Everything you need to know about Bhanpur Babu: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Bhanpur Babu: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Chennai, June 19 (IANS) She has her hands full for this year, but southern actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu, who has worked with big stars and banners in the past, is now keen to explore small-budget films with exciting scripts in the next year.
Thiruvananthapuram, June 18 (IANS) The impasse in the Kerala Assembly continued for the fourth day Tuesday with the opposition demanding that Chief Minister Oommen Chandy order a probe and quit office over his staff's involvement in a cheating case. The house was adjourned for the day.
Chennai, June 17 (IANS) Southern actress Tamannaah Bhatia, known for films such as "Tadakha" and "Rachcha", has landed a role opposite superstar Mahesh Babu. They will be seen together in Telugu action-thriller "Aagadu".
Thrissur, June 14 (IANS) Thirty-two principals of schools affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) completed their five-day training under a leadership development and school management programme that ended here Friday.
However the proposed Federal Front is just a castle in air, still it has got another supporter like Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in South. TDP chief N. Chanra Babu Naidu has supported the concept and said that the coming time is for regional parties
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) For the second consecutive day Wednesday, Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) disrupted Andhra Pradesh state assembly, demanding passing of a resolution for carving out separate Telangana state.
Hyderabad, June 11 (IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) stalled the proceedings in the Andhra Pradesh assembly Tuesday, demanding a resolution for separate statehood for Telangana.
Film: "Prema Katha Chitram"; Cast: Sudheer Babu, Nanditha, Praveen and Saptagiri; Director: J. Prabhakar Reddy; Rating: **1/2
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Naseem Haider laboriously digs at a Metro construction site in the scorching heat day after day. As he swings his arms through the air, the dripping sweat pours down his face and falls on his already drenched shirt. The sun blazes down as the day progresses, but this hardly bothers him as he has learnt to brave the heat.
Thiruvananthapuram, June 4 (IANS) State-owned International Centre for Free and Open Source Software (ICFOSS) will have a joint mentoring programme with the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) to identify talented software developers from Kerala.
Thiruvananthapuram, June 1 (IANS) The Association of Television Media Artistes (ATMA), comprising TV serial artistes of Kerala, has hit back at the "cheap people" remark of government chief whip P.C. George by deciding not to act with him.
Chennai, May 31 (IANS) On superstar Krishna's 69th birthday Friday, a 30-second teaser of his son Mahesh Babu's upcoming Telugu action drama "Nenokkadine" was released online. The makers have dedicated the video to the yesteryears actor.
Chennai, May 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon, who is making a comeback to the Telugu industry after a decade, is enjoying being busy on the sets of an untitled multi-starrer.
Lucknow, May 21 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta Justice N.K. Mehrotra has indicted over 199 persons, including two former Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) ministers, for allegedly siphoning off Rs. 1,410 crore of public money for the construction of parks and memorials when former chief minister Mayawati was in power.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 15 (IANS) Malayalam filmmakers say stereotyping may be possible, but clarify that they do not depict any community in a bad light intentionally as alleged by T. Peter.
Chennai, May 15 (IANS) Southern actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu is so busy with her projects in hand that she has decided not to sign any new film this year.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 15 (IANS) The Kerala government will promote the state's coconut water-based drink "Neera" as a non-alcoholic health drink, Excise Minister K. Babu said Wednesday.
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) Director duo Krishna DK and Raj Nidimoru, known for helming films such as "Shor In the City" and "Go Goa Gone", are keen to direct Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu. They have already offered him a script.
Chennai, May 12 (IANS) With the rise in popularity of marine ornamental aquarium, the breeding and retailing of clown fish in captivity in Tamil Nadu offers a good livelihood opportunity, said an expert here.
Chennai, May 9 (IANS) Southern actress Nisha Aggarwal values scripts over roles and says she would rather do few quality films than a string of bad ones.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 7 (IANS) The Kerala government Tuesday extended a helping hand to the children of the fisherfolk by earmarking Rs.6 crore towards meeting their educational needs.
Chennai, May 6 (IANS) Southern actress Hansika Motwani, who is currently shooting in Slovenia for an untitled Telugu multi-starrer, is completely in awe of the place.
Bhubaneswar, May 1 (IANS) The anti-corruption wing of the state police Wednesday arrested Odisha Jana Morcha (OJM) secretary general Jagneswar Babu on corruption charges, an official said.
Panaji, May 1 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar from the Bharatiya Janata party is using the state vigilance department as his "personal army" to settle political scores with the opposition, the Congress alleged Wednesday.
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) Telugu actor Sunil Varma, who shares screen space with Naga Chaitanya in upcoming action-drama "Thadaka", feels that the latter is one of the fast evolving mass heroes in the industry.
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Shraddha Kapoor is proud of her father Shakti Kapoor's contribution to the film industry and says she grew up watching his movies and often used to spend time with him on the movie sets.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Badminton Association of India (BAI) president Akhilesh Das Gupta Monday refuted allegations that it was using public money, allocated for training national shuttlers, to train players at Lucknow's Babu Banarasi Das Badminton Academy, which is named after his father.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 19 (IANS) The blame game over the much-delayed proposed Vizhinjam Port resumed Friday with the Left opposition forming a human chain from Vizhinjam to the state secretariat and attacking the Congress-led state and central governments for not taking forward the project seriously.
Hyderabad, April 18 (IANS) The T. Subbarami Reddy-TV9 film awards for the year 2011-12 were announced here Thursday by MP and TSR Lalithakala Parishad founder T. Subbarami Reddy.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 15 (IANS) An Australian High Commission delegation from New Delhi, headed by high commissioner Patrick Suckling, visited Technopark here and met Kerala IT officials to forge a mutually beneficial relationship between Australia and Kerala.
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday condoled the passing away of industrialist R.P. Goenka, saying he had lost a personal friend.
Chennai, April 13 (IANS) Southern actress Anjali, who went missing from Hyderabad Monday, has appeared before the police, saying she had gone to Mumbai as she "wanted a break from her busy shooting schedules and stress".
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) Observing that education must not be used as a means to earn livelihood, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Friday urged students to use learning as a tool for social empowerment.
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Southern actor Rana Daggubati, who made his Bollywood debut with "Dum Maro Dum" in 2011, has no personal style statement and says his personality is "bits and pieces of the films" that he has done.
New Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): The nation on Friday paid homage to veteran freedom fighter and former Deputy Prime Minister Babu Jagjivan Ram on his 106th birth anniversary.
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) "Jolly LLB" director Subhash Kapoor says that he would not be surprised if Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and even Bangla producers are interested in remaking the film.
Chennai, March 28 (IANS) Venkatesh sported a twirled moustache while playing a revenge-seeking cop in Telugu action-drama "Gharshana" and will repeat the look in the Telugu remake of Hindi blockbuster "Bol Bachchan".
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Principals of over 13,500 Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) schools would undergo a week-long training to become effective leaders in school management from April 1.
Chennai, March 24 (IANS) Overnight leader National champion Amittrajit Ghosh (co-driver Ashwin Naik) nursed his ailing Mitsubishi Lancer Cedia (Group N) to a splendid victory in the AVT Premium South India Rally even as debutants Mahindra XUV 500 and Volkswagen Polo achieved a 1-2 finish in their respective categories to provide a memorable finale to the first round of the 2013 FMSCI Indian Rally Championship here Sunday.
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) In an effort to make curriculum-based learning simpler, Bangalore-based Learnhive Education and leading PC maker Lenovo Wednesday jointly announced here the launch of a new application.
Lucknow, March 19 (IANS) Violence swept a village in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district Tuesday after a man died after he was allegedly beaten up and shot by police, while another person died in police firing later and at least six others were injured. A probe has been ordered, said officials.
Chennai, March 18 (IANS) The death of a fan at the audio launch of Junior NTR-starrer "Baadshah" has sent shock waves in the industry. Hundreds of fans were quick to get on to social networking platforms to blame the organisers, producer and security personnel.
Bangalore, March 15 (IANS) A joint venture of the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) and Rolls-Royce of Britain, International Aerospace Manufacturing Ltd (IAML) unveiled its production facility here Friday.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 14 (IANS) The Kerala Film Chamber has decided to ban actress Rima Kallingal's films because she is doing a TV show for a Malayalam channel, disregarding a recent notice of the chamber.
Lucknow, March 12 (IANS) Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal and hosts India would be seen in action in the four-day fourth South Asia Women's Handball Championship beginning March 14 at the K.D. Singh Babu Stadium here.
Chennai, March 12 (IANS) He made successful Telugu romantic films such as "Jayam", "Chitram" and "Nuvvu Nenu". However, cinematographer-turned-director Dharma Teja has moved away from his favourite theme as his upcoming film "1000 Abaddhalu" is based on an ancient Telugu legend.
Vishakhapatnam, March 10 (IANS) Veteran Telugu director Bapu a.k.a Sattiraju Laxmi Narayanawas conferred the "Vishwa Vikyata Dharshaka Maharishi" award by industrialist-politician T. Subbarami Reddy (TSR).
Thiruvananthapuram, March 9 (IANS) The Kerala IT pavilion is getting an excellent response at the world's biggest information and communications technology event - CeBIT 2013 - being held in Hanover, according to an IT official.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 3 (IANS) Southern actor Srikanth, known for his negative role in "Hero", will team up with Bhumika Chawla after 11 years for a cameo in Raj Prabhavathy's "Buddy".
Ghaziabad, Mar. 2 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed ten charge sheets before a special court in Ghaziabad in connection with the alleged irregularities in construction and upgradation of 89 hospitals under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM).
Film: "Mr. Pellikoduku"; Actors: Sunil Varma, Isha Chawla, Vincent, Ali, Dharmavarapu Subramanyam, L.B Sriram, Ahuti Prasad, M.S Narayana and Ravi Babu; Director: Devi Prasad; Rating: **
Chennai, Mar 1 (IANS) Telugu multi-starrer family-drama "Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu" (SVSC) completed a successful run of 50 days at the box-office Friday. Its producer Dil Raju is overjoyed by the success, and has thanked fans for this.
Chennai, Feb 27 (IANS) Having completed filming for upcoming Tamil thriller "Chennaiyil Oru Naal", a remake of Malayalam hit "Traffic", actor Lakshmy Ramakrishnan says she has tried to push the envelope to avoid comparison with Fathima Babu.
Chennai, Feb 25 (IANS) Actress Swati Reddy a.k.a. "Colours" Swati loves to work with young team because she feels youngsters are more focused and don't have ego hassles. In fact, her forthcoming Telugu crime-comedy "Swamy Ra Ra" features three newcomers.
Chennai, Feb 25 (IANS) It's not the critics' views or box office numbers that matter to Telugu actor Sunil Varma, he is more concerned about the audience's verdict.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 22 (IANS) The team of director K. Madhu, writer S.N. Swamy and actor Mammootty is back again for the fifth "Sethurama Iyer CBI" film.
Hyderabad, Feb 18 (IANS) A joint project by SABMiller India, Indian arm of brewer SABMiller, and International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) to improve rural livelihoods through integrated water resource management in four villages of Andhra Pradesh is yielding good results, the company said.
Hyderabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Another group of migrants from Andhra Pradesh granted amnesty for overstaying in the United Arab Emirates returned home Sunday.
Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) Southern choreographer Prem Rakshit, recently lauded by Mahesh Babu, considers working with the actor an honour because it is a rare opportunity.
Hyderabad, Feb 16 (IANS) A man committed suicide Saturday while hundreds of other depositors were left in the lurch after a finance company in Andhra Pradesh shut down, police said.
Panaji, Feb 16 (IANS) Rs.78 crore central government funds meant for hosting the Portuguese Commonwealth Games in Goa this year have "disappeared", Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Saturday.
'Koi virani si virani hai/Dasht ko dekh ke ghar yaad aaya' (It is desolation personified/ I saw the wilderness and remembered my abode) wrote Ghalib in what would be a prophetic couplet on the condition of his habitation and last resting place.
Though Valentine's Day originally did not have anything to do with love, today it's the symbol of romantic love. The phenomenon of love can be explored from multiple lenses like biological, emotional and mental levels.
Kolkata, Feb. 11 (ANI): Taking potshots at senior CPM leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee over his comment that the ruling party in West Bengal may join hands with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) if it performs well in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Saugata Roy on Monday said the former chief minister's remark cannot be taken seriously for he is not even a people's representative.
Bangalore, Feb 10 (IANS) A satellite-based study has indicated that a huge glacial lake has formed atop the Himalayas in Sikkim with a "very high" potential for it to burst and create devastation downstream.
There are management lessons for leaders in large gatherings and events. Look at an event like the Kumbh Mela in India and explore what makes it a success. This largest gathering on earth has naked sadhus to Wall Street bankers floating in a temporary city created every 12 years at the confluence of three holy rivers in Allahabad. The temporary city is laid out on a grid, constructed and deconstructed within a matter of weeks.
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) Veteran actor Kadar Khan is hale and hearty and says his family is really upset with rumours about his death doing the rounds on the social-networking sites.
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) A man who disguised himself as a woman to rob unsuspecting people was arrested here while waiting for another target, police said Friday.
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) Sonakshi Sinha has signed up her debut Telugu project Mahesh Babu-starrer "Shivam" to be directed by Krish. She says the project and its crew takes her back in time when she forayed into Bollywood with "Dabangg".
London, Feb. 4 (ANI): A senior ethnic minority police officer in Britain has accused chief constables of not understanding the need for more black and Asian recruits.
Kochi, Feb 3 (IANS) Restaurateurs in Kerala Sunday announced they would not sell food items made from chicken as it was not profitable, a claim rejected by the suppliers who described the move as a ploy to raise prices.
Film: "Bangari"; Actors: Yogish, Ragini Dwivedi, Sharath Lohithashwa, Kadal Dandapani, Ramesh Bhat, Sadhu Kokila, Swayamvara Chandru and Sathya Priya; Producer: A. Ellappa; Director: Ma. Chandru; Music: A.M. Neel; Camera: Niranjan Babu; Rating: *
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 29 (IANS) The work on the much delayed dream project of the Vizhinjam Port in the state will begin this year, said a minister Tuesday.
Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) Southern actor Rana Daggubati, grandson of producer D. Rama Naidu, is extremely happy about his grandfather being awarded the Padma Bhushan, saying it is a motivation for him too.
New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI) Leaders of non-gazetted officer Association of Andhra Pradesh met Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and expressed opposition against the bifurcation of separate Telangana state.
Hyderabad, Jan 18 (IANS) The Suzlon Group has crossed 150 megawatt installed capacity of wind energy projects in Andhra Pradesh by the end of 2012, a company statement said Friday.
Hyderabad, Jan 15 (IANS) Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu Tuesday said he has no plans to act in Bollywood films.
Hyderabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Two Andhra Pradesh ministers from Telangana region Monday claimed that they received indications of the central government finally making up its mind to bifurcate the state.
Chennai, Jan 13 (IANS) Telugu family drama "Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu", (SVSC) has got an an overwhelming opening as it has earned Rs.9.81 crore on its first day in Andhra Pradesh.
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) It is nearly a month since the gruesome gang-rape in the capital which shook the entire nation, but protests at Jantar Mantar here for stringent laws for women's safety refuse to peter out.
Film: "Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu"; Actors: Mahesh Babu, Prakash Raj, Venkatesh, Jayasudha, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Anjali, Rohini Hattangadi, Rao Ramesh and Tanikella Bharani; Director: Srikanth Addala; Rating: ***1/2
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) Telugu producer Dil Raju says he is content with the response he has been receiving from all over for his latest Telugu family drama "Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu (SVSC)" and is extremely happy to be associated with the film.
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) Southern actor-filmmaker Ravi Babu says he will start working on the Hindi remake of Telugu horror-thriller "Avunu" only after he finds a suitable actress for the lead role.
Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) A genius in his own right, filmmaker S. Ramanathan, one of the most admired film personalities in the southern film industry, worked with many stalwarts such as Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan and Vishnuvardhan and Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bahchcan before he bid his final adieu Wednesday.
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Grandmaster Aleksej Alexandrov of Belarus surged ahead with a hard-fought victory against International Master K. Rathnakaran in the third round of the premier section at Parsvnath International Chess Festival here Sunday.
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) The frigid cold in Delhi has started to take its toll on the two men who have been on a hunger strike demanding death sentence for the culprits in the gang-rape case. The determined duo vowed to continue their agitation till their last breath.
New Delhi, Jan 5 (ANI): Braving the cold for over 10 days, two men continue to sit on a hunger strike in New Delhi, demanding capital punishment for the accused in the gang rape case and swift trial in all cases of sexual assault on women.
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) About 50 men had their heads tonsured in public at Jantar Mantar in central Delhi Friday, protesting that the government had failed to keep women safe in the country.
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) With the chargesheet in the Delhi gang-rape likely to be filed Thursday, protesters at Jantar Mantar here observed a black day, accusing the police of dragging their feet.
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) The hunger strike continued Wednesday and so did protests for justice for the 23-year-old gang-rape victim and stricter legislation against rape and other crimes against women with scores of people gathering again in Jantar Mantar in the heart of the national capital.
New Delhi, Dec. 31 (ANI): Braving the wintry chill and hunger, protesters on Monday continued to demand death penalty for the accused involved in the December 16 gang rape of a 23-year-old woman, who eventually died after battling for survival for 13 days.
Film: "Yamudiki Mogudu"; Cast: Allari Naresh, Richa Panai, Sayaji Shinde, Ramya Krishna, Raghu Babu, Krishna Bhagwan, Tanikella Bharani, Bharath and Chandra Mohan; Director: E. Satti Babu; Rating: *1/2
Chennai, Dec 27 (IANS) Telugu actor Jai Akash, known for films such as "Anandam", "Anandam Anandamayae" and "Sweetheart", feels it is important to treat success and failure equally to sustain oneself in the industry.
Much is written and known about the business success of the Tata Group, the global acquisitions and Ratan Tata's role in them. Here's a look at Tata, who steps down as chairman of this $100-billion global empire Friday, not just as a successful business leader but also as an ideal role model who is responsible and authentic, while integrating inner values with outer actions.
Chennai, Dec 25 (IANS) With most big-budget films biting the dust, it was the turn of the small-budget and non-stars films to take the pedestal. Out of the 113 Telugu films released, only a few elicited a positive response at the box office.
New Delhi, Dec. 24 (ANI): Five policemen have been suspended in connection firing in which a 29-year-old journalist was killed yesterday during a anti-rape protest called by Manipur Film Forum (MFF) against alleged sexual assault with a regional actress.
Lucknow, Dec 23 (IANS) Second seed and favourite P.V. Sindhu of India failed to come out victorious in a thrilling women's singles summit clash Sunday at the Syed Modi International India Grand Prix Gold badminton event here, going down to Indonesian seventh seed Lindaweni Fanetri.
Lucknow, Dec 22 (IANS) India's rising badminton star P.V. Sindhu reached her maiden final of a Grand Prix Gold beating Thailand's Sapsiree Taerattanachai in straight games in the women's singles semifinal of the K.L.Garg-Syed Modi International India Grand Prix Gold here Saturday.
Lucknow, Dec 22 (IANS) Such is Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu's passion for the sport that she will miss her sister's wedding as she is playing in the Syed Modi International India Grand Prix Gold here.
Lucknow, Dec 21 (IANS) Favourites Parupalli Kashyap and P.V. Sindhu kept the Indian flag flying high after notching up wins in their respective categories to enter the semifinals of the Syed Modi International India Grand Prix Gold badminton at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium here Friday.