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    Aasi (Panja Vaishnav Tej), from a fisherman's family, falls in love with Bebbamma (Krithi Shetty) from an affluent family. What did her father (Vijay Sethupathi) do upon discovering their love? What did Aasi lose in his quest to win his love, and how did the couple eventually unite? The story answers these questions.
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    Cast
    Panja Vaisshnav Tej
    as Aasirvadham Aasi
    Raaghavan Murugan
    as Young Aasirvadham Aasi
    Krithi Shetty
    as Sangeetha Bebbamma
    Vijay Sethupathi
    as Sangeetha father
    Sai Chand
    as Aasi father
    Shailaja Priya
    as Raayanam sister
    Gayatri Jayaraman
    as Sangeetha mother
    Mahadevan
    as Raayanam father
    Rajeev Kanakala
    as a mandal revenue officer
    Kancharapalem Raju
    Naga Maheshas Govindu
    Jai Krishnaas Thalimpu
    Ravi Varma
    Rajsekar Aningias Bus driver
    Crew
    Buchi Babu SanaDirector
    Naveen YerneniProducer
    Y. Ravi ShankarProducer
    Devi Sri Prasad
    Musician
    Naveen Nooli
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    Do You Know These Top Secrets About Krithi Shetty?
    Do You Know These Top Secrets About Krithi Shetty?
    Krithi Shetty made her debut in Telugu cinema with the film "Uppena." She captivated audiences as the heroine in hit films like "Shyam Singha Roy" and "Bangarraju." Her role as Bebamma in "Uppena" became a sensation among the youth. Before her film career, Krithi was involved in modeling and participated in an Idea ad shoot. Currently, she continues her journey as a star heroine in Telugu cinema. Let’s explore some interesting and lesser-known facts about Krithi Shetty. What is Krithi Shetty famous for? Krithi Shetty gained recognition through the film "Uppena." Her performance in the movie received critical acclaim. How old is Krithi Shetty? Born on September 21, 2003, Krithi Shetty is 20 years old. How tall is Krithi Shetty? She stands 5 feet 6 inches tall. Where was Krithi Shetty born? Mangalore, Karnataka. What are Krithi Shetty's hobbies? Modeling. What is Krithi Shetty's favorite food? Crab curry. Who are Krithi Shetty's parents? Krishna Shetty (businessman) and Neeti Shetty (fashion designer). Who is Krithi Shetty's favorite actor? Ram Charan. What is Krithi Shetty's favorite color? Black and red. What was Krithi Shetty's first film in Telugu as a lead actress? "Uppena." What did Krithi Shetty study? She completed her degree in Psychology. What is Krithi Shetty's remuneration? She charges between 2 to 3 crores per film. What did Krithi Shetty do before entering films? She was into modeling and acted in several TV ads. Krithi Shetty's Instagram link: https://www.instagram.com/krithi.shetty_official/?hl=en https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WPzI197ph4c More About Krithi Shetty Krithi Shetty enjoys exploring new places in her free time. She can speak fluently in five languages: Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Tulu, and English.
    April 18 , 2024
    RC17: New Movie in the Ram Charan-Sukumar Combo..
    RC17: New Movie in the Ram Charan-Sukumar Combo..
    Mega Power Star Ram Charan is currently busy in the movie 'Game Changer' under the direction of Shankar, a Pan-India level project. Moreover, a film with 'Uppena' fame director Buchi Babu has also been confirmed for Ram Charan. The puja ceremony for the sports drama 'RC16' was recently done. However, the latest news is that another movie involving Ram Charan has been confirmed. Sukumar, who delivered a blockbuster like 'Pushpa,' is set to direct 'RC17.' The official announcement regarding this was released today. Holi Special Announcement. The banner Mythri Movie Makers officially announced today that a massive movie is in the works in the combination of Ram Charan and Sukumar. Celebrating Holi, the banner tweeted a photo of Cherry and Sukumar drenched in colors. Additionally, another poster with the tagline 'Roaring To Conquer' featuring two horses was shared by the production company. Currently, these photos are going viral on the internet. With Sukumar, a legendary director, working with Ram Charan again, mega fans are extremely delighted. https://twitter.com/MythriOfficial/status/1772195858693698029 Rangasthalam Combo Repeat! The period rural action drama 'Rangasthalam' released in 2018 was a massive success, elevating Cherry as an actor to another level. Sukumar, known for class movies until then, showcased his mastery in mass cinema with 'Rangasthalam.' The film was produced by Mythri Movie Makers and Sukumar Writings, with music by Devi Sri Prasad. Now, the entire hit combination is set to repeat for 'RC17.' When is it scheduled? The makers plan to release this high-budget film, which is in the combo of Ram Charan and Sukumar, in the second half of 2025. There is a chance that Cherry will join the shooting of this movie immediately after completing the film with Buchi Babu.
    March 25 , 2024
    Aadikeshava Review: Mega Nephew Excels in Action Scenes with His 'Rudra Tandav' Performance. How is 'Aadikeshava'?
    Aadikeshava Review: Mega Nephew Excels in Action Scenes with His 'Rudra Tandav' Performance. How is 'Aadikeshava'?
    Cast: Panja Vaisshnav Tej, Sreeleela, Joju George, Sada, Sudarshan, Radhika Sarath Kumar, Jayaprakash, Tanikella Bharani, Suman, Aparna Das, and others. Writer and Director: Sreekanth N. Reddy Cinematography: Dudley Music: GV Prakash Kumar Production Houses: Sithara Entertainments, Fortune Four Cinemas Producers: Suryadevara Naga Vamsi, Sai Soujanya Release Date: November 24, 2023 Mega Nephew Panja Vaisshnav Tej, who gained a blockbuster hit with his debut movie 'Uppena', didn't achieve the same level of success in his subsequent films. However, he had high hopes for his latest movie 'Aadikeshava'. Different from his past movies, he appeared in a mass look in this one. Did 'Aadikeshava' bring him success? Did the Vaisshnav-Sreeleela pair impress the audience? Let's find out in this review. Story Baloo (Vaisshnav Tej), raised under his mother's shadow, grows up boldly but can't tolerate injustice. He confronts anyone regardless of their power. Forced by his parents, he joins a cosmetic company. He falls in love with the CEO, Chitravati (Sreeleela). A man from Brahmasamudram tells Baloo that he has a different family and his real name is Rudra Kaleswar Reddy. Who is Baloo? What happens when he goes to Brahmasamudram? How does he confront Chengareddy (Joju George), the antagonist causing havoc in the region? To know, one must watch the movie. Review The first half is light-hearted, showing friendship, love, and family scenes in Hyderabad. The story takes a turn at the interval. The second half is all about Baloo's confrontation with Chengareddy. The film follows a pattern - a song when the hero and heroine meet, and a fight when the hero and villain face each other. Performances Vaisshnav Tej has once again proved himself as a good actor. He is entertaining as a lover boy in the first half and shows valor as Rudra Kaleswar Reddy in the second. Sreeleela doesn't have much scope for acting but excels in dance. Radhika, as the hero's mother, impresses. Joju George, as the villain, appears cruel but his character lacks impact. Aparna Das, Suman, Tanikella Bharani, and others performed well within their roles. Sudarshan provided some comic relief. Direction The film has elements of love, family bonds, drama, and politics but director Sreekanth N. Reddy struggled to present them effectively. Apart from a few twists, the story and narration lack novelty, resembling old faction movies. Emotional scenes and suspenseful moments are missing. Despite weak writing, the direction is good. Technically The technical aspects of the film are commendable. Dudley's cinematography is captivating. GV Prakash Kumar's songs aren't memorable, but the background score is good. Other departments also showed good work. Production values are high. Positives Vaisshnav Tej's actingTwistsBackground music Negatives Routine story and narrationLack of emotional depth Rating: 2.5/5
    November 24 , 2023
    Exclusive: Cinematic Journeys, Exploring Telugu Villages Through Tollywood's Lens
    Exclusive: Cinematic Journeys, Exploring Telugu Villages Through Tollywood's Lens
    Cinema is a boundless art form that frequently reflects real-life scenarios and illuminates societal issues. Many films, deeply entrenched in local settings, have garnered acclaim for their authentic portrayal of regional languages, characters, and environments. In Tollywood, a variety of films have vividly captured the essence of the Telugu states. Let's delve into some of these interesting films. Pushpa Directed by Sukumar and featuring Allu Arjun, 'Pushpa' is set primarily in the Seshachalam forests near Tirupati and captures the essence of the nearby Chittoor areas. In the film, Allu Arjun is authentically portrayed as one among the village, adopting the Chittoor dialect. Guntur Kaaram In Mahesh Babu's recent movie, 'Guntur Kaaram,' the title itself highlights its setting in the region of Andhra Pradesh. The film prominently features Guntur and its environs, with frequent mentions of the town's name, underscoring Mahesh Babu's character's origins from Guntur. Balagam Starring Priyadarshi and directed by Venu Yeldandi of Jabardasth fame, 'Balagam' was a huge success last year. The film mirrored the villages of Telangana, depicting the relationships among villagers and the rituals followed during funerals. Rangasthalam The movie 'Rangasthalam,' a collaboration between Ram Charan and director Sukumar, is set in the transport villages of the Godavari region during the 1980s. Ram Charan, playing the role of Chittibabu, vividly brings to life a young man from the Godavari districts, enchanting audiences with his authentic dialect and language. Dasara In the film 'Dasara,' starring Nani, the influence of the Peddapalli/Ramagundam areas of Telangana is evident. Nani skillfully delivers dialogues in the local language, enhancing the film’s authenticity. Director Srikanth Odela captures the daily lives of those residing near the Singareni coal mines. The portrayal resonated well with local audiences, who expressed their appreciation for the film's depiction of their region. Colour Photo Released on OTT during the COVID period, 'Colour Photo' emerged as a successful love story set against the backdrop of Konaseema, beautifully showcasing the region to the Telugu audience. This film also marked the transformation of comedian Suhas into a leading hero. Uppena The film 'Uppena,' featuring young actor Panja Vaishnav Tej and directed by Buchi Babu, achieved significant success. It portrayed the lives of fishermen in the coastal areas of Kakinada, highlighting the challenges they face during their fishing endeavors. Kotha Bangaru Lokam Directed by Srikanth Addala and starring Varun Sandesh, 'Kotha Bangaru Lokam' was filmed extensively, with over 50% shot in Rajahmundry and its surroundings. The film captures the profound love that parents in these areas have for their children and the purity of their hearts. Virata Parvam Starring Rana and Sai Pallavi, 'Virata Parvam' is set in Naxal-affected regions, primarily during 1990-92 in the agency areas of the Mulugu district. The film portrays how people's lives were intertwined with the influences of politicians, Maoists, and police during that period. Ismart Shankar Directed by Puri Jagannadh and featuring Ram Pothineni, 'Ismart Shankar' is set in the Old City area. The hero's dialogue and expressions authentically mirror those of the local residents. Nabha Natesh, who plays the heroine, notably identifies herself repeatedly as a girl from Warangal, adding depth to her character. C/o Kancharapalem Directed by Maha Venkatesh, 'C/o Kancharapalem' made a significant impact upon its release. The film is set in North Andhra and features a dialect typical of the Vizianagaram district. Key roles were performed by Karthik Ratnam, Raju, Radha Bessy, and Praneeta Patnaik, who brought the characters to life with their authentic portrayals. Raja Vaaru Rani Gaaru 'Raja Vaaru Rani Gaaru,' featuring Kiran Abbavaram, captures the essence of the twin Godavari districts beautifully. The film showcases the pristine environment of local villages, providing audiences with a vivid depiction of rural life. To truly appreciate the native culture of the Godavari region, this film is a must-watch. Films shot near Godavari Tollywood has a rich history of films set in the Godavari districts. The flowing Godavari river features prominently in many scenes from movies such as 'Sitaara', 'Ladies Tailor', 'Attili Sattibabu', 'Bendu Apparao', and 'Shatamanam Bhavati', all of which showcase the scenic backdrop of the Godavari.
    May 07 , 2024
    HBD Ram Charan: Did You Know the Restrictions Chiru Placed on Ram Charan During His Childhood?
    HBD Ram Charan: Did You Know the Restrictions Chiru Placed on Ram Charan During His Childhood?
    As the son of Megastar Chiranjeevi, Ram Charan stepped into the industry and carved a unique star status for himself in Tollywood. Making his debut with "Chirutha," Ramcharan went on to score an industry hit with his second film "Magadheera." With "Rangasthalam," he proved his acting prowess, and "RRR" elevated him to a global star status. On the occasion of Charan's birthday, let's delve into some fascinating details about his childhood. Ramcharan was extremely shy in his childhood. He rarely participated in family functions. While Allu Arjun and Allu Sirish danced, he would just watch them and cheer. Today, Ramcharan's dancing skills can be attributed to the talent inherited from Chiru. Interestingly, Charan never took any dance coaching except for acting lessons. It's remarkable how he mastered dancing without formal training. Growing up, Ramcharan wasn't particularly interested in movies, which could partly be due to Chiranjeevi's influence. Chiru made sure that the allure of cinema didn't distract Charan. To ensure Charan focused on his studies, even movie posters were not allowed at home. Chiru granted "cinematic freedom" to his son only after he completed his 10th grade. As for Charan's academic life, he was an average student and never stayed in one school for more than two years. Throughout his childhood to teenage years, Charan frequently changed schools and colleges. In total, he has attended 8 schools and 3 colleges. However, sports, more than studies, captured his interest. He learned horse riding as early as the fourth grade, showcasing his skills in "Magadheera." Chiru was just as strict about bike riding as he was about movies, hence he didn't encourage Charan to pursue bike riding. Charan has a great love for pets and often gifts them to relatives and friends on their birthdays or weddings. Every year, Charan is seen wearing a new spiritual thread, believing it brings peace and discipline into his life. Charan married Upasana, Vice-Chairperson of Apollo Hospitals, in 2012. The couple has a daughter named Klin Kaara. Chiranjeevi's comments on his movies, whether it's about a dance or a fight scene, hold great importance to Charan. After watching "Dhruva," Chiru appreciated Charan for doing justice to his role and character. Watching "Rangasthalam," Charan's mother was moved to tears, making these moments unforgettable for him. To date, Ramcharan has entertained Telugu audiences with 14 diverse films including "Chirutha," "Magadheera," "Orange," "Racha," "Govindudu Andarivadele," "Dhruva," "Rangasthalam," and "RRR." Currently, he is busy with "Game Changer," directed by the renowned director Shankar, which is set to release soon. Charan is also working on a film (#RC16) directed by "Uppena" fame Buchibabu. The film, where he stars opposite Bollywood actress Janhvi Kapoor, recently had its puja ceremony. Furthermore, Charan has officially announced another project, "RC17," with director Sukumar, following the blockbuster success of "Rangasthalam." This collaboration has set high expectations among fans.
    March 27 , 2024
    Game Changer Story: 'Game Changer' movie plot leaked? Ram Charan fans in turmoil!
    Game Changer Story: 'Game Changer' movie plot leaked? Ram Charan fans in turmoil!
    After a global success with 'RRR', Mega Powerstar Ram Charan is working on the film 'Game Changer'. The movie, produced by Dil Raju, features Bollywood beauty Janhvi Kapoor opposite Charan. Directed by star director Shankar, fans have been eagerly waiting for this film from three years. Apart from the leaks that surfaced online recently, there hasn't been a significant update from the film's unit. The film unit has been cautious not to let any official information slip out. However, now a story claiming to be 'Game Changer's plot is making rounds on the internet. It's noteworthy that Amazon Prime has leaked this storyline. What's the story? A grand event was hosted by Amazon Prime on Tuesday, where the upcoming movies on their OTT platform were announced. During this event, Prime announced that they had acquired the rights for Ram Charan's 'Game Changer'. Not stopping there, Amazon also revealed the plot lines of upcoming movies/series, including 'Game Changer'. According to them, the story is about an honest IAS officer who fights against political corruption to bring about changes in governance. This plot is currently getting viral, causing agitation among Charan's fans, questioning why the story was disclosed. It's known that Charan is playing dual roles as father and son in this film. View this post on Instagram A post shared by prime video IN (@primevideoin) Woah, all those crores! It's rumored that Amazon has purchased the digital rights for 'Game Changer' across all languages for a whopping ₹110 crores. The cinema circles are astonished that such a hefty amount was paid even before the movie's theatrical release. However, there has been no official announcement regarding this. Regardless, purchasing digital rights for ₹110 crores is considerably high, effectively covering half the budget for the producers before release. If true, 'Game Changer' would become the first Telugu film to be sold to OTT for such an amount. Grand beginning for 'RC16' The puja ceremony for Ram Charan's next film with 'Uppena' director Buchi Babu took place in a grand manner today. This event was attended by Ram Charan, Buchi Babu, Megastar Chiranjeevi, director Shankar, heroine Janhvi Kapoor, her father Boney Kapoor, producer Allu Aravind, among others. Currently, photos from this event are going viral online. https://twitter.com/1012_raj/status/1770365882738573469 Double Dhamaka on that day! March 27th is Ram Charan's birthday. On this backdrop, 'Game Changer' and 'RC16' makers are gearing up to give a grand treat to fans. The 'Game Changer' unit has already announced an update for Charan's birthday. There's also buzz in the cine circles that director Buchi Babu may surprise fans on the same day.
    March 20 , 2024
    Ram Charan Global Craze: Hollywood Wants an Actor Like Ram Charan
    Ram Charan Global Craze: Hollywood Wants an Actor Like Ram Charan
    Embarking on his cinematic journey with the legacy of Megastar Chiranjeevi, Ram Charan has firmly established himself as a prominent figure in the Telugu film industry. His debut film 'Chirutha' laid the foundation for his career, but it was his role in 'Magadheera' that catapulted him to stardom, showcasing his remarkable talent. His performance in 'Rangasthalam' further solidified his status, demonstrating his versatile acting abilities. The success of 'RRR' marked a significant milestone, elevating his fame to a Pan-Indian audience and sparking international discussions, particularly around the film's Oscar buzz. This global recognition has led to a viral sensation, with a poster symbolizing Ram Charan's rising popularity in Hollywood, much to the delight of his extensive fan base. We Need an Actor Like Charan A casting agency in Hollywood spotlighted the attributes they admire in actors, showcasing photos of renowned stars like Oscar Isaac, John David Washington from 'Tenet', and Miles Teller from 'Top Gun', and prominently featuring Ram Charan in his iconic police role from 'RRR'. They took to social media to highlight their appreciation for actors embodying such distinct physicality and appearance. This acknowledgment has since gone viral, sparking excitement among Mega fans who are ecstatic, proclaiming their idol as fitting for Hollywood. They argue that the trending poster serves as undeniable evidence of Ram Charan's global appeal and potential in Hollywood. https://twitter.com/TweetRamCharan/status/1763423843023196469?s=20 Game Changer? Ram Charan is currently immersed in his role for the film 'Game Changer', sparking rumors of him portraying dual characters that stand apart in their narrative context. One character is designed to resonate with the contemporary youth, while the other harks back to the era of the 1970s-80s, each defined by unique visual styles. Set against a politically charged backdrop, 'Game Changer' weaves an intricate story of love, friendship, betrayal, revenge, and societal themes, with Ram Charan reportedly taking on the role of 'Ram Nandan'. The movie features Kiara Advani and Anjali in leading female roles, alongside pivotal contributions from Sunil, Srikanth, and S.A. Surya. Ram Charan at Ambani's Son's Wedding! Anant Ambani, offspring of Mukesh Ambani—one of the globe's richest individuals—is poised to wed Radhika Merchant. The commencement of their pre-wedding festivities was marked on February 28 in Jamnagar, Gujarat. It is anticipated that Ram Charan, alongside his spouse Upasana, will grace these celebrations. Within the film industry, it's buzzed that Ram Charan might be the sole representative from Tollywood at Anant's nuptials. Additionally, there's buzz that Shah Rukh Khan is set to join the celebration with his family, adding to the star-studded guest list. Sports Drama Film with Buchi Babu! After 'Game Changer', Ram Charan is set to work on a sports drama movie with 'Uppena' fame Buchi Babu. The script for this movie is already ready. This rural backdrop movie, 'RC16', will be made at a Pan-India level, featuring Kannada lead actor Shivarajkumar in a crucial role. The movie is set to go on floors this year, with Janhvi Kapoor acting opposite Ram Charan. Busy as a Producer Too! While busy as an actor, Ram Charan is also focusing on film production. Having produced big-budget films like 'Acharya' and 'Khaidi No. 150' with his father Chiranjeevi, Charan has launched a new production house named 'V Mega Pictures' to produce concept-oriented small films. Under this banner, he is producing a patriotic movie titled 'The India House', starring Nikhil as the hero.
    March 01 , 2024
    RC16: Is Ram Charan Set to Romance Jr NTR's Heroine?
    RC16: Is Ram Charan Set to Romance Jr NTR's Heroine?
    When it comes to the best pair in the Telugu industry, the first duo that comes to mind is Chiranjeevi and Sridevi. Fans adored their chemistry in the film 'Jagadeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari'. Even today, the steps of Chiru and Sridevi in the song 'Abbanee Tiyyani Debba' are enjoyed by viewers on TV. However, three decades later, their successors are set to pair up. Chiru's son Ram Charan is to star alongside Sridevi's daughter Janhvi Kapoor as the heroine. This news is currently a hot topic in the industry. Expectations are already high for this duo to remind the audience of the iconic Chiru - Sridevi pair. The Film That Brings Them Together! It is known that Ram Charan is set to lead in a film directed by Buchi Babu Sana, set against a rural backdrop as a sports drama. Currently, the selection of actors for this movie is underway. Recently, the film team has reportedly fixed the heroine. Information is that Janhvi Kapoor, the daughter of Sridevi and Boney Kapoor, has been chosen to pair with Charan. Boney Kapoor himself revealed this in an interview. A video related to this news is going viral on the internet. https://twitter.com/i/status/1759275401048649821 'Enjoying Every Moment on the Set of 'Devar'' Janhvi Kapoor is also acting in the film 'Devar', starring Tarak (Jr NTR) and directed by Koratala Siva. Boney Kapoor responded about this movie in a recent interview, saying, "Our daughter is enjoying every moment on the set of 'Devar'. Whenever possible, Janhvi watches Telugu movies to improve her acting and language skills. Both NTR and Charan are unique. Acting alongside them is a great opportunity for Janhvi. I hope both movies rock the box office. Janhvi should get more opportunities to act in various films. My wife Sridevi acted in multiple languages, and I wish my daughter would do the same." https://twitter.com/i/status/1759489211156341061 Janhvi Sets Her Eyes on the South Industry! Despite acting in over nine Bollywood films, Janhvi Kapoor has yet to achieve notable success. Moreover, she faces stiff competition from star heroines like Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt, Katrina Kaif, and Priyanka Chopra. As a result, she has turned her attention to the South Indian film industry. With many South Indian films being released at a pan-India level, Janhvi is keen on enhancing her popularity by acting in them. In this context, besides 'Devar' with Tarak and a film with Ram Charan, she is also ready to act in another movie with Tamil star Suriya. If these films succeed, there won't be any stopping her career, according to her plan. Will Janhvi Become Another Sreeleela? In Tollywood, all star heroes have almost worked with top heroines. Hence, directors looking to cast new heroines alongside them are showing interest in fresh faces. In this backdrop, Sreeleela received a series of film offers. Before her, Krithi Shetty of 'Uppena' fame also received opportunities in this regard. Currently, as Krithi Shetty's chances have dwindled and Sreeleela's movies haven't fared well at the box office, directors and producers are now focusing on Janhvi Kapoor. In this process, she is getting chances to act alongside star heroes, making cine circles speculate that Janhvi Kapoor could be the next big thing like Sreeleela.
    February 19 , 2024
    2023 Tollywood Heroines Trending: Google's Top Searched Actresses in Telugu Cinema
    2023 Tollywood Heroines Trending: Google's Top Searched Actresses in Telugu Cinema
    Every year, Tollywood introduces numerous new heroines, but only a few achieve success. Beauty, acting skills, and performance are key to sustaining as a leading actress in the industry. Currently, many Tollywood actresses have a significant fan following. It's tough to say who tops the list, but the 2023 Google search data has revealed the most searched Telugu heroines. Let's find out who they are. Rashmika Mandanna Rashmika Mandanna tops the list of most searched Telugu heroines on Google. Her recent success in the movie 'Animal' has skyrocketed her popularity. Previously, her deepfake videos went viral, sparking nationwide discussions, leading to an increase in searches about her. Mrunal Thakur Mrunal Thakur, with her performance in 'Sita Ramam,' has risen to stardom. This year, she also appeared in Bollywood's 'Selfie' with Akshay Kumar and garnered attention in movies like 'Gumraah,' 'Lust Stories-2,' and 'Pippa,' increasing her nationwide popularity and social media presence, making her the second most searched heroine. Sree Leela Sree Leela, known for acting in multiple major films this year, became the most active heroine in Tollywood. Her films 'Skanda,' 'Bhagavath Keerthi,' 'Adi Keshav,' and 'Extraordinary Man' attracted audience attention, leading to her being highly searched on Google. Tamannaah Bhatia Tamannaah Bhatia also garnered a lot of searches, especially after her relationship with Bollywood actor Vijay Varma became a national talking point. Their on-screen chemistry in 'Lust Stories-2' went viral, contributing to her popularity in searches. Samantha Samantha was another popular search this year, especially after announcing a break from movies. Her recent film 'Kushi' was a hit, enhancing her popularity. Her regular glamorous social media posts have also kept her in the public eye. Anushka Shetty After a long hiatus, Anushka Shetty returned to the silver screen this year in 'Miss Shetty Mr. Polishetty.' From the start of the film's shooting to its release, she stayed in the news, making her a popular search topic. Kajal Aggarwal Kajal Aggarwal made a strong comeback this year with 'Bhagavanth Kesari’ alongside Balakrishna and other films like 'Ghost' and 'Karungaapiyam,' contributing to her being frequently searched. Keerthy Suresh Keerthy Suresh's performance in 'Dasara' earned her critical acclaim and a blockbuster hit, making her popular nationwide. Her pan-India presence led to a significant number of searches. Rakul Preet Singh Rakul Preet Singh was also among the most searched, despite not doing any Telugu movies this year. Her glamorous social media posts kept her in the trending topics. Kriti Shetty Kriti Shetty, who rose to fame with 'Uppena,' continued to bag film opportunities and was widely searched. Her film 'Custody' with Naga Chaitanya received a lukewarm response, but her presence remained strong in the digital world.
    December 14 , 2023
    Virupaksha Full Movie Review: Horror and Suspense with Virupaksha… Sai Dharam Tej's superb comeback!
    Virupaksha Full Movie Review: Horror and Suspense with Virupaksha… Sai Dharam Tej's superb comeback!
    After a nearly two-year hiatus, Sai Dharam Tej returned to the screen. The first film he did after recovering from a road accident was Virupaksha. The released teasers and songs have already raised expectations among the audience. Sai had claimed that he had lost his speech after the accident, so how did he perform in the movie? Did another director coming from Sukumar's factory succeed? Or not? Let's find out how Sukumar's screenplay worked. Director: Karthik Dandu Cast: Sai Dharam Tej,  Samyuktha Menon, Sonia Singh, Ravi Krishna Music: Ajaneesh Loknath Cinematography: Shamdat Story In a village called Rudravaram, several people mysteriously die. Are these deaths happening due to some curse or is someone committing the murders? To solve this mystery, hero Sai Dharam Tej takes action. What is Nandini's role? Who is behind the real death mystery? That's the story. How did the movie Fare? The director started the movie with a curse on the village of Rudravaram and swiftly moved into the story without any delays. Sai Dharam plays Surya, and Samyuktha Menon  plays Nandini. The director moved the story forward while depicting their love track. These scenes might seem a bit boring to the audience. However, before the interval, the real story begins with some thrilling situations, which pique the interest for the second half. As people in the village die one by one, the director filled the second half with sequences to unravel the mystery behind it. The gripping storytelling keeps the audience glued to their seats. The film stays strong up until the pre-climax. However, it must be said that there is a bit of confusion towards the end. Performances Sai Dharam Tej's role in this comeback film is exceptional, showcasing another level of acting from the young hero. He completely immersed himself in the role of Surya and captivated the audience with his stellar performance. Samyuktha Menon's presence in the film is also a plus. This heroine, who has been delivering consecutive hits, has impressed the audience once again. She has added another hit to her account, and her acting in the pre-climax scene is captivating. Supporting actors like Sonia Singh and Ajay have performed beyond their roles' boundaries and impressed the audience. Technical Aspects Debutant director Karthik Dandu, who is Sukumar's protege, has delivered a hit with his first film. Just as Buchibabu with Uppena and Srikant Odela with Dasara impressed the audience, Karthik has also showcased his skills in a similar manner. He has handled the Virupaksha film excellently. Another plus point of the film is the screenplay, which was provided by Sukumar himself. It turned out to be fantastic and elevated the film to another level. Ajanesh Loknath has infused life into the Virupaksha film with his music. He impressed with the music he provided for Kantara, and he has done the same for Virupaksha. The background score he has given for the film is a significant asset. The music director has done full justice to the film. The cinematography is also impressive, and the production values are not compromised. Strengths Story, Narration Sai Dharam, Samyuktha Menon Background Music Weaknesses Climax, Love Track Rating 3.5/5
    April 21 , 2023
    MEGA HEROES: Mega Family's Domination in Tollywood... So Many Heroes?
    MEGA HEROES: Mega Family's Domination in Tollywood... So Many Heroes?
    Once upon a time in Tollywood, names like NTR, Akkineni Nageshwara Rao, and Superstar Krishna were synonymous with the industry. However, with the arrival of Chiranjeevi, the Telugu film industry saw a significant shift. Chiru, who delivered numerous superhits, established himself as the leading hero and paved the way for the younger generation in his family. Today, Mega Heroes reign supreme in Tollywood, with a minimum of one movie from them hitting the screens every 5 to 6 months. Let's have a glance at the Mega Heroes who are currently dominating the Tollywood scene. Pawan Kalyan Pawan Kalyan, Chiranjeevi's younger brother, stepped into Tollywood and quickly gained a massive fan following. Making his debut with the movie "Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi" (1996), Pawan rose to the top with hits like Suswagatham, Tholi Prema, and Kushi. Recently, his films Vakeel Saab and Bheemla Nayak have been successful at the box office. Currently, Pawan is busy shooting for his upcoming movies, Ustaad Bhagat Singh and Harihara Veera Mallu. Ram Charan Ram Charan, the son of Chiranjeevi, entered the industry and has now reached pan-India stardom with the movie RRR. Charan made his debut with the film Chirutha and later consolidated his position in Tollywood with the movie Magadheera. His fame grew exponentially with the film Rangasthalam, which was further elevated by RRR. Currently, Charan is working on the movie Game Changer, directed by Shankar. After that, he has a movie lined up with Uppena director Buchi Babu. Allu Arjun As Chiranjeevi's nephew and Allu Aravind's son, Allu Arjun entered the world of cinema. With his debut movie "Gangotri," Allu Arjun made a strong impression. Following that, films like Arya, Bunny, and Desamuduru solidified Allu Arjun's status as a leading hero. With the release of the Sukumar-directed film Pushpa, Allu Arjun gained pan-India recognition. He currently holds the top spot among Telugu heroes with the highest number of Instagram followers. Presently, Allu Arjun is busy shooting for Pushpa 2. Sai Dharam Tej Chiranjeevi's nephew, Sai Dharam Tej, also entered the industry as a Mega Hero. He captivated Telugu audiences with his 2014 film "Pilla Nuvvu Leni Jeevitham." He then garnered superhits through movies such as Subrahmanyam for Sale, Supreme, and Chitra Lahari. Sai Dharam Tej's latest movie, Virupaksha, is set to hit the screens on April 21st. Varun Tej As the son of Mega Brother Nagababu, Varun Tej made his entry into the film industry. With his debut film 'Mukunda,' Tej captivated everyone's attention. His films 'Kanche,' 'Antariksham,' 'Tholi Prema,' and 'Fida' became successful at the box office. Currently, Tej is acting in VT13 and 'Gandivdhari Arjuna’ films.   Panja Vaishnav Tej Panja Vaishnav Tej, another nephew of Chiranjeevi, also made his way into the industry. He achieved great success with his debut film 'Uppena.' His subsequent film 'Konda Polam' received critical acclaim as well. However, his recent film 'Ranga Ranga Vaibhavanga' failed to impress Telugu audiences. Allu Sirish As Chiranjeevi's nephew and Allu Arjun's younger brother, Allu Sirish stepped into the film world. Sirish, who made his debut with 'Gouravam,' managed to win audiences over with films like 'Okka Kshanam,' 'ABCD,' and 'Kotha Janta.' His film 'Srirastu Subhamastu' was well-received by family audiences, but his latest movie 'Urvasivo Rakshasivo' fell flat at the box office. Kalyaan Dhev Chiranjeevi's son-in-law and Sreeja's husband, Kalyaan Dhev, also tried his luck as a hero. With the film 'Vijetha,' Kalyaan Dhev made his first appearance in Telugu cinema but failed to make a mark. His subsequent films 'Super Machi' and 'Kinnerasani' also failed to captivate Telugu audiences.
    April 15 , 2023
    Top 10 Telugu Debut Directors: These directors earned star status with their very first film!
    Top 10 Telugu Debut Directors: These directors earned star status with their very first film!
    Establishing oneself as a director in the Telugu industry is no easy feat. It takes years of hard work and dedication. While some gain recognition after directing four or five films, others might need up to ten movies to make their mark. However, some directors have managed to attract the industry's attention with their debut films, earning a prominent name for themselves right from their first movie. They have joined the ranks of top directors in Tollywood. Let's now take a look at these directors who have made a name for themselves as the best debut directors in Tollywood: Srikant Odela Currently, Srikant Odela's name is spreading like wildfire in Tollywood. With his first film 'Dasara', Srikant joined the Rs.100 crore club and made a grand entrance into the industry as a director. Viewers are praising Srikant's direction in 'Dasara' for its impressive action and emotional scenes. Srikant, who previously worked as an assistant director for Sukumar, played a key role in the success of movies like 'Nannaku Prematho' and 'Rangasthalam'. Venu Yeldandi  Venu Yeldandi gained recognition as a great director with his film Balgam. Though it started as a small film, ‘Balgam’' won awards at the international level. Venu's direction skills were highly appreciated for portraying Telangana's culture, rural life, and love story beautifully. The fact that people in every village of Telangana are watching the movie with great interest shows the admiration '‘Balgam’'  has received. Buchi Babu Sana Director Buchi Babu Sana also attracted everyone's attention with his debut film. He made a grand entry into Tollywood with the movie 'Uppena'. Despite having newcomers like Panja Vaishnav Tej as the hero and Krithi Shetty as the heroine, Buchi Babu managed to make the film a success with his directing skills. He presented a pure love story to the Telugu audience. With the super hit success of 'Uppena', Buchi Babu's talent in the industry has been recognized. Sandeep Vanga With the film Arjun Reddy, Vijay Deverakonda became an overnight star. Sandeep Vanga, who directed the movie, also received immense praise for his work. When the promotional posters and trailer for Arjun Reddy were released, there was a huge controversy. However, after the film's release, the situation changed as a large number of young people connected with the movie. The film is a trendsetter movie. Sandeep is currently working on a film Ranbir Kapoor in Hindi After completing this he may start a film with Allu Arjun Anil Ravipudi Director Anil Ravipudi's first film 'Pataas' achieved great success. The film became a significant hit in hero Kalyan Ram's career. With this film, Anil gained recognition as a comedy director. He then directed Supreme, Raja the Great, F2, Sarileru Neekevvaru, and F3, which placed him among the top directors in the industry. Currently, Anil is working on a film with Balakrishna. Sujeeth Director Sujeeth made a grand entry into Tollywood with the film Run Raja Run. The film was a super hit at the time. Audiences connected well with the unique concept of the movie. Sujeeth won an award for Best Debut Director for this film. However, the Prabhas starrer movie Saaho, directed by Sujeeth, was a massive failure at the box office. Sujeeth is currently working on a film with Pawan Kalyan. Tharun Bhascker Tharun Bhascker gained recognition as a talented director with the film Pellichoopulu. This romantic entertainer became a box-office success. Tharun Bhascker won the SIIMA Awards 2016 for the film. He received the award for Best Debut Director. After Pellichoopulu, Tharun directed the film 'Ee Nagaraniki Emaindi', which also became a hit. This film introduced Vishwak Sen to the Telugu industry.
    April 14 , 2023
    Rajamouli vs Sukumar: Sukumar's Upper Hand in This Aspect Leaves Rajamouli Behind!
    Rajamouli vs Sukumar: Sukumar's Upper Hand in This Aspect Leaves Rajamouli Behind!
    When it comes to top directors in Tollywood, visionary filmmaker Rajamouli comes to mind first. Through the film RRR, Rajamouli elevated the Telugu film industry's reputation to Oscar-level fame. However, Rajamouli failed in one aspect: transforming his assistant directors into top directors. In this regard, director Sukumar has achieved immense success. Several directors who learned under Sukumar have demonstrated their prowess through hit films. Let's now see who these directors are. Sukumar's Assistant Directors Srikanth Odela Srikanth Odela is currently making waves in Tollywood. With his debut film, Srikanth shattered box office records. His film 'Dasara' starring Nani entered the 100-crore club. Before this film, Srikanth worked as an assistant director under Sukumar. He contributed significantly to the success of the films Nannaku Prematho and Rangasthalam. Sukumar once mentioned that Rangasthalam wouldn't have been such a great success without Srikanth Odela, which speaks to the director's talent. https://telugu.yousay.tv/en/a-story-of-passion-and-patience-srikanth-odelas-four-year-journey-to-work-with-sukumar-and-direct-dasara.html Buchi Babu Sana Buchi Babu is another individual who began as Sukumar's assistant director and later became a successful director. With his first film, Uppena, Buchi Babu created a sensation. He skillfully applied the lessons taught by Sukumar and showed his mark with his very first film. He presented debut hero Vaishnav Tej and heroine Krithi Shetty beautifully on screen. Uppena's massive success led to Buchi Babu getting the chance to direct a film with Ram Charan. Ram Charan himself announced that Buchi Babu would direct his 16th film. Palnati Surya Pratap Emerging from Sukumar's directorial school, Palnati Surya Pratap also managed to secure a significant hit with his debut film. He demonstrated his talent through the film "Kumari 21F". Recently, Surya directed the movie "18 Pages" starring hero Nikhil and heroine Anupama. This classic love story has garnered a good buzz. Surya also worked as a screenwriter for Sukumar's films such as "1: Nenokkadine", "Rangasthalam", and "Pushpa". Rajamouli's Assistant Directors: G.R. Krishna Tollywood director G.R. Krishna initially worked as an assistant director under Rajamouli. He played a vital role in the success of the film "Simhadri". Krishna was introduced as a director with the movie "Aadu Magadra Bujji", but he couldn't achieve success in the expected range. His subsequent film "Iddari Lokam Okate" also failed at the box office. Since 2019, Krishna hasn't been able to helm another film in Tollywood. Karuna Kumar Another Tollywood director, Karuna Kumar, also learned filmmaking under Rajamouli. He went on to direct several films but couldn't make a mark. His debut film "Palasa" received positive talk but failed at the box office. Later, movies like "Metro Kathalu", "Sridevi Soda Center", and "Kalapuram" failed to impress the audience. Ashwin Gangaraju Director Ashwin Gangaraju also worked as an assistant director under Rajamouli. He played a crucial role in the success of "Baahubali-1" and "Baahubali-2". In 2021, Ashwin made his directorial debut with the film "Aakashavaani", but the movie did not perform well. Rajamouli's Heroes and their Flops...! Not only Rajamouli's protégés but also the heroes who have worked with him in movies seem to experience failure in their subsequent films, which is quite surprising. Jr. NTR Rajamouli made his first film 'Student No.1' with Jr. NTR, which became a super hit. However, Jr. NTR's next film 'Subbu' flopped. Rajamouli then made 'Simhadri' with Jr. NTR, which was another massive hit. But after that, Jr. NTR's 'Andhrawala' failed at the box office. Rajamouli directed the film 'Yamadonga' with Jr. NTR, and then his next film 'Kantri' turned out to be a disaster. Prabhas In 2005, Rajamouli made the movie 'Chatrapathi' with Prabhas, which was a huge hit. However, Prabhas' next film 'Pournami' was a flop and left him disappointed. After 'Chatrapathi', Rajamouli made 'Baahubali' and 'Baahubali 2' with Prabhas, which elevated Tollywood's range and made Prabhas a pan-India star. Unfortunately, Prabhas' subsequent films 'Saaho' and 'Radhe Shyam' received flop talk. Ram Charan Before 'RRR', Rajamouli made the movie 'Magadheera' with Ram Charan. Released in 2009, the film shook the silver screen. However, Ram Charan's 2010 film 'Orange' was a major failure. Sunil, who worked with Rajamouli on 'Maryada Ramanna', also faced difficulties finding success after that film. Similarly, Nani experienced a flop after Rajamouli's film 'Eega'. Nani and Samantha's film 'Yeto Vellipoyindi Manasu' also failed at the box office."
    April 08 , 2023
    Rockstar DSP: 10  Songs That Define Devi Sri Prasad's Musical Legacy
    Rockstar DSP: 10  Songs That Define Devi Sri Prasad's Musical Legacy
    Devi Sri Prasad, popularly known as DSP or Rockstar, has carved a niche for himself in the Telugu music industry with his electrifying compositions and unparalleled talent. He made his debut as a music director with the movie Devi in 1999 and became popular as Devi Sri, the music director of Devi. His distinctive style has garnered him a massive fan following, and his songs have become the soundtrack to countless memorable moments for his listeners. From the movie Devi to the recent blockbuster Valmiki, DSP has given many super hit songs. In this article, we celebrate 10 of DSP's high-octane songs that define his musical legacy. ‘Poonakaalu Loading’ Devi Sri Prasad, one of the top music directors in Tollywood, provided the music for the latest release of Megastar Chiranjeevi, "Waltair Veerayya" All the songs in the movie have received love from the audience. However, it should be noted that the song ‘Poonakaalu Loading’  has specifically caught the attention of viewers. Devi Sri Prasad's music and Chiru, Ravi Teja's dance moves have made audiences thrilled in the theaters. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4JMpHGMYm1w Srivalli Allu Arjun starred in the Pushpa movie directed by Sukumar, which was a blockbuster hit in Pan India. Devi Sri Prasad's music contributed significantly to the movie's success, particularly the song "Srivalli." This song conveys emotions and feelings of happiness, joy, and sadness, and it can be played at any event. The singer, Sid Sriram, has gained immense popularity with this song, the Hindi version of this song was also hugely popular and it was sung by ‘Javed Ali’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txHO7PLGE3o Bullet Song "Bullet Song" from the movie "Warrior" starring Potineni Nene and Kriti Shetty was a huge hit, despite the movie not being a success at the box office. This song, however, has become a craze among music lovers, thanks to Devi Sri Prasad's catchy beats and Ram and Kriti's dance moves. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WgrLE4Fqxeo Jala Jala Jalapaatham Nuvvu Chiranjeevi's son-in-law, Vaisshnav Tej, starred in the film "Uppena" directed by Buchi Babu with great success. The songs composed by Devi Sri Prasad for the film were also well received, especially the song "Jala Jala Jalapatham" which connected well with the youth. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PTpimuHzlvE Yentha Sakkagunnave "Rangasthalam" is actor Ram Charan's special film. Cherry's acting won the hearts of the audience, and his steps in the songs composed by Devi Sri Prasad were appreciated, particularly the song "Yentha Sakkagunnave" which became a trending sensation. Samantha's expressions and Ram Charan's performances in the song added to its hype. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NuWs_eKu_ic Prema Vennela The movie ‘Lahari’  in which Chiranjeevi's nephew, Tej, starred, became a hit due to his excellent acting and the music by Devi Sri Prasad, especially the song "Prema Vennela." This love melody turned out to be a highlight of the movie and was admired by music lovers. It became one of Tej's best melodious songs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpvNtKjlf5E Mind Block The movie "Sarileru Neekevvaru," starring Mahesh Babu and Rashmika Mandanna, was a box-office hit. Devi Sri Prasad's music for the film, particularly the song "Mind Block," became a big hit, with high-energy performances by Mahesh and Rashmika adding to its popularity. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZBDSNy4Yn9Q Nuvvasthanante  Prabhas acted in the film 'Vasrham' which was composed by Devi Sri Prasad. One of the main songs, which Trisha also danced to in the movie, is always considered one of Devi Sri's top songs and is called “Nuvvasthanante" This song touches the heart like nothing else. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUrC0jWdu-M Nuvvunte The movie "Arya" holds great significance as it marked the start of Devi Sri Prasad's career. The songs from the movie continue to be super hits even today, and "Nuvvunte" stands out as a fan favorite, showcasing Allu Arjun's exceptional acting while beautifully describing the power of love. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Llw7cXHmDDo
    April 05 , 2023
    The Future of Telugu Cinema: Directors Who Could Rival S.S.Rajamouli's Success
    The Future of Telugu Cinema: Directors Who Could Rival S.S.Rajamouli's Success
    Among India's esteemed directors, S.S. Rajamouli is distinguished by his unbroken streak of success. With films like 'RRR,' he has propelled Telugu cinema to international prominence and is currently poised to penetrate the global market with 'SSMB29,' starring Mahesh Babu. However, there are ongoing discussions among North Indian audiences about whether any Telugu directors can match Rajamouli's achievements. In response, we are giving several dynamic directors making their mark who can impact the Indian box office in a manner akin to Rajamouli. Who are these directors? Let's explore. Nag Ashwin Currently, one of the most talked-about directors in Tollywood is Nag Ashwin. His upcoming film 'Kalki 2898 AD' featuring Prabhas is creating buzz at a global level. This science fiction movie, inspired by Indian mythology, is set to release worldwide on June 27. Film analysts believe that if this movie succeeds, there will be no turning back for Nag Ashwin's career. This film has the potential to elevate Tollywood to a new level and could bring immense fame to Nag Ashwin. His vision, execution, and unique promotions remind one of Rajamouli’s style. Director Rajamouli consistently sets the standard in incorporating technology into cinema, known for world-class graphics, inventive weaponry, distinctive costumes, and extraordinary hero portrayals. Director Nag Ashwin, in a similar vein, channels Rajamouli’s innovative spirit by leveraging cutting-edge technology for 'Kalki'. The film features a specially designed vehicle named 'Bujji', used by Prabhas for his on-screen adventures. On Wednesday (May 22), a special preview of 'Bujji' was released, rapidly gaining popularity on YouTube. https://twitter.com/i/status/1793606030703927405 The 'Bujji' special vehicle was developed in collaboration with Mahindra company, costing around 7 crores. Normally, it takes five to ten years to develop a new vehicle, but director Nag Ashwin has integrated the Mahindra team into the film to direct them according to his vision. He stated in the 'Bujji' glimpse release event that this vehicle plays an important role in the movie. He thanked the Mahindra team for their cooperation in creating the vehicle. https://twitter.com/i/status/1793303611583418579 Sukumar Before "Pushpa: The Rise," Sukumar was primarily recognized within Tollywood, but the film's success catapulted him to a pan-India directorial status. His direction in "Pushpa" left a strong impression, especially his transformation of the stylish Allu Arjun into a rugged character with untidy hair and a beard, perfectly matching the role's demands. Unlike Rajamouli, who is known for emphasizing the interval and climax scenes with intense action, Sukumar adopted a unique approach in "Pushpa." He designed these key scenes without violence, thereby intensifying anticipation for the second half. In the climax, Pushpa's confrontation with SP Bhanwar Singh Shekhawat (Fahadh Faasil) set the stage intriguingly for the upcoming sequel. Everyone is waiting eagerly for the sequel 'Pushpa 2: The Rule', set to release on August 15. The makers have already started promotions. If this movie is successful, Sukumar’s stature is expected to rise significantly. He has also announced that his next film will star Ram Charan. Rumors are that 'Pushpa 3' is also in the pipeline, suggesting that Sukumar could reach Rajamouli's level of popularity in the next 2-3 years. Sandeep Reddy Vanga Tollywood sensation director Sandeep Reddy Vanga has proven his mettle with the movie 'Animal'. He has earned a unique recognition by making films with different concepts and has changed the style of cinema making, similar to Rajamouli. He is currently preparing to shoot his next film with Prabhas, titled 'Spirit'. In 'Spirit', Prabhas will appear as a police officer for the first time, and his character is expected to be very powerful. A poster related to Prabhas’s character has already been released, showing him in a different style of police uniform, reminiscent of an international cop look. Sandeep has promised that 'Spirit' will feature even stronger content than 'Animal', and he is confident that the movie will collect 150 crores on the first day alone, reaching 1500 crores in collections within a week if it receives positive reviews. Following 'Spirit', Sandeep Reddy is set to direct with Ranbir Kapoor in 'Animal 2'. If these two films are successful, film analysts believe that Sandeep could achieve a level of fame comparable to Rajamouli. Prasanth Varma Young director Prasanth Varma has made a nationwide impact with his film 'HanuMan'. Achieving star director status with just his third movie, 'HanuMan' has become this year's highest-grossing film, collecting over Rs. 350 crores and surpassing expectations at the box office. Prasanth Varma is now developing 'Hanuman 2' and is rumored to be directing a period film featuring Bollywood star Ranveer Singh. Success in these two projects could elevate Prasanth Varma's reputation to a national level. Prashanth Neel Kannada director Prashanth Neel has achieved solid success with 'Salaar,' featuring Tollywood star Prabhas. His directing style has greatly impressed even Rajamouli. Prashanth Neel has captivated everyone by providing elevations that match Prabhas' on-screen persona, presenting him as a strong personality in 'Salaar.' He designed the interval sequence wonderfully, reminiscent of Rajamouli’s style. Every appearance of Prabhas on screen sent chills down the fans' spines. Currently, Prashanth Neel is fully dedicated to 'Salaar: Part 2 - Shouryanga Parvam'. Success with this film could establish him as one of the top directors nationally. He is also preparing for 'NTR31' with Tarak, expected to start production soon, and the production company has announced that 'KGF 3' is underway. If these three projects are successful, Prashanth Neel’s fame could rival that of Rajamouli. Koratala Siva Koratala Siva, a noted director in Tollywood, has seen substantial box office success with all his films except 'Acharya'. He is now directing a pan-India film titled 'Devara' featuring Tarak, set against a coastal backdrop and generating significant buzz. The film, which includes Bollywood star Saif Ali Khan and music by Anirudh, will release in two parts, the first on October 10. The promotional materials, including a thrilling scene of Tarak with a sword, have heightened expectations. Success with 'Devara' could elevate Koratala Siva to national prominence. If both parts succeed, he could become one of the country's most prominent directors. Sujeeth Sujeeth, recognized for his stylish direction, possesses skills akin to Hollywood filmmakers and is often compared to S.S. Rajamouli. Following 'Baahubali,' he directed Prabhas in 'Saaho.' Despite the film not meeting box office expectations, audiences appreciated Sujeeth’s direction, screenplay, and innovative approach, especially his execution of action scenes. He showcased Prabhas in a notably stylish role. At that time, it was said that Sujeeth would not need to look back if he could achieve a significant hit. Currently, he is directing 'OG' with Pawan Kalyan, anticipated as a pan-India release. Early glimpses have already excited Pawan's fans, where he portrays a gangster. If 'OG' succeeds, it is believed that Sujeeth's career could soar, with some analysts suggesting that two major hits might propel him to a status comparable to Rajamouli's. Buchi Babu Buchi Babu is one of the few directors who achieved a solid hit with their debut film. With 'Uppena,' he introduced a pure love story to the audience, proving his significant talent to the industry. He has now risen to a level where he is set to direct his next film with Tollywood star Ram Charan. This upcoming film, a sports drama, will also be released at a pan-India level. Analysts believe that if Buchi Babu's talent combines well with Ram Charan's star power, the film is sure to succeed. They also opine that his name will become well-known at a national level if this project succeeds.
    May 24 , 2024
    Top 50 Glamour Dolls in Telugu Movies
    Top 50 Glamour Dolls in Telugu Movies
    The Telugu film industry is known for its vibrant and dynamic content, with audiences demanding a mix of action, drama, and glamour. While the romantic element remains a key feature of many Telugu movies, fans are also drawn to the alluring and captivating heroines who light up the screen. But it's not just on-screen that these actresses command attention, with many using social media platforms like Instagram to showcase their glamour and beauty. In this article, we take a look at the top 50 glamorous actresses in Telugu cinema, who have captured the hearts of fans both on and off the screen. Kajal Aggarwal Even though Kajal Aggarwal took a break from movies due to marriage and pregnancy, her fans' craze remained unchanged. She still holds the top place on search engines and social media sites in Telugu movies. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Kajal A Kitchlu (@kajalaggarwalofficial) Rashmika Mandanna Despite facing controversies and her movie "Aadavallu Meeku Johaarlu" being a flop, Rashmika's fan following did not decrease. Her role as the second heroine in "Sitaram" and success in "Pushpa" helped her maintain her popularity. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Rashmika Mandanna (@rashmika_mandanna) Samantha After her breakup with Chaitanya, Samantha's career seemed to take a hit. However, she made a good comeback with "Yashoda." Samantha is third on our list, as she overcame health issues like myositis and emerged as a strong woman. She is going to greet her fans with "Sakunthalam" in March. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Samantha (@samantharuthprabhuoffl) Tamannaah Tamannaah has been focusing on Hindi movies lately, but she still continues to entertain Telugu audiences. Her performance in "F3" and the special song in "Ghani" is pleasing to the audience. She is going to shine once again in "Bhola Shankar" with Chiranjeevi. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Tamannaah Bhatia (@tamannaahspeaks) Payal Rajput Payal Rajput has become a  sensation by sharing hot content on social media. . Her pictures with her boyfriend on social media created a buzz in town. Currently, she is busy with her movie ‘Kirathaka’. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Payal Rajput ⭐️ ♾ (@rajputpaayal) Anasuya Anasuya's beauty and acting skills have landed her consecutive opportunities in Telugu movies. Her controversial comments on social media keep her in the news. After the huge success of "Pushpa," she is currently busy shooting for "Pushpa 2." View this post on Instagram A post shared by Anasuya Bharadwaj (@itsme_anasuya) Rakul Preet Singh Rakul Preet Singh, who last acted in the Telugu movie ‘Konda Polam’, has seen a decrease in opportunities in both Telugu and Hindi films. Currently, she is working on Indian 2 and ‘October 31st Ladies Night/. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Rakul singh (@rakulpreet) Shraddha Das Shraddha Das, known for her occasional glamor roles in Telugu films, has gained a significant following in Bollywood. She was last seen in the movie ‘Ek Mini Katha’ and is currently working on the Telugu film ‘Nireekshana’. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Shraddha Das (@shraddhadas43) Pragya Jaiswal Pragya Jaiswal, who acted alongside Balakrishna in the Telugu movie Akhanda, caught everyone's attention. However, despite the film's success, she is yet to get more opportunities in Telugu films. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Pragya Jaiswal (@jaiswalpragya) Mehreen Pirzada Mehreen Pirzada, who starred in 2019 hit F2, has not had significant success since, but her popularity has not diminished. Her last film was F3, Currently, she is working on a movie called Spark. View this post on Instagram A post shared by MEHREEN ?? (@mehreenpirzadaa) Megha Akash Megha Akash, known for her stunning eyes, debuted in the Telugu film ‘Lie’ but has not seen much success since. Despite this, she has a significant following on social media and is currently working on the Telugu films Ravanasura and Production No.1. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Megha Akash (@meghaakash) Amala Paul Amala Paul has not had a significant break since the Telugu film ‘Iddarammayilatho’. She was last seen in the Telugu movie ‘Pitta Kathalu’ and is active on social media. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Amala Paul (@amalapaul) Anupama Parameswaran Anupama Parameswaran acted in four films simultaneously in 2022. Her performances in ‘Rowdyboys’ and ‘Karthikeya-2’ were highly praised, but 18 Pages was not as successful. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Anupama Parameswaran (@anupamaparameswaran96) Esha Rebba Esha Rebba, who has done a few Telugu films, has a significant following on social media. Although she did not act in any Telugu films in 2022, she appeared in ‘Pitta Kathalu’ and ‘Most Eligible Bachelor’ in the previous year. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Eesha Rebba (@yourseesha) Ritika Singh Ritika Singh, who made her debut with the Telugu film ‘Guru’, gained attention for her role as a boxer. Although she doesn't have that many opportunities now, she has gained significant attention on social media. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ritika Singh (@ritika_offl) Malavika Mohan Malavika Mohan rose to stardom after starring alongside Vijay in the film Master. She expressed her desire to act with Vijay Deverakonda in a Telugu film in the past and is currently starring alongside Prabhas in the film ‘Raja Deluxe’. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Malavika Mohanan (@malavikamohanan_) Adah Sharma Adah Sharma, known for her role in ‘Heart Attack’, is always in the news for her photoshoots. Although she has not acted in many films, she has appeared in ‘Subramanyam for Sale’, Garam, Kshanam, and Kalki. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Adah Sharma (@adah_ki_adah) Dimple Hayathi Dimple Hayathi, who recently starred alongside Ravi Teja in Khiladi, has been captivating audiences with her mesmerizing eyes and stunning looks. It's undeniable that her beauty has been leaving an impression on many, with many guys falling head over heels for her View this post on Instagram A post shared by Dimple Hayathi (@dimplehayathi) Hansika Motwani Hansika Motwani, known for her role in the Telugu film Desamuduru, gained a significant following. Although her later films were not as successful, she remains popular and is currently working on the Telugu film My Name is Shruti. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Hansika Motwani (@ihansika) Shalini Pandey Shalini Pandey grabbed the attention of everyone with the success of her debut movie, Arjun Reddy. Her on-screen romance with Vijay Deverakonda made her hugely popular among boys on social media. Though she hasn't had a similar level of success in her career, she is currently working on a Hindi movie called Maharaja. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Shalini Pandey (@shalzp) Ananya Nagalla Ananya Nagalla has gained a good reputation by playing small roles in Telugu movies and has garnered a huge following on social media. She regularly posts hot pictures on her accounts. Ananya made a special appearance in the movie ‘Urvasivo Rakshasivo’, which was released last year. She is currently working on the movie Shakuntalam. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ananya nagalla (@ananya.nagalla) Shruti Haasan Shruti Haasan is one of the top actresses in Telugu cinema. She acted in two big Sankranti releases in 2023, where she is the lead actress opposite Chiranjeevi and Balakrishna respectively. She is also starring in the movie Salaar with Prabhas. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Shruti Haasan (@shrutzhaasan) Ruhani Sharma Ruhani Sharma gained recognition through films like Hit and ‘Chi La Sow’. While she is always active on social media and regularly posts glamorous photos. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ruhani Sharma (@ruhanisharma94) Pooja Hegde Despite facing box office disasters with Radhe Shyam and Acharya in 2022, Pooja Hegde's popularity hasn't waned. She has a chance to redeem herself with the upcoming movie SSMB28 opposite Mahesh Babu in 2023. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Pooja Hegde (@hegdepooja) Keerthy Suresh Keerthy Suresh's recent movies Good Luck Sakhi and Sarkaru Vaari Paata have been well-received, and her fan base has grown significantly. She is currently working on the movies Dasara with Nani and Bhola Shankar with Chiranjeevi. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Keerthy Suresh (@keerthysureshofficial) Rashi Khanna Rashi Khanna is one of the top heroines in both Tamil and Telugu cinema. Even though her recent commercial movie Thank You failed at the box office, she managed to maintain her craze among the audience. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Raashii Khanna (@raashiikhanna) Ritu Varma Ritu Varma has made a name for herself by playing diverse roles in Telugu cinema. She won the hearts of the audience with her performances in movies like Pelli Choopulu,  ‘Varudu Kaavalenu’, and Tuck Jagadish.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ritu Varma (@rituvarma) Lavanya Tripathi Lavanya Tripathi made her debut in Telugu cinema with the movie Andala Rakshasi ten years ago. Though she faced disappointment with her last year's release ‘Happy Birthday’, her popularity is still strong among her fans. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Lavanya tripathi (@itsmelavanya) Nivetha Thomas Nivetha Thomas, known for her outstanding performances in movies like ‘Ninnu Kori’ and ‘Jai Lava Kusa’, has gained immense popularity among Telugu audiences. Her recent portrayal of a unique character in the movie ‘Saakini Daakini’ has once again proven her versatility and acting prowess.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Nivetha Thomas (@i_nivethathomas) Ileana Despite being away from movies, Ileana D'Cruz's popularity hasn't waned at all. She remains active on social media, where she continues to attract fans with her beauty. This Goan beauty has acted in several blockbuster Telugu movies and also tried her luck in Bollywood but didn't succeed. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ileana D'Cruz (@ileana_official) Nabha Natesh Nabha Natesh, who starred in iSmart Shankar, has not seen much success since. She was last seen in the Telugu film Alludu Adhurs. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Nabha Natesh (@nabhanatesh) Aishwarya Rajesh Although Aishwarya Rajesh has done more films in Tamil, she has earned good recognition in Telugu as well. She has acted in movies like Kousalya Krishnamurthy’, ‘World Famous Lover’, and the recently released ‘Driver Jamuna’, where she received praise for her acting skills. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Aishwarya Rajesh (@aishwaryarajessh) Sai Pallavi Sai Pallavi's popularity as a lady superstar remains unchallenged. In 2022, she impressed the audience with her trademark performance in the films Virata Parvam and Gargi. Although not very active on social media, her name remains super active and she continues to be in demand. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sai Pallavi (@saipallavi.senthamarai) Faria Abdullah Faria Abdullah, who has done more than 50 stage shows, stole hearts in the 2021 blockbuster 'Jatiratnalu'. She is very popular on social media. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Faria Abdullah (@fariaabdullah) Heba Patel Even though Heba starrer 'Odela Railway Station' didn't make it to the theatres, it was a hit on OTT. Heba's dialogues in perfect Telangana accent started trending on Insta reels. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Hebah P (@ihebahp) Regina Cassandra Although Regina Cassandra hasn't appeared on the Telugu screen in 2020 and 2021. Despite the failure of her recent films Acharya and Sakini Dakini, her popularity remains intact View this post on Instagram A post shared by Regina Cassandra (@reginaacassandraa) Anjali Anjali's career restarted with an item song "Ra Ra Reddy Iam Ready" in the movie Macharlaniyajakavargam, which starred Nitin as the hero. She played traditional roles in the early days of her career. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Anjali (@yours_anjali) Taapsee Although Taapsee doesn't have many opportunities in Telugu right now, she remains active on social media and continues to attract everyone's attention. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Taapsee Pannu (@taapsee) Alia Bhatt Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt, who became close to the Telugu audience with the movie RRR, impressed everyone with her performance in Brahmastra. Her glamour photos on social media continue to be popular. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Alia Bhatt ? (@aliaabhatt) Anu Emmanuel Beauty has not translated into luck for Anu Emmanuel, who is known for her stunning looks. She has worked with top actors like Pawan Kalyan and Allu Arjun in films like Agnyaathavaasi and  Naa Peru Surya respectively. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Anu Emmanuel (@anuemmanuel) Kriti Shetty Despite making a splash with her debut film Uppena, Kriti Shetty's subsequent films in 2022 failed to impress at the box office. However, the actress is now being careful with her choice of projects, hoping that one hit film will be enough to propel her back up the list of popular heroines. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Krithi Shetty (@krithi.shetty_official) Chandni Chaudhary Chandni Chaudhary first gained recognition for her acting skills in short films before making her debut in the Telugu film industry with Color Photo.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Chandini Chowdary (@chandini.chowdary) Nithya Menon Nithya Menon, known for her acting skills and stunning looks, has reduced her film appearances lately.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Nithya Menen (@nithyamenen) Rukshar Dhillon After gaining fame with the film ‘Krishnarjuna Yudham’,  Rukshar Dhillon starred in ‘Ashoka Vanamlo Arjuna Kalyanam’, which received high praise for her acting and beauty. Currently, she is working on a Hindi film called Jugaadistan . View this post on Instagram A post shared by Rukshaar Dhillon (@rukshardhillon12) Ananya Pandey Ananya Pandey made her debut in Tollywood with the film Liger but the film bombed. However, she has amassed a large following on social media and continues to impress her fans with her beauty and hot photos. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ananya ?? (@ananyapanday) Nivetha Pethuraj Nivetha Pethuraj became popular with her supporting role in Chitralahari starring Sai Dharam Tej. She went on to star in hit films like Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo, Brochevarevarura, Red, and Paagal, impressing audiences with her acting skills and glamour. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Nivetha Pethuraj (@nivethapethuraj) Honey Rose Honey Rose caught everyone's attention with her curves in the film Veerasimha Reddy opposite Balakrishna. Her hot and passionate social media photos continue to captivate her fans. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Honey Rose (@honeyroseinsta) Meenakshi Chaudhary Haryana beauty Meenakshi Choudhary made her debut in films with ‘Iichata Vahanamulu Niluparadu’ and later starred in ’HIT: The Second Case’ alongside Adivi Sesh.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Meenakshii Chaudhary (@meenakshichaudhary006) Ashika Ranganath: Kannada actress Ashika Ranganath made her mark in Tollywood with Amigos. The song "Neno Ratrulu Kalu Gani" from the film has become a hit on YouTube, thanks to Ashika's stunning beauty. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ashika Ranganath (@ashika_rangnath) Sreleela Sreleela made her mark in Tollywood with the film Dhamaka, showcasing her acting skills and beauty. The Karnataka actress has gained a huge fan following for her dance performances and is set to appear in several upcoming projects this year. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sreeleela (@sreeleela14)
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