Post Tagged with: "Telugu film industry"

V Madhusudana Rao passed away

V Madhusudana Rao passed away

0 on January 11, 2012, 10:05 pm / in Headlines, Politics

One of the luminaries of Telugu film industry during its golden period, Veeramachaneni Madhusudhana Rao passed away on Wednesday after a prolonged illness. Madhusudana Rao (89) who was born in Krishna District directed as many as 72 films in his eventful career spanning over four decades. Some of his golden movies include Antastulu, Aradhana, Krishnaveni, Chakravakam, Bhakta Tukaram and the […]

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Mallemala’s expose of filmy people in autobio

Mallemala’s expose of filmy people in autobio

0 on December 11, 2011, 12:07 pm / in Books & More, Editor's Pick, Movies, Resources, Telugu Films

Mallemala’s autobiography Idee Naa Katha, which capsuled 50 years of his experiences in the Telugu film industry, was rare in that it exposed the shady side of the leading personalities of Tollywood. The book became controversial even before it hit the market because of its inflammable contents. It is to the credit of this earthy, no-nonsense man that he chose […]

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Suriyaa in 7 AM Arivu

Tamil edges out Telugu film industry

0 on December 6, 2011, 11:42 am / in Movies

Kollywood has emerged as the largest film industry in South India, pushing Tollywood into the second spot. This was revealed in a report released by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Ficci) and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. The Tamil film market is ahead with a share of 36 percent of the overall south Indian market. Tamil will see […]

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Varma no more welcome to studios!

TV9 says No to Varma

0 on November 30, 2011, 12:42 pm / in Headlines, Movies

Ram Gopal Varma is a poor reflection of his former self. His desperation to grab attention is showing. Every time he plans a film, or releases one, he keeps indulging in every trick under sleeve to make viewers interested in his wares. Once inaccessible even to the high and mighty of Telugu film industry, the maverick director is now available […]

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Silk in her teens

Silk Smitha’s Real Story

1 on November 26, 2011, 11:13 pm / in Movies

A biopic made on Southern Siren Silk Smitha is set to be released on December 2, Smitha’s birthday. Vadlapatla Vijayalakshmi, which is the real name of Silk Smitha, was the most sought after item girl in 80s.

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