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Peeping into history through a play
Times of India Hyderabad's celebrated heritage theatre has once again stolen the hearts of performing arts lovers in Bengaluru. 1857: Turrebaz Khan — a play that was recently staged in the city for the first time after being. premiered at the Edinburgh Festival ...

Lakshmana Censored With A - Releasing On June 24th
Chitraloka, R Chandru's directorial venture Lakshmana which is a remake of Telugu hit Aatanokkade has been censored with A certificate and is releasi .

SS Rajamouli Releases an Apology Video to Kannada Fans
An issue from the past has come to haunt Baahubali 2 - The Conclusion. Director SS Rajamouli posted a video online explaining the situation and clarifying his stand. The allegation is on one of the actors Sathyaraj who made some controversial statements against Karnataka and Cauveri during the Tamil Nadu water disbursement issue. However, it was made almost 9 years ago and the Kannada film chamber head, Sara Govind has brought it to limelight now. “Any comment made by Sathyaraj is not related to Baahubali 2 or the crew. We have worked so hard and many Sathyaraj movies have got released in the past. So, I request you to support Baahubali 2 and we have also informed him of the situation,” said Rajamouli in the video. The Karnataka film association and others demand that Sathyaraj should come to Bangalore to personally apologize for his comments before the film could be released in the state. If it doesn’t get released in Kannada, it could make a dent in the income of this mega budget movie.

A very special day for Ajith and his family
Today is the 17th wedding anniversary of Ajith Kumar and Shalini, the most celebrated star couple of Tamil cinema...

Google honours Kannada superstar Rajkumar with doodle
To commemorate his 88th birth anniversary on Monday, Google honoured late Kannada superstar Rajkumar with a special doodle which features the veteran actor staring at audiences from a movie screen.Born in 1929 as Ambrish Singanalluru Puttaswamayya Muthuraju, he was renamed Rajkumar for his on screen avatar.With a career spanning over four decades and 200 films, he made his acting debut with 1954 Kannada film Bedara Kannappaa.He dedicated his career to Kannada cinema and was known for starring in lone Telugu film Sri Kalahastiswara Mahatyam, a remake of his debut film.Some of his best films include Ranadheera Kanteerava, Kaviratna Kalidasa, Jedara Bale and Gowriamong others.He was also a very popular singer and has reportedly crooned nearly 300 songs.Some of the films in which he crooned include Sampathige Saval, Operation Diamond Racket, Jeeva Chaitra and Om.A recipient of Padma Bhushan and Dada Saheb Phalke Award, his sons Shivrajkumar and Puneeth Rajkumar are also popular Kannada actors.