|October 11, 2011|
|Subhash Ghai's Kannada film|
Mukta Art's maiden Kannada venture Nimbehuli will be directed by Hemanth Hegde who will also be seen in the lead.
|October 07, 2011|
|High Court grants bail to Darshan|
Holding that he could not continue to keep a celebrity actor locked up in jail and "demoralise" him, Justice Pinto said the actor, along with his film career, needs balancing his family life as well.
|March 24, 2011|
|Ramya: Ban is a big joke|
Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce President Basant Kumar Patil announced a one-year ban on actress Ramya
|November 23, 2010|
|Goodbye, Mankada Ravi Varma|
Shobha Warrier pays tribute to the world renowned cinematographer who passed away on Monday.
|May 21, 2010|
|Komal gets all the women!|
The popular Kannada comedian is surrounded by women in his next forthcoming movie, Wah re Wah.
|April 16, 2010|
|Sudha Murthy to make film debut|
The latest entrant into Kannada films is author and Infosys mentor Narayana Murthy's wife, who will be a part of Prarthane.
|December 29, 2009|
|Kannada composer C Ashwath dies|
The Kannada music scene lost a giant in C Ashwath, who passed away on Tuesday at a private hospital in Rajajinagar in Bengaluru. He was suffering from a prolonged illness, due to liver and kidney failure. He composed music for nearly 28 Kannada films and was hugely popular as a singer and composer.
|September 02, 2009|
|Raaj, The Showman sinks deeper into controversy|
Kannada film Raaj, The Showman continues to make news even after its release what with a spate of police complaints, threat of law suits and failure to meet the high expectations it had.
|August 13, 2009|
|Chiranjeevi's son's film Magadheera in trouble|
In Andhra Pradesh, Magadheera has been banned in the Vijayanagaram district because it saw death of five film enthusiasts due to a short circuit in the Lakshmi Srilakshmi theatre in Sulur.
|July 17, 2009|
|Much drama in Kannada film industry|
The spat between Kannada actor Diganth and director Priya Bharathi (an NRI from the USA) has taken an ugly turn with the director alleging that the actor was sleeping with two of the film's heroines in the US where the shooting of her film e-Preethi was going on.
|March 02, 2009|
|Before Resul Pookutty, there was Adoor Gopalakrishnan|
Long before Resul Pookutty's Oscar blast, Malayalam filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan used sound as a leitmotif in his films. For Adoor, known world over as one of the finest filmmakers ever from India, sound is as important as any other factor in a film.
|December 15, 2008|
|Mohanlal to become a Lt Colonel|
Mohanlal will be the first actor in the country to have got such a prestigious title from the army. The only other celebrity to get this title is former cricket captain Kapil Dev.
|November 21, 2008|
| Kuselan producer settles dues|
Pyramid Saimira has agreed to extend the reimbursement to distributors and theatre owners of Karnataka and Andhra despite the producers of the movie voicing their opinion to compensate only in Tamil Nadu.
|October 24, 2008|
|Yuvan Shankar Raja to make films|
Yuvan Shankar Raja, one of the most sought after music directors in Tamil is venturing into film production. The production house goes by the name Pearl Stone Entertainment Pvt Ltd. His maiden production venture, most likely to be a musical, will be directed by S P Sabha. The story will be by Yuvan. Siva of Chennai 600028' and Saroja will play the lead role.
|October 03, 2008|
|Pakru, the little big man|
The third silent film in Kannada that is getting ready for release is Mirror. Ajay Kumar alias Pakru from Kerala plays the lead role. Pakru is no ordinary actor; he holds the Guinness Book of World Records for being the shortest actor in the world who has acted in the maximum number of films. He is just 76 inches tall.
|September 11, 2008|
|UTV to make Tamil, Telugu films|
UTV Motion Pictures is entering the Tamil and Telugu film market in a big way. The company has signed three of the biggest superstars from the Tamil and Telugu film industries -- Surya, Vikram and Mahesh Babu -- for their forthcoming films. After producing Hindi films like Jodha Akbar, Rang De Basanti, Life in a Metro, etc and co-producing Mahesh Babu's Athithi in Telugu and Kannamoochi Yennada in Tamil, UTV Motion Pictures has a lineup of four Tamil and two Telugu films.
|September 08, 2008|
|Rajnikanth, Aishwarya shoot for Enthiram |
Director Shankar, Rajnikanth, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, cinematographer Ratnavelu and a crew comprising of 40 people left for the US last Friday to shoot for the magnum opus Enthiram (formerly titled Robot).
Kuselan impasse ends
At the end of their deliberations on the Kuselan issue on September 2 in Chennai, the distributors/theatre owners combine issued a joint communique stating that 'they had a frank discussion and decided to call off their earlier decision not to cooperate in future with films produced by Seven Arts/Kavithalaya, distributed by Aingaran Films/Pyramid Saimeera Films and films starring Rajnikanth.'
|August 18, 2008|
|From superstar to a political leader|
Chiranjeevi, who dominated the Telugu film industry for more than two decades, will be following the footsteps of the legendary N T Rama Rao who floated the Telugu Desam Party on May 28, 1982. Here's a closer look at the man.
Rajnikanth to return Rs 10 crores?
The superstar has reportedly held secret parleys with the administrators of Pyramid Saimira and assured them that he will pay Rs 10 crores to be disbursed to the distributors and theatre owners, who have lost their money.
|August 05, 2008|
|Meet RGV's new 'find'|
After the success of his Kannada films such as Mussanje Maathu, Sudeep will be seen for the first time in a Bollywood film, that too a horror titled Phoonk.
|July 29, 2008|
|Rajnikanth's heartfelt appeal|
Controversies seem to dog Rajnikanth's latest Tamil film Kuselan. The latest is that Rajnikanth has requested the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce to facilitate the release of his film in the state on August 1st. His letter written in chaste Kannada, said that it was not his intention to hurt the feelings of anyone when he spoke at the protest rally organised by the Tamil Nadu Film Artists Association.
|July 23, 2008|
| Kuselan faces rough weather in Karnataka|
History repeats itself in Karnataka for superstar Rajnikanth. Last year in June, there were large scale demonstrations against the release of Rajnikanth's Sivaji by the pro-Kannada groups.
|June 04, 2008|
|Making the cut at an American TV show|
To make the cut for the nationally televised Jeopardy! Collegiate Championship is no small feat. Suchita Shah reflects on her 15 minutes of fame.
|May 22, 2008|
|Kannada film industry shocked at Monica's murder charge|
The Kannada film industry was in a state of shock after hearing the news. Monica has acted in four Kannada films in a career spanning six years. She had created a lot of controversies and her name featured regularly in magazine gossip columns.
|May 21, 2008|
| Dasavathaaram to release on June 6|
It has been a long wait for Kamal Haasan fans, who are anxiously waiting for his magnum opus, Dasavathaaram. And finally, the film's release date has been announced.
|May 20, 2008|
|Kannada film writer Jayagopal passes away|
Noted Kannada film writer and director R N Jayagopal passed away on Monday, May 19. He was 71. He leaves behind his wife, Lalitha, and son, Raviprasad, who works as a software engineer in the US. rediff.com pays a tribute to him.
|April 12, 2008|
| Santhosh Subramaniam is a masala entertainer|
AGS Entertainment's Santhosh Subramaniam, starring 'Jeyam' Ravi and Genelia is a masala entertainer that will bring a smile to a lover of romance and relationships.
|March 11, 2008|
|Sukhvinder Singh's lucky charm is SRK!|
Sukhvinder Singh has become a name to be reckoned with after his compositions for the Shah Rukh Khan starrers -- Chak De India and Om Shanti Om -- have become hits.
|February 11, 2008|
|Kannada actor Ganesh to wed|
Kannada's film industry's most eligible bachelor and popular actor 'Golden Star' Ganesh is all set to tie the knot with Shilpa on February 18.
|January 07, 2008|
|It's official: Rajni signs Robot |
rediff.com broke the news a few days ago that the Sivaji duo Shankar and Rajnikanth will be working together in Robot again.
|October 18, 2007|
|Now, a Carnatic Idol!|
Hugely successful talent shows like Indian Idol and Sa re Ga Ma Pa inspire another one.
|October 16, 2007|
Actress Padmapriya was slapped by her director for not getting expressions right.
|September 13, 2007|
Having tasted success, Sivaji's producers are planning its Japanese and Malay versions.
|June 19, 2007|
|Rajni: The man with the Midas touch|
Everything the actor does turns to gold. His latest film Sivaji is all set to break records not just in India but abroad as well. And everyone wants to cash in on the phenomenon from down south.
|May 14, 2007|
| Sivaji in theatres on May 31|
The most anticipated film of recent times, Sivaji, is releasing on the May 31st, AVM Studios announced.
|September 13, 2006|
|Jyotika bids adieu to films|
Jyotika said she would like to devote time to her personal life and plans to start a family soon.
|August 09, 2006|
|Mohanlal disowns Aran |
The actor is furious at his voice being re-dubbed in the Tamil film.
|April 20, 2006|
|When Rajkumar sang…|
The Kannada icon had a powerful voice and genuine musical talent.