Archive for the 'Telugu Cinema' Category

Jan 12 2017

Kshanam (Telugu)

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I usually stick to mass masala films with stars like Mahesh Babu, Pawan Kalyan and Jr. NTR when I watch the occasional Telugu film. But Kshanam stars mostly new – or at least unfamiliar to me – faces and has a new director at the helm also. A thriller, it starts off with a carjacking […]

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Jan 22 2015

Manam (Telugu)

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Father-son pairs acting in a movie isn’t that rare. Sivaji and Prabhu have co-starred in many movies and more recently, Sathyaraj and Sibi have appeared in a few movies together. But 3 generations of actors sharing the screen in a movie is quite rare. Manam, which stars three generations of the Akkineni family – Nageswara […]

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Mar 18 2014

Attarintiki Daredi (Telugu)

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Telugu movies have perfected the art of mixing action, family drama, comedy and romance, in that order, to serve up some entertaining masala films. Films like Dookudu and Mirchi became big hits by following the formula and Attarintiki Daredi follows in their footsteps, though it has more weak spots than both those films. Gautham(Pawan Kalyan), […]

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May 28 2013

Mirchi (Telugu)

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From the few Telugu movies and many more Tamil remakes I’ve seen, Telugu cinema does masala really well. Mirchi, which surprisingly hasn’t been picked up for a Tamil remake yet, serves as another example of this. With high-wattage action, cute romance, mild sentiments and a nice twist that shakes things up in surprising and interesting […]

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