Abhilasha Cherukuri

Bros, Booze and a whole lot of growing up 

There are a lot of pareshaniya here, in both its internal (aagam) and external (lolli) renditions.

03 Jun 2023

‘I am an accidental actor,’ says Jagadeesh Prathap

In this conversation, the actor chats about his latest release Sathi Gani Rendu Ekaralu, his journey in acting, his filmmaking aspirations and more 

01 Jun 2023

Of acrylics and aesthetics

The cinematographer is also working on the upcoming films of Deva Katta and Srujana Rao, who made her directorial debut with the 2021 survival-based anthology film Gamanam. 

25 May 2023

Music composer Thotakura Somaraju’s last rites today

Academy Award winner AR Rahman and music producer Mani Sharma have also worked under Raj-Koti during the early stages of their career as keyboard programmers.

22 May 2023

Srujana's journey from Engineering to editing films

Editor Srujana Adusumilli, who has worked on Mem Famous and Dead Pixels, opens up about her career
in cinema.

18 May 2023

UNPLUGGED | Naga Chaitanya on Custody, Arvind Swamy, Venkat Prabhu and the Tamil audience

Custody, which is painstakingly shot scene after scene in Telugu and Tamil, is a labour of love delivered to audiences belonging to two languages and three different states.

11 May 2023

'Virupaksha' movie review:  A layered, taut thriller

Aided by Sukumar’s screenplay and Ajaneesh B Loknath’s chilling background score, Karthik Dandu’s delivers a solid film withVirupaksha    

22 Apr 2023

‘I want to analyse Virupaksha’s response before signing next’: Samyuktha

Praising the film’s story and the weightage given to all characters, Samyuktha is quick to assert that it is not just a usual throwaway line told during promotional drives.

21 Apr 2023

Pooja Hegde: I want to be a part of a women-centric film

Joining CE in an exclusive conversation from Mumbai, Pooja Hegde opens up about KKBKKJ, playing a Telugu girl in a Hindi film, and more 

20 Apr 2023

The realism of 'Virupaksha'

In commercial films, we usually have to figure out how to do lighting for the hero and heroine separately.

19 Apr 2023

‘I directed the promo without reading the script’

...says upcoming filmmaker and editor Nikhil Nadella talking to CE about shooting OG’s newest promotional video

18 Apr 2023

The inception of Shaakuntalam

Director Gunasekhar on adapting an ancient text for contemporary audiences

14 Apr 2023

‘Shakuntala’s inner strength will find resonance in the people of today’

Director Gunasekhar talks to CE about adapting an ancient Indian text, the necessity of VFX and more

13 Apr 2023

I am a big fan of horror films: 'Virupaksha' director Karthik Dandu

Virupaksha is the sophomore directorial of Karthik Dandu, who made his debut with the 2015 film Bham Bholenath.

12 Apr 2023

Thiruveer’s next announced

The upcoming period film is directed by debutant G Gopi Vihari

11 Apr 2023