2014

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In 2009 and 2010, we were witness to a couple of star debuts – Naga Chaitanya and Rana Dagubbati. The former had a bad debut and the later a good one. Now, in 2014, we have another star debut – Varun Tej, nephew of Chiranjeevi & Pawan Kalyan. Here, Srikanth Addala doesn’t make the mistakes…

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When the song ‘Raakasi Raakasi’ was released I couldn’t help but wonder as to why box office success is eluding NTR for a long time. He can act well, dance well, emote well and probably is the best modulator of voice in Telugu Film Industry now. Now we can add singing to the repertoire as…

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While speaking at the Manam Sangeetham function, Nagarjuna said, “My father made his debut in 1944. It means that he was involved with the film industry for 70 years. The Movie industry has been in existence for 100 years (sic)”. The statement didn’t hit the nail then, but it did when I was watching the…

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There are times when the cinematography makes you want to love the movie but you can’t. Case in point, 180.  There are times when you love the trailer more than the movie itself – Tees Maar Khan. And there are times when the happenings on screen are irrelevant to you till Brahmanandam appears on screen…

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If you have watched sport closely, you would have observed a few writers and commentators talking about what is called ‘game face’. It basically means bringing on a front that might/might not be a part of your real persona, but acts as a mask to show you mean business to the opposition.   Evidence of…

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