Nandini Reddy, the director of Ala Modalaindi, is the talk of the town these days. The success of her debut film has given boost to small budget filmmakers that if you have an honest story to narrate, then there’s a huge audience too. Hemanth Kumar strikes a conversation with her and finds out about how Ala Modalaindi began and a lot more…
He leads many lives both onscreen and off the screen. Over the past few years, he has grown up as an actor and has entered into a different zone as far as his career goes. However, he’s not the same person when he’s not acting. Hemanth Kumar gets talking to allu arjun a lot about his career, relationships and love...
Come January, 2011 Angarajyam is going to be the battlefield where an unlikely warrior defeats the evil sorceress to save the world and the whole of mankind. Hemanth Kumar unravels the behind the scenes action of the upcoming fantasy film Anaganaga O Dheerudu and it looks nothing like we have ever seen before.
Since art transcends cultures and geographies, what is the north or south of the same nation, anyway? Mona Ramavat explores the phenomenon of the quintessential Indian actor who is the quintessential Indian first.
The invasion of dubbed films from Tamil Nadu, Hollywood and China is an age old
story in Andhra Pradesh. The market size for such films has grown by heaps and pounds in the last few years. Hemanth Kumar traces the history behind this exponential rise of dubbed films in the state.
Over the last decade, 1100 theatres have shut down in Tamil Nadu. In Andhra Pradesh, close to 639 theatres were shut down in the last two years alone. Single screen theatres are slowly but surely giving way to shopping malls and function halls. Hemanth Kumar goes trend spotting.
Five years after the smash hit Athadu, the Trivikram-Mahesh Babu combination returns with Khaaleja that promises to turn blockbuster too! Vanaja Banagiri meets Mahesh Babu on the sets and realises that the iconic actor quotes Thoreau with as much panache and conviction as he shatters box office records.
After a brief hiatus from Telugu cinema, Sneha will soon be seen in a period film starring Nagarjuna. The film has been tentatively titled as Rajanna and it will be directed by noted writer, Vijayendra Prasad.