Kannada Film Producer Ramu, Dies of Covid-19

Tuesday, April 27th, 2021

Bengaluru: Ramu, a prominent Kannada producer and husband of film actress Malashree, passed away due to COVID-19 on Monday, family sources said.   He was being treated at M S Ramaiah Hospital in Bengaluru, where he breathed his last. Ramu and Kannada film superstar Malashree have two children. Ramu and Malashree had teamed up to […]

Panchatantra Kannada film teaser released

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

Mangaluru : The first Kannada film on sports Panchatantra hopeful to be successful like Mungarumale,  said film director Yograj Bhat on Tuesday. Releasing the teaser of the new film on motorcar racing, Mr. Bhat told reporters that Panchatantra is based on a story written by an autorickshaw driver Kantappa and writer Maasti Manju. “The story, […]

Two more Kannada film personalities face #MeToo charges

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

Bengaluru: After actor Arjun Sarja, two more Kannada film personalities, including director Ravi Srivatsa, have been accused of sexual harassment by two women. ActressSanjjanaa Galrani alleged she was harassed by Srivatsa during the shoot of a Kannada movie 13 years ago, while activist Ekta M shared an account of her close friend accusing screenwriter of […]

‘Ondu Motteya Kathe’ ready to hit screens on July 7

Sunday, July 2nd, 2017
Egg Story

Mangaluru : Coastal flavour ‘Ondu Motteya Kathe’, a Kannada film, is ready to hit screens across the state on July 7. The highlight is its  director and also its producer having their roots here, with Mangaluru accent of Kannada forming the crux of dialogues. Addressing media persons here on Saturday, Pawan Kumar of ‘Lucia’ fame whose […]

Beach festival to usher New Year in an eclectic style

Saturday, December 31st, 2016
Beach festival

Mangaluru: The annual beach festival at Panambur got off to a cultural start on Friday. The annual event, ahead of new year, is set to offer a perfect combination with an array of events lined up till January 1. Namratha P R belted out ‘Kehna hai kya..’ a chartbuster song from ‘Bombay’, setting the mood for […]

Reshma D’souza and Komal Kumar in Goa

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013
Komal Kumar & Reshma D’souza

Goa is a lush tropical region of India nestled on the country’s south-west coast that gets blue skies six months of the year. Despite being India’s smallest state Goa is packed with eye-catching film locations from jungles and nature reserves through to temples, colonial heritage buildings and Western Ghats. Many movies have been shot in […]

Differently abled man to play lead role in ‘Mooka Manasu’

Sunday, March 10th, 2013
Mooka Manasu’

Udupi :   Jagadish Bhat, a differently abled man will play the lead role in a Kannada movie “Mooka Manasu’ which will depict the problems faced by differently abled people in the society. This is for the first time that a differently abled man is playing the lead role in any Kannada film. The film will […]

DV Sadananda Gowda plays ex-CM’s role in Kannada film Chella Pilli

Sunday, December 16th, 2012
Chella Pilli

Mangalore: Former chief minister DV Sadananda Gowda was in Mangalore on Saturday to face the camera for a Kannada movie ‘Chella Pilli’ in which he has agreed to play a short role. Incidentally, he is playing the role of a former chief minister in the film. The three scenes of Gowda were shot at the […]

Former CM DVS to don grease paint for Kannada film

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012
Chella pilli

Mangalore : Will former chief minister DV Sadananda Gowda don the grease paint for a film?  If latest reports are any indication, he was all likely to do so for the  Kannada film ‘Chella Pilli’ directed by Sai Krishna. According to reports, Gowda will be playing the role of a former CM itself in this […]

‘Katariveera’ row : Muniratna, Upendra apologize to Shiroor seer

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012
Katariveera Sursundarangi

Udupi : Muniratna, producer of ‘Katariveera Sursundarangi’  which has raked up a controversy and Upendra the hero of the film, tendered an apology to Sri Lakshmivara Theertha Swamiji of Shiroor Mutt, before the Kanakana Kindi of the Udupi Sri Krishna Temple on May 14, Monday for the few objectionable scenes in the film.  They have […]