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Rajeshwari Kalyanam

LIVING IN THE MOMENT
Varalaxmi Sarathkumar could have chosen to do only lead roles, but she instead began to select roles that gave her creative satisfaction and something different to do each time. Today, roles are being written keeping her in mind, and films are being promoted pivoting on...
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BRINGING IN THE VIBE TO TRADITIONAL BUSINESS
Celebrations in Hyderabad would be incomplete without sharing traditional sweets and namkeen from Dadu’s. It is one of the most sought-after sweets and namkeen shop for a couple of decades now. With time, the motichoor laddus made with pure ghee, assorted sweets and kaju katlis...
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IN HIS ZONE
Santosh Sobhan entered the Telugu film industry at a very young age with the Telugu film ‘Golconda High School’. And, when he completed his film studies and theatre training before coming back to try his luck in the big world of cinema a few years...
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WITH HEART IN THE RIGHT PLACE
“When I started 20 years ago as Assistant Director, I had great aspirations. I worked with directors like Sekhar Kammula and Nagesh Kukunoor on the evolving films of the time like ‘Hyderabad Blues’ and ‘Dollar Dreams’. Then, I became a producer. Today, I am able...
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EMPOWERED RESILIENCE
Sultana was in her 30s when she was suffering the abuse of her alcoholic husband, she along with her two daughters was forced to spend two days without food, and had to survive on water, and when her husband tried to kill her daughter –...
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ACTION WITH SWAG
Nagarjuna’s ‘Ghost’ is one of the most anticipated movies in recent times. It is believed to bring back the memories of hero Nagarjuna is iconic films like ‘Shiva’ and ‘Antham’. “For me Nagarjuna means the one with silent intensity, action with swag. I was fascinated...
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ALL SET FOR THE LONG INNINGS
Nivetha Thomas, the once Kerala State award-winning child actor who became the darling of Telugu audience with her films like ‘Gentleman’ and ‘Ninnukori’, and Pawan Kalyan’s Vakeel Saab, comes back with one of its kind films, ‘Saakini Daakini’ with Regina Cassandra. A Guru Production, directed...
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AAMIR KHAN BEFORE & AFTER LAAL SINGH
Tom Hanks was Forrest Gump in the 1994 Oscar award winning Hollywood film. Aamir Khan’s Laal Singh Chaddha is the Indian adaptation of the classic, which was originally an adaptation from Winston Groom’s novel. Aamir Khan has co-produced and acted in the film. The film...
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KRISHNA VAMSI SET TO REALISE PRAKASH RAJ’S DREAM
‘Natasamrat’ the legendary Marathi play, which was also made into an award-winning film with Nana Patekar in the lead is now getting a south touch. Prakash Raj bought the rights for the film by Mahesh Manjrekar. Director Krishna Vamsi has adapted the play to suit...
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“AGE IS JUST A NUMBER”
She may be only 18, but that does not belie the body of work that she has been producing. We spoke to Krithi Shetty while she was still wrapping up some work for Macherla Niyojakavargam with Nithiin, and was gearing up for her upcoming films...
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