Buzz around Pawan’s possible return to Tollywood

Will he, won't he? Pawan Kalyan's re-entry into the world of celluloid has been the subject of much social media discussion. This is more so because in the run-up to the elections in April, the Jana Sena chief had said he was never interested in tinsel town and ruled out a second innings.  But now … Continue reading Buzz around Pawan’s possible return to Tollywood

Chiranjeevi to meet CM Jagan with Sye Raa invite

It has been over four months since Jaganmohan Reddy assumed charge in Andhra Pradesh. While it is customary for most bigwigs to greet the new chief minister, the Telugu film industry has largely stayed away. Part of the reason is the proximity of many of its leading lights to Chandrababu Naidu and the fact that … Continue reading Chiranjeevi to meet CM Jagan with Sye Raa invite

Sye Raa is History. Chiranjeevi starts Chiru152

With Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy done and dusted with, Chiranjeevi has moved on. To Chiru 152. The movie, yet untitled, will be directed by Koratala Siva, the man with one of the best success rate in Telugu cinema in recent times. He has movies like Srimanthudu, Bharat Ane Nenu and Janatha Garage to his credit. Like … Continue reading Sye Raa is History. Chiranjeevi starts Chiru152

Should Allu Arjun have waited for Sye Raa to release before promoting his film?

The Samajavaragamana single from Ala Vaikuntapuramlo which was rendered beautifully by Sid Sriram to some soul-stirring lyrics by Seetharama Sastry was released on 28 September to rave reviews. But along with the bouquets for the Allu Arjun starrer, came the conspiracy theories. Couldn't the Stylish Star have waited a week? Also read : The Samajavaragamana … Continue reading Should Allu Arjun have waited for Sye Raa to release before promoting his film?

What is the Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy dispute all about?

The Regional Censor Board has given the UA certificate to `Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy'. But the certificate will be subject to the ruling by the Telangana High court after its next hearing on Monday. At the heart of the dispute is the case filed by 22 legal heirs of Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy, on whose life … Continue reading What is the Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy dispute all about?

Legal tangle for Chiranjeevi’s Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy

It is going to be touch and go for Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy. The Telangana High court has deferred to 30 September, the next hearing on the petition filed by the descendents of freedom fighter Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy, on whose life Chiranjeevi's movie has been made. It is due for release on 2 October.  The … Continue reading Legal tangle for Chiranjeevi’s Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy

Why is Rajamouli being blamed for Saaho debacle?

Believe it or not, this is actually happening. The reason for this is the silly superstition that whichever big hero acts in a SS Rajamouli film, his next project tanks. There were whispers to this effect in the run-up to Saaho's release and they have turned into a ``See, I told you so'' after the movie … Continue reading Why is Rajamouli being blamed for Saaho debacle?

Frenzy around Pawan Kalyan birthday is an opportunity to re-energise Jana Sena

In the run-up to the elections in Andhra Pradesh, the social media wing of the Jana Sena was considered the most vibrant and active. But unfortunately for Pawan Kalyan, the support that was visible online did not translate into votes in the real world and the party ended up with a tally of just one … Continue reading Frenzy around Pawan Kalyan birthday is an opportunity to re-energise Jana Sena

[Video] Chiranjeevi comes to life as rebel Narasimha Reddy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWlKO9NN_0k The much-anticipated teaser of Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy was out in five languages - Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada. What made it more special was the voiceover given by the likes of Amitabh Bachchan in Hindi, Mohanlal in Malayalam and Pawan Kalyan in Telugu.  `Meet the first Rebel that India has forgotten' is … Continue reading [Video] Chiranjeevi comes to life as rebel Narasimha Reddy

Chiranjeevi claps as Pawan Kalyan hails Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy

The build-up to the release of the teaser of Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy starring Megastar Chiranjeevi in the title role of the freedom fighter has been carefully planned. With director Surender Reddy releasing the pictures of Pawan Kalyan giving his voice to the teaser, he ensured that the Powerstar fans act like an extension counter … Continue reading Chiranjeevi claps as Pawan Kalyan hails Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy

The Chiranjeevi-Pawan Kalyan combo in Sye Raa teaser

For the Telugu film fan, there cannot be a bigger combo than this. Younger brother Pawan Kalyan has given the voiceover for the teaser of Chiranjeevi's Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy. This is the story of Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy, an unsung hero who revolted against the British in 1846.  The teaser will release on 20 August, … Continue reading The Chiranjeevi-Pawan Kalyan combo in Sye Raa teaser

[Video] Chiranjeevi returns. As Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQxAGFhZhdw Filter Kaapi reviews the much anticipated video of the Making of Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy, the comeback movie of sorts of Megastar Chiranjeevi. The much-loved Telugu actor has not been seen on the big screen since Khaidi no. 150 in 2017.

Will Chiranjeevi’s Sye Raa do a Baahubali in Hindi?

Baahubali was a gamechanger in many ways. Particularly in the world of purchasing the rights to the Telugu original. After Karan Johar presented the Hindi version of the multilingual two part movie by SS Rajamouli, the film market in south India is keenly watched by production houses in Mumbai. No one wants to let go … Continue reading Will Chiranjeevi’s Sye Raa do a Baahubali in Hindi?

Trial by fire for Chiranjeevi, Vijay

Friday was a bad day for film productions. Two big budget movies being shot saw their sets going up in flames. https://twitter.com/FilterKaapiLive/status/1124172969972944896 The first one was the set erected at Kokapet on the outskirts of Hyderabad for Telugu Megastar Chiranjeevi's period extravaganza `Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy'. A short circuit caused the fire and a reported … Continue reading Trial by fire for Chiranjeevi, Vijay