 movies as a lead actor. Sudheer Babu's Favorite Food? Grilled Chicken How Many Children Does Sudheer Babu Have? Two sons - Charith Maanas and Darshan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dw1knnyUrLY
    March 25 , 2024
    Movies releasing in Theaters / OTT this week April 7.
    Movies releasing in Theaters / OTT this week April 7.
    This week, numerous films are coming to entertain movie enthusiasts. Between April 3rd and April 9th, various films are set to release in theaters and on OTT platforms. Let's take a look at the movies that are set to release in theaters and on OTT platforms this week. Movies releasing in theaters: Ravanaasura: Mass Maharaja Ravi Teja's film Ravanaasura is set to release in theaters this week. The film is slated to hit the screens on Friday (April 7th) and is expected to create a buzz. The released trailers, teasers, and movie posters have raised high expectations for the film. Ravi Teja is hopeful that this film will be a significant success. Directed by Sudheer Varma, the movie stars Faria Abdullah, Megha Akash, and Anu Emmanuel. Harshavardhan Rameshwar and Bheems Ceciroleo composed the music for the film. Meter: Young hero Kiran Abbavaram's film 'Meter' is also set to make its entry into theaters on the same Friday (April 7th). The film is a romantic entertainer filled with comedy and action. Directed by Ramesh Kadur, the movie stars Athulya Ravi as the heroine. Posani Krishna Murali and Sapthagiri play prominent roles in the film. Sai Karthik has provided the music for the movie. Gumra: The Bollywood movie Gumra, starring Aditya Roy Kapoor and Mrunal Thakur of Seetharam fame, is set to be released on Friday. Directed by Vardhan Ketkar, the film is a crime thriller and a remake of the Tamil hit movie Tadanku. In this film, Mrunal plays the role of a police officer. The film has also been released in Telugu under the name Ram, with Red as the hero. Chhipkali: Another Bollywood film, Chhipkali, is also set to hit theaters this week. Directed by Kaushik Kar, the film is ready to entertain audiences on Friday. Actors Yashpal Sharma, Yogesh Bhardwaj, and Tanishta Biswas appear in the lead roles. The film's storyline revolves around a murder, according to the movie's production unit. Veeram: The Kannada movie Veeram is scheduled to be released in theaters this Friday. Directed by Kumar, the film stars Prajwal Devaraj, Srinagar Kitty, Richita Ram, Deepak, and Achyuth Kumar in the lead roles. Veeram is an action-packed romantic entertainer. OTT Movies: Asalu: Actress Poorna's film Asalu is set to be released on the OTT platform on Wednesday, April 5th. Directed by Ravi Babu, the film will be streamed on ETV Win. ETV Win has created hype on their Twitter account by asking questions like, "What is Asalu's story? What is the film about? Where should we watch Asalu?" Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania: This movie will be released on Hotstar on April 5th. The animated sci-fi action-adventure film has been produced with a star-studded cast, including Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, and Jonathan Majors. OTT Platform Releases  TitleCategoryLanguagePlatformRelease DateThe Crossoverseries EnglishDisney+ HotstarApril 5Tiny Beautiful Thingsseries EnglishDisney+ HotstarApril 07Redefined: J.R. Smith TV seriesenglishAmazon PrimeApril 4Bros (2022)movieenglishAmazon PrimeApril 4Lizzy Hoo: Hoo Cares!? (2023)movieenglishAmazon PrimeApril 4On a Wing and a Prayer (2023)MovieHindiAmazon PrimeApril 7Gangs of Lagos (2023)MovieEnglishAmazon PrimeApril 7Magic MixiesSeriesEnglishNetflixApril 03“Surviving R. Kelly: Part III: The Final ChapterSeriesEnglishNetflixApril 03Mo’Nique: My Name Is Mo’NiqueSeriesEnglishNetflixApril 04BeefSeriesEnglishNetflixApril 06The Last StandMovieEnglishNetflixApril 06On a Wing and a Prayer (2023)MovieEnglishNetflixApril 06Thicker Than WaterSeriesEnglishNetflixApril 07TransatlanticSeriesEnglishNetflixApril 07ChupaMovieEnglishNetflixApril 07Oh BelindaMovieEnglishNetflixApril 07Holy SpiderMovieEnglishNetflixApril 07HungerMovieEnglishNetflixApril 08The Lady in DignityMovieMovieMX PlayerApril 05My Debate Opponent Season 2 SeriesEnglishMX PlayerApril 08The Song of GloryMovieMovieMX PlayerApril 12
    April 05 , 2023
    A new trend in Tollywood, young heroes turning into directors
    A new trend in Tollywood, young heroes turning into directors
    In the film industry, the 'Director' holds a crucial position comparable to that of a team leader, guiding the hero and the rest of the cast. The director typically receives acclaim or criticism for the film's outcome. Presently, there's an emerging trend in Tollywood where numerous young actors are venturing into directing and writing. We will explore these actors who have leaped ‘Directorial Role’ in Tollywood. Adivi Sesh Leading the pack in this category is the versatile actor and young hero Adivi Sesh. He made a mark as a director with the film 'Karma,' captivating everyone's attention. Not only did Sesh write and direct the film, but he also played the lead role, earning significant acclaim. Though his next directorial, 'Kiss,' was not as successful, Adivi Sesh is currently making a name for himself as a writer and hero. Vishwak Sen Gaining recognition with 'Ee Nagaraniki Emaindi,' Vishwak Sen has shown his multifaceted talent as a screenplay writer, writer, hero, and director. He directed and received praise for 'Falaknuma Das' (2019), where he also acted and produced the film. Years later, he directed 'Das Ka Dhamki' (2023), which was a success. The recently released film 'Gaami' has also been successful, and 'Gangs of Godavari' is awaiting release. Siddu Jonnalagadda Currently one of Tollywood's most sought-after heroes as a director is Siddu Jonnalagadda. Known for his story writing, screenplay, and editing skills, Siddu, who gained fame with the blockbuster 'DJ Tillu,' also provided the story for its sequel 'Tillu Square,' which became a hit. Before these films, he contributed stories and dialogues to movies like 'Guntur Talkies,' 'Krishna and His Leela,' and 'Maa Vintha Gaadha Vinuma.' A sequel to 'Tillu Square,' titled 'Tillu Cube,' has been recently announced. Rahul Ravindran Rahul Ravindran, who starred as the hero in films like "Andala Rakshasi," "Tiger," and "Ala Ela," took up the megaphone as a director with the film "Chi La Sow." Following that, he directed King Akkineni Nagarjuna in "Manmadhudu 2." Venky Atluri, known for his roles in movies like "Sneha Geetham" and "It's My Love Story," debuted as a director with "Tholi Prema." Subsequently, he set aside acting to direct films such as "Mr. Majnu" and "Rang De." However, the trend of heroes turning directors in Tollywood is not new. In the past, legendary actors like NTR, Superstar Krishna, and Pawan Kalyan transitioned into directors, creating films that matched their tastes. Pawan Kalyan Power Star Pawan Kalyan also took to directing with 'Johnny' under his own banner. Though the film was not successful, he has provided stories and screenplays for 'Gudumba Shankar' and 'Sardaar Gabbar Singh.' R. Narayana Murthy Known for revolutionary cinema, People's Star R. Narayana Murthy has made a name as a director and producer, creating impactful films like 'Ardharatri Swatantram,' 'Dandora,' and 'Erra Sainyam.' NTR & Superstar Krishna Legendary actor NTR, while being a star hero, directed several mythological and folk films. His directorial debut was with the movie "Seetharama Kalyanam." Following this, he directed films like "Gulebakavali Katha," "Daana Veera Soora Karna," "Chanakya Chandragupta," and "Talla Pellama." Successfully balancing his roles as both a star hero and a director, NTR managed to carve a niche for himself in both arenas. Similarly, Superstar Krishna, while continuing his acting career, ventured into directing and produced several successful films. With the movie "Simhasanam," a high-budget film, Krishna debuted as a director and went on to direct hits like "Shankharavam," "Kaliyuga Karnudu," "Mugguru Kodukulu," "Koduku Diddina Kapuram," "Rikshawala," "Anna Thammudu," "Indra Bhavanam," "Alludu Diddina Kapuram," "Raktha Tarpanam," and "Manavudu Danavudu."
    April 02 , 2024

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