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Success of Blonde shows public obsession with unfortunate celebrity lives
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Success of Blonde shows public obsession with unfortunate celebrity lives

Crash and Burn is the 'Most Successful Pattern' of telling a celeb’s story on film.

‘Hope I get to do more films with Rashmika Mandanna,’ says Sita Ramam hero and co-star Dulquer Salmaan
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‘Hope I get to do more films with Rashmika Mandanna,’ says Sita Ramam hero and co-star Dulquer Salmaan

The director Hanu Raghavapudi film is a timeless classic, states Dulquer. He also believes that other film industries give him the chance to experiment with roles like Ram in ‘Sita Ramam’.

Karthik Subbaraj and Keerthy Suresh on Penguin, its digital release, and bringing challenging characters to life
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Karthik Subbaraj and Keerthy Suresh on Penguin, its digital release, and bringing challenging characters to life

Keerthy Suresh's Penguin is the second big direct OTT release this year in Tamil cinema after Jyotika Ponmagal Vandhal.

From Ye Maaya Chesave To Jaanu, tracing Samantha Akkineni’s decade long journey in Telugu cinema
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From Ye Maaya Chesave To Jaanu, tracing Samantha Akkineni’s decade long journey in Telugu cinema

Samantha Akkineni has, in recent times, dropped plenty of hints that she wants to take a break from films to focus on her family, and one can only wonder what her final film is going to be.

Samantha on playing the lead in 96 Telugu remake Jaanu: Had to find my own voice so that I don't copy Trisha
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Samantha on playing the lead in 96 Telugu remake Jaanu: Had to find my own voice so that I don't copy Trisha

Samantha opens up on the Telugu remake of 96, and the pressure she faced to recreate Trisha’s acclaimed performance, and how she almost said no to the film.

National Awards 2019: Mahanati, Rangasthalam winning big coincides with rise of Telugu cinema at a national level
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National Awards 2019: Mahanati, Rangasthalam winning big coincides with rise of Telugu cinema at a national level

Telugu cinema won seven awards in various categories, easily it’s best haul since the National Film Awards were established by the Government of India.

Mahanati designers Gaurang Shah and Archana Rao on winning National Film Award for Best Costume Design
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Mahanati designers Gaurang Shah and Archana Rao on winning National Film Award for Best Costume Design

While Gaurang Shah recreated the looks of Savitri, the actress on whom Mahanati is based, through handloom saris, Archana Rao made costumes for Samantha Akkineni, Vijay Devarakonda and Dulquer Salmaan by delving into fashion history — particularly America of the 40s and 60s

National Awards 2019: Keerthy Suresh feels 'on top of the world' for winning Best Actress for Mahanati
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National Awards 2019: Keerthy Suresh feels 'on top of the world' for winning Best Actress for Mahanati

Keerthy Suresh won big at the National Awards, where her mother, a Malayalam actress, was snubbed back in 1981.

Keerthy Suresh focuses on content-driven projects, signs four promising scripts following success of Mahanti
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Keerthy Suresh focuses on content-driven projects, signs four promising scripts following success of Mahanti

Keerthy Suresh is currently shooting for Narendra’s upcoming film, following which she will begin shooting for Ajay Devgn-starrer biopic on footballer Syed Abdul Rahim

The Biopics quiz: How much do you know about NTR Kathanayakudu, Manikarnika, Thackeray, Uri?
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The Biopics quiz: How much do you know about NTR Kathanayakudu, Manikarnika, Thackeray, Uri?

It's been raining biopics for a while now in Bollywood and the south film industries.

Rangasthalam, Mahanati, C/O Kancharapalem: Telugu cinema embraced content-driven films in 2018
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Rangasthalam, Mahanati, C/O Kancharapalem: Telugu cinema embraced content-driven films in 2018

More than ever before, Telugu cinema and its audiences embraced content-driven films in 2018.

Andhadhun: Ayushmann Khurrana-Radhika Apte starrer announced IMDb's top Indian film of 2018
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Andhadhun: Ayushmann Khurrana-Radhika Apte starrer announced IMDb's top Indian film of 2018

Andhadhun is among the top 10 Indian movies according to IMDb customer ratings.

Keerthy Suresh on life after Mahanati: I've heard more than 15 scripts, yet to sign my next
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Keerthy Suresh on life after Mahanati: I've heard more than 15 scripts, yet to sign my next

Keerthy Suresh reveals AR Murugadoss admitted that he did not offer a meatier role to her in Sarkar as he watched Mahanati after scripting the Vijay-starrer.

IFFM 2018: Rani Mukerji honoured with Excellence in Cinema; Vicky Kaushal, Richa Chadha for Best Supporting Performance
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IFFM 2018: Rani Mukerji honoured with Excellence in Cinema; Vicky Kaushal, Richa Chadha for Best Supporting Performance

Rani Mukerji also won a Best Actress award while Manoj Bajpayee bagged the award for Best Actor at IFFM 2018.

Padmaavat, Sanju dominate nominations at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Awards 2018
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Padmaavat, Sanju dominate nominations at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Awards 2018

The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne this year will see over 60 films in 22 languages.

NTR, Yatra, Kayamkulam Kochunni, Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy: Southern cinema betting big on biopics
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NTR, Yatra, Kayamkulam Kochunni, Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy: Southern cinema betting big on biopics

The blockbuster box-office success of Savitri biopic Mahanati has provided the much-needed impetus and hope to filmmakers to bet big on biopics in southern cinema now.

Mahanati completes 50-day theatrical run, becomes highest grossing woman-led South Indian film
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Mahanati completes 50-day theatrical run, becomes highest grossing woman-led South Indian film

Before Mahanati, Anushka Shetty’s 2015 Telugu historic drama Rudhramadevi was the best woman-led film business-wise with distributor share of Rs 41.5 crore.

Officer star Nagarjuna believes his father Akkineni Nageswara Rao's story will work better as a book than biopic
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Officer star Nagarjuna believes his father Akkineni Nageswara Rao's story will work better as a book than biopic

As the craze for biopics is picking up steam in Tollywood, rumours are making the rounds that a film on the life of late legendary actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao is being planned.