Chennai, June 2: Southern actor Naveen Chandra dared to something in upcoming Tamil thriller "Sarabam" not many actors would be willing to do. He gave eleven shots for a scene that required him to be hung upside down from the twelfth floor of a building.

Mahesh Babu calls Akhil the next superstar

Mahesh Babu calls Akhil the next superstar

Chennai, June 2: Superstar Mahesh Babu, who recently watched the Akkineni family's Telugu family drama "Manam", is all praise for the cameo by debutant Akkineni Akhil, son of actor Akkineni Nagarjuna.

Illayaraja plants sapling on his birthday

Illayaraja plants sapling on his birthday

Chennai, June 2: Music maestro Illayaraja, who turned 71 Monday, planted the first of the 71,001 saplings that members of his fan club are to plant across the state on the occasion of his birthday here.

Balakrishna's new film launched

Balakrishna's new film launched

Hyderabad, June 2: Nandamuri Balakrishna, who is riding high on the success of his recent Telugu blockbuster "Legend", participated in the official launch of his yet-untitled next film with newcomer Satyadev here Monday.

'Kochadaiiyaan' sequel on, says co-producer

'Kochadaiiyaan' sequel on, says co-producer

Mumbai, June 2: Murali Manohar, the co-producer of the latest Rajinikanth- starrer "Kochadaiiyaan", which opened to mixed reports, admits the film has not done as well as expected in the north Indian belt. Nonetheless, he is confident that the team will work harder on its sequel.

Behind the scenes featurette of 'Ramanujan' released

Behind the scenes featurette of 'Ramanujan' released

The makers of upcoming English-Tamil biopic "Ramanujan" Saturday unveiled the first of the many behind the scenes featurettes online.  

Rekha couldn't accommodate dates for 'Poojai': Director

Rekha couldn't accommodate dates for 'Poojai': Director

Director Hari Gopalakrishnan has confirmed that he approached yesteryear actress Rekha for a role in his upcoming Tamil actioner "Poojai", starring Vishal Krishna. But she wasn't signed on as she couldn't accommodate dates for the project.  

'Ulvacharu Biriyani' a sumptuous meal for audiences: Prakash

'Ulvacharu Biriyani' a sumptuous meal for audiences: Prakash

Actor-director Prakash Raj describes his forthcoming Telugu directorial "Ulvacharu Biriyani" as a sumptuous meal with all the right ingredients to woo audiences to cinemas. He now awaits their response when the movie releases June 6.