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CBFC chairperson worried over dialogues and lyrics
Subhash K. Jha 8/31/2014 1:29:42 AM
CBFC chairperson worried over dialogues and lyricsWhy respected script-writers and lyricists remain silent over the dialogues and lyrics today that are unacceptable, asks CBFC chairperson
Cameos by five directors in friendship drama 'Tubelight'
IANS 5/28/2014 5:50:14 AM
Cameos by five directors in friendship drama 'Tubelight'Five popular Kannada directors will make cameo appearances in upcoming Kannada film "Tubelight". Director B.S. Venugopal says he is honoured that he got a chance to direct them in the film, which is nearing completion.
'One Way' about Rajinikanth and his best friend
IANS 5/27/2014 2:25:13 AM
Upcoming Kannada film "One Way" will narrate the story of friendship between superstar Rajinikanth and Raj Bahadur. The film will also be released in Tamil as "Oru Vazhi Saalai".
Now an award show to felicitate ETV Kannada artists
IANS 5/16/2014 12:45:14 AM
The launch of ETV Kannada Anubandha Awards 2014, aimed at celebrating the togetherness of the channel's family while felicitating the artists for their talent and dedication, was announced here Thursday.
Love for travel made Disha sign 'Bombay Mittai'
IANS 4/2/2014 2:40:14 AM
Love for travel made Disha sign 'Bombay Mittai'One of the reasons why southern actress Disha signed upcoming Kannada entertainer "Bombay Mittai" is that the film offered her opportunity to travel to some never seen before places in Karnataka.
Will Big B feature in Kannada film 'Kabira'?
IANS 3/6/2014 4:10:14 AM
Will Big B feature in Kannada film 'Kabira'?Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has reportedly been offered a cameo in Shivrajkumar starrer upcoming Kannada film "Kabira", but he is yet to accept the offer.
Ambareesh may be shifted to Singapore for treatment
IANS 3/1/2014 3:50:15 AM
Ambareesh may be shifted to Singapore for treatmentAiling Kannada actor-turned-politician M.H. Ambareesh, who has been undergoing treatment at a hospital here for breathing-related problems for over a week, may be shifted to Singapore Saturday for further treatment.
Kannada actor-cum-minister Ambareesh's health stable
IANS 2/23/2014 4:10:14 AM
Kannada actor-cum-minister Ambareesh's health stableKannada star and Karnataka Housing Minister M.H. Ambareesh is recovering from a breathing problem caused due to lung infection, a senior doctor at a private hospital here said Sunday.
Say 'no' to dubbing, rues Kannada film industry
IANS 1/28/2014 1:55:14 AM
Under the tutelage of leading actors such as Shivrajkumar and Kiccha Sudeep and activist Vatal Nagaraj, the Kannada film industry staged a rally here against the release of dubbed films in the state.
Jackie Shroff roped in for 'C/O Footpath 2'
IANS 11/17/2013 3:30:13 AM
Jackie Shroff roped in for 'C/O Footpath 2'Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff will feature in upcoming Kannada drama "C/O Footpath 2", a follow-up to the 2006 film "C/O Footpath".
Kannada director Rajendra Babu dead
IANS 11/3/2013 2:00:14 AM
Kannada director Rajendra Babu deadKannada director D. Rajendra Babu died here Sunday at a private hospital after suffering cardiac arrest. He was 62.
Kannada actor Raghavendra recovering from blood clot
IANS 10/17/2013 9:30:15 AM
Kannada actor Raghavendra recovering from blood clotKannada actor-producer Raghavendra Rajkumar is recuperating in a private hospital here after emergent surgery conducted to remove a blood clot in his brain, a hospital spokesman said Thursday.
Ramya, Karnataka's first actress in Lok Sabha
IANS 8/24/2013 7:30:14 AM
Ramya, Karnataka's first actress in Lok SabhaRamya, who was Saturday elected to Lok Sabha from Mandya constituency in Karnataka, is the first female actor from the state to enter parliament.
Congress fields actress Ramya for Karnataka LS bypoll
IANS 8/3/2013 8:22:25 AM
Congress fields actress Ramya for Karnataka LS bypollPopular Kannada film actress Ramya Saturday filed nomination papers as the Congress candidate for the Aug 21 bypoll to Mandya Lok Sabha seat from Karnataka.
Sai Kumar wants to continue 'Police Story' franchise
IANS 7/29/2013 2:42:24 AM
Sai Kumar wants to continue 'Police Story' franchiseHis unforgettable role as police officer Agni in Kannada action-drama "Police Story" catapulted him to star status, and now southern actor Sai Kumar Pudipeddi, is keen to begin work on the third part in the series.
Bangalore to woo music buffs with EDM fest
IANS 7/20/2013 3:12:24 AM
Bangalore to woo music buffs with EDM festA line-up of international artists are set to bring the best of the world's Electronic Dance Music (EDM) to India with Sound Awake, a forthcoming music fest here.
Young Kannada actor Hemanth dead
IANS 7/3/2013 1:47:24 AM
Young Kannada actor Hemanth deadKannada actor Hemanth, seen in his debut film "Nenapinangala", died of a heart attack at a private hospital here Wednesday, a family friend said. He was 27.
Don't want to take credit for 'Bigg Boss' success: Sudeep
IANS 6/27/2013 2:57:25 AM
Don't want to take credit for 'Bigg Boss' success: SudeepSouthern superstar Sudeep, host of the Kannada version of "Bigg Boss", gives credit to content and not his own popularity for the success of the reality show.
'Bigg Boss Kannada' TRPs soaring
IANS 6/19/2013 8:17:25 AM
'Bigg Boss Kannada' TRPs soaringReality show "Bigg Boss Kannada", hosted by southern movie star Sudeep, has surpassed the popularity of Kannada version of the "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC) game show with a 4.7 TRP rating and as many as 47,000 votes for individual contestants.
Karnataka poll: Film stars struggle to shine
V.S. Karnic 4/22/2013 3:42:24 AM
Karnataka poll: Film stars struggle to shinePeople in Karnataka are generally crazy about film stars but this adoration has not tempted many actors to enter politics.
Had to forego four films for 'Bachchan': Parul
IANS 3/27/2013 2:27:24 AM
Had to forego four films for 'Bachchan': ParulFor her role in upcoming Kannada revenge saga "Bachchan", in which she sports three different looks, actress Parul Yadav had to forego four films.
Veteran Kannada film critic Vijayasarathy dead
IANS 2/24/2013 8:17:24 AM
Veteran Kannada film critic Vijayasarathy deadVeteran Kannada film critic R.G. Vijayasarathy passed away here Sunday after brief illness, family sources said.
'Why aren't there more female musicians?'
Nivedita 2/3/2013 1:10:21 AM
The non-Bollywood Indian music industry is burgeoning with new talent and genres, but women still seem hesitant to choose music as a career, says singer-songwriter Alisha Pais, one of the few female musicians to feature at the just-concluded Storm Mu...
Storm music fest spreads wings, may go abroad
Nivedita 2/2/2013 4:55:21 AM
After two successful editions in the misty landscape of Napoklu here, the Storm Music Festival might become a bi-annual affair, and one edition each year may even take place in international shores, says one of the festival directors.
It's east meets west at Storm music fest
IANS 2/1/2013 3:25:21 AM
It's east meets west at Storm music festFrom Indian names like Indian Ocean, Karsh Kale, Raghu Dixit, Advaita to international Electronic Dance Music (EDM) artists like Dash Berlin, Michael Woods and Bobina - the second edition of Storm Music Festival, starting Friday, promises much more f...
Book on legendary Kannada actor Raj Kumar released
IANS 6/2/2012 6:55:21 AM
Book on legendary Kannada actor Raj Kumar releasedA book showcasing life and times of late movie icon Dr. Raj Kumar, who had worked in more than 205 Kannada films and one of the greatest performers on the Indian silver screen, was released Saturday here.
Amabreesh's 60th birthday bash, a gala affair
IANS 5/30/2012 5:40:21 AM
Amabreesh's 60th birthday bash, a gala affairPower and glamour came together to celebrate Kannada superstar Ambareesh's 60th birthday bash, which was attended by the likes of Rajinikant, Chiranjeevi and state Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda.
Not dating Vijayendra, CBI didn't raid my house: Actress Haripriya
V.S. Rajapur 5/16/2012 6:10:21 AM
Not dating Vijayendra, CBI didn't raid my house: Actress HaripriyaKannada actress Haripriya has denied reports that Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sleuths raided her residence calling them "wild imagination of media".
'The Dirty Picture' in Kannada: Ekta Kapoor opposes title
IANS 5/6/2012 6:55:20 AM
'The Dirty Picture' in Kannada: Ekta Kapoor opposes titleDirector Trishul of "Baba" fame has titled his next Kannada film "The Dirty Picture", but filmmaker Ekta Kapoor is unhappy and has filed a complaint against the use of the title.
SRK interacts with Bangalore fans in Kannada
IANS 10/17/2011 12:00:00 AM
SRK interacts with Bangalore fans in KannadaShah Rukh Khan knows his marketing tricks well --and he proved it when he greeted and interacted with his fans here in Kannada, drawing a huge approving roar.
I never lived in ivory tower, says Jnanpith winner Kambara
V.S. Rajapur 9/20/2011 12:00:00 AM
I never lived in ivory tower, says Jnanpith winner KambaraWell-known Kannada writer, poet and playwright Chandrashekhara Kambara, who received the Jnanpith award for 2009, said he is happy after receiving the honour and that his closeness to common people helped him in writing literature deep rooted to "our...
Kannada actor Darshan denied bail in wife assault case
IANS 9/20/2011 12:00:00 AM
Kannada actor Darshan denied bail in wife assault caseLeading Kannada actor Darshan, arrested for assaulting his wife, was denied bail Tuesday - for the second time in a week.
I'm relieved, says Nikita after ban is lifted
IANS 9/16/2011 12:00:00 AM
I'm relieved, says Nikita after ban is liftedI'm relieved and happy, said Kannada actress Nikita Thukral after the Kannada Film Producers Association (KFPA) Thursday revoked three-year ban on her.
Kannada actor denied bail in wife assault case
IANS 9/13/2011 12:00:00 AM
Kannada actor denied bail in wife assault caseA Bangalore court Tuesday denied bail to leading Kannada actor Darshan who has been arrested for assaulting his wife, though she withdrew her complaint against him.
Most hurting decision, says Nikitha after being banned
V.S. Rajapur 9/12/2011 12:00:00 AM
Most hurting decision, says Nikitha after being bannedWhat mistake have I committed to endure such a harsh punishment, asks multilingual actress Nikitha, who has been banned by the Kannada Producers' Association (KPA) for three years for allegedly creating trouble in her co-star Darshan's married life.
Shammi Kapoor's death shocks Kannada film industry
IANS 8/15/2011 12:00:00 AM
Dancing King Shammi Kapoor's death early Sunday morning has shocked many Kannada film personalities who were close to the flamboyant star who changed the course of film entertainment in his heyday.
'Hejjegalu' gets national award for best children's film
IANS 5/19/2011 12:00:00 AM
'Hejjegalu' gets national award for best children's filmKannada movie "Hejjegalu" was named the best children's film at the 58th National Film Awards announced here Thursday.
I'm happy, but missing my wife: Kasaravalli
IANS 1/25/2011 12:00:00 AM
I'm happy, but missing my wife: Kasaravalli  Kannada filmmaker Girish Kasaravalli is ecstatic after being named for the Padma Shri Tuesday, but misses his wife Vaishali -- who passed away three months ago -- on the special occasion.
Kannada actor not to be arrested in Sabarimala case
IANS 11/15/2010 12:00:00 AM
Kannada actor not to be arrested in Sabarimala case  Kerala police Monday said they had no plans to arrest Kannada actress Jayamala, who earlier claimed that she had touched the idol at the Sabarimala temple, thus violating the rules of the famed pilgrimage site.
My attitude in life is reflected in 'Krishnan...': Radhika Pandit
IANS 5/23/2010 12:00:00 AM
My attitude in life is reflected in 'Krishnan...': Radhika Pandit Kannada film actress Radhika Pandit says her attitude in life is reflected in her upcoming movie "Krishnan Love Story", in which she is paired opposite Ajay Kumar.
Kannada actor Anand held for dowry harassment
IANS 5/15/2010 12:00:00 AM
Kannada actor Anand has been arrested for allegedly demanding dowry from his wife Bharani and harassing her, police said.
Video film on sex-tainted godman Swami Nityanand
IANS 5/7/2010 12:00:00 AM
Well-known Kannada mimicry artist Dayanand has directed a video film on self-styled godman Swami Nityananda, in jail since April 30 for his alleged sex romp.
Sudeep to anchor village-based reality show
IANS 5/7/2010 12:00:00 AM
Southern star Sudeep is set to make his small screen debut as the host of the Suvarna Channel's new reality show and says he is curious to see how 10 city girls will adjust to a village life.
Master Kishan's 'Care of Foot Path' goes to Loyola University
IANS 4/30/2010 12:00:00 AM
Master Kishan's 'Care of Foot Path' goes to Loyola UniversityYoungest filmmaker and Guinness world record holder Master Kishan's directorial debut "Care of Footpath" will be screened at an ongoing symposium at Loyola University, Chicago.
M.S. Sathyu returns to tell Devdasi's story with 'Ijjodu'
IANS 4/16/2010 12:00:00 AM
M.S. Sathyu returns to tell Devdasi's story with 'Ijjodu' Legendary filmmaker M.S. Sathyu makes a comeback after more than a decade with "Ijjodu", releasing all over Karnataka April 30. He says the film takes a strong stand against the existent Devdasi pratha in the state and is very close to his heart.
Vasu remaking Kannada hit 'Aaptha Rakshaka' in Telugu
IANS 4/11/2010 12:00:00 AM
Vasu remaking Kannada hit 'Aaptha Rakshaka' in TeluguKannada Movie icon Vishnuvardhan's posthumous release "Aaptha Rakshaka" is doing so well at the box office that director P. Vasu has decided to remake it in Telugu.
Film Awards instituted in the name of Vishnuvardhan, K.S. Aswath
IANS 4/6/2010 12:00:00 AM
Film Awards instituted in the name of Vishnuvardhan, K.S. AswathThe state government has instituted the Vishnuvardhan Life Time Achievement award to be given to those who have worked for the progress of the Kannada film industry, said Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa.
Kannada heroine Praneetha to act in Telugu movie
IANS 4/3/2010 12:00:00 AM
Kannada heroine Praneetha to act in Telugu movieKannada actress Praneetha, who has been making news for all the wrong reasons in her one-year film career, has been selected to play the lead role in Telugu film "Bava" directed by debutant Ram Babu.
Sada makes a comeback to Kannada films with 'Mylari'
IANS 3/29/2010 12:00:00 AM
Sada makes a comeback to Kannada films with 'Mylari'Southern actress Sada, who quit Kannada film industry after some bad experience while working in "Mohini", makes a comeback with director R. Chandru's "Mylari".
Kannada film industry pitch for Royal Challengers
IANS 3/25/2010 12:00:00 AM
Cricket fans from the Kannada film industry are pitching for Vijay Mallya's Royal Challengers Bangalore and are confident it will win the Indian Premier League tournament this time.
Theatre, women artist's problems on new Rajya Sabha MP's mind
IANS 3/20/2010 12:00:00 AM
Theatre, women artist's problems on new Rajya Sabha MP's mindNoted Kannada theatre personality B. Jayashree, the newly nominated Rajya Sabha MP from Karnataka, says she will raise in parliament the concerns of Indian theatre and the problems faced by women in the performing arts field.
Sudha Murthy gave perfect shots for Kannada film: director
IANS 3/19/2010 12:00:00 AM
Sudha Murthy gave perfect shots for Kannada film: directorSudha Murthy, trustee of the Infosys Foundation, gave "perfect shots" for the Kannada film "Prarthane", her first film role, says director Sadhashiva Shenoy.
Now Shruti Haasan sings for Kannada film
IANS 3/14/2010 12:00:00 AM
Now Shruti Haasan sings for Kannada film Actor-singer Shruti Haasan, who sang in Hindi film "Luck", recently recorded a song for the much-awaited Kannada film "Pruthwi" that stars Puneet Raj Kumar and Parvathi Menon in lead roles.
Puneet Raj Kumar is new Royal Challengers ambassador
IANS 3/13/2010 12:00:00 AM
Puneet Raj Kumar is new Royal Challengers ambassadorKannada superstar Puneet Raj Kumar is the new brand ambassador for the Bangalore Royal Challengers cricket team. He replaces Upendra, who cheered the team in the first two seasons of the India Premier League (IPL), and will be joined by actress Ramya...
Kannada actor Shivaraj Kumar to donate body for research
V.S. Rajapur 3/2/2010 12:00:00 AM
Kannada actor Shivaraj Kumar to donate body for researchKannada actor Shivaraj Kumar has decided to donate his body to a hospital for research after his death and has signed a declaration to this effect.
Upendra promises treat for Tamil, Telugu, Kannada fans
IANS 3/2/2010 12:00:00 AM
Upendra promises treat for Tamil, Telugu, Kannada fansKannada superstar and director Upendra is shooting for his new, untitled venture that was launched here with fanfare last month. And he promises not to disappoint Kannada, Telugu and Tamil fans.
Kannada star Shivaraj Kumar essays 11 roles of legendary dad
IANS 2/28/2010 12:00:00 AM
Kannada star Shivaraj Kumar essays 11 roles of legendary dad Kannada star Shivaraj Kumar will be seen in as many as 11 roles immortalised on screen by his father and legendary actor Raj Kumar in one song of forthcoming film "Cheluvueye Ninne Nodalu".
Kannada comedian Shankar dead, few pay last respects
IANS 2/28/2010 12:00:00 AM
Kannada comedian B.K. Shankar died after a brief illness Saturday but sadly hardly any from the state's film industry paid their last respects to the actor who has worked in over 200 movies, industry sources said Sunday.
Padmapriya excited about response to 'Striker'
IANS 2/18/2010 12:00:00 AM
Padmapriya excited about response to 'Striker' Multilingual actress Padmapriya is quite excited about the feedback she has received for her first Hindi film "Striker".
Swathi to debut in Kannada film
IANS 2/18/2010 12:00:00 AM
Swathi to debut in Kannada film  Telugu actress Swathi, who made a fantastic debut in trend-setting Tamil film "Subramanyapuram," will in all probability act in her first Kannada film with "Hatrick" actor Shivaraj Kumar.
           
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